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    Actually, I don't think an SB600 can't be used as...

    Actually, I don't think an SB600 can't be used as a trigger either, at least not on a D70s.

    -murray
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    Also, from...

    Also, from http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/ittlslave.htm



    -murray
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    IIRC, infra red requires line of site between the...

    IIRC, infra red requires line of site between the camera and the flash. If that's the case, you can put the flash behind some obstruction (a chair, for example) and it will still work.

    -murray
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    This is correct, the camera communicates to the...

    This is correct, the camera communicates to the remote flash(s) with "pre-flash signals"; there are no infra red signals. Here's a long exposure that show's the sequence:
    ...
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    I wouldn't go completely B&W, it just looks to...

    I wouldn't go completely B&W, it just looks to contrived. The contrast is already there, perhaps the girl could be enhanced just a bit and the rest dulled.

    -murray
  6. Thread: Best DSLR

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    What's the best passenger vehicle? :D ...

    What's the best passenger vehicle?

    :D

    -murray
  7. Really? When I got my laptop, I ran Migration...

    Really? When I got my laptop, I ran Migration Assistant, went through a couple prompts and it transferred all my files through a firewire connection. Logging on to the new computer was nearly...
  8. I don't know how you could spend $3k on a MacBook...

    I don't know how you could spend $3k on a MacBook :confused: Maybe a MB Pro with a 17" monitor?

    FWIW, a couple buddies of mine got refurbed MacBooks for $900.

    -murray
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    So what about backpacks (or other bags) to carry...

    So what about backpacks (or other bags) to carry a laptop and camera? I have a MacBook Pro (15" widescreen). I see Lowepro has a couple models which are quite pricey.

    Any comments or...
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    Hey, have you heard of...

    Hey, have you heard of http://www.platypusdisc.com/? That's my brother :cool:

    Here's my hobby (photography is my "other" hobby):
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    I think Ken R is spot on a couple items that most...

    I think Ken R is spot on a couple items that most photographers could learn:

    >Cameras can't be fully evaluated by test charts.

    >The camera does not make the photographer.

    >A picture taken...
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    Nice summary. Something to add to this, the shot...

    Nice summary. Something to add to this, the shot missed with a great camera will never be as good as a shot made with a lousy camera. IOW, if you miss a shot because you're fiddling with the ISO,...
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    I have a Nikon D70s. I purchased it over Canon...

    I have a Nikon D70s. I purchased it over Canon primarily because I have a slight Nikon bias, even though I have a little Canon P&S.

    I look forward to getting the Nikon 18-200 lens which fits the...
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    Yeah, both are great systems capable of taking...

    Yeah, both are great systems capable of taking fantastic images. You can pretty much dismiss any strong opinions here since both have advantages and disadvantages.

    -murray
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    From: http://www.kenrockwell.com/tech/5d-d200.htm...

    From: http://www.kenrockwell.com/tech/5d-d200.htm



    I'd be interested to hear pros vs. cons of this opinion rather than a blanket "it's all just a pack of lies".

    -murray
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    I've got some pictures of my daughter within...

    I've got some pictures of my daughter within minutes of her being born. Isn't that what cameras are for, preserving memories?

    -murray
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    So Ken must be lying when he states that he chose...

    So Ken must be lying when he states that he chose to take his Nikon in the delivery room with him when his son was born?? :rolleyes:

    Yeah, take Ken's advice with a grain of salt, just like...
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    Big Guns

    Big guns on the battleship Missouri.

    http://web.mac.com/mcmurman/iWeb/Murray,%20Joan%20%26%20Kira%27s%20Web%20Page/2006%20Hawaii_files/DSC_3451.jpg

    Nikon D70s
    18-70mm lens @ 18mm
    Exposure...
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    Definitely not spam and, yes, I do read...

    Definitely not spam and, yes, I do read Rockwell's site since I've learned a fair amount from what he writes. I know, many of you don't like him, but ask me if I care ;)

    I was more interested in...
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    Cool Software for Lens Correction

    Check out this software: http://www.dxo.com/intl/photo/dxo_optics_pro



    Ken Rockwell reviewed the software here: http://www.kenrockwell.com/tech/dxo/optics-pro.htm



    -murray
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    Can that laptop run the latest software? Can it...

    Can that laptop run the latest software? Can it load this web site in a reasonable time? Can you view the photos off your camera?

    By comparison, a dSLR would be obsolete if you couldn't buy...
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    I didn't see any rules against photoshopped...

    I didn't see any rules against photoshopped images :D

    http://homepage.mac.com/mcmurman/.Pictures/Misc/Dive.jpg

    Camera: Nikon D70s
    ISO: 200
    Focal Length: 62mm
    Shutter: 1/250s
    Aperture: f8.0...
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    How do you define "obsolete"? IMHO, a good...

    How do you define "obsolete"? IMHO, a good camera will never be obsolete so long as it continues to take outstanding photos. Is an older watch obsolete or a nice pair of speakers? New models come...
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    If you made a print at that resolution, would it...

    If you made a print at that resolution, would it come out the size of a football field :D

    -murray
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    Ken Rockwell does some comparisons on his D200...

    Ken Rockwell does some comparisons on his D200 here: http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/d200/quality-settings.htm

    -murray
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