OP Expert George Lepp tackles your technical photography questions in Tech Tips.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Protective Symbols • Turned Off With Tripods • Hold Still...1, 2, 3...HDR! • Old Flash, New Digital I had it on my computer as a JPEG image and was able to attach it to my photos as a layer in Photoshop. Where can I find it again?
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
How To Go Wide
Pointers For Panoramas • The Dark Side Of Wildlife Photography • Presentation Preparation • Filter Essentials Okay, I admit you have me hooked on composite panoramas, and I’ve been working on perfecting my capture and processing techniques. But two problems keep coming up.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Resolution Vs. Sharpness
Crowded Pixels • Extender Percentages • Shedding Light On Adobe Lightroom • Protection • Laminates • Storage Is In The Cards The 18-megapixel APS-C sensor has the advantage of higher resolution if you photograph with quality optics.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
The Future Of Nature Photography
The Next Generation • Show Me The Money • The Crystal Ball • Too Much Of A Good Thing We’ve just returned from the 16th Annual Summit of NANPA, the North American Nature Photography Association (www.nanpa.org), an organization that promotes responsible and creative photography of wildlife and the landscape. The Annual Summit always is an occasion to reconnect with old friends and colleagues and to be inspired and renewed by the amazing work shared by professionals and skilled amateurs in this field.
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Watch Out For Blowout
Exposures In All The Bright Places • Traveling With Photo Gear • Fine-Art Prints, Or Not In the days of film, exposure in bright areas was always a challenge, and we’d constantly try to outthink the meter by over- or underexposing our images.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Infrared, Inside Out • From CRT To LCD, And Even LED • 2X Or Not 2X • Separate The Pros From The Cons What are the advantages, if any, of having a digital camera converted solely to infrared capture versus using the B+W 093 IR filter on my DSLR?
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Tame Your Dynamic Range
HDR Au Naturel • Hybrid Lenses • Pros And Point-And-Shoots A neutral-density filter is used to darken an image to allow increased exposure time.
Friday, October 30, 2009
Beware Of The Sun?
A Burning Question • What’s A Pro Camera? • Prints From The Dark Side • When Things Get Wet I recently “went digital” with a Nikon D90. While exploring the user’s manual, I was surprised to read a warning to keep the sun well out of the frame when shooting backlit subjects.
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Shooting Under Paradise
Getting Wet • HDR On Moving Subjects • JPEG Sources • Viewing Video On Your LCD During a recent foray to Hawai’i to give seminars and workshops for the Canon Explorers of Light, I knew I’d be doing some snorkeling. (Hey! Somebody has to do this job!) I’ve previously used PowerShot compact digital cameras with underwater housings.
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