Ruy Penalva

Ruy Penalva

Lives in Brazil Lauro de Freitas Bahia, Brazil
Works as a Medical Doctor
Joined on Jun 28, 2010
About me:

Ruy Penalva de Faria Neto

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On Canon EOS 7D Mark II First Impressions Review preview (1561 comments in total)
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Ruy Penalva: I think Canon did not the more important job: a FF and better sensor. So, apart from some minor and utile real improvements, 7D MKII is born with valid time expired.

Hi friend, I have both Canon you quoted, besides 70D, Lumix GH4, Sony a7s! I had 7D and I hated it. When you compare any Canon FF lens in a cropped Canon sensor versus a FF sensor there are big differences in performance.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 15, 2014 at 15:36 UTC
On Canon EOS 7D Mark II First Impressions Review preview (1561 comments in total)

I think Canon did not the more important job: a FF and better sensor. So, apart from some minor and utile real improvements, 7D MKII is born with valid time expired.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 15, 2014 at 15:09 UTC as 291st comment | 3 replies
On Sony unveils FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS cinema lens article (104 comments in total)

Astonishing 95mm frontal filter thread!!! Hood like a camcorder hood. A complete lens.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 13, 2014 at 00:48 UTC as 8th comment
On Sony unveils FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS cinema lens article (104 comments in total)

That is a lens. Has the best of the World, and has AF and IS, besides having focus, zoom and aperture ring, Congratulations Sony! I forgot: Powered zoom.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 12, 2014 at 22:40 UTC as 9th comment
On Zeiss introduces 'no distortion' Otus 1.4/85mm article (336 comments in total)

85mm lens, even so fast, without stabilization, is a invite to hand photo blur.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 9, 2014 at 01:13 UTC as 106th comment | 4 replies
On Zeiss launches Loxia full frame lenses for Sony E-mount article (268 comments in total)
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Ruy Penalva: I don't understand why Zeiss insist on doing MF lens. Wake up Zeiss!

I prefer to have all options available in my camera lenses. But if they were made to use follow focus and aimed at the cinema (very small public) user, I understand.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 4, 2014 at 01:00 UTC
On Zeiss launches Loxia full frame lenses for Sony E-mount article (268 comments in total)
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Ruy Penalva: I don't understand why Zeiss insist on doing MF lens. Wake up Zeiss!

All Canon top cinema lens have AF. It is easier and cheap to make MF lens than AF one. See Samyang.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 3, 2014 at 22:31 UTC
On Canon confirms price drop on select EF lenses article (140 comments in total)

Deceive me! I like it.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 3, 2014 at 19:14 UTC as 7th comment
On Zeiss launches Loxia full frame lenses for Sony E-mount article (268 comments in total)

I don't understand why Zeiss insist on doing MF lens. Wake up Zeiss!

Direct link | Posted on Sep 3, 2014 at 19:12 UTC as 22nd comment | 8 replies
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Ruy Penalva: Avoid. I bought a Mark IV to my a7s, and AF does not function at all. Horrible and amateur support if we can call that of support. A guy named Alex try to deceive you as being an specialist. No way to access adapter function (green & advanced). Pricey.

There is a button in the adapter (maybe what they call wide angle button???) I have already pressed that button in the two ways they teach (see under) but my adapter only choose "advanced mode".

"Choose the other operation mode by first turning on the power of your Sony NEX camera and either attach the Metabones Smart Adapter onto the Sony NEX camera body first, and then while depressing the Wide-Open button of the Smart Adapter, attach the Canon EF mount lens onto the Smart Adapter, or attach the Canon EF mount lens onto the Metabones Smart Adapter first, and then while depressing the Wide-Open button of the Smart Adapter, attach the Smart Adapter onto the Sony NEX camera body."

Thanks

Direct link | Posted on Sep 2, 2014 at 21:53 UTC
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Ruy Penalva: Avoid. I bought a Mark IV to my a7s, and AF does not function at all. Horrible and amateur support if we can call that of support. A guy named Alex try to deceive you as being an specialist. No way to access adapter function (green & advanced). Pricey.

I tested in three lens: EF 24-105 f/4 IS. EF 24-70 f/2.8 II. Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art as yet. The supposed technician support, named Alex, ( he is also from selling sector) told me that advanced mode does not support AF. It happens that I could not access how to change mode and Metabone states that by default green mode is assumed at beginning. Metabone also states that when you assemble the lens and the adapter, and turn the camera on, you are asked to choose between green or advanced mode. No message appeared to me so far. The adapter is supposedly using advance mode since there is constant control of aperture (visually seen) and image stabilization (heard). I think there is a flaw with this Mark IV adapter in Sony a7s camera. They made a firmware in August 14 but it did not fit it. Forget AF in a7s with the adapter and Canon brand lens.

PS. In my first usage AF appeared but disappeared mysteriously to never more come back again.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 29, 2014 at 22:48 UTC

Avoid. I bought a Mark IV to my a7s, and AF does not function at all. Horrible and amateur support if we can call that of support. A guy named Alex try to deceive you as being an specialist. No way to access adapter function (green & advanced). Pricey.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 29, 2014 at 19:30 UTC as 16th comment | 4 replies

I hate Corel. Horrible.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 29, 2014 at 02:32 UTC as 24th comment
On What is equivalence and why should I care? article (2026 comments in total)

Butler. My question. It is told that f/8 is the optimum limit to diffraction in digital sensor. My question to you is: The shift in aperture equivalence is followed by a decrease in diffraction too? In other words. Take a Panasonic lens with an upper f/5.6 aperture. The equivalent aperture of that lens would be f/11.2. How that real aperture of f/5.6 (or 11.2 equivalent) behaves in regard to diffraction? Is diffraction related to amount or to intensity of light?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 9, 2014 at 03:04 UTC as 177th comment | 5 replies
On Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD Lab Test Review preview (218 comments in total)

Resuming: A good trash.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 26, 2014 at 01:54 UTC as 48th comment
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Ruy Penalva: Tamron knows Panasonic will launch sensor stabilization

The shift of Tamron toward a non stabilized zoom lens is a clue to that rumor

Direct link | Posted on Jun 20, 2014 at 01:28 UTC
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Ruy Penalva: Tamron knows Panasonic will launch sensor stabilization

Probably will adopt it universally in all MFT, I mean.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 19, 2014 at 21:37 UTC

Tamron knows Panasonic will launch sensor stabilization

Direct link | Posted on Jun 19, 2014 at 16:36 UTC as 27th comment | 4 replies
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Shadowww: For those who are curious about focal length/aperture equivalents yet are too lazy to calculate: it's 88-320mm f/7.2-10 equivalent.

I think this concept of aperture equivalence should be discussed better from an optical point of view. Although focal equivalence is obvious in magnification, we don't feel that huge lack of light in cropped sensors as compared to 35mm sensor. As we know f/8.0 is the upper limit of optimal refraction in digital sensor, every cropped sensor would give poor results. And that is not the case. May be that is true only in terms of DoF but not in the amount of light that reach the photo-sites.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 17, 2014 at 21:53 UTC

Pure lol.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 13, 2014 at 19:30 UTC as 28th comment
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