Older Fossil

Lives in United States Solvang, CA, United States
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Joined on Nov 15, 2007

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  • For 16 megapixel sensor, it would take a minimum of 48 megabytes (assuming 8 bit RGB values) to perfectly record an image.  Since most images contain a LOT of spacial redundancy and ...
  • Did you happen to go to Bosque last year during the Festival of the Cranes?  It would be crazy busy then.  This year we were at Bosque during the week following the Festival and found things to be ...
  • Back when I collected minerals, I used short and long wave ultraviolet lights on fluorescent minerals. Samples in natural light Under shortwave UV Art
  • I don't really know/remember.  The IS started to misbehave, so the lens went to Canon Service and it came back working fine.  The same with the later autofocus issue.  I may or may not still have ...
  • I would say that the lens was treated fairly carefully and the IS failed after a couple of years of moderate use. Art
  • I had the IS repaired on a 100-400mm L a little over 4 years ago for $286.24. Less than a year later it went back in for a problem with autofocus and that was fixed free of charge under the ...
  • Yes, there is a button in Library mode to search for faces. And if the auto face detection can't find some, you have a tool to draw a box on the image and tag the person (or probably a pet). Art
  • I just found out that the Artist's Drive Loop will be closed until late March for road reconstruction. Art
  • It sounds like you may be planning on staying in Beatty.  (N.B. - pay attention to the speed zones in Beatty!)  If so, that makes a good base for visiting Rhyolite and then driving down through ...
  • First, I hope you are aware of how large an area Death Valley and the surrounding areas is. I've been all over that area and still get surprised by the time it takes to get to some of the places ...
  • Keywords tags are one of Lightroom's great organizing capabilities, but they require effort and discipline.  A few years ago I started using Lightroom and imported lots of existing digital images ...
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    Excellent news!  The 5D3 is still one of Canon's best all around DSLRs.  The 24-105 is my usual walk-around lens for my 5D3 (moderately wide to short telephoto). Art
  • Went to check out one of our favorite wildflower drives.
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