KGP

KGP

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Sigma: "And now that we caught your attention with the weird design, take a look out our new sensor..." well done Sigma, nice trick!

As for the sensor, let's all applaud Sigma (and Fuji of course) for being innovating in a filed where all the other manufacturers are not dare to evοlve. New sensors is evolution, not +2 cross type AF Points or + 1fps more!

Direct link | Posted on Feb 11, 2014 at 19:56 UTC as 33rd comment | 1 reply
On Fujifilm teases upcoming SLR-style X system camera article (921 comments in total)
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KGP: Poor Df...

I currently own D600, D5000 bodies & a lot of Nikkor lenses and im pretty happy with them. Im also have a Fuji X-M1 wich is as good as D600 in terms of IQ. Im not a fanboy, if something is wrong, its wrong. Df is just an overpriced wannabe retro camera with conventional dslr technology. Fuji's retro is not about the looks only. Thats all.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 20, 2014 at 18:50 UTC
On Fujifilm teases upcoming SLR-style X system camera article (921 comments in total)
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KGP: Poor Df...

Weird animals are also most popular in the zoo...

Direct link | Posted on Jan 20, 2014 at 14:24 UTC
On Fujifilm teases upcoming SLR-style X system camera article (921 comments in total)

Poor Df...

Direct link | Posted on Jan 20, 2014 at 10:06 UTC as 225th comment | 4 replies
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nicolaiecostel: First of all, this is a great entry level camera. Imagine the IQ you can get with that Sony 24 MP with no low pass. Incredible ..
Also, 5 FPS at 24 MP in a 500$ camera ? Jeez ! My D700 does 5.5 at 12 MP and the standard battery. This really puts things into perspective.
Stop requesting higher end features like dedicated ISO buttons, focus motors (what screw driven lenses you would need nowadays anyway ?!), there are higher end bodies for that ..
This is a camera dedicated to soccer moms everywhere, and newbies, and for that purpose, it will be great value.
I have owned the D3100 and while it might not be the greatest camera ever, coupled with the 50 1.4G it gave me some stunning images. Whenever your picture suck, take into consideration the following:
1. Personal skill
2. Light and lighting
3. Lens used
4. Digital processing
Yeah, I also saw that guy dismissing this because the 1Dx, ridiculous stuff people say on the internet !!

Newbies & soccer moms doesnt need 24mp with no low pass filter. Its a waste, requiers very good glass to take advantage of this specs. Εven worse, there are only 2-3 DX lenses in Nikon's range that can handle this resolution.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 7, 2014 at 09:04 UTC

Thank you Nikon! I suffer from insomnia and my life in recent years have been very bad. I just read the presentation of the D3300 and even before the finish I had fallen into a deep lethargic sleep. Nikon save my life!

Direct link | Posted on Jan 7, 2014 at 06:56 UTC as 43rd comment
On Have your say: Best Fixed-lens Compact Camera of 2013 article (90 comments in total)

It was very easy to choose the best mirrorless, dslr and enthusiast zoom compact, but this is a hard decision. Fuji X100s and Ricoh GR. Both excellent cameras, but i can only vote one. Well... Fuji.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 18, 2013 at 23:37 UTC as 38th comment

Brace yourselves, next whining stop: Hot pixels... waiting for 25600 ISO / 30" shots with lens cap on.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 8, 2013 at 08:32 UTC as 40th comment
On Nikkor 18-140mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR hints at mid-range DSLR article (191 comments in total)

Well lets see what DX lenses has Nikon introduce the last 3 years:

1) 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6
2) Micro 40mm f/2.8
3) 18-300mm f/4.5-5.6
4) 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6

Is that a serious support for DX system?
Where is the wide pancake fast primes?
A serious ultra wide zoom?
A dedicated portrait lens @ ~60mm f/1.4?
An upgrade to the old 17-55mm f/2.8?
A tele zoom @ 50-150mm f/2.8?

Nikon has left DX unsupported, just aiming to the entry level target group. The game is on the FX right now, and maybe in the mirrorless segment if something better than the 1 series finally breaks through.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 6, 2013 at 21:00 UTC as 39th comment | 6 replies

Nikon creates a new camera category, compact B&E: Boring & Expensive

Direct link | Posted on Mar 5, 2013 at 06:23 UTC as 154th comment | 1 reply
On Just posted: Fujifilm X-E1 Review article (527 comments in total)
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Marty4650: KGP... when it comes to fanboys, it is really hard to top the Foveon Cult.

Anyone who ever bought a Sigma SD1 clearly doesn't pay much attention to reviews. So why start paying attention now?

Calling anyone questioning whether a particular camera deserved a Gold Award based on the flaws stated in the review itself might upset you, but it surely can't be considered an inhuman act.

