Before Miniature Effect
After Miniature Effect
While not fully revealing the tilt and shift effect in portraits, the softening of focus is, nonetheless, appealing
Point, zoom and shoot
OK, I point, zoom and shoot on auto, prefer the viewfinder rather than screen, not as steady as I used to be (prefer available light photography - great stuff recently from a big church wedding where flash was banned), and some of my pics are great. Rarely print them 'cos we all look on the PC these days.This with a Minolta Dimage Z1 bought for £120 (factory refurb), autofocus getting a bit erratic now. Very occasionally on a Pentax P30 with zoom (bought for £30 to replace a top of the range late model zoom Praktica that was nicked), but the cost of running that! A mate and I (he with his £700 camera, which he uses for pics of flowers - I can't match him with that subject) were photographing preserved railways recently, and he was impressed.
Anyone know where I can get a lens cap for the Z1? The grip mechanism on the original broke.
ebay is your pal...
I got a electronic infrared remote shutter release for my D40 on fleabay.... all the way from china for a grand sum of £0.99 (plus £1.99 p&p) it will work fine on the d3000 too
I use it quite a lot when taking photos of objects in a light tent,,, its never failed me.... except when the battery (included) ran out !!!
Shutter Release (@ Sig)
So, with this IR remote, can you hold the shutter open as long as you want? At the moment I have the Fuji S9500, but it can't do that and I was wondering about getting a DSLR like this. One of the things I would like to be able to do is shoot stars (and space stations) moving across the sky - I've seen the results of other people doing this, and I'd like to do it myself, so the question is, would this camera be able to do that?
Re: Feature suggestion
To Giles Jones: While more expensive lenses are generally more versatile, it's foolish (and that's being charitable) to claim that you can't take a good photograph with the kit lens.
All I need is a cheap full frame
I wish they come out with a cheaper full frame camera without any bells and whistles.