Prairie Pal

Lives in Canada Prairies, Canada
Joined on Oct 23, 2003


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Reminds me of Space Balls the Movie. LUDICROUS SPEED!

Link | Posted on Nov 25, 2020 at 17:20 UTC
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onlyfreeman: Can I pilot the drone while sitting comfortably in my home, and take photos of whatever I want outside? This is the future, where humans sit at home and experience the world through a robot, there's probably a movie about it.

Wasn't there an animated movie along that line of thought?

Link | Posted on Nov 9, 2020 at 19:42 UTC

Nikon Canada lists a few more bodies than listed here. Including the 7200.

Link | Posted on Nov 5, 2020 at 14:22 UTC as 10th comment | 2 replies

Cool Music though.

Link | Posted on Oct 18, 2020 at 23:23 UTC as 19th comment
On article Hands-on with the new Panasonic Lumix DC-BGH1 (101 comments in total)
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shineofleo: What the... I love my Z CAM E2 M4, but this? so everyone is making such brick-style video camera?

Still, I love such modular design because a professional video camera should like this, especially when you want to put it on a gimbal.

But who is copying from whom?

It does look like it's begging to be mounted on a gimbal or maybe a drone?

Link | Posted on Oct 15, 2020 at 12:28 UTC
On article Hands-on with the new Panasonic Lumix DC-BGH1 (101 comments in total)

Can we just call this the Digital Brownie? or D-BRO?

Link | Posted on Oct 15, 2020 at 12:25 UTC as 6th comment
On article Here's our wish list for the Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II (621 comments in total)

Feels odd to read his knowing that DP is probably in possession and testing the cameras right now.

Link | Posted on Oct 6, 2020 at 23:40 UTC as 48th comment | 5 replies
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dccdp: J.I.P., Olympus!

I see what you did there. :)

Link | Posted on Oct 2, 2020 at 22:39 UTC
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yodog: Can be used to make a great "wah wah" sound on your jazz trumpet. Or one can use it as a Devo hat. Are we not men?

Uncontrable Urge to get me one.

Link | Posted on Sep 11, 2020 at 21:48 UTC
On photo Abundance in the fruit challenge (19 comments in total)

WHOA!! Verging on perfection to my eyes.

Link | Posted on Sep 2, 2020 at 19:50 UTC as 9th comment
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abe4652: I don't think they ever recovered from the EM1x.

Lucky for me I sold my m43 cameras and lenses a year ago. We had a beautiful relationship, Olympus and I. We fought the holy wars against Canikon. We laughed at our brother Panasonic, with its video-centric cameras, until Panny left the block and went to play on a deserted beach, no one was on, with its full frame.

Great B&H display there, Panny. So sorry for you.

But now it's time to say goodbye to Oly. I'm so glad we had this time together, just to laugh and sing a song. Seems we just get started and before you know it, comes the time to long. Live it up with Nikon 1, you hear?

man, you must be OLD to remember that. :D

Link | Posted on Jul 16, 2020 at 15:19 UTC
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Niko Todd: Spending money on upgrading the CPU - to handle squashed files with lesser quality
Spending money on cheaper storage to have bigger files with better quality.
It's pretty obvious, isn't it!

Not obvious to me. But I know diddly about video.

Link | Posted on Jul 9, 2020 at 16:35 UTC
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Tape5: The 72 year old lady watched three generations worth of documentaries showing animals half this size charging at people in various wildlife parks

And still thought it was a clever idea to leave her car and walk to ten feet of this mountain of muscle

Only some people, not all, get smarter as they get older

Well, she IS from Californy after all.

Link | Posted on Jul 2, 2020 at 17:30 UTC
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Jeff Greenberg: ---
> camera-themed deck of playing cards

Between us, my neighbors & I have 52 cameras.
Sometimes we use them to play poker.

I see your Nikon and raise 2 canons

Link | Posted on Jul 2, 2020 at 16:40 UTC
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entoman: .... and the bottom line is:

Assuming that Olympus cameras appeal to you, would go still go ahead and dive into the Olympus system after reading about the JIP transfer?

Serious answers only please.

Yes. Olympus having been far ahead of the rest in R&D, could likely be close to releasing their next tech breakthrough, but lack the cash to fully push it out in a way that would fully capitalize on it before others can catch up.
I am moderately invested in Olympus and I will be buying another body in the M1 platform.

Link | Posted on Jun 27, 2020 at 19:49 UTC
On article DPReview TV: We re-created bad product photography (77 comments in total)
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Boomanbb: Bring on the tacky old toys! I am so glad I’m old enough to have lived dangerously. Lawn Darts, BB guns and .22 rifles unsupervised, chemistry sets with dangerous chemicals for Christmas, Erector sets with sharp edges, pocket knives, and staying out all day miles from home on bicycles with no adults in sight.

The sweet smell of stop bath in the darkroom.

Instagram, tik tok, Facebook and kids stuck on computers is just sad.

Or jumping off the barn into a pile of straw. Who could hold the biggest fire cracker in their fist. Wearing a red coat in the bull corral. Potato dodge ball.

Stuff like that eh?

Link | Posted on Mar 25, 2020 at 16:41 UTC
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Timotis77: Must say I've been very happy with DXO Photolab since swtiching from LR... My only wish is they create a Pano/stitching tool, like in LR - Currently I use a 3rd party program for this

I might have to give it a trial run. Is Photolab quicker and more efficient with memory while performing adjustments?

Link | Posted on Mar 19, 2020 at 17:13 UTC
On photo Sunset through my glass ball! in the Alphabet soup. Letter G - Illustrate "Glass" challenge (15 comments in total)

This is a real eye pleaser! So many imagery ideas being juggled into perfection.

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2020 at 01:26 UTC as 14th comment
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dabhand: The Laowa 7.5 f2 is a cracking manual lens - small, lightweight and rectilinear too.

Adding a LIKE for using the word CRACKING. Who does that anymore?

Link | Posted on Feb 20, 2020 at 17:33 UTC
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Prairie Pal: PHHHT, -5 to +5 ?? If your wearing that in Canadian "harsh" conditions you better be layering it with a thermal Bunny Hug and a toque.

The “bunny hug” is a particularly Saskatchewan term for what people elsewhere in Canada might call a “hoodie” – a hooded sweatshirt with a big pocket on the front. One of the first mentions of a “bunny hug” sweater is from 1978. ... It later became a marker of Saskatchewan identity.

Link | Posted on Feb 16, 2020 at 02:34 UTC
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