Spring 2012

Spring 2012
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What Sony A6000 settings will take a sharp in focus picture of a dog running towards me?

How can I increase my chances of getting an in focus image of a dog running towards me? I'm using a Sony A6000 with the 16-50 kit lens. I've tried with the following settings Focal Length: 50mm ...
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Continuous drive mode with a flash- impossible?

I'm considering switching to the Sony A55 (I don't own one at present). The A55 does 10fps in continous drive (but I will only be using around 6-7). To replicate the visible colors of a fish onto a ...
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How to capture a fast moving subject?

I am a photographer and although I have done it for a while I still need help capturing that right picture. Currently I have been taking photos at my church, I am having trouble capturing the ...
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How do I get bird-in-flight shots with a bridge camera?

Hi everyone I'm a newbie, I have a Panasonic FZ72 Bridge Camera and I love to take shots of birds in flight, the problem is the sports mode is to slow and I have no idea what manual settings to use as ...
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Automate Opening Files in Photoshop Template

I'm trying to automate the process of creating a 3-photo collage. So far I've automated placing 3 photos and 'clipping' them to the right size (see below) via a Photoshop Action. My question is if I ...
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Will a 14mm f/2.8 prime be useful for nearby action shots?

I am a novice amateur photographer. My only equipment right now is my Sony Nex 3N and the kit 18-55mm zoom. I had been hesitant to sink much money into lenses when I realized that building up a lens ...
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How to select foreground color for stroke in a Photoshop action?

I am making an action in Photoshop CC to create a narrow border around images. I chose a foreground color from the image using the eyedropper then recorded the action to Add new layer called "Border"...
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What is the simplest way to batch crop differently sized photos?

I'm new here. I would really appreciate your help. Let's say I have a few hundred photos of a model on infinite background, shot from four different angles: front, back, side and full length. Is there ...
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How to photograph low light indoor sport?

I am using a Canon 70d with 18-55mm lens to capture fast moving action (volleyball) indoors. Lack of light was a problem, so I tried different settings but the pictures still are a bit dark. I am not ...
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How can I best take low-light action shots with a Canon PowerShot SX520 HS?

I have a Canon PowerShot SX520 HS. I'd like to photograph a dance performance that will take place on a stage with stage lighting and/or spotlights. This will be a low-light action photography ...
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How do I create an action that pauses between steps?

I need to create an action that will do the following: Start with a folder of NEF files. Open one at a time and apply adjustments, that is Crop, adjust exposure, levels, saturation and sharpening as ...
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How can I take better pictures in an indoor pool?

I'm taking pictures of my daughter's swim class in an indoor pool. There are several challenges. There's never enough light. My daughter is moving quickly. Taking pictures when she's on the side of ...
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High-speed camera for Photographing Fast objects such as balls? Important features?

I am interested to shoot fast balls such as golf balls and tennis balls to see their features such as speed, spinning and start angle. I am an amateur and only familiar with photographing though my ...
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Will a better lens help with high speed skateboarding shots?

I am shooting downhill skateboarding ranging from 30-60 mph. I'm trying to find a good lens to capture focused sharp stills of the skaters with blurred backgrounds. I have a Nikon D3200. I only have ...
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Camera set up for mountain bike photography

I am a average all-around travel photographer, but I will be getting some work focussing on Mountain biking. I am actually on the verge of buying a new camera set up entirely, so what would be a good ...
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How can I take low-light action shots?

My sister takes photographs for our weekly Ultimate league. We start around 6 pm (this is currently summer), and play till 8ish. But nearing the end, the light is low - bright enough to play in, but ...
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How do Canon 600D and 650D compare with respect to focus points types?

My photographic style is action, and according to a website that I read I need at least 9 focus points to get better photos. I'm considering getting a Canon EOS 650D, but it turns out that it has ...
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How the splash is created in Cookie splash photography?

Cookie Splash photography, being a motion photography involving liquid splashing off the glass, seems a little tricky. Consider the photograph below: Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/...
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How does one track action with a fast telephoto prime lens?

With my normal-range prime lenses, I tend to shoot with both eyes open — what I see in the viewfinder has a high correspondence to what I see with my other eye. With my 70mm (105mm in 35mm-equivalent ...
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How to shoot action shots with Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10?

I have a Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10 camera and was recently at the football. I tried taking some pictures of the players who were moving at very high speed but they were incredibly blurred. I adjusted ...
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How can I get good pictures of a fast-moving child without high FPS?

Do I need high FPS to get good pictures of children? If I have a camera with a relatively slow burst rate, is it still possible to get pictures as good as I could get by holding down the shutter ...
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How do I take pictures of planes flying at an airshow?

I would love to get some extra tips on shooting the variety of planes flying at an airshow. I think I am okay with the planes on the ground... but any tips on shutter speed, aperture or anything for ...
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Tricks for a good “jumping” picture?

Too many jumping pictures can be annoying, but I would like to once in a while be able to make a good one. Here is a bad one: What characteristics make a jump picture impressive? How to reach ...