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Forum: Photos 09-15-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 766
Posted By linask
To cebe: direction

Hello Claude,

Thank you for the comments. I have checked the direction using GoogleEarth ruler tool. In fact it's about 35 degrees heading. So you are right, it's closer to being north-east (45...
Forum: General 11-07-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,253
Posted By linask
Possible explanation

In Firefox browser you can increase or decrease font size by pressing Ctrl+ and Ctrl-
When text size is changed, images displayed on the same page are scaled accordingly. Latest versions of Firefox...
Forum: Photos 10-03-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By linask
Re: To linask: White lines around the building

I meant one pixel wide white lines directly on the edge of building - I think that's the result of sharpening. Brighter area of sky close to the edge (that usually happens after applying...
Forum: Photos 09-22-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By linask
To TravelerNL: Water surface

Hello Harko,
Thank you for the comments.
I think that curved surface seen here is a result of waves caused by some passing boat. There are quite a few boats and yachts on the Lake Galve.

Linas
Forum: Photos 09-22-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By linask
To weetrees: Weather

Hello John,
Thank you for giving feedback on my photo.
Since ground in that place was completely flat and quite boring comparing to the clouds, I choose to include just very small part of it to...
Forum: Photos 08-16-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By linask
To coco: processing

Hello Carlos,

I was using Photoshop CS3 to merge 3 images into one. Since photos were taken with tripod and remote release, camera didn't move between exposures. So I didn't have to worry about...
Forum: Photos 08-13-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By linask
To mala-zaba: HDR

Hello Eric,

Thank you for the comments. I didn't use any automated HDR tools - three images were merged by playing with layer masks in Photoshop. It took about half hour to get layer masks right....
Forum: Tips-Techniques 07-11-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,260
Posted By linask
RawThreapee

If you are looking for free software to process raw files, check out <a href="http://www.rawtherapee.com/">RawThreapee</a>. While learning it takes some time and software sometimes crashes, the raw...
Forum: Photos 06-07-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By linask
Re: To linask: thanks

I'm not an expert on HDR photos and don't know what software you are using so my tips may not be that useful.
I would try to make HDR version manually rather than using some automated tool. You...
Forum: Photos 05-23-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By linask
To Alex61: Photoshop

Hello,

Thank you for the comments.
I was using Photoshop to process the photo. Other than combining several exposures into one there was not too much processing done.

Linas
Forum: General 02-09-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,586
Posted By linask
Ken Rockwell article

I'm a frequent reader of Ken Rockwells site. However, I treat it more like humorous reading rather than technical.
Good example is his recent article about <a...
Forum: General 02-09-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,586
Posted By linask
Re: Raw Files.

When using JPG - data recorded by the camera sensor is processed by the camera itself immediately after your photo is taken.
Raw - is data captured by the camera sensor with (almost) no...
Forum: General 01-31-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,028
Posted By linask
Re: Trekearth a dangerous site according to google?

That was a temporary problem with Google. Check out <a href="http://tech.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/01/31/1457221">discussion about it at Slashdot</a>.

Linas
Forum: Photos 01-24-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By linask
To banyanman: Glass

Hello David,

Thank you for the comments.
I'm not sure what kind of glass the helicopter has but there were no unwanted reflections in my photos taken during the flight. The biggest problem was...
Forum: Photos 01-24-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By linask
To mkamionka: Tele Lens

Hello Mariusz,
Thank you for the suggestions.
I have never tried to use lens longer than 85mm from that spot at night. Using tele lens for the towers only could give an interesting results.
...
Forum: Photos 12-09-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By linask
To s_lush: Noise

Thank you for the comments.
In fact quality of this photo is just good enough to post to web. I wouldn't be able to make a good looking large print out of this photo. But downsizing to 800 pixels...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 11-17-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,813
Posted By linask
DxO Mark - new way to compare camera quality

DxO Labs, the same company that makes DxO raw converted today introduced <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/">image quality comparison website</a>.
Unlike many camera review sites they approached this...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 11-15-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,815
Posted By linask
Re: Monitors/Displays - poll

My monitor - Samsung SyncMaster 214T.
In use since October 2006.
Not calibrated. However, colors look real enough for non-professional photo editing. Some of my photos printed by the professional...
Forum: General 11-04-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,708
Posted By linask
Re: Sky color

Certainly using polarizer is the best way to get dark blue sky. However, other conditions have to be right as well. Polarizer is only effective if camera is pointed at 90 degrees away from the sun...
Forum: Photos 10-27-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By linask
To ifege: blue sky

Hi,

It's easy to get dark blue sky if all conditions are right. You just need correctly rotated polarizing filter, camera pointed exactly 90 degrees away from the sun (when polarizing filter is...
Forum: General 10-19-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,649
Posted By linask
Image Search Enginge

Many TE members are concerned about unauthorized use of their images. I think <a href="http://tineye.com">tineye.com</a> image search engine could be very useful to find which websites use your...
Forum: Photos 10-16-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By linask
To ifege: Morocco

Hi Ian,

Thank you for the comments.

I think March is very good time of year to go there - it should be before the crowded tourist season.

Linas
Forum: Photos 10-15-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By linask
Re: To linask: Titled

Hi Thomas,

For such wide angle photos vertical perspective adjustment usually works better than just simple rotation. This is especially true if camera was pointed up or down. I don't know what...
Forum: Photos 10-05-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By linask
To gpsony: White balance

Hi Guru,

Thank you for the comments.
You are right - in reality color of Petronas towers at night is almost silver. I probably made white balance too warm while making raw conversion.
Glass of...
Forum: Photography 09-01-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,213
Posted By linask
Ultimate night photography

<a href="http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2008/08/london_from_above_at_night.html">London from above, at night</a> - night photography taken to the next level. Absolutely worth looking.
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