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joy e. GLENN
 

ok, what went wrong


 
 
what went wrong? what is with the ghosting? I used lightbox as main fill, opteka flash off camera but connected to camera, and accent light....


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8/1/2006 1:27:02 AM

 
Ariel Lepor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/8/2005
  Try logging in and uploading the images from your computer again. What equipment did you use? Maybe you have too many lenses or you use bad lenses or maybe you need a lens hood?

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8/9/2006 4:06:17 PM

 

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  definite ghosting, try pressing the shutter next time


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8/10/2006 5:10:35 PM

 
Ariel Lepor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/8/2005
  Joy, ignore Darth. (Darth, this site has a purpose, and people can only legally be a part of this site under certain conditions. See http://www.betterphoto.com/forms/termsPopup.asp. Particularly this part:

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8/10/2006 5:30:10 PM

 
Ariel Lepor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/8/2005
  Sorry, didn't work.

Anyway, ghosting is when the light bounces around in the lenses before hitting the sensor, causing image problems.

I would like the description of the problem to be clearer, and that she try uploading the images to the discussion again.


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8/10/2006 5:32:02 PM

 

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  I haven't signed anything yet


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8/10/2006 5:38:42 PM

 

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  even though I don't live in America I still accept that freedom of speech thing-a-ma-bob


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8/10/2006 5:43:17 PM

 
Pete H
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/9/2005
  Hello Joy,

Hard to say precisely "what went wrong" without seeing the example.
If I had to guess, I would put my money on the accent light causing the problem as I would assume your softbox, off cam opteka are behind your camera. The accent light is no doubt a hair light? If so, this light is in front of the cam, so that may be the source of your stray light.
Shoot again w/o the accent and see what happens.

All the best,

Pete


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8/10/2006 7:31:50 PM

 
Ariel Lepor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/8/2005
  Darth, when you upload a picture, you check a box which is as good as signing the terms & conditions contract.

Don't use this site if you don't contribute to it in an allowed way.

Quote:
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The purpose of this site and gallery is primarily educational. Image upload is allowed and encouraged if the user's motives are in accord with this purpose. Acceptable uses of the image uploader include:

* To illustrate questions and answers
* To enter the photo contest
* To share your work
* To request critique
* To teach a technique or principle.

Since BetterPhoto is a family-friendly site, we reserve the right to reject unsuitable or pornographic images. Unsuitable images for this family friendly site include most nude photos as well as photos of a sexually suggestive or overly violent content.
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If you can't follow the rules, you can't use the site and BP can kick you off.

"Freedom of Speech".... You've no idea what this means.


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8/11/2006 12:30:35 PM

 
Ariel Lepor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/8/2005
  Joy, will you please try uploading the images again so we can better help you?
Maybe try signing in completely before uploading images to a discussion.


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8/11/2006 12:33:04 PM

 
Brendan Knell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/17/2005
  Yes Joy, try fully signing in, and uploading the pictures. Note: you must reupload them from your computer. Unless they've changed it, there is no Photo ID box. Also, please just ignore Darth, he is our resident name-changer/trouble-maker.


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8/11/2006 4:54:40 PM

 
Ariel Lepor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/8/2005
  Yeah, it's kind of misleading that they let you choose to upload images and then not let you if you weren't completely signed in. Also, the Photo ID box never worked for me. I just wonder why BP doesn't block the IP address Darth uses or set a blocking cookie on his computer.


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8/11/2006 5:52:37 PM

 
Brendan Knell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/17/2005
  Yes, it is misleading. A long suggested solution, is removing the email login, and makeing you always fully login.

Yes, they really need to block his IP address. They should be able to do it. InvisionFree(Free forums), can block IP addresses, so BP should be able to. For the first few months he was here, it was amusing trying to expose him. But now, it's just annoying.


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8/11/2006 7:23:19 PM

 

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  what pictures are you talking about.


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8/11/2006 9:50:58 PM

 
Brendan Knell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/17/2005
  Brady(Darth), you may have been to busy talking to yourself somewhere else, but we've already established that the photos aren't there.


