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  1. Kevin

    Is there something like a lightbox but with a ruler to indicate size?

    OK, I'm not 100% sure of the terminology I'd want to use to describe what I'm envisioning in my head so here it goes.... Is there a portable lightbox or similar setup that could include a nice looking 'ruler' or other size indicator to show the size of the item being photographed? Thinking of...
  2. Kevin

    15% off Samsonite at eBay

    Until 2019-09-16 you can get an additional 15% off of Samsonite luggage, backpacks, and other items at eBay. The max discount you can get is $250...
  3. Kevin

    Feedback Poll! Give your opinion about "Showcase" threads...

    Folks, it's time to give your opinion on something. :) In short, we have a category for "Gear" with forums under it for the major items like Sony, Fuji, Leica, Canon, and so on. Two of those forums have "sub-forums" for showcasing images related to the item, Fuji Showcase and Leica Showcase...
  4. Kevin

    Photolemur 3 by Skylum - Free

    Not sure the story behind this one but you can grab a free license for Photolemur 3 by Sklyum at the moment. Just enter your email and you'll get a license key sent to you. https://skylum.com/l/pp-photolemur Here's the info' on the actual application, available for both Windows & Mac. Note...
  5. Kevin

    The science behind photographing "Super Moon" shots by XKCD

    The odds are good that while some of our Cameraderie members may not know the name Randall Munroe they likely know his creation, the comics of XKCD. XKCD combines humor with science sprinkled with social commentary. The official description is "A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and...
  6. Kevin

    New enemy of photographers? "Flat Earthers"

    Well, here's a weird story that crosses my sci-fi geek side with my Cameraderie geek side... a photographer has encountered a new foe to deal with, so-called Flat Earthers. 🌏 The "Cliff Notes" is that photographer completed a project working with NASA of photographing artifacts from NASA's...
  7. Kevin

    Announcement New Style / Theme -- "Really Dark"

    I know some of you guys like the darker styles/themes and have felt that the existing "Dark" style still wasn't dark enough. So with that in mind a new style has been added named "Really Dark". :D Click on the link below or click on the usual link in the bottom-left corner of your screen...
  8. Kevin

    Security researcher shows digital cameras susceptible to remote malware attacks

    [float_right][/float_right] There's a few articles hitting the street today about a security researcher being able to use Wi-Fi to remotely install a fake firmware infected with malware to a Canon EOS 80D to encrypt all of the images on the memory card. The malicious payload takes advantage of...
  9. Kevin

    Feedback Weekend Update - 2019-08-10

    Some little updates this weekend... 😊 The "Support Cameraderie" menu link is not shown to current subscribers. The Gear Talk category has been renamed to Photo Gear. The More Gear Talk category has been renamed to Other Gear. A new Drones forum was added under the Other Gear category and...
  10. Kevin

    Feedback New "Back" Menu Option in floating menu bar

    For mobile users there is a new menu option showing up in your floating menu bar. :) On Android devices there is a dedicated 'back' button on the device so it's pretty easy to just hit that to go back a page in your browser but on other devices and/or browsers it might not be as simple so now...
  11. Kevin

    Buried deep in ColdFusion at the moment

    No, not "cold fusion" as in the science holy grail, "ColdFusion" as in the Adobe web server. 🤓 Seems like these past couple of weeks I've been buried at all hours of the days working on stuff for the 'Day Job' instead of getting anything done online. Sure, it pays the bills (and Mrs. Kevin...
  12. Kevin

    Changes to "Giveaway of the Day" Threads

    Hey, Cameraderie Bot, you need to check your circuits a little bit better there, my friend, games aren't of interest. :P On a serious note, just items related to photography should be getting picked up automatically but some items are getting a hit on the word "camera" so they get...
  13. Kevin

    Dell Financial Services (DFS) - Weird payment restrictions

    Anybody ever finance their computer gear using Dell's DFS (Dell Financial Services) program? Come across anything weird with them? I had my laptop going through them and setup with automatic payments each month. Tired of paying interest I went to pay off the full balance online only to be...
  14. Kevin

    For the 'Bike Crew', do you guys use any apps when riding?

