Bob Tullis

Bob Tullis

Lives in United States New York, NY, United States
Works as a Resident Manager
Has a website at http://www.bobtullis.com/
Joined on Jun 26, 2001

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On article The Sony a9 is a 24MP sports-shooting powerhouse (1838 comments in total)

Thankfully it's much more than I require. But it's everything I could ask for.

But then again. . . it had better be all Sony says it be.

The Canon 1D, IMO, was significant in the transition of DSLRs to digital. The next significant evolution from there has just occurred.

Link | Posted on Apr 20, 2017 at 02:34 UTC as 115th comment
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Bob Tullis: In a future interview can you ask about what they're doing to alleviate the frustration that many of us customers have with Playmemories apps?

I felt I was insane to try yet again, but. . . EUREKA! Finally, success!

(IOW, never mind [g]).

Link | Posted on Apr 19, 2017 at 14:51 UTC
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Bob Tullis: In a future interview can you ask about what they're doing to alleviate the frustration that many of us customers have with Playmemories apps?

I initially didn't care for in-camera apps, but one or two in time I found appealing. I've tried many ways, many times, but can't get the apps to install. I'm not the only one.

Link | Posted on Apr 18, 2017 at 22:43 UTC

In a future interview can you ask about what they're doing to alleviate the frustration that many of us customers have with Playmemories apps?

Link | Posted on Apr 18, 2017 at 13:51 UTC as 32nd comment | 4 replies
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Artak Hambarian: Honestly, last week, under the rain, I have been thinking why there is no such an umbrella that can be attached to the camera backback, freeing my hands - anyway I carry the backback...? So I am not the only one with great innovative ideas ;-).

Here you go, Swing-Handsfree Umbrella:
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http://www.euroschirm.com/schirm/Swing_handsfree/index.cgi?session=Cyfwj30LTq8F7&sprache_land=usa

Link | Posted on Apr 16, 2017 at 12:30 UTC
On article Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.10 and ACR 9.10 now available (64 comments in total)

It looks like I"m all up to date, but whenever I load a RAW from LR to PS I get a message saying "This version of LR may require the PS Camera RAW plug-in version 9.10 for full compatibility. Please update the Camera RAW plug-in using the update tool available in the PS help menu."
Dialog Options: -Don't Show Again, - Cancel, - Render using LR, - Open Anyway

Open Anyway works well enough, I suppose it's just coding / recognition error.

Link | Posted on Apr 12, 2017 at 18:33 UTC as 22nd comment
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walker2000: The future is clear: Sit in front of computer, "draw me a ward winning photo"…

"Please select one of the following examples of a 'ward' to continue. . . "

Link | Posted on Mar 28, 2017 at 14:39 UTC
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JonBush: Although I like the idea of adding apps to my A7II, in actual practice, the Play Memories experience (https://www.playmemoriescameraapps.com/portal/) when adding an app to the camera is a nightmare. I have added a few apps by connecting my camera to my iMac, but each time it is extremely painful. I'm not sure, but I think it might play better on a PC than a Mac, though maybe someone else can confirm this. If you get caught in the "PMCADownloader" death spiral, just walk away or you will soon find yourself throwing things. Please Sony, fix this and make it straightforward and consistent across platforms, i.e. browsers, Mac and Windows, etc. and provide clear directions that you have tested thoroughly.

I broke a keyboard trying to get Playmemories apps. It's been ages since I pounded on one like that.

Link | Posted on Mar 14, 2017 at 20:51 UTC
On article Juggling with one hand: Leica M10 shooting experience (495 comments in total)
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princecody: I never understood why people wanna pay more for a more complicated photography experience other than back to basics nostalgia 🤔

Maybe you're just not old enough to have your own sense of nostalgia? Many things I didn't, or thought I did, understand at 20 have a whole other level of appreciation/understanding at 40, and then again at 60.

Link | Posted on Mar 14, 2017 at 14:37 UTC
On article Ask the staff: electronic or optical viewfinder? (891 comments in total)
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Sangster: To me EVF is like the WYSIWYG innovation in word processing. OVF is like WordPerfect for DOS for those who recall the keyboard template glued above the function keys.

Corel is an Application Hospice.

Link | Posted on Mar 13, 2017 at 14:45 UTC
On article Ask the staff: electronic or optical viewfinder? (891 comments in total)

Whether a camera has an EVF or OVF is not one of the tipping points in my determinations.

I enjoy shooting RAW with a mono profile, to assess a composition w/o the distraction of color. That is, I find EVF's perfectly suitable, with the exception of v. low light base ISO studies (where the color noise the current Sony FF produces makes m.focusing more challenging than it need be). I cut my teeth on OVFs (1D through to the 5D2), and have no reservations about using one if the camera I desired featured it. For what I do, either would suffice. But if forced to choose one over the other, I find the EVF more useful in general.

Link | Posted on Mar 12, 2017 at 15:40 UTC as 308th comment
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El Chubasco: A re-do of my billingham hadley pro

I might think so if the sides of the cover didn't tend to direct water or debris into the sides of the compartment. To be honest, I didn't get past detail that to look closer at the bag's features.

Link | Posted on Feb 11, 2017 at 20:27 UTC
On article Study: people don't actually like looking at selfies (200 comments in total)
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Nathan8: You came here for the comments, didn't you

Busted! Dang it!

Link | Posted on Feb 10, 2017 at 21:26 UTC
On article Apple selling more Plus models than ever (63 comments in total)
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GodSpeaks: I find it funny that the only reason Apple made the larger phones and tablets, was because Samsung was kicking their butts.

Then thank you Samsung. I loved the pocket-abliity of the iPhone, but only when I got a Plus model did I use an iPhone for things other than making telephone calls.

Link | Posted on Jan 31, 2017 at 15:49 UTC
On photo Tree of Life in the Aerial Landscape challenge (3 comments in total)

When is a tree not a tree?
My kudos and respect.

Link | Posted on Jan 5, 2017 at 15:11 UTC as 1st comment
On article Pulse: Extreme weather in black and white (56 comments in total)

And this is how we'll all end?
Never mind that, for now just wow.

Link | Posted on Jan 4, 2017 at 19:52 UTC as 15th comment

. . . and the decisive moment was never the same again. ;)

Link | Posted on Nov 26, 2016 at 13:54 UTC as 12th comment

Whut the. . . ???

That thing looks ready for deep space missions.

Link | Posted on Oct 20, 2016 at 18:52 UTC as 28th comment | 5 replies
On photo Summer Moon over Dumbo in the Your City - Moon over the City challenge (3 comments in total)

Dumbo is a neighborhood in Brooklyn NY.

Link | Posted on Oct 8, 2016 at 14:44 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply
On article Photokina 2016: Hands-on with Olympus OM-D E-M1 II (654 comments in total)
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Dallas Dahms: I really wish they would have made two versions of this camera, one with the tilting screen (like the Fuji XT-2)for stills photographers and another for the video people with their flip-out screen.

The flip out screen is truly horrible for photography. It gets in the way and makes using an L-plate impossible if you want to articulate the screen. For this reason I won't be looking to upgrade.

[chuckle] On the other hand, the loss of tilt for landscape orientations will in turn offer a look-down screen for portrait orientations using an L-bracket on a tripod. And in general being able to turn the screen inwards for protection (and to hide the disabled screen backlit glow, should that persist in the new model as it does on the current one).

Link | Posted on Sep 20, 2016 at 19:22 UTC
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