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I don't own a dSLR or have ever used one but this guide looks sweet!

rep+ man

Except for the part about maximizing your sensor's potential, you don't really need a dSLR to implement some stuff here. Even the most basic point and shoots will allow you to adjust exposure compensation or shutter speeds.
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Definitely sticking this, thanks for the effort Dream killer! I'm thrilled that members are coming forward to write guides! I had asked for authors in the past without any success. I think these guides will eliminate excessive and repetitive threads (hopefully) and at the same bring more new members. Hats off!
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+Rep, Awesome guide.
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post #14 of 24
An excellent guide, i'll have to read every word later (at work now frown.gif)
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Just had an idea: What about a guide on PPing as well?

I mean, it is a valuable tool when used properly and I'm sure many people (me!) would probably benefit from it as well. I mean, I recently discovered the adjustment brush for masking and it's made a huge improvement in many of my photos with harsh lighting.
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Just had an idea: What about a guide on PPing as well?

I mean, it is a valuable tool when used properly and I'm sure many people (me!) would probably benefit from it as well. I mean, I recently discovered the adjustment brush for masking and it's made a huge improvement in many of my photos with harsh lighting.

Hmm. I try to stick with techniques people can use without software. On this guide, I'm concentrating on using the camera as a standalone tool.

It doesn't make me against post processsing. I just think it's better for someone else to write that guide.
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Just had an idea: What about a guide on PPing as well?

I mean, it is a valuable tool when used properly and I'm sure many people (me!) would probably benefit from it as well. I mean, I recently discovered the adjustment brush for masking and it's made a huge improvement in many of my photos with harsh lighting.

This would also make a great guide!
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I was thinking it could be a whole separate guide as well. Unfortunately this is also a guide I can't right. I discovered the adjustment brush just last week, so needless to say I still am pretty noobish with PPing.

I think 90% of my time on OCN is now spent purely on the photography forum biggrin.gif
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I was thinking it could be a whole separate guide as well. Unfortunately this is also a guide I can't write wink.gif. I discovered the adjustment brush just last week, so needless to say I still am pretty noobish with PPing.

I think 90% of my time on OCN is now spent purely on the photography forum biggrin.gif

I know a reasonable amount of PP techniques, but I too would rather someone more knowledgeable take this one. If anyone out there wants to write a post-processing guide, it's open for takers!
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