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On BPG image format aims to replace JPEGs article (206 comments in total)

hi

the compression ratio is impressive!!

may ask 2 questions?

1) is the gimp the only software that can save in BPG ? (seeing the gimp and BPG are open source)

2) how many website can host files in BPG ?

thanks

Direct link | Posted on Dec 16, 2014 at 15:44 UTC as 21st comment
On BPG image format aims to replace JPEGs article (206 comments in total)
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0MitchAG: The difference is basically null on the average display.

hi
i don't think so
i'm watching the photos on a 4 years laptop and a new laptop and i can see the jpg is sharper in some photos

other photos looks the same

Direct link | Posted on Dec 16, 2014 at 15:41 UTC
On Canon EOS 7D Mark II Review preview (1180 comments in total)

hi
they did miss you review the viewfinder ,didn't they

Direct link | Posted on Dec 12, 2014 at 07:04 UTC as 192nd comment
On Real-world test: Nikon D750 at the Museum of Flight article (274 comments in total)

hi
I'm really enjoying real world test too!
will be uploaded the photos too?

thanks
really aprreciate it a lot!

Direct link | Posted on Dec 3, 2014 at 19:14 UTC as 24th comment
On Canon EOS 7D Mark II: Real-world samples (beta) article (268 comments in total)
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Timbukto: So many bashers...first of all does anyone realize that a EF lens that can shoot sharp pictures on a 20MP 1.6 crop is a pretty strong endorsement that the affordable 16-35 F4L IS will handle future FF sensors for years to come? Second Canon jpegs since recent DIGIC processors have long moved over to a more analog look. People who made up the term 'pixel level detail' hate this look and prefer an ACR rendering. Canon's default is more like Capture One which is also more analog looking and less about seeing individual pixels and more about the picture. Finally the 18-135 kit lens is doing its job...anyone pixel peep the Pentax 18-135? Nikon's new 18-140 is good too, but most likely the STM focuses rather quickly, and is pretty much comparable with the Nikon. How many camera's will give you better jpegs in backlit shadow heavy scenes anyhow? Your iPhone? Prove it. These comments are just a case study of confirmation bias due to DxOMark scores. Lets see Nikon's 16-35 shot on crop

why , can you use capture nx-d with canon raw files?

Direct link | Posted on Oct 1, 2014 at 08:57 UTC
On Canon EOS 7D Mark II: Real-world samples (beta) article (268 comments in total)
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Timbukto: So many bashers...first of all does anyone realize that a EF lens that can shoot sharp pictures on a 20MP 1.6 crop is a pretty strong endorsement that the affordable 16-35 F4L IS will handle future FF sensors for years to come? Second Canon jpegs since recent DIGIC processors have long moved over to a more analog look. People who made up the term 'pixel level detail' hate this look and prefer an ACR rendering. Canon's default is more like Capture One which is also more analog looking and less about seeing individual pixels and more about the picture. Finally the 18-135 kit lens is doing its job...anyone pixel peep the Pentax 18-135? Nikon's new 18-140 is good too, but most likely the STM focuses rather quickly, and is pretty much comparable with the Nikon. How many camera's will give you better jpegs in backlit shadow heavy scenes anyhow? Your iPhone? Prove it. These comments are just a case study of confirmation bias due to DxOMark scores. Lets see Nikon's 16-35 shot on crop

Quote :"I've tried DPP and Capture One, but not DxOMark so can't comment on the latter."

hi
i can see what do you mean

about dpp do notice differents between v4 and v3?
i can't use v4 because i own a 5d mark 2 , so i can't even try

Direct link | Posted on Sep 30, 2014 at 14:16 UTC
On Canon EOS 7D Mark II: Real-world samples (beta) article (268 comments in total)

hi Barney

thanks for the photos , really

i would really see photos taken with medium quality EF lenses

the 24-70 2.8 II is amazing sharp , i haven't tried the new 16-35 f4 II

but would really interesting see how the sensor work with medium quality EF lenses like the 17-40 or 24-105

will be added in the future?
thanks

Direct link | Posted on Sep 30, 2014 at 09:50 UTC as 43rd comment
On Canon EOS 7D Mark II: Real-world samples (beta) article (268 comments in total)
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George Veltchev: here’s a compilation of the best selling DSLRs based on Amazon Reports, where Canon has managed to convince the users with 11 models, Nikon 4, Pentax 1 and Sony with a single model .... Long live 7D MarkII ...the rest is just a fudge.

