iancrowe

Lives in United Kingdom Cambridge, United Kingdom
Works as a Production Engineer
Joined on Nov 10, 2005

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  • Here is a simple if extreme example of what happens when you change shutter speed Both images were shot in Tv mode (Shutter Priority) The image on the left was shot at 1/100th sec, f/14, ISO 100 ...
  • Hi Gerry I think the OP might need to be a bit wary of compatibility issues with older Nikon bodies and the new AF-P lenses (all the cheap ones listed seem to be AF-P rather than the older AF-S). I ...
  • Hi I have a couple of suggestions which might help yo and your friend There is a company, Ffordes, in Scotland who deal in secondhand equipment with warranties. They are currently offering the ...
  • Hmmm.... Recent versions of IrfanView install a companion utility called IrfanViewer Thumbnails which should suit. Its accessible from the file menu " or just press 'T' while in IrfanView. Hope ...
  • Replied in Lighting
    I'd second Dutch's approach. The following were taken on an overcast evening with an 8Mpx Canon A590 IS (a similar model to the C653). The first was taken on full auto mode. The second had the ...
  • Here in the UK the Nikon website has a link to the Download Centre:- http://downloadcenter.nikonimglib.com/en/index.html I just checked and there is a link to the same place from Nikon US. From ...
  • Simply select a white balance other than PRE (Preset manual). The obvious thing to do is switch back to Auto. See page 89 of your manual. It sounds like you are either over or under exposing when ...
  • I assume you meant Canon software! It sounds like your photography instructor is somewhat behind the curve on current technology (his views on Lightroom, which you quote in your other thread an ...
  • That will depend entirely on the conversion software you are using, for example:- Canon's DPP you use the "Convert and save..." dialogue from the "File" menu and select EXIF  JPEG as the output type. ...
  • Replied in It isn't....
    Try the following on a reasonably bright day:- 1) Remove all extraneous glass i.e. "protective" UV filter and don't shoot through a bedroom window make sure it's open (I suspect this is the cause ...
  • Harsh middle of the day sunlight always makes me think in black and white:- Ian
  • Replied in What adapter?
    Yep, i would bet it's the diaphragm lever catching on the camera body. My adaptor is a no name one sold by XCSOURCE and fulfilled by Amazon.co.uk https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B008H2I0UA/ref= ...
  • Replied in What adapter?
    Sounds like the diaphragm operation lever is binding against the camera body. In normal operation the Pentax body holds this open (hard left on the picture below) until the shutter is pressed when ...
  • Replied in What adapter?
    Could you clarify what the problem is with your lens when fitted to your adaptors? Is it that the aperture blades will not close down below f/2.8 or that they won't open up wider than f/2.8? Ian
  • Replied in What adapter?
    Hi I've been using this adaptor from Amazon.co.uk https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B008H2I0UA/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1 With my Pentax-M 50mm f/1.7 with both my 350D and 7D mk 1 ...
  • Silver Efex Pro 2 is a good choice as it's powerful, has easy to use presets and is free. Here are a few examples of the presets Your original Using the "High Contrast and Structure" preset. Using ...
  • A couple of notes:- YN-560 III's do not trigger from the hotshoe if set to any of the slave modes (optical S1, optical S2 or radio). You can cycle through these using the wireless button (third ...
  • Interesting definition of "Helping them out" by killing their career! :-) Ian
  • When my father was growing up in Sligo, Ireland there was a firm of Solicitors (Lawyers, for our cousins across the pond) called Argue and Phibbs sadly now defunct. Here is a page from the Sligo ...
  • Replied in Pretty in Pink
    This morning was the first decent light in a couple of weeks so I ventured out into the garden with my G3 and new (to me) Tamron Adaptall 2 35-70 f/3.5 CF Macro. This is the result:- Panasonic G3 ...
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