1. drd1135

    Canon Canon releases EOS C70 "Mirrorless" Style Cinema Camera
  2. tonyturley

    Fuji New Fuji camera?

    Got any guesses? If it's a WR 1" sensor X40, I'm in! LOL . . . a man can dream.
  3. drd1135

    The Effects of the Lens on Camera Overheating

    I've had a purely hypothetical interest in the overheating problems of the new Canon R6/R5 and the Sony A7Siii. I say hypothetical because while I have virtually no interest in video, I do teach thermodynamics and practical heat issues do interest me. This guy was one of only two testers that...
  4. Jock Elliott

    Canon Sometimes a camera just exceeds expectations . . .

    The defense calls no further witnesses. Cheers, Jock
  5. BrianS

    Today, June 29th, is National Camera Day in the US!

    My wife just told me that today is National Camera Day! WooHoo! Take a picture with your Camera! Take a camera apart and fix it! Oh. Did that yesterday. And I did not even know National Camera Day existed! Buy or Give someone a camera...
  6. PeterB666

    Micro 4/3 Best MFT camera body for Panasonic 100-400

    I have the Panasonic Leica 100-400mm and I am quite impressed with the image quality when all goes well. I currently use the lens with an Olympus Pen F. After twerking around with the AF settings I am doing OK with daytime shots of things that don't move too fast but have difficulty focusing in...
  7. Jock Elliott

    Canon This is what happens when you don't bring the "big" camera . . .

    The RX10 Mk4 is the "big camera" and the G12 is the little camera -- got it? The Mk4 ticks all the boxes on my great camera list, except small. Small it isn't. So a lot of times when I'm rattling out the door for an errand, I grab the little camera . . . "just in case." That's what I did...
  8. agentlossing

    Would You Like This Wishful Thinking Camera?

    As I'm sitting here without much to do, how would you like this for a camera? Improved Foveon-type sensor with better DR handling and some high-ISO performance without falling apart. APS-C or bigger, how about APS-H for a fixed lens compact, that might be interesting. FF if it can be kept...
  9. drd1135

    What do you actually do with the video capabilities of your camera?

    I like to ask this periodically. What do you actually do with the video capabilities of your camera? I know that I never really use them and they never make a difference in a camera purchase except as a resale feature. If I want a quick video, I pull out my iPhone. It's really that simple...
  10. Jock Elliott

    Canon Take a camera everywhere . . . and G12 crop-a-thon

    Took a walk in the neighborhood and obeyed the dictum: take a camera (Canon G12) everywhere and see what happens. Euclid Ave. terminates in a dead end. As we turned around to head back, we spotted this: Here's the cropped version: Another: Cropped: Another: Cropped: Cropped...
  11. sh0wtime

    Leica Not bad for a 16 year old 5mpx digital camera

    I know the Digilux2 has been sneered at for being old tech & basic, well tbh it is old & slow but it has that wonderful Vario Summicron lens & the JPG's are lovely SOOC. Think of it like a classic car, only take it out on a sunny day when you are in no hurry :thumbsup:
  12. phigmov

    Film Antique 4x5 camera creates 20 micron photolithography masks

    Fascinating. Not something you could easily do with a digital camera at home. It looks like a Graphlex 4x5. Reminds me of micro-fiche.
  13. Amin

    Carry everywhere camera with automatic image transfer to smartphone?

    Hi all, For a long time now, I’ve been doing virtually all my photography on an iPhone. I’d like to try carrying around a dedicated camera around again, but it’s important to me that it be very easy to share JPEGs via my phone. Are there any cameras which automatically send all pics to a...
  14. bilzmale

    My camera gear rationalization strategy is under way (again!).

    About 3 or 4 years ago I decided to get out of mirrorless and just use fixed lens cameras. I settled on a Sony RX10 III for versatility and a Fuji X100T for its style. This was driven largely by my developing Parkinson's Disease and the resulting clumsiness - a sound decision. In the last...
  15. Jock Elliott

    Fuji In which the "crap" camera strikes again . . .

    Lately, I've been sticking the XP90 in my coat pocket in the hopes of capturing some weather/sky related images. Its best qualities are that it is small and weatherproof. There is precious little in the way of controls that the user can employ to influence what happens when the shutter is...
  16. TraamisVOS

    A Eureka camera.

