Morpho Hunter

Morpho Hunter

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Presumably, in return for the superb IBIS, Olympus will get a superb sensor for the E-M5 replacement from Sony....?

Direct link | Posted on Nov 20, 2014 at 19:35 UTC as 103rd comment | 8 replies
On Canon EOS 7D Mark II First Impressions Review preview (2552 comments in total)
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PedroMZ: Am impressed ,given its considerably smaller sensor, how well the Olympus OM-D compares to the others . Jpegs have obviously been sharpened more but in RAW details are still very competitive at least to ISO 1600 .

Darn it ..you must be a mind reader .. I was about to say the same... the OMD sensor performs incredibly well.

Cheers,

http://www.normanday.net/insect_freaks_and_aberrations
http://www.pbase.com/plusiotis/insect_freaks_and_aberrations

Direct link | Posted on Oct 24, 2014 at 23:39 UTC
On Sony shows off upcoming full-frame lenses at Photokina article (328 comments in total)

At last ... Sony releases a macro lens ... better late than never, I suppose...

Direct link | Posted on Sep 25, 2014 at 09:12 UTC as 30th comment | 3 replies
On SanDisk unveils 512GB Extreme Pro card article (161 comments in total)

Wow.. almost $800 for such a tiny piece of plastic............ I could buy a second Olympus E-M5 body for the same,

:)

www,normanday.net

Direct link | Posted on Sep 13, 2014 at 20:29 UTC as 3rd comment | 1 reply
On Sony unveils FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS cinema lens article (118 comments in total)

Oh wow .. Sony just does not get it ...i.e. ... where the hell is their macro lens?

Bring out one of those ..and I ..and many others .. will dump Canon/Nikon/Olympus..........

Cheers,

http://www.pbase.com/plusiotis/insect_freaks_and_aberrations

www.normanday.net

Direct link | Posted on Sep 13, 2014 at 18:42 UTC as 8th comment | 7 replies

Don't believe it ..suspect "something big" ........will be a "tie-up" with the fourthirds format .... (hope so).

Cheers,

www.normanday.net

Direct link | Posted on Aug 2, 2014 at 00:08 UTC as 32nd comment
On Leica T (Typ 701) First Impressions Review preview (2305 comments in total)

Cool looking camera ...this is the iPhone/ipad (design wise) of the camera world and the body-only price is well worth the money. Unfortunately the lenses (seemingly) are no better than anyone else's ..and will cost at least 3- 5x as much...and then there's that ugly clip-on viewfinder ... unbelievably there isn't an aluminium-coloured version.

Direct link | Posted on May 3, 2014 at 17:47 UTC as 182nd comment
On Leica T (Typ 701) First Impressions Review preview (2305 comments in total)

Gorgeous camera (and not THAT pricey for a Leica) - unfortunately the sample images are nothing special as far as image quality is concerned. I'm amazed that Leica did not go for the 4/3 format/mount .... the market for their lenses would have been enormous ...because I suspect that most of we Olympus guys would have save up to buy at least one of their lenses!

Direct link | Posted on Apr 27, 2014 at 18:19 UTC as 361st comment | 1 reply

Scratches head ...who needs 4k video?

Scratches head in 25 years' time ...who needs 4k video?

Direct link | Posted on Apr 7, 2014 at 23:35 UTC as 20th comment | 7 replies
On Gear breakdown: Behind the scenes with Chase Jarvis article (35 comments in total)

Never heard of the guy ...

Direct link | Posted on Mar 20, 2014 at 23:38 UTC as 7th comment | 2 replies
On 900MP portraits show human face in extreme detail article (288 comments in total)

Well this guy's work is nothing special .... if you can afford the gear, then you can produce similar results ..in other words, no talent is required. However, I do wonder whether the quality of a poster-sized print from my (16MP) Olympus E-M5 would look any worse than a similarly-sized image from this photographer's set-up.... probably not.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 20, 2014 at 23:20 UTC as 54th comment | 3 replies
On A look inside Sigma's lens factory article (89 comments in total)

Well it's a great video .... but I simply do not understand why ...given all that expensive modern technology ...most (but not all) Sigma lenses are ....

Direct link | Posted on Feb 15, 2014 at 20:41 UTC as 21st comment | 1 reply
On Fujfilm interview: 'The only way is to keep innovating' article (228 comments in total)

"The only way is to keep innovating". Which reads "the only way is to keep copying Olympus".

Direct link | Posted on Feb 15, 2014 at 20:36 UTC as 44th comment | 8 replies
On Reminder: Vote now for your product of 2013 article (64 comments in total)
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Jorginho: With 6619 votes and Oly at 33,1% and the nr2 at 20,0% we already know EM1 is the winner...

Similar claims were made last when the E-M5 won. I suspected Oly was onto a winner when I first handled that camera at Focusing on Imaging Show (Birmingham, UK). The Olympus E-M5 stand was right next to the Nikon D800 stand .. and when the Olympus floor show started ...several of the guys running the Nikon stand came over to have a look at/handle the camera. One wonders just what will Olympus market that will take the winner's title for a third year running ....(well, who would bet against them doing it?)

Direct link | Posted on Jan 25, 2014 at 23:36 UTC
On Pictures emerge showing widely-leaked Fujfilm 'X-T1' article (373 comments in total)

Well, well, well......... 2014 sees the launch of three excellent cameras ..the Sony A7 and A7r and the Fuji XT1 ..... so surely it's inconceivable that Olympus will win product of the year for the third time................(you wanna bet .......hehehe)

Direct link | Posted on Jan 24, 2014 at 01:00 UTC as 59th comment | 2 replies
On Sony Alpha 7 Review preview (1610 comments in total)

A good camera with a well-merited high score. Given the latter, I expect the A7R will get a gold award (sensor resolution is stunning when looking a DPReview's test scene). However, I just do not understand why Sony released it and the A7R with so few (and expensive) dedicated lenses, and not one of them being a (cheapo) macro.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 23, 2014 at 00:58 UTC as 342nd comment | 2 replies
On Using third-party lenses on Sony Cyber-shot a7 / a7R article (496 comments in total)

Now try using those same lenses on a MFT camera. I suspect image quality, especially edge sharpness, would be considerably better.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 21, 2014 at 23:15 UTC as 151st comment | 2 replies
On Sony Alpha A7 / A7R preview (2372 comments in total)
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JJ Rodin: I find this NEW studio scene COMPLETELY USELESS for looking at high resolution comparison with good quality DSLRs !! Useless!!

DPR needs to fix this with some HIGHER detailed (ie -hard to resolve) money pieces, lithos or something - their OLD Studio scene was FAR SUPERIOR !!

Did I say USELESS ? Oh BTW, I meant USELESS !!

I agree. Why oh why did DPR change the test scene - the new one is terrible! Perhaps someone should start a petition to reinstate the old one.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 11, 2014 at 18:07 UTC
On 5 photography apps to download to your new iPad post (157 comments in total)

I can't think why I would ever attempt to successfully process a photo using ANY tablet "computer" ..it just cannot be done.

Cheers,

http://www.normanday.net/for_your_amusement

Direct link | Posted on Nov 3, 2013 at 23:08 UTC as 33rd comment | 9 replies
On Retro Nikon 'DF' emerges from the shadows article (1396 comments in total)

Looks great ...I guess word must have got around that Olympus's "retro" cameras are selling (why do other manufacturers copy, or should I say, try to copy what they do?) It will be interesting to see if Canon also copies ..er..innovates. I quite like the idea of a digital A1 or F1 (remember those, guys?)

Direct link | Posted on Nov 2, 2013 at 17:18 UTC as 183rd comment | 4 replies
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