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Forum: General photography discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By drmarkf
ISO limits for prints

This in my view is a breath of fresh air: they’ve effectively applied real-world image standards to the runaway technology led rat-race. The methodology can be criticised in various ways (and I’m...
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By wornish
Science Photographer of the Year

Some of the superb photos shortlisted for this year's competition.
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 82
Views: 894
Posted By Otto
Re: Do We Rely Too Much on Electricity?

The original prototype that became the Pacer, LEV-1 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Rail_railbuses#/media/File:LEV1_at_Weybourne_Station.jpg), was at the Wensleydale Railway for a while and I...
Forum: The lounge 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 598
Posted By pdk42
Re: If Sensor Size Doesn't Matter, Why Buy a Bigger One?

I went to an exhibition of Olivia Parker on Fri. She specialises in still life. Her work is of the highest technical quality and it spans over five decades. She spent a time in the 80s using large...
Forum: General photography discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 849
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: F Stop.............!!

Diffraction limiting of sharpness is a complex subject that depends on many factors, including pixel size and how the image is viewed. There are some calculations on the 'Cambridge in Colour'...
Forum: General photography discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 849
Posted By pdk42
Re: F Stop.............!!

Diffraction can be numerically estimated using the Rayleigh criterion for the size of the Airy disk. For closely-spaced objects this approximates to:

x = 2.44 L N


x = size of Airy...
Forum: The lounge 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 598
Posted By pdk42
Re: If Sensor Size Doesn't Matter, Why Buy a Bigger One?

There are really only two differences in theoretical terms:

- Larger sensors give shallower DoF for a given field of view. A 50mm lens on FF gives a similar field of view to 25mm on m43. Point...
Forum: The lounge 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By Jim Ford
Rutger Hauer.

A nice eulogy to Rutger Hauer, who died yesterday:


Forum: The lounge 19th July 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Wally
Smile “I‘m a lucky Barsteward”

Q/- What's black but really orange?

And we owe it to this guy... --> https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-49012771

BBC News Item
Forum: The lounge 3rd July 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Harold Gough
Drivers Targeted with Fake On the Spot Fines

This has been circulated by our local police. I have not be able to locate the original on the Action Fraud Website:

"Action Fraud have received an increase in reports and intelligence where...
Forum: The lounge 14th June 2019
Replies: 31
Views: 766
Posted By Zuiko
Re: The "Like" Button

There is a scoring system in the Gallery, you can rate a picture from 1 to 10 and add a comment if you wish. :)
Forum: The lounge 11th June 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By Beagletorque
OM20 camera with the serial number 1032853

Police want to find Ms Morgan's Olympus OM20 camera with the serial number 1032853

Forum: Nostalgia Nexus - early and pre-digital discussion 24th May 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,140
Posted By mm500
Re: Exposure Latitude

I used to use a Mamiya RB67 professionally and use Olympus 35mm for backup.

The Mamiya using 120 film for 6x7cm exposures had way more latitude. In fact for beauty portraiture I often used to...
Forum: The lounge 24th May 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Wally
Something for the week-end?

*cameraicon spectandi sursum ad caelum... Look upwards to the sky -->...
Forum: The lounge 14th May 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By MJ224
A tear to my eye...........


There is good in world, alas in this case it's brought on by tragedy……..
Forum: The lounge 9th May 2019
Replies: 26
Views: 685
Posted By Zuiko
Angry Climate Change - can you belive this?


The bit that alarms me most is Pompeo suggesting that the melting of...
Forum: Foto Fair 9th May 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 768
Posted By Zuiko
Re: Abandoned cemetery

I love the composition and soft light of #2 and I think the desaturation works well. I always find these locations to be melancholic but peaceful and often therapeutic. I do not find the concept of...
Forum: Nostalgia Nexus - early and pre-digital discussion 7th May 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 779
Posted By Ricoh
From Dark to Light

Short film worth watching:

Forum: General photography discussion 29th April 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By RobEW
Re: S-AF(MF) - a slight downside

Sorry if I put that confusingly.

If you're in S-AF(MF) then you can take photos with whatever focus you select; sharp or fuzzy. Even if you have Rls Priority S, you won't be prevented from taking...
Forum: General photography discussion 26th April 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,677
Posted By pdk42
Re: An army of clones

I don't want to speak for Nigel, but look at it objectively Steve. Modern digital cameras simplify and automate the photography process enormously:

- Fast and accurate AF
- Excellent metering...
Forum: The lounge 24th April 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Dewi9
Barton Aquaduct

Barton Aquaduct - ever heard fof it ? Neither had I until I found a 'geeky' website called The Register.

There is a saying 'There is nothing new under the sun', which basically says that any new...
Forum: The lounge 20th April 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Wally
One 4 the trainspotters...

All aboard the chocolate express ;) --> https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-bristol-47998414/historic-chocolate-train-steams-again

BBC News Item(s)
Forum: General photography discussion 11th April 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,630
Posted By AMc
Re: Global Shipment of Digital Cameras Down

The Impossible Project set out to recreate Polaroid film a few years back, then adding reconditioning the original cameras.
They've since morphed into Polaroid Originals

This is their current...
Forum: The lounge 10th April 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 695
Posted By Ricoh
Re: New Chemical Element Discovered.

Since you’re all talking scientific, what about this:


Apparently the image was taken using...
Forum: The lounge 3rd April 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By shenstone
Re: Light

As long as people keep to the rule at the top of this page "Just keep it clean and polite!" all us mods need to do is read the threads and be amused *chr

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