AngryCorgi

AngryCorgi

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On Hands-on with the Pentax K-3 II article (504 comments in total)
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AngryCorgi: Question is: How speed-efficient is the pixel-shift mode? Much like on the Olympus, that factor will be the ultimate determining factor on value of the mode.

Obviously, yes.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 12:27 UTC
On Hands-on with the Pentax K-3 II article (504 comments in total)

Question is: How speed-efficient is the pixel-shift mode? Much like on the Olympus, that factor will be the ultimate determining factor on value of the mode.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 11:38 UTC as 54th comment | 3 replies

We will see if the AF is "HIGH SPEED". If it is, these will sell like hotcakes. If not, they probably will have languishing sales numbers.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 11:35 UTC as 11th comment

$2500?? No raw video format? No 24P option? Canon does realize its not the only fish in the 4K pond, right??

Direct link | Posted on Apr 8, 2015 at 14:08 UTC as 41st comment | 1 reply
On Nikon 1 J5: What you need to know article (492 comments in total)
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AngryCorgi: I'm assuming this is an Aptina sensor still. Can anyone verify?

Well, regardless of the sensor (or until we know for certain), the control layout and design of the body is a huge improvement on the J-series. It appears less "dumbed-down" now and actually configurable.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 3, 2015 at 18:53 UTC
On Nikon 1 J5: What you need to know article (492 comments in total)

I'm assuming this is an Aptina sensor still. Can anyone verify?

Direct link | Posted on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:04 UTC as 24th comment | 6 replies

RT = garbage...its about time microsoft realizes this

Direct link | Posted on Apr 1, 2015 at 10:21 UTC as 14th comment | 2 replies
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AngryCorgi: The CM1 JPEG output is pretty poor and it's lens appears to be nothing special.

Fair enough. :)

Direct link | Posted on Mar 25, 2015 at 15:55 UTC
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AngryCorgi: The CM1 JPEG output is pretty poor and it's lens appears to be nothing special.

Oh, the raws are fine, as far as SNR against the competition. The lens still has a very small sweet spot in the center and drops off to average as you walk toward the edges pretty quick. I only noticed that the JPEG engine seemed to struggle at wrestling out details AND providing noise reduction.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 25, 2015 at 10:56 UTC

I'm most shocked by how well the GX7 does in this comparison. Their JPEG engine is getting the most out of the sensor. Makes you wonder why Canon purposely ties their hands behind their back in competition by using sub-standard sensors in other devices.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 24, 2015 at 18:18 UTC as 9th comment | 1 reply

The CM1 JPEG output is pretty poor and it's lens appears to be nothing special.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 24, 2015 at 03:57 UTC as 18th comment | 4 replies

It is said that a smart man learns from his mistakes, but a wise man learns from the mistakes of others. I gather, from the responses in this interview, that Canon may not be employing a large number of wise men.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 12, 2015 at 04:02 UTC as 65th comment | 1 reply
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AngryCorgi: "There's nothing in particular that we learned from Nikon or Sony..."

And that's why your sensors are 2+ generations behind Sony and Nikon and Samsung.

Nikon has no sensor? False. Nikon developed the following sensors: D3/D700, D3s, D4, D4s, DF, D3100, D3200...Nikon states that the D750 sensor is newly designed, suggesting some heavy reworking of the D600/D610 Sony sensor as well. So, yeah...you would be wrong. Care to take a shot across Samsung's bow too? And yes, if you have proven that you can't compete in an area, you'd be wiser to farm those components out to those who can rather than to wallow in failure and ineptitude. But, this interview shows Canon is just a bit too smug to even care.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 11, 2015 at 11:20 UTC
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Daniel Lauring: American's don't want small cameras. HUH?!?f

This was the worst interview yet.

Canon or Maeda as it's rep, seems to lack any bit of humility and this interview only enforces that fact that Canon is a poor listener and completely detached from reality.

Totally agree. Canon hasn't had their ear to the ground in quite a while.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 10, 2015 at 18:15 UTC

"There's nothing in particular that we learned from Nikon or Sony..."

And that's why your sensors are 2+ generations behind Sony and Nikon and Samsung.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 10, 2015 at 18:13 UTC as 162nd comment | 4 replies
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DavidKennard: Is Saiki-san the male version of X-Men's Rogue?

You interviewed him BEFORE 1981? That was rogue's fashion debut. ;)

Direct link | Posted on Mar 9, 2015 at 08:11 UTC
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DavidKennard: Is Saiki-san the male version of X-Men's Rogue?

We'll played, sir.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 9, 2015 at 00:14 UTC

Will we be able to get the new FF Pentax in kiwi/orange color scheme??

Direct link | Posted on Mar 8, 2015 at 20:01 UTC as 49th comment | 3 replies
On Nikon D7200 First Impressions Review preview (859 comments in total)
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DDWD10: A welcome refinement... think K-5 to K-5 II.

But yer right...this should have been named D7100 mk II or D7100s

Direct link | Posted on Mar 2, 2015 at 15:30 UTC
On Nikon D7200 First Impressions Review preview (859 comments in total)
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DDWD10: A welcome refinement... think K-5 to K-5 II.

Slightly more of an upgrade, but only because the D7100 had a flawed sensor and this one has the sensor the D7100 SHOULD have had...

Direct link | Posted on Mar 2, 2015 at 15:29 UTC
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