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Hulk
12-30-2009, 03:42 PM
I've been stewing over this idea for months and finally decided to just do it. We have a Ham/CB Corner -- why not a Photography Corner for all our camera buffs in the club? As I found our when I bought my D200, there are a lot of guys in the club with plenty of knowledge, experience and gear.

nakman
12-30-2009, 03:50 PM
well I'm not playing unless there are photo-specific smileys.. http://farm1.static.flickr.com/121/buddyicons/82168454@N00.jpg

RockRunner
12-30-2009, 03:56 PM
well I'm not playing unless there are photo-specific smileys.. http://farm1.static.flickr.com/121/buddyicons/82168454@N00.jpg


WWWHHHHHHAAAAAAA

This is cool, now we have more to BS about.

PS, I have several Canon lenses and if somebody is shooting Canon they are more than welcome to borrow what I have before they buy. That is if I have it.

Insert photo specific smiley here :D

nakman
12-30-2009, 04:43 PM
Tom we're all Canon too. We've got the stock lens, a Tascam wide angle, and a zoom that goes to 200 I think. I believe the wide angle is the one used most often, as we're mostly taking baby close-ups.

Hulk
12-30-2009, 05:01 PM
I found some.

Hulk
12-30-2009, 05:02 PM
Some more.

Lars
12-30-2009, 05:19 PM
Tom we're all Canon too. We've got the stock lens, a Tascam wide angle, and a zoom that goes to 200 I think. I believe the wide angle is the one used most often, as we're mostly taking baby close-ups.

ADd me to the canon family. The the Reble xti 12.1 megapixle woth teh 18-55 the tele 75-300 and the wide angle.

nakman
12-30-2009, 05:19 PM
cool! I like this little guy http://www.risingsun4x4club.org/forum2/attachment.php?attachmentid=16385&stc=1&d=1262214134

CardinalFJ60
12-30-2009, 07:19 PM
This is my new hobby/obsession. Been taking concert photos and family photos for people at work this year. I love taking pictures. :perry: and I geek out on photo stuff over :beer::beer: every now and again.

Are Hulk and I the only Nikon guys here?

Here's a couple:

RockRunner
12-30-2009, 07:27 PM
Nice shots and they look good in B/W. Funny how we go back to B/W for more drama or effect.

nakman
12-30-2009, 09:07 PM
I need to steal the camera away and take some wheeling pictures or something, as just about everything is of the kids.


Though I do love every one of them... :)

RockRunner
12-30-2009, 11:26 PM
Keep taking those shots, next thing you know they have their own camera and you wonder where the time went. Wheeling is fun and memorable but your kids..............:bowdown:

Besides each year the snow gets deeper and the rocks taller;). With pictures we can call you on it, without well..............we just have to take your word for it I guess:rolleyes:

Hulk
12-31-2009, 11:04 AM
Cheeseman is a Nikon guy and so is DaveInDenver.

RedCreeper
12-31-2009, 11:05 AM
Canon here also. 1 1D MK II, 1 !D MK IIn with assortment of lenses. Perry i will bring the extra 24-70L to the snow run. Still planning of making it.

RedCreeper
12-31-2009, 11:07 AM
I tell people it is not the camera it is the user. Though since canon does all there own work in house and nikon shipped theres out canon was in the lead for digital for years. nikon is now slowly catching up.

Hulk
12-31-2009, 11:43 AM
Yeah, but is Canon mentioned in any Paul Simon songs?

I go-o-ot a Nikon Camera
Love to take your photograph
So mama don't take
my Kodachrome away

:D

Lars
12-31-2009, 01:34 PM
:DYeah, but is Canon mentioned in any Paul Simon songs?

I go-o-ot a Nikon Camera
Love to take your photograph
So mama don't take
my Kodachrome away

:D

The sad thing is that about six months ago Kodak stoped making Kodachrome:
so mama didn't take the kodachrome, kodak did...

simps80
12-31-2009, 02:39 PM
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Are Hulk and I the only Nikon guys here?
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I'm too new to all of this to be considered an 'anything' guy but I did just pick up an entry-level Nikon...D3000 ..
doing a lot of reading, having a lot of fun !!
looking forward to staying on top of this new section, if anyone wants to throw out some 'tips' or good reading material sources.

Red_Chili
01-01-2010, 02:33 PM
Double Nikon here...

wesintl
01-01-2010, 02:50 PM
I have a D80 and a n65... I'll stick with nikon although I like the canon point and shoot better. I've had a couple SD'd

AFA FJ40
01-01-2010, 10:32 PM
Little Snow Action...Nikon D700...
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4005/4221159356_dc4fdbd7e1_o.jpg

wesintl
01-01-2010, 10:36 PM
dat's a bitchin 60!

RedCreeper
01-01-2010, 10:37 PM
When the song was made Nikon had the film market unless you had money for Leica. Canon was a good second but i always say it is not the camera but the shooter and the glass. That changed when digital was introduced.

AFA FJ40
01-01-2010, 10:39 PM
dat's a bitchin 60!

Yeah! wish it was mine...

I got the FJ40 behind it....:)

jacdaw
01-02-2010, 12:19 AM
Little Snow Action...Nikon D700...
That looks so good. I test drove a SOA 60 2.5 years ago and it felt tippy to the :Princess: so it was summarily vetoed. :(

Hulk
01-02-2010, 12:22 AM
Little Snow Action...Nikon D700...
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4005/4221159356_dc4fdbd7e1_o.jpg

How much sharpening are you putting on that in Photoshop when you resize the photo? I always try to be cautious with these adjustments. To the trained eye it looks very apparent.

