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    Re: Sigma DP2 Merrill shots

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    Just acquired a pano head ( a Nodal Ninja MKII) specifically for use with the DP2M
    Hi Quentin,

    Exactly what I plan to do. Is this the panohead? It does not have to be a very heavy duty one. Could this be sufficient also in your opinion?

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    Hi Michiel

    Should be fine. I chose the Nodal Ninja because of ts compact size.

    First test pano shot using the Nodal Ninja and EZ levelling head on a lightweight tripod.



    And here is the setup



    At the moment I have only set the nodal point quite roughly but it looks prettty accurate and far better than using a ball head on a tripod or hand-held.

    I use the 2 sec delay to avoid camera shake, and manual focus / exposure, of course.

    Yet to try a multi-row pano

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    Re: Sigma DP2 Merrill shots

    Nice setup. What's that blue thing in between. Sort of leveling plate? Novoflex?

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    Hi All,

    I'm still seeing some great images, keep them rolling!
    What is the longest exposure you can take with this camera? Is there a bulb mode?
    Also have any of tried any long exposures with the DP2M, say >1min? (Would love to see the results)

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    Re: Sigma DP2 Merrill shots

    Quote Originally Posted by Michiel Schierbeek View Post
    Nice setup. What's that blue thing in between. Sort of leveling plate? Novoflex?

    Michiel
    Thats the EZ leveller II levelling head - I'd say it or another levelling head is essential for this setup.

    see http://www.red-door.co.uk/pdfs/QRG-U...Leveler-II.pdf
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    Re: Accessories for DP2

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    Can anyone share advice on:
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    2. Whether a protection filter can be added. Searching the web seems to suggest the thread on the lens is 49mm???
    It is 49mm. I am using a Kenko Zeta UV L41.

    I also have a Hoya HRT circular polarising filter.

    3. Is the lens hood really necessary?
    I'm sure it helps but I don't have one,
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    Re: Sigma DP2 Merrill shots

    Autumn Leaves (these colours are authentic)

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    Gentleman ... hats off to all!!! How rare to see a product review mated with such talent.
    A special hats off to Quentin for all the European input with such high quality ...wow!

    Having just traveled the Ca coast and then visited Buffalo Ny and Lechworth State Park it's like a dream come true here.

    PeterB... where are the N.Truro shots man??? ...I'm just up the road in Rochester Ma... the DP2 should be ideal on the Cape.

    My Fuji XE-1 pre-order is in serious jeapordy...
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    Re: Sigma DP2 Merrill shots

    Quote Originally Posted by FullFrameOrBust View Post

    My Fuji XE-1 pre-order is in serious jeapordy...
    You know what you have to do ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Bargate View Post
    You know what you have to do ...

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    So true ... it's acedemic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FullFrameOrBust View Post
    So true ... it's acedemic.
    Exactly......you get BOTH

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    Autumn Leaves (these colours are authentic)

    Amazing colours. Excellent capture!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlm View Post
    Really nice looking

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    Re: Sigma DP2 Merrill shots

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    A Hasselblad in your pocket
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    I don't know about that. BUT .. This weekend I did find myself standing the garden with my H3D-39 sitting on a tripod and the DP2M in my pocket. I have never previously bothered to compare cameras before but here are two photos of my cottage. Both cameras on tripod, mirror up and 10 sec delay on the Hasselblad, 2 sec delay on the DP2. DP2 files exported from SPP to 16 bit tiffs. 3FR files treated directly in LR4 and sharpened to taste. No sharpening on the DP2M files.

    Both at f8 approx 1/20th - Hasselblad 80mm f2.8 at 50 iso and DP2 at 100.

    Given the difference between the size of the files there is probably no useful information to be gained from these, but they amused me.

    Still struggling to get decent colour out of SPP but I do note that the HC 80mm lists at £2,150 inclusive of VAT and I paid £799 for the DP2M.

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    I am working on some Photoshop techniques to enhance the saturation in the shadows and lower mid-tones.

    Actually I also desaturate the same range for "normal" photos because I kind of like the look in the middle of desaturated DP2M and other cams.

