schaki

schaki

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On Fujifilm X-T1 First Impressions Review preview (1657 comments in total)

The tilting top of the camera which houses electronic and probably part of the EVF really looks like it has been copied almost straight from the Nikon F4. LOL.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 29, 2014 at 09:20 UTC as 239th comment
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS35 and ZS40 travel zooms unveiled news story (54 comments in total)
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peevee1: Panasonic still insists on losing money in rapidly dying submarket.

The small super-zoom compacts is one part of compacts in which the cameras in smartphones not are gonna compete with anytime soon.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 7, 2014 at 02:14 UTC
On Rugged Fujifilm FinePix XP70 offers Wi-Fi, Full HD video news story (7 comments in total)

FFS Fujifilm. It is about time to replace that filthy slow 28-140mm zoom. f3.9 at the wide end and the macro no better than 9cm!
Maybe take an Oly-similar route with a faster zoom and potentially if possible to that add an EXR or X-trans cmos sensor? That might be something worth to have a look at..
Too bad that Olympus, not to mention the Pentax WG-3 use too much filthy NR which almost destroy foliage and details in pictures.
But who knows, maybe the Olympus TG-3, if there is one to come, is gonna be a real step forward from the TG-2, which should at least add NR options and why not even Raw?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 7, 2014 at 02:03 UTC as 2nd comment
On Enthusiast compact camera 2013 roundup article (216 comments in total)

Samsung EX2F should have been in this test as well.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 25, 2013 at 16:01 UTC as 61st comment | 2 replies

Great greeeedy gutz!

Direct link | Posted on Nov 6, 2013 at 16:20 UTC as 29th comment | 1 reply

Lol. Sony and their huge lenses..

Direct link | Posted on Oct 26, 2013 at 16:43 UTC as 18th comment | 9 replies
On Nikon 1 AW1 preview (587 comments in total)

The Nikonos wont be properly reborn until the camera uses full frame sensor.
This seems like the development of the Nikon 1 system which almost was doomed to fail before it reached the shelves in the stores the first time.
Craptax Q is an other joke amongst cameras with interchangeable lenses.
The 1" sensor size however would make sense to used more in usual compacts and I certainly would like to see compacts like Cann S110 and Coolpix P7700 use this sensor size it it would be possible.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 24, 2013 at 12:58 UTC as 29th comment | 5 replies

That's an expensive Panny LF1..

Direct link | Posted on Sep 11, 2013 at 00:07 UTC as 15th comment
On Olympus OM-D E-M1 Review preview (2127 comments in total)

This should do well when the NR is set to off. WIth the default setting whatever it is details gets smudged to hell in dark colors. Having had a look at the pictures with foliage.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 10, 2013 at 09:11 UTC as 474th comment
On Ricoh announces HZ15 Europe-only compact superzoom news story (66 comments in total)
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BG_CX3_DPREVIEW: Thanks God i never sold my Ricoh CX6,

this is a rebadged Pentax, probably a sketch that fell off the designers desk and a buss guy noticed it, hey, we did not bring anything new under Ricoh lately, lets use this, it sits between the Pentax Optio 10 and 18,

it has the Pentax button layout, and oh, Ricoh,

I hope you understand in Europ we no longer use stones to carve in, a 230 K dot LCD?? please, my CX6 uses a 1.2 mio.

You can buy an almost new CX6 at roughly 100 euro, so, this HZ-whatever, will it sell at , say 30 euro or more?

What a waste, i'm a Ricoh fan and really feel obused now, i still cannot sit.....

I think that you are quite right here about it is just a camera produced by Sanyo which in fact would have been a Pentax Optio. That was also my impression when i wrote about it in the Ricoh-section in the forum. As you, I also noticed the button-layout.
I'll surely pass on this one and hang on to the good old Ricoh Caplio R3 which only have 28-200mm zoom but pretty fast focus and Low NR which preserves details nicely.
This Ricoh-wannabe HZ15 is a joke probably just so that Ricoh at least would have another camera on the shelves. One which Pentax could have kept in own their mostly disgraceful Optio-series..
But no no no. Them decided to try to pull Ricoh down into that slippery mud as well. I'm very disappointed over this announcement.
Btw. I finally found some CX6 full size sample images at the Japanese Dcwatch which showed what NR Off is up to and I was positively surprised about the result. I believe you are doing a wise choice to keep that camera - for sure better than the HZ15.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 29, 2013 at 12:02 UTC
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Scales USA: One of the sad things is the loss of high tech. Kodak had a wonderful research team that invented some very innovative things.

