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Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS, Large mark appears on all photos with light background

See the large pink smudge across the left? Is this a problem I can fix by cleaning the lenses and image sensor, or is this camera/sensor a dud?
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First prime lens for newbie Canon 600D?

I'm looking to buy a prime lens, and not sure which to get, for the price range I'm looking at (about £75) I can find these two: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens Ikinda ...
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How can I find the film speed and type of unmarked, exposed120 film?

I have several rolls of exposed 120 film from a trip, some of the rolls are black and white and some are color, and the speed range from 100 to 800. I would like to get the film developed, but I cant ...
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PS Elements vs Lightroom for image management

If I acquire Lightroom to use with my PS Elements program, should I move my database to Lightroom? I have used PS Elements for many years (currently PSE 12) and have a 40,000 image database. I Have ...
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What causes this strange Posterization when changing to B&W?

I have this image that was taken several years ago with a D70. It was taken at 1600 ISO which obviously makes it quite noisy. I really want to convert it to black and white, but when I desaturate ...
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Printing on Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308 and 500 gsm with Canon PIXMA PRO-100

I am considering to purchase the Canon PIXMA PRO-100 and would like to use the Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308 and 500 gsm for my primary media. I've read a few reviews where users claim that this ...
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Sony MIS hot shoe splitter / MIS pass through RF transceivers

Is there an adapter that would enable me to use a TTL-Flash on the Sony Multi Interface Shoe while passing out a simple "Fire" command to a second ISO shoe, PC-Sync Terminal or via RF? To provide ...
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In OSX, why don't my Panasonic and Olympus DNG files have thumbnail icons?

I've shot with Nikon, Olympus, and Panasonic so I'm familiar with all their proprietary RAW formats that each uses. I'd like to convert all my RAW files to DNG and then use that on import into LR ...
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Which cameras were used prior to Apollo 11?

Which cameras were used on the missions prior to Apollo 11 ? I know that the moon landings used Hasselblad medium format.
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Is 5D Mark II still worth of buying? [on hold]

i think about buying 5D Mark II - 4 years old, 100 000 shuter count still in great condition for about 950 USD, what do you think ? I will use it for photo events, low leight and so on sometimes, i ...
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Can Tamron 16-300mm lens fit on a Canon 700D? [duplicate]

I want to buy a new lens that extends my zoom range, because the one came with the camera is 18-55mm with a small zoom range. The specifications for the Tamron lens look good, with a great zoom ...
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How to stack photos in Capture One like Aperture?

I'm using Capture One as a substitute for Apple Aperture. I have watched tutorials and read a lot of documentation and I'm trying to figure out if it is possible to stack images as in Aperture. For ...
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How do I create this kind of soft and blueish look in Photoshop?

Can anyone please advice me on how to get this kind of look in Photoshop? Those kind of bluish/turquoise tones: http://www.gerdemark.com/blog/2015/3/29/wedding-at-van-der-nootska
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Is the Vivitar SF 4000 flash compatible with my dSLR?

Is the Vivitar VIV-SF-4000 flash compatible with a Canon Rebel XT? It will flash but doesn't seem to sync with all the settings.
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How can I set up an off camera flash using the info from the light meter

I want to be able to blend ambient light with fill in flash, using off camera flash in manual mode. I don't understand how to translate the information from the light meter into settings to input into ...
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What are the pros and cons of using macro rail vs lens focus?

I am interested in doing focus stacking for macro shots and from what I understand there are two techniques for doing this. One is to use a macro rail that adjusts the length to the subject (e.g ...
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How do I prevent white box(es) (face detection) from showing up on my Canon EOS 60D?

I use a Canon EOS 60D to shoot a separate angle facing the audience at my Church. It works pretty well, except I have one huge issue. Whenever I point it to the audience, a bunch of white boxes start ...
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What is the effect of changing the Aperture [duplicate]

What is the effect of changing the Aperture on the quality of the image?
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Cannon PowerShot SX160 IS [on hold]

How to capture pictures of fast moving objects with Cannon PowerShot SX160 IS and how to reduce noise?
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Identify app used for Instagram effect

Does anybody know what app does this distortion of red blue and green effect. Where you can add this effect to any part of the photo like this link below http://xomf.com/kgqyj thanks in advance
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The bottom 3/4 of my images are black--is it a shutter issue?

I have a Canon Rebel T3 and when I take a picture, the bottom 3/4 of the photo is black and it sounds like the shutter is not moving fast enough. Any suggestions?
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Canon 5D - Focus viewfinder indicators in Manual focus mode

On a Canon 5D MkIII, is there anyway to see the autofocus lock boxes on screen while manually focusing (showing the areas the camera detects as in focus)? This might just be an insane product of my ...
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Lightroom - How Do I find Photos that are Missing Copyright Metadata?

On my last import, I realized that my copyright information wasn't being applied automatically. I don't know how long Lightroom has been doing this, but I need to go back and apply the missing ...
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5D Autofocus - disable tracking after lock?

I recently got a 5Dmk3 and it's been a really fun toy so far. I'm coming from a Canon 7D, so I'm trying to adjust to the much more complicated autofocus system. I've read the manual and looked around ...
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What is the real world impact of the lossy compression used for NEF RAW files in some Nikon cameras?

