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How to set correct exposure in low light condition

Does anyone know how to set correct exposure in low light? I saw lot of recommendations in internet (open aperture,...), but i still can't get the correct exposure for some specific situations. For ...
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What is 5-axis optical stabilisation? How does it work?

Some cameras like the Olympus E-M1 have what's called 5-axis optical stabilisation, which produces reasonably sharp handheld photos even at 1.6 seconds: Source (search for "HANDHELD AT 1.6 SECONDS ...
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Nikon D3200 lens flange has undocumented Button or lever

There is a button or lever located on the outside of the mounting ring, on the shutter release button side, lower quadrant of the ring. Mounted lenses, AF or AI do not make contact with this lever or ...
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Camera Insurance for a 3 Month Winter Expedition?

So, in February, 2015, we [28M/25M] are planning a 2,000km trek through Northern Canada in winter (down to -40C~) for 3 months. The primary purpose of a camera for us is to film a documentary about ...
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Why are lens apertures usually 1.4, 1.8, 2.8, 4…? [duplicate]

Why are lens apertures usually of only certain sizes? 1.4, 1.8, 2.8 and so on. Why not 1.6, 2.5 or any other sizes?
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Do different lenses affect noise level?

I unfortunately got a very poor and cheap 18-55mm lens on my Canon 60D. In addition to poor quality of my photos (poor in comparison with my 50mm f/1.8 Lens which makes great pictures) the noise level ...
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What would be the optimal settings for shooting Jupiter from non DSLR?

I have a Nikon coolpix L120 camera. I need to capture the details of the bands on the jupiter. I tried many times with exposure of 1/20th second with different ISO's, and got picture of jupiter ...
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Nikon d7000 change aperture while shooting video

I have nikon d7000 and I thought until today that I can't change aperture on the fly. Here is what I found . Go to shooting menu -> movie settings -> and set manual movie settings to OFF This allows ...
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how you determine subject distance with focus value(in millimeters) on the lens? [on hold]

I would like to know how follow focus works in terms of distance verses focus ring value. eg 100mm lens, f4 stop, 10 meters away, what value of focus ring....... mm in a 5.2ft dof kindly?
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Will a Soligor 35-70mm C/FD fit on my Canon AT-1? Or do I need a specific lens mount?

I tried to click it on the usual way but it didn't work. Do I need to buy a specific lens mount? The person who sold me the lens said it worked with his Canon A-1 but perhaps he had a lens mount with ...
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Which polarizer is better

I have been looking at get a polarizer and some nd filters for my sigma 50mm art lense. From my research, it looks like the best are B+W and Hoya. Does anybody have any experience with either brand on ...
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How long can Contax T2 work with a brand new CR123 battery?

New to Contax T2, I'm going to Europe for about 20 days and I'm wondering if I should bring extra batteries (CR123) with me. Any suggestions?
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Is it okay to store a battery in its (unplugged) charger?

Following the unhappy end of my Nikon D3100, I have upgraded to a new D5200, as a result of which I now have an extra EN-EL14 Li-ion battery and MH-24 battery charger. It would be nice if I could save ...
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Suggestions for Desktop Archiving Software using Blu-Ray disc

I want to use my blu-ray drive to store my photos offline. Is there a windows desktop application that anyone is using to group/organize and write the photos to disk? It should be able to take ...
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How is this effect created in Photoshop?

I'm new to Photoshop and I am looking for hints or a tutorial to create images with a style like in this magazine: http://www.curves-magazin.com/de/Blog/Col-de-la-Musique I especially like color and ...
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Issue with Object focus using canon 1100d [on hold]

I am newbie in photography.Recently i bought a canon 1100 D . When i am taking photo , for example taking photos of bird, not getting clear photo of bird.Mode is manual and ISO is 400..Please help me ...
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Films and x-ray scanning in airports

What can I possible do, when travelling using airports and carrying films in my hand baggage. I am going to Berlin and I want to carry 2 films one Portra 160ASA and one Kodak TMAX 400ASA. What could I ...
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What are the differences in cost per picture for home photo printers?

I want to buy a home printer so that when I get home, I can plug my phone and print a few pictures to share with my friends. Are there big differences in the cost-per-picture between printers?
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how can I achieve the instagram amaro effect in photoshop [on hold]

Heres another example I think its the nashville effect https://m.facebook.com/167787399954061/photos/a.167791579953643.43091.167787399954061/640203832712413/?type=1&source=46 And can you please ...
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Where can I get poster printing for higher resolution than 5400 x 3600 for 36“ x 24”?

The highest "common" resolution I've seen for printing a poster is 5400 x 3600 for the reasonable price of (~$15), but I have the ability to make the images I want to print (procedurally generated) as ...
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Can the external environment produce vertical banding on a DSLR?

When I was shooting in a factory manufacturing X-ray machines, I experienced vertical banding throughout my Canon 5D Mark II images when shot at ISO 200 and using Broncolor studio strobes. (If it ...
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Canon printer not printting .tiff files at the correct size

I am trying to print a .tiff file. The original .tiff file is 3.5cm but when I print it out with my Canon MG6300 printer it comes out as 2.5cm. I am printing to A4. I hope this is in the right place ...
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camera for b&w fine art

Would a perfectionist shooting in black & white for artistic value find a need for a special camera? I'm thinking of the Leica M monochrom or the Sony a7r. The responses have cleared my mind ...
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how do I get this effect in photoshop please help [on hold]

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What are these green numbers on my Canonet’s aperture scale?

