Chris Flowers

Chris Flowers

Joined on Mar 21, 2013

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Osa25: How long will the media keep blowing life in an outdated and otherwise ignored "tradition’? Filler for the editorial calendar, but otherwise irrelevant.

there's a little comment on your bitterness...

Link | Posted on Apr 5, 2021 at 13:32 UTC
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SDKat: Well, CLEARLY, if it ain't 8K, it's SQUAT. Plus, air vents mean NO weather sealing (I've heard). And WHO has time for all those buttons, fed cripes sake!

I like to think you forgot to put the sarcasm warning on your comment... :/

Link | Posted on Sep 25, 2020 at 14:47 UTC

This sentence summarizes the film era:
– pushing the shutter felt like an enormous responsibility –
I know that feeling bro... :)

Link | Posted on Apr 7, 2020 at 13:31 UTC as 17th comment
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Michael Ma: Maybe Canon is taking a page from Sun Tzu's, "The Art of War". Canon deliberately looked weak against the young thirsty exuberant rival. Canon let the newcomer show all their cards and just when the young stud got lazy and started losing interest because all signs pointed to an imploding market, Canon brought out the mercenaries that have been secretly preparing for battle and studying all the weaknesses of their enemy. And now with the coronavirus further complicating Sony's manufacturing, timing is ripe for a quick defeat.

Best comment ever!

Link | Posted on Feb 13, 2020 at 20:15 UTC

meh

Link | Posted on Dec 19, 2019 at 12:17 UTC as 10th comment

lame USB camera shaped pendrives...

Link | Posted on Nov 29, 2019 at 12:25 UTC as 85th comment
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Ian Loveday: One of the best DPR advice pieces EVER. Just so true, and extends into so may other walks of life. I always wondered... do Canon get a royalty off these, or sponsor them as a marketing gimmick? I speak as a recipient of a Canon zoom mug. Thing is, I don't shoot Canon, and its not very stable (haha, Canon image stabilisation fail). At least folks, if you are going to do this then make one that has a base wide enough to use as a mug. Might have to be off the Pentax 67 system to get that wide base though.

@Ian: No, they don't. Actually it all started when Canon made the first one as a promotional item, then the Chinese guys start to copy them and every batch was worse than the previous one. So Canon started pursuing them because of the liability (poor materials, risk of accidents with hot beverages, etc.) and especially for using the Canon brand on them. But they are still appearing here and there. I've seen some of them under the brand "Caniam" :D

Link | Posted on Nov 29, 2019 at 12:22 UTC
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Crypt Keeper: Marvel? Sunrise and sunset are marvels. This is just another lens.

Bittersweet symphony

Link | Posted on Nov 22, 2019 at 11:44 UTC

who cares... Is a Canon lens in the original box... no chance to suffer any damage... :)

Link | Posted on Nov 21, 2019 at 11:39 UTC as 17th comment
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BJL: It seems that there is a new standard "1.25-type" lens mount for 8K cameras, with Canon making these lenses partly for use on other brands of camera (like Sony and JVC?) and Sony already making 8K 1.25-type cameras advertised as usable with lenses from other makers (like Canon?)

Does anyone know more? The motion picture world seems more amenable to standardized lens mounts than still camera makers.

It's has been that way since ever. Broadcasting world is just for a few players, on the camera side is JVC, Sony, Panasonic, and even Hitachi. From the lens side is mostly Canon and Fuji.

Link | Posted on Nov 12, 2019 at 12:45 UTC

I'm reading this and I feel like it is 4:20 already...

Link | Posted on Oct 29, 2019 at 12:08 UTC as 94th comment

Do you people realize that there are other people besides Hipters-specgeeks-whiningforeverything-wannabephotographers-millenials? Have you ever heard of senior people who have time and money to spend on simpler products from a brand that is trustable...

Link | Posted on Oct 11, 2019 at 11:51 UTC as 17th comment | 5 replies
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runbei99: GoPro are shaking in their boots. (Humor.)

are they still alive?

Link | Posted on Oct 11, 2019 at 11:43 UTC
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Kiril Karaatanasov: Are you ready, hey, are you ready for this?
Are you hanging on the edge of your seat?
Out of the doorway the bullets rip
To the sound of the beat
Another one bites the dust
Another one bites the dust
And another one gone, and another one gone
Another one bites the dust
Hey, I'm gonna get you, too
Another one bites the dust

http://www.photonstophotos.net/Charts/PDR.htm#Canon%20EOS%20M6,Sony%20ILCE-6400

OMG... 0.78 stops better in DR... (not worth singing IMHO)

Link | Posted on Aug 30, 2019 at 16:58 UTC
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The Fat Fish: To all those wondering if Canon could cripple the video features in their cameras anymore, the answer is yes! No 24P is surely that last desperate attempt Canon have at excluding hybrid stills/video shooters and videographers. I genuinely can't think of any more features they can remove.

@The Fat Fish: "30p is good for vlogging and casual YouTube videos" that is exactly the target market for this model...

Link | Posted on Aug 30, 2019 at 13:02 UTC
On article DPReview TV: Panasonic S1H first look (110 comments in total)

And the Oscar goes to...

Link | Posted on Aug 27, 2019 at 19:41 UTC as 35th comment
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4thnebula: I see no IBIS. Will DR be just as disappointing?

depends on how brainwashed you're regarding that "poor DR" Canon's sensor provides...

Link | Posted on Aug 20, 2019 at 16:20 UTC

Fantastic! I have the opportunity to watch it here in Chile. I was prepared to take as many pictures as I can but the overwhelming sensation of what I was watching made me forget about taking so many pictures... In the next day when I was processing the pictures, I've realized that I have the same pictures as everyone I know who was there, with very few variations, so I know as a fact that making unique photos of such an event is very difficult... kudos to @erez
Time-lapse: https://www.instagram.com/p/BzieqjGFOA1/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Link | Posted on Jul 30, 2019 at 12:57 UTC as 20th comment
On a photo in the Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S sample gallery sample gallery (1 comment in total)

There's a bug in the left eye... impressive resolution

Link | Posted on Apr 17, 2019 at 13:01 UTC as 1st comment
On article This is the first ever photograph of a black hole (633 comments in total)
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Chris Flowers: damn... another excuse to watch interestellar again

not really...

Link | Posted on Apr 10, 2019 at 20:10 UTC
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