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On article Canon announces the XC15 4K video camera (152 comments in total)
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Marcel: Does the XLR connection support a +24V/+48V DC output ?

It would be strange if it did not support phantom power for mic.

Link | Posted on Sep 4, 2016 at 22:31 UTC

I hope that third party developers also implement this adjustments in their software when the raw image is of this type.

Link | Posted on Aug 31, 2016 at 16:44 UTC as 15th comment | 2 replies
On article Canon EOS 5D IV: What you need to know (185 comments in total)
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Antal I Kozma: Looks good, however, the buffer capacity for RAW images is seriously undersized. Why on earth they did not increase it to 50-60 at least?

That is why you should buy the 1D XII . They don't want it to compete too much with the top model.

Link | Posted on Aug 30, 2016 at 11:07 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (2077 comments in total)
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zanypoet: I may be nitpicking ...
I use both Nikon and Canon gear; built-in viewfinder shutter should be a std. feature on camera like this. Nikon has'em on their D800 series.

Otherwise, increased DR on par with Sony and Nikon is a welcome change ...

yes, build in viewfinder shutter should be standard on a $3500 camera.

Link | Posted on Aug 29, 2016 at 08:48 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (2077 comments in total)
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armandino: Considering that most cameras are now able to handle most situations required by most photographers, and there are far too many photographers around, a technologically conservative approach I do not think works as well nowadays. I thinking cameras offering more creative options are more valuable than cameras perfecting and consolidating old school photography, but missing the edge. Dual Pixel tech is realistically the only piece of technology that can be innovative here yet I think there are cameras out there that offer to explore photography more creatively, the worse part is that this camera will be around for at least 4 years...

what do you mean by "creative options" ?

Link | Posted on Aug 29, 2016 at 08:45 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (2077 comments in total)
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Greg VdB: 1D x II, check. 5D Mark IV, check. Great, that's the pro's needs covered. Now, wouldn't the 6D's update, aimed at enthusiasts, be the perfect candidate to become Canon's first FF mirrorless? Give it a 24~28 MP dual pixel sensor, a swivel touchscreen, and a body slightly larger than the a7 line for good ergonomics (+ larger battery and heat sink), and see what happens. At the 6D's pricepoint, I think that would soar.

(I fully expect the anti-Canon fanboys to jump on this with fervour, so just to reiterate my main point: isn't the target audience of the 6D line the perfect FF mirrorless crowd in Canon-land?)

a canon mirrorless would not have a mark IV on it. It would be a new lineup.

Link | Posted on Aug 25, 2016 at 07:16 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (2077 comments in total)
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Jozef M: Does the body really is only 75 gram? Numbers, numbers, numbers ...

lighter than 5D mk III.

Link | Posted on Aug 25, 2016 at 07:11 UTC
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (2077 comments in total)
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Neuropsychology: Won't be ditching my a6300 as planned. I'll just keep it. Somewhat disappointed Canon.

What is dissapointing with it? For me the new Canon is very good indeed.

Link | Posted on Aug 25, 2016 at 07:11 UTC
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Mssimo: Does it work in a raid 5 config?

if the raid driver support that large drives.

Link | Posted on Aug 12, 2016 at 13:50 UTC
On article Epson's 4K home projectors to go on sale next month (63 comments in total)

The projector is NOT 4K. It is a 1080p projector. But with enhancement of the image to emulate higher resolution. The title here is misleading.

Link | Posted on Aug 10, 2016 at 08:49 UTC as 16th comment
On article Epson's 4K home projectors to go on sale next month (63 comments in total)
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PanoMax: I would hope it would be able to project my Kodachrome slides and make a digital conversion internally on the fly. Otherwise useless.

If that is the only task for it , the projector is clearly an overkill.

Link | Posted on Aug 9, 2016 at 22:02 UTC
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steelhead3: I would sure like to know what I am looking at...the plasma gas in the middle, is it hotter than the yellow coming out of the rocket exhaust. I know nothing of rocket engines, except sometimes they don't work like they are supposed to, great video, wish it had sound.

i don't think the sound had been very neat. The imagery is takes so close that the noise must have been unbearable.

