I always appreciate reader comments, here are a few.
Just a quick note to say thanks for your blog, read it almost everyday. Am I the only one, or do the photos taken with the respective Zeiss 100 mm f2. look a hell of a lot better on the D3s? Big difference to me form the 5D MKII and the D3s. — Jim G
In truth the D3s is stunning, and even before the D3s I always felt (and wrote) that the Canon 5D Mark II has an impaired gestalt. But the D3s is twice the price, and the D3x is even costlier, and perhaps Canon has something nifty in the works. Invest in lenses for the long-term and there one must make a choice.
As a subscriber and regular reader from Germany of your blog, site and newsletter, I'd like to take the opportunity to thank you for all your work. I'm glad I found your site this year. It is one of the most useful photo sites on the web for me and helps a lot to make the right decisions. There is no other site that has so much useful information about the Zeiss lenses. Much goes probably on your account that I have added now the fifth ZF lens to my camera bag - a 2/100 macro-planar. — Klaus H
I realize that I have reduced bank account balances worldwide, I’m doing my part to help stimulate the economy! Maybe here in the US, a stimulus package #3 should be for photographers, since the first two worked so well. Santa Claus is real for some.
Thank you for the info you have provided in your DAP throughout the year... You should receive the Nobel Prize in fair dinkum photography equipment reviews and Mac reviews, you certainly put in a lot of hard yakka in getting the facts together that no one else seems to want to do, especially the nitty gritty detail. — Peter D
I’d settle for Nikon fixing self time and mirror up to work together! Indeed the reviews are a lot of work, but I turned my long-ago frustration at not being able to obtain good information into addressing the problem in whatever small way I could.
I became only recently a member of your site. Just would like you to know that I enjoy immensely the wealth of knowledge one can find on your website/blog. Thank you kindly. Hope it will help me figure out what to buy in the new year. (Can't decide whether i should move from the M8 to the M9 ... or keep the M8 and get a D3X [or whatever Canon does with their 1DsMark IV] ... or buy the M9, sell the M8 and get the D3s [or 1D Mark IV - well, either Nikon or Canon system] ... or screw everything and get into PhaseOne MF.... decisions, decisions ;) Anyway, many thanks for your hard work. I appreciate it and am happy that I found your site. — Hbenz S
I’ll do my best to lay out the issues, but in the end it’s one’s own preferences and working habits that drive the best decision— “best” makes sense only in context.