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Any tool that would retrieve the ORIGINAL date a photo was created on even after it has been processed?

As mentioned in the title, sometimes the desktop or mobile application used to process/edit a photo, especially if it has been moved, copied, re-saved, etc.. would cause the very original date of the ...
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Can anyone help me identify this lens?

I have a lens I was going to try to sell on ebay but can't figure out what it is. Doesn't appear to have a manufacturer name. Made in Korea, side has 22 16 11 8 5.6 4.6 PK. Top has 80-200mm cct ...
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Can I sell a book that includes pictures of people's cats?

I live in Portland, OR, USA. For the past couple of years, I've been taking Instagram pictures of cats in my neighborhood. All the pics are taken from the sidewalk or the street. Some of them show ...
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Whats the cheaper and accessible photo sharing system

I would like to backup thousands of photos which were taken over the years. But I would like to have them accessible when required. Amazon Glacier seems to be a one solution but it will not provide ...
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Does anybody know software that limits amount of keywords?

Does anybody know software that limits the amount of keywords in each photo, e.g. by discarding all keywords above keyword no. 50, for example? (Of course using the given sorting of keywords) If ...
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Why do large blurry smudges appear on my brand new camera?

blurry smudge in my photos- sample attached... SX700 Canon powershot.. it is not dust or finger print... novice photographer... hlp please]1
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How do I use my screen calibration profile in Lightroom under wine?

I have a .icc monitor profile from my colorhug, which I use with GIMP and geeqie. I have xiccd running which sets the X11 _ICC_PROFILE atom to point at my .icc file. All the guides I've seen for ...
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Is my Nikkor lens malfunctioning?

I have an AF-S Nikkor 18-135 mm lens. While I initially suspected an issue with the camera, I found that my two Nikon camera bodies work perfectly well with other lens, and this lens works with no ...
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What should I do with negative values when computing sRGB colors from spectra?

This question is from the computational side of things. Maybe some of you computational photography folks can help me out. If I have a normalized CIE XYZ tristimulus vector like this one: (x, y, z) ...
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Compare lenses on the same image

Is there any site where can i compare the same image taken with different lenses? I know on dpreview they have something like that for cameras, but anywhere I can find the same kind of comparison for ...
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What do I need to consider to choose between dSLR, mirrorless, or a compact as my first “serious” camera? [duplicate]

I am thinking of buying a camera to learn photography--most of the time I'll be shooting portraits and landscapes. But I am not sure where I should start. Most of my friends tell me that I should get ...
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Nikon Coolpix waterlogged problem

I have recently got my Nikon Coolpix L120 waterlogged, and although I left it to dry and cleaned it, it still doesn't work fully. It switches on, zooms in and out, lets me look through any SD card I ...
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Astro Photography mixed up with lanscape

I've seen a few pictures of the milky way mixed up with people or landscape and tried to reproduce it- without success. My settings: DX 35mm f1.8 ISO 6400 shutterspeed 5 seconds. The sky was "ok" ...
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SAL-50F18 1,8 / 50mm - Photo advantage [duplicate]

I'm using a Sony Alpha 58 and planing to buy the SAL-50F18 1,8 / 50mm lens. I was wondering in which case it has an advantage to the SAL 18-55mm lens? For which kind of photos is this lens ...
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How can I change the crop from one aspect to another in Lightroom?

If I take a picture in portrait, how can I crop it to a landscape in Lightroom? I have tried changing the aspect from say 2x3 to 3x2 but it immediately switches back again. It's sometimes the case ...
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How do I obtain copyrights for my photos [duplicate]

I took a photograph. It's my creation. How do I get copyrights for that image? Not only for that photo, but many. What are online and offline ways to obtain copyright?
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What causes these reddish spotty artifacts?

