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Cheapest camera possible to use for “scanning” slides using a projector and a camera

I've recently decided that my parents would love to have their slide collection in digital format, because being on slides means they are never looked at- most are older than I am, yet I don't think ...
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Albinar's compatibility with Canon t5

So I have an Albinar ADG 28-80mm lens, that I have acquired, and I was wondering what mount adapter would be required for it to work on either the Canon EOS Rebel T1i or T5, I have both. Thanks!
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How do I zoom in during image playback on a Nikon D3300?

I am new to the camera world. I have recently purchased a Nikon D3300. After I have taken a photo and try to view it on the screen, the plus (+magnification) button appears to do nothing when I try to ...
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Nikon AF-S 55-300mm VR vs. Tamron SP 70-300mm VC USD

I am planning to buy a entry level telephoto zoom lens for my D5100. I have boiled down to two lenses: The Nikon AF-S 55-300mm VR and the TAMRON SP 70-300mm VC USD. My question is: Is the Tamron ...
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How much ink is used per print

I am trying to understand the cost of photo printing at home. I have an Epson WF-2520 and I'd like to know how long ink cartridges tend to last?
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How to move this chair to a room [duplicate]

I'm new in photographi and photoshop . I want to move this chair to a room and I want the chair to get depths and looks reall in the room . What is the Technic to do so ? I tried to use Chroma Key ...
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CCD sensors use a digital shutter. Why don't the more expensive CMOS sensors?

This answer mentions that CMOS sensors "cannot" use digital shutters where as CCD sensors can. Even if some models have the ability to, it is certainly typically for CMOS sensors to use mechanical ...
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Canon T5i (lp-e8) high capacity battery grip/battery bank?

I have two Canon lp-e8 batteries that I use for my T5i but they run out of battery pretty quickly (only 1,120 mAh each) and then I'm left with nothing. I have a 15,000 mAh battery bank that I use ...
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Is there a way to use an extender on a Canon EF-S lens?

I own a crop sensor body and naturally have EF-S lenses because of my budget. I am extremely happy with my 55-250 EF-S lens, but it isn't that great for nature photography. Now, I know that EF-S ...
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How Sixtomat (gossen) works without electricity?

I owned an old Gossen Sixtomat and I am wondering if there is a battery cell or not in this device. If there is no battery I am wondering how this could work without energy. I know some materials ...
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Pentax K-r: how do I turn off multiple exposure?

Multiple exposure: I know how to turn it on but how do I turn this function off? I can't seem to get lower than 2
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How to PROGRAMMATICALLY determine “SHOT_AT” ColorTemp from NEF (RAW) file?

When shooting RAW images in AUTO WhiteBalance mode, the camera will somehow determine what it thinks is a good WB for the picture. In Photoshop (CS6), there is no way I can find to extract the ...
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Are USB connectors for Nikon D300 (or all camera using USB Mini-B plugs) standardized?

I own a Nikon D300 and I usually use the provided USB cable to transfer my pictures on my computer (Windows 7). Sometimes, when I am travelling, I use the cable I have for my Garmin device which have ...
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Canon EOS SL1 - Manual focus stopped working

I recently purchased a Canon EOS Rebel DSLR SL1. My 18-55 mm lens shoots amazingly, and I have been using it in auto and manual focus. About a week ago, my manual focus randomly stopped working. The ...
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Which Canon lens would be best for landscapes and night skies?

I have a Canon Rebel T3i. It came with an EF 75-300 and EF-S 18-55. I like to take pictures of wilderness, especially at a distance, and some photos at night of stars and building clouds. What lens ...
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Nikon D5100 firmware update and third party battery compatibility

I want buy batteries for my Nikon D5100. Third party options are much cheaper than Nikon's one. I saw offers from Wasabi and Vivitar, I guess are others in the market. I note that both has ...
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Should I buy Panasonic HC-W850 OR Sony HDR PJ650 camcorder? [on hold]

I am new to Camcorder. I am interested in Panasonic HC-W850 and Sony HDR PJ650. Both them have very the same price on B&H website ( Around $600 after discount ). Anyone has any ideas? Which one ...
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What lens do I even need with my current sample photos? [on hold]

With only one month of starting photography I was not even in the market for buying a new lens but Santa got me a DX lens and I have a full frame camera so have to return his gift and now have to ...
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How to use a green screen to change the background color while preserving shadows?

I want to take a picture of my chair and place it in different rooms or apply different wallpapers in the background without losing the shadows or the lights in the background. First of all, do I ...
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My camera is not working [on hold]

I have a canon rebel t3 I have use it for like three months, it has suddenly stop working, the battery park is full charged but, still it is not working
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1/250 flash sync useful with a 180 mm lens?

Right now I'm using a Canon 5D mark II camera with 180mm macro lens, and I am hand-holding the camera. My flash is the MT-24 twin flash. Some of my photos aren't razor sharp and I'm thinking about ...
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Did I make a mistake in choosing a D5300 rather than an older higher-end model? [duplicate]

I recently bought D5300, initially I was happy, but after attending some photo walk sessions. I realized most people are using either D7000 or D7100 and some D90. Now I'm confused whether I did big ...
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What to buy,Canon or Nikon? [on hold]

I am a wedding, event and food photographer, I was a canon user but i was using an intermediate level camera. Meanwhile I am going to upgrade my gear. Am confused which gear to buy, Canon 5D mark lll ...
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I dropped my camera and it won't turn on and the lens won't mount [on hold]

I dropped my camera when it was turned on. Now it keeps saying lens error and it won't shut down. How do I fix it?
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Contrast detection AF not working?

