How do you socialize if you don't like to be photographed? [more inside]
Suggestions, please, for a storage/carry case for a big, heavy medium format camera system that won't cost more than the camera did. [more inside]
Any personal experiences good or bad with the Naneu Pro Alpha computer back pack? Does it have room to add a hydration bladder like the CamelBak UnBottle?
What are you favorite Photoshop CS2/CS3 books? I have a handful of books that cover the basics and efficient photo processing/improvements, so I'm most interested in books with innovative tips and special effects to really energize photos. [more inside]
I'm going to Beijing for a week in October. I would like to take some really great pictures. Where should I go? [more inside]
Who is this woman? A while ago, I saw this image on Shorpy and the woman on the right shaking hands looks very very familiar to me. Please help me track down where I've seen her image before... [more inside]
How do I get dust out of the inside of my lenses? [more inside]
How can I improve my photographs so they have a much more 'real' quality? I've taken some nice shots - not bad composure / colours etc but at best they're quite good. I'm looking to improve to amazing/wow photos...or at least as close as I can get. [more inside]
I suspect the answer is "No", but I thought I would ask anyway: Is there such a thing as a semi-pro level of insurance for digital cameras? [more inside]
Buying a used dSLR lens via craigslist: What to look for? How much to offer? [more inside]
Does anyone have any experience with the Canon A-1 (or other Canon A-series SLRs)? [more inside]
I just got my first batch of printed photos ever back from snapfish. I love them. Now what do I do with them? [more inside]
Does the original French version of Camera Lucida have captions beneath the photographs, or are they added in the English translation? Also, are the photographs interspersed with the text in the French edition, or are they given a page to themselves as they are in the English one?
Austin Mefites: I need to find a location not too far (say within 1/2 hour max drive time) of Austin, anywhere in the area, that looks desert-y. Sure I could drive on out to any # of places in the middle of Texas, but I don't have that much time available on the day of this particular photo shoot I'd like to do. A big, open flat & sandy area that I could have my car in if I needed to would be ideal. [more inside]
Where might I find a pair of overall shorts for men like the ones seen in Diane Arbus' Child with Toy Hand Grenade in Central Park photograph? [more inside]
Help me choose which Canon DSLR to buy and where to buy it. [more inside]
I am an amateur photographer who has just been asked to do a wedding. I need advice on what sort of flash device/ flash techniques to use to help make the indoor shots look good! [more inside]
I will be traveling to Philadelphia in mid-July and would like to get some tips on sightseeing. The problem is that I will be training M-F 9-5pm so I'll have to do my tourist thing in the evening. Any great tips? I would like to spend most of the time taking photo's if that helps. I found the evening Segway tours - that looks fun!
A (very) amateur photographer needs help with toning photos in Photoshop. [more inside]
How to clean clogged printheads on an Epson Stylus Photo 2000p printer [more inside]
At some point in my life I would like to graduate from displaying posters on my wall to having fine art prints from the photographers themselves. I am thinking I would like a candid photograph of Johnny Cash and Joe Strummer (not in the same picture!). I assume there is a gallery to represent these photographers, but how do I start the process of finding them?
Are there any extant photographs taken from balloons during the American Civil War? [more inside]
Polaroid back for medium format camera question - how do i get a full frame shot with the polaroid back? [more inside]
What was the camera technique used in CSI last night? During some transition scenes, Las Vegas was shown in a macro/blurred process, making the entire city look more like a miniature set than the real thing. It was posted on the blue before. Please help? [more inside]
Just how "real" is the nature footage seen on the show "Planet Earth"? [more inside]
Why won't my scanned photos show up in those lcd photo frames? [more inside]
I'm looking for a photographer featured in a gallery in Breckenridge, Co. [more inside]
I'm looking for a website that I can use as a screen saver. The site should have a continuous slide show function with random and weird pictures that don't repeat for 15 minutes or so. [more inside]
Where can I buy 4x5 Polaroid Sheet Film in Rome? [more inside]
CellphoneFilter: Can you recommend a good cellphone + camera that lets you upload the photos (usb, pref) without requiring cell service? Or is this the case with all of them? [more inside]
This travel advisory from the State Department website, dated 1998, states that the use of GPS units is highly regulated in Russia and that it is risky to bring one unless it is fully documented. Now, GPS units are a lot more common today than they were in 1998. Do I really have to worry about this? I am planning a multi-country trip and I could mail myself the GPS ahead of time to my post-Russia destination if I had to. I am an amateur photographer and I use the unit to tag the location of photos I have taken.
Prospective DSLR user ISO decent budget lenses for shooting babies, beautiful scenery, (and maybe) blooms. [more inside]
How to take a flattering portrait of my boss when I have about an hour and very little control over the conditions? [more inside]
How much should I (photography student) charge an architectural firm to take photographs of their recently completeted projects?
How much should I (photography student) charge an architectural firm to take photographs of their recently completeted projects? [more inside]
D80Filter - Could I do better with this Nikon dSLR setup? [more inside]
I'm trying to cite photos that are in the public domain. How would I go about doing this? [more inside]
What is this 'live photograph' called? I'm forgetting what this experience/event is called. The basic idea is actors posing in a scene - they're not moving, and I believe the 'audience' can move around and through these posed people. It is kind of like a real life diorama; I believe it was from the late 19th century; the term itself may be French; I'm making myself crazy trying to find this. [more inside]
I'm looking for blogs that are focused on linking to good, interesting photos. The type of photo doesn't really matter. Photojournalism and fine art, landscapes, nature, street, wildlife, etc are all great (oversaturated stock photos that look like they belong on inspirational posters are not great). I'm not looking for blogs that feature the work of a single photographer. I am looking for blogs that express the POV of one person or a small group of people about what they find interesting. [more inside]
Problem in iMovie: When I select an imported photo and click on "Show Photo Settings", i.e. to apply the Ken Burns effect, my photo changes colours to reds and oranges. It changes back if I click "Hide Photo Options". Does anyone know how to fix this? [more inside]
Photogfilter: I've done my small amt. of due dil on photography, so I want to buy this rig: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50.
I'd like to buy a rig w/as many features to help me learn the intermediates of photography to supplement a class I plan on taking after becoming more familiar. [more inside]
dSLRfilter: Which Nikon should I buy? D40, D50, or D70s? I've been thinking of purchasing a dSLR for some time now, and I'm seriously thinking of buying one very soon, but I can't seem to make up my mind. My body budget is limited since decent glass costs a lot of money, so I'm looking at a new D40 or a refurb D50 or D70s. [more inside]
What's the best mail-order digital photo printing service for Australians at the moment? [more inside]
Looking for a good camera bag. [more inside]
I'm attending (as my first real vacation in 20 years) the Heinlein Centennial in KCMo in July. What to do; what to do? [more inside]
I'm going to be purchasing a DSLR camera, and am looking for some input on which lens(es) to purchase. [more inside]
Help me find other cameras with a "color accent" feature. [more inside]
Photography/video filter: On the American Choppers show, I saw "Mikey" shoot his camera, "what looked like a cannon rebel xti" at like something like 20 frames per second and with some tech help turned it into a short movie. [more inside]
What type of all-in-one bag would you use to fly (economy across the country) with Nikon D-80 + MacBook Pro 15" (or equivalent equipment) that is comfortable, easy to store for flight, and functional? [more inside]
I need a cheap way of developing and printing black and white film, but I have neither the space nor the inclination to build a darkroom. [more inside]
I've been asked to take some headshots for a friend of a friend who will be using the shots for entry into a beauty contest. I don't have a studio or studio lighting. Is there a way to rig up a portrait studio on a budget? What would I need? [more inside]