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Old Mar 1, 2005, 6:50 AM   #1
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Hey everyone, I've had an FZ20(my first camera) for about a month now and I've set up a small gallery at http://community.webshots.com/user/jreidles, so check it out and please tell me what you think(feel free to critisize as much as you want, its the best way to learn)
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Old Mar 1, 2005, 8:25 AM   #2
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Seems like you are getting along real well with the FZ20
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Old Mar 1, 2005, 7:25 PM   #3
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Welcome to the club. We never criticize, we only construct... ively suggest.:roll:

Nice gallery.
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Old Mar 2, 2005, 1:06 AM   #4
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Thanks for the tip, I would love it then if someone could contructively suggest I few things.
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Old Mar 2, 2005, 4:16 AM   #5
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Nice shots on your gallery. Welcome to the forum. Doesn't look like you need much help in the photo taking end of things. Only thing I might suggest is a camera setting that seems prevalent in the new FZ's. I usually compensate exposure to -2/3, and that seems to get the correct expsure setting most times. It seems the camera by default overexposes a little. Have a great time with your fluzzie. Cheers..........thekman
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Old Mar 2, 2005, 9:59 AM   #6
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I also seem to notice that exposures with flash tend to be a bit underexposed. Anyone else seen this or are my eyes just shot?
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I haven't seen that. If you feel your's are under-exposed you can adjust the flash output on the camera to increase lighting.
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Old Mar 3, 2005, 5:55 PM   #8
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Thanks, I just read that in the ole manual....
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Old Mar 3, 2005, 7:23 PM   #9
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Nice pics John, some quite great (Misty cliffs, Glen Eden, Early morning walker and some more).

Only I would recommend you not to abuse with NR for some shots,espec. when viewed full size, are too smooth, the NR software has "eaten up too much".
Files become much smaller but you are also loosing details.

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Thanks for the advice, I used the NR software after someone suggested I run my photos through them, but I've felt the same thing, they do tend to soften the photos a bit much. I think in future when I use it, I'll let the levels much lower
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