rfsIII: Not trying to troll, but I just don't understand why the leap from 400 to 600 isn't as big as one might expect. I expect the subject to be 40 percent larger on my sensor based on the following, and again, please enlighten me...
Leaving aside the issue of the aperture changing, by my understanding it would be a field of view increase from 5.2 degrees at 400mm to about 3.4 degrees at the 600mm end. Isn't that an increase of about 40 percent?
When shooting bears and birds and other distant objects, that seems like it would be a lot. No?
Think of the difference between 40mm and 60mm... noticeable, sure, but not huge.
Fahd: Sadly its the record labels and management companies that come up with these ridiculous contracts and restrictions while the artists get a bad rep. Most artists are blissfully unaware of such contracts and restrictions.
Well they know now... but could be basking in the extra publicity.
zorgon: Downloaded! This is exactly what I've been looking for. Full 16-bit editing, retina support etc. I've only been using it for 15 minutes and I already like it better than GIMP.
That should be their tagline— "Affinity Photo: It's Better Than GIMP!" ;-)
Well, that escalated quickly. *slowly backs away from comments section...
I would love some comparisons between the OOC JPEGs and RAW conversions. For example, the shot of the shipping containers on the Shooting Experience page, or anything already processed with ACR in the samples gallery.
Good for them :)
Great piece, Rishi! Thanks.
DStudio: I would've expected them to add either USB 3 or Thunderbolt. Perhaps they don't expect to sell enough of them to bother? Or is it commonly used with equipment which hasn't gone past FW 800 yet?
Indeed, interesting... Apple abandoned FW800 long ago. Good for the adaptor cable industry!
Vitor hugo: EDIT: Nevermind, someone had the same idea as me in the comments.///What would happen if one: 1) get this camera on a tripod 2) get 3 color filters (Red Green and Blue) 3) takes one photo with each of those filters 4) stacks the resulting pictures as RGB channels in PS?///
Sounds like a good, if tedious project. Would all depend on the filters. I'd be curious to see the results :)
"Mono a mono"... That's terrible. I love it :)
piratejabez: Am I the only one who can't access a larger version of the top image? http://www.dpreview.com/files/t/articles/107fcaae9ad14deb8299d461f9dbd271/MIT-ReflectionRemoval-1.jpeg I've tried multiple browsers... Firefox says "The image cannot be displayed because it contains errors." Apologies if others have already posted about this...
Apparently not. And still not working today. But I guess I'm not really missing out on much by not being able to pixel peep this example...
Now THIS is exciting!
Am I the only one who can't access a larger version of the top image? http://www.dpreview.com/files/t/articles/107fcaae9ad14deb8299d461f9dbd271/MIT-ReflectionRemoval-1.jpeg I've tried multiple browsers... Firefox says "The image cannot be displayed because it contains errors." Apologies if others have already posted about this...
Great shot of the tulips, Rishi!
It's amazing how much more detail is captured/retailed by the Canon compared to the Nikon! I prefer Canon's color and tonal response as well. (And no, I am not a "fanboy", that's just what I'm seeing in these samples.) I love Nikon DSLRs, but would never buy one of their compacts...
brn: Warning: not for pixel peepers.
At 1:1, even this ISO100 images look terrible.
I think the image quality is terrible even scaled down. There is some very "broad" softness going on, very limited dynamic range and poor contrast/color. I guess this is to be expected for a compact and is the trade-off for such a long zoom range...
Wesley Byrne: Not too bad, really. Seems perfectly fine for photos for the web at up to about 2000 px max dimension. But I wouldn't want to make large prints or crop much with photos from this camera.
Is that "mountain lion" what many of us would call a bobcat?
Yup, that's a bobcat. And I think the other one is a lynx?
Thanks for the caption! But that's not a mountain lion... it's a bobcat. (And I think #9 is a lynx?) Very cool to see all the wildlife you came across :)
jonby: Nearly eight grand and no pop-up flash? Are they joking?
I opt for joke.
NO 4K VIDEO?? IT'S 2015!!!