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petermoons

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petermoons: too bad they forgot to make it an L-plate.

my apologies for spoiling the party.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 17, 2014 at 21:41 UTC
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petermoons: too bad they forgot to make it an L-plate.

why? because i find an L-plate a very convenient tool to use. i think the increase in size is irrelevant, since you would be using that combo on a tripod only.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 16, 2014 at 18:51 UTC

too bad they forgot to make it an L-plate.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 15, 2014 at 17:00 UTC as 17th comment | 4 replies
On g i u l i e t t a in the Race Cars in Black & White or Sepia challenge (2 comments in total)

you are quite right sir.
out it goes.
but not just yet.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 21, 2013 at 21:57 UTC as 1st comment
On Nikon Df preview (2817 comments in total)
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f64manray: Why not go truly retro and get rid of the LCD screen on the back of the camera and not allow the user to see his photos until they're loaded into photoshop at home. Now that's photography for the passionate photographer. At least that's how it was when I was a passionate photographer.

This seems more like a cam for modern digital photographers to feel like they're old school. NOT even close boys.

>>Only if you had no idea what you were doing.

bollocks

Direct link | Posted on Nov 5, 2013 at 17:54 UTC
On Retro Nikon 'DF' emerges from the shadows article (1396 comments in total)
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NCB: I've long been hankering for a digital camera like this. In shape it closely resembles my Yashica FX3 Super 2000, a beautifully made, compact and light, basic metered-manual SLR which, partnered with a Zeiss 50mm f/1.7 lens, is probably my favourite camera. Although I used my pretty good Nikon F601 more, because Nikon 's lenses were more affordable than Zeiss.

So I have the lenses. Critical things will be size, weight and price. But most of all, it has to deliver top image quality. To live up to these videos, it has to deliver that quality straight out of the camera, and you have to have the confidence that it will deliver that. "Pure photography" isn't about playing around in Photoshop.

apologies for my rude reply. too impulse. won't happen again.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 1, 2013 at 21:58 UTC
On Retro Nikon 'DF' emerges from the shadows article (1396 comments in total)
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NCB: I've long been hankering for a digital camera like this. In shape it closely resembles my Yashica FX3 Super 2000, a beautifully made, compact and light, basic metered-manual SLR which, partnered with a Zeiss 50mm f/1.7 lens, is probably my favourite camera. Although I used my pretty good Nikon F601 more, because Nikon 's lenses were more affordable than Zeiss.

So I have the lenses. Critical things will be size, weight and price. But most of all, it has to deliver top image quality. To live up to these videos, it has to deliver that quality straight out of the camera, and you have to have the confidence that it will deliver that. "Pure photography" isn't about playing around in Photoshop.

"Pure photography" isn't about playing around in Photoshop.

bollocks

Direct link | Posted on Nov 1, 2013 at 21:57 UTC
On Stoa of Attalus (covered walkway) in the City of Athens – Greece challenge (1 comment in total)

nice one.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 3, 2013 at 17:23 UTC as 1st comment
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RuthC: Host, how full do you wish the female body to be? Are you looking for large, or extra-large ladies? :-)

:)

Direct link | Posted on Sep 28, 2013 at 20:55 UTC
On b e r l i n in the City of Berlin – Germany challenge (14 comments in total)
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RStyga: Very impressive shot but I feel that it has been heavily post-processed; half-photo half-graphics. I was there 1-2 months ago and this barely resembles it.

i agree, i'm not a member of the sooc club. all my photos are "victims" of some kind of processing, some more others less. i really do think that most photos benefit from at least a minor contrast and brightness adjustment.

what i did in this shot is not very different from what i could and would have done in a good old fashioned dark room printing b&w photos.

what i'm asking myself right now is, where do you draw the line? when is a photograph still a photograph and when does it become a photography-based image? are only sooc images photographs or is a small amount of processing allowed? quite tricky to determine.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 21, 2013 at 18:31 UTC
On b e r l i n in the City of Berlin – Germany challenge (14 comments in total)
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RStyga: Very impressive shot but I feel that it has been heavily post-processed; half-photo half-graphics. I was there 1-2 months ago and this barely resembles it.

okay. if you say so.

[edit] i had a look at your gallery and i understand your point now. no need to tell me that my photo is impressive, if you dont mean it though. i can take it if people don't like what i shoot. cheers.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 21, 2013 at 06:14 UTC
On b e r l i n in the City of Berlin – Germany challenge (14 comments in total)
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RStyga: Very impressive shot but I feel that it has been heavily post-processed; half-photo half-graphics. I was there 1-2 months ago and this barely resembles it.

yes? and your point being?

Direct link | Posted on Sep 20, 2013 at 14:54 UTC
On Fallen Leaves in the City of Berlin – Germany challenge (2 comments in total)

can't believe some idiot gave your shot half a point.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 18, 2013 at 16:51 UTC as 1st comment
On Fallen Leaves in the City of Berlin – Germany challenge (2 comments in total)

:) immediately knew whose shot this was when i saw that 8mm focal length.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 8, 2013 at 17:49 UTC as 2nd comment
On Temple of Light in the Train station Terminals challenge (3 comments in total)

congrats. that is a beauty.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 6, 2013 at 07:29 UTC as 3rd comment
On Best DSLRs and ILCs for less than $1000 article (276 comments in total)
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Nikonworks: Most retailers hold a straight forward 'Inventory Sale', of which this article clearly seems to be, except the straight forward part.

DPReview please take notice:
When I was a kid 'slot cars' were the newest and 'biggest' thing.
Stores opened up just with slot car race tracks. It was fantastic but very short lived because the market place became overloaded with slot cars and accessories to the point the kids could not keep up with the market.
The whole market folded like a deck of cards.

Of late, you, the editors are doing the same thing here at DPReview.
You have too many Final Reviews to post before listing 'Old cameras under $1000'. You are reaching in all directions, phones, tech, cameras, etc.
You are making this site unwieldly and soon ambiguous.

You better get together and focus on your mission.

At the same time you can discuss formally thanking me for my 'Real World Samples' suggestion.

my my mr.britton ... no wonder dpr is such a volatile place at times.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 29, 2013 at 13:25 UTC
On The Guggenheim in the Photographer audition: Architectural photographer challenge (3 comments in total)

three 0.5 votes ... they must be blind.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 2, 2012 at 07:58 UTC as 2nd comment | 1 reply
On Stout architects_1 in the Photographer audition: Architectural photographer challenge (2 comments in total)

beautiful photo. deserved much better than 32nd.
it's not too dark on my screen btw. love it as is.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 2, 2012 at 07:54 UTC as 1st comment
On Snow strings in the Abstract Expressionistic Photography II challenge (1 comment in total)

excellent.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 16, 2012 at 04:46 UTC as 1st comment
On Fireworks in the Abstract Expressionistic Photography II challenge (1 comment in total)

very nice one.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 16, 2012 at 04:44 UTC as 1st comment
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