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viking79

Lives in United States Marion, IA, United States
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Joined on Nov 27, 2007

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  • Get a Sony A7/A7R with Sony 55mm f/1.8. That lens is every bit as good and a fraction the weight. Full frame to boot.

  • Get a Sony A7/A7R with Sony Zeiss 55mm f/1.8. That lens is every bit as good and a fraction the weight. Full frame to boot.

  • I have a QX10 and it makes a nice paper weight. Honestly the Wi-Fi doesn't work as well as my NX30 and it is just as bulky when you add the phone. It is really unwieldy on my Galaxy S4 and slow. ...

  • The NX30 has a superb quality touch screen (sensitive and responsive). Not sure you will find that on any DSLR. There are reasons to buy both. Why would someone buy a D7100 when they can get a...

  • Commented on Hands on with the Pentax 645Z news story

    Sensor size is more important in terms of resolution than number of pixels. A larger sensor doesn't have to be enlarged as much and doesn't strain lenses as much. Most of the current 135 format...

  • Commented on Hands on with the Pentax 645Z news story

    Sensor size is more important to resolution than number of pixels. A larger sensor doesn't have to be enlarged as much and doesn't strain lenses as much. Most of the current 135 format "full...

  • Commented on Fujifilm X-T1 Review preview

    I agree that DSLR cameras can be very accurate, but I prefer that a mirrorless camera is accurate with any lens anywhere in the frame (phase detect fails near the edges because of how it works,...

  • Commented on Fujifilm X-T1 Review preview

    I agree that DSLR cameras can be very accurate, but I prefer that a mirrorless camera is accurate with any lens anywhere in the frame with absolutely no calibration (phase detect fails near the...

  • Commented on Fujifilm X-T1 Review preview

    Maybe you should try one?

  • Commented on Fujifilm X-T1 Review preview

    Sony has only a few native lenses. Fail. I would buy based on which system fits your needs better. The Fuji X has a very complete and capable set of lenses. Today. I have A7R and it is a great...

  • Commented on Fujifilm X-T1 Review preview

    "Extremely accurate single-shot autofocus, even with fast lenses"

    This is why I won't shoot a DSLR if I can help it. After going mirrorless I like that my photos are more reliably in focus. ...

  • Compare RAW to Sony NEX 7 and it is very similar. DXO Mark will confirm this (check NX300).

  • Depends on the lens. The 45mm f/1.8 focuses almost instantly, as fast or faster than most DSLR and 50mm lenses. Some of the other lenses are notably slower. It will still hunt in low light of...

  • Maxnimo, with computer processors you notice an improvement. 4k doesn't really offer a big improvement in viewing experience. Not a valid analogy. I can't really tell the difference between...

  • An AA filter is an absolute must for a 12 MP full frame camera. It would be terrible for stills without one unless you want to brush every single image for moire removal :)

  • The 24-70mm is not large at all in practice. It isn't nearly as large as it looks.

  • Any of the CCTV lenses that aren't at least MP resolution aren't any use on the Q unless you treat them as toy lenses. I still need to publish a test from a 6mm f/1.2 lens. I find that the good...

  • That seven lens kit doesn't come with the $500 Wide (08) lens. I would take the 08 over the Toy or lens cap lenses.

    Eric

  • I will tell you what, my A7R sits around most of the time, I much prefer using the NX30. There are some things you can do on the A7R you can't on the NX30 (like decoupling shutter and focus), but...

  • Agreed, this seems most interesting to NX, E, X, EF-M cameras which use APS-C sensors.

    If you have wide large aperture lenses like this, that are still relatively compact, I see less reason to...

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