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Forum: Misc Accessories Aug 8, 2008, 9:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,063
Posted By Dano
I;m looking for something that is a bit roomier...

I;m looking for something that is a bit roomier as well. Has anyone had any experience (using or viewing in store) with the new Tamrac Adventure 10 backpack?

I can't view it here unless I order it...
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Nov 2, 2007, 9:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,665
Posted By Dano
How do you know you've downloaded a legal...

How do you know you've downloaded a legal version? Sony Canada has no record of a firmware update 1.04 for either Canada or the USA.

Dano
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Nov 19, 2006, 5:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 820
Posted By Dano
Steve: I'm curious, what's your answer? Dano

Steve: I'm curious, what's your answer?

Dano
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Nov 17, 2006, 3:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 820
Posted By Dano
I know this may be old news, after all many of us...

I know this may be old news, after all many of us have been using the "new" Sony Alpha since last July. But whatever happened to Steve's final review of the camera. Last thing he wrote to me was that...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jan 4, 2006, 2:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 912
Posted By Dano
Thanks, Kenneth. That's exactly what I'm hoping...

Thanks, Kenneth. That's exactly what I'm hoping to achieve. By the way, there are some great shots of Australian birds on the dpreview website that you might like. Check the Panasonic forum.

dano
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Dec 21, 2005, 8:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 912
Posted By Dano
Thanks Kenneth. I appreciate your point of view...

Thanks Kenneth. I appreciate your point of view and perspective. My goals are similar, namely travel shots where the zoom factor is critical.

Do you have any examples of your wildlife photos that...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Dec 19, 2005, 5:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 912
Posted By Dano
Thanks, again, Corpsy. I appreciate the...

Thanks, again, Corpsy. I appreciate the explanation.

Have you tried NeatImage and how does it compare to Noise Ninja? My initial look tells me that NeatImage is easier to use, but it might be less...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Dec 18, 2005, 5:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 912
Posted By Dano
Thanks, Corpsy. The last one is the sharpest. Did...

Thanks, Corpsy. The last one is the sharpest. Did you do anything differently or was the original just sharper?

Dano
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Dec 16, 2005, 9:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 912
Posted By Dano
Thanks, I've checked the thread on the FZ20 and...

Thanks, I've checked the thread on the FZ20 and read a lot of comparisons on the DPreview and other sites.

However, the "critics" claim that the noise issue is much greater on the FZ30 than on the...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Dec 16, 2005, 8:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 912
Posted By Dano
I currently own a Canon G3 and I love everything...

I currently own a Canon G3 and I love everything about it except the lack of telephoto. It's great in low light, has super battery life,and is relatively compact.



I travel a lot and don't...
Forum: Add-On Lenses Jan 23, 2005, 4:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,826
Posted By Dano
meow wrote: It's a GroBartig 2.5X, that I...

meow wrote:
It's a GroBartig 2.5X, that I bought in Singapore. It looked fine in the store, but it doesn't seem to have much magnification.

Dano
Forum: Add-On Lenses Jan 19, 2005, 1:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,826
Posted By Dano
I must have bought a set of cheap glass lenses in...

I must have bought a set of cheap glass lenses in a tube. I'm not getting anywhere near 280 mm with the teleconverter.:sad:

Dano
Forum: Add-On Lenses Jan 18, 2005, 3:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,826
Posted By Dano
Can someone explain how a teleconverter is...

Can someone explain how a teleconverter is supposed to work?

I've added a 2x to my Canon G3 (4x zoom), and figured I would get 2 x 4 or 8x zoom. But that's not what it looks like.

Thanks,
...
Forum: Canon Dec 20, 2004, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By Dano
Well, here's one solution, but it's a fix after...

Well, here's one solution, but it's a fix after the fact.

style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #000000"PS Elements program has a nifty feature that replicates flash fill. You just use the magnetic lasso to...
Forum: Canon Dec 17, 2004, 1:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By Dano
Does anyone have a simple solution to the problem...

Does anyone have a simple solution to the problem of overexposure when using flash fill for portraits outdoors with the Canon G3?

The problem occurs when shooting a subject where the background...
Forum: Editors (Photoshop, Vegas, Final Cut Pro, Kdenlive, etc.) Oct 19, 2004, 2:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By Dano
Yes, I mean a much smaller JPEG file size. After...

Yes, I mean a much smaller JPEG file size. After cropping, a 2.7 meg file will be reduced to 900k. I plan to print 8x10s from these files and I want to ensure the best quality possible.

Dano
Forum: Editors (Photoshop, Vegas, Final Cut Pro, Kdenlive, etc.) Oct 19, 2004, 2:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By Dano
I have tried saving as a TIFF file first and...

I have tried saving as a TIFF file first and there is still noticeable compression after cropping. Am I doing something wrong?

Dano
Forum: Editors (Photoshop, Vegas, Final Cut Pro, Kdenlive, etc.) Oct 19, 2004, 2:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By Dano
Thanks for the tips. What's odd is that my...

Thanks for the tips.

What's odd is that my versions of Photoshop and Elements do not have a lossless compression feature -- at least not that I can see. I also have Ulead and ACDSee, which are on...
Forum: Editors (Photoshop, Vegas, Final Cut Pro, Kdenlive, etc.) Oct 18, 2004, 7:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By Dano
Is there a way to crop a JPEG image in Photoshop...

Is there a way to crop a JPEG image in Photoshop 5 or Elements and thensave it without losing quality through JPEG's automatic compression?

I've tried saving my cropped images in different formats...
Forum: General Discussion Jul 26, 2004, 4:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,679
Posted By Dano
Another important consideration everyone seems to...

Another important consideration everyone seems to have overlooked is durability of the inks on print-at-home photos. In one study, even Epson ink -- one of the longer lasting -- has been...
Forum: Photo Inkjet Jul 26, 2004, 4:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Dano
I packed up my Epson Stylus 740 for 4 and then 6...

I packed up my Epson Stylus 740 for 4 and then 6 months while I travelled recently and only had to run the clean routine a couple of times after the second extended absence to get right back to good...
Forum: General Discussion Mar 1, 2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Dano
Compact Flash Card Compatibility

I'm considering buying a second portable digital camera for travel, but I would like to continue using my exisiting CF cards on both cameras.

If I format a CF card on my Canon G3 can I use the...
Forum: Memory Cards, Microdrives, Card Readers Mar 1, 2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By Dano
Compact Flash Card Compatibility

I'm considering buying a second portable digital camera for travel, but I would like to continue using my exisiting CF cards on both cameras.

If I format a CF card on my Canon G3 can I use the...
Forum: Memory Cards, Microdrives, Card Readers Sep 11, 2003, 8:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By Dano
Thanks, sjms. Do I risk damage to any component...

Thanks, sjms. Do I risk damage to any component if I pull the reader out without going through that step?

Thanks,
Dano
Forum: General Discussion Sep 8, 2003, 5:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Dano
Card Reader unplug

I just bought the Sandisk card reader and am truly amazed at the transfer speed, even at 1.1 level.

The instructions about unplugging concern me, however. They say that you need to click on the...
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