Don Lacy

Joined on Dec 15, 2014

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  • Did the composite 5DMKII image have amazing IQ if yes then how did they misslead. Also if the image had been made using a grad filter would you still consider it misleading.

  • I am not real active on instagram but the times Canon wanted to use one of my images for thier bring it campaign they did contact me for authorization

  • Well one of two things are becoming clear either I need to be more concise in my writing and stop assuming what I imply is understood or two your just being difficult for the sake of ending this I ...
  • Only on DPR will you still find people willing to argue this re read what I first wrote which was simply that a Raw file has more information then a JPEG which can result in better image quality ...
  • Wonderful series of images.
  • To me JPEG is like shooting slide film where what you captured when you pressed the shutter is pretty much what your finale image was while Raw is more like print where capture was just the ...
  • No it is not it does not matter to my initial statement a Jpeg file does not have more IQ then a Raw file just because someone may not be able to extract that IQ does not change that. I can think ...
  • I am glad for you that you are an accomplish photographer I also have sold prints been publish, won national contest, and been exhibited and it really does not mean anything when it comes to post ...
  • The whom part is irrelevant it is not part of the equation can you name an instance when shooting JPEG will produce better image quality then a Raw file properly processed. You must not have read ...
  • Thats because one they confuse Raw conversion with post processing when it is only the first step and two they have not spent the time to actually learn how to post process and three they lack ...
  • The way I would state this is there is no advantage to shooting JPEGS when it comes to image quality and in many cases a disadvantage depending on what and how you shoot. Now does this make ...
  • Yes not only is it necessary if you know the different methods it becomes a creative tool to enhance your images.
  • You are obviously not a nature photographer this isn't even close to abuse if you camera can't take this then it's not meant to be used in these conditions.
  • Just let it go your camera works for you that is fine but it does not out perform the top tier (is that better then pro) cameras from Nikon, Canon, and now Sony you know about as much about these ...
  • More the processing but the lens does have an effect my files from my 500f/4 start off in a much better place contrast, color, and sharpness then with any other lens the same with my 16-35 f/4. All ...
  • The problem is it is subjective and what I might see or the OP see might may not be the same as to what you see. You also have to factor in what is being done in post how good your monitor is and ...
  • They can track a fair ride, a sports car, a falcon in flight and you don't seem to understand that there is also the skill of the photographer behind the camera who also tracks the subject. It is ...
  • But there are no real weak sensors out there sorry but base ISO DR plays a very small role in image IQ for the vast majority of images and good glass is special and their are some very good L ...
  • 6,500.00 it is a version 1 lens bought 8 years ago and it sat behind a 40D for years before I got a used iDMKIII. But even if you can not afford a 500 f/4 you are still better off with a Sigma ...
  • Thank you I have done very little wildlife work the last few years  this years resolution is to make more time for birds and other creatures
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