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bio website heyvian.com
location Calgary, Canada
age 26
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Born and half raised in South Africa, I'm now a Calgary based photographer and front-end web developer.

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Portfolio // Facebook // 500px // Instagram


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comment Is cleaning shutter release from the battery compartment with alcohol safe?
I am not recommending you do this, just trying to give some tips to help make it safer.
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comment Is cleaning shutter release from the battery compartment with alcohol safe?
I haven't watched the video or anything but take both batteries out of your camera if you're going to do this. my.safaribooksonline.com/book/photography/30000lti00235/… In theory, as long as there is no current flowing, you should be safe to do this. I've done it with other electronics, you just need to make sure there is no current and give it plenty of time to fully dry.
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comment Can you remove scratches from a lens with peanut butter?
As far as I know this technique only works on plastic surfaces
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comment How can I track a lost DSLR?
Of interest: petapixel.com/2013/03/26/…
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comment What is lomography?
@dpollitt "Sure you could take a great photo with it, and there have been (and continue to be) serious photographers work with it, but along with this there were also a lot of what amounted to unskilled photographers taking boring photos with cheesy effects." gives Instagram the justice it deserves. Lots of good photos/photographers but a lot more "I'm a photographer because I took a picture of my [feet/food/cleavage] and added a Valencia filter." Doesn't downplay the app as much as the people who use it.
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comment What are the advantages of shooting in burst (continuous) mode?
Blinking, weird facial expression and so on are definitely big motivations as to why I would shoot burst mode even for just a simple static shot.
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comment Can custom (or any) function override aperture on a Canon 7D?
Could it have been saying f/28?
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answered How do I find a trustworthy online Nikon retailer in Canada?
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