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Editor Sep 10, 2013 0 comments
"Mirrorless" new camera intros are outstripping new DSLR intros three to one.
My next camera will be a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera.
37% (40 votes)
I still prefer the form factor of the DSLR.
38% (41 votes)
I like the idea of mirrorless, but I have so many lenses for my DSLR I'll have to stick with that format.
26% (28 votes)
Total votes: 109
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Editor Sep 14, 2012 55 comments
A new crop of Android-capable cameras and apps are coming our way.
I'm excited by the idea of being able to download apps right to my camera.
20% (11 votes)
I put image quality at the top of my list and always see that as my first camera and lens priority.
53% (29 votes)
I use an iPhone or Android OS phone for quick sharing and apps and am not interested in having this in my camera as well.
27% (15 votes)
Total votes: 55
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Editor Aug 16, 2012 0 comments
A number of companies offer so-called "tough" weatherproof/waterproof cameras.
I engage in activities that would make it make sense to use one, or I already own one.
73% (56 votes)
I don't usually think about making pictures when I hike, raft, kayak or ski.
9% (7 votes)
I know they are available but they don't deliver the quality I am used to.
18% (14 votes)
Total votes: 77
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Editor Aug 19, 2013 0 comments
A number of photo schools still teach black and white film developing and printing.
I don't believe this helps photo students as digital is the future.
12% (12 votes)
It's a good idea as it creates a foundation for a greater understanding of photography.
72% (74 votes)
It's another aspect of the craft so it does no harm.
17% (17 votes)
Total votes: 103
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Editor Dec 18, 2013 0 comments
A recent news item claims picture sharing on "social" sites has flattened out.
I regularly upload images to a social site.
49% (45 votes)
I choose not to share my images that way.
39% (36 votes)
I sometimes share family shots only.
12% (11 votes)
Total votes: 92
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Editor Jun 12, 2013 3 comments
Adobe has changed the way future editions of Photoshop will be accessed.
I need to work with Photoshop and will adopt the new access mode.
7% (18 votes)
I will be seeking new software for editing when I need to update.
75% (192 votes)
I was unaware of any changes in their delivery and access.
18% (46 votes)
Total votes: 256
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George Schaub Feb 21, 2012 2 comments
Please comment briefly on your experience with images and wireless transmission, aside from cell phone images.
At the recent Consumer Electronics Show a number of camcorders and cameras with built in WiFi were introduced.
This is an appealing feature and will be an important factor in choosing a camera/camcorder.
16% (5 votes)
This has no interest for me and will not influence my decision about a particular product.
31% (10 votes)
It’s interesting but I’d have to learn a lot more about this before considering purchase.
53% (17 votes)
Total votes: 32
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Editor May 17, 2013 0 comments
Compact System Cameras are becoming more interesting, and popular.
I own a CSC and am pleased with results.
36% (31 votes)
I will consider one as an option to, or even a replacement for my DSLR when next in the market for a camera.
26% (22 votes)
I'll stick with my DSLR.
38% (33 votes)
Total votes: 86
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Editor Feb 15, 2013 1 comments
Do "lab tests" help you make camera buying decisions?
I look at lab tests first to see if I would be at all interested in a camera.
21% (12 votes)
I rely on field tests done by a reliable reporter as most important.
9% (5 votes)
I use both lab and field tests to make buying decisions.
70% (39 votes)
Total votes: 56
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George Schaub Jun 16, 2011 3 comments
Please comment briefly on your experience with image stabilization lenses in low light, with slow shutter speeds or when doing macro work.
Do you think that the stabilization trend in lenses will lessen the use of tripods for you?
Yes, with an image stabilization lens tripods are only necessary in rare instances.
8% (55 votes)
No, regardless of using image stabilization lenses, there’s simply no substitute for the image quality you get by using a tripod
28% (183 votes)
I would use both, as each has its purposes and one doesn’t necessarily cancel the use of the other.
63% (411 votes)
Total votes: 649
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George Schaub Sep 14, 2011 0 comments
Please comment briefly on what wireless or network systems or devices you have interconnected in your home or studio.
Does wireless connectivity or networking play a part in your home or studio digital darkroom and printing setups?
Yes I have a printer, scanner, TV or other device set up on my home network to look at and/or work on my images.
63% (67 votes)
No, but I have wireless Internet and am thinking about getting other systems in place.
21% (23 votes)
No, I have no intention of getting involved in wireless or network setups.
16% (17 votes)
Total votes: 107
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Editor Dec 11, 2012 0 comments
Editing videos from your camera should be easy—is it?
I find no problem editing videos with my current software.
22% (7 votes)
Editing videos is a challenge that I have yet to overcome.
41% (13 votes)
I need to know more about video editing from my camera.
38% (12 votes)
Total votes: 32
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George Schaub Dec 19, 2011 42 comments
Please comment briefly on your thoughts on using the cloud to store your images.
How do you feel about storing your images in the “cloud?”
It makes sense to save space and to have images whenever I want them.
7% (12 votes)
I wouldn’t trust my images to be stored away from my control.
49% (85 votes)
I see it as just another backup to complement my own, and it makes sense to store some images there for safekeeping.
44% (76 votes)
Total votes: 173
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George Schaub Jul 14, 2011 0 comments
Please briefly comment on recommendations you have for getting the most from white balance controls.
How do you work with your camera’s white balance (color temperature) control?
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Editor Apr 22, 2013 0 comments
Image stabilization has become standard fare in new lens intros.
I keep image stabilization on for most of my shots.
69% (41 votes)
I only use image stabilization for low light or long tele work.
15% (9 votes)
I do not have a lens with an image stabilization feature.
15% (9 votes)
Total votes: 59