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  1. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Auto focusing question on Nikon 9000ED.

    Anti-Newton glass of the type in the top layer of the Nikon carrier is etched with hydrofluoric acid to produce a slight texture. This...

    Apr 25, 2018 at 12:20 PM
  2. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread small high quality camera/lens setup for street photography.

    For street photography you want something small and unobtrusive. A 24 MP sensor is a sweet spot for both resolution and speed, and an...

    Apr 25, 2018 at 9:48 AM
  3. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Auto focusing question on Nikon 9000ED.

    I have both an LS-4000 (35 mm) and LS-8000 (MF), and I can tell you from experience that film supported at the edges will not be...

    Apr 25, 2018 at 9:25 AM
  4. Ed_Ingold attached a file to the thread Wednesday Landscapes, 18 April 2018.

    [ATTACH] Ireland, north coast, near Derrynasliggaun Sony A9 + Sony 100-400/4.5-5.6 GM @ 190 mm.

    _A9_1973_AuroraHDR2018-edit.jpg Apr 24, 2018 at 11:57 AM
  5. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread WHICH LENS TO TAKE?.

    A lot depends on your destination, style of shooting, preferred subjects and budget. I like landscapes, and spend as little time in town...

    Apr 24, 2018 at 11:27 AM
  6. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Recommendation: Peli case for d810 + lenses.

    Pluckable foam is the right choice for shipping specialized equipment, but is not well suited for general use. The packing density is...

    Apr 23, 2018 at 9:27 AM
  7. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Frustrating.

    The choice of diopter for a viewfinder is complicated if the user has astigmatism. While it might be possible to have a lens custom...

    Apr 23, 2018 at 9:22 AM
  8. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Air BNB Experiences.

    If you are working with AirBNB's as commercial clients, they are free to select and edit your photos as needed for their editorial...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 4:22 PM
  9. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread USB3.0 worthy upgrade?.

    I did mean MB (Byte) not Mb (bit). I have two 300/299 MB/s (R/W) SD cards, and just measured better than about 180 MB/s in a R/W test...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 12:56 AM
  10. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread USB3.0 worthy upgrade?.

    The same Drobo 5Dt drive that got 80 Mb/s on my PC now gets 300 Mb/s on TB1, or 280 Mb/s on USB3. Thunderbolt gives better system...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 3:45 PM
  11. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Flattening roll paper.

    The old-fashioned way is to press them between sheets of plywood, alternated with blotting paper. The quickest and most effective way is...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 10:38 AM
  12. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread USB3.0 worthy upgrade?.

    In theory, USB 3 is much faster than USB 2, but seems to make little difference downloading data from SD memory cards. In my case, the...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 10:21 AM
  13. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Sony Control Lock Non-Functional.

    You're welcome. They get the job done.

    Apr 20, 2018 at 10:06 PM
  14. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Sony Control Lock Non-Functional.

    It doesn't lock anything on my A9, including the control wheels. Trying to see Ireland in a week involved a lot of shoot-and-scoot, plus...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 9:26 PM
  15. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Article: Shooting an NBA game with the M10 and APO-Telyt-M 135mm f/3.4.

    I needed a 1.5x magnifier for accurate framing and focusing with a 90/2 Summicron and 135/4 Tele-Elmar. Both worked very well on a Sony...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 6:11 PM