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On article All about that lens: Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III review (342 comments in total)
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Pat Cullinan Jr: I'm sold. Know why? THE-RED-HEADED PARROT.

for comparsion just look at this (or 100-400 panleica)


Link | Posted on Jun 22, 2016 at 08:50 UTC
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LukeDuciel: Tick many boxes for me but lacking a big one - optical stabilization.

I will wait for gen2 if Oly' can continue this product line.

camera has 5axis IS

Link | Posted on May 25, 2016 at 08:25 UTC

failed retro-camera: no printed ISO-wheel ;))) (just kidding)

but seriously: touch screen is great, can you combine the spot with AF+exposure metering and override the AF manually or do correct the autoISO while working with aperture and shutter manually (like PEN-F)

Link | Posted on Feb 12, 2016 at 09:05 UTC as 36th comment
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ekaton: Had they gone for the niche, the same body with a f2, 40mm equivalent lens, it could be tempting. But trying to go after the mighty Ricoh GR is a recipe for failure.

have a look at pana gm1 (or gm5 or gf7) with 20/1.7

Link | Posted on Feb 12, 2016 at 08:52 UTC

to me fuji-customers have to wait two years to get their fuji-camera complete with things other Producers had alredy done long time ago... think!

Link | Posted on Feb 9, 2016 at 08:32 UTC as 31st comment | 8 replies
On article The mighty PEN: Hands-on with Olympus PEN-F (168 comments in total)
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Thomas Richter: Nice. But why a dedicated color/art dial and still no dedicated ISO dial? (Same applies to almost all cameras in the market; I just don't get it. Even PASM is less important to me. I mean; for that retro type of feeling I want focus on the essentials: shutter, aperture, ISO; visible, with imprinted numbers on the dials, not necessarily re-configurable; always at the same place; is it so hard?)
Also, pricing it twice as much as the X-E2s might be a bit steep.

normaly the exposure dial becomes ISO functionality in M mode, or you can configurate a Funktion button

Link | Posted on Jan 27, 2016 at 09:45 UTC
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shigzeo: This looks nothing like a 1960's rangefinder. It looks like a re-thought Pen F, which was an SLR.

Pen F had a rotating shutter made of titanium from outer space development (and 200 other patents), the mirror keeps tiny with eyecup in the corner, so it really looks like a rangefimder and NOT like an SLR! So you can work with interchangebale bright lenses to Keep ISO low without getting bulky (like nowdays).

Link | Posted on Jan 27, 2016 at 09:25 UTC
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T3: What I find most interesting is that Sony is so new to the game, and yet they've chosen not to take a me-too approach. I think that can be one of the advantages of having a fresh set of eyes; you end up solving problems in a new and innovative way., and you're not bound by traditional thinking.

with a little help by their joint-venture-Partner, since Oly incorporated the camera into medical bussines

Link | Posted on Jan 27, 2016 at 08:54 UTC

Like Fuji-celluloid the sensors always look reddish/magenta to me, for light-skinned people I prefer Kodak-colours as you can find nowdays in Nikon and Olympus cameras. (Even the new Leica SL delivers very nice Colours.)

Link | Posted on Dec 24, 2015 at 08:08 UTC as 18th comment | 3 replies
On article Sony Alpha a7 II Review (848 comments in total)
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jkokich: Forgive what may sound like a stupid question (there are those), but why is there shutter sound, at all? (Serious question, even if stupid).

because of the shuttersound

Link | Posted on Apr 1, 2015 at 08:22 UTC
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(unknown member): Useless high ISO in RAW.

take a IBIS-camera and keep ISO low

Link | Posted on Dec 18, 2014 at 10:05 UTC
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Beat Traveller: Meh. I've tried to use MIT's MOOC stuff before, from the neuroscience courses, and I found it to be massively over-hyped. It's basically just the slides, lecture notes and references from each course: material that costs them nothing extra to produce because they put it up for the students anyway.

