Marty4650

Marty4650

Lives in United States NC, United States
Works as a Retired Industrial Engineer
Joined on May 20, 2005

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  • I am really amazed at how small and how good my GM1 is. What really shocked me is when I compared the GM1 to my old Panasonic LX2, a camera with a 1/1.7" sensor, and discovered they were almost the ...
  • Stunning photo! That's one that even Glen himself would be proud of! I'd say you have the Barrington Look down pat.
  • And Flickr will give you 1 TB of storage for free!

    That's an awful lot of photos....

  • Rob, I think you are right. I did some checking and it seems both were made by Leica in Germany, even if they were based on some Minolta design elements. I was probably thinking of the Leica CL ...
  • They most certainly do. Every Nikon DX and Canon EF-S lens was designed for an APSC sensor. So were all the Fuji X lenses, the newer Pentax and most of the Sony Alpha lenses. All the Sony E lenses ...
  • The problem for M4/3 owners is "too many good lenses to choose from" because there really are so many of them, and lots of them are outstanding. Any "which lens should I buy" question must be put ...
  • Replied in I'd say get it
    for the following reasons... (1) it really is a decent lens (2) it is almost free when you buy it bundled with a camera (3) ...
  • I bet you will love the Leica X vario. I don't put everything on my gear list because I collect cameras, and the list would be too long and too meaningless if I did. I currently have well over 100 ...
  • For those of us who owned the Panasonic FZ30 or FZ50 cameras, and lamented the passing of the high end superzoom full featured camera, the FZ1000 is the real successor. The FZ1000 beats the pants ...
  • You have heard it because it is true. Leica makes high end cameras, but wants to offer their customers more modest compact cameras too. Rather then develop them from scratch they find the best ...
  • Replied in One method....
    If you have Photoshop, or any similar photo editing program, you can select the area and apply a Gausian Blur. If you overdo the blur, it will become a solid color, but you can apply just enough ...
  • ...and I get results at least as bad as you do. I think you should consider writing a "how to" book about your techniques. Or at least a few YouTube videos that demonstrate the proper way to miss ...
  • Honestly Tom, those are great lenses, and very reasonably priced too, but those aren't the most useful focal lengths for M4/3. These lenses were designed for APSC, and as such they made perfect sense:
  • There are two ways to do this. Your way is just to list what you think like, without any regard to actual sensor performance, and without any real experience using that sensor. Then rank five ...
  • Commented on Nikon D610 Review preview

    The D610 as announced in Oct 2013, and then reviewed by Dpreview in March 2014, five months later.

    By Dpreview standards, five months is considered a "speedy review" and is considerably more...

  • Commented on Nikon D610 Review preview

    Perhaps because this article was written in March 2014 and the Nikon D750 wan't announced until seven months later in Sept 2014? It is difficult to compare a camera to one that doesn't exist.

    I...

  • Replied in bragging rights?
    Of course you are right. But we camera geeks CONSTANTLY pay for things we don't really need, just to have them, or because we feel we "might need them." We always want more capability, even if we ...
  • Taste is always subjective, but for many of us this little camera is stunning. It evokes the Leica CL to me, but I still wouldn't buy one.

  • I think Fuji's timing is way off.

    This would have been a great camera 4 years ago, but today it gets badly outclassed by the Sony RX100 or Panasonic LX100 cameras. For the same $600 you could get...

  • Mike, I own the Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 lens and would GLADLY swap it for a Panasonic 15mm f/1.7 lens. The 14mm lens is much smaller and cheaper, but the 15mm lens is much faster, much better built ...
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