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Software on Macintosh for adding GPS data to RAW files

I want to add GPS location to RAW photos (from my EOS7D) using location data from my iPhone 5. Aperture doesn't save the data I added unless I export the RAW files as JPEGs. I've searched the site ...
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Photo in windows preview show as portrait but in photoshop or msword show as landscape

I have a photo provided by one of my customer. When I preview that photo in window's preview it shows as Portrait, which is fine. But when I import/open same photo in Photoshop or Microsoft Word it ...
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How to take unreal looking flower shots?

I'm trying to take a shot like this: Here is my attempt. I have used a 100mm macro lens, with a ring flash. I've tried different lighting settings and manual control but they are not close to what ...
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Getting UFRAW into GIMP 2.8.14 on Yosemite

Folks claim that the versions of GIMP downloadable from http://gimp.lisanet.de/Website/Support.html have UFRAW in place. I just downloaded 2.8.14, and I see no sign of it. It's not listed in the ...
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How to open a raw file in camera raw in the correct image aspect

On a recent photography holiday I took a number of photographs using the in camera option to change the image size to, for example, 16 x 9. The native image size of the camera is 4:3. I transferred ...
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Canon T2i - Pop-up flash does not pop up

I was shooting at the skate park with friends and when I needed my internal flash, it didn't want to pop-up. I have a Canon Eos Rebel T2i. It's always in Manual and when I press the flash button ...
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What photo storage should I use if I want 'private' photo tagging and easy backup?

I'm only a casual photographer, but I've got kids and therefore have built up a library of many pictures that I'd love to have tagged with their names. I use Android devices, but a Mac laptop. I ...
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Canon 70D - What happened to flash group C?

I recall reading about A, B, and C groups where A:B is adjusted as a ratio but C (meant for backgrounds) is always fixed. Trying wireless flash with my Canon 70D and two flashes, I don't see any C ...
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Does Nikon make an external battery for the D7100?

I am trying to buy a external battery for my Nikon D7100, but there are many variations on the net and I am confused about which one is good to buy. Does Nikon make an external battery grip or do I ...
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Finepix S8200 - Displaying length of videos [on hold]

On the Finepix S8200, is there any way to tell how long a video is (either minutes and seconds or memory used would be helpful)?
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How to remove unwanted colors in picture? [duplicate]

I took product photos for my company and am currently editing them. However, some of the white parts of the shirt look a little odd zoomed out. When I zoom in, I see the following: I'd like to ...
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Sharp, in focus portraits - analyse an example please

I have tried taking a few portraits in my living room, using studio flash. I'm still new to it, so my lighting setups may not be great. I have found sometimes that I can shoot 3 or 4 shots in a row - ...
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Considerations for Photographing a Nude Wedding

I'm an amateur photographer that has helped out on a couple of wedding shoots for friends and family. I've been approached by someone looking for a photographer willing to shoot a nude wedding. I have ...
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Can I fix a M42 50mm lens myself?

I've been using the Pentacon 50mm f1.8 with pleasure on my Canon 550D with the help of a M42 to EOS adapter. Some weeks ago however the lens housing got damaged in my luggage such that turning the ...
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DNG updates settings in the file itself?

I do know that fiddling with stuff in LR is non-destructive to the original raw data, as only the settings themselves are changed. With CR2 files, LR writes an XML file with the same base name, and ...
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How is it that DNG files are smaller?

Adobe points out that DNG files are smaller. For my CR2 files that I tried (from a Canon 70D), that is indeed the case and the originals are >14% larger than the converted. From their generic ...
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Corrupt JPEG image (Bad HEX) [duplicate]

I am having some trouble with a project of mine. There is a corrupt JPEG picture I have provided below. The header and footers are all fine but the middle of the HEX (a few lines or so) have been ...
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Unable to Install Canon Solution Disc

I just got a mini DVD with some software which will probably help me downloading the photos from my Canon 600D using the interface cable but I have a mac and it does not have a DVD drive. I tried to ...
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Lightroom upload to Flickr: Replace Re-Published photos

I connected my Flickr account to Lightroom in order to upload photos. After uploading an album, I edited a couple of the pictures in this album. Now, they appear under "Modified Photos To Republish" ...
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Why Isn't This Photograph Pin Sharp?

I Have Been Trying Out My New Canon EF 24-70mm and I'm pretty underwhelmed by its sharpness. Here is a RAW file shot from a solid tripod on an (almost) windless day using a remote. Obviously it ...
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What are resources for a report on digital vs film cameras? [on hold]

I'm interesting in photography so I want to write about it in my project. I want a general topic because it's hard to be so specific. I was thinking I would write about Digital vs. film cameras. What ...
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Photoshop saved window arrangements

I have two related concerns, both with the same issue of using my window layout without having to rebuild it from scratch. I have, in PS CS6, various pallets of tools arranged on a second monitor. ...
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No of manual speedlights with 1 nikon camera

I am planning to buy manual speed lights. I have found these Yongnuo YN560 III 2.4Ghz Wireless Flash Speedlite. I have a Nikon D7000 and I would like to know how many speed lights can I use ...
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Camera for my daughter studying GCSE photography [on hold]

My daughter is after a compact slr camera, just after some help, but suspect this will be a stepping camera so don't want to be spending too much.
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best camera for a safari [on hold]

I will be on a week-long safari, a week in cape town nature sites, and 3 days in Victoria falls adventure activities. I am looking to buy a camera for this trip. I have limitation on weight on the ...
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Which lens to but with canon 70d [on hold]

