Macrae

Joined on Jul 8, 2019

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  • Here is a 2007 press release introducing the new DP1. "The unique image processing algorithm developed throughout the development of SD9, SD10 and SD14 cameras is incorporated into “TRUE” and ...
  • Yes, that is true, but the image processing both in the camera and in the software changed dramatically with the advent of the first DP2/SD15. Some liked the change. I have tried to be open minded ...
  • Well said.
  • I made pictures this past week trying to restore my way of working with the DP1. These were all shot at f4, processed in SPP2.5 and Digital Film Tools. DP1 first gen. Tripod. f4. DP1 first gen. ...
  • Yes, what a beautiful picture you have made. I am planning a trip to the other side of the world and when I think about some other camera that may be "better", that "better" seems to come at the ...
  • The beautifully photographed Sigma DP3M website was shot in Prague. The raw files were processed using ONLY Sigma Photo Pro 5. http://www.sigma-dp.com/DP3Merrill/main.html
  • I'm glad there are others who see and have experienced what I have struggled with for 10+ years. The original DP1 might not be a speed demon, but the wait is worth it. Macrae
  • At the expense of sounding like a know it all, I'm very well acquainted with the colour, tonal/contrast reproduction and performance differences between the cameras. All the cameras from SD9 - SD ...
  • Created discussion thread Looking for a first Gen DP1
    HI All, I am looking for a first generation DP1. If anyone has one they'd like to sell or trade for my DP1x drop me a line. Macrae
  • Replied in Edit as Usual
    In David Pye's excellent book, The Nature and Art of Workmanship , Pye talks about the process by which something is made. In his case, he was speaking about furniture making, but I have found that ...
  • Hi Ted Is your raw conversion from a SDQ file or your Merrill? My suggestions would not apply to Merrill files. Paul
  • To answer your question more directly: Mode = Standard or Neutral Smooth to Crunchy = All the way to the left "smooth" Contrast = All the way to the left "-2" Blacks = All the way to the right "+2" ...
  • No! No! Let it go. This is the most interesting thing I've read here in years!!!! As Don Jr. says, I love it!
  • Replied in I recant
    Does anyone know the definition of defensiveness? I don't think we need Samuel Johnson's dictionary for that as the two previous posts give us perfect examples or Ms. Manner's book on Etiquette on ...
  • Replied in I agree
    I'm glad you were able to acquire another DP2s. In 2007, I bought a SD14 and then when it was available, the original DP1. Once, I knew the SD14 was to be my main camera I purchased a second body. ...
  • If you don't need a root canal, you don't need a SD Quattro h with any lens attached.
  • HI Ted, This is a very interesting exercise. I actually love this kind of thing because it has helps me make decisions regarding resolution dimensions in my printing so that I achieve the ...
  • Replied in Wonderful
    Hi Claudio, Your countryman, Vittorio Storaro https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vittorio_Storaro , said of the new digital way of making pictures, that the cameraman needs to more creative at the time ...
  • There was a time that all I needed was an index figure and a thumb to operate a camera. Back in 2007 when I was shopping digital cameras, only the SD14 and the Leica M bodies were purposefully ...
  • Created discussion thread Mies van der Rohe
    There was a time that all I needed was an index figure and a thumb to operate a camera. Back in 2007 when I was shopping digital cameras, only the SD14 and the Leica M bodies were purposefully ...
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