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    Malina

    No one else is going to reply to so here is my two cents.

    The model's hair looks highly detailed. I can't tell if there is some colour drift (you sometimes get faint green blotching in my experience) because she has used highlights. I will say that she washes her hair too much and uses to much in the way of treatments because it looks very brittle.

    And there is the rub. I have always been amazed at the ability of the Foveon sensors to capture texture. Imho, they are difficult to better. I think if you are using a DPxM for portrait work you have to be very careful because what might appear to be a beautiful model in a web-sized shot will turn out to be an over-made-up and manicured crone at 100%!

    I stick to things like wood, leafs, rope, rusty steel etc! So much less chance to offend!

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    Louis, thank you for a reply.
    I understand why DP Merrils are not popular for portraits, and photographers opt-in for something more gentle, yet quite often are obsessed with more MPx and sharper lenses
    I've shot a fair amount of portraits with DP2M and know its pros and cons. The question still remains unanswered as to why Foveon "struggles" with hair detail while it resolves details in greens, e.g. leaves, on a microscope level?
    When I zoom in 100% into image to inspect foliage, I do see intricate detail I missed with a naked eye. I can't say the same about observing hair. I'm trying to understand what's at stake here. Insufficient DP Merril's lp/mm properties, Foveon sensor spectral responsivity or something else?
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    Bee on Buddlejah

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    9 shot panorama - DP3M

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    Rediscovering the Sigma Merrils

    Just returned from a week in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. Although I brought (and expected to shoot mostly with) my Canon 5D Mark II, I decided to use my 3 Sigma Merrills for all but telephoto shots. I've got to say for landscapes (mostly on a tripod) this worked very well. To my surprise, I used the DP3M more than the DP2M. I've rediscovered how much more I like the Foveon sensor images compared to what I was getting with the Canon. Fellow photographers thought it was overly sharp, even after I mentioned that no sharpening was used (actually -1.5 in SPP). I also set clarity to -15 in PS!
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    Another Yellowstone image with the DP3M:
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    Pff... tried my luck on high-ISO (640), 1/25 sec, wide open. In color it is a mess, in B&W still fine. Must admit that the noise reduction in PhotoPro is not bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by markhout View Post
    Pff... tried my luck on high-ISO (640), 1/25 sec, wide open. In color it is a mess, in B&W still fine. Must admit that the noise reduction in PhotoPro is not bad.
    Nice shot.
    With the Merrill, ISO 640 in the monochrome mode should work with NR turned off (left)
    I always hated NR look, so i turn it off mostly in Sigma Photo Pro.
    I guess you know the "blue channel" trick in the monochrome mode?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stoneage View Post
    I guess you know the "blue channel" trick in the monochrome mode?
    Thanks! I know but forgot to give that a shot here. Will do - thanks for the reminder!

    UPDATE - There was virtually no difference between B&W conversion using the blue channel method in Sigma Photo Pro 6 and conversion using Silver Efex 2. Seems like Silver Efex 2 uses the blue channel as well.
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    Another Yellowstone image. Glad I started using it for landscapes rather than my Canon system.
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    Quote Originally Posted by markhout View Post
    Thanks! I know but forgot to give that a shot here. Will do - thanks for the reminder!

    UPDATE - There was virtually no difference between B&W conversion using the blue channel method in Sigma Photo Pro 6 and conversion using Silver Efex 2. Seems like Silver Efex 2 uses the blue channel as well.
    The "blue channel" trick is an SPP feature only. It needs the RAW for the read out of the top layer of the sensor. But i agree, normally, at low ISO the benefit (if there is any) is subtile.
    And of course, a color image, converted in Silver Efex gives much more options.
    But for high ISO images it can be a nice method.
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    THE JETTY by JULIAN de Courcy, on Flickr
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    Manhattan skyline from Smith / 9th St subway station in Brooklyn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by markhout View Post
    Manhattan skyline from Smith / 9th St subway station in Brooklyn.


