rrr_hhh

Joined on Dec 29, 2002
About me:

I'm an amateur photographer, mainly interested our daily environment, architecture and steetphotography.

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On article Leica Q In-depth Review (1146 comments in total)
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rrr_hhh: 28mm for a fixed focal lens camera is too wide for my own taste. I may have considered one if it was fitted with a 35mm or a 50mm lens.

@ HowaboutRAW

Nothing like that ! I'm perfectly happy with the A7r2 and E-M52
Still a Leica with a standard focal length may have been tempting, although to be honest I passed the RX1r2 with its 35mm lens as well.

Link | Posted on Mar 26, 2016 at 16:19 UTC
On article Leica Q In-depth Review (1146 comments in total)

28mm for a fixed focal lens camera is too wide for my own taste. I may have considered one if it was fitted with a 35mm or a 50mm lens.

Link | Posted on Mar 26, 2016 at 10:37 UTC as 61st comment | 5 replies
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minnesotaEOSenthusiast: I don't understand the appeal of mirrorless until they fix the EVF. EVFs are just plain offensive for other than minor casual use. Hybrid rangefinders (upcoming X-Pro 2) might help bridge the gap enough to convince some of us to buy a mirrorless as a backup or landscape camera, but can you imagine shooting an event or anything for a significant amount of time using an EVF and with the ergonomics of a mirrorless camera? I just don't get it.

Exactly : once you tasted of the advantages of EVF you won't return to OVF. Although may be not if you are into shooting action

Link | Posted on Mar 4, 2016 at 13:48 UTC
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sh10453: So many comments are so innocent (actually naive) that they expect a senior corporate executive to spell out, in the open, Canon's future plans.

Canon has a long history of introducing firsts just dig out the history facts.
It's clear that their strategy is to protect their DSLR sales and the pro video cameras (both are cash cows).
So that should explain why they are not too enthusiastic about releasing high-end mirror-less cameras or 4K video in their DSLR cameras FOR AS LONG AS THEY CAN.

I just wish Barney (hi Barney) would whisper to me when the 6D replacement is going to be out ... and if DPR already has the samples from a pre-production 6D please hurry up and publish them :-) ... The 5D line is just too bulky & too heavy for my liking.
Thanks in advance.

I doubt that Canon will make the 6D2 suitable for action : they made the follower of the 5D2 suitable for action in the 5D3, but the camera grew bigger too. So then they offered the 6D smaller alternative. I'm not sure how a 6D2 tailored for action would differ from a 5D4.
I was using range finder cameras during film times and switching to Canon DSLRs was very painful for me. I do still have a Contax G2 and Zeiss Contax G lenses. Alas the wide angle lenses don't play very well with the A7r1/2.
My first Canon DSLR was the D60 in 2002 and then the 5D in 2004 or 2005. When I got the 6D there were rumors about a small Sony mirrorless FF, but I thought people were just phantasizing.. Had I known it would become real, I won't have updated to the 6D.

Link | Posted on Mar 4, 2016 at 13:44 UTC
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sh10453: So many comments are so innocent (actually naive) that they expect a senior corporate executive to spell out, in the open, Canon's future plans.

Canon has a long history of introducing firsts just dig out the history facts.
It's clear that their strategy is to protect their DSLR sales and the pro video cameras (both are cash cows).
So that should explain why they are not too enthusiastic about releasing high-end mirror-less cameras or 4K video in their DSLR cameras FOR AS LONG AS THEY CAN.

I just wish Barney (hi Barney) would whisper to me when the 6D replacement is going to be out ... and if DPR already has the samples from a pre-production 6D please hurry up and publish them :-) ... The 5D line is just too bulky & too heavy for my liking.
Thanks in advance.

@sh10453

It may not be a Cannon, certainly not a Canon, but with the Metabones adapter it can shoot Canon lenses just as well (unless you are after action and sport photography, but the 6D isn't for action and sport anyway). Oh and the announced Sigma adapter may be even better : it seems to offer all the native AF functions and will cost less than Metabones ..

Link | Posted on Mar 3, 2016 at 13:28 UTC
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Zdman: I realise DPreview is going for a certain response but its funny that the people commenting the most here don't realise what a niche market they are. At least half (I would wager more) of the market are women who amazingly have better things to do all day than moan why 4k wasn't included in the 80D. They buy a camera and take pictures (better than most here) and Canon gives them the exact camera that they want. Sony is playing to the enthusiast and making cameras for them and starting to make some good money from it (good for them). Most of the commenters here would be moaning at Honda and Toyota for not making a car that competes with the latest Porsche.

As a woman, I fully disagree with that comment. I was using Canon DSLRs, but got stuffed by :
A) the size and weight getting larger and larger (replacement if 5D2 by 5D3)
B) the lack of progress in sensors

Any football mom would be better served by a Sony A6000 of 6300.

Personnally I like my small A7r2; noway I could return to Canon; my 6D is now sleeping in a cupboard.

