Marcin 3M

Marcin 3M

Lives in Poland Gdansk, Poland
Joined on Nov 19, 2005

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On article This camera is made of 32,000 drinking straws (178 comments in total)

To be first who mentions this: exhaustion gas catalyzer should be fine as a straw camera "lens".

Link | Posted on Feb 12, 2017 at 11:39 UTC as 19th comment
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vscd: It's not about exchange rate... it's the normal business to increase the fee if all dogs are on the dog leash. ;(

Stu5, they can't do it easily if Seriff is private company.

Link | Posted on Feb 3, 2017 at 14:11 UTC
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Fakultativ: Are there any good alternatives to Adobe Premiere Pro?

Try hitfilm. They have free version too.

Link | Posted on Feb 3, 2017 at 14:09 UTC
On article Adobe Creative Suite 6 has been officially retired (348 comments in total)
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revio: Will Elements "travel the same path"???

If they say "no" - will You believe?

Link | Posted on Feb 1, 2017 at 05:41 UTC
On article Adobe Creative Suite 6 has been officially retired (348 comments in total)

What makes me wonder when I'm comparing PS to competition is the "paylist". Can You count all these people? Are there a hundred of them? Two hundreds? And then look at photoline (program that offers combination of bitmap and vector editor, very capable) - two developers. Krita - also two people. Affinity? Hard to say, I bet about 5 to 10 persons. All these programs costs a fraction of PS (krita is free). Guess why?

Link | Posted on Jan 31, 2017 at 15:38 UTC as 24th comment
On article iPhone 7 Plus survives 13 hours in icy Russian river (98 comments in total)

Maybe this was a river of vodka?

Link | Posted on Jan 26, 2017 at 18:19 UTC as 4th comment
On article Microsoft Lumia 950 camera review (120 comments in total)
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Bilgy_no1: I own the 950XL and I wholeheartedly agree with the comments about the missing Panorama feature.

I find it amazing that a company who developed and owns Photosynth, leaves a simple panorama mode out of their €699 Flagship phone. Especially since they offered that feature in previous phones (Nokia phones).

There are more unitelligible choices like that. E.g. Nokia was the first to popularize the 'double-tap-to-wake' feature, and used it on most of their phones in the past years. Now that almost every Android OEM has copied this feature, Microsoft decides to leave it out of their Flagship phones.

The 950 XL has become a decent phone, having received half a dozen updates since its launch. No more hot flushes, and spontaneous reboots like in the first days. The swipe keyboard now also works in the browser (although not flawless yet). Even the creaky back cover has somehow stopped creaking. Now they need to focus on fixing the final bugs and give us the Panorama mode...

In my L950 I have panorama mode. In camera mode I can switch between normal shots, camera and panorama.

Link | Posted on Jan 26, 2017 at 18:16 UTC

I wonder what "gem" will Phaseone add to C1P this spring. Last time it was a new curves (afair), earlier it were color grading "circles". I hope it will be something very fancy too.

Link | Posted on Jan 19, 2017 at 11:54 UTC as 2nd comment
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Paul Auclair: I recently installed the 10 Express for Sony.
Is there any way to efficiently and accurately incorporate X-Rite's ColorChecker Passport with C1?
I emailed the same Q to Phaze One a week ago or more and have heard nothing back.

C1 is icc-based software, while CCP software (and Adobe profile maker) produces dcp profiles in LR-specific format (I don't remember its name). There is a free software to convert Adobe dcp to C1P ICC, but I'm not sure how it worked. Search sourceforge for dcp2icc.

Link | Posted on Jan 17, 2017 at 22:49 UTC
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HowaboutRAW: For higher ISO performance I'd pick the A7SII, Df and 1DXII over the D500.

That APSC sensor is the Sony one used so well in the Fuji XPro2 and XT2, also used well by Pentax in the K70. Not used so well by Sony in the A6500.

If you have "fast" lens, you don't need ff camera, at least in theory. E.g. DX camera with 18-50/1.8 lens is about equal to ff camera with 24-70/2.8 lens, of course if doth sensors are best in their classes.

Link | Posted on Dec 29, 2016 at 14:18 UTC

It is safer to cover wedding with howtizer than with cannon.

Link | Posted on Dec 29, 2016 at 14:00 UTC as 145th comment

So they did not mentioned Sonny camera? Nor Panasonix? How we can live with this?

Link | Posted on Dec 29, 2016 at 11:22 UTC as 158th comment | 2 replies

World rather need responsible politicians, that can solve problems rather than create them. Photography, like other media, are turning into medium of propaganda rather than source of information. Taken out-of-context (or even staged) images and video sequences are being used by almost each publisher/broadcaster without any hesitation. Fortunately, we have also no-pro whitnesses with their cell-phones and cameras.

Link | Posted on Dec 21, 2016 at 10:44 UTC as 85th comment
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newe: Anybody compare this to Photoline yet? It is another nice package that is unlike Adobe.

http://www.pl32.com/

Razadaz, Photoline IS "all-in-one" set of programs.

Link | Posted on Dec 12, 2016 at 07:48 UTC
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saiko: Great app! Have been testing the Windows Beta - and just bought it today.

Does anyone know if Google Nik Collection plugins can be used with with Affinity Photo on Windows 10 like Gimp?

Can be used, but some of them with limitations (e.g. problems with colors).

Link | Posted on Dec 10, 2016 at 22:53 UTC
On article Affinity Photo beta now available for Windows (78 comments in total)
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Skyscape: Gimp is still free and likely better.

No, it is not. Affinity if fully color-managed, with CMYK capability. Affinity works in LAB colorspace. Affinity has ICC-capable printing module. Affinity Photo is supported by affinity Draw with common file format. Gimp is going to be fine program some day, when gegl will be fully implemented, but with lack of various colorspace options.

Link | Posted on Nov 13, 2016 at 10:51 UTC

I'm not fan of apple, but I have to confess, that I hardly ever used card readers built in my win laptops. I still use cf cards, and even for sd cards I prefer usb3 external card reader.

Link | Posted on Nov 5, 2016 at 08:43 UTC as 92nd comment | 1 reply
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Frank C.: ahhh love it when prices go up up up
and sales go down down down
looks like someone failed eco-101 over at nikon int'l headquarters

They did not failed, they simply put this lens on the shelf with luxury goods, where 101-economy rules does not work.

Link | Posted on Oct 20, 2016 at 06:36 UTC

Zoom/focus swap... Do they think about using this new zoom with a light mirrorless camera?

Link | Posted on Oct 19, 2016 at 11:32 UTC as 63rd comment
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Mike Oo: It doesn't shoot 4k video or have IBIS so it should be thrown out.

Every photo emulsion is ibis...

Link | Posted on Oct 16, 2016 at 06:09 UTC
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