dcassat

dcassat

Lives in United States Sonoma County, CA, United States
Works as a Data Analyst
Has a website at 500px.com/dcassat
Joined on Jun 11, 2011

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  • Replied in Yes, thank you
    Yes Andrew my processing tends to lead me in that direction, that's a comfortable place for me.
  • Replied in Nice isolation!
    Very nice shots, nicely presented!
  • Replied in Thank you and...
    Thank you all for your comments! I sometimes forget that I'm on a gear site here and that some may expect the photos posted to be realistic renderings of the actual scene...  but the color in my ...
  • My favorite times here are those when the weather is changing rapidly and there are lots of clouds to work with... here are a couple of examples.  Both shot with the 9-18, the one over the lake is ...
  • Parting with my E-M5... How will I ever do it? What camera will ever give me the same satisfaction when shooting? The setup is a steeper curve but the daily use is just a joy.  There are many tips ...
  • Thank you, as that shot was almost directly into the light it needed a bit of warming.
  • Replied in Beautiful
    Nice composition with the shadows on the beach.  I love the clouds and color in the Rainy Day and the light in the canyon shot is stunning!
  • The light has been just right on some of my favorite subjects lately... These are both 5 shot brackets, processed in Lightroom, blended with Enfuse.
  • Replied in Uh.... What?
    Sorry, the camera didn't create those compositions! Wonderful work full of care and intention.  I'm rather sure the camera doesn't have those qualities either.
  • After a whole lot of shots in the garden I found f4 at closest distance to give the best appearance in DOF esp for roses that have several inches to keep in focus.  I love that sprinkler shot and ...
  • Your question doesn't have a right answer if you're creating art but if you're doing a product shot there is a best practice. If you're being creative then YOU get to choose!
  • Hello, This morning I was out shooting and flipped through my display options to active the histogram which is usually on. While I was shooting I noted I had both histogram and over exposure ...
  • Replied in Thank you!
    I appreciate the excellent responses.  I will bookmark this. I especially appreciate the explanations or rationale for your settings. While I love the dp1m, my Lightroom experience with the files ...
  • Created discussions Optimize for Lightroom
    I'm rather sure this topic has been discussed to death but I would couldn't find the information by searching.  If you have a link that would help, that's great. I use a Sigma Dp1m.  I currently ...
  • Replied in Bracket?
    A very nice composition, well done. I haven't really gotten a bracket from my Dp1m that really gave me something special.  With my Oly E-M5, I can get great results when shoot big DR like this. I ...
  • Just to make sure everyone is on the same page here.  The camera's histogram does not truly represent the RAW data as it is based on the in camera jpeg rendering and your camera software or other ...
  • Replied in Blotches?
    That's an interesting call.  I do see what I would describe as red-ish spots, kind of a color shift it appears.  It doesn't really hurt the image but it's definitely ghostly and present. That's ...
  • Replied in Blotches?
    Nope, I don't see them either.  But would like to know if there's something I've missed!
  • Created discussions DP1m at the Beach
    This trip to the ocean was different as I carried both my Oly EM-5 and my Sigma.  The Sigma around my neck and the Oly on the tripod.  The Sigma brought home my favorite shot on this trip.  The ...
  • Replied in Good Exposure
    I like how you handled the highlights here, all well protected and I don't see any noise in the shadows.  These are good exposures which can be difficult in these situations. I also noted your ...
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