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  1. Thread: Sunsets!

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    Sticky: Vich, after all the pictures I've seen from JTL's...

    Vich, after all the pictures I've seen from JTL's wide angle converter (Canon) I got one myself and I've liked the results so far. Looks like you've done pretty well with your 24-105L IS :) Beautiful...
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    Dawoofo: did take that with your S2 ? How close...

    Dawoofo: did take that with your S2 ? How close were you ?
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    When you connect your camera and the CameraWindow...

    When you connect your camera and the CameraWindow program pops up click on the preferences button (bottom left). Select "Change direct transfer download destination folder" click next, then change...
  4. It's kinda comforting to know that I'm not alone...

    It's kinda comforting to know that I'm not alone in my quest for the ultimate/ideal telephoto lense ReF, thanks :) . I've been looking at those same lenses in addition to the Sigma 100-300 f/4 with a...
  5. I guess you're right. I was surfing some bird...

    I guess you're right. I was surfing some bird photography forums and read about one photographer who walked into a few feet deep of water (lake or ocean) with his tripod to take a photo of some...
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    I was comparing the two some time ago before I...

    I was comparing the two some time ago before I bought my PowerShot S2 and I came across a lot of posts regarding hardware failure (lens getting stuck and the like) on the Casio which scared me. My...
  7. Is the equiv. focal length of P&S the same as DSLRs ?

    I currently own a Canon PowerShot S2 and am planning to upgrade to a DSLR (Rebel XT) soon hopefully. I am interested in bird photography among other things. The 35mm equiv. focal length of the S2 is...
  8. Thread: Sunsets!

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    Sticky: Thanks a lot sod1 ! The way the clouds were...

    Thanks a lot sod1 ! The way the clouds were spread out that day was breathtaking. It was all I could do to rush home on the way back from work, grab my camera, and go up on the roof to catch a few...
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    That looks much better !

    That looks much better !
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    My Funky Plant ...

    I was taking some pictures of my all too normal looking house plant, so I decided to play around with it and came up with this (using the Glowing Edges filter in Photoshop):

    Behold the "Funky...
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    Vich: f/2.8 all the way sounds great on the...

    Vich: f/2.8 all the way sounds great on the Tamron, but like you said it's too easy to get bad copies.

    Rhys: thanks for confirming the voltage range on the charger.
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    Thanks alot everyone for the useful info and...

    Thanks alot everyone for the useful info and suggestions.
    Vich: How does the Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 compare to the Canon 28-105 (besides having a faster aperture)? I was planning on getting the...
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    Release of the Digital Rebel XTs successor?

    I recently bought a PowerShot S2 IS, and am already craving a DSLR. I'm tempted to buy a Digital Rebel XT but am trying to wait a little bit (don't know for how much longer though) so I can save up...
  14. Thread: Sunsets!

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    Sticky: These are some more sunset photos I took last...

    These are some more sunset photos I took last week from the top of the house I live in ...

    http://www.alragom.com/d/673-2/IMG_1676.jpg

    http://www.alragom.com/d/677-1/IMG_1683.jpg
  15. Thread: Sunsets!

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    Sticky: http://www.alragom.com/d/659-2/sulaibikhat_reserv_...

    http://www.alragom.com/d/659-2/sulaibikhat_reserv_sunset_11.jpg

    http://www.alragom.com/d/662-2/sulaibikhat_reserv_sunset_12.jpg

    http://www.alragom.com/d/665-2/sulaibikhat_reserv_sunset_13.jpg
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    http://www.alragom.com/d/655-1/moon_7.jpg

    http://www.alragom.com/d/655-1/moon_7.jpg
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    Here's another with my newly ordered canon teleconverter :)

    http://www.alragom.com/d/647-2/moon_6.jpg
  18. Thread: shoot the moon?!

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    I'm no pro but have you tried using Spot Metering...

    I'm no pro but have you tried using Spot Metering (or Partial Metering on your 20D) and expose for the moon itself as opposed to using the default Evaluative metering? You can take a look at some...
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    In my S2 manual it's on page 94 titled "Changing...

    In my S2 manual it's on page 94 titled "Changing the Photo Effect". You want to select the "Vivid" setting. That'll give you a good boost in the colors.

    Hope that helps.
  20. Thread: Sunsets!

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    Sticky: Whenever I start having doubts about the quality...

    Whenever I start having doubts about the quality of pics I can possibly get with an S2 (as opposed to a DSLR) I see awe inspiring photos like yours Dave! Keep those amazing photos comin' ! :)
  21. Thread: Sunsets!

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    Sticky: Thanks for the compliment Kristy. Those photos...

    Thanks for the compliment Kristy. Those photos didn't come out too bad for my first sunset pics. I really do love my PowerShot S2 !

    As for the links: I don't use the links icon, I use the Image...
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    Thanks for the feedback guys. Much appreciated !

    Thanks for the feedback guys. Much appreciated !
  23. Thread: Sunsets!

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    Sticky: Mutlaa Desert (Kuwait)

    Shot these this past Thursday:

    http://www.alragom.com/d/585-2/mutlaa_sunset_01.jpg

    http://www.alragom.com/d/589-2/mutlaa_sunset_02.jpg

    http://www.alragom.com/d/592-1/mutlaa_sunset_03.jpg
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  24. Thread: Sunsets!

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    Sticky: Shot next to Sulaibikhaat Reservation (Kuwait) :...

    Shot next to Sulaibikhaat Reservation (Kuwait) :

    http://www.alragom.com/d/539-2/sulaibikhat_reserv_sunset_01.jpg

    http://www.alragom.com/d/544-1/sulaibikhat_reserv_sunset_05.jpg
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    Thanks for the advice Balrog. I actually read...

    Thanks for the advice Balrog. I actually read about the bayonet swap idea here on the forums (not sure if it was your suggestion or someone else's) and that's what I've done. I have one adapter for...
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