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  • Laguna Beach was my home for many years. My studio was on Park Ave. Moss Beach is  also a nice place to photograph large rocks and tide pools. Hmmmm, things may not be the same now it was the ...
  • Created discussion thread Rear screen
    I would love to replace my broken GR with the GR111 but...... Why is it viewing screens whether on GR, cell phones etc have to be of a highly reflective surface ? Is someone missing the boat here? ...
  • Me too
  • I feel dizzy like from a whirligig ride. That brass looks good though. Thanks
  • Created question thread X100 F jpg compared to X100
    I used to own and use the X100 and thought the out of camera jpgs were beautiful and unique to no other with a predictable consistency. I am still flirting with getting the X100F and with the ...
  • guess what this lot are doing?
  • Hi Ned. Cool I like the idea of jpg film like consistency. Do I see Casperson beach in one of those shots?
  • 6X7 thirty five years four of them including one with NPC Polaroid back just to keep art directors happy. K5 K5 ll
  • You are a very calm logical truthful person and I truly appreciate you calming input now that my morning caffein fix has calmed down. I like your just in case raw-jpg method.
  • Replied in KODACHROME
    Thank you for your input and understanding. You are right on.
  • This was not intended to be negative but more of why I have decided to use JPG when I take photographs and wean myself off PS will fix it not that you should all care anyway. Please enjoy your ...
  • Replied in Nonsense
    You are not familiar then with the saying 'digital photographers do it in the raw, film photographers do it in the dark' ? just being light hearted
  • Replied in KODACHROME
    That's cool. A deep response, I like it.
  • All Kodachrome editing was done on the daylight balanced light table, keepers or non keepers. My point here is do you want to be a photographer or a lab technician? if you want to be both fine, ...
  • Replied in KODACHROME
    I started photography professionally in 1962 ! 8X10, 4X5, 6X7 film lots of it. The methods you are mentioning are for black and white photography and were performed by the lab technician. I'm ...
  • Created discussion thread KODACHROME
    99.9% of National Geographic assignments were shot on KODACHROME 64. It was predictable and usually under exposed 1/3 stop. Where I'm going with this is that shooting RAW each shot can get messed ...
  • Created question thread KP pixel shift
    can this be used after composition adjustment? also does the camera perform the merging of the exposures?
  • were these straight out of camera jpg or reworked in post ?
  • Richmond is cool. Did a DMB photo shoot there long time ago now.
  • Where is the racing ? Or was it one car at a time ?
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