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!

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  • Replied in Loooong list!
    1. Forgetting to take the camera off manual focusing 2. Leaving on spot metering 3. Leaving tungsten WB during daytime (and not shooting raw at the same time) 4. No battery in camera (or low...
  • The K-5 (and its more modern "children" the K-5 II and IIs) are cameras which are capable of exquisitely sharp images, but then again so are almost all modern DSLRs from Nikon, Sony, Canon when...
  • Created discussions Ricoh GR gear porn
  • Replied in Looks like...
    Light reflecting off a weird angle onto the sensor. The line is not at all straight (which would rule out a sensor fault) and has some flare-like qualities. Either a spot of greasy dirt on the lens...
  • The hotshoe connector seems glued to a viewfinder which seems to come from an older rangefinder camera.
  • I'm using a Samsung for a 35mm FOV and it works fine so this one should be fine. I found it helps mainly to line up the subject, making sure the verticals are vertical etc. The LCD is actually...
  • CatchAlive wrote: Nice! But how do you do to put a ND filter on the GR? :-( There is an adapter named the Ricoh GH-3 which comes with a hood. It fits on the bayonet which is accessible when you...
  • Created discussions GR daytime long exposures
    The built-in 2-stops ND plus a 10-stops Haida (eqv. "Big Stopper") and a bracketed series of 3 exposures with the longest at some 200 seconds gives the following results:
  • rube39 wrote: ...please tell me how you did so well with the larger GR sensor, since I am having the usual problems with mine. Rube, I'm not aware I do anything special except using the 4-way...
  • Created discussions The GR in bulb country
    The Hortus Bulborum Foundation in Limmen, the Netherlands manages the unique Hortus collection garden with its 4,000 spring-flowering historical bulbs. This collection consists primarily of tulips,...
  • You can either upgrade you version of PS and ACR or use any one of the many, many excellent other RAW converters on the market to convert your DNGs to TIFF which can then be further processed even...
  • beginner, right? Still figuring out the camera and have no idea about exposure, composition and even the most basic operation of your camera body. Believe me, the Tamron is fine and you'll never...
  • Marty4650 wrote: But the "ultimate best buy" might be the Pentax K5 IIs, which Amazon is now selling for $689. It absolutely and most definitely IS exactly that. The K-5 IIs doesn't leave a lot on...
  • Created discussions The bulbs are coming!
    Spring has arrived! (K-5 IIs with DA*50-135mm)
  • Let me start by saying the resizing of your images by the forum software does not do them justice - they look sooft and mushy but when I click through to the full-sized images, they are all...
  • that I was slightly intrigued by the thread title for all the wrong reasons :-P The images are absolutely great though, catching the fly whilst blowing bubbles almost seems too good to be true....
  • Sorry, why would I be downloading anything from an untrusted site again? I must have missed that point...
  • PhotoSenpai wrote: I like this comparison of PC vs Mac: Have been a Linux user for over 10 years, Mac's and Windows-PC's make no sense to me at all.
  • Fish Chris wrote: Also, just to reiterate, I absolutely do not believe I did anything which should have warranted any aggression from this cow. Oh, the thought didn't even cross my mind. Cows can...
  • 1) I've never sued anyone in my life. On the other hand, I intend to talk with the Ranger in charge of this area tomorrow, in person. I am going to demand, that they post some sort of notice, or...
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