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Software developer by trade, boardgamer and photographer for fun.


Apr
15
comment Simulating long exposure waterfall shots in Photoshop?
Again, not really helpful for the OP who has only one photo.
Apr
15
comment Recalculating lux or lm from EV
Note that lux and lumens are fundamentally very different things: a lumen is a measure of the total amount of light, whereas a lux is a measure of light per unit area. Your light meter can measure light per unit area (or lux), but it can never tell you the total amount of light emitted (lumens).
Apr
11
comment Raw vs Jpeg for non-professional use
I'd disagree with a significant proportion of this: editing RAWs is just as easy as editing JPEGs (you do it in Lightroom), and memory cards are big enough these days that it doesn't matter for a hobbyist as they won't shoot 2k shots in a day.
Apr
10
comment How can I properly take advantage of this equipment?
Could you add a couple of your actual product photos, showing one you think is good and one you think is lacking?
Apr
10
comment How can I best use a (high end) point and shoot camera to take great photos in bars and clubs?
You asked this question yesterday and it was closed as "too broad". The same thing will happen to this one.
Apr
9
revised Lenses and Filters: what do the terms Coating, Multi-Coating and Nano-Coating mean?
Make link into a link
Apr
9
reviewed Edit How to do time-lapse photography without intervalometer using Nikon D3300?
Apr
9
revised How to do time-lapse photography without intervalometer using Nikon D3300?
added tag and checked spelling, similar questions seem to be brand specific, so this does not appear to be a duplicate
Apr
8
reviewed Close Are there for-fee private photo editing services?
Apr
8
reviewed Approve How to do focus stacking with Sony A7?
Apr
7
comment Is it safe to charge a Coolpix S9900 with an Anker 60W USB charger?
Well, they would say that!
Apr
7
comment How can a super tiny iPhone 6 Plus lens produce significant DOF?
"The ratio of these is the f/stop, and the closer it gets to 1, the more bokeh (out of focus) effect you'll get." - not really true. My f/0.7 lens has shallower DoF than my f/1.0 lens.
Apr
6
comment How can I do a bulk search to see if any of my photographs are used online without my permission?
Service recommendations are off-topic here (as with almost all the Stack Exchange network).
Apr
6
comment How can a super tiny iPhone 6 Plus lens produce significant DOF?
While I appreciate this isn't with a kit lens on an SLR, exactly the same principles apply, in particular maximising the distance between the subject and the background.
Apr
6
comment How can a super tiny iPhone 6 Plus lens produce significant DOF?
possible duplicate of How can I get dramatic shallow DOF with a kit lens?
Apr
6
comment Nikon D5100 Producing Corrupt Images
Looks like a duplicate to me: as the answer says, the most likely explanation is a bad SD card. I'll retract that close vote if you try a known good SD card and get the same result.
Apr
4
revised Who is the photographer of this black and white photo of two female nudes standing over a pile of clothes?
added 43 characters in body
Apr
1
comment blurred background effect with my canon eos 70d with 18-55 mm lens
That's going to blur everything, not just the background.
Apr
1
comment Why do modern DSLRs support JPEG but not lossless formats other than RAW?
And what's the size of the market for those developers? Tiny. Therefore your question is answered :-)
Apr
1
comment Why do modern DSLRs support JPEG but not lossless formats other than RAW?
"Wouldn't it be useful [...]" Useful to which class of photographers?