smg65

Joined on Sep 19, 2013

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  • This response is probably a bit late. But you can use filters.  The DSC-HX400v accepts 55mm filters. I just put a 55mm filter on mine a couple of weeks ago. Screws right in like any other lens. ...
  • Ah yes....  the smell of chemistry in the darkroom.  I can smell it now like it was just yesterday!  My older brother had his dark room in our basement, and I used to spend time with him, watching ...
  • D ave.. thank you for the advice, and for making it entertaining at that! You said  "I have FN buttons configured for quick access. Now I have to remember to use those features."  I've done that as ...
  • Dave,,, great story about your experience of shooting "on the fly"!  Right now, I'm concentrating on "static" subjects.  I'd love to be able to point up and capture a flying bird, or plane.  ...
  • Thank you, Bill.  I've been getting some very good suggestions on how to use, and become used to, this camera!  I'm hoping to get out later today for some more "get acquainting" time with the camera. ...
  • Thank you for your replies! This afternoon, after my fiasco in the park, I sat down in my own backyard and went back to work on learning this camera. This time, I only used two modes; Manual, and ...
  • Created discussion thread Shooting "On the Fly"
    Using my old Minolta SRT101, I'd pop in the appropriate film. usually Kodachrome 100, set ISO, focus, match the needles, and perhaps press in the depth of field preview button.  And I'd get ...
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