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How to Use White Balance in Photography

Every digital camera has a White Balance or Automatic White Balance (AWB) setting in the camera menu. But how many of us actually use it or even know what it is for? Fortunately, most manufacturers have the Automatic White Balance … Continue reading

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Lightdow 12 x 12″ Foldable White Balance 18% Gray Reference Reflector Card with Carry Bag – $5.59 (Reg. $7.50)

For a limited time, Amazon has the Lightdow 12 x 12" Foldable White Balance 18% Gray Reference Reflector Card with Carry Bag available for $ 5.59. Regularly $ 7.50.   Product Highlights   Gray side: Reflectance 17.8%; Density 0.74 Max. … Continue reading

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Balance of Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art Lens Test Results

Vignetting, flare and distortion test results along with specs, measurements and standard product images are now available on the Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art Lens page. I hope to have the full 12-24 Art review done early this week. Here … Continue reading

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Balance of Standard Test Results for the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens

Vignetting, flare and distortion test results along with specs, measurements and standard product images have been added to the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens Review page. You are going to see some improvements here. As always, you are … Continue reading

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How to Use White Balance in Photography

Every digital camera has a White Balance or Automatic White Balance (AWB) setting in the camera menu. But how many of us actually use it or even know what it is for? Fortunately, most manufacturers have the Automatic White Balance … Continue reading

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Balance of Samyang 14mm f/2.8 and 135mm f/2 ED UMC Lens Test Results

In addition to image quality results, vignetting, flare and distortion test results along with specs and measurements have been added to the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 Lens and Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC Lens pages. As mentioned before, both of these … Continue reading

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Balance of Tamron 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Lens Test Results

The balance of the standard test results, including vignetting, flare and distortion, along with specs, measurements and standard product images, are now available on the Tamron 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Lens review page. I expect to have the review of … Continue reading

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Balance of Tokina 14-20mm f/2 AT-X Pro DX Lens Test Results

The balance of our standard test results, including flare, distortion and vignetting, along with specs/measurements are now available on the have been added to the Tokina 14-20mm f/2 AT-X Pro DX Lens page. Completing this review (including the standard product images) … Continue reading

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When at the Track, Stand in the Corner (with Custom White Balance Example)

When shooting track sports with multiple laps involved, the participants will often get into a line and, especially at the beginning of the race, will be bunched tightly together. If the participant in first place is your primary subject, you … Continue reading

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How Auto White Balance Can Hinder Your Photography

You’ve likely heard that auto settings like auto exposure and autofocus aren’t fail-proof. They’re strong features, no doubt, and most photographers take advantage of them at least some, if not all, of the time. But the key to success with … Continue reading

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7 Quick Tips on How to Use Visual Balance to Make Better Photographs

Balance is one of the characteristics of good composition. It is the way elements of an image are arranged to create a feeling of stability. If you imagine that your image is a set of scales, all elements of your … Continue reading

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Guide to Creative White Balance for Landscape Photography

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