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I'm a computer and tech enthusiast with a variety of interests ranging from video games to fountain pens.

I take the accuracy and correctness of my contributions very seriously. If you find any problems with my posts, feel free to edit them or let me know in chat if you have any questions or comments.

I'm also one of the resident spam fighters on Super User and can catch spam others miss. If you suspect that one or more posts are spam, bring it up in the Ask a Super User Moderator chat room, and be sure to ping me—I'm around most of the time. Don't forget to flag blatant spam—it takes just six spam flags from the community to delete it.

It sounds like flagging posts as spam isn't enough; they need to be flagged specifically to your attention (and what are the odds that you haven't already found it). —fixer1234 (source)

As an aside, I'm a bit of a photo enthusiast. I shoot with Pentax eqiuipment, and you can find me on Pentax Forums.


Gravatar derived from D&D red dragon on Wikimedia Commons, courtesy of LittleDrakon, CC BY-SA

Note that I'm not really into tabletop RPGs. I simply felt that this image suits me best.

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Dec
24
comment Why are only certain shutter speeds or apertures available?
there was a lens with a maximum aperture of f/0.95: Such a lens does exist; see Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH. (Leica M mount, US$10,495)
Nov
7
awarded  Cleanup
Nov
7
revised What apertures are required to enable autofocus, including cross-type or high-precision focusing, on Canon DSLR cameras?
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Nov
7
comment What apertures are required to enable autofocus, including cross-type or high-precision focusing, on Canon DSLR cameras?
@khedron, autofocus occurs with the lens wide open. If the maximum aperture is within the limits given in the answer, AF will work with the capabilities and limitations given above. The maximum aperture is indicated on the lens. For example, you may see "1:3.5-5.6" for f/3.5-5.6, so the maximum aperture varies with the zoom setting. The lens is stopped down only when you take a picture.
Nov
7
revised What apertures are required to enable autofocus, including cross-type or high-precision focusing, on Canon DSLR cameras?
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Nov
7
revised What apertures are required to enable autofocus, including cross-type or high-precision focusing, on Canon DSLR cameras?
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Oct
31
comment How to shop for a lens filter?
The OP may be right, but only to an extent. I've found that a B+W F-Pro MRC filter clearly outperformed a Hoya Pro1 Digital filter. The Hoya filter had a subpar coating and was much more difficult to clean than the B+W filter. I haven't tried the Hoya HD filters, and they may be much better, but I'd prefer to stick with the one German brand I can trust.
Oct
27
revised Are there disadvantages to a prosumer camera for a beginner, aside from cost?
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Oct
27
revised Are there disadvantages to a prosumer camera for a beginner, aside from cost?
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Oct
27
answered Are there disadvantages to a prosumer camera for a beginner, aside from cost?
Oct
25
comment Are there any Canon EF-S prime lenses or tele-zooms?
Oops... sorry :)
Oct
24
comment How do cheap macro ring flashes perform?
The Metz mecablitz 15 MS-1 is less expensive at about US$400 (under $350 from B&H) and will function with any camera (or attached flash unit) from any of the major systems with wireless flash control.
Oct
21
accepted Is it normal for focal length to change while focusing?
Oct
20
revised Is it normal for focal length to change while focusing?
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Oct
20
comment Is it normal for focal length to change while focusing?
@StanRogers, are you implying that (focal length != field of view) when the lens is not focused at infinity?
Oct
19
awarded  Self-Learner
Oct
19
answered Is it normal for focal length to change while focusing?
Oct
19
comment Is it normal for focal length to change while focusing?
No. This is the other way around.
Oct
19
asked Is it normal for focal length to change while focusing?
Oct
17
accepted What apertures are required to enable autofocus, including cross-type or high-precision focusing, on Canon DSLR cameras?