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 423 user-created articles total.
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.
Effects of focal length, F-number, and sensor size on background blur and facial features in portraiture
Published on Nov 13, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
A summary of the effects of focal length, F-number, and sensor size on background blur and facial features in portraiture. This article is centered on the Micro Four Thirds ecosystem, with some comparisons to full frame.
Published on Nov 11, 2013 | Software Techniques|
Creating and using Luminosity Masks in GIMP. Particularly the usefulness of a Mid-Tone mask for increasing saturation and contrast across an image without effecting the darkest and lightest tones.
Published on Nov 9, 2013 | Book Reviews|
Streetphotography as visual poetry is a special book about the anonymous life in cologne (german: Köln), a city in germany.
Published on Nov 7, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
I m starting to enjoy a very specific kind of Macro Photography - Macros where the background is not focused but still very present due to Big Depth of Field, making it necessary to compose main subjects with background details and so telling a story - The close within the far
Published on Oct 29, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Extension tubes. Apurture vs. Kenko
Published on Oct 28, 2013 | Photography and Photographers|
The Nikon D800 is not only for landscape but also a wonderful camera for flying birds. The low fps is a disadvantage but outweighed by the high resolution.
Published on Oct 25, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
reading reviews or feedback about a product is good, it may help with many products out there but not with the XVario. In fact, nothing is like holding the X Vario in your own hands, doing your own test and making your own judgment. The output of the XVario exceeds the sum of its parts or specs.