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  1. Thread: Panoramas

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    Chicago

    My contribution to the thread -- just begining into the panorama stuff;)
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    Homemade flash diffuser

    Wannabe,

    Start by trying this one

    http://home.comcast.net/~dougsmit/bounceflashtoys.html :D :D :D

    I have the Omni-Bounce and it works very nice (in and outdoors)
  3. Freezing action at 1/4000 w/ flash

    Take a look at this. Using same amount of water but different speeds
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    Lol !!:d :d :d

    Lol !!:d :d :d
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    circular x linear polarizer

    Guys,
    Have you read this before ?

    http://dpfwiw.com/polarizer.htm#circular ;)
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    Cleaning the sensor

    Lightinsky,
    To know when to clean your sensor, read this:
    http://www.toledo-bend.us/index.shtml?sensor

    Then, read this website and navigate through the upper right links...
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    wow !!

    Guys, I've never noticed that :( :( :(

    My focus screen was dirty like hell -- thank you all :D
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    flash rental

    VTEC,

    You can always rent a flash too. Your pictures will be much much better with this one

    http://www.pictureline.com/products/12398/Nikon_SB800_Flash_day_rental/?rent=1

    You can't go wrong...
  9. D50 + SB-600 (faster flash sync than 1/500) !

    This is a trick to make your Nikon D50 shoot faster than 1/500 seconds when using SB600. It's specially dedicated to those Nikonians that love to go beyond what is described on the user's manual :D ...
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    tack sharp photos !!

    For sharp photos follow those tips from Scott Kelby (you can read them and several other tricks on his book -- Digital Photography $14 on Amazon books)

    1. Get a nice tripod -- do not hand held a...
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    Will, Yes, you must select only the background....

    Will,
    Yes, you must select only the background. There are thousands of ways to do that using Photoshop or any other softwares. ;)

    You can select by area, color, and so on.

    Start here...
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    Will, Asking permission to use your file.... ...

    Will,
    Asking permission to use your file....

    You have to add light and contrast on the background to make the main subject pop out to the customer's eyes (I set brightness-contrast only for the...
  13. Thread: How do I...

    by jnpalma
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    Star, check this out ;) ...

    Star, check this out ;)

    http://www.photoshopsupport.com/tutorials/or/selective-coloring.html
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    well done !

    Prospero, you have made 'Den Haag' even more beautiful to our eyes thanks to your photography. It's really an awesome place to live (and also take pictures !!). I've been there once, some years ago,...
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    Good Job !!

    Thank you all. The pictures were great...I will not post in here because they're very personal but I can say they are really better than I expected.

    Set of Equipment used at the birthday

    --...
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    well, for $10 bucks you can get this too ;)

    well, for $10 bucks you can get this too ;)
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    Prospero, The front lens element was probably...

    Prospero,

    The front lens element was probably in a 2 or 3 ft range (~60-90cm) from the subject.

    Did not tried at 200mm focal distance (but you'll get even closer to the subject) ;)

    The...
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    Extension tubes

    Take a look what a Sigma 70-300 can do with extension tubes

    http://home.comcast.net/~jnpalma/Extension_sigma70-300.pdf

    Have fun
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    Sigma 70-300 + extension tubes

    This is what Sigma 70-300 plus a cheapo $10 extension tube can do :cool:
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    Taking pictures on a Birthday Party

    Ok, I have this friend and her daughter's 1st Birthday party is coming next month. She's living on a low budget and don't have money to hire a photographer so she invited me to take pictures from the...
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    Cpl

    Prospero, I used Hoya CPL 72mm for my Sigma 17-70 in this shot.

    I've tried other cheaper brands however the Hoya seems to have one of the best cost/benefit today. Go for the purple box (Made in...
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    Cp

    Prospero,

    I use circular polarizers on my sigma 17-70 @ 17mm and there is no such problem.

    Look at this blue sky in Vegas.
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    10 things you should know about Nikon D50

    I'm a subscriber and reader of Pop Photo for some time now.

    This is worth a reading for all "nikonians" and must be considered when a buying a new camera.
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    job

    Rawpaw, I believe "Nav" got a job at NIKON CORP :D
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    Great !!

    Nava,

    You should have a patent and register for this invention.....it's fabulous.

    Maybe sell it to Nikon ;)
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