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#1 Bart Willems

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 22:23

Aaah, Digital Rev. Some people hate it, I love it. I don't think Kai is as stupid as he pretends to be, he's more like a clown making fun of himself (comment on the Tokina 11-17 ATX-Pro: “the ‘pro’ means you can masturbate the lens”)

One of the better items of the show is the Cheap Camera Challenge in which a pro photographer is given a POS camera to a pro to show that indeed, if the photographer is good enough, the camera really doesn't matter. Chase Jarvis was given the LEGO camera, for instance.

This time it's Zack Arias, who's been given a Kodak that's probably bought in a supermarket, and is given the challenge to make it work with a Nikon flash. The video is entertaining, and it's impressive how Zack rises to the challenge, and gets shots that put most of us (me at least) to shame with a $70 camera:


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#2 Akira


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Posted 22 July 2012 - 01:55

This is one of very (or the most) inspiring series of DR. Thanks for sharing, Bart.

Kai speaks noticeably differently here compared to his usual reviews. He seems to play a fool on the usual reviews by pronouncing "L" and "TH" sounds as if he would have short tongues.

The video tells that the pro photogs are the people who takes pictures ANYWAY. :)

Edited by Akira, 22 July 2012 - 01:57 .

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#3 Rags


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Posted 22 July 2012 - 03:04

Thanks for posting , that was charming.....


#4 Elsa Hoffmann

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 06:49

ah how cool is that.
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#5 Fons Baerken

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 09:19

Aaah, Digital Rev. Some people hate it, I love it. I don't think Kai is as stupid as he pretends to be, he's more like a clown making fun of himself

i have enjoyed watching him also

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