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Retired. Hobby, bird photography


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Really a non starter for me. No RAW, some one spiked the cool aid in the R&D dept.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 4, 2013 at 15:47 UTC as 68th comment | 5 replies
On article Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Review (347 comments in total)

Good job in the AF tests IMO. Thanks

Direct link | Posted on Sep 3, 2013 at 08:53 UTC as 76th comment
On article Nokia ad takes us inside the new Lumia 1020 (116 comments in total)

Damn, that is the best marketing video I have ever seen. I want to buy one just by watching the video. Nokia! Coming on strong. Congratulations.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 12, 2013 at 00:38 UTC as 25th comment

I bet that drone cannot run as fast as me if a lion or elephant was chasing it.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 11, 2013 at 05:13 UTC as 14th comment | 3 replies
On article Then and now: Photographing the Bay Bridge (29 comments in total)

How interesting. Great story and read.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 28, 2013 at 08:47 UTC as 22nd comment
In reply to:

Marty4650: Whenever I use the Amazon customer reviews, I completely ignore the 5 star and the 1 star reviews, and read only the 2, 3, and 4 star reviews. My thinking is the fanboys will give it 5 stars, so there is no point even reading those reviews, and 1 star reviews are mostly people upset because the UPS truck arrived when they weren't home, had a warranty problem, or simply didn't read the product description and ordered the wrong product.

You usually find the most informative reviews in the middle of the rankings.

Very sound advice.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 16, 2013 at 05:10 UTC
On article Pentax Q7 added to our studio comparison database (118 comments in total)

Looking at that the G15 ls really an awesome camera indeed.As is the Pentax.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 11, 2013 at 00:42 UTC as 50th comment

If it weren't for DPR I would not be in this mess. I never had a problem with gear syndrome until I started coming here and reading the rave reviews for all cameras. Why have you done this to me? What have I done to you?
I think the least you could do is give ma a 50% discount on my next purchase. :)

Direct link | Posted on Jul 10, 2013 at 15:22 UTC as 62nd comment
On article French student creates SLR using 3D printer (156 comments in total)
In reply to:

CaseyComo: At least it looks better than the Hasselblad Lunar.


Direct link | Posted on Jul 9, 2013 at 02:10 UTC
On article Pentax unveils blue and white K-01 in Japan (262 comments in total)

Pentax is such a different company. Not sure what to think anymore.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 5, 2013 at 04:49 UTC as 58th comment
On article Canon PowerShot D20 (83 comments in total)

How cool to be able to review these cameras. I am in Thailand. Wow, to get paid to test these would be reet.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 19, 2013 at 09:24 UTC as 32nd comment

Looks like a good camera to use with the new Sigma lenses?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 15, 2013 at 00:51 UTC as 16th comment
On article Leica announces X Vario zoom compact with APS-C sensor (757 comments in total)

I have never owned a Lieca. But isn't that a little pricey for a point and shoot?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 11, 2013 at 23:04 UTC as 145th comment
On Connect post Nokia EOS rumors surge (84 comments in total)
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massimogori: EOS?! Does it mean that Canon has finally found a better application for its aging line of sensors? ;-)

LOL, good one!

Direct link | Posted on Jun 8, 2013 at 01:37 UTC
On article Just Posted: Pentax K-5 II / K-5 IIS Review (268 comments in total)

By today's standards these cameras are extremely cheap. I see new ones going for 780-900 dollars. Which makes it a good deal if AF was fixed. I had the old K-5 and it was awful. And that is being kind. I would plop down that much money in a heart beat if I thought it was a big improvement to the original. But everyone I have talked to said save my money? For the kind of photography I like anyway. As a consequence I am selling all my Pentax gear. Just a shame to wast such good Sigma glass on a poor performing camera.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 4, 2013 at 05:17 UTC as 63rd comment | 4 replies
On article Is this the new Leica 'Mini M'? (369 comments in total)

You know I have never even considered Leica. I am fixing to travel some. Is the lens better than the top L lenses from Canon? Is the camera better than a top body from Canon. I know it will be smaller. I was thinking the Sigma 35 mm lens
with Canon gear. But this price range is ok with me if a superior product? Does anyone shoot with both systems?

Direct link | Posted on May 30, 2013 at 05:34 UTC as 92nd comment | 1 reply

I like it. I gives me a broader view of the content. And I have already deleted pics that do not really look right there. So, have to wait and see. But for now I think it is fine.

Direct link | Posted on May 21, 2013 at 11:42 UTC as 74th comment
On article 10 Photo Editing Programs (that aren't Photoshop) (447 comments in total)

I think for most folks like me and millions of others, photography is a serious hobby. PS is really not necessary. I am so glad I learned on PS. Now I am finding I can switch much easier.
So! Really thanks PS
But! No thanks PS.

Direct link | Posted on May 19, 2013 at 12:08 UTC as 61st comment | 1 reply

It's not for me at this point. But, if I start traveling allot again. It might be? And the new Canon lenses are insanely good. Just a joy to use.
If you could pair a good crop sensor body with it??? hint hint Canon. That matched up with this beauty, then Wow...

Direct link | Posted on May 17, 2013 at 07:16 UTC as 20th comment

Who cares. I urge users to look elsewhere. I am, and have found support from others. I predict DXo and others to fill the gap extremely fast.

Direct link | Posted on May 17, 2013 at 02:42 UTC as 45th comment | 6 replies
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