starwolfy

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On article Flickr makes Auto-Uploadr tool a Pro-account exclusive (97 comments in total)

Flickr is soooooo slow.

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2016 at 19:13 UTC as 40th comment
On article Polaroid-branded BrightSaber Pro wand packs 298 LEDs (41 comments in total)
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AllanW: DPreview.... trying to understand what output this has as compared to a speedlight. Any info on this?

Simple : it has less power, less range, it cannot freeze action, it is harder to accessories.

Link | Posted on Mar 4, 2016 at 07:55 UTC
On article Otherworldly? Lomography introduces Jupiter 3+ lens (163 comments in total)
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Stollen1234: sorry but not going to invest a dime in Russia until they respect their own people.. dont forget photography is all about art and art is intesive feeling and love..and this is all missing in today,s Russia

Because you think america respects all Americans ? Or french government respects french people ? Or greek government respect greek people too ? Or... erhhh this nevers works indeed.

Link | Posted on Jan 21, 2016 at 19:05 UTC
On article Hands-on with the Nikon D5 (409 comments in total)

I am wondering what is the weight of the body. Anyone ?

Link | Posted on Jan 13, 2016 at 18:13 UTC as 24th comment | 2 replies

Who uses a 90mm APO at 1/125 with a Leica M and expect sharp result anyway ?

Link | Posted on Jan 11, 2016 at 18:30 UTC as 59th comment | 2 replies
On article Opinion: Pour one out for Samsung cameras (324 comments in total)

The NX mount is their error. Could never physically support full frame sensors which basically are what people want to buy these days. That's their mistake number 2. The 1st mistake, still related to their mount, was being less compatible than Sony mount for legacy lenses (remember it was the crazy trend when the NX camera was launched...before Sony Nex line - yes).
They also chosed to launch their first NX camera with an already 3 years old outdated sensor that made them lose the upcoming iso race from the start. And that's all these points, very seriously pointed by the haters, that made Samsung become unliked or ignored.
I even remember DPR be rather so-so and kind of cold in their reviews about sony NX cameras in comparison to the more enthousiast writing style they used for Sony (despite...frankly, the NX was much more mature as a system that the Nex for many months / years. Pancakes anyone ?). I feel its a bit hypocrite for them to say now that they wish Samsung dont leave the camera business lol. Such enthousiasm would have been better 4 years ago.

Link | Posted on Jan 6, 2016 at 18:38 UTC as 41st comment | 1 reply
On article Here at last: Nikon announces D500 (1175 comments in total)

The best part:

1.0x viewfinder magnification.

Link | Posted on Jan 6, 2016 at 18:14 UTC as 59th comment | 8 replies
On article Gear of the Year Part 4: Dale's pick - Samsung NX1 (409 comments in total)

After Leica, Samsung NX line is my favorite for ergonomics, UI interface and handling.
I still remember the great NX10 that was a very capable camera, if not an amazing one.
Samsung suffered too much of the high ISO performance comparison against Sony (when they were basically just a small stop worse). They obviously fixed this with their last cameras and provided so much more specs than other competitors in the fields. It's a shame it's not selling.

Link | Posted on Dec 18, 2015 at 16:48 UTC as 84th comment
On article Cast your vote: DPReview Readers' Choice Awards 2015 (50 comments in total)

Leica is too expensive.

Link | Posted on Dec 17, 2015 at 07:53 UTC as 15th comment | 3 replies
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Robert Kempen: I notice that Leica is selling the SL faster than they can manufacture it - perhaps the bashers want to discuss this?

Steve Huff calls it the camera of the year (and he owns the A7R2) among many cameras

I also notice the list of people who "had it" has now grown to 45 - my goodness!

Anyway, bravo to Leica - the list of happy owners is growing rapidly and the images sent to "the Leica meet" is testimony to the quality of this fine photographic tool

I love my M240, but the viewfinder on the SL is looking more attractive by the day - Leica please make a similar EVF for the M240!

I've ordered mine in France about 2 weeks ago. Still undelivered. People at camera shops say it's not selling as crazy as the Q...but almost.

Link | Posted on Dec 15, 2015 at 08:08 UTC

Leica listens !

Link | Posted on Dec 14, 2015 at 18:53 UTC as 12th comment | 1 reply
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Randy Veeman: But Sony marketing says their lenses with out those gaskets and sealing tape are 'weather resistant' too.

Nice to see some REAL lenses made for photographers who make a living out doors in the snow, sand, rain, and dust, and not just in a studio or in fair weather.

Don't forget moon/mars

Link | Posted on Dec 10, 2015 at 18:35 UTC

As soon as I'm home I'll start a teardown of all my Leica lenses.

Link | Posted on Dec 10, 2015 at 15:50 UTC as 29th comment

No 32K no buy

Link | Posted on Dec 8, 2015 at 07:52 UTC as 22nd comment
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robmanueb: Good on Nikon for leading the way with the DF, great to see Leica having the common sense to follow. Now if Nikon can build the mythical D400 without video and keep the price down, I would have all my previous faith in them validated.

?

Link | Posted on Nov 23, 2015 at 15:17 UTC

How long will it take to someone to hack the M262 firmware and reassign Liveview function to the WB button ?
A bit hard to swallow that Leica can lower the price by 2000usd with the same camera...(or worse...a better one: weight/shutter) with just a crippled firmware O_O

Link | Posted on Nov 20, 2015 at 18:06 UTC as 21st comment | 1 reply
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jasonquinnphoto: Five girls and three cups. Has my vote

2 girls one cup has my vote!

Link | Posted on Nov 19, 2015 at 20:24 UTC
On article What's missing? Ming Thein on the state of mirrorless (748 comments in total)
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dansclic: Battery problem IS à problem. Buy 2 spare batteries, are you kidding ? You pay 500 USD for a small camera and because the battery is too weak you havé to give away another 100 USD ????
Size has little to do. Take the older Casio pocket cameras. My wird has got one. The battery is not big but you CAN make more than 500 shoots with it.
In india, smartphones batteries last more than two weeks...... So,what ?

Manufacturers can do it. I south korea when u buy a smartphone like samsung you get a free spare battery because its obvious u cannot do a full day with one with heavy internet use.
In France...for the same product u need to open ur wallet for the 2nd one.
How can we explain this ? Whats the real cost of a battery from the supplier ? Thing is Sony is happy u go-bank when u realize u need at leat 2 or 3 batteries for security if u are a heavy shooter (i dont even talk about pros requirements).

Link | Posted on Nov 7, 2015 at 08:50 UTC
On article Studio tests and samples: Leica SL (beta) (754 comments in total)

Was just wondering how many apples are needed to cook an apple pie ?

Link | Posted on Oct 31, 2015 at 14:45 UTC as 30th comment | 1 reply
On article Studio tests and samples: Leica SL (beta) (754 comments in total)
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EduardoKleinFichtner: Sony is amazing. Period.

Can't I just troll in peace???
Your facts are useless on this website btw !

Link | Posted on Oct 31, 2015 at 09:30 UTC
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