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Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-13-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 12,406
Posted By FA Limited
i'd consider jumping back in if they made that...

i'd consider jumping back in if they made that shutter release smoother. that last half press is not smooth and i tried numerous options thumb grips, shutter release but those didn't really help. the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-12-2016
Replies: 81
Views: 7,355
Posted By FA Limited
how long does it take these Leica digitals to...

how long does it take these Leica digitals to wake up? My Pana GX7 takes like a second and my Canon 6D is instantaneous, i assumed it would be instantaneous given the cost etc. :confused:
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-12-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,987
Posted By FA Limited
the Fuji X-E1 is just too slow, AF is somewhat...

the Fuji X-E1 is just too slow, AF is somewhat unreliable. perhaps if you like MF lenses it works better.

i use my GX7 most of the time these days, although i sacrifice *some* image quality, i...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-21-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 627
Posted By FA Limited
New LG G5 Smartphone with 135 degree camera

The secondary camera is a 8 MP shooter with ultra wide lens
http://anandtech.com/show/10069/lg-announces-the-lg-g5
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-17-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 12,875
Posted By FA Limited
important things for me to find out: 1....

important things for me to find out:
1. Sufficiently decent AF compared to competitors
2. Performance of the AF primes: 31, 35, 43, 50, 77 (sweet sweet limited lenses)
3. How the older MF 50 lenses...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-17-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 12,875
Posted By FA Limited
it's...

it's here!
http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/pentax-k-1

I wish I had my FA L's back :(
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2015
Replies: 677
Views: 51,111
Posted By FA Limited
how did you respond? :confused:

how did you respond? :confused:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-27-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 6,603
Posted By FA Limited
i ended up selling my MX because i found the...

i ended up selling my MX because i found the shutter dial incredibly stiff to rotate
Forum: Leica SL 10-27-2015
Replies: 273
Views: 19,713
Posted By FA Limited
the best mirrorless focusing now is probably by...

the best mirrorless focusing now is probably by panasonic with their DFD techonology (no PDAF!). maybe some of that has trickled into the leica SL :D
Forum: RFF News 09-26-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 4,926
Posted By FA Limited
toooo confusing ... and it will be so hard to...

toooo confusing ... and it will be so hard to find the "vs" threads ... i think this is a really bad idea
even today there is not too much activity in a lot of the forums and adding more subgroups...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-15-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 7,519
Posted By FA Limited
43mm filter thread... ANOTHER different filter...

43mm filter thread... ANOTHER different filter thread for Fuji
39, 43, 52, 58, 62, 67, 72, 77
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-13-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,490
Posted By FA Limited
too bad they didn't go radical and go back to the...

too bad they didn't go radical and go back to the MZ-D prototype. i used to own an MZ-S, what a fun fun camera that was to use. it performed better than the K100D i owned.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-11-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,366
Posted By FA Limited
big fan of the tenba messenger bag, i think the...

big fan of the tenba messenger bag, i think the tripod straps on the bottom are great. only concern is that the strap is not detachable like in the messenger series. the con with tenba bags is that...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-04-2015
Replies: 55
Views: 9,068
Posted By FA Limited
http://www.dpreview.com/articles/3071796575/ricoh-...

http://www.dpreview.com/articles/3071796575/ricoh-announces-development-of-long-awaited-full-frame-pentax-dslr

it's announced now! makes me miss my sweet sweet FA Limited Lenses and fun primes :(
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-17-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 5,870
Posted By FA Limited
I think that's a good choice with the D800e...

I think that's a good choice with the D800e especially if you're using longer / heavier lenses. The 1542T is better for lighter cameras or short prime lenses.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-14-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 5,870
Posted By FA Limited
i have a Gitzo 1542 and a Markins Q3T. I have...

i have a Gitzo 1542 and a Markins Q3T. I have found with the 6D and a 70-300L that this setup is not sturdy enough. for larger DSLRs and lenses, I would at least prefer a heavier head and maybe some...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-31-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,310
Posted By FA Limited
why is it not surprising that every fuji camera...

why is it not surprising that every fuji camera has these weird issues that either become introduced / never seem to get fixed. their QA seems to be lacking. like on the x-e1 even after the latest...
Forum: Travel 12-30-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 796
Posted By FA Limited
from what i have read this is technically against...

from what i have read this is technically against terms of services and they may suspend your mileage rewards if you do this. although i'm not sure if that's just to scare people but your mileage may...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-18-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By FA Limited
those are some good photos. i wish i could be so...

those are some good photos. i wish i could be so rusty!
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-18-2014
Replies: 244
Views: 22,882
Posted By FA Limited
one of the reasons i would lean more to the...

one of the reasons i would lean more to the Coolpix A is the presence of Face Detection which is a feature i do like for when i get into the photo as well as manual video controls. in Canada, the...
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-17-2014
Replies: 244
Views: 22,882
Posted By FA Limited
anyone picked up one of these recently? they are...

anyone picked up one of these recently? they are available for much cheaper than the Ricoh GR now
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-15-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 10,071
Posted By FA Limited
the amazon date got pushed back to Jan 31 2015 :(

the amazon date got pushed back to Jan 31 2015 :(
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-13-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 7,785
Posted By FA Limited
had one but i found the shutter dial extremely...

had one but i found the shutter dial extremely stiff... the view through a nikon i also felt was brighter and easier to focus through. but it was fun to use while i had it.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-09-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,646
Posted By FA Limited
i don't have any examples readily available but i...

i don't have any examples readily available but i would say in general m4/3 is probably a stop behind an APS-C which is a stop behind FF for noise. i like my gx7 a lot but at 1600 things already get...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-29-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,443
Posted By FA Limited
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1082159-REG/...

