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About slackercruster

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  • Birthday 12/09/1954

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    - Born in L.A.- NYC is 2nd home - Rustbelt is home base
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    Freezing time and staying alive

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  1. I have a A7rII. I never shot any video with it, so I tried some. When I hit the red video button to stop the video it says the video is on standby. I can't figure out how to take it off standby. Is it always supposed to be on standby when set for video? Thanks
  2. Never a problem and have had dozens of dig cams. Turn the cam down and change lens. Or change lens quick and cam not down. Once in a while I blow off the sensor, but not very seldom. If you are in a dust storm or something OK, be worried.
  3. Don't get it? I have had many many digital cams. Never had to clean the sensor, only blow off.
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    Not much hap here. Snapshot material. Distraction. Maybe something if you were up tight.
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    Purdy girl!
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    Great series!
  7. You guys and gals should be documenting places of interest you visit and putting the shoot up on the Internet Archive. They have a CC option where it is for non-commercial use if you don't want them used commercially. (Although we all know people don't follow instructions.) Put up some decent res work. No watermarked garbage, no low res garbage. Keep that for Flickr. Here is a shoot from a 2 hour trip to March Field Air Museum. (Sony RX100) I've missed out on tons of shoots like this. Never thought of it until the recent Araki exhibit in NYC which I did a large shoot on and will post someday when I get time to PP. https://archive.org/details/MarchFieldAirMuseum2018D.D.TeoliJr.1 Photo / art exhibits need to be archived. They are only up for 6 to 12 weeks...get em documented.
  8. Delete junk in-camera Put the interim keepers on the computer and go through them and trash the final junk. Then do the PP. Although PP is required for some final decisions. Now, I am years behind with my PP. But as long as I get it on the computer, it is like $ in the bank. I can PP anytime. I also manage a large photo and film archive. So that is a big reason I don't do better with my own work. The archive is mine too, just found work versus personally produced work.
  9. I use a bunch of external drives, some DVDs and thumb drives short term. My main back up is the original SD cards. I'm a scatterbrain and have deleted files off my computer more than once and had to go back to the SD cards. Cloud takes over the computer, didn't like it. Stop paying the bill and in 30 days your cloud files go poof! Some of the media is kept off site.
  10. Now, for my archive, it is pretty much all JPEG. If I have a special photo that needs lots of PP work or is rare, then I will go TIFF for my archive. I produce many tens of thousands of scans a year for my archive. I could not do it with TIFF unless I had a different set up. Not enuf storage. These are all raw jpeg scans. WordPress reduces em, so they don't look as good as they should. https://photographysgoldenage.wordpress.com/ That is just one of 50 websites I have. This type of thing gets TIFF... https://danieldteolijrarchivalcollection.wordpress.com/2018/01/13/selection-from-ballerina/ I do lots of volunteer archiving on the Internet Archive. I tried hi-res JPEG on the Archive, but they don't work very well if you do bulk work like I do. I settled on 1 to 2 mb JPEG's for it. (The last link for the ballerina has lots of nsfw stuff on the website. So don't wander around if you are offended by that material...just stick with the ballerina.) Moral of the story...uses for both RAW and JPEG.
  11. Yes, wish Sony had DNG option. Their Raw wont work in my LR version. I have to convert to TIFF.
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