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  • I was in. 2nd attempt at meteor photography, the first was a fizzer, bit of a noob, lens fogged up so this time put two hand warmers on my lens. This rather ambitious plan was to point one camera ...
  • Thanks, I'll let you know the date :-)
  • Hi A Owens, the printer is Corin Walker Bain, he is featured in "Nikons I am New Zealand", very inspiring work. His website is . To be honest I overlooked him initially ...
  • Good news, finally found a NZ company that does gallery quality face mounts. Had to wade through loads of bogus websites, drop shipping sites claiming to supply, and low quality sign-writing type ...
  • Mike yes I've considered metal prints. Lots of camera stores are offering them but turns out they are drop shipping. The few printers doing dye sublimation that I can find here are only doing ...
  • There are a hand-full offering acrylic face mounts here (New Zealand) but they are more in the sign-writer / add on service category, ie probably not gallery quality. There are some bespoke ...
  • Thanks Mike, So far I've found out Whitewall uses diasec, does not use trulife, and did not name the acrlylic they use. They do accept larger colour spaces than sRGB - their website is a bit ambiguous.
  • Thanks SonyA7rii_Boy, I have asked Nevada Art Printers what adhesive system they use. As far as I can tell Whitewall uses chromogenic laser, Bublejax and Nevada Art Printers use inkjet. Whitewall ...
  • Created discussion thread Best acrylic face mount options
    Hi I'd like thoughts on the best acrylic face mount out-sourcing options for large (20 x 30 +) prints. The photos I want to print are low resolution and low gamut. Shadow detail and color accuracy ...
  • Replied in Second Monitor
    Thanks all - ended up with a second IPS monitor, a Dell 24", with pretty good specs. It only cost  about $300 nzd compared to $1250 for my 27" 10 bit Ben Q monitor :-)
  • Replied in Second Monitor
    Thank you all. I only planned on using the second monitor for tools but those suggestions are definitely food for thought. And no I didn't think to check I have more than one monitor so good ...
  • Created question thread Second Monitor
    Hi everyone, I have a 27" IPS monotor and want to add a cheaper second monitor to use as a dual monitor set up for Lightroom / Photoshop & Windows 10. Is there anything I need to know? I can't ...
  • Replied in D5000
    Thanks Mako for such a clear concise answer! :-)
  • This is one of DP Reviews 'pros' for buying a D5100 - (1) Much improved continuous shooting performance with Active D-Lighting turned on
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