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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Sony RX100 MIII
« on: June 13, 2014, 02:09:20 AM »

The RX100 models are still fantastic and I'm now a bit bummed because I know I'll cave eventually and end up getting one too. :(
+1 ... I'll be getting the 100 MK III within this month.

sounds like your GAS kicks in AGAIN....... ;D
Indeed  ;D ... I've taken a liking to Sony mirrorless cameras and lenses ... the more I use them, the more I like them ... it has been 2 months since I touched my 5D MK III & the 70D ... but my Canon lenses do get a work out with the a7 ... I can easily carry from 12mm (FF FOV) to 200mm + 2 Sony mirrorless cameras in my office bag, its fun and convenient when the size is small while still providing great image quality.

You going to need more space under your signature soon ;D

I went to local camera shop last week, just looking for camera backpack that can hold x2 5d III with 24-70 II and 70-200 attached. I ended up with this............. ::)
Congratulations! That is one impressive camera ... I understand how easy it is to get tempted ... that's one of the reasons I sometimes do not carry my debit or credit cards (especially when I am going to a good camera store), coz I am scared  I'll end up buying something that I may not use much ;D

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Software & Accessories / Re: 1-Hour Photo iPhone App - Why?
« on: June 12, 2014, 04:22:59 PM »
I couldn't but help laughing when I read "to bring back that feeling of anticipation of waiting for film to develop" ... seriously?  ::)

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Reviews / Re: Is Canon 5d mk 1 still a good camera?
« on: June 12, 2014, 03:49:20 PM »
6D is a definite step up from the 5D MK I ... you will notice significant difference in high ISO noise, better image quality and many modern features ... Get the 6D, you will like it ... of course 5D MK III is the best "all arounder" full frame camera on the planet, if you are willing to spend the money, go for 5D MK III ... but do know that 6D is far superior camera than the original 5D.
Happy shopping.

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Sony RX100 MIII
« on: June 12, 2014, 09:05:54 AM »

The RX100 models are still fantastic and I'm now a bit bummed because I know I'll cave eventually and end up getting one too. :(
+1 ... I'll be getting the 100 MK III within this month.

sounds like your GAS kicks in AGAIN....... ;D
Indeed  ;D ... I've taken a liking to Sony mirrorless cameras and lenses ... the more I use them, the more I like them ... it has been 2 months since I touched my 5D MK III & the 70D ... but my Canon lenses do get a work out with the a7 ... I can easily carry from 12mm (FF FOV) to 200mm + 2 Sony mirrorless cameras in my office bag, its fun and convenient when the size is small while still providing great image quality.

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Sony RX100 MIII
« on: June 10, 2014, 01:28:26 PM »

The RX100 models are still fantastic and I'm now a bit bummed because I know I'll cave eventually and end up getting one too. :(
+1 ... I'll be getting the 100 MK III within this month.

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Third Party Manufacturers / Photo Snob's Camera Gear Care Guide
« on: June 09, 2014, 04:10:32 PM »
This just for a bit of laughs ... if you don't like it, either ignore it or abuse Kai ;D
How to Take Care of Your Gear (the Photo Snob Way)

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Third Party Manufacturers / Sony A77II
« on: June 09, 2014, 04:01:33 PM »
Interesting video on Sony's new "Lock-on AF: Expand Flexible Spot"
Sony a77 Mark II 12fps And Lock-On Autofocus

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I like the first impressions of the Sony RX100 III
I am tempted to buy one.
I am also interested in a mirrorless system and may be willing to give up my DSLR's. I love my glass and the quality of it though it is big and heavy. To have this quality but smaller and lighter would be great.
I recently got into the mirrorless world wit Sony a7 & a6000 and half a doze lenses ... its a lot of fun being able to fit in the entire gear i.e. 2 cameras + 6 lenses ranging from 12mm (Full frame FOV) to 300mm (crop frame FOV) in my mid sized office bag with room to spare for my MBP and its adapter ... I could have never fit that much DSLR gear in any of my bags ... my 5D MK III & 70D are hardly getting any workout these days ... planning on getting the Sony RX 100 III soon.

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Third Party Manufacturers / Premium Digital Camera Market Increasing
« on: June 07, 2014, 03:39:45 AM »
Interesting info at:
http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/photokina-agency-debunks-some-myths-camera-industry-is-growing-in-revenue-and-mirrorless-sales-increasing/

Photokina agency debunks some myths: Premium Digital Camera Msrket is increasing.

The last couple of years we heard a lot about the digital camera market being in crisis and the new mirrorless system cameras not taking off. Well, the Photokina partner agency GFK shared some unexpected data (Source: MirrorlessRumors):

1) Revenue increasing:
 While it’s true that in terms of numbers the companies are selling less cameras it’s also true that companies are selling more high profit margin premium cameras! This means the last couple of years average price of the cameras increased (and therefore also the profit margins increased).

2) Mirrorless is taking off (slowly).
 While Mirrorless keeps being not popular in US it’s taking off in all the rest of the world.

3) Premium fixed lens camera is growing fast
 Sony certainly did the right thing with the RX line. They offered a premium and class leading range of fixed lens camera that are to-day unmatched by other companies.

The current trend in the market goes in favour of Sony that leads the probably two fastest growing segments in the digital camera market: Mirrorless and premium compacts. And as an addendum watch this nice graph that explains why smartphone users actually buy a larger sensor camera:

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Not interested with measly storage space and nor do I want to signup using my google or yahoo or whatever account ... not sure what Canon was thinking in putting out this half hearted service.

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Photography Technique / Re: Shoot from the rearend of the subjects.
« on: June 05, 2014, 03:22:53 PM »
Dear Friend Mr. Rienzphotoz.
Yes, You and Me have the same Point of Views/ Dirty old man----No, Not Dirty, but Sexy Old man.
Ha, Ha, Ha.
Surapon
Beautiful colors Suprapon ... very nicely captured.

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Portrait / Re: Bikini on the beach
« on: June 04, 2014, 07:27:09 AM »

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