Tips & Techniques

 

How can I process new RAW photos with older Adobe software?

 •  May 15

When I was shooting in RAW format with my older cameras, I was able to use Photoshop 3 to modify the files and convert them to TIFF. But I recently...

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What is an uncomplicated way of making High Dynamic Range images?

 •  April 30

My camera does not have an HDR mode, but I would love to try this type of imaging with another technique. Can you describe how I would make HDR...

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Should I be willing to pay more for a printer with very high resolution?

 •  April 15

I’m in the market for a new inkjet photo printer and noticed that some of the new 13 x 19-inch models have very high resolutions, such as 5760 dpi....

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Can you recommend lens-rental companies in Canada?

 •  March 31

I often see ads for a lens rental company in Tennessee that stocks pro-calibre lenses. Can you recommend some reputable lens rental companies on this...

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Is the Nikon D810A suitable only for astrophotography?

 •  March 16

Nikon's website says that the D810A is not recommended for general photography because the images will have a reddish tint, but would that be easy to...

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Would I get better image quality with an 18-200 mm lens?

 •  February 27

My husband got me an EOS Rebel SL-1 with an EF-S 18-55 mm and an EF-S 55-250 mm zoom for Christmas, but I think I need to buy a sharper lens. A...

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How much faster will my camera be with a UHS-II memory card?

 •  February 16

The new SanDisk UHS-II SD cards sound perfect because it's super fast. How much faster would my Nikon D5300 be with the UHS-II card?

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Do you recommend a close-up filter accessory for macro photography?

 •  January 30

I cannot afford to buy a macro lens right now, but in a book on close-up photography I read that a supplementary close-up filter, such as the Canon...

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What is the best way to increase file size while retaining maximum quality?

 •  January 16

My wife got a fabulous photo during our visit to India with her older 8-megapixel point-and-shoot camera, and I want to make a 13 x 19" print with my...

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What’s the best way to calibrate a lens for autofocus accuracy?

 •  December 19

A friend sent me a link to an article on the Internet about the need to calibrate lenses so they will autofocus with 100% accuracy? But if this is so...

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