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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


Oct
13
answered Manual Mode : Dark picture even in broad daylight
Oct
13
answered Zoom Lens suggestion for hobbyist photographer
Oct
10
comment Will a low-cost macro ring flash be useful for portraits?
Does she already have a flash? I'm asking because 1. the Orbis is actually an adapter that turns a normal flash into a ring flash (and there are cheaper option available in this category) and 2. a ring flash is a bit of a specialty item, not really the most useful as a single all-purpose flash
Oct
10
answered Will a low-cost macro ring flash be useful for portraits?
Oct
8
comment What lens will fit a Canon 10D?
@MichaelClark you are suggesting it's a good idea to modify lenses in order to use them on a 10 years old digital camera body? even cheap EF-S lenses (except for 2nd hand 18-55) should be worth so much more than the body to make this modification financially unwise.
Oct
8
answered What lens will fit a Canon 10D?
Oct
8
comment Is this grain normal? Canon T2i (550d) grain in high light
@MichaelClark I've edited to answer to indicate I may be wrong about ETTR effecting image quality, I'll try to find more information (and maybe even do some experiments) later
Oct
8
revised Is this grain normal? Canon T2i (550d) grain in high light
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Oct
7
comment Is this grain normal? Canon T2i (550d) grain in high light
Noise is about the amount of light hitting the sensor, not ISO, I've added two examples to my answer, my 550D (T2i), "crappy" kit-quality lens, ISO 400 with no noise
Oct
7
revised Is this grain normal? Canon T2i (550d) grain in high light
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Oct
7
comment Is this grain normal? Canon T2i (550d) grain in high light
@ChinmayKanchi - I'm not sure, I don't remember exactly and can't find the original source, I think it was something about color accuracy or saturation. I personally don't care much about ETTR because I don't like to spend time editing so I didn't really care about the details at the time.
Oct
7
revised Is this grain normal? Canon T2i (550d) grain in high light
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Oct
7
answered Is this grain normal? Canon T2i (550d) grain in high light
Sep
26
awarded  Enlightened
Sep
24
answered How can I completely avoid noise for stock photography with my Canon 650D?
Sep
24
comment How to explain to your client that a camera flash does no harm to infant?
@Caleb - that's what I said - you SHOW them you respect their concern, you make a big show out of it, you tell them you are doing all those things to protect the baby that you would have done anyway to get a better picture - you do NOT try to convince them using rational arguments and evidence, you do not argue with them -- you make them feel you are going out of your way to address their concerns (while doing the exact same thing you would have done anyway)
Sep
24
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
24
comment How to explain to your client that a camera flash does no harm to infant?
@Caleb - also, if you think people (parents or otherwise) are rational you should really pick up one of Dan Ariely's books. people are irrational period, telling this to their face is insulting but expecting them to act rationally is counterproductive.
Sep
24
comment How to explain to your client that a camera flash does no harm to infant?
@Caleb - 1. why are you firing a 600EX-RT/SB800 from arms length in a baby photograph? are you trying to overpower the sun? what I meant is that you use bounce/softbox/other diffuser anyway so you can point to it as a "protection device" to make the parents feel safer and 2. generally speaking parents of small babies are sleep-deprived, overly protective and extremely irrational (trust me, I have 3 kids, I've been there)
Sep
24
answered How to explain to your client that a camera flash does no harm to infant?