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For anyone interested on the background of these moldy cameras, they belonged to my mom's cousin who passed at 93. He was a working photographer for most of his life. He had stored these in his garage in Houston TX of all places. That is where the mold came from. I thought someone would have put them in a glass case for show as one of the members suggested but I don't think that was the case. He must have been a genius repairman to get them up and running again.

Link | Posted on Oct 31, 2018 at 21:56 UTC as 2nd comment
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princecody: Is this superior to the Sony RX100M5 now? The new 1 inch sensor compact camera King??

much brighter lens on the sony, but so little zoom. So really depends on what you use it for. The Panasonic would be my choice for all around travel camera. The Sony RX10iii would give you more zoom but much larger and more weight.

Link | Posted on Mar 9, 2018 at 14:24 UTC

my jet image.

Link | Posted on Sep 26, 2017 at 16:23 UTC as 26th comment | 2 replies

I was in Columbia South Carolina and caught a Jet in my frame as well. Difference is he was quick on the draw getting it up to the wire. I just won a local photo contest.

Link | Posted on Sep 25, 2017 at 13:38 UTC as 52nd comment | 1 reply
On article Astrophotography with the Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art lens (79 comments in total)
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Davud: Put it on a speed booster and mount it on E-M1 II. Then the fun begins.
10mm f/1.0 and 10 seconds handheld possibility.

You get 10mm but then must multiply x2 for small sensor so end up with a 20. Also noise from 4/3 sensors are just not clean enough.

Link | Posted on Jul 19, 2017 at 12:45 UTC
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Deorum: ok, but the sound is tottaly bogus

Just slowed down sound

Link | Posted on Jun 17, 2017 at 13:53 UTC
On article Analog gems: 10 excellent, affordable film cameras (822 comments in total)

Nikon fm-2 was a great little camera as was the F2. I could afford the camera but not the film and processing. Besides I tore out my darkroom years ago. Much more joy in photoshop and Lightroom.

Link | Posted on May 21, 2017 at 15:12 UTC as 192nd comment | 4 replies

If he looses the drone industry may suffer greatly.

Link | Posted on Mar 24, 2017 at 19:07 UTC as 63rd comment | 4 replies
On article Throwback Thursday: Our first cameras (393 comments in total)
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Antek R: I am trying to post an image of my first camera, Polish-made Druh (a 6cm x 6cm box camera) but somehow pasting pictures does not seem to work here.

I posted to Flickr first then put link.

Link | Posted on Mar 18, 2017 at 00:21 UTC
On article Throwback Thursday: Our first cameras (393 comments in total)

My first film camera was this used graphic35.
You had two viewfinders, one to make the ghosted yellow image line up in and the other to frame the shot. The two big levers on each side of the lens were used to pull or push the lens in and out. After seeing a roll of Kodachrome projected on the big screen I was hooked. My first digital was an early Olympus point and shoot in the 4 MP range that ate 4 aa batteries every 50 shots. Using full frame D800E, Olympus tough TG4, and Panasonic GH4 these days.

Link | Posted on Mar 17, 2017 at 14:36 UTC as 116th comment

folks were replacing skies in the days of glass plates. Nothing new here. Making it easier is better as long as desired results are achieved. I love adobe for time saved in removing wires and other objects in a scene, just another tool in the toolbox.

Link | Posted on Nov 12, 2016 at 21:27 UTC as 65th comment | 1 reply
On article Video: Photokina 2016 wrap-up (151 comments in total)
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bmwzimmer: EOS M5 does have a certain charm to it. If I was to recommend an all around camera for someone like a soccer mom who doesn't know photography very well and also likes to shoot some video, I'd highly recommend the M5. This is the same customer who will never use anything other than the kit lens and perhaps add a slow telephoto and shoot in Auto all the time. It will likely outsell the next closest competitor 5:1 if not more as this camera will be available at every Costco/Walmart/Target

@ttran88 They do if they live in Beverly Hills

Link | Posted on Sep 27, 2016 at 18:07 UTC

Outstanding, loved the music as well.

Link | Posted on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:24 UTC as 39th comment

Oh I had a pulitzer winning shot but I underexposed it by two stops and can't recover the image in jpeg.

Link | Posted on Nov 18, 2015 at 20:41 UTC as 91st comment | 23 replies
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J A C S: What is VR?

VR is Virtual Reality. There was a time on the internet not too long ago where you would make a series of sweeping panoramic in all directions and stitch them together to form a VR image. Using quicktime software you could pan around in this image. New generation is going to allow you to create a moving video with the same principle, but instantly.

Link | Posted on Nov 14, 2015 at 04:36 UTC

probably quite nice for video work

Link | Posted on Sep 12, 2015 at 01:02 UTC as 47th comment
On article Picture this: Our revamped galleries system is now live (114 comments in total)

HUGE improvement! Works great on iMac with both Safari and Chrome browser. Images fill my 27 inch screen quite nicely.

Link | Posted on Aug 11, 2015 at 12:23 UTC as 25th comment
On article Linkedin announces acquisition (28 comments in total)

Nice Retirement package for Lynda

Link | Posted on Apr 10, 2015 at 03:33 UTC as 14th comment
On article Video: Capturing nature with the Canon EOS 7D Mark II (207 comments in total)

Very well put together video. Enjoyed the format very much.

Link | Posted on Nov 11, 2014 at 00:17 UTC as 120th comment
On article Sony unleashes Cyber-shot RX100 II with BSI CMOS sensor (174 comments in total)
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Combatmedic870: Im disappointed.... I really feel they could have done more with it. Heck I could have improved it more then this(front dial, 1/4000 SS, Improved the lens)!

Well....Im sure its a good camera.

I like the compactness of this camera and it's added features but I have to say I would probably make better images with adding a small hip pack and inserting the Sony NEX-6 with better everything for only about $150 more w/kit lens.

Link | Posted on Jun 28, 2013 at 02:16 UTC
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