buda1065

buda1065

Joined on Jul 27, 2011

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On Hungarian law bans photos taken without seeking consent news story (325 comments in total)

That photo was taken behind Arany János metro near where I lived in Budapest. I think this law is politically motivated. It will be a problem when photographing demonstrations, national holidays, rallies, concerts, and public events in general. It's absurd. Hungary isn't North Korea!

Direct link | Posted on Mar 18, 2014 at 20:34 UTC as 94th comment | 1 reply
On Behind the scenes: Garry Winogrand at work news story (51 comments in total)

If you take candid photos of people, you should be respectful. You can see that in Winogrand's work. Unfortunately, in my country and without debate, street photography is effectively banned:
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/14/hungary-law-photography-permission-take-pictures

Direct link | Posted on Mar 17, 2014 at 13:46 UTC as 5th comment | 1 reply
On Retro Nikon 'DF' emerges from the shadows news story (1513 comments in total)

My idea of retro and sexy would be a digital S3 that accepts Voigtlander lenses, full-frame, of course. Where's the innovation here? For travel I prefer Fuji X and micro 43. The D600 stays at home.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 2, 2013 at 08:59 UTC as 222nd comment

Panny needs high end primes to go with the GH4 (4K camera).

Direct link | Posted on Oct 18, 2013 at 17:23 UTC as 13th comment | 5 replies
On Canon announces PowerShot N Facebook ready edition news story (48 comments in total)

NSA ready, I mean, Facebook ready? Cool....

Direct link | Posted on Aug 22, 2013 at 07:53 UTC as 31st comment

These are not good examples, only the lighting effect has been altered. An example of unethical would be something like what's illustrated in the book, The Commissar Vanishes: The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia. Extreme examples to be sure, but a lie is a lie.

Direct link | Posted on May 12, 2013 at 17:42 UTC as 16th comment

Economic shackles for servile debt slaves. It's monopoly rent, pure and simple. They showed their true colors a long time ago by killing Freehand.

Direct link | Posted on May 9, 2013 at 21:31 UTC as 324th comment
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buda1065: The 12-35 OIS problem still needs to be addressed. On a tripod mounted GH2, OIS turned off, there is still a subtle jittery effect. Annoying, since I bought this lens primarily for video use. Please fix!

Not fixed. Turning it on or off, same problem. I also tested my 45-200, 20, 14-42 kit lens, and Oly 9-18. All rock steady. An expensive lens like the 12-35 should be too.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 8, 2013 at 09:16 UTC

The 12-35 OIS problem still needs to be addressed. On a tripod mounted GH2, OIS turned off, there is still a subtle jittery effect. Annoying, since I bought this lens primarily for video use. Please fix!

Direct link | Posted on Mar 7, 2013 at 08:42 UTC as 10th comment | 3 replies
On Just posted: Fujifilm X-E1 Review news story (527 comments in total)

This would replace my GH2 as a travel camera if it had better video, timelapse, and a GPS option. The lenses and retro styling are great. Too bad.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 1, 2013 at 07:58 UTC as 127th comment

Patent monopolists will try to kill it, just like they stifled QTVR innovation. I hope I'm wrong, because I want one (travel size, please).

Direct link | Posted on Feb 7, 2013 at 08:20 UTC as 22nd comment

Can you filter out users that insist on uploading everything?

Direct link | Posted on Dec 13, 2012 at 05:41 UTC as 10th comment | 3 replies
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Hands-on Preview preview (626 comments in total)

Impressive camera and it should be for the price. But where is the digital equivalent of the Contax G with its Biogon, Sonnar and Planar lenses? That should have been the NEX series, hopefully it will be the RX series. At least they hit a home run with the RX100.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 28, 2012 at 18:37 UTC as 47th comment | 1 reply

I would rather see Cosina-Voigtlander make a similar FF digital camera with a true budget price under $2000, M-mount, of course. A Foveon sensor would be nice, or a Sony 24mp.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 18, 2012 at 15:53 UTC as 24th comment

Although I love my 20mm, I prefer the 14-42 with O.I.S. for video. I hope it's sharp because the 12-35 is a dream come true for movie making. No need to envy 5D users with L-glass. I'm keeping my fingers crossed.

Direct link | Posted on May 21, 2012 at 19:01 UTC as 23rd comment | 1 reply
On Similar, but not copied, image found to breach copyright news story (738 comments in total)

A decision that favors monopoly rent seekers. No surprise there.
Join a pirate party near you.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 25, 2012 at 08:45 UTC as 273rd comment
On Just Posted: Nikon 1 V1 and J1 review news story (442 comments in total)

Something more like the Fuji x10 would've been more interesting. They could take the retro styling approach, make a scaled down version of the legendary SP and include three small, prime lenses to start with. It would easily outsell the V1s and J1s.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 22, 2012 at 09:23 UTC as 36th comment
On Adobe faces criticism for change of upgrade policy news story (398 comments in total)

A common sense approach would be to sell the full version for $250. More people would buy it and I think revenues would increase. Frequent and free upgrades would limit pirating. Instead they choose monopoly rent and high pricing. A good time for an open source alternative to come along, something like PT GUI.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 27, 2011 at 09:59 UTC as 41st comment
On Just published - a quick Pentax 645D sample gallery news story (132 comments in total)

Please, a little more preplanning when posting these sample galleries. I see a lot of snapshots, but nothing that can be classified as studio, portrait, product, architectural. or landscape--the kind of images you would buy a $10K MF camera to take. I have to concur with Tape5, this gallery is not very useful.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 18, 2011 at 10:10 UTC as 11th comment
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