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Nikon macro lens for portrait photography?

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 T5i 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 speed.Is there any library or sdk other than gphoto2 which can click faster photos with Canon G10. ...
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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 [on hold]

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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Photo copyright question

There was a factory scrapbook of a production line of a company. The book had important photographs of the company products. The factory scrapbook was started in the 1910s and continually updated to ...
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Why are all my photos overexposed?

I've started to get this problem recently. I have a mirrorless Samsung NX1000. The problem is that my photos are overexposed, especially photos taken outside. I have to use an exposure compensation of ...
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Shooting people on street at 3pm, what is the preferred direction for shooting? [on hold]

As when the target is facing the sun, there will be shadow, so should I back the Sun or Face the Sun?
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Is the anti alias filter really a blurring filter?

I'm trying to dig into the nature of how the anti aliasing filter works. This is of importance to me as I need to capture small details at the very edge of the resolution limit of the cameras lens as ...
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Canvas printing

Does anyone know which is the best canvas to print on? I would like one that can be stretch on a frame for hanging. Also where to buy it. I live in the Oshawa area in Ontario. Thx
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Camera's display is half white, half black and unresponsive

My wife dropped our Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS. The screen is now completely white on the right side and completely black on the left, split exactly down the middle. The camera seems responsive to ...
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Why am I getting noise with D3200 even at ISO 200?

I just bought a Nikon D3200. My first DSLR. Am using a 50mm f1.8D Nikkor lens. Now, at ISO 200, I took a few test shots and though the images look fine on the small screen, as soon as I view them on ...
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Photo backups via USB Hub + card reader + tablet + external HDD

Yes, it's another question about photo backups during traveling. But it's not a duplicate of this and this because I'm asking about specific way of backuping and will it work or no. I have D750 and ...
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HSS & studio strobes

Using the mini tt1 and flex tt5, can you HSS studio strobes, like alien bees? If you could, will they 'sync' up to the same shutter speeds as speed lights? For instance, to shoot at f/1.4 at noon or ...
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Why are there small dots on bokeh circles when I zoom in all the way?

I just took a photo with manual focus and blurred as much as I could a light, but instead of getting a uniform colour, there are dots, like dust : Do you know what's causing the darker dots?
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How can I capture the atmosphere of group around a campfire at night?

I need to take a few photos of a camping party after sunset. Additionally, there is a campfire with kids sitting around. Unfortunately, I have no clue how to capture this without destroying the ...
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Settings for getting the actual color of a garment in clothes photography [duplicate]

I am shooting clothing laying on the floor on a white background. 2 softboxes of 350W each light the garment. The rest is my Nikon D40 with a 18-105mm lens. However the color of the garment is not ...
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What is a good Nikon camera body for a food photographer?

I've just started to get paid work as a food photographer, but I'm still using my d3200! I've invested in a lot of glass over the last year or so but after a recent shoot in an underground restaurant, ...
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How far is the heat limit from the power limit on speedlights?

Sort of questioning the premise of What to look for in a flash battery pack?: Can a speedlight work significantly faster than on its internal batteries without overheating? The reason I ask is that ...
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Canon 6D or 5D for amateur photographer? [on hold]

The environments that I most use my camera in are family & friend gatherings, weddings, and urban travel. I am interested in lifestyle photography and occasional city photography. I have been ...
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Lightroom: Any advantage to setting highlights/shadows before white point/dark point?

In Lightroom, is there any reason why it is more advantageous to adjust highlights and shadows before setting the white point and black point (or vice-versa)? I realize that everyone has their own ...
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If viewers don't respond to the rule of thirds, why do some photographers still emphasize it?

Previous posts (1, 2) explain the concept of the Rule of Thirds and the Golden Ratio. Some previous answers state that the Rule of Thirds is the Golden Ratio, but that is not true. The two are ...
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What's the best Macro/Portrait setup gear I should look for?

I am looking forward to shooting macro photography and portraits, too. I have a Nikon D5100 with the kit 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 lens. I love doing macros but I feel like I'm limited with my lens and ...
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Can I calculate my phone's sensor size from f-stop, focal length, max aperture, or other metadata? [duplicate]

Could I work out sensor size of my phone from these info: F-stop= f/2.6 , focal length = 3mm, max aperture = 2.8 and others info like: resolution unit, exposure time?
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What can and cannot be legally done with editorial photos?

I'm wondering what is allowed to do with editorial images (as opposed to "commercial" photos) - and I'm not talking about the rules of a specific stock photo agency, rather about laws. I know ...
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How can I use my old Sigma 100-300mm f/4.5-6.7 DL on my new Nikon D5100? [on hold]

I have this lens from my old camera. How can I use it on my new Nikon d5100 dSLR? It doesn't fit. Do I have to buy any specific adaptor to fit it? Can you name one? Can someone please help me out with ...
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Focal length of the sony DSC-H20

I am working in finding the distance of the objects in a video taken using a Sony Camera model DSC-H20 and suppose that any lens or zoom distortions were applied. In order to know the position I need ...
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If you were to buy just one lens [closed]

... which one would it be? I understand it depends on what kind of photography one is into. Wide lens for landscape, zoom lens for zoom'ers etc. I am not trying to get into that conversation here. ...

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