massimogori

massimogori

Lives in Italy Milano, Italy
Has a website at iodurodargento.wordpress.com
Joined on Dec 15, 2009

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On article Lytro unveils Immerge, a pro-grade light field VR rig (54 comments in total)

The mask is clearly for snorkeling, the server can also store music, I fail to understand the use of the rest... But wow, that is absolutely cool and revolutionary!!!!

Direct link | Posted on Nov 13, 2015 at 16:30 UTC as 2nd comment

Tenba press release seems a down to earth version of Dpreview article...

Direct link | Posted on Nov 1, 2015 at 18:15 UTC as 5th comment

Automatically unique shots! Cool!

Direct link | Posted on Sep 11, 2015 at 18:29 UTC as 79th comment

Same experience here with a humble Fuji X10 thrown out of the window...

Direct link | Posted on Aug 20, 2015 at 07:44 UTC as 70th comment

Looks like the spent more hours for the press release than for the design of the product.

Btw, thanks Dpreview for spotting another essential product.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 8, 2015 at 19:07 UTC as 10th comment
On article Canon warns about dangers of counterfeit camera gear (154 comments in total)

With the aim of protecting its loyal customer base, Canon is rolling out a twin faced policy:
1) Each single piece of Canon gear shall have dedicated firmware that will expire yearly, thus blocking the equipment. Installation of new firmware will unblock the equipment. Yearly firmware updates shall work on Canon equipment only and shall be available for a symbolic fee.
2) Customers shall be able to tell real Canon stuff from the crap by looking for the hologram and for the Canon SafeTag(R) price, which shall automatically stay above USD 1500 independently from any discount made.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 3, 2015 at 08:17 UTC as 35th comment
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Operator: So many "I love this company." posts. Maybe one of you would want to buy my X-E2?

Crappy AF, crappy RAW-support, crappy flash system (onboard and off), overpriced prime lenses, overpriced and huge zoom lenses and now ... left out in the cold with firmware updates (still uses the same sensor with the same electronic like the X-T1).

That's how Fuji X buyers feel in reality after only 1,5yrs of usage. Thx Fuji, but NO thx - I'm out!

@ Operator. ACR is more a faulty product from a monopolist company than a professional tool. If Adobe managed to make you stick to it, then that's your problem. Try Capture one or the simple built in Photo application from Apple and you will be rewarded.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 30, 2015 at 14:43 UTC

Care for a nice holiday? Want a new car? Your home needs some renovation?

Don't use your money, don't ask your bank! Just go to Kickstarter and have photo enthusiasts pay for it! you do not even need to come with a new idea!

Direct link | Posted on Apr 30, 2015 at 14:47 UTC as 13th comment
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Goodmeme: If you want one, I presume you had better order fast before Hasselblad sue? I'm not a lawyer so would love to be corrected, however the fact that someone is admitting inspiration is like Samsung making an iphone clone and admitting they were copying Apple. Isn't this obvious intellectual property infringement?

I mean, would it not have been safer to claim ignorance of the Hasselblad model and just have created a wooden hand grip which is not a new thing? Or could Fotodiox have a reasonable defence anyway?

I just don't understand why they are referencing Hasselblad; is this brave, ignorant or something else?!

Hasselblad has no cash left for a lawsuit.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 11, 2015 at 21:33 UTC
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massimogori: For a moment I thought it was crap, then saw it is on Kickstarter and found myself relieved.

Seriously, there are thousand of producers of useful accessories that DO EXIST on the market ant that YOU CAN ACTUALLY BUY AND TEST. Still Dpreview prefers to keep an eye on Kickstarter, which demonstrated to be mainly a trap for unsavvy enthusiasts.

Thanks, Nikolausz, for proving my point.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 1, 2015 at 14:11 UTC

For a moment I thought it was crap, then saw it is on Kickstarter and found myself relieved.

Seriously, there are thousand of producers of useful accessories that DO EXIST on the market ant that YOU CAN ACTUALLY BUY AND TEST. Still Dpreview prefers to keep an eye on Kickstarter, which demonstrated to be mainly a trap for unsavvy enthusiasts.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 29, 2015 at 09:12 UTC as 11th comment | 6 replies

Finally Canon brought us a serious piece of glass that costs less than a camera. It is unfortunate that they had to raise the prices of cameras so much to make that possible.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 19, 2015 at 13:35 UTC as 77th comment

Poor Maeda-san. He says "speed it" and they don't. He says "sell it" and they decide not to care.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 12, 2015 at 13:58 UTC as 63rd comment | 1 reply
On article Lytro plans to shed jobs as it shifts focus to video (506 comments in total)
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AbrasiveReducer: This move makes sense to me and laying people off is frequently a sign that a company is moving into the big time.

Absolutely normal, Barney. Just picture yourself Amazon noticing the wave in culinary interest worldwide and rebranding your site Durable Pan Review.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 27, 2015 at 08:17 UTC
On article Lytro plans to shed jobs as it shifts focus to video (506 comments in total)

I think it is good they are bringing this innovation also to video. As I am aging, I am anxiously waiting for the moment they will bring it to reading glasses, too. Indeed, it would be also the opportunity to lay off some more people.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 26, 2015 at 14:43 UTC as 50th comment | 1 reply
On article Adobe celebrates 25 years of Photoshop (366 comments in total)

Together with Autodesk and SAP, Adobe managed to impose to the world a totally unnatural way of doing things and they managed to leverage that to preserve their market position and kill competitors.

They have all my admiration for that.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 19, 2015 at 10:07 UTC as 81st comment | 10 replies
On article Opinion: Canon EOS 750D and 760D (321 comments in total)

747 - same price and features as 750, but standard zoom glued on it - price 2% lower than 750, savings from missing bayonet - aimed at the point and shoot user who wants to upgrade and has big pockets (literally)

757 - Hybrid model. Has all the features of 760, but rear dial moves clockwise only.

765 - same feature set as 760, additional processor dedicated to 'Expert Mode". The viewfinder is automatically blinded when composition does not follow golden ratio or visual weight rules. Feature can be turned off. Price increased by 7.3%

M765 - First serious foray of Canon on mirrorless cameras. It is basically a 765 with mirror blocked up. Modification performed manually at selected service centers for a fee covering the scotch tape to block the mirror, specialized workmanship and the M sticker to modify the model name.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 16, 2015 at 14:51 UTC as 83rd comment | 2 replies

Why bother with Canon's future?

Direct link | Posted on Feb 11, 2015 at 15:28 UTC as 262nd comment
On article Leica M9 users report sensor corrosion issue (378 comments in total)
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Pritzl: So much for "you get what you pay for" eh?

I am not interested at all, howaboutraw. I am just enjoying the fight.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 11, 2014 at 16:10 UTC
On article Leica M9 users report sensor corrosion issue (378 comments in total)
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Pritzl: So much for "you get what you pay for" eh?

Indeed we are all sick and tired of such pointless discussion.

Please do schedule a good old duel with blades somewhere. Do not forget some nice green grass background, a black hat and a blue coat. That will allow us to thoroughly test sensors and AF speed alike.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 11, 2014 at 07:18 UTC
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