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 411 user-created articles total.
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.
Published on Jan 13, 2014 | Photography and Photographers|
smooth USB focus controller
Published on Jan 7, 2014 | Product Reviews & Previews|
This is an excerpt from an article I wrote almost a year back reflecting my first impressions of the Zeiss Distagon 1.4/55mm.
Published on Jan 7, 2014 | Pro Photography|
Requirements and thoughts about being a pro photographer
Published on Jan 6, 2014 | Opinions|
Feeling of despair for ignoring film shooters by photo business companies.
Published on Jan 4, 2014 | Technology|
ETTR, Exposure to the Right, results in an exposure that maximizes captured signal-to-noise and provides the best information from which to base a final image. This can be achieved in several ways. ETTR images of scenes with low-DR and high-DR require very different processing steps.
Published on Jan 3, 2014 | Photo Techniques|
Sometimes you look at your photos and notice there are flares. Flare is mainly caused by direct light hitting the front glass of the lens. The main sources of flares are sunlight, street lamp, or direct light from another source... Continue reading this article is to know how to avoid flare.
Published on Jan 3, 2014 | Technology|
DIY Auto Reverse Polarity Motorized Video Slider
Published on Jan 2, 2014 | Help|
I picked up a "white patch" on my sensor, it looks like a washed out pixel, or is it also dust? please refer to the images
Published on Dec 29, 2013 | Book Reviews|
When I bought the Panasonic GH3 guide, I thought to buy a REAL BOOK with 250 pages filled with text and photos. It is only an improved manual with tips. It contains approximately 42 000 words or 200 000 letters according to the counter of Word. Its corresponds to 44 pages of article in a magazine...
Published on Dec 29, 2013 | Technology|
There are lots of great old lenses designed for SLRs. Now you use them on a mirrorless camera with an adapter. How does image quality compare using the full-frame Sony A7 vs. the APS-C Sony NEX-7 with/without a focal reducer?
Published on Dec 16, 2013 | Pro Photography|
This weekend, I had an excellent opportunity to shoot one of the most adorable family I have ever seen. We actually had a great experience, which, if you have small children, you understand is no small feat.
Published on Dec 2, 2013 | Opinions|
nightmare with a used lens bought so think twice before dreaming for a used things
Published on Dec 2, 2013 | Camera and Photography Basics|
Higher CRI value (CRI 95+),more natural color render
Published on Nov 30, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
A quick review on the SAL70200G2 SSM II
Published on Nov 26, 2013 | Camera and Photography Basics|
Slanted line tests (as opposed to slanted edge tests) were performed on the Canon SX30. The tests were used to produce plots of the Modulation Transfer Function (MTF) as a function of spatial frequency. The measurements are compared with a simple model of the lens and sensor.
Published on Nov 25, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Looking for a traveller's camera bag for a mirrorless setup, I found the Tamrac Jazz Messenger 2 to be the best (and basically the only one that fit the bill)
Published on Nov 18, 2013 | Pro Photography|
How do you add monetary value to your photography? In short, make your product more useful to your customers. Compound value with distinct services that your competition does not offer, and you can further increase the demand and profitability of your photography products.
Published on Nov 18, 2013 | Technology|
Technology of the Samsung NX lens rear mounts
Published on Nov 18, 2013 | Camera and Photography Basics|
Some photographers use UV filters while others do not. Who is right? I set out the pros and cons as I see them.