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How to align stack of images?

I am working on my own "everyday face" project - taking pictures of myself to combine them in a sequence afterwards. I'm wondering what is the easiest and fastest way to align all pictures so my ...
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How can i merge my two Flickr accounts? [on hold]

i had a Flickr account 2 years ago.. i forgot the password .. Then i opened another new Flickr account ... but yesterday I recovered my old one .. and ive some old precious photo on that account and ...
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Can gripping a lens too hard cause softness/aberration or other damage?

I have a Nikon D80 kit lens with a circular screw-on polariser filter. In order to remove the filter I might have to grip the lens quite hard, and the end of the lens might be moved about in the ...
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How do I repair stripped threads of a tripod mount?

The tripod mount of my Canon 1Ds has been worn out and I need to repair it. I've been searching the Internet and found this method involving using a Helicoil Eco kit. It seems like a sensible (both ...
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Is it possible to make an image which is only photographable in black or white?

Not sure if this is the right forum to ask this. Here is what I'm looking for: Example: I have a color photo could be text could be an image What I would like: if someone photographs this ...
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Can I take photo with visible depth of field if shooting in a mirror?

There are question about "floating" objects. But how possible make photo with that depth of field in mirror? It is ordinary shot that reflected after, so?
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Is this photo a Photoshopped composite, or was some other trick used?

Is this image Photoshopped, or was a special technique used?
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To Start PhotoShop Business in India? [on hold]

I'm eager to start Photoshop in India.. How much I want to Invest? Please suggest me for Requirements?
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Processing two photos to determine attendance [on hold]

I'm looking into different attendance taking options for a particularly large seminar class (600ish students) and I was thinking - what if a picture was taken of the seats, maybe with a visual cue on ...
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Which is the best suitable memory card for Canon 550D Rebel T2i?

I have Canon 550D Rebel T2i and I am looking for a high speed Memory card. So far I have been using basic SD card but recently I have experienced it relatively slow while shooting fireworks at night. ...
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Why pay for specialist studio photography lighting aka strobes when you can use continuous light sources which are more powerful and cheaper? [duplicate]

I am new to strobes (studio lighting) in photography. I love the idea of blowing out the background, or making the image very emotive, with a dark black background for sports portraits. However I am ...
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sd suddenly erased, need help! recovery software did not help [duplicate]

My micro sd card slipped out of the phone, when I inserted it back in the phone, it was blank ! Then I take it to the computer and it tells me card is empty and needs formating.... I tried 3 different ...
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How to interpret Canon G15´s lens markings?

I am quite new to photography, but spent some days understanding aperture, timing, zoom and ISO. Now I see the values printed on the Canon Powershot G15´s lenses, and I can´t interpret them. I ...
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To switch or not [on hold]

I am an amateur seeking some advise on my next purchase. Currently I use a Sony A350, and some additional equipment for this camera. I am contemplating either getting the Sony A77 or switching to a ...
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How can I mount an EF-M lens on an EF-S camera?

How can I mount an EF-M lens (22mm, for example) on my Canon Rebel T4i EOS EF-S?
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Are the black blobs on these pictures indicative of shutter failure?

Are the black blobs on these pictures indicative of shutter failure on my Canon 5D (mark I)? They started to show suddenly, ie. I saw nothing resembling that before on my pictures and starting from ...
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Is f/number more relevant than aperture and/or shutter speed?

I've seen on Flickr that the photographers specify values for four settings about their photos (where exif data is available) - Shutter speed F number ISO Focal Length An example can be found ...
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Shooting tethered to Lightroom 5.4 seemed quite slow

At the weekend I shot tethered for the first time ever. I shoot with a Canon 7D and was tethered to Lightroom 5.4 which was running on my laptop. I did notice that the downloading of the images was ...
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What camera in the budget 5-8MP range has the fastest power-on-to-first-photo time? [on hold]

I'm looking for a basic low-to-mid-range camera to upgrade the couple I have sitting around here. I'm looking for the following features, if anyone can provide some advice: Features: It must be ...
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studio lighting placement for small objects in product photography [duplicate]

QUESTION 1 >> Best way to measure light without a light meter / best low price light meter? for studio photography? QUESTION 2. >>Normally studio lights placed in the background can be hidden by your ...
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How can I start a career in developing software for High end DSLRs? [on hold]

I've been interested in this for quite a long time now, but just recently it occurred to me that i want to do this as a career, but i Haven't got a clue as to how or where to start from, I'm about to ...
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Whats the “most amount of moon” acceptable for astrophotography?

The last time I shot the sky, it was a full moon and it completely ruined my shot. What's the maximum amount of moon (i.e. 1/3, 1/2, etc...) that can be out that won't adversely impact a shot of the ...
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What battery capacity is being presented on my Canon 6d

I have a Canon 6d that gets about 4 hours of battery life on a single batery when shooting time lapse. I purchased a battery grip that holds two batteries and the grip is toggled into the on ...
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Can work with RAW to be the next step for the development? [duplicate]

I am amateur photographer and I don't plan any variants commercial use of my photos. But I want to evolve to take better pictures. I started from the purchase of the camera Sony Nex-5 (with KIT-lens ...
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Is image stabilization a necessary feature for wide angle lenses?

