newmikey

newmikey

Lives in Netherlands Heiloo, Netherlands
Works as a Customs consultant
Joined on Apr 9, 2003
About me:

Currently shooting K-5 IIs (since November '13) and Ricoh GR (September '13) and loving it!

newmikey's recent activity

  • Created discussions The cathedral of steam
    This pumping station in Lemmer in the Friesland province of the Netherlands is the largest steam-powered pumping station of its kind in the world. Once powered by coal, the steam is now generated ...
  • The camera did well, but me? Slightly less, I was soaked within 10 minutes...:-( 400 ISO 1/60s Exposure f/7.1 Aperture 21.25mm Focal Length PENTAX K-5 II s Camera 400 ISO 1/100s Exposure f/5.6 ...
  • Replied in No, but...
    feel free to ignore my opinion.
  • Replied in +1 (nt)
  • This has got nothing at all to do with being professional (which I'm not) or willing to help peopel (which I always am) but with your outright laziness and sloppiness, illustrated again in your ...
  • Created discussions Standard-zoom bad rap?
    I managed to nick the DA18-55WR off my daughter for a while, just for fun and to see whether everyone is right about dumping on this lens. After all, she basically has my Sigma 17-70mm and SMC-F ...
  • I do not EVER discard my raw files just like I never did throw my negatives away I happen to come back to those raw files quite often if I want to obtain different results, use newer software, have ...
  • From this site: http://albertdebruijn.com/home/free-lightroom-presets/film-types maybe? I have excellent results by using a Velvia manipulation in ImageMagick (no Lightroom experience though so ...
  • Even if you will not be able to run todays raw converters on that new computer, you can take the source code and compile it so it does run on those new computers. If push really comes to shove, ...
  • I joined 3 challenges an got 14th, 31st and 8th position. I'm pretty pleased with that result seeing how many awesome images get posted. So a big thank you to all voters out there!
  • With the amount of info the OP has posted, this is by far the most helpful post of this whole thread. Everything else is mere fluff. Fmian has correctly assumed that because of the lack of info ...
  • Submitted a challenge entry Northsea at dusk
    A long exposure has blurred the waves of the incoming tide
    Placed 45th in the challenge. A long exposure has blurred the waves of the incoming tide
  • Replied in Simple truths:
    1. You can always convert a raw to jpeg, never a jpeg to raw 2. You can always convert a cr2, pef, nef etc. to dng, never the other way around 3. A computer will always have more processing power, ...
  • Replied in Any should do
    Already established facts that the minimal differences between raw converters are outweighed by the skill of whoever operates the program (you in this case). I don't think there is any software ...
  • I get that, but answers to what? Do you really think an answer along the lines of mentioning a specific lens, any specific lens would be helpful to anyone on this forum at all?
  • Can you pose the question again but then a bit more precise noting this time: -The camera model you own -The lenses you have -Any flash equipment at your disposal -A short wrap-up of your knowledge ...
  • is that the effects are applied to the jpegs only. The raw file is just that...the raw file. It still has all option open to become a color image, BW, grainy or not fully depending on your raw ...
  • Replied in They have...
    Ricoh (as did Hoya before them) seems to have chosen to carve out a niche which they believe they can own for themselves and the Pentax brandname. They do not want to be everywhere, in every ...
  • Thin air? personal observation? Read it somewhere? I've based my opinion off personal observation and by regularly using the different demosaicing algo's. I tend to use PPG, AHD and Amaze where ...
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