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bio website 365project.org/imrelumiste
location Finland
age 35
visits member for 4 years, 2 months
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Jun
14
comment Are there any options for a very cheap, small, and reasonably fast camera?
I also had a look at DealExtreme offerings, but it's quite hard to tell how fast these cameras are.
Jun
13
revised Are there any options for a very cheap, small, and reasonably fast camera?
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Jun
13
answered Are there any options for a very cheap, small, and reasonably fast camera?
Jun
13
answered What blogs should I be following if I am learning photography?
Jun
13
revised How does histogram shape affect the aesthetics of a picture?
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Jun
13
comment How does histogram shape affect the aesthetics of a picture?
@ysap yes, I did mean "range" in its statistical meaning (difference between lowest and highest value), not in the mathematical sense (set of input values) - histogram is a tool from statistics. Edited, perhaps it's more clear now.
Jun
13
revised How does histogram shape affect the aesthetics of a picture?
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Jun
13
revised How does histogram shape affect the aesthetics of a picture?
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Jun
12
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Jun
12
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
12
asked How does histogram shape affect the aesthetics of a picture?
Jun
12
answered Is the color of the AF assist light important?
Jun
12
accepted What is diagonal dominance?
Jun
12
revised How does adjusting the brightness on my LCD screen affect the photo?
I doubt any camera would leave its screen on during bulb exposure
Jun
12
answered Does subject isolation only depend on subject distance and focal length, aperture and sensor size remaining equal?
Jun
12
revised Is digital zoom really useful?
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Jun
11
answered Does the camera tell me the shutter speed it will use when in aperture priority and the aperture and ISO are set?
Jun
11
comment Does the camera tell me the shutter speed it will use when in aperture priority and the aperture and ISO are set?
I see, your definition of correct is stricter than mine. Fair enough, here's your rep back :) There are exceptions where many speeds give exactly the same exposure such as scenes lit only by flash, or light paintings in dark; but that is not the case described in question.
Jun
11
revised Does the camera tell me the shutter speed it will use when in aperture priority and the aperture and ISO are set?
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Jun
10
comment Does the camera tell me the shutter speed it will use when in aperture priority and the aperture and ISO are set?
If dynamic range of a scene is larger than the camera can capture, there are several speeds for correct exposure; one speed for desired exposure. In case of a smaller dynamic range than camera can capture, there are also several speeds to achieve correct exposure (not always ETTR). And camera shows comparison with measured exposure, which may not even be correct depending on metering mode and lighting.