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    Rich, how deep is the 300AW?? Like, can you...

    Rich, how deep is the 300AW?? Like, can you stand your 70-200mm up or does it need to be in that center slot attached to your camera?

    I really like my computrekker, but find it a bit annoying...
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    Ugg, that sucks adam. Coming from the other...

    Ugg, that sucks adam.

    Coming from the other perspective, I once borrowed a friends 15mm Fisheye lens that I managed to drop in the ocean (it was a fisheye, I figured it would be fine! :)).

    As...
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    I think everyone who's read it would recommend...

    I think everyone who's read it would recommend Understanding Exposure by Bryan Peterson. Another one of his books, Understanding Digital Photography is also really good...there's a bit of overlap...
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    I have the CompuTrekker...

    I have the CompuTrekker (http://www.lowepro.com/Products/Backpacks/notebook_camera/CompuTrekker_AW.aspx - the one linked in the post above is the CompuTrekker Plus) and I find it's a pretty nice bag....
  5. I've never experienced that. If I was too close...

    I've never experienced that. If I was too close for auto focus to pick up then switching to manual didn't make any difference, I was still too close. The lens still has the same focus range...
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    I've been there a few times for a total of about...

    I've been there a few times for a total of about 2 months and I've seen a few days that are clearer than the above photos so it does happen. Of course, it happens on days that I was working so all...
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    Thanks for the compliments guys :) Thanks...

    Thanks for the compliments guys :)



    Thanks CW. I've been having a lot of trouble with my off center focus points lately (I miss way more shots using them), so I definitely need some practice ...
  8. I've read it when I was just starting out a few...

    I've read it when I was just starting out a few months ago, and read it a few times since! It's a great book to get you headed in the right direction, it explains all these wonky camera terms in an...
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    Thanks guys :) Most of them have a little PP...

    Thanks guys :)

    Most of them have a little PP done to them (levels, some of them sharpened, etc), the ones with horizons are probably straightened because I'm terrible at keeping things even...
  10. Not in automatic mode, unless you get an external...

    Not in automatic mode, unless you get an external flash and just leave it powered off. In the manual modes, you have to activate the flash manually (go figure :))



    I can't help you with the...
  11. First off, congrats on your purchase! I...

    First off, congrats on your purchase!



    I have this same problem, and the only real solution I've come up with is to shoot my cats in situations that don't require a flash. If it's dark out and...
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    A long weekend in Barbados

    Hiya folks,

    Just got back from a few days holiday in Barbados. I managed to spend most of that time taking photos so there's a few I'd like to share for some C&C. Most were taken with a...
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    Yup, mine's exactly the same. Seems like an...

    Yup, mine's exactly the same.

    Seems like an odd design "choice"...
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    Just wanted to confirm that this is indeed the...

    Just wanted to confirm that this is indeed the case. I picked up a a Canon 300D in Hong Kong 2 years ago that came with the UK style plug and just bought an adapter for use with the american style...
  15. Thread: Smugmug or ?

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    I'm not sure how smugmug handles pro accounts...

    I'm not sure how smugmug handles pro accounts with domains like ss6.com, but I can tell you that that particular one isn't available :(

    The odds of finding 3 character domain names (or even 4...
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    It just made sense to buy the upgrades I wanted...

    It just made sense to buy the upgrades I wanted as camera gear is relativly cheap here in the caribbean, espically compared to what they cost in the UK where I'll be moving next month ;)


    I've...
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    Yea, I thought it seemed a bit slow after looking...

    Yea, I thought it seemed a bit slow after looking at the exif data too...I was in AV mode so that's what the camera selected. He was stationary at the time I took the photo though, so it shouldn't...
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    The lens is actually what's mounted (with a...

    The lens is actually what's mounted (with a tripod collar), not the camera itself so it's fairly stable from what I can tell. I can try it with the mirror lock to really elimate any chance of...
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    Just a quick question, I'll get into more of this...

    Just a quick question, I'll get into more of this tomorrow. Do you recommend just leaving it on center point AF, setting the focus and recomposing for each photo or should I be changing the focus...
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    I appreciate you taking the time to give me a...

    I appreciate you taking the time to give me a hand aparmley. The settings on the camera for the horse photo was as follows:
    AV Mode
    1/50 SS
    2.8 AV
    Evaluative Metering
    -1/3 Exposure compensation...
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    That horse shot was done on a tripod :)

    That horse shot was done on a tripod :)
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    Yea, that's what I thought at first too but I...

    Yea, that's what I thought at first too but I think it's just the colouring of the leaves up there. Here's the full image where you can see it's actually quite blurry along the top.

    Full Size...
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    Thanks aparmley. Here's an example of what I'm...

    Thanks aparmley.

    Here's an example of what I'm talking about with the focus issue...I took this photo today with the 70-200mm on a tripod out in my backyard (they're my neighbours...
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    My weekend with some new lenses.

    Hey folks,

    I picked up three new lenses this weekend and spent most of my free time playing around with them. First one is of my cat oswald, the rest are out and around with my girlfriend Elle. ...
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    Bah, damn you and your superior reading...

    Bah, damn you and your superior reading comprehension skills!

    Thanks coldy, much appreciated :)
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