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There is now no need to spend 1000's on that wide aperture for great bokeh. The new s8 can do that all for you. And if Im being honest do a much better job in the editing process.

Mobile phones are the way forward and i predict in a few years will be competing with/ surpassing mid range DSLRs

Check the video for proof.

https://youtu.be/g6ASzDd-_JM
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lol wut
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>>3146569
I'd just like to interject for a moment. What you’re referring to as bokeh, is in fact, depth of field, or as I’ve recently taken to calling it, depth of field plus bokeh. Bokeh is not a photographic look unto itself, but rather another component of a look made by the lens design, numerical aperture and focal length comprising a full picture.
Many photographers make pictures with depth of field every day, without realizing it. Through a peculiar turn of events, this look which is widely used today is often called “bokeh”, and many photographers are not aware that it is basically the depth of field, caused by the wide aperture. There really is bokeh, and there are photographers using it, but it is just a part of the image they make.
Bokeh is the quality of the depth of field: the specific way an optical formula renders out of focus areas. Bokeh is an essential part of a photograph, but useless by itself; it can only function in the context of a complete composition. Bokeh is normally used in combination with the depth of field: the whole look is basically depth of field with bokeh added, or DoF/bokeh. All the so-called “bokeh” are really variations of DoF/bokeh.
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>>3146569
no one. unless some instagram model, will take you seriously with phone photography

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Hey so question for those who do street photography. I wonder how you guys would handle when you take photos focused on strangers, like do you ask them, or do you really try to hide that you're taking their photo or just out in the open?

I ask because it is something I'd like to try with my camera, I just moved into a city so I'd like to start practice doing it, I just feel awkward taking pictures of strangers, and feel like im invading their privacy and that im in the wrong. So just looking to hear some stories of your experience in street photography, good stories, bad stories, and advice on how you approach it.

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If you feel it's wrong then why do you want to do it?
That is the clinical definition of evil.
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>>3146394
Stay in shape and dont look likr a pedo and youll be fine. Keep a scrap book with shit you havr shot before so when insecure people come up to you, yiu can show them the pics.

Either that, shoot from the hip, act like youre adjusting thr cam and come off as even more creepy, or just grow a pair of balls.

Shithead. Otherwise you werent passionate about photography in the first place if you are afraid of what others think.

Love, /p/. Faggot.
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>>3146399
i dont think its wrong, maybe i should've worded that better, its more of thinking people who get mad or weirded out about it will.

>>3146400
I guess you're right, i am passionate about photography, but i also can't help but worry what people think, its a shitty trait that has definitely held me back in my passions.

Still interested in general how others handle doing street photography

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I'm a researcher at my university doing work towards my MSc. My field of study is photography and computer vision (pattern/feature recognition, image processing, etc).

I need a wide angle macro lens, at least f/4 (2.8 would be nice) for an application I'm working on. It needs to be as sharp as possible. If I had no budget, what would you suggest?
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https://www.venuslens.net/product/laowa-15mm-f/
this... pretty wide, can do 1:1
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>>3146388

That's actually pretty good! It has tilt correction, too, judging by video reviews it works well. I take a lot of photos of materials from a tripod pointing downwards; tilt correction means I can have it more relaxed at an angle versus direct BEV.
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How much magnification do you need? You could use basically any lens with some extension tubes for more magnification.

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Does anyone here use a Holga Digital? You know, the one that was produced through Kickstarter a few years back (2015 i think)?


This camera seems to have been a complete flop. Apparently when it first came out, they made the kickstarter supporters wait a full month after it was released in stores to actually send them their camera. The company did not communicate with the people either, even when they requested refunds after not receiving their camera or from defective models.

The build quality isn't great either, and instead of the listed "glass lens" and "switchable f/2.8 / f/8" aperture, these don't seem to exist on the camera. There is no screen to view the images, and sometimes the cf card apparently doesnt work out of the box and needs to be formatted by the camera itself to be functional.


With that all being said, it sounded fun to me, so I picked one up. It was only $20 at my local Urban Outfitters, down from the original $80. I just couldn't pass that up, however shitty it was and is. I personally like it so far, though I can see why people would be critical if they had to pay full price for this. It's a Holga, though, so what were people honestly really expecting? I do wish that it had an original holga lens in front of the sensor, instead of just an average tiny webcam type lens that it does. Either way, its shitty.

