Ben O Connor

Ben O Connor

Lives in Finland Oulu, Finland
Works as a Fisheries Technology Engineer
Joined on Jan 14, 2012

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A Rugged all weather sealed 645 camera, with a serious full fiilled 40 mpx. what else i would ever wish to have?

Answer: a budget to invest :(

Sometimes i just want to quit my job, want to take a loan and put this in to in the middle of a square, and then built "my studio" around it. I so much wish to do my own job as a pro fotographer ...

Damn it, why i a just an ameteur fotographer with my P&S camera .... :(

Direct link | Posted on Mar 12, 2013 at 17:58 UTC as 12th comment
On Preview:nikon-coolpix-a (442 comments in total)

I am using Olympus XZ-1 , and also its new rival, they want to keep its light power at F 1,8 - 2,5. And to keeping its power They make a big lens, that it does not fit behind lens blades... Smilar thing occoured in G 1X of canon. Well it also has APS-C (DX ) size sensor... many times bigger compare to XZ-1

Well you might say "well they are both zoom cameras, its a fixed lens!" then how can you tell me Leica´s X1 & X2 ?

Its just interesting to see, such a big sensor, preety small diameter glass.

Posted on Mar 10, 2013 at 21:51 UTC as 53rd comment | 4 replies
On Soft White in the SNOW! challenge (5 comments in total)

Its "Snow" challange, this is an avalanche foto!!!! :)

Congratulations.

ps: happy to see, a P&S camera´s foto is a winner. Its not just "pro" thing, its hobby of all ours as well.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 8, 2013 at 20:41 UTC as 2nd comment
On Preview:nikon-coolpix-a (442 comments in total)

interesting camera, a soup of all ideas....

but no electronic vf. hmmm...

Posted on Mar 5, 2013 at 20:27 UTC as 100th comment

The United Nations, NATO and Pre-Cold War Soviet orginasations should get together and declare this;

"From this on, we forbid all the electronic companies all around the world, no matter what they would ever producing, the new models should come ealiest in every 3 even 4 years!! We declare war on companies who just put a new jacket to their old technology and put it to market in every 11 moths !!!

We Especially forbid the production of photo sensors smaller than 2/3" sensors for any telephones and 1" sensors for P&S cameras !!! "

Now, that would be the new world order in my definations :D

Direct link | Posted on Mar 2, 2013 at 14:52 UTC as 3rd comment

Its an "oficiall announcement" that all the K 01 ´s that anyone would ever buy will consider already "antique"

I think this value should consider more in coming decade and later.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 2, 2013 at 14:41 UTC as 14th comment
In reply to:

eaa: Yes, lots of stitch flaws, but I'm sure they will brush it up over time.
I.e. here a whole building just fades into the surrounding pavement. Also note the very "mini" black ford Ford Fiesta in the upper right corner of the crop :)

http://btlondon2012.co.uk/pano.html?view.hlookat=-145.7905&view.vlookat=58.0096&view.fov=8.5133&imarkerath=-145.7905&imarkeratv=58.0096

those producers were make the whole project to recieve some "woows!" and "likes" and "share" in Facebook,

but here, its just and ordinary panorama, even has failure :D

Its anway an amazing afford, well thought and well made project. As you wish, hopefully they will keep upgrading constantly

Direct link | Posted on Mar 1, 2013 at 22:39 UTC
On Hands-on with the Sony Xperia Z tablet post (14 comments in total)

just put a nex-3 sensor, and a nex mouth... well photographers won´t care maybe but, techno guys would jump on it :D

well if its too big add nikon 1 sensor and its lens line, its also their product !

ok ok , i stop making utophia here :D

Direct link | Posted on Mar 1, 2013 at 14:47 UTC as 8th comment
On Hands-on with the Sony Xperia Z tablet post (14 comments in total)
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Ben O Connor: It has such a big device , but very small camera glass as well sensor... why? Why does sony keep following other tablet company´s mistakes ?

(well, maybe Carl Zeiss is avaliable from Nokia only , in terms of telephones, but is it a telephone ? Even they still can´t use, their sony G lenses are enough awesome... )

Main Reason:
They also want to sell a camera.

In previous days, Nokia made "cell phone" a magic tool, and now Apple even risking the future of paper ! (even newsweek will not be publish on paper anymore!!!)

So i wish to see a combination that;
Do not need to have home key,
no phone neccesarily (just a attachable headphone set would help)
no car keys (even else thing which "only" start up your car)
no wallet, even no credit carrds (Its my "own" tablet, so access directly to my bank account)
already no music player (walkman ipod etc)

so why not a enthusiast P&S camera ??? Cant they fit Sony 1 inch sensor, with a bit worse lens than, RX100 ?

