Allan Gendelman

Lives in United States Brooklyn, United States
Joined on Apr 10, 2011

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My Nikon FE2 with a digital sensor. That's the dream.

Link | Posted on Dec 20, 2012 at 01:22 UTC as 69th comment | 1 reply
On photo 1strap in the Everyday Life - The camera strap challenge (10 comments in total)

He stole this image.

https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=off&sa=G&q=wildlife+photography&tbm=isch&tbs=simg:CAQSWBpWCxCo1NgEGgIIAgwLELCMpwgaLwotCAESB6oC_1AQ8AwIaIK1sAHBVgFMW2HVmeWX1u5PoaHn5a8Wqe5rbqL9Wl_1K5DAsQjq7-CBoKCggIARIE2kA2Bgw&ei=1pdSUI_FBYqA9gS0zIDoDA&ved=0CCkQ2A4oAA&biw=1745&bih=868

Link | Posted on Sep 14, 2012 at 02:35 UTC as 6th comment | 1 reply
On photo FINDING THE WAY in the Lost Direction challenge (3 comments in total)
In reply to:

Rocky ID Olympian: Wow... My first win in DP Review challenge. Thanks folks!

This is actually a really good photograph, unlike all the other junk that gets first place on this site. You deserved to win.

Link | Posted on Aug 22, 2012 at 06:19 UTC
On Challenge:6791 (5 comments in total)
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Allan Gendelman: First place photo didn't even have stockings...................

Yeah. I'm done with these contests. Everyone in the contests just gives the other contestants a 0.5 star. How is it that there is never a first place winner with 4 or 5 stars. The highest is about 3 and a half. DPReview really has to look into the rules of the competitions.

Posted on Jul 27, 2012 at 06:25 UTC
On Challenge:6791 (5 comments in total)

First place photo didn't even have stockings...................

Posted on Jul 27, 2012 at 00:07 UTC as 1st comment | 3 replies
On photo Sad Man in the The Decisive Moment challenge (1 comment in total)

Photographer: Allan G. , Age 16.

Link | Posted on Jul 14, 2012 at 02:25 UTC as 1st comment
On photo Sad in the In the Mood (any mood) challenge (8 comments in total)
In reply to:

farrellito: Such a beautiful, bittersweet image.

Thank you!

Link | Posted on Jul 11, 2012 at 05:35 UTC
On photo Sad in the In the Mood (any mood) challenge (8 comments in total)
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Vittorio Fracassi: The image tells a story well (or more than one) to the point that you could have omitted the comments.

Comments are an expression of modesty or a sign of insecurity.

I have fallen in the temptation of adding comments (like most of us) only to notice that a good picture doesn’t need any and that a relevant part of the test consists in not writing them.

An important photograph and a good reply to the challenge’s aim.

Compliments and Regards, Vittorio

Thank you for the advice. I was definitely insecure because I did not expect to win. I will certainly keep your advice in mind for the future.

Link | Posted on Jul 6, 2012 at 23:37 UTC
On photo Sad in the In the Mood (any mood) challenge (8 comments in total)
In reply to:

plainwhite: Poignant and very well done. Compliments.

Thank you!

Link | Posted on Jul 6, 2012 at 23:35 UTC
On photo Sad in the In the Mood (any mood) challenge (8 comments in total)
In reply to:

leo27: Great shot, Allan. Congratulations! VWD

Thank you!

Link | Posted on Jul 6, 2012 at 04:34 UTC
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King Penguin: Why are Leica so expensive? Easy........economies of scale in manufacturing. Anyone who has had a business card printed knows this, ie, make/print 100 = cost per card expensive, make/print 100,000 = cost per card cheap.

I bet Nikon/Canon make more profit per unit on their base models than Leica do on the M9.........in the words of a Russian meer cat speaking English (!?!)....simples!

That's why Leica have and need to make additional niche products such as this one and the Hermes version to cover the development costs, ie, 90% of their content is based around the M9.

Quality and supply and demand. They have the quality and they made a name for themselves. If people, and they are, willing to buy a Leica for $6000, then Leica can charge $6000 or even more.

Link | Posted on May 12, 2012 at 20:22 UTC
On photo PALLADIUM in the Mars bars and corn flakes in a white bowl challenge (6 comments in total)
In reply to:

Paulo Matos: Half of the photos here are better than the winner.
But hey, 2 persons think this is a 5 star photo! LOL!

That's why I hate DPReview.

Link | Posted on Nov 8, 2011 at 21:23 UTC
On photo DSC_6373 in the Breakfast in America challenge (1 comment in total)

This should have won first place. What a stupid site.

Link | Posted on Aug 9, 2011 at 18:27 UTC as 1st comment
On photo Breakfast Time in the Breakfast in America challenge (3 comments in total)

This is the reason I don't enter in these stupid contests anymore. This is a photography site. This isn't good photography.

Link | Posted on Aug 9, 2011 at 18:26 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply
On article Lytro plenoptic camera used for fashion shoot (100 comments in total)

Cool idea but the depth of field is aweful. Sometimes I want everything in focus. The image quality is also extremely bad. A professional photographer would not use this camera. This is point and shooty quality. And an amateur photographer is definitely not going to spend time refocusing their photography. I feel like this technology will not be used because the camera has no audience or market.

Link | Posted on Jul 25, 2011 at 21:34 UTC as 82nd comment | 1 reply
On photo Lisbon in the Everyday life - Subway and tram challenge (5 comments in total)

Awesome photography. Where did you shoot this?

Link | Posted on Jul 21, 2011 at 08:47 UTC as 3rd comment
On photo Paisley and Jessica Compilation 4 in Mungbean's photo gallery (1 comment in total)

How did you make this?

Link | Posted on Jul 18, 2011 at 02:21 UTC as 1st comment
In reply to:

Allan Gendelman: I'm still waiting for a 50mm DX lens. That's one of the essential lenses. How can you release a camera and not have a 50mm option for it?

I don't want a 75mm lens. I want a 50mm because I do a lot of portraits. If people weren't interested in having 50mm's, then Nikon wouldn't make them. I'm sure people would love a 50mm DX. I sure would.

Link | Posted on Jul 12, 2011 at 20:36 UTC

I'm still waiting for a 50mm DX lens. That's one of the essential lenses. How can you release a camera and not have a 50mm option for it?

Link | Posted on Jul 12, 2011 at 09:12 UTC as 47th comment | 8 replies
On photo Rusty the pain away... in the Grief challenge (2 comments in total)

How did you do this, Photoshop? And if so then what did you do?

Link | Posted on Apr 26, 2011 at 00:45 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply
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