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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.


Oct
24
comment What's the dynamic range of the iPhone 6 Plus?
Right. If all you have a JPEG file, the DR would be around 8 EV which is the maximum for 8-bit-per-channel. So, there is no way to measure more without additional bits. Ergo, unless you have access to the RAW data, all you will see too is 8 EV for a scene that covers that DR.
Oct
17
awarded  Popular Question
Oct
10
comment What is the maximum rate at which you could shoot frames (for a time lapse) on a Canon t5i?
Yes, obviously, you need enough space and a sufficiently fast card. The numbers come from Canon's technical specifications of the camera and based on their own undisclosed testing methodology. The exact numbers will also vary according to ISO and image details as they affect file-size.
Oct
10
revised What is the maximum rate at which you could shoot frames (for a time lapse) on a Canon t5i?
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Oct
10
answered What is the maximum rate at which you could shoot frames (for a time lapse) on a Canon t5i?
Oct
10
answered What specific features do people upgrade camera bodies for?
Oct
7
awarded  Yearling
Oct
1
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.
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Sep
20
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.
Sep
9
awarded  camera-recommendation
Sep
7
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Mirrorless Camera vs mid range DSLR — how to decide?
Aug
25
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
21
answered How do I find the filter size for Sigma lenses?
Aug
20
answered How to maximise the impact of car headlight trails in long exposure
Aug
14
awarded  Announcer
Aug
13
awarded  Nice Answer