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Old Mar 22, 2010, 7:00 AM   #11
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JOOC, is there anything about the photos you've gotten up to this point that you're not satisfied with?
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Old Mar 24, 2010, 8:38 AM   #12
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Just a thought, most people that I know dont really like pin sharp portraits.
In fact that is one of the complaints about HD TV, that it is not flattering by showing all the blemishes etc.
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Old Mar 24, 2010, 10:14 AM   #13
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Mark1616 gave you some excellent advice-

...follow it carefully and you should be fine. The D-5000 has 19 Scene Modes so that alone will produce a variety of Hawaiian shots.

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Old Mar 26, 2010, 12:13 AM   #14
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In fact that is one of the complaints about HD TV, that it is not flattering by showing all the blemishes etc.

oh my...I had to jump in on that comment...the only people that are complaining are the people in front of the camera...nobody watching complains...but I do agree that there is a difference between sharp and overly sharpened...but OH does that comment about showing off blemishes bother me....that's like saying music sounds better on a store PA system because it hides the high frequencies. I'm sorry, technology shouldn't halt because it shows off the weaknesses of the previous technology? I mention this as I will not watch ABC world news tonight...they are using a technology that seriously blurs out (of focus) the anchors faces to hide wrinkles. At first I thought there was something wrong with my plasma. I don't want to watch someone dummying down my HD. NBC does not do this.

forgive me...just my 2 cents

I didn't read everyone's postings here so I don't know if anyone mentioned this...if you google d5000 or search on you tube, there are lots of short video tutorials available

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Old Mar 26, 2010, 11:48 AM   #15
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That was the point I was making ,that people ie.announcers/actors etc are complaining about too much facial detail.looking older etc.
When I had my film camera I had a soft focus filter, which usually pleased the lady sitters.
I didnt think I would have to spell it out.
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my apologies, the message went to the wrong thread.

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oops....I'm sorry deadshot....I thought you were against HD as a viewer because it showed too much detail
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oops....I'm sorry deadshot....I thought you were against HD as a viewer because it showed too much detail
Apologies accepted. I own two HD TVs 40" Panasonc and a 42" Sony. The Sony has a USB port into which I plug either a card reader or a flash drive. Photo's look fantastic on it.
As they do on the Pana but the Pana only has a SD card slot.
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