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I have going to the US with snowing happening, how to take photos of serious snow and all areas look white?

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What are the main points to bear in mind when I make a video of a friend's wedding?

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The EOS 5D I use has nine focusing points, one in the middle while the other eight at different positions. However, the ...

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What's the advantage of a 3ccd camera over a normal single ccd camera?

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Will UV filter degrade image quality?

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I am a bit confused in today's digital photography. I heard lots of photographers today who are using Digital camara sa...

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Would it affect normal photography if I leave a circular polarizer on the lens all the time?

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How do I photograph a very slim male model so as to make him appear better built?

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On a digital compact camera, the zoom lens is rated in multiples like 3x or 4x. I just bought an EOS 400D and would want...

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Talking with my friends who photograph with digital cameras, we always argue over the merits of RAW and JPG; so who has ...

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When using the EOS 30D, is there any way to activate AE-LOCK while pressing the shutter release button halfway? I always...

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When photographing under lighting of severe contrast (such as photographing the buddha statue), often the the subject wi...

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With a single-lens reflex camera, I notice there is a choice between front curtain and rear curtain flash synchronizatio...

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What are the techniques in photographing highly reflective objects such as silver or steel, so as to avoid getting the r...

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Are there any particular tips on photographing motor racing? What sort of shutter speed should I use?

Ask By Simon Tam
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I have heard for shooting portrait, we should focus on the subject's eye. If we use the focus (using center focus point)...

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How should I arrange for lighting for portrait work so as to achieve a sense of depth? If I use a flash for fill-in, how...

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How do I accentuate the raindrops when photographing in light rain?

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When photographing landscape, I do not know which of the metering modes to choose, such as evaluative, spot, etc. Say if...

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How do I ensure the photograph will have the right color temperature balance beforehand, for the purpose of color accura...

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I am a novice, and from various books and catalogues I have seen lens hoods, shaped like a flower or in cylindrical form...

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How do I take better portrait pictures in black-and-white?

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Lately I have many opportunities to photograph indoor dance performances. Using P mode with flash, the pictures are ofte...

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When photographing people at night, the figures turn out very yellow due to the colour of the street lights; what is a g...

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I photograph birds in flight using my Canon EOS 30D, set at AI Servo focusing mode most of the time. However, I tend to ...

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Often, I am told to keep the camcorder on the tripod. But for visual excitement, is there a way to mimicked those capti...

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In many museums, flash is not allowed, so is there any skills to take pictures?

Ask By Helen
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Is there a special technique to photograph old buildings to bring out a sense of dereliction, especially the methods of ...

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While the photographer can decide on the best angle and expressions of the model, how should he work with the make-up ar...

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I am not yet competent enough as a photographer, but would still want to do some sports action pictures with my IXUS 400...

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I have a question regarding aperture and shutter speed settings when photographing butterflies. I use a EF 180mm f/3.5L ...

Ask By CHENG Chun Ho
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When I try portrait photography using models, the results are not at all bad, but some people say the pictures lack "sou...

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When I photograph two people together, which one should I focus on so as to get them both sharp? I often get only one of...

Ask By Agnes Kwong
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How should I place my point of focus when I do a portrait photograph to get the face sharp overall? In my photograph the...

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How do I handle filming different shot for editing afterwards, so as to make the consecutive shots fit together smoothly...

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Can I get portrait shots with shallower depth-of-field using a lens with maximum aperture of f/4, such as the EF 17-40 f...

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I have a question regarding portrait posing and composition. Often, because I am attracted to the model's face, I end u...

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I photograph cars at night, but where the cars are parked the existing light tends to be very low. Using flash for filli...

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Taking video in outdoor activity in a sunny day, how to minimize the effect of sunlight?

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What are the techniques in photographing ice sculpture indoors?

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Are there any skills to take photograph so that a very small house looks much bigger?

Ask By Helen
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I am to be the photographer at a friend's child's first month party reception, and I will be using the EF 28-135/3.5-3.6...

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I use a EOS 5D with a 580EX Speedlight. When I use Av mode and ETTL-II, the shutter speed does not want to get to 1/60s ...

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On some postings at online forums I have seen pictures taken with low-end lenses (such as the bundled lens which comes w...

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When I use my EOS 30D with 580EX to photograph bridal shots with a white background, the pictures tend to get too dark. ...

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What are the key points to bear in mind when picking the right colour filters for different picture modes and weather co...

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Is the Mini DV tape the highest quality medium for use in camcorders? There are newer camcorders using hard drives and D...

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At low-light situations, focusing is often tricky; switching over to manual focus is a pain, the auto-focus system often...

