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mattdm
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Are equipment reviews from websites like kenrockwell.com and bythom.com reliable?

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Does the dpi number reported by camera in JPG have any meaning?

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How does Nikon measure "minimum focus distance" for Macro/Micro lenses?

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What's the difference between colour space and bit depth?

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Is there a DSLR/mirorless camera with minimal options like a classic, simple SLR?

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What are the practical differences between the exposure settings my camera picked for me in auto mode and my own choices?

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What factors cause or prevent "generational loss" when JPEGs are recompressed multiple times?

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Google Photos high quality backup -- how does Google achieve great compression and am I losing some data?

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How to I get the Instagram "Lux" effect without using Instagram?

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Does the selection of sRGB or Adobe RGB in camera when shooting RAW ever matter?

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What is the relationship between ISO, aperture, and shutter speed?

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Why is my large format lens so much smaller (in length) than my 35mm-format lens?

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Prime lens or flash: which upgrade will most improve baby photos?

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Is there a standard tripod mount?

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Does using an extender actually change the aperture of the lens?

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How do I compose photos with prime lenses?

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How can I fix an out-of-focus blurred photo in Photoshop?

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Why are DSLR lenses measured in F stops instead of T stops?

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

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What causes lens flare?

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What are the first few steps a beginner should take in post processing?

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Is there a tool to check the file integrity of a series of images?

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How do you unlock a memory card?

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Multiple copies of the same exposure, but randomizing the noise?

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Why do people say they like "art" and "photography", instead of just "art"?

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What's the difference between a wide angle lens and a landscape lens?

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How to stop a high F number from appearing blurry?

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Do any DSLRs offer in-camera file encryption?

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Why do camera manufacturers stick with the same awkward control layout imposed by film cameras?

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What's the difference between cross-type autofocus points and regular ones?

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