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Forum: Tips & Tricks Jul 30, 2004, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,073
Posted By RonE
I took a quick look at your site - liked what I...

I took a quick look at your site - liked what I saw. I've been into photography off/on for years. I recently realized my old Minolta manual focus and my tired eyes didn't make for clear shots. That...
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR Jul 29, 2004, 8:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By RonE
Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Tele AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 ...

Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Tele AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3

Throughout the different posts - there have been references both positive and negative. I am strongly thinking about purchasing this lens.A $20...
Forum: Travel Photography Jul 28, 2004, 9:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By RonE
Still trying out the Canon Rebel DSLR - this is a...

Still trying out the Canon Rebel DSLR - this is a shot of the arch that has been taken many times. Being an old dog - I haven't learned any new tricks. YET?
Forum: Funny Fotos Jul 28, 2004, 8:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,009
Posted By RonE
No, not from the swim team. My boss is sure...

No, not from the swim team. My boss is sure they're faces from inside our building.
Forum: Funny Fotos Jul 28, 2004, 5:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,009
Posted By RonE
For some reason - I love this photo.

For some reason - I love this photo.
Forum: General Discussion Jul 28, 2004, 5:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By RonE
Th anks, I'll give it a go.

Th anks, I'll give it a go.
Forum: General Discussion Jul 28, 2004, 4:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By RonE
For the digitally impaired - how does one post a...

For the digitally impaired - how does one post a photo to a topic?
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR Jul 28, 2004, 1:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By RonE
gibsonpd3620 wrote: I have to ditto this site....

gibsonpd3620 wrote:
I have to ditto this site. I bought my Rebel this month -- my first digital. Although the manual is necessary -- this is a GREAT quick start. I was better able to understand...
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR Jul 19, 2004, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By RonE
I'm using the highest resolution on my Rebel. If...

I'm using the highest resolution on my Rebel. If I take the CF card to a one hour lab - wal-mart, camera shop, etc - have prints made directly from the card and get a CD made.

Will the CD imagesbe...
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR Jul 14, 2004, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,845
Posted By RonE
I'm considering the Tamron 28-300mm f3.5-6.3....

I'm considering the Tamron 28-300mm f3.5-6.3. I'll keep the kit lense for its wide angle but this will probably be my walk-around.

I know a few people who purchased the body and this particular...
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR Jul 13, 2004, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By RonE
Is my face red? :-) Biggest problem with the...

Is my face red? :-)

Biggest problem with the red was the setting on my LCD computermonitor. LOLI'm getting too old for this.
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR Jul 11, 2004, 7:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By RonE
I've got the Rebel out for a 30 day try. Took...

I've got the Rebel out for a 30 day try. Took some pictures this weekend at a family reunion and noticed the following (is this the camera or something I've done). BTW - I have used mechanical slrs...
Forum: General Discussion Jul 7, 2004, 10:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By RonE
If I remember correctly - at one time - there was...

If I remember correctly - at one time - there was a law requiring mfg's to support products for -- I think - 10 years. But it may have been applicable to particular industries.

I used to be a cost...
Forum: General Discussion Jul 7, 2004, 10:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,696
Posted By RonE
Eric Owning a 4 color HP, I wonder how many...

Eric

Owning a 4 color HP, I wonder how many large prints could be made before exhausting the ink. The 3 color cartridge has smaller tanks for each color. The price of one cartridge may be as much...
Forum: General Discussion Jul 7, 2004, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,696
Posted By RonE
Thanks for your help. My initial study indicated...

Thanks for your help. My initial study indicated a substantial cost differential. However I like to get other opinions.

I guess what I'll do is maintain the availability toprint at home - but for...
Forum: General Discussion Jul 7, 2004, 6:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,696
Posted By RonE
Has anyone actually compared the TRUE cost of...

Has anyone actually compared the TRUE cost of printing photos at home. (paper, ink, etc) to using a lab?

For instance - if I do the enhancements I want and print it at a lab the cost is about 25...
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR Jul 7, 2004, 5:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By RonE
Thank you Greg. It's been 30 years since I...

Thank you Greg.

It's been 30 years since I really investigated photo equipt. Other than major brands I just haven't kept abreast of equipt. Read quite a few reviews - but I like to hear from...
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR Jul 7, 2004, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By RonE
I'm looking at getting the new Tamron 28-300mm...

I'm looking at getting the new Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR LD AF for my "wife's" Rebel.

Has anyone used this lens?

Does Tamron work well with AF?

How would you compare Tamron and Sigma...
Forum: General Discussion Jul 4, 2004, 9:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By RonE
Just to let you know - finally made the plunge....

Just to let you know - finally made the plunge. Rather than the D70, I went with the Rebel. For myself - I would have purchased the Nikon. But the Rebel was the best compromise for my wife and I.
...
Forum: Newbie Help Jul 4, 2004, 9:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By RonE
I finally decided on a digital SLR. For my wife...

I finally decided on a digital SLR. For my wife and I the Canon Rebel seemed the best compromise. I expect that I'll use a lab for the majority of my prints. With that in mind:

I read that jpg...
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jul 2, 2004, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By RonE
For once this is a case where I've budgeted more...

For once this is a case where I've budgeted more than the cost of the camera. If I were buying strictly for myself, the D70 would already be in use. I'm tempted to compromise and go with something...
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jul 2, 2004, 6:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By RonE
I am about to buy the D70.I 'want' itfor the...

I am about to buy the D70.I 'want' itfor the opportunities a good slr offers for home creative photography.I'm consideringthe kit with the d lens and will probably purchase a tamron macro zoom.
...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 30, 2004, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By RonE
Kalypso wrote: Predict the future? Come on now...

Kalypso wrote:
Predict the future? Come on now -- I know you're a pro and I recognize what you consider most important is not what I may. BUTTHAT IS NOT WHATI'M ASKING!

Best buy in the long run...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 29, 2004, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By RonE
VC You win grand prize. Your point of the...

VC

You win grand prize. Your point of the $1,000 paperweight really is my chief concern. Using my 101 as an example. It was over 15 years old when it needed repairs. But it could be repaired. I...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 28, 2004, 9:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By RonE
Kalyspo Yes, I am serious. That is why when...

Kalyspo

Yes, I am serious. That is why when I do make the plunge - I'll buy the best camera I feel I can reasonably afford that contains the latest technologies thatI'll use. Essentially - as with...
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