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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Dancer » Tue May 15, 2018 11:53 pm

Gerald wrote:So many possibilities, especially if you are also looking at compacts, etc. Best thing would be to go to a camera shop and look at a few, see how they feel in your hand. I think there are a few models I would put ahead of the 370. There are a few bridge cameras here within budget:
https://www.camera.ie/digital-cameras-d ... super-zoom

Here's an article with an intro and a couple of the models reviewed are listed in the above link
https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/in ... 49261.html
Thanks Gerald, I’m totally lost now . As you sY , so many possibilities.
I have a DSLR but I want something smaller for travel and the Canon SX730 seems like a good option .
I think I am almost 100% going to go with that .


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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Dancer » Tue May 15, 2018 11:54 pm

Gerald wrote:
Strum wrote:Great info folks. I was surprised the prices in Argos are so high.

Ger a question please. I've made an offer on a lens, no interest in the Camera, lens only "Canon 500 film camera with 35-80mm zoom lens"
Will that lens work on my Canon Rebel, 350D? Thanks.
Should work fine Strum. The EF lenses used in the film cameras are compatible with DSLR's. Do bear in mind that the 350D effectively converts that lens to
55-130mm approx as it has a cropped sensor.

If I were you, I'd be plugging one of those compacts to Dancer, so you can have her lenses. ;)
If I ever don’t need my lenses , you’ll get first refusal Strum dnc1


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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Rocker » Wed May 16, 2018 1:25 pm

Dancer,

To put the cat among the pigeons...HID likes Fujifilm x-T1 or Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1

The Fujifilm camera has interchangeable lenses, but you won't be able to use your Canon lenses.

Tha panasonic camera is a compact without interchangable lenses. Both do RAW and have viewfinders. The latter very useful in bright light.


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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Dancer » Wed May 16, 2018 10:09 pm

Thanks for all the recommendations , I think I have narrowed it down to three models;

Canon SX730. https://www.connscameras.ie/p/canon-pow ... 4574647500


Sony RX100 MK11 https://www.connscameras.ie/p/sony-dsc- ... 5524948707

Panasonic Lumix TZ90https://www.connscameras.ie/p/panasonic-lumix-t ... 5232867868

Which of these would you choose ? I know its all about personal choice but lets just say I offered you a choice of one of these models
no obligation to get it right, just a camera from me to you :D which one ???

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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Gerald » Thu May 17, 2018 1:09 pm

Dancer wrote: Which of these would you choose ? I know its all about personal choice but lets just say I offered you a choice of one of these models
no obligation to get it right, just a camera from me to you :D which one ???
I would be inclined to choose the Lumix I think; either that or the Sony. But the price difference is a lot between the two. So, without a huge amount of conviction, I'd go with the Lumix........or a new fridge.



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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Strum » Thu May 17, 2018 2:39 pm

Gerald wrote: I'd go with the Lumix....

So would I. Then I may get an offer on your Canon lenses. :D



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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Dancer » Mon May 21, 2018 11:57 am

So.......I went with the Lumix. I got a great deal ; camera plus case + extra battery + 64gb SD card
for 495 euro and in 35 days time I can claim an extra 40 euro cashback :D Now I just have to figure out how to use it :lol:


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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by keeper » Mon May 21, 2018 9:08 pm

Happy snapping Dancer wuu wuu



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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Dancer » Tue May 22, 2018 12:29 am

keeper wrote:Happy snapping Dancer wuu wuu
Thanks Keeper hellllo


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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Micheál » Thu May 24, 2018 11:47 pm

I wouldn't recommend this one. Seems it's not that great in the heat . . .

https://amp.space.com/40685-spacex-rock ... ssion=true

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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Micheál » Fri May 25, 2018 12:10 am

Here's an interesting thing, something I've never observed before . . .

Open your Browser in Google Maps
Switch to Satellite view
Search for " Garryglass, County Tipperary"
Zoom in.

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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Gerald » Fri May 25, 2018 9:53 am

Micheál wrote:Here's an interesting thing, something I've never observed before . . .

