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Aswald last won the day on May 7 2016

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  1. Don't plan for perfection. There isn't one. Just go with one and it'll all work out fine.
  2. Just remove the screws, take the cover out and wash it with water and a good toothbrush. Use a good multipurpose cleaning agent, rinse clean, dry (under the sun for a good dose of uv) and replace. Chances are It won't come back again.
  3. Stick with your 18-55 until the 18 mk2 comes out. The 18mk1 is a very normal lens. Nothing to shout about. Soft corners and colors are a little dull.
  4. Don't think Pro2 supports Live view thethering at this point. Plug in Pro may be the only way for now.
  5. I've been using both Windows and Apple iOs for the last 10 years. Both will do the job equally well. For a novice, I'd recommend going the Apple way. You have to do less to get decent edit. For Windows based PC, there's more work in selecting a suitable hardware list (there are still compatibility issues here and there) and you'll need to calibrate your color eco system. From my personal experience, Win 7 Pro 64bit and Win 10 Pro 64bit is very, very reliable and stable. High resolution (4k) scaling for fonts and icon is still no where near iOs but you do get a much faster pc for your money
  6. Sounds fun. Definitely for people who like surprises. I'm wondering why 3 days? Is it some optimal psychological timeline or is it the time they need to take a look at your pic and decide which creative filter is the best to make your photo into a winning shot.
  7. I'm not sure why Fujifilm opted to blink their frame lines. And I agree with you that it's a much better experience if it doesn't blink. The only main difference between the Pro2 and say the M9 is the autofocus, as the M9 is a range finder camera. Perhaps Fujifilm may update this with their firmware. What I find more annoying is that in Auto ISO, it doesn't show the ISO selected by the camera instead it shows the max iso selected in the auto iso settings. That, to me makes little sense.
  8. Anytime. And all the best. Sounds like a great opportunity for creative shots.
  9. Good idea with the X-T20. The 56F1.2 will help make your portfolio look good at the end with some artistic touch which the couple will like. Usually, I shoot with 2 or 3 cameras for events but I didn't want to push it too far with your post. Better with 2 photographers but you now, as long as your heart and mind is in it, you're half way to great results. Shoot with your heart and let your eye be the window to your canvas. The gears are just a means to and end. Don't forget to have fun......and stay hydrated.
  10. These are the "recommended" list of focal length for a typical wedding. FL in full frame equivalence 24mm 35mm 24-70mm 85mm 70-200mm In your case, I would do this, 18-55mm (shoot wide open) 35F2 (shoot wide open) Use a on or off camera flash set to bounce 45deg forward. Put an orange gel and set your camera WB to tungsten. (That's provided that you'd be shooting in mainly incadescent indoor lighting). Try to get a good balance of flash exposure and back ground lighting. I would avoid too stark a diference, i.e. background too dark. With your lens, expose for highlights and l
  11. Probably to conserve power. Leica uses a leaf shutter but Fujifilm still uses mechanical plane shutter. And since any pictorial info is sent via live view the cmos sensor, the software would have to divert work to write onto the memory card momentarily when the pic is taken. That's my best guess.
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