greg57

Lives in France Toulouse, France
Works as a Journalist
Has a website at gregorydziedzic.com/photos
Joined on Aug 2, 2010

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noflashplease: I'm guessing that a Pentax version of the 85mm might be badged as a.... Pentax? After all, that's what happened to the Tamron 15-30mm and 24-70mm F/2.8?

Yes with a 30% premium at least... :/

Link | Posted on Feb 22, 2016 at 19:50 UTC
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eMTi: D750 is good camera, we all know, but approaching 2016 is pretty out-dated. No articulating screen, no touch screen (which is the most important for knowledgeable pro photographer), no 4K video, to heavy and bulky and have some other problem. If Nikon donot do something towards innovation it will les and les applied to us. My self after 35 years as an Nikon user I had to switch to Sony or Panasonic or Olympus. The only what left from Nikon is less oversampling then any other brand, which makes images from Nikon the best looking among the rest of camera manufacturers. I wish the Sony copy Nikon image technology and stop oversampling in order for image to "look" good. I believe that DPR give this reword to Nikon because this will be the last time that Nikon will get such high recognition.

I'm not sure how to take your post. Troll parody or... troll?!? :D

Link | Posted on Dec 8, 2015 at 22:27 UTC
On article Video: What's in the future for Sony's Alpha system? (269 comments in total)
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greg57: 37 minutes?!? Guys, when my favorite information websites release videos, they have the decency to add a summary of it. I'm interested in Sony but sorry, I don't have 37' to give. TL;DR :P

Yes Cartagena Photo, I'm interested, but no I don't have 37 minutes, nor do I want to spend 37 minutes stuck to a sequential, one-dimensional, clumsily fast-forwadable, LAZY information broadcasting medium. Not asking for a transcript. Just a summary. I HATE video tutorials or news. Is it that it gets more hits, more money?
Or is it just that the interview was so void of content that there's nothing t be indexed about it on the web?

Link | Posted on Oct 27, 2015 at 00:16 UTC
On article Video: What's in the future for Sony's Alpha system? (269 comments in total)
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RussellInCincinnati: How about an (at least) English language transcript of the words spoken in the long video? No transcript leaves the impression that DPreview does not really value the video much, i.e. it's not worth the trouble to transcribe it.

At least a bullet list of main points covered maybe?

Link | Posted on Oct 27, 2015 at 00:09 UTC
On article Video: What's in the future for Sony's Alpha system? (269 comments in total)

37 minutes?!? Guys, when my favorite information websites release videos, they have the decency to add a summary of it. I'm interested in Sony but sorry, I don't have 37' to give. TL;DR :P

Link | Posted on Oct 26, 2015 at 15:57 UTC as 47th comment | 4 replies
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LincolnB: Focus stacking, awesome. That's a feature I predicted a while back.

As I was writing somewhere a while back, "I'm amazed by these people quoting themselves on internet forum for whose benefit, you wonder" :D ;)

Link | Posted on Sep 16, 2015 at 18:06 UTC
On article Polaroid Snap instant digital camera prints 2x3" photos (105 comments in total)

I want one! Perfect for social events :)

Link | Posted on Sep 4, 2015 at 05:40 UTC as 21st comment
On photo Lady of the Lake in the Macro - Patina challenge (17 comments in total)

This is not macro...

Link | Posted on Jul 29, 2015 at 08:09 UTC as 6th comment
On article Quick Review: Photographers.pro (60 comments in total)
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zsedcft: Why is everybody not using wordpress? I understand the appeal of zenfolio etc. because you can just create a site and they will deal with selling your pictures and handling your clients, but simple portfolio sites look much better with a simple wordpress theme.

You can get a good theme for $50, Hosting for about $4 a month (or less) and your domain for about $10 a year. Once you get a little more advanced, you can add a shopping cart using woocommerce and link it to your paypal account for free. The option are pretty much limitless when you get into plugins. Wordpress.com can even host your site if you don't want to get too technical.

IMHO, if you want to be a pro photographer you pretty much need to know how to run a website. It really isn't too difficult once you get the hang of it, either. The sites on photographers.pro look extremely amateur. You can browse live sample wordpress websites at themeforest to see the difference. Just type "photography" into the search bar there.

Because media management with Wordpress is terrible.

Link | Posted on Jul 4, 2015 at 05:10 UTC
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Paul Grupp: Any serious hobbyist or professional who thinks that it's worth switching to another platform just because Adobe rents a combination of Photoshop and Lightroom for a measly $9.95/month is either just playing around or being flat-out unrealistic. I get it -- some of us would prefer to own the software. Well, that's not on the table. The question is, if you are serious, is $9.95 a month really burdensome? Not even close. And if you have invested hundreds, maybe thousands of hours in learning the ins and outs of Adobe products, switching to something else because you think $9.95 is too much to pay is being penny smart and pound foolish.