    So lately I've been trying to get into better shape health-wise and this Summer the Mrs. & I have pledged to take advantage of some of the bike trails in the area and ride more. With that in mind I picked up already a Thule bike carrier from the local Trek store and have been scoping out the...
  15. Kevin

    Feedback Suggestion for a new "Infrared" forum - What parent category?

    A suggestion has been made to create a new "Infrared" forum but what parent category would you guys/gals suggest it go under? Put it under gear since you need the specialized/modified hardware for it? Put it under "Galleries" for showcasing infrared images? Could be "techniques" as well but...
  16. Kevin

    Local grocery store now has robots patrolling the aisles

    So, it turns out my local grocery store now has robots patrolling the aisles. It seems the only thing they do is randomly go around the store looking for items on the floor and when it finds something, like a liquid or spilled merchandise, it stops and makes an automated announcement about a...
  17. Kevin

    Software Ever wonder what goes into creating a film "filter" presets in software? Interesting article at Wired

    An interesting article over at Wired about how the team at VSCO go about creating their film filters for their apps. https://www.wired.com/story/vsco-film-photo-filters/ It's a short article but something that I had not really thought about before and, after reading that, I'm not sure if I...
  18. Kevin

    Announcement Attn: Subscribers - Please check your PayPal settings!

    *** THIS IS NOT APPLICABLE FOR "LIFETIME" SUBSCRIBERS, ONLY RECURRING *** If you are a "LIFETIME" subscriber you don't have to do anything and no action should be taken. If you are currently a subscriber, please check your PayPal settings. If PayPal subscription for Cameraderie is anything...
  19. Kevin

    Cheap memory cards - 400gb micro SDXC for $62, 512gb microSD for $99

    If anybody needs a few cards, Amazon has the SanDisk Ultra microSDXC down to just $62 for the 400gb. https://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-Ultra-microSDXC-Adapter-SDSQUAR-400G-GN6MA/dp/B074RNRM2B There's also the Samsung microSD at $99 for 512gb...
  20. Kevin

    BBC's "Food Photographer of the Year 2019"

    BBC news has posted their "Food Photographer of the Year 2019". Based on the title of the page I was expecting something a bit more along the lines of typical "millennial tacking a picture of their dinner", instead it's an international diverse collection of scenes involving food in some...
  21. Kevin

    Apple Apple announces Aperture sunset date, suggests migration to Adobe Lightroom Classic or Apple Photos

    If you're still using Apple's Aperture on your MacOS machines, even though Apple discontinued updating it back in 2014, you'll be facing an upgrade decision. MacOS Mojave will be the last version of the OS that will support running Aperture "for technical reasons". Apple's suggestion is to...
  22. Kevin

    What's your creative type? Adobe launches quiz to analyze you.

    Adobe launched a new web site that through a series of questions will try to analyze what is your creative type. There's about 15 questions, some require deeper thought than others, but the analysis at the end is pretty interesting and can be reflective of your photography philosophy...
  23. Kevin

    "Around to it" - My brain works in mysterious ways...

    Every time I view the Zeiss Touit lens 'sale' thread I see the name "Touit" and start mentally thinking "It's a lens named 'touit'... a round lens... a round touit... ha! 'a round touit!'.... 'When I get a round touit!' 😆'' and then, after making myself chuckle, remember I'm supposed to be a...
  24. Kevin

    MacOS: Is Safari tied to the operating system or is it independently installed & upgradeble?

    On the MacOS, is Safari part of the OS and is upgraded when the OS is updated or is it treated as any other application that can be independently installed and upgraded as needed? The end goal of my pondering is to find a balance between an old MacBook Pro where it might not necessarily be...
  25. Kevin

    Announcement Forum Re-organization (minor layout changes)

    No, nothing major, just a few minor layout changes. In short, the non-image forums grouped under "Image Works" in the "Photo Galleries" category are getting moved/re-organized a bit so that all forums under the "Photo Galleries" category are actually photo/image oriented. The parent "Image...
  26. Kevin

    Micro 4/3 "Sharp agrees to the Micro Four Thirds system standard"

    https://www.olympus.co.jp/news/2019/nr01197.html Courtesy of Google Translate... April 3, 2019 Olympus Corporation and Panasonic Corporation jointly announced the Micro Four Thirds System Standard in 2008 and have made efforts to disseminate this standard, but Sharp Corporation agrees with...
  27. Kevin

    Looking for help.... how to gets pics off of late 1990's "Intel Minicard" memory cards?

