charles wrote:I´ve just looked at the photos so far - good stuff there!
46and2 wrote:First off, great images.
Secondly, why not bring a .6 grad nd? I hand hold mine because I got tired of dealing with the filter holder and I found that moving it up and down just a hair really blurs out the transition zone. Even when hand-holding a camera with faster shutters. I guess it'd be impractical during a climb though.
Thirdly, I am confused at your comment about setting exposure to -0.7ev. Is this because you shoot matrix metering? I tend to shoot with spot on the bright snow and open up 1-2 stops. Setting it down 0.7 or even at 0 would muddy-it out.
FortMental wrote:Really nice photos on your site, but there isn't anything on your site that can't be done with a modern "point and shoot" and some creative photoshop. Modern engines, RAW capture, and small packages these days are pretty impressive.
It should also be mentioned that all that DSLR tonnage is worthwhile if you plan on printing anything larger than, say, 30cm X 50cm. Otherwise, all of that photo detail is lost on LCD, plasma, CRT, or even Hi-Def LCD projector screen resolutions where screen resolutions are typically less than 100DPI.
I absolutely love a good picture just as much as anyone else, but a DSLR is wasted effort if all one does is look at photos on a laptop.
Now don't get me wrong, many people use P&S and get amazing images, and if I am trying to get super light on a trip, I may leave my DSLR at base camp, but I also think that someone who brings a DSLR (and knows how to use it) will consistently get much better images than someone who only takes a P&S.
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