krmuir

krmuir

Lives in United Kingdom United Kingdom
Has a website at www.kennymuir.com
Joined on Aug 31, 2007

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On Shooting Raw with the Nokia Lumia 1020 post (72 comments in total)
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Jogger: Its good to have options, but, i dont bother with RAW on sensors smaller than APSc. At that point, you are just shooting for fun and need convenience more than absolute image quality.

Put another way, if you do care enough about image quality to shoot RAW.. why bother with anything less than APSc.

What if you want a camera with decent image quality in a pocketable package? The Sony RX100 JPEG quality is good but RAW gives more headroom in many situations. The sensor is very much smaller than APSc

Direct link | Posted on Feb 24, 2014 at 17:52 UTC
On Integrating the MacBook Air into a pro workflow article (353 comments in total)
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Jogger: Surface Pro is so much better, esp. with far better display and Wacom digitizer, and no Apple Tax.. but, youre not a real photographer if you dont use Mac.

The surface pro 2 is a great device for photography. I have been using the 8GB/256GB version and it is super speedy for photo processing. The wacom digitiser is the big feature that really can make a difference to workflow. Having gotten used to a high res display I would not been keen on downgrading to MBA resolution.
The screen size for me however too small for serious work and a MBA 13 inch (HD of course) would probably work for me much better. On a plus side the SP2 will output to a 4K monitor through the displayport if need be.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 14, 2014 at 17:20 UTC
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T3: It's really too bad that Nokia only uses Windows OS (and now is owned by Microsoft). If Nokia offered Android versions of their devices, I'd buy them. They make good hardware. I'm just not interested in Windows Phone 8 or Windows 8. And a lot of people feel the same way: like the Nokia hardware, don't like the Windows OS,

I actually hope they don't offer this on android. I like the windows OS and hope that these excellent cameras will help build up a strong user base.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 1, 2013 at 07:54 UTC

I look forward to similar articles when the next android, windows phone and blackberry operating system updates are released

Direct link | Posted on Sep 18, 2013 at 22:21 UTC as 24th comment | 4 replies
On Adobe releases subscription-only Photoshop CC article (408 comments in total)

Installed the trial version of photoshop CC as I was interested to know whether camera shake reduction could help salvage a few important photos that had a little too much shake. Sadly I didn't find it very helpful and therefore will be sticking with CS5 - the software I own

Direct link | Posted on Jun 20, 2013 at 15:23 UTC as 55th comment
On Just Posted: Sony Alpha SLT-A99 samples gallery article (159 comments in total)
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VivaLasVegas: Same old SLT technology, a Van Gogh machine needing a modern set of brushes at high ISOs. The AWB is extreme off too. Oh please, don't blame DPR staff, only if DPR gives gold for specs.

Another predictably negative response from yourself

Direct link | Posted on Oct 11, 2012 at 10:26 UTC
On Waitemata harbour sunset in the Sunset in the city II challenge (1 comment in total)

Sorry I meant to mention - New Zealand

Direct link | Posted on Oct 6, 2012 at 15:44 UTC as 1st comment
On Just Posted: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 review article (373 comments in total)

I think the review is spot on. With such a thorough analysis it is easy to draw your own conclusion and determine which of the pros and cons are important to you.
I'm looking for a compact which will potentially photograph the aurora at mid latitudes. F1.8 at the widest setting with good ISO ability sets it apart from others for this purpose however I don't think it goes quite wide enough for my liking. I would have liked ability to add ND grad filters and an intervalometer.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 30, 2012 at 09:18 UTC as 22nd comment
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