Jon Porter

Joined on Aug 25, 2011

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  • I was referring to non-AI lenses. I think the meter-coupling prong can be locked up on the DF, but most of Nikon's upper-end cameras have fixed prongs, making it impossible or at least highly...

  • You do the camera a disservice by narrowly categorizing it as just for novices. Nikon's tiny SLRs are excellent for travel, vacation or snapshot photography – anytime you want a light, compact...

  • I love my X-E2S but it's not a camera for a beginner, who would quickly become overwhelmed by the controls; the Fuji X system is aimed exclusively at enthusiasts. A novice would be much better...

  • Plus most of those cameras offer multiple formats. The Olympus M1, for example, can be used 4:3, 3:4, 1:1, 3:2, and 16:9. Nice!

  • The headline here is the viewfinder. It's the best EVF I've seen in any MFT camera.

  • Is there a reason we're stuck at 2.3M viewfinders? Cost? Physics? Forget 4K video, I want a 4M EVF!

  • The D5 only had a week to enjoy being top dog! Very impressed with the innovative battery of the 1DX-2

  • Since the Pen-F doesn't set a new standard with its EVF, I'll keep my M1. I think the GX8 has the best M43 viewfinder as of today, but that will probably change by the time Christmas pricing starts.

  • For me the key advantages of an EVIL camera are:

    1. Being able to review photos and access the menu through a viewfinder adjusted to my eyesight. Unless I have a pair of reading glasses handy, the...

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