    The winner is: The cottage :-)
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    Well. Well, well, those wonderful English cottages…!!(and thanks "pflower"!) Some of you just live in a very well preserved fairy tale! Apart from that, I just have looked perhaps 10 times at each crops. They are certainly different I think, even though they aren’t. They render very differently although they don’t. Things appear in a “very” different way. When I look at the Hassy I think, that’s the sharpest one, precise, refined. But then I look at the Merrill and then it’s this one that seems to be sharpest. And the M has a tiny “edge”, and its just a very few millimetres before its tilting over, and that’s why the sharpness has to be turned a tiny bit down I think, so that it doesn’t get close of being “overnatural”. But the M render somewhat more “plasticity”, express the shapes more pronounced than the Hassy, which is a bit more cool and a tiny bit more flat. The M seems to have this tiny bit more “punch” (which have to be handled with care).
    Not bad at all for our tiny pocket-camera(!!!)(well havn’t got it yet, though)
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    I'm not sure just how much of a fairy tale it is. These are 3 "1 up and 1 down" cottages joined together plus a large 1960s extension. Probably built in about 1620 and just one brick thick with no foundations (Read Cold in winter). Legend has it they were sun-up to sun-rise cottages - i.e. what the labourer could build with assistance in that time - shades of the film Witness.

    I am interested in hedges at the moment - man made ordered nature attacked by nature itself - I made a lot of pictures with both cameras over the weekend. Lots of texture but very green (SPP not good on green). I think I agree with your assessment. If I had to choose between them purely on image quality I would go with the hasselblad, but it is quite close run.

    I have just made some A2 prints from both. Again "different" but not startlingly different in terms of detail. I think I might experimenting with reducing the sharpness of the DP2 files which can seem to me a bit harsh. SPP is a pain if you want to fine tune (may not even be possible) and I suspect there is going to be a very long learning curve to get the best out of it. I still pray for Adobe support.


    Quote Originally Posted by Thorkil View Post
    Well. Well, well, those wonderful English cottages…!!(and thanks "pflower"!) Some of you just live in a very well preserved fairy tale! Apart from that, I just have looked perhaps 10 times at each crops. They are certainly different I think, even though they aren’t. They render very differently although they don’t. Things appear in a “very” different way. When I look at the Hassy I think, that’s the sharpest one, precise, refined. But then I look at the Merrill and then it’s this one that seems to be sharpest. And the M has a tiny “edge”, and its just a very few millimetres before its tilting over, and that’s why the sharpness has to be turned a tiny bit down I think, so that it doesn’t get close of being “overnatural”. But the M render somewhat more “plasticity”, express the shapes more pronounced than the Hassy, which is a bit more cool and a tiny bit more flat. The M seems to have this tiny bit more “punch” (which have to be handled with care).
    Not bad at all for our tiny pocket-camera(!!!)(well havn’t got it yet, though)
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    The fact that you are even comparing them 'on the same page' says a lot doesn't it?

    And, whether it is digital trickery or not, it is still a paradigm shift to have to think about turning sharpness 'down'!

    When I compare images displayed here, on this forum, between Sigma and Fuji X-Pro, I think the Fujis look more natural. The Sigmas are no doubt wonderful but maybe they don't 'down size' so well for web viewing and can look a little 'gritty', not sure how to describe it.

    Anyway, I guess the only way to tell for sure is to have one 'in the flesh' and see for one self ... maybe ...

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    >think the Fujis look more natural

    Natural is a difficult term. No photo looks natural :-). The DP2M image look different and you may like or not like it (somehow like mild HDR image).

    >can look a little 'gritty'

    Right but again it may fit or not.
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    pflower- thanks for the comparison shots, should keep a lot of us busy for some time.

    For me apart from the colour rendering its very close.

    One place I saw a pronounced difference apart from the brighter rendering of the DP2M is the bricks in the crop. In the Hasselblad they seem to have some depth, more natural looking. In the Sigma they are a bit flat.

    But what a performance from the Sigma. Given the price difference between the two and how affordable the Sigma is for so many I think its another impressive performance from the Sigma.

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    I think you're right. Viewing the DP2M files on screen is different to looking at prints from them. At present I have made very few prints but they look much less - I think your description is right - "Gritty" than when viewed on screen. On screen they can look over-sharpened and rather harsh. But they don't necessarily print that way. My initial impressions after less than a week are that this is an extraordinary camera but it is going to take a while to learn how to get the best out of it.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sapphie View Post
    The fact that you are even comparing them 'on the same page' says a lot doesn't it?

