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

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

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When and how to use a push-on flash diffuser?

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Why do my photos look like they're painted?

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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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Does JPEG-to-JPEG export Lightroom reapply compression?

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Should I keep Image Stabilization (IS) off when I do not actually need it?

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

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Why store both JPEG and raw?

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Best fluorescent bulb color temperature for shooting people and interviews?

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Do jpgs have "layers"?

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Is digital zoom really useful?

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Is an EF 50mm f/1.4 the same as 50mm with an EF-S lens on a Canon 550D?

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How does the colour of ambient lighting affect colour rendition?

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What is the device held near the subject's face in this picture?

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How can I justify a new camera purchase when I'm not a top photographer?

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Can I replace an 1100 mAh battery with a 1500mAh one?

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What is an auto-focus motor?

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How large an image do I need to print a 32″ by 18″ poster at 300 DPI?

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Can I do "back conversion" of a B&W JPEG to color?

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Should I store unedited/raw, edited, or watermarked images while backing up on DVD/CD?

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Why don't most cameras store filenames based on date and time?

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Why can't my newer cameras focus on my hands and something behind them at the same time?

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Why am I having trouble getting sharp results with my new DSLR, compared to a point and shoot?

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Why don't sensors have a wider aspect ratio?

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How to tell if a film camera is actually making shots?

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Why is Nikon 1.4g better when Nikon 1.8g is sharper?

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Is it possible to make a photo's EXIF look like it was taken with a DSLR?

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Are there entry-level DSLRs with built in autofocus motors?

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