tongki

tongki

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On Drone lighting could be coming soon to your studio article (117 comments in total)

this what I've dreamed about flash,
but drone will not work, you will need something like anti gravity thing,
flying blade is dangerous, you can not move easily between people

also mechanism to come back home to your backpack and secondary unit
will replace its position while the other one is charging automatically

I will change my flash system when this new flash system comes out

Direct link | Posted on Jul 18, 2014 at 04:23 UTC as 13th comment
On Canon and Microsoft sign patent agreement post (73 comments in total)

own a second camera will cost you C.O.A and new license for new O.S.

therefore, make a new connectivity between cameras will also cost you network license for each user I.D.

and other anti virus company will sell a lot more anti virus for EOS cameras

Direct link | Posted on Jul 6, 2014 at 02:58 UTC as 4th comment
On Stream your photos... via backpack? article (36 comments in total)

I can't imagine the power drained by laptop and heat problems

to all saying about this good and bla bla bla ...

think about simple problems, battery drain and heat transfer inside backpack,
compare to it's practical side, not worthed

also USB mounting and put it in the backpack,
is it stable connection for the USB ? risk from being hit or wreck ?

you need a better solution to do that, something like wireless post to communicate the link

creative? Yes
usable and workable ? NO
smart innovation ? It's kinda stupid

Direct link | Posted on May 21, 2014 at 00:57 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply
On Stream your photos... via backpack? article (36 comments in total)
In reply to:

Bruce Crossan: So when do we get cameras with a built in 4G SIM Card? Or a camera with no rear screen - just a device to attach the camera to a smartphone where the screen would normally go. . . of any size or operating system, with an App that replaces all the functions of a rear screen?

the brand that you mentioned,
they only made a TOY, not a camera

do the Times people use it on their work ?

Direct link | Posted on May 20, 2014 at 07:00 UTC
On Canon announces 16-35mm F4L and 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 lenses article (367 comments in total)
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tongki: I like the idea of incoming 1D mark IV replacement,
another APS-H for this new EF 16-35mm f/4L
with more reliable wifi, something like WFT built in because wifi on 6D and 70D is a crap and totally useless (you know if you use WFT earlier)
touchscreen, dual SD card and very fast live view and video AF

Thanks for the offer, Richard,
I missed my 1D mark IV and had to admit 70D performs better in some way
your price for $3,200 think too high,
I sold mine around $2,000 several months ago

I take yours for $1,000 cause it is imported and some customs

Direct link | Posted on May 15, 2014 at 09:10 UTC
On Canon announces 16-35mm F4L and 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 lenses article (367 comments in total)

I like the idea of incoming 1D mark IV replacement,
another APS-H for this new EF 16-35mm f/4L
with more reliable wifi, something like WFT built in because wifi on 6D and 70D is a crap and totally useless (you know if you use WFT earlier)
touchscreen, dual SD card and very fast live view and video AF

Direct link | Posted on May 14, 2014 at 16:56 UTC as 10th comment | 2 replies
On Canon announces 16-35mm F4L and 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 lenses article (367 comments in total)
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Miguel Rodríguez: When is canon going back to the game? Gents I am a frustrated canon user... What happen with this guys just announcing boring or
Controversial or overlapping products? Many of my colleagues a switching to Nikon and I think I will eventually do it as well.

Canon can innovate with something like wireless LCD detachable with control

thanks me for the idea when it happen

Direct link | Posted on May 14, 2014 at 09:27 UTC
On Canon announces 16-35mm F4L and 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 lenses article (367 comments in total)
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tongki: I keep 17-40mm for extra 5mm reach
and don't need stupid IS

if you can not handheld your camera in wide angle,
then hire a photographer that can do it

rrcad, do u know how fast a moment that you can't even think about moving your feet to get that 5 mm more reach

especially if you use 24-70mm on FF,
16 x2 = 32mm ... +3mm = 35mm
24 x2 = 48mm ... + 22mm = 70mm

17 x2 = 34mm ... + 6mm = 40mm

see the difference ?

