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    Hmmm ... is that a Pentax I see in the background...

    Hmmm ... is that a Pentax I see in the background in the S3 IS stabilizer test shot ? ;)
  2. Actually, considering they already have the R1, I...

    Actually, considering they already have the R1, I think the next logical step for them is to release something with R1 capability with an Alpha interchangeable lensmount. That's something that nobody...
  3. Thread: Fuji V10 typo..

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    Fuji V10 typo..

    Perhaps you meant V10? ;)
  4. Thread: Usm

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    Heh, Rhys, considering the photoshop mention, I...

    Heh, Rhys, considering the photoshop mention, I think he meant the UnSharp Mask, not ultrasonic motors .. which aren't piezoelectric, whatever else they may be - the piezoelectric effect is materials...
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    Argh...cut it out already, will you?

    Argh...cut it out already, will you?
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    I've heard it's not as good as the other kit lens...

    I've heard it's not as good as the other kit lens in that range (the 14-45) ... also if you'll want the other kit lens (the 45-150) the cheapest way to get it is in the kit. I think you should skip...
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    Much as I hate Sony (not out of loyalty to the...

    Much as I hate Sony (not out of loyalty to the 'old guard' of camera companies, but because of their annoying proprietary-everything strategies and other things like hidden rootkits on music CDs..) I...
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    Well, when even professional LF landscape photogs...

    Well, when even professional LF landscape photogs seem happy to switch to digital, you know it's coming ..
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    Real benchmarks, as requested, coldrain :)...

    Real benchmarks, as requested, coldrain :) Courtesy Anandtech.
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    There was a thread about this lens over at the...

    There was a thread about this lens over at the DPreview pentax forum ... the nearly universal recommendation was to go for the Pentax 16-45/f4 instead - people said that the Sigma isn't nearly as...
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    Also, it's just kinda nice to see Apple finally...

    Also, it's just kinda nice to see Apple finally coming into line with the x86 world .. I just wish they'd gone with AMD instead..
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    Ahh, but the G5s weren't in the notebooks were...

    Ahh, but the G5s weren't in the notebooks were they? And of course, it depends on application .. some see more benefit than others. In a single-threaded application I wouldn't be suprised to see...
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    Heh .. have you seen the benchmarks? The Core Duo...

    Heh .. have you seen the benchmarks? The Core Duo completely wipes the floor with the IBM processors...
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    here we go again ... :rolleyes:

    here we go again ... :rolleyes:
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    I know, but i like debating trivialities :D .. so...

    I know, but i like debating trivialities :D .. so .. what I'm saying is the camera decides which side you intended to be the top by gravity. Since (as you so rightly state) the sensor is fixed with...
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    You didn't get what I'm saying... I'm aware of...

    You didn't get what I'm saying... I'm aware of how orientation sensors work; there isn't actually one in the Pentax as far as I know, but I've used 'em often enough on other cameras.
    I've just got...
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    Apparently there's "Real AF-S" which has...

    Apparently there's "Real AF-S" which has full-time manual focus, and then there's "AF-S Lite" which has the silent motor but it doesn't have the FTM capability .. the Lite version is only in the...
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    Umm .. question - if the camera is pointed...

    Umm .. question - if the camera is pointed directly at the ground .. how would you even define "portrait / landscape" orientation? Stick the camera on a tripod, point it down, take a picture .. say...
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    Poll: I'd like to have a tilt/swivel capable LCD. I'd...

    I'd like to have a tilt/swivel capable LCD. I'd use the viewfinder most of the time, but the tilt capability is very useful for odd-angle shots. I find Canon's implementation to be the most usable...
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    First off - you absolutely CAN use K-mount lenses...

    First off - you absolutely CAN use K-mount lenses with the *ist D, DS, DS2 or DL. You can even use older Pentax screwmount lenses if you want to (with an adapter). The FA and F and A series will work...
  21. Thread: Macro

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    Could you post some samples of the 'un-clear'...

    Could you post some samples of the 'un-clear' shots? It might help to illustrate what's wrong..
    Offhand, I'd hazard it's a DOF problem - the Depth of Field in macro photography is extremely narrow...
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    Way to make a first impression... waltzing in and...

    Way to make a first impression... waltzing in and calling well-regarded members names doesn't exactly reflect too well on yourself, you know. If you'd actually bothered to read some more of their...
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    Thumbnails of *any* image can show moire,...

    Thumbnails of *any* image can show moire, depending on the downsampling applied - the cheapest, fastest way of doing it is just picking nearest points, which leads to really bad artifacting because...
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    Well, the way I see it, a pure white or a pure...

    Well, the way I see it, a pure white or a pure grey card should theoretically show up exactly the same in a picture, since the camera will expose them to the same "brightness" level (since, as you...
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    Yeah, it's brand new; I'm not sure about...

    Yeah, it's brand new; I'm not sure about availability... it's listed for $750 on B&H, but out of stock; listed for $670 on Adorama, also not in stock.


    I can't really say. All I know is that the...
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