Monthly Archives: April 2012

Wading through a backlog of photos

Canon Island, DoomCon, WAPF… for the past month I have been going at full tilt. I have a huge library of photos that I needed to start working on, sorting, deleting, processing, etc. Been at it most of the day … Continue reading

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W.A.P.F. Convention

Is it me or I have been either at conventions or vacations almost an entire month? Seems like it. The W.A.P.F. (Western Australia Photographic Federation) started Friday, with guest speaker Dale Neil, a professional portrait photographer. Then Garry Sarre, another … Continue reading

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RIP Jonathan

You can bet your last dollar, Barnabas Collins would never ever sparkle. Jonathan Frid, original ‘Dark Shadows’ star, dies at 87 I remember running home from school to catch Dark Shadows. RIP, Jonathan. I remember you with a frisson of … Continue reading

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It seems my purchase curse is still in full effect

*sigh* My 5 month new Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM, the same lens that won me a wonderful holiday trip to Hamilton Island, has decided that it won’t focus. Not a good thing in a camera lens. My purchase … Continue reading

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More on this supposed Canon 5D-III light leak

Being a family with more than one Canon camera, we were able to test this ‘problem’ with a 40D, 60D, 7D and the 5D-III. Guess what? All four do this… BUT you must have the cameras set to Program/AV/TV mode … Continue reading

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Talk about being blow out of proportion

There have been reports of “light leaks” with the Canon 5D MkIII. I followed the info to this article. Canon did confirm there have been reports: In extremely dark environments, if the LCD panel illuminates, the displayed exposure value may … Continue reading

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I wasn’t quite champing at the bit

Not quite. Got up, got dressed, packed a lens, a battery, and camera strap in my camera bag, and waited for Wing to get up. Rather patiently. If you know me, sitting around for 2hrs waiting is patience for me. … Continue reading

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