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justmeMN

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On Nikon 1 V3 First Impressions Review preview (624 comments in total)

Mirrorless enthusiasts contend that it's costs less to manufacture a mirrorless camera than it does a DSLR. That doesn't seem to be reflected in the "launch prices" of mirrorless cameras, certainly not this one.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 16, 2014 at 02:19 UTC as 130th comment | 1 reply
On Nikon 1 V3 First Impressions Review preview (624 comments in total)

Oh no, the dreaded Participation Ribbon rather than an Award. :-)

Direct link | Posted on Jul 15, 2014 at 23:36 UTC as 148th comment
On Nikon 1 V3 stock shortage prompts official apology article (289 comments in total)

In the past, Nikon had a huge overproduction/oversupply of Nikon 1s, so it's understandable that they would err on the side of caution.

On the other hand, being consistently wrong in demand forecasting doesn't exactly maximize profits.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 12, 2014 at 15:34 UTC as 9th comment
On Olympus takes Pen E-PL6 beyond Asia article (76 comments in total)

I'm skeptical of pancake zooms, because they tend to sacrifice quality for compactness. (e.g. Sony) Hopefully, this one is good.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 9, 2014 at 18:35 UTC as 19th comment | 4 replies
On Nikon 1 V3 stock shortage prompts official apology article (289 comments in total)
In reply to:

wetsleet: I'm constantly amused by so many armchair experts pontificating to whichever manufacturer how to fix their cameras and pricing to make them sell, and then just carry on with their mantra regardless when, guess what, the camera sells as-is, due - but of course - to a gullible public who sadly lack the archair experts' expertise and tragically don't realise that they should be buying a different camera at a different price.

@wetsleet Nikon management is doing such a "great" job, that the one year return on their stock is currently -32.72%, according to Bloomberg.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 8, 2014 at 18:06 UTC
On Nikon 1 V3 stock shortage prompts official apology article (289 comments in total)

They should apologize for the US$1,199.95 suggested retail price, for a camera with a 1" sensor.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 8, 2014 at 13:00 UTC as 57th comment | 5 replies
On Nikon 1 V3 First Impressions Review preview (432 comments in total)

A USA First Impression would be a "gasp!" at the $1,199.95 kit price here, for a camera with a 1" sensor.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 1, 2014 at 00:19 UTC as 100th comment
On Nikon 1 V3 First Impressions Review preview (432 comments in total)

I suspect that the Nikon 1 V3 has a much better kit lens than the Sony a6000. It wouldn't take much...

Direct link | Posted on Jun 30, 2014 at 17:31 UTC as 133rd comment | 7 replies
On Sony a6000 Review preview (729 comments in total)

It should also get an Award for Worst Kit Lens. :-)

Direct link | Posted on Jun 25, 2014 at 19:40 UTC as 14th comment | 2 replies
On Budget M43: Kodak Pixpro S-1 First Impressions Review article (137 comments in total)

A bankrupt brand with no credibility in the current digital camera marketplace.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 24, 2014 at 23:10 UTC as 17th comment | 3 replies
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Review preview (758 comments in total)

DPR: "We've tended to find this noise reduction can be rather heavy-handed, even in the 'low' setting, sometimes misidentifying low-contrast detail and blurring it away."

Not good...

Direct link | Posted on Jun 23, 2014 at 14:24 UTC as 161st comment | 2 replies

The USA is where mirrorless cameras (all brands) come to die and be dumped at deep discounts, so it's hard to blame Canon for not making current EOS M bodies and lenses available here.

Perhaps in the future, they will try again...

Direct link | Posted on Jun 17, 2014 at 22:03 UTC as 34th comment
On Hands-on with the Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 article (102 comments in total)

Big camera: 17% wider and 9% taller than a Canon SL1 /100D DSLR.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 12, 2014 at 17:52 UTC as 17th comment | 3 replies

DPR: "dramatic styling"

"Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason” - Jerry Seinfeld

Direct link | Posted on Jun 12, 2014 at 14:32 UTC as 36th comment
On Sony a6000 Review preview (729 comments in total)

DPR: "The a6000's kit lens isn't great from an image quality point of view, regularly producing images with very poor corners ..."

That's a significant flaw, that should have prevented it from getting a Gold Award.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 3, 2014 at 19:38 UTC as 111th comment | 6 replies
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III First Impressions Review preview (2970 comments in total)

DPR has been drinking too much Sony Kool-Aid. :-)

Direct link | Posted on Jun 2, 2014 at 20:37 UTC as 190th comment | 2 replies
On Olympus OM-D E-M10 and E-M1 get firmware updates article (50 comments in total)

I'm unshocked by this announcement.

Direct link | Posted on May 22, 2014 at 21:04 UTC as 16th comment
On Samsung NX30 Review preview (418 comments in total)

For comparison, the Canon SL1 /100D DSLR is 8% narrower, 5% shorter, (20% thicker), and weighs 7% less than the Samsung NX30.

So much for the size advantage of mirrorless, at least in this case.

Direct link | Posted on May 22, 2014 at 02:33 UTC as 51st comment | 3 replies
On Samsung NX30 Review preview (418 comments in total)

US$999.99 (list price) for a Samsung brand camera? I don't think so.

Direct link | Posted on May 21, 2014 at 19:35 UTC as 80th comment | 3 replies
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III First Impressions Review preview (2970 comments in total)

The pop-up EVF is an interesting idea, but I wonder about its long-term reliability, in terms of continuing to go up and down.

Direct link | Posted on May 16, 2014 at 13:45 UTC as 629th comment | 4 replies
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