    Complete with Kodak film inside.
  17. Bobby Tingle

    Fuji Camera Punk: a film by Fujifilm

    This is a 90 minute film by Fujifilm delving into the creation process of the X-Pro 3. As well as interviews with photographers Eric Bouvet, Patrick La Roque, Kevin Mullins, Jonas Rask, Charlene Winfred, Megan Lewis, Rommel Bundalian, Zack Arias, and Mindy Tan.
  18. TraamisVOS

    Advice Wanted Was asked for camera advice - what would you advise?

    So, most people at my workplace know I'm a photography nut. Today, a colleague said her daughter had some questions for me about purchasing a camera. This is the email from her daughter who is an artist: I would so appreciate advice on cameras to use for fine art digitisation to make...
  19. TraamisVOS

    Film If you could only have one (film) camera for the rest of your life?

    Assuming that all film types and batteries, and full CLA and repair services remain available.
  20. Jock Elliott

    Fuji Lessons learned, Fuji XP-90 and a rant from the cranky old elf

    This is my favorite time of year. I love coming around a corner in the dark to find a house lit with warmth and loveliness. Lately, I've felt an internal prompting to try to capture that beauty. So when the better half (aka spotter-in-chief) proposed, yesterday evening, a stroll around the...
  21. Tilman Paulin

    The 'one photo for each camera you own(ed)' thread :)

    Inspired by the "owned too many cameras" thread ;) - post one photo from each camera you own or owned... It doesn't have to be a complete set - just as much as is fun! When I tried to do this I realized that it's going to be tricky to get a full set :-D Especially if you factor in phone cameras :)
  22. drd1135

    Filosofical Friday: What Camera Could Stand Up to Our New Smart Phone Overlords?

    OK, so none of you want to switch exclusively to smart phones. What camera could you live with and could also keep a manufacturer in business? Clearly dedicated camera sales are dropping so there are many decisions to be made. Do we need a compromise camera or a collection of different...
  23. Kevin

    Canon Canon IVY REC Clippable Outdoor Camera

    Earlier this year Canon announced their "Canon IVY Cliq" printers and now they're expanding the "Canon IVY" product line with the "Canon IVY REC", a small camera meant for outdoor use. The new IVY REC is a about the size of a large USB memory stick and is stripped down to the bare minimum with...
  24. W

    Feedback Is it time for a smartphone camera forum?

    Is it time for a smartphone camera forum? They are getting quite sophisticated.
  25. Bobby Tingle

    Travel kit

    With my kit being down to three lenses and two bodies. It wasn’t hard to narrow it down. Basically, take everything. X-Pro2 and 56mm in a Think Tank Spectral 8 bag with the peak design leash, 10 stop filter, shutter release, step up rings, and batteries/charger. X-E3 with 16mm/35mm in a think...
  26. drd1135

    Print your Camera I find this very cool.
  27. jyc860923

    Canon [Image comparison] 12 years old camera kills, seeing is believing (Canon 40D)

    This comparison is based on only one photo shot on each camera as I'm crazy busy these days, as much as I could to make a fair comparison regarding the 3D pop, the vibe, the micro contrast or tonality as some may call it, I believed the lower density, bigger pixels helps to make more vibrant...
  28. Mike G

    1964 receipt for a camera!

    While sorting out some books for a lady friend, I came across this receipt for my first 35mm SLR an EXA 11B. It had an extensive shutter speed range of 1/2 to 1/250! I would think the lens was a 50mm. Back then receipts required a 2D stamp to render the receipt legal! The EXA 11 took the...
  29. L

    Canon Canon Rangefinder images

    Canon Hansa of 1937
  30. drd1135

    Simplify the camera

    I'm packing my gear for my annual trip to Disney. My major photo venues there are the Animal Kingdom, the Flower and Garden Show, and the nighttime shots. I was packing the the XH1, XE3, the 40, 35 1.4, and the 50-230, but I think I may leave the XH1 at home. I'm more comfy with the XE3 and...
  31. Jock Elliott

    What's your oldest "living" digital camera?

