Beachcomber Joe

Lives in United States SW, FL, United States
Joined on Jan 31, 2010

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  • The consumer electronic industry doesn't control the media it uses.  The camera industry, in the film days was much the same.  All the makers made their SLRs to fit the standard 35mm film made by ...
  • I've had my LX100 for a bit over 2 1/2 years and taken a bit under 30,000 shots with it.  Well made, solid camera with a nice lens.  It has well placed dials & buttons for the major controls ...
  • While this is true if your cloud based storage is the Adobe product, Lightroom Classic CC will happily import original images to any cloud storage that emulates a local folder or drive.  I often ...
  • Photoshop Elements is a simple to use application that allows you to organize and edit images.  It has a three editing modes from simple to complex making it useful for those with any level of ...
  • The link on the DxO site doesn't seems to work. Try this one: https://filehippo.com/download_google_nik_collection/ There is no way to download just Silver Effex.  You need to download the entire ...
  • I either use either the Lightroom HSL control or the Nik Silver Effects plugin depending on the look I want to achieve and the time I want to spend editing.
  • Why would you expect it to arrive Saturday?  According to the B&H web site "expedited shipping" means delivery in three business days to Florida.  They can choose any shipping method that will ...
  • Most people were content with a simple point & shoot camera.  The cell phone has already replaced the point & shoot for the majority of them because of its convenience.  Hobbyists and professional ...
  • Not true.  Any image on the web can be downloaded.  While the browser's save feature may be disabled, if you are viewing the photo it has already been downloaded to your computer.  You can't see ...
  • Adobe's intentions are the same as every other successful business enterprise - generate a profit. An intention that is, inherently, neither good nor bad. To that end, their business model has ...
  • Based on your description, imported to an album and images were uploaded to the cloud, you were using Lightroom CC, not Lightroom Classic CC. Classic CC uses folders and collections, not albums, ...
  • Neither are illuminated in the morning.  Lights are shut off around midnight and stay off until the following evening.  There is a lot of good info on photographing Paris in this interview with ...
  • My cell phone, laptop, and home computers are password protected because they have personal information on them. My cameras do not, so no password is needed or desired. A password is not going to ...
  • You may find this interview with photographer and gallery owner Jim Robellard of interest. He talks about how he got started at Art Fairs and what it takes to be successful selling your photographs. ...
  • The liveview screen, like those on other phones as well as dedicated cameras is unusable in bright sunlight.  Ironically, bright sunlight is the only time when the image quality approaches a JPEG ...
  • In the USA the responsibility to ensure that permission has been obtained falls on the entity that publishes a copyrighted work.
  • Not at all, nor, it would seem, are posters who ask this question every couple of weeks.
  • Canon will service grey market equipment.  They will not honor warranties.
  • Load ratings for ball heads and tripods are not comparable between makers as there is no standard testing method. They are only useful for comparing the differences in load handling within a ...
  • The emulsions used in modern monochromatic films are silver based and turn black when exposed and developed.  Early prints were quite unstable.  One of the ways tried to stabilize prints, a ...
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