F117Landers wrote:HDR images always seem just a tad too off for me, but always interesting to look at.
Also, what's up with everyone referring to themselves as "HULK" within the past month or so?
That is exactly the combo I want to move to when I can afford it. Except that when I can afford that I'll be able to afford a 5D Mk I and I'll need even more expensive glass. Every time I read about the 17-85 half of it is praising it as the best cheap lens ever and half is complaining about magenta fringing when wide open. Have you had any difficulties concerning that?Link wrote:Canon EOS 450D with EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM and EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM. Yes, it cost me a small fortune (considering I'm entirely an amateur), but it's a damn brilliant set.
MotorToad wrote:Reposting to post some of my efforts. I'm still using (the ever-increasingly infuriating) Picasa for hosting so they're a bit smaller than I'd like to post, but meh.
Many thanks. I agree, it's something I shouldn't need to know. When I first started using Picasa I really liked it, but google has featured it up to near uselessness. There was another pic I was going to share but it was too dark to see the object clearly (an osprey that was on my neighbor's old TV antenna and staring straight at me). So I edited it in picasa, got it to where I want it, but the photo on the web didn't change. Well, hell, go to edit it again and the edited version comes up in the editor. Nice. I can't find the edited version.adho wrote:These are really good shots!
Change the number after the s (i.e. 512, 720 etc.) to 0 in the address to get the original uploaded image. A trick you shouldn't have to use...
Sungura wrote:Care to comment on the settings used?
MotorToad wrote:I guess F/32 explains the fuzziness? I tried to get a couple of shots of the reflection (we had 90% coverage) but mostly I just took shots of the weird shadows. None of which looked like they got the effect like I wanted, still need to sort through them.
Sungura wrote:Excellent transit of Venus pictures
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