I was wondering why almost all my rechargeable batteries drained after a few weeks while unused in my bag, having no clue what the reason was and how to solve it and I searched some sites, made a few questions and everything became clear to me after a few days. I recently purchased a new powerful flash a Yongnuo YN-568 EX II which is very similar to the Canon EX-580 or Canon RT-600 if you prefer a newer comparison. The price I paid was around 150 euros including postage fees instead of around 525 for the Canon 600 RT or 360 for the Metz 58 AF-2 or 255 for Nissin Di 866 II.
Thursday, 8 August 2013
Thursday, 1 August 2013
Using 32-bit process to handle possibly all available dynamic range can either make or ruin your picture. Sometimes it works really well, sometimes it is an awfully bad start. Some people use their "own" process, but you really need to know what you are doing. Manual process of all available photos as layers and selecting highlights from each photo, play with feather and blending amount is a very lengthy process. I tried using Actions, but still needs a lot of processing. Having these in my mind, I wanted to see what a comparison between available procedures would be like. Here are the results. I will not say much, just compare: