General Discussion: everyone's a fucking photographer


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TedMaul
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979 posts since 16/3/03

13 Dec 2006 05:47
i ve always wondered how people like laChapelle get their colours so vibrant and sharp, i take it this is some form of image editing?






and perhaps my favourite posed band photo ever…

andymakesglasses
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20592 posts since 26/1/06

4 Mar 2007 15:02
any of you fellow photographers know what's causing these dirty marks on some of my photos? I've cleaned the lens several times with lens-cleaning fluid and made sure there's no dust, but these marks still appear. not on every photo, but pretty much all of them to a degree

I was wondering if it could be caused by some moisture or dust behind the lens, as it doesn't appear to be anything on the surface of the lens - is that likely? the camera is a Sony Cyber-shot DSC P200 compact, so it's not as if the insides of the camera have ever been exposed

andymakesglasses
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20592 posts since 26/1/06

15 Mar 2007 08:48
bump - so does anyone know what's causing these marks?
Ruben
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10775 posts since 2/7/03

15 Mar 2007 09:08
Your question got AIR PIE. Laughing out loud
FrIEND
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13670 posts since 27/11/03

15 Mar 2007 09:13
Laughing out loud
andymakesglasses
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20592 posts since 26/1/06

15 Mar 2007 09:15
get a mac
Irma Desh
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4347 posts since 13/5/04

15 Mar 2007 10:11
andymakesglasses wrote: bump - so does anyone know what's causing these marks?

dust on the sensor…
andymakesglasses
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20592 posts since 26/1/06

15 Mar 2007 10:17
thought it might be that - it's a compact camera though. all the stuff I can find on the 'net about sensor cleaning is for SLRs where you can take the lens off easily

any ideas on how I could do it myself or should I take it into a camera shop?
generic_guy
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9973 posts since 16/9/02

15 Mar 2007 11:19
Does look like dust on the sensor, can get in when you change lenses but apparently just zooming a lens in and out can sometimes do it too.
I think you'd be best off taking it to a shop, although you can use photoshop to remove sensor marks, I think there's a batch process you can do, might be worth looking into?
andymakesglasses
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20592 posts since 26/1/06

15 Mar 2007 11:21
they're getting progressively worse and have been in the same positions for a while now. getting rid of them in Photoshop is becoming a pain

the fact it's a compact means unscrewing screws to get the lens off, which I'd rather not have to do myself
Irma Desh
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4347 posts since 13/5/04

15 Mar 2007 11:31
man go to a proffesional, see what they say

as said above, it could be when you zoom in and out when your out n about on rough terrain,

but to me it looks like dust / dirt on the sensor its the smallest amount you could think ,..i wouldnt try doing it your self

the sensor is extremely delicate on SLRS, let or loan a compact…
andymakesglasses
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20592 posts since 26/1/06

15 Mar 2007 11:34
cheers, will do, just wanted to check it was what I thought it was before taking it to get sorted
SOS
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6483 posts since 12/10/04

25 May 2007 09:24
Got my new camera 400d kit lens so far, to bump this page up again

(scotchegg is mynickname btw - i look like one apparently)
Master
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2839 posts since 1/10/03

25 May 2007 11:28

This looks like an alien being chased by a someone with a massive camera
andymakesglasses
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20592 posts since 26/1/06

2 Jul 2007 08:16
are there any down sides to using the lenses from my Canon film SLR on my 400D? had a Google and the only issue I can find is to do with a change in the focal length due to the digital image sensor being smaller than the 35mm one
Irma Desh
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4347 posts since 13/5/04

2 Jul 2007 10:07
andymakesglasses wrote: are there any down sides to using the lenses from my Canon film SLR on my 400D? had a Google and the only issue I can find is to do with a change in the focal length due to the digital image sensor being smaller than the 35mm one


there arnt any downsides as you simply cant use them, they wont fit..

you can only use digital lenses, for DSLRs

andymakesglasses
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20592 posts since 26/1/06

2 Jul 2007 10:08
they do fit, I've tried
Irma Desh
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4347 posts since 13/5/04

2 Jul 2007 10:14
thats very very strange…

well

try it i guess but to my knowledge i believe it wont work.. if it does.. AMAZING…

but i dont tthink it will,

Rirawin
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9537 posts since 17/7/05

3 Jul 2007 19:47
A few from my recent trip to Berlin, I'll upload the rest to my flickr account later…















velvet
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9568 posts since 12/6/06

3 Jul 2007 19:55
didnt know your a girl