Ben Tomohiku

Ben Tomohiku

Lives in United States AR, United States
Joined on Feb 14, 2011

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Old Ed: I've been looking for the filter size, but no luck so far. Possibly a 77? Also, it will be interesting to learn if it focuses in the "Nikon" direction or not. BTW, I still have a Tokina f4-5.6 70-200 zoom that I bought back in the 70's. It still looks and works like new. I cannot say the same for my (then top-of-the-line) Nikkor f4.5 80-200; it is now unusable because of zoom creep. And the Nikkor cost about 3,000 USD, in today's dollars. So I'm a BIG Tokina fan. I just wish they had a more extensive line, and I'm sad to see them phasing out of primes.

i bed its gonna be a 67mm size, same as the canon's 70-200 f4. I like tokina too, they usually make some good quality lens, well made!

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On CES 2012: Lytro Photowalk article (141 comments in total)

I'm not interested in such toys.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 15, 2012 at 17:48 UTC as 25th comment
On Nikon D4 overview article (860 comments in total)
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DoreamonNikon: I had D3s and wait for this for a long time. When it is out, there is not much improvement and it is very expensive. Only 16.2 MP compare to previous 12.1 MP. what is the selling point of this D4 compare now only its video is good. What a disappointment from Nikon. Worse is that we still need to buy accessories for wireless transfer for such a top range and expensive camera. Is it time to jump ship to canon...

I switched side to Canon for the 5DMKII, and got disappointed. The focusing is terrible, and noisy, my friend's D700 totally trashed my 5DMKII on 100% crop's nosies.
Personally I believe that more pixel a camera has, if the pixel cannot be process properly by manufacturer's technology , it means "more nosies".
I was very happy with my D300s, although 12mp, and now I am sad with my 21mp 5DMKII.
When I have enough money I would get a D4 for sure (and you can see 1DX actually drop down to 16mp as well)

Direct link | Posted on Jan 11, 2012 at 23:11 UTC
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shaocaholica: Why do they call it a lens 'cpu'? Its not computing anything. Its just a rom. Maybe on some models it reports back a focal for a zoom but thats hardly worth calling it a 'cpu'.

Here is my question, does the "cpu" calculate whether if the points are well in focus or not and tell the camera?

Direct link | Posted on Oct 27, 2011 at 23:36 UTC

customers need the cheaper price!

Direct link | Posted on Oct 12, 2011 at 19:05 UTC as 227th comment
On In a Drop... a Favorite in the Must have series: 250 challenge (6 comments in total)

Incredible!!!

Direct link | Posted on Oct 5, 2011 at 01:12 UTC as 3rd comment

Great!

Direct link | Posted on Oct 4, 2011 at 16:12 UTC as 1st comment
On DSC00676 photo in dpreview review samples's photo gallery (4 comments in total)

I don't feel it is like a Carl Zeiss, might be camera's problems

Direct link | Posted on Sep 29, 2011 at 17:33 UTC as 2nd comment
On All for one and one for all in the Cloud Shapes challenge (6 comments in total)

Nice picture!

Direct link | Posted on Apr 7, 2011 at 16:42 UTC as 1st comment
On Gen-X in the Twits challenge (3 comments in total)

I cannot imagine that the monks are using cellphones, :)

Direct link | Posted on Mar 8, 2011 at 21:23 UTC as 3rd comment
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