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Craig Walker
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84 votes
11 answers
7k views

How much do lens lineups vary across DSLR platforms?

49 votes
5 answers
16k views

How can one learn to shoot with both eyes open, and what are the advantages?

43 votes
15 answers
7k views

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

43 votes
7 answers
8k views

What is "Hyperfocal Distance"?

32 votes
6 answers
29k views

How do mountains affect lighting at sunrise and sunset?

21 votes
1 answer
2k views

How do I create a (good) Hair Light?

21 votes
9 answers
6k views

What's the benefit of a tiny aperture?

21 votes
1 answer
576 views

When were white seamless backgrounds and platforms first used in studio lighting?

20 votes
2 answers
10k views

What is "micro contrast" and how is it different from regular contrast?

19 votes
5 answers
21k views

What filters will work with an ultra wide angle lens (for landscape)?

19 votes
2 answers
5k views

How much contrast should I have?

17 votes
5 answers
13k views

How does changing focal length affect depth of field?

16 votes
2 answers
9k views

How does an octobox differ from a rectangular softbox?

15 votes
8 answers
80k views

What's the maximum length of USB cable that you can use for tethering?

13 votes
4 answers
2k views

Is there a difference between a large, far light source, and a small, close one?

12 votes
2 answers
3k views

How does Adaptive Dynamic Range work?

10 votes
3 answers
13k views

What software can I use for 3D lighting simulation?

10 votes
3 answers
2k views

How does grid depth determine beam angle?

9 votes
3 answers
3k views

Why diffuse a softbox?

8 votes
2 answers
11k views

What are the advantages of using a ring flash for portraits?

8 votes
5 answers
3k views

How can I prevent light spill from an umbrella?

7 votes
2 answers
3k views

What are the advantages and disadvantages of grids vs. snoots for light control?

5 votes
1 answer
2k views

What are the best posing props and furniture for a new/hobbyist photographer?

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

What issues should I expect in migrating from iPhoto to Lightroom?

3 votes
1 answer
2k views

What are the best books on posing?