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Terminology for when a sensor has the circuitry behind the pixels, allowing for greater light-gathering capabilities.

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How to print a photo for backlit presentation?

I was asked to do an exhibition of some of my latest photos. So far, no problem, but as a highlight I would like to present one photo in a backlit frame. The output size should be something around ...
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Does the Nokia Lumia 920 truly present any significant advancements in cameras?

Nokia is touting the new Nokia Lumia 920 as a breakthrough on many fronts for digital photography, even going so far as to say that it can achieve DSLR like results. Of course one of the things that ...
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What are the advantages or disadvantages of a back illuminated CMOS sensor?

The iPhone 4s uses a backlit CMOS sensor, and I have noticed that some other point and shoot cameras do as well. What does that mean for photography, and if it is a benefit why do DSLR cameras not use ...
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