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    Light tents lighting for macro shots of jewellery

    Hello everyone I know this is going to sound the wrong way round, but a friend wants me to do some jewellery shots for his jewellery website and he sent me a light tent yesterday (it is from calumnet). I have never used one before and in fact never done macro photography before. Can anyone point...
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    Problems with Nero and a slide show

    Wow dk that looks fab. I think I am just starting out at the moment and was trying the basics, but thanks very much for the tip, I will look into it.
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    Problems with Nero and a slide show

    Hi Guys I have decided to put 150 images onto a DVD for a client (I haven't been asked to, but I thought it would be a good service to offer in the future and I want to iron out the glitches now). My first major problem has been Nero, it has been a little odd. The first time I tried it allowed...
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    Altering text later in Lightroom

    Hi guys I have just downloaded the free 1 month trial of Lightroom after many rave reviews. So far it is great, however, I have a question. I have just used it to create a slideshow thing for my images. Previously I used an FTP programme and if I had made any errors I could go in myself and...
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    Photographing jewellery and macro lenses in general

    Thanks for that Happy Hour - very helpful
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    Canon EOS 450D, 200mm F2 and 800mm F5.6

    Hmmm, I am crossing my fingers for Feb. Come on Canon!
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    cheapest uk lens website

    Hi there I swear by Park Cameras http://www.parkcameras.com/ Very very good, been using them for years
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    Canon EOS 450D, 200mm F2 and 800mm F5.6

    What no new 5D? What are they doing? I have been waiting for the new one. Do they roll out any others, or it that it for their new output? I can't believe it, I thought with the new Nikon D300 that they would have to bring something new out. Pah!
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    Photographing jewellery and macro lenses in general

    Hi there Thanks for all your thoughts. Apparently he has one of those lighting tents, and I will go down and use it. And then I think he wants me to do loads of tidying up in photoshop. I understand people who do this on a regular basis have mini lights, with mini snoots. I imagine that is for...
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    Photographing jewellery and macro lenses in general

    Hi guys I have a Canon 5D and I usually do weddings, events, portraits etc, so my lenses very much reflect that (85mm 1.2, 50mm 1.4, 24mm 1.4 and 70-200 2.8). A friend has put me in touch with a guy who owns a jewellery shop and who wants photos done of his jewellery. Now at this stage I am not...
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    $1000/year for 1 photo!!?

    I suspect people have been quick to judge D-50 because he posted this on the thread. If he didn't want to be judged then he needn't have told.
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    $1000/year for 1 photo!!?

    I just hope you are never unlucky enough to work as a free-lance. You spend hours on a shoot, all for someone who works for the company (with all the perks of working, like a regular salary, sick leave etc) does the same shot as they are a keen armature. Did you shoot from the same angle? Did...
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    RAW conversion in Photoshop, does anyone have any idea what is going on?

    Thanks for all this guys. Lots of stuff for me to think about. I am going to have to look into colour spaces a lot more (it is one of these things I have been fairly ignorant of). I don't think I have changed any settings recently. I wonder whether I have noticed it now because I don't usually...
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    RAW conversion in Photoshop, does anyone have any idea what is going on?

    Hi there OK, let me preface this by saying I convert literally hundreds of RAWs a week and have never had (or noticed perhaps?) this problem before. My work flow is that I go through my images in Zoombrowser (the free software that comes with Canon) to decide which ones I want to keep, and then...
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    Regarding live band photography...

    Of course, it is an expensive route to go down, but then so is buying a new flash.
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