PHOTOJOE55

Lives in United States NY, United States
Works as a PHOTOGRAPHY
Joined on Apr 8, 2011

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mikegml: My ancient Yashica had this facility. That was old when I got it years ago.

https://youtu.be/95AjAm8OvYY

An amazing Tripod, it still looks close to new, after all these years. Very nice images! ...Thanks for the link!

Link | Posted on Aug 20, 2016 at 06:52 UTC
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falconeyes: I wonder how this can be patented at all?
My Velbon VS3 from the 80s had this already, and better actually.
According to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqY0iOfSkjo it was patented back in 1958!!

Really nice video, thanks!

Link | Posted on Aug 20, 2016 at 06:49 UTC

I get the impression that this lens was nothing to brag about, with it's biggest complaints; lack of VR, and it's Heavy weight. But the price hasn't yet dropped?
Anyone here try it, and care to comment? Thanks. ... Joe

Link | Posted on Mar 6, 2016 at 23:30 UTC as 3rd comment
On article Polaroid Snap instant digital camera prints 2x3" photos (104 comments in total)

I think this camera is targeted for kids, just look at the color choices!

Link | Posted on Sep 19, 2015 at 08:25 UTC as 4th comment

When you put the camera down on a flat surface, I think it will fall forward onto it's lens. Remember the Bogen/Manfrotto 6 sided chunk of metal, with their big heavy tripod screw and it's collar? Very strong, but not very convenient for a QR Plate. Still, there's always a selection of them selling on the used market. I'm a bit surprised at this company, they've designed some real nice gear… until now!

Link | Posted on Sep 19, 2015 at 08:04 UTC as 3rd comment
On article Elinchrom announces new ELB 400 portable flash system (23 comments in total)

Are these not coming to the USA?

Link | Posted on Mar 11, 2015 at 01:28 UTC as 11th comment
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Ben O Connor: Interesting upgrade...

Its so "last season" compare to D750, more expensive than D7000/71000, and still has something inside of it called "mirror" !!! If its OVF sake, well Pentax has the best of all at that crop. Don't tell me its "burst rate sake", coz better burst at smilar sensor sized NEX cameras of Sony.

Hopefully final image from this camera is good, other than that, who would bother buying one!

It's got several improvements, like the Expeed 4 image processor, is one generation newer than the Expeed 3 in the D7100. What did all of you expect Nikon to Rebuild the whole camera? Why mess with an almost perfect camera, more than was necessary? They've kept the Price close, while Lowering the prices of the D7100 & D7000. So, it doesn't mean to upgrade from the D7100, but for those that were going to buy from this group, they now have a choice, and those that are interested in Video, will choose the D7200. The comments from those with the D90 & D300 cameras must have been a joke! You can still buy a D300S, it's $1696.95 at B&H So you can have that over the $1200 D7200 if that's what you all want!

Link | Posted on Mar 3, 2015 at 23:43 UTC
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Steveke: I've been absolutely thrilled with my Nikon D750. It takes awesome photos. I can't believe all this whining. So there's an anomaly with blinding back-lighting, and that will be fixed. gratis. Although I admit that I haven't been able to evoke that anomaly. Give it a rest and take some photos.

Shouldn't you be grateful that this issue hasn't affected you …yet, rather than saying that thousands of people are whining about their cameras? Maybe your photography hasn't put you in the same circumstances as others, but that is not to say that it will never happen to you. I have a feeling that these cameras will be recalled, and the issue will be wide scale, and if it is, you will surely want to have yours included as well, just to protect your investment for the future! Fate has a funny way of dealing with comments like yours!

Link | Posted on Jan 20, 2015 at 15:48 UTC
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Mike FL: Well done, and I like these photos' composition with the basic of the basic; Symmetrical and Rule of Thirds.

Hi Mike,
I think it was like 3 of the 5 images on that top row, that had the exact same theme, stairways or not. I think Toni did a great job on this project, but it's too bad that lenses needed to be borrowed for it. That's the only part of this that bothered me, cause it's bound to be used in some promotional way (aside from this... Ad/Story). I continue to be amazed at the images that "Pro" Photographers are producing (and getting away with!) and I think that many times, it's the Amateurs that are producing the better images! Btw, Mike please don't take every comment to heart, especially on dpr!
Happy New Year!

