InTheMist

InTheMist

Lives in Switzerland Switzerland
Works as a Product Management, Product Design and Marketing
Has a website at http://inthemistphoto.com
Joined on Jan 12, 2012
About me:

Amateur photographer and creative professional techie who appreciates photography, innovation and a quick, clean UI. Day job as a senior Product Manager.

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On Cormorant taking off in the It flies!!! challenge (31 comments in total)

Who gave this a 1 star and why?

Direct link | Posted on Nov 12, 2014 at 05:31 UTC as 24th comment | 1 reply

Good move. This was a travesty.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 7, 2014 at 23:20 UTC as 204th comment
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0MitchAG: I can't believe out of all submissions, let alone finalists, that image 1, won. Why does photojournalism always have to consist of tragedy? It probably would have been easier to photograph any of the disabled or dying children in the cancer ward - or would the 'emotional impact' not be the same because those children are 'privileged'?

Some stories need to be told.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 2, 2014 at 16:30 UTC
On A look back at the week: October 25, 2014 article (13 comments in total)
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IsisPix: Slow news week in Seattle? Since you have nothing to do, why don't you tell us what happened with Sony at Photokina? Did they snub the show?

While you're at it, beat the bushes for some D400 news?

Direct link | Posted on Oct 27, 2014 at 16:30 UTC
On Pentax launches K-S1 Sweets Collection article (231 comments in total)

*I* find it ridiculous, but if it makes money, and builds market share, I say good luck!

Direct link | Posted on Oct 27, 2014 at 16:26 UTC as 6th comment | 1 reply
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InTheMist: Someone will come along and criticize.

When they do, look at their gallery first.

I think the editors are qualified to choose.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 25, 2014 at 10:24 UTC

Someone will come along and criticize.

When they do, look at their gallery first.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 25, 2014 at 06:12 UTC as 39th comment | 8 replies
On Readers' Showcase: Documentary and Street photography article (108 comments in total)
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Jurka: Those pics are empty.

Great shots, Jurka, but you must have had some instruction and criticism from peers. Did they call any of your early work "empty"?

You see where I'm going with this?

Direct link | Posted on Oct 21, 2014 at 17:17 UTC
On Canon PowerShot G7 X First Impressions Review preview (947 comments in total)
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Cane: Every time I find a Camera I think I will like, the dreaded, "AF is very slow" comment rears it's ugly head. I am tired of slow AF. When will this be a thing of the past and not a line in most new camera reviews still in 2014?

Battery life too.

A proper mirror for me.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 21, 2014 at 16:40 UTC
On Readers' Showcase: Documentary and Street photography article (108 comments in total)

Magnum photographer Rene Burri died today, sadly.

He photographed many of the personalities of 20th century and contributed greatly to both documentary and street photography.

Google him, his Magnum portfolio is here:
http://www.magnumphotos.com/C.aspx?VP3=CMS3&VF=MAGO31_10_VForm&ERID=24KL5350UE

Direct link | Posted on Oct 20, 2014 at 16:36 UTC as 26th comment | 1 reply
On Readers' Showcase: Documentary and Street photography article (108 comments in total)
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Jurka: Those pics are empty.

@Karroly It's obvious that some thought and timing went into many of these. I think "empty" is overly harsh.

Using your description, could not Henri Cartier-Bresson's shot, nearly universally heralded as "the decisive moment" not be called "dude jumping off some wood"?

Sure, none of these are a Cartier-Bresson, but I think this place is "empty" of constructive criticism, having been replaced by passive aggression and a complete lack of a modicum of tact.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 20, 2014 at 15:13 UTC
On Readers' Showcase: Documentary and Street photography article (108 comments in total)
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Petak: Great pictures! I almost thought we are nothing but futile gear-obsessed freaks.

Exactly.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 20, 2014 at 14:53 UTC
On Readers' Showcase: Documentary and Street photography article (108 comments in total)
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Samba86: I personally like the first and the last, like the mood and composition on both photos. I can find more or less interistings the other ones.
But, please, the second one?! A person walking with a plastic shopping bag?!?! Don't try to sell me that this is an impressive photo...

It's rare that someone comes up with a totally unique composition that didn't originate from before photography was even invented, though, isn't it?

I agree that it's not the strongest in the group, but I can't dismiss it just because it's a guy with a shopping bag. There is thought here, and a certain eye for details and execution as well.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 20, 2014 at 14:50 UTC
On Readers' Showcase: Documentary and Street photography article (108 comments in total)
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Samba86: I personally like the first and the last, like the mood and composition on both photos. I can find more or less interistings the other ones.
But, please, the second one?! A person walking with a plastic shopping bag?!?! Don't try to sell me that this is an impressive photo...

Forget, for a moment, the subject. Instead, look at the the interplay between shapes and colours.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 20, 2014 at 10:57 UTC
On Readers' Showcase: Documentary and Street photography article (108 comments in total)
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Jurka: Those pics are empty.

Like your gallery.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 19, 2014 at 17:07 UTC
On Readers' Showcase: Documentary and Street photography article (108 comments in total)

Awesome shots, everyone. The only one that imparts no emotion for me is no. 1.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 19, 2014 at 14:56 UTC as 49th comment
On Nikon D750 real-world samples gallery posted article (348 comments in total)
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TomHudsonVisual: Shots supplied by Ami Vitale, a.k.a. a Nikon ambassador on location in Puerto Rico? Should this more accurately read "Nikon supplied us with these shots?"

@Rishi LOL! Check out my Flickr account for some shots that were obviously taken by Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 13, 2014 at 18:21 UTC
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gskolenda: OH My God, let's just go backwards to preserve history! Italy needs to stick to Fashion, Cars and Motorcycles. I just don't get it

Sometimes I feel like a nice hotel, sometimes I want to go back to basics and do some camping.

Sometimes I like to shoot film.

I consider both "roughing it" and both enjoyable.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 13, 2014 at 18:15 UTC

I've seen this story a couple of times and every time I comment because it's frankly awesome and inspiring.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 13, 2014 at 05:20 UTC as 36th comment | 1 reply
On Tune in to DPReview Live this Thursday and Friday article (238 comments in total)
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reedjecdf: a lot of noise for nothing, photokina had the excitement of an old fart, it seem like everybody's run out of steam. lt could be now time to go back to 4x5 film with home processing, the digital bananas petered out; resurrect the mamiya rz 67 pro ll D with a 6x7 cmos sensor and just bin the rest of the tiny sensors cameras

I found the D750 and 7DII very interesting.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 9, 2014 at 10:58 UTC
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