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Is there a viable way to touch up the paint on an old camera body?

I'm using an old Canon New F-1 body. Its finish is completely black, but along the edges the paint has worn away. Is there a viable way to touch up the camera and get the nice black surface back ...
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Will filters help me get better colors in my digital photographs of my paintings?

Will filters help me get more accurate color when photographing my paintings? I have problems especially with reds and especially if there are no strong contrasting colors in a red painting.
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What is the best paint to use to make backdrops for studio photography with blown out white backgrounds, and dark black backgrounds

I'm very interested in the best paint to create some studio-like backdrops for doing studio photography. My aim is to take some fashion shots with blown-out white backgrounds, and also with dark ...
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How to create sophsticated aquarelle-style image from a photograph, like the Waterlogue app?

I recently found out about Waterlogue . It is an app for iPhone and iPad that lets you transform photos into painterly, aquarelle-pencil-style "paintings". Information how it is done is scant but we ...
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How can I get the colors in my photo to look like a painting by the Dutch masters?

I am trying to make pictures look like paintings. I am interested about reaching a similar color grading. This is an example: link I'm asking an opinion about what kind of techniques should I ...
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How do I make a picture look like a painting?

I have both Lightroom and Photoshop. Is there a tutorial that explains how to make pictures look like paintings? I'm mostly interested about impressionism, but other styles are definitely in my ...
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Why do many museums prohibit photographing a painting?

I am curious as to why many art museums disallow photographing a painting. Some museums will allow photography if you pay them, but there are still some paintings that are absolutely prohibited to be ...
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What equipment would I need for reproducing artwork for a gallery catalog?

I have been posed the following question in one of my assignments. I would like to get some feedback on my answer, and possible some suggestions :). "A large art gallery has hired you to photograph ...