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quiquae

Lives in Japan Tokyo, Japan
Joined on Aug 7, 2013

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  • Thunderbolt may be worthwhile for drives used in regular line of work, such as for this reviewer, but it seems vastly overkill for an emergency boot drive. If that is all you want, I'd simply...

  • > Would Lightroom read the tags on import properly?

    You mean tags that you wrote into the RAW files based on my instruction above? If so, then yes, it does. Using this Adobe importer? The article...

  • If metadata such as tags and ratings are the only things you want to salvage from Aperture, you can just write them into the RAW/JPEG files using the "Write IPTC metadata into original" command...

  • Hrm! An "importer" for a non-destructive edit program that doesn't actually import the non-destructive edits!

    I can't place a finger on it, but I'm pretty sure there's a Monty Python sketch hiding...

  • If you know what you're doing, of course you'd step back and zoom in order to flatten the perspective. Most camera phone users won't know what they're doing, zoom with their feet and end up...

  • 29mm equivalent is the same as the wide end of Canon APS-C kit zooms (18mm x 1.6). Any wider and the perspective distortion on e.g. closeup portraits become too annoying for comfort. I for one...

  • It never ceases to amaze me that some people actually seem to choose DSLRs for style, of all things.

    Pro tip: all DSLRs look the same to people who don't read DPReview. That is to say, they look...

  • I can see the argument against a built-in flash in a big DSLR, but why is it desperation to ask for a built-in flash in a "compact" camera? The fastest lens and best sensor in the world do not...

  • Let's assume you are right. How are you suggesting sports and wildlife shooters spend the next five years?

  • Given that this is a zoom and not a 600mm prime, I wish it had a somewhat shorter MFD. (I know it isn't trivial.)

  • What Chinese factory are you talking about? Canon's list of its factories only show their plants in Japan, Taiwan and Malaysia making EF lenses. My L lenses and two bodies (650D and 6D) are made in...

  • Listen, if you are willing to trust your expensive gear to $40 piece of crap Target bags, be my guest. We clearly attach different sets of values to time, opportunity cost, and our gear.

  • @peevee1
    Of course there is no such thing as an unbreakable zipper. Good bags are less breakable than others, however, often by a significant margin. The Tumi suitcase and briefcase I purchased...

  • 8I used to think the same way about expensive suitcases, until an $80 suitcase decided in middle of an overseas trip that its zippers no longer needed to work. Thank goodness I happened to be in a...

  • @Jun2
    If you had really been using Macs for the last 20 years, surely you had experience with 7.5.0, 7.5.2, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and most recently 10.7 (Lion). Mavericks is a masterpiece compared to...

  • Was this shot in JPEG or RAW? If latter, then can Mr. Slater claim that, by virtue of having altered some settings in RAW development, he owns the copyright to this derivative JPEG of the monkey's...

  • Well, this lens's reach is so limited that you'd need to carry a standard zoom anyway. In other words, 18mm is a relatively unimportant focal length for this lens.

    I've only taken this lens out...

  • I have the exact opposite problem. Flickr usually loads instantaneously, whereas 500px.com is like watching paint dry. A big reason why I've ruled out switching. Maybe it has something to do with...

  • Never ceases to amaze me how people keep waltzing in to give self-righteous pontifications about this low-end superzoom that they were never going to buy anyway.

  • Damn right! Twice the weight, no faster and won't even take front filters--all for twice the price! Go Sigma!

    Oh, wait...

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