Domagoj Batinic

Domagoj Batinic

Lives in Croatia (Hrvatska) Zagreb, Croatia (Hrvatska)
Joined on Nov 21, 2008
About me:

my tools:Oly E-M5 + 45mm/1.8 + Oly E-520 + 12-60 + 14-42 + 70-300 + Sigma 105mm + FL-50R + EC20 + SRF-11 ring flash

OM lenses: 24mm/2.8, 28mm/3.5, 35mm/2 , 50mm/1.8, 50mm/1.4, 50mm/3.5 macro, 50mm/2 macro , 90mm/2 macro , 55mm/1.2 ,100mm/2.8 ,135mm/2.8,135mm/3.5,200mm/5, 75-150mm/4 , 500mm/8 reflex , 35-70mm/3.6, 35-70mm/4, 85-250mm/5 , 100-200mm/5 ,Soligor OM 28-80mm/3.5-4.5 , RMC Tokina 80-200mm/4 , Osawa 28mm/2.8 , Vivitar 28mm/2.8 , Vivitar Series 1 70-210mm/3.5 (kiron) , Sigma 24mm/2.8 , Sigma 8mm/4 fisheye , Sigma 300mm/2, Vivitar 90mm/2.8 , Panagor 55mm/2.8 , Tamron SP 90mm/2.5 , Tamron SP 28-80mm/3.5-4-2
m42 lenses : Pancolar 50mm/1.8, Fujinon EBC 55mm/3.5 macro , Tomioka Yashinon 60mm/2.8,Pentacon 29mm/2.8, Pentacon 50mm/1.8, Pentacon auto 100mm/2.8, Pentacon auto 200mm/4 , Helios-44-2 58mm/2 , Samyang 500mm/8, Industar-50-2 50mm/3,5 , tair3-phs 300mm/4.5 , aus Jena 50mm/2.8, Helios 44M-4 58mm/2, Helios 44 58mm/2 , Jupiter-21M 200mm/4 , Mir-1W 37mm/2.8, Industar 61 L/Z 50mm/2.8 ,Helios 40-2 85mm/1.5, Tair 11a 135mm/2.8 , Meyer-Optik Goerlitz Primotar 135mm/3.5, Jupiter37a/3.5, Volna-9 50mm/2.8, Super Macro Takumar 50mm/4, Macro Takumar 50/4, Sirius 18-28mm/4-4.5 , CZJ Tessar 50mm/2.8 , Fujinon 55mm/1.8 , Super Carenar 35mm/2.8 , Cosinon 50mm/2.8 (several 2x converters , macro bellows ) , Soligor 135mm/2
pentacon six lens: czj Flektogon 50mm/4 , Biometar 80mm/2.8 (x2) , czj Sonnar 180mm/2.8
minolta md lens: minolta md 24mm/2.8 VFC , 35-70mm/3.5 , mc rokkor 35mm/2.8, macro rokkor qf 50mm/3.5 , rokkor-x 50mm/1.4, MD tele rokkor 135mm/3.5, tele rokkor 300mm/5.6 , minolta 35-105mm/3.5-4.5 , MD zoom 70-210mm/4.5-5.6, Tokina AT-X 90mm/2.5 , Tokina AT-X 80-200mm/2.8 , sigma 100mm/2.8 , Vivitar series 1 35-85mm/2.8 , Kiron 28mm/2 , Panagor 28mm/2.5 , Tamron 85-210mm/4.5 ,
pentax k lens:SMC pentax-m 50mm/1.4 , SMC pentax-m 100mm/4 macro
nikon manual lenses: Maginon 100-500mm/5.6-7.1, Kiron 105mm/2.8, Tokina AT-X 50-250mm/4-5.6 ,Tokina AT-X 35-70mm/2.8 , Micro-Nikkor 55mm/3.5 , Micro-Nikkor 105mm/2.8 , Micro-Nikkor 200mm/4 , Nikkor 28mm/2.8 AiS , Soligor 200mm/2.8 ,Nikkor 20mm/4, RMC Tokina 17mm/3.5, Tamron 28-50mm/3.5-4.5, zoom Nikkor 35-105mm/3.5-4.5/ El-Nikkors: 50mm/2.8 , 80mm/5.6
Canon FD lenses:Makinon 35-70 , Canon 135mm/2.8 , Canon 70-150mm/4.5 , Canon 50mm/1.4 s.s.c., Canon 50mm/1.8
Konica AR lenses: Hexanon 28mm/3.5, Hexanon 40mm/1.8 ,Hexanon 50mm/1.7, Hexanon 52mm/1.8 , Hexar 135mm/3.5, Hexanon 135mm/3.2 , Hexanon 200mm/3.5
m39 lenses: silver Jupiter-9 85mm/2 , Jupiter 8 50mm/2 , Industar 61 L/D 52mm/2.8

