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cgarrard

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cgarrard: "Fuelled by our ongoing collaboration with Sony and Zeiss, the pocket-sized Stellar models are proving extremely popular....

Bull, Sheet.

lol

The one and only owner of one :). Maybe its the CEO of the company? :)

Direct link | Posted on Nov 26, 2014 at 14:24 UTC
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cgarrard: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA,

Whew.

Hi Mr English teacher !

Actually I added the second paragraph of laughing, because I wasn't done yet.

What's my grade?

Direct link | Posted on Nov 26, 2014 at 05:35 UTC

"Fuelled by our ongoing collaboration with Sony and Zeiss, the pocket-sized Stellar models are proving extremely popular....

Bull, Sheet.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 26, 2014 at 03:37 UTC as 71st comment | 2 replies
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cgarrard: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA,

Whew.

Just when Hassy thought THEY got the last laugh.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 26, 2014 at 03:30 UTC

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA,

Whew.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 26, 2014 at 03:27 UTC as 72nd comment | 6 replies
On Hands-on with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 article (309 comments in total)
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Thatcannonguy: 2/2

I did not even fire it up. Left everything in the box, closed it and sent it back right away. I had ordered it with the 15mm Leica 1.7 lens. That's a tiny lens. Light as well. But even that lens put the camera completely out of balance. And the barrel was too big (!) so that it was 'in the way', holding the camera.

The whole idea of interchangeable lenses is useless if the body is that small.

Today i ordered the GX7 instead for a very nice price. I think i'll be much happier with that as a second camera. At least i'll be able to USE it.

So, the bottom line is; size and weight are one thing, but the design can be taken over the top. Even for my medium sized office-hands.

My advice would be; try before you buy !! Make sure you are able to swap it for something else or get a refund.

Of course, very many people don't need my advice and will be happy with it.

But beware, that's all i am saying !

Good for you, the rest of us want a grip :).

Direct link | Posted on Nov 25, 2014 at 16:20 UTC
On Hands-on with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 article (309 comments in total)
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Thatcannonguy: 2/2

I did not even fire it up. Left everything in the box, closed it and sent it back right away. I had ordered it with the 15mm Leica 1.7 lens. That's a tiny lens. Light as well. But even that lens put the camera completely out of balance. And the barrel was too big (!) so that it was 'in the way', holding the camera.

The whole idea of interchangeable lenses is useless if the body is that small.

Today i ordered the GX7 instead for a very nice price. I think i'll be much happier with that as a second camera. At least i'll be able to USE it.

So, the bottom line is; size and weight are one thing, but the design can be taken over the top. Even for my medium sized office-hands.

My advice would be; try before you buy !! Make sure you are able to swap it for something else or get a refund.

Of course, very many people don't need my advice and will be happy with it.

But beware, that's all i am saying !

That's quite a statement. Again I beg to differ. I've never heard anyone complain about a grip being on a camera and wanting it removed so the camera looks nicer. Sorry that statement does not ring true and the same cannot be said.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 25, 2014 at 14:42 UTC
On Panasonic DMC-CM1 to go on sale in UK article (147 comments in total)

This is the first cell/camera combination that has intrigued or tempted me.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 25, 2014 at 14:41 UTC as 8th comment
On Enthusiast compact camera roundup (2014) article (163 comments in total)
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ObelixCMM: Compact?
Lumix FZ1000 is bigger than Canon T5i, Nikon D5300, Pentax K-3....

Compact is a class of camera here, its not a representation of size despite the true definition of the word. Compact simply means fixed lens camera. And to get a DSLR with an equivalent focal length that the FZ1000 has, never mind the brighter constant aperture, would be both a lot bulkier, heavier, and more expensive. So in that right, the FZ1000 is indeed compact compared to a DSLR equivalent.

One can't even purchase a DSLR lens that has a max aperture value close to what the FZ1000 has for the focal equivalent. And if you could, the price would likely be double for the lens only. Size/weight would likely be double, even for an APS-C sensored DSLR. But one such lens doesn't exist- hence the true value and design advantage of the FZ1000. May be the worlds first true contender as an all in one design that most users could get by with for amateur and professional work alike.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 25, 2014 at 14:36 UTC
On Hands-on with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 article (309 comments in total)
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Thatcannonguy: 2/2

I did not even fire it up. Left everything in the box, closed it and sent it back right away. I had ordered it with the 15mm Leica 1.7 lens. That's a tiny lens. Light as well. But even that lens put the camera completely out of balance. And the barrel was too big (!) so that it was 'in the way', holding the camera.

The whole idea of interchangeable lenses is useless if the body is that small.

Today i ordered the GX7 instead for a very nice price. I think i'll be much happier with that as a second camera. At least i'll be able to USE it.

So, the bottom line is; size and weight are one thing, but the design can be taken over the top. Even for my medium sized office-hands.

My advice would be; try before you buy !! Make sure you are able to swap it for something else or get a refund.

Of course, very many people don't need my advice and will be happy with it.

But beware, that's all i am saying !

