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Tom
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308 votes
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61k views

Good examples of RAW's advantages over JPEG?

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15 answers
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What do all those cryptic number and letter codes in a lens name mean?

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8 answers
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What are the best techniques for photographing overweight people?

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7 answers
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What is "ISO" on a digital camera?

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7 answers
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What is bokeh, exactly?

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How and why do you use an image histogram?

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42 answers
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What are your easiest photography beginner tips?

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What blogs should I be following if I am learning photography?

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12 answers
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How do I approach people for a natural look in street photography?

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85 votes
11 answers
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How should I photograph falling snow?

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13 answers
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How can I get my portrait subjects to look natural and drop the cheesy smile?

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74 votes
7 answers
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How is ISO implemented in digital cameras?

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14 answers
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When is black and white likely to enhance an image?

61 votes
22 answers
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What's a good strategy for choosing which photos to keep?

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56 votes
2 answers
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What is tone mapping? How does it relate to HDR?

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20 answers
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Where to get community-based feedback on my photos online?

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12 answers
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How many photos should I keep?

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7 answers
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How can I take pictures through a skyscraper, airplane, or train window?

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9 answers
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What's the best way to get constructive critique of your photographs?

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

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15 answers
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Why do it "in-camera" rather than in post-processing?

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5 answers
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When best to use Multi-Zone/Matrix, Spot, or Center-Weight exposure metering modes?

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40 votes
13 answers
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What are the must-have filters for a new photographer?

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8 answers
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What methods do macro photographers use to get so close to butterflies, bees, insects and the like?

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5 answers
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Focus problem vs. motion blur vs. camera shake - how to tell the difference?

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37 votes
3 answers
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How do I give someone a critique of their photograph?

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10 answers
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What are some tips for shooting in low light?

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36 votes
8 answers
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How does one develop good photographic vision and style?

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35 votes
12 answers
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What situations are best suited for spot metering?

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How do I copyright my photographs?

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