Tom_N

Tom_N

Lives in United States Northeast, United States
Works as a Software Engineer
Joined on Aug 31, 2005

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  • LeRentier wrote: Brian wrote: But he has a Nobel prize. Maybe he should do what he did to get his first one in order to resolve this conflict. The "crisis" was created by the US and its...
  • LeRentier wrote: Tom_N wrote: Putin is the one causing the crisis by annexing a piece of a sovereign neighbor, and making moves as if he plans to annex more. If you want to meet someone who's...
  • Putin is the one causing the crisis by annexing a piece of a sovereign neighbor, and making moves as if he plans to annex more.
  • Kodachrome200 wrote: MinAZ wrote: I'm curious as to the list of cameras that would fit into a coat pocket, has zoom, and a sensor not too far removed from APS-C. I wouldn't consider 1" or 4/3" to...
  • jazz camcorder wrote: this guy is going crazy over how cheap this camera is it makes his skin crawl and eyes burn I don't want a camcorder that makes my skin crawl and my eyes burn.  There are...
  • jgitomer wrote: Why not conduct an experiment to see if you can outwit your camera? My experiment plan is to set up and take two pictures, one with the camera set on program mode and one with the...
  • Search the forum.  There are several other threads where people were looking for laptops with IPS screens. Off the top of my head, there are: the Retina MacBook Pros, HP Elitebooks when ordered...
  • There is more to aperture / shutter speed / ISO settings than just getting correct exposure.  Each of those settings has other side effects – e.g., aperture affects depth of field, shutter speed...
  • Roger99 wrote: Tom_N wrote: Roger99 wrote: ... in the past couple of days. When I saw the story on Al Jazeera the other night the kid was four years old. I guess the Telegraph doesn't like to let...
  • Without knowing where you are willing to make tradeoffs between portability, low-light capability, and image quality, it is impossible to answer this question. There are several makes and models...
  • Ed B wrote: I'm not sure what you mean by transfer over but have you tried simply plugging your scanner and printer into your laptop? He probably means that he doesn't know whether there are...
  • wklee wrote: There is a command to enable Administrator which was what XP did: give the user complete control of their OS. If you run with full Admin privileges all of the time, doesn't this mean...
  • bimbert84 wrote: I just realized another possibility. Which of these statements is more accurate: A) The lens has a 35mm-equivalent of 50mm no matter what sensor it's attached to, and it was...
  • bimbert84 wrote: Hi Tom, The crop factor is a function of the sensor size – not of the lens size. Hmmm. That would imply crop factor does not exist until the lens is mounted to a camera body. And...
  • bimbert84 wrote: I had assumed crop factor was a function of the SENSOR size, but now I understand it to be a function of LENS size. Nevertheless, since lenses are designed to accommodate sensors,...
  • bimbert84 wrote: So the term APERTURE is actually the diameter of the pupil opening, but it's EXPRESSED in terms of the focal length so as to provide the normalization. And it's this RATIO, rather...
  • A hard disk failure wouldn't cause this.  Hard disk hardware doesn't know anywhere near enough about what is stored on it to copy files using one Sony RAW extension and give the copies another Sony...
  • bimbert84 wrote: The amount of light that gets through the light-admitting circle depends on the circle's AREA. Yes, and since it's a circle (or close enough), its area depends on its diameter....
  • The New York Times is now reporting that the baby will not be going to...
  • bimbert84 wrote: I've been equating the f-number with the amount of light that ultimately passes through the lens. But thinking about it now, it seems the amount of light would be a factor of...
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