User-created articles tagged with "camera"
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 15 community articles tagged with the tag "camera".
Published on Oct 7, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Noticed sony released camera apis recently, I started playing, the basic actTakePicture really works as documented, but there are more undocumented apis forbidden to call, make 3rd party impossible to make as full featured as Sony's own Playmemories phone app; this is really frustrating.
Published on Jul 23, 2013 | Photography and Photographers|
Eric Kim shares his advice on picking the best camera for street photography - and making a camera purchase in general.
Published on Jan 9, 2013 | Photography and Photographers|
To put it simply, any scene is divided in brightness from 0-9 (IX), with zero being pure black and IX being pure white with no details .. and zone V the middle neutral grey 18% which the camera metering always aims for .. with each zone or stop double the one below in brightness and vice versa ..
Published on Jan 9, 2013 | Buying Guides|
I have 3 tripods and a monopod .. they have different heads, although I am more into ball-socket heads these days .. My problem was not having them or using them indoors but carrying them about, especially in travel
Published on Jan 8, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
The idea is not clipping while preserving as much detail as possible in the shadows where the signal/noise ratio is very low while also preserving most of the tonal details residing in the right bright illuminated part of the curve where there is a high signal/noise ratio ..
Published on Jan 7, 2013 | Software Techniques|
First thing after taking photos and importing them to a PC is to organise them in a way that allows finding them in the future
People argue about zoom lenses and prime lenses and which are better .. Here is the score ..
When I bought my first APS-C sensor DSLR I wanted to buy my first prime lens. I was told 35mm lens is equivalent to standard normal view 50mm on a 35mm sensor .. and the 50mm will be the equivalent of 75mm ..
Shutter speed makes very little difference to shots with flash .. it is more about how far the subject (double the distance you get 1/4 the light or the inverse square law), what ISO and most importantly what aperture .. while shutter speed only alters how the ambient light is captured ..
Published on Jan 7, 2013 | Opinions|
If you are on a budget then a cropped sensor body .. and add the full frame in the future .. simply because the full frame gives you higher IQ, better low light performance and shallower DOF
Published on Oct 22, 2012 | Opinions|
This is an answer to the 'dream camera'. I get seriously tired of manufacturers imposing their choices of what is good or bad. Note that you will not find 'white balance'. The reason is that this camera is to shoot RAW only RAW at its best. JPG is just for fast viewing and sharing.
Published on Sep 24, 2012 | Opinions|
What are personal rights in the digital age? I think this has to be discussed and this is an opinion.
Published on Jun 11, 2012 | Buying Guides|
By introduction of the new Canon 5D mk III & Nikon D800, there are again overwhelming discussions and comparisons all over the net. In this article I share my views based on the photographers intended usage for the camera.
Published on Feb 1, 2012 | Software Techniques|
each and every camera make and model produces different (maybe slightly) color tones of the subject. Monitors and printers also do the same. Therefore in order to keep constant and predictable results it is inevitable to use different tools and techniques to manage colors in our photos.
Published on Dec 21, 2011 | Buying Guides|
Buying photography gears has been always one of the hottest topics of all photography forums and discussions. In this article I tried to briefly introduce the different classes of DSLRs now available in the market and explain the each field of usage.