I'm just experimenting with a new lens. Here is an image I took tonight into the sun. I was trying to capture the rays. I was surprised by the spots that appear on the grass below where the sun is ...
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How can I use live view while tethering a Nikon D810 to LightRoom 5 CC

My camera is a Nikon D810. I have the Adobe Creative Cloud suite and haven't updated it for a while, but my Lightroom version is 5. My camera came with a cable, one side was a HDMI I think that I ...
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How can I best phrase a request to a photographer for permission to recreate those photos as paintings?

I am an artist who would like to email a few photographers requesting permission to use their photographs. After viewing their online portfolios, I was hoping that they had some specific images not ...
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If I want to shoot darker shots, is it better to increase the lighting and then darken in post to retain clarity?

I'm just getting started - in my last shoot, I was using a 6D with a 50mm/1.4. In low light, the pictures looked fantastic on the viewfinder but on the computer screen, appeared extremely grainy. ...
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Does all photographic film utilize gelatin in its composition?

Do all brands of photographic film utilize gelatin in their composition? How about Polaroid? Any vegan-friendly brands that do not use gelatin? If so, what do they use instead?
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How can I use FF Nikon lenses on the Sony E-mount A7 with full function (AF, etc.)?

I have a complete set of lenses for Nikon FF. I'm thinking about getting a Sony A7-family camera. What would be my best bet to get the compatibility between them AND retaining AF, exposure, etc. ...
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What cameras can be used for custom street view? I mean lots of overlapping spherical panoramas which cover long distances

Google Street View is good idea. But I don't know any way to make similar thing myself. Is there any? What equipment would I need to make 1000 km of my own street view at once?
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Nikon macro lens for portrait photography? [duplicate]

Many photographers use macro lenses for taking portraits. For example Canon's 100 L Macro is one of their sharpest lenses. But I use Nikon and don't know much about their macro lenses so was ...
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How can I use a DSLR effectively with progressive eyeglasses?

I was prescribed progressive eyeglasses that should see well at three different viewing ranges; at a distance, mid-range, and up-close. Unfortunately I have issues with using the eyeglasses with my ...
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When to use LUV and not RGB colourspaces

Some applications extract information from images in the LUV colour space and not directly from the more commonly used RGB. Why is that?
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How can I find the the serial number of a Canon EOS DSLR when the stamp on the camera is unreadable?

I have been looking for the serial number of my Canon T5i. I have searched around the Internet and the Internet tends to say that the serial number is on the bottom of the camera and on the box. Now, ...
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Dark ring in photo [duplicate]

In the left corner of all my photos have always have a dark ring. I've tried wiping the lens glass but still there. Do you guys think I need my camera body or lens cleaned or both?
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GoPro why high frame rate does not reduce time [on hold]

On latest GoPro 4 Silver with 64 GB when i set 1080p 30fps i get estimated 4 hour recording time but when i double the framerate it not only does not shoren it actually increases so with 1080p 60fps ...
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Are these images from infrared film?

Recently have been eager to try my hand at infrared film photography. I've only done black and white film and color film so far, and have had experience in altering my negatives in post for ...
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Nikon Coolpix S6300

I just upgraded to Windows 10 and now I can't seem to download my pictures to my computer. I downloaded the device so it's recognizing it but when I go to the action center it says to tap to decide ...
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underexposed photo in manual mode

I just recently started toying with the manual mode on my Canon 70D. Everything was working fine for a few shots, then all of a sudden my newer shots all appear darker under the same settings. The ...
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Why are professional flashes so expensive?

I need a high energy flash, very bright with a relatively long pulse duration otherwise my short exposure time photos have half of the image dark, because the light pulse has ended before the ...
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How do I make my images look like this dreamlike picture?

I understand that the post-production process for images like these typically involves increasing the exposure and saturation and lifting the blacks of the image. However, I notice the histogram of ...
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Is manual focusing a viable option with the Canon 6D, 100-400 IS L II, and 1.4 Extender?

