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  1. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread New Hasselblad.

    Downsampling is resampling to a smaller size.

    Jan 20, 2018 at 11:40 PM
  2. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread New Hasselblad.

    The main advantage of pixel shifting is the elimination of color aliasing (due to color interpolation). At least four exposures must be...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 4:30 PM
  3. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread New Hasselblad.

    400 MP may be over the top, even for landscape photography, but in principle, you get more detail if you downsample than shoot at the...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 1:44 PM
  4. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread B&H Photo?.

    Damage during shipping is the responsibility of the carrier. That is where you should file your complaint. Printed prominently on the...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 12:47 PM
  5. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Why do macro lenses extend when getting closer?.

    I use a folding tent to photograph things ranging from miniature model cars to firearms. Since shutter speed is immaterial for inanimate...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 10:43 AM
  6. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Why do macro lenses extend when getting closer?.

    That makes sense. An ND filter would make all the difference if the flash turndown were limiting. A filter degrades the image a little,...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 12:08 AM
  7. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Rapid Focusing Handles and Filters-More Hasselblad Newbie Question.

    Polarizers are mostly used for landscapes, and a lens hood improves contrast and saturation when used outdoors. I have a collection of...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:58 AM
  8. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Rapid Focusing Handles and Filters-More Hasselblad Newbie Question.

    Focusing handles are made for C lenses. AFIK lenses with the fluted focusing rings are all the same. A bayonet filter for Hasselblad is...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 11:50 PM
  9. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Switching to Mac.

    I switched from PC to Mac a little over a year ago. The basics of operation are fairly simple to master, The hardest part was...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 1:47 PM
  10. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Why do macro lenses extend when getting closer?.

    I was asked not to use a flash at Shedd a few years ago. Like tapping on the glass, it supposedly upsets the fish. The galleries are...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 6:13 PM
  11. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Any people who have low mileage with their equipment?.

    Sometimes the difference between a great shot and an okay shot is the subtle position of the eyes, face and hands. More and more I find...

    Jan 14, 2018 at 11:17 PM
  12. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Manual cable release for a7RII when on tripod.

    What kind of artifact would you expect. The bottom assembly is solid as a rock, just not on center. Parallax will be pretty small with a...

    Jan 14, 2018 at 8:13 PM
  13. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Switching to Mac.

    Rent Photoshop/Lightroom for $10/mo. It's the best bargain of the year, and always kept up to date. I have the full CC package for may...

    Jan 14, 2018 at 8:07 PM
  14. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Why do macro lenses extend when getting closer?.

    Our local aquarium (Shedd Aquarium, in Chicago) frowns on the use of flash. Turning up the ISO is the only alternative. Denizens at the...

    Jan 14, 2018 at 3:47 PM
  15. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Laptop keyboard trouble - Advice?.

    Is Bluetooth active? If so, you can use a variety of BT keyboards, including Apple.

    Jan 14, 2018 at 3:27 PM