Does anyone out there own/use this camera regularly? Do you have thoughts about it other than the ones already out there? I am interested in hearing about ways to make this camera functional and easier to use. I would really like to know what is up with the sunny/cloudy setting. It seems to change the white balance, but it doesn't seem to change the shutter speed or aperture exactly. I also really want to know if anyone has experiences with using a flash with this, as I always seem to get totally blown out photographs, even with cheap, light duty flashes.

Pic semi-related
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I'll post some things I have shot so far.


It seems to have a fairly long lag between when you click the shutter and when it takes the image, leading to rolling shutter and blur. I find these accidents sometimes really interesting, but usually if I dont stand still for a while its just a blurry mess.

This makes me appreciate that this is digital though, because if you take 300 pictures in a day, you will likely wind up with at least a handful that are interesting like this it seems.

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post more, fagtron.
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>>3146315
Alright.


It seems to be fairly sharp in bright sun, though I do notice that sometimes it can expose completely incorrectly and give me really dark shadows, or it can wind up really flat. I suppose it has some sort of simple meter system that it then uses to calculate the true shutter speed/aperture (I am under the impression that its just shutter speed it fucks with, though)

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Hows is going 4chan?

I went camping in Cornwall at the end of July and Just got around to editing some of them. Thought I'd post them here so someone other than my mother might see them :)

Any CONSTRUCTIVE feedback is always welcome!!!

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>multiple little holes
reeeeeeeeeee

closing this thread, op you fag, lrn to choose your op image.
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/p/ is a rotting corpse infested with a variety of maggots, the most notable of them being sonyshills and fujicucks.

are they equally worse? if you could erase one of those groups right now, who would you choose?
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>>3146111
>complain about gearfags
>make pixelpeeping gearfag thread
>has never taken an actual photograph in his life
>has no interest in actual photography

OP. His thread.
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Fujifags - their cameras are simply substandard.

Bad colour rendition, bad menus, bodies built for people with tiny claw hands...
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>>3146114
gearfagging is coolio. brandfags are the real cancer. if you cant make this distinction, congrats, youre part of the problem.

Got me a 7artisans fisheye for Fuji. It's sharp enough but I find it hard to find subjects that work. R8 me.
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>>3145819
>Are fisheyes useless?
Yes
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>>3145819
>I find it hard to find subjects that work.
I don't know. They're a gimmick and a meme. I think you really have to know what you're going for.
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>>3145825
>>3145827
But then again, I actually enjoy the picture you posted. Maybe you're onto something. Keep using it and find out for yourself.

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Will Canon ever release a EOS film body again?
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Why would they?
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>>3145798
because there is a film boom going on and the probably want to make money.
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>>3145801
>there is a film boom
kek

I am very new to photography, i have a t5i with the 18-55mm kit lens and the 50mm 1.8 stm.

>pic related

How can i get sharper photos? I'm in doubt if the problem is my gear, skill or both...

How can i edit them properly? I use Lightroom to edit them and the majorty of time i do it manually, sometimes, i use some luts or presets just to mess around, but i never get the result desired.

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>>3145684
Quality and control of light has A LOT more to do with apparent sharpness than the difference between your $500 gear and $3500 gear.

Test it yourself; take some normal still life shots indoors with and without flash and crop in and you'll notice a dramatic difference in detail.

For the pic you posted, an overcast day at 800 ISO wide open won't give you sharp results. You want
>lower ISO
>f/8 or f/11 (usually gives sharpest results)
>better light

Can you post some pictures that have the style you want to emulate
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The lower the iso the "better" the image quality, for aperture most lenses are sharpest around f/8 and always use a shutter speed faster than your focal length to avoid camera shake (if focal length = 50mm use speeds 1/50 or faster).
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>>3145691
>>3145692

I did read about setting it to f/8 or higher but then what can i do when i take pictures at night? i usually like to take pictures when i'm walking home from work and it's dark already.

A style i'd like to emulate would be something like this probably https://www.instagram.com/notorious_jamil_c/

It's the only i could remember at the moment.

Thanks in advance.

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Hey /p/ I'm new to this board, however I'm not new to photography. I took a trip to Japan back in spring of 2015 and it was beautiful as all hell. Was wondering if anyone else had some pictures from the land of the rising sun?

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I was just there a few weeks ago, and still need to edit photos. Maybe I'll do that tomorrow.

Here's my version of basically the same photo as yours, though.

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>>3145672
>Landscape photo
>Shutter priority
>1/640th
>F4.5
What are you even doing you weeb
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