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Imaging Resource has a production model NX1 in house finally

Discussion in 'Samsung NX Forum' started by Brian style, Nov 11, 2014.

  1. Brian style

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  2. RT Panther

    RT Panther SC All-Pro

    Dec 25, 2012
    My local brick n' mortar store has one! :smile:
     
  3. Brian style

    Brian style SC Regular

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    Have you had a go with it yet??? :hail:
     
  4. RT Panther

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    Dec 25, 2012
    Nah...
    I generally make a point not to handle anything that I have no intentions of purchasing from them. It looked nice through the glass though! :smile:
     
  5. Brian style

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  6. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
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    Nic
    I think that IR's camparometer suffers from shooting a three dimensional scene as opposed to two dimensional. DPReview also had the same issue until they "flattened" their studio scene. For example, these screenshots below are from an ISO 100 comparison between the NX1 and the NX3000 and indicate to me that the NX3000 was focused further forwards than was the NX1.

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    As a result the NX3000 seems to be sharper at the front of the scene,

    NX1vxNX30002_zpsddcd0291.



    whereas the NX1 is picking up more details towards the rear of the scene

    NX1vxNX30003_zpsb3585d93.
     
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  7. KillRamsey

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    Jun 20, 2012
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    Kyle
    Great. Now I want a beer.
     
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  8. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
    how can people who test cameras for a living not know how to test a camera. Unbelievable.

    and barkeep.....bring me a Taddy.
     
  9. Tilman Paulin

    Tilman Paulin SC Top Veteran

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    Nov 15, 2011
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    Now if there isn't a lesson for life in general in this... :)
    :drinks:
     
  10. RT Panther

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    Dec 25, 2012
    Yes there is - and it's to just go out and shoot, ignore the data sheets :smile:
     
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  11. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
    Since almost every "test" is fatally flawed, in one way or another - usually by dint of being conducted illogically or inconsistently and on a sample size of, er, one, I far prefer to read a "review" by someone whom I have learned over time, thinks like me, has a workflow similar to mine, has the same expectations to me, has the same belief system as me. likes French jazz like me, has the same background as me, is the same height and weight as me, and who shares my birthday, etc etc...

    Since that person doesn't exist, I am left with two alternatives - read the reviews of others who are at least consistent in their approach over time and whose impressions (not "results", please note) can be extrapolated from - and buy the thing and try it myself. Since I am not always in the position to do the former, I do the latter.

    It's a bit like film and theatre critics - once you know what they like, you know what to go to see or not. There used to be one, I forget his name, whose tastes were diametrically opposed to mine; I knew if he hated something I would most likely enjoy it, and vice versa. This approach saved me from Cats, Miss Saigon and Phantom of the Opera...
     
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