Tips & Techniques

 

What is the best exposure technique for Raw-format photos?

 •  September 1

Until recently, I was shooting JPEGs with my Nikon D5100 but I have switched to Raw after reading an article about this format's benefits. But what...

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My new Nikon D5100 camera can be set either for sRGB or for Adobe RGB colour space. Which do you recommend?

 •  August 1

My new Nikon D5100 camera can be set either for sRGB or for Adobe RGB colour space. Which do you recommend? Is the choice influenced by the editing...

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Black-and-white printing with the Epson Artisan 50

 •  August 1

I would like to print some black-and-white photos with my Epson Artisan 50 printer but have run into the usual problem when using a colour printer:...

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What are the differences between a $79 filter and a $250 filter?

 •  July 4

I have finally decided to buy a circular polarizing filter for my Nikon AF-S 70-300 mm ED VR zoom lens and wonder what are the differences between a...

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What add-on GPS unit do you recommend for DSLRs?

 •  July 4

You recently discussed point-and-shoot cameras with a built-in GPS receiver but I use a digital SLR. What add-on GPS unit do you recommend for such...

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Which type of tripod should I buy?

 •  June 2

I just replaced an old tripod and bought a new Induro CT114 tripod. I'm using the old head for now but I should get a new one. Which type should I...

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How do CSCs compare with advanced P&S?

 •  June 2

When I was shopping for memory cards, I saw two new cameras: the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 and the Olympus E-PL2. They're tiny compared to a digital...

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Should I buy the Nikon D700 or the D7000?

 •  May 2

I'm ready to replace my Nikon D200 and I'm trying to decide whether to buy the D700 or the D7000. It has a full-frame sensor and that’s supposed to...

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Which camera has a really reliable GPS?

 •  May 2

Since I'll be traveling extensively in Europe this summer, I want a new camera with a built-in GPS that will record the location for every photo that...

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Do we really need 5 fps or faster camera drive speed?

 •  April 1

Many DSLR cameras allow for shooting at 5 or 6 frames per second (or even 8 fps), but is that really necessary? I was taught to anticipate the peak...

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