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The Customer

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On Ricoh expands Q series with Pentax Q-S1 article (362 comments in total)
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davids8560: Waiting for a Q with a viewfinder.

You... you mean a... Q-finder..? :)

Direct link | Posted on Sep 13, 2014 at 01:01 UTC
On Leica T (Typ 701) First Impressions Review preview (2302 comments in total)

I've already read enough about the camera, on line, to know that if I could afford one, it would almost certainly be my daily shooter. Beautiful!

Exquisite lines and, from the footage I've seen about its creation, craftsmanship! I especially like the colourful body skins -- very stylish and high-tech while still conveying a playful air! I think that's what appeals to me the most about this camera, the feeling that it's been designed for people who want to fit precision, performance, and Leica's rich tradition in their pockets, while still being able to have fun. It's a camera that says, "Hello friend, let's play!"

Direct link | Posted on Jul 22, 2014 at 23:58 UTC as 59th comment | 2 replies

8 and 11 are dazzlingly masterful! ^_^

Direct link | Posted on Jul 7, 2014 at 03:22 UTC as 2nd comment
On 1939: England in Color (part 1) article (220 comments in total)

Regarding number 23 (Sherborne), and the linked Google Street View, I'm practically giddy at the scenes still being so alike after so many years! ^_^

Direct link | Posted on Apr 25, 2014 at 22:37 UTC as 88th comment | 1 reply
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JohnEwing: Glad I bought mine on the Rockwell Principle - get a refurb. New shutter, pristine sensor, no problems. Great camera. Who needs a 610?

Concerning my *next* camera, I'd be very happy if people started buying just-out kit right now, so that I can buy another refurb next year or the one after, with all the problems ironed out.

Seriously, though (well, I wasn't exactly joking) I'm glad to see this move. It speaks of a will to better customer relations, and is vaguely reminiscent of Fuji's updating the X100 firmware after the camera had been discontinued, the difference being that Fuji's gesture had goodwill behind it and Nikon's has more than a touch of contrition, albeit unacknowledged.

Traingineer: KR's been pretty well-known in internet photo circles for over a decade. A search of DP forum posts shows people referencing him as far back as 2001. I personally discovered his website back around 2003 or 2004, if I recall. :)

Direct link | Posted on Feb 27, 2014 at 00:56 UTC
On Nokia Lumia 1520 camera review post (98 comments in total)

Pretty phone. Nice review. Good pictures. ^_^

Direct link | Posted on Feb 10, 2014 at 05:14 UTC as 13th comment
On Pictures emerge showing widely-leaked Fujfilm 'X-T1' article (373 comments in total)
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munro harrap: Is it still a half-frame sensor? that IS the question

110 is, at 13x17mm, smaller than 35mm half-frame, which is typically 18x24mm. :)

Direct link | Posted on Jan 25, 2014 at 04:40 UTC
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guamy: I wish they make the back panel a mirror instead of just a plain nothing.

That would be nice. Very useful for using reflected light to signal a search crew, if you're lost in the woods. Also handy for checking if you've got any food particles on your face after eating!

Direct link | Posted on Nov 17, 2013 at 09:51 UTC
On Having a Snack! in the Photographer audition: Underwater photography challenge (3 comments in total)

This is unexpectedly cute. ^_^

Direct link | Posted on Oct 16, 2013 at 04:26 UTC as 2nd comment
On Samsung announces curved Galaxy Round post (144 comments in total)
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JJ Rodin: How is a curved phone related to photography? Does it give the camera a wider FOV?

Its still a cellular phone & camera, yawn !!

It makes people want to take pictures of it with their cameras, because it is curved.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:58 UTC

All other issues aside, I'm pretty excited that we're finally getting a camera that places emphasis on the image making experience!

Direct link | Posted on Oct 8, 2013 at 10:29 UTC as 34th comment
On Ricoh announces 'HD' update to Pentax DA Limited primes article (198 comments in total)

Hard to believe that SMC's finally been topped, but if that's the case, then right on!

Direct link | Posted on Aug 28, 2013 at 10:57 UTC as 21st comment | 1 reply

I've been finding this "pak" to be surprisingly enjoyable!

Direct link | Posted on Aug 3, 2013 at 23:31 UTC as 2nd comment

Be nice if they could have made it f/2.8 throughout the whole range, though. Still pretty cool, though... Baby steps...

Direct link | Posted on Jul 18, 2013 at 02:31 UTC as 105th comment | 3 replies

Gorgeous! I like the minor changes that enhance the subtle philosophies inherent in the original design, without overwhelming or changing them. They're the kind of "big by being little" alterations I like to see when reimagining an object that ALREADY excites the imagination. Most excellent.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 20, 2013 at 04:45 UTC as 103rd comment | 3 replies

These are quite nice, especially "St. Andrew".

Direct link | Posted on May 10, 2013 at 06:24 UTC as 1st comment

Cool idea and looks like it also could add some balance to the iPad's handling, when used as a camera.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 22, 2013 at 20:30 UTC as 21st comment
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David Bourke: I have a roll of Kodachrome that I shot 5 or 6 six years ago. I sent it to Kodak in an old mailer, but it was sent back. Is there anyplace that I can still get this processed?

The last roll was developed in the last facility to do such things at the end of December, 2010. As of now, there is not one place in the world you can send it for proper development, sad to say...

Direct link | Posted on Feb 12, 2013 at 05:02 UTC
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gandulfc: If they would have brought out these colorways on the pentax K series I would have bought one in a heartbeat.

The 'Rei Ayanami' colours would look especially nice on the K-5, I think!

Direct link | Posted on Jan 30, 2013 at 12:26 UTC

Very cool! If the Q10 feels as good in the hand as the original Q, then this is worth looking into for a 'carry everywhere' camera. I especially like the look of the 'Rei Ayanami' edition -- it's very evocative of Japanese Sci-Fi media in general.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 30, 2013 at 12:25 UTC as 7th comment
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