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Mar
31
comment How to take great food photos with a Canon EOS Rebel T1i and 18-55mm kit lens
I just never think that dumbing something down until the message gets lots is a good foundation to build on. +1 for taking pictures, but you'll do the same thing wrong a thousand times if you don't have the framework for understanding what your controls are.
Mar
31
comment How to take great food photos with a Canon EOS Rebel T1i and 18-55mm kit lens
I did buy Understanding Exposure when I first started taking pictures based on a recommendation - but I really did not like it. The author uses simple analogies that just don't work and the tone was way to patronizing for my taste. It's a matter of personal opinion though, obviously.
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asked Why do my SD cards stop working in my PC (although they remain working in my camera)?
Mar
26
comment What is the reference point that the focal length of a lens is calculated from?
John, I appreciate that, but surely someone here has to be. :)
Mar
26
comment What is the reference point that the focal length of a lens is calculated from?
Thank you for the effort, but unfortunately, I still don't quite get it. Could, in theory, even say outside the physical lens itself?
Mar
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accepted What are the advantages and disadvantages of using auto ISO on a DSLR?
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comment What are the advantages and disadvantages of using auto ISO on a DSLR?
@Russel, that would explain it. I got a D7000 and was quite impressed by its noise performance (compared to my previous camera), but you definitely don't go around shooting at 1600 with it unless you're forced to.
Mar
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accepted Is there such a thing as a filter for circularly polarized light for photographic use, and what would be the effect of using one?
Mar
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accepted Are there any free or better alternatives to Fisheye-Hemi?
Mar
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asked What is the reference point that the focal length of a lens is calculated from?
Mar
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comment What are the advantages and disadvantages of using auto ISO on a DSLR?
@Olin, you walk around with your camera set to 1600 by default!? What beast of a camera do you use?
Mar
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comment What are the advantages and disadvantages of using auto ISO on a DSLR?
My D7000 lets me set the highest ISO and slowest shutter speed to use in auto ISO mode, I'm not quite sure how it balances shutter speed and ISO in aperture priority mode within those parameters however.
Mar
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comment What are the advantages and disadvantages of using auto ISO on a DSLR?
Is that always the case, or is there a level where pushing the ISO will generate proportionally more noise than boosting the exposure numerically in post would..?
Mar
24
comment What are the advantages and disadvantages of using auto ISO on a DSLR?
I've never thought about it that way, the fact that increasing ISO can lead to a less noisy final picture, but it does make sense now, thank you!
Mar
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comment What are the advantages and disadvantages of using auto ISO on a DSLR?
ISO itself isn't about controlling those things, agreed, and if you do shoot in manual mode with auto ISO (which I never really had considered) you're in full control, but auto ISO in any of the other modes will mean that the shutter speed or aperture also vary unpredictably...
Mar
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comment What are the advantages and disadvantages of using auto ISO on a DSLR?
Can you please elaborate on the point of lower ISO not giving less noise? Are you saying that taking a picture at ISO 100 and one at ISO 200 (with the same shutter speed and aperture), then raising the brightness of the first one stop in post would give two equally noisy pictures?