ab.aditya
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Did I make a mistake buying a D5100 to get started with photography?
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I suspect you are trying to treat photography the way you would approach computer programming (your stock overflow profile indicates that you are a fairly advanced contributor on that site). I myself ...

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What sets apart DSLRs in different price levels?
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Another aspect not frequently discussed is the number & type of auto focus (AF) points present. So, while the 600D & 60D may be very similar, the 60D has better AF points (all cross type vs 1 ...

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Is there a software to automatically crop a scan of multiple images?
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I stumbled upon a GIMP script called Divide Scanned Images that worked pretty well for me. It has an input interface and even supports batch processing of files. It's not entirely foolproof, and you ...

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How do I make picture from my Canon Rebel more dramatic and colourful, via camera settings if possible?
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I have the same camera. A simple solution when shooting JPEGs would be to use a custom image profile Picture Style (found under Menu>Tab 2) with a saturation of 2 to get richer colours. All of the ...

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Is there development in the world of lenses?
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Bringing down the size and weight of lenses seems to be one of the key areas of focus. E.g., the newer Canon EF 600mm lens with IS is actually lighter than the previous non-IS one (5.4 kg vs 6 kg). ...

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Are lenses for my Canon Rebel XT compatible with the Canon 7D?
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All Canon lenses (EF & EF-S mount) should be compatible. In fact, some of the correction features like peripheral illumination correction will be enabled for lenses that came out between the XT &...

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What are the inherent limitations of the iPad as a digital darkroom?
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The most notable difference at the moment will be: The computational power difference between a PC & a tablet - tablets give you the computation power of a PC that is 6-8 years older, so even if ...

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What would be a better lens option for shooting portraits?
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I have the same 3 lenses that you mention with the Canon 550D and a Metz flash. I've found that the 18-55mm kit lens does quite well when stopped down to f/8 and used with the flash indoors (bounce ...

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Will the GorillaPod SLR-Zoom keep my DSLR camera from falling over/off?
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I have used the GorillaPod SLR (the one below the SLR zoom, so lower capacity) with my Canon EOS 550D + 18-55mm IS kit lens, and had no issues with stability (less than a kg combined). My GorillaPod ...

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How can I visualize or simulate the effect of different focal lengths?
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Canon also has a visualization tool - http://www.usa.canon.com/app/html/EFLenses101/focal_length.html. This one is a step visualization tool unlike the continuous ones provided by Nikon & Tamron. ...

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How does the Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 compare to Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM?
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I am using the 15-85 lens with my 550D and find the range to be very useful, especially as a walkabout lens. The USM focusing is also great and it should be a useful attribute when shooting children. ...

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Is small sensor always a bad thing?
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Small sensors are not always bad, as they can give you a greater depth of field at larger apertures openings (smaller f numbers) which does have its uses for landscape & macro photography. Quoting ...

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Where, oh where, are the GPS Point-and-shoot cameras?
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Looking at the question from another angle, you probably have a GPS camera already (or will have one pretty soon) and that's your smartphone. Image quality of high end smartphones is almost on par ...

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Tripod that is mobile yet sturdy and light
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You could try the Gorillapod (it has been mentioned in the post you've indicated). You can fasten it to different surfaces & it is fairly steady from my experience in using one. It is ...

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What specifics should be included when licensing a photograph?
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You can get some pointers from the different Creative Commons licenses that are used on sites like Flickr. Some examples include: Attribution License Attribution-NoDerivs License Attribution-...

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