I also can´t leave my olympus XZ-1 behind me ever, but even this small white colored friendly camera could make people disturbed, when you are daily lifetime shooting, That table would just solve that kinda issues, and make our hands a bit more free...

Direct link | Posted on Mar 1, 2013 at 12:04 UTC
On Hands-on with the Sony Xperia Z tablet post (14 comments in total)

It has such a big device , but very small camera glass as well sensor... why? Why does sony keep following other tablet company´s mistakes ?

(well, maybe Carl Zeiss is avaliable from Nokia only , in terms of telephones, but is it a telephone ? Even they still can´t use, their sony G lenses are enough awesome... )

Direct link | Posted on Feb 28, 2013 at 17:51 UTC as 11th comment | 3 replies

Excellent Work.

Please next time make its Nikon D800E version. We can´t see people´s nose holes in 7D much of resolution. :)

Direct link | Posted on Feb 23, 2013 at 12:58 UTC as 15th comment
In reply to:

bigfun: Fresh eggs

someone is raising chickens ....the neighbors must be happy lol
now looking for Fresh Milk anyone ??

http://btlondon2012.co.uk/pano.html?view.hlookat=90.1731&view.vlookat=32.5347&view.fov=0.9853&imarkerath=90.1731&imarkeratv=32.5347

:))))
Yeah, home of last summer olympic games, where the europe´s finance capital....

A fresh touch of British countryside :D amazing catch.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 23, 2013 at 12:55 UTC
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Ben O Connor: ...there is a place in the foto, where the houses were zigzagging with trees, etc.

I think i find a point which shows its not a flawless pano :D

http://btlondon2012.co.uk/pano.html?view.hlookat=-96.8630&view.vlookat=5.7598&view.fov=9.7011&imarkerath=-96.8630&imarkeratv=5.7598

Direct link | Posted on Feb 23, 2013 at 12:23 UTC

...there is a place in the foto, where the houses were zigzagging with trees, etc.

I think i find a point which shows its not a flawless pano :D

Direct link | Posted on Feb 23, 2013 at 12:13 UTC as 16th comment | 2 replies
On Sigma introduces Photo Pro 5.5 with Monochrome mode article (19 comments in total)

The lonely corner of photography. Surely a neccesity for its own professionals, but not for massess

Still i love its minimalist design.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 23, 2013 at 12:03 UTC as 1st comment
On Nikon D7100 Hands-on Preview preview (493 comments in total)
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Ben O Connor: ... and sadly no wifi as well.

Well nikon, in this century, we have amazing electronic devices called: " cell phones " and we want to download an app via internet or store to control our cameras, not just to share images :(

I was so happy until 1 minutes ago. Where is the wifi seriously ?? (alright with additional gps, i also dont want to be tracked by anyone out of my permission. so its alright if there is not gps.... but where is wifi??)

...but would not it effect the "weather sealing" caracteristics? I mean , you open accessory port, attaching something phsycal.

I wish that would be built in anyway...

Direct link | Posted on Feb 21, 2013 at 22:38 UTC
On Nikon D7100 Hands-on Preview preview (493 comments in total)

... and sadly no wifi as well.

Well nikon, in this century, we have amazing electronic devices called: " cell phones " and we want to download an app via internet or store to control our cameras, not just to share images :(

I was so happy until 1 minutes ago. Where is the wifi seriously ?? (alright with additional gps, i also dont want to be tracked by anyone out of my permission. so its alright if there is not gps.... but where is wifi??)

Direct link | Posted on Feb 21, 2013 at 18:05 UTC as 155th comment | 5 replies
On Casio Europe releases 20.1 MP Exilim EX-ZS30 camera article (56 comments in total)

this thing has 20.1 mpx. 1 inch sensored another pocketable cam has smilar mpx..... and some entry level dslr´s has about 12-16 mpx !!!

Please rename some standards in terms of Megapixels.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 18, 2013 at 22:39 UTC as 21st comment
On pigeons of izmir in the Protection challenge (1 comment in total)

Man... its metal :D

Direct link | Posted on Feb 17, 2013 at 12:41 UTC as 1st comment

Sure its soemthing great, brings your device to another world to bring you "hands on" images...

BUT

does it have to be that hard to own one ? Seriously ?
dont talk like "yeah butm its pro gear" well nex-6 is an enthusiast camera, does not make sense... or does it?

no it doesn´t.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 15, 2013 at 18:24 UTC as 18th comment | 3 replies
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