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  1. Thread: what lens to use

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    Re: what lens to use

    I guess I made a mistake by assuming that people who are not into photography are the same wherever they may be. But what I said holds true for my experience in my part of the world. There was even...
  2. Thread: what lens to use

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    Re: what lens to use

    hello just learning,


    from what i gleaned from your thread you really don't have to buy anything. Thekit lens that came with you camera if indeed it was kit lens will suffice.You already have...
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    Re: How do I change my dpi?

    Hi metakephotos,








    No I dont think you can do this, but then am not a 40d user so I'm not really sure. What I do know is that pictures are output at the resolution that you set on your...
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    Re: Lenses....some Focus faster than others...

    yes WP... I do believe I am starting to get a clearer picture as to why focus is slower on some lenses.





    THANKS!!!
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    Re: Lenses....some Focus faster than others...

    i'm sorry but you seem to be referring to lens apertures.


    my question was about lens autofocus, and why some lens focus faster than others.


    like the 85 1.2 which is a "fast" lens since it...
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    Lenses....some Focus faster than others...

    Hi,





    I don't quite get it.. Why do some lenses foces fatser than others?? even if both use the USM one lens will focus faster. why is that??
  7. Thread: blue moon....

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    blue moon....

    Hello,


    took the picture last new year's eve. Used an XTi an 24-70 2.8. lens was really short had to do big time cropping of the image just to be able to show details.


    What do you guys...
  8. Re: UPDATED: Benro C-297M8 HVC Carbon Fiber Flexpod - Good or Bad Choice...Gitzo GT3531 6x Better Choice?

    hi Denise,





    I would suggest checking out the Sirui brand tripod. It's not a Gitzo by any means but it is really quite good. A friend of mine has one ane it is pretty well made. This friend...
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    Re: "TOO MUCH CAMERA" .... is there such a thing???

    hi WP,


    yes i guess i am as you said " unable to connect my needs to appropriate tools."


    As far as lenses go I just got my second lens a 70-200 2.8 IS and am very ahppy with it. my other is...
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    When does one "outgrow" his camera??

    or maybe... "when is it time to upgrade to a new camera body?"


    are there any preset rules on when one should upgrade? or does it solely depend on ones "line" of photography??


    except of...
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    "TOO MUCH CAMERA" .... is there such a thing???

    like say in my case..... i usually shoot events such as birthday parties, weddings, school programs and the like. Most are done indoors with not so good lighting.


    would you say that if I got...
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    Re: Does anybody agree with this?

    so i guess he can pass off as Dan Brown of photgraphy equipment????[;)]
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    Re: Does SIZE really matter???

    By your definition--and by my own reckoning--I count myself as an "ordinary" person. Photography is not my profession and it is highly unlikely it ever will be. Yet I have what would be considered by...
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    Re: best value for money Canon DSLR???

    no budget value. I guess to better clarify things I'd say the camera is to be used by an advanced/serious amateur.
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    best value for money Canon DSLR???

    which DSLR in Canon's current lineup would you say has the best value for money?


    Read as : gives best IQ, low noise, high megapixel, durability,
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    Does SIZE really matter???

    hi,


    just wanted to know how you guys feel about "mega pixels".


    There is this site that says that somehow a 6mp dslr is as good as any dslr including the high end 20+ mps bodies we have now....
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    Re: UV Filter & Polarizer Filter Pictures

    i too always have my UV filter on first, for the simple reason that - "it never comes off the lens."





    [:)]
  18. Re: AF points..... besides autofocus what are their other uses??

    So what I'm getting here basically AF points helps mostlyin "focusing" of the shot and not much in metering of the exposure, I personally use AV mode 95% of the time while the remaining 5% is a mish...
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    Re: Post Your Best Portrait Shots!

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    not really sure if it's a nice enough portrait shot to be posted on this thread. You guys decide.





    jks...
  20. Re: Any rules or guidelines to taking a good portrait picture??

    nice website. thanks for the link....
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    Chroma Key backgrounds...

    Is there any guidelines on how to use these chroma key backgrounds properly???


    Like what type of lighting should there be??


    How far does my subject need to be from the background??

    ...
  22. AF points..... besides autofocus what are their other uses??

    hi,


    just thought somebody out there can help me with this.


    Sure we use AF points for the Autofocus part but do they help in the metering of the image even when you are in manual mode or...
  23. Any rules or guidelines to taking a good portrait picture??

    Hi,





    Can any of you guys out there share some tips or guidelines on how to take a good portrait picture?? like how to frame the shot, or how to "pose" the subject.
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    Re: looking for a tripod/head combo under $200my

    Hello,





    I myself just got me tripod over the wwekend. It was giottos 9351 it came with a 5011 3way pan head then I got me a seperate giottos ballhead a 1301 with 652 QR plate. all for...
  25. Thread: What is ERROR 99??

    by jks
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    What is ERROR 99??

    Just what really causes error 99??


    It is a pain in the neck for most canon users I know. Just what really causes it??
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