Comments

Total: 13, showing: 1 – 13
On Photographing Thailand with the Nokia Lumia 1020 article (155 comments in total)
In reply to:

Dan Wagner: On the DPReview home page for this feature it reads, "It would seem that a trip somewhere as exotic as Thailand would require a pro camera and a heavy bag of lenses." In my opinion this is an inaccurate statement. The phone was used to photograph one very photogenic location inhabited by monkeys. It was not used to photograph Thailand -- the whole country. And what is the end product -- files of a size and quality the phone was capable of producing. So, again in my opinion, the writer of the feature could have provided a more precise description such as: Here are some photographs of monkeys in Thailand taken with a phone. Of course framing it in a DSLR vs phone context it will garner more comments and views from the "There's something wrong on the Internet" crowd to which I guess I am a member as proven by this post.

One can travel light with a point and shoot, or even a small DSLR with a few small sized primes.

@ electrophoto -i responded regarding Dan Wagner's jibe on size and quality of Lumia 1020 files, not the content of the photos

Direct link | Posted on Aug 2, 2014 at 17:46 UTC
On Photographing Thailand with the Nokia Lumia 1020 article (155 comments in total)
In reply to:

Roadrunner123: This is obviously a joke. It this is what Jan Ras thinks Thailand is he really needs to take his head out of his rectum and explore the country. This is beyond pathetic. It is an insult to the country and its citizens to describe taking some monkey shots as 'Thailand photographed'. I thought it would be impossible to get anything worse than What the duck, but no, I was wrong. Can it get any worse than this? Coming next week... London photographed: 10 photos of toilet roll holders from London's railway stations.

you judge this upon 10 photos DPR chose to put in this article and insult the photographer that took them? like any other man with an equipment capable to take photos in foreign country , i'm sure Jan Ras took a lot more photos than 10 presented here. it's totally other thing how DPR chose to spin this, like this 10 photos represent Thailand in it's entirety.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 2, 2014 at 17:42 UTC
On Photographing Thailand with the Nokia Lumia 1020 article (155 comments in total)
In reply to:

Dan Wagner: On the DPReview home page for this feature it reads, "It would seem that a trip somewhere as exotic as Thailand would require a pro camera and a heavy bag of lenses." In my opinion this is an inaccurate statement. The phone was used to photograph one very photogenic location inhabited by monkeys. It was not used to photograph Thailand -- the whole country. And what is the end product -- files of a size and quality the phone was capable of producing. So, again in my opinion, the writer of the feature could have provided a more precise description such as: Here are some photographs of monkeys in Thailand taken with a phone. Of course framing it in a DSLR vs phone context it will garner more comments and views from the "There's something wrong on the Internet" crowd to which I guess I am a member as proven by this post.

One can travel light with a point and shoot, or even a small DSLR with a few small sized primes.

full resolution of Lumia 1020 photos is 7136x5360, full resolution of my Olympus E-M5 is 4608x3456 so size of Lumia 1020 photos is more than enough for printing that you wouldn't differentiate which photo of the same subject is taken with Lumia 1020 and which with proper camera.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 2, 2014 at 17:32 UTC
On Using third-party lenses on Sony Cyber-shot a7 / a7R article (496 comments in total)
In reply to:

Domagoj Batinic: you really should take a look a this collective thread with samples from manual lenses on a7 and see what people that know how to use manual lenses properly can do with them:
http://forum.mflenses.com/shooting-the-collection-on-a7r-t63368,highlight,%2Ba7.html

well, you should, it'll improve your skills

Direct link | Posted on Jan 22, 2014 at 19:06 UTC
On Using third-party lenses on Sony Cyber-shot a7 / a7R article (496 comments in total)

you really should take a look a this collective thread with samples from manual lenses on a7 and see what people that know how to use manual lenses properly can do with them:
http://forum.mflenses.com/shooting-the-collection-on-a7r-t63368,highlight,%2Ba7.html

Direct link | Posted on Jan 22, 2014 at 16:35 UTC as 77th comment | 3 replies
In reply to:

Nate21: I am guessing olympus will make a micro 4/3rd camera that uses both 4/3rd and mirco 4/3rd lens, it wil mostly likely be the OM-D replacement or the new section for the system only time will tell.

