FinDERP

FinDERP

Joined on Dec 21, 2012

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On Opinion: Why the Canon XC10 is a big deal article (810 comments in total)

Looks like a plastic kids toy

Direct link | Posted on Apr 9, 2015 at 11:29 UTC as 116th comment
On Lensbaby introduces Velvet 56mm f/1.6 article (166 comments in total)

Sounds interesting but £419 for this is ridiculous!

Why not buy a Zeiss Jena DDR Flektogon 35mm f2.4 for ~£150 if you want similar functionality in a single and almost certainly sharper lens

Or a Helios 44 in any variant for £10
"That can't do macro!" I hear you say; well buy a 50mm f/2.8 enlarging lens for £10 as well then you wazzock!

Direct link | Posted on Apr 8, 2015 at 13:05 UTC as 18th comment
On 3,200MP LSST camera gets construction approval article (257 comments in total)
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Frank_BR: Moore's Law states that the integration of transistors in a monolithic circuit doubles every 18 months or so. Assuming that sensor resolution doubles every two years, and considering that today's state-of-the-art is 50MP, it can be predicted that the sensors will reach 3200MB in 12 years, ie, 2027, only five years after launching the LSST.

Only it isn't a law, merely an observation.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 3, 2015 at 12:16 UTC
On Canon 7D mirror box filmed at 10,000fps article (175 comments in total)
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Anastigmat: The reason Canon and Nikon have dominated the professional SLRand DSLR market is their ability to manufacture high speed shutters and mirrors. In contrast, companies like Minolta/Sony, Pentax and Olympus simply could not and cannot equal Canon and Nikon in this area.

You know Pentax's mid range DSLRs have 1/6000 shutter speeds, where Canon and Nikon both have 1/4000 right?

Also the shutter manufacture is done by completely different 3rd party companies as stated by ProfHankD. In fact copal and some of the other shutter makers have been making shutters for many decades.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 31, 2015 at 16:21 UTC

Perhaps a name change to reflect the new business model?

"Sports Unillustrated"

"Sports Described"

"Sports Imagined"

Direct link | Posted on Jan 25, 2015 at 18:03 UTC as 27th comment | 1 reply
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Photoman: What the?! I thought they closed that stupid Italian studio down. It's not even the RX100M3! Not to be judged against others...cause the other cameras laugh at it ;)

to be fair to them I doubt they need an entire studio to design wooden handles for sony cameras

Direct link | Posted on Nov 25, 2014 at 22:43 UTC
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Sannaborjeson: "...not intended to be judged against other cameras..." LOL :-)

INDEEEEEEEEEEED

Direct link | Posted on Nov 25, 2014 at 22:42 UTC
On Photokina 2014: Ricoh stand report article (150 comments in total)
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Anastigmat: I am still hoping for an interchangeable lens Pentax auto 110 sized digital camera with the same tiny lenses. Those mirrorless cameras have lenses that are anything but tiny.

You can use the 110 lenses on a Q quite easily I believe!

Direct link | Posted on Sep 21, 2014 at 16:36 UTC
On Photokina 2014: Ricoh stand report article (150 comments in total)

Where is the MF camera?!?!

I LITERALLY only clicked this article to ogle that thing, and you couldn't be bothered to show the single best thing on the stand? WTF dpr

Direct link | Posted on Sep 19, 2014 at 10:39 UTC as 24th comment | 1 reply

What did he actually want or expect to gain from posting to Reddit, I wonder?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 26, 2014 at 23:30 UTC as 43rd comment
On What is equivalence and why should I care? article (2119 comments in total)
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(unknown member): "And this means that, for the same shutter speed, F-number and ISO, the camera with the largest sensor will have more total light to measure. And, unless the large sensor is significantly worse than the smaller one, it will produce a cleaner, less noisy image. It's likely that the large sensor camera will be bigger, heavier and more expensive, but it should provide cleaner images."

That is not right. Noise happens at pixel level not "sensor level". Noise is affected by how much light EACH SENSEL collects and NOT the total light gathered by the sensor.

f/5.6 is f/5.6 in terms of light transmission, not light gathering. As Great Bustard pointed out there is a rather large difference between the two!