1 Canon EOS Rebel T3i
2 Nikon D3100
3 Canon EOS Rebel T2i
4 Canon EOS Rebel T3
5 Canon EOS Rebel T1i
6 Nikon D5100
7 Canon EOS 60D
8 Nikon D7000
9 Canon Rebel XS
10 Nikon D3000
11 Pentax K-5
12 Canon Digital Rebel XTi
13 Canon Digital Rebel XT
14 Canon EOS 7D
15 Canon Digital Rebel XSi
16 Canon EOS 5D Mark II
17 Sony Alpha SLTA33L

hi
but is the Canon EOS 5D Mark II still on sale??

Direct link | Posted on Sep 30, 2014 at 09:20 UTC
On Canon EOS 7D Mark II: Real-world samples (beta) article (268 comments in total)
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Timbukto: So many bashers...first of all does anyone realize that a EF lens that can shoot sharp pictures on a 20MP 1.6 crop is a pretty strong endorsement that the affordable 16-35 F4L IS will handle future FF sensors for years to come? Second Canon jpegs since recent DIGIC processors have long moved over to a more analog look. People who made up the term 'pixel level detail' hate this look and prefer an ACR rendering. Canon's default is more like Capture One which is also more analog looking and less about seeing individual pixels and more about the picture. Finally the 18-135 kit lens is doing its job...anyone pixel peep the Pentax 18-135? Nikon's new 18-140 is good too, but most likely the STM focuses rather quickly, and is pretty much comparable with the Nikon. How many camera's will give you better jpegs in backlit shadow heavy scenes anyhow? Your iPhone? Prove it. These comments are just a case study of confirmation bias due to DxOMark scores. Lets see Nikon's 16-35 shot on crop

quote :"Canon's default is more like Capture One which is also more analog
looking and less about seeing individual pixels and more about the picture."

are you talking about canon digital professional , capture one and dxo that give images more analog look?

Direct link | Posted on Sep 30, 2014 at 09:09 UTC
On Canon EOS 7D Mark II First Impressions Review preview (2702 comments in total)
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mantra: hi
but is at least water sealed ?????

can't understand the choice of the sensor 1.6 , it's only good for sport (iso between 100 and 400) above..if it's like the 70d is not usable for me

a sensor 1.3 would be really awesome , the image quality of 1d mark III or IV is still amazing

i tried the 70D and r it's more noisy then the 20D :(

well ,i will wait the full review
i was waitining for a 3d or even a medium format but...
i will save my money

Daniel
i own a 1d mark IV , and my friend own a 70D
please....

Direct link | Posted on Sep 16, 2014 at 05:00 UTC
On Canon EOS 7D Mark II First Impressions Review preview (2702 comments in total)
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mantra: hi
but is at least water sealed ?????

can't understand the choice of the sensor 1.6 , it's only good for sport (iso between 100 and 400) above..if it's like the 70d is not usable for me

a sensor 1.3 would be really awesome , the image quality of 1d mark III or IV is still amazing

i tried the 70D and r it's more noisy then the 20D :(

well ,i will wait the full review
i was waitining for a 3d or even a medium format but...
i will save my money

"The 70D is also far superior in IQ to the 1D mkIII,and I would say equal or slightly better then the 1D mkIV."

sorry , a question
do you own a 1d mark 3 or 4 ?

