InTheMist

InTheMist

Lives in Switzerland Switzerland
Works as a Product Management, Product Design and Marketing
Has a website at http://inthemistphoto.com
Joined on Jan 12, 2012
About me:

Amateur photographer and creative professional techie who appreciates photography, innovation and a quick, clean UI. Day job as a senior Product Manager.

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On article Ona launches Clifton leather backpack (120 comments in total)
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alcaher: I wish this company the worst with this new product and their other leather products... After all it seems they dont wish the best to all the innocent Cows and animals.

Those cows that die for my food are supposed to donate their skins to PETA?

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2016 at 07:14 UTC
On article Ona launches Clifton leather backpack (120 comments in total)
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JoeWall: Fake.. Buying a leather product that has been aged and distressed artifically. I'm sure those jeans also went through the treatment, and now worth $500.

It reminds me of the Leica snobs who brush their brass Leicas to make it age and look more "genuine". Hello? If you really want to appear like that, please go spend a year in the Mauritania desert or somewhere in Nepal and then we can have a little bit of respect.

Joe, this isn't fake, it's untreated leather. I've been carrying a ONA Brixton for more than a year now and it ages guickly but gracefully and just keeps looking better and better.

My only complaint is that the center prong on the buckles tends to poke out, but I removed those anyway because I never buckle my bag.

Worth every penny in my view.

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2016 at 07:12 UTC
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RedFox88: Taken on an iPhone and greatly push the shadows ? Pattern noise big time. No wonder it was clicked over to b&w. Very front focused. Can't see this as the winner being so technically flawed no matter the story. This is the demise of photographers in press positions. Now it's anyone with an iPhone.

Capa in Normandy?

Link | Posted on Feb 19, 2016 at 04:37 UTC
On article Canon EF 35mm F1.4L II USM real-world sample gallery (128 comments in total)
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InTheMist: Rendering reminds me of the Sigma a good thing!

And yet it won the bokeh showdown.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edJStBgM6GQ

Old Canon model, but still.

Link | Posted on Nov 27, 2015 at 05:07 UTC
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Thorgrem: The logical conclusion of all these buy guides is that Amazon greatly overestimated the demand of Sony camera's and still have a huge stock left that needs to be sold. Why else such useless articles without use cases?

Yeah, having a third of the guide full of various A7 models is kind of silly.

Link | Posted on Nov 26, 2015 at 11:55 UTC
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Coyote_Cody: Has Nikon sold any of these Nikon Df (in comparison to development costs) ? What real photographer wants this beyond nostalgia or utter retro ??

@badi I like it because it's pretty small and yes, it looks good. It's just a nice compromise between size, speed and image quality. I do use it with some old classic Nikkors often.

I don't like the mirrorless experience because you have to start it each time and I've never found one with a focusing system that felt fast. (Nikon 1 was the best so far, but tiny sensor puts me off)

Yes, I wish it was even smaller (FM3a is my film camera) and had some improved ergonomics and a better focusing system for the price.

Link | Posted on Nov 26, 2015 at 11:50 UTC
On article Canon EF 35mm F1.4L II USM real-world sample gallery (128 comments in total)

Rendering reminds me of the Sigma a good thing!

Link | Posted on Nov 26, 2015 at 11:02 UTC as 11th comment | 3 replies
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Coyote_Cody: Has Nikon sold any of these Nikon Df (in comparison to development costs) ? What real photographer wants this beyond nostalgia or utter retro ??

I bought one. It's my most-used camera and I have a D810 and a couple of mirrorless to choose from.

Link | Posted on Nov 26, 2015 at 09:45 UTC

Any statement on weather sealing?

Link | Posted on Nov 22, 2015 at 08:39 UTC as 13th comment | 1 reply
On article 4K video: What you need to know (286 comments in total)

Mixed feelings about the 'light' interface. It is attractive, just - different.

I couldn't care less about 4k video, though.

