Just Ed

Just Ed

Lives in United States CA, United States
Joined on Nov 5, 2011

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Wild Light: hyperbole

Let me clarify it for you: Please buy one of our lenses so I can keep my job.😀

Direct link | Posted on Feb 5, 2016 at 15:19 UTC
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princecody: Sony is WINNING!

May you mature into a well rounded person.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 5, 2016 at 15:18 UTC
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rsenk19: It is difficult to trust the word "forever" from companies like Sony...

You Are more diplomatic than I am.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 5, 2016 at 15:17 UTC
On article X-Factor: Canon's EOS-1D X Mark II examined in-depth (608 comments in total)

http://blog.vincentlaforet.com/2016/02/01/its-here-my-thoughts-on-the-new-canon-1dx-mkii/

A brief but interesting hands on. The video is quite nice given the size on my iPad.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 3, 2016 at 16:56 UTC as 26th comment
On article X-Factor: Canon's EOS-1D X Mark II examined in-depth (608 comments in total)
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Robemo: Well, can't blame DPReview for two articles about this new camera in a very 'neutral' and fact based way. In stark contrast to the almost 'hyperventilating' articles full of subjective superlatives that DPReview published when other cameras were introduced recently before decent tests were done.
I like the 'neutral' way better. But I do wonder why even our techie Rishi fails to mention one particular fact about this camera that is rather significant for Canon users (or any photographer). It's the fact that Canon finally integrated the A/D converter circuitry with the sensor like Sony has been doing for some time. Any reason? Because this is where hundreds if not thousands flame wars were about in the forums. And it was the standard critical remark in all reviews of Canon cameras here. So why omit it when it's so important?

Rishi, for some reason Canon is downplaying the on chip DA and have releasd no technical details about it. They have made a statement that at native iso there should be improbed DR. Not that matters much as this is clearly not a landscape photographers best choice. However, it does make me wonder what Canon doing by not trumpeting the new chip features equally?

Direct link | Posted on Feb 3, 2016 at 15:35 UTC
On article X-Factor: Canon's EOS-1D X Mark II examined in-depth (608 comments in total)
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spiderhunter: It would be good if advancement in technology meant smaller camera sizes.

And Canon has wonderful DO lenses which do the same thing, only better.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 3, 2016 at 15:21 UTC
On article X-Factor: Canon's EOS-1D X Mark II examined in-depth (608 comments in total)
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Jim222: Here's hoping the sensor makes it into some more affordable cameras in the line. I have been stubbornly refusing to upgrade until Canon hits it with a really good new sensor; this could be it!

6d sensor id not dpaf nor on chip d/a

Direct link | Posted on Feb 3, 2016 at 15:17 UTC
On article Key features explained: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II (95 comments in total)
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Battersea: Looking forward to a review. The specs are fine but the big improvements will be the focusing and ISO performance which we will only know when the reviews come in.

So the best we can hope for is a hands or quick walk about from Rental body?

Direct link | Posted on Feb 2, 2016 at 16:14 UTC

The evf looks really tiny?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 30, 2016 at 15:47 UTC as 23rd comment | 4 replies
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papillon_65: Who made the lens? coke?

No Coke....Pepsi!

Direct link | Posted on Jan 29, 2016 at 18:17 UTC
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SmilerGrogan: Finally, the day of reckoning is at hand. DPReview will no longer be able to ignore the superiority of Pentax cameras and lenses.
Sad times ahead for the fanboys of other camera makers. Buy your Kleenex now, you're going to be doing a lot of weeping soon.

Seriously, Dude?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 29, 2016 at 18:16 UTC

So it's ok that it is far from cutting edge focus tracking and video?
for THAT price???

Direct link | Posted on Jan 18, 2016 at 15:35 UTC as 227th comment | 2 replies

Well film IS what KODAK does well, so why not try to relive their past success? Just the fact that it reminds many of the successful years will make this a talked about product in many news outlets, thus reviving the KODAK brand. The fact that there probably aren't any 8mm projectors around will mean it is a total failure. Nothing changes if nothing changes!