Direct link | Posted on Sep 15, 2014 at 17:11 UTC
On Canon EOS 7D Mark II First Impressions Review preview (2702 comments in total)

are really 61 all cross type focusing points?

because the 1dx and 5dmark 3 have 41 cross type focusing points

Direct link | Posted on Sep 15, 2014 at 16:29 UTC as 505th comment | 1 reply
On Canon EOS 7D Mark II First Impressions Review preview (2702 comments in total)
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mantra: hi
but is at least water sealed ?????

can't understand the choice of the sensor 1.6 , it's only good for sport (iso between 100 and 400) above..if it's like the 70d is not usable for me

a sensor 1.3 would be really awesome , the image quality of 1d mark III or IV is still amazing

i tried the 70D and r it's more noisy then the 20D :(

well ,i will wait the full review
i was waitining for a 3d or even a medium format but...
i will save my money

hi
for sure better then a 1.6 crop sensor
did you shoot with the 1d mark 3 or 4?
did you see the image quality ? and the noise

by the way what's the meaning of UWA?
cheers

Direct link | Posted on Sep 15, 2014 at 15:12 UTC
On Canon EOS 7D Mark II First Impressions Review preview (2702 comments in total)

hi
but is at least water sealed ?????

can't understand the choice of the sensor 1.6 , it's only good for sport (iso between 100 and 400) above..if it's like the 70d is not usable for me

a sensor 1.3 would be really awesome , the image quality of 1d mark III or IV is still amazing

i tried the 70D and r it's more noisy then the 20D :(

well ,i will wait the full review
i was waitining for a 3d or even a medium format but...
i will save my money

Direct link | Posted on Sep 15, 2014 at 15:06 UTC as 536th comment | 11 replies
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3DSimmon: This is good news. Lightroom did some weird stuff to one of my 7d files one time, canon saved the day with a perfect render. Looking forward to giving the new version a spin.

hi
but we don't know about the new features
i don't think dpp4 will have the same acr/lightroom 4/5 features

Direct link | Posted on Jun 17, 2014 at 17:22 UTC
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Stollen1234: this is fantastic news...is it free for all users? including canon 7D owners

well
it would be really a sad and ungrateful behavior!
i mean i still have 5d mark 2 and 5d , i love them with all my canon lenses

the next move? makes ddp3 disapear?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 17, 2014 at 17:21 UTC
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blackwiggle: Even if LR 6 was released in two weeks, the information given in this video would still be relevant.
That's unless Adobe has changed the filing system from previous versions of LR yet again.
[LR Update problem from 3/4 to 5... filing system got changed slightly, could result with users thinking that all files were lost .... not a happy state to be in ]

hi
sadly when adobe will release lr6 , it will maybe buggy
need some time (maybe) to be stable with good performances

Direct link | Posted on Jun 10, 2014 at 16:16 UTC

hi
i still have lightroom v4 64bit ,for it permorms better then v5
honestly i did not find new v5 feature to push me to buy v5

is really v5 more powerfull then v4?
is worth to upgrade?

by the way thanks for the video!

Direct link | Posted on Jun 10, 2014 at 16:15 UTC as 11th comment | 6 replies
On Canon announces 16-35mm F4L and 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 lenses article (368 comments in total)
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Henrik Herranen: MTF for the EF-S 10-18:
http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/products/cameras/ef_lens_lineup/ef_s_10_18mm_f_4_5_5_6_is_stm

Are my eyes deceiving me or does the MTF look seriously impressive for a 300$ lens?

And although it was posted earlier, here's a reposted 16-35/4 IS link:
http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/products/cameras/ef_lens_lineup/ef_16_35mm_f_4l_is_usm

hi
i have never understood the mft chart :(

i'm talking about the EF

Direct link | Posted on May 13, 2014 at 05:43 UTC
On Canon announces 16-35mm F4L and 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 lenses article (368 comments in total)

hi
hope will better then 16-35 2.8 II

i would love a 12-24 EF , in short a super wide EF lens...

but can't wait to test the new 16-35

Direct link | Posted on May 13, 2014 at 05:41 UTC as 80th comment
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