Gaëtan Lehmann

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In our crazy word, scientific magazines have been doing exactly that for decades…

Link | Posted on Mar 24, 2018 at 07:38 UTC as 88th comment | 3 replies
On article Fujifilm X-H1 Review (1469 comments in total)
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Gaëtan Lehmann: I've been wondering why there are so many bad comments about the loss of the exposure compensation dial.
I was assuming that the EC could be assigned to one of the front or rear dial, like it is possible to do on most dslr or mirorless camera.
In my opinion that would be a much better option than the EC dial of the xt2, because:
* it is too stiff and not easily accessible enough to be used (easily) with the thumb;
* it is not stiff enough to be sure that it won't be bumped when carrying the camera;
* it clicks way too much to be practical during video recording.

But after a quick search in the gfx50 owner manual, it doesn't seem to be possible assign the EC to one of the dial. Did I miss something?
If that's actually not possible, I understand that many are upset by the loss of the EC dial!

Yes, but that's not as practical as a direct access — just turn the wheel, without pressing any button.
I configure all my cameras to have a direct access to EC on the front wheel. This is by far the setting I change the must, so I'd be upset to have to press an extra button to change it…

Link | Posted on Feb 16, 2018 at 15:25 UTC
On article Fujifilm X-H1 Review (1469 comments in total)

I've been wondering why there are so many bad comments about the loss of the exposure compensation dial.
I was assuming that the EC could be assigned to one of the front or rear dial, like it is possible to do on most dslr or mirorless camera.
In my opinion that would be a much better option than the EC dial of the xt2, because:
* it is too stiff and not easily accessible enough to be used (easily) with the thumb;
* it is not stiff enough to be sure that it won't be bumped when carrying the camera;
* it clicks way too much to be practical during video recording.

But after a quick search in the gfx50 owner manual, it doesn't seem to be possible assign the EC to one of the dial. Did I miss something?
If that's actually not possible, I understand that many are upset by the loss of the EC dial!

Link | Posted on Feb 16, 2018 at 09:38 UTC as 205th comment | 4 replies
On article Fujifilm X-H1 Review (1469 comments in total)

Looks really good, but it is just too heavy for my taste. I wish they could have made it smaller like the X-T2, E-M1 or G85!

Link | Posted on Feb 15, 2018 at 09:53 UTC as 294th comment | 1 reply
On article Don't buy another lens, buy a flash instead (336 comments in total)

A flash allows to use smaller apertures and gain some depth of field, which is definitely useful for photos with several persons — for example, in a family meeting!
It doesn't mean that everybody will be blinded: the flash works very well also when using high ISO too.
I also find that the flash helps to make sharper images (because the flash of light is very short?)
And the flash bounced backward also makes some nice catchlights in the eyes.

Link | Posted on Aug 21, 2017 at 15:06 UTC as 98th comment | 1 reply

This is really nice to see this kind of features coming through a firmware update!
All the manufacturers should try to keep their cameras evolving as long as possible, instead of trying to sell us the next model as soon as possible.
Fujifilm is good on that side. Canon did well with the 7D. And I'm still waiting for Sony to bring a properly working flash system for the A77...

Kudos to Olympus!

Link | Posted on Mar 31, 2014 at 11:46 UTC as 56th comment

Tilt screen! Pro don't want tilt screen!
That and the touch screen from phase One...all these medium format makers have gone crazy ;-)

Link | Posted on Feb 7, 2014 at 18:30 UTC as 6th comment | 2 replies
On article Phase One announces IQ250 50MP CMOS medium format back (184 comments in total)

Touchscreen?
Pro don't care about touchscreen! (according to the dpr forums)
This must be a toy camera ;-)

Link | Posted on Jan 24, 2014 at 16:33 UTC as 36th comment | 5 replies
On article Fujifilm teases upcoming SLR-style X system camera (896 comments in total)

In “for larger less such as the XF 55-200mm”, “less” should probably “lens”.

I would be interesting to have a comparison of the focusing speed of various cameras. I remember to have been impressed by the focusing speed of the olympus two years ago, and not so impressed by many others. I wonder how fuji AF compares to olympus AF.

Link | Posted on Jan 20, 2014 at 09:00 UTC as 235th comment | 4 replies
On article Olympus PEN E-P5 Review (500 comments in total)
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SHood: "shutter shock" is a problem with all mirrorless cameras. Smaller body is part of the problem but also due to the shutter requiring a close/open to start the exposure and then another close/open to end it. This quick double shutter action is different than DSLRs which just need to open to start the exposure and then close to end it.

I have found with my GH3 that shooting at hi-speed continuous shooting does help as liveview is disabled so you don't have the double shutter action except to start the first image and end the last image in the sequence. The electronic shutter on Panasonic bodies also helps but is limited.

The new 1/8000s shutter speed on the E-P5 and E-M1 has probably made it even worse as the shutter is now designed to move even faster. Only the global shutter will totally eradicate this.

Not every mirrorless camera has this double mechanical shutter action per shot. The NEX (and the SLT, though not exactly mirrorless) cameras have a first electronic curtain that avoids that.
See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tpYDet-aUs
This may also be the case for other makers.
The GX7 also has a full electronic shutter mode but it limits the maximum shutter speed, is not usable with the flash, and shows rolling shutter deformations...

Link | Posted on Oct 4, 2013 at 05:05 UTC
On photo Autumn night in crimean mountains in the Light In The Night challenge (7 comments in total)

Wow! This is a great shot!

Link | Posted on Jul 20, 2012 at 16:24 UTC as 3rd comment
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