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Getting the style of a specific older camera type

I've got some old photographs taken by a FujiFilm FinePix S602Z. I'd love to stylize new photos (taken by a current higher quality camera) to look in the most similar way. What's the correct approach ...
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Should i spend on upgrading my Beginner Camera or go for a new Lens instead? [duplicate]

I have a top of the Line (from bottom) Canon 1200D camera, 18-55 stock and 50mm 1.8. I want to spend on a Sigma 18-35 f/1.8 but some of my friends are suggesting to upgrade the camera first instead of ...
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How to remove fog while shooting and during post-processing?

Recently I came across the following problem: I went hiking and since it's winter there was some fog. I took the picture below and wondered how I could have minimised the fog in this shot to get a ...
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Very small quick-release?

I'm thinking of a way to easily swap out a cellphone clamp and a Joby gorillapod. The tinyest gorillapod has a quick release built in, with the removable end mounting on a 1/4-inch screw. The other ...
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What process can I use to print my picture so edges are embossed and can be felt?

I often like work on low-resolution pictures, adding some data moshing or compression artifacts. Some of them look ok when printed on paper (but I had to make sure the hard edges are preserved, so no ...
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Photoshop multiple color filters

Can anyone share how to do this lighting effect in Photoshop as a post-process?
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Panasonic GH3 bulb setting without remote?

I'm trying to use the bulb setting for a 20 minute exposure on my Panasonic GH3. Too long to hold the button down and Lumix Link, the android app, can't do it, as best I can tell. Short of buying a ...
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Bubble Effect on image (Photoshop or online)

I have a square image (300 x 300), and I'd like to apply the "bubble effect" as shown here: Specifically: I only want the "bubble" part in this example Make image round and give it that curved ...
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Is resolution the same thing as active pixel count?

If you have a camera with resolution Y x X, then is active pixel count always the product of the resolution? Are they saying essentially the same thing?
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F1.0 and beyond [duplicate]

can you suggest me lenses as fast as or faster then f1.0, which I can use on a modern Nikon FX DSLR (D600)? It is for artistic purposes, so sharpness, autofocus etc. do not count here. Thank you.
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Rodenstock XR-Heligon 50mm 0.75 Lens

I found this crazy lens on ebay: Rodenstock XR-Heligon 50mm 0.75 Lens (here an example: ...
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camera mobile phone takes pictures at constant focal length if 3.5 mm.supposed to have autofocus and touchfocus [duplicate]

This is a cheap Chinese landvo l200 Android mtk65xx mobile The onlything it keeps Changing is IS0 from 150 to 800 + And exposure time I wondered how can it autofocus and touch Focus when it keeps ...
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how to control my 5D mark II using my computer [duplicate]

I am trying to take a picture using my 5D mark II and controlling it from my laptop. I have done it a long time ago but cannot remember how.
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Test the Stability of a Tripod?

How can one test the stability (sturdiness) of a Tripod? It would also be handy if it can be done in-shop
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In what practical applications is the position of the sensor plane relevant?

Most DSLRs have a small sign showing the precise position of the sensor plane. In what practical photographic applications would one need to use this information? I know that focus distances are ...
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How can I find the sensor position on my camera? [duplicate]

Where I can find specifications to determine the sensor position of a canon 600D?
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Calculate Distance to Object in Android knowing the Size, Focal Length [duplicate]

I'm trying to find the distance to an object with my Android. I know the real size of object, also done some camera calibration with OpenCV to calculate focal length, camera matrix and distortion ...
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Why doesn't exposure change when changing focal length?

With a Canon 550D camera and a Tamron 18-270 mm zoom lens, I tried to fix shutter time, aperture (f/8.0 to cover all zoom range), and ISO, so the exposure meter read 0.0 with 18 mm focal length and ...
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How does a stitched panorama compare with a wide-angle lens?

I wish to take wide-angle shots (e.g. of a large building or the inside of a small room) but don't have a wide-angle lens. What differences will I get if I shoot the scene with a narrow-angle lens ...
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What kind of LR or PS filters are used in these photos?

I came across a very nice architectural images and tried to figure out the development process. No luck so far to reach this nice level. Any suggestions?
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What kind of Lightroom or PS filters are used in these photos? [on hold]

I came across a very nice architectural images and tried to figure out the development process. No luck so far to reach this nice level. Any suggestions? Thanks
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Is there a rule for something like “footroom”?

I'm familiar with headroom concept. Is there rule of thumb for "footroom" (how much space to leave beneath the subject)? I suppose the answer may differ depend on shooting style/purpose, so I limit ...
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While stacking filters, can polarizing filter be placed behind ND filters?

I have a ND filter (10-stop, 100mmX100mm square size) with a filter holder. The filter holder (similar to LEE or Formatt-Hitech holders) connects to the camera with a screw-in adapter (77mm and ...
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Identify a photo filter or a post-processing technique [duplicate]

Sometimes I come across photos that have some effect/filter applied to them, and I cannot understand/explain what that is. It looks really attractive, and I would like to be able to reproduce this ...
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Is my camera not sharp or is it just my imagination?

