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Old Feb 8, 2005, 6:28 PM   #1
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From several hundred feet away, through a large window and very little sun today. I was amazed at the sight of this ship, but what could I have done to capture that?
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Old Feb 8, 2005, 7:06 PM   #2
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Very neat, SGB. Big, and well, rusty.
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Old Feb 8, 2005, 7:09 PM   #3
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and why is it such a poor shot? is it time to donate my camera to an underpriviledge child?
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Old Feb 8, 2005, 7:23 PM   #4
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and why is it such a poor shot? is it time to donate my camera to an underpriviledge child?
"Big-n-rusty" (but charming) Sounds like me. :G (I crack myself up sometimes...) Ahem, anyway, the capture's fine. Pick up some skills in PS to bring out its beauty. PS is kinda like putting your face on in the morning. I'm sure it's a angelic all by itself but a little lipstick-n-powder helps bring out its angelicness, no? And there's a skill in its application... too much looks trashy, not enough isn't worth the effort. You know the deal. PS... it's "make-up" for your photo.
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You know the deal. PS... it's "make-up" for your photo.

Please explain in Blonde-onics to me.
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Nick's talking about using Photoshop to fixup your pic. I fooled around with it and I think it's too overexposed to do much with. Looking at exif you shot shot in auto with pattern metering. You might try center weighted and auto bracket the shot to help with exposure. The light is tough to shoot in. The window interfered with the focus........guessing:arrow:
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Old Feb 8, 2005, 10:03 PM   #7
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Thanks nooner. I knew he meant photoshop. It was the "makeup" reference that threw me. Center weighted? Was I in manual focus as well- without focusing? I was so into the swedish meatballs I was eating for lunch- oh I'm a nit-wit.

op instructions pg 44 & 72. i'm reading....


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Actually you were in aperture priority. f8 1/80 150mm By make up I think he was talking about post processing to make it look better than what came out of the camera. I don't know about the manual focus. I'm sure Nick will be along soon to further enlighten you..........................
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ya, I got that. I'm experimenting now. I think you (and the manual) have just enlightened me.
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One more closing thought. You can use the histogram to get an idea of what the light is like. The best tip is to do what you're doing...experiment
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