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by Winston
Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:47 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Sony quality control problems
Replies: 238
Views: 28318

Re: Sony quality control problems

Other than some ID-10-t errors, I have had no problems with my A77.
Expectations surpassed so far...only a few hundred clicks and some video.
by Winston
Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:57 pm
Forum: Digital Workflow and PP
Topic: AfterShot Pro and Lightroom
Replies: 147
Views: 27463

Re: AfterShot Pro and Lightroom

I understand your frustration but there is a reason you can't preview print sharpening. The reason is that you can't assess the result of 600 dpi print on a 100 dpi monitor. Can you see a difference on your monitor? Surely. Can you pick the right one? Not likely. This isn't a super critical processi...
by Winston
Sun Jan 22, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Digital Workflow and PP
Topic: AfterShot Pro and Lightroom
Replies: 147
Views: 27463

Re: AfterShot Pro and Lightroom

The sharpening sliders/noise sliders in LR are for capture sharpening. The export function has settings for output sharpening that match the intended use (web, print, etc.) The web is full of info on this. It isn't just an LR thing. Two or three step sharpening is basic digital image processing tech...
by Winston
Fri Nov 11, 2011 1:35 pm
Forum: Digital Workflow and PP
Topic: Monitor Settings and Calibration
Replies: 11
Views: 2307

Re: Monitor Settings and Calibration

I have a tip for everyone, after I needed to try to get my MacBook Pro and imac lined up enough to have comparable results. The MacBook has a screen where the vertical angle of view will impact apparent brightness and gamma, so having the screen at the wrong angle to your eyes will radically alter ...
by Winston
Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: A77 hands on at endgadget
Replies: 34
Views: 4300

Re: A77 hands on at endgadget

The full frame looks sharper at 100% because it has 33% lower linear pixel density.
by Winston
Thu Aug 11, 2011 4:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Sony UK distribution centre burned to the ground
Replies: 55
Views: 3327

Re: Sony UK distribution centre burned to the ground

Thanks but no, David...similar storms are brewing here.
by Winston
Tue Jul 12, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: Imaging Helpline
Topic: Which one?
Replies: 16
Views: 5644

Re: Which one?

Doc,

I took some liberties, I hope you don't mind...
by Winston
Sun Jun 26, 2011 3:43 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Should I purchase another a850/900 ??
Replies: 13
Views: 1627

Re: Should I purchase another a850/900 ??

If hinking about long-term storage and use, also think about batteries (life, availability, etc.)
by Winston
Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: FAUNA
Replies: 181
Views: 16820

Re: FAUNA

Longhorn in Idaho

Image

©2007 Winston C. Mitchell
KM7D, Minolta AF 100-400 f/4.5-6.7 APO
by Winston
Mon Jun 06, 2011 4:30 am
Forum: DSLRs pre-2006
Topic: Read this and weep - Pentax GPS + more
Replies: 36
Views: 5554

Re: Read this and weep - Pentax GPS + more

I found the first article on this page interesting.
by Winston
Sat May 28, 2011 2:39 pm
Forum: Aster's Photo Challenge
Topic: Challenge#40:"So Green Is My Valley-2011"-Winner Chosen
Replies: 40
Views: 8316

Re: Challenge #40:"So Green Is My Valley-2011"-ends June 19

That was a dimension issue, not a size issue.
There have always been restrictions on the dimensions of linked and uploaded images.
As far as I can remember, there has never been a restriction on the size of linked images.
by Winston
Sat May 28, 2011 4:23 am
Forum: Aster's Photo Challenge
Topic: Challenge#40:"So Green Is My Valley-2011"-Winner Chosen
Replies: 40
Views: 8316

Re: Challenge #40:"So Green Is My Valley-2011"-ends June 19

I don't understand.
I don't believe I have ever posted an image that small and have never had a problem.
The photo above is 816 KB.
by Winston
Fri May 27, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: Aster's Photo Challenge
Topic: Challenge#40:"So Green Is My Valley-2011"-Winner Chosen
Replies: 40
Views: 8316

Re: Challenge #40:"So Green Is My Valley-2011"-ends June 19

Why the 250 KB limit?
Can't get to my favorite valleys until July or maybe August.
by Winston
Mon May 16, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: Digital Workflow and PP
Topic: Photo Monitor - Dell poor service Alert / suggestions?
Replies: 4
Views: 962

Re: Photo Monitor - Dell poor service Alert / suggestions?

I decided on the HP because it offers more pixels than I currently have (less scrolling in apps like Lightroom) at a lower pixel density (easier on my aging eye-balls).
by Winston
Mon May 16, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: Digital Workflow and PP
Topic: Photo Monitor - Dell poor service Alert / suggestions?
Replies: 4
Views: 962

Re: Photo Monitor - Dell poor service Alert / suggestions?

I'm on the verge of buying an IPS monitor...probably an HP ZR30w.

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