Lives in United States Bellingham, United States
Works as a Photographer/graphic designer
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Joined on Oct 3, 2003
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Pentax K3
Pentax K5
Pentax K5ii
16-45mm f4 Pentax
50-135mm f2.8 Pentax
50mm f2 Pentax
50mm f2 Pentax PKA

Metz 58AF-1

Alien Bees Studio flash (one 1600, one 800, one 400)
Canon SX1is

Phil_Rose's recent activity

  • Thanks , I'll take a look at that. Phil
  • Hi all, I've been reading some interesting articles about finding stolen cameras including searching for images that contain the serial number of your camera or your name in the "photographer" ...
  • Hi, sorry. Not sure I see the relevance. Are you shooting with the K-1?
  • Created question thread My lenses with the K-1
    Hi all, despite my good intentions to stick with my perfectly good kit of one K-3 and one K-3ii I am finding myself inexorably drawn to the K-1! Some doing some investigation. I own the 16 to 45 F4 ...
  • Thanks everyone for your responses. I have managed to get them to fire. I have a K-3 and the K-3ii and it's a strange thing that I'd never thought of when using the K-3ii one is unable to do ...
  • Created discussion thread Problem with Metz 58AF1 in Remote Mode
    Hi everyone, I have a question about using these flashes in remote mode. I just can't make them work. I put one into Remote Master mode on channel 1 and the other one in the slave mode also on ...
  • That's a great start. Thank you so much. I'll give it a whirl!
  • PS I'm shooting RAW. -- I like turtles.
  • Created discussion thread G5x Lightroom starting point
    Hi all. Just received my cute little G5x and I'm wondering if anyone has set up a Lightroom starting point preset? Be nice to have an input preset to use when importing with detail, contrast etc. ...
  • Yeah, that makes sense to me. Whatever lens one uses SHOULD (I would have thought) be improved by PS. It's a mystery. Phil
  • Screw that!I will continue to use these lenses (the 50mm I got for $3 at Value Village, attached to a broken ME) to make my living and not worry about PS then. I really just got the K3ii so that I ...
  • Replied in Pixel Shift???
    In the samples I posted I am using, for the first set, a 50mm f2 and for the rest the 16-45 f4. Thee Tripod is a set of Slik legs (can't remember the name but they're big!) and a Manfrotto ball head. ...
  • Replied in Pixel Shift???
    That's interesting. Thanks. It doesn't SEEM to suggest that one needs to shoot in JPG only though. I wish there was a practical guide on this since I can't seem to get it to work at all in terms ...
  • Replied in Pixel Shift???
    Oh, I just read that properly! So I DO need to stick to JPG. Hmm.
  • Replied in Pixel Shift???
    Thanks, was it this one? So I need to shoot JPG? As opposed to shooting RAW and converting it to a JPG in camera or out of camera? I tried using JPG ...
  • Replied in Pixel Shift???
    Sorry if I'm being foolish but what is IR? I don't know that. Phil
  • Created question thread Pixel Shift???
    Hi, has anyone found any resources on how to make Pixel Shift work? So far I have been unable to see any difference between with and without PS. Would love to find out the recipe in terms of ...
  • Ah, a joke that went over my head like a bird in flight, I guess. And it was a typo but the typo was that it is an f2 50mm not 500mm!
  • Interesting point. OK, I tried that and at the album the last two were shot as JPGs. I still can't really see a lot of difference. Phil
  • Right, but my images weren't of those? I'm confused. One peacock feather does not a bird in flight make!
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