    And, whether it is digital trickery or not, it is still a paradigm shift to have to think about turning sharpness 'down'!

    When I compare images displayed here, on this forum, between Sigma and Fuji X-Pro, I think the Fujis look more natural. The Sigmas are no doubt wonderful but maybe they don't 'down size' so well for web viewing and can look a little 'gritty', not sure how to describe it.

    Anyway, I guess the only way to tell for sure is to have one 'in the flesh' and see for one self ... maybe ...

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    Faded Glory



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    Both using the AML-2 Closeup accessory lens
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    Gritty is what I like, so no complaints from me about the texture of the shots. Definitely a good feeling of 3D in this capture - very reminiscent of my M8 using the Lux35-ASPH (which is sold for three times the price of the DP2).

    Almost no PP on this shot, as well. I find the Sigma Pro software good enough, I do import into LR but that is to resize and adjust curves. Colours are reminiscent of using LAB space and soft-light to add punch in CS3. Absolutely no sharpening required and at f4 this lens is as good as any I have ever owned - and any in the Leica stable I have owned.


    Cropped it as a 6x6 because if I can save my aching back by leaving my 500CM and Planar80/2.8 at home this would be a significant win for me.

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    Re: Sigma DP2 Merrill shots

    Looks familar, nice shot Louis

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    And finally, a little airplane window fun, flying along the French Riviera. The section bounded in red is a full size small section.



    Beats reading the in flight magazine

    The image is cropped a bit to remove the window edge. Detail is what I have come to expect from this remarkable camera.
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    Louis, nice street image. Actually I think this somewhat harsh look fits cityscapes really well. I am really looking forward to use mine.

    They seem hard to make because it takes really long.

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    Re: Sigma DP2 Merrill shots

    Quote Originally Posted by biglouis View Post
    Gritty is what I like, so no complaints from me about the texture of the shots. Definitely a good feeling of 3D in this capture - very reminiscent of my M8 using the Lux35-ASPH (which is sold for three times the price of the DP2).

    Almost no PP on this shot, as well. I find the Sigma Pro software good enough, I do import into LR but that is to resize and adjust curves. Colours are reminiscent of using LAB space and soft-light to add punch in CS3. Absolutely no sharpening required and at f4 this lens is as good as any I have ever owned - and any in the Leica stable I have owned.


    Cropped it as a 6x6 because if I can save my aching back by leaving my 500CM and Planar80/2.8 at home this would be a significant win for me.

    Really cool ...

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    Decided to use the camera in anger today rather than random testing. The first shot must be one of the most famous doors in Princelet Street in London's Spitalfields. It certainly has appeared in numerous UK TV productions set in the Victorian or Georgian period. I've never before been able to capture the ghastly pink and port wine colours of the 'decorations'.

    4 Princelet Street


    33A Fournier Street - photographed this many times over the years, a couple of years ago I won an Honourable Mention in the IPA awards for this shot. I called the shot "300 Years of History in Spitalfields" because you have Huguenot casesments either side of a Victorian hording on which the youth of Brick Lane have left their mark.



    This is a very puzzling camera. I can't quite believe what I see on the screen for the price or the packaging. This may well be the best IQ of any digital camera I have owned or used. The sharpness is outstanding, the colouration, microcontrast and feeling of depth are amazing. The output easily meets and exceeds the results of scanning 6x9 negatives. Indeed, I was hoping this camera might relieve me of the burden of lugging my Fuji GSW690III and it will: it is now on ebay.

    If Sony are seriously expecting nearly three grand for the RX1 and Leica are already getting £1600+ for the X2 (let alone the stratospheric prices for the M9 and the new 'M') why on earth is this a £800 camera? I don't want to prejudge the RX1 but if the Zeiss lens is any sharper than the output of the DP2 Merrill then it will be too sharp and unusable.

    Sigma may know how to sell lenses but they don't have the first clue how to sell cameras.

    Mind you, not that I am complaining. Might snap up a DP1 as well before the company comes to its senses, hires some proper marketing muscle and doubles or triples their prices.

