Lives in Norway Bergen, Norway
Joined on Apr 30, 2003

Helstor's recent activity

  • I managed to sort out the "jittering" (at least on my computer) problem. I went to: EDIT > PREFERENCES > PERFORMANCE: RAM Usage Limit and increased the limit to the max amount of RAM in my computer.

  • DaveE1, no not running anything else. RAW files take very long to open and when I try to make adjustments in the Develop module the image will "jitter" og "jump" and make it impossible to use....

  • Affinity Photo for Windows is not fluid and smooth and I (try to) run it on a Thinkpad with an i7 processor and 20GB og RAM!

  • I have used Canon, Panasonic and Olympus RAW files with Affinity Photo and it takes 2 to 3 times longer to load them in Affinity than in PS Elements, Polarr and On1 Photo RAW (On1 Photo RAW is very...

  • I have used PSE for many years and bought Affinity Photo but the RAW converter in Affinity (the Windows version) is not very good so I'm still using PSE and hoping the next update of Affinity Photo...

  • On Windows computers you are stuck with Affinity's own RAW engine and unfortunately it is not very good. In addition the image "jitters" or "jumps" when you make adjustments. I bought Affinity...

  • Created discussion thread Cormorants with SX50
    I just sold my SX40 and bought myself a lightly used SX50. Very happy with it - shot these cormorants at 1200mm with the camera mounted on a gorillapod, resting on top of a fence. Cormorants Cormorants
  • I use the 100D/SL1 with the Sigma 18-200mm Contemporary lens. That lens is very compact (only 86 mm long) and balances well on the 100D/SL1. In addition I have just bought a Canon EF-S 10-18mm ...
  • Created discussion thread G7X - Stream
    Used the built in ND filter and f8 to get a 1 second exposure. Rested camera on a rock and tried to sit very still ;-)
  • Nice shots Erik
  • Hi, thanks for your comment. This image was shot in Aperture Priority mode.
  • Created discussion thread Bought a used G7X a few weeks ago
    I had it in my pocket when I walked through the forest today. Met this little frog who was happy to pose ;-)
  • The (full) moon is a lot brighter than we think.  This shot was taken a month ago with an old SX40. Handheld with camera resting on window sill. ISO 100 / F5.8 / 1/250s Moon
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