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sunnycal: Where does this stand as compared to Nikon D750?

My question was specifically with regards to DR/Noise comparison, which was the subject of this article.

Link | Posted on Mar 18, 2018 at 06:03 UTC

Where does this stand as compared to Nikon D750?

Link | Posted on Mar 18, 2018 at 01:35 UTC as 54th comment | 4 replies
On article Sigma announces nine full-frame E-mount Art primes (367 comments in total)

well, we can probably say goodbye to MC-11 firmware updates.

Link | Posted on Feb 27, 2018 at 07:10 UTC as 88th comment | 2 replies

Was the A9 using the new 2.0 firmware?

Link | Posted on Feb 27, 2018 at 06:48 UTC as 20th comment

So it has better AF the A7r 3?

Link | Posted on Feb 27, 2018 at 01:58 UTC as 275th comment | 3 replies
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arcterex: On one hand this is really cool, and I'll do it if I can (and not lose my camera for weeks or months waiting for it). On the other hand it shows just how little of an upgrade the v2 is, and explains why all the specs (buffer size, focus points, FPS, etc) are exactly the same. Wonder if it's worth it to jump on this (and the v2 in general) or wait for the K-2 (or whatever the next version will be) which will (hopefully, praying to the camera gods) have the specs that Pentaxians *really* want from the K-1 - faster AF, bigger buffer, USB3, the faster SD spec, more focus points, etc.

Buy a used K-1 and have it upgraded for $550. Will likely be cheaper then buying new K-1 II

Link | Posted on Feb 21, 2018 at 23:24 UTC
On article Fujifilm X-H1 Review (1410 comments in total)
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TheWhiteDog: If you like the form factor, for $300 over the X-T2 it's appealing even if you are just a stills shooter. IBIS, stronger body, better EVF, better AF, option of using a touchscreen if you wish, Bluetooth, etc would all be reasons for someone attracted to the X-T2 for stills to consider this instead. I just notice they are "bundling" it with the weather sealed 16-55mm f2.8 non OIS lens for a savings of $150-very smart!

and top LCD. My fav.

Link | Posted on Feb 15, 2018 at 06:29 UTC
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byhyew: But the same argument can be used by everyone else. Should other countries place warnings against purchasing iPhones to stop US spying?

and Microsoft Windows, Google Search, Boeing Planes!

Link | Posted on Feb 15, 2018 at 06:20 UTC
On article Canon patents fingerprint reader for cameras and lenses (191 comments in total)

So now the thieves will come not only after your camera, but your fingers too!

Link | Posted on Jan 30, 2018 at 03:05 UTC as 70th comment | 2 replies

I am not sure this is reflective of overall trend in photography. Camera rentals are done by part-timers and they are likely to order only what they are familiar with from previous shoots. They dont have the luxury to experiment. Thus 5D Mk III still sits at the top of list. Same goes for 24-70 and 70-200, these are the familiar focal lengths and so they get checked out.

With Sony, only A7SII stands out, and that is for obvious reasons. It is the video camera for video pros, not for photo pros.

Link | Posted on Dec 28, 2017 at 20:26 UTC as 35th comment | 2 replies
On article Nikon D850 vs Sony a7R III: Which is best? (1081 comments in total)
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EthanP99: Behemouth is right, look at that Nikon.

Quoting D850 is (in mm) 146x124x78.5, and A7RIII is 126.9x95.6x73.7. Thus about the same depth, and about 25-30% more in height and width. That would make the total volume about 50-60% higher, but we are talking of how it fits in camera bag, and not about how much water it displaces.

Link | Posted on Dec 10, 2017 at 04:01 UTC
On article Nikon D850 vs Sony a7R III: Which is best? (1081 comments in total)
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Chriscotech: On point 7: Configuration and operation.
I don't know about the D850, I shoot Sony and have a 7RIII. While it is an amazing camera and hugely versatile, the setup took me ages and is still a work in progress.

The big problem is that I can't globally backup my settings with Sony Alpha cameras. I had to send my Sony A9 back for a minor issue and was told my settings would be lost. It took 22 photos of the screen to record the settings, and another two hours to reconfigure the camera to how I use it. I used to shoot video with two Panasonic Lumix GH4's. With those I could copy the settings of one camera onto an SD card and use it to quickly match the two cameras. I could also save multiple configurations on my computer.