Link | Posted on Nov 19, 2015 at 19:00 UTC as 37th comment
On article 2014-15 Waterproof Camera Roundup (255 comments in total)

I've owned a lot of Olympus Tough series, but the Nikon 1 AW1 really does deserve a place here.

Link | Posted on Nov 17, 2015 at 19:10 UTC as 3rd comment
On article What's missing? Ming Thein on the state of mirrorless (744 comments in total)
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NoMirror99: Thein has some points. But, his credibility, for me, is destroyed by his ignorance about Sony cameras. Why on Earth didn't he RTFM before he wrote. However, I don't doubt that he is a talented photographer. Almost everyone posting here says he is. I have't seen his work, but I'm willing to accept that as fact because the members of this forum as a group have credibility.

He HAS used them all and "each of these (Sony) cameras suffered from significant shortcomings"

via 10 seconds on Google.

Link | Posted on Nov 7, 2015 at 12:25 UTC
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belle100: Leather - Dead animal skin that tends to mold in humid weather. Don't want any of that near my gear. Yuck. I prefer easy maintenance materials like nylon or polyester that are treated to be non-stick and resistance to dust and moisture.

Are you serious, or do you have a political agenda?

Leather wears and looks awesome and lasts a long time. I've worn through five canvas or nylon bags but my leather bag just keeps looking better and better. I carry it every day on foot and train.

Link | Posted on Oct 31, 2015 at 05:56 UTC
On article A lot to Leica? Hands-on with the Leica SL (Typ 601) (1514 comments in total)

Does not get my blood pumping.

Some bile in the back of my throat, sure.

Link | Posted on Oct 20, 2015 at 17:46 UTC as 540th comment
On article A lot to like: Real-world Leica Q gallery posted (346 comments in total)
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cheetah43: What 28mm sees is not what the eye sees looking straight ahead. Why do people rave about a 28mm lens with all its distortions? Yes, you can do this, that and the other post-processing. It should be click, post to the printers, and no faffing around with the image.

@DStudio

Very poetic and well said.

Still I dislike the 28mm field of view.

Link | Posted on Sep 8, 2015 at 05:29 UTC
On article A lot to like: Real-world Leica Q gallery posted (346 comments in total)
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mononk: I certainly do not appreciate the type of pictures you post on these so called "real world sample gallery". Would you publish any of these shots in your SHOW CASE. Come on guys, work a little harder, you are supposed to be pros.

I quite liked the images.

Link | Posted on Sep 1, 2015 at 05:49 UTC
On article A lot to like: Real-world Leica Q gallery posted (346 comments in total)
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SKPhoto12: With all due respect, would it not be possible to take pictures that don't look like they were taken by and for the Adams Family?

You shoot what's in front of you. Looks like some areas that have fallen on tough times. Soulful. I like them.

Maybe you would prefer the D810 shots my Miss. Aniela.

Link | Posted on Aug 31, 2015 at 17:33 UTC

About time!

Link | Posted on Aug 27, 2015 at 19:57 UTC as 24th comment
On article MIT proposes new approach to HDR with 'Modulo' camera (115 comments in total)
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forpetessake: "MIT proposes new approach" -- LOL, as many people already mentioned here, this idea has been discussed for years, there is nothing new about it.
The other ideas that were discussed are: global shutter -- multiple shorter exposures instead of a single longer one. Then, multiple switching load capacitors -- I think some company already implemented it. Then, pixels with different sensitivity (at the expense of noise). And probably more.
What the DPR should have mentioned though, is that all those approaches extend dynamic range by proportionally lowering the sensor base ISO, they can't improve the dynamic range at the same ISO -- the only way to do the latter (at the same CMOS) technology is to increase the sensor size.
There is a limit how low ISO can go before it becomes impractical. If say, ISO 25 is the lowest people can be interested in, compared to base ISO 100 now, then it means any of those methods can increase dynamic range by maximum 2 stops.

I'm not being completely sarcastic. But I do want this in my effing camera.

Link | Posted on Aug 21, 2015 at 18:46 UTC
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