Mako2011

Mako2011

Joined on Jan 20, 2011
About me:

D7000
D70
70-200mm f2.8 VRI
24-120mm f4 VRII
16-35mm f4 VRII
50mm f1.8
18-105mm VRI
70-300 non-VR
10fmm f2.8 VR

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  • Replied in Limited...
    For Sale posts are not permitted in the regular forums and are limited to the For Sale and Wanted forum which has it's own rules https://www.dpreview.com/forums/for-sale-rules
  • Replied in One...
    The Retouching forum is designed to cover both in one place.  Pros and Cons to splitting it up
  • Replied in Nice...
    Love it...when I ignore the umbrella.  Ruins a great shot for me.  Looks fun though!
  • Replied in simple
    "Smartphone photo quality isn’t bad, but at higher levels , a DSLR camera can produce better results. The combination of larger resolution, improved camera sensor, and range of quality lenses means ...
  • Replied in New...
    Never had that happen....with any "sold by Amazon.com" products.  For the not sold by Amazon stuff...I treat that more like eBay so not surprised
  • Replied in Good Luck....
    Good luck....but if it really doesn't work out...send it back.  Us "referb" buyers can use it!  :)
  • Replied in Not free?
    Buying to rent...Amazon doesn't absorb the cost...it's passed on to other customers so the "try out for free" should read "try out and let others pay the rent".  I can see Amazon maybe bring back ...
  • Replied in when?
    Depends on camera model?  When the Back button is pressed...you get the focus confirmation light (in view finder) when focus is achieved...then it goes out when you let go the back button on my ...
  • Replied in true
    That has been the case even when the first person ever used BBF with any camera. Steve's stating the obvious?
  • One photo taken with any Nikon camera - no extractions from video." The photo can be no older than two weeks from the submitted date. - A second Nikon photo may be included with the submission, yet ...
  • Replied in Rare....
    It has value for you...just as shooting RAW might.  But it takes a bit to get used to it and get the full benefits.  Very few who use it for a while...go back to not using it.  Like shooting ...
  • Replied in dif
    WD-40 brand " Specialist Contact Cleaner " is not labeled as a lubricant. Very different We used to use that and CRC brand. Both good. Now we use the Specialist Contact Cleaner in the shop as it ...
  • Replied in safe
    WD-40 brand " Specialist Contact Cleaner " is not advertised as a Lubricant ... dries quickly, leaves no residue. We use it all the time on internal printed circuits with no issues. Not the case ...
  • Replied in Move...
    Unless you are using a very wide lens inside a 5-7 feet...the effect you are seeing is likely more a result of moving in out rather than due to the geometry of recomposing moving the focus plane. ...
  • Replied in rare
    In practice/practical terms...this is actually rarely an issue. The difference in focus plane is almost never noticeable except in cases where one is very close to the subject.  So close that one ...
  • Replied in exposure...
    Even in that case...can still be a viable tool for controlling focus point Exposure Bias with Nikon bodies.
  • Replied in True ....
    Yes....not unlike paper books vs E-books. But E-books are not " digital assets" as defined by the IRS just as image files are not " digital assets" for  tax purposes .
  • Replied in defined term....
    Yes...and the state/Gov't determines if it has "Value" to be taxed sure...but it may not be a " digital assets" as defined by the IRS in this case
  • Replied in No....
    No there are not digital assets as defined by the IRS (not like NFT's) in the link. Word doc files are also not digital assets in this context.  But the selling of the image/word file can still be ...
  • A digital asset is a digital representation of value which is recorded on a cryptographically secured, distributed ledger. Common digital assets include: (1) Convertible virtual currency and cryptocurrency
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