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comment How to capture snow flake?
@dpollitt - this looks like ice crystals, not snowflakes. The crystals would likely be much larger than snow flakes and thus easier to capture.
Dec
10
comment How to prevent condensation inside the camera when taking pictures in a cold place?
I have never had an issue going into the cold, but I always bag my camera (large ziploc) before coming back in.
Dec
10
comment How to prevent condensation inside the camera when taking pictures in a cold place?
You may also want to take a second bag for the card. You can remove the card from the camera while still in the cold and bag it separately. It will acclimate much faster than the camera, like in 10-15 minutes vs. over an hour. This will allow you to view your photos much quicker.
Dec
9
answered What hood fits a Canon 70-300mm telephoto USM IS lens?
Dec
7
awarded  Yearling
Nov
26
comment How much light do I need for handheld product photography in a lightbox
With continuous lighting at 1/100s and ISO 100, yes, you are being unrealistic.
Nov
18
comment Is there a Canon equivalent of the Nikon CLS?
Excellent answer
Nov
17
answered How well does Nikon CLS commander mode work outdoors?
Nov
17
comment Is there a Canon equivalent of the Nikon CLS?
E-TTL is just the flash metering system, it is not what the wireless system is called. AFAIK it doesn't have a proper name, just referred to as "Canon wireless", and it supports both E-TTL and manual modes.
Nov
7
comment How can I improve portraits when shooting in low light without flash?
Well, I don't know the actual distance you are from your subject, but I will guess that you can probably get the whole head in focus at around f2.8. If you rest both elbows on the table for example, you may be able to keep it steady for your 1/15s, if not 1/30s should be doable. If you are holding freehand, I would be shooting at 1/60th as a min, but this is very dependent on how steady your hands are. As for ISO, set it to auto, or simply use your camera's metering to determine when it is high enough.
Nov
6
answered How can I improve portraits when shooting in low light without flash?
Nov
4
comment How to shoot/capture the droplets of water being sprayed through a spray bottle
You want to do what John suggested. You don't need a fast shutter if you cut the ambient light in favor of the strobe.
Nov
3
comment What is a good software for creating an archive of photos?
Although Adobe has moved to a subscription model for most of their products, Lightroom is still available as a standalone (as well as subscription). This seems like a much better option if you are not even using it for editing, as you are unlikely to want to upgrade any time soon. Paying $10 a month just to archive your photos on your own drive and loosing the ability to use that archive without paying the piper seems like a bad option. I would keep looking for something dedicated to that purpose.
Nov
1
comment Lightroom upload to Flickr: Replace Re-Published photos
Not sure about the views, but it keeps the comments and all other settings (sets, groups...).
Nov
1
comment How to mount a Gopro to DSLR?
Isn't that a 1/4" bolt?
Oct
28
comment Lightroom upload to Flickr: Replace Re-Published photos
You can certainly replace it from Flickr, but that means doing it one file at a time from the site. No involvement from Lightroom at all in this case.
Oct
26
answered Can I trigger multiple Yongnuo manual speedlight with one Nikon camera?
Oct
20
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
16
answered Is it possible to share albums privately on Flickr?
Oct
10
comment What's the difference between zooming in on a subject vs moving closer?
This is completely relative to the amount of available ambient light. If it is bright enough to shoot from a farther distance with an acceptable shutter speed, or you are using strobes, then none of this matters. Then it is totally subjective as to which perspective you prefer.