boothrp

boothrp

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boothrp: Nice to read about pictures instead of cameras.

If you hadn't seen "panchromati" reversed, I bet it wouldn't have mattered that the picture was the wrong way round. Therefore, who cares ?

Direct link | Posted on Apr 20, 2013 at 18:23 UTC

Nice to read about pictures instead of cameras.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 7, 2013 at 18:16 UTC as 12th comment | 5 replies
On Just Posted: Fujifilm X100S first-look preview news story (146 comments in total)

Cameras keep getting better, if only my budget could keep pace. I shall continue to enjoy my X100 though as there's always something better round the corner.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 8, 2013 at 21:59 UTC as 18th comment
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eyefuse: Interesting deal.

But did you notice that it looks like a Sony CarlZeiss design. New style?

And Henry's spelling is even worse.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 7, 2012 at 20:55 UTC
On A sneak peek at our forthcoming camera test scene news story (324 comments in total)

Hopefully more than just "Key cameras from last year or two" will be tested. I suspect dpreview underestimates the interest people have in older cameras. EG, someone might want to compare how much better the Sigma DP1M is than the original DP1 series. And don't say "who cares about Sigma cameras?" they have their own special and justifiable niche.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 10, 2012 at 17:47 UTC as 74th comment
On Accessory Review: Tamrac Zipshot Tripod article (94 comments in total)

These "poles" are very similar to the ones used in high quality expedition tents, usually made out of Easton aerospace grade tubing. It seems to be acknowledged in the tent world that flicking the poles out for them to extend and assemble themselves it sloppy practice and not good for the joints.
It may look like a good trick, but high quality gear deserves careful use.

I think people underestimate how good these kind of lightweight solutions are. If you rig up a long cord loop to hang from the centre and tension with your foot on the ground and use self timer, it expands the low shutter speed capabilities more than you'd think.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 21, 2012 at 22:02 UTC as 30th comment | 2 replies
On Photokina 2012: Sigma Stand Report article (40 comments in total)
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qwertyasdf: What's the nickname for that BIG green lens?

I thought it was the Bigma ?

Direct link | Posted on Sep 20, 2012 at 17:16 UTC
On Five Friends Take Same Picture for 30 Years news story (108 comments in total)

Best wait 48 hours to view the site, it appears to be totally hammered !

Direct link | Posted on Jul 26, 2012 at 18:44 UTC as 49th comment
On Nokia app increases pressure on camera makers to smarten up news story (141 comments in total)

I really don't want to alter reality that much, in the same way as I dislike photoshop making models look even thinner.
Which head do you want to stick on the body ?? Ugh !

Direct link | Posted on Jun 20, 2012 at 23:33 UTC as 65th comment | 2 replies

So why doesn't my Olympus C770uz cut out after 30 minutes ??

Direct link | Posted on May 19, 2012 at 10:08 UTC as 27th comment | 3 replies
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gati: I have a X10, a Olympus xz1 and a Ricoh GRD4. I only shot jpg because I find it boring and timeconsuming to postprocess on computer. I have compared the photos from the three cameras and the X10 stand out as a clear winner. The JPGs from the Fuji X10 are magic, compared, especially to the Ricoh grd4, the diffrence is enorm to Fujis favor. The olypus xz1 is not bad but x10 is in a class of its own. (talking about jpgs straight out of the camera). The ricoh grd4 has a whole lot of ways to control the photos, sharpness, colors etc but in vain, the photos still looks preatty terrible compared to X10. I will keep the X10 because it gives the most pleasing colors on jpgs I have seen so far. The white orbs are ofcourse not a good thing but I have not seen it in any photo so far so for me its not a big deal.

/Gati

I have the XZ1, If only the Fuji had an EVF.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 26, 2012 at 17:44 UTC
On Preview:nikonp7100 (108 comments in total)

Rather get a Pentax K-R !!!

Posted on Aug 26, 2011 at 20:56 UTC as 30th comment
On Pentax Q preview (279 comments in total)

I don't understand what this camera gives over say the olympus XZ-1, other than the ability to get dust on the sensor ?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 27, 2011 at 15:22 UTC as 64th comment
On Street Photographers test freedom to shoot in London news story (186 comments in total)

A worthwhile video. I've often wondered about the law on such things, now it's clear to me.
If an individual objects to being filmed/photographed, it's common courtesy under most circumstances to stop. Buildings don't have feelings (as far as I'm aware), so why worry about photographing them.
There's enough surveillance on sensitive buildings to log people photographing the building, so when people are photographing for innocent reasons, no worries. If the building got bombed later, the CCTV footage of the photographer would show someone with no terrorist connections who has nothing to hide, as was the case with these 6 photographers.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 22, 2011 at 17:36 UTC as 41st comment | 1 reply
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