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Ron Outdoors

Ron Outdoors

Lives in United States Philadelphia, PA, United States
Works as a Retired
Has a website at www.ronhartman.net
Joined on Nov 8, 2005


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On Roundup: Enthusiast Zoom Compact Cameras article (424 comments in total)
In reply to:

Cy Cheze: Here's a pitch for the underdog LX7:

The control ring is limited to aperture selection, but it has dedicated wheels for shutter and ND filter. Each ratchets precisely. The RX100 ring lurches about. The LX7 offers time lapse, which the others do not. Its aperture is fastest across the full zoom range. One can suppress digital zoom in video, which one cannot with the Sony. Plus, it is intermitently offered at a $299 price, which is hard to beat. Can the RX100 be worth more than twice that? It too will sell for less when the RX200 (or the Samsung KX100!) draw nigh. But people who elect to spend more money, or get a tatoo, find ingenious ways to be cheerful they did.

Most people are not going to spend $650 on compact camera. Especially when we already own more expensive equipment, and the compact will only be used occasionally. Plenty of reasons to consider other cameras in the the roundup.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 18, 2012 at 21:03 UTC
On Roundup: Enthusiast Zoom Compact Cameras article (424 comments in total)

I'm don't see a mention of video quality.

Also, the page menus, usually on the right, are not there. Makes it a little hard to navigate. Maybe I'm missing the video page.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 18, 2012 at 19:04 UTC as 152nd comment | 3 replies

I guess Snow Leopard is history to Apple.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 1, 2012 at 16:13 UTC as 11th comment

Quite annoying. Only for Mountain Lion. Yet, if I update from Snow Leopard, I lose compatibility with the SpectraView Calibrator, as Apple has not corrected that problem yet.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 25, 2012 at 11:49 UTC as 14th comment
On A fisheye_10017_0117 4-6 in the fish eye challenge (8 comments in total)

Great photo. So much of interest.

Direct link | Posted on May 22, 2012 at 20:12 UTC as 1st comment
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