for that to happen they have to make an adapter that will focus 4/3 lenses as good as 4/3 body, and that they didn't succeed to do yet. and making OM-D replacement so soon is nonsense.

this will be 4/3 body

Direct link | Posted on Aug 19, 2012 at 12:03 UTC
In reply to:

Chris_in_Osaka: OLYMPUS, how about the quality and value of 4/3's lenses FOR MICRO FOUR THIRDS? As a former 4/3's user (various E system cameras from the E-1 up to the E-3) and current m4/3 user (E-PL3 and OM-D), I WON'T EVER be going back to the E system (if I want to lug around a heavy body, I've got a 5D Mark II...which I hardly touch now thanks to the OM-D), but I miss the High Grade and Super High Grade lens range, the mid level High Grade in particular (competitively priced plus lens hoods and cases included). Please, enough with the overpriced plastic on one end and Leica wannabe metal lenses on the other...give me a designed for m4/3 weather sealed 50-200mm 2.8-3.5 and so on.

patience, you'll get them. olympus is just starting to bring out great lenses. first they had to establish the m4/3 system and they couldn't do that by introducing expensive high end glass right off the bat. as the system matures it will get the glass like we know from 4/3 range

Direct link | Posted on Aug 17, 2012 at 21:47 UTC
In reply to:

bcalkins: It would be interesting if they did the hybrid sensor idea with an MFT mount with 4/3 mount adapter with a pro body spec. Have to be an EVF, though, maybe higher res and larger than the EM-5. Basically an EM-5 with larger body and PDAF.

By interesting I mean it would also be something that MFT owners might move 'up' to and gain access to some of the excellent 4/3 glass without the AF performance hit.

Not that an updated E-5 isn't interesting on its own, just not interesting to me as a MFT only user :)

that's not gonna happen , this will be body aimed only at 4/3 lenses. what it should be E-5 size body, weathersealed, sensor and IBIS from E-M5, and (pleeeeease Olympus) huge OVF, maybe hybrid VF to give options like magnify view in VF

Direct link | Posted on Aug 17, 2012 at 21:37 UTC
In reply to:

wlachan: It's good to know 4/3 wasn't dead but it must be in a very difficult spot. Would Olympus be able to produce a super high performance body that is affordable enough when compared against Canon & Nikon's similar DSLRs? And how about those way overpriced lenses? It's like half the weight and engine of a Ferrari but asking for the same price because it can accelerate just as fast. Hello?

"It's like half the weight and engine of a Ferrari but asking for the same price because it can accelerate just as fast. Hello?"

why not? Pagani Zonda or Koeniggsegg come to mind

Direct link | Posted on Aug 17, 2012 at 21:26 UTC
In reply to:

mark25: these are, quite simply 'sub-standard' bad samples. they look as though the guys went out for lunch and every photo taken during that time was posted here for a very large audience, of which a large number is the potential buyer.

Dpreview needs to up its game and they need to have a meeting on this; the quality of their samples has degraded over the years. just browse the site back to 2006 and see how good the samples used to be.

i hope dpreview.com is listening.

muhammad muhsin

@ nicolaiecostel - actually, because of the price tag, people buying this lens will not be amateurs that will make pix like these. people buying this lens will be more skilled amateurs than that. people that take shots that are worth looking at and admiring. (here i'm not counting people that just have to have the latest and priciest gear around)

Direct link | Posted on Jul 1, 2012 at 18:53 UTC
On User Guide: Getting the most out of the Olympus E-M5 article (262 comments in total)
In reply to:

mauritsvw: So while the DPR guys and the Olympus crowd are happily chatting away and learning to use the E-M5 down to the finest details, the rest of us are still waiting for reviews of other, also interesting cameras to be published...

well, we Olympus crowd also had to wait for E-M5 review here

Direct link | Posted on May 8, 2012 at 19:24 UTC
On User Guide: Getting the most out of the Olympus E-M5 article (262 comments in total)
In reply to:

h2k: The sheer existance (and necessity?) of an article as this discourages me to consider the camera. The readers' questions here aren't encouraging either.

then go use a p&s camera

Direct link | Posted on May 8, 2012 at 06:26 UTC
On User Guide: Getting the most out of the Olympus E-M5 article (262 comments in total)

regarding EVF. i have E-M5 and without changing any EVF settings when i have it hanging around my neck EVF is not always on,because camera goes to sleep quickly ( a minute or two). so it's not really draining the battery (firmware of the camera is 1.0)

Direct link | Posted on May 7, 2012 at 22:20 UTC as 121st comment
Total: 13, showing: 1 – 13