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The word photography means "drawing with light". Controlling or selecting the light a camera records is essential to all aspects of photographic composition.

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Nikon d7100 top lcd ligh turns on when flash is fired

Today while shooting I noticed, that when I use an external flash, the top LCD light turns on. I turned it off, by clicking to the bulb icon as usually, and when I fired again, it turned on once again....
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Is there a way to replicate the look of Allen-Khondji Midnight in Paris and To Rome With Love?

I was wondering is there a way to achieve the look of Woody Allen's films Midnight in Paris and To Rome With Love, for which the director of photography was the Iranian-French cinematographer Darius ...
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What's the practical effect of striking OOF point spread function?

What effect does variance between lenses' out of focus (OOF) point spread function (PSF) have on image reproduction during landscape and portrait usage? What elements of a scene would be affected by ...
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How to make a photograph's foreground brighter while making the background darker?

I took an original picture of a person holding a book. I am trying to make the person holding the book darker, a shadow, and make the book stand out by making it brighter. How can I do this? I am ...