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      01-01-2012, 12:44 AM   #925
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Well, the price is right, for sure.

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True. Although DxO 7 is only $99 today. And they have those cool filmpacks.
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      01-01-2012, 01:07 AM   #926
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True. Although DxO 7 is only $99 today. And they have those cool filmpacks.
The Filmpacks are extra, but I love mine. I've got the whole sheebang.

You need a power computer. For large files, you need 64-bit and 8GB or RAM is highly recommend with at least a quad-core processor. A trial is highly recommended before buying, to make sure it'll work on your computer.
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The Filmpacks are extra, but I love mine. I've got the whole sheebang.

You need a power computer. For large files, you need 64-bit and 8GB or RAM is highly recommend with at least a quad-core processor. A trial is highly recommended before buying, to make sure it'll work on your computer.
So it'll be fine on my home and office workstations, but not so hot on my laptop, which is only 32-bit and 4GB RAM.

Speaking of which, do they allow you to put it on more than one machine?
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BTW, Happy New Year eastern time folks.
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So it'll be fine on my home and office workstations, but not so hot on my laptop, which is only 32-bit and 4GB RAM.

Speaking of which, do they allow you to put it on more than one machine?
For files over 20MB it works best with 64-bit.

Yes, you can install on two machines.

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Here's another hand held, ISO 6400 shot with the 5D2 processed in DxO using default settings:


Lake View by dcstep, on Flickr

There is some noise noticeable mostly around the lights that lead to black, but it's pretty minor. I'm very pleased with these results.

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It's been awhile since I've been on this forum... here's something I processed recently w/HDR:


Workplace Respite by Rob Shaw (BFL), on Flickr
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      01-05-2012, 12:40 AM   #933
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^^^^^^Wow, very nicely done.
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awesome shot Rob!
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awesome shot Rob!
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It's been awhile since I've been on this forum... here's something I processed recently w/HDR:
Awesome with all that colors in a night shot.
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Thanks. Here's another from this past weekend:


Shinjuku Junction by Rob Shaw (BFL), on Flickr
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again, another very nice shot Rob!
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Love the SM pier shot. Very popular place to grab a sunset pic.
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I own a Sony NEx-5N and I am really struggling taking night scene pics, it comes out blurry, can some one tell me what the best way (or mode) to take night pics "without" a tripod?
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I own a Sony NEx-5N and I am really struggling taking night scene pics, it comes out blurry, can some one tell me what the best way (or mode) to take night pics "without" a tripod?
Shoot in Av mode with the lens wide open and ISO 6400. Make sure image stabilization is on and brace yourself whenever possible. Use the electronic viewfinder with the camera up against your face, not the LCD on back, which is only for ignorant fools. Hold it like you know what you're doing.

Looks like a great little camera.

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Shoot in Av mode with the lens wide open and ISO 6400. Make sure image stabilization is on and brace yourself whenever possible. Use the electronic viewfinder with the camera up against your face, not the LCD on back, which is only for ignorant fools. Hold it like you know what you're doing.

Looks like a great little camera.

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Assuming he has an EVF. It's an option with the NEx-5N.
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Assuming he has an EVF. It's an option with the NEx-5N.
It'd be a shame to have such a wonderful camera without the EVF.

In one or two generations of theses cameras, particularly if we can still use our legacy lenses, we'll all be shooting these. Soon as I can mount my 500mm lens on one and shoot 60-fps on a high quality APS-C (or full frame... dream on) I'll have one. (I could make due with 30-fps).

I'd use it with all my zooms and big lenses and then have a little pancake 35mm for street shooting.

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even if you don't have the electronic view finder, at least put a corner against your forehead. 3 anchor points will always work better then just 2

3 = both hands and head
2 = just 2 hands

walls are acceptable alternatives to a head, and sometimes preferred as they don't rock

also depending how you hold NEX-5N change holding to one hand on camera body and one to lens, gives a stagger and spreads the weight of the unit for more stability.
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