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LOL, I was just messing around with my last post. I know those are wheels. ;)

 

I need to clean up my bike and start using it again... :/

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What's the best website to get prints from? I don't have access to a high quality printer so what would you all recommend?


I like going to Costco, they are cheap and really good quality.

 

For online, I forgot which sites are good...I think Adorama and MPix?

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So I'm looking into getting bought a nexus 7 1st gen. Scored it for $60, 16GB. Anybody have any android apps they'd recommend for on-the-go RAW editing? lol I litterally bought one right after my OP.
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I have a 32GB one but I don't really use it for much, never edited photos on it and probably never will tongue.gif I don't see why it wouldn't theoretically work though, could be useful for someone who doesn't have a laptop.
     
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Would that even work? You can carry on twisting the focus ring forever, it never stops tongue.gif

E: You can feel it get stiffer but surely that point could move in relation to the position on the actual focus ring you turn.

This is how I've done it, there may be better ways but this took 30 seconds to work out and works each time.

3 marks on the body of the lens, 2 on the focus dial:
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|          |                    focus dial
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|          |     |              lens body

When the 2 left-most marks of the body line up with the lens, it's completely unfocussed (if the lens is in focus, dial another another full rotation until this is the case).

Dial the focus until the left hand mark of the focus dial lines up with the right hand mark of the lens body. This is the point of infinity focus. Providing you completely unfocus to get the same start point each time, this works without fail smile.gif

Now I need to find something better to mark the lens with, I tested with a make-up pencil I found on the girlfriend's dressing table redface.gif
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Anybody ever tried the "brenizer" method? It seemed to work fairly well and it's definitely something I'll use again.
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Anybody ever tried the "brenizer" method? It seemed to work fairly well and it's definitely something I'll use again. SNIP

That looks pretty sweet! Definitely going to try this out with my 85mm 1.4 some day :-)
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That looks pretty sweet! Definitely going to try this out with my 85mm 1.4 some day :-)
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Yeah it's "supposed" to be done with a tele like yours. I used a 35.
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I forgot to buy an ND filter for my trip, I'm so annoyed with myself mad.gif

I can't find any stores that I can get to that stock them.
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I forgot to buy an ND filter for my trip, I'm so annoyed with myself mad.gif

I can't find any stores that I can get to that stock them.

What airport are you going from? You might find a Jessops or something in there that stocks them.
    
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What airport are you going from? You might find a Jessops or something in there that stocks them.

Manchester T1.

They've got a Dixons but I can't find anything useful on their site. Fairly sure there isn't a Jessops. There are a couple of shops in Reykjavik, I'm hoping I can pick something up out there but their websites don't show much choice when it comes to filters.

I've been so busy with work that I completely forgot about it, I was going to pick this up.
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