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1082159-REG/panasonic_h_fs35100_lumix_g_vario_35_100mm.html

there is the tiny new 35-100 but you'll have to wait till November
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-26-2014
Replies: 95
Views: 12,194
Posted By FA Limited
could they not have the black patch in the middle...

could they not have the black patch in the middle floating in glass and project onto the middle instead? that would give a very RF experience.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-25-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,640
Posted By FA Limited
thanks for the update .... still patiently...

thanks for the update .... still patiently waiting here. I ordered on the 17th as well :(

EDIT: woohoo my copy is shipping :D
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-24-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,640
Posted By FA Limited
anyone got their copy from the Book Depository...

anyone got their copy from the Book Depository yet? they list it as available but I still haven't received my any update with a shipping...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-23-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 6,830
Posted By FA Limited
seeing as the new X100T just came out, it will...

seeing as the new X100T just came out, it will put further downward pressure on prices.

i think the X100 original already hit $500 on the used markets quite a while ago. as great as fuji is with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-23-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 3,531
Posted By FA Limited
i think out of canon's current lens lineup,...

i think out of canon's current lens lineup, almost all the lenses are pretty good to excellent. especially on the tele side, pretty much everything is covered and can hardly go wrong.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-20-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,456
Posted By FA Limited
the fix in 2.01 is important if you use MF.

the fix in 2.01 is important if you use MF.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-20-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 9,068
Posted By FA Limited
if this was true it would be hard to resist ......

if this was true it would be hard to resist ... updated FA Limited primes :cool:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-19-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 9,068
Posted By FA Limited
From what I can remember from internet...

From what I can remember from internet readings:
canon has the shortest flange distance, but the pentax isn't much larger therefore it requires some messing around. a PK adapter on Canon works only...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-19-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 9,068
Posted By FA Limited
the FA Limiteds would finally get the FF sensor...

the FA Limiteds would finally get the FF sensor that they deserve. too bad i sold mine :(.
there were some pictures on PentaxForums way back where someone modified their 5Dc and FA Limiteds to work...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-18-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By FA Limited
electronic shutters need about 0.1s to read the...

electronic shutters need about 0.1s to read the entire scene which would make it too slow to capture a flash burst. we have to wait for a full global electronic shutter that would be a huge step up...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-17-2014
Replies: 2,424
Views: 357,400
Posted By FA Limited
just got a copy of nick brandt's reprinted "on...

just got a copy of nick brandt's reprinted "on this earth, a shadow falls"

http://www.nickbrandt.com/text_page.cfm?pid=2706
i find it funny on his website he actually comments on the printing...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-17-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,640
Posted By FA Limited
thanks peter, ordered one just now :D

thanks peter, ordered one just now :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-17-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 2,592
Posted By FA Limited
google does weird things like this all the time,...

google does weird things like this all the time, change things that are working perfectly fine to make it worse. just look at new google maps.

i wouldn't rely on google for anything really important.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,104
Posted By FA Limited
i remember i went to an ebay auction link...

i remember i went to an ebay auction link www.ebay.com/whatever that lead me to a phony site. i wanted to see the price and i logged in and then realized that it was probably a phishing scam. it...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-16-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,084
Posted By FA Limited
I have no idea what I would do with a QX* or an...

I have no idea what I would do with a QX* or an open camera, but I'd be really excited to see what other more creative people would be able to do with it. I'm sure there are at least some type of...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-14-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 10,071
Posted By FA Limited
woohoo thanks pre-ordered as well :)

woohoo thanks pre-ordered as well :)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-10-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 11,629
Posted By FA Limited
i must admit this is mildly tempting even though...

i must admit this is mildly tempting even though i hate xtrans and the hard shutter release on the X100 ... the inclusion of face detection, hallelujah!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-23-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 4,130
Posted By FA Limited
maybe wait for the rumoured...

maybe wait for the rumoured D750
http://nikonrumors.com/2014/08/18/the-upcoming-full-frame-dslr-camera-will-be-called-nikon-d750.aspx/
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-20-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 4,312
Posted By FA Limited
wow gary just wow! thanks for putting in so much...

wow gary just wow! thanks for putting in so much time and work doing the testing and being the guinea pig in doing the testing. point form reviews :) just the way i like them instead of fluffy...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-05-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 4,535
Posted By FA Limited
The Tenba Messenger is a champ! It is very...

The Tenba Messenger is a champ! It is very versatile and has many pockets to stuff things. When I travel, I use it as a personal item with my Domke stuffed into it. Once I arrive, I take out the...
Forum: Travel 07-31-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,509
Posted By FA Limited
i did ... they told me not to bother it's like...

i did ... they told me not to bother
it's like what some other posters said, doesn't even seem like they're trying to sell stuff
Forum: Travel 07-30-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,509
Posted By FA Limited
When I was there, I visited the store for a bit,...

