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  • Mercutio
    True story: a former co-worker of mine has been involved in ongoing national news because he dropped his wife's grandchild out of an...
  • Newtun
    Don't go overboard on this idea. 😉 Is it one of those "mega-ships" with thousands of prisoners passengers? My bro-in-law had just...
  • Mercutio
    I'm to pack for a surprise offshore trip next week. I'm taking my RF 35mm for sure; it's small and inexpensive. But 24 - 70? 24 - 105/4...
  • Tea
    Tea replied to the thread dSLR thread.
    Wow! Those are indeed amazing features! I can see why you'd go with them. As always, we do what works for us.
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio reacted to Newtun's post in the thread Something Random with Like Like.
    One of My Favorite Things about Jazz is taking a "show tune" and improvising the hell out of it. A few other examples: Coleman Hawkins...
  • Newtun
    Newtun replied to the thread Something Random.
    One of My Favorite Things about Jazz is taking a "show tune" and improvising the hell out of it. A few other examples: Coleman Hawkins...
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread Something Random.
    The song is actually a lament from older man watching a beautiful young woman walk by. She's oblivious and unaffected by his gaze. It's...
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread dSLR thread.
    My quasi-SO is an Adobe adherent. She's been going to school for graphic design on and off for some time, and she has the $10/month...
  • Tea
    Tea replied to the thread dSLR thread.
    Cheers Merc. I bought all the Topaz stuff a few years back but soon found that I wasn't using it. For the things I do (mostly wildlife...
  • LunarMist
    LunarMist replied to the thread Something Random.
    I remember the orange LP back in the 1960s. I couldn't understand the song or what it meant, but my father was very interested in Jazz...
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread Something Random.
    The Girl from Ipanema is an absolute all-time banger. It's the movie trope for elevator music, but it's also the one of the most...
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread dSLR thread.
    I have a Canon R6 and an R7 right now, with the R7 intended for "secondary" tasks, which is usually either video with a wide lens or (I...
  • Tea
    Tea replied to the thread dSLR thread.
    Oh, noise (for the most part, and for any given camera) is inversely proportional to photon count per unit area. Obviously darker areas...
  • Tea
    Tea replied to the thread dSLR thread.
    Cheers Lunar. That's interesting. I used the 7D II as my reach camera for a long time, but use the 5DS R for that role now, unless I'm...
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread dSLR thread.
    That is indeed a glorious crop off a 600mm lens, and it's spectacularly free of noise for such a short shutter time. "Fast" for me is...
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