katy C.

Lives in United Kingdom Essex, United Kingdom
Works as a retired
Joined on Jun 19, 2004


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In reply to:

Esstee: Wonder how the AF compares to DSLR's?

Jorginho, Yes S-AF.
The GX8 nails focus say, on a small bird in a tree with lots of thin branches,
but have been unable to get sharp focus on a bird with the Em1.2 (tried many times) even with small af box, the branch will be in focus but not the bird!
I've sold my GH4, will stay with the Em1.2 until the GH5 comes out.


Link | Posted on Jan 6, 2017 at 09:55 UTC
In reply to:

Esstee: Wonder how the AF compares to DSLR's?

I have been shooting the EM1mk2 side by side with my GX8 and P/L 100-400mm and guess what ? I achieve focus faster with the GX8!!

Link | Posted on Jan 5, 2017 at 23:01 UTC
On article 'Ethereal' takes you to Iceland in 4K (81 comments in total)

Spectacular, absolutely stunning!


Link | Posted on Dec 16, 2016 at 18:21 UTC as 20th comment
On article 6K here we come: Here's the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH5 (171 comments in total)
In reply to:

yonsarh: My computer is even slow editing in 4K..
I wonder if my PC could handle 6K video editing..
Is it just me, I think 1080p is enough for video ?

I'ts not

If you can't immediately see the difference between 4k and Full HD

there's something wrong with either your eyesight or monitor OR

you're in denial,


Link | Posted on Sep 19, 2016 at 14:10 UTC
On photo Female Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus) in the Fear of Flying challenge (4 comments in total)

A great winner. congrats.

What detail!


Link | Posted on Apr 17, 2016 at 12:18 UTC as 1st comment
On article Great Eight: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 review (542 comments in total)
In reply to:

BarnET: part 2

"Can't rotate LCD with external mic or HDMI cable attached"
Bull just turn the screen

Just flip the screen towards you flip it arround rotate it back in place. no need to take out any cable.

"No flash included in box"
Fair point they should've included the Lx100 flash

@ Carey Rose,

Why not use the EVF when shooting video? I never use the rear screen. The EVF is one of the best around,

Link | Posted on Mar 8, 2016 at 23:47 UTC

The pics taken with the EM1 are awful and OOF,

the images from the GX8 seem more in focus.


Link | Posted on Feb 22, 2016 at 13:36 UTC as 51st comment
On article Readers' Showcase: Alexander Jikharev (34 comments in total)

Wonderful photos ; the whole set!
One of the best I've seen.
you are inspirational.


Link | Posted on Jun 8, 2015 at 06:15 UTC as 14th comment
On a photo in the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Samples Gallery sample gallery (2 comments in total)

So much more detail in this RAW conversion in comparison to the Jpeg.

The Jpeg is mushy!

Link | Posted on Oct 13, 2014 at 18:07 UTC as 1st comment
On photo ISO6400-ACR in dpreview review samples's photo gallery (2 comments in total)

So much more detail in this RAW conversion in comparison to the Jpeg.

The Jpeg is mushy!

Link | Posted on Oct 13, 2014 at 18:07 UTC as 1st comment

Thanks Richard for correcting the price of the GH4, which is now shown as £1299.

Now it can be seen the difference between it and A7S. Especially when the 4k recorder needed with the A7s brings the price up to over £4000! That is £2,700 more expensive!

Clearly the price of the GH4 is an absolute bargain easily within reach of the aspiring amateur.

Link | Posted on Aug 5, 2014 at 09:52 UTC as 145th comment | 8 replies

The price of the GH4 in UK is NOT £1749 as you have listed: it is
£1299 everywhere!

In fact it is only £100 more than Olympus EM1 (£1199).

Also why are you comparing a full frame A7s stills camera with the
micro 4/3 GH4?

Link | Posted on Aug 4, 2014 at 15:48 UTC as 190th comment | 2 replies
On article Sony Alpha 7S added to test scene comparison tool (272 comments in total)

Where is the GH4? Can't find it on the comparison list.

Link | Posted on Jun 21, 2014 at 07:23 UTC as 15th comment | 4 replies
On article Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 real-world samples gallery (64 comments in total)

Wow! Great samples!

My Fuji camera is being sold to fund this wonderful HYBRID camera.

Well done Panasonic,


Link | Posted on May 30, 2014 at 12:48 UTC as 16th comment
On article Richard Franiec creates custom grip for Panasonic GM1 (46 comments in total)

I thought he made a grip for the Canon EOS M too.

Why no mention of that I wonder?


Link | Posted on Jan 21, 2014 at 18:28 UTC as 15th comment | 3 replies

Tried to compare with the Canon M but could not find it in the drop down menu. Why?

Link | Posted on Nov 1, 2013 at 19:49 UTC as 15th comment | 5 replies
On photo Peacock on Budleia 2 in the Butterflies: Peacocks of the Insect World challenge (2 comments in total)
In reply to:

The Mick: Beautifully taken photo! One of my favorites, so best wishes to you in the challenge!

thanks Mick,


Link | Posted on Sep 7, 2013 at 06:11 UTC
On Challenge:8199 (8 comments in total)

Seems to me that the majority of these entries are of your every day and quite common varieties of mushrooms and fungi - not bizarre at all!


Posted on May 27, 2013 at 17:45 UTC as 5th comment | 1 reply
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seri_art: In the RAW comparison, from ISO 1600 on up, the 650D image is noticeably worse than the 600D.

I've never seen so many blurry and noisy pics! I'm surprised DPR posted them. I was ready to pull the trigger as a back up to my 60D but now I'm in doubt. Maybe I'd better wait before I make my final decision.


Link | Posted on Jul 4, 2012 at 08:39 UTC
On article Mirrorless Roundup 2011 (426 comments in total)
In reply to:

tourtrophy: I am surprised Fuji X100 and X10 were not mentioned.

GX1 sensor according to Panasonic is 16,680 pixels and 16,000 effective pixels.

Also video has MP4 FHD 25 fs and 20 mbs.

Link | Posted on Dec 20, 2011 at 08:01 UTC
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