Lives in Finland Finland
Works as a architect, photographer
Joined on May 9, 2004


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piratejabez: If it doesn't run on Mac OSX, I'm not interested.

Now is it possible to install OSX?

Link | Posted on Feb 28, 2017 at 21:59 UTC
On article Nikon PC Nikkor 19mm F4E sample gallery (87 comments in total)

Impressive. I though think I will continue using my old clumsy Samyang 24 mm shift lens until I find a good deal for this. May take a while.

Link | Posted on Feb 21, 2017 at 20:08 UTC as 5th comment
On article Nikon PC Nikkor 19mm F4E sample gallery (87 comments in total)
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obsolescence: It would be interesting to see a comparison of T-S lens-shifted vs. software-corrected images -- this lens vs. Nikon 14-24mm.

Point is, you can place horizon anywhere you like by allowing camera NOT to be level, and correct the falling lines in post. Of course you cannot be quite sure what you have in image area as correction crops image a lot (or you have to fake missing pixels). It is really a boon to be able to see final composition using a PC lens, you don't have to guess what final corrected crop is.

Link | Posted on Feb 21, 2017 at 20:01 UTC

I do not get these wide angle add ons... as built in panoramic mode is so good.
Now telephoto is another thing, now and then portraiture needs longer focal length.

Link | Posted on Feb 8, 2017 at 11:49 UTC as 12th comment | 2 replies
On article Adobe Creative Suite 6 has been officially retired (352 comments in total)
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saiko: Adobe Photoshop needs a competitor like Blackmagic Fusion or DaVinci Resolve .... top notch software for free for most basics requirements. If you need specialized production feature you pay for it.

Maybe then Adobe will bring back perpetual licenses again.


Link | Posted on Feb 4, 2017 at 19:50 UTC
On article F is for '4th': Hands-on with Fujifilm X100F (424 comments in total)

Are those telephoto and wide-angle adapters worth anything? Is zoom optically (much) better? I do not need zoom per se, but WA and portrait tele have their uses.

Link | Posted on Jan 19, 2017 at 13:11 UTC as 75th comment | 3 replies
On article F is for '4th': Hands-on with Fujifilm X100F (424 comments in total)
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yslee1: So what happens when it's the fifth one? X100Fi? :P


Link | Posted on Jan 19, 2017 at 12:59 UTC

Now if Epson would make also 24" model compact and not too expensive.

Link | Posted on Jan 16, 2017 at 12:08 UTC as 3rd comment | 1 reply
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Elite83: No note of color depth? If it's not 10-bit then it's not of much use.

8-bit would be a lot of use. 7-bit, that would be a problem.

Link | Posted on Nov 20, 2016 at 16:16 UTC
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dennis tennis: why would anyone buy this, don't they know that the new Macbook Pro is all you need? An Apple product is a cure for all of your worldly concerns.

This is meant to be connected to MBP, not to replace it.

Link | Posted on Nov 20, 2016 at 16:15 UTC

MBP needs a USB-hub anyway, so it can be integrated there. I think they are available already.

Link | Posted on Nov 7, 2016 at 08:08 UTC as 42nd comment | 1 reply
On article Abandoned America: Photographing a forgotten history (76 comments in total)
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HRC2016: I condone photography done where a photographer did not have permission from the property owner.

Photographers who break the law are criminals, and no "code of conduct" gets them off the hook. They are not much different from those who go off-trail or off-road to get a unique angle.

People who photograph someone's property without permission are not much different from those who use another's photograph without permission. As photographers we should respect everyone's rights. Not just when it's convenient.
Trespassers cause many problems, including more fences and signs that detract from the landscape.

I don't know how much of what I've stated applies to these photos/photographer as I'm not giving this genre my attention other than to show it is not all positive.

Neither in Finland... In the land of freedom things may be more restricted.

Link | Posted on Oct 2, 2016 at 18:35 UTC
On article Photokina 2016: Hands-on with Hasselblad X1D (147 comments in total)

I could trade my Mamiya 7 for this.

Link | Posted on Sep 22, 2016 at 16:39 UTC as 13th comment | 2 replies
On article Apple unveils iPhone 7 and dual-cam iPhone 7 Plus (905 comments in total)
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Andrei C: Smartphones - it's a smart phone not a professional photo/video camera. :))
Are you even realizing that you are comparing phones to dedicated photography cameras?

They added the option of a small digital camera and every photograph is throwing hate on phones.
What is the hate about ? That every person can take a photo now and you are not the only one ? This is actually a good thing for photography! Every person now has a mobile phone and all of them can the a picture, so now it's a bigger chance that people will fall in love with photography.

I guess the problem here is more of frustration. That you no longer present a interest to anyone with your big camera hanging at you're neck. That you are not the only one able to take pictures. Now anyone can just take their phone from their pocket and snap a picture and be quite pleased with it. That must be frustrating...

frustration is that it is so easy to use iPhone instead of ff Nikon but... IQ just does not deliver

Link | Posted on Sep 8, 2016 at 14:51 UTC

that name... sounds like gay bar.

Link | Posted on Aug 27, 2016 at 07:48 UTC as 6th comment | 1 reply
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sh10453: Thanks for the article, Jackie, but ...
Hard to believe that you'd miss the big names, the major competitors!

- Corel Paintshop Pro (I believe it's even older than Adobe Photoshop, and has been its main competitor for the whole life of Photoshop)
- On-One
- Phase One (Capture)
- ACDSee
- Zoner Photo Studio (ver. 18 is quite powerful)
- Paint.Net (Free) for lighter editing chores, but tons of free and powerful plugins

These are just a few examples of well-established programs.

Some of your entries here are hardly known to most people, or even heard of.

PS 1.0 was released February 1990.

Link | Posted on Aug 24, 2016 at 17:51 UTC
On article Throwback Thursday: when studio lenses retire (205 comments in total)

I am selling mine. 200 € please..

Link | Posted on Aug 11, 2016 at 12:16 UTC as 77th comment
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User9953865401: This is what a call a "dream lens" ... would love to own it! Why is it so expensive !? :-(

If Nikon follows it's strategy 1.8 version will follow :-)

Link | Posted on Aug 1, 2016 at 11:16 UTC
On article Accusations fly over Fukushima photos (83 comments in total)

I like them and who cares what zone they are from. Nice urbex shoots.

Link | Posted on Jul 22, 2016 at 07:56 UTC as 8th comment
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Kona Mike: wow, all that for $9 every month. When was the last real improvement to Photoshop? I'll stick with my old perpetual version.

With headline features like Content-Aware Crop and Face-Aware Liquify, I wonder how beneficial the Selection and Masking changes really are.

Seriously, can anyone name a real Photoshop improvement (not just some plug-in like thing) since it went subscription?

I have never thought PS is complicated app. People who find it so probably are missing some basic understanding about pixel graphics. Sure there are a lot of features but basic operations are really simple. People who want simpler interface probably want one button that "fixes" their photos.

Link | Posted on Jun 22, 2016 at 08:47 UTC
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