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Senior picture 72 dpi vs 300 dpi [duplicate]

So i took my senior pictures and it said it was at 72 dpi. My school said they needed pictures to at least 300 dpi. I researched and found out that 300 dpi is the best printing quality. I changed the ...
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What are the different types of light brackets?

I was looking at parts to connect a speedlight + umbrella etc. to a light stand, and I (link) saw a zoo of types: B,C,E,EII, EIII, maybe F (or is that the other end?), and Google didn't turn up a ...
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Methods for dithering a DSLR

I have been doing nighttime landscape astrophotography for about a year now and really want to start uping my game. In order to get the highest signal to noise ratio possible, it is driving me to the ...
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What is this style of photo editing called? [duplicate]

And how can one achieve it? Any tutorials etc? More examples here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/altrieri
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Why do cameras in video mode has such high base ISO? [closed]

For example Sony A7s native ISO is 100, but in video mode it's 3200. I would imagine that having higher ISO will give you narrower DR and more noise. What is the reason for such a limit?
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How do I lower ISO in an intentionally dark photo and maintain contrast?

In the attached image I'd like to lower my ISO in an effort to reduce noise. Is there a way to leverage flash or some other technique to accomplish this without losing the contrast between the ...
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Need to split a batch of images with user defined border [closed]

I converted a pdf into a series of images (one for each page). The page contains 6 diagrams per page arranged like so: I want to split each diagram into its own image (so six images from each ...
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Are there any hardshell covers / protectors for lenses?

I'm a concert photographer, and I tend to end up in mosh pits quite a bit. I've mastered the art of shielding my camera from fists and beers, but I have been starting to see some wear and tear. Are ...
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Which lens for a milky way photo

I have a Nikon D7000 and don't know whether my 50mm 1.4 or 17-55m 2.8 lens would be better. I was automatically going to go with the 50mm lens, but then I was reading up on how I can use a longer ...
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Can the Canon 600D take images one stop up & down for creating an HDR image?

I can see that Canon 600D can't take multiple exposures, but my 600D has a menu option that states... C.Fn : Exposure Exposure level increments 0: 1/3 stop 1: 1/2 stop I'd like to take several ...
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About AV mode in Canon DSLR

I have Canon 5d mk ii and I use Canon 28mm 1.8 lens. I like the camera and lens. Usually I shoot with f2 Iso3200 in AV mode. So in dark situations shutter speed slows down to 1/10 or even less. So I ...
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Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?

I'm looking to do some statistical analysis on the effect on an image of various compression systems, with the end-goal of hopefully being able to determine which is a recompressed version of which. ...
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do mirrorless camera lenses have automatic diaphragms

Do mirrorless cameras have lenses with automatic diaphragms like DSLRs or are you able to focus and view through the working aperture because of their electronic viewfinders?
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Alternative to EOS Remote app for 6D?

Has anyone found an alternative app for iPhone/iOS that supports the 6D/70D over internal Wi-Fi? I have been vastly disappointed with Canon's EOS Remote and was curious if anyone has found an ...
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What is the advantage of using L*a*b in Photoshop?

In a couple posts, I noticed throw-away remarks about using Lab as the recommended or only serious thing to do. Why?
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Why can I see beyond sRGB in CIE Chromatic Diagram

According to CIE 1931 color space chart, the sRGB gamut is what's inside the triangle: As you can see from the diagram, blue is shown outside the sRGB gamut (at about 460 nm wavelength). Knowing ...
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Nikon d3100 edited images not saved on SD card

I'm just a beginner as my husband has just bought me my first quality camera so please bear with me. I have taken photos today at my sons nativity play and we were quite far away so I "trimmed" the ...
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How to prevent condensation inside the camera when taking pictures in a cold place?

Suppose you keep your camera at, say, 20 degrees C at a relative humidity of 60%. This means that the air inside the camera will have the same humidity at the same temperature, the relative humidity ...
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Confused between 2 “pro” point & shoot cameras [closed]

I want to buy a pro point and shoot camera, but I can't decide between the Nikon Coolpix p340($285) and the Sony rx100($385). I love night photography and also nature scenery photography during the ...
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What hood fits a Canon 70-300mm telephoto USM IS lens?

I have a Canon 70-300mm lens on my 1200D. I am at college and have been told we need to get a hood for my camera. I do wildlife photography, and I have no idea what type of hood would be best. Can ...
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Retina Display-Can anyone suggest how to literally make an image “retina display”? [closed]

Can anyone suggest how to literally make an image "retina display"? I think it doesn't depends on the camera. Does their is any software for it? I want another suggestion. Can anyone suggest a ...
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How can I remove color banding from a picture (without Photoshop)? [closed]

I'm trying to get rid of color banding on some (computer generated) pictures. This is one example: http://image.noelshack.com/fichiers/2014/05/1391007137-ruby.jpg The picture has color banding in the ...
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How should I specify minimum quality requirements for images submitted to my image archive?

I hope this doesn't cover too much of the same ground as the typical DPI question. I am a technical writer working with my company's marketing staff on developing an image archive. Because most ...
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Can you use EOS Utility to Manual Focus whilst remote shooting movies? [closed]

I have a 700D and want to use EOS Utility remote shooting to make videos. I want to avoid using Auto Focus as it is SO loud as it constantly focuses. I can't seem to find a way to manually focus ...
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Using a linear polarizing filter with a DSLR [duplicate]

Can I use a linear polarizing filter with a DSLR camera in manual mode?
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Why can't I set my Pentax K-5 IIs to ISO 100?

