beavertown

Joined on Oct 26, 2012

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On article Making a splash: Nikon D500 real-world sample gallery (94 comments in total)

It is about the photographer, not the camera. These photos say it all.

Link | Posted on May 3, 2016 at 12:51 UTC as 37th comment
On article Video: Meet the Nikon D500 (181 comments in total)
In reply to:

saeba77: image the same quality sensor and similar AF in a mirrorless body as the A6xxx.
Damn if only Nikon making that not cannibalize his own market:(

@ Zerixos What about electronic shutter? Just wonder.

Link | Posted on Apr 29, 2016 at 08:40 UTC
On article The Canon that can: Canon EOS 80D Review (600 comments in total)
In reply to:

Joed700: Canon, just buy sensors from Sony...

@ John C Tharp
Seem to be true. By the way, how do Nikon and Canon prevent their Jpg recipes being stolen by Sony since Sony produces some of their sensors?

Or the Jpg engine is inside the camera, so the sensor alone isn't enough for Sony to know the Jpg recipe?

Sorry for my English.

Link | Posted on Apr 28, 2016 at 05:44 UTC
On article The Canon that can: Canon EOS 80D Review (600 comments in total)
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Joed700: Canon, just buy sensors from Sony...

@Yake
Just curious, doesn't Sony produced Canon sensors have Canon colors like some of their 1" Powershots?

Also Sony produced Nikon sensors seem to have Nikon colors, am I wrong?

Link | Posted on Apr 28, 2016 at 04:26 UTC
On article The Canon that can: Canon EOS 80D Review (600 comments in total)
In reply to:

GaryJP: This is optimistic.

I'm using both Canon and Sony these days. I still prefer the colour of Canon. Too many Sony users are producing horrible fudgy looking low contrast pictures that look like they are shot on expired film. I can often spot a Sony image also by the predilection for green tinged faces and horrible over-modulation of blues, particularly from LED light sources (which DPReview never seems to want to own up to). And it is an aesthetic I try hard not to let creep into my work.

If the new 5D has better dynamic range and usable 4K, my A7RII and A7SII will be for sale. I get tired of struggling with the colours.

Canon does produce one of the best colors in Jpg.

Link | Posted on Apr 28, 2016 at 03:20 UTC
On article The Canon that can: Canon EOS 80D Review (600 comments in total)
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Joed700: Canon, just buy sensors from Sony...

No way! That would kill Nikon to death. We want competition.

The only thing that Nikon left to have over the Canon is the sensor.

Link | Posted on Apr 28, 2016 at 01:12 UTC
On article Nikon D7200 firmware 1.01 now available (13 comments in total)

Where is "3rd party batteries will not work" note?

Like the D500?

Link | Posted on Apr 28, 2016 at 01:05 UTC as 2nd comment
In reply to:

beavertown: Dear Sigma,

We need wide angle, light weight prime lenses for EF-S and DX line-ups. Such as 20mm, 24mm etc.

Sigma is the best!

Exactly. Even if they release those APS-C lenses with new generation of Contemporary line it will be a dream come true.

Link | Posted on Mar 11, 2016 at 13:18 UTC

$339 or $500???

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2016 at 12:13 UTC as 24th comment | 2 replies

Dear Sigma,

We need wide angle, light weight prime lenses for EF-S and DX line-ups. Such as 20mm, 24mm etc.

Sigma is the best!

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2016 at 06:16 UTC as 35th comment | 3 replies
On article Great Eight: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 review (527 comments in total)

DP reviews cameras frequently through out the year.

This Lumix must be very lucky and special to be one of those.

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2016 at 00:46 UTC as 73rd comment
In reply to:

luxor2: Nikon 1 lens reliability seems to be much lower than their DSLR lenses.
both my 10-30mm zooms have had repair under a service advisory, my 10-100 PD zoom has failed with only light use, and with a $495 repair estimate,

At least I can change to another lens if I have a failure, these fixed lens versions will be a highly expensive to repair if Nikon 1 lens mechanical design is not improved. I have many dx and full frame Nikon lenses with few problens so I have nothing against standard Nikon lenses

Well not only N1 lenses, but the bodies and their compact cameras are not reliable, probably last one to two years with some sorts of failure.

They were once known for producing high quality products. My coolpix that I bought in 2001 with robustly usage at work is still working like a charm.

Link | Posted on Feb 26, 2016 at 04:31 UTC
On article CP+ 2016: Hands-on with Nikon DL compacts (318 comments in total)

None of those cameras worth $400, let's face it.

Link | Posted on Feb 25, 2016 at 06:16 UTC as 73rd comment | 1 reply
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Tharaphita: Great news. As Nikon FX user i was searching for good pocketable camera, debating between Nikon J5 and Sony RX100III/IV and Pana LX100, Fuiji X100S.

But ill go for DL24-85 =)

RX100 has Zeiss lens.

Link | Posted on Feb 25, 2016 at 02:33 UTC
On article History Repeating: Olympus PEN-F Review (1093 comments in total)

When will Nikon develop better JPG output that is on par with Olympus, Canon and Fuji?

Nikon JPG has awful colors that refrain people from buying their cameras that don't have raw format.

Link | Posted on Feb 25, 2016 at 01:00 UTC as 87th comment | 1 reply

No built-in EVF, similar price, no competition there.

Link | Posted on Feb 23, 2016 at 13:34 UTC as 132nd comment | 3 replies
In reply to:

Debankur Mukherjee: It would be great to see an APS-C body in the above form factor in future.....

Absolutely, but they have just totally killed the 1 system, don't hold your breath for them to kill the DX.

Link | Posted on Feb 23, 2016 at 07:43 UTC

Why no Nikon??

Link | Posted on Feb 23, 2016 at 06:34 UTC as 42nd comment | 1 reply

No one would buy it at those price tags.

Nikon you have done it again and again.

Your company is bleeding.

good luck.

Link | Posted on Feb 23, 2016 at 06:19 UTC as 149th comment

Dear Sigma,

Please make a light version of 150-600mm for APS-C cameras and it will outsell the FF version.

Please.

Link | Posted on Feb 20, 2016 at 05:03 UTC as 51st comment | 3 replies
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