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Addicted to computers and programming since I got my ZX81 at age of 11. Working in software development since 1991. Now at SAP as software architect.


Jun
17
answered Best way to backup/edit RAW photos while travelling abroad with bad Internet access?
Jun
3
comment Photo management software that does not store information in its own library file
1) yes 2) yes. You can have Lightroom check for changes in the folders it watches. Deletes files will be removed from the database, moved files will usually be found again.
Jun
1
comment Photo management software that does not store information in its own library file
If you create the JPG from a RAW file, then you can set the IPTC metadata in Aftershot and export them to the JPG. If you only have a JPG as original file, this original is not touched IIRC. So you would have to export a copy.
May
31
answered Photo management software that does not store information in its own library file
Feb
18
answered What publicly-accessible high-elevation photography-locations exist in New York City?
Jan
14
answered When should I use saturation over vibrance?
Feb
5
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Jan
24
comment How to get tack sharp portraits with shallow DOF when lacking an AF point where I want to focus?
Do you have a camera which supports loupe view or focus peaking? These features make manual focus quick and accurate.
Sep
25
comment Is it dangerous to do a lens change with power on?
You still have the shutter covering the sensor. When you press the release button for the lens, the electrical contacts are powered down AFAIK. I guess you do more harm to the camera if you power it down each time you change a lens. Just make sure you don't change it while it is taking a picture (e.g. long time exposure). I did that already thousands of times, no problems.
Aug
14
answered How many photos should I keep?
Jul
14
answered A good library-less photo manager for Mac?
May
20
answered How to copy pictures with 3+ stars to tablet preserving folder structure using free tools on Windows?
May
7
answered Is there any reason to place polarizer filter before ND graduated one?
Apr
26
answered What difference do longer exposures such as 30s and 8s make to a photograph?
Apr
25
answered What is a suitable image resolution for canvas prints?
Feb
25
comment Organizing and moving photos from one device to another [Lightroom 4 and Apple devices]
Do you want to stick with LR or would you consider to switch to a RAW converter which works without a catalogue, based on files & folders only?
Feb
18
answered Where to start with photography?
Feb
14
comment What's the best way to correct white balance in post?
Adding to what Itai said: if you apply a neutral white balance (using a neutral target) e.g. to a sunset scene, it will look as if it was taken at noon. This is very often not what you want to achieve. Automatic white balance however might give you a image which is too much tinted compared to your memory. I usually try a neutral WB first and then manually adjust to match my memory.
Feb
14
answered What is the practical difference between phase-detect and contrast-based autofocus?
Feb
14
comment What is the practical difference between phase-detect and contrast-based autofocus?
I am more talking about things like a 50-200 2.8-3.5 or a 50-250 2.8. There is no such thing with for bodies with contrast AF. Edit: for those who are not familiar with FT, these are equivalent to 100-400 or 100-500 on 35mm