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    Re: Sigma DP2 Merrill shots

    Could not agree more, Louis....and to think a few idiots said the DP2M was overpriced, mainly because it says "Sigma" on the front

    The DP2M is the most exciting camera I have owned in years. It defies conventional wisdom and has won over hardened sceptics - not least me!

    By the way, nice shots Louis. We clearly operate in the same area some of the time. We should meet up for a beer....

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    ...before the company comes to its senses, hires some proper marketing muscle and doubles or triples their prices.

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    I am sure that the SD1 Merrill preliminary pricing was instructive to Sigma.

    It is nice to purchase a digital camera that will hold a decent percentage of its acquisition costs...and one that I will not replace easily.

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    Re: Sigma DP2 Merrill shots

    Now if Sigma could only make some decent lenses for the SD1M besides the 50 Macro and 70 Macro.
    Just also wanted to ask, what is it like manual focusing the DP2m?
    Can you zoom in at 1:1 for critical focus?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kuau View Post
    Now if Sigma could only make some decent lenses for the SD1M besides the 50 Macro and 70 Macro.
    Just also wanted to ask, what is it like manual focusing the DP2m?
    Can you zoom in at 1:1 for critical focus?

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    A few shots with the Sigma DP Merrill twins on a recent trip to DC. All handheld. See larger image for camera info.

    Metal tree sculpture at National Museum of Art (the birds are real)

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    National Cathedral

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    Vietnam Memorial

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    National Indian Art Museum

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    National Indian Art Museum (beautiful curves in this building)

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    Lockheed Blackhawk and Space shuttle Discovery in background. National Air/Space Museum near Dulles.


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    Arlington

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    Unknown Soldier

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    Watching change of guard ceremony

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    New MLK Memorial

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    Lace & Blue Bricks (near Ford Theatre)

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    Sculpture by Ai Weiwei at the Hirschhorn Museum

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    Re: Sigma DP2 Merrill shots

    Thanks for the info Quentin,
    I had actually tried for about 10 days a SD1m with an assortment of Sigma lenses, The only lenses I got very good results with were the 50 and 70mm Macros.
    My biggest stumbling block was Sigma Photo pro software.
    Just to slow..

    What is the latest preferred work flow in SPP?


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    If Sony are seriously expecting nearly three grand for the RX1 and Leica are already getting £1600+ for the X2 (let alone the stratospheric prices for the M9 and the new 'M') why on earth is this a £800 camera? I don't want to prejudge the RX1 but if the Zeiss lens is any sharper than the output of the DP2 Merrill then it will be too sharp and unusable.


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    I have not touched any of my other cameras (of which I have too many) since I have the DP2M. The humble Sigma can easily hold its own against a USD 10k combo of M9 plus 50mm Leica lens as far as IQ is concerned.
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    Very nice shot Louis......quite striking in fact.

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    I'm not sure just how much of a fairy tale it is. These are 3 "1 up and 1 down" cottages joined together plus a large 1960s extension. Probably built in about 1620 and just one brick thick with no foundations (Read Cold in winter). Legend has it they were sun-up to sun-rise cottages - i.e. what the labourer could build with assistance in that time - shades of the film Witness.

    I am interested in hedges at the moment - man made ordered nature attacked by nature itself - I made a lot of pictures with both cameras over the weekend. Lots of texture but very green (SPP not good on green). I think I agree with your assessment. If I had to choose between them purely on image quality I would go with the hasselblad, but it is quite close run.

    I have just made some A2 prints from both. Again "different" but not startlingly different in terms of detail. I think I might experimenting with reducing the sharpness of the DP2 files which can seem to me a bit harsh. SPP is a pain if you want to fine tune (may not even be possible) and I suspect there is going to be a very long learning curve to get the best out of it. I still pray for Adobe support.
    Well. all we individuals are a product of the society, we are, so to say, riding at the shoulders of the society. And our society is a product of history. So...even though an old fairy tale house isn't a frairy tale to live in (apart from when you keep the eyes open and look at all the details, craftmanship...) we just have to live humble in our history, we can't exist without it, without beeing utterly changed, in a way we don't want...well, I know what you are talking about allthough I just live in a very modern house, only from 1898
    Apart from that, I will put my conclusion different: where the DPM's are at the edge of looking overnatural(no, thats an exaggeration), the Hassy picture is refined, precise, but also relaxed and leaned back in a way that make my say at the edge of being boring. So choosing between them I would prefer the DP2M because it render in a sort of challinging way, it challenge my eyes and it makes me feel unaware smiling in a special way the Hassy don't make me do.
    Well, perhaps its because of those Fuji lenses at the modern Hassys(that seems to treat my eyes in a allmost dull way), because opening my old "Forum" magazines makes me smile in allmost the same way, with all those old Hassy lenses.
    So I still think the DP2M(perhaps also the 1, a bit) will be able to make friends with my Hassy SWC on the shelf.
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    Faded Glory



