I have a lens with a small but significant looking scratch near the center. But I don't see any difference in the photos. Where does the imperfection show up? How important is it to get the piece of ...
While traveling by air here in India, one is instructed to remove all electronics like cell phones / media players / laptops and pass them thru the X-ray scanners separate from the rest of one's hand ...
I have been trying to shoot partial solar eclipse today with my Nikon D3100, and later noticed this spot on images: http://pix.academ.org/img/2011/01/04/70baea815d1557594f096a82ab05704f.png I do not ...
I have a print which has stuck to the the glass in its frame. I tried to pull it off, resulting in some small tears before we stopped. How can I remove it without damaging it further? Unfortunately, ...
I own a Canon 550D, and I'm planning to do some time-lapse experiments this weekend just for fun. Will it cause any damage or reduce my DSLR's lifetime if I do too much of it?
Recently, a camera with lens attached got knocked off a chair and hit the floor (not my gear, fortunately!). Following that, the lens would not focus properly, either with manual focus or auto. The ...
I want to experiment taking photos where the sun appears. I'm afraid of what might happen if I take one with a narrower angle (where sun would be bigger). Can the lens act as a magnifying glass and ...
I dropped my CPL onto some rocks and it's a bit scratched up. There's no obvious effect in a (very cursory) look at the photos, but are there tests I can do to see if the damage has a visible effect?
How should a dslr camera, lens, and batteries be stored if they aren't going to be used for weeks-- if not months? Is it dependent on manufacturer (Nikon, Canon, etc)? Is there any risk of damage if ...
I once experimented with standing in a dark room and directing a laser pointer towards my digital camera with a long shutter speed while moving the two about. I made a few images that way; one was ...
I have a couple lenses that don't have an internal focusing system, and whenever I want to put them back in my bag, I turn the focus ring to make the lens shorter. I noticed that when the lens is set ...