owenleve

owenleve

Lives in United States truckee, CA, United States
Works as a Photographer
Has a website at www.courtlevephoto.com
Joined on Oct 15, 2006

owenleve's recent activity

  • LaCie translates loosely into french as 100% failure rate....

  • Thanks. I see no real reason that I 'need' a newer machine. I have no doubt it would be nice. I also know that what I have works.... The bump in performance I'm after will be in the processor and ...
  • Thanks everyone. I have 8gb of ram. Will look into that upgrade to 16. The speed is what I should expect I think from a machine of this age. I have roughly 700gb of free space (after I delete a few ...
  • Created discussion thread Wipe a mac clean? Does it help?
    Greetings. I have a mid 2011 MBP with an updated 1TB SSD drive. Yes, I know it's 'ancient' but it works, and works well. However, I wonder if I were to wipe the entire computer clean and instal ...
  • Created discussion thread Off-topic. iPhone music question
    Curious if someone can help. I can't stand iTunes. I am looking for a wifi solution that would allow me to transfer music from my hard drive to my iPhone. If it needs to go into my iTunes library ...
  • Here is the FULL FULL shot... You can see that I cropped it slightly, to make it level. Not to hide any issues with the corners, etc. The image was shot at iso 160, F4.0 1/2000th on a A6500. Genera ...
  • The 16-70 is a great lens for the A6xxx series. I purchased and returned the 18-105 lens. Not nearly as sharp, no question about it. The contstant f4 of this 16-70 v.s. the kit lens and better ...
  • THANK YOU! That was driving me freaking crazy!!!!! Knew it had to be in there somewhere! Cheers.
  • Created discussion thread A6500 Focus Question
    Having a tough time figuring out toggling my focus mode. I am using spot focus, which allows me to move the focus point around with the rear wheel. However, when I push the center button I am not ...
  • as well as the new MBP as they only have usb c connections. NO thunderbolt of any variety. Unless you are telling me usb c is also called thunderbolt 3? All way too confusing. I just take photos...
  • This is the new main/master drive I have. https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1053721-REG/g_technology_0g03411_12tb_g_raid_storage_system.html With a USB c to USB adapter can I connect to the ...
  • USB is older tech than FW. They make a simple USB c to USB adapter. But no USB c to FW adapter. THAT is what I am struggling with.... And now that I see this is an easy dongle to deal with that ...
  • Um, yeah. No not really... If apple was doing to cars what it's doing/has done to computers you'd not be able to keep your car running when you needed new tires, or had to replace your timing belt, ...
  • Let me try to clarify what I am trying to do. 1) I am not someone that can take apart my current hard drives and put them in a new enclosure. I am not a tech person with those abilities. 2) I have ...
  • Yes. A professional photographer that is still using firewire. I have several 4, 8, 12TB drives that are my archive drives. There is NOTHING wrong with them. I use Lightroom and Smart previews, So ...
  • Created discussion thread Macbook pro connectivity... what???
    So I am interested in getting a new MBP. However, the usb c only connection issue is a major ordeal. My main external drives are firewire. How would I get data from my laptop to a FW drive??? what ...
  • thanks everyone. looks like i'll get a 13" MBP. Possibly an air. Need to see both in person for size/weight. Tired of lugging the 17" around. It's still a good machine but as much as I travel it's ...
  • Created discussion thread New laptop/speed questions
    I have seen threads on this topic but I get easily confused with the details/speed, etc. I don't know enough tech lingo to make sense of things. I am looking at getting a new laptop. Primary reason ...
  • I use a 1tb (older version) of this: https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-T3-Portable-SSD-MU-PT1T0B/dp/B01AVF6UO8/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1478057375&sr=8-3&keywords=samsung+ssd+1tb

    Why is the G-tech a...

  • I hear the next generation doesn't have a way to even plug it in.... Seriously, making life difficult to keep working...

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