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Editor Posted: Feb 21, 2008 33 comments
Please comment briefly on your reaction to these “smart” cameras.
1) Yes I think this is a good direction for camera technology and I will seek one out to help me make better pictures.
86% (446 votes)
2) No I like to make settings and exposure decisions myself. I like technology but this seems to take the fun out of photograph
4% (21 votes)
3) I wouldn’t base my “buy” decision on how “smart” the camera might be, but I wouldn’t reject it out of hand just because it co
10% (50 votes)
Total votes: 517
Editor Posted: Jan 22, 2008 50 comments
Please comment briefly on your experiences with using both post- and pre-digital manufactured lenses.
Yes, and I see a marked difference in image quality when using "digital dedicated" lenses.
87% (556 votes)
Yes, and I see no difference, or no marked difference that would convince me not to continue using the older lenses.
11% (73 votes)
No, I only work with digital dedicated lenses.
1% (8 votes)
Total votes: 637
Editor Posted: Dec 04, 2007 75 comments
Please comment briefly on your thoughts on Nikon's move to offer a full-frame sensor and how it might affect your buying decisions in the future.
Having a larger sensor size is important to me and I think will make a big difference in image results.
83% (567 votes)
The current so-called APS-C sensor size delivers the goods, and right now the full-frame sensor cameras are way too expensive.
14% (94 votes)
I am unlcear about the differences and need to learn more about this issue.
3% (23 votes)
Total votes: 684
Editor Posted: Nov 07, 2007 29 comments
If you shoot in RAW please briefly comment on your workflow preferences (software.)
Yes, I do almost all my digital photography using RAW format.
97% (406 votes)
No, I do understand about RAW format but shoot in JPEG.
3% (12 votes)
I do not really see the advantage in shooting RAW.
0% (2 votes)
Total votes: 420
Editor Posted: Oct 04, 2007 20 comments
Briefly comment on what papers you currently use for inkjet printing.
Yes, I have done darkroom work in the past and can relate to what, for example, it means to have a "double weight glossy dried m
96% (551 votes)
No, I have not done darkroom work and use other criteria and references for paper selection.
2% (9 votes)
I am not sure how to judge the merits of a particular paper, and need to learn more about paper's various aspects.
3% (15 votes)
Total votes: 575
Editor Posted: Sep 11, 2007 54 comments
Please briefly describe your purchasing decision when shopping for a DSLR?
No, it makes no difference--as long as I have enough resolution (megapixels) to get the images I want.
71% (291 votes)
Yes, I will look forward to getting a "full frame" sensor DSLRs.
6% (26 votes)
I would prefer working with a full frame DSLR, but only if prices come way down.
23% (93 votes)
Total votes: 410
Editor Posted: Aug 14, 2007 40 comments
Please briefly describe your black and white digital workflow.
I use the Monochrome mode so I can see the results in black and white in the field.
64% (191 votes)
I shoot in Raw and make the conversion later using my Raw converter.
10% (31 votes)
I shoot in either Raw or JPEG and convert to black and white in my main image editing software.
26% (77 votes)
Total votes: 299
Editor Posted: Jul 23, 2007 22 comments
Please comment briefly on how you continue to educate yourself on all the changes occuring in photography.
I am self-taught and use books, magazines, peers and online resources.
94% (216 votes)
I attend workshops and/or courses at a school.
5% (11 votes)
I use online courses from online schools, web sites and manufacturers.
1% (3 votes)
Total votes: 230
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Editor Posted: Jun 19, 2007 62 comments
Briefly comment on your solution to dealing with dust on your DSLR sensor.
No I have not noticed it, yet.
75% (69 votes)
Yes, and it’s a pain in the neck.
17% (16 votes)
Yes, but I have developed a successful strategy to deal with it.
8% (7 votes)
Total votes: 92
Editor Posted: Jun 19, 2007 0 comments
Briefly comment on your solution to dealing with dust on your DSLR sensor.
No I have not noticed it, yet.
74% (266 votes)
Yes, and it’s a pain in the neck.
17% (62 votes)
Yes, but I have developed a successful strategy to deal with it.
8% (30 votes)
Total votes: 358

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