AngryCorgi

AngryCorgi

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On Nikon D7200 First Impressions Review preview (1013 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
On Nikon D7200 First Impressions Review preview (1013 comments in total)
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phoenix15: What a fantastic camera... Not !
Sorry Nikon, you can't compete with Canon EOS 7D II. Even the 2 years old pentax K-3 beats you in many aspect.
With that price tag, if I have money I will buy Olympus OMD 5 II.

Everybody competes with the 10 year old sensor technology in the 7D II, so that's just straight up nonsense.

One of these is not like the others (hint, it's the Canon):
http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Compare/Side-by-side/Canon-EOS-7D-Mark-II-versus-Nikon-D5300-versus-Pentax-K-3___977_919_914

Direct link | Posted on Mar 2, 2015 at 15:09 UTC
On Opinion: Canon EOS 750D and 760D article (318 comments in total)
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AngryCorgi: Can't compete with Nikon and Pentax's entry-level IQ? No problem, we'll throw an LCD panel on it! That'll do the trick. :-P

The D300S sensor is NOT the same as the D90 sensor. It's amazing that you profess to know what you are talking about and the first sentence of your rebuttal is wrong and most people on DPR who have any experience with Nikon KNOW the two sensors are vastly different.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 26, 2015 at 23:39 UTC
On Opinion: Canon EOS 750D and 760D article (318 comments in total)
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AngryCorgi: Can't compete with Nikon and Pentax's entry-level IQ? No problem, we'll throw an LCD panel on it! That'll do the trick. :-P

The 1D2 was the worst, but the rest of the. Canons were only slightly better.

The D90 sensor outclassed the 7D sensor a YEAR before the 7D was even announced! You need a dig photo history lesson. A year after the 7D was announced came the D7000...and the Pentax K-5...both sensors were generations ahead of the 7D. The 7D never had the best performing sensor on the market and certainly wasn't in this mythical position for "ages". Your ridiculous fanboy comment is so stupid that I feel a little ashamed for even responding to your troll attempt.

Here is your shot at an education: http://www.thephoblographer.com/2010/01/09/dxo-mark-nikon-d90-bests-canon-7d/#.VO5pKWK9KSM

Direct link | Posted on Feb 26, 2015 at 00:28 UTC
On Opinion: Canon EOS 750D and 760D article (318 comments in total)
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AngryCorgi: Can't compete with Nikon and Pentax's entry-level IQ? No problem, we'll throw an LCD panel on it! That'll do the trick. :-P

CNY_AP,

I judge based on actual experience. I started on Canon DSLRs (first was a 350D, then a 30D, 1D2, 450D, and finally a 5D classic) and migrated over to Nikon later and have since owned Nikons and Sony cameras (have a Coolpix A right now and love it). I have walked the Canon path pretty far before I left. The shadow noise on the 1D2 was atrocious. The rest were all pretty much the same. Canon has done nothing to make progress in DR since 2005 (10 frickin years ago!). They aren't getting the benefit of doubt from me. It's time they step up and compete.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 24, 2015 at 22:36 UTC
On Opinion: Canon EOS 750D and 760D article (318 comments in total)

It would be nice if you got a pentaprism with the extra $$$ you spend for the 760D.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 16, 2015 at 22:39 UTC as 42nd comment
On Opinion: Canon EOS 750D and 760D article (318 comments in total)
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AngryCorgi: Can't compete with Nikon and Pentax's entry-level IQ? No problem, we'll throw an LCD panel on it! That'll do the trick. :-P

You just reiterated what everyone cried when the 15mp sensor came out...then the 18mp sensor...then the revised 18mp sensor, then the revised, revised 18mp sensor...then the 22mp 5d2 sensor...then the revised, revised, revised 18mp sensor...then the 21mp 5d3 sensor...then the 20mp sensor...now the 24mp sensor.

Ya know what? Canon doesn't get the benefit of doubt anymore until they prove they can play with the rest of the big boys. I held back judgment in the past, but it's clear they are incapable of matching sony or samsung or nikon sensor technology. It's sad, but true. Canon doesn't care. They simply keep plodding along and rehashing the same old tired underperforming design. Next time I give them the benefit of doubt is the next time they make a revision AFTER proving my assumption now wrong. And they won't. They even said the new 5Ds sensor won't compete in terms of DR with sony or samsung or nikon.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 16, 2015 at 22:37 UTC
On Opinion: Canon EOS 750D and 760D article (318 comments in total)

Can't compete with Nikon and Pentax's entry-level IQ? No problem, we'll throw an LCD panel on it! That'll do the trick. :-P

Direct link | Posted on Feb 16, 2015 at 18:30 UTC as 59th comment | 17 replies
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Treeshade: G3X is a bit taller than G7X (60mm tall). If they use the same LCD, then I guess the filter thread of G3X is about 55mm. 600mm equivalent is 222mm for 1-inch sensor. 222/55=4. The F/stop value is at most 4.

