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bio website abattoir5.com
location Pennsylvania
age 38
visits member for 3 years, 11 months
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Pentax K-5 II, Sigma 10-20/4-5.6, Pentax DA 16-45/4, Pentax A 28/2.8, Pentax FA 50/1.4, Tamron 70-200/2.8, Pentax FA 100/2.8 macro, Pentax DA* 300/4.

Olympus E-PL5, Olympus 14-42/3.5-5.6 II, Panasonic 20/1.7.


Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Aug
28
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why do photos of digital screens turn out the way they do?
Aug
8
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Why won't my new Canon Rebel T3i take a picture with the 18-55mm lens in autofocus mode?
Jul
25
comment How do disposable cameras work without exposure and focus control?
I would say that exposure variations are handled in the printing, rather than the developing. (You could do a snip test to adjust development, but I don't think many people who use disposable cameras are going to do that.)
Jul
25
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How can I copy all metadata, including color profiles, from one jpg to another?
Jul
11
awarded  Notable Question
Jul
4
comment How to create smart collections in Lightroom for hierarchical keywords?
Presumably an image might be in "_dreamstime < _accepted" and "_shutterstock < _rejected". Matching on ("_shutterstock" AND "_accepted") would improperly match such an image.
Jul
4
comment Is this blue tint because of the film or the process?
@user28116 I don't really understand how uneven development can introduce a color cast to C-41 B&W film. The color in C-41 color negative film comes from different dyes in different layers. Uneven development between the layers could introduce a cast. But XP2, AFAIK, has a single layer of neutral dye. How could a color shift be introduced? Where would the color come from?
Jul
3
comment Is this blue tint because of the film or the process?
C41 is the appropriate process for XP2. The color cast is from the scanning/printing side of things, not the development.
Jul
3
comment Is this blue tint because of the film or the process?
"I don't know if the scan was made from the negative or the print" - Most likely, the digital minilab scanned the film, and generated both the file and the print from that scan.
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jun
12
comment Does a smaller sensor give shallow depth of field?
Note that "with the same lens" makes sense when comparing, say, full-frame and APS-C DSLRs, where you could actually mount the same lens to both. A point-and-shoot camera will have a fixed lens with a much shorter focal length than DSLRs. (It's the real focal length we're talking about, not the 35mm-equivalent focal length.)
Jun
12
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What is the shutter speed, aperture, and focal length of the Kodak Funsaver disposable camera?
Jun
5
comment Do lenses have focal planes or focal spheres/ellipsoids?
Related, regarding focus-and-recompose vs. selecting a non-central AF point: photo.stackexchange.com/a/12152/2138
Jun
3
awarded  Notable Question
May
20
revised How to properly color calibrate a 27 inch iMac monitor (OS X Mavericks)?
Correct name of OS in title
May
11
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Tips and resources for nightime shots with a mirrorless camera?
May
10
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Does a viewfinder cover really make a difference?
May
10
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What will I miss with non-100% viewfinders?
May
10
comment What is the smallest f number possible?
The two answers so far have interpreted your question differently. Can you clarify? By "smallest f number" do you mean a numerically small, but physically large, aperture (like f/1.0), or do you mean a numerically large, but physically small aperture (like f/32)?