The problem was that management could not see their potential and the need to pull out all the stops to develop them, not believing that film sales would drop like a rock. Almost any photographer could have told them what was going to happen.

Another sad loss was Bell Labs, the patents, research, and inventions are now done in China.

The people in Kodak management which have some responsibility for all the failures of in fact good products or development needs to go if them still sits on their chairs.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:37 UTC
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yabokkie: I chose Fujichrome 50 over Kodachrome 25 because they were just as good and better at higher shutter speed.

Kodak technology? they might have had some good sensor technologies but they contributed to one of the worst design in camera history -- the Oly 4/3" mount which is a disgrace to both companies, shame.

If anyone is a disgrace there it is Oly which probably designed the mount and lenses that that FF sensors could not be used.
Kodak made a FF ccd for the Leica M9. Olympus could have got a FF ccd as well had them just asked.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:34 UTC
On Fujifilm X100S Review preview (470 comments in total)

Not a word on the conclusion page about the detail-smudging and that have probably been the major complain among the owners of the X100 which bought the X100S as well or looked close at sample images.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 30, 2013 at 17:12 UTC as 83rd comment | 3 replies
On Nokia's 41MP Lumia 1020 looks impressive post (226 comments in total)

Dammit Nokia...
Details gets ruined by bad NR.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 24, 2013 at 18:03 UTC as 36th comment | 9 replies
On Pentax Q7 added to our studio comparison database news story (118 comments in total)

The lens is not a very good copy. The left side is sharper than the right, looking at the two chess-lika squares to the left and right side of the top and also the silver-watch in the right lower corner is not very sharp either.
http://www.dpreview.com/reviews_data/pentax_q7/boxshot/imgp7101.jpg

Direct link | Posted on Jul 11, 2013 at 12:07 UTC as 33rd comment | 4 replies
On Pentax unveils blue and white K-01 in Japan news story (262 comments in total)

Dammit Pentax... GTFO with this joke and that comes from one which like some of the Ricoh compacts though not some of the more questionable products like Pentax Q etc.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 7, 2013 at 11:21 UTC as 26th comment | 1 reply
On Just posted: Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS Review preview (100 comments in total)

The Powershot D20 may have a slow lens but at least preserves fine-details better due to low NR. How hard could it be for Olympus to include NR options or Raw? Guess not so hard..

Direct link | Posted on Jun 29, 2013 at 22:22 UTC as 29th comment
On Just posted: Our Fujifilm X-M1 hands-on preview news story (117 comments in total)

I find it somewhat laughable that Fujifilm have copied the "M" from Leica rangefinders at the same time as using the M for their most simple model which in fact should be for the X-Pro1.
So what is the next joke from Fujifilm? Probably that the jpegs with badly smudged foliage still remain unchanged from previous models in the X-series? At least i might guess so unless they've some other bad card to play on..
I could have considered the X20 if it not had been for that very irritating flaw.
At least they've got the tilt-lcd right with the X-M1. Hope to see options with low NR included as well and I might test one.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 25, 2013 at 11:45 UTC as 25th comment | 8 replies

A review first now - One year late. I've already had a D20 but returned it.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 19, 2013 at 15:52 UTC as 26th comment | 1 reply
On Adobe Photoshop CC: What it means for photographers news story (1879 comments in total)

Competitors like C1 are about to grow as Adobe feed them like this. The attitude of Adobe might need to grow a pair, away from this recently upcoming childishness not to lose users.

Direct link | Posted on May 9, 2013 at 16:02 UTC as 180th comment
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