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Questions about law/legal issues affecting photographers. Question should state the relevant jurisdiction.
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a device that allows light to pass for a determined period of time, for the purpose of exposing photographic film or a light-sensitive electronic sensor to light to capture a permanent im…
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Many people collect old lenses as a hobby, or simply have older lenses they're interested in using on modern cameras.
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a Japanese company which produce cameras, lenses and flashes. They're most widely known for their selection of lenses which are compatible with cameras from other manufacturers.
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Workflow refers to the actions a photographer takes to produce a finished product. This includes the process from taking a file from the camera, through editing on a computer to printing the file (…
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In-camera or post-processing techniques for altering the look of an image.
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For questions either about the fundamentals of photography or which will be of particular use to novice photographers. Q&A in this tag should be equally useful 50 years in the future or to a time-trav…
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Image perturbation caused by electronic transformation and processing.
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Questions concerning usage of video mode of photography equipment. For questions about video consider "Video Production" sister site.
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the ones with focal length shorter than longest edge of imaging surface (36mm on 35mm full frame, about 24mm on APS-C).
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a Japanese camera company which produces compact digital cameras, and APS-C and medium-format digital SLRs.
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Organization and manipulation of files
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Classic way of conveying images using black, white and shades of gray, thereby emphasizing shapes and shadows.
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The storage media used by digital cameras. Currently the most common memory card formats are Compact Flash (CF) and Secure Digital (SD)
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Tidying up sensors, lenses and other photographic items from dust, fungus, liquids etc.
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The means by which a camera automatically determines exposure settings such as shutter speed, aperture, and ISO (sensitivity).
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what the photographer looks through to compose, and in many cases to focus, the picture. Most viewfinders are separate, and suffer parallax, while the single-lens reflex camera lets th…
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The chemical process by which the latent image on exposed film is turned into a visible image.
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Image Stabilization (or Vibration Reduction) is a technology used to reduce the effects of camera shake. This is done is several different ways, and different companies use different names. Using …
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a common film format that was popular before the dominance of digital photography
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A mid-range, 16MP cropped-sensor DSLR from Nikon introduced in 2010. Superseded by the 24MP D7100 in 2013.
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Good camera recommendation questions deal with what cameras are appropriate for a specific task or meet special requirements. This tag should not be used for shopping questions. Asking for comparisons…
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a Japanese Camera manufacturer.
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A photography and imaging company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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An important aspect of the photographic vocabulary, produced by focus selection, limitations of depth of field, optical qualities, subject motion, camera motion, or other technical problems.
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refers to to physical size of a camera's sensor.
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a popular DSLR camera released in 2010 as part of Canon's entry-level "Digital Rebel" series. Also known as the T2i.
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The approach and skills for the actual capture of a photograph with a camera.
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Advice for journeys, including what equipment to use and how to take photographs of landmarks and other vistas.
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The process of making an image appear natural to the eye, either by changing the lighting or by changing the white balance or tint of an image after the fact.
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Questions about photos displayed visually on a physical medium.
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Stands for "Do it yourself", and refers to the creating or improvising equipment out of materials on hand, as opposed to purchasing a pre-made product.
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A lens that has a single focal length.
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Analysis of an image to determine setup and techniques that could be used to achieve certain properties of the image.
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A mid-range consumer DSLR from Nikon which was released in 2011.
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The complete range of of lighting from total darkness to maximum saturation that a sensor or film is capable of capturing without extreme measures such as graduated neutral density filters or HDR.