Napioa - Wind Origins

Napioa - Wind Origins
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Oct
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answered What exposure was used for successful pictures of the “blood moon”?
Sep
29
comment How can I strip tags from a JPEG without removing the color profile?
Could you guys post ExifTool comments as answers? Preferably with a little bit of elaboration on the specifics? Thanks!
Sep
24
comment What is the function of the MISC folder on my memory card?
Thanks. Updated the answer.
Sep
24
revised What is the function of the MISC folder on my memory card?
Added note about GPS data in MISC
Sep
11
comment Adequate PPI for 12' by 5' banner
By my calculation: 1/(0.0002 * (5*12)) = 83.33 PPI. Since that usually is not an option, I would say 100PPI, yes.
Sep
2
comment How can I use a DSLR effectively with progressive eyeglasses?
@CountIblis: Could you write up an answer with that?
Sep
2
comment Will editing an image in a significant way alter copyright?
David's original comment is important here. We need to clarify the necessary locale, the jurisdiction within which you need an answer. Were a global community, so not everyone has the same law.
Sep
2
comment Will editing an image in a significant way alter copyright?
Vic, could you clarify the regions and locales the laws you are referring to apply to? We get a range of global visitors, and law may not be the same there. It is important that we are clear about the context of the laws we refer to in posts like this. For your own sake, unless you actually are a lawyer, you might want to throw IANAL in there as well. ;)
Aug
26
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Aug
22
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Aug
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Aug
18
comment How do I generate high quality prints with an ink jet printer?
Sorry Olivier, I think that was supposed to be: (DPI/PPI)^2, since it's per square inch. For one row of dots, it would be DPI/PPI linear dots per inch. However, even squaring is not actually correct, since DPI is usually non-uniform in both directions...a 1440DPI printer may actually be 5760DPI in the other direction. That whole section should probably really be rewritten.
Aug
14
comment What is happening when I convert from a source color space AdobeRGB to a Canon photo paper profile?
No rush. :) I appreciate you taking the time to keep the post accurate.
Aug
12
comment What is happening when I convert from a source color space AdobeRGB to a Canon photo paper profile?
@Kel: I don't disagree. My wording is poor in this post. I was referring to the X/Y coordinates of r, g, b primaries as they map to Lab space. I haven't worked with this stuff in years, so feel free to edit and improve if you can. Or provide your own answer.
Jul
21
comment What is the Base ISO of a Canon 5D MK III?
Actually, when it comes to astrophotography, on Canon cameras it is best to use full stop ISO settings. Because of the trickery Canon uses for the third-stop settings, you will not get properly linear results. If your doing milky way imaging, you should also be doing dark frame subtraction and flat field calibration. You need the most linear data you can get when doing that.
Jul
15
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Jul
15
answered Night Sky SuperResolution (instead of star trails) - possible?
Jun
16
comment Why do my photos lack texture/detail/microcontrast?
What exactly are you looking for? Aside from some exposure issues...your images seem to have plenty of detail, and the color is great. There are some slight focus issues, but nothing I would attribute to the hardware...it just looks like your run of the mill micron misfocus caused by things moving in the wind, or you moving ever so slightly while taking the picture.
Jun
12
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Jun
11
comment When to expose for the shadows vs expose for the highlights?
Nikon shadows will be pretty much the same as Sony shadows. They both use the same Sony Exmor sensors. Nikon actually does a better job with their RAW data, as it is true raw, not lossy compressed...so you might be able to eek more performance out of each file. Overall, though, the differences between Sony and Nikon cameras that use Exmor sensors is minimal. Your fine going with either brand. Almost everything out there these days uses Sony Exmor sensors. The exceptions are Canon, which use Canon sensors, and Samsung, which use Samsung sensors. Even MFD use Sony now.