It's a very nice photo but I'd love to see it with a little less unsharp mask.

jacdaw
01-02-2010, 12:39 AM
How much sharpening are you putting on that in Photoshop when you resize the photo? I always try to be cautious with these adjustments. To the trained eye it looks very apparent. It's a very nice photo but I'd love to see it with a little less unsharp mask.Do you notice it most in the bumper antenna?

CardinalFJ60
01-02-2010, 02:58 PM
as well as the trees in the background. but DAY-UM! who cares!!!

how you likin' that D700!? bad-ass full frame camera

AFA FJ40
01-03-2010, 12:52 PM
How much sharpening are you putting on that in Photoshop when you resize the photo? I always try to be cautious with these adjustments. To the trained eye it looks very apparent.

It's a very nice photo but I'd love to see it with a little less unsharp mask.

Yes, I have over sharpened and reduced the picture size with optimization, It becomes a bit pixilated in some areas but I still like it, I don't mind the pixilation since I am not publishing or printing these pics, I also over due it a bit because when I post the pics here they look a little out of focus...not sure if it's just me. I don't use photoshop, I use photofiltre (a free program that has the essentials and does batch jobs...very small file to install) it's great for stuff like this, when I go for publishing or printing large format photos I use Photoshop on the desktop with quad processors and 8 gigs of memory...makes quick work of any job. Like they say different strokes for different folks. :cheers:

AFA FJ40
01-03-2010, 01:25 PM
as well as the trees in the background. but DAY-UM! who cares!!!

how you likin' that D700!? bad-ass full frame camera

You said it "BAD-ASS", it's a great camera. You can use older pro lenses without dealing with the 1.5x factor, handles low light very well. This c
amera makes me look good!!! :p: Big leap from my D70!!!

oh...it's a little heavy with the vertical grip...but you know you have a substantial camera in your hands...thats for sure.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2758/4241789602_1da7f08f42_o.jpg

jacdaw
01-03-2010, 05:09 PM
Great shot. I think I can actually make out germs, the resolution is so good.;)You said it "BAD-ASS", it's a great camera. You can use older pro lenses without dealing with the 1.5x factor, handles low light very well. This c
amera makes me look good!!! :p: Big leap from my D70!!!

oh...it's a little heavy with the vertical grip...but you know you have a substantial camera in your hands...thats for sure.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2758/4241789602_1da7f08f42_o.jpg

AFA FJ40
01-03-2010, 05:46 PM
Great shot. I think I can actually make out germs, the resolution is so good.;)

I will have to tone down the sharpness...keep those germs out of the pic...:lmao:

leiniesred
01-04-2010, 09:33 AM
I adopted Lin's Highschool yearbook staff camera. Nikon EM with a 28-80 lense on it most of the time. I have the original flash and the autowinder for it too. "It was the smallest and cheapest SLR ever made by Nippon Kogaku."

It is smaller than an F body Nikon and has fewer things to mess with, but shares lenses with the F body cameras. It has proven very durable and is often described as the camera most likely found banging around in the boot of a car. (ours happens to be in Lin's Audi's trunk right now!)

Ours works perfectly. And, It has a full mechanical mode (1/90th) so it is EMP (or dead battery) resistant.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikon_EM

The camera was styled by none other than Giorgetto Giugiaro. Same guy that designed the Subaru SVX, the Delorean, and The Toyota Lexus GS.

Hulk
01-04-2010, 10:11 AM
But our baby really is something else...

http://www.armbrusterweb.com/public/webshots/DSC04056.jpg



Leica?

Hulk
01-04-2010, 11:38 AM
1967 M3 single stroke (late s/n) and Elmar-M 50mm/f2.8


You should get the miniature digital version of the M3 (http://www.amazon.com/MINOX-DCC-Leica-Digital-Camera/dp/B000LRIU54) to make your collection complete!

ScaldedDog
01-04-2010, 01:26 PM
Nikon guy here, too. D200, 18-200 II for everyday, and a 70-200/2.8 for sports.

Mark

Cheeseman
01-04-2010, 02:55 PM
Wow. Great stuff. Nikon for about 25 years now. Put two shutters in an old FM2. Then did the same in an N90. Got that the first year they came out. Now I playing with a D90. Got lots of good lenses. 200f4macro, 60f2.8AFmacro, 20-35f2.8AF, 35-70f2.8AF, 80-200f2.8AF, 300f4AF, 24-120f3.5-5.6AF-D, 18-105f3.5-5.6AF-VR, 500f4P, Bunch of manual lenses also. I learned along time ago that the only the film or sensor sees is glass. Spend your money on glass, good glass. The rest is just a box with a door in it that's dark inside.

I've attended many seminars from the likes of John Gerlach, Rod Planck, George Lepp, Dewitt Jones, Art Wolfe, John Fielder, forgot some of them. Read many books, many magazines. Have thousands of prints and slides. All this learned me to shoot good the first time or there abouts.

So now that this digital stuff is vogue I have a problem. The computer. I can shoot well from all the photo skills I have learned. I firmly believe do it right the first time, in the camera. But I don't have the comfort with the computer side of it.

So If I can get help with the computer I will help with the rest. I love to teach this stuff.
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corsair23
01-04-2010, 02:56 PM
Sony Cybershot family here :o

After years of lugging around a bigger camera on vacations and such I got tired of it...Simple point and shoot for me now - seems to work just fine but it will definitely keep me out of the :cool: guy camera club :hill: