Spring 2012

Spring 2012
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Developing pinhole camera photos - pictures turn cloudy

I recently made my first pinhole camera and started taking photos with it. It's a Illy coffe can camera with a 0.35 mm pinhole aperture. I am using an old pack of Ilfobrom FB IB2 photo paper. It's 17....
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How do I shoot birds against the sky to be faithful to their colour?

I have a Nikon D5300, and a host of hawks flying around near where I live. I have two lenses: an AF-S Nikkor 18-55mm VR (1:3.5-5.6GII), and an AF Nikkor 70-300mm (1:4-5.6G). The latter is excellent ...
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Adapter for Pentax P/K to Sony e-mount [duplicate]

Is the Vivitar 70-300mm 1:4.2-5.8 MC Macro Zoom lens compatible with the Sony A6000 e-mount camera? I understand this lens has the Pentax P/K K mount. Would the Pentax PK K to Sony NEX e-mount lens ...
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I have a D7000 Nikon camera that is continuously focusing and also showing a level indicator: how do I change this?

My camera is currently set to a weird setting, it shows lines on the screen that turn red yellow or green depending on the angle that I am holding the camera and is constantly adjusting focus ...
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I have just started a travel blog i want to create a similar look to the images below [on hold]

Can you offer any tips on achieving this kind of look with editing, filters and apps. https://www.instagram.com/p/BFfWK0LJE9E/?taken-by=gypsea_lust&hl=en https://www.instagram.com/p/BF0uAOpJE8p/?...
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Binocular Cameras

I am from India and I would like to know if there is a binocular which uses binocular lenses as camera lenses to take pictures and show pictures live on eyepiece like Military grade binoculars we see ...
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What Is the Right Term to Describe Relation of Object Size to Photo Size?

I am in a product photography and was asked to take a photo with a product and make sure it takes 80% of photo space. Is there a right term used to describe this in photography? I did a few searches ...
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is it possible to use ColorChecker Passport with Film?

The software for the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport seem to only work with DNG. Is it possible to use this with scanned film? I tried converting TIFF and JPEG scans to DNG but X-Rite's program just ...
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Which camera should i buy? [closed]

I am going to buy a DSLR camera as a beginner so please suggest me whether canon 1300D is good or Nikon 5200 is good?? And please tell the reasons for that also.
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Why is my shutter speed stuck while using mirror lockup?

On my Canon Mark II when I use mirror lockup my minimum shutter speed is always 1/30 of a sec but I need a much longer shutter speed, such as 30 of a sec. I have tried using manual mode, Av mode, and ...
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Which one to buy to print photos at home: photo printer or inkjet printer?

I want to print photos at home with good quality. I read online that an inkjet printer prints photos as well with good quality. Please suggest me which to buy and why? I want to use that printer as a ...
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Why is ISO counted as part of the exposure triangle?

My understanding of ISO is that it is electronic gain from recorded light in a sensor, ie it doesn't actually change the sensitivity of the sensor (because that is dictated by the quantum efficiency ...
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Would APS-C be better for shooting wildlife?

Considering the magnification effect of APS-C sensors, they theoretically have to extend the zoom range of telephoto lenses. Accordingly, would it be wiser to use an APS-C camera for shooting wildlife ...
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what B+W 77mm HTC Kaesemann Circular Polarizer with Multi-Resistant Coating by Schneider Optics [closed]

I have a Nikon D500 and wanted to purchase a 18-200mm lens to go on safari and wanted to purchase a circular polarizer filter for the lens, but do not know which one to buy and if I needed anything ...
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Can a image's zoomed-in view on the LCD screen be saved on a Canon 60D?

After taking a picture, I zoomed in on the LCD screen. Can I save this zoomed-in view? I tried to save using raw mode, but cannot seem to do.
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100D dioptric adjustment

I was playing a bit with my dioptric adjustment and found out that I see best with that being set to the lowest value. How is this possible? My eyesight is probably nearly perfect and I would ...
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is it possible to retrace back to the values of intensities that have been captured by the digital camera from the image's RGB values?

One can use matlab to know the RGB values's data for all the pixels. But the camera captures the data by measuring intensities at each photodiode. These values are such that they correspond to one out ...
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What is the difference between global tone mapping and curve?

I am in the process of learning post-processing, using darktable. I have a couple of pictures shot in RAW with lots of contrast in them (for instance, dark passages with bright sky). Now, in getting ...
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700D Rebel T5i - View Photos on TV instantly and wireless

I have a Canon 700D (aka Rebel T5i) and will do some shooting on a birthday. Is there a possibility to connect my camera to a TV and make an instant slide show of all the pictures I have taken? ...
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50mm arca-mount?

I have a cheap tripod that have a 50mm wide arca-style mount. Is this a standard or some random thing? From what i can tell all arca mounts' plate are 38mm wide (the distance between the dovetail/...
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Is there any critical feature present in Nikon 85mm f/1.8G over 50mm 1.8G? [duplicate]

While comparing Nikon 85mm f/1.8G and 50mm 1.8G, I found the former to be quite a bit costlier. The differences, as I find, are obvious ones because of the focal lengths, e.g. angle of view, dimension,...
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Lightroom crashed during export; a few damaged photos. What are my options?

Lightroom CC crashed on me the other day, leaving four damaged photos. Luckily I have the exported photos fine but I would like to recover my working copies if possible. I backup every time it ...
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What webcam do I need? [closed]

My partner's father is bed-bound and misses the fantastic views from his window. I want to rig up a webcam so he can at least see them on his laptop. Any suggestions?
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What's the best way to minimize wedding picture time?

