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Jan
12
revised What is the difference between “color” and “tones”?
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Jan
12
answered What is the difference between “color” and “tones”?
Jan
7
comment Between Nikon 18-55mm II and 50mm f/1.8, which suits my needs better?
"bright" doesn't seem like an informative adjective to use when describing a lens to "an absolute beginner".
Dec
30
answered How to create time-lapse video with unevenly spaced photos?
Dec
21
comment Why does computer screen size affect image quality?
@Detlev, so you're saying the 10cm image needs to be "upscaled" while the 30cm image somehow just has extra information dug out of its native format? I don't buy that explanation.
Dec
21
comment Do circular polarizer gels for creating left and right handed polarized light exist?
I strongly believe this question deserves a good answer. @dpollitt, the top answer for the question you linked to states, "...there are no cases when you would want a linear polarizer instead of a circular one."
Dec
21
answered Since I can buy a remote shutter release for my Fujifilm Finepix, why can't I also tether?
Dec
21
comment Why is the phone reflected in a photo it took?
Are you sure that's an iPhone 5s? Look at the size of it in relation to the finger. Looks like a tablet to me.
Dec
21
comment Why does computer screen size affect image quality?
I agree with everything you've said here except this doesn't really explain why a 30cm image looks great while the same image at 10cm looks pixelated. I am completely baffled as to how that could be. I do not believe pixel density is the issue here. My guess is that the software being used on the system with the smaller screen is inferior.
Dec
21
comment Why does computer screen size affect image quality?
Where are these cm dimensions coming from? You're measuring with a ruler? Also, I don't understand quite what's going on here. How are you scaling the images? Same software on both machines? 13 inches sounds small for today unless yours is a tablet.
Dec
18
comment Does Canon 5D Mark III support 256GB MicroSD?
That ought to store in excess of 9000+ RAW format photos. The battery lasts for about 700+ shots. Are you carrying around 13 batteries? Just curious.
Dec
4
comment Why do people like square photos?
Where are you seeing this trend? I can think of two places I've seen them; Polaroids and Instagram.
Dec
4
comment Why do people like square photos?
Well it doesn't "look better" as you say, but it does generally work better for the reasons you noted.
Nov
26
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Nov
6
comment Epson 9900 large 43“x65” fine art print 'glitch'
I wondered if maybe you meant Giclée, lol.
Oct
17
revised Do the clipping indicators in Lightroom show that the value is at the maximum, or beyond?
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Oct
16
revised Do the clipping indicators in Lightroom show that the value is at the maximum, or beyond?
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Oct
16
comment Do the clipping indicators in Lightroom show that the value is at the maximum, or beyond?
@Bart, assuming an image with 8 bit color channels: 255 (full on) ÷ 256 (the full range of values) is actually 99.6% (greater than 99.5%) while 254 ÷ 256 = 99.2% (less than 99.5%). So its really only showing the pixels that are fully on.
Oct
16
answered Do the clipping indicators in Lightroom show that the value is at the maximum, or beyond?
Oct
16
comment Do the clipping indicators in Lightroom show that the value is at the maximum, or beyond?
I disagree with this answer. The math in your program will push it to the limits and the clipping indicator will mark the pixels that are now full white or full black. The pixel is definitely AT THAT VALUE. But it it might be at that value because the math clipped it to that value.