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chris_taylor
chris_taylor Junior Member 9161 forum posts United Kingdom
31 Oct 2008 - 1:20 PM

Big Bri

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jonathanbp
jonathanbp e2 Member 594 forum postsjonathanbp vcard Indonesia
1 Nov 2008 - 12:58 PM


Quote: Hi Jonathan.......did you know that you look a bit like a younger version of Big Bri ?

...sorry. Wink

Who is Big Bri?

Just Jas
Just Jas  1225719 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2008 - 11:59 PM


Quote: Who is Big Bri?

Brother to Big Ben! Wink

chris_taylor
chris_taylor Junior Member 9161 forum posts United Kingdom
2 Nov 2008 - 9:26 AM


Quote: Who is Big Bri?

See the link above.......(mod no.3)

'e ain't 'eavy.....'ees Matt's brovver. Wink

LenShepherd
LenShepherd e2 Member 62362 forum postsLenShepherd vcard United Kingdom
2 Nov 2008 - 10:57 AM

First things first - BIN YOUR UV!
Most UV's (yours sounds as though it fits this category) stops some blues reaching the sensor - which is not good for azure blues.
If you want to protect the front element of your lenses (insurance usually provides much more protection for a lot less money) as you are digital get a clear glass filter like the Canon Regular or the Hoya Digital Pro 1 Protector.
At www.speedgraphic.com the Canon options are cheaper than the Hoya at £35 for the 72mm size.
As you are a beginner you may not be aware can emphasis the blues post processing when you get home using most makes of image editing software.
You can also make blue skies (and many other colours) more saturated with a circular pol filter - though the effect usually only works well when the sun is shining, not to low or high in the sky, and over your shoulder.
Basically you rotate the front part of the pol and if the colours are saturated at one setting use it if you want the effect. If the colours do not saturate the light is not right for the effect so remove the pol as it needs an extra 1.5 to 2 shutter speeds when in place.

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