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Jun
26
answered Nude photography, any advice?
Jun
25
revised How do I use the Chromatic Aberration correction tools in Lightroom?
The ALT-key trick works also on Macs.
Jun
25
suggested suggested edit on How do I use the Chromatic Aberration correction tools in Lightroom?
Jun
23
revised What features does a graphics adapter need for best performance in Lightroom?
added specs as per OP's comments
Jun
23
revised What are the differences between photography laws in USA and France?
edited wording on tripod usage on the streets to more imperative
Jun
23
suggested suggested edit on What features does a graphics adapter need for best performance in Lightroom?
Jun
23
suggested suggested edit on What are the differences between photography laws in USA and France?
Jun
23
comment What is the meaning of having 9 focus points and how to see where they are?
@Anisha There is no mention of focus points in the official specification—compare to e.g. EOS T2i/550D which is clearly stated to have 9 AF points.
Jun
1
revised Sigma 150-500 f/5-6.3 vs Sigma 50-500 f/4-6.3 for birds in flight?
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May
28
revised How many blades does my lens' aperture diaphragm have when I get 12-pointed starbursts?
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May
28
suggested suggested edit on How many blades does my lens' aperture diaphragm have when I get 12-pointed starbursts?
May
27
revised Is it me or is the Lightroom's zoomed out preview inaccurate in displaying noise and color?
title wording
May
27
suggested suggested edit on Is it me or is the Lightroom's zoomed out preview inaccurate in displaying noise and color?
May
25
comment How can you reduce noise in Lightroom 3?
And if, after removing color noise, the luminance noise is not "grainy" enough, you could move the luminance NR slider one step too far and then add some grain from the effects palette. Or you could omit the luminance NR and just add grain to hide the noise in plain sight. Depends on the original photo and one's taste, as always.
May
21
comment What legal restrictions to photography are there in European countries?
Ought to fix Wikipedia then, as the mention of anti-terror laws in the context of Panoramafreiheit is seemingly confusing. On another note, whoa, Wikimedia Commons has a fairly thorough explanation by country on the subject.
May
21
comment What legal restrictions to photography are there in European countries?
The Wikipedia entry you pointed to suggests both that it is OK to photograph in public indoors in the UK, but the local security guard had a reasonable suspicion that you are a terrorist. How nice! (Well if you spent half an hour photographing just the security cameras, it could be seen a bit suspicious.) @Rowland links to some good info relevant for the UK.
May
21
comment Can a video camera produce a high quality still photo shoot?
I've bumped to Sony NEX-VG10 which specifications sounds like it would produce decent still images (though no RAW), but I've had hard time to find still image examples — great video examples though.
May
20
comment How is colour balancing performed in post processing of raw images
@goldenmean I don't understand the question nor the problem: You take DNG & output BMP#1; then you modify DNG-metadata & output BMP#2; the BMPs differ—isn't that the desired effect? Which metadata did you change? How does your image processor's output differ from PS? Or are you asking for a list of all other possible tags that affect the Raw→composite processing?
May
20
revised How do I to clean prime lenses' internals? Or should I even try?
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May
20
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