mgatov

Lives in United States Gresham, OR, United States
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Joined on Nov 20, 2003

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Thank you for this article. I appreciate it and find it very helpful.

Link | Posted on Aug 24, 2016 at 18:26 UTC as 57th comment
On article Benchmark Performance: Nikon D810 review (1984 comments in total)

Thank you for releasing this review. I appreciate all of your hard work and the analytical data you have provided.

Link | Posted on May 13, 2016 at 17:36 UTC as 79th comment | 1 reply

Hmmm... both of my Leica M6s had their rangefinders knocked out alignment so easily that I couldn't count on them. A simple fall of 6 inches onto a padded surface did them in.

Link | Posted on Aug 21, 2015 at 18:29 UTC as 25th comment

Thank you for posting this. It led to me purchasing the Panasonic LX100... as I was really on the fence between these two cameras.

Link | Posted on Jun 26, 2015 at 19:52 UTC as 91st comment | 8 replies

I do have a question.... when is your D810 review finally going to be finished?

Link | Posted on Jun 19, 2015 at 00:19 UTC as 14th comment

It is the Oompa Loompa Orchestra.

Link | Posted on Jun 6, 2015 at 18:35 UTC as 31st comment | 1 reply
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InTheMist: Kind of a major screw-up, Apple!

Why are you blaming Apple? No other manufacturer (Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Fuji, Olympus, etc) seems to have this problem.

Link | Posted on May 15, 2015 at 17:23 UTC

I've really wanted to like Epson, but every printer that I've bought from them failed due to head clogs. Their remedy is to run through a cleaning cycle that decimates the costly inks. So... I'll be staying with Canon.

Link | Posted on May 2, 2015 at 19:35 UTC as 4th comment
On article Fujifilm X100T Review (695 comments in total)
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mgatov: How is this better than the older Sony RX-1?

I viewed the Fuji vs. the Sony because they are both 35mm small fixed lens cameras. The image quality of the sony blows the fuji away. The fact that the Sony is older is actually a testament to the quality of the design and not a positive for the Fuji. I don't see the JPEGs of the Fuji as being nicer. I've never run out of battery power during a day of shooting with the sony. WIFI with massive gigabytes of data is plain silly compared to just downloading off of the SD card. The add on view screen on the sony works perfectly for me. Since ultimately it is image quality that counts... I can't see where the Fuji is superior. If I need fast focusing, there are other cameras that out perform either of these by miles.

Link | Posted on Mar 26, 2015 at 03:50 UTC
On article Fujifilm X100T Review (695 comments in total)

How is this better than the older Sony RX-1?

Link | Posted on Mar 25, 2015 at 17:53 UTC as 104th comment | 10 replies
On article Olympus OM-D E-M5 II Review (867 comments in total)
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mgatov: Maybe I'm doing something wrong... but... when I view the RAW files for High Res and D810, the D810 is clearly superior in resolution, contrast, and color.

I'm basically a simple person. I'm just going to compare the two images on the comparator without doing a bunch of manipulations and resizes. Realistically, when I go through my workflow, I take the base RAW or the JPEG and adjust the exposure, black point, sharpness, etc. For my usage, the D810 produces clearly superior files.

Link | Posted on Mar 19, 2015 at 17:08 UTC
On article Olympus OM-D E-M5 II Review (867 comments in total)
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mgatov: Maybe I'm doing something wrong... but... when I view the RAW files for High Res and D810, the D810 is clearly superior in resolution, contrast, and color.

I was looking at the comparator in the review.

Link | Posted on Mar 19, 2015 at 02:21 UTC
On article Olympus OM-D E-M5 II Review (867 comments in total)

Maybe I'm doing something wrong... but... when I view the RAW files for High Res and D810, the D810 is clearly superior in resolution, contrast, and color.

Link | Posted on Mar 19, 2015 at 00:25 UTC as 185th comment | 4 replies
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mgatov: On a recent trip to Disneyland, I observed that 95% of the cameras I saw people holding were DSLRs. I think their demise is premature.

Because the vast majority of them were Nikon and Canon.

Link | Posted on Jan 19, 2015 at 00:01 UTC

On a recent trip to Disneyland, I observed that 95% of the cameras I saw people holding were DSLRs. I think their demise is premature.

Link | Posted on Jan 18, 2015 at 18:02 UTC as 14th comment | 14 replies

Tastefully done! I like it.

Link | Posted on Nov 18, 2014 at 17:23 UTC as 35th comment

I think what happened was Hasselblad looked at Leica and said: we can do better. Leica creates special limited editions by changing a bit of paint, or adding a different type of leather or adding an engraving and then charging more for the product. Hasselblad said: well, let's let the customer decide which fopperies they want their camera built with. You want carbon fiber? you got it. Walrus tusk? no problem. Jewels? here you go.

People are willing to pay a premium for the red dot on a panasonic. What Hasselblad didn't realize that charging 3x to 5x the price over the Sony was too much of an insult to swallow.

Link | Posted on Nov 10, 2014 at 19:38 UTC as 66th comment | 1 reply

Maybe this is like 'The Sixth Sense'..... 'we see dead product lines'.

Link | Posted on Oct 7, 2014 at 19:19 UTC as 295th comment
On article Inside RA001: World's first Boeing 747 'Jumbo Jet' (127 comments in total)

Those tanks looked like beer kegs to keep the pilots happy.

Link | Posted on Sep 28, 2014 at 17:26 UTC as 47th comment

For about the same price, you can get the Sony RX-1 which is FF. They are about the same size.

Link | Posted on Sep 17, 2014 at 00:38 UTC as 32nd comment | 1 reply
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