peterpainter

peterpainter

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  • The clue as to why the Pentax name is used is here:
    "This lightweight, compact camera has an easy-to-carry body with a design resembling PENTAX SLR cameras..."
    I wonder if it comes with a free K3...

  • The clue as to why the Pentax name is used is here:
    "This lightweight, compact camera has an easy-to-carry body with a design resembling PENTAX SLR cameras..."
    I wonder if it comes with a free K3...

  • posted in error

  • Actually, I probably won't buy either - but if I did it would be the Panny because it has an EVF and being long-sighted I have to use glasses for screen. It's tempting - the reality is that I...

  • Actually, I probably won't buy either - but if I did it would be the Panny because it has an EVF and being long-sighted I have to use glasses for screens. It's tempting - the reality is that I...

  • He he, couldn't resist it. Here's a Google translation:

    "In the end, even if it does not immediately obvious in our notes, Canon is the least worst of the four "big zoom" tested this month...

  • Like I said it didn't do too bad. As a reader of said magazine you will note the words under the Canon review:
    'Au final, meme si ca ne saute pas aux yeux dans nos notes, le Canon est le moins...

  • as a sort of PS - the Panny didn't do too bad, but they also had the lens as being pretty poor at the long end - rather odd to see a Leica branded lens as the weakest. As part of the reason for...

  • as a sort of PS - the Panny didn't do too bad, but they also had the lens as being pretty poor at the long end - rather odd to see a Leica branded lens as the weakest. As part of the reason for...

  • Why this one? Are you going to test the other pocketable 30X(or whatever) zooms? Recent magazine (Chasseur d'Image) has Canon SX700HS, Nikon S9700, Panasonic TZ60 and Sony DSC-HX60V.
    Gives the...

  • Why this one? Are you going to test the other pocketable 30X(or whatever) zooms? Recent magazine (Chasseur d'Image) has Canon SX700HS, Nikon S9700, Panasonic TZ60 and Sony DSC-HX60V.
    Gives the...

  • Well, if I give up on having a car I might just be able to get this. Should I ...decisions, decisions....

  • According to this the major difference appears to be that the a3500 has phase detect AF (as well presumably not instead of contrast...) and the new lens is...

  • See http://pmrphoto.blogspot.fr/2013/10/the-sony-a3000-perfect-small-camera.html for how well the focus peaking works. I'm almost tempted...but read somewhere that the one Sony lens that this cam...

  • Perhaps Fuji should produce a version of the XE-2 with this Beyer sensor and at $200 cheaper........

  • Commented on Pentax K-3 preview

    If you discount the posts moaning about Nikon and the posts moaning about posts moaning about Nikon I suspect the numbers are closer ;)

  • Commented on Pentax K-3 preview

    Ah - that explains it, thanks.

  • Commented on Pentax K-3 preview

    The important bits, though. Logos!
    The DPR sample has a 'Ricoh' logo under the LCD whereas the Ephotozine sample has a 'Pentax' logo there. Perhaps thay haven't made their minds up yet - could...

  • Commented on Olympus PEN E-P5 Review preview

    Note: to be fair to the Pentax, I only noticed the 'violence' because I'd been using a bridge camera before trying it out again fairly recently. The Zorki's shutter, on the other hand, always...

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