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Old 01-24-2015, 04:03 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by bigbassloyd View Post
Jim and I have been given this gift... or curse in being able to judge it quickly, and correctly. Sadly for him, he doesn't share in my loathe for uncorrected wide angle distortion..
Well, I just haven't been as vocal about it lately. To tell you the truth, Doyle's bridge shot had me going fetal in the corner of my room.

Originally Posted by Noct Foamer View Post
Since I started out as a large format shooter, my strategy has always been to use a tripod and a level to begin with. My 4x5 cameras always had levels built into them. My first Nikon DSLR bodies did not, so I carried a torpedo in my back pocket. (A pain in the ass.) Fortunately my last two Nikons (D7100, D800E) have built in electronic levels. So with that, I'm back to where I started 18 years ago!
If there is a true vertical and/or horizontal in the scene, a camera level is unnecessary. Just fix it in post.
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