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    Still happy with my S2

    Anyone else here who's still happy with their S2 and feels there's no good reason yet for a costly upgrade? :D
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    ZoomBrowser Ex lossless JPEG rotation

    I just came across this interesting site where the author states:

    I have tested Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.7 and confirmed that it does in fact perform lossless rotation (if you set the Rotate Actual...
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    S2 does a decent job at HDR...

    http://static.flickr.com/96/215343845_4ea30e1aa2_d.jpg
    Made with Photomatix.
  4. Canons are a bit different in that they save the...

    Canons are a bit different in that they save the ISO information into the 'Makernotes' section of the EXIF (same with the Owner Name if you have it set), and consequently this cannot be read by lots...
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    Auto ISO

    Although the EXIF data annoyingly doesn't record the actual ISO speed when you use Auto ISO, from experimenting with different ISO settings (at fixed aperture) for dark scenes and looking at the...
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    Some really nice shots from DSent back there....

    Some really nice shots from DSent back there. Well I finally had a shot at it and I'm quite pleased with the results...


    http://static.flickr.com/83/215343843_e408bc3ef7_m.jpg...
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    Yeah, a decent lens cloth should deal with it...

    Yeah, a decent lens cloth should deal with it just fine. They make lenses pretty damn scratch-resistant these days. I've given my S2 a few good scrubbings over the last year (sometimes with a...
  8. Thread: S2 Time-Lapse

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    I'll look into it. For the time being, PM me your...

    I'll look into it. For the time being, PM me your email address and I'll send you a copy.
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    HDR with exposure bracketing

    I've only just heard about this cool thing called High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography, which basically involves merging overexposed with underexposed images to get a better dynamic range. Examples...
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    Not really an answer to your question, I know,...

    Not really an answer to your question, I know, but if you want to stop your photo editing software stripping the EXIF info (i.e. the bit that stores the date taken, exposure length, etc.) from your...
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    I recently got a Hoya Skylight 1B as well (but...

    I recently got a Hoya Skylight 1B as well (but then you already knew that :)). Skylight filters are "designed to warm the image a bit by removing some blue light along with the UV" (from dpFWIW), so...
  12. Thread: "Naked" S2 IS?

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    I've had my S2 since last September and only just...

    I've had my S2 since last September and only just bought a Lensmate 52mm adapter and Hoya polarizer and skylight filters off eBay. Basically I only use the adapter and skylight when I think my...
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    I think I'd really have to agree with what...

    I think I'd really have to agree with what dustyporch said. I've had my S2 for about nine months now, and I'm only really just starting to get to grips with the more complicated settings (like those...
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    As a follow-up to my last post, the answer is...

    As a follow-up to my last post, the answer is that skylight filters do absolutely nothing for your S2. I bought a decent quality Hoya Skylight filter and took a few shots, and there was no difference...
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    We are still talking about the S2 here, right?...

    We are still talking about the S2 here, right? The only available scene settings in scene mode are Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Indoor and Night Snapshot.
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    I found this tip over at a different forum...

    I found this tip over at a different forum. Seemed to work for them.
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    JTL, would you mind posting the EXIF info for...

    JTL, would you mind posting the EXIF info for that shot you showed? I'm interested in what settings you used.

    Also, what is this "Kids & Pets" mode of which you speak?
  18. Thread: S2 Time-Lapse

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    Yes I agree. I tried to frame it so that the...

    Yes I agree. I tried to frame it so that the tree, roofs and (more annoyingly for me) the telephone cable wouldn't be in the picture, but unfortunately the reflection of the camera in the window...
  19. Thread: S2 Time-Lapse

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    S2 Time-Lapse

    Well I thought I'd better back up my suggestion in the S2 tips thread and try out some time-lapse photography, so here are the results of my first attempt.
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    Really helpful page there, JTL. Does anyone have...

    Really helpful page there, JTL. Does anyone have any experiences of using a skylight filter with the S2? It would be really great to see some with/without filter comparison shots if possible.
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    You don't need to worry about changing the...

    You don't need to worry about changing the setting back before you want to shoot a video, as Auto-Focus will always be on “continuous” when recording video, regardless of the current setting in the...
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    Hi. I'm looking at these two polarisers for my S2...

    Hi. I'm looking at these two polarisers for my S2 (I have the Lensmate 52mm tube):
    Excellent 52mm Linear Polariser Filter + Case (F-10)
    Excellent Hoya 52mm Linear Polariser Filter (F-2)
    Anyone...
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    What's a good external flash to use? Are we...

    What's a good external flash to use? Are we talking about the Canon HF-DC1 High Power Flash here?
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    Time-Lapse Photography / Stop-Motion Animation

    The S2 IS has great potential for time-lapse photography, although for longer projects you will need to get the CA-PS700 power adaptor. The 'Intervalometer' mode of the camera (accessible from the...
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    MahaEnergy.co.uk

    I just bought the MH-C204W charger off them a couple of weeks ago - arrived fine and works well. No problems here.
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