User-created articles: Photo Techniques

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 63 user-created articles total.

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RustierOne | Published on Sep 5, 2012 |
Astrophotography may involve exposures of several minutes or more. Since the sky appears to move due to Earth's rotation, such exposures often require some way to track the sky's movement during that exposure. This article describes building and using a relatively inexpensive tracking mount.
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flashtestdummy | Published on Jul 24, 2012 |
Experiments in photographing Ballroom DanceSport competitions using multiple wireless flashed and an Olympus E5 and Zuiko 35-100 f 2.0
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whiteheat | Published on Jul 18, 2012 |
An outline of photographic assignment with quite an extreme degree of technical difficulty. My thoughts on the problems, technical challenges and issues faced are detailed and discussed in some length. Feedback in surmounting these problems is welcome.
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Alex Stepanov | Published on Jul 4, 2012 |
This step-by-step "behind the scenes" tutorial shows how to produce a stunning product shot on a very modest budget using ONLY household lights from a home improvement store plus some creativity.
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Michael J Posner | Published on Jun 25, 2012 |
Introduction to fisheye techniques with sample pictures using a Peleng 8mm and a Canon Fisheye zoom lens
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haijitu | Published on Jun 5, 2012 |
How to Take Best Picture with Flash
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muggesen | Published on Jun 5, 2012 |
I really love to get better at making my images look great! And I am in dire need to know how this works!
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OneThird | Published on May 14, 2012 |
Better shadow details and less blown highlights.
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skyfotos | Published on Apr 18, 2012 |
Suggestions for pre-programming settings for the X10 and the reasons for choosing these settings. Revised 15/07/2012
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photopro30112 | Published on Apr 16, 2012 |
You can get the benefits of HDR, incredible detail, controlled lighting and rich color, without overworking your image. You can also go in any creative direction you want to and explore the world beyond HDR.
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jezsik | Published on Apr 12, 2012 |
Composition is the most important component of great photography. Understanding how to compose an image will improve your ability to take good pictures.
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Frank Thomassen | Published on Apr 9, 2012 |
Why not try something new .... If you want to try something new, it only means that YOU have not tried this before ....!
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Kevdog | Published on Mar 23, 2012 |
Most Olympus cameras now provide panoramic functions. I've had great success using the included Olympus Viewer 2 software to produce pleasing panoramic pictures. Here are my steps for creating a good Panoramic on an Olympus camera:
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Sailor Blue | Published on Mar 20, 2012 |
Highlight Alert-Expose To The Right (HA-ETTR) is a variation on ETTR that gives the photographer an easier way to determine the correct exposure for the best quality image.
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patdavid | Published on Mar 6, 2012 |
Using a hyper-detailed 3D model as a portrait lighting test for various lighting types and modifiers.
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max metz | Published on Mar 1, 2012 |
A user addendum to the Fujifilm X10 owners manual, giving an overview of the way to *quickly* configure the sensor and inbuilt 4 processors to suit the demands of any given photographic situation.
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Doug Pardee | Published on Feb 5, 2012 |
The square format has gotten a reputation of being weird, difficult, and generally just not done. But it's not all that. Here's some background on square format, and guidance on when and how to take advantage of it.
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Pashminu | Published on Jan 22, 2012 |
A simple photography technique to create good effect.
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Pashminu | Published on Jan 22, 2012 |
More important pointers on butterfly photography
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raulsg | Published on Jan 19, 2012 |
Some tips that can make all the difference in MACRO VIDEO/PHOTOGRAPHY
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