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    Hi Peki31 Digital cameras do vary in regards...

    Hi Peki31

    Digital cameras do vary in regards to the strength of their flash. A point and shoot will have a brighter flash than a SLR because the SLR normally has a fitting for an external flash...
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    I think you're gonna have to give up more than...

    I think you're gonna have to give up more than one nut to get that, maybe even need a few of your friends to add theirs to the the kitty. Then you'll need a few more too pay for the fuel and to...
  3. Thread: Lens selection

    by Colin T
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    Hi JPRATT There is always a lens that does...

    Hi JPRATT

    There is always a lens that does everything but it will cost you the earth. You are better off buying a telephoto, a wide angle and a macro lens seperately. You willl get better...
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    Hi superbass if you want to use a sigma lens...

    Hi superbass

    if you want to use a sigma lens for your camera make sure it is an EX type lens. They are very good sigma lenses but don't buy a standard sigma lens or a DC sigma lens.

    for...
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    Hi Reps QUOTE "but under no circumstances I...

    Hi Reps

    QUOTE "but under no circumstances I personally WILL NOT JUDGE any cam with such "ready to web" images"

    The images were compressed using some software I got with a Fuji camera. They...
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    Hi superbass it depends on what you want to...

    Hi superbass

    it depends on what you want to photograph. An 80-200mm digital zoom lens is about equal to 100-300mm zoom lens from a film camera. I use thise sort of lens for photographing birds...
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    I generally just look on my computer monitor and...

    I generally just look on my computer monitor and if they look good on there i print them. If they look crap on the monitor they get deleted. I have been doing this with all the dgital cameras I...
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    Pentax K100D and lenses

    After complaining about the Pentax K100D and its inability to produce sharp images I sent the camera back to Pentax for the second time. This time they sent a rep out to meet me at the camera store...
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    Hi Bob My old film pentax is a lovely unit and...

    Hi Bob

    My old film pentax is a lovely unit and has proven to be very reliable. The new K100D has a farely solid body and seems well constructed however, after the amount of trouble it has given...
  10. Thread: Hi

    by Colin T
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    Hi Riku The first pic is distorted by the sun,...

    Hi Riku

    The first pic is distorted by the sun, you could try using a glare hood from a telephoto lens, or even a piece of cardboard to shrowd out the light. Also the horizon is slightly lower on...
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    Hi Wendy It could be a smudged finger print on...

    Hi Wendy

    It could be a smudged finger print on the lens but more likely would have something to do with the image sensor inside the camera. It could be faulty. Check to see if it is still under...
  12. Thread: Photo software

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    I use Arcsoft PhotoStudio2000. It comes with...

    I use Arcsoft PhotoStudio2000. It comes with virtually every Canon scanner or multifunction centre and seems to work resonably well. However I don't do much editing of pics, they are either good...
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    Hi Changeling I can't give specifics on bag...

    Hi Changeling

    I can't give specifics on bag names because every store carries their own types and even in different countries the same bag will have a different name. I would suggest going to...
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    The lenses I have used include genuine Pentax,...

    The lenses I have used include genuine Pentax, Sigma and another brand which the camera store tried.

    We (the guys at the camera shop and myself) tried the cameras on auto focus as well as manual...
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    Update to Pentax K100D sucks

    A little while ago I wrote in saying the Pentax K100D is an overpriced paperweight. This is an update for that forum.

    Pentax still has no idea why I can't upload from the camera to my pc at USB2...
  16. Thread: Recovery Speed

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    Hi triemmy One of the points not mentioned...

    Hi triemmy

    One of the points not mentioned above is recharge time. If you are using a flash the camera will take a few seconds to recharge the flash before you can use it again. Many cameras...
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    Hi captainpellew I would look for a printer...

    Hi captainpellew

    I would look for a printer that does A3, A4 and what ever other sizes are smaller. Also get a printer with indiviual ink cartridges, usually cyan (blue), red, yellow and black. ...
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    Hi shoeytennis you should be called tennis shoe...

    Hi shoeytennis you should be called tennis shoe

    when photographing people try and have as much light in the room as possible. This will help reduce redeye and shadows on their face. Also if you...
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    Hi C.Whalen your camera is fine for what you...

    Hi C.Whalen

    your camera is fine for what you want but I would recommend avoiding the sports setting unless you are in full sun. Just use the camera on auto and you should get reasonable shots. ...
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    Hi LisaLGK I am not sure if your new canon...

    Hi LisaLGK

    I am not sure if your new canon sd800 is an SLR or a point and shoot. Either way you can use the info I gave you about the nikon coolpix. Set the camera on macro, have the flash set...
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    Hi mathetes I haven't yet tried my old flash...

    Hi mathetes

    I haven't yet tried my old flash on the K100D but I have tried using an old lens with the flash that is on the camera. The results are rather poor. The aperture needs to be right...
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    Hi belizar when I had an issue with the Fuji...

    Hi belizar

    when I had an issue with the Fuji s5600 camera I simply rang the Fuji helpline and discussed it with them. They have help lines all over the world so it shouldn't matter where you...
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    For anyone interested in batteries I recommend...

    For anyone interested in batteries I recommend Energizer Rechargable 25mAh. I have been using them for about 2yrs now and they are the best thing since sliced bread. They cost about $20 AU for a...
  24. Thread: First pic here

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    Hi Sleepytrout You have taken a couple of nice...

    Hi Sleepytrout

    You have taken a couple of nice pics there. Well done.

    The only thing I would say about the top pic (the fenced off field with mountains and sky) is that the sky is a bit...
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    Hi Mathew J I used a Kyocera 4Mb 10x optical...

    Hi Mathew J

    I used a Kyocera 4Mb 10x optical camera for a few weeks. It was a delightful camera to use especially for taking multiple frames in quick succession. I used to photograph my dogs...
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