Ross Murphy

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nice

Link | Posted on Sep 19, 2016 at 16:29 UTC as 98th comment
On article Striding Forth: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review (1919 comments in total)

How sad all the camera bashing, this is a solid camera that will sell many tens of thousands, if you want better video, there are other cameras, if you want a solid camera that will last you for years with a line up of the best lenses this is it. I don't want mirrorless, I want a viewfinder on a great DSLR, go buy a Sony and stop the whining like a bunch of school children, This site is sad to visit anymore.

PS, nice review by the way, keep it up. Its not an easy thing to do with a camera like this.

Link | Posted on Sep 15, 2016 at 05:02 UTC as 93rd comment | 9 replies

I care, they are upping the ante and forcing other manufacturers hands, that will benefit all of us. If they didn't make this stuff in China, none of us could afford these things. Lens is probably by Largan (http://www.largan.com.tw/index_en.asp), I heard Sony could not keep up with supply so this is not a Sony sensor. Whatever the make or brand, it benefits photographers.

Link | Posted on Sep 10, 2016 at 17:50 UTC as 188th comment | 5 replies
On article Opinion: Park vandals need to be stopped (336 comments in total)

Like others have said, public shaming would be best, not destroying their lives. I do hope these people are prosecuted for this. DPR please follow up. Thanks.

Link | Posted on Sep 6, 2016 at 23:39 UTC as 104th comment | 3 replies
On article Medium-format mirrorless: Hasselblad unveils X1D (1196 comments in total)
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dennis tennis: Rubbish, no fully articulating rear LCD, not pocketable, not Snapchat friendly, too heavy for my selfie stick.

I think he is very funny, thanks Dennis, this site needs more of that

Link | Posted on Jun 22, 2016 at 16:07 UTC
On photo Sunrise at Porters Lake in the Abstract Photo of a Sunset or Sunrise challenge (6 comments in total)

well done

Link | Posted on Feb 8, 2016 at 21:31 UTC as 4th comment
On article Key features explained: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II (97 comments in total)
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Battersea: Looking forward to a review. The specs are fine but the big improvements will be the focusing and ISO performance which we will only know when the reviews come in.

look for a review at The Digital Picture

the-digital-picture.com/Reviews/Canon-EOS-1D-X-Mark-II.aspx

Link | Posted on Feb 2, 2016 at 16:47 UTC
On article In Fine Detail: Canon EOS 5DS / 5DS R In-Depth Review (741 comments in total)

Good and thorough review Rishi, Canon need to hear this. Its unfortunate that Canon have not caught up yet with their sensor technology, we can only hope that will happen soon. Canon glass and color rendition are the only things keeping me in the Canon camp, experimenting with the A7RII and D800E has shown me what direction Canon really need to go.

I heard rumor Canon would be using on sensor ADC conversion in their next sensor, I can only hope its true, perhaps a version of BSI, we'll see.....

Link | Posted on Dec 18, 2015 at 17:08 UTC as 114th comment
On article Sony Alpha 7R II Review (2162 comments in total)
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Boissez: Sony sure makes great cameras. Maybe, just maybe, they should consider making more lenses to match those great bodies.

that is not true, its main tenant is to get rid of the mirror and try to compete with DSLR's, you will see FE mount f/2.8 zooms very soon and this camera's is pretty much for any one that can afford it. If you want lite by f/4 zooms, if that's your market.

Link | Posted on Dec 3, 2015 at 17:38 UTC
On article Canon EF 35mm F1.4L II USM real-world sample gallery (128 comments in total)

Nice Beer shot : )

Link | Posted on Nov 25, 2015 at 18:39 UTC as 18th comment
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madeinlisboa: Time to separate good photographers from Photoshopers...

what nonsense

Link | Posted on Nov 19, 2015 at 16:42 UTC

Editing RAW is no different than editing film in the dark room, if your not shooting RAW your throwing away the equivalent of the negative. Reuters will change their mind on this one eventually.

If there is a need for speed the photographer will shoot RAW+JPG and send the JPG, no need for speed then they should be able to process the RAW. Each camera type processes RAW based on the manufacturers specs, not Reuters specs, how will that be consistent?

Link | Posted on Nov 19, 2015 at 16:42 UTC as 29th comment | 2 replies
On article Sony Alpha 7R II Review (2162 comments in total)
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Boissez: Sony sure makes great cameras. Maybe, just maybe, they should consider making more lenses to match those great bodies.

Sony needs to make them because Zeiss is not currently making them, I want to buy in to a system that I know will be backed by Sony, not Zeiss. I also want f/2.8, I don't want to shoot at ISO 109k, f/2.8 gives you something f/4 does not, if you have not tried it, you should.

Link | Posted on Nov 17, 2015 at 20:37 UTC
On article Sony Alpha 7R II Review (2162 comments in total)
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Boissez: Sony sure makes great cameras. Maybe, just maybe, they should consider making more lenses to match those great bodies.

Its very valid,Sony still does not produce the f/2.8 Pro caliber zooms or very long primes....

Link | Posted on Nov 17, 2015 at 17:57 UTC
On article A lot to Leica? Hands-on with the Leica SL (Typ 601) (1525 comments in total)

at least they got the focus toggle that Sony forgot and the EVF might finally have arrived, think Ill go with the A7rII though....

Link | Posted on Oct 20, 2015 at 18:08 UTC as 521st comment

#GoHawks

Link | Posted on Sep 17, 2015 at 15:56 UTC as 7th comment

indeed a great capture

Link | Posted on Sep 4, 2015 at 15:56 UTC as 45th comment

how come no one is having a problem with Sony's compressed RAW, all I see is people complaining about other cameras, as a landscape photographer I want un-compressed RAW files so I dont have artifacts, I'm guesiing Sony has a problem with this that they are not letting on about it.

Link | Posted on Jul 14, 2015 at 00:38 UTC as 6th comment | 2 replies
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Ross Murphy: I would love to have a fast focusing system camera to go along side my 5D with a couple of fast primes and an adapter so I could use it with the rest of my EOS lenses, as a matter a fact, if it could focus fast it would be excellent to use next to a 5DSR. If Canon was smart thats what they would give us, because a lot of people are doing it with Canon and Fuji, instead of Canon and Canon

no mirrorless camera is as fast as a DSLR, we are waiting on the technology

Link | Posted on Feb 17, 2015 at 02:51 UTC
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MatsO: My 2c as a Newbie. (the only digital Camera I got is an OPtio 555).

basically I would like to take a DSLR and remove the mirror and viewfinder assembly and replace it with an EVF, keeping the rest of the camera.

Since all DSLR:s in Liveview or Videomode already works as a mirrorless camera the sensors already can do the job. The 70D sensor for example do prove it.

Cons
A little bigger and heavier than it needs to be
A pure design could take a bigger battery

Pros
It would be the same size as a DSLR. Many small cameras are hard to hold.
It would have the same mount as the DSLR:s. (avoid the EF-M mistake)
The same look and feel
A little cheaper to make. An Evf is cheaper than a mirror and optical viewfinder

The question is if there would be a market for this strange bird?

if it could focus fast and accurate, then yes, but so far they cant

Link | Posted on Feb 12, 2015 at 23:44 UTC
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