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Recent content by dj may

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    Behind the scenes

    What are you using to connect the two rails?
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    Fun with MF images 2022

    No filters. It was a gray day. A lot of burning and dodging with luminance masking. I hope this answers your question. (I may have used a polarizer to cut glare)
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    Fun with MF images 2022

    Is this question to me?
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    Fun with MF images 2022

    Approaching storm Graubuenden, Switzerland Leica S3, APO-Macro-Summarit-S 120
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    Behind the scenes

    Behind the scenes with my lovely assistant. Leica S3, APO Macro Summarit-S 120
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    When to use matte paper??

    If I make an inkjet print it is almost always matt. If I make a photographic print it is always glossy.
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    Fun with MF images 2022

    You are welcome.
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    Fun with MF images 2022

    Phase Two of the "Transitions" project. Leica S3, APO-Macro-Summarit-S 120
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    The great tripod & head thread!

    I never used Ries, however, I know several people that are very happy with it. I have used Berlebach for a long time and it is totally reliable and simple. I have used two Gitzos; now using GT5543XLS. Again, totally reliable and simple to use. I am very happy that I bought the XLS, which can...
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    The great tripod & head thread!

    Update on my new Gitzo GT5543XLS with Arca Swiss Core 75 Leveler. So far, all my expectations have been met. The tripod is as stable as my Berlebach, with the added benefit of much greater height. This is what motivated me to buy it. I have yet to do a long exposure on a vibrating bridge, for...
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    Medium Format Ultralight Hiking Kit

    I have no suggestions other than a tripod with less height that would weigh less and still be stable. I feel your dilemma. I carry what I have because I am able. It could happen to any of us that the physical capability be diminished. My brother had a back injury just before we did a trip...
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    Fun with MF images 2022

    I will be playing bass with Swan Big Band in Rotkreuz, Switzerland May 14, 2022. Please join us if you are in the area. Details at https://www.ticketino.com/en/Event/Konzertanter-Big-Band-Swing/160920 Self-portrait 😉 Leica S3, APO-Macro-Summarit-S120
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    Yellow, the most difficult color to render ???

    It could be that yellow is overexposed. If possible try an exposure that is .5 and 1 stop less than what the light meter tells you. Additionally, as you well know, any change in your image editing affects how different hues are perceived. This means all your editing will be iterative with...
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    Professor Grayson ad-libs an explanation of tilt and shift

    Well done. One thousand words make a picture 😉
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