sjs9828

Joined on Mar 1, 2018

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  • Created discussion thread Cable to download
    Im looking at downloading from the 80D to 1 computer 2 phone First i figure i need a 2.0 USB mini B adapter. This will work, I suppose, for the computer. To get it to the phone I need an OTG cable ...
  • Created discussion thread Any advantages to change JPEG to TIFF
    If I want to shoot in JPEG because RAW would slow buffering down too much to get rapid shots, and then if I needed to edit, would there be any advantage to change to TIFF first?
  • Very helpful info! i purposely didn't mention a particular program because I thought it might limit responses. The info provided has given me some things to look for when making changes. Would not ...
  • Very helpful info! i purposely didn't mention a particular program because I thought it might limit responses. The info provided has given me some things to look for when making changes. Would not ...
  • When using and reading about software it is easy to get confused. Sharpening vs clarity vs dehaze.  Then by using the smoothing or soft focus am I partially undoing the previous actions? Just trial ...
  • Replied in Canon 80D...
    which has 3 RAW sizes and looks like 8 jpeg sizes to choose from. So I'm trying to figure out what is good for what and not just save the largest. Says jpeg S3 is suitable for emailing or websites. ...
  • Created discussion thread Evaluative metering and AF area
    My understanding is Evaluative metering uses focus points in helping to determine exposure. If so, does it work with the different Zone AF Areas? Or does it work only with 45 point AF?
  • Created discussion thread Image quality sizes
    I usually have kept RAW images and kept them in the L size. But I understand now that could slow down high speed shooting if I am in that situation Also, Jpeg may be helpful for being able to get ...
  • Created discussion thread Al servo and AF area
    first is this AI (capital i) or is it Al (small L)? just curious Reading through the manual it seems that it may only work with 45 point focus. But it seems to track using single point and Zone AF ...
  • It was a question about what the next step was. That's all. I was looking at several Canon models and just got the 80D refurbished for the price sake.  I was wondering if paying as much more for ...
  • Replied in Macro newbie
    This has gotten my interest and Im trying to learn. I have a Tamron 17-50 2.8 lens that has a minimum focus distance of about 10 1/2 inches. If I remember correctly it has a ratio of 1:4.5. If I ...
  • Interesting. I did a quick search on that, and I'm going to look into that.
  • Created discussion thread A good Canon sports camera
    I bought the 80D understanding that its ISO limitations may not be the best for action such as sports when exposure via aperture and SS is not enough. So, what next level of Canon would be able to ...
  • Created discussion thread Use for a 20 D?
    I recently got an 80 D. I have a 20 D and wonder if there's really any benefit keeping around if I want some basic shots of whatever. Is there anything the 20D does well enough for that I could use ...
  • Created discussion thread Manual focus
    I have an older Canon EF 70-200 f 2.8 lens There's a switch: 1.5 m -- (infinity symbol) 3.0 m -- (infinity symbol) Why would I not want to just keep it on the first one since it covers a bigger ...
  • Replied in Manual focus
    haha! thats what i get for my fat fingers posting on a cell phone!
  • Created discussion thread fireworks and changing zoom
    I am going to try to take pictures of fireworks and have been reading. Seems like the consensus is to use manual focus. Makes sense due to potential smoke. Is it best not change zoom in once ...
  • oh, i meant to be in beginner's thread. my apologies
  • I am going to try to take pictures of fireworks and have been reading. Seems like the consensus is to use manual focus. Makes sense due to potential smoke. Is it best not change zoom in once ...
  • Created discussion thread Manual focus
    I have an older Canon EF 70-200 f 2.8 lens There's a switch: 1.5 m -- (infinity symbol) 3.0 m -- (infinity symbol) Why would I not want to just keep it on the first one since it covers a bigger ...
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