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Single Lens Reflex: a type of camera which uses a mirror system to reflect light into an optical viewfinder.
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a Japanese company manufacturing photographic lenses, optical components and commercial/industrial-use optics. Tamron Headquarters is located in Saitama City in the Saitama Prefecture of Jap…
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A bag, satchel, or backpack with protective and convenience features designed specifically for transporting photographic equipment.
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A common prime focal length of 50 millimeters
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for questions about photography accessories.
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part of the editing process whereby unwanted portions are removed from the edges of an image
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the state of the atmosphere, to the degree that it is hot or cold, wet or dry, calm or stormy, clear or cloudy.
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a Japanese Camera manufacturer.
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The Mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) is a popular class of digital system cameras. Unlike a compact digital camera, a MILC is equipped with an interchangeable lens mount and unlike a digi…
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A head sits atop the tripod legs. Common types of heads are ballheads, 3-way, and 2-way.
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Comparison of various aspects of digital photography against film photography.
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used with interchangeable lenses to focus closer, useful in macro photography. The tube contains no optical elements; its sole purpose is to move the lens farther from the image…
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Smart phone produced by Apple Inc.
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a cell phone that has a camera built-in.
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Questions concerning software running under Microsoft Windows, a popular family of operating systems.
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A high-end full-frame DSLR from Canon, released in 2012.
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transmitter and receiver units which enable off-camera flash
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Questions which ask for guidance born out of personal experience. Good tip questions are confined in scope to a specific photography-related topic.
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are a set of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of ink, paper, parchment, or other materials, usually fastened together to hinge at one side.
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a particular way that information is encoded for storage in a computer file.
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a common film format that was popular before the dominance of digital photography
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"Crop Factor" refers to the sensor size of a camera relative to a 35mm (Full-Frame).
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In photography, a neutral density filter (ND filter) can be a colorless or grey filter. An ideal neutral density filter reduces and/or modifies intensity of all wavelengths or colors of light equally,…
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Electronic visual displays for computers.
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Pertains to questions regarding service providers for photographers.
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Perspective Control Lens or Tilt Shift Lens allows the photographer to change the perspective in the photo without moving the camera body itself.
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taken while varying a camera setting (typically exposure) between each shot.
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a duplicate intended to be kept in case of problems with an original. Such as a backup camera or a backup copy of some images.
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Questions about the history of photography, including why things are the way they are today.
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The storing of photographer's geographic coordinates in image metadata.
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designed for macro photography.
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Error in computer data (of a picture) during reading, writing, transferring, processing etc.
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a zoom lens with a large focal length range, for example an 18-200mm or 28-300mm; also, a point & shoot camera with such a lens built in.