Open your Browser in Google Maps
Switch to Satellite view
Search for " Garryglass, County Tipperary"
Zoom in.

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What am I missing?



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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Jemser » Fri May 25, 2018 2:57 pm

Gerald wrote:
Micheál wrote:Here's an interesting thing, something I've never observed before . . .

Open your Browser in Google Maps
Switch to Satellite view
Search for " Garryglass, County Tipperary"
Zoom in.

M.
What am I missing?
A large winged object, not a bird.


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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by skins » Fri May 25, 2018 2:58 pm

Plane in transit.


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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Gerald » Fri May 25, 2018 3:08 pm

Jemser wrote:
Gerald wrote:
What am I missing?
A large winged object, not a bird.

Yes, I saw that, but it's very clear without having to zoom in. So is there something else I am missing is what I'm wondering.



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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Strum » Fri May 25, 2018 3:37 pm

A passenger Jet. Is that it?



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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Micheál » Fri May 25, 2018 11:50 pm

Ah jayz

Is a bleeding jet not enough?

Where else would you see one on Google Maps?
Mr Googles policy is to photoshop (apologies Strum) these out of the picture.

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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Strum » Sat May 26, 2018 12:39 am

Micheál wrote: (apologies Strum)
For what? :?:
Where else would you see one on Google Maps?
Really?

https://www.google.ie/search?q=planes+o ... 41&bih=715



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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Dancer » Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:14 pm

My new camera is fantastic according to the guy in the camera shop but I’m
finding it difficult to get my head around all the settings . I wish I had more patience .
My Canon 40D is a great camera but cumbersome and I thought a nice little compact
would be just the ticket but I’m beginning to think I may have made a booboo dontknow icon_scratch :(


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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Strum » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:48 am

Dancer wrote:My new camera is fantastic according to the guy in the camera shop but I’m
finding it difficult to get my head around all the settings . I wish I had more patience .
My Canon 40D is a great camera but cumbersome and I thought a nice little compact
would be just the ticket but I’m beginning to think I may have made a booboo dontknow icon_scratch :(


Maybe you're looking for a Telescope. What are you photographing?



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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Rocker » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:59 pm

A telescope is great. We have some here and I never bothered but one day I needed to check out something in the distance and when I realised just how far and how clearly I could see …..wow...the big danger is that I now feel that someone with a telescope might be looking back at me>>> :lol: :lol: :lol: good for the goose etc.


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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Dancer » Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:35 pm

Strum wrote:
Dancer wrote:My new camera is fantastic according to the guy in the camera shop but I’m
finding it difficult to get my head around all the settings . I wish I had more patience .
My Canon 40D is a great camera but cumbersome and I thought a nice little compact
would be just the ticket but I’m beginning to think I may have made a booboo dontknow icon_scratch :(


Maybe you're looking for a Telescope. What are you photographing?
Landscape, portrait , night shots , macro, etc. this camera is capable of doing all that but I can’t get it to take
a decent selfie as yet . I realise now that photography is NOT my forte . I can’t get to the point where I know exactly
what settings to use in any given situation . I’m afraid it’s a major fail for me on this one .
My strong points lie elsewhere so it’s back to auto setting ......ah well !


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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Toss » Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:10 am

I know what you mean Dancer, I have a good Canon camera with all the bells and whistles inc a few decent lens .... I use it occasionally and whilst its good, its a pain to have to keep fiddling with it, when all I want s a quick snap. As for selfies, they are just a phone job for fbookers where the double chin disappears when you look upwards :lol:


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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Strum » Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:01 am

Toss wrote: As for selfies, they are just a phone job for fbookers where the double chin disappears when you look upwards :lol:

Speak for yerself Toss. :mrgreen: :P



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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Post by Micheál » Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:08 pm

Look away now Dancer . . .

I got a pressie of a nice "walk-around" camera. It's awesome - even compared to my (luggable SLR and long lenses) - Canon SX720 HS
nice Wifi function that lets me
tap against smart phone for immediate sharing (cool)
upload to social media (untested)
upload to PC (un-workable as yet)

As regards basics, these shots were taken without a tripod! And using plain automatic setting.

Nightime
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Daytime
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