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spidermoon

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On Kowa announces pricing for three Micro Four Thirds lens article (148 comments in total)

Kowabunga. It's video lenses, so they are full manual , full metal made, with t-stop and click-less aperture ring. And of course, they cost a kidney and weight a ton :)
They probably have the same color rendering too.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 4, 2015 at 14:36 UTC as 13th comment
On CP+ 2015: Hands-on with new Pentax K-S2 article (170 comments in total)
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spidermoon: Like the K-S1, the DOF switch is replace by the video switch, and there is no dedicated button for dof check. Maybe nowdays it's an outdated feature since you can review your picture after taking it.

That what i do, but i miss the green button :( Maybe on the K-S3 there is some fn button, so you can tweak your camera the way you want.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 13, 2015 at 18:40 UTC
On CP+ 2015: Hands-on with new Pentax K-S2 article (170 comments in total)

Like the K-S1, the DOF switch is replace by the video switch, and there is no dedicated button for dof check. Maybe nowdays it's an outdated feature since you can review your picture after taking it.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 13, 2015 at 10:42 UTC as 9th comment | 9 replies
On CP+ 2015: Hands-on with new Pentax K-S2 article (170 comments in total)
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Russell Evans: DPR Staff,

Is the extension of the 18-50mm lens powered, or is it done manually by pressing in the lock and rotating the zoom ring?

It looks like in photo number 7 that the camera has a swappable focus screen, do you have any information about this?

How is the LCD held in place? It is friction, or magnetic? Does the screen lock into the body with the screen reversed?

Does the camera have focus points in the viewfinder?

A lot of people are wondering about the shutter noise, did anyone have a chance to shoot with the camera?

Was the new WR flash on display? Any photos of it on a camera? It's a little hard to imagine the size. It seems small since it uses AAA batteries, but I haven't seen a photo of it with something else so I'm not really sure?

You can swap focus screen.
http://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/products/k-s2/accessories/

I have the K-S1 and shutter noise never bother me, i can't say if it is low or high, it simply never distracted me. BTW, only mirroless with electronic shutter can shoot silently. The K-S1 have focus point and have the same focusing screen than the k-S2, so i guess it have focus point too.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 13, 2015 at 10:36 UTC
On Canon EOS 5DS / SR First Impressions Review preview (2975 comments in total)

Fifty shades of Canon. A big sensor to make Canon user very happy and their wallet smaller.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2015 at 10:07 UTC as 660th comment
On Samsung introduces NX500 with NX1's 28MP BSI sensor article (143 comments in total)
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zzzxtreme: holy cow! now a true winner for the masses!

no. The masses known Canon and Nikon, maybe panasonic , olympus and fuji. Samsung is welll known for their phones.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 5, 2015 at 18:23 UTC
On Samsung introduces NX500 with NX1's 28MP BSI sensor article (143 comments in total)
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Peiasdf: Samsung still don't have SONY's packaging skill. For equal size and price, SONY fit in an EVF into the a6000. The only thing NX500 has over a6000 is 4K shooting. The BSI sensor turns out to be a wash against the SONY 24mp.

but samsung have some very good and cheap pancake lenses, making the overall size smallerthan Sony.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 5, 2015 at 18:14 UTC
On Samsung introduces NX500 with NX1's 28MP BSI sensor article (143 comments in total)

I hope this camera will be on sell somewhere, it's hard to find Samsung camera. And they always come with a kit lenses, not body only. I have an old NX100, maybe time to change, but i don't want another 20~50 kit lense.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 5, 2015 at 18:12 UTC as 20th comment | 1 reply
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iudex: Since the introduction of the prototypes (without exact specification) I knew these would be FF lenses. Not only they looked huge (not typical for DA lenses), but their expected focal range was typical for FF lenses (70-200mm).
So now Pentax (sorry, Ricoh, I cannot get accustomed to this) has 8 fullframe lenses even before the introduction of a FF body (FA Limiteds 31, 43 and 77mm, FA 50/1,4, DFA 50mm, DFA 100mm and this two new telezooms). Actually the only lens missing is a standard zoom, something like 24-70mm and Pentax FF camera can go on sale.
P.S. Not mentioning the fact some DA lenses are rumoured to actually cover FF sensor.

