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Nov
11
comment How do I get such clear and detailed pictures like Aurelie Curie?
what would be an equivalent lens recommendation for Nikon line? any 50mm f/1.8 lenses ? those tend to vary in price greatly
Nov
9
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
7
accepted Why is sharpness lost in my DSLR viewfinder?
Nov
7
comment Why is sharpness lost in my DSLR viewfinder?
ok, now i feel like a complete moron for not figuring this out. also i never knew about the word "diopter", i bet i'll start hearing it everywhere now :) thanks!
Nov
7
asked Why is sharpness lost in my DSLR viewfinder?
Sep
22
awarded  Yearling
Sep
14
comment getting assignments (free or paid) or selling work - for beginners
here we go.. thank you oh wise forum keeper for saving the world from a question that does not have a single exact answer. after all, forums are only for black and white questions right? nobody could benefit from advice in this thread? what about all the people that upvoted all the questions and answers? people like you make stackexchange much worse off
Sep
14
comment getting assignments (free or paid) or selling work - for beginners
this was actually some great advice. i wasn't expecting it to be a walk in the park. but i'm just getting tired walking around for hours trying to find photo ops.. i figured having a goal of making money, or getting gigs would stretch my abilities to do something that is in demand (by a single individual or online groups).. thanks again! very useful advice
Sep
13
asked getting assignments (free or paid) or selling work - for beginners
Jul
9
accepted Can someone shed some light on how the effect in this bar photo was done?
Jul
7
comment Can someone shed some light on how the effect in this bar photo was done?
from what i can gather on the internets, split toning convers an image into sepia like dual tone photo.. all colors are lost due to b&w conversion
Jul
7
asked Can someone shed some light on how the effect in this bar photo was done?
Jun
20
awarded  Nice Question
Jun
4
comment Why do these images taken at significantly different ISO appear equal in quality?
i noticed! thanks
Jun
4
comment Why do these images taken at significantly different ISO appear equal in quality?
jrista, i appreciate your willingness to help. the question i was asking was caused by my initial thoughts that lower ISO should not only decrease the amount of noise, but also improve image quality including things like quality of colors. basically i was looking for a more visible difference between 160 and 1600. but i get it now that the iso range is much larger and the difference is narrowing in newer cameras (mine being brand new). i also learned about "exposure time noise".. very helpful.. i'll make another comparison on more even grounds.
Jun
4
comment Why do these images taken at significantly different ISO appear equal in quality?
thank you sir. "exposure time noise" was a concept i was not aware of.
Jun
4
comment Why do these images taken at significantly different ISO appear equal in quality?
interesting, so you are saying that the longer the exposure is, (the smaller the aperture) the more noise gets in?
Jun
4
comment Why do these images taken at significantly different ISO appear equal in quality?
@mattdm, i only resorted to tinypic, after this site rejected my photos with that warning. the photos i was uploading here were straight from the camera w/out any modifications
Jun
4
comment Why do these images taken at significantly different ISO appear equal in quality?
mattdm, thanks for editing! do you know why i was getting that error when i tried to upload my images here? something about framing not allowed? these were images straight out of the camera..
Jun
4
comment Why do these images taken at significantly different ISO appear equal in quality?
thanks, i went back and looked at zoomed in versions. that finally revealed a more clear difference in the graininess.