ThomasFromBavaria

Joined on May 24, 2013

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On article Elevating X-Trans? Fujifilm X-T2 First Impressions Review (1225 comments in total)
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caravan: The a6300 is much,much better and less expensive,nice try though.

There is no "better" camera. Each has its strengths and weaknesses. And it's personal preference which one to choose.

IMO the A6300 advantages are
- price
- size
- fast EVF updates in 8fps-shooting for tracking
- popup-flash

X-T2 advantages are
- ergonomics (top-dials)
- lenses
- ergonomics (joystick)
- image-quality
- ergonomics
- dual card slot
- ergonomics

Link | Posted on Jul 7, 2016 at 13:01 UTC
On article Elevating X-Trans? Fujifilm X-T2 First Impressions Review (1225 comments in total)
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caravan: The a6300 is much,much better and less expensive,nice try though.

"6300 is legendary for its horrible wobbly rolling sh*tter. "
True - and my bet is the X-T2 has the same rolling sh*tter!

Link | Posted on Jul 7, 2016 at 12:48 UTC

Hopefully tons of Apple laywers will protect and defend this patent, so no other company can copy it.

Link | Posted on Jul 2, 2016 at 19:47 UTC as 31st comment | 1 reply
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Nick Brundle - Photography: Don't get carried away.....
Watch this first and then decide who the winner is
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sT14RrsDW18

@pkcpga
Tony is a Canon professional?

LOL - he joined Canon Professional Services. This means he gets better support for his gear. And he has to pay money for it. That does not mean he is a "Canon professional". He is not paid by Canon for using Canon gear.

Link | Posted on Jun 7, 2016 at 09:46 UTC
On article Upwardly mobile: Sony a6300 Review (2136 comments in total)
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ThomasFromBavaria: I have a question (maybe Richard Butler may answer):

Why had the A6300 shorter shutter-speeds in daylight-scene than the competitors?

Any competitor I have looked at (A6000 A7 D7200 XPro2)

ISO3200: 1/1600 vs 1/1250
ISO6400: 1/3200 vs 1/2500
ISO12800: 1/3200 9EV vs 1/5000 (or 1/2500 9EV)

In JPEG-mode, the difference starts at ISO400:
ISO400: 1/200 vs 1/160
ISO800: 1/400 vs 1/320
ISO1600: 1/800 vs 1/640
...

I always thought you do your tests in full manual mode to ensure ISO+Speed are identical. And then correct exposure in post.

Link | Posted on Mar 19, 2016 at 11:00 UTC
On article Upwardly mobile: Sony a6300 Review (2136 comments in total)

I have a question (maybe Richard Butler may answer):

Why had the A6300 shorter shutter-speeds in daylight-scene than the competitors?

Link | Posted on Mar 18, 2016 at 14:42 UTC as 301st comment | 2 replies
On article Upwardly mobile: Sony a6300 Review (2136 comments in total)

@dpreview:
In sudio-comparison with daylight simulation, the A6300 has at each ISO setting shorter shutter speeds than other cameras. Can you tell me the reason, why?

thanks

Link | Posted on Mar 18, 2016 at 02:35 UTC as 333rd comment
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adengappasami: common. Car that big, even original A7 will focus them in track. Just saying.

same awful music

Link | Posted on Feb 3, 2016 at 23:18 UTC
On article Readers' Choice Awards 2015: The winners (63 comments in total)
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ttran88: Recount!!! Canon 5D/S should have won!!!

It is a 4 year old camera with an updated sensor.
But this year, D5mk4 will be a very good and promising candidate!!!

Link | Posted on Feb 3, 2016 at 09:41 UTC
On article Hands-on with the Nikon D5 (409 comments in total)
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Jim F: What seems a little strange to me is that there is a 3-minute max on shooting 4K video with the D5, but the D500 can shoot for about 29 minutes plus at 4K. That said, the D500 4K files are split up if one shoots more than 3 minutes or something like that. Just curious that, if the processor is the same for both the D5 and the D500, why are 4K files handled differently?

