LJ - Eljot

LJ - Eljot

Lives in Berlin
Joined on Oct 17, 2010

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wassim al malak: "Note: Functionality may be limited on some camera bodies."
in the 24-70 intro .
what's the meaning of that ?

According to this table:

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_der_Nikon-Objektive_mit_F-Bajonett#.C3.9Cbersichtstabelle

Yes.
(I did not find a similar list in english)

Link | Posted on Feb 21, 2017 at 08:46 UTC
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NikonD2X: YES!!! Nikon Coolpix 950, my first really good consumer digitalcamera. 

Please enjoy my report: "Verdrehte Nikons ;-)" - "Twisted Nikons" and more!

https://www.digicammuseum.de/geschichten/erfahrungsberichte/nikon-coolpixmodelle-700-bis-4500sqs4s10/

The first and last Svivel-Joint Nikon of the Coolpix 9xx-Line
http://www.nikonweb.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=812#p3521

and (in German)

https://www.digicammuseum.de/geschichten/erfahrungsberichte/nikon-drehgelenk-coolpix-900-995/

Nikon Svivel-Joint Nikon Coolpixes - Final
https://www.digicammuseum.de/geschichten/erfahrungsberichte/nikon-coolpix-drehgelenk-kameras-finale/

I have compiled old and fresh experiences and fotos with the following Coolpix-models: CP 900, CP 950, CP 700, CP 800, CP 990, CP 880, CP 4500, CP 2500, CP 3500, CP SQ, CP S4 and CP S10

Good Job!

Link | Posted on Feb 2, 2017 at 17:36 UTC
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marike6: Lenstip tested the Sigma 30 f/1.4 DC DN, it broke resolution records, besting the previous records holders (Voigtlander 25 and Olympus 75) and reaching a phenomenally high value of 83.6 lpmm at f/2.8 and f/4 easily beating the Panasonic 25 f/1.4. Don't believe the lukewarm tone of this review, the Sigma is a superb lens.

Not really. It is the same optics with the same sharpness. But on e-mount you have bigger sensors and higher pixel count. Of course are the resulting pictures sharper.

Link | Posted on Jan 23, 2017 at 13:31 UTC
On article GIMP seeks funding for future advanced features (239 comments in total)
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HowaboutRAW: I'd give them $7.50 if they promised to add Selective Color (the Photoshop CS/CC name for the feature.) Cue up confusion with features that allow users to select colours. Not even close to the same thing.

Well, and of course the software needs to be a good bit faster. Opening PhotoShop CS6 on my system takes less time than opening GIMP 2.8.

3 Days ago.

Link | Posted on Jan 21, 2017 at 17:32 UTC
On article GIMP seeks funding for future advanced features (239 comments in total)
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HowaboutRAW: I'd give them $7.50 if they promised to add Selective Color (the Photoshop CS/CC name for the feature.) Cue up confusion with features that allow users to select colours. Not even close to the same thing.

Well, and of course the software needs to be a good bit faster. Opening PhotoShop CS6 on my system takes less time than opening GIMP 2.8.

That is nice indeed. I have only matte 1440x900 but it is also only 14,1". Much better than my matte 1280x800 Dell in the same size. Not only in resolution, also in colour. And thanks to PC-Card, ich have USB 3.0. (both).

Link | Posted on Jan 20, 2017 at 21:24 UTC
On article GIMP seeks funding for future advanced features (239 comments in total)
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HowaboutRAW: I'd give them $7.50 if they promised to add Selective Color (the Photoshop CS/CC name for the feature.) Cue up confusion with features that allow users to select colours. Not even close to the same thing.

Well, and of course the software needs to be a good bit faster. Opening PhotoShop CS6 on my system takes less time than opening GIMP 2.8.

Opening a second time takes only 3s. At my desktop, also a core2 with DDR3, it takes only 2s on Linux and 4s on Windows 7. Yes Windows is slower.

Link | Posted on Jan 20, 2017 at 13:43 UTC
On article GIMP seeks funding for future advanced features (239 comments in total)
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HowaboutRAW: I'd give them $7.50 if they promised to add Selective Color (the Photoshop CS/CC name for the feature.) Cue up confusion with features that allow users to select colours. Not even close to the same thing.

Well, and of course the software needs to be a good bit faster. Opening PhotoShop CS6 on my system takes less time than opening GIMP 2.8.

2008 Thinkpad with 4GB RAM and Linux takes about 6 seconds to open GIMP 2.8.10 first time after boot up. Core 2 Duo. Probably the same modell your MBP has. (But with DDR3-RAM).

Link | Posted on Jan 20, 2017 at 13:18 UTC
On article GIMP seeks funding for future advanced features (239 comments in total)
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HowaboutRAW: I'd give them $7.50 if they promised to add Selective Color (the Photoshop CS/CC name for the feature.) Cue up confusion with features that allow users to select colours. Not even close to the same thing.

Well, and of course the software needs to be a good bit faster. Opening PhotoShop CS6 on my system takes less time than opening GIMP 2.8.

Of course, GIMP is not PS. No discussion about that. It was just about the time it takes to start the programm. GIMP is unbelevebly resource friendly. First start can take a while. And when you have installed new plug-ins or fonts. I tried it on a Raspberry Pi for fun. Just because I was curious. It worked fine. Much better than surfing the web.

