xeriwthe

xeriwthe

Joined on Nov 14, 2011

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On Sony: An eye on focus article (528 comments in total)
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OBI656: I LOVE to read these responses to this article 😎 This kibitz club amaze me as always ... 😆

I wonder how actual camera should looks like and function to complete all of these sunset picture takers ... 😜

it's the purpose of the internet bro, armchair-experting

Direct link | Posted on Jul 2, 2015 at 21:32 UTC
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oluv: obviously i don't know a single song of "the most successful commercial pop stars of all time", but on the other hand i am rather into miles davies and herbie hancock, so hardly representative.

Oh yeah well I can enjoy any music that I like whether it is good or bad miles monk beejees monkees swift creed

Direct link | Posted on Jun 26, 2015 at 04:03 UTC
On Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge camera review post (91 comments in total)
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dwill23: optical zoom.

I just read a bunch of comments comparing this to compacts, and larger cameras. The fact is, phones are still no where near compacts. Phones are just convenient, you now don't have to take a camera for snap shots.

I was at the beach with my GF and saw people taking pics of friends with the lighthouse way off in the background. With fixed, wide angle phones, the lighthouse is a tiny dot. It actually pushes it farther away.

With a $150 point and shoot, 20x optical zoom, I back way up and zoom in. Presto! The lighthouse is HUGE in the background. Mount Rushmore, last year, same camera. People taking pics and the president's faces are smaller than their friend's eyeballs. I back up, zoom in, and the heads are larger than my friend's. This is very dramatic and impossible with any camera phone.

NYC, Battery Park, back up, get statue of liberty HUGE in background. Not a tiny speck like everyone else shooting pics.

Optical zoom will set you apart. Carry one.

meh, who needs another subpar picture of a lighthouse/geyser/hotspring/buffalo plenty of those already on the internet done a thousand times better by other people already.

most photos people capture are for saving moments in time and a good cellphone camera is more than adequate for people to make a nice memorable capture provided they learn how to compose.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 16, 2015 at 21:51 UTC
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xeriwthe: wow serious innovation in sensor tech hitting the real time (sure, foveon's done it before but certainly not in a mainstream way). mad respect for sony's silicon engineering.

hope my favorite manufacturer can hold out long enough in today's insanely competitive camera business to bring their version to market!

ahh ok, still a normal bayer sensor but with more photodiode area. thanks.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 11, 2015 at 09:02 UTC

wow serious innovation in sensor tech hitting the real time (sure, foveon's done it before but certainly not in a mainstream way). mad respect for sony's silicon engineering.

hope my favorite manufacturer can hold out long enough in today's insanely competitive camera business to bring their version to market!

Direct link | Posted on Jun 11, 2015 at 08:01 UTC as 48th comment | 3 replies
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2eyesee: It looks to me like the RX10M2 represents a better example of the 'convergence' that DPR talk about than the Canon XC10 - at half the price.

sony generally holds off for a couple years before selling a new sensor to competitors. look at the gap between the RX100 and the panasonic LX-100/canon g7x. or the 24MP APS-C NEX7 and the D7100.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 11, 2015 at 07:57 UTC
On Sony a7R II has 42.4MP on full frame BSI CMOS sensor article (1256 comments in total)

hot damn sony pulling out all the stops on technology. congrats to sony

Direct link | Posted on Jun 10, 2015 at 18:39 UTC as 271st comment
On Fujifilm X-T10 First Impressions Review preview (513 comments in total)
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VisualFX: "MADE IN CHINA". No purchase from me. Fuji had something going there for awhile, being Made in Japan. Now they are going cheap like everyone else. Whoever wants to support sweatshops and poor labour conditions and poor human rights, go right ahead and purchase this camera.

i love westerners who proclaim they will never buy anything chinese made. lol

Direct link | Posted on May 21, 2015 at 09:32 UTC
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xeriwthe: most logical elegant design ever conceived by man

yea i really shouldn't talk smack without using one. can't deny they look a little funny

Direct link | Posted on May 20, 2015 at 21:03 UTC
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xeriwthe: most logical elegant design ever conceived by man

i only need to see it to know it's the bees knees of industrial design and ergonimicity

Direct link | Posted on May 20, 2015 at 00:54 UTC

most logical elegant design ever conceived by man

Direct link | Posted on May 19, 2015 at 22:42 UTC as 46th comment | 9 replies
On 29-Dan-Beta-ISO200 photo in dpreview review samples's photo gallery (1 comment in total)

look at the paws on that guy!

Direct link | Posted on May 19, 2015 at 05:47 UTC as 1st comment

wow.. destroys all files? seriously did people actually get hit by this?

Direct link | Posted on May 15, 2015 at 17:06 UTC as 65th comment

would love some extra low light phase detect AF love for my 100s but, not counting on it. love you anyway fuji!

Direct link | Posted on May 11, 2015 at 17:54 UTC as 67th comment | 1 reply
On Massive $33,500 2450mm f/8 NASA lens surfaces on eBay article (235 comments in total)

lol f/8 childstoy

Direct link | Posted on Apr 29, 2015 at 01:20 UTC as 76th comment
On Nikon 1 J5: What you need to know article (493 comments in total)

Wooo everyone loves the retro look!

Direct link | Posted on Apr 2, 2015 at 05:41 UTC as 117th comment
On Lytro opens an interactive studio in Tokyo article (45 comments in total)
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Roland Karlsson: Cutting jobs and raising more money and spending it on a show room in Tokyo. My experience with several years of raising even more money is that the last money funder owns most of the company and the original people starting the venture is now thinned out in ownership till nearly nothing and are already losers, even if there is a success. Maybe the original starters of the company have succeeded in avoiding that trap. But ... I cannot really see how.

The preparation for this showroom probably started before they decided to cut jobs. Just saying

Direct link | Posted on Mar 16, 2015 at 23:18 UTC
On Adobe details OS support for next version of Lightroom article (229 comments in total)
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Kim Letkeman: Anyone who is running the latest versions of LR on a 32 bit machine it probably a masochist. Limited memory, limited bandwidth ... nothing is good about that combination. So Adobe is dead right to make 32 bit system obsolete. Heck, when was the last time you saw a 32 bit system for sale (that wasn't one of those crap brands created for suckers.)

string, the joy of noise making

Direct link | Posted on Jan 24, 2015 at 01:57 UTC
On Adobe details OS support for next version of Lightroom article (229 comments in total)
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dangie: As Lightroom prides itself on its organising qualities it needs to have its own method of finding duplicate images, instead of having to download and pay for an external plugin.

it has the option to find duplicates on import, but that may not work depending on the situation

Direct link | Posted on Jan 22, 2015 at 22:10 UTC
On Adobe details OS support for next version of Lightroom article (229 comments in total)
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marc petzold: What keeps me away from LT for ages: That damn catalogue everything thing, and then it's way sluggish from operation & behaviour, Adobe should really speed things up.

sure it's not as swift as windows explorer or mac finder but these days if you have 8GB of RAM and a good computer the catalog system and browser is not too bad. better than it was in say LR3

Direct link | Posted on Jan 22, 2015 at 22:09 UTC
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