Van Griff

Lives in Canada Vancouver, BC, Canada
Joined on Jan 15, 2011

Van Griff's recent activity

  • Hi Nav Thanks for the clarification . . . interesting technique . . . and great pic! Thanks for sharing! Best, V G
  • Nav Interesting image . . . but what is the story here . . . why are they seated in the stream as they are . . . do tell please! Best, V G
  • RW I don't think dust is any more of an issue at floor level than an elevated level . . . mine always have caps on and often in plastic bags if not in a camera bag . . . only have to have one ...
  • MD2 Very disappointed to hear about your catastrophe . . . particularly after all of the magnificent photos you have posted . . . hope you are able to repair or renew back to the same quality ...
  • DK You need to crop tighter . . . she is too distant in the pic . . . can barely make out her face . . . crop in from the edge of the frame to her right 1/3 or 1/2 and about 1/2 from the bottom of ...
  • doni Very nice job with the portraits! Like very much the job you have done with the eyes . . . stunning . . . beautiful model and enough depth of field so that both eyes are in focus . . . which I ...
  • d7 Great image . . . fab colours . . . great textures . . . interesting composition . . . almost 3D in dimension . . . fabulous! And the great thing about Piccure+ is it generally doesn't over ...
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    d7 Great examples of what can be done with Piccure+! I have been a big fan of Piccure+ for quite some time now and find it very beneficial particularly when shooting wide open and if you want a ...
  • K I love my NIKON 135 DC f/2 . . . but you would have to get extremely lucky to find one for US$800 or less. A great option tho . . . albeit a little longer . . . is the NIKON 180 f/2.8 D lens . . ...
  • . . . you might find interesting. Best V G
  • Dan I had the 80-200 2.8 D and I found it to be soft at 200mm and f/2.8 . . . it also had back focus issues at near distances . . . say up to 12 or 15 feet . . . improved if you pulled it back to ...
  • Here's another shot from last night. Here I am going with the Peter Hurley crop (shoulders in frame but top of head cut off). I realize I missed focus on the eyes by just a bit but would not ...
  • Replied in LenScore
    J LenScore provides a pretty decent list . . . LenScore Click on Scores > All Lenses > Nikon. Hope there is something of interest for you there and good luck with your quest! Best, V G
  • TC Everyone scorns KR . . . but he has provided a fairly factual comparison of wide zooms and you may find something of interest here . . . KR Wide Zoom Comparison Good luck with your choice! Best V G
  • cj I'm going to guess the 80-200 will work best if the aircraft are going to be close like you suggest . . . enables you to zoom in and out as required and catch the aircraft as they pass from ...
  • Replied in PC Puzzle???
    PT Agreed that it is not the best resolution but certainly legible on both my home and work comps . . . try this . . . click on image > Download:  JPEG > Ctrl+ [a few times to enlarge] . . . should ...
  • Replied in PC Puzzle???
    PT Thank you for your very definitive directions . . . followed the process . . . I think . . . and ended up with this . . . . . . not sure what it means . . . or if I did it correctly . . . or ...
  • tg Thanks for the link and images . . . looks like you can download a free demo . . . which I suppose I could use to check . . . ultimately there is a fee involved to purchase. dwalby above ...
  • Replied in PC Puzzle???
    D Not totally computer illiterate . . . but a lot closer to the illiterate end than the literate end! There may be another trip to Best Buy Geek Squad yet . . . I don't want to make anything worse! ...
  • Replied in PC Puzzle???
    TN Thanks for the link . . . looks old but perhaps I will find something in there of value. Running Win 10 now . . . but was probably on Win 7 when the backups were started. Thanks for the input! Best,
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