OP Expert George Lepp tackles your technical photography questions in Tech Tips.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Bending The Rules
A Third Reference • Polarizers Plus • Monitoring Your Monitor • Who Took My Pictures? • Oversaturation In most cases, grid-focusing screens are designed to intersect at the points where the camera focuses; that's one reason why they aren't interchangeable among manufacturers and specific camera models.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Reaching For Sharpness • Bad Vibrations • The Apple Of My i I photograph wildlife with a Canon EOS 40D, a 500mm ƒ/4 IS lens and often a 1.4X matched tele-extender. I consistently apply technique to maximize sharpness
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Give ’Em Some Space
Spring Is For The Birds • Live View Benefits • The Right Light This issue will reach you in April, when spring is really getting started in most of the country.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Max Depth Of Field
Stacking Ghosts • Film Scanners And The Year Of The Lion • Choosing B&W Print Media I've tried macro image-stacking software repeatedly, but have had terrible luck with it. When I change focus points, the image size changes slightly.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Landscapes Are Alive!
Landscapes Don’t Move? • B&W Printers • Specialty Cameras For Unique Results • RAW Or JPEG, Once More But the mood changed immediately when he realized I focus on landscapes. "Landscapes are dead," he said. "They don't move."
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Make Your Panos Match Up
Wide-Angle Panoramas • See The Sharpness Get • The Most From A Lens And Camera • ND Filters • Sensor Cleaning • Missing Arches I'm having trouble getting my wide-angle panoramas to stitch together.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
The Colors Of Snow
Antarctica And Other Snowy Venues • Lost Pixels • Taking The Long Road • Presentation Programs • Photos On The Level What setting would you recommend to shoot in Antarctica?
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Speed Up To Slow Down
Slo-Mo Video • What You Get Isn’t What You Got • False Magnification? Are these photographers using special cameras and software, or can I do this with my DSLR's HD video?
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Our Favorite Photo Tools
Double Bubble Level • Wet Protection • Projected Flash LCD Viewers • Lightning Triggers • GPS • Apps If you read this column regularly, you know I love tech "tools." Sometimes my wife Kathy calls them "toys," but maybe she's just kidding.
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