What are the possible reasons why my Nikon D3300 won't focus properly at all on live view? It works perfectly when using phase detection (or when looking through the viewfinder), but when I start ...
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How does the Minolta AF 24 mm f2.8 compare to the Sigma AF 24mm F2.8?

I have an APS-C Sony A77 and I am looking for a 'walk around lens' which is wide enough to take around the city and fast enough for lower light conditions, ideally below 200€ german. With these ...
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Mirror lens for Nikon D5200 camera [duplicate]

What is a good mirror lens for my Nikon D5200? I love taking wildlife pictures and need a better telephoto lens. I am using a Nikkor 55-300 AF and it works well, but I need about twice that power. I ...
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How well will a nonweatherproof Canon Rebel DSLR hold up in the cold and snow?

I'm going to Prague for a week and I'll be all day out in the cold and in the snow. I have a Canon 600D and I just discovered that my camera is not weatherproof. Is it safe for my camera? At the ...
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Canon PowerShot SX160 prevent lens opening due to accidental power on?

Just bought my daughter a SX160 as her first real camera and I neglected to check if there was a way to prevent the lens from opening on an accidental power on. My old PS A710 had a slide button for ...
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My Nikon D3100 says no lens attached when I use a T-Mount with it

I've had my camera for a few years now. I just received a couple new lenses for my Nikon D3100 (which I take extremely good care of). For both of the lenses you need to use a T-Mount. When I put the ...
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what are these strange artifacts on this photo? [duplicate]

what are these strange artifacts on this photo? how to avoid them? photo is shot with canon 1200d 50mm f1.8 4seconds shutter thank you
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How to remove dust from inside lens and prevent recurrence

I have read several questions here regarding dust in a camera lens: should I be worried about getting dust, will it affect the image, and is it a problem. One answer suggested that "zoom lenses are ...
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What are the advantages and disdvantages of the Canon 18-55 IS MKII vs IS STM kit lenses?

I'm trying to figure out the difference between the IS MKII lens and the IS STM lens. Specifically, I am looking at the Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 lens. On that Amazon page, there are three ...
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Help me chose between Fuji FinePix HS50EXR and Canon PowerShot SX50HS [on hold]

After going through the specs of Fuji FinePix HS50EXR and Canon PowerShot SX50HS both the cameras, I'm highly confused which one to chose. I've used both Fuji and Canon Advanced Point and Shoot ...
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Can I use a Vivitar Auto Thyristor 3700 Flash with my Nikon D3100?

Can I Use my very old Vivitar Auto Thyristor 3700 Flash with my DSLR Nikon D3100?
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Can I use an optical slave flash with my Sony DSC RX100?

Can I use a slave flash (I have one — Simpex VT531) with Sony DSC RX100, since it does not have a hot shoe ?
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What went wrong with this concert photo and what could I have done to make it better?

I have just started learning and practicing and went out shooting for practice in a local concert at a small bar. Most of my photos have turned out terrible and most of them similar have similar ...
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Rename a file based on whichever tag contains the earliest or oldest date?

I use the following command to bulk rename images from inside a bash script so each image is named according to the date the picture was taken: exiftool -r -f '-filename<${CreateDate}_${model;tr/ ...
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Is Nikon D40X still good enough for a beginner?

I'm considering buying my first DSLR camera. I'm a total beginner in photography but I want to learn in order to make my photos during my trips worth it (in particular, the ones taken while hiking). ...
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Cannon vixia r500 vs Sony HDR cx 240 [on hold]

I would like to know which of the above mentioned camera is better,for shooting short videos/movies and also for some pics ?Sony has higher cost ,but i see both have the same video quality.
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How to achieve this effect in photoshop?

I got a newsletter which includes this picture and I was wondering how the effect on the clock is achieved in photoshop.
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How can I remove shine on someone's face in Lightroom?

What is the best method in Lightroom for removing shine from someone's face that is highlighted in only certain areas. I have come across the skin smoothing tool but it just lowers the clarity and ...
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Is canon sx520 HS a good point & shot camera for novice like me? [on hold]

I am new to photography and want to buy a budget point & shoot camera. Is canon sx520 HS a good option?
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Is there a guid to help buy a recorder? [on hold]

I used to use myproductadvisor.com, but they are now suggesting only automobiles. It used to have this wizard that would ask you about your need for various features (must have, nice to have, etc.) ...
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Is Lighroom 5 available only as subscription?

I'm really confused by Adobe's marketing strategy. From their site it looks like LR is only available for $10/mo as a part of their Creative Cloud push. I don't trust Adobe, half of their software is ...
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22-inch Beauty Dish with speedlight?

I've seen 22-inch beauty dishes used with Canon speedlights for portraits. However I'm not sure if a single speedlight is powerful enough for a large beauty dish. Should I be using it with a monolight ...
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Targus Universal Wireless Shutter Release [duplicate]

Does anyone know if this will work for the Canon 60d? I cant find any documentation about it online. I just purchased it at Target for $10. If it is compatible, are there any special settings that ...
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Commercial use of photos of toys?

Recently I played around with some lighting and macro shooting of some of my (beat-up) Matchbox toy cars from the 1970's. The results were pleasing to my eye and I had visions of making my millions by ...
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Polariser and ND together

I'm an amateur landscape photographer, have some cheap ND filters but I'd like to take it to the next level and invest into more advanced gear. I was thinking of getting a Lee basic kit which I've ...
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D7000 LCD preview error

I have a problem with a 2 year old Nikon D7000. When the camera is turned on, the top LCD is blank and the viewfinder looks like the preview button (one the front, which preview depth og field in the ...

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