Jmo

Direct link | Posted on Jan 14, 2016 at 16:36 UTC as 38th comment | 5 replies
On article Kodak revives Super 8 with part-digital cine camera (367 comments in total)

My morning coffee and blog read is forever tarnished. It's like waking up in a Twilight Zone episode today.

Edit: wait wait wait...it must have a digital sensor somewhere in the optical path to drive the lcd viewfinder. There are several media card ports and outputs so indeed this is a Hybred?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 7, 2016 at 15:00 UTC as 83rd comment

What, it has a mirror and no evf?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 4, 2016 at 15:57 UTC as 37th comment | 3 replies

Whatever floats your boat.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 30, 2015 at 15:01 UTC as 46th comment | 1 reply
On article 2015 Roundup: Interchangeable Lens Cameras $1200-2000 (325 comments in total)
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Just Ed: Owned a D600 and now have two 6D's and also use a 5D mkiii. The 6D is quite uderrated. In my experience it focuses far better than Nik's D600 particularily in low light. My point is more focus points does not equal a better focusing system. I recently took a frame of a luminous flashlight in a dark room using autofocus and exposure and the 6D did quite well. Yesterday took pics of a friend and her foster 9 month old hyper energy pointer. Not a single frame was out of focus on the 6D. Now, had I taken the 5D mkiii with me that would have been my go to. But Canon's under rated ff can be had refurbed for under a thousand bucks and will probably be cheaper if they replace it next Spring. It is an image taking machine which adds wifi and gps (use the latter often for travel and events). All my glass is L glass so that helps overall performance. 24-70L, 70-200 f/4 L and also use 100-400 mkii L..

Thanks John.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 21, 2015 at 15:05 UTC
On article 2015 Roundup: Interchangeable Lens Cameras $1200-2000 (325 comments in total)
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Jim Forever: Really surprised to not see Nikon D610 included in the winners!!! The best affordable FF at the price of an APS-C!!!! Simply the best IQ which beats canon/Fuji etc high end FF/APS-C cams!! Amazing low light performance excellent lens selection. Wonder how Samsung has even featured here?:)

I see it there.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 20, 2015 at 22:24 UTC
On article 2015 Roundup: Interchangeable Lens Cameras $1200-2000 (325 comments in total)

Owned a D600 and now have two 6D's and also use a 5D mkiii. The 6D is quite uderrated. In my experience it focuses far better than Nik's D600 particularily in low light. My point is more focus points does not equal a better focusing system. I recently took a frame of a luminous flashlight in a dark room using autofocus and exposure and the 6D did quite well. Yesterday took pics of a friend and her foster 9 month old hyper energy pointer. Not a single frame was out of focus on the 6D. Now, had I taken the 5D mkiii with me that would have been my go to. But Canon's under rated ff can be had refurbed for under a thousand bucks and will probably be cheaper if they replace it next Spring. It is an image taking machine which adds wifi and gps (use the latter often for travel and events). All my glass is L glass so that helps overall performance. 24-70L, 70-200 f/4 L and also use 100-400 mkii L..

Direct link | Posted on Nov 20, 2015 at 22:22 UTC as 42nd comment | 9 replies
On article Sony Alpha 7R II Review (2125 comments in total)
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Shiranai: What I dislike in Sony is, that you're basically paying a huge 3.2K for a camera that will be replaced in just 1 year. Same as the R II replaced the R in roughly 1 year. That would totally annoy me if I bought a flagship which is rendered old after such short time.

With Canon, Nikon and all the others you have at least around 3 years till they replace their (flagship) models.
I mean take the 5DMk2 (2009) and the 5DMk3 which came 2012, 3 years later. And we're still waiting for a Mk4.

And I think this is better, because you don't want to pay a sh*tload of money for something that ages as fast as your smartphone.

@averageuser, I think you made Shiranai's point for him. All those highly rated cams were replaced in short order to correct shortcomings. This Sony is a fine camera, but it seems to be a slouch for action photography like BiFs. So will Sony replace it in a year with ine that writes faster to the card, has faster focus and no evf blackout....yes probably.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 17, 2015 at 15:54 UTC
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