Photography Weekly Newsletter
Photography Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

Are full-frame cameras less forgiving with respect to camera shake?

I am debating if I should upgrade to a full frame camera or not. I heard that full-frame cameras are less forgiving if there is camera shake? My worry is that my pictures might not be as sharp with …

[sharpness] [full-frame] [camera-shake]  
asked by Jerry 4 votes
answered by John Thomas 6 votes

Light-field shots entirely in focus?

A light field camera can be used to make shots which can be truly refocused after the shot, however if I understand the technology correctly it would be just as easy to process the "image data" in …

[focus] [light-field]  
asked by David Mulder 3 votes
answered by Itai 2 votes

What is tactile photography? How can I start with it?

I recently came across something called "Tactile photography". But, still I am not sure what exactly is it. I was intrigued by the idea. Can anyone give more information on this? And how can I …

[photo-editing] [printing] [alt-process] [tactile]  
asked by sat 2 votes
answered by AJ Henderson 0 votes

Do any cameras with dual SD card slots support copying images from one card to the other?

Luckily, I've never had a memory card fail on me thus far and since making a backup copy of a memory card never was a real option for me when traveling, I never worried too much about backups. Today …

[travel] [sdcard] [backup]  
asked by Rene 2 votes
answered by tenmiles 0 votes

Does the manufacturer reset the metadata shutter count when replacing the shutter?

I've read about this across different forums but have not found a satisfying answer. Does the manufacturer (Canon in particular) reset the metadata shutter count when replacing a shutter?

[metadata] [repair] [shutter-actuations]  
asked by Hugo 2 votes
answered by John Thomas 1 vote

Which long focus prime lenses are actually telephoto in the technical sense?

According to Wikipedia: In photography and cinematography, a telephoto lens is a specific type of a long-focus lens in which the physical length of the lens is shorter than the focal length. …

[telephoto]  
asked by glaebhoerl 2 votes
answered by Matt Grum 1 vote

Am I able to clean white background in Lightroom?

I have a photo of an object on almost clean white background (see below). As you can see the bottom of the photo is perfectly clean white, but the topmost of the picture is slightly gray which is not …

[lightroom] [photoshop] [cleaning] [retouching]  
asked by Roman Matveev 2 votes
answered by Vertigo 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What is the difference between EF and EF-S lenses?

This is specific to Canon, but what is the difference between EF and EF-S lenses?

[canon] [lens-mount] [cropped-sensor] [full-frame] [canon-ef]  
asked by CodeToGlory 27 votes
answered by che 30 votes

What is the 'Golden Ratio' and why is it better than the 'Rule of Thirds?'

Somebody recently told me that I will be able to compose more pleasing pictures if I use the Golden Ratio instead of the Rule of Thirds, and that the Rule of Thirds was an inferior way to compose …

[composition] [composition-basics]  
asked by Jay Lance Photography 50 votes
answered by jrista 27 votes

Can you answer these?

What process was used to make this glass plate?

I have an old glass positive photo from about 1850. Does anyone know what process was used? Heliotipy? Puharotipy? I'm think that the author of the image is Puhar I have an appointment with the …

[black-and-white] [history] [developing] [glass-plate]  
asked by Bojc 1 vote

how can I capture images from two cameras simultaneously with a computer?

I would like to be able to preview and capture photos from two cameras simultaneously, and download them to my computer. Being able to keep track of which photos were from which camera is also a must. …

[tethered]  
asked by user27513 1 vote
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