I would prefer using other way than IS to solve problems,
because IS is something that you can not control of

Direct link | Posted on May 14, 2014 at 09:22 UTC
On Canon announces 16-35mm F4L and 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 lenses article (367 comments in total)

I keep 17-40mm for extra 5mm reach
and don't need stupid IS

if you can not handheld your camera in wide angle,
then hire a photographer that can do it

Direct link | Posted on May 14, 2014 at 02:34 UTC as 25th comment | 8 replies
On Create your own DSLR external battery pack article (66 comments in total)
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Michael B 66: 1) This was very informative. I thought about building a power supply with a lead battery and a DC-DC converter but - despite it will supply a 600D for 30 hours it is heavy.
Have not known that these battery packs come now with a 9V (and 12V) supply plug.

2) external power supply for the 40D is rated @ 8.4 volts. I would try to reduce the voltage to 8.3 volts with a DC-DC converter - I am not shure that the dummy battery has some regulator. Applying 12V will perhaps destroy the camera, a DC-DC regulator is a good "protective circuit".

LOL, lead acid?
heavy and needs to drain totally before recharging

thats is not solution, that's new problems,
especially the DC to DC converter

people nowadays using lithium ion or LiFe,
lightweight, huge capacity, fast drain for hungry powered devices
problem is, aviation regulation limits to some capacity

Direct link | Posted on May 5, 2014 at 10:56 UTC
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iAPX: I found it funny this little body with all this equipment around. Seems I am trolling when laughing about a little mirrorless body needing to be put on a tripod just to take a good picture without motion blurr, especially with one the rare good lens sony offers for it!

Now for video, it's laughable too, with a 12MP resolution (I still use my D300s but who will buy a mirrorless body with 12MP in 2014 to do photography?!?), and none of the advantages you will find on BlackMagic gears.

Still photography? nope
Movie shooting? nope
Lauging? ah yeeessss

been using sony piece of junk A900,
can not go higher than iso 1000, slow AF, stupid AWB,
clumsy flash mount

going back to sony with nice Zeiss lenses again ?

NO !!!

Direct link | Posted on Apr 7, 2014 at 02:06 UTC
On Orion DVC210 DLSR Crane Review article (35 comments in total)
In reply to:

Wolfgang Fieger: Once more for better understanding: we photographers are not interested in movie making! If we would be interested in movie making we would be movie makers, not photographers. Please recognize the art of photography as a totally different form of art as movie making is. These two forms of art have less in common than painting and sculptury. The only connecting part is the fact, that both arts involve lenses as tools of their craftmanship.

that would be easier using a monopod and tilt lcd screen,
rather than setup mini jib

Direct link | Posted on Mar 28, 2014 at 21:46 UTC
On Nikon D4s First Impressions Review preview (1047 comments in total)
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Photomonkey: A good update to a fine camera. Not everything that everyone wanted but good nonetheless.

This may be Nikon's last top end DSLR.
We may see a move to mirrorless (donning flame suit) for the next generation.
Buy your piece of history today.

people who gets D4 or 1DX actually looking for responsiveness,
and that means everything,
I don't think mirrorless can perform at this side

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2014 at 08:57 UTC
On Nikon D4s First Impressions Review preview (1047 comments in total)

if only D4S comes out with dual SD card slot,
I will forget 1DX and all Canon system and flash that I owned

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2014 at 08:49 UTC as 240th comment
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LukeDuciel: Honestly, I do not really feel D3S and D4 is that better than D3.

D3 was a really good camera and Nikon has not delivered anything significant since then.

(D800 is rather a sensor miracle than the body itself. and for that, Sony is probably the one who owns the credit).

I don't know a camera were made to be thrown or fall and when survived judge how good a camera not from the camera performance

Direct link | Posted on Jan 9, 2014 at 13:53 UTC
On Pentax K-3 preview (961 comments in total)
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Hossein Zaka: Hello Pentax(or Ricoh ) Co.

