AbrasiveReducer

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On Nikon D4s First Impressions Review preview (1046 comments in total)
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Gary Martin: This is a professional tool, usually attached to big, high-performance and expensive glass. Forum junkies, camera fetishists and gear collectors need not apply.

...but they'll sell it to any doctor, dentist or attorney who wants one.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 26, 2014 at 23:25 UTC
On Nikon D4s First Impressions Review preview (1046 comments in total)
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Jahled: Ho ho, KR got this one a bit wrong didn't he!

Might as well consult the Farmer's Almanac for predictions on photo equipment.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 26, 2014 at 23:19 UTC
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Marty4650: Cynical or not.... the timing of Nikon's new found generosity seems to coincide with several class action law suits being filed.

Pure coincidence (smiley face).

Direct link | Posted on Feb 26, 2014 at 21:20 UTC

Hopefully it's lost in translation but slogans like this have become generic. He could be talking about an Audi.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 26, 2014 at 17:47 UTC as 42nd comment
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tvstaff: It would be nice if Canon did the same and replaced EVERY mirror box in the 1DX. A $7,000 body should not have oil and debris issues. PERIOD. How can Nikon do this for a consumer camera and Canon is leaving it's pros hanging???? If Nixon ' s new D4 is a winner, canon will lose a lot of pros!!!

If Nikon gives Scott Kelby a good enough deal, he'll discover he can't live without one. At least when he switches back and forth his costs are reasonable.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 26, 2014 at 17:43 UTC
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Nukunukoo: Tis so sad that what could have been a great opportunity to turn a defect into a impressive PR coup had they done it months ago, has now turned into a pathetic (really pathetic) move by the Nikon execs to try to do damage control when the ship has already sunk.

Thus effectively turning what could have been a profitable Marketing move into just a wasted expense large enough to hurt their bottom line.

This is almost as bad as the execs' hair in their mugshots. Maybe.

It seems obvious, too. When all else fails, do the right thing.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 26, 2014 at 17:39 UTC
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Nukunukoo: Now if only Canon can release a model with better DR with my PP, I'll be ready to go back to them!

Well, nobody's perfect. Canon wanted put a piece of tape in my 5D3. It was an obscure thing I would never have noticed but once somebody discovered it, it took Canon almost two weeks to contact me, and another 5 days to turn the camera around. Outrageous!

Direct link | Posted on Feb 26, 2014 at 17:33 UTC

Love 'em or hate 'em, you have to admit they address things right away before major damage is done. Someone there is right on top of things. Maybe this will set an example and GM will admit the Corvair really is a dangerous car.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 26, 2014 at 17:25 UTC as 86th comment | 4 replies
On Nikon D4s First Impressions Review preview (1046 comments in total)
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red fuji: Here is a nice camera bag for this camera

http://www.louisvuitton.com/front/#/eng_US/Collections/Men/Mens-Bags/products/Camera-Bag-DAMIER-GRAPHITE-N58027

At least it doesn't advertise Nikon in large yellow letters like the strap.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 26, 2014 at 01:24 UTC
On Fujifilm X-T1 First Impressions Review preview (1656 comments in total)
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Zoron: This is old and outdated....GH4 is the new rave.

--And Sony doesn't even make food processors so we can cross them off. But they all have one thing in common; they innovate with cameras yet don't make money on them.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2014 at 19:51 UTC
On Nikon D4s: CP+ Hands-on and interview article (54 comments in total)

Just out of curiosity, the battery says "Cell made in China, further processed in Japan". I understand wanting to get "Japan" in there but I wonder what sort of processing they do and why it's necessary.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2014 at 18:58 UTC as 9th comment | 5 replies
On Nikon D4s First Impressions Review preview (1046 comments in total)
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PrakticaB: Please Pentax if you consider the FF put this sensor! 16 MP are more then enough!

If I were Pentax, I wouldn't want any part of the FF SLR market. And I wouldn't get any, either. Not now, anyway.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2014 at 17:35 UTC
On Nikon D4s First Impressions Review preview (1046 comments in total)
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qwertyasdf: Now we are heading towards the million ISO mark, is there a major technical difficulty of providing say, ISO 10?

I think the problem is that it would be too easy.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2014 at 17:32 UTC
On Nikon D4s First Impressions Review preview (1046 comments in total)
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dg90: It´s a camera to knock out a gorilla and making some close-ups.

No chance with a MILC ... a gorilla will drink it in one second!

Right on! Let's see a Canon camera knock out a gorilla!

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2014 at 17:21 UTC
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peevee1: So, Nikon and Panasonic have the same software now... SilkyPix.

And Sigma. And anybody who doesn't have staff with software knowledge. One size fits all.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2014 at 17:19 UTC

If this has anything to do with Silkypix, game over as far as I'm concerned. When it comes to simplicity and ease of use, NIK products are one side of the coin and Silkypix, the other.

I had hoped Nikon would work with NIK behind the scenes. Oh well.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2014 at 17:18 UTC as 49th comment
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UhBre: No U-points, no setting savings, and possibly no Nik addons.
Perhaps D stands for Downgrade.

Absolutely agree. The U-point feature is so fast and intuitive it makes NX2 a pleasure to use. Take that away and it's NIK software without NIK's expertise. The new radial filter in Lightroom 5 seems to be Adobe coming around to a similar concept, 15 years later.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2014 at 17:09 UTC
On 1024mm_DSCF2003 photo in dpreview review samples's photo gallery (1 comment in total)

I'd say a tilt/shift lens is in order. Or, with that much sky, you could do an enormous correction with software.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 24, 2014 at 19:55 UTC as 1st comment

Bad numbers for any industry and innovation--at least what we've seen recently--won't fix things. Fuji keeps introducing stuff and has been a big innovator, and look at the results. Sony has thrown a ton of money at this to get a toehold.

The problem is not the lack of innovation, but that the cameras people already own do a great job and don't wear out. The bad economy doesn't help but it points to the fact that cameras are a luxury for most people.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 24, 2014 at 19:08 UTC as 122nd comment
On Shooting Raw with the Nokia Lumia 1020 post (72 comments in total)

I understand raw capability should made it more attractive to serious users. But wouldn't a serious raw user conclude that to get better quality, one needs to use a camera to take pictures?

Direct link | Posted on Feb 24, 2014 at 17:37 UTC as 10th comment | 5 replies
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