[simpits-chat] OT, but curious

Matt Bailey simpits-chat@simpits.org
Thu, 10 Apr 2008 20:42:00 -0500

Cool....I have an Olympus C-720, picture quality looks real good to me 
but of course I'm not a photo dude, graphics is more my deal. Errr, 
what's SLR? (Told ya I'm not a photo dude. :)

    -Matt Bailey

Brian Sikkema wrote:

>> Your pics look good, hard to tell a lot from the small size of course.
> If you click on a picture, there is a button for "preview" that gives 
> a larger view of the pictures (with a big copyright watermark over it, 
> of course).
>> Yeow, kinda pricey aren't they? :)
> Not really. These ARE high-res 8x10s, all it takes is a good printer 
> and some photo paper and its on your wall. I was actually kind of 
> surprised, for books Lulu also has the option, along with viewing 
> online and getting a CD, to buy a physical copy. I was hoping the same 
> was true for the pictures, but I guess not. At any rate, there are 
> plenty of pictures there that are a lot more pricey.

>> What kinda gear you use? Common consumer camera, or fancy pro rig?
> Minolta Maxxum 5. Not really a "fancy pro rig," but more advanced than 
> the average person would tend to have. It's a pretty decent SLR, does 
> what I want it to do. Now I just need to get some more accessories, 
> lenses, etc.
> Brian