TheEmrys wrote:Remember though, the SAL75300 is only f/4.5 at its fastest. Getting down to 2.8, or better yet under f/2 will make indoor photography a dream.
Also, wy wife scrapbooks. Our hobbies/addictions feed each others. You need something like this.
PenGun wrote: Downloaded the new Capture One 7.0 to try: http://www.phaseone.com/en/Downloads/Capture-One-Pro-7 The Express version is about $100. The Pro version , $250 or so, gives you studio captured camera stuff mostly. I'm liking it better than Lightroom so far.
Airmantharp wrote:Aaaannd they can keep Capture One.
If you go out of your way to make your UI even less user friendly than Adobe's, you are wrong. I do like the 'skin tone' tool though. Might have to get some portrait-centric plugins for Lightroom for that.
flip-mode wrote:PenGun wrote: I find DPReview to be a bit dumb but that's just me I imagine.
What are the "top five" photography review sites?
PenGun wrote: No idea, are there five? DxO seems to be not bad for lens tests.
I just Google stuff and troll forums I find. That way it takes a lot of the ads out of the equation. Most any site will have some kind of bias so filtering through human interaction is very useful. I glean information to make many decisions about hardware and useful practice that way.
TheEmrys wrote:The hard part is that it is nearly impossible to be objective about something so subjective as art (photography). Yeah, we can say it has fast and accurate focus, good low light performance, but to quantify bokeh? Yeah, good luck. All we can say is that "Yes, that is pretty bokeh" or "That bokeh is distracting/ugly/doughnut shaped."
Airmantharp wrote:Looking decent- I yanked out my super-zoom and got a few shots, will see if I can get them online tomorrow-ish. I am noticing the same 'distortion' along the bottom (southern?) edge of the moon in your shot that I saw in mine, taken ~2200 US Central. Looks like the atmosphere was fairly unfriendly for this super moon?
Airmantharp wrote:I'll have to zoom in later on what I'm seeing, but I see it in your shots the same as mine, whatever it is. I'm pretty sure it's not the moon's topography .
PenGun wrote:Airmantharp wrote:I'll have to zoom in later on what I'm seeing, but I see it in your shots the same as mine, whatever it is. I'm pretty sure it's not the moon's topography .
Anything near the horizon is not really round. I guess that's what you mean, it's the atmosphere refracting the image.
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