Mr Fartleberry

Mr Fartleberry

Lives in Canada Toronto, Canada
Works as a Nikon Inquisitor
Joined on Aug 21, 2005
About me:

Hold Nikon's feet to the fire. Expose bad product and predatory pricing.


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Facecrook is absolutely the worst photo handler out there. I guess this move is in desperation because your photos will look like postage stamps in the new iPod 3 retina resolution.

Sure like the way it takes my 12MP photos and hacks them down to 17KB changes the aspect ration and then as a further insult dumbs them down to sRGB.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 11, 2012 at 17:10 UTC as 30th comment

This is so funny. I guess they tried what Nikon pulled with the D3X and didn't get away with it by the same extent.

Greed is good — until you get caught.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 8, 2012 at 21:29 UTC as 35th comment | 2 replies
On Tamron releases image-stabilized 24-70mm F2.8 zoom article (191 comments in total)

Nikon announces 36MP. Canon pro users stuck with their new "magic pixels" for several more years.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 7, 2012 at 02:24 UTC as 26th comment | 2 replies
On Interview: Tetsuya Yamamoto of Nikon article (208 comments in total)

And I thought they were working on putting VR in the 12 year old 300mm f4.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 31, 2012 at 16:15 UTC as 29th comment
On CES 2012: Sigma Interview article (152 comments in total)

More honesty than I've heard from Nikon the past several years.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 19, 2012 at 18:45 UTC as 8th comment | 2 replies
On Fujifilm produces limited edition of 10,000 black X100s article (100 comments in total)

Was the regular colour pink like all the other CES cameras?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 11, 2012 at 23:55 UTC as 50th comment

I thought Nikon just announced a flagship. The Yamato was a flagship wasn't it?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 11, 2012 at 23:54 UTC as 10th comment

Sounds more like V 1.1.1. I've been using it since it fit on a Mac Floppy. But it became a classic case of what happens when Microsoft buys up companies and then dumps their efforts in the trash.

I'm ambivalent about Phase One. It needs to remain a stand alone DAM cataloguer not some dinky image editor tied into Capture One.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 11, 2012 at 15:27 UTC as 7th comment

This reeks of the iView sellout.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 10, 2012 at 21:32 UTC as 23rd comment

Whoopee GPS finally. Note - pgm is now 965MB instead of 110MB. - Adobe Process 2012 now - no 2011. Additional CA check box added to profiles. Seems a bit sluggish but that's an initial reaction.

Much better news than hearing Capture NX has been updated to 2.3.1.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 10, 2012 at 19:17 UTC as 15th comment
On Nikon D4 overview article (860 comments in total)

Another incremental upgrade lacking integrated Coolpix style GPS. Wait - 16MP - it is a Coolpix! Seriously, who shoots at ISO 2 hundred thousand other than peeping Toms?

Hope you like it since you're stuck with it another 5 years.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 6, 2012 at 14:11 UTC as 187th comment | 7 replies
On Nikon announces D4 'multi-media' DSLR article (231 comments in total)

Inexcusable;e not having integrated GPS in this class of camera.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 6, 2012 at 13:55 UTC as 29th comment | 4 replies

Not like Nikon will figure out wifi the next decade.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 4, 2012 at 01:02 UTC as 3rd comment
On Adobe Photoshop Touch App For Android article (32 comments in total)

More like Photoshop Touched.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 28, 2011 at 20:47 UTC as 18th comment
On Leica Announces V-Lux 3 superzoom article (133 comments in total)

Funny I can't find a dollar sign in my search. Is it .... cheaper than the Sigma? ... More outrageous than the D3X? ... Available in Paris Hilton pink?

Direct link | Posted on Dec 8, 2011 at 15:35 UTC as 55th comment | 1 reply

Better still, they've dried out all the components and work in progress.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 1, 2011 at 19:27 UTC as 22nd comment

For a moment I thought the Magnum photogs were buying S2s thus depriving the 1% of their camera jewellery.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 1, 2011 at 11:16 UTC as 10th comment
On Variation Facts and Fallacies article (231 comments in total)

Finally a good write up on the subject. Now will someone explain to me why so many Nikon 24-70s grind or growl when zoomed.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 26, 2011 at 14:17 UTC as 72nd comment
On Complete our survey for the chance to win an iPad 2 article (119 comments in total)
In reply to:

88SAL: Im a little dissapointed that the q/a was asking information that feels so besides the fundamental issues we are interested in. Most of us seem to be more interested in expressing specific requirements about our cameras, questions and requirments we feel deserve more attention than "Do you own a DSLR and did it make you more enthusiastic about taking pictures"?

What about important questions like improvments for DSLR features, or even more important, what do people want to see from the Mirrorless generation?

Your survey description lists these important questions first, but fails to enter into a level of detail that warrants it being mentioned at all. I hope I eanred you some good money for participating, after all this is just market research NOT photographic feedback.

I think that's what I said.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 23, 2011 at 13:57 UTC
On Adobe faces criticism for change of upgrade policy article (398 comments in total)

You'd think Adobe would try to encourage more licensed seats rather than drive people away, eh Grumpy?

Direct link | Posted on Nov 22, 2011 at 22:01 UTC as 192nd comment | 18 replies
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