Donald B

Donald B

Lives in Queensland
Works as a carpenter
Joined on May 4, 2010

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  • Replied in Im excited :-)
    Im looking forward to that myself, I hope im not disappointed. but to be honest im only after the duel card slot. Don
  • I wonder if he will get banned from this forum like i have from the z forum :-) no one could even answer my questions on the sony forum. regarding some features i commonly use on my m43 gear. Don
  • Mine seemed ok but modern lens are so much better , i had a couple limited lens as well but the olympus lens are so much sharper even their zooms. i posted an eye shot which got deleted ;-) its ...
  • Replied in Im excited :-)
    Im such a scrooge, well not when it comes to my daughter, my new studio is going much better than I had planned :-) shot 3 times the images this end of year compared to other years. ive had to ...
  • Replied in Im excited :-)
    I hope not, im not expecting much improvement over my em52 , but I have sold my em51 and my 52 will become backup, its served me very well but my nerves have got the best of me shooting large ...
  • Created discussion thread Im excited :-)
    Just bought a new em12 for $1400 au from australia :-) couldnt pass it up Im here to stay. Don
  • Used to shoot pentax for years, had the 135 2.8 as well , used it on my k7 twice, then it went in the bin. Don
  • Replied in Dynamic Range
    Yes its very easy to in PS with totally plain white backdrops. I always leave a shadow otherwise the subject looks like they are floating in mid air and dosnt have any perspective. shooting white ...
  • Replied in Dynamic Range
    Its what separates the men from the boys. Don
  • Replied in Dynamic Range
    I expose the white backdrop so its under clipping and the subject near perfect, then I PP pushing the white backdrop to 2-5%grey so when printing the printer lays ink rather than nothing. I also ...
  • Replied in Dynamic Range
    I suggest you comment on a subject you know. because you have no idea about shooting and printing using a white back drop. Don
  • Replied in tough choice
    No silent shutter and noise performance is basically the same as the em12 . Looks like the em12 for me :-) Don
  • I know what you mean , i had a d850 handed to me the other night while i was shooting portraits i took 2 shots and gave it back :-). your situation was in a post a few months back with a guy ...
  • Created discussion thread tough choice
    I want a new toy and im a em52 fan boy through and through, but when a new a72 comes on sale for $900 au a second hand 28 75 lens for 170au $1070au and a new em12 for $1564au the choice is hard, ...
  • Replied in Dynamic Range
    so true , did a studio shoot last week with black ballet tutus on a white backdrop with absolutly no problems at all with dr. plenty of margins both ways its always the print that struggles. been ...
  • Created discussion thread a72 question
    Does the a72 still have an active evf while connected and streaming live via hdmi to a uhd monitor ? this is for shooting studio stills. Don
  • didnt you know that a m43 sensor gathers twice the light that ff does when shooting studio strobes :-) for the same dof. all i know is today will never buy a ff .i picked up a canon 1dx it was ...
  • Thanks for your comments very enlightening especially about pdaf not being in use after -2ev which brings us back to the studio scenario as i commonly shoot at -3ev and so do alot of other studio ...
  • Created discussion thread A72 question
    Does the a72 still have an active evf while connected and streaming live via hdmi to a uhd monitor ? this is for shooting studio stills. Don
  • thanks for your experienced answer with both systems, the fun factor defiantly makes up for any small floors they have, i dont shoot sports so they are perfect for me, but cant be beat for af ...
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