Silat Shooter

Silat Shooter

Lives in United States FL, United States
Works as a Shooter
Joined on Nov 21, 2007


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Great Share! Love the images, especially the first one! Thank You!

Direct link | Posted on Nov 14, 2015 at 17:44 UTC as 40th comment
On article ZEISS goes wide with Loxia 21mm F2.8 for Sony E-mount (224 comments in total)

For me this one is very exciting! A compact Full Frame super wide that is highly corrected with a filter thread of just 52mm. This lens will go everywhere with me!

Direct link | Posted on Oct 14, 2015 at 03:29 UTC as 3rd comment
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV Review (1584 comments in total)

I'm a fan of the RX100 series, I have two. And each one has gotten progressively better. This one clearly being the best one yet. I think the price is a bit too high for me to add this one to my stable. At $950, that has me considering what else I could spend that money on, like applying those funds toward an A7II or a lens I've wanted that I've hesitated on. Not saying this isn't a camera I wouldn't shoot A TON and carry everywhere and that's what has me wishing it were say $750. But I applaud Sony's efforts to make their camera considerably better with each new introduction. You have to be impressed.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 13, 2015 at 16:35 UTC as 342nd comment

Like others here - WOW!!! This has me trying to figure out how I can buy one, what do I need to sell to create funds. Sony is really starting to crank! WOW!!

Direct link | Posted on Jun 10, 2015 at 18:21 UTC as 288th comment

You have to a like company like this that continues to support their existing customer base with improvements and refinement. I see some chiming in here with comments that this is Fuji fixing what was broken. But there have been MANY, MANY Very Positive Reviews and Users of this camera prior to this update. So this firmware update really makes those users happier and will likely bring more new users to the brand. Is the XT-1 perfect, by no means but it is a very good image capture tool with a superb line-up of lenses.

Direct link | Posted on May 11, 2015 at 12:41 UTC as 88th comment | 2 replies
On article Hands-on with the Pentax K-3 II (531 comments in total)

I'm not a Pentax shooter but have to say this looks very intriguing. Clicks off many important features for me. I can definitely understand those here not happy about the omission of the built-in flash. But like Bjorn_L who just posted, I very rarely use, so not a major loss in my case. Though the GPS function is something I wouldn't use either.

The one thing that kept me from buying a Pentax years ago was I found the focusing very noisy. For my work, that is a big no-no. Haven't looked at the system in a long time, would have think they have addressed the noise with some great glass. If they have, I may pick this up with two lenses.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 12:36 UTC as 66th comment
On article Lowepro launches Echelon luxury bag line (62 comments in total)

Think Tank Photo Thank you very much!

Direct link | Posted on Mar 2, 2015 at 20:52 UTC as 38th comment
On article CP+ 2015: Fujifilm shows prototype roadmap lenses (78 comments in total)
In reply to:

Terry Breedlove: That little 35 mm is a beautiful lens.

Agreed! Very Leica-Summicron like but weather-proof! Give me a 23mm like this one at f2 and something longer with a 70-85mm f2 and that will be my go-to kit. Very pleased with this one!

Direct link | Posted on Feb 14, 2015 at 18:43 UTC

If the glass is good and IS is up to task AND an optional EVF will work on this, I'd pick one up for light travel.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 13, 2015 at 18:09 UTC as 41st comment
On article Samsung introduces NX500 with NX1's 28MP BSI sensor (144 comments in total)

Will there be an optional viewfinder?

Direct link | Posted on Feb 5, 2015 at 13:20 UTC as 37th comment

It reminds me of their great 67 camera, the way the prism peaks. Should be interesting.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 5, 2015 at 04:13 UTC as 90th comment

Sad state of photography we're in now. Why?!? This is frustrating to read.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 25, 2015 at 21:19 UTC as 26th comment
On article Have your say: Best Lens of 2014 (119 comments in total)
In reply to:

eastwestphoto: I would have voted for the zeiss Loxia 50mm F:2 Planar in sony FE mount. It wasnt on the list, but it should be, I own it; shoot it and I have never been happier, Don@eastwestphoto

I agree! I'm VERY pleased with mine as well!

Direct link | Posted on Jan 16, 2015 at 14:52 UTC
On article Have your say: Best Lens of 2014 (119 comments in total)

I agree with a few others here, the Zeiss Otus has set new standards for optical performance and regarded as the best lens out there and yet not here?!?

All the lenses here are fine lenses for sure, but the Otus should be here as well.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 16, 2015 at 14:50 UTC as 1st comment

Love, love, love the images! Thank you for sharing and speaking/writing candidly here! It's very much appreciated and enjoyed. Helpful insight!

Favorite Line "Creativity trumps sharpness, always!"

Direct link | Posted on Jan 15, 2015 at 01:51 UTC as 8th comment

I'm a fan of these Real-World Reviews! It's refreshing to see the cameras being actually used and not just shooting resolution charts.

Keep them coming!

Direct link | Posted on Dec 18, 2014 at 18:41 UTC as 54th comment
On article Real-world test: Going pro with the Samsung NX1 (370 comments in total)

Enjoyed the video! Especially liked that a real story was shot with a working pro. The camera appears very capable!

Direct link | Posted on Nov 28, 2014 at 13:43 UTC as 57th comment
On Preview:canon-eos-7d-mark-ii (2696 comments in total)

I have to say after handling one of these 7D Mark II, it's a nice camera to work with. The points go pretty far out to the edges of the frame too, so very handy. Felt extremely responsive.

I've watched all the videos and read many of the reviews on the this camera. All are pretty consistent. But have to say all my local camera stores are sold-out of the body, and they all say the D750 is not selling for them. The Rental Houses also mentioned that 95% of their rentals are Canon, Nikon only accounts for a very small 5%, maybe 7%.

I have absolutely nothing against Nikon or Sony. I own two Sony cameras, and a Canon system. I recently got a chance to shoot a D810 and that camera ROCKS!! But why is it that Canon has been able to maintain such a dominate position in the market place? I've heard their Professional Services are far better than everyone else. Is that it? I'm curious?!

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 at 18:02 UTC as 41st comment | 37 replies
On Preview:panasonic-lumix-dmc-lx100 (1864 comments in total)

Very Nice! This is something to get excited about!

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:21 UTC as 472nd comment
On article Weather Channel announces photo contest winners (24 comments in total)

Was there a specific theme for the contest? Quite a variety. There are a number of outstanding images here. Especially like #1, #6 and #9.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 15, 2014 at 15:41 UTC as 3rd comment
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