Pat Cullinan Jr

Pat Cullinan Jr

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5d3user: SOB, its got just as many pixels as 5diii, as many autofocus points as the 7d mark 1 and is cheaper than both. this is rediculous.

Haa! Yes!

Direct link | Posted on Feb 8, 2015 at 01:48 UTC
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Sdaniella: Whilst Samsung's NX1 is the first affordable consumer 4k APS-C (near Super35mm Cine sized sensor) mirrorless digital camera (great for budding 4k Cinematographers) ... with fast AF

This new Canon EOS 760D serves as the first affordable consumer HDR APS-C (near Super35mm Cine sized sensor) touch-screen capable AF for budding Cinematographers wanting easy-access (minimal or no post processing) for Dual-Level Exposure for HDR CINE = like a beginners version of pro industry ARRI ALEXA CINE cams minus the expense, weight, heat, bulk, and conventional MF lens methods ... brings to the everyday shooter 'normalized' HDR CINE! (@ 720p = managable filesizes for global online sharing)

nice!

it's a preview of what's to come in higher models, like EOS 80D? (HDR 1080p) 5DMkIV? (HDR 4K, HDR 1080p), etc
EOS C-series: 1D or C#00
and likely Powershots, too

and no need to resort to ML (Magic Lantern hack), although I'm sure there will be plenty of new features buried yet to unlock

+lots o' lenses!

HDR = high-dynamic-range imaging.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 8, 2015 at 01:47 UTC
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Boky: Buying canon dSLR without focus micro-adjust is ludicrous. Been there, done that - never again!

Nick

Let's talk about this, people. It sounds ominous.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 8, 2015 at 01:44 UTC
On Hands-on with Canon's 'not-coming-to-USA' EOS M3 article (517 comments in total)
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jukeboxjohnnie: FAIL !!!! No viewfinder which is expected among enthusiasts these days

Haven't they figured it out yet that enthusiasts will pass on cameras without viewfinders. And no clip-ons, please.

Someone please tell them.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 8, 2015 at 00:13 UTC
On Olympus OM-D E-M5 II First Impressions Review preview (1321 comments in total)
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Pat Cullinan Jr: Samuel Spencer wrote-
"Just replaced the Daylight RAW images with a new, sharper set. The original set did not have anti-shock (electronic first curtain shutter) mode turned on. The new set does. That and some careful focusing delivered much sharper images than the original set that caused a few complaints."

So maybe that accounts for the unsharpness.

Thank you, Sam

I see an unmistakable difference now. Much sharper. That's a relief.

What, do they force us to use anti-shock mode?

What does focusing have to do with it?

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 03:13 UTC
On Olympus OM-D E-M5 II First Impressions Review preview (1321 comments in total)

Samuel Spencer wrote-
"Just replaced the Daylight RAW images with a new, sharper set. The original set did not have anti-shock (electronic first curtain shutter) mode turned on. The new set does. That and some careful focusing delivered much sharper images than the original set that caused a few complaints."

So maybe that accounts for the unsharpness.

Thank you, Sam

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 01:54 UTC as 172nd comment | 3 replies
On Olympus OM-D E-M5 II First Impressions Review preview (1321 comments in total)
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caravan: Who would have imagined something this good could be so cheap.

Yeah.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 01:49 UTC
On Olympus OM-D E-M5 II First Impressions Review preview (1321 comments in total)
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Biowizard: Why no direct comparison in this review with the "flagship" OM-D E-M1?

Brian

What, no E-M2 III yet?

Just being goofy.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 01:48 UTC
On Olympus OM-D E-M5 II First Impressions Review preview (1321 comments in total)

The sample photos are not critically sharp. What's up with that?

Based on these sample photos, one might readily decide against buying this camera. That would be a shame.

I would offer the thought that, in order to prove what a camera is capable of delivering, sample shots should be taken with the best lenses available.

Might the limiting factor have been the lens or lenses?

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 01:45 UTC as 173rd comment
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Chaitanya S: Its nice to see that Olympus slowed down the upgrade cycle, also they didnt drop the value of older em-5 over its life cycle. Eagre to see the reviews of new camera soon.

"They are selling the E-m5 for $600."

I'm buying it! Plus an ED 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 R for an extra $100.

Thanks for the heads-up, tkbslc.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 5, 2015 at 09:39 UTC
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FocusBogus: OM-D E-M5 II? How creative again... Why not simply OM-D6?

OK, it is a nice camera with high res mode.

Neither will I.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 5, 2015 at 09:17 UTC
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Beat Traveller: Nice. But where is the K3 review?

"Ruined it."

Ha ha!

Direct link | Posted on Feb 4, 2015 at 23:54 UTC
On Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM | C review preview (93 comments in total)
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techmine: I have no GAS any more - Gear Acquisition Syndrome :-)

Me too. I'm overstuffed with kit. Plus, I'm fat.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 26, 2015 at 07:52 UTC
On Photokina 2014: Hands on with the Tamron 15-30mm F2.8 article (44 comments in total)
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Smartypants: I've been planning on buying the Nikon 14-24 for awhile but have waited for two reasons, first the filter issue (I have a big investment in 49,55,72,67,77 filters) and have been avoiding lenses that require me buying a Lee system.
The other is that the fabulous Nikon is getting just a little old.
It's been my experience that todays sensors and digital in general can show the faults even in the finest lenses and every lens supplier is rushing to design new optics for what I see as the coming 50MP+ world.
I'm eager to purchase a zoom in this range and can't wait to see the rumored sigma (I own both the 35 and 50 Art lenses) before I open my wallet.

Yes, 50MP is on the move. I reckon.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 24, 2015 at 10:36 UTC
On High-end full frame roundup (2014) article (586 comments in total)
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Karl Summers: Nice to see the 5DIII still in the top ten, even after a couple years on the market.

Let's avoid low forms of language.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 22, 2015 at 05:46 UTC
On Real-world samples: Sony Alpha 7 II in Kauai article (227 comments in total)
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barri: I like many of the camera tests on dpreview. But these real-world samples look quite non-appealing and random. Was this camera given here to a person that does not know about photography?

Actually, some of these compositions are very handsome, like DSC01925, DSC01450, DSC02357, and DSC02020.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 22, 2015 at 05:20 UTC
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GRUBERND: i have to object to the testing methodology of using in-camera imagestabilization to test the capability of an lens. because any detail can or can not be affected by the IBIS and no one will ever know. you tested a lens-camera-combination.

of course IBIS doesnt affect flares and overall look, but looking at the full size images is worthless especially since the use or not use or amount of ibis in each image is not mentioned.

=(

You are making the case for tripod shooting -- which I advocate -- for the purpose of assessing IQ. But that rules out real-world shooting.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 20, 2015 at 00:02 UTC
On Budget X: Hands-on with Fujifilm's new X-A2 article (159 comments in total)

No viewfinder? So near, yet so far.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 19, 2015 at 13:33 UTC as 12th comment

(Warning. This is a vinegary post.)

It's hard to pronounce on IQ without a more systematic roster of images. Even though the gallery is real-world, one could take images that assist more positively in assessing IQ.

There. That wasn't so bad. Does one agree?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 17, 2015 at 21:50 UTC as 5th comment | 1 reply
On Tamron04-ISO-800-76mm photo in dpreview review samples's photo gallery (1 comment in total)

Wha'?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 17, 2015 at 21:41 UTC as 1st comment
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