bravozulu

bravozulu

Lives in United States Santa Monica, CA, United States
Works as a retired-airlines
Joined on Apr 15, 2012
About me:

Nikon D7000, battery grip, 16-85mm AFS, 60mm Micro ED, 12-24mm, 80-200 AF f2.8, SB 700, 800

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  • I often shoot with two speedlites mounted on stands and inside soft boxes. The largest  room in the house serves as a studio for me to take archive shots of my wife's paintings  before she ships ...
  • I've got the same problem.
  • My experience with Gitzo started in the early 1980's. First it was the aluminum clunkers with French model names. Now I am on my 2nd CF unit. On all of them, the twist locks get stuck at times. I ...
  • I had it wrong. And maybe it wasn't the Lynda videos I meant. Those are for. There was a myriad of video tutorials available for free with a woman presenter on the Adobe website. What struck me and ...
  • +1. Until I buy a new camera that isn't supported. Aperture will continue to perform all needed functions, just as it always has done. New is not necessarily better.
  • The question you ask almost entails a change of religions. It is that drastic. I use an iMac. I have both LR-5 and Aperture for image management.. I left LR a year ago and sold it on eBay. Personal ...
  • Nobody answered why  have panning in the first place. Panning is an important feature that addresses real world challenges. Take a football game as an example. The action moves primarily from left ...
  • There are conditions or situations where it is best to harness the power of the computer to accomplish your goal. I own both Aperture and LR-5 for digital photo management. Both allow an auto ...
  • By considering the SB-700 instead of the more powerful SB-800 you are eliminating use of an external battery pack. The SB-800 has a port for the external pack. The SB-700, though more advanced and ...
  • iPhoto (which comes free with Apple machines and the Mac OS) is considered a consumer level product. The more intensive Image Processors such as LightRoom and Aperture are favored by pro users and ...
  • is the Cactus equipment compatible with Canon gear? They have specific models designated for Canon and Nikon.
  • Replied in Transfer Rates
    In defense of SSDs, every spinning disk will fail. A programmer I know had an HD fail within the week he purchased it. Long term strategy would therefore make an SSD advisable for archiving. My ...
  • Replied in Transfer Rates
    Right on the 3 disk brands. About SSD, what good does it do to have extraordinary read/write speeds if the cable connecting it can't keep up. And from there, if you were to buy expensive TB ...
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    I've got a late 2013 iMac. I run Aperture and keep the Library (i.e. the Catalog) on the internal HD and have an auto duplicate  of it and all RAW images on a large ext spinning drive. Connected ...
  • As long as I don't change cameras, Aperture will continue doing a great job for me. An as long as I don't change the OS from Mavericks. Yosemite would have to offer a lot for me to switch. But ...
  • You can go to a welding supply store and they still sell magnesium ribbon. It is used to 'weld' two steel parts together. You simply wrap a short length of the ribbon around the gap to be welded, ...
  • Loved the photos. The ladies in hats will dazzle my wife and daughter. And I spotted a motorcycle I once owned, a BSA Gold Star single. My all time favorite out of 6 English bikes I owned. Gary San ...
  • Who in the world makes a Titanium tripod?
  • How fast are the any of these scanners (doing color transparencies or negs) and what kind of data connector do they have?
  • There is a 1 year-old 60m f2.8 Micro in my camera bag. Nikon refers to macro as "Micro" It is a G lens, meaning no aperture ring. It has to be used on a camera that has electronic f-stop ...
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