I recently got a K-5 IIs, and found that it can't be adjusted to under ISO 200. Even with expanded ISO mode, 160 is the lowest possible value. Can anyone help me out?
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What critereas to consider to match cameras and lenses for shooting people at parties?

I normally don't like shooting people that much, because I like to experiment with settings, lenses etc. to get a result that I like, so it helps when the subject doesn't move (Mountains and buildings ...
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Is there any tag for facetagging in metadata? [duplicate]

The question is clear. Is there any tag for facetagging in metadata? Is there any photo with this metadata tag that you can send me to test?
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Comparison of Photo Organizing Software [closed]

I'm new here and I really need your help. I want specification of any Photo Organizing Software with their pros and mainly cons so we can compare to each other. I especially care for organizing and ...
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Should I buy 35mm f/1.8G lens? [closed]

I am using a Nikon D5300 which came with a kit lens 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6G. Should I even consider buying a 35mm f/1.8G lens? if yes, what are the advantages? I am looking for Landscape & Portrait ...
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Settings on ISO and Aperture for Sunset on Canon 600D [duplicate]

I will be going to a beach location and there will be opportunities for some good sunsets. I have a Canon 600D with 2 lenses and wanted to know the range for ISO and aperture settings. I am doing ...
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I need to update my whole gear and I have a lot of questions [closed]

my name is Luan, I'm a 19 years old Brazilian. My current gear is merely a Canon 1100D (Rebel T3) and the kit lens, a ISless 18-55mm. I want to buy a new short lens, a new long one, and I want to ...
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How can I see the *real* raw values from a raw file? [duplicate]

I want to do some performance tests concerning what the ISO setting "really does", whether ETTR makes sense, measure the noise, etc. on my camera. Rather than look at the pixels after it's been Bayer ...
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How can I best record and improve my pre-shoot planning process?

When planning a photo shoot, I often find myself making lighting/posing diagrams on scratch paper, but they end up in the trash after the shoot. After most shoots, I try to document each shoot in ...
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Why does my Nikon FE occasionally fire at ¹⁄₉₀th regardless of setting?

My Nikon FE has this annoying fault where the shutter occasionally fires at ¹⁄₉₀th of a second regardless of setting. I don't have enough money for a new FE (I'm 14) and I was wondering what could be ...
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Is it possible to control sliders of darktable from tablet?

I have a 10" android tablet and 15" laptop. Darktable and GIMP is installed on my linux laptop. Controlling sliders/curves etc of darktable /GIMP from mouse is not efficient, for me at least. I see ...
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What modifiers and workflow should I use to light a hand-painted muslin background?

I'm taking self-portraits using Yongnuo speedlights as my lighting. I would like to light the background for better separation. I tried using a bare flash at 1⁄32 power at 85mm, but the falloff is too ...
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How do I generate a mask of the skin tones in an image?

I'm using a sequence of operations to smooth the skin of the body. What I'm doing is this: high-pass surface blur invert blend mode: linear light At this point, what I usually do is to create ...
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Which lens cap do I need for an Olympus 14-45 f/3.5-5.6 lens?

I am trying to replace the lens cap for my Olympus 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6 Zuiko Digital but I'm very confused on which one I can buy. I am not sure what number I use for the size I need to have.
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What can cause blurry and out of focus images on a Nikon D5300 in no flash mode?

I am using a Nikon D5300 with 18mm-300mm lens. My problem is that the camera is not working properly in "No flash" mode - in all other modes it's working well. Mostly I am using manual settings, but ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a 3rd party battery? [duplicate]

I need another battery for my Nikon D3200. But in general are there any aspects i need to consider? The lower price is the only obvious one.
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Samsung NX1000 focus ring does not work, can't get off manual focus mode either

I bought a used Samsung NX1000 last night, everything is great but it's stuck on Manual Focus mode. The Single Auto-Focus [SAF] and Continuous Auto-Focus [CAF] are greyed out no matter what I try. ...
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D90 and lenses upgrade [closed]

I have a Nikon D90 and currently use the following lenses: Nikon 70-300mm VR Ed IF Nikon 55-200mm DX AFS Nikon 18-55mm DX Sigma 70-300mm APO Macro My question, is the Nikon 55-200mm unnecessary ...
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Commercial Movies: Film vs Digital [migrated]

I was reading about how slowly a lot of motion picture is transitioning to digital from film and the relative advantages & limitations of each medium etc. I was wondering, are there directors ...
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How does software that extracts or views EXIF work? [closed]

I'm currently doing a research project on metadata extraction from various filetypes, and I'm not able to find any documents or research papers on image metadata extraction from photos. All I can find ...
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shutter speed on auto focus [duplicate]

I have a Nikon D3000 and all of a sudden the shutter is to slow when it is set on Auto. The images are slightly out of focus as I am mainly taking pictures of people and they are moving. Anyone have ...
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In Auto mode, the shutter speed on my D3000 is too slow [closed]

When my Nikon D3000 is set on Auto, the shutter speed is too slow, and images are out of focus. Can anyone help me with this problem?
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What is the relationship between ICC profiles and the color modes of my wide-gamut monitor?

I bought an LG 27MB85Z-B monitor, and I have a few questions about its operation and colour calibration. It comes with its own calibration software LG True Color Pro and I am using Spyder3Express ...
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What are the technical difficulties behind building a sensor with high dynamic range like the human eye?

Why do we not yet have high dynamic range sensors which have the right exposition in every part of a picture?
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HOW TO SHOOT LARGE CARPETS [duplicate]

WE are planning to shoot LARGE SIZE CARPETS ( 5m /10 m ) with High Quality Resolution for professional Usage , ( LARGE PRINTING , MUSEUM CONSERVATION..ect ) Please can you advise the best camera , ...

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