Category: Use your D-SLR

  • 2019: A photo challenge

    2019: A photo challenge

    1st of January, time for good resolutions. For me, this year, I would like to take a photo challenge. 52 photos in 52 weeks, this should not be too easy. But 52 photos according to pre-set constraints ; this could be a serious personal challenge. I believe that the rule of the Dogwood 52 week…

  • Zero digital noise photography

    Zero digital noise photography

    A few years ago I had written about Guillermo Luijk’s technique to remove completely noise from digital photos. We know that this is a difficult task, but his solution is relatively simple: Shot the scene in a correct exposure according to our usual workflow; Repeat the shot now reducing shutter speed by 4 f-stops that…

  • Bought a new lens converter

    Bought a new lens converter

    I’m just out of eBay where I bought a second-hand Minolta 1.4x lens converter to extend a little my tele-lenses when I put them on my Sony Alpha 700 and the old faithful Konica-Minolta Dynax Maxxum 7D. I think it is going to support me when I go to Nepal (Bardia National Park) in next…

  • JPEG compression abuse

    You know it: JPEG image format allows to compress a photo picture without too much loss. But there is some loss. For real. You want an evidence? Open an image, save it in JPEG; Start over 600 times. The image deterioration will cumulate: Generation Loss from hadto on Vimeo.

  • New printers at

    2009 starts with some new equipment in home: An HP LaserJet 1005. The lowest B&W laser I could find at HP (I am faithful to this brand even if the last LaserJet 1022 failed suddenly far before the end of its normal useful life). It’s a Windows-based printer used on the local network, but…

  • Collection of tutorials for Photoshop and GIMP

    I collected a long list of tutorials (mostly in English) on my other photo website: Tutorials for Photoshop and The GIMP.