I use GIMP only occasionally. Just a few layers. I use it on Linux and Win7 on core 2 machines with SSD. Starting it have alway been quick. Last PS i used was the first CS version.

Link | Posted on Jan 20, 2017 at 08:42 UTC
On article GIMP seeks funding for future advanced features (239 comments in total)
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HowaboutRAW: I'd give them $7.50 if they promised to add Selective Color (the Photoshop CS/CC name for the feature.) Cue up confusion with features that allow users to select colours. Not even close to the same thing.

Well, and of course the software needs to be a good bit faster. Opening PhotoShop CS6 on my system takes less time than opening GIMP 2.8.

It opens almost instantly on my 7 years old machine. Well, it takes a few seconds on a Raspberry Pi, but even there it is bearable. Photoshop on the other hand would not run on a Raspberry Pi.

Link | Posted on Jan 19, 2017 at 22:06 UTC
On article GIMP seeks funding for future advanced features (239 comments in total)
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Binary Emotions: In order to continue being the best opensource Photoshop alternative, GIMP should finally be ported to Gtk3, it's nonsense that an image editing tool is unusable on HiDPI displays!

ported to qt

Link | Posted on Jan 19, 2017 at 22:01 UTC
On article Throwback Thursday: Fujifilm X100 (172 comments in total)
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Gesture: What's next, Nikon D3100.

Sony α7?
Edit: Nikon D800?

Link | Posted on Jan 19, 2017 at 14:40 UTC
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LJ - Eljot: The young lady in the picture is most probalby not showing a peace sign but just two fingers for the number 2. In the japanese language the word for 2 is "ni". When you say "ni" you smile. It is just the similar thing to "cheese" in english. So I was told once.

Ah, the "ni" seems to be a backward explanation. It did a little internet research. It was indeed a peace sign in the beginning. Nowadays most people do it without knowing why. Interesting.

Link | Posted on Jan 18, 2017 at 08:36 UTC

The young lady in the picture is most probalby not showing a peace sign but just two fingers for the number 2. In the japanese language the word for 2 is "ni". When you say "ni" you smile. It is just the similar thing to "cheese" in english. So I was told once.

Link | Posted on Jan 17, 2017 at 19:02 UTC as 68th comment | 4 replies
On article Buying a second lens: what lens should I buy next? (294 comments in total)
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IamJF: Many words for: 50f1.8 :-)

The OP did not mention the type of camera he would recommend a 50mm/1.8 for. This kind of lens would be nice for most systems. But with a diffent purpos of course. In fact, it would be the type of lense I would recommend for APS-C/DX users. For small picture users all the 85mm f/1.8 would be a good choice. But it depends on the personal needs.

Link | Posted on Jan 16, 2017 at 18:00 UTC
On article Buying a second lens: what lens should I buy next? (294 comments in total)
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IamJF: Many words for: 50f1.8 :-)

50mm f/1.8 on mft would be a fine tele lens. But I don't know one. The very fine Olympus 45mm f/1.8 is the closest to that. And it was my second lens for my first PEN (E-P1). I always have been very content with it.

Link | Posted on Jan 15, 2017 at 17:08 UTC
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LJ - Eljot: So, prints from commercial version be less permanent?

Sure. That is very nice. Proof prints don't have to be that longs lasting, I think. Wider gamut is definitly preferable for this aplication.

Link | Posted on Jan 13, 2017 at 20:03 UTC
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LJ - Eljot: So, prints from commercial version be less permanent?

There is a word missing in my sentence. Please add a "will".

Link | Posted on Jan 13, 2017 at 18:07 UTC

So, prints from commercial version be less permanent?

Link | Posted on Jan 13, 2017 at 16:47 UTC as 27th comment | 8 replies
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marc petzold: The Lumix GH1 is basically 95% a Lumix G1, same Body, Size, just added Video Features, same 12 MP mFT Sensor with great Colors & Tonality. My go-to walk-around mirrorless is always being the G1 & Lumix G Vario 14-45/3.5-5.6 Lens - it delivers, and that's it. Same as for the Sony R1, i never go >ISO 400 with this combo, shooting RAW-only.

When you use 4:3 the two cameras use the same sensor area (of course) an both images will be 4000 pixel wide. Using 16:9 with the G1 will result in an image 4000 pixel wide, too. But using 16:9 with the G1H will result in an image 4352 wide.
By the way: The 1:1 Ratio is just a crop from the 4:3 ratio. It does not make use of the multiformat sensor for this ratio.

Link | Posted on Jan 13, 2017 at 16:44 UTC
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marc petzold: The Lumix GH1 is basically 95% a Lumix G1, same Body, Size, just added Video Features, same 12 MP mFT Sensor with great Colors & Tonality. My go-to walk-around mirrorless is always being the G1 & Lumix G Vario 14-45/3.5-5.6 Lens - it delivers, and that's it. Same as for the Sony R1, i never go >ISO 400 with this combo, shooting RAW-only.

These ratios are obtained by just croping the original 4:3 image. Take a tripod, take pictures in different ratios with jpeg+RAW and compare! The GH1 has a biger sensor. Different ratios have the same diagonal size.
Take a look:
https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/panasonicdmcgh1

Link | Posted on Jan 13, 2017 at 08:36 UTC
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