ulfie

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A fool and his/her money are still easily parted.

Link | Posted on Nov 25, 2014 at 23:18 UTC as 122nd comment

Nah... I'm waiting for the digital 8 X 10 camera with IBIS.

Link | Posted on Nov 21, 2014 at 20:14 UTC as 41st comment | 1 reply
On article A second glance: two takes on the Leica X (403 comments in total)

Plain and simple: It isn't worth the money.

Link | Posted on Nov 7, 2014 at 06:27 UTC as 108th comment
On article Price released for Brikk's 24k gold Nikon Df (386 comments in total)

Ab$urd.

Link | Posted on Oct 31, 2014 at 16:12 UTC as 77th comment
On article Nikon D750 real-world samples gallery posted (343 comments in total)

Hmm ... , my lowly and technologically aging Olympus E-PL1 w/ Panasonic 20mm f1.7 "pancake" lens' "Original" image jpegs at ISO 100 look sharper than these full-frame ones from Nikon.

Link | Posted on Oct 8, 2014 at 22:07 UTC as 72nd comment | 3 replies

Aha! I went to their interactive website ... and clicked and dragged the luminous cube around. So ... their new product is ... drum roll please ... a new Rubric's cube with only 6 facets. Boohoo :-(

Link | Posted on Oct 7, 2014 at 20:40 UTC as 255th comment | 1 reply
On article Zeiss launches Loxia full frame lenses for Sony E-mount (269 comments in total)

Why not just get a ZM 50/2 w/ E-mount adapter? Save money and get basically the same thing as the Loxia.

Link | Posted on Sep 9, 2014 at 21:01 UTC as 8th comment | 5 replies
On article Zeiss introduces 'no distortion' Otus 1.4/85mm (340 comments in total)

Finally, the perfect lens ... ? Well, as Zen monk Suzuki-roshi said, "Seek perfection in imperfection." This leaves, for me at least, options: (1) Go figure. or (2) Cough up the cash.

Link | Posted on Sep 9, 2014 at 21:00 UTC as 22nd comment
On article Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM review (592 comments in total)
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ulfie: Size-wise, it's a dang blunderbuss! Kind of negates its low-light, f1.4 shooting abilities if camera shake adds blur due to its size/length, no?

It's not just weight but length of the lens too. Even a little movement is multiplied by its longer length.

Link | Posted on May 29, 2014 at 21:38 UTC
On article Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM review (592 comments in total)
In reply to:

ulfie: Size-wise, it's a dang blunderbuss! Kind of negates its low-light, f1.4 shooting abilities if camera shake adds blur due to its size/length, no?

Weight alone doesn't negate hand-held camera shake. On a tripod, of course. It is LONG, 100mm/4 inches. Add the body size too and hand-holding steadily at low shutter speeds is dicey for sure.

Link | Posted on May 28, 2014 at 23:56 UTC
On article Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM review (592 comments in total)

Size-wise, it's a dang blunderbuss! Kind of negates its low-light, f1.4 shooting abilities if camera shake adds blur due to its size/length, no?

Link | Posted on May 28, 2014 at 23:36 UTC as 85th comment | 4 replies
On article Leica T (Typ 701) First Impressions Review (2256 comments in total)

It should be the CC not the T model. CC for Conspicuous Consumption.

Link | Posted on Apr 24, 2014 at 22:46 UTC as 532nd comment
On article Leica T (Typ 701) First Impressions Review (2256 comments in total)

The original-version jpeg sample pics aren't better than much cheaper camera-lens options. To me, at least, jpeg IQ quality is all I want and need and use (for now). To spend this much money for this quality is a non-starter for me. Your bank account may vary.

Link | Posted on Apr 24, 2014 at 19:36 UTC as 554th comment
On photo The Woodsman in the Action Sequence Photography challenge (3 comments in total)

Nice image(s). But never split (or chainsaw) wood without eye protection. Never!

Link | Posted on Apr 6, 2014 at 04:47 UTC as 2nd comment
On article 900MP portraits show human face in extreme detail (284 comments in total)

Wow, zits (aka pimples) can now be volcanoes!!!

Link | Posted on Mar 19, 2014 at 22:44 UTC as 100th comment
On photo DSCF0587 in dpreview review samples's photo gallery (2 comments in total)

Urban sadhu.

Link | Posted on Mar 10, 2014 at 01:51 UTC as 1st comment
On a photo in the Fujifilm X100S Review Samples sample gallery (2 comments in total)

Urban sadhu.

Link | Posted on Mar 10, 2014 at 01:51 UTC as 1st comment
On article A look inside Sigma's lens factory (89 comments in total)

Reality check: This is a PR (Public Relations) video, a form of advertising, not a detailed and exact QA (Quality Assurance) documentary nor one on Japanese work values, ethics and non-smiling. Get real folks. Caveat: I lived/worked in Japan for 8 years and have in-laws there. You want to see or know Japan, go there for more than a week as a tourist. Corporate PR videos are just that corporate PR. Not all that is Japan.

Link | Posted on Feb 15, 2014 at 19:11 UTC as 23rd comment | 2 replies

71 mm (2.8″) long make it a bit long for steady, low-light, hand-held shooting considering these two full-frame Sonys have no IBIS unless you're willing to pump up the ISO. The price for a "normal" lens is, IMHO, ridiculous.

Link | Posted on Feb 1, 2014 at 01:04 UTC as 57th comment | 9 replies

Another "Let-them-eat-cake!" priced optic...

Link | Posted on Jan 6, 2014 at 20:53 UTC as 74th comment
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