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Presumably they rolled it back to Windows 10?

Link | Posted on Dec 8, 2021 at 16:01 UTC as 10th comment | 1 reply

'Apple warns that high-powered motorcycles can damage autofocus, image stabilization in iPhones'

Particularly if it is run over by one.

Link | Posted on Sep 13, 2021 at 17:09 UTC as 45th comment
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JakeB: Setting aside the usual droll comments, can anyone knowledgeable tell me if buying a special edition Leica is a good investment for someone willing to sit on it for ten to twenty years?

Are there websites which advise/track the value of special edition Leicas?

Thanks.

I doubt it. The market is becoming saturated with special edition Leicas!

Link | Posted on Sep 11, 2021 at 06:36 UTC
On article Sony to announce a new camera in the next 24 hours (171 comments in total)
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derfotograf: It will be the Nikon Z9, because last week Sony has taken over the Nikon company.

I think perhaps that should be overtaken?

Link | Posted on Jul 26, 2021 at 19:35 UTC
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DerKeyser: If it’s anything like it’s big brother - the SW321c - it is one hell of a sweet monitor. I bought a SW320 some years back, and it developed a display issue with a stripe across the display. The monitor was two and half years old, and BenQ support exchanged it free of charge to a SW321c - no questions asked. The best support experience I have had yet.
And oh boy is the SW321c a sweet monitor. VERY good uniformity and calibrates well below 2 deltaE in all 16 zones i measure on the display. Very impressive.

My only gripe is the palette master software.... they really need to modernize and optimize it. Pretty buggy and takes quite a while to do some testing and calibration with.

You're the 3rd person in these posts to comment that their Benq monitor had a line/stripe problem...

Link | Posted on Mar 3, 2021 at 11:17 UTC
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Indohydra: I don't understand. You can get an image on a piece of plastic? How does the camera print anything on plastic? Or is that done in a "lab". I don't get it.

'You presented them with a projector and screen.'

And then probably never looked at them again! Two of the, many, advantages of digital are accessibility and ease of viewing.

Link | Posted on Feb 26, 2021 at 17:46 UTC

I came across a company called 'Google' who have something similar...

Link | Posted on Feb 11, 2021 at 17:31 UTC as 28th comment | 1 reply

I don't know which is the more remarkable, the imagery or the city itself!

Link | Posted on Jan 28, 2021 at 21:15 UTC as 49th comment
On article Video: How to safely make a 35mm daguerreotype at home (46 comments in total)

Enough of this technological wizardry. I long for the days before photography was invented...

Link | Posted on Dec 7, 2020 at 11:17 UTC as 3rd comment | 1 reply
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MikeRan: How do you reduce blue light output while maintaining color accuracy?

'How do you reduce blue light output while maintaining color accuracy?'

Turn down the brightness/contrast!

Link | Posted on Oct 7, 2020 at 14:49 UTC
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GSD_ZA: The Windoze install seems a bit flaky. Time to dump Microsoft once-&-for-all.

I've been using Windows for nearly 60 years. Apart from the occasional cleaning and painting, I've had issues at all.

Link | Posted on Aug 13, 2020 at 20:53 UTC
On article Hands-on with the Sony a7S III (355 comments in total)
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JNort: “ H.265 is about twice as efficient as H.264, meaning you can capture just as much detail at half the bit rate, or a lot more detail at the same bit rate”

This is a much repeated statement with respect to HEVC, unfortunately its only partially true. Using say 4k footage, the benefits over h264 decrease as the data rate increases. By around 70 Mbps the file size/data rate benefit is ~ 3%. By 100 Mbps its gone.

'Source on that?'

Some ketchup, thanks.

Link | Posted on Jul 29, 2020 at 15:13 UTC

I remember Intel...

Link | Posted on Apr 3, 2020 at 10:05 UTC as 23rd comment | 1 reply
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Arthur Stanley Jefferson: Last year the jpeg committee had 32 members, this year only 8....that’s progress I suppose 😀

No, that's compression!

Link | Posted on Feb 25, 2020 at 21:25 UTC
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Caleido: Funny nobody is saying anything about him using a diffuser dome on his flash... outdoors.

Please don't lower the tone of this discussion by talking technical.

Link | Posted on Feb 7, 2020 at 08:21 UTC

Does it just search the Exif data for 'Canon' and delete everything else?

Link | Posted on Jan 13, 2020 at 13:10 UTC as 6th comment
On article Canon EOS-1D X Mark III review (1352 comments in total)
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sh10453: The best camera on earth to have in your hand if you get involved in a fight ... :)
Built like a tank.

Perhaps dpreview could conduct some camera conker tests?

Link | Posted on Jan 7, 2020 at 15:02 UTC
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Dufflebag: This year, for the third year running, they've taken an annual subscription fee from my account whilst also charging me monthly. It will be the last time.

Payment

Link | Posted on Dec 14, 2019 at 10:44 UTC
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Leicalika: how man existed and flourished without an iphone for millions of years, how was it possible

'unless you want to count other primates (gorillas, chimpanzees, gibbons, orangutans etc.) as humans.'

May as well. Many of them post comments on here.

Link | Posted on Oct 5, 2019 at 14:45 UTC
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Leicalika: how man existed and flourished without an iphone for millions of years, how was it possible

'how man existed and flourished without an iphone for millions of years, how was it possible'

Perhaps they were using Android phones instead?

Link | Posted on Oct 5, 2019 at 09:20 UTC
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