Paul B Jones

Paul B Jones

Lives in Canada Ottawa, Canada
Works as a Union
Joined on Mar 4, 2012
About me:

My plan is to take interesting bird photographs.


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On article Hands-on with the Canon EOS 77D (434 comments in total)
In reply to:

MikeAmos: Looks like a plastic hunk of rubbish.

Seems a bit harsh.

Link | Posted on Feb 17, 2017 at 05:15 UTC
On article Hands-on with the Canon EOS 77D (434 comments in total)
In reply to:

Mariusz of PL: Damn it ! Canon releases by-products instead of something which is really innovative and a step forward. Now...we are looking forward to 77D.1 or 77D/1/2... etc

Maybe you could write Canon a letter and tell them to stop with their money-making ways, and become more like other camera companies.

Link | Posted on Feb 15, 2017 at 21:02 UTC
On article Hands-on with the Canon EOS 77D (434 comments in total)

What is it that Canon knows that DPR readers don't?

Oh, now I remember. How to run a camera company that actually makes money.

Link | Posted on Feb 15, 2017 at 05:58 UTC as 89th comment | 4 replies

Gutsy move. Cut your losses, hunker down, regroup and move forward.

Link | Posted on Feb 13, 2017 at 20:43 UTC as 166th comment
On article Study: people don't actually like looking at selfies (200 comments in total)

I think the label "selfie" might provide an indication as to who the primary target audience is.

Link | Posted on Feb 11, 2017 at 19:56 UTC as 44th comment

hopefully they can also fix the high-pitched persistent whining sound that pervades the DPR comment sections.


Link | Posted on Feb 10, 2017 at 12:57 UTC as 6th comment
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Magnar W: Wow, many Canon people commenting here, just to convince others that their camera brand the best! Why? Are they worried about something, or do they just feel sorry for us who doesn't know better? :-)

It's not that we think Canon is the best, it's that we are tired of hearing from folks like you how awful our cameras are and how great Sony is. So as I said earlier, this is an interesting report. Maybe it will tone down the Canon bashing for a while.

Link | Posted on Feb 5, 2017 at 05:00 UTC

Interesting report, and interesting how it doesn't exactly square with the dominant perspective among DPR commentators - that Sony is unstoppably ascendent and every other camera maker is toast. I guess us non-Sony fanboys can breath a sigh of relief that our brands will be around at least a little bit longer.

Link | Posted on Feb 4, 2017 at 20:54 UTC as 28th comment | 2 replies

Main cautionary point - people shouldn't say dumb things in the background when filming is going on.

Also - Spoiler - No one gets consumed by lava in the video.

Link | Posted on Feb 4, 2017 at 11:48 UTC as 25th comment

Thanks for the link. Fascinating reading. Not sure why people who will never even see a 1DXII feel compelled to weigh in, but whatever floats your boat, I guess.

Link | Posted on Feb 1, 2017 at 14:11 UTC as 5th comment
On article Sony SLT a99 II Review (1482 comments in total)
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mferencz: Sony eating the remains of Nikon and Canon. Give it another couple years. Personally, I'm not a fan of Sony, but they are the future king.

It's the Betamax of cameras!

Link | Posted on Jan 31, 2017 at 20:28 UTC
On article Adobe Creative Suite 6 has been officially retired (351 comments in total)

It's a plot by a corporation to make money.

Link | Posted on Jan 30, 2017 at 20:01 UTC as 81st comment | 4 replies
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fiatLuxFoto: Sorry. These are way over priced for what they do. This being an industry where even the top 1% barely can make a living these guys want to charge over $500 and $700!
There is no rocket science in these adaptors and I will let free markets show that they are over priced.
Photography costs are ridiculous for an industry that pays virtually nothing and the technology is not that cutting edge anymore.

The invisible hand of the market is flipping you the bird.

Link | Posted on Jan 29, 2017 at 21:14 UTC

Wonderful photography, inspiring story. I especially love the island/lake and stars image.

Link | Posted on Jan 27, 2017 at 11:41 UTC as 7th comment
On article iPhone 7 Plus survives 13 hours in icy Russian river (98 comments in total)

That's almost as good as Leo in The Revenant.

Link | Posted on Jan 26, 2017 at 01:07 UTC as 8th comment
On article Hands-on with Ricoh's compact Pentax KP (632 comments in total)
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Contra Mundum: Yawn, yet another bulky APS-C camera ...

Only boring people get bored. Perhaps you are just tired.

Link | Posted on Jan 25, 2017 at 23:55 UTC

Good-bye Canon. Hello Зенит (Zenit).

Link | Posted on Jan 23, 2017 at 03:05 UTC as 21st comment | 1 reply
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mailman88: People....this is a photography website, not a political website.
Photographic art is not political


Link | Posted on Jan 23, 2017 at 02:56 UTC

See, it's not just Canon that is patenting things.

Link | Posted on Jan 18, 2017 at 03:10 UTC as 51st comment
On article Canon granted third most US patents in 2016 (145 comments in total)

Jeepers, the folks whose main form of recreational activity is disliking Canon are taking this pretty hard.

Link | Posted on Jan 17, 2017 at 02:54 UTC as 38th comment | 3 replies
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