Chris Noble

Chris Noble

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Joined on Jan 19, 2012

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What is the Raw bit depth?

Link | Posted on Feb 14, 2017 at 23:39 UTC as 13th comment | 1 reply
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Steve in GA: Something tells me Mr. Von Wong has an agenda.

Let's hope so. Imagine a life entirely focused on maximizing personal wealth and consumption until you die? What a terrifying fate...

Link | Posted on Jan 31, 2017 at 20:45 UTC
On article Applying color theory to landscape photography (86 comments in total)
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Chris Noble: Interesting. Are there any programs that project the "amount" of various different colors that are present in a photograph onto a color wheel? It would be nice to have that next to the histogram when you are post-processing.

Thanks, MrBrightSide, I'll check into it.

Link | Posted on Jan 27, 2017 at 20:57 UTC
On article Applying color theory to landscape photography (86 comments in total)

Interesting. Are there any programs that project the "amount" of various different colors that are present in a photograph onto a color wheel? It would be nice to have that next to the histogram when you are post-processing.

Link | Posted on Jan 27, 2017 at 16:25 UTC as 22nd comment | 12 replies
On article Flickr reveals its top 25 photos of 2016 (190 comments in total)

Interesting that they are all landscapes. No street photography, no portraits.

Link | Posted on Dec 17, 2016 at 20:03 UTC as 53rd comment | 3 replies

On a different topic... the captions are repetitive and overlaid over the images. Sloppy.

Link | Posted on Dec 11, 2016 at 08:08 UTC as 35th comment | 2 replies
On article 2016 Roundup: $1200-2000 ILCs part 1 - Crop-Sensor (387 comments in total)
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davev8: >>>>>>>>>>Only current models were included.<<<<<<<<<<<<
SO what was the Olympus mkii doing here then ??

Just in time before the Panasonic GH5 starts shipping.

Link | Posted on Nov 7, 2016 at 19:46 UTC
On article Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85/G80 Review (665 comments in total)
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Betico: These Chinese manufactures are now as good, if not better, than their Japanese competitors. One simple example:
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85/G80 is as good as the Fujifilm X-T2, but it costs almost half of the price.

And the Japanese cameras used to be "almost as good" as the German ones.

The times they are a-changin', to quote a recent Nobel Prize winner back in 1964, the year of the Praktica V SLR. You all remember that one of course?

Link | Posted on Nov 1, 2016 at 01:41 UTC
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Chris Noble: Subwavelength coatings have been known for many years and are widely used in the optics industry.

The article suggests that Canon's coating is somehow new or a factor in the use of these particular compound "cheap" lenses to replace a single larger optical assembly. That is not the case.

Link | Posted on Oct 26, 2016 at 14:47 UTC

Subwavelength coatings have been known for many years and are widely used in the optics industry.

Link | Posted on Oct 26, 2016 at 10:32 UTC as 51st comment | 2 replies
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John Bean (UK): Adams wrote a lot about the importance of visualization but never once used the term PRE-visualization, a term used often by others when discussing him.

We're stuck with it now but it still irritates at some level.

From Merriam-Webster:

Visualization:
1: formation of mental visual images
2: the act or process of interpreting in visual terms or of putting into visible form

That definition seems to fit Adams' mefhods and doesn't need a PRE- ;-)

Pre-visualization = mental image before going out on the shoot. Visualization = mental image during the shoot.

What's so complicated?

Link | Posted on Sep 10, 2016 at 16:43 UTC
On article PRVKE 21 is a rugged and versatile camera backpack (32 comments in total)

These Kickstarter campaigns, combined with flexible Asian contract manufacturers, have created an interesting new way of launching new products. (And I still like my cargo shorts).

Link | Posted on Aug 30, 2016 at 08:32 UTC as 7th comment

Do some of the posters below realize that this is about photographic emulsion paper (i.e. exposed and developed), not about the paper that you run through your inkjet printer?

Link | Posted on Aug 26, 2016 at 18:53 UTC as 5th comment | 3 replies
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Chris Noble: These two photos are clearly a stride apart, not shot at "nearly identical" times as your writer suggests. You can see that the runner in blue in the back has moved significantly relative to the pack.

I've changed my opinion. The Getty Images photo is taken just slightly earlier, and from a more advanced position, but during the same stride. The background shift is too short for a full stride, and the different angle explains the difference in relative runner position. Bolt's expression is also too constant to be maintained for a full stride. The Reuter's photo is a better shot.

Link | Posted on Aug 24, 2016 at 02:39 UTC

These two photos are clearly a stride apart, not shot at "nearly identical" times as your writer suggests. You can see that the runner in blue in the back has moved significantly relative to the pack.

Link | Posted on Aug 23, 2016 at 20:19 UTC as 38th comment | 7 replies

Never put down your camera...

Link | Posted on Aug 17, 2016 at 02:17 UTC as 50th comment

What does "launch" mean, when the product will only be available "some time in 2017"? Very misleading title.

Link | Posted on Aug 10, 2016 at 20:17 UTC as 41st comment

I hope DPR runs an update when the court rules.

Link | Posted on Jul 29, 2016 at 10:09 UTC as 33rd comment | 1 reply

Another DPReview piece of product advertising masquerading as a news story, this time with "Comments" from distributor "AriFLM". And not a single product feature that you can't find in other, less expensive competitors.

Link | Posted on Jul 8, 2016 at 14:43 UTC as 21st comment | 3 replies

Thrilling. Like you were there.

Link | Posted on Jun 11, 2016 at 18:33 UTC as 38th comment
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