Cheezr

Cheezr

Lives in United States Palm Beach County, FL, United States
Joined on Dec 16, 2005

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On article Fujifilm X-E2S: What you need to know (86 comments in total)
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marike6: My opinion is that no award for the Fujifilm X-E2S after the X-E1 received a Gold award makes almost no sense. The fact that the X-E2S is using a proven 16 mp sensor is hardly a reason for no award at all. This is especially true considering that Fujifilm reduced the price of the X-E2S by $300 vs the release price of the X-E1. And it is also a consideration that many of the existing APS-C lenses from almost all manufacturers seem to struggle on the newest crop of 24 mp sensors (Sony E-mount anyone?). 16mp is a great sweet spot for resolution and file management. On DPR, there are only two scenarios where a camera doesn't get ANY award at all: either the camera performed great but oddly the reviewer didn't like the camera (i.e. Nikon V1, Nikon Df, and arguably the Pentax K-01), or the camera just didn't perform well. I cannot think of a time when the update of a Gold Award camera received no award at all. It's time to dump the awards or add a Bronze award, the XE series is great.

Maybe only new models, not small updates, could be given awards?
Just a thought.

Link | Posted on Aug 17, 2016 at 23:08 UTC
On article Fujifilm X-E2S: What you need to know (86 comments in total)
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Dave Oddie: The overall tenet of this article is undermined by the actual price of the camera.

It comes across as although the XE2S is using some slightly out of date technology mainly the sensor and video it represents somewhat of a bargain.

If you buy it with a 27mm pancake and you are talking £768 total in the UK.

A Panasonic GX8 which has IBIS with 20mm F1.7 pancake , 4K video and 20mp is only £30 more expensive for example.

An Oly ELP-7 with 17mm F2.8 pancake AND the optional EVF accessory is £155 cheaper.

If the Fuji combination was priced as the Oly one, then I think the article would have more of a point.

Are the X-E2's no longer available? That kit was selling recently for $699 incl. 18-55mm kit.

Link | Posted on Aug 17, 2016 at 23:06 UTC
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Max Elmar: If you are an iPhone user think three times before buying this camera because of its wireless Snapbridge capabilities. As of today, 08/17 - the Snapbridge app is still not available for iOS devices. So no wireless for you. https://www.dpreview.com/news/2150261239/d500-owner-formally-accuses-nikon-of-false-advertising
Nikon promises the app will be "available in August" ... so there is still time. Thom Hogan mentioned that he thinks the Snapbridge app may be fundamentally incompatible with iOS because of the way iOS locks down bluetooth control of the phone for security reasons. I'm pretty sure Apple won't change their minds about this to suit Nikon... Maybe you can use the WM-AU1a/1b dongle with the old WMU app?

I hope that they are smart enough to hire people who can. I honestly believe that snapbridge functionality could be a killer app for stand alone cameras. If done right (emphasis on the 'if').

Link | Posted on Aug 17, 2016 at 23:02 UTC
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Max Elmar: If you are an iPhone user think three times before buying this camera because of its wireless Snapbridge capabilities. As of today, 08/17 - the Snapbridge app is still not available for iOS devices. So no wireless for you. https://www.dpreview.com/news/2150261239/d500-owner-formally-accuses-nikon-of-false-advertising
Nikon promises the app will be "available in August" ... so there is still time. Thom Hogan mentioned that he thinks the Snapbridge app may be fundamentally incompatible with iOS because of the way iOS locks down bluetooth control of the phone for security reasons. I'm pretty sure Apple won't change their minds about this to suit Nikon... Maybe you can use the WM-AU1a/1b dongle with the old WMU app?

Pretty sure Apple will not be the villain here, various "smart" devices already use their BT4 interfaces sucessfully. Software development just isn't a Nikon strength (or any of the camera makers for that matter).

Link | Posted on Aug 17, 2016 at 18:01 UTC
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Nobby2016: boring.... in that class of cameras i rather buy a mirrorless.

entry level DSLR´s are done. some amercians may still want a entry level DSLR.
but then some even want the DONALD to be their president.

but for such cheap entry level APS-C stuff mirrorless is the better choice.

Scary times!

Link | Posted on Aug 17, 2016 at 17:58 UTC
On article Canon EOS M3 real-world sample gallery updated (97 comments in total)

You guys (DPR) really made my day! Still chuckling quietly to myself.

Link | Posted on Aug 10, 2016 at 20:41 UTC as 18th comment
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SidePod: I really enjoyed that one! great work!

How do you change the speed?

Link | Posted on Aug 1, 2016 at 20:50 UTC
On article Getting up close: Canon EF-M 28mm macro hands-on review (103 comments in total)
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brownie314: This is effin fantastic. And I was just about to sell my eos-m. This could be my favorite lens of all time.

I own this lens for my M3 and I assure you that there is less there than meets the eye (of DPR). The LED's do seem to help focus in Super Macro mode but otherwise do not seem to have any effect, esp. on exposure which is sad.
The filter/led cover is clumsy and I at least have not ever gotten a sharp shot in the SM mode handheld, regardless of the IS. It is a typical Canon 2 steps forward 1 step backwards product, IMO.

