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Photographer, tech head, and extreme sport enthusiast.

I'm an amateur who likes to shoot everything from portraits to landscapes. My favorite venues are half way up a 14k mountain, Ontario in Fall, and the Mediterranean at sunset.

I love talking technology, new equipment, and Canon lenses.

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Mar
1
comment How do I remove the extra image in this photo?
I'm not quite clear on what your question is. Are you asking why the image example looks like it does, how to remove the extra image, or how to create that style again? It looks like a double exposure of some type to me. It could have been created by only winding the film halfway to the next frame and tripping the shutter again.
Mar
1
comment Is the iPhone 4S camera good enough to serve as one's “everyday-carry”?
Nice shot, that is quite impressive.
Mar
1
comment What steps to take to match screen to print?
I think this is basically the same thing, but instead of matching to the ICC profile of the lab, you match it to your printer - photo.stackexchange.com/questions/2055/…
Mar
1
comment Is the Quality Inconsistent on the Canon 24-70mm f/2.8 L MkI lens?
@Shizam - That is a great article. I was trying to generalize the question so we didn't see the same one for every lens out there. As I'm sure you know, people say this about nearly every lens out there for one reason or another. It looks like the 24-70 does have some issues becoming soft at 70mm with long term heavy use. At least that article doesn't suggest that new copies typically have any issues. I don't think most users will ever use a lens as hard as one in the rental business though. Also - if you do have the issue with an old lens, a trip to Canon will probably solve the problem.
Mar
1
comment How can I turn off the loud sound my D3100 produces when I take a photograph?
It is always nice when manufacturers remove things like this in the entry level models.
Feb
29
comment What is the best way to synchronize Adobe Lightroom databases between two computers?
The link above covers most, if not all of this. If you have additional questions that the previous question doesn't answer, you can open up a new question to address those. The ones on software development are probably off topic here though. Thanks for the question though and welcome to photo stack exchange! On a related note, the way that I sync is much more simple. I write my changes to XMP sidecar files on my laptop, and just transfer those to my desktop at home.
Feb
28
comment Nikkor 55-300mm or Nikkor 70-300mm on a D7000?
So it sounds like you are more leaning towards the question about the formats. This would be the answer for Nikon - photo.stackexchange.com/questions/840/… and this would be for Canon - photo.stackexchange.com/questions/18891/… This question could probably stay open and you could get specific about each lens "should I get DX or FX" on lens 1&2, 2&3, 3&4, etc - or that same information can be generalized into the existing answers above.
Feb
28
comment Nikkor 55-300mm or Nikkor 70-300mm on a D7000?
We already have at least a half dozen questions outlining full frame in comparison to other formats such as DX/FX, see this excellent example (photo.stackexchange.com/questions/3986/…). As for the 70-300 and 55-300mm Nikon comparison, the other question is a duplicate. If the existing answers don't give enough detail, then a bounty should be started to encourage new, better answers :) If this thread stays open, it is just going to need to be merged with the duplicate.
Feb
28
comment How do I align properly for border prints?
So are you only adding the border by increasing margins? Do you have a border in the image as well? Normally I print borderless, but if I print a 4x6 with a border for example, I would add a 1/4" border into Lightroom before sending it to the printer.
Feb
28
comment Will switching from a Nikon D60 to a Canon EOS 60D be better for night photography, city photography, and portraits?
These to existing questions might answer most of what you are wondering about - photo.stackexchange.com/questions/7837/… photo.stackexchange.com/questions/3363/…
Feb
28
comment What are the rules for editing a photo?
Is it possible for this question to continue without being a "discussion"? It seems like a non constructive question at this point. The OP hasn't answered any of the questions outlined in the comments above either...
Feb
28
comment How do pros manage to make the color green so bright in their nature photographs?
I disagree. The article is about a "magic bullet" to take great images. The OP was asking about basically a magic formula for great greens. As no magic setting exists for this either, I think the article does apply :)
Feb
27
comment What does interpolation mean in the Nokia 808 Pureview?
@mattdm - You just blew my mind!
Feb
27
comment What are the rules for editing a photo?
Nice complete workflow. I see this question exploding now :)
Feb
27
comment What are the rules for editing a photo?
I didn't know I was breaking the rules when I edited photos to not look like my mind saw the scene ;)
Feb
27
comment What does interpolation mean in the Nokia 808 Pureview?
@Jakub - The link works for me, but here is another: engadget.com/2012/02/27/…
Feb
27
comment What does interpolation mean in the Nokia 808 Pureview?
What do you mean "pixel bins"? I read the Nokia quote, but that just sounds like gimmicky talk to me. A "super pixel"? What does that mean?
Feb
27
comment One expensive (L) lens or a variety of cheaper lenses, or a better body?
This is good advice. I will say that the average person I run into benefits from having something wider than 24mm on a crop sensor such as the 1000D. Of course exceptions exist, but I wouldn't ever recommend someone rule out under 24mm unless they know better. I would just take a look at your existing image catalog, what range do you shoot the most in?
Feb
27
comment How do pros manage to make the color green so bright in their nature photographs?
I don't see any indication that the 2nd image is an HDR, but it could be.
Feb
27
comment Is photomontage photography?
It looks like you created the photomontage tag for this question. Unfortunately I do not know what you are referring to, although it looks like you purposely didn't include any examples. Could someone else point me in the direction of an example?