I am aware that the 4K files are enormous and that there are some practical considerations for vile management and video editing that need to be met. With that said, just wondering why the two cameras handle 4K video a little differently. You would think the D5 would have less 4K video restrictions than the D500. Instead it's the other way around. I'm sure there's a logical reason for all of this, but, given I am no technical expert, the reasoning is lost on me.

funny - the Sony bodies are said to have the opposite problem: The body is too small and has too less surfaces to transport the heat away.

Link | Posted on Jan 14, 2016 at 01:01 UTC
On article Nikon's New D5 and D500 Push the Boundaries of DSLR (737 comments in total)
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rhlpetrus: Sour grapes from Sonyites abound here. Weird, these are just great cameras, everyone that likes photography should be happy that there are still camera makers, venerable ones like Nikon, trying hard to improve their offerings. How about reading the short text above on AF tracking? This is high-tech at its best.

before reviewing D5(00), remeber: the D810 is still unreviewed........

Link | Posted on Jan 8, 2016 at 13:20 UTC
On article Nikon's New D5 and D500 Push the Boundaries of DSLR (737 comments in total)
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borno: Ill wait for the D510 : )

Thanks for this post...
I was already wondering about a possible name of the successor.
D600/700/800 is already used ^^

Link | Posted on Jan 8, 2016 at 12:26 UTC
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ZeneticX: before anyone jumps on the hate train and starts saying this is a minor update compared to the 7RII..... thing is why should sony bother?

no camera currently in the market came close to the low light performance of the 7S. Changing the body and adding IBIS will do for now.

LOL - 4K for 45 minutes is not possible because you ran out of batteries much earlier

Link | Posted on Sep 11, 2015 at 16:23 UTC

Makes totally sense.
And if the location is blocked, the camera offers you to download an already taken picture instead.
And of course you can download a software to fit in the heads of your friends you wanted to photograph...

Link | Posted on Sep 10, 2015 at 20:09 UTC as 198th comment
On article Sony reportedly shifting focus to full-frame cameras (447 comments in total)
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FodgeandDurn: I'm not sure this is news to many people following Sony. I've long wanted to get a new APS-C E body but it's looking increasingly like a dead system. Sony have a habit of neglecting mounts, and this new jump in focus doesn't really do much to persuade me the new focus of the month/year is going to last. Nikon and Canon commit to a system for at least a decade, Sony could do with giving their other ranges some love, God knows they're making the money.

If I got it on credit I might be able to afford an A7ii, but I'd have to sell my organs to get more than one or two non Zeiss lenses.

Soon I'll have to sell my E mount kit and look elsewhere, their full frame 'upgrade path' just doesn't work for me, and I'm not going to pretend I'm not slightly bitter about the experience and dead-end investment.

@FodgeandDurn:
Canon FD-mount existed from 1971 to 1990 - only 19 years
Canon R-mount (R+FL+FD) from 1959 to 1990: 31 years
Sony A-mount exists since 1985 and even if dies 2016: 31 years

Dont't blame Sony for getting rid of old technology in the long run - Canon did it, too. Only Nikon still uses its F-mount since 1959. But now, F-mount has some disadvantages to Canons newer EF-mount like screw-drive compatibility and mechanic aperture control. Today it seems as it was a good decision of Canon to replace FD-mount with EF-mount.

Sony does the same right now and gives the possibility to adapt its old A-mount lenses. FD->EF adaption caused much more problems. There is no reason to blame Sony for neglecting mounts.

Link | Posted on Aug 4, 2015 at 09:23 UTC
On article Sony reportedly shifting focus to full-frame cameras (447 comments in total)
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lumigraphics: I had an A850 and loved it. But the shift to EVF killed it for me. Not even considering going back unless they bring back an OVF.

IMO for most purposes EVF will be superior to OVF. Current disadvantages like display-lag will get smaller and smaller until it is negligible, the picture quality will raise, too.
Only one drawback of EVF will remain for ever: Eating constantly battery! Not a big thing for casual shooters all. But for wildlife photographers, sitting in a hideout for hours, watching a place through VF, beeing ready for the right moment it is essential that there is as less battery eating as possible.

Link | Posted on Aug 4, 2015 at 08:39 UTC
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