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JAKUB SISAK photography

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Jakub Sisak, I.S.P., GISP


Jan
17
comment What makes a job interview photo great?
What is a job interview photo? Do you need to submit a photo of yourself to apply for a job in Germany?
Jan
11
comment Which model is a good first DSLR, the Sony SLT A35, Canon 550D or Nikon 3100?
Not a better technology but rather another alternative.
Jan
10
comment Are DSLRs a dying breed, making now the time to switch to a mirrorless camera system?
excellent points. Could not agree more with the ergonomics of the bigger body size.
Jan
10
comment What are the biggest differences between Reversal Rings, Extension Tubes and Macro Lenses?
i agree with the crappy search when trying to research whether a similar question has been posted before. As for the extension tubes; one word of cation; do not get the cheap ones. I decided to try it out and my lens almost fell off the tube. Other then that the macro effect was pretty nice.
Jan
9
answered Are the 50mm f/1.8 and 75-300mm zoom good lens choices beyond the kit lens for a Rebel T1i?
Jan
9
revised What's the easiest way to deliver RAW images online to a client?
added 3 characters in body
Jan
9
answered What's the easiest way to deliver RAW images online to a client?
Jan
5
answered Shooting old buildings using an 18-55 and 75-300 lenses (Canon)
Dec
21
comment What kind of tape to use when mounting photo to mat?
Very good point with the buckling. That is my biggest issue. I went as far as taken apart professionally mounted photos and noticed that the entire photo was glued to a very rigid cardboard so as to prevent it from buckling. I will try this tape for sure. One question though; will there be a gap between the photo and the mat?
Dec
13
comment What is the source of excessive noise in images from my D7000?
Good point. Very true, my L series lens with more blades yields a silky smooth bokeh whereas my kit lens with less blades produces a harsher/noisier bokeh.
Dec
2
comment Why would one shoot a fully blurred picture?
Wow, the Michael Orton images are great. Thanks for sharing the link @Imre.
Nov
19
comment Is it possible to print a photo so it can be mounted on a globe?
This answer on GIS SE might be of interest
Nov
19
comment How to take saturated portraits like these (with natural lighting)?
I think the default Lightroom effects might be a good start. You can choose say a bleach bypass effect and further tweak the settings with developing tools to learn how things work. The NIK plugins are great too; the Color Effex Pro by NIK has a bunch of specialized effects for portraits and its all integrated with Lightroom. There are video tutorials for Lightroom yo can download that are pretty good. (Lynda.com)
Nov
17
comment How to take saturated portraits like these (with natural lighting)?
I would say a lot of post processing. Personally, that is the first thing I saw when I clicked on your links. Colour effects filters or some colour tweaking, noise reduction and sharpening.
Nov
17
comment How to take saturated portraits like these (with natural lighting)?
The linked images are heavily post-processed. It sometimes takes hours to tweak a single image just right. Also looks like the aperture is fully opened and lighting equipment was used. Are you shooting at f1.8? Try applying some portrait colour effects, noise removal and sharpening..
Nov
14
comment Why aren't my night shots sharp even when I shot at ISO 100 on a tripod?
Aside from the shutter release cable (or alternative) which is essential for this type of photography, I also think it is important to zoom in and "micro-adjust" focus on display.
Nov
10
comment Which lens should someone who enjoys the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 get next?
I bought the 18-135 lens with my camera and I can't wait to get rid of it. I took some OK shots with it and the only reason I keep it is that I do not have another wide angle lens and cannot afford a better one right now. You will be disappointing because the images from this zoom lens will not come close the those you get from the prime you have. Borrow it first before you buy.
Nov
10
comment CSI image resolution enhance: How real is it?
LOL, about as real as the satellite imagery on demand zoom-ins in action flicks.
Oct
31
comment Which Canon lens combination should I buy for landscape photography?
@drewbenn - like I said i have not used it. I based my assumption on the lens reviews; "the Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens has many L lens qualities including three aspherical elements and one UD glass element"
Oct
28
answered Which Canon lens combination should I buy for landscape photography?