CloudyBay43

CloudyBay43

Lives in South Africa Sofia, Joburg, Cape Town, South Africa
Works as a Builder of open spaces at dusk
Has a website at shadesofdark.smugmug.com
Joined on Mar 7, 2009
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  • @badi "best camera in phone today can produce spectacular results" - only if you are happy with perfect-plastic, no micro detail, digital looking distant foliage results. For the rest, you need the...

  • Patrick hi, just read your first response "about composition". i tend again respectfully to disagree with you. Photography and art are my life 4 hours a day everyday. i am someone in IT in...

  • Thanks Brian! This puts things in perspective even for me - i'm not a pro. It explains the number well. And it tells me - you don't know where the best frame is / will be while shooting - it's a...

  • Outrageous ! I'll get 95-99% of the color / tonality result in PP in 4-8 hours, given a nice raw from ANY camera ! The 4-8 is per camera/lens combo.. I just need 10-25 ref images with this thing....

  • Hey Patrick, i respectfully disagree with you and consider 3-4 of the shots as absolute keepers, 2 on the last page, and certainly not Bono/U2, in fact shooting Bono and buddies should be banned...

  • If i can add something here .. Today i ran some tests of my old LX5 vs my newer XZ-1, and also using a new processing . The LX5 virtually ran circles around the XZ-1, and impressed me so much, ...
  • Although the samples with the low / late light look OK, im not sure i'll buy it for even 1/3 of price of this one :...

  • Yes yes, sorry, i recall this thing now .. or at least reading about it ;-) I bought the last 30-40 Fujichrome 400X 35mm and now i don't know what to do - shoot them or keep them in the freezer, ...
  • Beverly, Tell me pls in a few words what are you trying to achieve with this orange filter . If you prefer go private message
  • What are you trying to say ?? I've beaten to death in the past 5 years the following : DXO / film pack / LR / Nik / Alien .. And 5 more .. If i was a post grad on filters in digital i guess i'd ...
  • This is a first .. Albeit with respect! Orange filter on your digicam ??! I apply the more magenta filter but very sellectively to each of green, red and blue. In batch. in PP Please do send me ...
  • And you are so spot on ! The answer you are likely looking for, im not sure you gonna get here .. I've had the all, and tested them all.. There are few key things you'll be looking for. If you ...
  • So sweet .. have you looked at how the film was 'then' by any chance ? Have a though of leaving for good Adobe and layers and fixing photos until they are 1000% digital looking and right  - ever ...
  • Hehe sometihng like that .. but one of us always wins, while many here are going for the terrible feeling of which camera must i buy to get finally something out ..
  • Below a Portra 400 in Leica Minilux scan - i think it was the Leica .. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ shadesofdark.smugmug.com
  • Let me clarify .. Nothing wrong with your or any images posted here, which happen to be digtial ..Over the years i developed an obsession with Kodachrome 64 and Ektachrome E100 / VS ..i cannot ...
  • Lee sorry - i requested the original thread to be closed - got upset with something / someone - precisely - when it got interesting - with your posting that is - please see below a 45 sec mod, the ...
  • Created discussion thread Simualting Film in Digital
    Okay, match this from 2005. Don't forget to match equivalent focal length too. View: original size
  • This is so easy to match here you haven't got a clue, why : - Cetre lit subject / skin, nothing else but skin to match It's yellow .. it's not film, if it's film than the scans ., it's yellow. ...
  • OK .. lovely image which is PRECISELY what i'm after when it's dusk - i can live with the magenta then, i actually love it .. And yes, Ektachrome, if it was K64, it could be / would be worse and ...
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