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What is the best way to secure tripod overnight?

I'm interested in doing some time lapse photography. Instead of having me waking up at 5am, I would like to just set my camera on a tripod and go to sleep. Is there a way to secure the tripod out on a ...
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How can I get a trusted hash for a Nikon D3100 firmware update file?

I want to update the camera software - does anyone know where I can get the hash of a D3100_0102.bin file? I just want to be sure it hasn't been tampered with, download and unzipping were ok etc. I ...
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Does security scanning a camera with battery inside cause damage to the sensor?

I was at 911 memorial last week. My Fuji S-1 Pro camera was scanned with the battery installed. Security personnel would not let me remove battery. Since then, a dark spot shows up on photos. This has ...
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Do any DSLRs offer in-camera file encryption?

I'm imagining a scenario where the user can set a password via the DSLR menu, and then all files on the memory card are encrypted via a standard reversible encryption protocol such that the contents ...
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If I swallowed my SD Card would it be readable when it emerged?

I am entirely serious. As I walked conspicuously down a narrow alley this morning with my camera hanging off my shoulder I began considering how I would/could respond to a bit of rough treatment by ...
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How to protect photographs on camera from being viewed/copied?

I need to photograph some sensitive items, I want to see the picture on camera to check it was a good photo and then secure it somehow so it cannot be viewed again in the camera or other means unless ...
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What are the London Olympics 2012 official camera equipment restrictions?

Is there any official information on restriction on equipment length for the Olympics 2012 field events. It's been said that camera and lens must fit into a 30x20x20 bag.
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How are watermarks typically used in images?

In terms of visible watermarks, what types and quantities are commonly used on an image?
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Would a polarizing filter help get better images from a security camera pointed out a window?

I'm evaluating some security cameras for home use. To avoid vandalism, I'm probably going to have to position the cameras inside the house, facing out the windows into a not very intense southern ...
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How secure is Flickr's “disable download of original image” feature?

In the Flickr privacy settings page there's a setting entitled "Who can access your original image files?". If I set this to anything other than "Anyone" (e.g. "Only you" or "Your contacts"), is it ...
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How should I pack equipment when travelling in countries with high crime rates?

I'm going to travel individually in Sub-Saharan Africa where the crime rate is high. Most of the time I will do landscape photography and only a few shots in urban areas. I've been there already, but ...
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Do you carry every piece of equipment out for your photography trips?

Do you carry light or just bring everything and put the rest in the hotel and carry out those you need? Was it safe to put in hotel?