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hlecter666 Regular Member • Posts: 152
KR doesn't like Sony anymore...

"I wouldn't buy one of these Sonys, I'd step up to a real Canon or Nikon DSLR for better color rendition, higher real speeds and better overall handing, for less money. Honest, I greatly prefer the less expensive Canon SL1 or Nikon D3300 over any of the Sonys. The Sonys are flashy and loaded with foolish features, while real cameras are better at doing what we really need them to do: just take the picture — and Nikon's and Canon's 18-55mm lenses are much better then the Sony equivalents.

For the same price (or a little less) than the A77 Mk II, you can get a Nikon D7100 or Canon 70D, either of which are worlds beyond anything from Sony."

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Tapper123
Tapper123 Senior Member • Posts: 1,543
KR is trolling for site hits, nothing more or less

hlecter666 wrote:

"I wouldn't buy one of these Sonys, I'd step up to a real Canon or Nikon DSLR for better color rendition, higher real speeds and better overall handing, for less money. Honest, I greatly prefer the less expensive Canon SL1 or Nikon D3300 over any of the Sonys. The Sonys are flashy and loaded with foolish features, while real cameras are better at doing what we really need them to do: just take the picture — and Nikon's and Canon's 18-55mm lenses are much better then the Sony equivalents.

For the same price (or a little less) than the A77 Mk II, you can get a Nikon D7100 or Canon 70D, either of which are worlds beyond anything from Sony."

How exactly are they "worlds beyond?"

No one has fully evaluated the A77II's IQ or new focus system yet. So IMO it's way too soon to really compare them to competitors anyway.

Ken Rockwell is just trolling for hits, as always.

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sybersitizen Veteran Member • Posts: 6,576
Re: KR doesn't like Sony anymore...

... and nobody cares.

Rockwell shows varying degrees of idiocy all the time with stuff like this quote: '"Reflex" means a mirror that reflects the live optical lens image to an optical screen for viewing and flips out of the way to take the image...' Anyone who claims photography knowledge should understand it does not mean that at all, if based only on the existence of twin-lens reflex cameras. In photography the word reflex is simply about reflecting.

Stflbn Senior Member • Posts: 2,680
Re: KR doesn't like Sony anymore...

If Sony was buying advertising from KR,  or giving him gear he'd be much more open to giving them positive reviews.

I don't even go there anymore.  His recent statements about shooting JPEG and low resolution / budget camera's are just dangerous to new photographers.

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JamieTux Veteran Member • Posts: 3,904
Re: KR doesn't like Sony anymore...

I was surprised to find his name mentioned on here instead first place, I thought he bled Nikon!

I think the last review I read was for the fujifilm s5 pro...

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StillLearning
StillLearning Veteran Member • Posts: 3,495
Wouldn't be concerned with KR

He is a flavor of the week type person. If he likes vanilla then that's the best flavor there ever was. Then next he likes chocolate then that's the best flavor there ever was. You get the picture. Best if he ignores you because he's a thorn in the side to nikon and canon forums.

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splashy
splashy Senior Member • Posts: 1,777
Re: Wouldn't be concerned with KR

And why is that important??

Most of those opinions are made because they are sponsored.

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EinsteinsGhost
EinsteinsGhost Forum Pro • Posts: 11,977
Poor soul...

"I wouldn't buy one of these Sonys, I'd step up to a real Canon or Nikon DSLR for better color rendition, higher real speeds and better overall handing, for less money. Honest, I greatly prefer the less expensive Canon SL1 or Nikon D3300 over any of the Sonys. The Sonys are flashy and loaded with foolish features, while real cameras are better at doing what we really need them to do: just take the picture — and Nikon's and Canon's 18-55mm lenses are much better then the Sony equivalents.

For the same price (or a little less) than the A77 Mk II, you can get a Nikon D7100 or Canon 70D, either of which are worlds beyond anything from Sony."

He appears threatened by Sony.

Keep it up, Sony.

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havoc315 Senior Member • Posts: 2,837
Re: KR doesn't like Sony anymore...

Ironically, he loved the a99. And has made conflicting statements about the a7.

But if the a99 is so great, how can he turn around and say a77ii is so horrible?
They are very similar cameras apart from the sensor size.
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K E Hoffman
K E Hoffman Senior Member • Posts: 4,872
Re: KR doesn't like Sony anymore...

hlecter666 wrote:

"I wouldn't buy one of these Sonys, I'd step up to a real Canon or Nikon DSLR for better color rendition, higher real speeds and better overall handing, for less money. Honest, I greatly prefer the less expensive Canon SL1 or Nikon D3300 over any of the Sonys. The Sonys are flashy and loaded with foolish features, while real cameras are better at doing what we really need them to do: just take the picture — and Nikon's and Canon's 18-55mm lenses are much better then the Sony equivalents.

