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Tap0: Is Canon celebrating April Fool's day early ?

Looks like 7 more hours to go for 9 am EST. Its already 9 am on the 7th where I live, so the countdown clock shows zero. Poorly executed and tested campaign, but you could always argue that I am not the intended recipient for this ad campaign since I don't live in the EST time zone. :)

Direct link | Posted on Oct 7, 2014 at 04:37 UTC

Is Canon celebrating April Fool's day early ?

Direct link | Posted on Oct 7, 2014 at 04:15 UTC as 578th comment | 2 replies
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Kartik Mehta: Canon will release a DSLR with the low light performance similar to A7s

Since you are one of the biggest Canon dealers in India, hope your information is credible....

Direct link | Posted on Oct 7, 2014 at 03:56 UTC
On article Hands-on with Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 (441 comments in total)

Manicured fingernails should be a must for these kind of shots.. please take care dpreview... your standards now are not what they were earlier....

Direct link | Posted on Sep 20, 2014 at 16:51 UTC as 97th comment | 2 replies
On article Sigma announces dp1 Quattro and LVF-01 loupe (200 comments in total)

Good luck getting this contraption through airport security

Direct link | Posted on Sep 13, 2014 at 05:45 UTC as 52nd comment
On Preview:nikon-d750 (1418 comments in total)
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sneakyracer: Seems to me this Camera is aimed squarely at the Canon 5D3. Nikon is a Canon killer. Bam Bam! Bunch of companies introducing exiting products and Canon...quiet. Either they have the most tight lipped employees, severe NDA's / Embargos and CIA like security measures or they have NOTHING to show.

@ $1000 less than the 5D Mark 3.

Posted on Sep 12, 2014 at 12:05 UTC
On Preview:nikon-d750 (1418 comments in total)
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Segaman: Gee, all this commotion for aperture setting in live view and a frame second.
Oh yeah, a flipping screen.....that will sell.
I think they just shot themselves in the foot with this new camera, who really need´s it when the D610 is $400 cheaper ?

Did you read the spec list ? What about the increase in focus capabilities and video specs ?

Posted on Sep 12, 2014 at 09:28 UTC
On article Zeiss introduces 'no distortion' Otus 1.4/85mm (339 comments in total)
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Photo Pete: Can't wait for the Otus 600mm f4.0. I've heard the price will be really competitive!

The Otus 600mm f4.0 will require 2 people to handle. One to look through the viewfinder, and the other to turn the focus ring, a bit like a focus puller. Oh yes, 2 people will be required to carry that monster around. Release date is Photokina 2016.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 9, 2014 at 08:05 UTC

Majority of the series is devoid of any color, just like the British weather !

Direct link | Posted on Sep 4, 2014 at 11:40 UTC as 40th comment
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Serickmetz: Haha, good one! Makes sense, this is probably "something big" to a third world country.

@Serickmetz....DpReview should also have a thumbs down button for ignorant comments like these

Direct link | Posted on Aug 2, 2014 at 04:41 UTC
On article Canon India teases 'something big' coming soon (150 comments in total)

It could be a photography contest as well....

Direct link | Posted on Jul 31, 2014 at 18:11 UTC as 81st comment | 1 reply
On article Readers' showcase: Landscape photography (90 comments in total)

Still for the majority of the gearheads on this forum including me , the most important question here is the camera and the lens which was used to take the image :)....

Direct link | Posted on Jul 27, 2014 at 09:03 UTC as 47th comment | 1 reply

finally a voice of sanity...

Direct link | Posted on Jun 27, 2014 at 18:59 UTC as 101st comment
On Leica T (Typ 701) First Impressions Review (2255 comments in total)
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Fazal Majid: For the naysayers: you are not the target market. The people who buy this are those who want true Leica lens quality or brand image (not a rebadged Panasonic), but find the M rangefinder system too difficult to use. It will sell like pancakes, although arguably the X Vario is a better choice for that audience.

Sell like hotcakes , not pancakes is the correct term..

Direct link | Posted on Apr 24, 2014 at 16:56 UTC
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amoebaman: I found the making of video to be even more inspirational than the final cut!

They used a D4s. Read.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 5, 2014 at 06:26 UTC
On article Mockups emerge of new Olympus OM-D 'OM-G' (333 comments in total)
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gsergei: This is clearly an April fool's day trick. Come on, boys, wake up. DPreview- bravo !


Direct link | Posted on Apr 2, 2014 at 05:05 UTC
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Shunda77: Wow, so many armchair experts commenting here, but so little intelligence....

If you do not like Nikon, you are free to move to another brand. I am perplexed with some of the comments here , it appears that people have voted Nikon to power, and Nikon is not fulfilling their promises. Nikon is just another seller of cameras, if you don't like their offerings, buy another brand.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 18, 2014 at 07:17 UTC
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(unknown member): My thoughts are that the earthquake/nuclear disaster, followed by the SE Asia tsunamis, really disrupted Nikon's DX plans.

Although I have no DX equipment, I believe Nikon will come out with a D400 and more DX lenses this year. If you don't see them by Photokina, then there won't be much, if anything, for high-end DX offerings.

Also, I'm sure Nikon thinks the D800 is the D700's successor. To me, it's not: I'd take the existing D700, make it take two SD cards and bump the sensor to 18-20MP, otherwise keep it as is.

Dear Shemale, I am trying to comprehend this sentence : "For most people today a camera should be light and an object not anyone sees right away, for others the camera is the object that makes people see them, and still many put an importance to this show off mania. " I believe that YOU do not need a mirror-less cam, you need a pair of Google glasses !

Direct link | Posted on Feb 18, 2014 at 07:12 UTC
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whyamihere: I'm sure I don't speak for the average American consumer, but having owned m4/3 cameras & lenses before trading it all in for a DSLR, I can say there's more to it than 'the camera looks the part'. With the exception of m4/3, few mirrorless systems have a lens catalog on par with most DSLR cameras. This is to be expected with the age of most mirrorless systems, but it does give one pause before investing. The main advantage I saw in mirrorless was compactness, but that gets thrown out the instant most zoom or telephoto lenses come into play, or in the case of some of the particularly large, bulky camera models that have been released lately. There's also the value proposition. For example, I see more value & versatility in a 50mm f/1.4 or f/1.8 lens for a full-frame or an APS-C DSLR than most available mirrorless equivalents. I also don't see value in most mirrorless cameras with similar asking prices of DSLR's that don't deliver at least the same image quality. There, a logical answer.

Use them manually with adapters and manually focus as fast.... I do not understand why the defenders of mirror-less suggest that we buy a $1500 mirror-less cam and use manual focusing on it...Do they practice what they preach ???

Direct link | Posted on Feb 18, 2014 at 07:09 UTC

Lame iteration....

Direct link | Posted on Feb 12, 2014 at 04:13 UTC as 72nd comment
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