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Mar
5
awarded  Yearling
Jan
14
answered Is it possible to mount a Flash on a Tripod?
Jan
14
answered Are there any photo uploading services that are tailored to a shared family account?
Dec
6
comment How can I get dramatic shallow DOF with a kit lens?
+1. You can't really get wide aperture, but you can get long(er) focal length and close focal distance.
Jun
1
comment Can Canon Rebel XS effectively optically trigger a speedlite flash?
It makes a big difference whether you are indoors or outdoors. Indoors the signal can bounce off walls a couple times before triggering, and you may not need line of sight, but outdoors there may not be anything to bounce off of...
Jun
1
comment DOF and picture quality
Every lens has a "sweet spot" -- the f/# where it is sharpest. For many lenses this seems to happen around f/4 to f/5.6 and stay sharp for a few stops. Around f/11 diffraction begins to degrade image quality.
May
3
comment What is ETTR (Expose To The Right)?
"more information" is slightly misleading. There are the same number of bits for the right half of the histogram as there are for the left half aren't there?
May
3
comment What post-processing tricks can be used to improve the quality of photos taken with the on-camera flash?
professional photographers typically don't use the popup flash. The biggest improvement you could make would be to get the flash off camera, or bounce it.
Apr
6
comment How to meter for manual bounce flash?
You could use a dedicated light meter. For example, see youtube.com/watch?v=qOxJvwcmADg&feature=related
Apr
6
comment How to meter for manual bounce flash?
This page in particular, talks about using guide numbers to get you close before chimping: strobist.blogspot.com/2007/12/…
Mar
17
awarded  Commentator
Mar
17
comment How to light macro subjects with an off-camera solution?
relevant reference: nocroppingzone.blogspot.com/2008/02/how-i-use-mt-24ex.html
Mar
12
comment How was non-uniform yellowish cast created on BW photos of Charles Lucima?
It could be some subtle split-toning?
Mar
12
comment Online Printing API?
I had a photography blog for a while, and I used fotomoto.com to add a "buy print" and "buy eCard" link below each image hosted on my site. I found it to be a reasonable balance between low-hassle / customizable.
Mar
7
answered Why does using a tilt-shift lens make things look miniature?
Mar
7
comment How to protect fragile equipment?
I voted up, because you're mostly right, but come on, they're not that fragile youtube.com/watch?v=D1tTBncIsm8
Mar
7
awarded  Critic
Mar
5
comment How can I get non-blurry gymnastics pictures with my entry-level DSLR?
That's true... but if the gymnast is significantly farther away, then the gymnast will be quite small in the frame, and most of the frame (even most of the gymnast) should not be blurry at that shutter speed. You would be at least as hard pressed to get camera shake at 18mm and 1/1000 shutter speed.
Mar
5
awarded  Teacher
Mar
5
comment How can I get non-blurry gymnastics pictures with my entry-level DSLR?
@Pete I have significantly expanded my comment into an answer.