Liomar Marques Jlio

Lives in Brazil Aracaju / SE, Brazil
Works as a Chemist
Joined on May 26, 2009

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Hivona: Ok so what about someone like me. I haven't had a piece of adobe software since 2007. I would like to have Lightroom & photoshop. I'd prefer to own it. I am not a professional photographer or designer. But when I had photoshop I loved tinkering with my images as much as photographing.

So, since I have no software (I'm using iPhoto but not to edit photos, just to import) and don't need the huge bundles would this be so terrible for me? I used to safe my pics as joeys once I was done editing so I never had too many psds floating around.

What other software is competitive with Lightroom & PS? For Macs? I saw a mention of Pixelmator and Gimp?

Should I just purchase Lightroom while I can actually own it? I am a student so I can get it for the education price.

Well for Lightroom replacement try Corel Aftershop pro. A fraction of the cost, almost the same funcionality. But the results in Lightroom, for me, are better. For hobby, it's fine.

Lighzone is fast, I considered intuitive, and like the results, and is free too. The "zone sistem" approach is interesting, helps to use the principle when taking the photos. For quick processing, did the job very well.

GIMP is interesting, and powerful, but has a steep learning curve. Even if some results are not so consistent, some tools are a bit awkward, but you can get mostly the same job done as if you were using Photoshop. A small problem is the lack of a good integrated raw processor, after ufRAW did not work as a plugin anymore, but I think the combination of both is still useful.

I don't have experience with Pixelmator, but for the price, I would try it.

Link | Posted on Jul 8, 2014 at 23:52 UTC
On article Canon EOS 70D Review (680 comments in total)
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Donie: Help...
Is this video telling the truth?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cA6JnzYSDJE

has anyone tried it comparing the center af point OVF vs liveview on a fast lens?

Well, this yes and no. He complains that microadjustment "should always work". In my experience, it varies a lot with focal distance.
And to focus on a thing on the same plane, well, that was the kind of scene were contrast detection would to better.
And honestly, I could not see a difference in most of the pictures.
but the best way to confirm: try it. As he said, it is not easy to reproduce, so will be hard to confirm, or meet on real life.
It's personal, but I wouldn't defer a purchase based on that video.
And as for most cameras, takin' it in your hands is way better to choose than read all reviews.

Link | Posted on Jul 8, 2014 at 23:13 UTC
On article Canon EOS 70D Review (680 comments in total)
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Donie: Help...
Is this video telling the truth?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cA6JnzYSDJE

has anyone tried it comparing the center af point OVF vs liveview on a fast lens?

The 6D was better for video??

Link | Posted on Jul 8, 2014 at 22:59 UTC
On article Air Stylus turns your iPad into a graphics tablet (56 comments in total)
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DenisBBergeron: Oh look mama something that transform a ipad in a samsung note !

Actually, to make use of Samsung note as a graphics tablet you need another software. The solution using Autodesk sketchbook isn't the same as the one described here: You sketch on the tablet, and then export. It is way diferente than to sketch on the tablet, and showing on the pc.
Lars knows what he is talking about, but what can be true to people who see bias toward Apple in everthing, and love Samsung beyond reason?

Link | Posted on Jun 22, 2014 at 17:29 UTC
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