Sarah Haren
  • Member for 11 years, 4 months
  • Last seen more than 10 years ago
16 answers
votes
60k views
Good examples of RAW's advantages over JPEG?
14 votes

Here is a picture that I shot at Christmas of my 2 girlies and my nephew. In the original, the image was overexposed and the glare from the window made it hard to look at without being blinded! The ...

View answer
15 answers
votes
769 views
What is a Cheap (less than USD50) Piece of Kit would make a Good Gift for a Photographer?
8 votes

I'm going to agree with a book. For whatever reason I feel pretty justified in buying the equipment I need/want (like a filter, cleaning stuff, etc.) but will almost never spend the money on a book ...

View answer
1 answers
vote
2k views
whats with the nikor lens naming using the letters D + G?
Accepted answer
5 votes

G means "gelded" which means there is no aperture ring and so the aperture can only be adjusted on the camera itself. D means "distance information" and helps the camera to know what it is focusing ...

View answer
5 answers
votes
2k views
Would a large aperture lens help against low light subjects being blurry?
4 votes

Since most of your photography is of your wife and daughter (and not of, say, bands in a dimly lit bar), you could also think about getting an external flash. As in, you either need to increase the ...

View answer
8 answers
votes
9k views
Will using a lens at max aperture ("wide open") result in poor images?
2 votes

I have the Nikkor 35mm f/1.8. I think that, at least for me, the bigger issue with using the lens at max aperture in low light is that it's hard to get it to focus on the right thing. With that ...

View answer
16 answers
votes
29k views
What is the best site for ordering prints online?
0 votes

I have been very happy with Photo Pipe. The print quality (in my opinion) is much higher than SnapFish or Shutterfly. I never did try to opt out of SnapFish's "color correction" or whatever it's ...

View answer