    By that, I mean what is the oldest digital camera you have that functions fine in all respects? Mine is the Olympus D-550. I bought mine new, but I'm not sure of the year (probably 2003). It was introduced in 2002. Cheers, Jock
  32. phigmov

    Film Film Camera Repair Channel

    Pretty sure I've posted this elsewhere before but a few more videos are out from the Fix Old Cameras channel - I'm a little surprised by the plastic Minolta gears in the middle video - you could totally imagine stripping those but maybe they're sturdier than they look... More over here Fix...
  33. drd1135

    How to carry a Camera

    I have another Disney World trip coming and I plan to take the Fuji XH1 and XE3. The former will be for the long lens (55-230) at the Animal Kingdom park and the latter (27/35) for everything else. I normally use a camera bag but I'm wondering if a strap might be a better alternative. It...
  34. drd1135

    How to Shoot with an Old Camera
  35. Jock Elliott

    Canon Ah, the joys of a pocket camera!

    In December, 2010, I purchased a Canon G12. It effectively supplanted an Olympus D-550 (which I still have and still works) that I used professionally (no kidding) for several years. (I used the 550 to shoot pictures to illustrate my stories, for which I was paid.) The G12 served as my...
  36. Kevin

    News Olympus to exit, or at least scale back, from the digital camera market?

    Well, here's something unexpected... Olympus might be looking at either exiting entirely or at least scaling back from the digital camera market. This follows the news that investor Robert Hale has been added to the board of directors. The move from China to Vietnam for their camera...
  37. TraamisVOS

    Which interchangeable lens camera, at least APS-C or above, would you take with you into a heavy storm?

    I've been googling and youtubing weather resistant cameras and have learnt that they're never fully guaranteed to keep the rain out. It's also surprisingly not-so straightforward trying to find info on weather resistance in various cameras. However, let me know if you have experience with...
  38. C

    Film What camera and film combination are you using today?

    Just thought I would start a conversation on this topic, I would love to know what everyone is shooting today (or these days). I loaded up two cameras last night, the Nikon F80 with FP4 and the Canon ML35 or Super Sure Shot, I believe this was what it was called in NA, with some Kodak TMax 100...
  39. kyteflyer

    Show: Clouds

    Since clouds are scattered far and wide across the forum, it seems appropriate to have a specific clouds thread. Jock loves them, so do I, and many others, but a new thread every time is just silly. So here it is, the definitive clouds thread, any time of the day (or night if you're that good!)
  40. theoldsmithy

    Sony New a6000 owner

    As per my thread on the UK Photography Show, I now have an a6000 with the 16-50 kit lens. I've also got an adapter to fit my old Russian Jupiter-8 50mm f2 lens so that should be fun! First couple of test shots below. Nothing fancy but the 16-50 gets closer than I thought it would, and seems...
  41. andreart

    Leica selling M240

    Selling my loved Leica MP Type 240 body only. Photographed ~9000 frames. Additional 1 extra battery and Leica leather case. Price 3800 Euro or 4200 $. Location EU, Latvia. Shipping worldwide. please write where is the best place to sell Leica gear ? can send more photos on...
  42. theoldsmithy

    Film Dynax 5

    Not bad for £12.52!
  43. D

    Panasonic Video review of Panasonic ZS-100

    I don't know whether the other reviews touch on similar points, but I shake this one down pretty well. To me, this is the most photographic power ever in a package this small.
  44. D

    Leica First images with the Leica X-U.

    My first image with the Leica X-U (X-underwater) camera. Shot as JPEG only on dry land - a spontaneous take in a local public park deli. I think the X-U does well at ISO 800. I should have some underwater pics in a couple of weeks. BTW, this camera has no jack for a USB connection. Leica...
  45. D

    Leica Leica X-U first images

    My first image with the Leica X-U (X-underwater) camera. Shot as JPEG only on dry land - a spontaneous take in a local public park deli. I think the X-U does well at ISO 800. I should have some underwater pics in a couple of weeks. BTW, this camera has no jack for a USB connection. Leica...
  46. SiJ 2015 Day 23

    SiJ 2015 Day 23

    RIP Coolpix A I slipped on the ice and the camera hit a rock, lens is jammed and bent and the battery door won't close.
  47. G2 plus Minolta/Sony Alpha Mount 35-70 Macro

    G2 plus Minolta/Sony Alpha Mount 35-70 Macro

  48. G2 plus Minolta/Sony Alpha Mount 28/2.8

    G2 plus Minolta/Sony Alpha Mount 28/2.8

  49. G2 plus LTM Jupiter-8 50/2

    G2 plus LTM Jupiter-8 50/2

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