amatoer

Lives in Denmark Denmark
Joined on Dec 22, 2009

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Good for climate change!

Link | Posted on Aug 10, 2017 at 13:48 UTC as 5th comment
On article Throwback Thursday: the iPhone 4S (87 comments in total)
In reply to:

Brando10: Still using my 4S!

dpr measured the 4s is lens/sensor as 35 mm'ish and less wide than newer iphones and other newer smartphones. A Nokia N8 camera I tried felt too wideangled at measured 28mm eqv. One of the reasons, apart from financial and environmental concerns, that has convinced me of still using my 'old' still functioning small form factor iphone 4s :-)

Link | Posted on Aug 10, 2017 at 13:14 UTC
On article Throwback Thursday: the iPhone 4S (87 comments in total)
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Brando10: Still using my 4S!

Same here. Newer smartphones are often too wide angled. 35 mm is spot on.

Link | Posted on Aug 10, 2017 at 10:23 UTC

Smart. Like my even more compact Agfa medium format folding camera from the thirties, with pop up VF.
Often wondered if somebody could fit in a digital FF/MF sensor in an even more compact 'fixed lens folding' design...? Not that there is anything wrong with small sensors or big chunky lenses :-)

Link | Posted on Jan 24, 2017 at 09:35 UTC as 58th comment
On article CES 2017: hands-on with the Canon PowerShot G9 X II (193 comments in total)
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Mike FL: Buying a P&S is all all about personal choices/needs. I have Panasonic, Olympus, SONY, and Canon P&S so far.

I do not like RX100.M1, and I bought LX7 back to then b/c RX100.M1's zoom is not wide enough and there was no G7X yet.

I did not buy Canon G7x but bought RX100.M3 b/c EVF (even I hardly use it) and better optical + others advantages.

My next one will be Nikon DL18-50 for the same reason that I bought LX7 over RX100.M1.

Canon is the most profitable camera maker in the would for a reason, and you know why.

Mike FL wrote: 'Canon is the most profitable camera maker in the would for a reason, and you know why.'

Because if you buy a Canon, you do not have to sit for hours in front a computer photoshopping, to make your pictures look like if they were shot with a Canon, no?

Link | Posted on Jan 8, 2017 at 19:45 UTC
On article CES 2017: hands-on with the Canon PowerShot G9 X II (193 comments in total)
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Mike FL: For $30 more, users can get SONY RX100.M3 which is an real thing:
- better/ fast lens
- pop-up EVF
- Flip up LCD
-...

For more less the same SPEC, users will pay less or much less for RX100.M2 or RX100.M1.

Yes, this Canon is thin than RX100.M1/2, but RX100.M1/2's lens have more reach, and, again, cheaper.

The good thing for all Canon 1" P&S is that all Canon 1" P&S use SONY sensor.

That all, and take your pick b/c it is your money.

Thanks for the list, for those who count specs per dollar. Do the Sony 1"s also have Digic 7 processors with subjectively (for some of us) more attractive Canon color jpgs and touchscreen in the smallest possible, pocketable 1" sensor body?

Link | Posted on Jan 8, 2017 at 17:45 UTC
On article CES 2017: hands-on with the Canon PowerShot G9 X II (193 comments in total)

No built in tripod - no buy!
😊
Otherwise G9x still would be a very tempting and now even faster mk2 pocketable nice-to-have substitute for my often too big and heavy first gen m43 28-84 combo, which collects too much dust, due to size. Canon also delivers attractive Sooc jpgs, like my big Oly m43 and better than my handy wideangle-only smartphone.

Link | Posted on Jan 8, 2017 at 10:20 UTC as 22nd comment
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faterikcartman: I can't wait to see how some folks process the RAW files and post them in the Medium Format subforum here! Oh wait. Never mind.

Nobody corrected us, but after a closer look, I just observed there has actually been a Medium Format Talk forum for a while. Thanks DPR!

Link | Posted on Dec 13, 2016 at 07:10 UTC
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faterikcartman: I can't wait to see how some folks process the RAW files and post them in the Medium Format subforum here! Oh wait. Never mind.

