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On article Throwback Thursday: Fujifilm F10 (124 comments in total)

The F10 was my first digital camera, after much research. I kept it until I moved up to Fuji's x10 which I still have and use. As well as taking beautiful pictures, and needing only one spare battery in a three week holiday, it survived at least one complete submersion without harm. I never really consider the X10 to be pocket friendly, so the F10 was probably the first and last dedicated pocketable camera I'll own.

Link | Posted on Oct 15, 2016 at 15:17 UTC as 23rd comment
On article Patents hint at camera on future Apple Watch (34 comments in total)

I had a Japanese watch with a black and white camera about 15 years ago. Images were transferred to a computer via an IR link. As with most dubious tech patents, it's very hard to see what the innovative step is here.

Link | Posted on Jun 19, 2016 at 11:49 UTC as 11th comment
On article Just Posted: Fujifilm X20 review (175 comments in total)

I think it's a good review, and it looks like Fuji have addressed one of the weaknesses of the x10 - AF speed and accuracy. However, the loss of EXR mode (especially the DR benefits) probably doesn't make up for it, for me.

My view of the samples is that IQ is fractionally behind competitors (at low ISO), but basically in the same range.

If there's one thing I've learned, it's that small differences in IQ in 100% crops just aren't a major issue when selecting a camera. AF, viewfinder, ergonomics (inc. menus etc) can make the difference between a shot ruined/missed, and a shot that's good. After that, a small difference in IQ just isn't that much of a big deal.

At the price, it's not worth trading in my X10 for, but it looks like a good camera for many enthusiasts. The manual zoom alone makes up for the slight softness IMO.

Link | Posted on Apr 30, 2013 at 07:56 UTC as 51st comment
On article US Judge rules for Eggleston in dispute with collector (300 comments in total)

It's a tricky area. A friend who is print maker re-printed a limited run of one of her etchings, justifying it by using sepia rather than black ink, and thereby creating a new work. But I know some artists would consider this slightly dubious.

I think it's even harder with photographs, where it so easy to change the size/tint/crop/whatever and create a 'new' print run.

When an artist finally creates a commercially successful image, there must be great temptation to cash in on it.

Link | Posted on Apr 3, 2013 at 20:13 UTC as 123rd comment
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