    I'm helping a family member go through a cache of digital items (computers, cameras, phones, etc.) and one particular item has gotten me paused... an HP PhotoSmart camera from 1997! :eek: This is HP's entry into the market and is the original "C5340A" model in their "PhotoSmart" family of...
  28. Kevin

    Canon Canon is getting into the instant print market with "Ivy Cliq" & "Ivy Cliq+"

    In the "everyone has a Fuji now" thread it came up that I, along with some others, had no idea just how popular the Fuji Instax cameras were. Driving home the point even more Canon is now getting into the "lifestyle product" market with the Ivy Cliq. New Canon IVY CLIQ+ and CLIQ Instant...
  29. Kevin

    Nikon What are your thoughts on what to do with a NIB Nikon Coolpix L320?

    Due to circumstances I'll describe another day I've recently become the owner of a NIB Nikon Coolpix L320 compact. What are the general thoughts on it? I haven't had any Nikon products to play with in our household before...
  30. Kevin

    Show Lyle Owerko show in Denver for... Boomboxes 📻

    Most shows don't really catch my attention, to be honest, but if I was near Denver I think I'd have to check this one out. I think even my wife would go with me. Photographer Lyle Owerko has a show going on with the subject of boomboxes. 📻 Yes, the symbol of music in the 80's, those big clunky...
  31. Kevin

    Olympus to exit, or at least scale back, from the digital camera market?

    Well, here's something unexpected... Olympus might be looking at either exiting entirely or at least scaling back from the digital camera market. This follows the news that investor Robert Hale has been added to the board of directors. The move from China to Vietnam for their camera...
  32. Kevin

    Leica Leica Q2 - Released March 7, 2019

    https://www.techradar.com/news/leica-rumored-to-be-readying-a-new-q2-model Leica could be following up its three-year-old Leica Q model with an announcement possible as soon as March 7. ... Leaked specs suggest the new camera will employ a 47.3MP full-frame sensor, in place of the 24MP chip...
  33. Kevin

    Announcement New weekly "What's New at Cameraderie! 📷" email

    With our recent site upgrades in place there is a new weekly email digest coming for our community members. The new email is a weekly summary of new discussions here at Cameraderie and a summary of discussions with recent replies. Below you will find screen shots showing what the email will...
  34. Kevin

    "... so it's just normal for my age?"

    Yesterday I'm at the optometrist and at the end of the exam the doctor starts explaining the difference between progressive lenses & "work place" lenses while showing how the shape of the eye changing affects vision and on & on; at some point of him droning on in a monotone voice I interrupt &...
  35. Kevin

    A non-Adobe solution for working with .AI files?

    My Adobe CC subscription plan is about to expire soon (I actually went to cancel before but was offered two months free extension) and, before I install & fire it up one last time, does anybody work with .AI (Adobe Illustrator) files using non-Adobe solutions? The site logo (the full size logo...
  36. Kevin

    Find duplicates between JPG & RAW files in same folder?

    Over the years I've amassed a large collection of images that I now store on a SAN on the home network. Some of the folders are JPG only images, some are both JPG & RAW images (same file name, same image, just different extensions), and some are RAW only images. For the second scenario, does...
  37. Kevin

    Model / Hobby Trains?

