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Nikon D90 + Panasonic LX5


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nerd2: "The optical design is said to minimize vignetting"

"bokeh produced by the FE 100mm F2.8 STF OSS GM, which it says is improved by the use of an apodization (APD) element"

"An apodisation element is simply a radial neutral density filter (that gets darker towards the edges) "


Probably a typo, they mean darker towards the center

Link | Posted on Feb 7, 2017 at 17:06 UTC
On article Feisty upstart: Hands-on with the Fujifilm X-T20 (356 comments in total)
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kewlguy: A perfect travel camera with 18-55 and an extra battery.

I wish fuji would offer a pancake zoom like the panasonic 12-32 or the sony 16-50. If they add that and a proper HDR bracketing I will switch.

Link | Posted on Jan 20, 2017 at 10:24 UTC

What firmware updates do I need in order to have the optimal AF speed? Just the latest body firmware or also a lens firmware?
I have the A7 with body firmware 3.1.

Link | Posted on May 10, 2016 at 11:08 UTC as 10th comment

Applaus to Nikon for both the 18-50 and the 24-85.
This may be the successor to my RX100 mk1.
What I miss is a dial for changing apperture, like f.e. LX7.
The dial on the back is awkward to reach.

Link | Posted on Feb 23, 2016 at 13:05 UTC as 83rd comment
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108: Sometimes when I see those 1" cameras like this Canon or the Sony's RX100's I just feel like buying one , put it in a belt pouch always available for good quality snapshots during the day, sell all my M4/3 stuff , and buy FF for serious low light photography , and that's it .

I think exactly the same.
The RX100 is so close to MFT in image quality and compactness that you need a FF to notice a big step up.

Link | Posted on Feb 18, 2016 at 14:39 UTC
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Rambazamba: Oh wow, what a biased headline !
DP review is putting there good reputation on the line.

An "Oh Wow" headline would be OK if it were something revolutionary and groundbreaking, like the Sony A7, RX100 etc.

Link | Posted on Feb 15, 2016 at 13:11 UTC

Oh wow, what a biased headline !
DP review is putting there good reputation on the line.

Link | Posted on Feb 4, 2016 at 09:08 UTC as 80th comment | 4 replies
On article #1 in France: Hands-on with DxO ONE (277 comments in total)
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maxnimo: This camera is a great idea, but since I will never in all eternity ever get an iPhone I will never in all eternity ever get this camera.

the "two" will be more compatible. I wish it would be possible to change the connection plug.
The idea is brilliant. Imagine if you could have something like a mft 25mm 1.8 in this form factor.

Link | Posted on Jun 20, 2015 at 19:35 UTC

I would rather prefer a lens that goes to 100mm like in the mark I and G7X.
4K is completely uninteresting to me. I dont have the hardware to handle, archive and view such big film files.

Link | Posted on Jun 11, 2015 at 08:05 UTC as 46th comment | 1 reply
On article Leica Q In-depth Review (1165 comments in total)

I am really impressed - what a good balanced cameara. Go Leica !
Although I have to onestly admit that I will never ever bye one for this price.

The 50mm crop mode will give only 12MP, right?

Link | Posted on Jun 11, 2015 at 07:56 UTC as 296th comment | 1 reply

Wow, the camera that does it all !
Now they only have to come out with some more compact primes and I am on board.

Link | Posted on Jun 11, 2015 at 07:49 UTC as 110th comment
On article Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Review (355 comments in total)

" What's more, it will also offer effectively the same light-gathering capability as an F2.8 lens on full frame. By this we mean that it will be able to project an image that's just over twice as bright onto a sensor that's slightly less than half the area, meaning the same total amount of light is used to capture the image."

If I understand Tony Northrup right it does not have the same light-gathering capability as FF 2.8 at the same Iso. There will be more noise, right?

Link | Posted on May 26, 2014 at 11:07 UTC as 28th comment | 1 reply

Why oh why didn't JK make a "smart MFT lensmount" that plugs into the smartphones? They seem to have all the technology in house to do so. Then they would have something unique.

Link | Posted on Jan 12, 2014 at 11:06 UTC as 7th comment | 1 reply
On photo RX100 with leatherette skin and finger grip in Fred McLean's photo gallery (2 comments in total)

Woe, cool. Did you make it your selv or did you order the grip and skin someplace?

Link | Posted on Dec 6, 2013 at 14:57 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply

Disappointing ! No AEB bracketing that is good enough for HDR ...
My LX5 can do -+3 EV

Link | Posted on Apr 24, 2013 at 10:13 UTC as 54th comment | 1 reply

If Fuji had continued with the Nikon mount they wouldn`t need a roadmap.

Link | Posted on Mar 7, 2013 at 10:40 UTC as 16th comment | 2 replies
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Raist3d: Nikon got the size right. And no AA? Sounds interesting. But 28mm is not my preferred focal length.

You mean 42mm FF

Link | Posted on Mar 5, 2013 at 09:05 UTC
On article Sony NEX 3N Hands-on Preview (51 comments in total)
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kelownadon: Hi. My first post. Hopefully I get it right. I just bought the Sony Nex- F3 and am wondering whether I should return it and wait to buy the 3N in a month or so. I have two questions. First is the new lens as good as the previous. It looks to me like the new lens will only be available on the 3 series and not the 5 series and above. Is this true? Secondly how much of an issue will the lower resoultion on the screen of the 3N be to me? Thanks for any input that I may get.

If you walk around with only the camera and one lens I would change to the 3N. If on the other hand you carry around a camera bag with further lenses (e.g. primes) I would keep the F3.

Link | Posted on Feb 28, 2013 at 15:13 UTC
On article Sony NEX 3N Hands-on Preview (51 comments in total)
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Raymoendo: This is the camera I was waiting for, for a long time!!

Aps-c sensor, built in flash, retractable lens and very veryyy SMALL :)

This is my new camera for sure! Bye bye Canon S100...

What was so bad with the Canon S100 (besides the video)?
At least it fits in any pocket, 24mm and it has CHDK.
If a Camera won`t fit in my pocket I can as well bring my big DLSR (which I don`t most of the time)

Do you want to sell your S100 ?

Link | Posted on Feb 28, 2013 at 15:08 UTC
On article CP+ 2013: Interview with Olympus' Toshi Terada (242 comments in total)

I converted 2010 from E420 to a Nikon D90. Although the Nikon is much better in IQ and DR, the e420 was more fun to operate and had better color rendering (blues and greens). If a E7 would be in cool retro design I might come back.

Link | Posted on Feb 2, 2013 at 19:21 UTC as 32nd comment
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