s_grins

s_grins

Lives in United States NY, United States
Works as a retiree
Has a website at www.simon-greenshpan.com/
Joined on Jan 23, 2006

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On Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 flips for selfies article (385 comments in total)
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s_grins: For me it is hard to fathom why DPR decided to review this totally insignificant camera.

Read carefully where you post your opinion(s)

Direct link | Posted on Jan 25, 2015 at 19:18 UTC
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 flips for selfies article (385 comments in total)
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s_grins: For me it is hard to fathom why DPR decided to review this totally insignificant camera.

Sean, you seem to do not understand the difference between news article and review.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 25, 2015 at 13:07 UTC
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 flips for selfies article (385 comments in total)

For me it is hard to fathom why DPR decided to review this totally insignificant camera.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 24, 2015 at 13:05 UTC as 14th comment | 5 replies
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Phathom: Not every camera is affected. I think they learned from the D600 fiasco and are trying to get out in front of this problem. As I D750 owner, I love my camera and have had no issues. This doesn't make me lose faith in Nikon, as some have suggested. Now, if they failed to address the issue and tried to sweep it under the rug, then we'd have issues. The truth is that in today's world technology is so advanced that to do adequate testing would take a lot longer than most consumers are willing to wait. We want our products right now, and if they can't keep up someone else will. I think recalls on defects like this will become increasingly more common. What will help you tell a good company from a bad company is how they handle the defect.

The truth is that I personally do not mind to wait longer in order to get quality product. I do not want free service, I want "get it and forget it"

Direct link | Posted on Jan 15, 2015 at 17:22 UTC

Nikon cut off on testing in hurry to release camera. Now company pays the price. Ironically, this cameras has a highest grade from DPR

:)

Direct link | Posted on Jan 15, 2015 at 16:54 UTC as 68th comment
On Opinion: The myth of the upgrade path article (1406 comments in total)

For camera collectors, it may be a good idea to have different brand/sensors size systems, keep them in curio, and lecture family members and unlucky friends about light gathering.

For all others - do your search and try in the brick store the system you need (not system you want). If system meets your expectations, buy into it and do not look around.

If you do not know what system do you need, do not buy at all because you do not need it.

If you shoot professionally, you do not need advice because you know perfectly what system(s) do you need.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 8, 2015 at 21:05 UTC as 318th comment
On P1060395 photo in s_grins's photo gallery (2 comments in total)

Thank for looking, notrod59

Direct link | Posted on Sep 15, 2014 at 14:11 UTC as 1st comment
On Olympus PEN E-PL7 First Impressions Review preview (501 comments in total)

This camera does not worth to read review. Just check price tag with kit lens and without. Nothing more to say.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 5, 2014 at 01:45 UTC as 35th comment | 1 reply
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s_grins: Actually, bringing GH4k to this comparison is a big achievement for Panasonic .
On other hand, it is puzzle for me why DPR decided to compare GH4K and SONY A7s. Why not to compare GH4K to Oly E-M1?

You have a great knowledge! So explain to me why GH4 could not be compared to E-M1 instead of SONY A7s - in terms of stills of course.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 8, 2014 at 23:43 UTC
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s_grins: Actually, bringing GH4k to this comparison is a big achievement for Panasonic .
On other hand, it is puzzle for me why DPR decided to compare GH4K and SONY A7s. Why not to compare GH4K to Oly E-M1?

Both GH4K and E-M1 cameras do stills, do not they

Direct link | Posted on Aug 8, 2014 at 19:33 UTC

Actually, bringing GH4k to this comparison is a big achievement for Panasonic .
On other hand, it is puzzle for me why DPR decided to compare GH4K and SONY A7s. Why not to compare GH4K to Oly E-M1?

Direct link | Posted on Aug 8, 2014 at 16:36 UTC as 93rd comment | 6 replies

I do not like the idea of such a comparison. Without any review it is clear that SONY 7s has advantage in noise/low light performance, but in regards of practical video taking GH4 is the winner.

I'm more interested in analysis of GH4 DFD AF focusing that is a really something special and unique.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 4, 2014 at 15:45 UTC as 189th comment
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 First Impressions Review preview (1267 comments in total)

For me: x6 zoom and weight that does not exceed 600g.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 8, 2014 at 23:20 UTC as 58th comment
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 First Impressions Review preview (1267 comments in total)
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s_grins: This camera is still a bit (quite a bit) heavy for me

I'd rather want a 1" sensor camera with lesser zoom range - 24-200, but not that heavy. 600g is a max. for me

Direct link | Posted on Jun 12, 2014 at 11:56 UTC
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 First Impressions Review preview (1267 comments in total)

This camera is still a bit (quite a bit) heavy for me

Direct link | Posted on Jun 12, 2014 at 10:43 UTC as 302nd comment | 4 replies
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 Review preview (488 comments in total)

This could be the best all-in-one camera with perfect balance of sensor size and ZOOM range. But 1.8 lb of heft deems this camera useless for me. For those who do not mind to carry 1.8 Lb, RX 10 could be a perfect companion when price settles down to under $900.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 21, 2014 at 02:59 UTC as 107th comment
On A look inside Sigma's lens factory article (89 comments in total)

It is good to see people who take their jobs seriously, instead of taking it easy. I trust them and their products.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 15, 2014 at 17:08 UTC as 30th comment
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4: a quick summary article (471 comments in total)
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Artpt: @DPReview, was there any press release given regarding compatibility with Olympus lenses?

Thank you.

In my understanding, Panasonic can be responsible for Panasonic lens DFD profile. Other makers of M43 lenses will have to write a lens firmware updates in order to include necessary DFD data into profile. I think this is an obvious and fair.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 8, 2014 at 01:05 UTC
On _4280228 kopie photo in Gompie's photo gallery (1 comment in total)

Very good and stylish shot.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 27, 2014 at 23:37 UTC as 1st comment
On In front of the fireplace photo in FrankS009's photo gallery (2 comments in total)

Warm, safe, quiet.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 27, 2014 at 19:52 UTC as 1st comment
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