m porta

Lives in United States United States
Joined on Aug 24, 2007

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  • I will start with scanning.   I may try to make my own prints if I can find a community darkroom but the equipment necessary to make prints represents a space requirement I just can't deal with at ...
  • Thank you all for your kind and excellent responses. We have had good weather here the last couple of days, so I have been outside practicing with focusing and movements. I think I will start with ...
  • Created discussion thread New 4x5 shooter
    I have recently been given a Zone VI Studios, 4X5 film camera with a Catlar 11-N 5.6 150 mm lens, 8 film holders (two of which appear to be loaded with film) and a dark bag, a sekonic (no model ...
  • Go to a museum and look the paintings. When you see one you like, ask yourself why you like it. Is it the lighting, the composition, the colors, the simplicity of the work, etc. Eventually you ...
  • It is not unusual for me to come home with over 1,000 images. My workflow is as follows: Transfer the photos from the camera to a folder on hard drive using my computer’s file management system. Im ...
  • When exporting from Lightroom, you may if you wish specify the maximum file size.
  • I have a D500 and I also own three SB-800 and one SB-900.  Both models work very well with the D500.  Either of these  can be bought used for a reasonable price.
  • Like many others, i just leave my camera on the passenger seat.   But if you are worried ab out about the camera falling off the seat just put it on the floor.   (My car has as center consoul so ...
  • What can you achieve without editing? You can achieve this: http://www.apimages.com/Collection/Landing/AP-Pulitzer-Prize-Winning-Photos/a4c6409b4b4f42ce963d8c1687c33612
  • One thing no one has mentioned is that modern cameras keep the lens wide open until you press the shutter button, only then is the lens stopped down to the specified aperture. This means that a ...
  • It is not unusual for me to take over a 1,000 raw photos at a high school lacrosse game. I sort them using lightroom. I import them all into lightroom with no ranking. I then go through them very ...
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