Learning HDR

High-Dynamic Range processing, known popularly as “HDR,” is a bit of a controversial topic.

High-Dynamic Range processing, known popularly as “HDR,” is a bit of a controversial topic. Many photographers love it for its visceral, hyper-real grabbing power. When you see an HDR image, it epitomizes “eye candy.” That’s also part of the problem if you’re on the other side of the fence, the side which says HDR is too over the top, too... Read more

iPad For Photographers

Apple’s iPad has a lot to offer photographers—it may be the ultimate photo accessory.

Apple’s iPad has a lot to offer photographers—it may be the ultimate photo accessory. First, you’ll be able to connect your digital camera to the iPad and download photos, giving you the peace of mind of an instant backup, plus the ability to review images on a much larger screen than the camera’s LCD. You’ll also be able to e-mail photos... Read more

An Anachronistic Acronym

The acronym “SLR” is increasingly less useful as a generic term for interchangeable lens cameras.

The acronym “SLR” is increasingly less useful as a generic term for interchangeable lens cameras. For decades, the most popular camera design with the ability to swap lenses was indeed a single-lens reflex. And while that design remains dominant among interchangeable-lens models, a newer design, which eliminates the mirror box in favor of a completely... Read more
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