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8/11/2006 9:56:39 PM

 
Ariel Lepor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/8/2005
  Menace, I've seen some photos you've posted into discussions which contain content not allowed on this site. BP, BLOCK THIS GUY!


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8/12/2006 10:31:29 PM

 

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  Like what? Not nude photos
They blocked me already. Did you ever hear of a computer that changes its IP address every 30minutes, neat huh.


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8/12/2006 11:31:17 PM

 
Ariel Lepor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/8/2005
  Most Internet connections use a few addresses. They just need to block the rest you use. You've not posted nude photos, but close to it and sexually suggestive.


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8/13/2006 11:36:47 AM

 
Brendan Knell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/17/2005
  Yes, he has posted some sexually suggestive photos. And from what I've heard, none of them are his. They're copied from stock sites.


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8/13/2006 5:06:11 PM

 
Ariel Lepor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/8/2005
  Hey, now those stock sites can sue Shady! And he has a double no-no on BP.


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8/13/2006 5:46:29 PM

 
Pete H
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/9/2005
  Those who can do photography; DO, those who can not, post their stupidity for all to see.

"...and that's all I have to say about that!" Forest Gump

Best advice?..Ignore him, he will lose interest!


Pete


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8/13/2006 6:57:01 PM

 
Brendan Knell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/17/2005
  Good advice, but trouble is, we've been saying that for more than a year now, and he's still here. I still think our best bet is an IP address block.


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8/13/2006 7:03:37 PM

 

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  you guys are dreaming. You have no proof. How many people use the computer before and after me. The IP address at the internet cafe changes every 30 minutes I'm told to keep hackers out of the system. Of coarse I have to show ID to use the computer, but they don't keep a record.

Nobody cares except a few. Funny thing is that I have other screen names and we get along fine. I've even won a contest with one of my shots, but I don't want to ruin my image with my good name.


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8/13/2006 8:23:22 PM

 
Brendan Knell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/17/2005
  Oh quit your BS'ing.


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8/13/2006 8:49:53 PM

 
Robyn Mackenzie
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/21/2005
  As we say Down Under, he's got a few 'roos loose in the top paddock...


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8/13/2006 9:01:39 PM

 

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  bloody aussies


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8/13/2006 9:09:57 PM

 
Brendan Knell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/17/2005
  He can't even spell my name right! Good one Robyn! But I really think he's suffering from multiple personalities... :-)


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8/13/2006 9:11:05 PM

 
Brendan Knell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/17/2005
  Hmm, he changed it back. For a minute there, his user name was "Brandon's Brother".


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8/13/2006 9:12:10 PM

 

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  I do not pretend that I have led a blameless life, or that one fault justifies another, but the public in judging a case like mine should remember that the darkest life may now have a bright side


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8/13/2006 9:14:01 PM

 
Ariel Lepor
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  Ever think that maybe you could let that bright side shine in place of what you've been giving us?


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8/13/2006 9:16:03 PM

 

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  I do, just not under this name. I have a proper side too and if you met me in real life you'd have no clue to the madness.


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8/13/2006 9:17:41 PM

 
Brendan Knell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/17/2005
  "I have a proper side too and if you met me in real life you'd have no clue to the madness."

Then why not show that proper side here?


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8/13/2006 9:20:26 PM

 

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  Yes, he has posted some sexually suggestive photos

Everyone sees things differently. Im not ashamed to show of some skin.


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8/13/2006 9:20:49 PM

 

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  Then why not show that proper side here?

Because its boring you whiper snaper


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8/13/2006 9:21:54 PM

 

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  I gotta go, but thanks for the peep talk.


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8/13/2006 9:22:56 PM

 
Brendan Knell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/17/2005
  He's talking to himself again...Time for your medicine Brady Boy!


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8/13/2006 9:26:47 PM

 

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  how about this for medicine


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8/13/2006 9:28:14 PM

 
Brendan Knell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/17/2005
  Nah, I'm talking about huge horse pills type, medicine. *Rattles pill bottle*

Also, didn't you say you were leaving?


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8/13/2006 9:37:09 PM

 
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