But consider FZ1000 (another 1-inch superzoom), which uses 62mm filter, is only F/4 at 400mm (max 2.4 in theory, but in practice the lens barrel has zoom and focus parts). If we assume the same ratio (60%), then the F/stop value is about 6.7. Seems a bit slow even for 600mm equivalent.

This is like estimating someone's height based on the size of their wrist. Nonsense logic.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 13, 2015 at 09:14 UTC

Why ask if they are taking it seriously? The don't release half of their "M" hardware in the states as it is. Fear of failure is driving the train...even they don't believe in their products at this point.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 11, 2015 at 20:27 UTC as 156th comment | 2 replies
On Canon EOS 5DS / SR First Impressions Review preview (2364 comments in total)

Canon's new company slogan:

"At least it's not a step backward!" ~DPR

Direct link | Posted on Feb 9, 2015 at 22:00 UTC as 147th comment | 4 replies
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Peiasdf: SONY sensor so you know it is gonna kick ass and taking names (and give those name to other people). I know this model is not a replacement for 5D3 and instead will be selling next to 5D4 but Canon should just release the R version. Two version with the difference being the filter is not going to help with inventory management.

Josh is spot on. It is DESIGNED by Canon and MANUFACTURED by Sony. Passing thru the door of a Sony fab shop won't impart any special pixie dust onto the sensor that will alter it's Canon-esque design. It is what it is.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 22:02 UTC

Only thing they are missing, at this point, is prism VFs. But only Pentax uses prisms in their entry level cameras, so. It's not like they are really behind so much as Pentax has differentiated itself by adding that feature.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 12:23 UTC as 82nd comment
On Canon EOS 5DS / SR First Impressions Review preview (2364 comments in total)

50MP at 5fps? Wow. That is a LOT of data bandwidth there.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 12:16 UTC as 467th comment
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 flips for selfies article (387 comments in total)
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AngryCorgi: This selfie nonsense is getting out of control. First off, people don't act the same way with legitimate cameras like they do with idiotic cell phones. Second, the average consumer of these products is NOT a 13 year old girl.

Camera industry: knock it off! Your market analysis is lying to you!

"Pro tip"?? Hahaha...thanks, chum. Glad I could get a "Pro" to weigh in on this. I guess that settles it; a resident narcissist has spoken!

Direct link | Posted on Jan 22, 2015 at 08:45 UTC
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 flips for selfies article (387 comments in total)
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AngryCorgi: This selfie nonsense is getting out of control. First off, people don't act the same way with legitimate cameras like they do with idiotic cell phones. Second, the average consumer of these products is NOT a 13 year old girl.

Camera industry: knock it off! Your market analysis is lying to you!

I didn't say the target audience wasn't 13 year old girls, I said the average consumer is not 13 year old girls. Just because you target something with a feature, doesn't mean you succeed. I have NEVER seen a 13 year old girl with a $600 camera trying to take "selfies".

Direct link | Posted on Jan 20, 2015 at 17:02 UTC
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 flips for selfies article (387 comments in total)

This selfie nonsense is getting out of control. First off, people don't act the same way with legitimate cameras like they do with idiotic cell phones. Second, the average consumer of these products is NOT a 13 year old girl.

Camera industry: knock it off! Your market analysis is lying to you!

Direct link | Posted on Jan 20, 2015 at 08:08 UTC as 106th comment | 10 replies
On Fujifilm releases XQ2 premium compact article (60 comments in total)

Newly developed lens? Pretty sure the optical performance of the xq2 = xq1. They didn't change anything worth mentioning about that lens.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 15, 2015 at 11:31 UTC as 29th comment | 1 reply

Sounds like a great deal. I'll wait and see what the fly in the ointment is. But it looks like a really great deal right now.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 14, 2015 at 21:41 UTC as 15th comment
On Samyang launches 135mm f/2.0 lens for stills and video article (151 comments in total)

$549...looks like a great deal

Direct link | Posted on Jan 13, 2015 at 16:55 UTC as 13th comment
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