Nikon Df - The DSLR isn't quite finished yet - the 'mirrorless' dilemma.

Nikon Df - The DSLR isn't quite finished yet - the 'mirrorless' dilemma.
'I took it out the other day, admittedly carried by a leather strap that's got gold plated hooks and trim and I was almost tempted to hide it away, since it seemed everybody who passed me grabbed a look. And of course, I was made very self-conscious by this as I totally disapprove of showing off with a camera. And if you believe that.....................'
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Mirrorless Interchangable - Where Does It Go In 2015? Part 5 - SONY

Mirrorless Interchangable - Where Does It Go In 2015? Part 5 - SONY
'Sony have come some way since those first NEX cameras. One photographer I know said to me 'Who wants a camera that looks like a bar of soap!?' He's now using an A7r. The real 'game changer' had to be the NEX-7. '24MP on APS-C?? And you know it's actually decent quality.'
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Mirrorless Interchangeable - Where does it go in 2015? Part 2 - Fuji X

Mirrorless Interchangeable - Where does it go in 2015? Part 2 - Fuji X
'This does of cause lead to speculation on one of the 'mystery' cameras of recent times and the questions "When / Will / In what form will an X-Pro 2 appear? And in fact, will there ever be an X-Pro 2? And if there is, will it sell?".
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Mirrorless Interchangeable - Where does it go in 2015? Part 1 - The bit players

Mirrorless Interchangeable - Where does it go in 2015? Part 1 - The bit players
'The Mirrorless Interchangeable lens sector of the camera market is without doubt the most dynamic, the most innovative and the most changeable. 2014 saw a lot of new products (Thanks to Photokina) but will 2015 be just as interesting or is this a year for consolidation?'
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Fuji X-T1 25fps video and more on the reaction to THAT update.

Fuji X-T1 25fps video and more on the reaction to THAT update.
''Kaizen is the practice of continuous improvement. Kaizen was originally introduced to the West by Masaaki Imai in his book Kaizen: The Key to Japan's Competitive Success in 1986. Today kaizen is recognized worldwide as an important pillar of an organization's long-term competitive strategy.'.
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Social Media style photography - A 'creative' cul-de-sac?

Social Media style photography - A 'creative' cul-de-sac?
'Because the whole idea of a social media inspired photography may well be fine for social media, but for general picture use and stock photography, it's pretty much out of line. Because where is it used? Do you see images like the filtered ones below on websites or in published material? Because I don't and I wonder who the libraries think will buy and use them. .
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The Fuji X-T1 3.0 firmware update - A new camera or just a few tweaks?

The Fuji X-T1 3.0 firmware update - A new camera or just a few tweaks?
'For me the major benefit of firmware vers. 3.0 is (finally) getting an electronic shutter. The one now available on the X-T1 is quick, quiet and vibrates the camera much less. A great improvement and something I think all mirrorless cameras should offer as an option.'
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SONY A7s and FE 35mm f2.8 ZA Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* - with this combination is there any need for a fixed lens 'lookaleica?' RAW FILE SAMPLES FOR DOWNLOAD

SONY A7s and FE 35mm f2.8 ZA Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* - with this combination is there any need for a fixed lens 'lookaleica?' RAW FILE SAMPLES FOR DOWNLOAD
'However it did occur to me that my Sony A7s fitted with my Sony FE 35mm f2.8 ZA Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* Lens, might actually have some significant advantages over the Fuji. And for all the perceived social documentary, 'street photography' cred of the Fuji X100 'lookaleica' series, might not the Sony be better for that as well?'
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SONY - Seemingly the most popular brand for Soundimageplus readers.

SONY - Seemingly the most popular brand for Soundimageplus readers.
'The post in the screen grab above http://www.soundimageplus.com/soundimageplus/2014/11/27/the-sony-fe-mirrorless-system-getting-there-for-professionals?rq=Sony%20FE has broken all records in terms of an article I've written on this blog. Of all the groups I've started on Google+ the A7 / A7r / A7s Photographers group is easily the most subscribed with an amazing 1241 members and people posting so much I have a hard time keeping up viewing it all. My email buzzes all day with news that yet more people have posted. The poll I put on the blog to see what people wanted me to review next is being dominated by the Sony A7 Mk II and the 28mm FE f/2 lens, which is actually only a distant reality, currently in second place. These two items taking up 63% of the total votes cast. When I get a link from SonyAlphaRumors my stats graph for page views and visits surges upwards quite dramatically. Is there a message here?'
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