Artichoke

Artichoke

Lives in United States Houston, TX, United States
Works as a impassioned amateur
Has a website at www.pbase.com/artichoke
Joined on Nov 5, 2002

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  • Replied in heavy metal
    in their better quality lenses, modern designers use high quality plastics, such has found its way into modern high performance automobiles RF lenses have less of a weight problem & I like their ...
  • agree with JD on this it is a good commercial informative & makes rangefinder photography desirable while some of the newer forms of cameras have greater ability to see beyond the frame (and with ...
  • he looks every inch a Master good seeing an example from the restored lens fittng that it was of a Steiff bear, a classic itself
  • surprised at your finding this repugnant teaching is at the heart of this remarkable culture whose oral tradition transcends the millenia such bonds the Jews through thousands of years & separated ...
  • Replied in funny feline
    doubtless airing himself after a busy evening helps that you are a cat whisperer best of the Holidays & in the coming year for you & yours Art
  • Replied in could be said
    of much of Delaware ;-) nicely seen & presented
  • Replied in superb detail
    the flash on the Nokia works quite well as does AWB the Nokia folks concentrated on IQ & have been innovative with their cellphone cameras
  • both give near complete functionality with the OOC high res jpgs from the 1520 from what I understand, these jpg files are written more as DNG files & both Adobe's Camera RAW and Capture One (which ...
  • lovely holiday photograph looks like a glorious holiday in your neighborhood also you appear to be enjoying that M9 best seasonal wishes & in the coming year
  • I was chastised years ago for saying a camera was great for fog, but I will risk this & say the MM is a great fog camera ;) lovely composition & sweet tones at the size you have shared the details ...
  • but despite its paltry 20 MP, the Nokia 1520 has impressed me here are three recent captures using its high resolution file which Camera Raw & Capture One treat much like a DNG all these have been ...
  • snip good discussion I probably have missed more focus  with SLRs than with RF cameras, though for rapidly moving subject like birds, there is no substitute for AF systems I am one who appreciates ...
  • Replied in rich colors
    the juxtaposition of tropical foliage & Christmas decorations has always amused me Santas suffer in Houston as well lovely rendering, perhaps a tad darker than I would have done, but dripping with ...
  • Semetko is an excellent photographer & made some excellent points I particularly like his connecting with his subjects, something I feel is critical for street photographers his discussion of focus ...
  • MP count in digital photography apps cannot overcome inherent deficiencies in the sensor 16 to 20 MP seems a smartphone sweet spot, particularly as Nokia did such a thoughtful job with its RAW ...
  • but at  the present, Nokia seems to rule smartphones for camera enthusiasts I use Box on my 1520, but plugging in the camera to my Windows 7 computer is such a pleasure for file transfer that it ...
  • Replied in gave me a grin
    and I am not a dog person, nor fond of Scrabble for some reason you are listed as an unknown member in this thread for me
  • is this a commentary on recent experiences here? that Fuji seems an excellent performer at high ISO
  • my niece is a vegetarian, but a good sport my Mom ordered foie gras at a celebratory dinner with the family link at bottom to larger version & shooting information my niece ate some & I think ...
  • has fairly robust built in FTP abilities it is an app which I have tried out, but don't use much given the ability to plug my phone into a USB port for wired file transfer
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