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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Luminar 4 September 27, 2020
    Yes indeed. It has been true ever since digital dark rooms came into being. The later versions have become more sophisticated. The paintings were always the artist's interpretation for that matter. SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:30 pm
    sury
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Luminar 4 September 27, 2020
    This reminds me of the age old discussion of whether enhancements enrich photography or detract from it. RAW files have too much capacity for one to set the camera perfectly. So we have programs like Lightroom and Capture One to provide the rest of the settings. Luminar 4 seems different. I guess the end product […]
    jbtaylor
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Luminar 4 September 26, 2020
    You can replace any element in your photo with one of your own. If you have a beautiful sky and need to replace the ho-humbeach, it can be done. It is not a preset of enhancement/adjustment. It is literally replacing the original sky with a new image.The AI portion detects where the horizon is, and […]
    sury
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Luminar 4 September 26, 2020
    Is there a stock beach that you could use as well? Is the stock sky a preset of enhancements to your original or is it a replacement?Thanks,JTStatistics: Posted by jbtaylor — Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:36 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A99-2 September 26, 2020
    A99-II + 500F8Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:11 am
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An amazing bag bargain

We thought that these bags at a low price would disappear, so since buying some last month, I’ve told a few friends but not publicised it. A Facebook posting or so.

What is the bag and why is it so good?

It’s a Manfrotto Stile Unica VII, the largest size made in these Chinese-fabbed . . . → Read More: An amazing bag bargain

A quick vertical bracket for DSLRs

Moving a DSLR – preferably without vertical grip because of the further imbalance created – to portrait format shooting on a small tripod ballhead produces an unstable arrangement where the head is stressed. The camera may sag unless the head is tightened, and if the lens is heavy, it may also unscrew itself from the . . . → Read More: A quick vertical bracket for DSLRs