Van Griff

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

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  • Replied in 135 DC!!!
    Ahhhh . . . the 105 1.4 . . . should be on everyone's wish list . . . exquisite . . . fab capture at f/2!!! . . . melting bokeh . . . doesn't get much better than this!!! Thanks for the kudos . . . ...
  • Hey Gary Most of my shots are in vertical portrait orientation rather than horizontal landscape . . . but I liked this one . . . natural read left to right . . . a little soft focus to start . . . ...
  • Replied in 135 DC!!!
    Hi Gary Thanks for the props!!! Love my 135DC . . . might be my fave lens . . . great field of view . . . and exquisite bokeh . . . in an all metal package and comfortable size . . . and you get to ...
  • Yep . . . good spot . . . just inside 93's right skate. Best, V G
  • Bd It's been about 15 years since I used to shoot my Son at minor hockey so not up to speed here but here's a couple of things I remember. Seems to me I needed to get about 1/500s or 1/600s shutter ...
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  • Alex It is extremely difficult to get eyes sharply in focus when the subject is wearing glasses. You can see the top member of the glasses frame is almost at the same level as the upper eyelid and ...
  • J Due to the lack of distortion in the corners . . . although it could have been corrected to some degree . . . I think it is a 40mm to 50mm lens. Best, V G
  • Replied in Alfonso
    G The great soft bokeh really makes the image pop and accentuate the portrait! Love the coloring and Alfonso looks like a great character with a warm smile, a bit of a raggedy look about him, and a ...
  • Replied in Alfonso
    Great capture G! Best, V G
  • Yep . . . it takes time to learn them . . . can be challenging! Capture One Pro . . . Topaz AI Sharpen [Should be Topaz Sharpen AI] . . . Affinity Photo Welcome!
  • I would say PL is simpler to learn and use . . . C1 is a little different in its implementation and takes a bit to get used to. Both programs have a free trial period so you should download them ...
  • G Pleasure. C1 and AP do not do the same functions. C1 and PL are raw processors and editors and do similar functions . . . so you don't absolutely need to have both of these . . . they are in ...
  • G PL5 is a great raw editor and does all the basic exposure type editing with exceptional denoise capability. AFFINITY PHOTO is a pixel editor and is very similar to PHOTOSHOP in it's capabilities ...
  • G What I do with my Mac: 1.  Open raw file with PL and apply DeepPrime denoise and optical corrections. 2.  Export to disk . . . Output settings 1 . . . DNG . . . export to original image folder. 3 ...
  • G If slightly out of focus images are a concern then you absolutely must add TOPAZ Sharpen AI to your tool box . . . it does an absolutely incredible job . . . you will be amazed at what it can do ...
  • MU2 My EW is working fine In C120 . . . AP opens with no issues . . . but I have an earlier C1 than you. Mac OS 11.6 C120 13.1.3.9 AP 1.10.1 Best, V G
  • JG Pleasure JG . . . great program . .  have fun with it! Best, V G
  • JG Ha . . . glad you found it! Yes . . . original TOPAZ IMPRESSION from 2014 . . . image capture 26 AUG 2012 with my D7000 and NIKON 105 f/2 DC x ISO 100 x f/5.6 x 1/500s. I actually had Ps at the ...
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