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Vivitar 3000S Fully manual SLR [on hold]

What's the general consensus regarding quality for this initially-about-$280 camera? Can I get one almost never used for $25? Primary use will be short medium and long range wildlife shots.
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Benro TMA47AL +S4 Fluid Head vs Benro A2573FS6 Tripod kit

A local camera store is offering me the TMA47AL + S4 Fluid Head as a combo for $200 out the door. They're also offering me the Benro A2573FS6 kit, for 280 out the door as well, and I'm not sure what ...
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Is Nikon AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 ED D lens worth buying?

I recently bought the Nikon D5300 and currently have the kit lens 18-55mm. I am worrying that with these lens I won't be able to take a variety of good photographs- not only landscapes. So I have been ...
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Should I centralised host my images for 3rd party uses?

In the past I have had a flickr account with all my images, then something changed with Flickr, like they once changed a policy or the site had some technical glitch and where I had been referencing ...
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Should I bother organising into file system folders in Lightroom or just use metadata?

A while back I was following this method for Lightroom http://ericscouten.com/blog/2012/03/05/lightroom-technique-how-i-organize-my-catalog-and-why-2012-edition It does advocate creating folders on ...
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Nikon d7000 exposure problem

I have a Nikon D7000. When I use aperture priority mode the shot is extremely overexposed. Am I doing something wrong or is the camera defective?
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Are “weather sealed” gear tested or rated for their sealing? [duplicate]

Context So I've been looking around at camera bodies and gear and noticed the more expensive ones have "weather sealing". From posts like these, I understand how it is implemented. However unlike ...
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Rule of thirds vs golden ratio [duplicate]

Can someone overlay a grid showing the "rule of thirds" vs. the "golden ratio" in a viewfinder to show the differences?
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What are the differences between color calibration cards?

The lower level ColorChecker Classic is around $59 USD, Datacolor Spyder comparable one is also around $50... meanwhile there's some DKG Tools for only $25. Current on B&H: DKG Color Spyder 24 ...
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What does it mean when 'HD' is printed on a lens? [duplicate]

Do the two letters mean High Definition? Are they called HD lenses? How do they differ from normal (SD?) lenses? Please include a plenty of details in your answer..
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How do I reflash the firmware on an bricked action camera's chip? [on hold]

Don't know if you can help, but I'm going to try :) I have an action camera (dv603d) and it is bricked because it didn't complete the firmware update. So now it only starts with a white screen. I can ...
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How can I tell if I can use a photo found on multiple websites for a personal website?

I'll try to make this short. Also if this doesn't belong here, can someone direct me to a proper place to ask this question? I have a photo found on two stock photo websites (for a price) and a ...
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What is the purpose of wide lenses? [duplicate]

I own Fuji X100T; it's 35mm equivalent. Now I am looking at wide angle WCL-X100 conversion lenses, it is 0.8x. Here is one review, just to know what I am talking about. What is the purpose of this ...
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How does lateral chromatic aberration correction without a lens profile work?

Many different software (including Lightroom) can correct lateral chromatic aberration without having a special profile for the lens. How is the correction done? Adobe's method for doing it when a ...
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How can I create amazing photographs with a Nikon Coolpix AW120? [on hold]

My dad has a Nikon Coolpix AW120. He doesn't use it much, so I use it to do my photography stuff. I need some tips on how I can create amazing photographs using this point and shoot camera.
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Can you adjust Aperture in [Tv] mode on a PowerShot G7 X?

I do not own a PowerShot G7 X, but my friend does. We want to know if it is possible to adjust the aperture when in [Tv] mode, so that she can try for milky water on a waterfall. Is this possible?
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Can I trigger Yongnuo YN-622N and YN-622C together at the same time?

I am a Nikon user and my friend uses Canon. If we use Yongnuo YN-622N & YN-622C can we trigger both the Nikon and Canon flashes at the same time?
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What's the cost of adjusting exposure of a RAW picture in post-process?

I wonder that if I increase the exposure of a RAW in some software, say, Lightroom, what do I lose in the image. I know that this is related to how is increase of exposure achieved, here in a few ...
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Lens Adapter for Tamron [duplicate]

I would like to know if there is an adapter for my Tamron AF Aspherical XR(IF) 28-200mm that will make it compatible with my Canon EOS Rebel T3? Thank you!
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What is the camera that L'Wren Scott is holding in this photo?

I would like identify the camera that L'Wren Scott is holding in a picture. This picture was taken between 2006-2013, more probably 2010-2013.
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Affordable lenses for nightscape photography (nikon d5300)? [duplicate]

I just bought my first DSLR camera Nikon D5300 and currently I only have the kit lenses. I am looking to get some new ones soon to use them to take pictures of the moon and maybe even the stars. As ...
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How to take professional photo's [on hold]

i want to learn to make professional photo's, but i dont know where to begin, and where to get my inspiration from. Like when and where it is best to photograph. Any idea's? Thanks
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Best way to learn photography [on hold]

I am a beginner developer, and I also want to get a bit handy in graphic design using Photoshop etc. What is the best way to learn it?
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Canon 700D or 70D for a beginner [on hold]

I have the opportunity to buy either a Canon 700D for about 470€ or the Canon 70D for 830€ (both are just the cameras, no lenses included). This would be my first DSLR. There's a gap of 360€ which I ...
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Integrating a microscope, Camera and Electronic shutter

This is an optical engineering question rather than anything else. So I beg for your patience. I have an inverted microscope which we are trying to do some cancer research with to image cells. Since ...
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Which camera is used in “Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures” by the interviewers?

In Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, most interviews start by showing an old-school camera taking a photo of the interviewee. The camera is held vertically, has one or more knobs on the top, and (I ...
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How to transition from crop-frame to full-frame

I'm transitioning from my Nikon D3200 to a D600. I have a DX 35mm 1.8, and a 50mm 1.8G. I'm aware that the D600 can be used in crop-mode so if I put the 35mm lense on it, I will feel a bit more ...
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Sony Nex Camera Raw issues in Light Room

Hi i am using Sony Nex camera with options as Raw. My Files are stored in .arw format, i used the adobe dng converter to convert my files in to raw format. my photos shows properly in display mode in ...
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Canon 1200D kit lenses vs. XSi kit lenses. Which should I keep?

I recently purchased a Canon 1200D kit in the UK (from Dixon Travel). I also have an older Canon Rebel XSi kit with similar lenses (purchased in the USA, around 6-7 years ago). I am trying to ...
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How to improve my product photo shoot to look like Apple's Mac Pro product site?

I'm trying to do something like this: And here's my first photoshoot: This was raw converted into jpeg, no post editing at all. Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark II Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM (2) ...
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Is there a list of lenses commonly considered “significant” for each mount? [on hold]

I'm in the process of installing a focusing screen on my Pentax and, as it will help me with manual focus, I was thinking it could help me using lenses for other mounts ('cause often the mount's ...
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Why doesn't updating the datetime in EXIF change it in darktable's “image information”?

I use darktable for my digital workflow. The datetime in some of my images is off by a couple of hours. I changed the datetime in all the relevant tags I could find in the *.NEF using exiv2: ...
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How to get wide angle shots; upgrade to FF or get a wide lens?

I'm theoretically confused when it comes to the question; upgrade to FF, or get very wide lens? I have a 70D and mostly use the canon 24-105mm f/4 L lens. The issue I have with this lens is the crop ...
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Why do I get the “Press Shutter Release Button Again” error when my D3200 isn't set to max. aperture?

I know there are quite a few posts out there about the famous "Press Shutter Release Button Again" error. But mine seems to be quite weird. I own a Nikon D3200 with the standard 18-55 mm lens. It ...
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Functions of EOS 7d Mk2 [on hold]

I now have a camera I can be proud of EOS 7d mk2, I am struggling to get to grips, is there anywhere in the midlands that can show me the basics on how to use some of the functions Hopefully Marco
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How does “Unity Gain ISO” differ from Native ISO?

Native iso is "the sensitivity you get without amplifying the analogue signal you get from the sensor". Unity gain ISO is "the ISO of the camera where the A/D converter digitizes 1 electron to 1 data ...
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Best lens to photograph a large flat object

I need to accurately photograph mood boards. These are large (4x8 feet, 120x240 cm in my case) white or black boards with photographs, material swatches, pantone swatches pinned to them. The goal is ...
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Why does lightoom 6 not keep my custom crop size

Why does lightoom 6 not keep my custom crop size. I want to print A1 (841mmx594m) size so I set an equivalent custom aspect ratio (8.41 x 5.94) and that worked okay. But then I realized I needed a 5mm ...
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How can I simplify my digital processes to more efficiently get my work out there?

I started out doing travel photography back in 2007 and for the first few years I used Flickr. I lacked a system or plan what to do with the photography other than to tell a story about my travels ...
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Full well capacity

As I understood, the full well capacity is the maximum number of charges(photoelectron) can be stored in a pixel before a leakage to adjucent pixels and causing some problems like blooming. In some ...
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Could it be possible to come up with a flow chart for vetting images?

A couple of days ago I was in a newsagent and there was a magazine about photography. An interesting dimension was the use of flow charts for judging images but it was focussed on making judgements ...
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Refilling Dye Ink Cartridge with Pigment ink?

will it print ? and how long ? the printer model is canon MG5140
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Photoshop - Stretching a vector image from circle to a rounded square [closed]

I have a vector image of a coin that I am trying to stretch into a rounded square to use an an App icon, but when I press command T to try and reshape it, a message pops up that reads :Could not ...
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How does one save the entire Picasa data base of photos in order to migrate to lightroom?

Im new here, and am in the same boat as many of you needing to transition photos from Picasa 3 to another photo editor like Lightroom 3. I am still running xp pro on desktop. I have 2 vista notebooks ...
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Can I use adapters to mount Samyang lenses to my Nikon body?

I recently got two Samyang lenses at a second-hand store, so I don't have any boxes or documentation with them. The lenses I recently got are: Samyang AF lens 70-210mm 1:40-5.6, No. 846209 Samyang ...
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Why would you use a backdrop on location?

I see in behind-the-scenes shots of many famous photographers that they shoot with a backdrop but on location. For example a National Geographic photographer I follow had just posted one of him with ...
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Why is my Yongnuo YN-565 flash not working on my D750?

I got a new D750 and a Yongnuo YN-565 flash. The flash was working fine, then one day just stopped (I had it for maybe a week or two at that point). I tried everything - new batteries, resetting ...
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With which film camera should I start?

I have never had a proper camera and I have never taken pictures seriously but now I'm starting to feel interested in photography. I would like to start to learn the basics of this art. I don't have ...
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How can I increase my compact camera's suboptimal autofocus accuracy?

I own a Canon G1X compact camera which is quite good in my expectations, except that I cannot really be confident in its autofocus accuracy especially in non-optimal light conditions. Manual focus is ...
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Low-key photo suggestions for fish?

I would like to ask for some inputs on how I can achieve similar low-key results for a fish: The reason I mention fish is because as with all animals, I don't want the flash to be extremely harsh, ...

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