John P.

John P.

Lives in United States United States
Joined on Feb 27, 2002


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In reply to:

justmeMN: Canon cameras are good enough for professional sports photographers to take photos at events like the "Super Bowl, NBA Finals, and a few World Series", but they aren't good enough for DPR Measurebators to take photos of their cats. :-)

Cats deserve Leica equipment. :-)

Direct link | Posted on Sep 16, 2015 at 13:36 UTC
On article Opinion: Did Sony just do the impossible? (1085 comments in total)

I want one!! And I want one now!!!!

Direct link | Posted on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:38 UTC as 45th comment
On article Reminder: Vote now for your product of 2013 (64 comments in total)

Where's the "None of the above" option?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 18, 2014 at 21:03 UTC as 19th comment
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Brad: Sad to see the demise of one of the world's oldest airlines and so many good employees out of work. I was there one week before Morales took office, unforgettable experience. Did not have my DSLR with me, but do have a several images from an LX1 compact. He is welcome to add these to his collection.

Nice collection of images...very haunting.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 18, 2013 at 16:58 UTC
On photo Lakselv in the night in the Night Shots challenge (8 comments in total)

Great capture! But that date taken is too funny.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 9, 2013 at 01:04 UTC as 1st comment
On photo 1DX19161Y in the Birds challenge (3 comments in total)

Nice lens!

Direct link | Posted on Jun 27, 2013 at 10:02 UTC as 1st comment

Will mainly be used by SI photogs.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 26, 2013 at 00:26 UTC as 25th comment
On article Roundup: Digital Cameras for Kids (64 comments in total)

When I was a child and film was still the main recording medium, I used a Pentax 645.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 22, 2013 at 11:45 UTC as 28th comment
On article Photoshop Gradient Tool: Part 2 - Adjusting Images (87 comments in total)

There are so many other fabulous tools other than Photoshop...let's quit the lovefest with Photoshop on this site.

Direct link | Posted on May 27, 2013 at 12:25 UTC as 24th comment
On article Photoshop CC: Adobe responds to reaction (1852 comments in total)
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Philip Corlis: Take a look at that smug bustard Winston and tell me Adobe is looking out for its customers. WRONG. Winston and his pals are looking out for their stock options. Adobe makes 1B in profits on 4B in sales annually and even thats not enough for Winston and his friends.

Winston thinks you should pay him more money more often so he can offer you swell new things like camera shake reduction. Well Winston, most of us learned how to avoid camera shake long ago. Winston and his pals want you to use their "cloud" so they can hijack your files later and hold them ransom - "Sorry folks looks like we'll have to start charging you for that cloud storage..."

Personally, I hope Winston and his friends choke on this idea. I hope he's back here in six months apologizing to his former customers just like the geniuses at NetFlix had to do.

Me. I'll wait and see who else shows up in the marketplace to fill the vacuum that Winston and his pals at Adobe have created with their greed and hubris.

I totally agree with your post. I, for one, will have NO part of this farce!! Goodbye Adobe!!!

Direct link | Posted on May 8, 2013 at 23:03 UTC
On article Just posted: Pentax MX-1 Preview Samples (51 comments in total)

Nice! Very nice indeed!!!

Direct link | Posted on May 6, 2013 at 09:53 UTC as 10th comment

I would call this image anything but iconic.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 21, 2013 at 20:14 UTC as 16th comment
On photo Summer Butterfly in the Panasonic Lumix FZ200 - birds, animals, bugs challenge (5 comments in total)

Such a warm shot...just love it!!

Direct link | Posted on Mar 1, 2013 at 23:48 UTC as 1st comment
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Jim in AZ: Hope it doesn't have the usual crappy anti-glare matte that makes it impossible to distinguish noise from the matte artifacts.

From the specs:

Panel Type, Surface:
AH In-plane switching, anti glare with hard coat 3H

Direct link | Posted on Feb 18, 2013 at 12:34 UTC
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pictureAngst: Umm, the roll of K64 in my Olympus Mju ii has a serial number one higher than his - should I tell him?

I'm happy to send him my roll if he wants to use up the remaining 6 frames, as long as he returns my camera afterwards - it's the limited edition one with the dateback and silver wrist strap so I don't just loan it to anyone.

He'd need to publishes my pictures too - there's a really good one of my Aunt doing the conga, and some arty contre-jour shots of Fudgie and Patch our guinea pigs.

Frames 8-30 he can ignore as I forgot to switch the camera off before I put it in my jacket.

I wouldn't tell might burst his ego. :)

Direct link | Posted on Feb 13, 2013 at 11:05 UTC
On article Dpreview Users' Poll: Best Camera of 2012? (1509 comments in total)

What about the Iphone 5? I don't see it on this list. :) :)

Direct link | Posted on Dec 20, 2012 at 16:18 UTC as 367th comment

I'm just curious about the longevity of the Samsung products vs. the Apple products. I've know some folks who had Samsung phones that didn't last long..they became defective, etc. I'm still using an Iphone 3Gs ( me cheap), and it's over 3 and a half years old and still works great and holds it charge for a very long time. Any comments on this??

Direct link | Posted on Dec 18, 2012 at 22:37 UTC as 11th comment | 1 reply
On photo Are we lost? in the Cockpits challenge (2 comments in total)

Maybe a better caption would be..."Who's flying this plane?" LOL!!!

Direct link | Posted on Dec 8, 2012 at 17:23 UTC as 2nd comment
On photo Helmeted Guineafowl in the My best picture this week challenge (14 comments in total)

Didn't know that the 5d Mark III could capture fast action...I would have expected this capture from one of the 1D line of camera's. Nice shot.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 20, 2012 at 12:49 UTC as 5th comment | 1 reply
On photo a nice spider web in the Cobwebs. challenge (8 comments in total)

Nice capture!! Which lens did you use?

Direct link | Posted on Oct 13, 2012 at 01:06 UTC as 2nd comment
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