Gerry Winterbourne

Gerry Winterbourne

Lives in United Kingdom Berkshire, United Kingdom
Works as a Retired
Joined on Mar 24, 2007
About me:

K-5
K-7
Sigma 8-16/4.5-5.6
DA 35/2.8 macro ltd
FA 50/1.4
DA 70/2.4 ltd
DFA 100/2.8 WR macro
DA* 200/2.8
Tamron SP 300/5.6 tele-macro
Kenko 2x DGZ TC
13, 21, 31mm extension tubes
Q
8.5/1.9 (01)
AS540FGZ
AS360FGZ
3 tripods

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  • Replied in Wait
    steephill wrote: Until you identify a specific shortcoming in your kit lens just keep using it. That process will help you to learn its strengths and weaknesses. Good advice. Someone else...
  • Replied in Serious?
    CharlesB58 wrote: Anyone who is genuinely serious about exacting exposure not only uses manual control, but an incident light meter as well. In the same way that anyone is serious about...
  • BobSC wrote: John Deerfield wrote: In LR, these are virtual folders and the image can exist in any number of them whilst still having only one master image. Over the long haul, this database...
  • Replied in Illustration
    Gerry Winterbourne wrote: Wolfgang Dempke wrote: what for example the difference is between setting the white point and adjusting highlights. Notionally, setting the white point moves the...
  • Wolfgang Dempke wrote: I see your point in the underlined lines of my post. Please take it as the "German_English" syndrome :-). What I was trying to say is, that I like the way the editor looks to...
  • Here's my version. Brightened slightly and a few other tweaks.  The main thing is the cropping. Your original shot looks more like a field that happens to have a couple of people in it; some of the...
  • Wolfgang Dempke wrote: I get the feeling that almost everybodys' need on the forum is much higher and much more sophisticated than my needs. I think it's more likely that most people reading the...
  • jon404 wrote: 43mm, in FF-equiv terms. That's amazingly precise and a curious coincidence. The size of 135 film frame was chosen by coupling two cine film frames, giving a size of 36 x 24mm. It...
  • Lee Jay wrote: tko wrote: Most people can see maybe 140 degrees to either side, which is an extreme wide angle. But most people can see details on the moon, which take a moderate telephoto. it...
  • Rain13 wrote:If I am looking for more than 1:1 magnification then extension tube is what I should loking for? Of the various methods of going beyond 1:1 - bellows, reversing rings, front...
  • yousaf wrote: Leonard Migliore wrote: yousaf wrote: can't we devise an experiment to calculate the focal length. something similar to perimeter experiment Putting eyeballs on an optical bench is...
  • Wolfgang Dempke wrote: thanks for the constructive feedback, that is good information. Actually it isn't particularly good. It's true that ACR as sold with PSE has less functions than the full...
  • Glen Barrington wrote: Well, first, you need to give up thinking that raw will provide better image quality. It won't. This is an oversimplification. There's no guarantee that shooting raw will...
  • Wolfgang Dempke wrote: I think my plan going forward will be using jpeg when I have a scene that is fairly balanced, no highlights, I have found, both at work and in recreation, that very often...
  • Wolfgang Dempke wrote: I have been shooting jpegs over the last 11 years using different Canon Powershot cameras, G3, S3, and now G11, but have not tried RAW until recently. My "trigger point" was...
  • jamesbm wrote: What is best way to fix wide angle distortion in Lightroom 4 or NIK? In LR4 you go to the Lens Corrections tab (at the side of the Develop module). There several sub-tabs (explore...
  • HEA-45 wrote: With the recent purchase of a new PC, I upgraded to Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 (from version 5.) The Photomerge feature was a nice surprise. Apparently it can be used to create HDR...
  • twan wrote: Does anyone know if the end score of a camera review is still compatible over the years? They aren't really very compatible from day to day. They use weightings for a range of factors:...
  • Shutterbug013 wrote: Which is better for applying effects? What are the pros and cons for each General answer: I agree with the people who say that the only filter that you can't emulate in PP is...
  • Replied in SEMI-Automatic
    There are too many variables to trust some engineer in a design office to know what's best for a shot.  While there may be enough time to work out everything for yourself there may not. Several of...
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