EDWARD ARTISTE

Lives in United States New York City, NY, United States
Works as a Digital Art Director, Photographer, Illustrator
Joined on Dec 29, 2009
About me:

Escape from NY - literally. Currently looking to work in Japan, camera and digital media skills in hand.

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On article Canon EOS 77D / 9000D sample gallery (132 comments in total)
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SaltLakeGuy: Yet another nice "consumer" offering from the worlds largest manufacturer of digicams. No biting sharpness, No superb low noise, just nice average pleasing results. Right where Canon seems to like to be for the masses. Oh well.

Your hyperbole is making your comment now sound largely like nonsense. Great job there.

I shall never touch the canon again...er, what?

Link | Posted on Mar 27, 2017 at 21:12 UTC
On article Canon EOS 77D / 9000D sample gallery (132 comments in total)
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SaltLakeGuy: Yet another nice "consumer" offering from the worlds largest manufacturer of digicams. No biting sharpness, No superb low noise, just nice average pleasing results. Right where Canon seems to like to be for the masses. Oh well.

I'm not buying that fuji comment for a second.

If that cam was so much better, it would be selling that much more and it would be in our faces all the time.

nope

Link | Posted on Mar 27, 2017 at 18:52 UTC
On article Canon EOS 77D / 9000D sample gallery (132 comments in total)
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Karroly: I like the OOC JPEG colors. I find them natural and not too much saturated.
But I find the EOS 77D pictures a bit soft, compared, let's say, to the Fujifilm X100F beta gallery...

oh, wait...wait...

lack of detail in 5d3 jpegs....

As someone who sent 200GB worth of fashion week jpegs to Nbcuniversal, i can say that is bullocks.

It may be technically true due to some comparison, not to discount the DP team, but..the jpegs coming out of my camera look sublime....i was amazed. And I never shoot jpeg, it was only for the client.

In other words, I'm not buying that water, son.

Link | Posted on Mar 27, 2017 at 18:49 UTC
On article Canon EOS 77D / 9000D sample gallery (132 comments in total)
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Morpho Hunter: Those images are not good.

Lol do you care to elaborate on your exhaustive, analytic statement?

Link | Posted on Mar 27, 2017 at 18:41 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (2128 comments in total)
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tbcass: DPR said "As for us, we like it, and using speedy and accurate touch-to-focus on a rear screen instead of laying on our stomachs in the dirt for a low-angle shot is always an added plus."

Since the screen is fixed you will still have to lay on your stomach for a low angle shot.

@vscd

I could not disagree with you more, on ALL of your points.

Just admit you dont know how to use it properly, at least that we can believe. Sorry.

Link | Posted on Mar 25, 2017 at 15:44 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (2128 comments in total)
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tbcass: DPR said "As for us, we like it, and using speedy and accurate touch-to-focus on a rear screen instead of laying on our stomachs in the dirt for a low-angle shot is always an added plus."

Since the screen is fixed you will still have to lay on your stomach for a low angle shot.

@tbcass "A touch screen is just a nice feature and nothing more."

"PERIOD!" - Sean "Spicy" Spicer

I agree on the fully articulating screen...should have one on EVERY camera. I miss my g12 dearly, and while I'd love an 80d, going back to a almost full size crop body....errr....not exactly what i wanted to do....ah well.

Link | Posted on Mar 21, 2017 at 22:13 UTC
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Tan68: Master Craftsman doesn't need any quote marks.
This is title of the position so it is what it is.
No qualification is needed...

Physician's 'Assistant'
'Key' Grip
'Senior' Editor
Flight 'Attendant'
'Expert' Witness

Nobody likes grammar nazis.

'No one'.

Sheesh louise, you must kill at parties. ;/

Link | Posted on Mar 21, 2017 at 21:36 UTC

Holy Moley that's awesome.

Link | Posted on Mar 21, 2017 at 21:33 UTC as 19th comment
On article Modern Mirrorless: Canon EOS M5 Review (1630 comments in total)
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michi098: I was sort of waiting for a M5 type camera having the original M. The original M is collecting dust and in the meantime I have been using a SL1. I quite like the SL1. Comparing the image quality between the M5 and the SL1, they are somewhat similar. Not enough to warrant spending $1000 plus more EF-M lenses. If the M5 was around the $600 mark, I might try it out. This way, I think I will wait for the SL2 and replace my SL1 with it.

indeed. SL2 is on its wayyyy

Link | Posted on Mar 13, 2017 at 20:10 UTC
On article Leica M10 in Japan: Updated samples gallery (151 comments in total)
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kotepum: Honestly, these look awful. I have a bunch of M mount lenses begging me to use them on a camera specifically designed for M glass but Leica keeps disappoining.
Doesn't any other company see a market behind these kind of cameras? Ricoh, your GXR was awesome! Why did you stop? Same question for Epson! Zeiss are you listening?!
At this rate I might just jump to the A7 and try to PP the color casts and corner smearing.

Unfortunately there isn't a thing in these pictures that signify why on earth someone should spend a ton of cash on this camera, much less lens.

Nothing about the pictures have 'omph'. A few of the night shots are nice, but not because the lens/body is doing anything special. Im talking about the images themselves, not the photographer skills...that said...