There are three green numbers on my Canonet QL19’s aperture scale: The numbers are 28, 20, and 14. What are those?
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Handicapped shooter needs remote view finder display

I have a physical disability which prevents me from holding my Nikon D-5300 up to my eye so I am forced to use live view but there are many issues with live view. What I am looking for is something ...
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How should I respond to a lowball offer for commercial use of one of my photographs?

I have recently had a request from a TV production company to use a photo they have seen on Flickr that they wish to use as a background for some interviews. They have offered me $1 for the photo to ...
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Why is my Canon Digital IXUS/ELPH making distorted photos with purple cast

My ~10 year old Canon PowerShot Digital ELPH S410 (IXUS 430) has been left in a drawer for the past 6 years. I took it out recently to give to my young son as his first camera, but the pictures have ...
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How much light do I need for handheld product photography in a lightbox

I have a large-ish lightbox similar to . I would like to use it with a handheld camera. How do I go about calculateing how much light I need? I would like to use cheap continuous lights. Is there a ...
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50mm f/1.8 or the 40mm f/2.8 STM? [on hold]

i really really need your help with upgrading from my kit lens.** I had bought my Canon 600D about a year ago and have been using the kit lens that came along with it since. Now, i've been thinking ...
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Can someone explain film speeds to me? [duplicate]

I know the whole 200 400 800 is based on the speed of the film & say youre in a dark room with dim lighting, 800 would be a better choice to use.. But i have searched through flickr and i see most ...
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Why do I get blurry pictures at far distances, but sharp results up close?

I took this picture: https://www.flickr.com/photos/91552641@N06/15828810701/ and if you look at the details (like the trees on the right side) they are all kinds of muddy. I had the same experience ...
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Who shaped portraiture pre 1960, and how?

Preamble Ansel Adams was an astounding photographer who influenced many aspiring landscape photographers and became a household name amongst photographers. However he seldom stepped out of his ...
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Point and shoot/compact camera that seamlessly posts to Facebook

I'm asking for a friend who is interested in having a compact camera to carry with him that can post to his various social media accounts. Does anyone know which cameras can do that rather seamlessly? ...
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Panoramic camera and length measurements

First of all, I don't have much experience with photography. If I ask something stupid, please accept my excuses. I'm a self-taught amateur OpenGL programmer. In my job, we have a 360º-panoramic ...
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How to make a timer image? [on hold]

I am trying to make a photo which can be shared on whatsapp, and it shows time left for someones birthday, in an image with background image of that person
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How to judge the difference between the real photo and what you see in LCD? [duplicate]

I'm interested in night sky photography. I most of the time travel for taking photos. But I got a terrible problem. At dark nights I have to decrease the LCD's brightness to not bother my eyes. When I ...
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Should I use 0.976 as the Canon 5D mkII Crop Factor / Focal Length Multiplier?

When I import images from my Canon 5D mkII to Hugin I've noticed that it auto inserts the value of 0.976 as the Focal Length Multiplier. Should I change this to 1? The images meta-data read with ...
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Choosing between a normal lens and a zoom 35-70mm lens

I am due to purchase a new SLR camera (Nikon n90s or Nikon f100). What I am trying to figure is the choice of the lens. I decided to purchase an auto-focus lens (that is for sure). A friend is selling ...
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which tripod suitable for beginner? [duplicate]

i have canon 1200D with 18-55 & 55-200 MM IS lens. i am beginner photographer. so which type of tripod i have to use. my regular usage is as portrait photography. what feature i have to take ...
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Night portrait photography problem in lightning [duplicate]

i have canon slr 1200d. i have problem with night portrait photography . with flash it focus only the subject and background become very dark. and without flash all are same lightning but subject not ...
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Can I take pictures at Little League game without official permission or payment?

If I take pictures of my kids and their team mates at a little league or youth sporting event and other parents want to buy pictures from me, can the organization that is holding the event force me to ...
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What setup would I need to photograph the numbers of a plane overhead?

I need to take a photo of a plane that flies over my house. Can someone recommend an inexpensive setup which would enable me to get photos good enough to see the numbers on the plane? The plane comes ...
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Is there a Canon equivalent of the Nikon CLS?

Does Canon have its own version of the creative lighting system?
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How well does Nikon CLS commander mode work outdoors?

I'm currently looking into CLS as an effective way of using off camera TTL and have been impresses so far. I am wondering how well it will it work outside in bright conditions or at a long range and ...
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When might you use multi flash on a speedlight? [duplicate]

On my speedlight I have several settings for multi flash, mostly to do with how many flashes and how fast they are fired. When might you use multi flash? The only thing I can think of is cases where ...
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Which alloys are used in the Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L?

Can anyone confirm that which alloys of magnesium and titanium are used by Canon for the construction of parts in the EF 300mm f/2.8L lens?
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How was this long exposure photo taken?

How was this long exposure shot by Darren Moore taken? https://secure.flickr.com/photos/61094835@N07/13534638135/ Apparently these stones are in the sea: ...
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Nikon D3100 taking black images. Stuck shutter?

I have had my Nikon D3100 DSLR for about three years, and it has worked like a champ until today, when it started taking nothing but black pictures in any mode. The LCD screen still works (I can see ...
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Nikon D3100 won't take any pictures

I'm new to photography and I have a Nikon D3100. When I push the shutter button, the camera beeps but won't take any pictures, and I can't locate my manual.

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