Old lenses on new cameras

While i am a specialized Pentax user, I also use other brand lenses with other kind of mounts. Especially M42 and PK* lenses. To do this, you need an adapter to convert M42 to K* mount ( * also referred as PK mount ) PK* lenses can be mounted without…

Continue reading

Enfuse Simple Fusion script – Working with Enfuse made simple.

This is my final version, I think 🙂 Two different downloads, two new names. ESF Phase IV Generator ESF Phase IV Reactor ESF stands for Enfuse Simple Fusion Phase Four (IV), the script evolved four times. Generator means it generates images, but like an electric generator needs fuel, this one…

Continue reading

How to get the best of HDR and a normal exposed image ?

Many people do not like to see HDR and its surrealistic unreal images. But there is no other way to get those details in lighter and darker parts in some images. The problem is not to overdo the HDR effect ( guilty as charged 🙂 ) But there is another…

Continue reading

Enfuse Simple Fusion – the batch file – updated 14/7/2015

I created the ESF batch file and wrote this article because I was so frustrated on what I found on command line examples for Enfuse on the internet. Most of them were not complete and/or didn’t’ work at all, many had errors. At a certain point I contacted the Enfuse…

Continue reading

The Classic Camera Project – How to buy a good classic camera

Who still buys old analog cameras ? Photography students, Lomographers, a few die hard real film lovers, and not to forget : camera collectors. These last one are a completely different buyers group, as for a collector other factors are important, like its state. A real user needs a camera…

Continue reading

Enfused Picture Example

This shot was made with the two following pictures further below. As you can see, the *first version looks like a mirror of this one : * https://www.flickr.com/photos/pentaxianbelgium/18391403945/ The end result of an infused picture actually depends completely on the inputted pictures. In the first attempt, the pictures where both mirror…

Continue reading

Fusion Technology ?

Let’s talk about fusion technology. No, not nuclear fusion, but photo-digital fusion. There is a nifty tool called “Enfuse”. This is what I found about it @ http://wiki.panotools.org/Enfuse quote : “Enfuse is a command-line program used to merge different exposures of the same scene to produce an image that looks…

Continue reading

Photography Tips

Found some nice photography tips @ YouTube : COOPH ( cooperative of photography ) Especially the video “7 Simple Photography Hacks” My personal favorite is the #5 ND Filter Hack. You can view the above mentioned video here below. Other interesting videos of the COOPH can be found @ https://www.youtube.com/user/TheCooph

Continue reading