All user-created articles
This is a list articles created by users from within the dpreview community. Note that these are neither endorsed nor reviewed by dpreview editorial staff. There are currently 410 user-created articles total.
Published on Mar 6, 2014 | Camera and Photography Basics|
Will you try 7DII?
Published on Mar 6, 2014 | Product Reviews & Previews|
only one-handed focus
Published on Mar 4, 2014 | Photography and Photographers|
The Nikon D4 is Nikon’s top of the line DSLR. It is one of the best in the world: If you want the absolute best imaging quality and speed and have $6000 to spend, just go and buy D4. But the D4 was released way back in 2012 and 2013 didn’t see it’s successor coming. Nikon has announced the D4S
Published on Feb 26, 2014 | Software/App Reviews|
A simple real-life illustration of how PhotoScissors helps removing background from photos and why you should prefer this tool to more advanced graphic editors.
Published on Feb 25, 2014 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The color accuracy and reproduction of CRI95+ LEDs is nearly perfect even without PS. AL-H160 provide superior color rendering for color critical applications.
Published on Feb 19, 2014 | Opinions|
Hi I am newbee....! So, please excuse me if I am requesting this information at the wrong place. I have converted my Sigma DP2M to full spectrum, by taking the IR cut filter out. I am unable to fix the white balance in the Camera, as it keep failing to set it up. Can anyone guide me & help please
Published on Feb 19, 2014 | Photo Techniques|
They say "every picture tells a story." But sometimes, it takes two.
Published on Feb 14, 2014 | Buying Guides|
How to buy a used Canon 7D with confidence! This guide will explain how to thoroughly inspect a used EOS 7D before purchase.
Published on Feb 12, 2014 | Software/App Reviews|
VSCO's descriptions of the ten presets of their Legacy Collection don't give the potential buyer anything to go on. Here's a look at those presets.
Published on Feb 11, 2014 | Software/App Reviews|
VSCO's descriptions of the twelve presets of their Contemporary Collection don't give the potential buyer much to go on. Here's a more in-depth look at those presets.
Published on Feb 10, 2014 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Don't buy one. There's a fundamental design fault. They leak and die
Published on Feb 10, 2014 | Software Techniques|
Some specific hints on using the masking brushes in ACDSee Pro 7 based on my experiences. Some of the hints should apply to the masking tools found in other software, so non-ACDSee users should find some of this information useful.
Published on Feb 7, 2014 | Book Reviews|
An introduction to my new book Paths to Artistic Imaging in Photoshop. A book for more advanced Photoshop users who wish to progress beyond the beginner stage and into more challenging and rewarding territory.
Published on Feb 5, 2014 | Photo Techniques|
Because your speedlite is a very small source of light, if you point it directly at your subject, the result would be a harsh unnatural photo with ugly shadows everywhere. We need to disperse those light rays from directly hitting our subject. To do that we use umbrellas, softboxes, and diffuse pane
Published on Feb 5, 2014 | Photo Techniques|
The Canon EOS 5D Mark III has a very sophisticated and complex AF System. The possible combinations to tweak the AF properties are basically unlimited, so especially for beginners it can be hard to assess which configuration will yield the best results.
Published on Feb 3, 2014 | Photography and Photographers|
Do you want to use your old P Cokin filters with your new Cokin Z-Pro holder?, please read.
Published on Jan 29, 2014 | Software/App Reviews|
“Manual exposure” is an iPhone app designed by a landscape photographer for other landscape photographers.
Published on Jan 25, 2014 | Product Reviews & Previews|
High CRI values ring flash light -AHL-HC100
Published on Jan 22, 2014 | Show Reports|
Miami Street Photography Festival during Art Basel, Dec 2013 with VP of Marketing for the USA, Roland Wolff at the Leica VIP tent. Mr. Wolff discusses the Sinar purchase, S system and discusses how each camera is handmade which is reflected in the purchase price compared to mass produced cameras.
Published on Jan 17, 2014 | Software Techniques|
This article is designed to provide a specific practical flow of work for providing high quality base level of sharpening using ACDSee Pro 7. I have included significant background information on sharpening in general. Users of software other than ACDSee Pro 7 might find this text useful.