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mattdm
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Does my crop sensor camera actually turn my lenses into a longer focal length?

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What does the term "sneaker zoom" mean?

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What is the "Rule of Thirds"?

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How can I take a photo with everything in focus with my DSLR?

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Is it physically possible to build a long zoom (17-300 mm for example) at an aperture value of around 1.4 or 1.2?

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What is the 'Diagonal Method' and should I use it instead of 'The Rule of Thirds?'

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Most Common Aspect Ratio?

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What should I look for when shopping for my first DSLR?

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Do digital cameras lose picture quality over time?

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What's the result of stacking ND filters in terms of total stops?

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So my iPhone 6 camera lens is as wide as my full frame 35mm DSLR lens?

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How do I rotate a lot of digital photos by 180 degrees in one operation?

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Without modification, is the built-in pop-up flash EVER appropriate?

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What does it mean when something is "distracting"?

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How do color spaces like sRGB and Adobe RGB overlap?

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What is a zone plate?

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How to spot dust in images quickly while doing a shoot outdoors?

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Can I legally sell a photograph with a border made to look like an old Polaroid print?

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Which prime lens for Pentax APS-C?

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Why do images get "corrupted"?

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Will I lose image quality by adjusting white balance in post processing?

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Is there a black and white physical filter?

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What is the correct pronunciation of "bokeh"?

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Is it practical to shoot portraits by only candlelight?

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Why did my ND filter produce washed out exposures?

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I know the basic technical stuff, what now?

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Why don't today's lenses come with a polarizer by default?

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Can I leave the batteries in my camera?

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How can I extract just the value of a tag without the name using exiftool?

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Signal to Noise Ratio over the years

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