From: John McWilliams on 9 Feb 2010 18:36
> In article
> DanP <dan.petre(a)hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>> One that can't even stand
>>>> up to being published at 968x648 pixels, which means it can't even be
>>>> printed at 3-4 inches in size horizontally.
>>> It looks very nice hanging in my office at 8.5" x 11"
>> That is 88 dpi, more than what computer monitors have.
> Re: http://www.mhmyers.com/d80/DSC_21427w.jpg
> The image posted was reduced to 25% of original and is not cropped, so
> full-scale it printed at 300 dpi.
Nobody prints at 300 dpi anymore. You probably mean the file from which
it was printed was 300 ppi, no?
From: Wolfgang Weisselberg on 10 Feb 2010 16:02
DanP <dan.petre(a)hotmail.com> wrote:
> That is 88 dpi, more than what computer monitors have.
My monitors run in excess of 120 dpi, so 88 dpi isn't really more.
No, we're talking about rather old monitors ...
From: Nervous Nick on 10 Feb 2010 20:23
On Feb 8, 1:41 pm, M-M <nospam....(a)ny.more> wrote:
> I thought this was a lucky catch:
Very nice capture. Sweet! Needs cropping to vertical.
From: Robert Coe on 11 Feb 2010 21:23
On Mon, 08 Feb 2010 14:41:52 -0500, M-M <nospam.m-m(a)ny.more> wrote:
: I thought this was a lucky catch:
Yeah, I guess. But you have to help make your own luck by being there.
Very, very nice.
From: Robert Coe on 11 Feb 2010 21:28
On Mon, 08 Feb 2010 17:14:53 -0500, M-M <nospam.m-m(a)ny.more> wrote:
: In article <C795DA00.3E36E%ghost_topper(a)hotmail.com>,
: George Kerby <ghost_topper(a)hotmail.com> wrote:
: > >>> http://www.mhmyers.com/d80/DSC_21427w.jpg
: > Being a native Houstonian, I never realized the soft reflectivity factor of
: > snow, since it is so rare here. I assume that is what is providing the light
: > on the birds' bellies. Very interesting.
: That, but a little Photoshop helped also :)
: Interesting also that when you take a photo of snow on a sunny day, it
: comes out blue- reflecting the sky.
Snow scenes tend to be so monochromatic that one can often set the white
balance to almost any value and still get an interesting result. (Not the case
with your cardinals, of course.)