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Sigma are 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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A photography and imaging company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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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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A term for a compact camera that is designed for use without needing to alter various settings, hence it's as simple as pointing and shooting.
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A technique for creating images that offer a wide view of a scene, where the image width is usually significantly wider than the image's height. Panorama images can be created by cropping or, more co…
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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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Equipment protection is the practice of ensuring equipment stays in full working order by avoiding damage.
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Questions about law/legal issues affecting photographers. Question should state the relevant jurisdiction.
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Camera basics are the timeless and generic aspects of cameras; even as technology evolves, these things will remain essentially the same.
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is an activity performed by a device that optically scans images, printed text, handwriting, or an object, and converts it to a digital image. Common examples found in offices are variations of the de…
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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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Questions about video that are also relevant to still photography. Questions about video should be asked at the "Video Production" sister site (at video.stackexchange.com).
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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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Organization and manipulation of files
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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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The means by which a camera automatically determines exposure settings such as shutter speed, aperture, and ISO (sensitivity).
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Olympus is a Japanese Camera manufacturer.
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Tidying up sensors, lenses and other photographic items from dust, fungus, liquids etc.
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Pentax is a Japanese camera company which produces compact digital cameras, and APS-C and medium-format digital SLRs.
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In-camera or post-processing techniques for altering the look of an image.
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A viewfinder is 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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refers to to physical size of a camera's sensor.
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Wide-angle lenses are 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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The Mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) is a popular class of digital system cameras. Unlike a compact digital camera, a MILC is equipped with an interchangeable lens mount and unlike a digi…
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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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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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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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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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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.
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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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'Wireless Flash' refers to the technology/products used to trigger/control one or more flash units using either radio transmissions or bursts of visible light. This can be convenient for a photographe…
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The approach and skills for the actual capture of a photograph with a camera.
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Questions about photos displayed visually on a physical medium.
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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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darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. Apply this tag to questions about using darktable to process and enhance your image files. Do not use this tag to ask qu…
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Photographic math — equations, formulas, algorithms related to making or processing images.
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