[nikonf4] Re: D7000 images

  • From: Eric Welch <photoew@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2010 09:03:45 -0700

That's odd. I didn't get either one. I didn't see them in my spam filters 


For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong. 
- H. L. Mencken

On Nov 1, 2010, at 8:35 AM, WiltW@xxxxxxx wrote:

> Both messages which I sent, one to f4@xxxxxxxxxxx  and the other to 
> nikonf4@freelists arrived in my AOL mailbox.
> --wilt
> In a message dated 11/1/2010 8:22:06 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, 
> WiltW@xxxxxxx writes:
> 'pieces of graining' or 'pieces of training'...neither mean anything to most 
> folks, even if one is right and the other is wrong!   Could you explain?
> --wilt
> In a message dated 10/31/2010 10:41:20 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, 
> ericwelch@xxxxxx writes:
> Dang spell check. I meant graining. 
> Eric
> For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and 
> wrong. - H. L. Mencken
> On Oct 31, 2010, at 10:38 AM, Eric Welch <photoew@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This is the real deal from our exhibit on high end gold pieces. We have some 
>> pieces of training in gold that are mind-boggling it takes such precision. 
>> Eric
>> For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and 
>> wrong. - H. L. Mencken
>> On Oct 31, 2010, at 10:34 AM, Dave <downsouthdave@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Ah! Atocha treasure, or repros made from the originals as patterns? We saw 
>>> the Atocha traveling display years ago in Claremont, CA. That whole 
>>> recovery is a fascinating story. Nice treatment!
>>> From: Eric Welch <ericwelch@xxxxxx>
>>> To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Sent: Sat, October 30, 2010 1:58:03 PM
>>> Subject: [nikonf4] D7000 images
>>> Got my Nikon D7000 yesterday. It's quite nice. I like it a lot. The 
>>> customizability is really extensive. The LCD on the back is gorgeous, and 
>>> the controls are laid out in a logical way. Noise performance is great. ISO 
>>> 1600 is really, really clean. I haven't shot enough at high ISOs to really 
>>> say yet how good, but up to 25,600 seems to be usable for some things. 
>>> Overall, it's the best DX camera Nikon makes by far. And for the price it 
>>> really makes the D300s look dated. AF is very fast, and accurate. 
>>> The only thing that's not great so far is that when it focuses during video 
>>> you can hear the lenses focusing. I don't even notice the noise from my 
>>> AF-S lenses as I'm shooting, but it's there in the video sound track. So 
>>> you really need an external mic to make audio work well apparently. Could 
>>> this be a major reason other cameras don't have AF during video other than 
>>> the D3100?
>>> One think Koichi would like is that you can set it so that with non-G 
>>> lenses you set the aperture with the ring on the lens instead of with a 
>>> command dial.
>>> I've got two photos you can download. Both less than 1 meg, though they are 
>>> full size jpegs. When I created them I didn't have an NEF converter for it 
>>> yet. Got that this morning from Adobe labs where Adobe Camera RAW 6.3 is 
>>> still in beta.
>>> Here are the links:
>>> Unmodified:
>>> files.me.com/ericwelch/ b1is5f
>>> Added noise reduction in CS5 and tweaked colors and contrast.
>>> files.me.com/ericwelch/ 4juu68
>>> It's from the Atocha, a Spanish galleon that sank off Florida in 1622. We 
>>> have it on exhibit in the entrance to our library. Mostly high intensity 
>>> incandescent light with some daylight coming in from a skylight directly 
>>> above. Colombian emeralds obviously and gold probably from there too.
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuestra_Se%C3%B1ora_de_Atocha 
>>> Eric
>>> "In the end they will lay their freedom at our feet and say to us,          
>>> 'Make us your slaves, but feed us.'" - Dostoevsky
> =

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