Why you don’t improve low light capability or color depth or Dynamic range in this 24Mpix sensor!?
I though you known that I don’t need 24Mpix or more and 16or12Mpix enough for me. Because I don’t want to print on a billboard or other big walls, and I don’t have giant disk and space to archive that.
I just want to rock with my APS-C sensor and have better low light capability or Dynamic range than K5II/K5IIs or D7100/D7000

I think this time DPR dont give you more than a Silver Award!
Regars

you can always use Small or Medium size JPEG to do that

I am doing it on the past with Sony A900 that made 25MB each JPEG !

Direct link | Posted on Dec 24, 2013 at 03:19 UTC
On DPReview Gear of the Year Part 3: Olympus OM-D E-M1 article (396 comments in total)
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John Mason: My favorite Canon of all time was the 5d3 often with the 85 1.2 lens attached. However, after over a decade shooting both Olympus and Canon systems, I finally went all in and got 2 EM1 bodies and some more lenses.

While there are still fringe occasions where the 5d3 would have served me better, for the vast majority of my shooting, the EM1 gets me more keepers.

Part of this is the sensor. The little sony sensor the em1 is using has even more raw post processing adjustment range than the 5d3 did.

But the biggest reason for the larger keeper rate, is the ability to use some amazing primes with the 5 stop IBIS. Whether its causal street shooting at night, or low light events, the EM1 was more consistent in getting me great results.

Interestingly, as I sold off all my Canon gear the buyer told me how in NYC the weekend before he had a Nikon guy sell off all his D800 gear for the EM1 for the same reasons.

This Gear of the Year award is well deserved in my mind.

you just playing with a TOY and mentioned that you are FAST,
even 5D mark III is not a FAST like u described !

If you play with the real machine gun line up like 1D series
and you're saying that you are FAST,
that make sense,
but playing with a toy and u call it fast ? come on !

Direct link | Posted on Dec 2, 2013 at 05:52 UTC
On DPReview Gear of the Year Part 3: Olympus OM-D E-M1 article (396 comments in total)
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DogsareGodsgifttous: Let's step back a moment. The majority of cameras out there today are capable of taking amazing photographs- especially those above the "point and shoot" category but even those can be superb-just look at the Canon G series cameras. It's not so much the equipment, it's the photographer and the LIGHTING, VIEWPOINT, FOCAL POINT, and INTERESTING SUBJECT that makes the photo. The fundamental elements of photography make the photo-not the equipment. That being said- this Olympus OM-D E-M1 camera is a superbly designed and highly professional camera - easily as good as other high end cameras for taking outstanding shots-Canon, Nikon, Fuji, etc. Given any high quality camera- a good photographer will use their photography skills and patience to take great photos- regardless of whether or not they have the "big shot" camera to show off to everyone.....

INTIMIDATING OTHERS is the key,
a small toy you can't do nothing than being intimidated by other BIG GUY

Direct link | Posted on Dec 2, 2013 at 05:48 UTC
On Canon EOS 70D Review preview (623 comments in total)

Dirk,
make your time more usefull by stop mentioning about silly thing like AF micro adjustment,
especially when all the lenses that you mentioned is just A TOY

I am sorry,
didn't realize, you were showing off your AWESOME LENS collection on your comment,
think we should respect that

Direct link | Posted on Nov 19, 2013 at 16:19 UTC as 79th comment
On Canon EOS 70D Review preview (623 comments in total)
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pixperfect: It seems Canon cameras are getting better and better.

EOS 50D - Magnesium body
EOS 60D - Aliminum body
EOS 70D - Plastic body

Am I missing something?

so stupid if you think that way,
I am using 1D mark IV for several years and like that new cameras are getting lighter,
what's the point of aluminium or magnesium body ?
you sell it after 2 or 3 years,
plastic body make it lighter and that's a good thing

Direct link | Posted on Nov 11, 2013 at 17:51 UTC
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