Tkshaffer

Tkshaffer

Lives in United States Palo, IA, United States
Works as a Developer
Has a website at http://www.tkshaffer.com
Joined on Feb 17, 2018

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The Fat Fish: With excellent video features on full frame Sony, Nikon, Panasonic and soon Canon cameras, Fuji need to make a huge statement with their APS-C camera.

The X-T4 is brilliant for video but the price is too close to many full frame competitors. Maybe a really aggressive price will do it? Maybe internal RAW?

I don't disagree but its equally possible that computational photography will make the sensor size far less important as compared to the user experience, features and build quality...all areas that the XH1 really excelled.

Link | Posted on Jun 11, 2020 at 20:31 UTC
On article Gear of the Year 2019 - Dan's choice: DJI Mavic Mini (42 comments in total)

I own and love the mini, but still find I use the Spark more. Some of that is due to it being older and I am less worried about losing it so I use it more aggressively. Some of that is due to the many more advanced controls for it.

I really do like the folding design and especially the camera improvements of the Mini...I just hope they add features to the app.

Both great drones, each with advantages and I would have trouble convincing myself to move up from one the the Air. That said, eventually a Mavic Pro 2 will be in my future once it is replaced by a newer model and the price drops.

Nice article!

Link | Posted on Dec 19, 2019 at 16:43 UTC as 5th comment
On article Choosing a camera Part 2: is a bigger sensor better? (416 comments in total)

As others have mentioned, computational photography advancements are the reason I am so puzzled by the race to full frame. I would think the M43/APS-C will continue to have relevance due to reach...particularly for zoom shooters. Seems like if you have good ergonomics and good glass your only going to be increasingly happy in the future. The sensor size will have diminishing returns and the value will be in smaller and lighter as the image quality will be so similar.

Link | Posted on Apr 18, 2019 at 18:57 UTC as 9th comment
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Tony Northrup: Great article and thanks for getting this message out. My hunch is that Canon, Nikon, Sony, and Panasonic are going to focus entirely on full frame from now on. Fuji will keep trying to juggle APS-C and medium formats. Olympus will do a few more half-hearted MFT releases. The other great APS-C platform, Pentax K, is probably dead.

Oh he is not my youtube guru...though I do enjoy his videos quite a bit. I just find it ironic that the same people dismissing him are having such an extreme overreaction to his "hunch". That gives it weight. I am also a little confused why it is so negative that his you tube hits are mostly amateurs. Why would pro photographers follow another photographer's tutorials?

Link | Posted on Feb 17, 2019 at 18:01 UTC

Isn't it possible that if Panny and Fuji perfect that organic sensor, they could be uniquely positioned to each gain a large market share in their respective formats? I would think due to the heat it creates, the cameras may need to get slightly larger? The sensor size being smaller could be a pretty decent advantage in keeping the camera size within reason.

Link | Posted on Feb 17, 2019 at 17:54 UTC as 84th comment
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Tony Northrup: Great article and thanks for getting this message out. My hunch is that Canon, Nikon, Sony, and Panasonic are going to focus entirely on full frame from now on. Fuji will keep trying to juggle APS-C and medium formats. Olympus will do a few more half-hearted MFT releases. The other great APS-C platform, Pentax K, is probably dead.

How is it Tony qualified his comment by saying it is just his hunch yet it brings out all these replies that he is being toxic and mocking his you tube channel? If it causes that much of a reaction to simply give his opinion you are actually proving that his opinion does carry a lot of weight. It sort of validates his channel and it’s popularity, does it not? To be that polarizing with such a benign observation I can only say that I am quite impressed.

Link | Posted on Feb 17, 2019 at 13:16 UTC
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