See how this photo come to computer generated image 🙂

Posted by digikuva on 2005-12-18 13:44:23

Tagged: , europe , finland , nurmijärvi , heiluht , pentax , winter , sunset , building , forest , mist , snow , dust , architecture , deleteme10 , deleteme deleted , interestingness 18 december 2005 , top-v111 , interestingness , 200+

Sensor cleaning – Sony A200

Sensor cleaning - Sony A200

Recently I noticed smudges on my photos and I couldn’t use a diaphragm higher then 6 otherwise the spots would be clearly visible on all photo’s. The auto-cleaning didn’t help a bit. After some googling, I assumed I would have to have the camera cleaned professionally.

Nevertheless, I bought a rocket blower (at a local camera shop for a couple of euros) and after 1 minute of blowing, the result is excellent!!! Almost everything is gone. I’m completely satisfied! These two pictures are taken before and after the cleaning. It’s my computer monitor from up close (out of focus).

I posted these pictures to give an example of how good the result can be with only a rocket blower, because most posts on the internet about this subject are very pessimistic.

Zoom in for more detail. Good luck!

Posted by Daniel.. on 2009-09-05 15:22:40

Tagged: , Sony , a200 , rocket blower , sensor , cleaning , CCD , dust , stof , camera , schoonmaken , blaasbalg , verwijderen , Alpha , 200 , clean , dirt , dirty , schoon , blow , inside , easy , quick , good , method

Into the Canyons.

Into the Canyons.

~ Photo Series ~ Nahannni – River of Quest and Legend ~

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered with failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight than knows neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

~~ About the photos. ~~

Today, I want to speak about the process I used to convert my 35mm slides to digital.

I bought my Canon slide scanner about 12 years ago. Over time, I of course upgraded to a new computer. Eventually, new computers stopped coming with SCSI connectors. So for quite a few years, my slide scanner sat around unused. So my choice was to either buy a new slide scanner, or to somehow find a way to connect my old slide scanner for my new computer. Canon, however, was not very helpful in this process. The official position of Canon was that for this scanner, they do not support Macintosh OS X., and they do not support third-party solutions to connect SCSI devices via USB or FireWire. Thanks Canon. Very helpful indeed.

I finally found a device that claimed the capability of allowing SCSI devices to connect to FireWire. Thankfully, it made my slide scanner useful again.

Although I tried to protect my 35mm slides, things happened over the years. No matter how hard you try, slides always seem to collect dust. Removing dust is always a hassle. You think you have done a good job cleaning, and scan the slide, only to find more dust. So, I often had to repeat the process. Sometimes, the dust refused to budge. And then, even stored away from the sun, some slides seems to have undergone some color shifts, requiring more work.

Luckily, these days there are numerous ways to clean up photos post processing, although many of them are still time-consuming. I was able to brighten up some photos that were too dark, like the one seen here. I was able to straighten and re-crop photos to my liking. So much so that some photos that were only borderline acceptable before are now some of my favorite photos of this trip. Boy, I just love digital post-processing.

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Posted by Matt. Create. on 2010-06-09 08:03:11

Tagged: , active , activity , adventure , beach , beautiful , blue , canada , Canoe , Canyon , Clouds , ecology , Enfuse , forest , green , journey , leisure , life , lifestyle , magnificent , Nahanni , Park , nature , northwest , outdoor , remote , river , sky , solitude , spectacular , sport , summer , sun , Things , tourism , tranquility , travel , tree , trip , vacation , vast , water , Matt Shalvatis , Shalvatis , Nahanni National Park , northwest territories , 200+

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills. (Quote by Buddha)

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.  (Quote by Buddha)



I do it like this frog, zen the day and it makes me happy to know, that my computer (one of 5) crashed this morning.

No donkey, but maybe a frog helps to be zen for you too.

Go out and make a little bit meditation.

It will help.

See you after I fixed my little problem.

Looking into the sun and………….
♪♪♫ L I S T e N ♪♪♫♪♪♫

Posted by Sash´s Kitchen-Studio Photography on 2009-09-01 07:42:40

Tagged: , kiss that frog , insashi , zen , buddha , meditation , helps , alsace , france , petite , camargue , alsacienne , Norton sucks. if the abonnement comes to an end, it doesn´t work , I have lost no important data, I am the back up minister and do double back ups all the time , hope your day started better than mine , … and if you wanna deinstall it, you’re in hells kitchen , Frogs rock , dust was the reason for my system killer , BokehLicious! , bokeh , sun , sunlight , sunshine , sunny , day , zen like a frog , wowowowowowow , aplusphoto , all Right reserved © Sascha Rueb , Sascha , Rueb , Rüb , BEJ* , citrit , 200 , Sash´s Kitchen-Studio Photography , all rights reserved © Sascha Rueb