Link | Posted on Mar 3, 2016 at 10:48 UTC
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mario loconte: I think Mr. Tokura is still ignoring what is the metabones adapter and the new sigma adapter, and how the metabones works on the A7R II camera.

I'm a canon user with three L lenses and two third part lenses, and I cant stand anymore with this gap of features. Especially for videos.

I have already switched and couldn't be happier with the choice of the A7r and now A7r2 plus Metabones V4. The Sigma MC-11 adapter will be even better and cheaper.. A good occasion for the switch.

Link | Posted on Mar 3, 2016 at 10:36 UTC
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minnesotaEOSenthusiast: I don't understand the appeal of mirrorless until they fix the EVF. EVFs are just plain offensive for other than minor casual use. Hybrid rangefinders (upcoming X-Pro 2) might help bridge the gap enough to convince some of us to buy a mirrorless as a backup or landscape camera, but can you imagine shooting an event or anything for a significant amount of time using an EVF and with the ergonomics of a mirrorless camera? I just don't get it.

Yes, I do it regularly, there are so many advantages to mirrorless.

Link | Posted on Mar 3, 2016 at 10:32 UTC
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sh10453: So many comments are so innocent (actually naive) that they expect a senior corporate executive to spell out, in the open, Canon's future plans.

Canon has a long history of introducing firsts just dig out the history facts.
It's clear that their strategy is to protect their DSLR sales and the pro video cameras (both are cash cows).
So that should explain why they are not too enthusiastic about releasing high-end mirror-less cameras or 4K video in their DSLR cameras FOR AS LONG AS THEY CAN.

I just wish Barney (hi Barney) would whisper to me when the 6D replacement is going to be out ... and if DPR already has the samples from a pre-production 6D please hurry up and publish them :-) ... The 5D line is just too bulky & too heavy for my liking.
Thanks in advance.

I have already got my 6D follower : it was a Sony A7r, now a Sony A7r2. Bye bye Canon if they can't offer smaller bodies with better sensors.

Link | Posted on Mar 3, 2016 at 10:29 UTC

Well nothing is really changing with Canon. In French we have a word for this kind of talks : "langue de bois" (literally : wood tongue talks), usually spoken by politicians, but also by marketing guys. It is the art of speaking at length to say nothing new.

Link | Posted on Mar 3, 2016 at 10:24 UTC as 20th comment | 4 replies

Concerning the keywords : will your app be able to use keywords or tag added elsewhere with DAM software like LR, or some new systems like Windows 10 ?

Will the user be able to manage the keywords tags automatically added ? i.e. Add tags/keywords manually or discard tags that are inappropriate ?

Link | Posted on Feb 19, 2016 at 09:53 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply
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Laurence Matson: What about raw files?

Not at the time of launch. It is promised for three months later.

Link | Posted on Feb 19, 2016 at 09:44 UTC

I was interested until I read that the USB connection was only USB 2. I like the idea of plugging in external USB drives.

I read the FAQ about that. May be offer a more expensive solution for those showing their pictures at high resolution. On a 4K TV the show will become quite slow.

Link | Posted on Feb 19, 2016 at 09:43 UTC as 2nd comment
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dahod: Wonder what happens to the in-camera software correction of the newer lenses in a tilt/shift environment.

@dahod

If you make your own profiles you would have to make several, for each of the shift/rise/fall you will possibly use. For instance if you are into architecture, you can make three different profiles for : no movement, moderate fall of the back standard and full fall if the back standard. With more complicated movements well that would lead to too many profiles, but it could be useful for some standard situations.

Link | Posted on Feb 14, 2016 at 12:42 UTC
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dahod: Wonder what happens to the in-camera software correction of the newer lenses in a tilt/shift environment.

@JP001

Yes the Actus is very tempting.. Sine I do already have two TSE lenses and the A7r and A7r2 the investment would be very manageable. I would love to use back fall instead of front rise with the TSE lenses for architecture. But I wonder how much movement you would get with rise and fall. I fear that fall will be a little bit limited.

Link | Posted on Feb 13, 2016 at 11:42 UTC
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dahod: Wonder what happens to the in-camera software correction of the newer lenses in a tilt/shift environment.

TSE lenses have never got a profile with LR or ACR and can't be corrected unless you make your own profile.. If that is an indication.

Making a profile would be complicated because you would have to make profile for each rise, fall, shift and I don't even include tilt. And remember how much movement you were using for each picture.

Link | Posted on Feb 13, 2016 at 10:29 UTC
On article Never miss a video: Subscribe to DPReview on YouTube (18 comments in total)

I'm not a troll (look at my posting history if you need)

I'm just expressing my opinion because I hope that DPreview continues to publish mostly written content and fear that the human resources invested in producing videos may come at the expense of written content.

DPreview has an international audience, including non English speaking people for whom a video is much more difficult to understand.

Link | Posted on Nov 25, 2015 at 09:37 UTC as 3rd comment
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