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    Tokina 11-16 vs Nikon 10-24

    I was wondering if anyone had any opinions on either the Tokina 11-16 f2.8 or the Nikon 10-24 f3.5-5.6. I was all ready pull the trigger on the Nikon lens, then I read where Ken Rockwell likes the Tokina better. I was just wondering if anyone on the forum could offer any other opinions. Thanks!
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    Camera Bag Suggestions

    Hi, I currently am looking for a smaller camera bag, I already have a Tamrac backpack that comes close to holding everything, but I am looking for a smaller one that will hold the camera body and about 3 lenses. I was hoping to get a few suggestions if you have one like this and are happy...
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    Nikon 10-24 f3.5-4.5 vs. Nikon 12-24 f4.0

    Can someone please explain to me why the 12-24 lens would be, on average, $300 more. It seems to me that the 10-24 would be more since you get an extra 2mm and the availability to go to f10 with it. Both are G ED-IF AF-S DX type lenses. I am on the fence between the two and am leaning...
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    Nikon D7000 Lens Purchasing Advice

    Hi, I was hoping to get some advice on purchasing new lenses for my Nikon D7000. The current lenses I have are about 10 years old and are ready to be upgraded. I am looking for roughly the following range of lenses: 10-24 mm 24-70 mm f2.8 70-200 mm f2.8 I know the Nikon "holy trinity"...
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    HDR comment and help

    Hi, I was hoping for a critique of this photo and possibly a little help. I have attached a second photo on the pond that shows a lot of pixelation after running my three pictures through Photomatix. I was wondering if there is a setting to eliminate this type of output. None of the...
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    Help with cave photography

    I am planning on going on a cave tour this coming weekend and was hoping someone could help me with the proper settings. I will be visiting a cave that is lit by some type of flood lights. I am not sure what type of lights they will be (tungsten, fluorescent, etc). I own a Nikon D70 and was...
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    D70 Cleaning

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    Heading to Chicago - Any hidden gems???

    I am going to Chicago for 5 days this coming Wednesday and I was wondering if anyone could recommend any hidden gems for me to check out while I was there. Whether it is photo opportunities, places of interest or even places to eat, anything and everything anyone suggests will be greatly...
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    Old Time Photographers Video Clip

    I am not sure what would be the correct forum for this question, but I was wondering if anyone could direct me to a 5-10 second video clip of old time photographers (1900-1930) taking pictures. I have searched and searched and have come up with nothing. Any help would be more than appreciated.
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    I was wondering if anyone had any testimonials, good or bad, on using the ExpoDisc. Thanks!
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    D70 Cleaning

    I was hoping someone could suggest a safe way to clean my D70. I noticed several spots on some of my photos, which I originally attributed to the lens, but after switching out lenses I noticed that the spots were still there. If anyone could point in my in a safe and fool proof way to do this...
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    Print Size

    I was wondering what the biggest print I could make without it looking pixelated for an image of 2763x1834 pixels. Thanks!
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    D70 Question

    I was wondering if someone can tell me what I may be doing wrong. When I take a picture with my D70 the skies look blue and the color in the display, which I have set at 0, looks very good. Then when I connect to my computer and view the photo with photoshop or windows picture viewer the...
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    I was wondering first, if this picture works for anyone and second does the chopping off of the seagull's heads on the left completely ruin this photo? Also does anyone know the true sizes of panoramic prints? Thanks!!
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    Calibrating your monitor

    I was wondering if there is any programs or rules to go by to calibrate your monitor. When I view pictures at home and put them on my website everything looks great, but when I view them at work they always look very dark. I understand that it is probably dependent on every monitor, but I was...
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    Has anyone ever built a lightbox?

    I was wondering if anyone on the forum has ever built a lightbox? First off, I believe I have the right name for it, if I am wrong would someone please correct me. I am looking to make something similar to a color negative being enlarged with light bulbs behind it. I think movie posters at...
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    Displaying Pictures

    With so many great pictures posted daily on the forum, I was wondering how everyone goes about displaying them. Does everyone just keep them in boxes or on their computer? With the exception of photo albums and personal websites does anyone have any interesting ways to display their photos...
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    D70 pics look washed out

    I just purchased a Nikon D70 and used it for the first time at my niece's birthday party on Monday. I just downloaded them to my computer and noticed that everyone lacked significant color. I know this is a very broad question, but could anyone who owns this camera suggest what I may not have...
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    White Balance

    I was hoping someone could please explain white balance to me in laymen's terms. I just read the section in my D70 manual and I am more confused now then before I picked it up. I was wondering what the significance is of it, why it is there, when should I alter it and anything else that may be...
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    Close-Up Filters

    I was wondering if anyone has had any experience using these and if so are they worth getting?