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Freelance travel photographer, photo tour leader and digital camera guru.

Travel has always been my passion and photography lets me share it with everyone.


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comment Lens for my Nikon D3200 dSLR is giving too much blur
The D3200 has a very dense sensor. If you are using the kit-lens, it simply wont give you a sharp photo and need to buy a better lens. Just rent one for a day and you'll see the difference.
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awarded  Explainer
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awarded  Autobiographer
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comment When should I consider an image sharp?
There is not enough information to know what is going on. It could be soooo many things or even just your perception. Note that you need to see images at 1:1 (100% magnification) to see the actual pixels, most cameras zoom-in further and interpolate after that which is why it can look blurry without being so. Otherwise, start by checking sharpness settings.
Sep
14
comment Where does the price premium of full-frame come from?
Without knowing the real reason, my intuition tells me its #2. Volume can reduce the price of most chain-produced item much more than the difference between component costs. You will see that there are even compact cameras which cost more than APS-C DSLRs and those are usually premium models which sell even fewer units.
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awarded  camera-recommendation
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Mirrorless Camera vs mid range DSLR — how to decide?
Aug
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comment What could have caused this splotch to appear?
Looks like an object in close proximity. I once had this happen several times and could not figure it out until I finally spotted it: an insect. Unfortunately, I have no idea if this is the case for you. Could be a drop of water or sweat even.
Aug
21
comment Photography Post Processing Using Linux : Open Source : Slideshows to Music
Break the questions. There are two here and one has been answered already I suspect.
Aug
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answered How do I find the filter size for Sigma lenses?
Aug
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answered How to maximise the impact of car headlight trails in long exposure
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awarded  Announcer
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awarded  Nice Answer
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comment Why are my photos taken with the Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 coming out blurred?
In addition to being back focuses, as others said already, you are shooting wide-open. This lens does not get truly sharp at wide-angle until F/8 with F/5.6 being pretty decent.
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awarded  Enlightened
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awarded  Nice Answer
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comment Does a viewfinder cover really make a difference?
@Jasmine - Only with (D)SLRs which are the only cameras that come with a viewfinder cover or eyepiece shutter. Camera with EVFs need not worry about it.
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answered Are there any DSLRs which can charge the battery via USB?
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revised Soaked camera, completely broken?
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answered Soaked camera, completely broken?