Category Archives: Question & Answer

Questions from visitors and friends of the site.

Q&A: Aperture and blur, convention lenses, canon flash, and Gary Fong accessories…

More question and answer time! I answered this question before the last one I posted, but didn’t get around to posting this one. 🙂 question. having worked with a number of nice lenses, how big a difference would you say the difference between a 1.2 and a 2.8 aperture makes? I think it depends on what you are interested in doing. If you are not interested in super smooth background … Continue reading

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Pentax Upgrade Q&A: K-x to K-7 or K-5 Question

Here is another question I received recently: I just wanted your opinion on k-5. Does it really warrant an upgrade from K-x? Should I try K-7 before breaking bank to upgrade to K-5? I’d say skip the K-7. The sensor in the K-7 has poor high-ISO capabilities. I like the camera and it has been my most used and dependable SLR ever, but I know the faults and work around … Continue reading

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Question of the day: Help me buy a DSLR camera…

Question: “Yo Scott, I’ve been looking at DSLR cameras. Right now, I’m considering getting the Nikon D3100 because it is a decent price and can shoot full 1080p video. Do you think the KX or K-7 would still be better than the D3100? Also, since I’m going to acen, which two lenses would you recommend for taking picture of cosplay? I do like the features of the camera you showed … Continue reading

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Question: Best Canon DSLR for video?

I was recently asked this question: Hey Scott…I’m looking at DSLRs from the filmmaker’s point of view. Of course I want to take awesome photos but the world of DSLR filmmaking is exploding and since the video quality for quite a few DSLRs are so amazing it’s something I want to get in on. I’m looking at the Canon 550D right now. I can’t afford anything like the 5D, desp…ite … Continue reading

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