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  What The Numbers Mean on A Camera Lens
There are numbers on the lens of my camera like "5.9-59 mm". I don't think this represents th...
9/3/2005 12:06:07 PM
  What is a Digital SLR?
Digital SLR camera bodies (like EOS D30 or D60) look the same as the film SLR Camera bodies (like...
8/30/2005 1:21:20 AM
  Dpi when downloading and printing
I am confused about dpi when photographing for print. No matter which file format I choose; TIFF ...
2/18/2003 9:28:57 PM
  What is the setting: Pos. sensor?
What is the setting : Pos. sensor and what does it do?...
4/27/2002 12:10:12 AM
  White Balance Help?
I am still learning. and a lot of the terms are clear after some study. But this white balance .....
8/11/2008 9:16:53 AM
  Purpose of Exposure Compensation on Digital Cams?
What is the use of exposure compensation in my digital camera? How do I use it?...
12/19/2006 1:28:39 AM
  Digital Camera: LCD Brightness and Format
My camera's LCD monitor brightens up to 5 levels. Does it change brightness when you print yo...
9/13/2006 2:40:22 PM
  Please Explain Megapixels
I want to improve the quality of my prints. More megapixels seems to produce a larger picture, ra...
9/9/2005 11:52:54 PM
  What is TIFF, RAW and JPEG?
When purchasing a digital camera, is it important that it is JPEG, RAW, and TIFF. What are these...
6/19/2005 2:10:13 PM
  Complimentary Colors
What are the three complimentary colors in printing?...
6/21/2004 8:27:55 PM
  Digital vs. Optical Zoom
What is the difference between a digital and optical zoom? I have a Nikon 5700 Coolpix and never ...
4/20/2004 8:01:58 AM
  The X Factor ... in Optical Zoom
What does X mean in optical zoom?...
4/13/2004 6:40:06 AM
  Saving Digital Photo Files
HELP! I am a novice digital photographer. I use a Nikon D100 and edit the images with Photoshop...
3/17/2004 11:51:51 PM
  What is Bracketing
I am a beginner and I was wondering what it means to bracket....
2/24/2004 8:01:33 PM
  Digitial Camera Optical Zoom X Ratings
Can you tell me exactly what each increment of "X" means in the optical zoom ratings? Forinstanc...
2/19/2004 4:00:38 PM
  Depth of Field with Digital and Multipliers
When using a longer lens, the depth of field for a particular aperature is shallower than when yo...
12/30/2003 5:22:19 PM
  Why are My Pictures Blue?
I don't have any model information about my Sony digital camera, but wanted to ask if anyone ...
11/16/2003 11:30:33 AM
  What Is"x" Zoom
Hi there, Could any one tell me what does it mean 3x optical zoom 20x optical zoom, 5x digital z...
7/1/2003 9:12:23 AM

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