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Michael Ma

Michael Ma

Lives in United States San Diego, United States
Works as a Multimedia Professional
Has a website at
Joined on Jan 18, 2005

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  • Because 4K video looks lightyears better on a 1080p monitor. It is because of the codecs. There are no consumer codecs that will store individual 1920 x 1080 pixels for each frame. However,...

  • Some people think that when you have a stylus, you have to use it ALL THE TIME instead of your finger. I think that's why some people have such a hard time understanding it's purpose. For 20...

  • That's one dirty iPhone.

  • The stylus by Adobe has an annoying lag that makes the experience feel very disconnected on the iPad. Adobe's products would be perfect for any devices (Android or iOS) if they had a dedicated...

  • SSD's are about 5-6x faster than the most expensive insanely expensive SD/Compact Flash cards. Samsung makes ultra low power SSDs for a good price. Black Magic Designs puts SSD's in their cameras...

  • SSD's are about 5-6x faster than the fastest and insanely expensive SD/Compact Flash cards. Samsung makes ultra low power SSDs for a good price. Black Magic Designs puts SSD's in their cameras...

  • looks like Samsung knows that cameras should know how to focus:

  • I agree with Stephan. If they're gonna spend, 10's, maybe 100's of millions of dollars on R&D, manufacturing, and marketing on a camera, they probably have a camera that can focus? Not sure why...

  • Oops, I meant, good first camera. I mixed "not a bad first gen" and "good first try" together and ended up saying something completely different.

  • So seeing that consumer products have been doing 4K video now for at least a year (smartphones being the first), we can safely say Canon chose to not include 4K on purpose. Good move Canon?

  • The design of RED cameras are a little over the top. I guess the guy that gets the job is the guy with the most number of wires and carbon fiber on his camera.

  • I was hoping they put their Samsung SSD's in here somehow and gave us raw 4K video recording out of the box. They could have really made the huge dent in the entire film making industry. But...

  • Looking forward to the samples! Kudos for the interesting videography features.

  • I waited for this camera pretty much daily for 3 years. Since then, my hobby has expanded to both photography and videography and it would have been awesome to see the high bitrate raw recording...

  • 99000 pounds. Sounds about right.

  • Nice...this is something new that looks very useful.

    Only for fast-forward (time lapse) effects though

  • @Black Box. Nice pictures. I think I remember you. Have you made any progress other than photographing things on your desk with an iPhone? I guess we all need to start somewhere.

  • I own a GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition and about half of all mounts they sell. The reason I don't use it much is that the mounts and the camera are too pronounced and clunky as a casual hands on...

  • It should be a requirement to post pics into your gallery before you can post comments.

    Before you hit upload for the first time, you'll make 2 realizations:

    First, it's harder than it looks,...

  • Probably one bad seed. It happened to me when I subscribed to BMG music club, where they send out 8 CD's for the price of 1. When it happened two times in a row where the bottom of the box...

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