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Matt Grum
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Why are wide-angle lenses so much more expensive?

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When do the differences between APS-C and full frame sensors matter, and why?

114 votes

Good examples of RAW's advantages over JPEG?

97 votes

What is "ISO" on a digital camera?

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Why do pro photographers use huge lenses to take portrait shots?

86 votes
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What is tone mapping? How does it relate to HDR?

86 votes
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How does one create the Dave Hill effect for portraits/action shots?

76 votes

How can I get dramatic shallow DOF with a kit lens?

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What's the difference between saturation and vibrance in Lightroom?

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Is it better to shoot with a higher ISO, or use lower ISO and raise the exposure in post-processing?

67 votes
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Are "Windows Photo Viewer" rotations lossless?

65 votes

Is it lenses which make your photographs, not camera bodies?

62 votes
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How to get a miniature effect on pictures without special equipment?

60 votes
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What is moiré? How can we avoid it?

58 votes
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What does STM mean on a Canon lens?

55 votes

Why is there an ISO setting when shooting raw?

55 votes
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What exactly determines depth of field?

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Is it worth to upgrade from Canon 50mm f/1.8 to Canon 50mm f/1.4 on 550d?

48 votes

What is Rembrandt lighting, and when do I use it?

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using auto ISO on a DSLR?

47 votes
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What does a hexagonal sun tell us about the camera lens/sensor?

46 votes
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How do I calculate the distance of an object in a photo?

45 votes
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Do megapixels matter with modern sensor technology?

43 votes
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How do I combine multiple exposures for action shots?

42 votes

Is there any significant difference between Nikon and Canon?

39 votes
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How can I make short people look taller in photographs?

39 votes
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Why do two lenses with the same F-number give different amount of light?

38 votes
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Why is my far away background in focus even with a low aperture number?

38 votes
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When should you use a normal flash vs a second-curtain flash?

37 votes
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How do I copyright my photographs?

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