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All I want is time to do the things I love:
Photography and Orienteering

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Jun
23
comment How do I transfer completed photos from LR to an external hard drive?
Did you use the export function? If you did, were you using the 'original' setting in file settings?
Jun
17
comment Is an EF 50mm f/1.4 the same as 50mm with an EF-S lens on a Canon 550D?
What is misleading about the answers above? The majority specify that the lenses must be on the same body, which is specified in the question.
Jun
17
comment What are the alternatives to Smoothie, Merlin and Glidecam for point and shoot cameras?
Do you have an association with this company? If so, this needs to be declared.
Jun
3
comment Why do different smartphones with the same megapixel camera resolutions have different quality of image?
Your last statement: "Nothing with a lens/sensor combination that small is going to produce anything decent anyway" is, in my opinion, completely false. Example: the more modern iPhones (and I tend to avoid Apple products) can produce some excellent pictures in some less than optimal situations.
May
30
comment What are the advantages and disadvantage of licensing photographs exclusively?
What is your aim? Do you want to eventually turn pro? Are you looking to make as much money as possible?
May
29
comment Mathematics of photography
I don't think this question is on-topic here. You may be able to find an answer over at Mathematics, but please check the scope of on-topic questions at their help center.
May
28
comment What kind of lenses will work with my new Nikon DSLR?
This doesn't really tell us anything. Can you please interpret this data for us. Also, there are many more lenses that are available that can work with a D3200.
May
28
comment Why is my D3300 taking dull, over exposed pics?
Can you elaborate on the process for making the photos more as the OP expected.
May
15
comment Why is it called “macrofocus” and not “microfocus”?
Remember that we also use the term Megaphone to refer to a device for amplifying sound
May
13
comment What are the disadvantages of super-zoom cameras compared to binoculars?
This answer is based on the premise that 50mm is what the eye sees, which is only a convenient number, also based on many assumptions. The eye is far more complex than any camera, and so we cannot relate a focal length to 'what the eye sees' and how the images are displayed affects the magnification of the image and so it is not possible to assign a zoom factor to the images. For binoculars, however, it is possible, since the eye is viewing the image projected by its lenses directly.
May
13
comment Suggestion needed for buying a DSLR
Try having a look at the questions tagged beginner and see if there are any answers that help you. If not, ask another question, specifying exactly what type(s) of photography you would like to do, your budget and maybe some examples of what you like.
May
12
comment What exactly is “base ISO” and how do I find what is base ISO on my camera?
It is entirely possible. There have, in fact, been some posts that are longer than your entire blog post. However, we are not asking for a full explanation, just a basic summary of the important points. And the question only asks about base ISO, so you only need a paragraph, which I could almost fit in a comment.
May
12
comment What exactly is “base ISO” and how do I find what is base ISO on my camera?
Please do not simply answer with a link. Please summarise the content of the linked page in your answer.
May
11
comment How do I get a two person portrait with the background blurred using a DSLR and 50mm f/1.8 lens?
Try browsing the depth-of-field tag for useful questions/answers.
May
10
comment Does the iPhone do automatic tone/color correction?
Could you elaborate on what type of correction is applied and possibly provide sources.
May
10
comment How can I add/edit geotag data for one particular photo?
Are you in any way affiliated with this app. If so, please disclose. Also please add why it is better than other apps.
May
8
comment Real estate photography: Low distortion lens VS high resolution lens?
@Jasen I think Michael is suggesting that it is a trade-off, rather than a "don't do it" situation. So the photographer must weigh up whether it is needed for a particular situation, and since, in this case it is a must, then the photographer will use the technique with the highest end resolution.
May
8
comment Canon 700d - lens does not move when focusing?
What lens ae you using? Is it the same lens as on the other cameras that you have seen? What autofocus mode are you in? Does it still autofocus? To answer your question properly we need the answers to at least a few of these questions, preferably all.
May
2
comment best outdoor sports lens around $500
possible duplicate of How to select lenses for sports photography?
Apr
1
comment How do I get this look in my photos
Can you please describe the effect that you are looking for more specifically.