For the same price (or a little less) than the A77 Mk II, you can get a Nikon D7100 or Canon 70D, either of which are worlds beyond anything from Sony."

KR.. BAAAAA HAAAAAA HAAAAAA

Sounds like KR maybe got a solid sponsorship from Canikon considering he never picked up the camera before saying this.

What real features you mean support for ALL of your mounts AF lenses unlike in the lower end Nikon 3100.

Or better Sensor DR than the Canon..

Not sure what kind of REAL photography KR is doing but let me summarize

BAAAAAHAAAAAHAAAAAA

Note is front page has nothing about Sony in navigation.. his post on the a77II is the lowest of ignorant fanboy talk... there is a reason Fanboy Rockwell has not comment section on his blog that I can find..

But that didn't stop him from linking to sites where you can buy the new Sony and he gets a piece of the action from the link

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Don't Panic!.. these are just opinions... go take some pictures..

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EinsteinsGhost
EinsteinsGhost Forum Pro • Posts: 11,977
Re: KR doesn't like Sony anymore...

Ironically, he loved the a99. And has made conflicting statements about the a7.

But if the a99 is so great, how can he turn around and say a77ii is so horrible?
They are very similar cameras apart from the sensor size.
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/havoc315/

Sounds like a payraise from DSLRdom to the shepherd

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GingerSix
GingerSix Forum Member • Posts: 82
Re: KR doesn't like Sony anymore...

Saying things like this is easy, it requires no knowledge, no evidence, no logic even no brain.

Anybody can say this to Canikon too, pointless...

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K E Hoffman
K E Hoffman Senior Member • Posts: 4,872
Re: Poor soul...

EinsteinsGhost wrote:

"I wouldn't buy one of these Sonys, I'd step up to a real Canon or Nikon DSLR for better color rendition, higher real speeds and better overall handing, for less money. Honest, I greatly prefer the less expensive Canon SL1 or Nikon D3300 over any of the Sonys. The Sonys are flashy and loaded with foolish features, while real cameras are better at doing what we really need them to do: just take the picture — and Nikon's and Canon's 18-55mm lenses are much better then the Sony equivalents.

For the same price (or a little less) than the A77 Mk II, you can get a Nikon D7100 or Canon 70D, either of which are worlds beyond anything from Sony."

He appears threatened by Sony.

Keep it up, Sony.

No comments section either I wonder why..

Ken Rockwell seems to be a mercenary.. I wonder if Sony stopped paying a sponsorship and he is mad

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K.E.H. >> Shooting between raindrops in WA<<
Don't Panic!.. these are just opinions... go take some pictures..

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K E Hoffman
K E Hoffman Senior Member • Posts: 4,872
Re: KR doesn't like Sony anymore...

havoc315 wrote:

Ironically, he loved the a99. And has made conflicting statements about the a7.

But if the a99 is so great, how can he turn around and say a77ii is so horrible?
They are very similar cameras apart from the sensor size.
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/havoc315/

KR has a "healthy" Ego and is running a business.

I would assume

A) Sony stopped buying adds

B) Sony refused to give him advanced review samples.. so he is a hurt boy now.

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K.E.H. >> Shooting between raindrops in WA<<
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zubs Regular Member • Posts: 444
Re: KR doesn't like Sony anymore...

Big boy gonna cry in the Canon corner. Sony are a threat. .
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RoxanneY Contributing Member • Posts: 646
Re: KR doesn't like Sony anymore...

I was going to ask who KR was.  After reading the replies here I guess I don't need to know. 

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tqlla Veteran Member • Posts: 3,402
Re: KR doesn't like Sony anymore...

I thought Ken Rockell was a Nikon guy.

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WildBill in MN Junior Member • Posts: 48
Re: KR is trolling for site hits, nothing more or less

Tapper123 wrote:

Ken Rockwell is just trolling for hits, as always.

I'm wondering why I would value the opinion of a clueless hack enough to visit his website again.

Ron Poelman
Ron Poelman Veteran Member • Posts: 5,479
Geez, he's going bad if he has to troll Sony for hits....

that little gem should get him at least, um, 10 hits ?

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tbcass
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KR is an idiot

KR doesn't like anything but Canon or Nikon. He knows very little about cameras and doesn't even use the cameras. He is IMO a complete joke. I refuse to read anything on his site because it is complete BS.

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