HowaboutRAW: Would be nice if Sony allowed for the recording of uncompressed raws, that should be easy.
Harder: make the shutter quieter under at least some circumstances.
seems like it would be easy .. of course it would slow down already slow cameras, but i would rather have uncompressed.
secondly give me the option to remove the other raw cooking while they are at it.
Paul1974: This is just to keep the firmware-update trolls from trolling. Even though there really isn't anything that needs to be adressed by these updates, people will simply feel better when there is one. It's like mirrors, you don't really need them but some photographers cling to them.
yes there is .. namely give the A7(R) the same option as the A77 and A99 far as compression being lossy or lossless.
well if they fix the stupid compression sony may just have me as a customer for a pair of A7R's.
Henry M. Hertz: another lame interview....
i don´t know why the interviewers never ask the questions that come up on every forum.
as only one example... why not asking why canon is still using 7 year old sensor manufacturing? a 500nm process.they improve sensors... well not as much as others do.
the 18MP sensor get´s a bit long in the tooth even with dual pixel AF.
the 1DX sensor is fantastic and it´s a wonder canon can do this with a process that is at least 3 steps behind sonys manufacturing process.
still the question is when will canon update to the same manufacturing process as, for example, sony?
canon builds the best overall DSLR´s. i love my 1D X.but the real question is .... when will canon improve sensor perfomance?with improved DR and low read noise of current sony sensors canon would be unbeatable.
and do you know definitively that the 70D sensor is using the 500nm process?
i'd love to see a copy of the chipworks pdf if you have done so, i'm curious, but not so curious to spend money to find out. i assume you know for a fact though.
dg90: It´s a camera to knock out a gorilla and making some close-ups.
No chance with a MILC ... a gorilla will drink it in one second!
yeah except peevee that the sony is only writing out half the data if that. where most of the cameras listed above output it all without the mash up that sony does it it's "RAW"'s .. which i'm wondering if they should be even called raw files.
ThomasSwitzerland: I am still a loyal customer of Nikon. But this uninspiring D4s confirms my move. Step by step I get rid of those old world huge cameras. They seem to me like dinosaurs from the past.
I do not want to bash because I believe in Nikon’s excellent sensors’ computer code and ergonomics. I also had the Canon FF cameras with L-lenses. I sold them at very good prices some time ago. I questioned more and more to hike in the mountains with those “tons” of black cases with a huge backpack limiting moves and fun.
Now I still got the D5200 – pros will smile – and mirrorless; and wait for the next generation of cellphone/integrated cameras to migrate to. It’s like with the stock markets. Buy early and sell into the last waves.
In a couple of years, no one can imagine that we took photos with those huge, heavy, and strange looking cameras.
Sometimes it is decision point to liberate. Less load is more joy. More joy and dedication produce better pictures.
sure .. and strapping a 400/2.8 onto to that that D5200 is really going to make a vast difference in weight o.O
RStyga: A new brick on the block. I can't see this DSLR having much marketing success outside the professional photographer's community.
Nice to see them finally admit to the problem and step up to the plate.
KingshukB: Nikon announced 5 Full Frame bodies in 2013 and 5 APC Bodies.
FF : D800,D800E,D600,D610,D4..
APSC : D3200,D3300,D5200,D5300,D7100..
now in Feb, D4S...
Please nikon Announce D400 as soon as possible.
they were all announced / released in 2013? I must have skipped a year .. or you did.
Henry M. Hertz: it´s good to see that, 3 years after canon, nikon user get gigabit lan too.
why USB3 is no standard in such expensive cameras still puzzles me.
usb3 has greater power requirements and also much shorter cable lengths. the cable lenghts would prove to be impractical for most cases in usb 3 tethered shooting - especially when compared to gigabit lan cable lengths.
yabokkie: these new Sony lenses are quite standard performers among similar lenses, with typical characteristics that we expect from similar designs.
why the readings are higher is because a different ruler with different measurement unit was used (Roger Cicala 2013/12/15 "Sony A7R: A Rising Tide Lifts All the Boats?" and FE35/2.8 is just one boat among many).
I'd appreciate if the reviewer had stressed it in the review, that every camera is a unique measure with unique units of its own, to avoid (honest or intentional) misreadings and keep DPReview a better place.
lol Mike, do you even know what you are looking at?
It's honestly a little hard to compare this lens with any other .. unless it's mounted on a A7R via adapter,etc.
1) sony raw is certainly manipulated ahead of output (rightly or wrongly) and this will change the MTF numbers as compared to other brands.
while the lens looks fantastic and a great low weight small prime option for the FE mount, care should be given to comparisons across brands - and even across cameras in the sony line (ie: NEX)
Bervilat: What a cool flash unit on the X-T1. How Canikon have nothing like this?
probably because there's limited use for a GN 11 flash unit?
AngusCNH: Xxxxxxxxx because it been cut in half....
LOL ! Ilove the reason very much , if the 200-400 can cut the price in half but not the lens , than it will be nice , LOL
after taking a look of it cut in half and seeing the complexity.. maybe there's a reason it's the price it is
completelyrandomstuff: A Canon 200-400mm cut in half is a lot of waste. Makes me sad just looking at it.
certainly looks alot more complicated than i would have thought.. and yes .. part of me cried a bit too :p
mpgxsvcd: Has Canon finally abandoned the A-PSC market in favor of a slightly larger than 4/3s sensor compact camera? Their latest DSLR announcement was pathetic. Their compact sensor announcement has some real promise.
no jack, canon has definitely abandoned the A-PSC market. :p
Serious Sam: $799 You must be Joking.
Why I want to buy the when I can get the E-M5 kit for less or even better The Fuji X-E1 Kit....even cheaper....and i am sure these two will beat the GX1 ii hands down.
Canon need to get their mind set correct in this market. They are not the leader like they are in the DSLR market and need to price their products accordingly
well .. please go price a 24-120/2-4.0 lens that has a near APS-C image circle and get back to me on how much it costs to make.
sean lee: come on canon....Is this all you can do?For this size, at least view finder should included.It is same size as Fuji x100 or XE2 with lens........I know for zoom lens like that, it is still smaller than other lens.... but.....
the lens also takes up a fair amount of room inside of the chassis.
not to mention adding an EVF would add to the cost. now of course if the lens was a 28-85 like the XE2 you could take money from the lens and put it into EVF,etc.
there's always a compromise.
mwstebbins: When are these cameras going to start offering USB3, rather than USB2?
USB 3 has lenght considerations that USB 2 do not.
Domo P1000: I like the look of this. I am one who appreciates a fully articulated screen - very useful when photographing with arms stretched above head height, but may adapt to cope with the less manoverable screen supplied.However I do have one on-going bugbear: in the US this will cost just under £500 ($799) in the UK it will cost £750 (almost $1200) – why? WHY?!
vat, import taxation, increased costs to handle consumer laws,etc in the UK - cost of living for local assets (support, marketting,etc ) in the UK.
There is no free lunch. buy it grey market if you want.