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Is it possible to combine compact camera portability with professional SLR quality?
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The main differences between compact cameras and DSLRs are mainly 3: Sensor size: compact cameras have small sensors, that give you little space to play with shallow depth of field, and give you a ...

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What is an efficient workflow for picking photos from a large set?
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I'm using Aperture too. Here's is my far-from-perfect workflow. It works for me, but not always. My point is to start trashing as many shots as possible, and to keep only good or important ones, so ...

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What is a tracked and un-tracked image? I can't find anything about it.
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Since the stars move in the frame during long exposures, you need a way to follow, or track their motion in the sky, so their light can be collected in points instead of being spread in short segments....

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How can I tether a camera programmatically?
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A lot of cameras can be controlled from a computer. Not sure if every camera out there can, but at least in my experience, every camera I used did. I'm sure about DSLRs: all the DSLR cameras from ...

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How to add EXIF Lens data in Lightroom for unknown lens?
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On Mac OS X you can use Exif Editor (http://www.exifeditorapp.com/) from Martin Novak to edit lens data. It's just an interface to exiftool, but it's well designed and lets you define some templates ...

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Are there any lenses have smaller apertures than f/32?
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While I understand that you may want to reduce the amount of light or try to get a deeper depth of field, you should keep in mind that as you close you aperture, you're loosing resolution and ...

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Folder-Organising Photos already Imported and Edited in Lightroom
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There are a few things you can do to sort out your photos. To preserve as much work as possible, do everything inside of Lightroom, so you won't waste time exporting and then reimporting again your ...

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What is the typical DSLR battery lifespan (overall, not per charge cycle)?
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In my experience, only with Canon DSLR so far, when properly used and disposed, DSLR batteries can last for very long time without failing. For example, I'm still using a couple of batteries I ...

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How to take a macro photo, but with the subject completely in focus
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Shallow depth of field is a normal problem in macro photography (but with some creativity can also be an opportunity). If your subject doesn't move, as a first thing I'd suggest you it to use a ...

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How to copy EXIF metadata on Android from one photo to another?
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I found on the Google Play Store a port for Android of exiftool, named (no surprise) ExifTool, that gives you a command line interface to the well known tool. It's not as comfortable and quick as ...

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How to set camera to get a tanned look?
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It depends on your camera, and how much work you want to invest on it. For example, if you use a Canon EOS DSLR, there's a feature called Picture Styles, that are actually RAW development presets ...

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Quickly see the effect of a setting in Lightroom
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Maybe the quickest -and always working- way to do this is just applying the change and then use undo or redo commands to toggle a before/after view. To do it quickly you can use the appropriate ...

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Focus to infinity with 10-18mm canon lens
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As others already said, when shooting at night you almost always need to focus manually. When doing astro photos, if you can find a bright star or planet, you can try to manually focus on them using ...

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Upgrading from a modern smartphone camera without going all in on a DSLR kit
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Since you don't say what kind of photography you want to do, why you want to "upgrade" from your smartphone camera, neither how much time and money you want to invest on photography, it's difficult to ...

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Is there a GUI application to quickly geotag photos / run exiftool with multiple parameters?
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Most DAM applications provide such feature. They usually let you place your photos on a map (see for example how Digikam does it). Unfortunately most of them record this kind of metadata inside their ...

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Backup+format or buy a new SD card?
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It depends on your workflow. Here's how I'd do it. I'd get an USB HDD anyways, to keep a backup of the originals of my SD card(s) pictures. When travelling, I like to backup on the the photos I shot ...

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