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the computational transformation of an image signal. It's about the technical side of batch transformations, conversions, and enhancements, as distinct from post-processing (adjust…
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Good camera recommendation questions deal with what cameras are appropriate for a specific task or meet special requirements. This tag should not be used for shopping questions. Asking for comparisons…
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the ones with focal length shorter than longest edge of imaging surface (36mm on 35mm full frame, about 24mm on APS-C).
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Advice for journeys, including what equipment to use and how to take photographs of landmarks and other vistas.
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The word photography means "drawing with light". Controlling or selecting the light a camera records is essential to all aspects of photographic composition.
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Using flash(es) while not mounted on camera hot-shoe.
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Analysis of an image to determine setup and techniques that could be used to achieve certain properties of the image.
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an interface, mechanical and often also electrical, between a photographic camera body and a lens. It is confined to cameras where the body allows interchangeable lenses.
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Tidying up sensors, lenses and other photographic items from dust, fungus, liquids etc.
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Questions about the non-lens portion of cameras that have interchangeable lenses
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a Japanese camera company which produces compact digital cameras, and APS-C and medium-format digital SLRs.
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The storage media used by digital cameras. Currently the most common memory card formats are Compact Flash (CF) and Secure Digital (SD)
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Questions pertaining to version 4 of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, a popular image management and editing application. This tag relates specifically to version 4, which was released in March 2012.
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Organization and manipulation of files
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The means by which a camera automatically determines exposure settings such as shutter speed, aperture, and ISO (sensitivity).
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Questions about lenses that have a fixed focal length.
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a Japanese company which produce cameras, lenses and flashes. They're most widely known for their selection of lenses which are compatible with cameras from other manufacturers.
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what the photographer looks through to compose, and in many cases to focus, the picture. Most viewfinders are separate, and suffer parallax, while the single-lens reflex camera lets th…
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In-camera or post-processing techniques for altering the look of an image.
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Stands for "Do it yourself", and refers to the creating or improvising equipment out of materials on hand, as opposed to purchasing a pre-made product.
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Image Stabilization (or Vibration Reduction) is a technology used to reduce the effects of camera shake. This is done is several different ways, and different companies use different names. Using …
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Questions about resources on the World Wide Web or about photography-related web technologies, including those related to promotion of a photography business.
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Image perturbation caused by electronic transformation and processing.
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Many people collect old lenses as a hobby, or simply have older lenses they're interested in using on modern cameras.
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A prosumer DSLR body from Nikon; the D90 was the first Nikon DSLR camera to include video
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a 14.2 megapixel DX format DSLR Nikon F-mount camera announced by Nikon on August 19, 2010. It replaced the D3000 as Nikon's entry level DSLR, and itself was replaced by the D3200 i…
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a lens included with a camera body at time of purchase.
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An important aspect of the photographic vocabulary, produced by focus selection, limitations of depth of field, optical qualities, subject motion, camera motion, or other technical problems.
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generally undesirable or have a negative impact. Examples include noise, flare, dead or hot pixels, sensor "spots", reflections inside the camera/lens system, etc.
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A midrange digital SLR camera from Canon, released in 2010 and having an APS-C sensor. It was replaced in 2013 by the 70D.
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used to mount a lens designed for one mount to a camera using a different mount.
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a device that allows light to pass for a determined period of time, for the purpose of exposing photographic film or a light-sensitive electronic sensor to light to capture a permanent im…
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The complete range of of lighting from total darkness to maximum saturation that a sensor or film is capable of capturing without extreme measures such as graduated neutral density filters or HDR.
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a popular DSLR camera released in 2011 as part of Canon's entry-level "Digital Rebel" series. Also known as the T3i.
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Triggering camera shutter from distance to avoid shake or for convenience.
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Questions about photos displayed visually on a physical medium.