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waterfalls!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rusty Smith on Friday. 14 Replies

it has been a long time since i shot waterfalls.i can't remember what aperature and shutter speed to use to (1  freeze the action  and (2 get the dreamy(milky) effect.can anyone advise?  thanksContinue

hdmi

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron Jan 15. 1 Reply

hello:i want to connect my computer(an hp-2000) to my television.the cheapest way is to connect the two with an hdmi cable.when looking at product descriptions it is confusing because all the…Continue

printers!

Started this discussion. Last reply by dave murray Jan 12. 7 Replies

hello:my r1900 Epson printer served me well for a long time.now it is time for a new printer.i am looking for a printer that ideally uses the least ink,the least expensive ink,produces a 13x19" print…Continue

faststone

Started Jul 18, 2014 0 Replies

this question is for those of you who are familiar with the faststone program.......I ran a batch of 10 photographs and two of them were not watermarked they were 1,913kb  2208x2232 before…Continue

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Rusty Smith replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"Hi John Macdonald , Take it from someone who has been through the gambit. Do not let any doctor, or therapist tell you that you can't do something that you love to to do. If you enjoy hiking and taking pictures, then smoke some weed or drink…"
Friday
Beverly A. White replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"Agree:)"
Tuesday
Robert Serpan replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"So do I. It was more spontaneous, sometimes you get your best shots that way. It's always a surprise to go through a day of shooting and come across one that says to you "When did I shoot that one", and it turns out to be the best…"
Tuesday
Beverly A. White replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"Lovely shots.I particularly like the first one. "
Monday
Robert Serpan replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"Thanks John, It's always nice to get those attaboys. "
Mar 22
John Macdonald replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"nice work  thanks for sharring best wishes!"
Mar 22
Robert Serpan replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"I love waterfalls. The first one on the left was taken at the Sedgwick County Zoo From a swinging bridge in the gorilla enclosure, in Wichita, Kansas.Shot in HDR with single exposure and converted to HDR/Tonemapping. I love the effect. Shot with…"
Mar 22
John Macdonald replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"thanks,fortunately i can see the the aperature number in the viewfinder and it responds when i adjust the aperaturre in manual mode.i will still try cleaning the contacts-it is only on the camera body where the ap number does not change.thanks"
Mar 21
Rusty Smith replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"Sounds like your contacts are dirty. Jiggle your lens a little. If that doesn't work, Take a little bit of lens cleaner on a q-tip and carefully rub the contacts on the lens and in your camera. If that doesn't work try a different lens. If…"
Mar 19
Terry Waggoner replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"UV filter is a no. CP a very weak maybe and if it gives you a dreamy effect, it'll be weak one. Get on eBay and look. I think you can pick up a set for a couple bucks from china. Takes awhile to ship(shipping usually free) and the quality…"
Mar 19
John Macdonald replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"hello thanks for the help.i have a canon eos 30d and the aperature was stuck on zero.now it is stuck on 16.i checked that the lens was properly installed.any tips?thanks"
Mar 19
John Macdonald replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"thanks.i do not have a nd filter.i have a ciircular polarizing filter an a uv(mc uv) filter-could i use either?thanks"
Mar 19
Rusty Smith replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"Use a neutral density filter at a larger DOF in order to get the foliage and rocks in focus. You only need to slow the water-flow down but you want everything else to be in focus. rs"
Mar 18
Terry Waggoner replied to John Macdonald's discussion waterfalls!
"John, Your aperture is not as important as your shutter speed. To "freeze" the shot just take a meter reading and as long as your shutter speed is at 1000", shoot. To get the dreamy look your shutter speed should be 2" or…"
Mar 18

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About Me and My Photography Experience:
have done landscape,nature and architectural photography for six years.from detroit,michigan
My Photography Equipment:
cannon eos 30 d 19-200mm lens coolpix p-90 nikon pocket camera
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