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  1. Derrel replied to the thread Best lens for sports.

    you have been given some good advice. In my experience, for indoor sports, lens speed is of primary importance. your when shooting...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 8:00 PM
  2. Derrel liked weepete's post in the thread Best lens for sports.

    Cheapest: Canon 200mm f2.8L ii Fastest: Sigma 135mm f1.8 Art Sharpest: Canon 300mm f2.8L Most versitile: Canon 70-200 f2.8L, Sigma...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 7:53 PM
  3. Derrel replied to the thread Thinking about moving up to full frame--Open to advice.

    I feel that the D610 and the D800 are almost exactly equal at high ISO. The D800 has a slightly newer and more technologically-advanced...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM
  4. Derrel liked Tropicalmemories's post in the thread Trying for an edgy 60's pose.

    Hard light, wide lens too close - trying for a 60's look. [ATTACH]

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  5. Derrel replied to the thread Trying for an edgy 60's pose.

    The wide angle Lens and the short camera-to-subject distance have , together,caused quite a bit of foreshortening, causing her feet to...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 3:11 PM
  6. Derrel replied to the thread Best lens for sports.

    I think the most important thing is to have a lens that has a wide maximum Aperture. There are a few lenses I would suggest. They are...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 8:33 AM
  7. Derrel replied to the thread Manual mode vs automatic mode.

    yep spin the dial! Or make that spin the control wheel. LOL. I use aperture priority so much that I pretty much pick an aperture and...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 7:49 AM
  8. Derrel replied to the thread Manual mode vs automatic mode.

    with most of today's digital cameras going from 1/60 up to 1/500 takes nine clicks, with today's common 1/3 stop detents. However with...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 7:37 AM
  9. Derrel replied to the thread Thinking about moving up to full frame--Open to advice.

    There actually is a difference between shooting crop frame and shooting full frame. I started in 2001 with a 1.5 X Nikon D1 and around...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 7:27 AM
  10. Derrel replied to the thread Equivalent Focal Length.

    The Nikon D600 or D610 is available affordably on the used market, as is the excellent D800.

    Sep 19, 2019 at 6:45 AM
  11. Derrel replied to the thread Manual mode vs automatic mode.

    "metering schmetering!"

    Sep 19, 2019 at 6:44 AM
  12. Derrel rated petrochemist's post Agree in the thread Manual mode vs automatic mode.

    Very rarely, but it's all too common to look at a photo & think ' They (or I) screwed the exposure on that one!' sometimes followed by...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 6:43 AM
  13. Derrel liked AlanKlein's post in the thread Manual mode vs automatic mode.

    Getting the exposure right is a given. It's part of technique like getting it in focus or shooting at a higher enough shutter speed so...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 6:42 AM
  14. Derrel replied to the thread Manual mode vs automatic mode.

    in the article that was linked to,I actually think that the automatic exposure settings that the camera determined, the shot made at...

    Sep 18, 2019 at 6:11 PM
  15. Derrel rated AlanKlein's post Agree in the thread Manual mode vs automatic mode.

    No one looks at a photo and stays, "Wow, what a great shot. He got the exposure right."

    Sep 18, 2019 at 6:09 PM