June 11, 2007 HelpLine


Q) I know this isn't a highly technical question, but the situation drives me crazy. When I take the lens cap off my camera, I never can remember where I put it. Any suggestions you could make would be sooooo helpful.

Michael Decker
Q) I know this isn't a highly technical question, but the situation drives me crazy. When I take the lens cap off my camera, I never can remember where I put it. Any suggestions you could make would be sooooo helpful. Mark Johnson, Via the Internet A) Just put it…

May 29, 2007 HelpLine


Q) I see all of those neat shots of waterfalls, where the water looks so strange. How can I do that? 

Michael Decker
Q) I see all of those neat shots of waterfalls, where the water looks so strange. How can I do that?  Scott D., Rochester, NY A) What you're seeing is water captured with a slow shutter speed. If you want to do that yourself, first you need to use a…

May 14, 2007 HelpLine


Q) At what point during image editing should I be sharpening? I've experimented with doing it while processing in Adobe Camera Raw, but I'm just not sure.

DPMag
Q) At what point during image editing should I be sharpening? I've experimented with doing it while processing in Adobe Camera Raw, but I'm just not sure. Mark T., Via the Internet A) Sharpening should be one of the last things you do. How much sharpening you do will depend…

May 7, 2007 HelpLine


Q) I know you've answered this in the past, I but can't seem to find my issue. I want to get a polarizer for my camera. Which type should I get?

DPMag
Q) I know you've answered this in the past, I but can't seem to find my issue. I want to get a polarizer for my camera. Which type should I get? Lou K., Santa Fe, New Mexico A) There are two choices for polarizing filters: linear and circular. Both achieve…

June 2007 HelpLine


Q) I'm going on the trip of a lifetime in a few months and I was looking to stock up on memory cards so I don't have to bring my laptop with me. With prices coming down and card sizes going up, I thought I'd have an easy decision. When I got to the store, I became confused. There used to be just one flavor of SD; now there's SDHC. Should I try out the new cards?

Lindsay Miller
• Insecure About SDHC • A Reminder To Back Up ----------- Insecure About SDHC Q) I'm going on the trip of a lifetime in a few months and I was looking to stock up on memory cards so I don't have to bring my laptop with me. With prices coming…

April 30, 2007 HelpLine


Q) What's the best way to control noise when shooting? I recently took some photos of the Northern Lights and the results were very noisy.
DPMag
Q) What's the best way to control noise when shooting? I recently took some photos of the Northern Lights and the results were very noisy. Steven J., Via the Internet A) Headphones? (Sorry, couldn't resist!) There are three ways to control noise when capturing images. The first is to use…
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