bpatient

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  • While Americans, thanks to Mike Johnston, have adopted the Japanese term  <i>bokeh</i> (with the terminal "h" courtesy of Mr. Johnston), I think I like the adopted version of an English term that ...
  • "Can anyone think of reason or try to convince me to take my A7 and forget about the Fuji?" Well, as others have suggested, I'd forget about both of them. Ask yourself what you want from the images ...
  • You might be interested in these reviews: http://www.dearsusan.net/2015/09/13/402-zeiss-milvus-1-485-brief-review/ http://www.dearsusan.net/2016/09/15/zeiss-loxia-24-85-review/
  • Thanks for your reply. I ended up with settings similar to yours when I played in Lightroom with RX100 V raw files that are available at various test sites. (FWIW, I also preferred the sharpening ...
  • Thanks for your response. To my taste, too, slightly tweaking the Sony white balance (I think I'd like the A1 setting with the Standard Creative Style, if I ever get to use the camera) produces ...
  • Indeed, perhaps during the five years that she used her dearly-departed Nikon D300 and Lightroom I should have taken a moment to discuss with her topics such as, say, photographic composition. ...
  • Thanks for your reply. The A1 AWB setting seemed reasonable based on some examples that I've seen posted here and on my general preference for a slightly warmer palette than the Sony AWB provides. ...
  • Created question thread Help with RX100 V skin tones?
    I'd appreciate advice on good jpeg settings for a variety of skin tones. After reading through several threads and searching for images on line, I sorta-kinda think that using "portrait" Creative ...
  • Sure, lots of us preferred 35mm lenses back in the day (and many still do) but HCB seemed to use a 50mm lens. NYT . Why the 50-millimeter lens? HCB . It corresponds to a certain vision and at the ...
  • I recall that a Brooks graduate carried a 6x9 inch banquet camera to the top of the world's fourteenth-highest peak (Shishmapangma at 26,335 feet.) Unfortunately, it failed, but fortunately he had ...
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