Paul JM

Lives in Australia Australia
Joined on Feb 19, 2004

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ecka84: The crop advocating trolls are going to have a collective "heart attack" or diarrhea after seeing this :)

I see, your common sense. Not sure any one will be having diarrhoea on the basis of this camera, but rather nausea about your projection of common sense

Link | Posted on Sep 21, 2020 at 00:47 UTC
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ecka84: The crop advocating trolls are going to have a collective "heart attack" or diarrhea after seeing this :)

So I guess it’s medium format all the way for you ?

Link | Posted on Sep 19, 2020 at 23:03 UTC
On article Hands-on with the new Fujifilm XF 50mm F1.0 R WR (549 comments in total)
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KGPII: I dont understand all these negative comments. No one forced you to buy the lens. At the moment, Fuji has the most complete APS-C system on the market. Ever. It has entry level bodies bodies with Bayer or with X-Trans sensors, as well as enthusiasts and pro bodies. There is also a wide range of lenses to choose from.

unhappy meal, lack of telephoto primes ??
How many do you want ?

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1021630-REG/fujifilm_xf_56mm_f_1_2_r.html

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1358139-REG/fujifilm_16559168_xf_80mm_f_2_8_r.html

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1149216-REG/fujifilm_16463668_xf_90mm_f_2_r.html

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1478960-REG/fujifilm_xf_60mm_f_2_4_r.html

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1424734-REG/fujifilm_16586343_xf_200mm_f_2_ois.html

Link | Posted on Sep 4, 2020 at 00:35 UTC
On article Hands-on with the new Fujifilm XF 50mm F1.0 R WR (549 comments in total)

of all the threads I have ever read on DPR over many years, this one clearly has the greatest concentration of self opinionated flogs
Great lens. Looks excellent. Not for everyone. Lets leave it at that without lambasting Fuji, or those who are interested in a lens like this 🙄

Link | Posted on Sep 3, 2020 at 11:06 UTC as 51st comment | 1 reply
On article Hands-on with the new Fujifilm XF 50mm F1.0 R WR (549 comments in total)
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Henrik Helmers: The lens is very nice. But the weight is simply mind-boggling. 845g is exactly the same as the GF 23mm/F4 lens. And that lens feels heavy - also when matched to a medium format camera.

I hope Fujifilm are satisfied that they've proven they can build this lens, and moves on to make more convenient gear.

why would you worry ? They have an extensive range of what you call 'conventional' gear so stick to the middle of the road if that is what inspires you

Link | Posted on Sep 3, 2020 at 11:04 UTC

Funny, I held off using Resolve for years thinking that FPCx would be more straight forward. I was wrong. Much nicer work flow in DVR, took no time to learn despite its fearsome reputation, and, it just works

Link | Posted on Aug 26, 2020 at 01:03 UTC as 12th comment
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Donald B: why dont you just post the working distance, is that to hard to ask. its actually 35mm by the look of things.

Tell us Donald, was it hard to ask ?

Link | Posted on Aug 19, 2020 at 06:29 UTC

Where is the product link ?

Link | Posted on Jul 19, 2020 at 02:45 UTC as 3rd comment

Great initiative, but would be great if they kept going back in models. I have a perfectly good Fuji XE1 sitting in the cupboard not used in two years, that would be perfect. I suspect many people will use older redundant cameras for just this purpose

Link | Posted on Jul 15, 2020 at 23:38 UTC as 13th comment | 1 reply
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Paul JM: You want to shoot high res 6k+ with flat profile in raw, with no time limits and no overheating issues, and to use Canon lenses ?
Here is your baby
https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/blackmagicpocketcinemacamera

If you use the metabones 0.58 x adaptor the crop is only 1.2 x and you overcome all of the limitations that canon are already reporting assuming you are using Ff lenses
And if you want to go really wide and a simple set up Laoma make a 7.5 mm MFT rectilinear lens for $500 anyway so why cripple your set up with a camera that self immolates after 30 minutes

Link | Posted on Jul 15, 2020 at 22:38 UTC

You want to shoot high res 6k+ with flat profile in raw, with no time limits and no overheating issues, and to use Canon lenses ?
Here is your baby
https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/blackmagicpocketcinemacamera

Link | Posted on Jul 15, 2020 at 04:45 UTC as 231st comment | 5 replies
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KLO82: In short, 8k and 4k 120p are special purpose modes for using sparingly.

a camera at this price is already a 'special purpose' device. For those who have a special purpose and the dough to buy it, they probably don't wish to use it sparingly, so that argument is piffle

Link | Posted on Jul 15, 2020 at 04:43 UTC
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tangbunna: I just wondering who will use GFX100 + 23mm lens for a daily video conference.

