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I'm a software developer and photography enthusiast.

I've developed Giraffe Upload ( http://www.giraffeupload.com ) a photo backup system and my photography blog is at http://UsefulPhotoTips.com


Mar
21
answered Are super cheap flashes worth it?
Mar
20
answered How does one create a Diptych or Triptych with angled/non straight lines between the photos?
Mar
19
answered How do I clean the external forward-facing glass on my lens?
Mar
19
comment How do I eliminate lens flare in my pictures?
Great list, just one thing missing - remove any protective filter, cheap UV filters flare like crazy.
Mar
18
answered Why do my prints look different from what I see on my computer monitor?
Mar
15
answered Do the Lightroom lens correction tools make good lenses less important?
Mar
9
awarded  Popular Question
Mar
6
accepted When and how to use a push-on flash diffuser?
Mar
6
answered Canon EF-S 15-85mm IS USM or Canon EF-S 18-135mm IS to replace a broken kit lens?
Mar
5
comment Canon EF-S 15-85mm IS USM or Canon EF-S 18-135mm IS to replace a broken kit lens?
Why do you want to upgrade your lens? what do you want to do but can't with the 18-55?
Mar
5
comment How do I compose an image for use as a browser background or wallpaper on a widescreen monitor?
@Joe - I've added a diagram that may help you visualize how much empty space you need to leave when shooting
Mar
5
revised How do I compose an image for use as a browser background or wallpaper on a widescreen monitor?
added 365 characters in body
Mar
5
comment How do I compose an image for use as a browser background or wallpaper on a widescreen monitor?
@Joe - I wrote you have to be aware of cropping when shooting and leave plenty of empty space, if starting from 16:9 is easier for you go for it, but you will still need to crop over a fifth of the image's height (as opposed to about half with a 4:3 image common in point&shoot cameras) so you still can't fill the frame. and I ignored the web browser part because that's a completely different discussion that's not on-topic for this site (toolbar size can vary, the browser doesn't have to be maximized, page may be viewed from a device with different screen size, etc.)
Mar
3
answered How do I compose an image for use as a browser background or wallpaper on a widescreen monitor?
Mar
1
answered Why does my photo look great in Lightroom but show sharpening halos on my web site?
Mar
1
answered How can I improve shots in the dark, when tripod or flash are not available?
Feb
28
comment Auto-focusing problem on a Canon 500D with a EF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS(standard kit lens)
Just be careful about how much you pay to have it fixed, you can pick up a used EFS 18-55 for next to nothing (more than 10 sold for less than $60 on eBay this month alone, most of those for around $40) there are so many people trying to sell their kit lens after getting a better lens the market is saturated
Feb
26
answered One expensive (L) lens or a variety of cheaper lenses, or a better body?
Feb
24
answered What lighting equipment to purchase for under $50?
Feb
23
answered Does a 35mm prime lens show the same bokeh as a 50mm prime lens on a cropped sensor?