Not counting some third party lenses, like the 28~75 from Tamron, some exotic manual lenses from Mitakon and Samyang.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 5, 2015 at 09:54 UTC

There is few third partie lenses, and what Tamron do is a simple copy of the Panasonic, and without OIS. Not impress at all. Why not doing a 12~150 with OIS, something different from the Panasonic/Olympus ?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 16, 2015 at 15:50 UTC as 13th comment | 4 replies

Good luck to Samsung, to sell, they must first made their product available. There is no NX1 on amazon.fr and even no mirrorless samsung at all on digitphoto.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 14, 2015 at 10:33 UTC as 73rd comment | 1 reply
On Tamron 16-300mm Di II VC PZD real-world samples article (103 comments in total)

The only complains is that lense doesn't exist in Pentax mount. Image taken in portrait orientation seems worse than the ones in landscape orientation.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 11, 2014 at 10:18 UTC as 5th comment | 1 reply
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capanikon: Eh. Canikon mirrorless is gonna crush Sony whenever they get around to taking mirrors seriously.

Canikon serious mirrorless ? Maybe in a a year or two, but why on earth they switch to mirrorless ? They have good dslr from beginner to pro, with a vast set of lenses, they upgrade their camera every years and sells them well. BTW They already have mirrorless cameras, with some lenses. It seems that making new lenses for a new system it not that easy.

Direct link | Posted on Nov 20, 2014 at 09:58 UTC
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AdamT: It`ll never win a beauty contest, the A7 series always had the appearance of the EVF hump stuck on as an afterthought but this looks like something is missing on one side .. whatever , IBIS is a good move if it works as well as Oly's 5 Axis does

yes, it looks like a lego camera, with a body, a grip and an evf glue together without a global design :)

Direct link | Posted on Nov 20, 2014 at 09:51 UTC
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sbansban: "Electric" level??????

The camera send you an electric shock when it's level. No need to look at the screen, great improvment ;)

Direct link | Posted on Jun 12, 2014 at 17:28 UTC
On Sony a6000 Review preview (816 comments in total)
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Hubertus Bigend: I wonder how a smallish EVF with 462 x 346 effective RGB pixels can be "respectable" for a camera that offers 24 MP, let alone so many years after the first mirrorless camera has appeared on the market. Even the best EVF available today still lacks the clear image of a good optical SLR finder that allows precise manual focus without the nuisance of having to switch into a zoom-in mode. But an EVF like the current Olympus finder and probably the Fuji X-T1 finder, too, is at least a step in the right direction. New electronic finders should improve on that, not deteriorate.

Maybe because less and less people use EVF to compose ?
Recently, i go to the Eiffel Tower, young use phone, their parent use compact camera, grand pa use dslr and use a view finder, japanese use either phone or mirroless. And many photographer using camera with viewfinder compose with the big lcd screen. It's always strange to see people shooting with dslr at arms length :)
Me ? I use a GM1, nice IQ, not so great ergonomics and LCD hard to see in sunny day.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 3, 2014 at 17:32 UTC
On Stream your photos... via backpack? article (34 comments in total)
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JABB66: in the article and in the main page...

"that >>shaves<< precious..."

Because it's a slick solution :)

Direct link | Posted on May 19, 2014 at 14:29 UTC
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III First Impressions Review preview (2962 comments in total)
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Eleson: This puzzles me.
The differences between this one and the mk2 are big enough to warrant a new name and to sell them in parallel.
Why mk3?

The just follow canon naming with 5d mk1, mk2, mk3

Direct link | Posted on May 16, 2014 at 09:31 UTC
On Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III First Impressions Review preview (2962 comments in total)
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Paul_B Midlands UK: A huge seller for sure. Bang on. Never so many positive remarks for a new product I'm stunned! Ok no articulating screen or time lapse as pointed out and it's not gold plated either. Great work Sony,I hope the firmware is a LOT better than my NEX5n.

for time lpases, there is an app for that in the play memories apps.

Direct link | Posted on May 16, 2014 at 09:30 UTC
On Judge strikes down fine against drone photographer article (131 comments in total)
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racketman: Amazon will be hoping the appeal by the FAA is unsuccessful assuming they intend to go ahead with their drone delivery service.

For driving a truck, you need a license. And if youy run out of gas, the truck simply stopped, and don't fall on your head :)

Direct link | Posted on Mar 14, 2014 at 10:07 UTC
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