Basically the lens on my G10 seems to have attracted some beer/lager drops and stains that seemed to have dried into a smear. I ahven;t noticed any discussions about such things here for quite a while so was wondering if there's any prefered methods or solutions (pun intented) Got me wire wool and bleach rea... 22 Jul 2010 18:01
Are there any programs that can convert color infra-red photos to actual color?
I know that color infra-red images look really weird (for lack of a better term), but I once read that infra-red light cuts through fog/haze etc better than regular light, which I suppose is why B & W infra-red shots always look better than B & W shots without IR flash. So I'm wondering if there's a program that... 30 Jul 2010 17:27
Sigma's getting unrealistically greedy
$1000 for a fast kit zoom? Are they insane? As much as an Olympus 12-60 (which would destroy the Sigma in every performance area). http://dpreview.com/news/1007/10071501sigma1750mm.asp ... 2 Aug 2010 09:14
Film and Motrin
I have not scanned film in a while but I found some twenty five year old Kodacolor negatives in good shape. These were made on high end Nikon and Minolta SLR cameras and lenses back in the day. I was quickly reminded why I am never even slightly tempted to run any film through those still functional cameras. ... 16 Jul 2010 01:15
Apple: No recall of defective iPHones!!!
Steve Jobs: "You can all go F--- YOURSELVES!!!" Meanwhile, Home Depot reports brisk sales of its shoddy duct tape. ... 15 Jul 2010 20:55
Photographers are loners?
On 21 Aug 2006 04:46:16 GMT, doopydoo <doopy(a)doo.com> wrote: it's just an observation but i see a majority die hard photographers are loners I rode up to this girl downtown once, on my bike. We conversed for a bit and she said "Ah, a loner", and I said "Nah, I own it". ... 28 Jul 2010 18:29
14 bucks a year for camera insurance! YES! I got a DEAL!
I'm already a policy holder with All State, so maybe that's why, but I'm pretty happy with it... ... 28 Jul 2010 17:22
I've read about "adaptive optics" as used by the US military,intelligence agencies, etc in satellite imagery, but what about using opticsto correct out of focus pictures? Is this possible?
On 15/07/2010 13:51, whisky-dave wrote: "Scotius"<yodasbud(a)mnsi.net> wrote in message news:fvbl365uk3dke9evr6fn07icl48upeo33q(a)4ax.com... Suppose you've taken a photo that is blurred (not due to movement, but due to improper focus). Would it be possible, if you could look through just the right ty... 15 Jul 2010 09:52
Fuji SLR forum on Dpreview is dying
Front page messages stretch back 2 weeks. Used to encompass only a couple hours like current, more robust forums. Pretty soon, like the Kodak SLR forum. Time for Fuji to step-up and produce some kind of changeable lens camera. ... 19 Jul 2010 13:34
I bet no one knows enough to answer THIS question... !
On Jul 14, 8:52 pm, Scotius <yodas...(a)mnsi.net> wrote: Why is it that camera lenses are round, but pictures are square? Hmmm? Tell me that ya' smarteys! It is a waste, but some rectangles are less sensible that other. Like how 3:2 is inferior to 4:3. ... 20 Jul 2010 12:28