When I was there, I visited the store for a bit, bought a roll of film. The guy was friendly. Then I remember asking about someone else about hasselblad lens caps. They had a huge bag of lens caps...
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-27-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,943
Posted By FA Limited
i used to take a file, get it as nice as possible...

i used to take a file, get it as nice as possible in SPP then export as a TIFF. bring it back into LR and convert to DNG just to save some space. then work on it via LR. it's just so much work...
Forum: Photo Software 06-27-2014
Replies: 101
Views: 8,538
Posted By FA Limited
not at all surprising, apple has a very short...

not at all surprising, apple has a very short attention span when it comes to products for professionals e.g. final cut and their "office" products
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-25-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,176
Posted By FA Limited
me me me! thanks for such a generous gesture....

me me me! thanks for such a generous gesture. really like your take on car racing :)
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-25-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,943
Posted By FA Limited
easy way to get super blue is the Foveon Blue...

easy way to get super blue is the Foveon Blue colour mode!
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-25-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,943
Posted By FA Limited
my bad... but you're not missing much anyways :p

my bad... but you're not missing much anyways :p
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-25-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,943
Posted By FA Limited
http://www.sigma-global.com/en/download/cameras/si...

http://www.sigma-global.com/en/download/cameras/sigma-photo-pro/
this is the link if you want to try
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-25-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,943
Posted By FA Limited
so i just tried it out, somehow they have made...

so i just tried it out, somehow they have made the user interface even worse (how is that possible?). in the editor, the toolbar seems even thicker than i remembered because they have chosen to stack...
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-25-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,943
Posted By FA Limited
i hope there are easier to use controls for...

i hope there are easier to use controls for colour temperatures and the colour mixer. those were the worst parts to play with because there was no easy way to pick the right combination. i don't have...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 06-23-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,311
Posted By FA Limited
haha that's pretty inventive! people like to rag...

haha that's pretty inventive! people like to rag on chinese goods but at the same time it's the chinese willing to make niche electronics and listen to feedback.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-13-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 5,070
Posted By FA Limited
i have an older regular size tenba messenger and...

i have an older regular size tenba messenger and it's a fantastic bag to carry stuff, but not necessarily the best camera bag. part of that stems from the fact the insert is very short and therefore...
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-12-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By FA Limited
also shoots 4K video wow! seems pretty...

also shoots 4K video wow! seems pretty interesting but it's pretty massive at 900g.
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-06-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,340
Posted By FA Limited
how is it?

how is it?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-19-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,836
Posted By FA Limited
i suggest the new IS primes, 24 2.8, 28 2.8 or 35...

i suggest the new IS primes, 24 2.8, 28 2.8 or 35 2.0
the updated forumlas are sharp, the IS is an extra bonus if you don't mind the slower aperture. best of all the price is more reasonable than the...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-30-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 9,375
Posted By FA Limited
http://www.domkephoto.com/products all the new...

http://www.domkephoto.com/products
all the new bags are crazy expensive judging from the B&H prices

Chronicle ~ F-2 - 319-349
Ledger ~ F-6 - 289-319
Herald ~ F-803 - 269-299
Metro Messenger ~ F-832...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-30-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,009
Posted By FA Limited
ooold thread but anyways the domke dividers...

ooold thread but anyways the domke dividers really suck. and i also don't particularly need the bottom zipper. but the bag is quite unique because there isn't a bag this size that's this thin. i've...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-25-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,470
Posted By FA Limited
photozone's 12mm/12.8...

photozone's 12mm/12.8 review
http://www.photozone.de/fuji_x/869-zeiss12f28

compare to the 14mm/2.8
http://www.photozone.de/fuji_x/807-fuji14f28
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 04-25-2014
Replies: 130
Views: 23,334
Posted By FA Limited
with 2+3 custom settings plus a dial position for...

with 2+3 custom settings plus a dial position for manual video and practically all Fn buttons customizable, a touch side bar for more buttons and the quick menu, there really should not be a need to...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-25-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,878
Posted By FA Limited
i had petitioned for improved organization of the...

i had petitioned for improved organization of the mirrorless forums but i'm still not a fan of separating fixed and interchangeable systems it's very confusing. and people post in the Other CSC...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 04-25-2014
Replies: 130
Views: 23,334
Posted By FA Limited
the GX7's tilting viewfinder seemed like a...

the GX7's tilting viewfinder seemed like a gimmick, but after trying it in the store and buying the camera, i have found that it is definitely superb addition and almost mandatory for any future...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-01-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 6,807
Posted By FA Limited
thanks for confirming this, i was hoping it...

thanks for confirming this, i was hoping it wasn't just me. although this behaviour is annoying then if you need to use AFC on something that at the time is stationary.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-01-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,912
Posted By FA Limited
hahahaha i find this statement funny ... i found...

hahahaha i find this statement funny ... i found the Sigma AF To be pretty much always accurate and it didn't seem too much slower than the X100 (which if found at times even on the MF+AF-L method...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-01-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 6,807
Posted By FA Limited
any tracking AF comments? indoors with the...

any tracking AF comments?

indoors with the 35/1.4 on CAF i couldn't even focus on a stationary object but maybe pre-release firmware on the demo unit that i tested...
on the sideways wedding shot...
Forum: Travel 02-27-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By FA Limited
those are some nice photos, thanks for sharing

those are some nice photos, thanks for sharing
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-26-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 7,024
Posted By FA Limited
wow that sucks to hear, i would have thought they...

wow that sucks to hear, i would have thought they would have fixed that by now
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-25-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By FA Limited
i've tried this on a fuji system and the flash...

i've tried this on a fuji system and the flash would work. if you get the yongnuo wireless transmitter, the latest firmware allows radio triggering from non canon cameras to the 600ex.
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-22-2014
Replies: 351
Views: 48,013
Posted By FA Limited
i tried the tracking AF today with the 35/1.4 on...

i tried the tracking AF today with the 35/1.4
on continuous AF i had extreme difficulty getting a lock on my standing subject. when the subject started walking slowly the camera for the most part was...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-21-2014
Replies: 351
Views: 48,013
Posted By FA Limited
i don't have it but the answer is...

i don't have it but the answer is yes
http://www.fujifilm.ca/products/digital_cameras/x/fujifilm_x_t1/specifications/index.html

Li-ion battery NP-W126
Battery charger BC-W126
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-21-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 6,807
Posted By FA Limited
try the tracking autofocus! ;)

try the tracking autofocus! ;)
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-21-2014
Replies: 351
Views: 48,013
Posted By FA Limited
not doubting you at all dave! it's probably...

not doubting you at all dave! it's probably better so that i am not tempted to buy :D. i will try to check it out tomorrow when they have it at henry's.
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-21-2014
Replies: 351
Views: 48,013
Posted By FA Limited
i'm surprised too at your results given Rico's...

i'm surprised too at your results given Rico's photos of horseriding and CameraStoreTV's results. maybe it's the lens that cannot keep up?

the a6000 from sony seems to have pretty good AF tracking,...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-21-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By FA Limited
http://www.sigmaphoto.com/product/lens-hood-lh1-01...

http://www.sigmaphoto.com/product/lens-hood-lh1-01-for-dp1-merrill
americans are lucky to have reasonably priced products and shipping
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-21-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,794
Posted By FA Limited
it is worth mentioning that canon's battery...

it is worth mentioning that canon's battery management is waaay superior to fuji's battery icon as it provides a percentage as well as a log of other batteries used in the camera.

i find fuji always...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-20-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,589
Posted By FA Limited
these days i find video reviews much more useful....

these days i find video reviews much more useful. especially the photobude one where the guy goes through every menu option. i think it's fantastic because everyone has certain things / features we...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-18-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 4,046
Posted By FA Limited
it will be another panaleica...

it will be another panaleica lens
http://www.dpreview.com/news/2013/10/17/panasonic-adds-leica-15mm-f1-7-lens-to-micro-four-thirds-stable

unfortunately no new updates were given at CP+
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-17-2014
Replies: 351
Views: 48,013
Posted By FA Limited
best video reviews online from...

best video reviews online from CameraStoreTV
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nW8Cz_v3w1E
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-17-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 4,046
Posted By FA Limited
it will be interesting to see how the proposed...

it will be interesting to see how the proposed 15/1.7 fits on the camera, the aperture ring will definitely help handling
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-16-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 10,411
Posted By FA Limited
that's a lot of work gary, not really cams i am...

that's a lot of work gary, not really cams i am considering but appreciate the effort
surprising the DP1M+GW3 is better than the X-E1 and 14mm
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-16-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 25,347
Posted By FA Limited
CP+ Interview w...

CP+ Interview w DPR
http://www.dpreview.com/articles/2466682090/cp-sigma-interview-we-have-survived-because-we-make-unique-products
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-15-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,053
Posted By FA Limited
some pretty kickass quotes there such as girls...

some pretty kickass quotes there such as



girls can take pretty good photos too ;)



cancel your pre-orders?
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-13-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 25,347
Posted By FA Limited
digital xpan would be an automatic buy for me...

digital xpan would be an automatic buy for me ....

anyways there is an interesting blog by Andrew Smallman who focuses a lot on camera ergonomics. he built a wood mockup in order to test how the...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-13-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 25,347
Posted By FA Limited
there are pictures of people holding the camera...

there are pictures of people holding the camera but still having trouble visualizing how i could hold the grip and push the shutter button
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-13-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 4,253
Posted By FA Limited
i think it's cool they've offered this, similar...

i think it's cool they've offered this, similar to the olympus body cap lenses but a bit thicker than i expected. should make a fun street shooter.
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 02-11-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 4,640
Posted By FA Limited
Sony a6000

http://www.dpreview.com/news/2014/02/12/sony-a6000-promises-worlds-fastest-af-and-11-fps-subject-tracking
http://www.dpreview.com/previews/sony-alpha-a6000

faster AF, lower res EVF, lower price than...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-11-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,969
Posted By FA Limited
DPR's official...

DPR's official release
http://www.dpreview.com/news/2014/02/12/canon-powershot-g1-x-mark-ii-adds-faster-lens-and-af-to-big-sensor-body

although faster AF is mentioned, would be nice if they said the...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-11-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,969
Posted By FA Limited
in the best buy picture there is a top down view...

in the best buy picture there is a top down view with two separate hand grips which is pretty good. although there are fewer dials, the touch screen and double function rings should alleviate that to...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-11-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,969
Posted By FA Limited
Canon G1X II

http://www.canonwatch.com/want-pre-order-canon-powershot-g1-x-ii-can-bestbuy-full-specs-pictures/

pretty cool they jammed a wide and bright zoom into the G1X
this looks interesting and should be...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-10-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 4,443
Posted By FA Limited
maybe nobody wants to be that uncle who takes...

maybe nobody wants to be that uncle who takes forever to do the family photo
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-10-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 25,347
Posted By FA Limited
i think that's a bit too optimistic there gary...

i think that's a bit too optimistic there gary :D
maybe after a few more iterations
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-10-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 25,347
Posted By FA Limited
reminds me of a comparison someone did where the...

reminds me of a comparison someone did where the DP3M for whatever reason had the best colours in natural mode. there's also a comparison of the white balance done by...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-10-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 25,347
Posted By FA Limited
i find colour accuracy and sigma foveon to be...

i find colour accuracy and sigma foveon to be somewhat of a misnomer as i found it extremely difficult to get "accurate" colours with the sigma. note that accurate is not the same as nice. if sigma...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-10-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 25,347
Posted By FA Limited
i'm just annoyed they made the new lens a 58mm...

i'm just annoyed they made the new lens a 58mm filter instead of the old 49mm for what does not seem like much of a good reason
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-10-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 25,347
Posted By FA Limited
this inverted grip definitely looks strange, it...

this inverted grip definitely looks strange, it definitely is something you should try in person to see if you like it ...
i also find it weird they decided to put the AF lamp into the lens and...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-05-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,632
Posted By FA Limited
Robin Wong's...

Robin Wong's review
http://robinwong.blogspot.ca/2014/02/olympus-9mm-fisheye-body-cap-lens-review.html
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-04-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,632
Posted By FA Limited
some larger samples of the 25mm and 9mm by...

some larger samples of the 25mm and 9mm by Jackie...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-04-2014
Replies: 351
Views: 48,013
Posted By FA Limited
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAUOx45JiBI Ralf...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAUOx45JiBI

Ralf has a video preview of the camera, he has the most detailed reviews online and he goes through many different menu settings
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 4,787
Posted By FA Limited
i'm guessing he was not referring to the ballet...

i'm guessing he was not referring to the ballet movie / book
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_Swan_(Taleb_book)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 4,787
Posted By FA Limited
i know it's easy to blame the chinese for...

i know it's easy to blame the chinese for everything or try to make them look bad but come on ...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-03-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,470
Posted By FA Limited
Photozone has tested the...

Photozone has tested the 32mm
http://www.photozone.de/fuji_x/863-zeiss32f18

compare to the 35/1.4
http://www.photozone.de/fuji_x/746-fuji35f14
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-31-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 7,024
Posted By FA Limited
i'm waiting for the GR with phase detection on...

i'm waiting for the GR with phase detection on sensor ... electronic shutter would be bonus
i would assume these would be evolutionary steps
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-31-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,632
Posted By FA Limited
i'm glad i'm not the only one ... i don't have...

i'm glad i'm not the only one ... i don't have any oly cameras but the body cap lenses look like a hoot and giving m4/3 a serious thought.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-29-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 6,019
Posted By FA Limited
i sold my hasselblad a few months ago after...

i sold my hasselblad a few months ago after owning it for a few years purchased off KEH and David Odess and well taken care of. my initial posting was for prices around what i had paid for the gear...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-28-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,446
Posted By FA Limited
http://www.fujirumors.com/the-weather-sealed-trini...

http://www.fujirumors.com/the-weather-sealed-trinity-mock-ups-xf-16-55-50-140-18-135-mounted-on-the-new-x-t1/

some mockups of the lenses ... i find it peculiar how fuji are all over the place with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 6,392
Posted By FA Limited
for me it is more stuff that isn't released yet...

for me it is more stuff that isn't released yet that is probably in the works
a new Canon 50 IS
a Ricoh GR that's able to AF in all conditions
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-26-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 4,705
Posted By FA Limited
the MZ/ZX-3/5/5n/ were chintzy plastic bodies...

the MZ/ZX-3/5/5n/ were chintzy plastic bodies however they were fantastic to use. the top deck just like what a Df should have been.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-26-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 4,705
Posted By FA Limited
i was a pentax user before. both are great...

i was a pentax user before. both are great cameras but with strange caveats. the ME Super does not have a shutter speed dial but instead has a strange button layout. the MX which has an enormous...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-26-2014
Replies: 175
Views: 37,833
Posted By FA Limited
in the original post, rogier says he didn't want...

in the original post, rogier says he didn't want his photo taken. and now he is saying that he doesn't mind his picture taken and that it was the rudeness. was it the rudeness because he did it from...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-25-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 3,064
Posted By FA Limited
thankss thelucia4 maybe worth checking out ......

thankss thelucia4 maybe worth checking out ... would like a smaller alternative to the F-5XC
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 01-25-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 9,375
Posted By FA Limited
the old domke website has always been terrible...

the old domke website has always been terrible and this new promo page is no better
i don't understand how they can dangle this on for so long without any updates
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-25-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 3,064
Posted By FA Limited
how big is the back pocket? big enough for a...

how big is the back pocket? big enough for a lonely planet book?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-24-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,640
Posted By FA Limited
nice tip on the documentary. it was like "Jiro...

nice tip on the documentary. it was like "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" but on Photobooks. I preferred the Steidl doc.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-22-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,640
Posted By FA Limited
if thinking about it from an economic sense,...

if thinking about it from an economic sense, let's say Trent Parke makes $10 a book (I mean Amazon had it for ~$30 and I know Magnum did this weird price stepping thing) and 1000 books, that's...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-22-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 12,861
Posted By FA Limited
it's surprising the budget lens is wider and...

it's surprising the budget lens is wider and longer. although it seems to be a tad slow for my taste, it is significantly lighter than the XF 55-200 (580g vs 375g). i pay very close attention to...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-22-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,640
Posted By FA Limited
that's a very thorough explanation there RichC...

that's a very thorough explanation there RichC thank you
there's much to learn about the art world :cool:

i would have never known about this photographer if it weren't for the threads about how...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-21-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,640
Posted By FA Limited
how does it benefit the artist if the books are...

how does it benefit the artist if the books are sold as a limited edition at a fairly low price then "scalped" off at higher prices? i hope this doesn't sound like a dumb question.

i feel like i...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-21-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 8,805
Posted By FA Limited
i would guess Yashica T4 Super!

i would guess Yashica T4 Super!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-19-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 4,046
Posted By FA Limited
i think the flash sync of 1/50 kills it for me,...

i think the flash sync of 1/50 kills it for me, but if it comes down in price like most panasonics do, it would be worth considering for sure. they have made it so small that even the 20/1.7 causes...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-19-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 14,679
Posted By FA Limited
i was just poking fun at you cuz you didn't...

i was just poking fun at you cuz you didn't actually say which one was better :p ... i agree w/ Harry S, to me there is a step up in quality and detail in a FF sensor.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-18-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 14,679
Posted By FA Limited
what are you implying here? the X100 is sharper...