    Anybody into model/hobby trains? 🚂 A little bit ago I went with my brother to a local model train show and it's been making me think since. I'm not sure if my wife would really like me getting into another expensive hobby 😆 but I'm thinking it might be a way of me combining several of my...
  38. Kevin

    Announcement Welcome to Cameraderie 2.0 - Feb. 2019 Updates

    Folks, we finally did it, we upgraded from XenForo 1.5.x to the new & shiny XenForo 2.1.0 forum software. 😎 In the days ahead we'll be writing up detailed posts about some of the new site features now available. Here's a list of some of the things for you to check out and explore... New...
  39. Kevin

    What Brightness & Contrast settings are you using on your primary monitor?

    While tweaking the "Dark" theme here I couldn't help but notice that the colors were 'washed' out versus my personal laptop. The monitor I'm using at the moment is a Dell E2211H, a widescreen LCD monitor used a lot here at work while my personal laptop is a Dell XPS 15. On the laptop the...
  40. Kevin

    Attn: AT&T Customers, blocked emails

    It came to my attention from a long-standing Cameraderie community member that AT&T is blocking the emails from our server. :( When the email is blocked it gets 'bounced' back indicating that the receiving server won't accept the email. If your email address is AT&T, SBC, Prodigy, or one of...
  41. Kevin

    Jalopnik's 'Best of' Photography 2018

    For the car guys/gals crew, or fans of automotive photography, Jalopnik has posted their list of their 'best of' Photography 2018. https://jalopnik.com/the-best-jalopnik-photography-of-2018-1831272156 The images from Ken Saito really stand out and makes me want an Autozam even more. :laugh:
  42. Kevin

    Aurora HD 2019 for just $79 during the holidays using our community coupon code!

    During the Luminar 3 pre-order period you were able to get it for just $49 using our community coupon code. Now you can get Aurora HD 2019 for just $79 during the holidays! Aurora HDR 2019 is normally $99 but until January 8 it is on sale for $89. Now the fun part... use our "CAMERADERIE"...
  43. Kevin

    Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019 for $69 ($30 off full price) until Jan 6, 2019

    Adobe is running a sale on Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019 for $69.99 which comes out to $30 off of the normal $99.99 price. Adobe's materials are showing an end date of Jan 6 for the sale price. https://www.amazon.com/Adobe-Photoshop-Elements-2019-Online/dp/B07HHV33PC
  44. Kevin

    Any graphic designers out there? :D Recommend a color for links on a grey background...

    I've been working on a bunch of different areas getting ready for the site upgrade here and, as part of that, the current themes have to be either recreated or replaced. I'm not personally a fan of using white links *and* white text on a dark background because then it doesn't make it obvious...
  45. Kevin

    Luminar 3 for just $49 during pre-order using our community coupon code!

    The Luminar 3 pre-order is still taking place until Dec. 18th. Anybody who orders now gets immediate access to Luminar 2018 and then on the 18th they'll get a license for Luminar 3 in their account automatically. During the pre-order the $69 normal price is reduced to $59 but if you use our...
  46. Kevin

    Anyone have experience with trail cameras?

    OK, it's a bit of an unusual camera type for around here, but anybody have experience with trail cameras? Here's what I'm thinking about... a family member will soon be having some construction work done at their house, both inside & out. I'm thinking it'd be pretty neat if I was to strap a...
  47. Kevin

    Can Lightroom CC display all avaiable EXIF data?

    I'm just starting to get my feet wet playing with LR CC and I might be missing the obvious.... how do I view all available EXIF tags in image instead of just the basic summary when clicking on the 'info' icon?
  48. Kevin

    Critiques Policy

    One of the greatest things about Cameraderie is that everybody is welcome to join our community and participate. It doesn't matter what kind of gear you use, what your shooting style is, or your skill level, we all share the common joy of photography. Everybody is welcome and our community...
  49. Kevin

    Thanksgiving 2018

    For those that celebrate it, we hope you have a great Thanksgiving with family & friends! After an early dinner out my wife & I are planning on spending this evening watching Snoopy in 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' on DVD while enjoying some pumpkin pie & whipped cream. It's the little...
  50. Kevin

    Feedback Suggestion for new "Sports" forum?

    It's pretty quiet but there is one... Show Sports @West, if you prefer, I can move your post into that thread for you though the image in question would apply to either "Sport" or "Animal". :)
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