It wouldn't be that hard, I completely beg to differ. And if users/buyers don't enjoy holding it, all you do is earn a bad reputation for cameras that don't handle well.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 25, 2014 at 14:16 UTC
On Canon PowerShot S80 Review preview (1 comment in total)

Still a classic great camera. CHDK added the functionality that was missing and then some. With the extra goodies, its a bonafide classic.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 22, 2014 at 02:13 UTC as 1st comment
On Hands-on with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 article (309 comments in total)
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Thatcannonguy: 2/2

I did not even fire it up. Left everything in the box, closed it and sent it back right away. I had ordered it with the 15mm Leica 1.7 lens. That's a tiny lens. Light as well. But even that lens put the camera completely out of balance. And the barrel was too big (!) so that it was 'in the way', holding the camera.

The whole idea of interchangeable lenses is useless if the body is that small.

Today i ordered the GX7 instead for a very nice price. I think i'll be much happier with that as a second camera. At least i'll be able to USE it.

So, the bottom line is; size and weight are one thing, but the design can be taken over the top. Even for my medium sized office-hands.

My advice would be; try before you buy !! Make sure you are able to swap it for something else or get a refund.

Of course, very many people don't need my advice and will be happy with it.

But beware, that's all i am saying !

Even a small grip on the GM5, something to dig your middle finger into, would have been good. I don't understand how cameras can be designed these days that have nothing on the front of the camera to aid in holding it. It's simply maddening. The rest of the GM5 looks near perfect, well organized, nice thumbrest, you name it. The omission of a grip (even a teeny one that would NOT add bulk to the camera) on the front makes me wonder what execs are smoking. Seriously.

On larger boxy cameras you can get away with no front grip because the design is large enough to fit into your palm and thick enough (key words) to comfortably hold in your hand without needing to squeeze it to death (example, leica digilux 2). But then, small size advantage kaput.

Pana and the rest of the companies- GET A GRIP.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 21, 2014 at 14:36 UTC
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snapa: And for those not wanting go get into FF because of price, weight, size, there may even be an a6000 upgrade, with smaller/better/sharper lenses?!

http://www.dailycameranews.com/2014/10/sony-a7000-specs-price-leaked/

http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/sr2-some-more-a7000-info-256-phase-detect-and-125-contrast-detect-points/

If that happens, it will be another nail in Canikon's coffin. I know, it's only a rumor, but I will be getting one if it happens ;)

Snapa- and to others who think like you, it would be BAD if Canon and Nikon were out of business. Try thinking of a bigger picture and not that this is some silly contest in which Sony wishes to dominate the world. Canon and Nikon, and other companies, all make each other better companies because of healthy competition.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 21, 2014 at 14:19 UTC
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thomas2279f: Sony delivering a good range of Full Frame Mirrorless camera and range - making a mockery of the other 2 previously large Camera companies Canon and Nikon.

Yes they are making good cameras, but a mockery is taking things too far, really too far.

Until Sony has surpassed sales of the big two, and becomes one of the big two, they haven't made a mockery of anything.

Besides, its not about making a mockery anyways, all the cameras companies need the others to stay in business to keep consumer interest alive in photography in general. None of them wish the others to go out to business but to thrive and compete with one another in a healthy way.

Carl

Direct link | Posted on Nov 20, 2014 at 19:35 UTC
On Casio targets golfers with Japan-only Exilim EX-FC500S article (36 comments in total)
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andix: too bad George Carlin died.

I didn't say, nor did I hint that it wasn't. I simply asked how since I didn't know :). Will check it out though, probably heard it in the past before but always down for a Carlin review :).

Direct link | Posted on Nov 20, 2014 at 14:32 UTC
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mpgxsvcd: These are all things we expected the camera to have in the first place.

That's what people said when the GH4 was announced :)

Point made though, all cameras designed in the future should have every feature that could ever be thought of now instead of later.

Got it. ;)

Direct link | Posted on Nov 20, 2014 at 03:23 UTC
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CameraLabTester: An update scheduled for December.

Right.

Here, hold my beer, please, while I write that on this analog calendar on the wall using an analog pencil made of lead and clenched wood.

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Ever hear the story of how a pencil is made? Pretty rad.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 20, 2014 at 02:46 UTC
On Casio targets golfers with Japan-only Exilim EX-FC500S article (36 comments in total)
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andix: too bad George Carlin died.

How is that relevant? But yes, this world is much more empty without his presence. I actually shed a tear when I heard he was gone.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 19, 2014 at 14:13 UTC
On Pentax 645Z added to studio comparison database article (136 comments in total)
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sneakyracer: The test was done using Pentax's best lens, the 90mm Macro. Which lens did they use with the IQ180?

Doesn't matter, the IQ180 is the benchmark on the tests, i.e. nothing beats it. :)

Direct link | Posted on Nov 19, 2014 at 05:48 UTC
On Pentax 645Z added to studio comparison database article (136 comments in total)
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Hannu Liivaar: Sample images aside.. whenever you have a chance to try shooting with this camera, just do it. I though I knew it all with FF-s from Canon, Nikon and Sony. 645z starts a whole new world.. And for anyone arguing the price is too high: after trying the camera you'll most probably say the price is too low :) With regards to beaing weatherproof: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSpgAOShnZY

Well that pretty much shows how good that sealing is :) hopefully nothing got through that a quick test after wouldn't reveal... but Pentax is probably the leader on weather sealing.

I'd be scared to bury 10k in kit in sand then hose it down after. Just sayin' ' :)

Direct link | Posted on Nov 18, 2014 at 21:01 UTC
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