Direct link | Posted on Jul 26, 2014 at 23:25 UTC
On What is equivalence and why should I care? article (2119 comments in total)
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(unknown member): "And this means that, for the same shutter speed, F-number and ISO, the camera with the largest sensor will have more total light to measure. And, unless the large sensor is significantly worse than the smaller one, it will produce a cleaner, less noisy image. It's likely that the large sensor camera will be bigger, heavier and more expensive, but it should provide cleaner images."

That is not right. Noise happens at pixel level not "sensor level". Noise is affected by how much light EACH SENSEL collects and NOT the total light gathered by the sensor.

Yeah I don't think that people who understand equivalence would suggest that lol.

Anyway dtmateojr I though this thread was about noise and the effect of image size on noise, not about basic exposure relationships

Direct link | Posted on Jul 26, 2014 at 23:20 UTC

Is this actually meant to be a joke, or is it unintentional?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 26, 2014 at 00:39 UTC as 33rd comment
On What is equivalence and why should I care? article (2119 comments in total)
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(unknown member): "And this means that, for the same shutter speed, F-number and ISO, the camera with the largest sensor will have more total light to measure. And, unless the large sensor is significantly worse than the smaller one, it will produce a cleaner, less noisy image. It's likely that the large sensor camera will be bigger, heavier and more expensive, but it should provide cleaner images."

That is not right. Noise happens at pixel level not "sensor level". Noise is affected by how much light EACH SENSEL collects and NOT the total light gathered by the sensor.

@ Dtmateojr

Great Bustard has posted an excellent example and thought exercise of why the mathematics and physics is correct and you are wrong here, you can either 'go back to basics' and read the reason I gave with film or perform GB's thought experiment/real experiment with a digital set up - both will show the same thing.

You can argue with us all you like and publish all the articles you like, but nature cannot be fooled.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:39 UTC
On What is equivalence and why should I care? article (2119 comments in total)
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(unknown member): "And this means that, for the same shutter speed, F-number and ISO, the camera with the largest sensor will have more total light to measure. And, unless the large sensor is significantly worse than the smaller one, it will produce a cleaner, less noisy image. It's likely that the large sensor camera will be bigger, heavier and more expensive, but it should provide cleaner images."

That is not right. Noise happens at pixel level not "sensor level". Noise is affected by how much light EACH SENSEL collects and NOT the total light gathered by the sensor.

Using your 120 vs 135 film example: the 120 film will perform better precisely because the grain structure is the same as the 135, grain is the same size but the image is larger - the grain has less impact on resolution because it is smaller RELATIVE to the image itself.

You shouldn't be so arrogant with things like this, you will only look like a tit upon being proven wrong if you act like one in the first place

Direct link | Posted on Jul 24, 2014 at 12:47 UTC
On Adobe launches Lightroom for iPad post (130 comments in total)

Cloud technology AKA the internet

Direct link | Posted on Apr 8, 2014 at 21:01 UTC as 25th comment | 1 reply
On Kodak reborn: A look at JK Imaging's 2014 lineup article (195 comments in total)
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FinDERP: The actual Kodak company still make (amazing!) film.

This is just a brand name :/

The film division is owned by ex kodak employees as you say, and is still produced in their US based production facilities with the exact same specifications to my knowledge. Sounds more like they're actually still Kodak the film company that I know and love than this random name grab branding malarky!

Direct link | Posted on Mar 22, 2014 at 11:39 UTC
On Kodak reborn: A look at JK Imaging's 2014 lineup article (195 comments in total)

The actual Kodak company still make (amazing!) film.

This is just a brand name :/

Direct link | Posted on Mar 21, 2014 at 23:04 UTC as 64th comment | 2 replies

Good that they finally took some responsibility for this I suppose, but I would think this has come just a little bit too late for many people and is definitely loooong overdue.

I had a giggle over this, imagining that it actually took them this long to work out what on earth caused those sensor spots! Also, I guess the 'certain circumstances and settings' must be those ones where the shutter fires - I had no idea you could turn that off lol!

Direct link | Posted on Feb 26, 2014 at 17:29 UTC as 86th comment
On Nikon D4s First Impressions Review preview (1042 comments in total)

D4300

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2014 at 09:27 UTC as 240th comment
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