My wife is a wedding photographer. We asks our couples to list the photographs that they want us to take. I'm trying to come up with a procedure that would minimize the time needed. For instance, Bob ...
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How and why does VueScan's TIFF and DNG output differ?

The vuescan application supports saving scans DNG and TIFF format which can be processed and/or what it calls raw. I would like to understand the differences between the formats to help decide the ...
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Creating photos with no people by stitching multiple photos

Some time ago I read about technique to create photos without people in busy places. It was about taking lot of photos of the same place (with camera on tripod) and then selecting only parts of each ...
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Photography vs videography in resolution

Why have still cameras' resolutions become more than video cameras' resolutions? The res. of the 8K is about 33 megapixels, but hasselblad's h6d's res. is 100mp... (Just ignore Lytro Cinema for now) ...
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The CCTV cameras that show black and white images, do they have bayer filters attached on their CCD/CMOS image sensors?

I need a black and white camera. Since the cameras in the market, the ones available for astro-photography are quite costly, I am thinking of converting a digital camera to black and white. I see that ...
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Which lens should I get for the blackmagic pocket? [closed]

I have the Blackmagic Pocket cinema camera. Here's what I want to do: I want to get a wide lens for the city shots, and nature shots, And a telephoto for the interview shots. I am also getting an EF ...
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What are these red markings on this lens?

What do those red marking do (just to the right to the focus distances?
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Unsharp photo with Kodak PixPro AZ521, mainly when zoomed

As you can see, the photo is very blurred. I tried playing with the manual settings, but I didn't get too promising results. What do you think the problem can be? My settings: ISO100, no zoom, ...
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Tethering to improve focusing

I use a Canon 700D, and my focus is always just a little bit off. What is the best tethering device I could use to preview on a bigger screen?
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How to line up the subject in a series of photos? [duplicate]

I have a series of photographs each taken about 3 days apart over 4 months, there are about 60 images in total. I'd like to be able to present them as an animated gif but without the subject seeming ...
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How do I pipe GoPro HDMI output to Google Cardboard (DIY video goggles)? [closed]

I want to pipe the HDMI output from a GoPro into a split screen view that can be viewed from a phone to be put inside a Google Cardboard. For reference, I'm trying to recreate top-down soccer as seen ...
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Why is the IR filter present when there is already the Bayer filter on an image sensor?

I have been trying to remove the Bayer filter from the CCD image sensor of my camera. Now I see there's an IR filter before the lens, however I don't understand the point of it because isn't the Bayer ...
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Can I automatically sync a Wifi SD card Google drive?

I have a small hobby store where the salesman makes pictures of the clients after they buy something. The pictures need to be further processed, but this is not the salesmen's task, and I want to ...
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How do I select a lens to photograph insects?

I would like to photograph small and scared critters, including their eyes and body-parts too. I am considering a Sigma 150mm f2.8 OS macro lens. I have read about working distance and minimum ...
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What sort of post-processing can improve this washed out image?

The original image [ISO => 400, F11, 1/320 seconds, -1/3 EV] looks washed out, may be because of bright day light overhead. In GIMP, if I apply Tools => Color Tools => Levels => Auto, the picture ...
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Lightroom - slow image transfer from tethered camera (OS X, Lightroom)

I'm asking this for a customer, so maybe I'll need some time to answer if you have any questions, because I first have to ask my customer as well ;) I upgraded his machine to OS X 10.11.3 and ...
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What is that labeled scale on Nikon 50mm f/1.2?

Nikon 50mm f/1.8G looks different from f/1.2 or f/1.4G. What is that extra labeled scale that makes it look different? Nikon 50mm f/1.2 Nikon 50mm f/1.4G Nikon 50mm f/1.8G
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Is not having AF-S in Nikon 50mm f/1.2 a big concern?

Nikon 50mm f/1.2 doesn't have AF-S, it's manual focus. Given that I will mainly using it for taking portrait where I presume to have enough time to focus properly on the subject, can there be any ...
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Can prints be adjusted to better suit lighting conditions?

I've been taking pictures for a couple years now, but have only recently begun to print my work. I have this one print. It looks great on my monitor (color calibrated), and, when I picked it up at ...
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Can I tell which photo has more contrast from their histograms?

for my BA degree I need to find out which one from the following two photos has more contrast: The histogram looks like (left histogram for the left photo, right histogram for the right photo): ...
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Sharpness and bokeh comparison of Nikon 50mm f/1.2, f/1.4G and f/1.8G

The contestants are Nikon 50mm f/1.2, f/1.4G and f/1.8G. The list prices are 38,550 INR, 27,990 INR and 18,000 INR respectively. Bokeh: As with any portrait lens, I want a creamy bokeh performance ...
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Can photos taken with high ISO be fixed?

Please see the the attach photos. Our wedding photographer shot all of our pictures in shutter priority mode and ISO 6400. They are grainy, poor . Is there ANY way to fix them?
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Why is Registax 6 hanging partway through image alignment?

I am a total novice to dare I say astrophotography. I have a series of decent looking moon shots, I wanted to stack them using Registax 6 (downloaded). My first run had 35 jpeg images. The laptop I ...
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Fixing an Unevenly Spread Flash Gel in Photoshop (or Lightroom)

so this is the image and as you can see, the yellow gel did not spread to the bottom left part of it. is there a way to artificially spread that (I can only do basic controls in lightroom and PS) ...
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What SD card should I buy?

I'm going to get a new camera at the end of the month, and since I'm new at all of this, I was wondering how to find what SD card fits the camera, and how to decide which to buy.
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How can I increase the flange focal distance (back focal length) of DSLR lens?

I am working on a custom setup where I am using a DSLR lens (Canon 50mm f/1.8) to project an image onto an image sensor (image plane). For my application, I require a very large distance between the ...

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