Oak Park Dave

Joined on Mar 16, 2010

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  • What you mean to say is "IT JUST DOESN"T MATTER TO ME."

    It matters if you make money from your photos. A professional needs to be able to consistently deliver high-quality images and/or video. (As...

  • When you're photographing small birds you can never have too many pixels on the subject. This upgrade from 24 mp is a bit like a small teleconverter. More pixels =more sampling=bigger potential...

  • But the flaws in fake bokeh don't look terrific to me. Even at Facebook or Instagram size the frequent and severe background errors between limbs are pretty jarring.

    I played with an 11 pro while...

  • Mark Turney -
    True. Immediate gratification is a major draw. I do use a cell phone at times. I've actually sold a few photos taken with a cell phone because the thing is always in my pocket....

  • Commented on a photo in the iPhone 11 Pro (DPReview TV) sample gallery

    The fake bokeh is a mess at 100 percent. The unblurred patch of grass between the subject's limbs sticks out like a sore thumb even at cell phone size. I'm not seeing much that resembles a 50 1.4.

  • I don't work that hard for everyday images. I convert to dng and batch process to my taste in Lightroom 4. Once you get a look you like it is pretty automatic. You can get a D3500 with the 18-55...

  • Commented on a photo in the iPhone 11 sample gallery sample gallery

    Most of the folks reading this site are going to take a look at the original jpegs, and the fake bokeh is very obvious at 100%. A blind test would be a cool research project. Find a 1000 people,...

  • Commented on a photo in the iPhone 11 sample gallery sample gallery

    The bearded folk of the world must unite in protest against discriminatory fake bokeh in "Portrait Mode." How much computing power does it actually take to get a beard/background boundary to look...

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