armanius

Lives in United States Houston, TX, United States
Works as a Attorney
Joined on Feb 22, 2009

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On article Elevating X-Trans? Fujifilm X-T2 First Impressions Review (1228 comments in total)

Very nice!! Glad we can leave the ISO dial unlocked! Only thing missing from Fuji cameras now is IBIS. Add IBIS competitive with Olympus, and it'll be a complete package. Maybe two years from now with the XT3.

Link | Posted on Jul 7, 2016 at 05:07 UTC as 211th comment | 8 replies
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webber15: Not wishing to pee on ya chips boys but the fuji xt10 far better value for money,,and with the 55-200...sensational...

Love my XT10. But the video quality and functions are lacking. But I definitely like it as a stills camera more than any of my m4/3 cameras.

Link | Posted on Jun 16, 2016 at 16:46 UTC

"The GX85 is capable of 4K video capture at both 24 and 30p at up to 100Mbps and can make use of its 5-axis image stabilization (when using a Panasonic lens with IS) during capture."

Does this mean that with when filming in 4K with a non-stabilized lens of any brand, the 5-axis IBIS in the camera does NOT work?

Link | Posted on Jun 16, 2016 at 12:18 UTC as 37th comment | 3 replies

Awesome, awesome, awesome!!! I love these photo/video documentary/reciew's!!!

More please!!!!

Link | Posted on Apr 12, 2016 at 12:48 UTC as 52nd comment

Hoping high ISO performance is improved.

Link | Posted on Jun 10, 2015 at 20:26 UTC as 230th comment

Almost $1000 for a small sensor camera? Yikes.

Link | Posted on Jun 10, 2015 at 18:40 UTC as 97th comment
On article Fujifilm XF 16mm F1.4 moves from roadmap to retailers (227 comments in total)
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DVT80111: I want to see some sample pictures to see how useful f1.4 on a wide-angle lens is. I have been shooting Zeiss 12/2.8 and most of my picture does not need shallow DOF. With wide-angle, it is easy to compose your picture. Main subject is usually huge anyway, so isolation from background is not necessary. In fact, I rather see clear background in the picture. Am I wrong?

Yes

Link | Posted on Apr 18, 2015 at 05:16 UTC
On article Sony Alpha a7 II Review (848 comments in total)

Interesting that so many are intensively vested on what the review says. Almost as if they own Sony stock and are afraid that the camera won't sell well! Not getting a Gold Award is not the end of the world!

Link | Posted on Apr 1, 2015 at 17:59 UTC as 130th comment | 3 replies
On article Sony Alpha a7 II Review (848 comments in total)
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dansclic: Yes, battery life is miserable. This is a major problem because this causes you to check every half hour if you are not going to fin d yourself in a bad position : the imposibility to take the shot at a précise moment. This is quite distrubing and his a major prpblem, as the shutter noise is, because it draws attention on you , this is very strange for a camera chose design is intended to make you invisible !

The shutter noise in the digital Leica's aren't exactly quiet either. Cameras like the X100/s/t are really quiet!

Link | Posted on Apr 1, 2015 at 17:52 UTC
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Jim Salvas: What fun! But, hey, guys, we're also waiting for a test of continuous AF with the E-M1’s new firmware. This would have been a good opportunity.

Thanks for the info James. I was hoping that the C-AF in the EM1 trounced the EM5-II so that I don't feel compelled to buy an EM5-II.

Link | Posted on Mar 24, 2015 at 15:14 UTC

Great interview. Very informative. More interviews like this please!

Link | Posted on Feb 15, 2015 at 15:18 UTC as 18th comment
On article Sigma goes wide with 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens (183 comments in total)

Sigma should really tap into the mirrorless market a little more aggressively, especially making FE lenses as Sony is taking its time to release additional fast lenses.

Link | Posted on Feb 10, 2015 at 17:19 UTC as 27th comment | 1 reply
On article Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Review (1000 comments in total)
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armanius: I'm enjoying my LX100. Unless I'm missing an option somewhere, the auto-ISO implementation is horrible. Camera refuses to go past ISO 1600 even when the shutter speed has dropped to 1/8" at full zoom (when in aperture priority).

Using P priority doesn't change the behavior of auto-ISO. I lowered the max ISO from 25600 to 400, and auto-ISO did limit the ISO to 400 max. Then I switched it up to max ISO of 3200. Strangely, auto-ISO now uses ISO 2000 as the max. Previously, the camera refused to go past 1600. I then set max ISO back up to 25600, but camera is still limiting the ISO to 2000. Oh well, I'll just have to use M mode most of the time. Panasonic really should just implement the 1/35mm equivalent focal length rule for choosing ISO when in auto ISO mode.

Link | Posted on Nov 20, 2014 at 15:55 UTC

No A6000-like auto focus? Bummer.

Link | Posted on Nov 20, 2014 at 15:50 UTC as 160th comment | 1 reply
On article Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Review (1000 comments in total)
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armanius: I'm enjoying my LX100. Unless I'm missing an option somewhere, the auto-ISO implementation is horrible. Camera refuses to go past ISO 1600 even when the shutter speed has dropped to 1/8" at full zoom (when in aperture priority).

My auto-ISO upper limit is at 25600 already, but the camera still refuses to go past 1600 in aperture priority. I haven't found a feature in the LX100 about either a minimum shutter speed, or prioritizing the use of auto-ISO (like in the Pentax K5). I've tried using Intelligent ISO, but it doesn't seem to change anything for me. To get around the issue, I'm just using manual control.

Link | Posted on Nov 19, 2014 at 23:16 UTC

Nikon, the new Leica? :)

Link | Posted on Nov 19, 2014 at 21:51 UTC as 13th comment
On article Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Review (1000 comments in total)

I'm enjoying my LX100. Unless I'm missing an option somewhere, the auto-ISO implementation is horrible. Camera refuses to go past ISO 1600 even when the shutter speed has dropped to 1/8" at full zoom (when in aperture priority).

Link | Posted on Nov 19, 2014 at 21:29 UTC as 147th comment | 10 replies
On article Apple iPhone 6 Plus camera review (206 comments in total)
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armanius: What about distortion? My iPhone 5 has horrible distortion at the top and bottom of the frame (in portrait mode).

Thanks for the responses. The sharpness is there even in the edges on my iPhone 5. But people's head balloon in size!

Link | Posted on Oct 25, 2014 at 13:20 UTC
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