Posts Tagged ‘Sensor’


Willard Sterling Boyle & the CCD Sensor

 •  July 30

Canadian physicist Willard Sterling Boyle (August 19, 1924–May 7, 2011) was known as a pioneer in laser technology. He and George E. Smith...

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Should I buy an older used DSLR at a bargain price or a more expensive brand-new model?

 •  October 31

Many photo enthusiasts are attracted by great prices on gently used DSLRs and that's understandable especially when it's a semi-pro camera like the...

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How can I get rid of white spots that appear in all my photos?

 •  October 15

It's possible that a dried drop of liquid on the sensor is causing the dots, M.K.F., but not likely dust specks since those would appear as black...

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What’s the difference between sensor sizes in cameras with a built-in lens?

 •  October 1

I want to get a high-grade camera with a built-in lens for use when I cannot carry my full DSLR system, but I'm confused by the entirely different...

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5 Interesting Reads

 •  August 28

Here's an explanation of how to clean your sensor. Looking for funding? Here's a list of organizations that fund photography projects. Here...

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Should I buy FX or DX lenses?

 •  April 15

I bought a Nikon D3300 with an 18-55 mm kit lens, and now I'm considering additional lenses, especially a telephoto zoom. While reviewing the options...

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Is it safe to clean your DSLR’s sensor?

 •  December 16

I'm seeing a lot of specks in my photos (usually in areas of sky) because of dust on my DSLR's sensor. The owner's manual recommends sending the...

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