I am considering to buy a 24-70mm lens and among third-party lens makers Tamron makes a 24-70 f/2.8 with optical image stabilization (vibration control in Tamron's terminology). My confusion is, is it ...
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Will 18-55 and 55-200 lenses give me the same zoom abilities as a single 18-200 lens? [duplicate]

I'm new to cameras with interchangeable lenses. I'm looking at a 18-200mm zoom lens or a 55-210mm zoom lens. I already have an 18-55mm lens. Is it fair to say that an 18-55mm lens, combined with ...
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Self-hosted gallery that will base on existing library structure

I have thousands of photos sorted in hierarchical structure of folders (like Family->John). This library is shared between various devices like DLNA (TV), cloud (android), network sharing (samba, ...
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How to fix Nikon D40x shutter not re-arming?

When I try to take photos I hear a strange shutter sound and I get the message 'Error: Press shutter release button again'. When I remove the lens I can see that the mirror is raised and the shutter ...
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Purging RAWs in Aperture 3

I shoot RAW, and after importing and post-processing them in Aperture 3, I never need the RAW file again. This eats roughly 4-5x more disk space than if I had shot JPGs. Is there an easy way to ...
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What is the best paint to use to make backdrops for studio photography with blown out white backgrounds, and dark black backgrounds

I'm very interested in the best paint to create some studio-like backdrops for doing studio photography. My aim is to take some fashion shots with blown-out white backgrounds, and also with dark ...
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What is the MECHA DEVICE SERVICE in the Sony Alpha 7

It just came back from the repair with a listing that this part was changed out A1976128A. Any idea what it is? I'm guessing it's the sensor, but it's weirdly named.. nothing else comes up on google.
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Does the Fujifilm X100 have a limited number of shutter actuations, similar to focal-plane shutters?

I'm trying to find out the expected shutter life of the Fujifilm X100. I've not been able to find any consistent specifications, apart from having a possibly-electronic leaf shutter. Has it got an ...
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Would a 50mm lens be a useful addition to my current set of lenses? [on hold]

I have a Nikon D700 Nikon 28-300mm lens Nikon 16-35 mm Samyang 14 mm lens I have an opportunity to purchase a Nikon 50mm f1.8 AFD lens. How useful would this lens be in combination with the above ...
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First Wedding - What to charge? [duplicate]

I have been asked to shoot a wedding for one of my co-workers. I am not a professional but the bride to be has see some of my pics from parties and such and she really liked my style. This will be an ...
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Camera selection for model airplane

I have a model airplane that I can put a camera facing straight down to take pictures of terrain. I used a $70 Cannon Powershot with CHDK and some (most) of the images were blurry. I need a camera ...
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what is the response curve?

I was reading in a book about the dynamic range and several times I find the expression "responsive curve" or "image's responsive curve"? What does the responsive curve represent? What is the ...
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What does the transfer speed of a memory card mean for taking photographs?

I want to ask about the transfer speed of the memory card. It is written on the memory card as something like 45MB/s, 80MB/s. Does it affect anything when we take pictures? What I understand is that ...
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What to do with ugly/hardminded models?

I am a hobby photographer and get asked often to take shots of people.. Most of the times it works just fine but there are two categories of people that drive me nuts and I have no clue about what ...
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How many pictures per second for analysing training tennis shots in slow motion? [on hold]

I would slowly like to train tennis shots for example in front of my MBA camera, iPhone or Sony Nex-3N. Yet I don't know how many frames I need for this purpose. How many frames are usually needed to ...
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Are Lightroom 5 Smart-Previews Useful?

Lightroom 5 added new Smart Previews. These let you work with images which are not found or on a disconnected drive, also known as Offline Editing. All Adobe documentation says that Lightroom ...
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Why are phase detect lenses adapted onto contrast detect bodies so much slower?

The Sony A7 is able to adapt almost any type of auto-focus lens (Canon/Nikon/etc) and use autofocusing, but the auto-focusing is much slower than the same focal lengths native for the A7. Why would ...
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Can a bridge camera produce similar photos to a DSLR for sports?

So, being what you would call an "amateur" or "hobbyist" photographer, I don't have the money to be spending on a DSLR and lenses. However, I am now taking photos for my local rugby team's website, ...
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increase resolution by taking several pictures - is it done? [duplicate]

What if I took two or more picture of the subject quickly one after another, then used these images to increase resolution? It seems to me that if I take two pictures of the same thing, then my ...
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Is this a good example of “Rule of Thirds”? [duplicate]

I've been doing extensive research into photography, and I want to ensure that I understand the "Rule of Thirds" correctly. So my question, to all the experts out there, is, is this photo a good ...
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How does exposure compensation affect auto aperture settings in a point and shoot camera?

I am using a Nikon coolpix L830, which is basically a point and shot camera. Although I can not manually adjust the aperture, it does let me adjust the exposure. I understand the aperture controls the ...
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Phone camera (Samsung S4): is it possible to determine the distance to the object in focus on jpg picture?

I took a picture with Samsung S4 phone. Is it possible to determine the distance to the object on the picture? The object is in focus. I looked at the JPG picture properties but could not find ...
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Planning to buy new Lens for Nikon D5100 [duplicate]

Currently I am using Nikon D5100 DSLR camera with default kit lens 18-55MM lens. Now I am planning to buy some new lens but i am confuse because still i am new to photography. Mainly I want to do ...
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What factors should one consider when charging for editing and organizing photos?

I've agreed to catalog a large group of photos for an online project for a relative. In addition, I will be doing some light editing of the photos for clarity of image, etc., as I go along. I've been ...
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What settings do I need to use for interior shots so the lights don't look flared/streaky?

What settings do I need to use for interior shots so the lights don't look flared/streaky? See example below:
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How to create awesome nature time lapses

Please have a look at these amazing time-lapse videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFNWEKHHBFQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcixldqDIEQ I just don't get how they do it. I am a fairly ...

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