jcb9001

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I have this cool app that does black and white quite well. It's actually made by Nikon.

It's called "FM3a".

Link | Posted on Jun 4, 2016 at 01:02 UTC as 10th comment | 2 replies
On article New samples from the Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens (232 comments in total)
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QuarryCat: it is good for long legs, but as not as good for small faces.
no good idea to go as close to a face - you could use your smartphone instead...
both are worse for head shots.

it is a perfect lens for the early and the evening hours, for dark scenses - but not for these kind of pictures!

It's not absurd at all. Getting in close to a face is great, but doing so with a wide angle can distort features if you aren't careful. Look at the portraits that StevenE linked to. Sure they are in close, but notice how they either directly face the person, or are at a right angle profile.

The lens is a tool, and if you are going for a certain look then by all means use it. You just have to be aware of its behavior in certain shooting situations, that's all.

Link | Posted on Feb 20, 2015 at 16:35 UTC

Maybe next time they should put a 4x5, film, a minilab, and an Epson V750 flatbed scanner on the rover.

Seriously, if this Cameron fellow wants 3d movies, he can build his own rover and send it to Mars. What is stopping him?

Link | Posted on Aug 9, 2012 at 00:10 UTC as 69th comment | 3 replies
On article Book Review: Vivian Maier, Street Photographer (150 comments in total)
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Reilly Diefenbach: Makes me even more glad I live in the country :^)

Yes, because if you can't see it, then it must not exist at all!

Link | Posted on Feb 19, 2012 at 21:38 UTC

Or, you know, you could just shoot some film.

Link | Posted on Nov 16, 2011 at 03:34 UTC as 8th comment
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