I like travel photography and thats why i am going to but Canon 70D but i am little bit confused about which lens to buy, 18-135 STM or 18-200 and how much that is gonna cost me (70D+18-135 STM ...
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RAW images archive? [duplicate]

Is there any large collection of raw grey scale and colour images archive to download from? I need a some good RAW images for my project on image compression.. so i need a grey scale as well as ...
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Prevent Yellowing Under High Intensity Discharge Lights

I am photographing plants that are grown in a greenhouse. The plants are grown under High Intensity Discharge Lights, specifically Metal Halide and/or High Pressure Sodium. When I photograph these ...
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Fit photos to available screen real estate in Lightroom on Retina/HiDPI screen

How can I get Lightroom to scale smaller photos in Loupe view so they always fill the available screen space? I just got one of the new 5K Retina iMacs, and with its 14.7 megapixel display, all the ...
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What is the benefit of a wide-aperture lens if you stop it down?

As an example, say you have two lenses: 300mm, f/2.8 being used at f/8 300mm, f/4 being used at f/8 My understanding is that by definition the amount of light coming through the aperture means that ...
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Is it fundamentally possible to capture an orthographic image of the real world? [on hold]

I decided that this is sort of a fundamental physics question regarding light and dimensional observation, so I decided to cross-post it in both this site and Physics SE (which is acceptable in stack ...
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How do I shorten the “loading” of photos on the card?

When I plug in my camera through USB to read its card, it can take a while to load all the photos. I was wondering if and how I can reduce this loading time? Do I need a better/faster SD card or are ...
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When would I _not_ want to use the content-aware mode of Photoshop's spot healing brush?

I've wondered about this for a while. I've look in Adobe's documentation, but no luck there. I've also searched here. Anyone have an idea?
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Can a detached rewind crank on a Superheadz UWS leave my film accidentally exposed?

I'm using a Superheadz UWS toy film camera. After loading the film and closing the backdoor, I went out and took a test shot. All of a sudden I noticed that the film rewind crank part was detached ...
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what to put as my question for alevel photography? [closed]

Im starting my Alevel book for photography AS we have to think of something that intrestested us i have many ideas it just we have to make a question out of what we are interested in that we can ...
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Which Wide angle lenses for canon? [closed]

I have a question. I have a canon 60D. My lenses are canon 28-135, canon 75-300, canon 50m, and rokinon 8m. I am planing to buy a wide angle lens, I want it to be wider than what I have. I want the ...
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Close range stereoscopic recording [on hold]

So I have some work for a client; I have never tried to shoot 3D before but I have an idea how it can be done. So the situation is: I have a wide green screen and I want to record stereoscopic videos ...
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How do I do macro photography with a Tamron 18-270 VC macro lens?

I have just bought this lens for my Canon EOS 700D camera. How do I activate the macro facility on this lens?
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How to calculate mean/average photo color in GIMP?

How to calculate mean/average photo color in GIMP? I have some photo and want to calculate average color - how can I do it?
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Nikon D800 Image Not Sharp

I am not pro-photographer but do some basic photography as my hobby. I have Nikon D800 with 25-85 3.5 - 4.5 G lens. I sometimes look pictures taken with D800 with same lens and they look incredibly ...
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What's the dynamic range of the iPhone 6 Plus?

... or other mobile devices such as the iPhone 5s, Nexus 6 or iPad Air 2? Everyone says that the dynamic range of mobile devices is lower, but how much lower? For comparison, an APS-C camera like ...
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Why is there no image noise in my webcam dark frame photographs?

I'm trying to take some timelapse photos with a webcam. To reduce noise, I'm trying to take a dark frame. However, with the lens covered up totally, there is absolutely no noise in the image. The ...
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What is meant by pixels and DPI for photo submissions?

I am submitting a photo for an exhibit. They require a jpeg to be evaluated and then a print, if accepted. The rules indicate "Entries must be in JPEG format sized at 300 dpi on a CD (4” width of ...
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GoPro 4 Night Timelapse

I just got my GoPro Hero 4 and wanted to try the Night Timelapse mode. I have the exposure time set to 30 seconds and the interval between images set to 2 minutes. My pictures have a few stars on ...
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What is development by inspection (DBI) and how is it done?

While reading this answer I noticed the DBI concept. If I understand correctly, the idea is to develop a film while being able to see the progress (and apply the fixer once you're happy with the ...
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How does a modern DSLR camera and lens actually adjust its aperture

I understand what aperture is and how it applies to photography. Larger F number = less light but more depth of focus, smaller F number = more light but less depth of focus. On an older Nikon lens ...
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Re create existing filter from example

I'm new here, have been reading around for weeks and would like to ask a question myself now. Yesterday a friend showed me these photos. I'm really charmed by the effect/filter used and am trying to ...
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Is the attached digital camera on the top have the same magnification than visible in eyepiece?

There are some microscopes with digital camera system attached to the top. But does it include or bypass eyepiece magnification? E.g. 40x objective lens and 10x eyepiece making the total ...
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RF Flash triggers and transmitters

I am still at a very basic level with flash photography. I have some questions: What is the difference, if any, between a trigger and a transmitter? Does the transmitter send more info to the remote ...
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How does long exposure photography work on digital cameras?

For analog photography it's pretty easy, the film is exposed to light during the exposure time, but what about digital sensors ? As far as I know a sensor can't "be exposed" for a long period of ...

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