Link | Posted on Jan 1, 2015 at 22:31 UTC
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Mike FL: Well done, and I like these photos' composition with the basic of the basic; Symmetrical and Rule of Thirds.

Mike,
Did you actually spend your time looking for that image? That's what you wanted us to see?

Link | Posted on Dec 31, 2014 at 02:32 UTC

The lemons landed so evenly, on every step. So coincidental, so …inspiring!

Link | Posted on Dec 30, 2014 at 20:53 UTC as 3rd comment | 1 reply
On article Calumet brings equipment rental service online (14 comments in total)

Excellent News!

Link | Posted on Oct 31, 2014 at 19:06 UTC as 7th comment
On photo P1000726_DMC-FZ50_DxO-7.23 in Detail Man's photo gallery (1 comment in total)

Beautiful work, the colors are amazing. Excellent images! … Joe

Link | Posted on Oct 18, 2014 at 08:44 UTC as 1st comment
On photo P1010009_DMC-FZ50_OOC in Detail Man's photo gallery (1 comment in total)

You've got some fantastic images here Detail Man. You have got quite an eye for beauty. The slide is excellent! … Joe

Link | Posted on Oct 18, 2014 at 08:38 UTC as 1st comment

They have 6K in Japan, do they have better vision than us?

Link | Posted on Oct 18, 2014 at 01:55 UTC as 5th comment | 1 reply
On article Tune in to DPReview Live this Thursday and Friday (238 comments in total)
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SirSeth: How long do you predict it will be before Canon, Nikon, and Pentax realize that mirrorless is worthy of their high end customers?

Imagine the cost of retooling for mirrorless cameras! … Joe

Link | Posted on Oct 12, 2014 at 13:00 UTC
On article Tune in to DPReview Live this Thursday and Friday (238 comments in total)
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KerryBE: What a great event. Getting this organized on the heels of Photokina is really an accomplishment. I saw some segments and look forward to catching up with the others.

Great job DPR!

I echo KerryBE's comment, You did a great job there Barney! … Joe

Link | Posted on Oct 12, 2014 at 12:47 UTC
On article Tune in to DPReview Live this Thursday and Friday (238 comments in total)
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tecnoworld: Are the interviews available for "non live" viewers? If so, where?

Thanks.

I've checked twice at creativelive, right after my prior reply, and just prior to this one (Saturday night & Sunday morning) and they were rebroadcasting both times, so it's worth checking out for anyone who is interested. Thanks for the input Jeff, we all appreciate your help! … Joe

Link | Posted on Oct 12, 2014 at 12:39 UTC
On article Tune in to DPReview Live this Thursday and Friday (238 comments in total)
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Eleson: Interesting dpr-talk on user interface. Aren't we all very conservative in terms of the look and feel? - Due to conservative users.
Some of the cameras that have tried to change the approach have been more or less slaughtered and dismissed as cameras for non-photographers.
No photog's in their right minds would invent the Sony QX series!

It reminds me of when japanese motorcycles was introduced in europe. It was by many not looked upon as real bikes as they didn't leak oil, you didn't need to know that much about servicing a bike.
But it turned out that the new riders was more interested in riding that servicing.

Many iPhone shooters want better pictures, but couldn't care less about f-stop, (t-stop), and totally strange shutter speed options, and something called ISO (the gain setting of an OP-amp ??? plz ...) . Oh, and sensor sizes.
- Some actually think that a 1" sensor is 1" in atleast one direction!

Today, it's a lot like only F1 drivers and servicemen review cars...

princewolf, You summed it up quite well for a great many people out there. Answering Q's for a blog site, I found that the same posts continuously came in- they expected the best results, by just making their purchase! Many P&S cameras end up on the shelf, because they can get the same result with a cell phone camera. This is one of the shortfalls of Digital imaging, and sometimes I wish I was still Processing & Printing 100% because of them!

Link | Posted on Oct 12, 2014 at 03:03 UTC
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