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ray-ray

Lives in United States USA, TX, United States
Works as a IT Professional / Graphic Artist
Has a website at http://www.rayalstrom.com
Joined on Nov 28, 2002
About me:

Olympus E-450
Fujifilm X100
Fujifilm X20
Fujifilm HS50EXR

ray-ray's recent activity

  • Interesting that Amazon has the price down to $529 today. Also interesting that Amazon UK is at £296.02 which roughly translates to $495 US.  Whatever the reason for the price "adjustment", it's...
  • I think B&W would work as well with the contrast turned up to detail the harshness of the woman's face.  The color shows it well, but some of the detail is lost in a straight conversionto B&W.  A...
  • I've owned quite a few digital cameras in the past 15 years (and that doesn't include the film cameras before that). Right now I own the Olympus Evolt 450, Fujifilm X100, Fujifilm X20 and Fujifilm...
  • Commented on Miggo Strap and Grip review article

    What a cool idea. I've got to have one of these! ...said no one ever.

  • Look, I work in warehouse distribution. Selling something as brand-new, never-opened, never touched, is economically impractical. Why? If you hand a box of some widget to a customer, their natural...
  • I purchased an HS50 from Amazon on December 29th. It was from Amazon itself and not a third party Amazon store. It was advertised and new, unopened, blah, blah... and that's what I got. New and...
  • JPEG Shooter wrote: PAUL TILL wrote: JPEG Shooter wrote: Rooski wrote: The X-S1 has selectable area focusing, and if you simply leave the box in the center, it seems to me it would act pretty...
  • technicsplayer. wrote: Sactojim wrote: , but potential users should note that the camera reverts to the default image quality setting of ‘normal’ when it is powered off and on again, so the...
  • That's Fujifilm's SmartMedia storage card. I had a Fujifilm 6900Z back in 2001 and that's what kind of media card it took. I upgraded to Fujifilm's S602 in 2002 and it also had the SmartMedia card....
  • EXIF info says X10???
  • Hands down, the X20 is still my favorite camera.  The photos right out of the X20 require very little PP.  The colors are beautiful and this camera nails white balance.  It does well in low light...
  • Actually, if there's something I'm guilty of is sharpening photos... a lot of times to the extreme...  :-D
  • First, let me say that I'm into photography for fun - and I have been for 50 years. I've gone through 127mm film, 110mm and 35mm using point & shoots and SLR's. I jumped into digital over 15 years...
  • I have: X100X20HS50EXR Today I like the X20.  Tomorrow may change...
  • I went through the same decision process just two weeks ago under almost the same circumstances with the camera being a gift from a friend. I leaned heavily towards the X-S1 since it's undisputed...
  • I slap on the EF-20 flash, dial in P, set the ISO to 100 or 200 and shoot weddings. The brides have all been satisfied. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rayalstrom/sets/72157638397287273/
  • Nilon knows what they're doing. A lot of noise was made about the P7700 not having an optical view finder (OVF). They squeezed out their projected sales of P7700's and then introduced the...
  • I've been through this whole scenario before. I ended up with the SB-400 which is a good little flash albeit pricey at $150+ and the darned things are hard to find. However, I also ran across the...
  • Commented on Nikon Df preview

    I think I like it. No, maybe I don't. Yeah, it's retroishly eye catching. The more I look at it, the more my eyes hurt. The all black version disguises a lot of the ugly. I think the bottom...

  • Commented on Nikon Df preview

    It's like a Ford Pinto with Cadillac trim. I think I like it. No, maybe I don't. Yeah, it's retroishly eye catching. The more I look at it, the more my eyes hurt. The all black version...

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