Home News Buyers Guide About Advertising
 
 
 
   

Search:

Type: Posts; User: DonSchap; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.14 seconds.

  1. Thread: Two guys

    by DonSchap
    Replies
    0
    Views
    31

    Two guys

    Okay, consider this:

    We have two guys standing at the runway viewing area, at an airshow. One holds a DSLR he just bought at the big box store in town... the other... a DSLR he has owned for...
  2. Thread: Parting toast

    by DonSchap
    Replies
    2
    Views
    35

    Parting toast

    Here's to the supportive staff at DCRP! It was a good run.

    61627

    MANY MANY THANKS
  3. Replies
    4
    Views
    148

    I noticed some recent movement by Nikon and...

    I noticed some recent movement by Nikon and Canon, in regards to better control of the flash systems. The shame of it is that SONY (Minolta) really does have a superior flash process, but it is...
  4. Replies
    4
    Views
    148

    Back to the needs of the many

    I will start this by acknowledging that there are those of us photographers that have a “different” agenda to their craft or hobby, if you will.

    That being said:

    One of the more lamentable...
  5. Poll: If we are so reduced... Google.

    If we are so reduced... Google.
  6. Replies
    4,005
    Views
    960,289

    Sticky: Yeah, I guess it lost something in translation.

    Yeah, I guess it lost something in translation.
  7. Replies
    4,005
    Views
    960,289

    Sticky: Poppin' another Lily shot

    Lily week 2... lost two of the bottom blooms.


    61463
    SONY a850 w/ SIGMA 85mm f/1.4 HSM DG EX - twin speedlight - 45-degree offset - enhanced blur
  8. Replies
    5
    Views
    909

    TTL Pre-flash versus Manual Flash

    I have had this kind of issue with SONY, but it involved pre-flash concerns, using multiple types of flash sources. Normally, if you go to the "Flash Control" MENU, in the camera, you will see three...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    909

    Shutter creep

    Rooz, I did try to "overshoot" the flash-charge on the a700... and it will not release the shutter until the built-in flash is fully-charged, no matter how many times you press the shutter release. I...
  10. Replies
    5
    Views
    909

    Ideas on flash

    Welcome to DCRP "fruitbat14"



    Standard manual flash settings are (usually):

    Aperture: f/4
    SS: 1/60, 1/125 or 1/250
    ISO: 400
  11. Replies
    4,005
    Views
    960,289

    Sticky: Easter Lily

    61451

    SONY a850 w/SIGMA 24-70mm f/2.8 IF - dual flash - natural background
  12. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,519

    Personally, I do not want to put it to the...

    Personally,

    I do not want to put it to the test. It ends badly.



    61444
    Chicago is over seven-hundred feet above sea-level
  13. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,519

    To be quite honest, I bought the telescope to...

    To be quite honest, I bought the telescope to monitor for asteroid strikes. You know... just sitting around and waiting for the good lord to hurl us a "fast ball." No more floods, remember?
    ...
  14. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,519

    Blood Moon

    After a bit of searching, I was able to find two images that were close enough to one another, in the sequence, to cobble together and portray the...


    "BLOOD MOON"

    61435

    Even Photomerge...
  15. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,519

    When it just doesn't fit

    Okay, at 3048mm, the Moon does not fit in the image circle, at this distance (240,000 miles), so I went for the "brighter" side.

    Solution for getting the "bigger picture" is... (drum roll, here)...
  16. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,519

    Howling bad night

    Thanks. It was cold enough to make you howl!

    61430
  17. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,519

    Feeling the lack of heat...

    Well, froze my tuckus off... for a couple hours. It's 28-degrees Fahrenheit out there... with fresh snow everywhere. The skies cleared just in time. Man, this was no quick solar eclipse event, that's...
  18. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,519

    Lunar Eclipse... the sunrises projected

    On Tuesday (4/15/14) morning... around 2am, CST (<- because I'm not moving), there will be a LUNAR ECLIPSE.

    Just in case there is some confusion, a lunar eclipse and a solar eclipse are two...
  19. Replies
    1
    Views
    519

    SONY and MARVEL

    I have to admit that SONY's attachment to the MARVEL logo is looking like a marriage for the ages.

    61418

    The latest movie "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is a fantastic example of the...
  20. Replies
    24
    Views
    4,069

    Well, considering the extreme cold this year has...

    Well, considering the extreme cold this year has consisted of... I may have to employ a heater or something. I know the Easter Bunny comes with a fur coat, but he's going to need three pair of...
  21. Replies
    24
    Views
    4,069

    The season ends

    Thanks, Phil.

    I kind of promised myself that there will not be another redress of the tree. The LED lights are guaranteed for 3 years. After that... we get a new tree. I noticed a lot of fallen...
  22. Replies
    24
    Views
    4,069

    I'm just too anxious to wait. I really wanted to...

    I'm just too anxious to wait. I really wanted to get this done. Most of the snow in Chicago is gone... due to the Wednesday-Thursday melt and all we have left is a return of the cold, now.

    In the...
  23. Replies
    24
    Views
    4,069

    Well, the lighting count problem seems to be...

    Well, the lighting count problem seems to be solving itself... as I already, unbelievably, have 840-lights in the middle third of the tree.

    61342

    As you might notice, there is, currently, an...
  24. Replies
    24
    Views
    4,069

    Okay, was able to locate six (6) identical...

    Okay, was able to locate six (6) identical 210-count LED light sets, down in Naperville, IL, so my poor fingers are under torture, once again. Ouch!

    Upon recalculation, I may only get three or...
  25. Replies
    24
    Views
    4,069

    Well, I found out that the "SO" only had 630...

    Well, I found out that the "SO" only had 630 replacement lights and when I got to the end of them, I only was able to get through 2/3rds of the bottom half of the tree.

    61335

    Yikes... severe...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4