stanic042

stanic042

Lives in Denmark Denmark
Works as a environmentalist
Joined on Dec 11, 2009

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On Adobe details OS support for next version of Lightroom article (197 comments in total)
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GodSpeaks: Capture One Pro is far superior to lightroom. Plus you are not forced to 'catalog' everything.

just a tech. q., in what is it superior? and I don´t feel like forced to catalog stuff in LR...

Direct link | Posted on Jan 23, 2015 at 12:24 UTC
On Canon to move camera production back to Japan article (107 comments in total)
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Mike FL: One thing is for sure, you pay less for "Made in China". Such as:

"Yongnuo clones Canon’s ‘nifty fifty’ down to every last detail at half the price (@$69)" per IR.

"the 'build quality seems to be on par with Canon’s 50mm 1.8 II; maybe a *tad bit better*, but not by much.'"

http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2014/12/18/yongnuo-clones-canons-nifty-fifty-down-to-every-last-detail-at-half-the-pri

BTW:
Actually, you can get it for not $69, but $40 with free shipping.

As an reference a "Leica Lens Coffee Cup Mug" is $45, and " Made in Germany. Never used, only removed from box for this photo". Per seller, Oh yes. " Made in Germany."

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Leica-Lens-Coffee-Cup-Mug-Summarit-S-70-/181637130719?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2a4a6aa9df

have you ever used anything made in Germany?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 13, 2015 at 19:33 UTC

I loved Roger Cicala´s habbelsad joke :D
http://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2012/09/product-announcement-lensrentals-looney

Direct link | Posted on Nov 9, 2014 at 11:47 UTC as 89th comment | 1 reply
On Pentax launches K-S1 Sweets Collection article (231 comments in total)
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Hugo808: Heh, heh, good old Pentax. They've always been a revolutionary company that pushes boundaries and comes up with mold-breaking new ideas.

In the 60's they developed open-aperture metering and reflex viewfinders but I suspect their glory days are behind them if their next big thing is pretty colours!

Mind you, maybe my old Spotmatic might have sold more if it had come in raspberry ripple flavour, who knows for sure?

yes, no innovation at all, just a on-demand AA filter or on-sensor astro tracking, for example

Direct link | Posted on Oct 23, 2014 at 07:25 UTC
On SanDisk unveils 512GB Extreme Pro card article (161 comments in total)

would be a good match with Pentax 645Z :)

Direct link | Posted on Sep 11, 2014 at 19:43 UTC as 42nd comment
On Hands-on with the Pentax K-S1 article (341 comments in total)
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LWW: There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
Oscar Wilde

for extroverts certainly :)

Direct link | Posted on Aug 29, 2014 at 14:42 UTC
On Step into Edgar Martins' Time Machine article (34 comments in total)

really beautiful, thanks

Direct link | Posted on Jun 22, 2014 at 10:40 UTC as 4th comment
On Just Breathe: Portraits of adults with Cystic Fibrosis article (13 comments in total)
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papa natas: Just a little remark here, please. And I'm quoting your text:
"..Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common fatal genetic disease affecting children and young adults."
The disease is not Universally commonly fatal.
Cystic Fibrosis is the most common lethal generic disease among...
CAUCASIANS. (OMS)

but isn`t sickle cell disease a kind of protection, against malaria, spread thanks to selection pressure?

Direct link | Posted on May 11, 2014 at 06:53 UTC
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Frank_BR: Nano coating? Oh, no, another manufacturer who tries to tell other version of the same old fairy tale about lens coating!

It all started in the '60s when Asahi Pentax created a hype with SMC (Super Multi-Coating). Since then, the world has had to hear all this blah blah blah about the magical qualities of the various types of coating used in photographic lenses.

Some acronyms created since then by the fertile imagination of the lens manufacturers:
SMC Pentax
EBC: Fuji
T*: Zeiss
MC: Pentacon, CZJ, Tokina
SSC: Canon
C: Nikon
N: Nikon
SHMC: Hoya
UMC: Samyang
VMC: Vivitar

you are forgetting HD and Aero bright coating from Pentax as well :)

Direct link | Posted on Dec 6, 2013 at 14:20 UTC
On Niki Feijen's haunting images of abandoned houses article (218 comments in total)

nice!
similar by czech photographer Bara http://www.sme.sk/c/6972605/tu-sa-liecil-adolf-hitler-tam-zil-syn-uhlobarona-ceska-foti-opustene-miesta.html

Direct link | Posted on Oct 26, 2013 at 10:12 UTC as 118th comment
On Pentax K-3 preview (959 comments in total)
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bilmenot: I don't agree Pentax is "doomed", it is a small company not only produce cameras but also a line of optics, binocular...etc., and it has root on photography like the "big two", it understands what a real camera should be like, Pentax did not bought things up from others and put it's stamp on it ! Pentax made very nice camera with specs exceeded other made at the same price range. What I worry about the K3 is the sensor shift motion blur thing, I dropped my K5 once onto hard concrete from couple feet up, and the SR is half dead and shift out of place, I spent $400 to replace it, this sounds silly but I don't want to invest on the MKII for just minor improvement. That was an extreme test on a camera, but I worry the sensor SR mechanism will eventually shift out of place after some normal bumps, sensor at that high resolution requires absolute precise alignment. And btw I hated the tilted LCD, it will make the camera looks cheap, and you won't see that on the flag ships of the big two.

bilmenot, I guss you were unlucky, my K5 has survived really hard fall on stones, numerous smaller falls and I even took a 0,5 m dive with it, without any issues

Direct link | Posted on Oct 8, 2013 at 08:47 UTC
On Triangularity in the The Moving Sky challenge (2 comments in total)

massive emotions in this

Direct link | Posted on Sep 23, 2013 at 13:03 UTC as 1st comment
On Puffin cleared to land in the Depth of field. challenge (13 comments in total)

perfect!

Direct link | Posted on Sep 18, 2013 at 19:10 UTC as 5th comment
On Fujifilm X-M1 real-world samples gallery article (101 comments in total)

very nice gallery, like the lightning shot most

Direct link | Posted on Sep 12, 2013 at 07:56 UTC as 6th comment
On Ricoh announces 'HD' update to Pentax DA Limited primes article (192 comments in total)
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citrontokyo: I already have the 21 and 70 and love them, but have been on the fence about the 15. May just have to use it as my dip into HD.

the red and silver 21/3,2 is my next lens :)

Direct link | Posted on Aug 28, 2013 at 15:02 UTC
On Ricoh announces 'HD' update to Pentax DA Limited primes article (192 comments in total)
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SETI: Green paint is over =)

it is not paint but metal ring ;)

Direct link | Posted on Aug 28, 2013 at 08:04 UTC
On Ricoh announces 'HD' update to Pentax DA Limited primes article (192 comments in total)
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foivosloxias: What happened to "If it ain't broke, don't fix it"?
Seriously thinking of changing system.
Well done Ricoh!!!

is it bad to make good things better?

Direct link | Posted on Aug 28, 2013 at 08:04 UTC
On Ricoh announces 'HD' update to Pentax DA Limited primes article (192 comments in total)

sweet :)

Direct link | Posted on Aug 28, 2013 at 04:10 UTC as 39th comment
On Stairs in the It's up to you!!! #4 challenge (10 comments in total)

love it!

Direct link | Posted on Aug 6, 2013 at 17:50 UTC as 1st comment
On 12 stunning photos of Godafoss - Waterfall of the Gods article (78 comments in total)

splendid, amazing, breathtaking! thanks!

Direct link | Posted on Jul 31, 2013 at 06:46 UTC as 37th comment
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