Nikonworks

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On article What the new Nexus 7 tablet means for photographers (95 comments in total)

Sub-title:
"Google takes a big bite out of the Apple".

Link | Posted on Jul 25, 2013 at 11:14 UTC as 43rd comment | 4 replies
On photo Cleared to land in the My best picture this week challenge (8 comments in total)

Caught my eye - Thanks!

Link | Posted on Jul 23, 2013 at 02:03 UTC as 1st comment
On article Can Photojournalism Survive in the Instagram Era? (102 comments in total)

As a photojournalist I feel Rush Limbaugh said it best regarding Newspapers:
Para phrase " They are going out of business due to bad business decisions, not incoming technology ".

Didn't one of the wealthiest businessman on the planet recently buy a string of 'Local' Newspapers?.

Remember this: Anyone attending a New York Philharmonic performance can know when a musical 'error' takes place, even though the listener may have no knowledge of 'Music'.

It is the same with Photojournalism. People know a good image when they see it. Whether captured by a 'Pro" or a 'Consumer'.

I produce on a continuous basis images that are 'good'.

The editors can not drum up enough 'Good' 'Consumer' pics to fill the paper on a continuous basis. There are only so many newsworthy moments and not every "Consumer' photographer knows how to capture the moment.

It takes 'Good' pictures to get the readers to buy the paper on a regular basis.

One reason why they do is my newspaper publishes my pictures.

Link | Posted on Jul 19, 2013 at 22:26 UTC as 40th comment
On article 50 lessons learned about mobile photography (74 comments in total)

When is this site going to get back to real photography?

An 'Accomplished Mobile Photographer"?

He must be the world's first.

Link | Posted on Jul 19, 2013 at 10:07 UTC as 22nd comment | 3 replies
On article DPReview launches GearShop (316 comments in total)

Not to include the Samsung NX line, especially with their 13 lenses and DXO marks is outrageous.

At least include one to thank them for making the mirrorless market place competitive (unlike Sony).

Link | Posted on Jul 17, 2013 at 21:22 UTC as 119th comment | 1 reply
On article DPReview launches GearShop (316 comments in total)
In reply to:

Mikhail Tal: Is there any difference between buying from GearShop and buying from Amazon, other than the temporary free accessory deal?

Yours was the first question to enter my mind.

Edit: new reply is a good answer.

Link | Posted on Jul 17, 2013 at 21:17 UTC
On article Best DSLRs and ILCs for less than $1000 (271 comments in total)
In reply to:

Nikonworks: Most retailers hold a straight forward 'Inventory Sale', of which this article clearly seems to be, except the straight forward part.

DPReview please take notice:
When I was a kid 'slot cars' were the newest and 'biggest' thing.
Stores opened up just with slot car race tracks. It was fantastic but very short lived because the market place became overloaded with slot cars and accessories to the point the kids could not keep up with the market.
The whole market folded like a deck of cards.

Of late, you, the editors are doing the same thing here at DPReview.
You have too many Final Reviews to post before listing 'Old cameras under $1000'. You are reaching in all directions, phones, tech, cameras, etc.
You are making this site unwieldly and soon ambiguous.

You better get together and focus on your mission.

At the same time you can discuss formally thanking me for my 'Real World Samples' suggestion.

I suggest you re-read my comment.

Here is the important part:

'Of late, you, the editors are doing the same thing here at DPReview.
You have too many Final Reviews to post before listing 'Old cameras under $1000'. You are reaching in all directions, phones, tech, cameras, etc.
You are making this site unwieldly and soon ambiguous.

You better get together and focus on your mission.'

And your reply is for me to get off my high horse.

Link | Posted on Jun 29, 2013 at 11:25 UTC
On article Best DSLRs and ILCs for less than $1000 (271 comments in total)
In reply to:

Nikonworks: Most retailers hold a straight forward 'Inventory Sale', of which this article clearly seems to be, except the straight forward part.