If the Nikon D850 has a way of globally backing up the camera configuration, I have order envy on that point, it should be a standard feature with the complexity of cameras like these. I wish Sony would get it. Does the Nikon have this feature?

Nikon has this feature for as long as I can remember (going back to D300)

Link | Posted on Dec 10, 2017 at 03:50 UTC
On article Nikon D850 vs Sony a7R III: Which is best? (1081 comments in total)
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EthanP99: Behemouth is right, look at that Nikon.

Yes, a full 25% larger.

Link | Posted on Dec 7, 2017 at 06:41 UTC
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princecody: Is this the Best clone of LR out there? Adobe is so greedy they could care less about longtime customers like myself who could care less about a subscription to the cloud 😏

For those in the try out mode, I will also recommend After Shot Pro. It is limited as a DAM, but has quite decent processing capabilities, and beats LR for fuji files.

Link | Posted on Nov 10, 2017 at 03:44 UTC
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AngularJS: The DR is less than 12 according to photonstophotos,Sony%20ILCE-7RM2,Sony%20ILCE-7RM3, same level as the A7r2.

@Rishi You apply the same criteria to both Mk II and Mk III, and yet come up with better DR for Mk III, but Bill does not see any improvement, Does it mean that that the improvement is only in excessively noisy areas (which Bill rejects so his numbers do not reflect the improvement)?

Link | Posted on Nov 1, 2017 at 07:04 UTC
On article What you need to know about Sony's a7R III (614 comments in total)

any guess if AF will be better with adapted Canon lenses?

Link | Posted on Oct 26, 2017 at 18:42 UTC as 22nd comment | 6 replies
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WhaleShark: I'm one of those anti-subscription geezers. I'm looking for an LR alternative that can play nicely with the tens of thousands of DNGs I've created within LR. It seems that Capture One does not, as in "DNG support is not optimized for specific cameras", which means that you get screwy color balances when you bring an LR-generated DNG into Capture One. Anyone have an alternative?

Why not but photoshop cs6 from someone used. That should handle ask your dng, no?

Link | Posted on Oct 23, 2017 at 21:52 UTC
On article RIP Lightroom 6: Death by subscription model (1631 comments in total)
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LarsKoueMogensen: RIP Lightroom.
Adobe have chosen greed (and stockholders) over consumers. They promised that we could always get a stand alone soft. Now they move to subscription only and want us to pay us every month so they can relax and do nothing. What soft should I choose instead? #rip-lightroom.

Folks, we have a new definition of greed; someone trying to save pennies (or dollars).

Link | Posted on Oct 19, 2017 at 21:14 UTC
On article RIP Lightroom 6: Death by subscription model (1631 comments in total)
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Suave: Yes, it's "just $10 per month" except that Adobe is not the only company who wants its $10.

@String Two issues with this. One is that depending on the situation, you may need to make modification. Now the effort you spent, which was your time (maybe worth more than subscription price) is gone to waste.

Second and more importantly, today Adobe's policy is to let you browse your images even if you dont have subscription. Who is to stop them from changing this policy? I am not at all confidant that they will maintain this policy forever and hence my recommendation is to bail out?

Link | Posted on Oct 19, 2017 at 02:15 UTC
On article Hello Lightroom CC: Embracing the future (507 comments in total)

The idea of cloud solution is attractive to me at least. However, like most users I have multi TB of pictures. I would prefer to be able to work on them wherever I am. Hence my preferred solution will be to have a LR instance acting as a server. I do not want to subscribe to 10TB of online data, and I also dont want to wait to have 200GB of data from a shoot uploaded before I can start processing.

What Adobe is building might work for the cellphone photographer, but why would someone pay for that subscription? I have Google photo on my phone, have an unlimited backup, and a nice photo wizard which stylizes, creates HDR, Movies, and Album for me. I dont have to even lift a finger, and it works on my ILC images also which are automatically uploaded to the phone (as I have configured it) and from there to Google Photo.

Microsoft OneDrive also does some of that, but is quite a bit behind.

Link | Posted on Oct 19, 2017 at 00:30 UTC as 149th comment
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