SM7

SM7

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It does not wipe the metadata.

This is one of the better (and free!) photo apps out there.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 21, 2012 at 13:58 UTC as 5th comment
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Ermac: How about "More useless junk that does nothing for the world but contribute to the growing E-Waste problem"?

DPReview has contributed to that problem since the Amazon purchase... :)

Direct link | Posted on Oct 9, 2012 at 22:45 UTC
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GMart: Because we would all hate if our Canon / Nikon / ANO cameras could connect without effort to every other device we own or want to converse with.

It's worrying that FB is driving camera sales and feature development. Soon, we'll have farmville or some other garbage running on our full frame DSLRs suddenly popping up with bs notifications that a turkey has hatched or some crap (I have never, or will ever, play farmville) when we're about to get our shot of a lifetime, and accidental uploads of a shot of our zipper as our profile pics.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 9, 2012 at 22:43 UTC
On Coming soon: Lens Reviews to return to dpreview.com article (274 comments in total)
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ChrisKramer1: This is really great news (and not before time too).This almost makes me forgive DPR for reviewing the Phone 5...

Barney -- this is the INTERNET :)

Direct link | Posted on Oct 3, 2012 at 00:27 UTC
On Coming soon: Lens Reviews to return to dpreview.com article (274 comments in total)
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jj74e: "legendary in-depth reviews"

lol. not that i'm saying dpreview's reviews aren't good. but legendary? eh...

:D

Direct link | Posted on Oct 3, 2012 at 00:25 UTC
On Coming soon: Lens Reviews to return to dpreview.com article (274 comments in total)
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roustabout66: It would appear that the censors did not approve of my criticism of DXO results in my previous post so I will simply say I am not a fan of DXO testing. Hopefully this post sticks.

Censors?

Direct link | Posted on Oct 3, 2012 at 00:25 UTC
On Coming soon: Lens Reviews to return to dpreview.com article (274 comments in total)
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Scales USA: I am a bit concerned. Some of their conclusions regarding lenses just do not seem to be valid.

Like all others, they test lenses mounted to cameras, and then, only a small sample. The lens to lens variation and camera to camera variation leaves me wanting a real test of a lens. I am interested in seeing more information about their testing, but the single resolution figure for a lens on their site leavs me wondering.

I am hoping that they obtain the technology to first properly adjust a lens before testing it, as well as test a significant sampling. Otherwise, its just one data point, and not worth making a big deal out of it.

It all depends on how much DXO is paying you guys... I hope it's only for the logo, and not the content. I really do.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 3, 2012 at 00:24 UTC
On Coming soon: Lens Reviews to return to dpreview.com article (274 comments in total)
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MPA1: I hope you'll be asking Ken Rockwell in as a Guest Reviewer. ;-)

After the Amazon purchase, he has been superior to DPR. In particular, cause DPR has a very limited lens review section... Glad to hear that lens reviews will be back, and perhaps less book reviews?

Direct link | Posted on Oct 3, 2012 at 00:22 UTC

Get rid of comments under every news article, review, etc. posted, and make the FORUM the main commenting/discussion... forum?

By introducing comments for each article/news item and keeping the forum separate, you have created two sets of forums. One which is the facebook-style forum with the Like button, and the old, dpr forum, for those who know how to use it (intimidating to many).

Please review your decision to include comments for every article... A button linking to a forum discussion might be better, and might keep the discussion civilized (moderator).

Thanks for reading.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 29, 2012 at 03:16 UTC as 112th comment
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Cincojoe: WOW this site amazes me. You call yourselfs photographers? Really? Shouldnt you be supporting a fellow photographer no matter what he used to take the photos? They are photos. Just that. Nothing more. A moment captured in time. You guys are nothing but gear heads that pixel peep and totally miss out on the big picture. I can only hope you're not like this in your everyday lives and I surely hope you don't act like this around your children if you have any. WOW.

Blaufeld - nice job quoting out of context. did you read the entire post?

Direct link | Posted on Aug 9, 2012 at 21:30 UTC
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rondhamalam: Dan Chung will do anything as long as you pay him.

It can also be called some other things...

Direct link | Posted on Aug 9, 2012 at 21:28 UTC
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TacticDesigns: My personal take on this is a little different and what I think is a bit down to earth.

Every now and then I'll meet another parent who makes the comment that they wish they had a "good camera" like my dSLR. They are under the impression that if they had a "good camera" they would get better pictures of their kids, and then they go on to mention how bad their compact camera is. And they don't even consider trying to take good pictures with their compact camera.

I try to tell them, with a few tips-and-tricks, their compact camera can take amazing pictures. But they aren't convinced. Which is a shame, because they are losing a lot of opportunities to get better pictures of their kids with the camera that they have now. But they just don't believe.

I'm going to share this article on my personal Facebook page with my friends to show what a professional can do with a less than "awesome" camera . . .

Remember to mention the binoculars and snap on lens, the app, etc...

Direct link | Posted on Aug 9, 2012 at 21:25 UTC
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Zoran K: I am impressed.

Are you going to buy an iphone now?

Direct link | Posted on Aug 9, 2012 at 21:23 UTC
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Davidgilmour: Phtographers are the biggest snobs I have ever met in my life. If the iPhone would cost $8,000 everybody would be raving!

larry, I don't think snob means what you think.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 9, 2012 at 21:22 UTC
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JustDavid: more news about covers for Nikon mirrorless, please! because it is more important than review of Pentax Q which has never been done etc...

next article -- guy slaps on a piece of duct tape on camera! urban camo, hipster style!

Direct link | Posted on Aug 8, 2012 at 22:17 UTC
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Jogger: just for fun, they should make on that covers the Nikon logo and replaces with a red Leica dot on the VF hump

good idea, it's being manufactured now in chinese factories as I type this.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 8, 2012 at 22:16 UTC
On Review: Nokia 808 PureView article (354 comments in total)
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sesopenko: Great job on such a tiny camera. Too bad it runs Symbian. And they're going to come out with a windows version? No wonder Nokia can't keep up with the likes of HTC, Samsung or Apple.

Nokia's engineering dept is still there, a lot of dedicated and sharp ppl. It's the marketing and business ppl that really did them in. I was always happy with the three Nokia phones I have owned over the years, but their OS is what kept me from buying another one. The hardware was always good.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 8, 2012 at 22:12 UTC
On Updated: our Canon EOS M hands-on preview article (162 comments in total)
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jj74e: Eh...kind of disappointed that DPR released its preview of the Canon before it was complete. I go to DPR for thoroughness, not because they're first on news reports.

How many people are gonna go through the whole preview again to see what they missed? Maybe more than I think, but it's kind of unnecessary just to be one of the first previews.

Will there be an update of the update of the preview?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 24, 2012 at 22:39 UTC
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SM7: It seems that the "new" features are those that they intentionally kept off the 600D, so they could release an "upgrade". Dirty marketing.

There is no reason that things such as stereo mic and in-video focus were not included in the 550D, let alone the 600D. And thanks for your constructive replies, you can now return to 4chan.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 19, 2012 at 19:46 UTC

It seems that the "new" features are those that they intentionally kept off the 600D, so they could release an "upgrade". Dirty marketing.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 17, 2012 at 22:11 UTC as 12th comment | 5 replies
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