what are you implying here? the X100 is sharper than the dSLR ;)? i don't think sharpness from the X100 is a problem at all unless you're always shooting wide open
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By FA Limited
the sensor and jpegs on the S5 Pro were supposed...

the sensor and jpegs on the S5 Pro were supposed to be glorious with DR unmatched by even the D700.

i remember though it had weird issues like having a Fuji interface, using different batteries, and...
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-11-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,482
Posted By FA Limited
i've seen it in some of my jpegs it does exist in...

i've seen it in some of my jpegs it does exist in fine foliage detail ... but i am a pixel peeper
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-23-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 3,921
Posted By FA Limited
i can see why they went with a soft limit, i...

i can see why they went with a soft limit, i would think if your shutter speed reports slower than your minimum that you would realize that you did something wrong anyways. maybe you could save your...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-18-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,356
Posted By FA Limited
your almost comprehensive list is missing the...

your almost comprehensive list is missing the Canon 10-22 and 11-22 (not sold in the US) but exactly the point, based upon what is out there, it's not outrageous.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-18-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,356
Posted By FA Limited
fuji's pricing has typically been very reasonable...

fuji's pricing has typically been very reasonable when you consider what they offer and comparing it against similar lenses from other makers
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-17-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 11,786
Posted By FA Limited
for stuff with less fine detail, it seems the...

for stuff with less fine detail, it seems the results are a lot better. for portraiture, cityscapes, people photos, the fault does not seem to show as much.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-17-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 11,786
Posted By FA Limited
i've been watching some of the really great...

i've been watching some of the really great marketing presentations that fuji has held with some photographers using x cameras on youtube talking about how they ditched their DSLR setups and became...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-17-2013
Replies: 122
Views: 9,042
Posted By FA Limited
if the quality is the same APS 100% if the...

if the quality is the same APS 100%
if the quality is not the same then would prefer FF depending on size and weight considerations
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-17-2013
Replies: 90
Views: 14,569
Posted By FA Limited
Leica M9/M Type 240 of course :cool:

Leica M9/M Type 240 of course :cool:
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-17-2013
Replies: 504
Views: 103,864
Posted By FA Limited
which has off the charts resolution results on...

which has off the charts resolution results on the A7r ;)
http://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2013/12/sony-a7r-a-rising-tide-lifts-all-the-boats
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-17-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 3,900
Posted By FA Limited
i find the Canon 6D files way better than the...

i find the Canon 6D files way better than the X-E1 files that I have. Does that mean I believe in the full frame look? ;)
Forum: Photo Software 12-16-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,187
Posted By FA Limited
This offer keeps getting extend and extended...

This offer keeps getting extend and extended further so maybe the rush is not as much as you may think. Initially it was a black friday deal, then dec 2nd and now dec 31st. adobe recently announced...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-14-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 10,068
Posted By FA Limited
i think i read somewhere that after you assign...

i think i read somewhere that after you assign the enlargement to a button you must press it twice to enable... i cannot find source sorry but worth a shot

edit: read here...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-09-2013
Replies: 82
Views: 14,679
Posted By FA Limited
which cameras have the exposure comp on Manual...

which cameras have the exposure comp on Manual with Auto ISO? it seems most manufacturers do not have it. i know canon and fuji do not for sure and that pentax does.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-09-2013
Replies: 82
Views: 14,679
Posted By FA Limited
are you constantly changing exposure compensation...

are you constantly changing exposure compensation when you use the camera? i find the X100 is pretty bang on most of the time, maybe needing a bit of + at the beach. personally i don't like the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-08-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,317
Posted By FA Limited
took the lens on a trip to a tropical type of...

took the lens on a trip to a tropical type of place, the results really kick ass
sharp sharp with smooth bokeh, lens renders well, flare performance excellent even without a hood and always an extra...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-06-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 4,753
Posted By FA Limited
i have the same setup as Andy with the DA40 hood...

i have the same setup as Andy with the DA40 hood and usually i haven't noticed any big problems. i just checked some of my night lighting photos and i do notice that i do see something similar but...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 12-03-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,002
Posted By FA Limited
i think canon have higher margins and presence in...

i think canon have higher margins and presence in the DSLR market and don't want to endanger it. from recent reports it seems like mirrorless isn't really a money maker anyways. i'm pretty convinced...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-02-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By FA Limited
there's a thread a bit below with some banter on...

there's a thread a bit below with some banter on the 35
http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=138038

i tried the 28 and exchanged it for a 35. that being said the 35 is quite large...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-30-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,317
Posted By FA Limited
just picked up the canon, pretty sweet performer...

just picked up the canon, pretty sweet performer so far but trying to find a good way to handle the large lens on the smaller 6D body. believe it or not the lens is actually lighter than the chrome...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-28-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 5,542
Posted By FA Limited
i chose the fuji x system because they have a...

i chose the fuji x system because they have a spectacular lens line up that's also very consistent. although m43 also has very similar focal lengths covered, the consistency in quality in some of the...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-28-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 9,808
Posted By FA Limited
the 7D had magic firmware that made the mirror...

the 7D had magic firmware that made the mirror move faster :D ... anyways i really like mine and not sure if i would have bought the cam without the V2 update



well not exactly the same because...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-28-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 9,808
Posted By FA Limited
not sure if you are joking or not but the 7D...

not sure if you are joking or not but the 7D Version 2 Firmware was released almost 3 years after the initial launch.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-28-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 6,830
Posted By FA Limited
i don't know how i missed this one but woohoo! i...

i don't know how i missed this one but woohoo! i was complaining a lot about this one
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-22-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,524
Posted By FA Limited
I agree! Dante is an awesome review writer ... i...

