rondom

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rondom: why did they stop at 328000? They could've pushed just another stop. I don't think 6560000 would look much worse than this. Also Dpreview: kind of misleading picture accompanying the title.

@barney: i am sure you understood what I meant: "Hello, ISO 3,280,000" accompanied with ISO 100 shot.

Link | Posted on Mar 28, 2016 at 15:58 UTC

why did they stop at 328000? They could've pushed just another stop. I don't think 6560000 would look much worse than this. Also Dpreview: kind of misleading picture accompanying the title.

Link | Posted on Mar 28, 2016 at 13:34 UTC as 132nd comment | 6 replies
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rondom: One comment on the standalone version: it seems to support more than jpegs, unlike what the (open) dialog box suggests. I was able to open tiff files successfully. All you need to do is rename the file extension. Of course, you will still need to use an editing program to convert raw files to tiff.

Well that's what I thought too, but makfoto sounded rather sure. Also if they are so different, how come a JPEG only program is able to handle it?

Link | Posted on Mar 26, 2016 at 20:14 UTC
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rondom: One comment on the standalone version: it seems to support more than jpegs, unlike what the (open) dialog box suggests. I was able to open tiff files successfully. All you need to do is rename the file extension. Of course, you will still need to use an editing program to convert raw files to tiff.

@makfoto thanks, TIFF as non destructive JPEG is news to me. For some reason I thought it was a completely different format, but this makes sense.
@adsr can you explain the last sentence? How can you edit an image file in standalone version, if it has no file menu? Are you talking about nik or some other program?

Link | Posted on Mar 26, 2016 at 19:38 UTC

One comment on the standalone version: it seems to support more than jpegs, unlike what the (open) dialog box suggests. I was able to open tiff files successfully. All you need to do is rename the file extension. Of course, you will still need to use an editing program to convert raw files to tiff.

Link | Posted on Mar 26, 2016 at 12:17 UTC as 38th comment | 8 replies
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mxx: All the moaning. This is a serious camera with which you can cover a war. Keep your piffy mirrorless toys for your pool parties.

People showing up in pool parties with EOS 1Dx (and the likes) is sillier than people showing up in war zones with "piffy mirrorless toys". Also: more likely that you will encounter the former than the latter but if you still insist, check this out:
http://www.robgalbraith.com/multi_page8c1c.html?cid=7-6468-7844

Link | Posted on Feb 2, 2016 at 12:07 UTC
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rondom: Either an honest mistake, or Leica wants us to believe that this camera is ONLY 39 mm deep...I don't care what their specs sheet says, but it is obviously WRONG
http://www.dpreview.com/galleries/5601265905/photos/3310459/leica

HAR: It looks like they have done the right thing. See here:
http://camerasize.com/compare/#639,557

Link | Posted on Oct 24, 2015 at 13:02 UTC
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rondom: Either an honest mistake, or Leica wants us to believe that this camera is ONLY 39 mm deep...I don't care what their specs sheet says, but it is obviously WRONG
http://www.dpreview.com/galleries/5601265905/photos/3310459/leica

(D) Deep/ depth I guess..camera thickness is what we are talking about here, and all protrusions (evf, grip) should be included into the thickness unless they are removable extras.

Link | Posted on Oct 24, 2015 at 05:06 UTC

Either an honest mistake, or Leica wants us to believe that this camera is ONLY 39 mm deep...I don't care what their specs sheet says, but it is obviously WRONG
http://www.dpreview.com/galleries/5601265905/photos/3310459/leica

Link | Posted on Oct 23, 2015 at 16:51 UTC as 8th comment | 5 replies
On article A lot to like: Real-world Leica Q gallery posted (349 comments in total)
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rondom: OUCH...the raw files, when not loaded with a proper profile, show major corner vignetting at the edge...when cropped one gets the 28 mm, and the DNG records a slightly wider field of view, but wonder why?
and not only that, you already have two dust spots in your Q.
See this (please do not attack and answer constructively)
http://www.dpreview.com/galleries/5601265905/photos/3280945/untitled

JACS thanks! ok. i was able to remove the vignetting with 30% barrel correction. slightly dissapointing for a leica lens, if you ask me...but you are correct. it is not cropping the frame, it is just distortion correction.

Link | Posted on Aug 31, 2015 at 16:46 UTC
On article A lot to like: Real-world Leica Q gallery posted (349 comments in total)
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rondom: OUCH...the raw files, when not loaded with a proper profile, show major corner vignetting at the edge...when cropped one gets the 28 mm, and the DNG records a slightly wider field of view, but wonder why?
and not only that, you already have two dust spots in your Q.
See this (please do not attack and answer constructively)
http://www.dpreview.com/galleries/5601265905/photos/3280945/untitled

is the ACTUAL sensor size larger than 36x24? it better be...
if not, this is LESS than a full frame camera. i am completely puzzled by this and i think this deserves an explanation...thanks
here is another one:
http://www.dpreview.com/galleries/5601265905/photos/3280948/untitled2

Link | Posted on Aug 31, 2015 at 16:06 UTC
On article A lot to like: Real-world Leica Q gallery posted (349 comments in total)

OUCH...the raw files, when not loaded with a proper profile, show major corner vignetting at the edge...when cropped one gets the 28 mm, and the DNG records a slightly wider field of view, but wonder why?
and not only that, you already have two dust spots in your Q.
See this (please do not attack and answer constructively)
http://www.dpreview.com/galleries/5601265905/photos/3280945/untitled

Link | Posted on Aug 31, 2015 at 15:40 UTC as 74th comment | 6 replies

Looks like Dpreview will have to test every lens for sale.....separately...

Link | Posted on Jul 22, 2015 at 18:53 UTC as 23rd comment | 2 replies
On SampleImage:0814926361 (4 comments in total)

wow..please, anyone who knows where this is, and what is this?

Posted on Jul 21, 2015 at 13:09 UTC as 3rd comment
On SampleImage:1283885011 (5 comments in total)

wow..please, anyone who knows where this is, and what is this?

Posted on Jul 21, 2015 at 13:09 UTC as 3rd comment
On a photo in the Canon EOS 5DS Sample Gallery sample gallery (5 comments in total)

wow..please, anyone who knows where this is, and what is this?

Link | Posted on Jul 21, 2015 at 13:09 UTC as 3rd comment
On photo 20150715Canon5DsTest_Stead_24 in dpreview review samples's photo gallery (5 comments in total)

wow..please, anyone who knows where this is, and what is this?

Link | Posted on Jul 21, 2015 at 13:09 UTC as 3rd comment
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Tungsten Nordstein: Imaginative?

@TN re:
"Someone invent an irony emoticon, please. :-o"
I hope not..it doubles the fun...

Link | Posted on Jul 19, 2015 at 12:45 UTC
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Tungsten Nordstein: Imaginative?

TN, admit it you are jealous in face of such imagination. Frankly, I don't want to be hard on Baznani here...he has put together a consistent and persistent body of work around a straightforward idea, which can be summed up as "honey I shrunk the kids". The question you are raising is about dpreview editor, who titled the article, not the photographer...

Link | Posted on Jul 18, 2015 at 16:59 UTC

"honey i shrunk the imagination"

Link | Posted on Jul 18, 2015 at 12:29 UTC as 51st comment
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