Jochen's Recent Activity

  1. Jochen posted a new thread.

    What to buy to test chipped adapters on?

    I'm new to EOS. JDM said "Friends don't let friends buy chipped adapters" and explained the risk that a fishy chip might fry the AF...

    Forum: Canon EOS

    Jan 21, 2018 at 8:01 PM
  2. Jochen replied to the thread What is the layout you use for natural photos?.

    For learning purposes because that is the ideal moment to do it and develop a taste that will urge you to shoot a tad tighter or avoid...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 2:14 PM
  3. Jochen replied to the thread Canon 24-70 f4 L.

    I own nothing EOS in that range yet and am not sure what I'd buy when. There seems to be no real no brainer popping up? The f2.8 seems...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 2:08 PM
  4. Jochen liked Wouter Willemse's post in the thread Any people who have low mileage with their equipment?.

    The only issue with the whole discussion is that people feel a need to present it as an absolute choice between one or the other. And...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 8:31 PM
  5. Jochen replied to the thread Shooting without a lightmeter.

    @cassiorenan I think an old view camera would be a tad more forgiving with a meterless approach. Why? - You take one plate at a time and...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:48 PM
  6. Jochen replied to the thread How to pack for Backpacking?.

    Since the thread got revived; I can't resist contributing. - The elaborated original question sounds like an absurd concept to me. A...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 7:22 PM
  7. Jochen replied to the thread v basic question - Stop and Fix - should I be re-using?.

    Absolutely! I feel challenged to understand a benefit of having more than 15% too much stop bath at hand. I used to process film on a...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 7:14 PM
  8. Jochen liked Bill C's post in the thread v basic question - Stop and Fix - should I be re-using?.

    Hi, not that simple, and although answered in the past, difficult to find now. And on these forums, "right" answers are often "diluted"...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 6:59 PM
  9. Jochen liked Mark Keefer's post in the thread Thoughts on the Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8.

    Went with an older original Canon TS-e 24mm f/3.5 L - I also see the lens works with my 1.4x teleconverter making it about a 34mm. The...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 11:30 AM
  10. Jochen replied to the thread Any people who have low mileage with their equipment?.

    Maybe. - To those who don't consider it their cup of tea I also recommend either Irfanview or Faststone Viewer (the latter seems to...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 7:15 PM
  11. Jochen liked Wouter Willemse's post in the thread Any people who have low mileage with their equipment?.

    This. While I get the sentiment against "machine gun style shooting", there are also scenarios where it does make sense. The increased...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 12:34 PM
  12. Jochen replied to the thread Entry level camera/lens.

    From a tripod? Or at least with VR on? Otherwise I'd question and blame my handholding skills first. My next point to question would...

    Jan 15, 2018
  13. Jochen liked BeBu Lamar's post in the thread Entry level camera/lens.

    Any camera is good enough if you think it's good enough. You do not need other's opinion.

    Jan 15, 2018
  14. Jochen replied to the thread What is the layout you use for natural photos?.

    I agree with Sanford above. Question #1: How much of the model do I want to show? - Head? Full body? in between? #2: Camera orientation?...

    Jan 15, 2018
  15. Jochen liked Gus Lazzari's post in the thread Loosening a tiny screw.

    If this is the case, then you're too late with a "good/proper screwdriver with a good grip". Drill it out or better yet, after again...

    Jan 15, 2018