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Picture-A-Week 2018 - Week 29
Pictures taken between Monday, July 16 and Sunday, July 22.


Rules:

This isn't a contest. All photos are welcome (not just cruising).
Prizes will not be awarded.
The idea is to get folks...
Yes. No. Sort of. Yes. UHS III is...
Yes.

No.

Sort of.

Yes. UHS III is fully backwards compatible but the increased read/write speed won't be used by a UHS I device. A partial benefit is increased transfer speed when...
Looks like a good idea if you like to play Bocce...
Looks like a good idea if you like to play Bocce Lens or use your telephoto to add a tower feature to a sand castle.

Obviously, everybody has different protection needs but this level is overkill...
Framer had a good suggestion to post my sensor...
Framer had a good suggestion to post my sensor size graphic here to illustrate the relative size of the 1/2.3" sensor in the p1000.

http://www.pptphoto.com/articles/article_img/sensorsize.jpg
...
His comments are pretty much in line with my...
His comments are pretty much in line with my misgivings about the P1000. I gave up a pound in my quest for weight reduction going from the A6300 to the A73 (both with favorite always-on lenses) But...
You meant "expected"? Rumors have been rampant...
You meant "expected"? Rumors have been rampant for a couple of years.

The head of Nikon's mirrorless dev team is saying "full-frame" during almost every conversation.

Sony's passing them in...
Does it come bundled with a monopod? Photo...
Does it come bundled with a monopod?

Photo from DPReview:
https://1.img-dpreview.com/files/p/E~TS590x393~articles/1977264339/DSC_0091.jpeg

Unless DPreview employs Hobbits, that is one huge...
Nikon 1 series officially discontinued
Rumored to happen last year, the axe finally fell. The items are listed on Nikon's Japanese website as "Lens interchangeable advanced camera product list (old product)".

Cameras last for years. If...
Nikon P1000
Seriously?

Since the Megapixel War has settled down to an occasional skirmish and the major manufacturers are working on improving the quality of their captured territories, I guess the next big...
Sleep is overrated... Nice shots of the...
Sleep is overrated...

Nice shots of the antiques...organic and non-organic.

:)

Dave
The company makes a version specifically for the...
The company makes a version specifically for the Sony sensor issue.

https://photographylife.com/product/sensor-gel-stick-for-sony


Dave
I bought mine just after I bought my Minolta 7D...
I bought mine just after I bought my Minolta 7D back in 2006 and have been using it regularly ever since. I've had to replace the brush once when it accidentally became contaminated with oil but...
:) Dave
:)

Dave
Killing heat and projects over the Independence...
Killing heat and projects over the Independence Day weekend kept our interest in venturing out to a big fireworks production low enough that we just stayed home. A couple of days later I was doing a...
Picture-A-Week 2018 - Week 28
Pictures taken between Monday, July 9 and Sunday, July 15.


Rules:

This isn't a contest. All photos are welcome (not just cruising).
Prizes will not be awarded.
The idea is to get folks...
Zoom lens equals dust pump. Sooo... The...
Zoom lens equals dust pump. Sooo...

The Arctic Butterfly is an efficient sensor brush but any sensor brush or soft sensor specific swab will do. Swabs are best wet but can be used gently when dry....
I still have two functioning film cameras and a...
I still have two functioning film cameras and a third whose stealthy shutter failure served up the 14 rolls of blank negatives that switched me to digital seventeen years ago. I kept a short to...
I rest my case... :D Dave
I rest my case...

:D

Dave
Cursed with an overly analytical mind, I...
Cursed with an overly analytical mind, I over-think everything. :)



Spend time: Sure, a little. Maybe more than a little. Photography is fun to me and I enjoy it.

Spend money: Gotta buy a...
The best camera for all situations is two (or...
The best camera for all situations is two (or three cameras)!

:)


Dave
Celebrity Mercury - New Zealand to Hawaii ...
Celebrity Mercury - New Zealand to Hawaii

Dave
Here's the link to GIMP.org:...
Here's the link to GIMP.org: https://www.gimp.org/downloads/


Full user help files are available to be installed on your computer. There are also links to earlier releases so you can try them if...
That was what drove my original interest in it...
That was what drove my original interest in it but like my dad always said, you get what you pay for. Same thing goes for your now free but unsupported CS6. I'm not being flip here but rather making...
This makes the point about tweaking the odds. ...
This makes the point about tweaking the odds.

I planned the crap out of this shot. Bought a solar white light filter, made all the arrangements to be in the right place at the right time and...
Point taken. Wandering around below decks...
Point taken.

Wandering around below decks waiting for sunrise and almost missed the time. Popped out of the door and saw a few pretty clouds in the western sky over the island and an orange glow...