I don't care if there is a Foveon cult, a Bayer obssesion, a Nikon religion or a Canon fever. Just happened to like a Sigma camera thats all. Never try to convince others that Foveon sensor is #1 by flaming & trolling forums. Never try to defend Sigma's "honor" proclaiming its products as Holy Grail of imaging. Whats the point? Just works fom me, does this makes me a fanboy? I 'll be happy if an Oly, a Canon, a Holga or a Hasselblad works for you also. Then we would all have the opportunity to enjoy our hobby in its essence.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 2, 2013 at 07:52 UTC
On Just posted: Fujifilm X-E1 Review article (527 comments in total)

You people maybe should start act like humans & photographers and not as Gadgetalibanious Fanboys. What if X-E1 get a Gold Award and your camera doesn't, even if you think that totally deserve it? Why do you care so much? It's juts an opinion. You should be very happy with your personal Gold Awarded camera instead of whining in dp forums. You should be out taking photos isntead of trying to convince others about your "Gold Award" choice. I have a Sigma DP1. Ιn objective terms its a useless monolithic brick, certainly far from Gold or even Bronze Award. I dont f*cking care, its my personal Gold Awarded camera and the one that has given me the most beautiful & enjoyable photographic moments, because less is more philosophy suit my needs.
Tests, graphs, samples, specs, numbers, are all there, not only in dpreview's site, compare, analyze and make your decision, as long as you believe that the only way to evaluate a camera is stuff like that. I choose washing machines that way.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 1, 2013 at 23:31 UTC as 78th comment | 2 replies
On Deep in the Forest in the Mood lighting challenge (18 comments in total)
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britties: A well deserved winner! Congratulations (Συγχαρητήρια) KGP!

Τhank you (Ευχαριστώ) britties!

Direct link | Posted on Dec 13, 2012 at 08:25 UTC
On Deep in the Forest in the Mood lighting challenge (18 comments in total)

Thank you all!

Direct link | Posted on Dec 11, 2012 at 18:36 UTC as 8th comment
On Nikon unveils 24.1MP D5200 DSLR with optional Wi-Fi article (392 comments in total)
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KGP: Name 3 Νikkor DX lenses that can handle 24.7 mp...

Bythom (Thom Hogan) conclusions on D3200 (24mp sensor):

Drawbacks: Needs Better Lenses. This a V8 engine in a small car designed for a flat four.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 6, 2012 at 14:26 UTC
On Nikon unveils 24.1MP D5200 DSLR with optional Wi-Fi article (392 comments in total)
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KGP: Name 3 Νikkor DX lenses that can handle 24.7 mp...

@Mike99999 im hilarious? lol

In your list there is only one Nikkor DX lens, the others are Nikkor FX & third party...

Direct link | Posted on Nov 6, 2012 at 11:58 UTC
On Nikon unveils 24.1MP D5200 DSLR with optional Wi-Fi article (392 comments in total)
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KGP: Name 3 Νikkor DX lenses that can handle 24.7 mp...

...says someone that doesn't have a single photo in his gallery... probably a snapshot shooter kind of "oh look this butterfly awesome!" & "Mine is 24.7 mp what is yours?". Well i do a mistake indeed... trying to discuss serious with fanboys... total waste of time...

Direct link | Posted on Nov 6, 2012 at 11:54 UTC
On Nikon unveils 24.1MP D5200 DSLR with optional Wi-Fi article (392 comments in total)
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KGP: Name 3 Νikkor DX lenses that can handle 24.7 mp...

Im not surprised that you don't get it... my point is that there are no Nikkor DX lenses that can handle this resolution easily... with the exception of 35mm f/1.8, all the other stuff in Nikkor's arsenal is incapable or outperformed by third party lenses. Try your best and think about it, its not hard... the one and only attempt for Nikkor to present something really serious in DX lenses it was back in 2003... 17-55mm f/2.8. Thats all! If you 're happy and satisfied with 18-55, 18-105, 16-85, 55-300, 18-200, 18-300, Micro 40mm & Micro 85 it's ok, but i have news for you... you 're never gonna get serious 24.7 mp in your screen.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 6, 2012 at 11:02 UTC
On Nikon unveils 24.1MP D5200 DSLR with optional Wi-Fi article (392 comments in total)
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KGP: Name 3 Νikkor DX lenses that can handle 24.7 mp...

Yes i am smart actually! Because 24.7 mp it's just a number if you're not able to take avantage of it. Using FX lenses its not an option unless you 're happy with odd equivelants due to crop factor and a nose heavy camera in your hands... so is there a way for Nikon to combine super performance, light weight and low price tag lenses for DX 20+ mp users? Yes! And it is known for years in the photo industry! Ιt's called primes... think about it... 12mm f/2... 18mm f/1.8... 24mm f/1.8... thats all we need!

Direct link | Posted on Nov 6, 2012 at 10:09 UTC
On Nikon unveils 24.1MP D5200 DSLR with optional Wi-Fi article (392 comments in total)
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KGP: Name 3 Νikkor DX lenses that can handle 24.7 mp...

So you use a 1000$ + standard zoom without VR that performs like Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 and a mediocre wide zoom that is wost by any means compared to Tokina's 11-16mm f/2.8 & 12-24mm f/4... and you 're satisfied... ok...

Direct link | Posted on Nov 6, 2012 at 09:39 UTC
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