Leonard Migliore

Leonard Migliore

Lives in United States Sunnyvale USA, CA, United States
Works as a Engineer
Has a website at http://www.laserk.com
Joined on Jan 4, 2004

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  • Replied in Ooh
    Waste? You sort of need a lens. Here's the bad news: The camera won't help you take the pictures you want to take. You have to make the camera take those pictures. It's easier to take a bad picture ...
  • I don't know; I haven't taken a poll. But I like mine a lot. It's one of the 3 zooms in my backpack (10-24, 16-85, 70-300). It's an excellent landscape lens, especially since it goes to 24mm; this ...
  • Replied in No
    The X100, which you already have, has an APS-C sensor, which is much larger than a 1" sensor. It also has a 23mm f/2 lens. As you seem to have seen, that's a very short focal length for portraits ...
  • I'm pretty sure that there is considerable variation between individual specimens of lenses. I like my 16-85 and it's quite good for landscape use. The sharpness and contrast is very good at focal ...
  • It is my impression that scene modes can affect aperture selection and exposure; if you set "Snow" mode, it's going to put in some exposure compensation to get the snow to be white. I don't use ...
  • I have found that I get much better sharpness with the 85mm if I use abnormally high shutter speeds; going by the usual rule, 1/125 should be adequate but I get sharper pictures at 1/250 or ...
  • Replied in Eek
    Are those things as good as phones?
  • I have a great deal of experience in optics and have designed cameras and lenses; I'm certainly not surprised by what my cameras do. But while I wouldn't put myself in the category of "could not ...
  • The 85mm f/1.8G is a splendid portrait lens. It is very sharp and has good rendering of out-of-focus areas. It's quite tight for most normal photography but I like to use it anyway because of how ...
  • I do a lot of art copy, where color fidelity is extremely important. I found the Canon 50D to be able to do exact color copying. I was never able to do this with a Nikon D300; I could get some ...
  • The Canon 10-22 is not a fisheye lens; it's a very good rectilinear wide angle zoom. The much cheaper 10-18 is supposed to be good also (it's not a fisheye either).
  • Replied in Brilliant
    Very nice analysis. I would never have picked that up.
  • PVC sounds like an easy construction. I think it will be pretty whippy, though. If you don't already have a remote release, get one; it will keep the frame from shaking.
  • I tried to do this in Illustrator but it looked even worse: Bad sketch of camera+light frame over T-shirt
  • Actually, the diameter of the diaphragm does not change with focal length on a constant aperture zoom lens. What changes is the magnification of its diameter. If you look into the front of a ...
  • Good pictures. The ISO's you're using are well within the D300's capabilities. I go to ISO 800 a lot when I'm using a telephoto so I can keep my shutter speed high; I don't see a whole lot of ...
  • It would be a problem if you're not handy. You did request a DIY solution; there is an implicit suggestion of competence there. I don't mean a tripod with a crossbar. I mean a square frame on 4 ...
  • X  I never connect my DSLR to my PC
  • That's true. Even if you were able to put an EF lens on a Nikon you couldn't do anything with it.
  • Yeah, the 5d Mk III is a very good camera. I'd like one myself. But I figured once I got the camera and an appropriate set of lenses, I'd be out $10,000. So I'm getting by with what I have.
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