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bio website bitdepth.thomasrutter.com
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Jun
16
revised Why do my photos lack texture/detail/microcontrast?
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Jun
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comment Why do my photos lack texture/detail/microcontrast?
I think your first image is a bit blurred - focus problem - so not a good example. Other photos look fine.
Jun
16
comment Why do my photos lack texture/detail/microcontrast?
Can you provide examples from your old camera for comparison, and try to explain what difference you're seeing? It could be something as simple as the old camera applying more contrast or sharpening, but without seeing the difference I don't know.
Jun
16
revised How does a spherical lens differ from an aspherical lens?
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Jun
16
comment What is aperture, and how does it affect my photographs?
Just a note to others that this was originally written as an answer to a question in which these exact questions were asked, that was duplicated to this one. Thanks for the edit mattdm, love your work etc.
Jun
12
comment Is it true that all current browsers and OSes are “color managed” now?
Re "there is no color management IN BROWSERS". Most browsers will read color profiles embedded in images like JPEGs and do necessary color space conversion, but usually this just means conversion to the browser's color space, usually sRGB, so you don't really gain any increase from using wider gamut images on web as they'll be clamped back to sRGB by browsers that support color profiles, and will appear incorrectly (desaturated) by browsers that don't. I'd echo the question "what are you trying to solve?".
Jun
12
comment Is it permissable to share photos of recognized brands as nonprofit art?
Interesting note about Warhol's use of Campbell's Soup can designs and trademarks. clancco.com/wp/2010/08/warhol_copyright_campbells-soup
Jun
12
comment Is it permissable to share photos of recognized brands as nonprofit art?
I have misgivings about answering legal questions (because different jurisdictions and you can't tell who's really a lawyer or just talking out their ass like me) so I won't post this as an official answer. A few thoughts. First, that others do it often is not evidence that this is perfectly legit. Second, whether you are profiting from it or not doesn't form an absolute test of whether it's infringing or not. And third sometimes copyright is about how likely you are to piss someone off and whether they'll like/dislike what you do.
Jun
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answered What are the advantages and disadvantage of licensing photographs exclusively?
Jun
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comment Why are there shiny bits in my night photo?
possible duplicate of What could cause this white speck in a blue sky?
Jun
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revised Why are there shiny bits in my night photo?
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answered Why are there shiny bits in my night photo?
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revised Why are there shiny bits in my night photo?
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May
29
answered Bubble Effect on image (Photoshop or online)
May
29
revised What's the difference between CCD and CMOS image sensors?
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May
28
answered What is causing the bright flare on all of my images?
May
28
comment Can I charge a Canon SX 700 battery using a mobile powerbank?
I wasn't aware those exist, so thanks!
May
28
revised Can I charge a Canon SX 700 battery using a mobile powerbank?
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May
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answered What are the RGB primaries in a camera?
May
28
comment Can I charge a Canon SX 700 battery using a mobile powerbank?
Why not buy spare batteries?