jkokich

jkokich

Joined on Jan 25, 2012

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On Opinion: Bring on the 70-200mm equivalents article (328 comments in total)

I know the article is an opinion piece. I don't usually criticize DP articles, but this one is downright silly. I'm going to grab my Minolta Beercan and my A57 and take some great pictures.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 20, 2014 at 14:35 UTC as 91st comment
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 First Impressions Review preview (1427 comments in total)
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Mike FL: It is the time for Panasonic starts to look into APS-C and/or FF sensor while M43 sensor goes to its P&S, and 1" sensor goes to its Smart phone.

IBIS, in body image stabilization, right? My Sony A57, an APS-C ILC, has that. Am I missing something?

Direct link | Posted on Sep 18, 2014 at 15:21 UTC
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jkokich: I shoot a web series on my iPad, and this will make life sooooo much easier! I'm always running out of space, and this is much cheaper than buying a new iPad.

I produce a Doctor Who parody web series you can see on my website whatdoctortheseries.weebly.com and I shoot it using the camera in my iPad. The video is HD and looks great, but having only 16gb of memory is limiting, so this WD drive will give me a lot more storage.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 8, 2014 at 15:21 UTC

I shoot a web series on my iPad, and this will make life sooooo much easier! I'm always running out of space, and this is much cheaper than buying a new iPad.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 7, 2014 at 17:01 UTC as 20th comment | 2 replies
On Kodak Pixpro S-1 First Impressions Review preview (182 comments in total)
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RecklessAbandonArteests: It will be interesting to see how JK Imaging does with this.

In 2014 the Kodak name only has relevance with non-digital baby boomers (non-digital baby boomers includes camera users who grew up with Kodak film cameras in the 1950s forward).

Users born in the 1980s forward are using smartphones to take pics. Just as cell phones killed the wristwatch market, cell cameras are killing off interest in dedicated digital cameras. Moreover, for most users cell cameras take acceptable pics and video for viewing on the medium of choice, TFT monitors.

Kodak cameras are going to be designed, manufactured, and marketed to the baby boomer market. The cameras will always be simple to operate. I suspect JK Imaging is paying a paltry sum to use the Kodak name on its products, and the Company will take baby steps selling Kodak-branded cameras.

That's not to say this is a foolish endeavor. The baby boomer market is HUGE. And the point & shoot crowd has lots of cash to spend on cameras like this.

Let me check my wristwatch... Yup, there it is, right on my wrist.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 2, 2014 at 04:40 UTC
On Opinion: Do we really need the Fuji X30? article (305 comments in total)

It looks cool and takes good pictures.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 27, 2014 at 16:37 UTC as 28th comment | 2 replies
On Ricoh expands Q series with Pentax Q-S1 article (362 comments in total)

Nice retro styling! Very cool!

Direct link | Posted on Aug 7, 2014 at 18:25 UTC as 10th comment
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jkokich: I love film. I love Kodak. Anyone who says film can be the same cost as digital is simply wrong. You have to buy film, which cannot be reused. You have to process film. You cannot watch film that you have just shot; it has to be processed. Sure, you can watch a video backup, but then why use film in the first place?

Please quote my entire sentence.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 2, 2014 at 22:22 UTC
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jkokich: I love film. I love Kodak. Anyone who says film can be the same cost as digital is simply wrong. You have to buy film, which cannot be reused. You have to process film. You cannot watch film that you have just shot; it has to be processed. Sure, you can watch a video backup, but then why use film in the first place?

You guys are missing my point. I didn't say anything about archiving footage. My post was about cost, the cost of using film to shoot something. Film is more expensive to use. I can use memory cards over and over. I can view the actual stuff I shot, immediately. I don't have to buy film. Film is more expensive than digital. Anyone who thinks differently has never had to budget a shoot.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 1, 2014 at 16:47 UTC

I love film. I love Kodak. Anyone who says film can be the same cost as digital is simply wrong. You have to buy film, which cannot be reused. You have to process film. You cannot watch film that you have just shot; it has to be processed. Sure, you can watch a video backup, but then why use film in the first place?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 31, 2014 at 15:43 UTC as 10th comment | 7 replies
On Nikon 1 V3 First Impressions Review preview (643 comments in total)

If using a $900 lens "helps" this camera isn't worth the purchase price. Yes, I know all the stuff about the best camera is the one with you, but it's a camera, image quality is pretty important.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 17, 2014 at 14:49 UTC as 48th comment | 8 replies
On Quick Review: That Steady Thing article (68 comments in total)

I don't get it. A tripod is, essentially, one piece. This device is three. How does that make this easier?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 12, 2014 at 02:15 UTC as 8th comment
On Nikon 1 V3 First Impressions Review preview (432 comments in total)

For the money, there are better cameras.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 1, 2014 at 23:45 UTC as 56th comment
On Kodak Pixpro S-1 First Impressions Review preview (182 comments in total)

Priced right, this would be awesome! Brilliant to make it compatible with all the great M43 lenses out there! Yay, Kodak is back!

Direct link | Posted on Jun 24, 2014 at 14:51 UTC as 69th comment
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 First Impressions Review preview (1282 comments in total)
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jkokich: Serious question time! I have a Sony A57 which I love. I've shot short films that have been accepted to festivals. Given the FZ's sensor and processor, do you think/how much do you think the video would be improved over the A57, or does the Sony's larger sensor win out?

Thanks!

Direct link | Posted on Jun 19, 2014 at 05:17 UTC
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 First Impressions Review preview (1282 comments in total)
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120 to 35: To DPR: Please include the actual sensor dimensions. 1" or a fraction of an inch is not an actual measurement.

Thanks!

Direct link | Posted on Jun 16, 2014 at 05:02 UTC
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 First Impressions Review preview (1282 comments in total)
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120 to 35: To DPR: Please include the actual sensor dimensions. 1" or a fraction of an inch is not an actual measurement.

It's been years since math class, but if 1 inch equals 25.4 mm (I think), where does that inch come from? What is being measured? I have obviously missed something. Please explain, or point me to the post/thread I've overlooked. Thanks!

Direct link | Posted on Jun 15, 2014 at 21:05 UTC
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 First Impressions Review preview (1282 comments in total)
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wootpile: I have never shot anything at over 200mm. Still, the fz1000 seems like a pretty good grab-and-go camera. I would prefer a shorter lens and smaller size though. Good to see the 1-inch sector growing! Nikon - are you zzz?

BarnET that made me laugh! Thanks!

Direct link | Posted on Jun 15, 2014 at 18:15 UTC
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 First Impressions Review preview (1282 comments in total)

Serious question time! I have a Sony A57 which I love. I've shot short films that have been accepted to festivals. Given the FZ's sensor and processor, do you think/how much do you think the video would be improved over the A57, or does the Sony's larger sensor win out?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 15, 2014 at 18:12 UTC as 206th comment | 2 replies
On Leica T (Typ 701) First Impressions Review preview (2302 comments in total)

Do the pictures justify the price? No.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 14, 2014 at 15:37 UTC as 101st comment | 1 reply
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