Ollie 2

Ollie 2

Lives in Australia sydney, Australia
Works as a composer
Joined on Apr 29, 2010

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I for one welcome our new bloodsucking overlords and look forward to losing any illusion I once had towards actual ownership and control of a product I pay for.

Big Brother.

Direct link | Posted on May 10, 2013 at 05:32 UTC as 270th comment | 1 reply
On Just Posted: Detailed hands-on Olympus PEN E-P5 preview news story (315 comments in total)

Mmmm.

Focus peaking, wifi, 100ISO. Shame that the excellent styling is so spoiled by the absolutely necessary evf.

Think I'll be sticking with my OM for a while longer.

Direct link | Posted on May 10, 2013 at 05:18 UTC as 78th comment | 2 replies
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Ollie 2: Well, my two cents is that grading images is hardly altering or manipulating their "authenticity".

...and in my opinion the two images on this page were more effective prior to the alterations. So what do I know?

Looks like half-baked HDR to me...but I can see what you're saying.

Direct link | Posted on May 10, 2013 at 03:59 UTC
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Ollie 2: Well, my two cents is that grading images is hardly altering or manipulating their "authenticity".

...and in my opinion the two images on this page were more effective prior to the alterations. So what do I know?

Indeed. And the hooded figure is a far more surprising/shocking element when perceived in such a (more or less) "normal" atmosphere.
I have a tendency to overcook my images...but I hate it when pros do it ;)

Direct link | Posted on May 10, 2013 at 00:45 UTC

Well, my two cents is that grading images is hardly altering or manipulating their "authenticity".

...and in my opinion the two images on this page were more effective prior to the alterations. So what do I know?

Direct link | Posted on May 10, 2013 at 00:23 UTC as 70th comment | 10 replies
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masterofdeception: I try to avoid Dpreview, for the simple reason that the people here seem to know (or care) very little about photography, but seem to enjoy positing on the next great thing in terms of technology. This thread is a perfect example of why I feel this way. I posted a long time ago about why I loved the Jpegs from my X-Pro 1, and nothing has changed for me. I don't claim anything special for my pictures, but you lot can keep on bickering about your pixels in your RAW files and it won't matter a damn to me. You're still all wondering why your camera didn't make you a great photographer, and why the latest C1, LR, Silkypix, DXO, ACR .1.1.1.1 update didn't make any difference to your terrible (soft/over sharpened/ "slightly milky") pictures of your cat? Well, I guess you'll never get the point!

You "try to avoid"?

I had no idea that certain sites held such an overwhelming compulsion to return to for some.

Your comments apply to some of us, not all of us. Interesting that in making such blanket categorical statements you yourself display precisely the same form of myopia of those you condemn.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 6, 2013 at 02:22 UTC
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Benarm: 9 out of 10 photographers on DPR envy this guy, but would never dare to do anything like this in a million years. Hence the hate. :)

"Desecrating a world monument"?

Take it easy. Where's the "desecration"?

Direct link | Posted on Mar 28, 2013 at 00:40 UTC
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wlachan: Way overrated band.

Ahh, words of wisdom from the wise. In my experience, "overrated" is a term that is generally applied to great things by people who feel underrated.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 26, 2013 at 22:08 UTC
On Best Camera of 2012: And the Winner is... news story (1412 comments in total)
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micronean: It's kind of pathetic to see grown men pouting over their toy that wasn't voted most popular.

I'd hate to see how they were in high school, ugh....

...and yet all the whiney agro is coming from non-mft guys.

Hmm....go figure.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 3, 2013 at 03:24 UTC
On Olympus releases firmware update for OM-D E-M5 news story (41 comments in total)
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dkadc: Hey! Check out all the idiots whining about an update being available before their camera arrives!

They must think the software engineers stop working the day the product ships to the first customer.

They must think every software flaw is known and fixed before the first camera is shipped, and version 1.0 is all anyone will ever need.

Maybe they want Olympus to delay software updates until everyone who pre-ordered an OM-D gets one.

Maybe they think Olympus shouldn't have shipped a single OM-D until Oly built enough of them to fill every pre-order in the world.

Whining crybabies...

LOL!

Thanks for posting precisely what I was thinking.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 19, 2012 at 00:27 UTC
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T I Wood: APPLE please buy Adobe and NIK software!!!

Ahh, nothing like visiting DP review and reading the thoughts of a sensitive, empathetic soul such as your good self enjoying the passing of another human being. Thanks for that.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 15, 2012 at 23:55 UTC
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