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Since DPR deleted one of my previous post, I’ll ask again. What magnification is needed to see this atom, which appears neither Red, Green, nor Blue? A pixel is made up of four photoreceptors (RGGB) each of which, I am guessing, are millions of time larger than an atom. What we see ought to be at least as large an image as a single pixel since it’s colour is a mix of all three fundamental photoreceptor colors. Would the image be smaller than a single photoreceptor, it could only be interpreted as Red, Green or Blue. So the image projected onto the sensor ought to be magnified millions of times to be visible! A little more explanation of what we’re actually seeing is needed I think.

Link | Posted on Feb 14, 2018 at 05:34 UTC as 32nd comment | 3 replies

Not sexy but amazing when you think what you are looking at.

Link | Posted on Feb 13, 2018 at 20:40 UTC as 70th comment
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Joshua A: What I find interesting is that Ricoh/Pentax, whilst only releasing 1 lens (DA 55-300mm PLM), and one one body (The detested KP), has managed to hold on to the majority of their marketshare over the last year.

Obviously in Japan, Pentax cameras sell well, and the sales of existing models (K1, K3ii, K70) in addition to the sales of their new model (KP) have been strong, considering the general lack of communication from the company and the lack of any major news. How hopefully this'll insure that this year is more interesting for us Pentaxians

Pentax is doomed. Why? Because I like Pentax, and everything I like seem to end up that way!

Link | Posted on Jan 18, 2018 at 17:47 UTC

Couldn’t complain on my wedding photos... I took them myself ;-)

Link | Posted on Jan 12, 2018 at 00:17 UTC as 108th comment | 1 reply
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Donald B: so is this the design ? if so it wouldn't last 1min shooting portraits in a studio, what stops the plug getting bent back ? pathetic design.

I agree, a dumb design that puts unnecessary tension on an already weak USB port. USB is poorly designed to endure constant use to begin with and often end up prematurely failing. A simple right-angle low profile plug design would be far superior than such rig, which attempts to make the best of a bad cable design.

Link | Posted on Dec 24, 2017 at 18:47 UTC
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Rob890: i'm sorry but where is the new Ricoh GR? Any news?

Ricoh definitely long overdue in blowing the dust off the GR design... literally!

Link | Posted on Nov 6, 2017 at 05:12 UTC
On article First samples: Leica Thambar-M 90mm F2.2 (222 comments in total)

Pretty expensive alternative to a jar of vaseline!

Link | Posted on Oct 30, 2017 at 23:40 UTC as 90th comment
On article Hasselblad X1D-50c First Impressions Review (313 comments in total)
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sobermeier: compared to the 645z the testimage does not look so good - quiet noisy,

But that would be acknowledging Pentax's better IQ!

Link | Posted on Apr 5, 2017 at 01:02 UTC
On article A lot to Leica? Hands-on with the Leica SL (Typ 601) (1494 comments in total)

It definitely makes a BIG statement!

Link | Posted on Oct 21, 2015 at 02:46 UTC as 322nd comment

Wow... why focusing on the performance of the 10 year old GR, which makes it sounds bad, whereas the current GR is an outstanding camera that is hard to beat in the APS-C format. I hope Ricoh didn't come up with this unnecessarily demeaning statement.

Link | Posted on Oct 1, 2015 at 02:53 UTC as 36th comment | 7 replies
On article Readers' Showcase: Luis dos Santos (54 comments in total)

Very talented and skilled photographer, but I disagree on one point, the spaces he photographed are anything but ordinary. Stating that these are ordinary spaces is an insult to the architects who conceived these masterpieces. He does however have a very good perception of spaces that other "ordinary folks" often overlook.

Link | Posted on Jul 30, 2015 at 16:22 UTC as 3rd comment
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acassino: I think this ad campaign is stupid and offensive.

Offensive in what way? It is silly and dumb... like a vast majority of TV shows nowadays and it does one thing obviously: it gets attention (it got yours). Sometimes even negative attention is better than no attention, and I doubt anyone will reject the EM5II because of it (well... other that ThatCamFan who stated to the contrary perhaps ). If anything it may prompt some people to look it up to find out what it's all about that would have never even thought that Olympus was still making cameras! There's Nikon and Canon and nothing else no?

Link | Posted on May 25, 2015 at 04:03 UTC

Nice camera, though I am not certain the flip-out LCD is a good idea. Sure the video club will love it, but the rest not so much. Can't please everyone I suppose.

Link | Posted on Feb 5, 2015 at 17:42 UTC as 19th comment | 3 replies
On article Week in review: Photokina is in the air... (63 comments in total)

ped·ant noun \ˈpe-dənt\

: a person who annoys other people by correcting small errors and giving too much attention to minor details

I guess someone in DPR doesn't appreciate being corrected!

Link | Posted on Sep 7, 2014 at 14:57 UTC as 21st comment | 1 reply

For the price, Leica should provide a free stick-on Red Dot in the box ;-)

Link | Posted on Aug 22, 2014 at 16:11 UTC as 36th comment | 2 replies
On article Leica T (Typ 701) First Impressions Review (2257 comments in total)

Beautiful object indeed, but how usable is it going to be in bright sunshine?

Link | Posted on Apr 27, 2014 at 16:08 UTC as 374th comment | 7 replies
On article Nikon D4s unboxing: It's arrived! (258 comments in total)

DPR hasn't been this exited about a camera since they received the Pentax K3 😂

Link | Posted on Mar 13, 2014 at 23:14 UTC as 97th comment | 1 reply
On article Instagramer makes $15,000 in one day by selling prints (119 comments in total)

Perhaps people thought they were $1.50 😁 That would be a fair price.

Link | Posted on Mar 13, 2014 at 18:48 UTC as 21st comment | 1 reply
On article Pentax K-3 real-world samples gallery (150 comments in total)

I hope the trip to Hawaii was better than these photographs, no fault of the camera! These looks like whomever shot these had a few Mai Tai's before thinking... gosh I forgot, I'm supposed to shoot some images with this new... hmmm, what is it again... ho yeah.. Pentax.... honey why don't you take it out for a spin while me and the boys are playing golf :-)

Link | Posted on Nov 12, 2013 at 05:29 UTC as 22nd comment
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