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Forum: Tips-Techniques 09-21-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,538
Posted By daveRen
I had a Cross-Canada Bike Book made by Viovio.com...

I had a Cross-Canada Bike Book made by Viovio.com which turned out excellent on the first pass. I would have a look at what they offer for laying it out. Here is a Viovio review:...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 04-30-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,109
Posted By daveRen
Please let us know what type of computer you have...

Please let us know what type of computer you have so we can help you in more detail - Apple or Windows?
Forum: Tips-Techniques 06-22-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,339
Posted By daveRen
hi rhea. We probably could use some more...

hi rhea.
We probably could use some more information on your budget, size - weight preferences etc. But I can make a couple of suggestions and perhaps offer some questions for you to think about....
Forum: Photos 06-11-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By daveRen
To kato: polarizer

Thanks, Mikio
I would definitely encourage you try out a good polarizer filter.
If you google "polarizer filter examples" you can many examples and "with-without" comparisons.
I have mine on all...
Forum: Photos 06-11-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By daveRen
Giovanni. OK - that totally makes sense. We...

Giovanni.
OK - that totally makes sense. We drove through the Superstition Mountains a long time ago, but we need to check out this area around Apache Junction for sure. Hopefully we can do it...
Forum: General 05-23-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By daveRen
Hi I use a Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR...

Hi
I use a Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX (http://www.trekearth.com/forums/../photos.php?cat=lens&id=10386) on a Nikon D90 (about 24-127mm, 35mm equivalent) and really like it. I ...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 05-15-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,558
Posted By daveRen
Thanks Keith for the great link. Did you figure...

Thanks Keith for the great link.
Did you figure a way of getting the azimuth (angle in degrees) of your shot once you have the coordinates? It would be neat if it gave you the azimuth to the mouse...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 04-26-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,558
Posted By daveRen
Nicely done, Delphine! I think it really adds...

Nicely done, Delphine!
I think it really adds to your great photos. I want to go there.
For hiking trails, I make a guess using the "terrain" selection in Google maps. Also, here in North America...
Forum: Photos 03-28-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By daveRen
To katrinh: crooked

Thanks Katrin.
Your comments are very useful and much appreciated.
I see now that the horizon is off and I agree that the background is distracting. I wanted to portray more of the whole scene...
Forum: Travel 03-26-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,343
Posted By daveRen
Question going to Colorado Plateau

I am making a solo truck/camper trip to the Colorado Plateau, probably in September - early October. This could include southern Utah, southern Colorado and northern Arizona - also called "Four...
Forum: Photos 03-26-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By daveRen
My pleasure, Azahel ..... keep up the good work...

My pleasure, Azahel
..... keep up the good work (and check out a polarizer filter.)
- Dave
Forum: Photos 03-20-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By daveRen
hello Alain. OK for the help... no problem. ...

hello Alain.
OK for the help... no problem.
Have you ever tried Aperture Priority Mode (A) instead of Program?
I like that - I just turn the wheel (adjusting the F-stop) until I get a shutter...
Forum: Photos 03-13-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By daveRen
Thanks, Scott. "Camera Bag" software, eh? I'm...

Thanks, Scott.
"Camera Bag" software, eh? I'm a Mac guy ..... I'll look into that.
Forum: Tips-Techniques 03-03-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,389
Posted By daveRen
hi Satish I have a Nikon VR 16-85mm, F3.5-5.6 G...

hi Satish
I have a Nikon VR 16-85mm, F3.5-5.6 G ED on a Nikon D90 that I think does a great job. It is a bit heavy though. I like the wide end going the extra bit to 16mm (24mm at 35mm...
Forum: General 12-28-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By daveRen
Excuse me. But I don't think this site is...

Excuse me.
But I don't think this site is broken. I am relatively new here, so don't have the history of "better times". I am enjoying using the site as-is. There may be a few glitches but the...
Forum: General 12-28-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,037
Posted By daveRen
I use the OS-X utility "grab". It is quick and...

I use the OS-X utility "grab". It is quick and pretty slick. You will find it in your Utilities folder which is inside your Applications folder.
Just open grab.app and select which option you want...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 12-28-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,558
Posted By daveRen
Arrow "Map - View" on TrekEarth!

I have been adding lat / long coordinates to some of my photos posted on TrekEarth. In my opinion, it is an interesting addition to the enjoyment of viewing the photos. In looking through many...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 12-16-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,788
Posted By daveRen
Wow, these 2 cameras are close if you look at the...

Wow, these 2 cameras are close if you look at the specs. I have not owned either, but have a couple of comments.
1. The Nikon does not have a viewfinder. Even though the Oly has an "Electronic...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 11-17-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,857
Posted By daveRen
Hello from Canada. I went through this decision...

Hello from Canada.
I went through this decision years back looking for my first DSLR and ended up with an Olympus. I presently have a Nikon D90 though. In my opinion the Nikon color processing...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 11-12-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By daveRen
Sorry Ranadip, I don't have an older lens. I am...

Sorry Ranadip, I don't have an older lens. I am new to Nikon and rarely change lenses anyway. The issue may be that the camera body has little gold contacts that rub on the metal body of the old...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 11-10-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By daveRen
hi Ranadip I have used an Olympus E-1 and...

hi Ranadip
I have used an Olympus E-1 and presently a Nikon D90. I find both cameras excellent to use with lots of flexibility with settings. The Nikon is producing higher quality images however. ...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 10-22-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By daveRen
OK, Fabio .... good. I guess there is no error...

OK, Fabio .... good.
I guess there is no error message for not filling out enough information.
I am still not seeing an uploaded photo for you. Are you sure its there?
- Dave
Forum: Tips-Techniques 10-22-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By daveRen
hi Fabio To make a new "Workshop" first I go to...

hi Fabio
To make a new "Workshop" first I go to my (or another member's) original photo and click on the "Post to Workshop" tab. In the Re-post to Workshop dialog box click on "Browse" by Select...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 10-22-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,508
Posted By daveRen
I love my Nikon and Olympus DSLR cameras, but...

I love my Nikon and Olympus DSLR cameras, but frankly $200 is not much. The DSLRs are so much more flexible in operation and expandable as you can afford things. Maybe look at a used Olympus...
Forum: Photos 10-08-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By daveRen
To RPoole5552: Thanks

Thanks for the comments Rob. I see your points - it was a bit of an experiment with the shadow of the palm trees but it was very bright in the background. I may have some other angles. Yes, a...
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