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    freaky

    OK, granted I'm new to photography....but this does my head in : I use my left eye to look thru the view finder and keep my right open (as instructed).... I tried to use my right eye to look through the view finder and the (my) brain just doesnt allow it to happen... cant see anything..... its like trying to write with your opposite hand..... why???

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    No idea why – just one of those weird quirks of nature. Having said that, I notice that when I hold my camera up normally the right eye is more or less blocked by my hand (holding the body), whereas if you put your right eye to the viewfinder your left eye is hanging out in the open.

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    maybe you are blind in that eye, or you need to take your eye patch off
    cc and enjoy


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    Perfectly normal. I'm a lefty!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ocular_dominance
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    How about showing us some of these photos. You have asked lots of questions so far, that members have given you great answers for, but each time we ask you to show us some of the photos so we can help, nothing happens.

    If you really want to learn how to take good photos, start showing them to us!
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    roger Rick, I was just reading the proceedure on uploading while watching Atlantis land ..... for the last time... OK... back to uploading

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    apparently my files I tried to upload are the wrong size...need to work out how to re-size the suckers.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pudda View Post
    apparently my files I tried to upload are the wrong size...need to work out how to re-size the suckers.....
    http://www.ausphotography.net.au/for...r-the-Internet

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    Thanks for including the link to re sizing photos Rick! Very helpful
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