Rmano

Rmano

Lives in Spain Madrid, Spain
Works as a Teacher
Has a website at http://www.rgtti.com/
Joined on Dec 13, 2010

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Triplet Perar: Wake me up when some company delivers a set of lenses all at f/4: 24/4, 35/4, 50/4, 75/4, 105/4, all bijou and petite, optically brilliant, distortion free, excellent 3D rendering, and razor sharp. That will be the day when digital photography may celebrate real accomplishment and we clap that someone started using brains and delivered fully on digital promise.

There are very nice zooms covering that range (equivalent) for micro3/4. I never used them but for example the Oly 12-40 seems very good optically and covers your first four FLs.

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2016 at 07:57 UTC
On photo Mist at Oxbow Bend in the Blue, Green & White in Nature challenge (3 comments in total)

Every time I see this stunning corner of the world I think this spot is the best landscape ever. Well shot, well transmitted. Longing to go back.

Link | Posted on Jun 11, 2016 at 21:34 UTC as 2nd comment
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edgy12: No lossless raw for a7, or a6000?

Sony FW support for "old" model has been really bad since, well, forever. I have a A55 which was forgotten 1 month after the release of the new models. It's the only reason that make me think about jumping to Oly or Fuji....

Link | Posted on Mar 15, 2016 at 21:18 UTC
On article What a view: Aukey Super Wide Angle lens quick review (64 comments in total)

Hey, welcome to Madrid! :-)

Link | Posted on Mar 6, 2016 at 10:07 UTC as 13th comment
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ProfHankD: I don't really see the appeal of such strong ND filters -- for the technical reason that they are very likely to reveal minor light leaks, etc. I have other methods for simulating long exposures in bright light, namely my TDCI (time domain continuous imaging) research and simple stacking of shorter exposures, both of which can produce higher-quality results than use of an ND filter.

Also, using a 4k (all-I) video and averaging out frames can be an useful technique. See also Pat David's post: http://blog.patdavid.net/2013/09/faking-nd-filter-for-long-exposure.html

Link | Posted on Mar 5, 2016 at 15:45 UTC
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jaxson: Lack of sensor stabilisation is the main drawback for me.

Why is no one mentioning this?

4 stops by leaning.... ? Sound at least difficult. It's a pity; having had A7 IBIS there would have been the same as 4 more stops of clean ISO with all my A-lenses. Will stay with my A55 for the time being. A pity Sony is no Olympus nor Fuji in their politics of updating firmware on old models....

Link | Posted on Feb 4, 2016 at 06:46 UTC
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jaxson: Lack of sensor stabilisation is the main drawback for me.

Why is no one mentioning this?

Yep. I was just waiting IBIS.... Heck. Will wait two more years... Or jump ship...

Link | Posted on Feb 3, 2016 at 21:06 UTC
On article Behind the Shot: Prince of the Night (85 comments in total)
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Rmano: Very nice images, thank you. Although this time is the first time in your articles here on dpreview that I like the image much more with another crop... I really love the look of the top square crop, without the rocks in the foreground that are (in my very humble opinion) adding little.
Great shots anyway, and thanks for sharing!

Yes, the reflections are gorgeous. I find that the rocks in the foreground detract from them... Thanks for answering, I really appreciate it!

Link | Posted on Dec 13, 2015 at 10:29 UTC
On article Behind the Shot: Prince of the Night (85 comments in total)

Very nice images, thank you. Although this time is the first time in your articles here on dpreview that I like the image much more with another crop... I really love the look of the top square crop, without the rocks in the foreground that are (in my very humble opinion) adding little.
Great shots anyway, and thanks for sharing!

Link | Posted on Dec 12, 2015 at 22:13 UTC as 17th comment | 3 replies
On photo Rocks In The Sky in the A trick of the eye challenge (3 comments in total)

Really nice! Rotate it 180° and it will be even better!

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2015 at 14:58 UTC as 2nd comment
On article Sony adds XAVC S and high bitrate video to a6000 (186 comments in total)
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Old Cameras: This is a very attractive and interesting camera but the available lenses are limiting. There doesn't seem to be a suitable wide range zoom available at reasonable cost. 16-50 is a little limiting and if you go wider it gets pretty expensive. I have a D7100 with the 18-140, which is excellent. I'm not knocking the Sony but when you get away from the 16-50 the offerings get very pricey. I got a refurbished copy of the 18-140 for a good price.

If they made a mirrorless A-mount adapter (should be possible with on-chip PDAF) then you'll have plenty of choices.... I'd like to see it with my Sigma 10-20...

Link | Posted on Jun 17, 2015 at 06:27 UTC
On article Readers' Showcase: Alexander Jikharev (34 comments in total)

Great photos, inspiring. Thanks for sharing!

Link | Posted on Jun 7, 2015 at 16:43 UTC as 21st comment
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mustafa604: How do you get the sky to look green like that? in 1st photo

? It's an aurora....

Link | Posted on Mar 11, 2015 at 21:48 UTC
On photo Eiffel Tower in the Zooming While Exposing challenge (3 comments in total)

Great photo. Congrats!

Link | Posted on Jan 23, 2015 at 19:44 UTC as 3rd comment
On photo Tamron23-ISO-640-150mm in dpreview review samples's photo gallery (2 comments in total)

this is a nice shot!

Link | Posted on Jan 17, 2015 at 16:10 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply
On a photo in the Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Samples sample gallery (2 comments in total)

this is a nice shot!

Link | Posted on Jan 17, 2015 at 16:10 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply
On article Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD Lab Test Review (266 comments in total)
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Kevin Sutton: How can it be sharp at 600mm on FF but less sharp on APS-C?

I think that Imatest really tests the pair lens+camera. So if you test with a camera with larger photosites, the lens seems sharper. There are very interesting articles on LensRental.com about that (they have acquired an "absolute" lens tester... I hope Roger Cicala will soon or later post something comparing the same lens on different cameras and on the tester).

Link | Posted on Jun 25, 2014 at 21:57 UTC
On article Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Review (864 comments in total)
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Manah: This review is FRUSTRATING and unprofessional.A camera whose lens is too short to be used to take portrait shots should not be on the market and really - should not even be reviewed.

Hmm... sarcasm? (cit. Dr. Sheldon Cooper)

Link | Posted on Jun 23, 2014 at 17:34 UTC

All great photos --- my favorite is #8. A pity is reserved to only US residents - I probably had no chances, but I would have liked to participate...

Link | Posted on May 26, 2014 at 05:13 UTC as 7th comment
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