Without more detailed explanations it's useless as a learning tool. You might as well borrow a textbook from a public library.

also good


Link | Posted on Jul 20, 2014 at 14:37 UTC
On article Nikon Coolpix P340 real-world samples gallery (37 comments in total)
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naththo: My Canon Powershot Pro1 can do a lot better colours than that!

try Nikon A

Link | Posted on Apr 23, 2014 at 08:30 UTC
On article Olympus Stylus SH-1 real-world samples gallery (61 comments in total)
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alexisgreat: Why dont manufacturers make these cameras with 1/1.8" sensors? The camera would be only slightly larger and it would have much less noise. If Fuji can make a 1000mm camera with a 1/2" sensor, surely Olympus can make a 600mm camera with a 1/1.8" sensor or even a 1/1.7" sensor. Heck, Fuji also makes a 630mm camera with a 2/3" sensor!

take a look at Stylus 1

Link | Posted on Apr 20, 2014 at 07:57 UTC
On article Olympus Stylus SH-1 real-world samples gallery (61 comments in total)
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alexisgreat: The Image Quality would be a lot better if the sensor was 2/3" and resolution was around 8 MP

take a look at XZ 2

Link | Posted on Apr 20, 2014 at 07:57 UTC
On article Olympus Stylus SH-1 real-world samples gallery (61 comments in total)
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alexisgreat: Basically give this camera the Olympus C-8080 sensor (2/3" 8 MP) or C-7070 (1/1.8" 7 MP), both CCD, I hate CMOS....... and a lens to fit either of those sensors, and we're good to go ;-) wouldn't mind the feature set of those cameras either- it's sad that cameras from 10 years ago are a lot more advanced than the ones today.

compare a photo with ISO800, this camera has 600mm!

Link | Posted on Apr 20, 2014 at 07:56 UTC

Handling the Sensorreadout selectiv in one single shot is already implemented in HDR-Bulb in E-M10 (first time). This Technology was used even in Shaddow-Compensation bevor and will be used for more functions in the future (describt in the Patent). Even ISO-Bracketing already exist.

Link | Posted on Mar 15, 2014 at 08:44 UTC as 35th comment
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dark goob: WANT!!

The slow, loud focusing speed of the existing 20 is its only real drawback. I'll probably keep it and use the other one on dual GH3's to do 3D video.


Where have You red "AF is unchanged"?
AF has changed! Cause of new "in lens" instead "frontfocus" design.

Link | Posted on Jun 29, 2013 at 10:00 UTC
On article Olympus m.Zuiko 17mm F1.8 first impressions and samples (255 comments in total)
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Infared: The thing I just can't figure out is WHY the champagne color of the Olympus 17mm lens perfectly compliments my Austin-Martin Silver Panasonic GX1 camera body...but matches nothing Olympus??? :-)

have a look at P3 or PL5 in silver ;)

Link | Posted on Feb 8, 2013 at 08:32 UTC
On article Updated: DSLR and Lens Buying Guides (44 comments in total)
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Airless: Consumer level DSLRs don't have any advantage over mirrorless at the same price point, they have some differences sure like optical finders but to call that an "advantage" is fanboyish to the extreme, there are just as many disadvantages with an optical finder and generally the only people who prefer optical are some of those who were already used to it before trying EVF.

NEX, EOS M, and Nikon 1 have PDAF, and they all let you use DSLR lenses with autofocus via an adapter, M4/3 has a pretty deep native lens selection too, and referring to "the option of full-frame" is irrelevant because that is a totally different price level and different type of buyer. Nobody's debating between a NEX-6 or a D800.

your post is complete inaccurate as EOS-M dont match NEX6 speed nor do D3100, D3200 or 1100D with Kit-Lens:
they are blown away by Lumix, PEN or NEX esp. while useing the display or video
for sport etc. just use burst mode with 8 pics/second
and.. nearly all good DSLR prime-lenses are made for FF actually using only 1/2diameter if you print 4:3

Link | Posted on Dec 5, 2012 at 22:31 UTC
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