I agree! Dante is an awesome review writer

... i usually like reading Thom's musings but i think he seemed overly critical about every single word here :confused:
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-21-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,345
Posted By FA Limited
i did purchase a horusbenu thumb grip and also...

i did purchase a horusbenu thumb grip and also one of the "bug" soft releases to use with the X100. however after using it for a while, i found it was better and more steady without these...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 11-21-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,759
Posted By FA Limited
How about these from Sony Japan? Usually Japanese...

How about these from Sony Japan? Usually Japanese sites have a few full size samples. It really is a shame companies don't put full size samples on their websites. The best test for me is taking one...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-21-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 3,910
Posted By FA Limited
i saw it from a shop window, compared to the...

i saw it from a shop window, compared to the smaller body of the XE2 the lens looked massive even without the hood, however i did not get a chance to handle it. the sigma 35 1.4 which i have handled...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-21-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 3,910
Posted By FA Limited
i saw a 23 on the XE-2 and the setup looked very...

i saw a 23 on the XE-2 and the setup looked very unbalanced, the lens is quite large and the unusual 62mm filter thread would also be annoying, i think the X100/s would be a much better setup if you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-17-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,317
Posted By FA Limited
canon's never seem to get a fair shake in this...

canon's never seem to get a fair shake in this hood
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-15-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 92,312
Posted By FA Limited
i do find it weird that they decided there was no...

i do find it weird that they decided there was no room on the ISO dial for AUTO
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-15-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,317
Posted By FA Limited
the canon is quite fat with a whopping 67mm...

the canon is quite fat with a whopping 67mm filter thread but having IS on wide primes is fantastic.
i have the 28mm 2.8 is and handholding with good success < 1/10 is a gamechanger for me.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-14-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,921
Posted By FA Limited
telecentric and all that equates to larger lenses...

telecentric and all that equates to larger lenses unfortunately
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-14-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,508
Posted By FA Limited
i agree, printing is a whole new level of skill....

i agree, printing is a whole new level of skill. i acquired a printer last year and still coming to grips with making the most of printing.

but as much as i disdain pixel peeping, i find myself...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-13-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,508
Posted By FA Limited
"Rendering" vs Sharpness

With digital, it seems like the number one focus for reviews is pixel peeping and sharpness.

When the Nikon 58mm came out most people ridiculed it for its price and the fact that Nikon has added yet...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-06-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 5,224
Posted By FA Limited
like any business arrangement, both the consumer...

like any business arrangement, both the consumer and the company see benefits from entering into an arrangement. with social media, i believe the opposite of what you just said. it lets individuals...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-06-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,575
Posted By FA Limited
with the Df release, I believe this discussion is...

with the Df release, I believe this discussion is somewhat relevant again

although one of the key selling features is the size of the Df, it is actually barely smaller than the Canon 6D and only a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-04-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 92,312
Posted By FA Limited
problem is it is still going to tough to focus on...

problem is it is still going to tough to focus on the non changeable focus screen and the metering is of the stop-down variety. it seems the A7 might be a better way to use such lenses.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-04-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 92,312
Posted By FA Limited
-DPR...

-DPR (http://www.dpreview.com/previews/nikon-df/3)

so even using "D" or even ZF.2 lenses you cannot just select the aperture using the ring .... uhhh really?
EDIT: There seems to be a custom...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-04-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 92,312
Posted By FA Limited
the panda version top plate looks so much like...

the panda version top plate looks so much like one of my favorite cameras the Pentax MZ-3 or MZ-5n
http://www.bdimitrov.de/kmp/bodies/film_MZ-ZX/mzzx3.html
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-03-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 4,470
Posted By FA Limited
hard to justify with the XF 14mm and 35mm, maybe...

hard to justify with the XF 14mm and 35mm, maybe you'll get more input from the NEX side
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-02-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 92,312
Posted By FA Limited
is no one bothered about how loud that shutter...

is no one bothered about how loud that shutter sounds in the video? it's A7 like ;)
Forum: RFF Polls 11-02-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 6,262
Posted By FA Limited
Nikon for sure! they've done a fantastic job on...

Nikon for sure! they've done a fantastic job on the hype train whereas the Sony FF seemed to be a known quantity for the longest time.

it's definitely one of the most fun rumors of recent memories....
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 11-01-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 4,247
Posted By FA Limited
to save space, i actually only shoot RAW now...

to save space, i actually only shoot RAW now because the SPP has very quick "Convert to JPEG" feature which i presume extracts the JPEG built into the RAW.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-01-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 92,312
Posted By FA Limited
To a certain extent i think this is why a lot of...

To a certain extent i think this is why a lot of cameras now have wi-fi included to be able to review photos with a phone/tablet, etc. seems like you want something in the Sony QX100 type of mould...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-01-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 92,312
Posted By FA Limited
better than the D800? i must say the D800 (and...

better than the D800? i must say the D800 (and even D600) samples are fantastic. i have never looked into D4 samples.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-01-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 92,312
Posted By FA Limited
seems like the new special G lens has the...

seems like the new special G lens has the aesthetic of an AI but not the functionality. maybe people will sell their G lenses for D's instead ;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-01-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 92,312
Posted By FA Limited
why do people prefer a D4 sensor over the others?...

why do people prefer a D4 sensor over the others? is it the impression that lower MP will have better IQ? on DXOmark (not gospel but the most scientific comparison we have)...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-31-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 92,312
Posted By FA Limited
is it really that hard on a newer "two-dial" DSLR...

is it really that hard on a newer "two-dial" DSLR to adjust the Aperture or Shutter Speed. what camera requires going into a submenu to change exposure?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-31-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 92,312
Posted By FA Limited
i just picked up a Canon 6D, 660g without battery...

i just picked up a Canon 6D, 660g without battery 770g with! and i love the fact it has wi-fi and gps :D. as blobby as the new dslrs are, there is a dial for aperture and a dial for shutter speed ;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-30-2013
Replies: 1,020
Views: 92,312
Posted By FA Limited
how many of you would manual focus a 50 1.8G lens...

how many of you would manual focus a 50 1.8G lens ;)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=IABlXuPDWWo&list=UUJx0mfPLw5m4rwAKXptA_EA#t=22

i can only foresee disappointment all...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-27-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 4,180
Posted By FA Limited
The Lab still does Cibachrome...

