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Dec
17
comment What is the difference between these similarly-named Canon macro lenses?
See also What do all those cryptic number and letter codes in a lens name mean?
Dec
17
revised Do vibration-resistant lenses need tripods for ultra-sharp landscapes?
fixed reference to "other answer"
Dec
17
suggested suggested edit on Do vibration-resistant lenses need tripods for ultra-sharp landscapes?
Dec
17
comment What are the major differences when digitizing slides/negatives with a DSLR vs. a scanner?
I've accepted this answer as it is based on real experience and especially using DSLR gear as a scanner-replacement. The other answers are at least equally great and their facts support the outcome of this answer. Thanks all a bunch :-)
Dec
17
accepted What are the major differences when digitizing slides/negatives with a DSLR vs. a scanner?
Dec
17
comment Will I lose image quality by adjusting white balance in post processing?
True, the white balance data is in the EXIF ie. not in the actual image. With RAW, they're used in processing and with JPEG they're just nice-to-know information.
Dec
7
revised What software can I use to break an image into smaller tiles?
terminology, link
Dec
7
suggested suggested edit on What software can I use to break an image into smaller tiles?
Dec
6
comment What kind of gloves to use for operating a camera in freezing temperatures?
Note that the particular camera model (Panasonic GF 3) — and most of the cameras with a touchscreen, anyway — has a resistive touchscreen, not capacitive. In other words that means the screen is pressure sensitive, so using non-conductive gloves wouldn't be an issue.
Dec
4
comment What is Fine Art Paper?
Great points about choosing paper and archiving! Many of which would be eligible for my older question, too.
Nov
1
revised What single zoom lens should I take on a vacation to Europe?
edited tags
Oct
30
awarded  Yearling
Oct
12
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
9
comment How to do the ghost mannequin effect?
Side note: leaving some parts "unghosted" might make the photos more interesting!
Sep
1
comment What do all the polarizing filter acronyms mean?
The alphanumeric acronyms in 1-6 and 10-11 are Wratten numbers indicating the color of the filter.
Aug
29
comment What are neutral density filters and how do I use them to create long exposures in daylight?
Two great answers already, but I'd also wish to hear: (1) How the NDness is achieved, how they reduce the captured light, what are the filters made of? (2) What is the common price range (in such a precision that the casual browser would know if he/she should reserve tens or hundreds of $/€).
Aug
24
comment Do sensors wear out?
… nor to a laser
Aug
11
revised What free software exists for geotagging photos?
formatting
Aug
11
revised How to photograph artwork for giclée prints
title capitalisation, wiki link, giclée spelling
Aug
11
suggested suggested edit on How to photograph artwork for giclée prints