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Michael C
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Why are Red, Green, and Blue the primary colors of light?

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Why are some big telephoto lenses so expensive compared to telescopes?

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As a professional photographer, how can one handle a wedding photographer being rude or demanding in a way that will compromise overall image quality?

53 votes

How to zoom with Canon 77D with Canon 50mm 1.4 lens?

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Canon geometric overexposed quadrilateral shapes in all of my images

51 votes

Why aren't faces sharp in my f/1.8 portraits even though I'm carefully using center-point autofocus?

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How are SpaceX rocket launches filmed?

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Why does every digital camera save photos in a directory called DCIM?

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Why is "The Steerage" hailed "one of the greatest photographs of all time"?

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How does automatic sensor cleaning work?

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Why does the Canon 1D X MK 2 only have 20.2MP

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Is there a difference between taking a far shot on a 50mm lens and a close shot on a 35mm lens?

41 votes

Does every interesting photograph have a story to tell?

41 votes

How to create the type of lighting that is used in many of Elena Shumilova's pictures?

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Why can't my custom camera body focus to far distances?

38 votes

Can it be dangerous to look at the sun through the viewfinder?

35 votes

Is there a sane reason why ¹⁄₁₂₅ is not, instead, exactly half of ¹⁄₆₀?

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What's a nifty-fifty?

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What is the rationale for having less than 36 frames in a single 35mm film roll?

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What causes these inconsistent dark bands in some of my photos from an indoor event?

34 votes
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What are the differences between these lenses and how will they affect a beginner?

33 votes
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Why do higher end lenses use USM instead of STM?

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Will a lens upgrade from the kit lens give me better colors on my backpacking travels?

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Which planet looks the biggest through a camera? Which planet is the easiest to take a picture?

32 votes

Why would using higher ISO and faster shutter speed yield more noise than using lower ISO and slower shutter speed?

32 votes
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A photo of my wife has been used in a website article without her permission. What can we do?

31 votes

Lens hood visible when shooting in RAW, but not in JPEG

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Why is it that when the green channel clips, it turns into blue?

30 votes

Can an old DSLR be upgraded to match modern smartphone image quality

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If a photoshoot doesn't represent my best work, should I offer to reshoot?

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