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xtoph

xtoph

Lives in United States seattle, WA, United States
Works as a anthropologist
Has a website at www.phloiterer.tumblr.com
Joined on Sep 22, 2004

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  • Joe--the difference between aspects might be minor to you; it isnt to me, at all. I am sure you wouldnt like having all your 2:3 format pictures cropped off at the edges the way they would be on an...

  • Where this article stumbles is in not clearly addressing at the start the fact that the two systems compared have different aspect ratios, and thus the 'equivalent' shots will not look at all the...

  • Where this article stumbles is in not clearly addressing at the start the fact that the two systems compared have different aspect ratios, and thus the 'equivalent' shots will not look at all the...

  • You might be surprised by how *few* people, even in america, recognize the kodak brand. I work with classes of young students learning photography, and also teach at the university level (in usa);...

  • You don't understand what a model release releases. You dont own every picture someone else snaps of you, and it is indeed more than legal for them to sell that photo they snapped (and own) without...

  • Yeah, raw would be nice, but beside the point unless oly offers true manual exposure control or AT LEAST aperture priority mode. Seriously, what is the point of advertising your f/2 lens if there...

  • Commented on Review: Ona Lima camera strap article

    the leica strap is one of the best designed and best made straps out there. (it is slightly less grippy on the pad than an upstrap, which is why i don't use mine, but it looks better and wraps...

  • Commented on Review: Ona Lima camera strap article

    the problem with non-adjustable straps is that you do sometimes need a different length, such as when you put on a bulky jacket, or when you are carrying two cameras at one time.

  • Commented on Review: Ona Lima camera strap article

    i agree with the recommendation for the upstrap. i've bought about 6 over the years (a couple for my brother and a friends camera). it is the only thing i've found that actually works as a shoulder...

  • I dont understand the article comment about ergonomics improving since the fe2. Sounds to me like they are already missing the point. Aside from the focus turning the wrong way on nikons (:p), the...

  • Commented on Sony Alpha A7 / A7R preview

    They do not look "much smaller" than the full frame interchangeable lens m9, particularly when you take into account the size of the respective lenses.

    Not actually that big a deal, but it is...

  • Commented on Ten things we learned this week article

    I have to add my objection to the new "click and load 12 pages to view content worth maybe 2" design i have seen a few times here recently.

    Not only is it tedious and timewasting, but it is...

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