Link | Posted on Aug 9, 2016 at 07:31 UTC
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steve ohlhaber: I wonder what a correctly exposed frame of just the jet plume looks like. The engine should not even be visible with the right exposure.

but it is interesting if you want to see how the flow of the gasses out of the engine goes.

Link | Posted on Aug 9, 2016 at 07:29 UTC
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huyzer: 8K would be awesome. Instead of taking pictures for that decisive moment, you can video a short snippet, and then export a screen grab at the exact moment you have the image you want. Bring it on!!! :) That's a 33 megapixel photo. :)

If you don't want 8K, fine. But I don't understand people with their derisive opinions.

when taking pictures you have usually shorter exposure time. When taking video the shutter must be around 1/50th of a second. Which works very bad for action.

Link | Posted on Aug 4, 2016 at 07:02 UTC
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thoth22: Good comments on CR about this review, entertaining anyway.

"In the DPR motocross comparison article/Nikon advertisement, they criticized the 1D X II's automatic AF point selection for doing exactly what it was designed to do."

Quote from: Canon 1D X II Manual

Automatic selection AF
The Area AF frame (entire AF area) is used to focus. The AF point(s) achieving focus is displayed as <S>.
With One-Shot AF, pressing the shutter button halfway will display the AF point(s) <S> that achieved focus. If multiple AF points are displayed, it means they all have achieved focus. This mode tends to focus on the nearest subject.

"Auto Point Selection is the tracking mode that utilizes all 61-points and the metering sensor to first identify, then track a subject (iTR). By default, it is set to automatically choose its subject. I found it did this quite poorly, often choosing whatever the nearest point was to the camera instead of the motorcycle cruising by."

"Facepalm, indeed."

interesting. And I guess you don't have to use it. It is easier to focus in center first, then track after that with all focus points. That is more easy to understand in the field.

Link | Posted on Aug 1, 2016 at 17:32 UTC
On article Rock Solid: Canon 1D X Mark II Review (438 comments in total)
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Tiderace: I n a double blind consumer test can anyone tell the difference between the two cameras using a diverse set of locations lighting dynamic range and subject? I wonder. Perhaps even the most sophisticated clients will think they see one better than the other but when a double blind study is used I bet they cannot.

This means both companies have pretty much built the best mousetrap needed and do not need to progress further in image quality. Only in usability and features.

When was the last time you had trouble with the image quality of a high end digital camera?

Link | Posted on Jul 29, 2016 at 07:20 UTC
On article Rock Solid: Canon 1D X Mark II Review (438 comments in total)
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donsdavid: I saw a review on youtube a few months ago claiming that the neither the Canon 1DX Mark II nor the Nikon D5 can focus at -2EV. https://youtu.be/sT14RrsDW18?t=554
Maybe DPR can check this out too as part of the AF review.

Maybe he is testing the cameras wrongly. In the video he did not say that he tested with 1.4 optics. He used 2.8 optics in the video, and that would have yielded 2 stops difference from specification.

Link | Posted on Jul 28, 2016 at 06:48 UTC
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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.

Why would anyone make a good 50mm /f4 ? When there are very good alternatives at 2.8 and larger aperture.

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2016 at 07:06 UTC
On article Sony Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA Sample Gallery (269 comments in total)
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William Krusche: There was a time when I thought that Nikon lenses were overpriced...

It is a 50mm lens though.

Link | Posted on Jul 14, 2016 at 12:13 UTC
On article Hands-on with Hasselblad X1D (814 comments in total)
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itaibachar: Looks like a big Instagram toy... and since when is 44x33mm medium format?
It's an "APS-C" MF, with "aps-c MF" lenses...

All that is larger than 24x36 is medium or large format.

Link | Posted on Jun 23, 2016 at 08:08 UTC
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