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Jan
22
comment How to take photos and video at same time for up-close action?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this is a question about video that is not useful to still photography.
Jan
20
comment Will L glass lenses compared to what I have upgrade my overall Image Quality?
Gotcha. Good answer either way!
Jan
20
comment How does “crop factor” relate to the area of a sensor compared to full frame?
I didn't read most of this, but I voted down just based on calling crop factors useless except to gray haired photographers.
Jan
18
comment Number of pixels on longest side of email attachment?
Another reason that this is a terrible question is that modern operating systems and software scale images. Just because a user has a display resolution of 1920x1080 doesn't mean that if you send them an image with a resolution of 2500x2500 that they will have trouble viewing it by any means. If the homework question allows for an explanation than that is one thing, if its multiple choice, its a bad question.
Jan
18
comment Number of pixels on longest side of email attachment?
Also see: How does photography for digital display only differ?
Jan
18
comment Number of pixels on longest side of email attachment?
@jlars62 it's a pretty silly question. If it were me I'd send a fairly low compression 2000px(long side) image because people are dumb and print off images that you email them no matter the quality. I don't know off hand but 800x600 might have died in favor of 1024x768 these days or even higher. Either way, based in the question and available options id choose 700 as well if I had to. Then I'd argue with the teacher lol.
Jan
18
comment How to Destroy Slides
Secure? Who said anything about that?
Jan
18
comment Difference between Canon 18-135mm lenses
One is horizontal and one is vertical. Beyond that, one has STM and the other doesn't.
Jan
17
comment How long do DSLR cameras last?
"Older" cameras are far from obsolete, it's called gear obsession!
Jan
17
comment How long do DSLR cameras last?
Comparing mileage on a car to a shutter count on a camera is roughly approximate and I agree with that. I don't agree that "you won't find it on the specs" because you do in fact find a stated life expectancy for professional DSLRs. The fact that some blogs have the same quote really doesn't mean anything and certainly doesn't prove any facts.
Jan
17
comment How long do DSLR cameras last?
I don't get the quote, by Canon stating the expected shutter life, life expectancy is exactly what they are predicting. The comparison to no mileage on a car sticker isn't a good one either.
Jan
17
comment Making a local copy of a photo from a NAS in Lightroom
You want to export the images you uploaded to Flickr and import them to Lightroom? Why? Don't you still have the images? If you are using smart previews, don't you have the edit history either in the catalog or in xmps?
Jan
11
comment Why can't my Canon T5/1200D focus on my subject?
What autofocus mode are you in? One shot, AI focus, or Al servo? What focus points are selected? A single one or all of them? What lens are you sing? The kit lens?
Jan
10
comment Is it normal for phase-detect autofocus to be inaccurate with a Canon EOS 750D and EF-S 18-55mm lens?
I appreciate that you came back to follow up, but saying that phase detect AF is significantly inaccurate in real use just because of high contrast areas? Do you have proof of this?
Jan
10
comment creating xmp files without the original raw files
Are you saying you don't/won't have the actual RAW files; and you want to know if you can create XMPs just based on a catalog?
Jan
9
comment Can I use a plano convex cylindrical lens, instead of a fisheye, to shoot 360°x180° panos with my phone?
Second link is dead for me. It's likely both will die with time. I would recommend a bit more descriptive info so if the links die the question still has value. Or maybe just add some images here.
Jan
9
comment How can I automatically apply smart cropping to hundreds of coin photos?
It's funny that so many people will comment about a downvote and zero of them upvote it...
Jan
9
comment How can I automatically apply smart cropping to hundreds of coin photos?
@scottbb Dragos - I downvoted because the user included a personal phone and email address trying to pay someone to do this for them (I edited it out). This isn't a gig site and that is not appropriate. I don't need to explain every downvote, relax. The user (or you) can just look at the edit history for the obvious reason.
Jan
5
comment Editing photos for this “milky” and “twinkly,” vivid but nostalgic effect?
Great answer! I never had heard of the Orton effect; I've always called it "glamour glow" as that is what some filter packages refer to it as.
Jan
5
comment Editing photos for this “milky” and “twinkly,” vivid but nostalgic effect?
@mattdm - Agreed. This needs more upvotes! New user, asking question with details and examples! +1