BamaPanda

BamaPanda

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On article Modern Mirrorless: Canon EOS M5 Review (1648 comments in total)

Wish they had compared it to the Oly M5 Mkii as an option for m4/3 users.

Link | Posted on Dec 21, 2016 at 16:33 UTC as 96th comment
On article Action-packed: Sony a6500 review (1181 comments in total)
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RubberDials: The IBIS is described as 'not class leading'. I find this a strange comment since the A6500 is the ONLY mirrorless aps-c camera to have IBIS.

Is the A6500's class deemed to include DSLRs like the Pentax K3II? Or are you judging it against the IBIS of m43?

If the latter then I think you open yourself up to obvious criticism as it is self evidently more difficult to stabilise an aps-c sensor - which is larger - than an m43 one.

APS-C and M43 are being compared more than before, as they should be.
When Olympus is thrown in the mix, not many can compete with their IBS.

Link | Posted on Dec 15, 2016 at 03:02 UTC

Hate to be dense, but where do I turn on 'record view'?
Can't find it in manual.

Uoop! There it is.... 😝

Link | Posted on Dec 7, 2016 at 05:59 UTC as 16th comment

Preview to the review. Looking foward to it!

Link | Posted on Nov 21, 2016 at 23:22 UTC as 37th comment
On article Sony rides wave of US Mirrorless sales surge (726 comments in total)
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Fabio Amodeo: First point: mirrorless (or whatever they call them) are up. True, more in Asia, quite in Europe, not so much in the USA. But still true.
Second point: mirrorless are earning money. True, maybe. The industry has gone from “with these numbers next year we'll go bankrupt” to “with these nunbers we might survive”.
Third point: all mirrorless are unfinished work. What they still need is a huge advance in processing power/reading speed of the sensor. Let's talk when the work is finished (if the cameras will be able to disperse the heat involved).

I am sure that in theory this all applies, but this is the only comment I have ever read about CSC being overburdened. I know that my EM5 does all I want it to, never heats up, and generally does what it is intended to do.

Link | Posted on Jun 6, 2015 at 13:14 UTC
On article Sony rides wave of US Mirrorless sales surge (726 comments in total)
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Fabio Amodeo: First point: mirrorless (or whatever they call them) are up. True, more in Asia, quite in Europe, not so much in the USA. But still true.
Second point: mirrorless are earning money. True, maybe. The industry has gone from “with these numbers next year we'll go bankrupt” to “with these nunbers we might survive”.
Third point: all mirrorless are unfinished work. What they still need is a huge advance in processing power/reading speed of the sensor. Let's talk when the work is finished (if the cameras will be able to disperse the heat involved).

Unfinished work? Maybe Sony has a bit to really refine the product, but makers like Olympus and Panasonic pretty much have a polished product.
Any brand, and type has areas where they are unfinished ...even Nikon and Canon. Oly, overall - is leading them all IMO, in innovation, speed and just overall quality in cameras like the EM5 II. Perfect? No. But neither is anyone else.

Link | Posted on Jun 4, 2015 at 19:09 UTC

New might be really good. I can appreciate M43 not going hog wild to try and reach 24-27 mp. There are more important caveats in sensor design than being snookered by the mp hype.

Link | Posted on Apr 18, 2015 at 18:01 UTC as 21st comment
On article Fujifilm X100T Review (697 comments in total)
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Andreas Balko: 81% and silver award?
The same rating as the Olympus E-M5 II?
And this without ...
- IBIS stabilisation?
- changeable optics
- flip-screen
- High Res shoot
...
I do not understand.

And the images are not as crisp as from the E-M5 in my eys.

PS: I belonged the x-100 and loved it.
But it is not comparable to the functionality of my OM-D E-M5

I agree. The 81% rating on the EM5 MkII is so off the mark. I keep hoping they will have a extended reeview of the camera, and grant it gold.

Link | Posted on Mar 27, 2015 at 02:15 UTC
On article Olympus OM-D E-M1 Review (2086 comments in total)

These cons are somewhet nit picky in my opinion.
Interface and controls can be overwhelming initially
>That's Oly. People learn the system anyway.
In-camera Raw conversion interface is somewhat unintuitive.
>Isn't it whats done in PS that really counts?
Auto focus with Four Thirds lenses is slow in dim conditions with tricky subjects
>Yeah. So what? It really does not apply to a new user, who will be buying the new lenses.
Only one SD card slot
>With the size of cards now, is this really that big a deal?
Inconveniently-placed power switch
Oly must have thought it worthy enough to bring it to the new EM5 MkII.
Disappointing video quality
> The one thing in this list that will be important ...to videographers.
Multi-screen live view interface looks very dated (e.g. can't combine electronic level and histogram)
>Oh well ..even Oly is not perfect.
Many still cannot accept Oly taking the lead all the time, and with a smaller sensor to boot.

Link | Posted on Feb 15, 2015 at 19:44 UTC as 45th comment

When wrapping the finished review up, I hope the lenses used in the Studio test page will be listed. The OM1 and GH$ should be comparable, but the M1 looks sick.
It has to be the lens or just some error.

Link | Posted on Oct 11, 2014 at 14:12 UTC as 26th comment
On article CIPA starts to report growing mirrorless sales (191 comments in total)
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Jmmg: Traditionally, Japan always is the indicator for what the trend of new technology or gadget are heading.(Except Iphone or Ipad) Don't forget the asian market(China, Hong Kong, Singapore, India and Japan, etc.) will be the battle ground for all the big camera manufacture, that off course includes Nikon and Canon. WHen you looks at the chart then you will realize the Mirror less share in Japan and Asia is the future of Digital Camera, I know most N. American or European still in denial that N. America is not and will not be the economical or consuming powerhouse no longer, face the future, people.

How many Digital Camera sold in an hour in NA and Europe combined Vs. China, Japan and India, you think?

Quote. "History has shown products that thrive in other parts of the world but fail to take off in the US never survive in the long run."

That may have been true, but the US dominance is not as strong as it once was.

Link | Posted on Feb 15, 2012 at 19:36 UTC
On photo Parallels in the Roofs challenge (2 comments in total)

Somewhat odd for sure. Where was that shot?

Link | Posted on Feb 6, 2010 at 23:26 UTC as 1st comment
On photo Moving fast in the Recreate a classic movie still challenge (2 comments in total)

That even looks like Mr. Anderson.

Link | Posted on Jul 19, 2009 at 22:07 UTC as 2nd comment
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