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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Trying a different tool helps sometimes May 4, 2015
    This is the photo taken at Rolex Monterey Historic Car races last year. They have a marquis car every yearand last year it was Masereti celebrating its 100 years.This image was processed using LRThis was processed with Machinery HDR (I did not try free Luminance HDR). I decided to buy the SW after seeing Ken's […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Spider May 4, 2015
    Statistics: Posted by the_hefay — Mon May 04, 2015 7:00 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Spider May 4, 2015
    I would recommend a long FL macro for these kinds of shots, Jeff. No point getting any closer than needed with these kinds of creatures. Statistics: Posted by sury — Mon May 04, 2015 6:05 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: fossils May 4, 2015
    I'm glad you like them. Of course there are those of us that would say it was more like 4,000 years but I suppose this is hardly the forum for a creation/evolution debate. Statistics: Posted by the_hefay — Mon May 04, 2015 5:03 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Spider May 4, 2015
    I agree. Even spiders have their own amount of beauty.Statistics: Posted by the_hefay — Mon May 04, 2015 4:59 pm
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Sony CMOS sensor background revealed

There is a white paper by Sony Semiconductor on the imaging processing which I think is in the HX1, http://www.sony.net/Products/SC-HP/cx_news/vol55/pdf/featuring55.pdf. I assume it is the IMX-032 CMOS sensor (http://www.sony.net/Products/SC-HP/cx_news/vol55/np_imx032cqr.html) mated to a CXD4109AGG image processing chip. There seem to be some interesting techniques employed, multi-plane synthesis to combine several frames for low light and HDR […] . . . → Read More: Sony CMOS sensor background revealed