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    Re: Help Choosing a New Camera

    Sensor size and pixel count will affect what you can capture and reproduce - but obviously that can be very much a matter of personal priorities. Ask yourself what you would like your camera to do...
  2. Thread: lens query

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    Re: lens query

    Don't forget that you can also look at the EF range. If you use any of those on a smaller sensor camera, then the part of the image you will lose will be the outer edges, where any imperfections...
  3. Thread: Rome

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    Re: Rome

    As they say, it's in the eye of the beholder. I don't find the "real" shots particularly attractive, but I quite like the "treated" one. However, I would prefer to see it with a lighter vignette,...
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    Re: Wifi remote shooting with a 5d MklV

    Does anyone have experience of using the remote control away from the house? I would like to use either my iPad or phone as a viewer when I need it set below the level that is comfortable for my back...
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    Re: Advice re DoF please

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    3.The sensor size doesn’t have any direct effect on the depth of field.
    However, as APS-C and smaller sensors have the effect of altering the field of view of a lens, shorter focal...
  6. Thread: Image Storage.

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    Re: Image Storage.

    My first digital camera was a Sony Mavica which saved on to a floppy disk. After taking pics of a school reunion, I found that some of the files were corrupted. A former schoolmate suggested that it...
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    Re: Ideas for Photography in Dorset

    Portland Bill could be of interest, Kimmeridge Bay is worth a look - but to get the best you will need to check the tide times. If you don't mind coming further east, then Mudeford Quay and...
  8. Thread: NAT UPDATE .

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    Re: NAT UPDATE .

    Just back to the forum after installing a new PC. So sorry to read the news about Nat.
    Please add my name to the well-wishers.
    Martin
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    Re: Another 'what laptop' query .....

    If you want to tease yourself, try this site and "build" your own:

    https://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/

    I have had several machines from them for myself and the family, including my laptop, and I...
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    Re: Advise please- re a shinning brass plaque

    Try doing a brass rubbing to get the inscription, photograph that and see if you can superimpose it in a shot of the plaque, and use the polariser!
    Good luck,

    Martin
  11. Re: 2107 Royal Photographic Society award.. results

    My reaction when I looked at these images was - "perhaps I'm not that bad after al!."

    Martin
  12. Thread: Thats Life!

    by MartinR
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    Re: Thats Life!

    Nathaniel,
    I sympathise with your problem as I have had similar difficulties (cardiac problems and associated medication, together with a long-standing back problem). My family finally persuaded me...
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    Re: Landscape composition rules

    As my former Headmaster used to say: "Rules are made for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men!."

    Martin
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    Re: Wisdom of switching on and off the computer.

    Quite a few years ago I questioned this - and was told that the idea was to preserve the life of the hard drive as it did not have the strain of stopping and starting so often! How accurate that was...
  15. Thread: 5Dmk IV GPS

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    Re: 5Dmk IV GPS

    You can check this by making sure that the GPS Information Display option is "on" then checking the image, hitting the "Info" button and scrolling down.

    Martin
  16. Thread: 5Dmk IV GPS

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    Re: 5Dmk IV GPS

    I've been away from the forum for a while and only just picked up on this. It prompted me to check with a few images taken outside the house and I too found that all I got from Lightroom was a blank,...
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    Re: Tips for photography in cold conditions

    That's definitely worth doing - and also when you first leave somewhere warm for a significantly colder place.

    Martin
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    Re: Tilt Shift Lens Tutorial videos

    Very timely Craig - I have just recently treated myself to an early present and bought the 24TSE. It's obviously gong to be something of a learning curve, and your video is a great way to start. ...
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    Re: Canon 3d mk3 upgrade path

    I second that. I upgraded from a 40D to 6D when I decided it was time to go full frame. It produces lovely images - but let me down when I wanted some fast focussing. I bought a 2nd hand 5Dmkiii...
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    Re: What laptop do you use

    After having various Dell, HP & Toshiba machines (laptops & desk top), my current d/t and (recent) l/t came from PC Specialist. Their site allows you to build and price your machine to your own...
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    Re: Death of a laptop...

    In the last couple of years I have bought several machines, both desk-top and laptop, from PC Specialist (http://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/) and I and the other family members involved have all been...
  22. Re: Lightroom 5 and eliminating jpeg duplicates...

    I'm a bit late to this topic - but I have recently had to deal with a similar problem. I found that Explorer worked well - create a subfolder for the "Duplicates", open two explorer windows, set one...
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    Re: Shout out to Giottos-tripods.co.uk

    I had a similar experience with Giotto's after I broke the Locking device on the head for my monopod (MH7002). I too was willing to pay for own hamfistedness, and was very pleasantly surprised to...
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    Re: Magic Lantern for Canon dSLRs

    I tried it on my 40D with no ill effects, but that was out of curiosity - I found that the constant need to upload the programme to and from the memory card was a bit of a nuisance (not difficult,...
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    Re: HELP - Recovery software??

    I have a recovery disc from Sandisk with an application they call RescuePRO. It will search for RAW, TIFF & JPG. The content is c60mb, so I don't know if the contents can be attached to an email. ...
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