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jrista
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Good examples of RAW's advantages over JPEG?

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What do all those cryptic number and letter codes in a lens name mean?

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How and why do you use an image histogram?

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How do I set the proper exposure for nighttime moon photos?

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What does f-stop mean?

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How do I generate high quality prints with an ink jet printer?

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What kind of photography is still better done with film cameras?

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How to get the best results for landscape and stars photographs?

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What is a "diffraction limit"?

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Should higher ISOs really be preferred (all other things being equal)?

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Is crop-factor a bad thing?

50 votes

What is bokeh, exactly?

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What quality to choose when converting to JPG?

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How to have colors in Milky-way?

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What is so special about ISO 1600?

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Is there a general formula for image size vs. print size?

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What is the 'Golden Ratio' and why is it better than the 'Rule of Thirds?'

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What methods do macro photographers use to get so close to butterflies, bees, insects and the like?

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What should I look for in a monitor for photo processing?

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What is the distinction between a professional and amateur photographer?

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What exactly determines depth of field?

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Are DSLRs a dying breed, making now the time to switch to a mirrorless camera system?

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What does a 'nano crystal coat' do on this lens?

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What white point temperature should I set my LCD monitor to?

34 votes

What is an easy way to remember the full stop scale?

33 votes

What is "ISO" on a digital camera?

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What tools do you recommend for creating HDR images?

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When is it okay to have blown highlights and shadows?

31 votes

Why do it "in-camera" rather than in post-processing?

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How do soft focus or defocus control rings work?

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