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Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Friday 24th February 2017, 21:30
Replies: 1
Views: 3,140
Posted By Frank Anderson
I'm surprised little mention has been made of it....

I'm surprised little mention has been made of it. I'd been using Photoshop since the 90's but when it went into the cloud I started looking elsewhere but couldn't find anything until along came...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Thursday 22nd September 2016, 18:00
Replies: 46
Views: 26,138
Posted By Frank Anderson
I've always felt the Canon 500mm was priced well...

I've always felt the Canon 500mm was priced well out of my reach and not a justifiable expense. Although this is still expensive it could be in reach and once second hand copies start coming onto...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 14th July 2016, 19:18
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By Frank Anderson
As mentioned, a quick search online will come up...

As mentioned, a quick search online will come up with a load of options. Without knowing what camera and specific needs you have, three options come to mind.

1. The software that came with your...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Wednesday 8th June 2016, 07:24
Replies: 8
Views: 4,688
Posted By Frank Anderson
A little bit late for you, but I had a similar...

A little bit late for you, but I had a similar problem on an early version of PS. Rather than reinstall you can hold the alt-ctrl-shift keys when the program starts up and it should reset the...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 24th May 2016, 07:39
Replies: 6
Views: 3,070
Posted By Frank Anderson
I agree, too much of a zoom range which would end...

I agree, too much of a zoom range which would end up compromising the image quality. Not sure how many people would use the 28mm end, just doesn't make sense to me. Canon should produce an equivalent...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Wednesday 9th March 2016, 08:32
Replies: 6
Views: 8,096
Posted By Frank Anderson
I'm guessing you have the later non digital...

I'm guessing you have the later non digital version of this lens? It looks identical to the new one but has the APO, EX & HSM markings? (The much older version looks completely different and my have...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Monday 12th October 2015, 19:57
Replies: 1
Views: 4,539
Posted By Frank Anderson
I'm guessing you're using a Windows based PC. I...

I'm guessing you're using a Windows based PC. I use Lightroom 5.5 for much of my initial editing and many use it for all and for 108 I think it is very good value. Have you looked at the latest...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Thursday 20th August 2015, 20:11
Replies: 16
Views: 21,766
Posted By Frank Anderson
I wouldn't have thought that this is not normal. ...

I wouldn't have thought that this is not normal. I've had the Sigma 500mm for 5 years and with the 6D this year, including a converter, and haven't had any issues with it especially the ones you...
Forum: Technique Monday 17th August 2015, 19:48
Replies: 12
Views: 9,029
Posted By Frank Anderson
As HantaYo says, you can rescue RAW files more...

As HantaYo says, you can rescue RAW files more effectively than JPEG though how well depends on the software. I couldn't see what platform you are using but for the PC there is RawTherapee and...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Monday 17th August 2015, 19:29
Replies: 2
Views: 1,100
Posted By Frank Anderson
Not exactly sure where you want to sync your...

Not exactly sure where you want to sync your photos to and from, but have you tried a third part app like Sync for iPhoto? There's probably others out there too.
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Wednesday 12th August 2015, 21:04
Replies: 6
Views: 6,786
Posted By Frank Anderson
I personally am one of those who refuse to pay a...

I personally am one of those who refuse to pay a monthly subscription. People keep saying it's a bargain but it's not quite a simple as that.

As I understand it (and subscription users can tell me...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 12th August 2015, 20:28
Replies: 12
Views: 3,288
Posted By Frank Anderson
The 300mm f4 is often my lens of choice for...

The 300mm f4 is often my lens of choice for photographing woodland deer due to the small size and f4 aperture, though I realise it's birds you are mostly interested. The latter, I've had some success...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Tuesday 24th June 2014, 20:14
Replies: 14
Views: 7,447
Posted By Frank Anderson
Interesting you have that happen to you. In the...

Interesting you have that happen to you. In the last six months, the same thing has been happening to me too. I thought the camera was at fault.



Don't know if you've been there before, but...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Monday 23rd June 2014, 18:14
Replies: 14
Views: 7,447
Posted By Frank Anderson
Your photo looks nice and sharp. You're right...

Your photo looks nice and sharp. You're right about the narrow depth of field and sometimes it seems there's a fault with the lens when it's just the f4.5 aperture. Practice difference support...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Sunday 22nd June 2014, 19:27
Replies: 14
Views: 7,447
Posted By Frank Anderson
I've had mine now for over four years and have...

I've had mine now for over four years and have been very happy with the results it produces. During that time I've learn't different methods of keeping it steady.

I nearly always take a monopod...
Forum: Canon Saturday 17th May 2014, 16:58
Replies: 68
Views: 13,242
Posted By Frank Anderson
Damn...Chosuns' just done the same thing!

Damn...Chosuns' just done the same thing!
Forum: Canon Saturday 17th May 2014, 16:56
Replies: 68
Views: 13,242
Posted By Frank Anderson
Just have to say how refreshing it is to see this...

Just have to say how refreshing it is to see this statement. Ironically, forums can be one of the worst places to ask for advice in buying kit as you can guarantee a flood of responses to buy the...
Forum: Canon Friday 16th May 2014, 10:56
Replies: 68
Views: 13,242
Posted By Frank Anderson
When I first saw the title of your thread, I...

When I first saw the title of your thread, I thought 7D and 400 f5.6, but when I saw your 'budget' that considerably opened up the options. Having said that, just because you're willing to spend...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 6th May 2014, 23:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,706
Posted By Frank Anderson
The converter will work with the lens, just not...

The converter will work with the lens, just not correctly with the camera, but yes taping the pins will get it to autofocus though slowly. A quick search online will tell you which pins.

As far as...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 30th April 2014, 12:41
Replies: 6
Views: 1,889
Posted By Frank Anderson
I would still be interested in seeing some...

I would still be interested in seeing some examples of the noisy images you are having with this camera and information on how you process them. I'm probably just used to what I am getting from it...
Forum: Canon Friday 25th April 2014, 22:51
Replies: 6
Views: 1,889
Posted By Frank Anderson
I've been using the MkIII as my main camera for...

I've been using the MkIII as my main camera for sometime now and have been happy with the noise. Compared with the 40d it should be better and those who have used it and the 7d feel it's as good or...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Monday 14th April 2014, 20:41
Replies: 17
Views: 2,762
Posted By Frank Anderson
Usually older operating systems slow down because...

Usually older operating systems slow down because of the new updated software installed though taking that much of the CPUs resources seem a lot. Without knowing all the details of your system and...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Friday 11th April 2014, 22:23
Replies: 6
Views: 3,280
Posted By Frank Anderson
It looks like your images are opening in a...

It looks like your images are opening in a 'floating window'. If you haven't already you could try going to the Window menu in Photoshop - Arrange - then choose 'Consolidate All to Tabs'. It's the...
Forum: Canon Friday 28th March 2014, 20:42
Replies: 93
Views: 15,602
Posted By Frank Anderson
While I agree with Miguel there is plenty of...

While I agree with Miguel there is plenty of evidence online to show the differences between FF & Crop especially with noise, I think the problem with the digital age of photography we have become...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 19th March 2014, 22:08
Replies: 93
Views: 15,602
Posted By Frank Anderson
I find it interesting reading comments such as on...

I find it interesting reading comments such as on this thread, but it is also where I feel alienated from my fellow photographers. All the talk seems to be on technical side and little on how the...
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