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MPA1

MPA1

Lives in New Zealand (Aotearoa) New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Works as a Photographer
Has a website at www.tlphoto.co.nz
Joined on Jun 14, 2010
About me:

Professional commercial, travel and humanitarian photographer. Organiser and guide for private small group photography tours throughout New Zealand.

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On Capture One Pro 8 software review article (306 comments in total)
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Skipper494: Can never understand why people think that a third party knows a camera manufacturer's RAW algorithm better than the camera manufacturer and, of course, the latter's converter comes free.

Conversely I believe camera makers should stick to their knitting and make cameras, leaving software to professionals.
Better that they give the algorithms away in licence deals and allow someone specialising in software to do the job properly.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 9, 2015 at 11:20 UTC

Closest thing to an AF M series you can get...On my shopping list.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 13, 2015 at 11:08 UTC as 29th comment
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Review preview (839 comments in total)

I think it would be helpful if DPR listed alternatives as part of these reviews.

Direct link | Posted on May 16, 2015 at 03:51 UTC as 7th comment
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Paul Auclair: like the camera strap.
new firmware update mostly for underwater shooting?. i did not know there was so many folks using OMDs underwater.

Well if Nikon can make a special D810 for the 6 people who shoot stars and planets....

Direct link | Posted on May 16, 2015 at 03:49 UTC
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Mike FL: I think it is the time for Oly to ask some one to make a new MFT sensor in stead of paint some of its body parts with FAKE Titanium.

If Oly like to sale a "limited edition Titanium", make some of its body parts with REAL Titanium.

1) Because I read it somewhere and 2) it is too cheap.

Direct link | Posted on May 16, 2015 at 03:48 UTC

Hate that 'kin hipster...!

Direct link | Posted on May 15, 2015 at 23:33 UTC as 11th comment
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Damo83: $950???!!!!!

If the job you're doing pays $20,000 for the images and it is essential you get them from say Burkina Faso to the client in London, you'd happily pay $950 for a rugged backup.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 9, 2015 at 01:19 UTC
On Sony Alpha a7 II Review preview (837 comments in total)
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EvilTed: Amateur Photographer from the UK, has a completely different review, claiming the noise handling is great and that the DR is better than the D750 or D810.

I smell a rat DP :(

http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/reviews/compactsystemcameras/sony-alpha-7-ii-review

Since they have yet to review the D810 they may not know this...!

Direct link | Posted on Apr 7, 2015 at 04:04 UTC
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JackM: Look, a DSLR!

Minus the mirror box..

Direct link | Posted on Feb 14, 2015 at 10:48 UTC
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Marty4650: Except for that 28mm prime, those are some really big lenses!

They probably are pretty good lenses, but it defeats the purpose of buying the "smallest FF body" when you need to attach a big honking lens to it.

Of course, everything is relative. I'd say these kits are still a lot more compact than any Nikon D810 with similar lenses....

You can't make the lenses small and keep the sensor big. Physics!

Direct link | Posted on Feb 13, 2015 at 23:17 UTC

No camera without a viewfinder can be taken seriously.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 11, 2015 at 21:44 UTC as 142nd comment | 1 reply

Seems pretty niche to me!

Direct link | Posted on Feb 11, 2015 at 02:35 UTC as 28th comment
On Go wide! Hands-on with Canon's 11-24mm F4 L article (228 comments in total)
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Douglas F Watt: How does it get to be so big at just slightly wider (11mm vs the 12mm of the Nikon), while the Nikon is 2.8 and it's f4? Don't get that one . . . .

Because the Nikon is a better lens..

Direct link | Posted on Feb 7, 2015 at 08:17 UTC
On Go wide! Hands-on with Canon's 11-24mm F4 L article (228 comments in total)

Only f4? Who wants a lens that slow? I think the Nikon 14-24 f2.8 is still better.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 7, 2015 at 08:17 UTC as 36th comment | 3 replies
On Hands-on with Canon's 'not-coming-to-USA' EOS M3 article (574 comments in total)
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MPA1: It seems to be missing an essential (IMV) component: a viewfinder.

An LCD is NOT a viewfinder. It is a screen.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 23:03 UTC
On Hands-on with Canon's 'not-coming-to-USA' EOS M3 article (574 comments in total)
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Mike FL: 'not-coming-to-USA' = Gun shy for the USA market.

Or too complex for Americans?

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 23:02 UTC
On Hands-on with Canon's 'not-coming-to-USA' EOS M3 article (574 comments in total)

So where is it going if not the USA?

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 23:01 UTC as 102nd comment | 5 replies
On Canon EOS 5DS / SR First Impressions Review preview (3439 comments in total)

Technically impressive but practicality lacking for many uses - which at least they seem to have recognised.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 08:31 UTC as 795th comment | 3 replies
On Hands-on with Canon's 'not-coming-to-USA' EOS M3 article (574 comments in total)

It seems to be missing an essential (IMV) component: a viewfinder.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 04:48 UTC as 176th comment | 4 replies

It's no ME Super, is it?

Direct link | Posted on Feb 4, 2015 at 23:06 UTC as 159th comment
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