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Works as a architect, photographer
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Can you install OSX and have a Hackintosh?

Link | Posted on Feb 28, 2018 at 10:46 UTC as 11th comment | 2 replies

Digital back for this might not be so affordable.

Link | Posted on Feb 23, 2018 at 11:44 UTC as 9th comment | 2 replies
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Badrottie: Which one is better Affinty Photo, Photoshop, or, this ONE?

AP plugin support is rather incomplete.
Now does Pixelmator Pro include pro level features like 1-bit color space and duotones? CMYK? Full color profile support?

Link | Posted on Nov 30, 2017 at 07:35 UTC
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SirSeth: Has anyone else tried Affinity with Sony RAW? I tried on Win10 64bit with a 6-core AMD and 16GB or ram and it was agonizingly slow. The worst part is that recovering highlights and shadows was the worst results I've seen. Exposure compensation was almost as bad.

So besides the speed thing, is this a Sony RAW thing?

Affinity is also very good in editing TIFs and PSDs. No need to use jpegs.

Link | Posted on Nov 11, 2017 at 17:30 UTC
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firemonkey: I don't know where people are getting "slow" from. I'm running Affinity 1.6 on a laptop with an i5 processor and 4 GB of RAM. It's plenty fast, way faster than I'd have expected. I thought I was going to have to buy a new laptop soon, but now that I see how fast Affinity is on it, maybe I'll hang on for a bit longer.

Opening RAW is slow, actual editing is fast.

Link | Posted on Nov 11, 2017 at 17:28 UTC
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StanyBuyle: Probably OK for jpeg processing, but for D500, D800 & D850 NEFs it is unacceptable slow.

I develop NEFs with Lightroom, then move them to Affinity as TIFs or PSDs. No jpegs involved.

Link | Posted on Nov 11, 2017 at 17:27 UTC
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barrym1966: I didn't even know there was an Adobe portfolio I assume it only works with WordPress and not pure html 5 sites

You do not *need* net connection to use CC.

Link | Posted on Oct 16, 2017 at 14:17 UTC
On article Review: Affinity Photo 1.5.2 for desktop (300 comments in total)
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tom1234567: by the time I buy the D850 Affinity will be obsolete ?

By the time I can afford D850 AP will be obsolete..

Link | Posted on Sep 27, 2017 at 13:38 UTC
On article Review: Affinity Photo 1.5.2 for desktop (300 comments in total)
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larrytusaz: I currently use the free Photoshop CS2 and Lightroom 5.7, this could be an interesting switch because yes I hate the subscription model. Does it work with 16 bit TIFFs? The 2-4 actions in Lightroom and Photoshop, can I have those "exported out" somehow or "reveal" the numeric values used for the level of contrast, shape of the curves etc so I could replicate those in here? Can you download the full EXE vs it being an "over the air" installation?

16-bit tifs are no problem, you can also use 32-bit for HDR (but tif does not support that..)
You can replicate a lot of adjustments but they do not necessarily translate exact.
AP is a normal application, install and use.

Link | Posted on Sep 27, 2017 at 13:36 UTC
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justmeMN: Locally, "urban explorers" have been known to ignore No Trespassing signs, and fall into abandoned grain elevators. The end result is that fire/rescue employees have to needlessly endanger their own lives to rescue these idiots.

Accidents happen. You cannot protect people all the time and all the places. Common sense helps a lot. And as B.F. said: "He who gives up freedom for safety deserves neither".

Link | Posted on Sep 1, 2017 at 08:12 UTC

Does not look like Book anymore. MyBlock? Or what?

Link | Posted on Aug 23, 2017 at 13:55 UTC as 1st comment
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privater: With the same price range, better buy a NAS with upgradeable/recoverable capabilities.

NAS is slow.

Link | Posted on Aug 23, 2017 at 13:53 UTC
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User9362470513: HDR is utterly, utterly vile.

Gotta use it when density range is too big. But not like presented here.

Link | Posted on Aug 19, 2017 at 13:36 UTC


Link | Posted on Aug 15, 2017 at 12:28 UTC as 32nd comment
On article Throwback Thursday: the iPhone 4S (93 comments in total)

4S is iconic, best design Apple has ever made. I moved to SE lately and it is almost the same, but at the end lacks the finesse of 4S. I did shoot some exhibition pieces with 4S so camera is pretty good (processed heavily those images though).

Link | Posted on Aug 14, 2017 at 12:15 UTC as 6th comment
On article Throwback Thursday: the iPhone 4S (93 comments in total)
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Michael Dbn: The iPhone 4s is a "Throwback Thursday" item . . . hell I only just replaced my iPhone 4 (not s) in January this year! 😀

I replaced my 4s a few months ago with SE. Still wondering if that was smart. But newest apps demand newer OS than 7 which was last comfortable OS for 4S.

Link | Posted on Aug 14, 2017 at 12:12 UTC

It would be nice to read an article about IQ of these things. Especially still images, video is not so important to me (normal HD would be enough resolutionwise). Does any of these have zoom optics?

Link | Posted on Aug 10, 2017 at 08:59 UTC as 30th comment | 1 reply
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Jaakko Alatalo: Oh yes, wide angle shots from high up. Like that's not gonna go old real fast.

Moi Jaakko. Sometimes wide angle shots from high up are just the thing needed. Most of the time: why would they be anything else than the usual visual clutter we get even without drones? Jep, harkitsen dronekuvauksiin ryhtymistä...

Link | Posted on Aug 10, 2017 at 08:47 UTC
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panchorancho: More of the same boring junk. Just like those guys who switch from Canon/Nikon to get an A7R II proclaiming it's the best thing ever, but their photography is still just stale cookie cutter images that litter Instagram and Flickr in the millions.

I don't think Sony camera makes any real difference. Shooting remains the same.

Link | Posted on Aug 10, 2017 at 08:45 UTC
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Weerterbos: Real lesson #1.
Do not publish until paperwork is done. Or plaster it with watermarks until unusable.

It's the same as with music in the early days of internet. There is no lock on webcontent, so people will steal it.

Not the same. Early days you listened free (but illegally), now you can of course look free (but legally). In addition seems you can legally reuse and make money without paying the original creators now, unlike early days.

Link | Posted on Aug 2, 2017 at 08:13 UTC
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