I've been to some of those places, especially in yokohama, and i think the 'any ol' pictures' direction is not the greatest to show what these cameras can produce. That's just my opinion, but when I look at my own images of minato mirai and that same mall with the twisted metal art...there's just more than could be done here.

Ah well good luck to the buyers. To my eyes, there's just nothing to see here.

Link | Posted on Mar 13, 2017 at 20:06 UTC
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Gesture: Nice to see what the EOS-M-The Future of Canon!-can do.

My recently broken M1 has rocked for years, despite the dpreview hate.

As with any camera, learn how to use it to its full potential, then go hard at it. Good things are sure to follow.

Link | Posted on Mar 10, 2017 at 15:03 UTC
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Gimli son of Gloin: I really enjoyed the photos. Reminds me of the time I lived in Japan.

Having said that, I thing using a MF camera on the streets is a bit of a waster opportunity. Why not landscapes or studio comparison?

Specially if the medium being shown is the web with no comparison I feel that a 1 inch camera would do a similar job.

Similar, as you are saying, most certainly does not mean better. So whats the point then, eh? :p

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2017 at 20:09 UTC
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vscd: The thing which kept me from GAS is to compare pictures without knowing the hardware used. Except of the nightscene at the end I would guess I could take all pictures with any recent fullframe or APS-C cam and most people wouln't see the difference without knowing the exifs. Downscaled to 22MPixel.

cropping and downscaling is not the same.

Downscaling is a lame way to show comparative performance, IMHO. It's just never going to be the same as a 1 to 1/native capture.

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2017 at 20:08 UTC
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StephanBG: With all this EVF bashing, refreshing how Canikon FF owners want to protect their superiority. But you feel it, you're no longer top dog with your small sensors.

somehow, this comment seems oddly misplaced.

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2017 at 20:06 UTC
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Kwick1: Wow, I was drooling over this camera, but I clicked on the first photo of the girl in the umbrella and OMG the noise! And it was only shot at ISO 800. Look at the eaves of the roofs on either side of her at 100%. Seriously disappointing. Between that and the autofocus performance, I guess I'll wait for version 2.

@ Magnar

The pic is okay. I didn't really comment on image itself beyond the technical; that said, the focus not being on the girl is unfortunate, and there is ample depth of feel so the object doesn't stand out much.

I'm an unabashed pixel peeper- I've designed to the pixel for websites and digital media for well over 10 years. So I like to get all up and personal. Its part of my vice, so let me have it! :P :P

I have a treasure trove of Japan images from two separate month long trips + photo shoots. So i look for what I know to be there(Tokyo) in all it's glory. These pics aren't quite there, though I bet you dollars to donuts I can put this beast of a camera through it's paces and ]show you some really nice Tokyo.

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2017 at 20:00 UTC
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AbrasiveReducer: I was wondering when you guys were going to go to Tokyo, when you're already in Yokohama. I wouldn't schelpp a medium format camera for walk around shots, let alone in the rain, but the quality is great. Here's to v.2 with faster focusing.

Hey Barney, it'ts been a while, but you mean by Shinkansen, though, right? (If i remember correctly) I dont remember if regular lines go straight there...where's my map

Not exactly economical. :P

I'm usually based in shinjuku when in town, and getting to yokokama from higashi shinjuku was no small feat. I'm actually now looking at regions directly surrounding tokyo to commute to/from. You know, job hunting and all that.

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2017 at 19:47 UTC
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HarryLally: Nice pictures with a very interesting camera. You've captured the feel of Tokyo/ Japan well, though I've only been once myself. A couple of years ago, my wife and I stopped off there for a few days en route from Australia. My abiding memory (apart from a visit to Mount Fuji on the bullet train) was just the sheer number of people. I live in the UK, where people often comment on the population density here in London but it's nothing compared with Tokyo. Thanks for posting.

Tokyo has no trees?

You're crazy....BUT, in many areas yes, there's no tree lined streets. I didn't notice, even while there for 6 weeks.

That said, there are definitely trees in Tokyo. Sheesh.

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2017 at 18:49 UTC
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Kwick1: Wow, I was drooling over this camera, but I clicked on the first photo of the girl in the umbrella and OMG the noise! And it was only shot at ISO 800. Look at the eaves of the roofs on either side of her at 100%. Seriously disappointing. Between that and the autofocus performance, I guess I'll wait for version 2.

two things.

Sick noise/grain

And the focus is on the umbrella unfortunately. Would be nice to see how the girl made out with all the shadow tones. ah well.

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2017 at 18:44 UTC

Hope you had fun in Sensoji. It's just a wonderful place.

That said, I know Tokyo pretty well, and Im looking for work there...let me know when you guys need Japan pics, ill hop on a plane.

Areas like Golden Gai and south entrance of kabukicho (not inside, no no!!!) an serve as an 'ultimate' test for DR especially. There's only a bazillion textures going on in the late hours.

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2017 at 18:43 UTC as 80th comment | 1 reply
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AbrasiveReducer: I was wondering when you guys were going to go to Tokyo, when you're already in Yokohama. I wouldn't schelpp a medium format camera for walk around shots, let alone in the rain, but the quality is great. Here's to v.2 with faster focusing.

I was just thinking of Yokohama and its vicinity to Tokyo. It seems close, but its really not. Ive been several times, and it seemed like boring-town.

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2017 at 18:35 UTC
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