Latest or all posts or last 15, 30, 90 or 180 days.
Upgrade the memory of your 2019 iMac up to 128GB

Nikon D810 Highlight Priority Metering, Pentax 645Z notes, Leica T

Up in the mountains field shooting, writeups follow when I’m back in a week or so.

I’ve now studied the new “highlight priority” metering in the Nikon D810 and I have plenty to say (and show about it).

In a nutshell, Nikon D810 highlight priority metering works great sometimes and works worse at other times (as in a bug). And sometimes absolutely awful as in blowing out the image. Not ready for prime time, and most definitely not a replacement for expert manual exposure, and maybe too unreliable to rely on in any case.

Other brief notes:

  • In the space of 20 minutes, I found 20 issues with the Leica T, ranging from bugs requiring power-cycling to severe usability problems to “who could have thought that up as making sense?”. A few nice things too, but with grating behavioral flaws that undermine it. I felt my frustration level steadily building as I used it. With a few (obvious) changes, it could work a lot better. It’s baffling how this software gets out the door.
  • The Pentax 645Z offers awesome dynamic range in the field. It does have some minor time-wasting behaviors for field use that could be eliminated with a firmware update, but these are relatively minor in the scheme of things, the image quality is outstanding.
  • The Nikon D810 Live View (with Zacuto) is unequivocally the best experience I’ve ever had in a camera, and I definitely prefer it over the EVF on the Sony A7R. Not just a practical time saver but a hit rate improvement for focus, snapping in and out obviously. Awesome. I investigated Picture Profiles in some detail, and will be posting the one I prefer for Live View use.
Organic Lab Tested Full Spectrum CBD

20% off every day with coupon code diglloyd20 at NuLeafNaturals.com

100% organic non-GMO, no additives or preservatives, lab tested for purity and quality.
128GB Memory in iMac 5K

Up to 128GB for 2019 iMac 5K!
Up to 64GB for 2015/2017 iMac 5K

Save nearly 50% over Apple pricing

MacPerformanceGuide.com
B&H Deal ZoneDeals by Brand/Category/Savings
Deals expire in 12 hours unless noted. Certain deals may last longer.
$2797 SAVE $600 = 17.0% $246 FREE ITEMS Nikon Z 7 Mirrorless in Cameras: Mirrorless
$2798 SAVE $400 = 12.0% Sony a7R III Mirrorless in Cameras: Mirrorless
$3498 SAVE $1000 = 22.0% Sony a9 Mirrorless in Cameras: Mirrorless
$898 SAVE $100 = 10.0% $161 FREE ITEMS Sony DSC-RX100 VA in Cameras: Point and Shoot
$1879 SAVE $1071 = 36.0% ZEISS 15mm f/2.8 Distagon T* ZE in Lenses: DSLR

diglloyd Inc. | FTC Disclosure | PRIVACY POLICY | Trademarks | Terms of Use
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2019 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.