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    Both using the AML-2 Closeup accessory lens
    Well, I just have to say, Quentin, you do really treat those pictures masterfully!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by biglouis View Post
    Decided to use the camera in anger today rather than random testing. The first shot must be one of the most famous doors in Princelet Street in London's Spitalfields. It certainly has appeared in numerous UK TV productions set in the Victorian or Georgian period. I've never before been able to capture the ghastly pink and port wine colours of the 'decorations'.

    4 Princelet Street


    33A Fournier Street - photographed this many times over the years, a couple of years ago I won an Honourable Mention in the IPA awards for this shot. I called the shot "300 Years of History in Spitalfields" because you have Huguenot casesments either side of a Victorian hording on which the youth of Brick Lane have left their mark.



    This is a very puzzling camera. I can't quite believe what I see on the screen for the price or the packaging. This may well be the best IQ of any digital camera I have owned or used. The sharpness is outstanding, the colouration, microcontrast and feeling of depth are amazing. The output easily meets and exceeds the results of scanning 6x9 negatives. Indeed, I was hoping this camera might relieve me of the burden of lugging my Fuji GSW690III and it will: it is now on ebay.

    If Sony are seriously expecting nearly three grand for the RX1 and Leica are already getting £1600+ for the X2 (let alone the stratospheric prices for the M9 and the new 'M') why on earth is this a £800 camera? I don't want to prejudge the RX1 but if the Zeiss lens is any sharper than the output of the DP2 Merrill then it will be too sharp and unusable.

    Sigma may know how to sell lenses but they don't have the first clue how to sell cameras.

    Mind you, not that I am complaining. Might snap up a DP1 as well before the company comes to its senses, hires some proper marketing muscle and doubles or triples their prices.

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    Could not agree more, Louis....and to think a few idiots said the DP2M was overpriced, mainly because it says "Sigma" on the front


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    I don't know if I ever said this out loud but this idiot does think it is overpriced. What it does not offer ( interchangeable lenses, fast AF, fast recording, integrated EVF, easy post processing,....) makes it overpriced for me and it isn't even in my radar to elicit any interest to look up the possible vendors.

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    You have all gone quite mad with some sort of forum-incestuous enthusiasm! And there I was tryng to hold off ...

    Is it possible for the forum to have an option to say 'Like All posts since last visit'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vivek View Post
    I don't know if I ever said this out loud but this idiot does think it is overpriced. What it does not offer ( interchangeable lenses, fast AF, fast recording, integrated EVF, easy post processing,....) makes it overpriced for me and it isn't even in my radar to elicit any interest to look up the possible vendors.
    Well...we shall then try to treat the minority's in a proper way, with appropriate foregiveness
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    You have all gone quite mad with some sort of forum-incestuous enthusiasm! And there I was tryng to hold off ...

    Is it possible for the forum to have an option to say 'Like All posts since last visit'?

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    ...and by those who haven’t…..we, those of us who have(seen the light), will have to ask for forgiveness
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    Well, Lee, we have all been infected by Sigmatosis, an incurable enthusiasm for DPM images. Thing is I don't want to be cured as I like the side effects. I was one of the first to be infected but it now looks like the disease is unstoppable...I can only offer my sincere apologies...
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    A few more shots from DC with the DP2M and DP1M.

    The Weiwei installation at the Hirschhorn

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    White House. Note tripod with binoculars on roof. An SS agent was up there scanning the crowd just after I took this shot.

    LARGER

    WWII Memorial at night. Hand held, but braced on a railing.

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    Discovery at Air/Space Museum. Can still see burn marks form last re-entry.

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    Enola Gay. B-29 bomber that dropped first A bomb at Hiroshima.

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