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How should I interact with the model when doing portraiture?

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How to produce good video where there are too many people?

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Are there any tricks to take food and drinks photographs for advertising purposes?

Ask By C.Ho
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How to avoid flash reflection with glass/mirror at the back of the object?

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I use the 100mm f/2.8 Macro lens and 580EX speedlite for photographing orchids. When I get even closer, the illumination...

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How to set color saturation in DV filming?

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How to resolve problems of reflective surfaces in watch and ornament photography?

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Photos shot during a fine day have beautiful skies, but the land portion will be underexposed. How to tackle this?

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How to get correct colour temperature setting before capturing photo? Can Colour meter be useful for getting accurate co...

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When I photograph sunrise and sunset, the contrast tends to be quite extreme; how do I capture the shadow details witho...

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In some television programs and movies, there is that zooming effect where the focus jumps between two characters. It is...

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Should I use a high shutter speed to photograph lightning? If the shutter speed is fast, the ambient exposure would be ...

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I have a question regarding focusing with the 350D. The camera will focus on the subject when it is in the middle of the...

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I can't seems to be able to focus well on moving objects. Is there any special technique that I can adopt?

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When I photograph a group of flowers, the results always look messy and entangled, without any sense of depth. How can I...

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Most of us understand the highest flash synchronized speed (the fastest shutter speed where it opens fully) of a camera....

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Soon I shall be going with friends to Long Sheng in Guangxi to photograph the famed terraced rice fields. As I am not ex...

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How to film the decoration and design of an apartment?

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I often hear of "bounced flash", what does that mean?

Ask By Jackoman
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How to obtain correct exposure in high contrast situation?

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Shooting models indoors,such as during a fair,will confront highly contrasty situation. This make ETTL-II,evaluative met...

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I have heard of a way to give the effect of soft-focus in portrait photography without using any soft-focus device. If ...

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How does "light painting" work? I suppose by standing before the camera I would get into the picture as well.

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The 100mm f/2.8 combination can be found in macro lens and medium telephoto lens. Can they switch their purpose between ...

Ask By Paul Koo
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I have seen different sorts of reflectors, such as gold and silver, silver and white, even some "five-in-one" models. Th...

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When I try to photograph a child running towards me in a sequence, every picture ends up out of focus; what can I do to ...

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Are there any points I should bear in mind when photographing formal wedding pictures indoors at night, but not in the f...

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What methods do I need to increase the clarity of outdoor photographs taken under overcast days?

Ask By Katherine
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Between photoflood or flash, which one is preferable for still-life photography, such as food photography? How many unit...

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Among the EF 50mm f/1.4, the EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro, and the EF 85mm f/1.8, which one would be the most suitable fixed fo...

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I am not able keep my kid to stay still for taking a photo, what I can always get is the ghost and flare photos while he...

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What is the relationship between magnification and minimum focus distance?

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In most situation, I do not want to use flash in night shooting because the photo will be more natural without using fla...

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How long should one complete short film be?

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How can I use the Canon A95 to take a night sence photo. And how can I take a good portriat photo at night?

Ask By Alex
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I get the job as the official photographer for my best friend's wedding. As I rarely do portraiture work, can you offer ...

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On a sun shining day,if I want a shallow depth of field by using the maximum aperture,the metering of camera indicates t...

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If I take 2 photos (with same subject size, and same aperture) with 20D and 5D using different focal length, will the de...

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Can I photograph indoors without flash? If I can do so, what would be the best condition?

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I'd like to know more about the effect of different shutter speed settings? What is a normal/usual speed settings for m...

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Filming babies or children is very difficult, what advice do you have?

Ask By Gavinski
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EOS 350D, EF 70-300mm IS USM and 580EX speedlite are my equipment. However, It seems not easy to use them to take a good...

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How to make the subject clear but the background decidedly blurred?

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I am a novice enthusiast, and have been trying to get my pictures assessed by friends and various magazines, but the co...

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When I take night photos, should I use "M" to control the exposure of myself? Or, should I use "Av" to set a high apera...

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I have a question on flash metering. What are the differences between A-TTL, E-TTL and E-TTL II? Best regards, Wil...

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Which would you prefer as a standard zoom lens in general purpose in terms of image quality (size and weight is not my c...

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When the subject is smaller than the focus points of the view finder, how can I get a precise focus?

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What kind of color we shall dress up to create a slim shape?

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In what situation we need  to increase the ISO setting?  What is the trade off when ISO increased?

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What are the difference between CCD and CMOS sensor type?

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What techniques should I employ for photographing elderly people?

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