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Old 08-17-2007, 04:46 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by 567C
I am surprised to see no response to try and HELP you understand what is wrong, and possible solutions. That is the stated purpose of these forums. However, much to my chagrin, I have learned the hard way that forums degenerate to a select few participants, who treat outsiders poorly.

-- 567C
I don't know how I missed this post, but dude, you're way off base on your view of the forum participants and the help that's offered. There are countless examples of people asking and receiving help with their photos, many of which later end up in the RP database. If you fail to see that, you're not looking, my friend...

Here're just a few from the past couple of days:

That's all I feel like looking for at the moment, but the point is made...

Also, as far as advice:
Originally Posted by 567C
If you like, send me a .tiff high quality file. I'd like to fiddle around with it and see if I can get an acceptable image for you. I had a high contrast shot, taken in the cab of an F-9, of a friend of mine shooting 8mm. The view outside the cab window was pure white. But I accidently got an image revealing structures in that white out! I use Silverfast AI, FocalBlade, and PhotoShop Elements 3.0, a stripped down version of PhotoShop, and have been somewhat sucessful in processing negs. 35mm slides are proving to be a challange with noise streaking!
Not to knock the photographer who started this thread, but he didn't even know if his flash went off or not, a pretty basic thing to notice when taking a photo. Do you think your response above is anywhere close to where he currently sits in his knowledge of photography or post-processing? I'm guessing most of it went straight over his head. In other words, you may have offered some advice, but did it really HELP in this situation?

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