DPReview please take notice:
When I was a kid 'slot cars' were the newest and 'biggest' thing.
Stores opened up just with slot car race tracks. It was fantastic but very short lived because the market place became overloaded with slot cars and accessories to the point the kids could not keep up with the market.
The whole market folded like a deck of cards.

Of late, you, the editors are doing the same thing here at DPReview.
You have too many Final Reviews to post before listing 'Old cameras under $1000'. You are reaching in all directions, phones, tech, cameras, etc.
You are making this site unwieldly and soon ambiguous.

You better get together and focus on your mission.

At the same time you can discuss formally thanking me for my 'Real World Samples' suggestion.

And you the editors posted it.

I have read several of your replies to to
those posting comments and you are rather rude.

Link | Posted on Jun 29, 2013 at 03:50 UTC
On article Best DSLRs and ILCs for less than $1000 (271 comments in total)

Most retailers hold a straight forward 'Inventory Sale', of which this article clearly seems to be, except the straight forward part.

DPReview please take notice:
When I was a kid 'slot cars' were the newest and 'biggest' thing.
Stores opened up just with slot car race tracks. It was fantastic but very short lived because the market place became overloaded with slot cars and accessories to the point the kids could not keep up with the market.
The whole market folded like a deck of cards.

Of late, you, the editors are doing the same thing here at DPReview.
You have too many Final Reviews to post before listing 'Old cameras under $1000'. You are reaching in all directions, phones, tech, cameras, etc.
You are making this site unwieldly and soon ambiguous.

You better get together and focus on your mission.

At the same time you can discuss formally thanking me for my 'Real World Samples' suggestion.

Link | Posted on Jun 29, 2013 at 02:55 UTC as 76th comment | 12 replies

This article is in error.

The front page of the Sun-Times was all red with large print and a small sized photo of the image pictured at above left.

It is not just the photo quality that matters but the ability to place it on a page effectively as well.

Link | Posted on Jun 28, 2013 at 23:23 UTC as 20th comment | 1 reply

For me Snapseed is the most useful Android app on the run under deadline.
Second in line for quick batch processing is PerfectlyClear.

Link | Posted on Jun 20, 2013 at 19:17 UTC as 7th comment

Adios Adobe!

Link | Posted on Jun 18, 2013 at 10:19 UTC as 9th comment
On article Accessory Review: GigaPan Epic Pro (13 comments in total)

In today's world I feel this is a bit of overkill.

I shoot panos with my tripod (mono-pod, even hand held at times),
and the great, free stitiching program Microsft Ice.

Many of my panos include people which ICE nicely compensates for thier movement, leaving very few clone touch-ups required.

This way I can shoot fast and can change vantage points on the spur of the moment.

Of course there is a place for a head such as this GigPan, but not in my bag.

Link | Posted on Jun 16, 2013 at 12:24 UTC as 13th comment | 2 replies

I really enjoy seeing the phrase 'Real World Samples' here at DPReview,
thanks to my previous critical comment and suggestion on another article.

I still have not recieved any acknowledgement nor 'Thank You'.

Link | Posted on Jun 16, 2013 at 11:58 UTC as 10th comment | 2 replies
On article Leica announces X Vario zoom compact with APS-C sensor (757 comments in total)
In reply to:

Dimitris Servis: I wonder how much I could sell my Fed if I painted a red dot at the front and a fluorescent half-eaten apple in the back.....

I'm going to try that with an old vacuum cleaner I have.

Thanks!

Link | Posted on Jun 11, 2013 at 16:07 UTC
On article Leica announces X Vario zoom compact with APS-C sensor (757 comments in total)

18-46 mm f/3.5-6.4?

70mm equiv. at 6.4?

Leica?

Incomprehensible!

Maybe it is just me.

Link | Posted on Jun 11, 2013 at 16:05 UTC as 257th comment | 1 reply
On article Samsung introduces 10mm F3.5 Fisheye for NX (101 comments in total)

Such an announcement should have the 35mm equivalency mentioned.
( or am I just dating myself? )

Link | Posted on Jun 11, 2013 at 15:38 UTC as 24th comment | 7 replies
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