I have a Nikon D7000. And it's had an...interesting history. Originally got it on a super good deal from some company in NYC through Newegg. Then it stopped working and when I tried to get it repaired ...
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Super clear images when zooming in [on hold]

I would like to know how to get SUPER clear images indoors. My photos look good overall but when you zoom in they're not crystal clear. The photo I attached was taken by a Canon Rebel 2Ti with the ...
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how to achieve this washed out processing effect

this photo from unsplash has an interesting effect. it's hazy and washed out and has this cinematic effect. I have not seen the original but i am guessing it would be a lot more clear. how could ...
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.CR2 pictures damaged and corrupted

Last night, I shot 400+ pictures with my Canon 650d. I was happy until I plugged my memory card into my card reader. The .CR2 files look okay, but when I import them to Lightroom, an error shows up: ...
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Technology stack for event photography with multiple photographers

What I want to do is cover an event with at least 2 (but probably more) photographers, have the clients view the photos as quickly as possible, choose which ones they want and have them printed ...
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Alien Bees B800, Learning how to use? [on hold]

I am buying a pair of AB800's. Can anyone suggest a video or videos on learning how to useB800's?
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How do I blur the background around an object in post-production?

In Photoshop (current version is CC 2014 (2014.2.1 20141014.r.257 x64)) I did the following steps of interest: duplicate background w/subject masked apply a blur filter of some kind to the ...
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How does autofocus deal with the time to change aperture and raise mirror?

This picture turned out really well: and here Lila is running towards the camera, and the aperture is wide open. I know the AF system uses the phase of light and diffraction to work out when it is ...
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What is the difference between touch focus and autofocus?

I have a cheap Chinese Android phone, a Landvo l200 based on MTK68XX chip. It claims to have a 13MP touch & autofocus camera. I wanted to know how this autofocus feature differs from touch focus ...
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Comparison of DOF between a 30mm f/1.4 and a 35mm f/2 lens

I would like to buy a wide-aperture lens for an APS-C DSLR (Canon EOS 500D, crop factor 1.6x) with equivalent standard focal length. However, I was unable to decide between Sigma 30mm f/1.4 and Canon ...
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Does focal length matter for a macro lense when use for close-up photos [duplicate]

The Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM lens is a true macro lens with 1:1 capability. Is the 100mm property relevant when taking close-up photos where the object takes up 1:1 on the sensor, since I ...
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Canon 50mm f1.4 no longer focuses reliably

On my Canon 6D, other lenses work as expected. But my 50mm f1.4 which has been very reliable for many years is not focusing correctly. It can sometimes focus when the subject is close (1-5' away). ...
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How were photographs printed in newspapers in 1929?

This is an advert from 1929 I am curious as how this and other similar things were printed back then. How were the images printed on the advert? Seems to me like this wasn't possible back then! ...
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What is CMOS working principle? [duplicate]

May somebody explain in few words what is a working principle of CMOS sensor and what differences between CMOS and CCD?
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What deep sky objects can be photographed without a telescope?

I'm considering purchasing a 70-300mm lens and a 1.4x TC to try some budget deep sky photography. I have seen some great pictures of the Orion Nebula taken without a telescope. My question is: can ...
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Can the Yongnuo YN622C & YN622C TX be used with the Alien Bees B800?

Can the Yongnuo YN622C TX be used with the YN622C controlling the B800 like the Radio Poppers and Pocket Wizards?
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Nikon D5100 flash doesn't work

My Nikon D5100 recently stopped working all-together and I was able to reset it by holding down the menu button and the quick set (i) button. that released the shutter lock. Now the flash and the ...
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Why isn't the size of an object in macro image exactly proportional to the ratio of the focal length and distance in front of that?

Using a Canon 550D with a EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM lens, I can make a 1:1 macro photo at shortest film plane to subject distance of 310 mm, thus getting 22 mm of a scale on the APS-C sensor, which is ...
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What are some tips to keep a lens from rolling on its side when kept horizontally on a table?

Assuming we don't prefer to keep the lens vertically when not attached to a camera. I'm broadly referring to adding some sort of an attachment to keep it from rolling and falling of a table. Or any ...
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Android camera application that allows earbud mic clicker to snap pictures?

Is there an Android application that allows a user to snap pictures by clicking the microphone or volume button(s) located on earbuds? I'd rather use this than touching anything on the smartphone.
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Do all my speedlites need to be trigered wirelessly to do proper HSS?

What if some of them are slaves? Will they properly sync at 1/8000 along with the radio triggered ones?
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Are there softboxes that will work both with portable speedlights and and with studio flashes (Bowens Gemini 400RX)?

I'm very interested in acquiring a softbox with a honeycomb grid of about 150cm. Here is one of those: ...
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Are there professional studios that are available to take pictures of sculpture?

I have built this sculpture, but I do not have the right lighting equipment or camera to take a really professional picture of this sculpture. But I need to submit a picture of it to the local museum ...
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Relationship between the focal length and sensor size [duplicate]

What is a relationship between the focal length of the lens and the sensor size to achieve the same image area ?
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can't find the right settings [on hold]

I love shooting pictures but when it comes to the moment I can't find the right settings to get my pictures to come out well color balanced and clear like Herschel supply co whos pictures inspire me. ...
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What can I do with an 18-55 mm kit lens? [duplicate]

I've had my nikon D5100 camera for over a year and don't have too many shots I'm really proud of. I feel uninspired and wondering if there are any cool tricks or shots with a slow shutter speed? I ...

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