Mike Gerstner

Mike Gerstner

Lives in United States Downeast, ME, United States
Works as a Photography, Web Design, Kayak Guide
Joined on Aug 26, 2003
About me:

Find Yoda.

Mike Gerstner's recent activity

  • Created discussions Peace & Joy to all.........
    Not the best light for foveon but a fun image I thought. (no pixel peeping, reduced size OOC jpg, DP2M) Neighbors house on the left, a small sign in front of my place on the right. :-)
  • Merry Christmas to you also Larry. Wishes to all for a fulfilling new year. Mike
  • Replied in Current Events
    Laurence.......the update sounds positive, which is good news! Wishing you continued renewed health and blessings for a fulling new year. Best, Mike
  • Nice initial capture........ Still getting my windows 8 machine on line so can't work on the DP2Q, but here's the DP2M saved straight out of SPP level 10 jpg, along with a capture of the SPP ...
  • but joe public isn't clued in yet so the megapixel race will continue, 'cause apparently that's what sells cameras. Dynamic range , shadow detail, smooth highlight roll off (no harsh highlight ...
  • Interesting practical test....,but Looks like the sigma shots are over sharpened to me. 1st shot, Check out the QR codes on the end of the boxes for the samsung monitors, and, the 3nd shot, the ...
  • "Partially misaligned pixels".......that's a new one, haven't heard that phrase in reference to a raw file. The details would be mildly interesting :-) , but more interesting is what is the net ...
  • Commented on IMG24629 in the String and Rope challenge

    Thanks Chuck........not quite as "engaging" as some of your work, but I liked it.


  • I've been "curious" about that for a quite a while also, actually ever since the DP3M was available. (I do own a DP2M) I'd definitely like to see Sigma follow up on this & not let slip into the ...
  • The thing I noticed (after resizing the Q & laying one on top of the other in PS), is the colors. Quattro seems to have a broader/more complete range of color gradation than the "M", which I find ...
  • Interesting post.  I don't have a "Q" so can't offer any solutions, but am curious about the exposure of the above photo......was it under exposed initially (plus exposure and/or fill light added ...
  • best wishes for a speedy continued recovery. Best, Mike
  • Replied in Brief message
    Laurence......very sorry to hear news like that, best wishes for a speedy recovery. Mike
  • Submitted a challenge entry IMG24629
    Placed 5th in the challenge.
  • Larry.......it is a nice shot, but: Looking at it at 100% there are obvious sharpening halos :-( ( vegetation looks "crunchy" also). and, fwiw, color space is AdobeRGB instead of sRGB EXIF just ...
  • Replied in Angelica
    Mark..........don't visit the forum often, but did come across your post & must say I do like the lighting (subject matter does help with the appeal of the images :-) ) you mentioned to another ...
  • credited name:  Mike Gerstner Rachel 1 Rachel 2 Emma Senior Portrait
  • Commented on 5286cad photo in fotomarc's photo gallery

    what a nice photograph...........where was this taken?

    Thanks, Mike

  • Replied in Social bots
    Sounds like the lead in to a geek joke...... :-) fwiw, at the bottom of this page there is a link/site you can click on, enter a user name, and it'll try & ID a social bot on twitter.........only ...
  • Replied in Social bots
    A disturbing phenomena. I discourage anyone from being on facebook, twitter, etc. http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/socialbot http://idt911.com/KnowledgeCenter/Articles/ArticleDetail.aspx?a={ ...
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Last review Jun 17, 2005
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