MaxiMax

Lives in Norway Halden, Norway
Works as a Electronics Engineer
Joined on Nov 19, 2008
About me:

Have had photography as a hobby since 1985, when I was 22 years old. My project now is to start with commercial/product photography as a second job.

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"...love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”
It doesn't look like that. Not even in this forum.

Link | Posted on Aug 16, 2017 at 22:59 UTC as 64th comment | 3 replies
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jyw5: What a pathetic waste of time.

...and money.

Link | Posted on Aug 9, 2017 at 15:09 UTC

Wouldn't it be great if DPReview could feature a comparison test between "the best" iPhone, Android phone and "a good" medium priced DSLR to compare the image quality results? Or maybe it would be just a waste of time because most experienced and knowledgeable photographers know the answer?

Link | Posted on Jul 31, 2017 at 23:17 UTC as 49th comment | 1 reply
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goodgeorge: I am still quite surprised how many beginners spend so much money on Photoshop while we have Affinity for a few bucks or GIMP completely for free.

Affinity Photo has also excellent free video tutorials on Vimeo.

-MaxiMax

Link | Posted on Jul 25, 2017 at 23:42 UTC
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Karroly: What a crazy world. It seems some people are just less intelligent than monkeys...

You can bet on that!

Link | Posted on Jul 16, 2017 at 01:08 UTC

PETA and Wikipedia are behaving like idiots - and so are the judges. The photographer is right, it is his equipment that was used by an animal, and as far as I know, animals are not included in human's copyright laws. I hope that the photographer will win this case, and that all his legal expenses will be paid by PETA and Wikipedia.

Link | Posted on Jul 16, 2017 at 01:06 UTC as 81st comment | 1 reply

The box looks like something from the 1960´s.

Link | Posted on Jul 5, 2017 at 15:43 UTC as 28th comment | 2 replies

Why did the customer return it to the shop? Warranty repair is unlikely.... Maybe special materials recycling?

Link | Posted on Jun 28, 2017 at 23:11 UTC as 3rd comment
On article You should totally spend 15K on this rare Zeiss lens (7 comments in total)

I could probably give USD 15.00 for it, but not more. Value is an individual perception, and I can really not see any real value for this old lens, even if it is a rarity.

Link | Posted on May 28, 2017 at 01:56 UTC as 1st comment

You will always "lose money" when switching over to a completely new system, no matter if it is to Sony, to Canon, to Nikon or any other system. It always depends on how much equipment you have, how old it is, and what is the minimum you need to get in a new system.

Link | Posted on Apr 25, 2017 at 19:58 UTC as 104th comment | 3 replies
On article Sony a9: Why being better might not be enough (767 comments in total)

Sony is not necessarily aiming its new line of pro equipment towards established photographers. Old photographers will disappear with time, and a new generation will take over. There are many new photographers out there who want to build a system from scratch, and many of them might start with Sony as it is making its products attractive. About a 300/400 mm f2.8 prime, I have no doubt that it is on the way.

Link | Posted on Apr 24, 2017 at 15:43 UTC as 106th comment | 3 replies
On article The Sony a9 is a 24MP sports-shooting powerhouse (1909 comments in total)
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String: I just have to laugh... another new camera and once again Steve Huff proclaims it "the best camera ever made!" Is there anyone that takes that guy seriously?

My guess is that you are the one that is not taking it seriously - and you should, if you are a serious photographer.

Link | Posted on Apr 21, 2017 at 21:56 UTC
On article The Sony a9 is a 24MP sports-shooting powerhouse (1909 comments in total)

The specs are amazing! This seems to be a winner. Sony is really setting the new standard in camera technology that other competitors will have to follow. I also believe that mirrorless is the way to go. Less mechanical parts, less problems.

Link | Posted on Apr 19, 2017 at 19:44 UTC as 197th comment | 2 replies
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Richard Poinvil: After I dicovered the British Photo mags, I never looked at pop photo. What really got under my skin is when they had a shootout and their final opinion was, "you decide".

I agree with you. Back in the 80's and 90's, I used to subscribe to a couple of British magazines. They were very instructive with a variety of features. Unfortunately, the American magazines were filled with advertisements. In fact, half of an American magazine would only contain advertisements, not to mention some 4-5 postal reply cards falling out of it.

Link | Posted on Mar 11, 2017 at 23:20 UTC
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vegasdood: Make Azure WIndow GREAT AGAIN!

Maybe it could be rebuilt to its exact looks, based on the millions of existing photos taken from every possible angle?☺

Link | Posted on Mar 11, 2017 at 03:01 UTC
On article Sony FE 85mm F1.8 sample gallery and first impressions (145 comments in total)

For its price, this is a great lens! Thanks Sony!

Link | Posted on Mar 2, 2017 at 16:42 UTC as 16th comment
On article Study: people don't actually like looking at selfies (200 comments in total)

Just by looking at many selfies in the web, I think that they should be called "selfish". Unfortunately, we live now in a world where people have to show how successful they are, or at least pretend that they are. We have now a society of "I this" and "I that" (it sounds maybe also familiar with a certain brand name).

Link | Posted on Feb 12, 2017 at 13:01 UTC as 31st comment

At first, I thought that this would be another sensational test. To be honest, this was quite useful. This test shows how LCD displays, electronics and small mechanisms can survive extremely cold temperatures - although, without the camera being able to function during the exposure. It is good to know that you can take your GoPro to *very* low temperatures anywhere in the world without it getting permanently damaged.

Link | Posted on Dec 22, 2016 at 17:08 UTC as 1st comment

Ricoh was certainly ahead of its time...

Link | Posted on Dec 22, 2016 at 16:04 UTC as 21st comment
On article Modern Mirrorless: Canon EOS M5 Review (1647 comments in total)
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Peadingle: Why didn't Canon just ask Samsung for some help with a mirrorless camera design?

I smell an Apple user...

Link | Posted on Dec 21, 2016 at 00:40 UTC
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