I intend on buying a DSLR in the near future and my eye has been stuck on the Nikon D5300. One of the things in photography that I feel uncomfortable with is compression, therefore I obviously care ...
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How can I compute the FOV of a light field captured by a Lytro camera?

I have captured some light fields with a Lytro camera (1st generation) and loaded into Matlab. I want do do some calculations on the light field, but I have found out that these light fields are not ...
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Why does BRIGHT red in direct sun come out orange?

I was at the NEC today dropping off a car for an auction, and took this quick photo (no intention to use for anything so no attempt at composition!) This was taken on a LG Nexus 5 mobile phone. I ...
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Gain Factors and Dynamic Ranges of Digital Cameras [duplicate]

I am a student working on a construction method for under sampled images. I am looking for a group of text books, papers, or web sites that would give me further understanding on how digital cameras ...
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What is the best way to photograph iridescent glitter?

I'm trying to shoot a photo of a textile with iridescent glitter glued onto it, but I can't get enough sparkle from the glitter. Basically a whole strip of glitter appears clear with a few sparkles ...
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Too much noise in video [on hold]

I'm using my DSLR to record videos, but there seems to be a problem. The videos are having too much noise and aren't as smooth as they should be. The DSLR is very new (just 2 days old), the Nikon ...
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Lightroom - Vivid faces effect [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out the name of this effect and how to achieve it in Lightroom or Photoshop.
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How to apply the Rule of Thirds with people?

If the subject of the photo is a mother beside her child who just graduated in a graduation ceremony, how would I be able to apply the rule of thirds?
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zoom lens for Baseball games [duplicate]

What zoom lens would you recommend for baseball games? I just bought a Canon SL1 and am not sure what lens size would be best. The camera came with the 18-55 zoom lens. I've looked at 55-250 lenses ...
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what lense would be perfect and have 2.8f in low range [on hold]

I have nikon d7000. what if I go for 3rd party lense like sigma or temron does it effect on it?
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how to capture snowflakes like this [duplicate]

http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/snow-japan-blue-pond/ he partially explained that it was light illuminating the flakes, but it seems that the flakes are also ...
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Recommended focal length for a fashion shoot [duplicate]

What lens would you recommend for a fashion shoot? Typically I am always using my 50mm and I use a Nikon D600, but I am eager to learn more about which focal lengths best complement full and half ...
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Tips for shooting a longer exposure in a car?

For example, a shot of the driver driving but with a slight blur to the driver without the car body itself being blurred (dashboard, seats, etc). Often when I give this a try the photo results in an ...
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Will a key light, a back light, and white reflector as fill achieve a white background for portrait photography? [duplicate]

Good evening experts. I have a Nikon D5200 with 50mm f/1.8 lens. Shooting fashion photography, and trying to get a white background. Would 3 point lighting with a white reflector as fill give me a ...
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How to achieve a flash image with a very bright, almost-whited-out subject and dark background?

I want to achieve this strong flash yet balanced background, I've been trying a couple things out but I need some tips. I know very little about flash in general, so any tips help! Thanks!
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85mm fast prime vs 70-200mm 2.8 for indoor fashion studio shoots

Why do people shooting fashion inside a controlled environment (studio, when shooting apertures above f/2.8, like f/8, f/11), seem to prefer a 85mm fast prime versus a 70-200 f/2.8 for half and ...
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Nikon 50mm 1.8g vs 1.8d? [duplicate]

What are some pros and cons of each? I use a Nikon D600 and am looking for my 50mm. I shoot a lot of video, so a smooth manual control is important to me. Besides that, I am unsure of what exactly I ...
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Nikon D600 Tips and Tricks? [closed]

I have the Nikon D600 as my new camera, absolutely love this camera and it's capabilities/quick controls. I never miss a high quality shot with this camera. I've went through the manual and tutorial ...
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How to ask a subject(person) to photograph them? [duplicate]

Even if it is just a friend or family, what are tips to help make a person comfortable being photographed. Of course, not everyone is up for being photographed, but when they agree for a photo or ...
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Street photography tips? [closed]

I'm constantly inspired by some powerful street shots, I always want to shoot in the street, people especially. I don't want to get close to the person, or even reveal too much of their identity as ...
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How can I find my own style? [closed]

A bit of a deeper question, but the question struck me during my photography course. In my year of shooting so far, I've jumped from deep, moody, monochrome pictures, to bright and vibrant coastal ...
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How can I get tack-sharp portraits with the focus perfectly on my subject's eye?

How can I consistent achieve tack sharp images, when wanting to focus on eyes in a portrait? I am always using single focus and moving the focus point to the eye and recomposing if necessary. What ...
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Achieving Bokeh using Aperture vs Focus Point [duplicate]

In terms of the bokeh aesthetic, is using a wide aperture the same as using a narrow aperture and focusing on a foreground object? Are there advantages of doing it one way or the other? I took this ...
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One-way sync from Linux to Flickr

I am looking for a linux CLI alternative to flickrsync for Windows. I would like to sync a linux directory to flickr, with photos added, being automatically uploaded, and photos removed, being ...
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What would you think of a half-blurred video? [closed]

I'm a 17 year old enthusiast who's always filming friends making videos that reflect a story or just creating a strong visual scheme/mood for a song. I thought of an idea for a music video that may ...

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