I am considering buying a Canon 1.4 extender to use with my 6D and 100-400 IS L II. I understand that AF will not function with this combination. I understand that lack of AF will limit me to static ...
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Post retouching outdoor photos with poor lighting [on hold]

I shot some pictures outdoors using a flash difusser for my flash that I attach to my camera. The result I got is the image below. What can be done in post retouching on photos like these when ...
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How to look at midtones, shadows and highlights separatly?

Does it exist some hotkeys in popular editors for showing apart, which pixels are highlights, which are shadows, which are midtones etc? I know only function of selection midtones or shadows in ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of zoom lenses with a wide range of focal lengths? [duplicate]

Are there some disadvantages of a zoom-lens with wide range focal length compare to a lens with narrow range both having the same max. aperture? For example, if we have two lenses: Sigma 18-55mm f4 ...
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How to decide the colour combinations while setting up still life objects?

Let's assume I have bottles of different colours. I want to make a still life photograph with them. How should I decide which colours go well with others? Example - should blue bottle be placed next ...
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What are the Hoya circular polarizer types?

I have a Canon 18-55mm lens. I want to buy a new polarizer for it. The diameter of my lens is 58mm. I want to go for Hoya. But there are 5 or 6 different circular polarizers of Hoya for 58mm diameter. ...
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Can I adapt a Sigma f/8 - 600mm mirror lens for a 35mm Ricoh camera to a Nikon D5200 DSLR? [duplicate]

Is it possible to adapt the Sigma 600mm f/8 mirror lens, originally for a Ricoh film camera, to the Nikon D5200 DSLR and what would be required to do so? Is there an adapter available for this, or ...
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Is there any library other than gphoto2 to use remote capture in Canon G10?

I am using gphoto2 library to remote capture on my Canon G10.It does not take photos at the required frame rate.Currently i have not been able to achieve fastest the camera can achieve which is ...
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Best AF Fine tuning for Nikon D7000 lenses

Over the last few months I've been noticing an annoying back - focus problem on my Nikon D7000, regardless if I was using a AF-S or AF lens. But the problem seems to happen more often on my 35mm 1.8G ...
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Black sky for night long exposure

I have recently started DSLR photography, and love taking long exposures of the night sky. I would like to have the sky be black, instead of blue, seen here: https://flic.kr/p/xRVXcw I have a Nikon ...
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What are the differences between the Nikon 55-300mm and Nikon 18-105mm lenses?

I bought a Nikon D5200 and I'm willing to go out of the kit lens. So I stumbled upon two lens that I can afford, but I don't know which one to pick because I'm still a beginner. Can you please tell me ...
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How do I light a low key scene? Images coming out too bright! [on hold]

For this, I'm using the setting ISO-100, F-4 and SS-180 with a 50mm Lens. I have two Yongnuo RF603 II triggers. I've place one on the camera and the other with the flash. The flash is set on manual. ...
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Using a full frame lens on a crop sensor camera [duplicate]

I have a Canon 70D APS-C sized sensor camera. I currently have a Sigma 10-20mm, a Canon 50mm 1.8, a Canon 75-300mm and of course the kit lens. I want to buy the Canon 24-105mm F4 L as an upgrade. I ...
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Focus problems and seek noise with Canon 24-105 f4 L

I have a Canon 24-105 f/4 L lens. Just today, it started having focusing problems. The problem does not manifest if the focus is easy: bright light and centre focus point is on a good contrasty part ...
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which tripod should i choose slik f153 v/s fotopro digi DIGI-9300 [closed]

I am a beginner in photography. I have a Nikon D3200 with 55-200 lens. Recently I felt a need for tripod. I am basically a sports photographer but i also like to explore other forms of photography. ...
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I use Nikon D7000. When using external flash, on Aperature priority mode, the shutter freezed to 1/30 or 1/60. How to fix it?

When I am using D7000 with 18-105 lents, Aperture priority mode, Digitec TTL flash, I usually experience that photos are under exposed and the shutter speed gets limited to 1/60 or 1/30. I do not know ...

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