Such forum still does not exist but as this is a very compact camera, maybe folks could post their first cat pictures in the Mobile Photography Talk forum asking for c&c and best settings!

Link | Posted on Dec 12, 2016 at 21:26 UTC
On article Olympus E-10 Review (3 comments in total)

Still a somewhat impressive camera and still some wonderful winter landscape sample pictures !

Link | Posted on Dec 1, 2016 at 15:37 UTC as 2nd comment
On article Fast Five: Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V Review (425 comments in total)
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amatoer: Cons: 'Green yellows & cool greens in JPEG aren't the most pleasing'

One could perhaps add: Maybe not so good for JPG-shooters and unskilled RAW-shooters, where pleasant color (accuracy) may be the most important aspect of a camera. More than bells and whistles.

NarrBL,
Agree with most of what you said, except that it may not be so easy to setup the 'precision instrument' to ones own taste, if that is 'pleasing and natural' . And whenever you reset to factory settings or change mode you may be back to that 'non-pleasing' default. Like with most flatscreens today, even the expensive ones; many people never adjust the settings away from those 'exaggerated' colors or forget to do it again for all sources, for example after a reset. I think DPR was right in mentioning JPG defaults as a 'con'.

Link | Posted on Nov 4, 2016 at 09:10 UTC
On article Fast Five: Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V Review (425 comments in total)
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amatoer: Cons: 'Green yellows & cool greens in JPEG aren't the most pleasing'

One could perhaps add: Maybe not so good for JPG-shooters and unskilled RAW-shooters, where pleasant color (accuracy) may be the most important aspect of a camera. More than bells and whistles.

Mariano,
Perhaps DPR actually tested colors, before writing the 'Cons'....

Link | Posted on Nov 3, 2016 at 22:20 UTC
On article Fast Five: Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V Review (425 comments in total)

Cons: 'Green yellows & cool greens in JPEG aren't the most pleasing'

One could perhaps add: Maybe not so good for JPG-shooters and unskilled RAW-shooters, where pleasant color (accuracy) may be the most important aspect of a camera. More than bells and whistles.

Link | Posted on Nov 3, 2016 at 21:46 UTC as 75th comment | 5 replies

Interesting new (to me) Nikon camera!

A dedicated 'Vintage (film and digital) Cameras' forum on dpreview could perhaps be nice! Including topics such as how to scan film to digital.

Link | Posted on Oct 24, 2016 at 19:27 UTC as 41st comment | 1 reply
On article Pentax K-70 real-world sample gallery (66 comments in total)
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Isacas: Are they a bit under exposed or is it my eyes?

Agree. The clipped highlight argument must be something invented by people wearing sunglasses too often :-)

Link | Posted on Aug 19, 2016 at 18:35 UTC
On article Video: Canon EOS 7D versus leaf-cutter ants (48 comments in total)

I think these ants were just suffering from megalomania and dyslexia, thinking they were some medium format leaf shutters, eating Canons for breakfast.

Link | Posted on Jun 9, 2016 at 07:34 UTC as 12th comment
On article Apple iPhone 6s Plus camera review (159 comments in total)

From Apple's own homepage:

'And you can view Live Photos on your other Apple devices, too.'

Link | Posted on Dec 2, 2015 at 07:42 UTC as 40th comment | 1 reply
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snomer: Such posts are always a great inspiration but always make me realize that I will never be able to visit places that beautiful, ever more so take beautiful photos of them.

I will let others max out their creiditcards and pollute,
when I can find that 'decisive moment', while I commute.
And preferably by bicycle,
on this Crowded Planet.

Link | Posted on Nov 7, 2015 at 21:11 UTC
On article Just Posted: Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Preview Samples (81 comments in total)
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Lu Heng: Is it just me, or your test pictures are getting better? I enjoyed some of them as photographs.
And I think the lens are not bad at all.

I had the exact same feeling. There are some very good photos among these samples. Warning: You may forget to look for lens 'errors', etc! :-)

Link | Posted on Dec 4, 2012 at 21:53 UTC
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