brianj

brianj

Lives in Australia Australia
Joined on Jan 15, 2002
About me:

Canon SX600 HS
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Canon SX260 HS
Samsung EX1
Fuji F100fd
Ricoh R4
Optio 555
Oly C700UZ

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On article MIT proposes new approach to HDR with 'Modulo' camera (115 comments in total)

Brilliant.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 10, 2015 at 22:47 UTC as 2nd comment

I've taken so many photos over the years of the same things where I live that it wouldn't let me take anything ever again.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 10, 2015 at 22:04 UTC as 172nd comment
On article Casio Japan introduces Exilim EX-ZR3000 and EX-ZR60 (68 comments in total)

This is the sensor size and zoom range I have been waiting for, finally a lesser known company like casio produces one. Now I just have to figure out where these can be bought in Australia.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 29, 2015 at 21:46 UTC as 5th comment | 1 reply
On Connect post LG G4 camera review (106 comments in total)
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brianj: I can buy a canon ELPH for $200, with 24-240 mm optical zoom, can someone explain why this camera with less features and a higher price is more desirable.

I would happily buy one of these cameras like the one reviewed if it had a zoom lens. The IQ is more than enough for my needs. I am hoping that by the time P&S are extinct that they will have worked out how to fit a small zoom lens to these phones.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 18, 2015 at 01:10 UTC
On Connect post LG G4 camera review (106 comments in total)
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brianj: I can buy a canon ELPH for $200, with 24-240 mm optical zoom, can someone explain why this camera with less features and a higher price is more desirable.

It sounds like a jack of all trades but a master of none. The main concern is that if these devices kill the P&S, what will we buy as a decent replacement.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 17, 2015 at 23:26 UTC
On Connect post LG G4 camera review (106 comments in total)

I can buy a canon ELPH for $200, with 24-240 mm optical zoom, can someone explain why this camera with less features and a higher price is more desirable.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 17, 2015 at 23:22 UTC as 38th comment | 17 replies

Why send anyone, just ignore them, that's what they fear the most.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 14, 2015 at 22:42 UTC as 51st comment
On article Have your say: Best High-end Compact Camera of 2014 (78 comments in total)

So the best is the one with the biggest sensor, irrespective of any other shortcomings.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 17, 2014 at 08:21 UTC as 12th comment
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Michael Long: The camera in the new iPhone 6 / 6 Plus rivals (if not bests) most small sensor P&S cameras, and we're just in year 7 of the smartphone era.

IOW, smartphone cameras are only going to get better and as such they're going to cramp the P&S market more and more and more.

Factor in the APS-C class mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras taking out high-end DSLR sales, and it doesn't take much to see that camera companies are competing to offer their wares to an ever shrinking market.

I'm still waiting for the phone cameras to get a decent zoom, maybe then they will make a real impact.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 19, 2014 at 06:27 UTC
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Lee Jay: They might be nice, but every one of them is too big to be comfortably pocketable for me, and so they're all non starters. I don't know what I'll do when my Elph 500HS dies, as nothing newer can replace it.

That's why I bought two ELPH 330HS and cross my fingers that they last a long time.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 19, 2014 at 06:25 UTC
On Connect post Apple announces iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with new imaging features (291 comments in total)

It provides a very expensive P&S camera without any zoom, I wonder why people fall for it.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 9, 2014 at 21:37 UTC as 49th comment | 5 replies
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Lassoni: all I see is woman's butt. This is plain wrong!

What's wrong with seeing a woman's butt?

Direct link | Posted on Sep 6, 2014 at 01:14 UTC
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brianj: Let the person who has never downloaded copyright software, music or videos critisise him.

The latter, but I must admit english is becoming polluted with american spelling probably due to the internet.
From the above link:
English: criticise, criticize
US: criticize

Direct link | Posted on May 29, 2014 at 21:59 UTC
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brianj: Let the person who has never downloaded copyright software, music or videos critisise him.

We speak english here in Australia!
http://www.englishclub.com/writing/spelling_american-english.htm

Direct link | Posted on May 29, 2014 at 21:03 UTC
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brianj: Let the person who has never downloaded copyright software, music or videos critisise him.

Then feel free to criticise.

Direct link | Posted on May 29, 2014 at 10:45 UTC
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brianj: Let the person who has never downloaded copyright software, music or videos critisise him.

I could have used an alternate analogy due to the shortage of plutonium. Like, is selling guns and bullets a crime, no, not in most places, its using the gun to kill somebody that is a crime. Just because someone will sell you a gun doesn't make it right to kill someone with it, same as information, you do not have to act on it and do the crime. This is how it has always been, unless I have not noticed some change occuring in society.

Direct link | Posted on May 29, 2014 at 04:21 UTC
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brianj: Let the person who has never downloaded copyright software, music or videos critisise him.

Calling him names will do nothing. I can find out how to build an atomic bomb on the internet, it is up to me whether I build one, likewise with stealing an image, it is mine or your choice.

Direct link | Posted on May 29, 2014 at 03:59 UTC

Let the person who has never downloaded copyright software, music or videos critisise him.

Direct link | Posted on May 29, 2014 at 03:48 UTC as 84th comment | 12 replies

So the earth really is round !

Direct link | Posted on May 24, 2014 at 04:26 UTC as 1st comment | 4 replies
On Connect post Lightstrap is a ring flash for your iPhone (9 comments in total)
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jcmarfilph: Lets see, I will bring this ring flash, macro lens, telephoto lens, tripod, WA lens and many more plastic accessories.

Good Lord, I might as well bring a backpack for my iPhony's useless accessories.

Or just bring a proper camera.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 7, 2013 at 21:35 UTC
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