    Remarkable!!
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    Rabbitbrush, Mesa Verde, Co. Rather than focus stack, I let the background be a bit soft. Will decide if this was a good idea when I make a 16x20. Name:  _P3M0668.jpg
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    The sunset over Trieste
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    Some flowers still in bloom today. DP3M



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    I took a number of photographs today with my DP3M and also experimented with using my Nissin i40 flashgun in manual mode. Worked very well. This is a verbena bonariensis in our garden today.

    DP3M iso200 f16 1/320 Nissin i40.

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    Quote Originally Posted by markhout View Post
    Manhattan skyline from Smith / 9th St subway station in Brooklyn.

    Top notch. Well Done!
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    Gentle bump.

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    Merry real foveon Christmas and do not drink too much !

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    Using merrills you save enough expenses to invest in some deco^^
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    And a duster for the good bottles
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    Merry real foveon Christmas and do not drink too much !

    Yum.... That's a very, very good wine and I hope you'll open it. I await your report. Merry Christmas!
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    It's cold outside -





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    Quote Originally Posted by Hulyss Bowman View Post
    Merry real foveon Christmas and do not drink too much !

    And I thought I was extreme drinking y'Quem and Pichon Lalande...!
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    little OT: Ajuve is a private court system?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Bargate View Post
    And I thought I was extreme drinking y'Quem and Pichon Lalande...!
    Well... they are adequate ... Is it difficult sneaking them past SHMBO?
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    And I thought I was extreme drinking y'Quem and Pichon Lalande...!
    ... extreme is for tonight. 2017 will be a good year for photographers This should be celebrated accordingly

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    [QUOTE=Hulyss Bowman;714440]... extreme is for tonight. 2017 will be a good year for photographers This should be celebrated accordingly

    Great inspiring shots from everyone here..This is my 1st time on this forum also very new with my dp3 M...and so very excited
    to be here and sharing with like minds


    Going to Dubai this week any tips on how to take panos with dp3 m ...below shot is from the ethel M chocolate factory here in Vegas...a bit crooked was my 1st shot with this cam without any tripod


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    welcome on board;
    how do you take panos with other cams? Try it the same way with DP3m, "nodalable" head and all settings "manual" and have fun in the sun.

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    welcome on board;
    how do you take panos with other cams? Try it the same way with DP3m, "nodalable" head and all settings "manual" and have fun in the sun.
    A friend told me of a technique which I have found works well. Hold the camera in your right hand and put your left index finger under the lens barrel. Then keeping the finger straight and level pivot the camera to the left and right as necessary, even raising of lowering (if you can imagine that) and you get the equivalent results as if you are using a nodal head. Of course the light conditions have to allow hand held shots.

    I've tried this and in conjunction with the latest panoramic stitching software - I use Autopano pro - I get good results.

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    Quote Originally Posted by biglouis View Post
    A friend told me of a technique which I have found works well. Hold the camera in your right hand and put your left index finger under the lens barrel. Then keeping the finger straight and level pivot the camera to the left and right as necessary, even raising of lowering (if you can imagine that) and you get the equivalent results as if you are using a nodal head. Of course the light conditions have to allow hand held shots.

    I've tried this and in conjunction with the latest panoramic stitching software - I use Autopano pro - I get good results.

    Just my two cents

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    Kitchen intimacy -





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    Printing of my 2017 calendar is done -

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    The Merrill in the hand of the spartan

    this is derivated from chessplayers slang, the pair of bishops in.... ...^^
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    Tomato.
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    Quote Originally Posted by foveon View Post
    The Merrill in the hand of the spartan

    this is derivated from chessplayers slang, the pair of bishops in.... ...^^
    If you want Spartan fun just jump into the fuji section
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    I still use Fuji S2 for portrait work, if they arent too large, its the easiest way to get real skintones, a shame eg for Nikon

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    Fountain of ice:

    20s - f5.6

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