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Forum: Tips-Techniques 09-12-2005, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By thien
Re: Help me, please!

Allo chu Thanh,

Although my copy of 28-135mm is no slouch, what it can produce cannot compare with my current 24-70mm. I find that it is strange that your friend have found that it focus both...
Forum: Photography 06-10-2005, 11:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,767
Posted By thien
Re: Luko and small digital cameras

Luko, it's time to dump that 20D and go back to the root :D
Forum: Tips-Techniques 06-07-2005, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,581
Posted By thien
Re: Filtre polarisant

Salut Cyril,

Malheuresement comme tous les filtres, il y a une perte de netteté qui varie d'un type de filtre à une autre. En plus, l'assombrisement est une des effets secondaires du filtre...
Forum: General 06-07-2005, 02:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,087
Posted By thien
Re: Canon 20D Problem!!!

If you are using the default sharpness parameters of the 20D then this is "normal". What I meant here is the default sharpness for the 20D is rather low, it is meant to be tweak by post-processing. ...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 06-03-2005, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,203
Posted By thien
Re: shutter speed slower than 30 sec.

You need to use what normally called the "bulb mode" which you need to pressed once for the shutter to open and a second time to close.
Forum: Tips-Techniques 05-31-2005, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,154
Posted By thien
Re: 350d blotches

Most likely you are seeing the results of dust particles on your CMOS sensors. This <a href=>link</a> offers soem of the choices.
Forum: Tips-Techniques 05-29-2005, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,134
Posted By thien
Re: No-holds bar colorspace

If your lab uses a Fuji Frontier then sRGB is quite close to their printer default space. You will loose a bit of deep blue, red but most color will come through nicely abeit a bit compressed.
Forum: Tips-Techniques 05-29-2005, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,134
Posted By thien
No-holds bar colorspace

To obtain the maximum control of your color you have to follow these steps:

1- Shoot RAW: This allows you retain the "negative" and control the color development.

2- Use Camera Input...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 05-29-2005, 12:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,754
Posted By thien
Re: Help With Color Space

Hi Steven,

The answer of which colorspace to use is entirely dependent on the intended usage or on my laziness of the day :D.

sRGB: This is the colorspace that all color profile-blind...
Forum: General 05-04-2005, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,045
Posted By thien
Re: Cleaning an L lens

Hi Andy,

One stupid question, did you use autofocus or you manually focus it? And was the image through the viewfinder looks in focus before you press the shutter?

Forum: Tips-Techniques 05-04-2005, 12:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,684
Posted By thien
Re: lens question

I actually plucked the Nikon information from a website so Darren you can stop crying now ;). The actual normal human view for a 35mm system is 42mm.

Lisan, if you will choose Canon, welcome to...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 05-03-2005, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,684
Posted By thien
Re: lens question

.... and of course the latest and greatest

DX: Digital SLR lens specially made for the 1.5x factor sensor.

Most of Nikon lens can be mount on your Nikon body but some body features...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 05-03-2005, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,684
Posted By thien
Re: lens question

pick me, pick me! Are you ready for this?

"pre AI" [F-mount + meter-coupling-shoe]: MOUNTING "pre AI" LENSES ON SOME CAMERAS CAN DAMAGE THEM; lenses not incorporating AI meter coupling...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 04-17-2005, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,685
Posted By thien
Re: Best Tripod ?

Most high-end tripods are either Gitzo or Manfrotto. Velbon makes some good mid-range ones but most of them are not available in North America.

In carbon fiber categories, Gitzo are smaller and...
Forum: General 04-15-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,572
Posted By thien
Re: Canon 20D and Dust

One thing we have to take into consideration is that as the sensor resolution gets higher the more noise you will see. This is because you will notice the dust now that they are...
Forum: General 04-13-2005, 08:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,020
Posted By thien
Re: Any reason not a too many ppl use Nikon DSLR?

Each system has its advantages and disadvantages. You have to make your choice based on your own criteria not ours. Here is what I know

Static Auto-focusing: Nikon has a little edge on...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 03-29-2005, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,915
Posted By thien
Re: Spot on pictures

There are two types of compressed air can and one of them will leave a residue on the sensor that will even be worst then with the dusts. You have to be carefull with this.

I am currently using...
Forum: General 03-29-2005, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,398
Posted By thien
Re: Vietnamese To English Translation

Unfortunately, there is no known online translation of Vietnamese to English due to the simple fact that it is very difficult to have a proper translation. If there is one, it will make such a poor...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 02-05-2005, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,773
Posted By thien
Re: Mass storage 'on the road' with CompactDrive PD7X

Hi Kelvin,

The PD7X performed flawlessly for me so far in Myanmar, Hong Kong, Laos and Singapore. It still looks new asides from some scratches caused by bumps and jolts along the way. It is...
Forum: General 02-03-2005, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By thien
Re: Compare and Contrast

Portrait one got my vote, leading lines are much better. The landscape version is good but the foreground path tends to zip my eyes rightout of the righthand side :D.
Forum: Photography 02-01-2005, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,846
Posted By thien
Re: Telephoto Is For Cowards

Darren, Maciek is calling your name :D.
Forum: Photography 01-31-2005, 04:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,090
Posted By thien

Being a sefl-professed landscaper, I was first stripped naked by Luko guard and now you planted my confiscated swiss-army knife right on my back :D.

Funny, I thought there are more...
Forum: General 01-31-2005, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By thien
Re: Hardware calibration

Thank you for passing the puck, Darren :D.

One thing with software calibration like Adobe Gamma is the eyeballing is notorious for inacuracy. It is well known that our eyes are more sensitive to...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 01-31-2005, 02:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,604
Posted By thien
Re: warning : troll or flaming sensitive topic

I forgot to mention that when you buying a DVI cable, you friendly salesman might ask you if you want the DVI-I or DVI-D cable. The DVI-D connectors only have the 24 pins that transfer the digital...
Forum: General 01-30-2005, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,018
Posted By thien
Re: Poll: Optimal Photo Size

On the pratical side of thing, I think Gal has it right, 600 pixels in height max (I have never follow the rules however). Aestheticly, it should be as large as possible simply because some pictures...
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