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  • Images with Panasonic Lumix LX5

    by FabioConcetta | 16th of August, 2011

    Hello! After much research, regarding the purchase of a quality compact camera, my choice fell on the Panasonic Lumix LX5. The key features are: larger sensor than the competition, to keep the digital noise, 24mm Leica lens that starts at F2. To obtain images of good quality,... More
  • Recommended DSLR Camera & Lens Review Webpages

    by Kelvintt | 4th of July, 2011

    There are many websites providing DSLR camera & lens reviews out there. But, I feel that most of them are not detailed enough in their explanations. To me, I like in-depth reviews with technical details + sample results from lab test or real world shoots so that I can have... More
  • New camera body or better lens?

    by Nicku | 15th of June, 2011

    Today, almost all photographers who sell pictures on microstok are using digital slr cameras. Many novice photographers at a time will face ''the big dilemma'': new camera body or a good, sharp, more expensive lens? I personally know many persons who upgraded from say... More
  • Macro lenses and pics

    by Yuritz | 9th of June, 2011

    Last week was going to buy a new lense and to start with the macro photography,captured by the beautiful images I have seen around lately. Went to the shop and asked for the Tamron 90mm f2.8 which is a great one and not too expensive,compared to the Nikon ones,like the Nikkor... More
  • Picture sharpness

    by Petin | 30th of March, 2011

    The sharpness is one of basic factors of a good picture. Factors, which affect it are generally well known – exposure time equal to the inverse amount of the focal length, continuous release control, stable position of the photographer including firm camera holding...... More
  • Why zooms rock (Part 2)

    by Bradcalkins | 23rd of February, 2011

    A while ago, I did a blog on prime lenses and their strengths - but there is still a case for zooms: 1. When you can't move or can't get closer! People often refer to 'sneaker zoom' with prime lenses - meaning they walk closer or further to adjust framing. That is... More
  • Wildlife Photography: What’s in my camera bag

    by Visceralimage | 21st of January, 2011

    When I do talks for other photographers or meet with camera clubs; one of the most common questions is: what equipment do you use and what is in your camera bag. In the old days, it was pretty simple; most of us used the Nikon F5, F4... or the Canon 1V series. Now, with... More
  • My funny lenses

    by Beatg | 4th of January, 2011

    Sometimes I am a bit confused about the comments of the editor given at refused pictures. The most common comment reads like this: "Poor optical performance due to low lens quality, such as lens fringing, chromatic aberrations, uneven sharpness in focus area." However... More
  • Hurrey !!! Target Achieved.

    by Ziprashantzi | 28th of November, 2010

    Hello My DT Family, Its a great pleasure for me to share my happiness with you that today I have achieved my target for this month November (1) +800 images online (I promised to all of you along with myself in my last blog article). My first (digital screen... More
  • Another Practice: Micro In Dark Background

    by Black-white | 26th of November, 2010

    Yesterday, a new photo of mine about a piece of Buddha in micro passed the pending period finally. The other practice of mine in the black background seemly gave me some inspiration about the photography. Several day ago, a friend of mine casually showed me the handcraft,... More
  • New Lens

    by Ziprashantzi | 19th of November, 2010

    Hi DT Family, Today I got my new Canon EF-100mm Macro Lens. Its cool lens with fast focusing speed. I am pretty happy with that. Thank you very much for helping me choose right lens for me as earlier I asked all of you in my previous blog's Article Macro Lens? Confusion?... More
  • Planning to buy a Macro lens

    by Subhra2jyoti | 15th of November, 2010

    Dear fellow photographers, I am planning to buy Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX MACRO DG len for my Sony Alpha 200W DSLR. Is there any body having this lens ?? If so, I would like to have some feedback on it .. Thanks & regards, Subhrajyoti See Article
  • Macro Lens ? Confusion ????

    by Ziprashantzi | 5th of November, 2010

    Hi DT Family, I am very confused as which Macro lens to buy. I have Canon 450D (12mp) and want to buy a Canon make Macro Lens. I don't want to buy any others' make as I am not very sure if they would work fine or not for me. I have referred many websites and people have... More
  • +700 images Online

    by Ziprashantzi | 5th of November, 2010

    Hello DT Family, Its a great pleasure for me to share my happiness with you that today I have completed successfully my target of +700 images. My first and last images of this upload batch are shown below . Now as I am becoming more and more passionate about stock photography,... More
  • What to bring for a photography trip?

    by Gnohz | 28th of October, 2010

    One of the things that photography enthusiasts have in mind is what to bring for their photography trip. We tend to think that we need certain lenses or equipment and keep adding on to the list such that we often end up bringing almost everything and putting ourselves in... More
  • On using ultra-wide-angle lens

    by Nikmd | 21st of October, 2010

    Among the most difficult to use are the ultra-wideangle lens as most of you would agree on that. I love my wideangles and I am sure you love yours too. Compositions on a ultra-wide-angle lens would require one to be as close as possible to a subject and not for staying back... More
  • Pro-optic 8mm f/3.5 fisheye

    by Bradcalkins | 19th of October, 2010

    Here is my first image approved with a new lens, the Pro-optic 8mm f/3.5 fisheye. It is a remarkable lens in a few regards: 1. Price. At $250 this lens is almost as cheap as the nifty fifty, yet adds a view to your kit that is impossible to achieve otherwise. 2. Solid... More
  • Colorado!

    by Davidwattsjr | 15th of October, 2010

    Just got back from a photo shoot in Colorado - specifically, the Rocky Mountain National Park. Thought I'd share a few images of the fantastic fall colors, and the very impressive Elk Rut that takes place at this time of year. The Elk pictures were greatly aided with... More
  • Tilt Shift Portraits

    by Stuartkey | 6th of October, 2010

    Just added a new post to my main blog: Tilt Shift Portraits It's very short, but I'm thinking about doing an extended version to explain bit more about the technique of using this particular type of lens. It was used to create some of the recent shots in my portfolio... More
  • Canon 50mm 1.8 II Lens - The Best Lens....

    by Junpinzon | 26th of September, 2010

    Let me start off with a disclaimer, I am not in any way endorsing Canon or any of its products. This is just my personal opinion based on my personal experience with their product, particularly the humble 50mm 1.8II lens. The Canon 50mm 1.8II is not made up of any expensive... More

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