Tag Archives: Digital photography

Fall sky

The original images were over exposed and the blue sky that I saw did not exist. GIMP’s Auto Levels wouldn’t make the images much better either. ImageMagicks’ Auto Levels script in RGB mode worked out great. However it took at … Continue reading

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Forest under the sun

I only reduced the size to 1076×720 during the post processing. Frame rate is four frames per second. Camera : Nikon D200 Lens : AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II Date/Time : 2013:09:26 14:24:47 Resolution : 3872 x 2592 … Continue reading

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Can I get sharper image than this?

I went out few hours of photo trip near place. Forest in a small mountain, blocks of city, and then the river. Camera model : NIKON D200 Lens : AF Nikkor 300 mm f/4 IF Date/Time : 2013:09:16 17:11:45 Resolution … Continue reading

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City pigeons

Two days after I started giving grain of rice to a pigeon, the lucky pigeon brought other two pigeons. The pigeon eats almost 2/3 of rice I eat per meal. I was surprised at its huge rice intake.

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SmaTrig 2.1 battery

I want to attach solar battery power unit on it. Changing battery is pain. The builder said it will last few years with one coin battery. The battery is a size of 25 cent coin with 3-4mm thickness. 3 Volts … Continue reading

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High ISO noise reduction in GIMP 2.8

I was just curious how this camera handle high ISO noise. So I made test shoots in the evening right after sunset today. The maximum ISO is 3200 for Nikon D200. Above ISO 400, RAW image develops outstanding ISO noise … Continue reading

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Birds and a flower photos – 04/04/2013

Nikon D200, AF Nikkor 300mm f/4 Great Tit 박새, looking for food, 2013:04:04 07:49:47, f/5.6, 0.0050(1/200), ISO 400 Vinous throated Parrotbill 붉은머리 오목눈이, 2013:04:04 08:41:22, f/5.6, 0.0020(1/500), ISO 400 2013:04:04 08:41:23, f/5.6, 0.0020(1/500), ISO 400 Brown-eared Bulbul, eating magnolia for … Continue reading

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Photos of 3/31/2013 – Azalea, bulbul, sunset

I went out and took photos until sunset. I used Nikon D200 with Nikkor 300mm f4. The camera often failed to do auto focus under low light condition when I was in forest. To get sharp image, shutter speed is … Continue reading

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Journal of 3/24/2013

I was going to boil potatoes for snack and found out the left over potatoes are inedible. So I picked about twenty potatoes and planted them on the food garden in the afternoon. Sigma Telestar 500mm f/8 mirror lens This … Continue reading

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Photos of 3/16/2013 and 3/17/2013

(3/17/2013;) Photos I took today using Canon EF-S 55-250mm telephoto lens. I tried to shoot the same objects. Interesting one that came out is image quality of long distance goes to the Sigma 500mm f8. Close range shoots of the … Continue reading

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