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Oct 18, 2012 17:17 |  #9001

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Your feed back is appreciated. I have started to use a tripod for virtually all landscape photo's now if at all possible I have also started to use the mirror lock up feature and I use my wireless remote to fire the camera or the 2 second delay feature. I also turn the IS off when the camera is on the tripod. All this is an attempt to keep the camera in a vibration free environment.

I typically always shoot in AV mode and at 100 ISO if at all possible. Longer shutter times are not an issue when on the tripod. I also activate the long exposure noise reduction feature.

I also use a good polarizer or a variable neutral density filter depending on the shot.

Hard to say if anyone thing is the answer, but in aggregate I think it helps to get the very best IQ the camera is capable of.

No prob. Almost same here. I shoot AV mode as low as 100 ISO accept if it is windy I will bump the ISO to 400. Also use my remote and cpl when needed. I have to check mirror lock up never use it before.


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Oct 18, 2012 17:42 |  #9002

ZREXER wrote in post #15139145 (external link)
Your feed back is appreciated. I have started to use a tripod for virtually all landscape photo's now if at all possible I have also started to use the mirror lock up feature and I use my wireless remote to fire the camera or the 2 second delay feature. I also turn the IS off when the camera is on the tripod. All this is an attempt to keep the camera in a vibration free environment.

I typically always shoot in AV mode and at 100 ISO if at all possible. Longer shutter times are not an issue when on the tripod. I also activate the long exposure noise reduction feature.

I also use a good polarizer or a variable neutral density filter depending on the shot.

Hard to say if anyone thing is the answer, but in aggregate I think it helps to get the very best IQ the camera is capable of.

What do you use for PP?


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Oct 18, 2012 18:00 |  #9003

[QUOTE=Inchpractice;151​40164]What do you use for PP?[/QUOTE]


So far I shoot all Jpeg, have not got into RAW processing. I use the latest version of Picasa to do some minor tweaking.

I try to get the image as best I can when I shoot. I do know RAW gives you lots of room to tweak. Probably something I should get into and a proper program like Lightroom or Photoshop.


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Oct 18, 2012 18:30 |  #9004

zrexer, you should. Raw gives you lots of options to tweak and improve images. Lightroom isn't that expensive and can do lots of good stuff!


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Oct 18, 2012 20:31 |  #9005

FrayAdjacent wrote in post #15140351 (external link)
zrexer, you should. Raw gives you lots of options to tweak and improve images. Lightroom isn't that expensive and can do lots of good stuff!


My reluctance to get into RAW processing probably goes back to my film days when you had to get the shot right at the time of exposure. No second chances ( or not easily done) to fix like we have now with digital.


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Oct 18, 2012 20:40 |  #9006

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Oct 19, 2012 00:10 |  #9007

Thanks everyone!

ZREXER wrote in post #15139190 (external link)
That is a very awesome shot. What lense/settings to get this shot any filters - ie polarizer/neutral density filter used?

I took the shot with my Sigma 10-20mm and an ND 8 filter. Set the exposure for 30 seconds and got this result ;)


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Oct 19, 2012 10:48 |  #9008

ZREXER wrote in post #15140755 (external link)
My reluctance to get into RAW processing probably goes back to my film days when you had to get the shot right at the time of exposure. No second chances ( or not easily done) to fix like we have now with digital.


When i got back into photography i felt the same way (get the shot right) but then my friend reminded me that i used to spend a lot of time in the dark room correcting all sorts of elements manually. I just never thought of it and made the correlation that software is what i was doing in the darkroom.


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Oct 19, 2012 10:55 |  #9009

eriet30 wrote in post #15142972 (external link)
When i got back into photography i felt the same way (get the shot right) but then my friend reminded me that i used to spend a lot of time in the dark room correcting all sorts of elements manually. I just never thought of it and made the correlation that software is what i was doing in the darkroom.

Exactly. RAW processing is much more like the film days than just letting your digital camera develop your images for you. "Lightroom" isn't just a clever name ;)

I do generally stay out of photoshop (well, Gimp) though, maybe processing about 10 images per year at the pixel level. I'm generally only interested in what was actually recorded.


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Oct 20, 2012 19:23 |  #9010

This is a pretty boring shot... but I liked the visual pun ;)

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Oct 20, 2012 19:25 |  #9011

lol
like that one Marm great find

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Oct 20, 2012 20:12 as a reply to  @ DigitalTuned's post |  #9012

I went to the Toronto Zombie Walk today and took 700 pictures. Will post several over the next few days. But for now here's the first few that I like.

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Oct 20, 2012 20:14 |  #9013

Best facial make up goes to this guy and the woman he was with.

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Oct 20, 2012 20:23 |  #9014

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Did you have to stand a block away for the full body portrait? Haha. I love full body portraits and I have to stand about 15 foot away with my 85mm. The bokeh on the second one is real nice.


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Oct 20, 2012 22:12 |  #9015

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Did you have to stand a block away for the full body portrait? Haha. I love full body portraits and I have to stand about 15 foot away with my 85mm. The bokeh on the second one is real nice.

yes i did...lol but it works well in the crop sensor.. not as far on the FF but still far hahahaha

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