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The Mirrorless Mode on DSLR Cameras

2020-06-18 4 min read Photography Tech explained Teknikal_Domain Unable to load comment count

Note: I’m a Nikon person. Say what you wish, but my experience is with Nikon. Other manufacturers may vary.

Just about every modern DSLR has a few shooting modes. Single, continuous, quiet, and so on. Well, one of those modes turns the camera into, for usability purposes, a little mirrorless, without, well.. most of the benefits of a mirrorless. What am I talking about? Well, live view, what else?

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Megapixels Aren't Everything

2020-06-13 5 min read Photography Teknikal_Domain Unable to load comment count
  • Phone camera resolution: 64 megapixels, 2020
  • Current camera (Nikon D80 DSLR) resolution: 10.2 megapixels, 2006
  • Next camera (Nikon D7000 DSLR) resolution: 16.2 megapixels, 2010
  • Highest-res Nikon camera I’ve found (Z7, mirrorless): 45.7 Megapixels, 2018 (ish?)

That’s a hmmm from me. But don’t get me wrong, just because the resolution is higher, does not mean that it’s a better camera. There’s so much that actually goes into a camera that just a single number isn’t telling you. Guess that means that today, we’re taking a deep-dive into camera construction, aren’t we?

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The Nikon D3500 Is Such a Toy

2020-03-04 5 min read Photography Shopping Teknikal_Domain Unable to load comment count

A photography category post without any pictures?

If you’ve seen my recent posts, you’ll know that I’m the owner of a Nikon D80. It’s a good camera, and served me well for the short amount of time that I’ve had it. However.. quite frankly, my phone is better in some aspects, and it’s just plain a little old. So I was looking at something a little more modern and up to date, and came down to two choices: the D3500 and D7000. In the end, I’ve decided on the D7000 as my next upgrade.

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DSLR Raw Editing: Dark Frames and Flat Fields

2020-02-04 6 min read Photography Tech explained Teknikal_Domain Unable to load comment count

So I know I’ve already covered the basics of raw photos , but there’s a few things worth elaborating on that I think deserve a separate post, so here we are.

There’s three things that can be easily solved with raw photos, tqo of which are obnoxious and annoying and the other is.. less so. These are dead pixels, noise, and lens vignetting, solved by dark frames, and flat fields.

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DSLR Raw Photos Explained

2020-02-04 3 min read Photography Tech explained Teknikal_Domain Unable to load comment count

Many good-quality DSLR cameras I’ve seen will have the ability to save your photos in a few different formats, JPEG, TIFF, or some form of raw format.

If you’ve every tried to use one, you’ll quickly realize they’re not like normal photos and don’t quite work the same. So what exactly is this, and what is it used for?

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