The Lab still does Cibachrome prints
http://www.lab-ciba.com/
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 10-27-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 11,609
Posted By FA Limited
btw shouldn't this be in the Sony Fixed Lens forum

btw shouldn't this be in the Sony Fixed Lens forum
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-27-2013
Replies: 95
Views: 11,300
Posted By FA Limited
i'm not sure how capable fuji is able to...

i'm not sure how capable fuji is able to manufacture and support multiple lines of cameras / lenses. their initial supplies of stock are usually very difficult to get. and the work to make all those...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 10-27-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 11,609
Posted By FA Limited
do you like mechanical zoom rings? because this...

do you like mechanical zoom rings? because this one ain't ;)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-27-2013
Replies: 314
Views: 52,431
Posted By FA Limited
Pentax FA Limited 31mm 43mm 77mm i didn't have...

Pentax FA Limited 31mm 43mm 77mm
i didn't have enough faith in Pentax to make a full frame camera
but alas i have moved on
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-27-2013
Replies: 95
Views: 11,300
Posted By FA Limited
kind of disappointing to be honest, i thought...

kind of disappointing to be honest, i thought Fuji would be all committed to APS-C. i'm not sure if the image improvement will be worth it considering the larger cameras, lenses and having to create...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-25-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 4,589
Posted By FA Limited
maybe i've confused it with his thumb :o

maybe i've confused it with his thumb :o
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-25-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 4,589
Posted By FA Limited
the very bright looking aperture dial and shutter...

the very bright looking aperture dial and shutter speed dial look pretty uggg IMO

this type of product is going to have disappointment for everyone anyways, not going to be able to satisfy everyone....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 6,677
Posted By FA Limited
how much would you be willing to pay for this...

how much would you be willing to pay for this type of camera though? clearly this manufacture have to be some kind of limited run and with the cost of the design in the electronics, it doesn't make...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 6,677
Posted By FA Limited
this must be the most confusing rumor yet....

this must be the most confusing rumor yet. although it does make me more intrigued, most rumors these days ruin the fun of a product release ... this one definitely has kept us guessing!

it has a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 6,677
Posted By FA Limited
john my question was more about why make an EVF...

john my question was more about why make an EVF for
1) non-AI lenses, really are they that popular to make a camera for?
2) "adaptable" lenses, it's not like other SLR lenses even adapt on Nikon...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 6,677
Posted By FA Limited
so i am guessing the way this works is the mirror...

so i am guessing the way this works is the mirror flips up and blocks the prism housing (like the dark shutter on the X100 viewfinder). and the entire EVF is then projected into the prism somehow?...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,339
Posted By FA Limited
i suggested before to dissolve the rangefinder...

i suggested before to dissolve the rangefinder photography and general discussion together and these problems would not happen again
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,339
Posted By FA Limited
think that's a bit harsh joe, looking at the...

think that's a bit harsh joe, looking at the recent posts in this forum the same thing could be said.
the Rangefinder Photography and General Discussion forum here are practically used...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,339
Posted By FA Limited
thanks for sharing ... the game is absolutely...

thanks for sharing ... the game is absolutely incredible
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-20-2013
Replies: 82
Views: 6,928
Posted By FA Limited
isn't this good? meaning the AF is more sensitive...

isn't this good? meaning the AF is more sensitive to before? :D
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-20-2013
Replies: 82
Views: 6,928
Posted By FA Limited
do not have an X100s to comment, but the response...

do not have an X100s to comment, but the response is much better. before the focus ring would be much slower in the dark than before. but i wouldn't classify it as linear or proportional to the...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-19-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,952
Posted By FA Limited
not a problem for me either because i barely...

not a problem for me either because i barely touch the MF ring and instead use the MF+AFL process. but considering the improved responsiveness of the ring was one of the big features of this update,...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-19-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,952
Posted By FA Limited
After immediately turning it back on, it will not...

After immediately turning it back on, it will not do it, but once you move the focus a bit closer and try half pressing the activity will return.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-19-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 7,128
Posted By FA Limited
the shutter speed was a tad slower, but then...

the shutter speed was a tad slower, but then again the front blades of grass weren't particularly blurry. perhaps the quality isn't as bad but i need to do some more testing for sure. i had a sigma...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-19-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,952
Posted By FA Limited
nand's latest diagnosis corresponds with...

nand's latest diagnosis corresponds with mine
http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/52359346

edit: just to restate the problem, the lens focus creeps under particular parameters in Manual Focus

first...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-18-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,952
Posted By FA Limited
Ugh X100 2.0 Bug

Put your camera into MF, set the focal distance further to the right
Repeatedly half press the shutter
Watch the focal distance get closer and closer
Credit to andywhoa...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-18-2013
Replies: 82
Views: 6,928
Posted By FA Limited
just tried it really surprised at the speed...

just tried it really surprised at the speed improvement. even in low light the ability to lock seems better. and it is not hunting like i felt the X-E1 2.0 was doing either. and the MF dial works as...
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