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    First post! Photo critiqe

    The picture is a bit dull. It could od with overall brightness increasing and also Gamma (contrast). For me, there is too much sky which adds nothing - cropping the sky will help the balance of the picture. I have had a go with your posted Jpg - this is what I ended up with (the sheep are now...
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    Depth of field (DOF) does NOT change with sensor size

    I think that I can safely say that none of my photographs are faithful renditions of what I see. I am more interested in conveying smell (usually musty), temperature (usually cold), age (usually ancient) and other non visual aspects of my subject (mediaeval churches). Lenses pay only a small...
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    Published photographer?

    Yes, published in print. Otherwise we are all published by virtue of being on this forum. I think there might be exceptions to that - there are now on-line only periodicals that have taken the place of print periodicals, and this is a thing that is going to become more common. Sent from my...
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    Published photographer?

    You are young yet but you will know you have arrived when those two are preceded by 'curmudgeon'. Sent from my 8070 using Tapatalk
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    Published photographer?

    If your photographs are published then you are clearly a published photographer - it doesn't mean anything else, mind. Sent from my 8070 using Tapatalk
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    Can you scrub EXIF/metadata from a file

    Is it cheating if you don't get caught? Sent from my 8070 using Tapatalk
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    Can you scrub EXIF/metadata from a file

    I would have thought it did but to be sure - export a file from Lightroom to you desktop and then look at the exported image to see if there is any Exif data there. You do not need us to tell you.
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    Posting Pictures

    You don't. You also have an option to upload a file - this is what you use to upload an image from your own computer. Sent from my 8070 using Tapatalk
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    a guide to photo knowledge for beginners and advanced shooters

    Not sure you understand what bokeh is. Bokeh is the quality of the out of focus areas - you pretty much always have bokeh. Bokeh is either nice or nor nice - appealing or not appealing. You can have a picture with nothing in focus - all blurred - and you still have good bokeh or bad bokeh etc...
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    a guide to photo knowledge for beginners and advanced shooters

    So long as you are learning, Sparky. Sent from my 8070 using Tapatalk
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    a guide to photo knowledge for beginners and advanced shooters

    The bit from the internet - you really should acknowledge exactly which part of the internet with a link not just plagiarise it. In general - as clear as mud. Sent from my 8070 using Tapatalk
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    Anyone recognize this view finder?

    It might not be the original finder, but it is an appropriate design for the time. Sent from my 8070 using Tapatalk
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    Why is there a difference between colours on my laptop and my phone?

    So, are both your computer monitor AND phone properly colour calibrated? Sent from my 8070 using Tapatalk
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    How many....???

    If I am photographing wildlife, about 250. If I am photographing old churches, about 50. Landscape, around 10. If I am using film, rather fewer. Sent from my 8070 using Tapatalk
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    Cinestill DF96 weird grain issue.

    I second Derrel and think that is reticulation. Have I read your post right and you developed at 90°? Even with Fahrenheit that is hot. If that was followed by cold rinse water then reticulation is going g to be very likely. You need all your liquids, including rinse water, to be close in...
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