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Oct 25, 2017 16:24 |  #6151

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MacPhun is changing their name to Skylum. They want to be a worthy Adobe alternative. I wish them luck. I'm all for competition.

Just a comment on Macphun, they are holding my Aurora refund hostage until I give them an hdr sample with terrible halos (already sent them that) as well as all the raw brackets.

This is like returning a sweater and the store saying, “Sure, we’re happy to refund you as soon as you shovel the snow off our sidewalk.” I’ll never buy anything from them ever again.


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Oct 25, 2017 16:24 |  #6152

Well, crap. I read the release article wrong could have sworn it said Sony FE mount.
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Oct 25, 2017 16:28 |  #6153

David Arbogast wrote in post #18481018 (external link)
Just a comment on Macphun, they are holding my Aurora refund hostage until I give them an hdr sample with terrible halos (already sent them that) as well as all the raw brackets. I’ll never try to buy anything from them ever again.

Wow that's really crappy.


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Oct 25, 2017 16:43 |  #6154

eBay have made the decision to remove the option to not allow best offers when selling. I generally price my items to sell by doing a bit of research into previous sales to work out the fair going rate and disable offers. I’m now selling something and can’t turn that option off due to their new policy and I’m getting bombarded with people giving me low ball offers. Totally frustrating. Like people offering me 20% of my list price


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Oct 25, 2017 16:55 |  #6155

xpfloyd wrote in post #18481026 (external link)
eBay have made the decision to remove the option to not allow best offers when selling. I generally price my items to sell by doing a bit of research into previous sales to work out the fair going rate and disable offers. I’m now selling something and can’t turn that option off due to their new policy and I’m getting bombarded with people giving me low ball offers. Totally frustrating. Like people offering me 20% of my list price

You can remove that in advance mode when you create ad. Won’t be able to edit.


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Oct 25, 2017 16:59 |  #6156

David Arbogast wrote in post #18481018 (external link)
Just a comment on Macphun, they are holding my Aurora refund hostage until I give them an hdr sample with terrible halos (already sent them that) as well as all the raw brackets.

This is like returning a sweater and the store saying, “Sure, we’re happy to refund you as soon as you shovel the snow off our sidewalk.” I’ll never buy anything from them ever again.

David, that is a terrible business practice on their part! I don’t blame you for never wanting to do business with them again. They took their time with my refund but nothing like your bad experience. Have you tried contacting their spokesperson Trey Ratcliff to see if he can knock some sense into them?


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Oct 25, 2017 17:30 |  #6157

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Cory/others, I’m thinking about a vacation in Idaho next year. The state looks beautiful. I’m not sure where to go and see. Thanks for any advice you can offer.

Idaho is pretty sweet. Feel free to PM me with tentative plans. I’m happy to offer up tons of advice!


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Oct 25, 2017 17:56 |  #6158

David Arbogast wrote in post #18481018 (external link)
Just a comment on Macphun, they are holding my Aurora refund hostage until I give them an hdr sample with terrible halos (already sent them that) as well as all the raw brackets.

This is like returning a sweater and the store saying, “Sure, we’re happy to refund you as soon as you shovel the snow off our sidewalk.” I’ll never buy anything from them ever again.

I need to keep that in mind because I've recently starting using their Luminaria (I think that's what it's called), I'd rather use NIK, but Luminawhatever is OK to play with for a free beta.


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Oct 25, 2017 17:59 |  #6159

idsurfer wrote in post #18481053 (external link)
Idaho is pretty sweet. Feel free to PM me with tentative plans. I’m happy to offer up tons of advice!

Thanks Cory!


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Oct 25, 2017 18:33 |  #6160

This thread will reach 500 before the month ends. Lol


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Oct 25, 2017 18:41 |  #6161

I’m really really excited about the announcement of the a7R II. IBIS, backlit sensor, eye AF, 4K video with S Log, 42MP, etc. Definitely the camera for me!! :)


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Oct 25, 2017 18:44 |  #6162

David Arbogast wrote in post #18481094 (external link)
I’m really really excited about the announcement of the a7R II. IBIS, backlit sensor, eye AF, 4K video with S Log, 42MP, etc. Definitely the camera for me!! :)

Hitting the preorder tomorrow?


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Oct 25, 2017 18:50 |  #6163

Question: how do older lenses like the Canon 135L perform as far as image quality with these hi-megapixel Sonys like the A7r2?


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Oct 25, 2017 19:07 |  #6164

TMaG82 wrote in post #18481095 (external link)
Hitting the preorder tomorrow?

already owns it :-P

from his perspective not very exciting, and the excitement has died for me a bit, but like the A7rii, I'll wait and own in a few months. I could generate funds for the camera pretty easily as I've been saving up for general gear lust, but I'll wait it out a bit, have a few outings scheduled.... landscape outings..... where SR might be a part of. Have some fall and Halloween shooting planned as well, pretty busy these few months with heavy amounts of shooting every weekend.


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Oct 25, 2017 19:08 |  #6165

Jotto123 wrote in post #18481097 (external link)
Question: how do older lenses like the Canon 135L perform as far as image quality with these hi-megapixel Sonys like the A7r2?

135L is my only Canon L lens that I still need to sell, but I'm keeping it until something native comes out. As for image quality, I can't complain. I see excellent results using a7rii and 135L with MBIV.


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