One of the great joys resulting from the change to digital compared to shooting film is the ability to get great photo prints optimized for the subject and photographer. Everyone who used to try to get a good, custom print from a slide or negative knows what a challenge that used to be. There were multiple visits to the lab when an image didn't print right and had to be reprinted. Or often, you'd just accept the print as is because it was "good enough," and any changes weren't worth the back-and-forth with the lab. You probably know what I'm talking about.
Q) When I'm resizing my images, I'm given several different options for interpolation. People tell me to use bicubic, but there are two sub-options. Which should I be using?
Dust In The Wind
Q) Now that I've switched over from film to digital, I'm fighting one problem that nobody told me about-namely, dust. Why didn't I have this problem with film?
Q) I'm looking for a program that will permit me to make and print out proof sheets that I can file with my photo CDs. A long time ago I did this with my negatives and it was very helpful.
Playing Your Cards Right
Q) I've followed your recommendation about using a card reader instead of connecting my camera directly to my computer. But I'm not sure of formatting. It seems to be working fine. but I'm not sure I'm choosing the right option.