Sure, but for the moment the standalone version is still available so I'll stick to it.
the thing is with our photo libraries we are kind of a captive market. But yeah I think everybody here is keeping an eye on the other available solutions, be it Capture One, Darktable, Lightzone...
But migrating would/will definitely be a huge PITA...

Link | Posted on Apr 22, 2015 at 10:55 UTC
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mmann1411: With some 100,000 pictures organized in Aperture, I was seriously angry with Apple for killing it. I tried and hated Photos - a baby photo editor/organizer. So, since my Mac was getting older I signed up for Lightroom CC v5 and moved my entire library over to my newer P.C.
Apple, you just lost a previously satisfied user.

Lightroom also works on Mac... just saying...

Link | Posted on Apr 17, 2015 at 22:39 UTC

Looks ugly...

Link | Posted on Feb 26, 2015 at 17:58 UTC as 30th comment | 2 replies
On article Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 Review (455 comments in total)
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ThePhilips: "Panasonic's JPEG high ISO noise reduction continues to disappoint us."

Hehe. A trait typical to female writing: "I like it" but "it disappoints us". For positive or neutral opinion - "I", but for the (esp strong) negative one - "we". :)

Considering that it is your only slip on the whole "Shooting Experience" page, I think it highlights the biggest disappointment with the little camera you had.

Exactly.

Link | Posted on Feb 2, 2015 at 23:28 UTC
On article Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 Review (455 comments in total)
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ThePhilips: "Panasonic's JPEG high ISO noise reduction continues to disappoint us."

Hehe. A trait typical to female writing: "I like it" but "it disappoints us". For positive or neutral opinion - "I", but for the (esp strong) negative one - "we". :)

Considering that it is your only slip on the whole "Shooting Experience" page, I think it highlights the biggest disappointment with the little camera you had.

It is indeed condescending - whatever the identity of the writer - to comment first thing about the writer's identity instead of commenting on what this writer wrote.
Besides, do you often see comments along the lines of "typical male writing"? Isn't there anything to do really with the fact that dpreview is still by and large a male geek preserve and that, "waow a lady writing, geez!" comes as a bit unusual?

Link | Posted on Feb 1, 2015 at 18:55 UTC
On article Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 Review (455 comments in total)
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ThePhilips: "Panasonic's JPEG high ISO noise reduction continues to disappoint us."

Hehe. A trait typical to female writing: "I like it" but "it disappoints us". For positive or neutral opinion - "I", but for the (esp strong) negative one - "we". :)

Considering that it is your only slip on the whole "Shooting Experience" page, I think it highlights the biggest disappointment with the little camera you had.

Edited out.

Link | Posted on Jan 28, 2015 at 23:08 UTC
On article Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 Review (455 comments in total)
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ThePhilips: "Panasonic's JPEG high ISO noise reduction continues to disappoint us."

Hehe. A trait typical to female writing: "I like it" but "it disappoints us". For positive or neutral opinion - "I", but for the (esp strong) negative one - "we". :)

Considering that it is your only slip on the whole "Shooting Experience" page, I think it highlights the biggest disappointment with the little camera you had.

Jesus, what century do you live in mate. Going at a writer because this writer is female, please... Sad sad man... And 5 likes... Oh god get a life, get a hobby, a brain...

Link | Posted on Jan 28, 2015 at 23:07 UTC
On Challenge:8176 (5 comments in total)

Hmmm... I have this great photo that I love about a friend lighting a cigarette. Is that ok?

Posted on Apr 21, 2013 at 16:53 UTC as 2nd comment
On article Adobe releases Lightroom 4.4 and Adobe Camera Raw 7.4 (50 comments in total)

Has the auto-tone become useable?

Link | Posted on Apr 3, 2013 at 10:21 UTC as 21st comment | 1 reply
On Challenge:7913 (3 comments in total)

So am I getting this right? This is a "competition" organized so a healthcare company can get a picture for free instead of paying a photographer? Really?

Posted on Feb 27, 2013 at 15:48 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply
On article Best Camera of 2012: And the Winner is... (1414 comments in total)

Some old school photographers seem to have problems accepting m43 in the Canikon ballpark.
http://www.semiocity.com/blog/2012/12/23/reponse-photo-keeps-on-snobbing-micro-43-no-top-buy-award-for-the-e-m5/
(in French)

Link | Posted on Jan 2, 2013 at 01:30 UTC as 263rd comment
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