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who got a pocket big enough for this beast?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 19, 2015 at 02:16 UTC as 1st comment
On Alpha dog: Hands-on with Sony a7R II article (962 comments in total)
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JapanAntoine: Quite impressive specs, indeed! And very appealing.
Now, before I jump and sell my house to buy this beast, I'd like to check what Fuji has up their sleeve for the X-Pro2 (due this fall)...

I was always pretty annoyed by Sony's unique habit of releasing different models in Japan and overseas, meaning I can't have both JP and EN menus on the camera and unfortunately they seem to continue doing this (not that it would be a complete deal breaker though).

And I must admit I love the controls on the Fuji: this idea of having aperture and shutter speed in direct access through dedicated dials and rings is just a blessing.
And the Fujinon glass, mama mia, versus Zeiss... tough choice!!!

I'll have to rent both for a week and figure out on the field.

Same old X-trans sensor has been used on X-Pro1, XE1,XE2,XT1,XT10. It has been recycled so many times that the color has fade away.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 13, 2015 at 03:54 UTC
On Sony a7R II has 42.4MP on full frame BSI CMOS sensor article (1256 comments in total)

Sony is cleaning the Canikon clock.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 10, 2015 at 18:48 UTC as 263rd comment | 5 replies
On Canon EOS 5DS / SR First Impressions Review preview (3385 comments in total)

Great summary. Can't wait to see the next 59Mpx from Sony.

Direct link | Posted on May 12, 2015 at 04:39 UTC as 235th comment
On Hands-on with the Pentax K-3 II article (521 comments in total)
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DVT80111: Sorry for my ignorant. How does it work at slow speed? Do I have to wait for the camera to finish 4 pictures? What if the object is moving? So will I get a noiseless picture, but blurry image?

Samsung has started producing stacked memory using TSV. It is coming. They may pull it in to stay ahead of the competition. Sony may do same. For small sensor farms like Cannon, this technology will break their business be sure TSV equipment are not cheap.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 13:36 UTC
On Samsung NX1 Review preview (1224 comments in total)

Mirrorless keeps advancing every year while DSLR is a sitting duck.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 10, 2015 at 02:12 UTC as 212th comment

Buy it before Sony kill it with a RX-10 Martk II

Direct link | Posted on Apr 9, 2015 at 03:28 UTC as 16th comment | 2 replies

Cheaper alternative

Direct link | Posted on Mar 19, 2015 at 03:46 UTC as 7th comment

Bigger sensor = need more light = larger hole.

If you ask for a FF, then don't complain of big ars lenses. Otherwise, stay with APSC.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 13, 2015 at 22:29 UTC as 30th comment | 7 replies
On Canon EOS 5DS / SR First Impressions Review preview (3385 comments in total)

Hope Trey Ratcliff will ever come back to the 50Mpx FF...hope hope.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 7, 2015 at 06:45 UTC as 535th comment

No surprise. When I see A6000 has more advanced capabiliy than A7, I know a refresh is coming.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 20, 2014 at 06:43 UTC as 303rd comment | 1 reply
On Olympus OM-D E-M5 rumored to be out of production article (211 comments in total)

7 axis stabization system coming soon.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 15, 2014 at 12:00 UTC as 40th comment | 6 replies
On Samsung NX1 real-world sample images article (330 comments in total)

Seen nothing good yet, or I need new glass..

Direct link | Posted on Nov 12, 2014 at 13:11 UTC as 32nd comment | 1 reply

Hope they will make one for Fujifilm. They have the same lens wiggling problem.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 23, 2014 at 02:46 UTC as 12th comment
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Review preview (838 comments in total)

Wow, 3rd generation already and there is still no direct competition from any OEM. What is the Sony secret sauce or.. patent?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 24, 2014 at 03:14 UTC as 119th comment | 6 replies
On Sony a6000 Review preview (833 comments in total)
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Yarnim: Somewhat late to the party I guess, but guys, a question from a relative newbie.

Just ordered A6000 so waiting for it in the mail, but would it make sense at all to get this and the B&H Zeiss 12&32 lens combo?

One of the strongest aspects of the A6000 is its amazing focus speed, but apparently, neither of those lenses even offer PDAF and their focus mechanism kinda sux with a huge, unpleasant focusing motor noise and slow focusing.

I do get that their optics are pretty good, but not much ahead compared to Sony's SEL1018 for the 12mm zeiss, and the 32mm not very much compared to sigma 30mm.

Any thoughts, advises? TIA!

Does lens have anything to do with PDAF?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 9, 2014 at 22:42 UTC
On Samsung announces tiny NX mini mirrorless camera article (80 comments in total)

What happened? Samsung couldn't copy Sony RX100.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 19, 2014 at 02:52 UTC as 27th comment | 3 replies

This kind of news made the DSLR like a dinosaur.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 13, 2014 at 04:59 UTC as 58th comment
On Nikon D4s First Impressions Review preview (1042 comments in total)

ISO 409600 -the ISO scale is way out of date. Next ISO, million, LOL

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2014 at 04:29 UTC as 272nd comment | 3 replies
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Zeisschen: It's quite sad to see that many readers here have obviously no idea of what quality Zeiss lenses are in the past and today. I don't know how Zeiss got the reputation for so people to sell (summarized) "fugly overprized German crap", when pretty much the opposite is the truth. These comments can only come from people who never used ANY Zeiss product.
I for myself chose the Sony Alpha System ONLY for the ability to use Zeiss autofocus lenses! I'm aware that non of their lenses are "cheap", but for the performance I get I'm always satisfied and I never felt I had been tricked by them and paid too much. All of their lenses are designed to be used wide open and to deliver outstanding contrast and color, not seen in any other lenses you can buy for money today. Every single lens they make has that state of the art performance that we are always asking for, unbelievable how people ignore can ignore that by just looking at a product picture and some numbers.

Zeiss T* 180/2.8 was a horrible lens too. I had to return.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 31, 2014 at 05:18 UTC
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