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2016 at 23:36 UTC
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akjos: I have thought about getting Flickr for long time now. The ONLY thing that kept me from it was the stupid yahoo. Maybe now I can actually get one :)

This is not a good thing. Verizon is a harsh mistress.

Link | Posted on Jul 26, 2016 at 01:21 UTC
On article Getting up close: Canon EF-M 28mm macro hands-on review (103 comments in total)

On slide 6, the text says MTF50 but the slide says MTF10.

Link | Posted on Jul 22, 2016 at 00:24 UTC as 26th comment
On article Faster flagship: Hands-on with the Fujifilm X-T2 (114 comments in total)
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Cheezr: Please tell the Fuji Mgt that they really need tilt/touch screens on their viewfinder style cameras. They are obviously capable of engineering a screen that that does not take up extra space and it makes the camera much more flexible. If some people don't like touch/tilt screens they don't have to make use of the feature but I for one am not using my Fuji for macro (for ex.) because I will not lie on the ground just because they are too stubborn to acknowledge that a lot of people like the viewfinder styling and also want the usability of a tilt screen.
Also a WR version of the 18-55 would be nice.

Thanks

@duchamp I like to travel light, for low angle shots I use my E-M1 with tilt screen and built in focus bracketing and focus stacking. I would love to use my XP2 but much of the time the ground in my area is wet.

Link | Posted on Jul 7, 2016 at 20:52 UTC
On article Elevating X-Trans? Fujifilm X-T2 First Impressions Review (1275 comments in total)
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Cheezr: Finally a battery grip done right! Hopefully Sony and Olympus will take notice.
2 additional batteries which can be charged separately in the grip, take that DSLR!

The Sony grip does not allow for 3 batteries which would go a long way to stopping the battery life bitching, also does not charge the batteries (don't care what 3rd party do).

Link | Posted on Jul 7, 2016 at 20:50 UTC
On article Elevating X-Trans? Fujifilm X-T2 First Impressions Review (1275 comments in total)

Finally a battery grip done right! Hopefully Sony and Olympus will take notice.
2 additional batteries which can be charged separately in the grip, take that DSLR!

Link | Posted on Jul 7, 2016 at 06:41 UTC as 203rd comment | 2 replies
On article Faster flagship: Hands-on with the Fujifilm X-T2 (114 comments in total)

Please tell the Fuji Mgt that they really need tilt/touch screens on their viewfinder style cameras. They are obviously capable of engineering a screen that that does not take up extra space and it makes the camera much more flexible. If some people don't like touch/tilt screens they don't have to make use of the feature but I for one am not using my Fuji for macro (for ex.) because I will not lie on the ground just because they are too stubborn to acknowledge that a lot of people like the viewfinder styling and also want the usability of a tilt screen.
Also a WR version of the 18-55 would be nice.

Thanks

Link | Posted on Jul 7, 2016 at 06:25 UTC as 30th comment | 6 replies
On article All about that lens: Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III review (448 comments in total)

I am curious on the studio comp tool, what zoom length do you test at? It would be nice to see the Sony vs the Canon at 600mm.

Link | Posted on Jun 22, 2016 at 03:47 UTC as 82nd comment | 1 reply
On article Benchmark performance: Nikon D810 in-depth review (255 comments in total)
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aramgrg: I hope you understand is not another PEN from Olympus with the same sensor. This is one of the most wanted, third highest rated camera according to your website. I hope D500 review will not follow the same fate.

Apologizing for the delay is just throwing raw meat to the trolls! Sigh.

Link | Posted on May 12, 2016 at 18:11 UTC
On article Canon announces budget-friendly EOS Rebel T6 (1300D) (885 comments in total)
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Christopher2222: Without even thinking a 1300d would be released, this is what I would have thought a T6 might have been - 24Mp digic 6, no movie capability, no wifi and no flip screen and no Anti-Alias filter would make it a sharp image that would probably justify it's existance :)

Canon should have asked dpreview users. Doesn't Canon browse this site for insights?

People get hung up on Mp. Heck 10Mp is enough for many people, nothing wrong with 18Mp really, but they could have made it a real good budget DSLR if they sold it for $199.

In a few months it probably will be $199.00.

Link | Posted on Mar 10, 2016 at 22:49 UTC
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Nuno Souto: Dentists do snorkel.
Finally, the proof!

When they are not killing lions!

Link | Posted on Jan 22, 2016 at 08:09 UTC

Samsung have "Osborned" the NX line and right before the Holiday season, someone in product management should be fired.

Link | Posted on Nov 19, 2015 at 19:27 UTC as 255th comment | 2 replies
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cdleon: I'm sorry but a 12.000 $ System in this economy!?!?! really, what's the justification for a camera like this at this price? does the leica look images cost that much?...REALLY!!! sorry don't whan't to sound like a troll but I'm just in shock.

Fear not they are only planning to sell this to your overlords.

Link | Posted on Oct 20, 2015 at 18:29 UTC
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