[nikonf4] Re: D7000 images

  • From: Frank Armstrong <frankarmstrong@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2010 08:13:22 -0400


FWIW -- I seem to be getting everything, period.


On 11/1/2010 12:03 PM, Eric Welch wrote:
That's odd. I didn't get either one. I didn't see them in my spam filters either.


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 <mailto:WiltW@xxxxxxx> wrote:

Both messages which I sent, one to f4@xxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:f4@xxxxxxxxxxx> and the other to nikonf4@freelists <mailto:nikonf4@freelists> arrived in my AOL mailbox.
In a message dated 11/1/2010 8:22:06 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, WiltW@xxxxxxx <mailto: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?
    In a message dated 10/31/2010 10:41:20 A.M. Pacific Daylight
    Time, ericwelch@xxxxxx <mailto:ericwelch@xxxxxx> writes:

        Dang spell check. I meant graining.


        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
        <mailto: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.


        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
        <mailto: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 <mailto:ericwelch@xxxxxx>>
        *To:* nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto: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:


        files.me.com/ericwelch/ <http://files.me.com/ericwelch/> b1is5f

        Added noise reduction in CS5 and tweaked colors and contrast.

        files.me.com/ericwelch/ <http://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.



        "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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