Ridethelight

Ridethelight

Lives in United Kingdom Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Works as a Technician
Joined on Mar 30, 2012

Comments

Total: 18, showing: 1 – 18
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III First Impressions Review preview (2979 comments in total)

£700 UK price for a compact ??? come on

Direct link | Posted on May 30, 2014 at 21:43 UTC as 291st comment
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III First Impressions Review preview (2979 comments in total)

Strange comments on this camera, complaints about the short zoom 70mm vs 100mm , this is nothing a half decent photographer would not easily adapt to.
Lack of hot shoe ? really , how stupid would a flash gun twice the size of the camera look.
It has a EVF , built in ND filter and faster lens, what's not to love here ? maybe the price.

Direct link | Posted on May 16, 2014 at 12:44 UTC as 644th comment | 5 replies
On Fujifilm X-T1 real-world samples gallery article (187 comments in total)

Not sure why the haters are commenting on the pictures, all these camera's are giving very good results , just pick the tool that works for you and move on,if the 5N works for you for a lot less money,then good luck .

Direct link | Posted on Feb 4, 2014 at 17:23 UTC as 15th comment
On Fujifilm X-T1 First Impressions Review preview (1657 comments in total)

Mirrorless mirrorless on the wall, who is the fairest of them all , Fuji ??

Direct link | Posted on Jan 28, 2014 at 07:49 UTC as 402nd comment
On Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R real-world samples gallery article (125 comments in total)
In reply to:

Mike99999: I don't understand why everyone is raving about this lens. Judging from the sample pictures the rendering is awful. I *strongly* prefer the images I'm seeing from the Panasonic 20/1.7, the underrated Olympus 17/1.8 and from the new Sony Zeiss FE 35/2.8.

Seems like a repeat of the highly overrated Fuji 35/1.4 which is basically a rebadged Sigma 30/1.4 which nobody wants to admit. Behind the scenes Sigma is an OEM for many major brands, and Fuji is definitely one of them.

LOL perhaps it the fault of the Fuji lens that the bearded guy is not smiling as well,prehaps a micro 4/3 lens may have raised a smile or a laugh even ?

Direct link | Posted on Dec 11, 2013 at 18:18 UTC
On High-end pocketable compacts 2013 roundup article (128 comments in total)

So the Canon don't like's include no hotshoe and the LF1 don't likes include a poor viewfinder even if the others have NO viewfinder.
Clutching at straws spring to mind here when it comes to the dislike section.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 26, 2013 at 15:34 UTC as 30th comment
On Olympus Stylus 1 Preview preview (324 comments in total)

The Nikon P7800 samples look a lot better

Direct link | Posted on Oct 29, 2013 at 12:08 UTC as 74th comment

Can you view the replayed images through the built in viewfinder ?

Direct link | Posted on May 31, 2013 at 17:28 UTC as 16th comment | 1 reply
On Just posted: Sony Alpha NEX-6 Review article (330 comments in total)
In reply to:

George Veltchev: Even the little G1 X from Canon showing better image quality in comparison and even better low light performance than this mirrorless Sony ... check the test results for yourself.

Ha Ha call the G1x Ovf and viewfinder ! also the damm camera can't focus any closer then the nearest star system Lol

Direct link | Posted on Mar 26, 2013 at 16:20 UTC

£1000, excuse while i scoop up my internal organs after my sides split with laughter LOL Nikon

Direct link | Posted on Mar 5, 2013 at 18:10 UTC as 83rd comment

Sad people writting off m4/3 as inadequate for portraits,i suspect the obsession with narrow dof is from folk who lack skill and rely soley on narrow dof .

Direct link | Posted on Feb 2, 2013 at 13:27 UTC as 41st comment | 1 reply
In reply to:

Pythagoras: with a lens that size, what's the point of using mft?

But the 50-200 lens is not native hence slooow AF,so whats the point in the comparision,why does the D600 need a grip ? and lastly a 300m reach Nikon lens cropped with the higher pixel far superior FF sensor will give the same reach in any case.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 31, 2013 at 21:08 UTC
In reply to:

Pythagoras: with a lens that size, what's the point of using mft?

There is no point

Direct link | Posted on Jan 31, 2013 at 21:04 UTC

There are stacks of duplicated slow lenses for canon/Nikon camera's going back years, mirrorless is just a repeat of the last 10yr cyle.
If you want to be really serious about DOf ,you will need fixed fast primes or FF .
Between panasonic duplicating slow kit lenses and Olympus making overpriced silver lenses without hoods included i have finally lost interest in this m4/3 segment.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 31, 2013 at 21:03 UTC as 13th comment | 2 replies
In reply to:

Andrew Butterfield: My local Jessops has only cardboard POS material in the window with pictures of cameras on it. Their staff look a mess and hang around outside the shop smoking. They charge as much for a slow 1GB SD card as Amazon do for a fast 16GB card. They won't consider doing deals. If they were a great shop, I'd be sad, but I'm just hoping when they go that we might get a nice coffee shop or a deli where they used to be. Sad for the staff though, even the ones who lounge outside with their shirts untucked smoking fags...

Very unfair summary of Jessops,i have dealt with some very good shops with very helpfull ,friendly staff.
Agree they have some weak outlets in towns they should'nt bother with,they should of culled at least half as many shops again in the last couple of yrs.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 10, 2013 at 08:32 UTC

The British high st has become a sad place,i work all over the country and most high street's look the same ie Greggs,costa coffee,many many mobile phone shops and lately an explosion of betting shops and loan shark shops's.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 10, 2013 at 08:28 UTC as 44th comment | 2 replies
On Just posted: Fujifilm X10 in-depth review article (155 comments in total)
In reply to:

John Sargent: Seems odd to me that a camera whose image quality, by your own admission, clearly falls short of excellent should get a silver award. But it looks good, and perhaps that's what counts.

Where did they say that in the review ?? ie the image quality of the X10 clearly falls below excellent.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 12, 2012 at 22:10 UTC
On Just posted: Fujifilm X10 in-depth review article (155 comments in total)

Found the G1x unuseable,autofocus is terrible,IQ is brilliant but negated by the slower lens compared to the X10,as i now mainly print up to A4 max and view images on my Ipad 3 the X10 images look great for what i need,maybe for more critical stuff you will want a more capable sensor etc,but after 10 yrs of digital i'm sick of PP and computers, the X10 jpegs just work and lets me concentrate on photography !!! some people should try that instead of bitching.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 12, 2012 at 22:07 UTC as 17th comment | 2 replies
Total: 18, showing: 1 – 18