Clint Dunn

Lives in Canada Vancouver, Canada
Joined on Dec 2, 2008

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tbcass: Probably looks great in person but makes pretty boring photographs.

Agreed....but you know what...I would rather look at these pics then more photos of the same 2 waterfalls and one mountain that everyone else shoots in Iceland.

Link | Posted on Aug 9, 2017 at 22:46 UTC

'10 year old camera'.....oh give me a break, it's not like he's shooting with a Kodak Brownie, it's a Nikon D3....a $5,000 camera when it came out.

Link | Posted on Aug 1, 2017 at 21:15 UTC as 3rd comment
On article Photo of the week: Point of Transition (95 comments in total)
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julianstravels: Instead of debating if he is a pro (clearly is) why not debate if this photo is any different from the thousands of same trees and sand ? Am always worried that I'm shooting from the view point of something I saw and not what I'm actually seeing.
So would really like to see more of a debate on how to avoid the Postcard effect on your work.

Well the hardest thing to do in photography is to have your own 'eye' for subject and composition. This is why thousands of photographers flock to the same 100 locations around the globe and take identical photos.

It's a difficult thing...when you visit some of these iconic locations you want to capture your own memories but these spots have been photographed to the point that almost everything is a cliche.

Link | Posted on Aug 1, 2017 at 17:03 UTC

So...why would you bother with a 6.4 GP capture and then print it only 60 x 21"?? That's an incredible amount of work to print something 'only' 60" across. You could still have infinite eye level detail in a shot that size with substantially less resolution.

Link | Posted on Aug 1, 2017 at 16:57 UTC as 31st comment | 5 replies
On article Photo of the week: Point of Transition (95 comments in total)
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Fujica: This place is nothing special - Tons of tourists are brought here by the day. If you book a trip to Namibia you will see this place. No doubt.

It is noticed in every tourist guide by approximately the same photo as well. I see nothing special here, just another photo of the same tree that is photographed to death.

I totally agree...it's the same with Iceland...the same couple of waterfalls photographed a million times using identical compositions.

Link | Posted on Jul 31, 2017 at 23:23 UTC

Richard Prince...the lowest of the low...an amoeba in the world pf photography. That guy should get run over by a bus and do the world a favour.

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2017 at 21:13 UTC as 50th comment | 2 replies

Ok buddy, I'm gonna get a shot with you giving her 'just the tip' for a second....look into her eyes and stuff. OK, go...OK, I didn't mean literally one second let's take 5 for you to regroup.

Link | Posted on Jul 4, 2017 at 23:29 UTC as 9th comment
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EdnaBambrick: I went crazy and bought all of things needed for 4k. Once I had it all, I went back to 1920x1080 and consider it future proof enough. The files are great and very easy to work with.

Totally agree. For 90% of consumers 1080P is good enough. 4K is good for everybody, 8K is just overkill IMO. For video purposes I would bet that less then .1% of the population would be viewing on a screen big enough to see the difference between 4K and 8K.

Link | Posted on Jun 20, 2017 at 15:23 UTC
On article Sony a9 Full Review: Mirrorless Redefined (2732 comments in total)

Interesting that this new, state of the art sensor has worse dynamic range then the A7R2. I could care less about the 20fps the dynamic range is much more important to me.

Link | Posted on Jun 14, 2017 at 23:22 UTC as 194th comment | 4 replies

You know it's funny....at work I used to provide all my technicians with cameras for taking pictures of jobs when they were done. Now I tell them just to use their cell phones because the quality is 'good enough'. This mentality is the same as 90% of camera purchasers, hence the drop in sales.

Of course as a photographer the phone quality is not enough to satisfy my personal needs but that is a different story.

Link | Posted on May 4, 2017 at 17:08 UTC as 21st comment | 3 replies
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dlb41: I expect my consumer camera to die if I bump it. The A9 will need military grade electronics to survive in the pro world. If some part of the A9's electronics fails, will the camera still be usable in a pinch?

dlb41 is stuck in 1972

Link | Posted on May 2, 2017 at 21:59 UTC
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rbach44: Can someone explain to me how this is a pro camera besides the fact that Sony's marketing says so? The feature set looks like a mid-level SLR with 20 FPS (with the right settings), an AF-ON button, and some autofocus tricks. How does that make it a pro camera anymore than say a D600?

The fact you had to ask means you're not a pro so don't worry about it.

Link | Posted on May 2, 2017 at 21:58 UTC

Hey...what do you know InfoWars and Breitbart didn't make the list.

Link | Posted on May 2, 2017 at 21:56 UTC as 5th comment
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steelhead3: How can a monitor show 130% of sRGB?

sRGB is a limited colour space. This monitor covers up to 95% of DCI-P3 which is a wider colour gamut then sRGB.

Link | Posted on Apr 28, 2017 at 16:57 UTC
On article Alpha-better: Sony a9 versus a7R II (503 comments in total)
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photomedium: Yess! The boss is out of town, I am gonna blow another day of work on DPR comment section!

I manage a small company of 32 employees, what do you do???

Link | Posted on Apr 27, 2017 at 15:30 UTC
On article Alpha-better: Sony a9 versus a7R II (503 comments in total)
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photomedium: Yess! The boss is out of town, I am gonna blow another day of work on DPR comment section!

I terminate guys like you.
Signed, the boss.

Link | Posted on Apr 26, 2017 at 16:27 UTC
On article Dell announces 4K HDR10 monitor (88 comments in total)
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CaPi: Interesting price point.. my first thought was "Where does the money go? Is there a PC somewhere hidden in it?"

@Greybalanced - A 65" LG OLED covers 99% DCI=P3 colour space, has support for HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, and Advanced HDR by Technicolor. Oh yeah...it's also got a 65" screen and it's $4k vs $2k for this 27" Dell.

Long story short this Dell is way overpriced.

Link | Posted on Apr 25, 2017 at 23:15 UTC
On article Dell announces 4K HDR10 monitor (88 comments in total)

So....$2k for a 27" monitor or you can buy a brand new 65" LG OLED for $4k that covers 99% of the DCI-P3 colour space that also supports HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, and Advanced HDR by Technicolor.

Seems to me that this Dell is WAY overpriced.

Link | Posted on Apr 25, 2017 at 23:12 UTC as 5th comment | 1 reply
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Jim Salvas: Why does everyone assume the majority of pro camera buyers are pros? My guess is that most of them are amateurs who would not have nearly this much trouble switching. If you're shooting your daughter's ballet performances, it may even seem cheap to switch to this (silent) and fast camera, while still looking like a pro.

Jackpot...ding, ding, ding!! I've been saying for years that the majority of Canikon Pro gear users are just wealthy amateurs.

Link | Posted on Apr 25, 2017 at 22:58 UTC
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Androole: No surprises there, I think Sony kind of yanked the rug out from under Fuji by discontinuing the old 16MP sensor that was the basis for both the X100T and the X70 a few months back.

The X100F was probably well underway already, but I imagine Fuji is a bit annoyed that they're going to need to iterate more quickly than expected on the X70 (or not, I guess - don't know what the market reception has been like).

@Elliot H - Yes it is which is why the 16mp sensor is discontinued. Feel free to put your head back in the sand.

Link | Posted on Apr 25, 2017 at 22:52 UTC
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