Posted: Sep 27, 2010 44 comments
Please briefly comment on your thoughts about this new breed of digital cameras.
Yes, the chip size is the same and I appreciate the smaller size.
32% (40 votes)
No, the electronic finder is less functional than "mirror" finders.
50% (63 votes)
Not sure as I have not worked with one yet.
18% (23 votes)
Total votes: 126
Posted: Aug 18, 2010 44 comments
Please comment briefly on your experience with image stabilized lenses.
Yes, if I can get steadier shots in a lens that is not too expensive it is worth it.
55% (63 votes)
No, I'd rather work with a "faster" lens, with or without image stabilization.
39% (45 votes)
I haven't had a chance to work with an image stabilized lens so I'm not sure.
5% (6 votes)
Total votes: 114
Raw is proprietary to each maker and even each model of camera. Do you think there should be a universal "raw"? Please briefly share your thoughts on this matter. Posted: Jul 14, 2010 35 comments
Raw is proprietary to each maker and even each model of camera. Do you think there should be a universal "raw"? Please briefly share your thoughts on this matter.
I use the camera maker supplied software.
20% (18 votes)
I use a third party program.
70% (62 votes)
I stick with JPEG because I have not tried out Raw format yet.
10% (9 votes)
Total votes: 89
Please comment briefly on your experience with in-camera processing tools for contrasty lighting conditions. Posted: Jun 22, 2010 6 comments
Please comment briefly on your experience with in-camera processing tools for contrasty lighting conditions.
I have worked with these tools and they make exposure much less challenging, esepcially in high contrast conditions, than ever b
40% (8 votes)
I have worked with them and am not convinced that they overcome the "classic" photographic exposure challenges.
30% (6 votes)
I need to know more about them before I make any judgment.
30% (6 votes)
Total votes: 20
Posted: May 11, 2010 19 comments
Please briefly describe what programs you use and how they have done the job for you.
I have settled on one program that I use consistently to handle all my work, cataloging and editing.
30% (16 votes)
I use one software programs to catalog my work, and then open them in separate software for manipulation.
54% (29 votes)
I am still seeking the best solution.
17% (9 votes)
Total votes: 54
Posted: Apr 15, 2010 31 comments
Please comment briefly on what you consider the best way to learn more about photography.
1) Yes, I would say most of my photographic learning is via the web.
29% (19 votes)
No, although I do follow some web pages, I also attend classes, workshops and seminars.
38% (25 votes)
I am mostly self taught by working with my camera.
32% (21 votes)
Total votes: 65
Posted: Mar 22, 2010 19 comments
Briefly comment on your approach to adding light to low light scenes using flash.
Yes I have the manufacturer's hot shoe flash to supplement lighting.
63% (40 votes)
I do but it is an independent brand flash and it works fine.
23% (15 votes)
No I don't use any flash other than the built-in.
14% (9 votes)
Total votes: 64
Posted: Feb 10, 2010 63 comments
Please comment briefly on your experience with video with a D-SLR.
A lot, I really enjoy the ability to do both.
7% (23 votes)
Not at all. I'm not into video and want a great still camera.
69% (222 votes)
It counts, but not as much as great still camera features.
24% (79 votes)
Total votes: 324
Posted: Jan 15, 2010 32 comments
Please briefly comment on your engagement with social networks and photography.
I have yet to get involved.
35% (25 votes)
I interface with numerous networks and use it as a way to share my images.
42% (30 votes)
I have no interest in that.
23% (16 votes)
Total votes: 71
Posted: Dec 08, 2009 55 comments
Please comment briefly on your airline travel camera packing strategy.
Yes I usually cut down on lenses, flash etc. so I can travel without hassles.
65% (80 votes)
I have an airline standard rolling backpack or pack that usually lets me take everything I want.
34% (42 votes)
I have a secure, heavy-duty check-in container that allows me to check my cameras as luggage so I can take all the gear I need.
2% (2 votes)
Total votes: 124
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