chiane

chiane

Lives in Western Sahara Western Sahara
Joined on Feb 24, 2010

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On Olympus takes Pen E-PL6 beyond Asia article (63 comments in total)

Another slow 14-42 kit zoom. How many does that make?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 9, 2014 at 16:43 UTC as 26th comment | 6 replies
On Nikon 1 V3 stock shortage prompts official apology article (278 comments in total)

They made two and demand was for four. Due to the high price, this was not anticipated.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 8, 2014 at 15:11 UTC as 37th comment
On Getting off the ground: Cheap drones for photography article (137 comments in total)
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Red G8R: They should be licensed based on power and range.

Yes, just what we need,more government regulation! Whoohoo! Great idea, have an more?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 3, 2014 at 15:33 UTC
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Artistico: For most of the shots, he'd be better off using a real macro lens. And of course this is nothing new. There have been view camera adapters around, certainly for Nikon F mount and Canon EOS, for a very long time. Even some that allow some movement along the image plane for panorama shooting, which makes the whole exercise a bit more worth the effort.

It's definitely fun, of course.

Has anyone at home ever calked you a stick in the mud?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 25, 2014 at 12:56 UTC
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Review preview (690 comments in total)
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Paul Kersey Photography: as someone not obsessed with having a camera stuffed in my pocket, the RX100 III fails to eclipse the a6000, even with the 16-50 mounted on it.

At the same cost(though there had recently been a $50 rebate) what's really a substantive edge for the RX over the a6000? I don't see one.

Paul, you talk about compromise, but the reason people get this camera is the compromise they make is leaving a bigger camera at home and not getting any shot at all. I would buy this as a backup camera, when there's no way I am lugging a regular size camera around. If I really need better image quality, I have another camera for that that's better for that. Every time I walk out the door, my shooting needs are not the same. This camera covers one end.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 24, 2014 at 15:13 UTC
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Review preview (690 comments in total)
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Paul Kersey Photography: as someone not obsessed with having a camera stuffed in my pocket, the RX100 III fails to eclipse the a6000, even with the 16-50 mounted on it.

At the same cost(though there had recently been a $50 rebate) what's really a substantive edge for the RX over the a6000? I don't see one.

This camera is all about size, nothing more. If you are going to take that out of the equation, there's no point in the comparison. It's like saying you aren't interested in the Ferrari because speed isn't something your obsessed with, but towing a boat is. Well.....ok?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 24, 2014 at 15:09 UTC
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Review preview (690 comments in total)
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white shadow: "it has done very little to make it fun to shoot it" pretty sum up the gist of this otherwise quite capable camera.

There is a lot to like about this camera, its compact size, bright zoom lens and larger sensor size. However, the main concern for the photographer is the overall usabilty of the camera. Sony somehow has missed out on that and seem to continue to do so. Thus, I can't disagree with DPR's comment that its a camera that feel more like a camera that will somewhat grudgingly let you take control, rather than an enthusiast camera designed for the committed photographer from the ground up.

Sony need to get a real photographer in its design team to overcome these shortcomings if they are serious in developing its photography market. This seems to be true to its other camera categories as well.

No it's not. It actually fits better in a jeans pocket. You need to try camera size compare dot com again.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 24, 2014 at 02:42 UTC
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Review preview (690 comments in total)
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erichK: Looks like a great carry-around camera, except for one thing: the 24-70 zoom range is just too short at the long end to really be useful.

Really? Long lenses are for the birds.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 24, 2014 at 02:38 UTC
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Review preview (690 comments in total)
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tecnoworld: Very nice camera. I think that all the cameras aimed to ppl not satisfied with a phone cam should include an evf. So basically every stand alone camera.

And the pop up evf is simply a smart solution. It's great to see so many innovations thx to Sony.

Plenty of people are not satisfied with a phone camera but also don't take pictures at eye level.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 23, 2014 at 19:20 UTC
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Review preview (690 comments in total)
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chiane: The Ricoh GR is about the same size, why is it not a rival?

Raist, how would you classify them, or say their best use differentiates? I am looking at both and don't see them as that night and day. The zoom on the Sony isn't that large, the Ricoh has crop modes and UWA accessory. They aren't identical, but probably the closest two in quality that fits in a pants pocket.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 23, 2014 at 17:17 UTC
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Review preview (690 comments in total)
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chiane: The Ricoh GR is about the same size, why is it not a rival?

They both have a fixed lens, one just zooms and one doesn't. That's also just one feature. If we play that game, every camera can be knocked out for having this feature or that feature that differs.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 23, 2014 at 16:06 UTC
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Review preview (690 comments in total)

The Ricoh GR is about the same size, why is it not a rival?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 23, 2014 at 15:59 UTC as 127th comment | 6 replies

Still more interesting than BIF pics.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:58 UTC as 13th comment
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VadymA: Wouldn't consider it even for $0.99/month. I just despise PS counterintuitive concept of layers.

Someone please jot this down for the record. Vady is out.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 18, 2014 at 17:17 UTC
On 2014 Waterproof Camera Roundup article (214 comments in total)

Why are we saddled with an industry full of point and shoot sensors and marginal image quality, or we have to buy like a $2000 dslr housing? There's not much in the middle between pro and soccer mom.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 17, 2014 at 17:16 UTC as 43rd comment | 4 replies

Fuji needs to stop crying wolf with the words, 'fast AF'.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 16, 2014 at 12:21 UTC as 47th comment | 2 replies

So I take it you would need to spend like $400 for a second battery, with machines aluminum cover, if you wanted extra battery life? Totally worth it!

Direct link | Posted on Jun 14, 2014 at 12:02 UTC as 62nd comment

Not nearly as good as bird pics from the back yard feeder.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 13, 2014 at 14:55 UTC as 15th comment

Please remember people, every camera has to look exactly the same.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 12, 2014 at 14:52 UTC as 32nd comment
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III First Impressions Review preview (2979 comments in total)

How would you compare the 'shooting experience' to a Ricoh GR?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 9, 2014 at 16:25 UTC as 130th comment | 1 reply
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