AscherJim

Lives in United States Gig Harbor, WA, United States
Works as a Lawyer (Retired)
Has a website at jimascherphotos@smugmug.com
Joined on Aug 25, 2011

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  • As JPEG's are additionally already embedded in X3f RAW files, it might be easier(?) to go into SPP first, extract the embedded JPEG files and copy them to Lightroom.  That would save the camera's ...
  • Kendall:  In purchasing the Sigma bag, I was tantalized by Sigma's claim that it would in itself hold up to three Quattros (which my ThinkTank bag would accommodate as well).  However, you've made ...
  • Jim:  You've got a point -- several in fact.  I will reconsider my decision regarding my initial intent not to attempt to return the bag to Sigma.  Also, the two-pound-weight of the ThinkTank bag ...
  • Having acquired two Quattro cameras (dp2 & dp3) and accessories, I decided to order the Sigma CB-31, their bag presumably specifically tailored to accommodate three Quattro cameras.  I had ...
  • My Tarion viewfinder arrived and I had no trouble fitting it to my two Quattros (using the extra baseplate I ordered). In actuality I have found that the orange knobs are not the cause of the ...
  • Thanks for the further advice.  I likely will only replace the (orange) knobs if the right-sided one indeed poses a significant problem.  However, those on the Amazon forum who were successful in ...
  • In azeg's initial posting, one of his "downsides" -- quoted above -- concerns the right mount/adjustment screw (knob) partially blocking access to the "Play" button.  As announced elsewhere in ...
  • Many thanks. I was able to order through Amazon the Tarion TR-V1 for a little less than $60 U.S. along with an extra baseplate for about $13. However, I don't see where it would be "cheap" to ...
  • I can't really disagree with what you say about the advantages of the (Tarion TR-V1) Viewfinder over the ClearViewer. I would in fact be tempted to purchase the Tarion TR-V1 for use on a Quattro ...
  • I have been using various models of the ClearViewer on my cameras with great satisfaction for years, including now also on my Quattros. You can order them for specific cameras (as the tripod ...
  • I've used the SD15 with a few selective IR filters. Cheaper camera than the SD1. I assume you've seen: http://blog.sigmaphoto.com/2012/sigma-sd1-and-sd15-for-digital-infrared-photography-by-jack-ho ...
  • I'm not certain what you mean by "Android Device."  An Android running tablet should not be inordinately expensive to obtain, but perhaps is there a way of replicating the Android OS on a Windows PC?
  • I'd likely be interested in this publication, as I own two Quattro cameras -- however my PC and tablet are not Apple products.
  • Arg:  You're much too modest -- expressing yourself a bit tongue-in-cheek, I assume.  Your further clarification and analysis will definitely enable me to sleep better tonight!  Again, thanks.  Jim
  • When experimenting with my new Quattro, I had initially settled on "standard" as the color mode to "pass through" as TIFF, only because "standard" sounded so -- standard! After further reading in ...
  • Arg:  Now you (usefully) pose a new issue for me.  If (1) my intent is to pass the X3f (RAW) image from the camera THROUGH SPP (as TIFF) with as little modification as possible, to be able to ...
  • As someone who has recently added a Quattro dp2 to my "arsenal" of other (non-Sigma) cameras, I am confused by the implications of your statement regarding what I presume is your in-camera Color ...
  • Doesn't that method result in some unnecessary redundancy, in that you end up with two JPEG files -- one embedded and one separate?  If you set your camera to monochrome, the embedded JPEG's are ...
  • Do you guys set your Foveon cameras internally to Monochrome, or set your cameras to some color rendering then switch to Monochrome when you process in SPP? I keep my photos in color (Standard) in ...
  • Truman:  Many thanks for your further explication on comparisons between Silver Effex Pro and DxO Film Pack.  However, the key confirmation you provided me was your last sentence (quoted above), ...
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