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My bank account will never be the same

on the upside, thanks nuke, cant wait to get it, I'll be coming home from class each day and running to see if I got a package
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Originally Posted by Boris4ka View Post
All of those shots were pre-focused. I used AF to focus on the take-off ramp or landing, then turned AF off, then made tiny manual adjustments.



Pray and spray was much easier than flash, yes (can't spray with flash - can you with better cameras or flashes?).
I avoid using my flash. I feel it changes the scene in a negative way, I really like working with ambient/available light since it usually captures the mood better. For portrait stuff I'll use a flash because the point is to make the person/thing look good.

I can take good shots in low light with a little added noise. Better cameras than mine do an even better job.
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I just got the film back. The Portra totally owns in medium format, it looks like the issues I had with it before were because of the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.1. The Velvia also looks awesome.
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Quote:
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I avoid using my flash. I feel it changes the scene in a negative way, I really like working with ambient/available light since it usually captures the mood better. For portrait stuff I'll use a flash because the point is to make the person/thing look good.

I can take good shots in low light with a little added noise. Better cameras than mine do an even better job.
So im not the only one who doesnt like to use the flash all that much?
    
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I avoid using my flash. I feel it changes the scene in a negative way, I really like working with ambient/available light since it usually captures the mood better. For portrait stuff I'll use a flash because the point is to make the person/thing look good.

I can take good shots in low light with a little added noise. Better cameras than mine do an even better job.
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So im not the only one who doesnt like to use the flash all that much?

I rarely use ON CAMERA flash, it doesn't add depth to the image at all. It makes the image flat and doesn't really appeal to me. But if it's the only way I can get the shot, I use ON Camera flash.

The money is on OFF Camera flash, even with a simple hotshoe cable and holding the flash in your hand is better than on camera
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Bouncing with a speedlight is the way to go. Direct flash is useless unless used at its weakest FEC or heavily diffused.
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What do you guys think of my first panorama?



Don't know why the quality got so bad :/
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what program did you use? i know the canon panorama sticher degrades the quality
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I use autostitch for any panorama I do, it probably doesnt compare to photoshop but its fast and its free
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I used photoshop - the quality was perfect before i upped it to tinypic :/
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