Speak for yourself, misery guts

Link | Posted on Jul 11, 2020 at 11:29 UTC
On article Best online printing services (145 comments in total)
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Vik2012: This article should really be titled something like "Best online printing services for North America".

AdoramaPix/Printique, though very good, stopped shipping to Europe years ago. I remember having to haggle with them to get an important order delivered when they made their delivery policy change. In fairness, they "uncancelled" my order.

The only thing I got from them afterwards were spam emails for products I could not receive.

I was hoping that the fancy (ironically European sounding) new name would have been accompanied by a meaningful change to their shipping policy, but no.

The absence of any reference to the world outside the US is just breathtaking. Despite the very substantial audience outside North America, the DPR authors seem to assume that all readers live in the US

Link | Posted on Jun 21, 2020 at 00:16 UTC
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Rootbeer Man: I still use my old Lightroom 5.

Sir Hawkeye you sound like my grandmother
And she died 16 years ago

Link | Posted on Jun 17, 2020 at 13:48 UTC
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24Peter: Nice wish list. I'm not sure how practical or relevant these features would be for most Fuji users. I only skimmed the article, but I didn't see anything about computational photo/video capabilities. ALL the current camera companies need to include this in the new cameras - or else. I've been doing professional photo & video work for 15 years. And if I can't quickly and easily produce video that's leaps and bounds above what my clients iPhone can do, I'm out of business.

March hare, BS I say. I have seen your other posts, you are an iPhone video apologist from way back. There are other forums for you to display your obvious talent

Link | Posted on Jun 15, 2020 at 10:06 UTC
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24Peter: Nice wish list. I'm not sure how practical or relevant these features would be for most Fuji users. I only skimmed the article, but I didn't see anything about computational photo/video capabilities. ALL the current camera companies need to include this in the new cameras - or else. I've been doing professional photo & video work for 15 years. And if I can't quickly and easily produce video that's leaps and bounds above what my clients iPhone can do, I'm out of business.

Then March hare why are You even bothering to comment on a thread like this. It is meant to represent a reasoned discussion, not a soapbox for an iPhone user

Link | Posted on Jun 14, 2020 at 12:53 UTC
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vegetaleb: DP why on earth do you want ANOTHER fuji video camera?
I left Fuji because they twisted the X-T line from photography to video specialty cam.
They should focus instead in making a true evolution in terms of PHOTOGRAPHY!
We are not all a bunch of youtubers

Then buy an xpro 3

Link | Posted on Jun 14, 2020 at 12:50 UTC
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Jorginho: Could have, should have, would have. The FF Panasonics have better IQ easily and better IBIS and are not standing still. IQ of the mFT cams is moreless on par with Fuji, but are clearly ahead of IBIS.
You could hae written this about the Olympus EM1.3 inthe past: best IBIS ever, so if they just add waveforms etcetc they could have, would have etc....

The MFT stills at anything other than base iso look like finger painting compared with Fuji APSc

Link | Posted on Jun 14, 2020 at 12:48 UTC
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Mal69: Here is a feature that would be nice if shooting video.

Enable shooting full Rec 2020 just like Sony does with its latest pro cinema cameras, yes I know that is a stretch it’s a very wide colour gamut, would be great for still photography too, okay if that is too much then DCI P3 at least.

I really want to see still photography go past SRGB and embrace much wider colour gamut’s, the technology in the monitors is slowly moving on and some high end ones already do Rec 2020 while some laser projectors can also reach Rec 2020, future proofing the camera tech by providing SRGB and DCI P3 and Rec 2020 colour profiles would be great but would also require ( in my opinion ) a calibration mode as many cameras over saturate colours, this can look fine but is not accurate.

Yeah, but Mal Adobe RGB is a hell of a lot wider than sRGB and, your words, 'I really want to see still photography go past SRGB'. It went past that years ago

Link | Posted on Jun 13, 2020 at 05:32 UTC
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