malteser01: Sirs, every now and then I hit a problem with my XE2 and I wonder if you saw this in your testing. Every now and then I focus on something and get the green confirmation box but the subject on which I focussed is out of focus! I've sent the camera back to Fuji and they confirmed that it was all within tolerance, but this keeps happening. Have you seen this? Any observations/suggestions? This happened just the other night when taking a shot of my wife at a restaurant across the table. I tried focussing three times in succession without moving. The whole photo was out of focus every time. Once I moved, it focussed perfectly. Don't know what to do...oh and this happens with both 18-55 kitlens and 35mm/1.4.
I had this happen when I tried a friend's X-E2 with 35mm lens on a sunny day. Then it also happened while testing out the X-A1 and the 18mm lens in a well-lit store. Tried 3 times and I always get the green dot focus confirmation but the image is clearly out of focus.
Thanks for the great photos, Barney. For a moment there, I almost forgot this was a sample gallery of a lens.
"It's in my hands again."
So I guess film is making a comeback. ;)
It won't be long before mirrors are finally obsolete in the digital age as other major brands will surely follow suit. Bravo to Sony for adding a milestone in camera history.
"Is that a QX in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?"
Good innovation from Sony but the product itself doesn't seem very practical to carry around. It appears chunky and may likely be left at home once the novelty wears off, with the worry of losing it and not knowing how to carry it. Looking beyond that, it does have its uses. Plus, phones can now have something similar to swivel screens on cameras.
If only Nikon had put P-A-S-M on the control dials in the first place, then none of this would have happened.
Nismo350Z: I think I'll wait. Not long from now, Nikon will release a SB-310 due to the thermal cut-out protection being too aggressive ;)
@Thanatham Piriyakarnjanakul: Please look at the back of the SB-300 and tell me how to turn off the thermal protection.
Nismo350Z: It would have been a huge improvement to make it 16mm wider but I suppose that would have taken away some sales of the 16-85mm VR.
@io_bg. Making it 18-to-whatever isn't helping as we have plenty of those, so a wider angle like 16mm is the next logical step. Sure, we all want even wider but that's not realistic in this class of lens.
I think I'll wait. Not long from now, Nikon will release a SB-310 due to the thermal cut-out protection being too aggressive ;)
It would have been a huge improvement to make it 16mm wider but I suppose that would have taken away some sales of the 16-85mm VR.
Reg Natarajan: This thing takes narcissism to a new level.
Maybe he meant that narcissists usually enjoy looking at themselves in the mirror, so then the camera works in that regard. *shrugs*
Nismo350Z: Barney, I think the camera phone users have 20 reasons why they haven't touched ANY camera in years ;-)
Still can't beat a DSLR system for bokeh, though.
@ptox. Where did I say bokeh depends on sensors?? It's systems which includes lenses. There's always someone eager to read out of context.
@howardoark. Yes, that's what I meant...getting pleasant bokeh.
Barney, I think the camera phone users have 20 reasons why they haven't touched ANY camera in years ;-)
The first page is about psychology and the second page tries to be relevant. The title is somewhat misleading but at least he went out and took photos.
Suddenly, the red and brown Nikon DSLRs don't look so bad after all.Seriously though, Pentax should let you custom order from a catalog of fine leathers and materials like brushed aluminum or carbon fibre. Kind of like a high end luxury car.
Will definitely consider this lens. From the photo, it looks like the zoom rotates in the usual direction of a Nikon. I thought Sigma always made lenses that rotated the other way, like a Canon. Did this change recently or does it depend on the mount?
Now that FX DSLRs have shrunk a bit (as in the D600), Nikon appears to be heading in the same direction with DX in the form of Coolpix A. Now if they could just add an F-mount to it then it would sell like hotcakes.
If the photographer wanted to make a big deal about using the iPhone as his main camera, then he should have taken the actual wedding with it. These photos have no depth-of-field so they certainly look like snapshots taken with a camera phone.
yonsarh: I dunno guys, but for me, D5100 IQ is way looks better in my monitor...
No sample shots here but since he posted 4 weeks ago, I'm assuming the OP is referring to the non-North American Nikon sites where the camera has long been released. They do appear on the U.S. site now.
missymoo: I meant to say D5200 in my earlier post any ways can someone give me a comparison on the D5200 and the D90 I want to know which is better this new D5200 sure sounds good but I'm not a professional and get muddled with the tech terms so need some guidance. Thanks
If you've never had a DSLR before, then a D5200 would be a very good beginner's camera. It's not too heavy so you're more likely to carry it around (and use it) compared to the D90 that I have. Even better, look into the D5100 which is much cheaper and just as capable. Sometimes hardware geeks take way too much into consideration when most people just want to take very good photos. You can always upgrade later if you've outgrown it, but if it does everything you need it to do then stick with it til the day it breaks down :)