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Forum: Ricoh Theta 360 Cameras 09-12-2019, 12:43 PM  
Ricoh Theta Spherical Society in the Round
Posted By johnmflores
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I recently purchased a Insta360 OneX from my brother. The still image quality is a step behind the Ricoh V but the video image quality (particularly the stabilization) is pretty incredible.
















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Note that the camera is directly mounted to the handlebars of a twin cylinder motorcycle! Impressive. The workflow, however, is pretty tedious, and I prefer the usability of the Theta.
Forum: Ricoh Theta 360 Cameras 06-18-2019, 11:06 AM  
Ricoh Theta Spherical Society in the Round
Posted By johnmflores
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Forum: Ricoh Theta 360 Cameras 06-14-2019, 04:12 AM  
Ricoh Theta Spherical Society in the Round
Posted By johnmflores
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Thanks, Mike. It's such a fun camera to play with!
Forum: Ricoh Theta 360 Cameras 06-13-2019, 06:23 AM  
Ricoh Theta Spherical Society in the Round
Posted By johnmflores
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The video gets all shaky as I ride beside some trees. I suspect that the image stabilization is freaking out.
Forum: Pentax Q 06-09-2019, 05:27 PM  
Let's share shots with Q!
Posted By johnmflores
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Forum: Pentax Q 06-04-2019, 04:14 AM  
Let's share shots with Q!
Posted By johnmflores
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Views: 939,198
A rose by John Flores, on Flickr

Q7 with DA55-300 @100mm
Forum: Ricoh Theta 360 Cameras 05-25-2019, 08:32 AM  
Ricoh Theta Spherical Society in the Round
Posted By johnmflores
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Forum: Pentax Q 04-24-2019, 10:40 AM  
Let's share shots with Q!
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 6,278
Views: 939,198

Screen
by John Flores, on Flickr


Dandelion
by John Flores, on Flickr
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 04-17-2019, 06:09 AM  
Ricoh WG-6 / G900 / Theta Z-1 get delayed
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 59
Views: 5,368
My wallet is safe from the Theta Z1 for one more month!
Forum: Pentax Q 04-15-2019, 07:16 PM  
Let's share shots with Q!
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 6,278
Views: 939,198
Forum: Ricoh Theta 360 Cameras 04-14-2019, 02:32 PM  
Ricoh Theta Spherical Society in the Round
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 296
Views: 38,632















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Forum: Ricoh Theta 360 Cameras 04-10-2019, 03:17 PM  
Ricoh Theta Spherical Society in the Round
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 296
Views: 38,632
Forum: Ricoh Theta 360 Cameras 04-09-2019, 11:50 AM  
Where's this then?!
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 8
Views: 749
LOL that's a funny story about the power of the Internets! But now look at the thing on the left side of the desk with the aluminum frame. Looks some kind of testing rig with a target at the end, a movable platform, and a black sheet for light control. I wonder that that's for?
Forum: Ricoh Theta 360 Cameras 03-25-2019, 07:50 AM  
Ricoh Theta Spherical Society in the Round
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 296
Views: 38,632
On the basketball court. I recently discovered that you can change the orientation of the camera (i.e., from vertical to horizontal) in the middle of shooting video and the camera keeps the same horizon line that you started with
















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Forum: Ricoh Theta 360 Cameras 03-14-2019, 06:00 PM  
Ricoh Theta Spherical Society in the Round
Posted By johnmflores
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Forum: Ricoh Theta 360 Cameras 02-28-2019, 07:52 AM  
Pre-order the Theta Z1!
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Damn I want this.
Forum: Ricoh Theta 360 Cameras 02-27-2019, 04:54 AM  
Pre-order the Theta Z1!
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
How did they fit a 1” sensor into that? Wow!!!!
Forum: Pentax Q 02-24-2019, 02:53 PM  
12V charging options?
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
I'll be on a bicycle and camping so I'm trying to lighten my load and charge from a solar panel while I ride.

I ended up ordering this:

https://www.amazon.com/Kastar-Battery-Charger-Fujifilm-FinePix/dp/B01KGH1EOM...r=1-3-fkmrnull

The Fuji NP-50 battery is compatible with the Q and seems to have more options for it.
Forum: Pentax Q 02-23-2019, 11:01 AM  
12V charging options?
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
This may do the trick. Thanks!
Forum: Pentax Q 02-23-2019, 08:01 AM  
12V charging options?
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
I'm planning a bike trip this year and plan on bringing the Q along. I'll probably bring a 12v battery pack. Is there any way to charge the Q batteries with 12v power?
Forum: Non-Pentax Cameras: Canon, Nikon, etc. 02-16-2019, 08:38 AM  
Canon Full Frame Mirrorless $1,299
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 343
Views: 13,667
"AI" is being co-opted by marketers as the buzzword of the month and being used in places where it really doesn't apply, at least not in the strictest sense. Computational photography is not AI.

In that article for Night Sight, for example, they say that machine learning (AI) was used to improve their white balance algorithm:

"we developed a learning-based AWB algorithm, trained to discriminate between a well-white-balanced image and a poorly balanced one. When a captured image is poorly balanced, the algorithm can suggest how to shift its colors to make the illumination appear more neutral. Training this algorithm required photographing a diversity of scenes using Pixel phones, then hand-correcting their white balance while looking at the photo on a color-calibrated monitor."

In other words, they used AI in development to improve their AWB algorithm and then that algorithm is baked into the phone. There is no AI happening when a photo is taken. And I suspect that the same is happening with the new Olympus camera - AI was used to improve their AF algorithm and then that improved AF algorithm is baked into the camera.

The truest test of whether or not AI is happening in the phone or camera is whether or not that particular device is learning as photos are taken. Is a Google Pixel 3 phone that's been used for a year better at taking photos than one that's just been taken out of the box? Is an Olympus camera that's been used to photograph birds for a year better than a brand new Olympus camera? The answer to both of those questions is no.
Forum: Non-Pentax Cameras: Canon, Nikon, etc. 02-13-2019, 05:09 PM  
Canon Full Frame Mirrorless $1,299
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 343
Views: 13,667
Yeah. I'm not quite sure how groundbreaking this really is. Sony has been near that pricepoint for quite some time with the A7 and variants. I'm not how this changes anything.
Forum: Non-Pentax Cameras: Canon, Nikon, etc. 02-05-2019, 06:42 PM  
Kinefinity video camera system is next-level Ricoh GXR
Posted By johnmflores
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Views: 565















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Forum: Non-Pentax Cameras: Canon, Nikon, etc. 02-04-2019, 09:07 PM  
Micro Four Thirds Club
Posted By johnmflores
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Views: 274,004
Forum: General Photography 01-28-2019, 06:40 AM  
there is a lunar opportunity that won't come around for a while if you miss it
Posted By johnmflores
Replies: 54
Views: 4,093
I like that! I also like, "The harder I work, the luckier I seem to get."



Funny story. The night of the Super Wolf Blood Moon, I was reviewing shots and saw the white flash. I dismissed it as malfunctioning pixels. In the following days, I saw news stories about the impact here and elsewhere, but I didn't put two and two together until last night.



Thanks for the tip!
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