evogt500

evogt500

Lives in United States United States
Joined on May 20, 2009
About me:

Olympus OM-1 (35mm)
Canon EOS Elan 7e (35mm)
Olympus Camedia D-560z (battery eater but no NR!)
Canon EOS 70D
Sony Cybershot DSC-P92 (aperture malfunction)
Canon Powershot SD500 (IXUS 700)
Fujifilm Finepix Z5fd (Best ultra compact camera not mentioned on DPReview)
Fujifilm S200EXR (no ORBS!)

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Please stop adding Megapixels!

Direct link | Posted on Feb 28, 2012 at 04:16 UTC as 15th comment
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Sergey Borachev: It seems Fuji has taken a leaf from Pentax, with all these design and/or QC issues and in communication as well as taking the best action to preserve customer confidence. The sticky X100, the over-heating HS20, the orbs in the X10 and X-S1. It is amazing how this orb problem was not detected in system tests before it is released, how?, and if it was, how the release could be allowed? What were they thinking?

Don't get me wrong. I love the innovations from Fuji, but again and again, all the brilliant ideas did not mean so much success and also not so much satisfaction for their customers as should be. Are Japanese attitude, work ethics and pride, that gave us reliable Toyotas and Sony TVs that set such high standards lost, and companies are starting to do it cheap and take unnecessary risks these days? The fraud at Olympus and the leaking nuclear reactors also show not only taking short cuts and risks, but also an honesty issue of such a scale, it does not inspire any confidence.

Nuclear reactor was made by General Electric USA. It had many flaws.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2012 at 20:52 UTC
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Joe11: Thank you for your investigations.

But can contaminated raw-material from the Fukushima disaster really be excluded ? These are my only fears. And if Fuji does not know the reason for white orbs itself, this should be checked urgently!

If it is due to no AA-filter or weak AA-filter, then everything is fine and I will buy this camera the next days. But what is it really ?
If there is no AA-filter or just weak AA-filter, then I'm looking forward for overall picture quality tests, especially sharpness and details! For this reason I would not care much about white orbs, if everything is ok according to specification.
But again: Hopefully it has nothing to do with contaminated raw-material from the Fukushima disaster. Can Fuji confirm ?

6 months after the disaster, I was in fukushima for 2 weeks. I did not grow any more arms or legs or ORBS. In fact most people in Fukushima and Japan(other than the people who were displaced) live a normal life just as before the disaster.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2012 at 02:43 UTC

The firmware fix was in EXR AUTO only. They "fixed" it by raising the ISO more than normal. Since you can manipulate ISO yourself in other setting like P,A,S,M, firmware 1.03 does nothing. Face it, there is no fix. Get a different camera.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 25, 2012 at 02:16 UTC as 169th comment
On Fujifilm firmware attempts to fix X10 white discs article (264 comments in total)
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Greynerd: These sort of problems seem almost inevitable given the complexity of the sensor system. The EXR system is looking like a solution for a past problem and is effectively a low light panic mode which turns your camera into a cell phone. I think the real solution is for Fuji to drop EXR. It is interesting when you read the Fuji forum how the non EXR S100fs seems to be the camera to shine through.
I hope that Fuji will drop EXR and that it makes lives a lot less stressful for everyone or at least give it as an option. Hopefully their X-Trans will be a success and rolled out instead of the EXR. You have to give Fuji points for trying.

F70exr, F200exr snd S200exr had no problems. They were superb cameras. Albeit, they were all SuperCCDs.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 10, 2012 at 19:46 UTC
On Fujifilm firmware attempts to fix X10 white discs article (264 comments in total)

When I read the Headline "attempts", I knew Fuji had failed. No need to read the rest.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 9, 2012 at 23:02 UTC as 74th comment | 1 reply
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cesaregal: Sigma SD1 no AA filter
Leica M9 no AA filter
Nikon D800E no AA filter.
Is it the right way?

Fuji X pro-1 no AA filter.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 8, 2012 at 21:39 UTC
On Preview:olympusEM5 (1364 comments in total)
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evogt500: tempting...but is it just a EP-3 with a built in EVF?

no thanks..got bored ready about ancient history...

Posted on Feb 8, 2012 at 15:57 UTC
On Preview:olympusEM5 (1364 comments in total)

tempting...but is it just a EP-3 with a built in EVF?

Posted on Feb 8, 2012 at 05:47 UTC as 389th comment | 2 replies

The Zoom war continues...

Direct link | Posted on Feb 7, 2012 at 06:36 UTC as 15th comment
On Pentax announces K-01 K-mount APS-C mirrorless camera article (874 comments in total)

I don't see the point in this camera. Its huge. Why not just get a DSLR and enjoy the benifits of the optical viewfinder.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 2, 2012 at 19:56 UTC as 168th comment
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evogt500: I like it when manufacturers think out of the box. However, I can see alot of owners compaining about accidentally pressing the shutter or toggling the zoom with their pinky or ring finger.

Thats sounds like a good idea. But Orientation sensors that i know are not really fast enough for those "quick" snapshots.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 26, 2012 at 04:25 UTC

I like it when manufacturers think out of the box. However, I can see alot of owners compaining about accidentally pressing the shutter or toggling the zoom with their pinky or ring finger.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 25, 2012 at 22:57 UTC as 64th comment | 2 replies
On Fujifilm X-Pro1 preview (756 comments in total)

Dear Fujifilm,
Please, oh please do some real world testing before you start to sell this camera. Nothing is worse on your reputation than ORBs or decentered lenses or just bad QC.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 9, 2012 at 23:31 UTC as 270th comment
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evogt500: lets hope they fix the corner blur from the lens. The F550-600 was terrible.

in that case, lets hope they dont make the same mistakes twice. Having more zoom usually means more difficulty getting sharper pictures.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 5, 2012 at 08:32 UTC

lets hope they fix the corner blur from the lens. The F550-600 was terrible.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 5, 2012 at 07:45 UTC as 28th comment | 2 replies
On Buyer's Guide: Enthusiast raw-shooting compact cameras article (286 comments in total)
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evogt500: Edit please : In the X10 specs its say ISO6400 at full resolution but says 100~3200 in the Key features. And it says 1/2.3" in the key features (its 2/3")

it says 2.3"

Direct link | Posted on Dec 16, 2011 at 08:20 UTC
On Buyer's Guide: Enthusiast raw-shooting compact cameras article (286 comments in total)

Edit please : In the X10 specs its say ISO6400 at full resolution but says 100~3200 in the Key features. And it says 1/2.3" in the key features (its 2/3")

Direct link | Posted on Dec 16, 2011 at 03:54 UTC as 78th comment | 3 replies
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evogt500: Are the PEN's weather sealed? I cant image buying a weather sealed lens for a non- weather sealed camera body...

Does it work well in the rain?

Direct link | Posted on Dec 14, 2011 at 23:44 UTC

Are the PEN's weather sealed? I cant image buying a weather sealed lens for a non- weather sealed camera body...

Direct link | Posted on Dec 14, 2011 at 07:17 UTC as 87th comment | 3 replies
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