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Electrical engineering consultant specializing in microcontrollers and the circuitry around them. Master of engineering in EE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1980.

We are certified Microchip design partners, and have been in the top catagory consistantly since around 2000. Various free downloads related to developing PIC firmware and other things are available at http://www.embedinc.com/pic/dload.htm.


Jun
25
comment Where can I obtain direct positive paper?
Acutally the side effect is desirable in this case, since the original will be mirrored. The contact print will un-mirror it.
Jun
25
answered What lens designs are sharper than a pinhole lens but also allow for multi-month exposures?
Jun
22
answered Can I re-rinse developed negatives?
Jun
22
comment What are these streaks in negative scans I got back from a lab?
Look at the actual film. Are these artifacts on the negatives too, or just in the scans?
Jun
21
comment How do I practice with a ND filter?
@junk: Hmm, it does look backwards. I just checked the EXIF data on the original pictures though, and that's what they say. However, I replaced the 1/2 second one with a different 1/2 second one I took in the same sequence. Both say 1/2 second in the EXIF data, but this one seems more consistant with others in terms of motion blur relative to exposure length.
Jun
21
revised How do I practice with a ND filter?
edited body
Jun
21
answered How do I practice with a ND filter?
Jun
16
answered All white with dark contrast color
Jun
2
comment If I shot Tri-X 400 at ASA 800, should I develop at 800, and can I go all the way to 1200?
@plyck: A pushed-processed frame exposed to the pushed sensitivity will have decreased contrast relative to the same picture with normal processing and exposed for the normal sensitivity.
Jun
1
answered If I shot Tri-X 400 at ASA 800, should I develop at 800, and can I go all the way to 1200?
May
28
revised Why do my prints darken too quickly in the developer tray?
added 1237 characters in body
May
27
answered Why do my prints darken too quickly in the developer tray?
May
19
answered How to scale between two white balance settings for perceptually equal increments?
May
8
comment How can I convert Nikon D5100 .NEF files to .JPG?
"Fairly important photos" should always be saved as NEF in the camera.
May
5
answered Is direct sunlight reflected from white animal fur affected by a polarizer?
May
4
comment Which color for a job interview portrait?
@matt: This is about what color to make the background, not how to achieve that, or any other look and feel, once you've decided what you want.
May
4
comment Which color for a job interview portrait?
This is really not about photography. It might belong on the workplace stack, or psychology.
Apr
24
answered How do I avoid torn sprocket holes with bulk loaded film?
Apr
8
answered Do focal plane shutters typically go left-right or up-down?
Apr
7
comment Lenses round ..Photographs square shaped why?
Why did painters usually make rectangular pictures long before there was photography?