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How can I use my old Sigma 100-300mm f/4.5-6.7 DL on my new Nikon D5100? [on hold]

I have this lens from my old camera. How can I use it on my new Nikon d5100 dSLR? It doesn't fit. Do I have to buy any specific adaptor to fit it? Can you name one? Can someone please help me out with ...
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Focal length of the sony DSC-H20

I am working in finding the distance of the objects in a video taken using a Sony Camera model DSC-H20 and suppose that any lens or zoom distortions were applied. In order to know the position I need ...
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If you were to buy just one lens [closed]

... which one would it be? I understand it depends on what kind of photography one is into. Wide lens for landscape, zoom lens for zoom'ers etc. I am not trying to get into that conversation here. ...
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Why did my 35mm film turn out “foggy”?

I was recently gifted an old Kalimar K-90 1000 35mm camera. My first roll of film turned out perfect, no flaws whatsoever. On my second roll I took photos of my daughter, the first half turned out ...
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Why can't I successfully fire my studio strobe and speedlight together?

In a Profoto YouTube video, the instructor had a setup where two Profoto B1 flashes were triggered with a Profoto AirRemoteTTL on the hotshoe of the camera but then he wanted to add a small Canon ...
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Is there software to integrate photos stored in different cloud solutions with my local collection?

I'm looking for a photo management solution for windows or linux which is capable of managing my local collection and integrate the photos wich are stored on different cloud services ...
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Why doesn't my YN-565EX fire with the RF-603II wireless triggers?

I can't get the flash to fire with flash triggers on. Can anyone help? Body: Nikon D7000 Flash: Yongnuo YN-565EX Trigger: Yongnuo RF-603II wireless flash trigger
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Polarising lens size for Nikon D7000 [duplicate]

I have a Nikon D7000 and need to buy a polarising lens but don't know what size lens I need. I have the the starter kit lens AF-S Nikkor 18-105mm1.35-5.6g ED. I'm new to photography.
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How to get a white background when photoshooting clothing [duplicate]

I am trying to shoot some garments such as hoodie tshirts. I am using 2 softboxes with white lights of 350W each on a white background. The lighting looks good. As per camera, I am using my 18-105mm ...
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How can I extract still frames from an MPEG video with Photoshop?

I have a MPEG video of high quality. I want to open the video with photoshop so that I could extract some still images. But when I open it, I got an error could not complete your request because the ...
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How to handle lens name mismatch between Darktable / exiv2 and Lensfun?

Darktable doesn't recognise my Panasonic 12-32mm pancake on my Olympus E-M10 due to a mismatch of the exif LensType and lensfun modelname. exiv2 -pt 20150824_0143.ORF | grep -ai lens ...
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How can I lock the grid sort order in Lightroom?

I have a selection of photos in Grid view, sorted by rating. Now I want to go through and change ratings. However, every time I change a photo's rating the grid re-sorts and moves to the changed ...
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Where can I download a trial version of Lightroom 6?

I would like to evaluate the features of the software Adobe Lightroom 6. Especially the hardware acceleration and if it works with my dated computer1. I worked myself through the Adobe website to the ...
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How to make a photo of a wide wall [duplicate]

Let's say you need to take a photo of a 200 feet wide wall, but can't move further away from it than 50 feet (won't get the entire wall in one photo). Currently, I stand still, and take a bunch of ...
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Using photos to measure surface area? [closed]

Does anyone have any experience with measuring surface area, using photos? For instance, take a photo of a wall or building, and then be able to measure the surface area on a computer, using a photo. ...
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How to prevent water droplet formation on waterproof camera lens?

Waterproof camera (Canon D10 in my case) is great for shooting in or near water during sports. Unfortunaly, water sprays onto the lens and water droplets form, which disturb or totally destroy the ...
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50mm f/1.4 versus 85mm f/1.8 with APS-C for portraits? [duplicate]

Which would be a better choice for head and shoulder shots with a 1.6x crop sensor camera: 50mm f/1.4 or 85mm f/1.8? How I will be shooting: 6-12 feet away from model. Under the cover of dense ...
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Crop factor on Crop lenses [duplicate]

Is there crop factor for crop lenses on a crop sensor camera? I have an a6000 and I really need to know if crop factor applies to my new 18-105 G Lens
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What's the ranges of ratios of Focal Length to Sensor Height to approximate a human eye's view?

Given this formula for calculating the distance to an object as long as you have a picture of the object and know the actual height of the object... distance to object (mm) = focal length (mm) * real ...
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Editing recreation for family photos [closed]

i've been wondering how photographer, Akiko Shigemoto, has edited her photos for a while. Specifically how to recreate a similar effect in photoshop for my own family photos. You can find her work ...
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How to reduce the hands shaking [duplicate]

I am not sure if the question belongs to this site, but I am sure that many photographers have worked to get better photos without a tripod, So it would be helpful to know the solutions they have ...
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Are Simpex triggers compatible with Yongnuo flashes?

I would like to know if Simpex triggers work with Yongnuo flashes.
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Panorama with rectangular projection [duplicate]

I've taken about an hundered of pictures of a large painting with an iPhone at a distance of about 40cm. For each picture I moved the camera along the painting. I was thinking to use hugin to build ...
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Which raw settings should I stick to or avoid to keep my photo “natural”?

It's easy to fall on the "too-much" side when playing with raw editing software. I guess it is mainly a matter of moderation, and the question might raise criticism over his broadness, yet I am still ...
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What lenses are considered wide-angle zoom/prime for Nikon D5300 [duplicate]

I'm planing to go on a trip where I plan to do some landscape photography. While I started out with 18-105mm lens, I noticed the quality can be poor around the edges in some cases and I know it's ...
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is it possible to take photographs of the Milky Way with a Panasonic FZ-30 camera?

I have a Panasoinc Lumix FZ30 "SLR-like" camera It can take raw images. It has ISO speed between 80 and 400 and max aperture f2.8 and max 60 seconds of exposure time. I am really eager to take ...
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Metz 58 AF-2 red light indicator lightswhen test button is pressed; what's wrong?

My Metz 58 AF-2 flash fails to work. The red light indicator lights when the test flash button is pressed. Batteries are fully charged. Is there something wrong with the setting?
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Checking images for corruptions [duplicate]

Is there a tool that can be used for batch checking images for corruptions such as these (in this case, occured due to error while moving file),
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How do I import metadata from a filename?

I'm looking for a tool (freeware if possible) that can write the metadata of a picture by parsing its filename. Example: Filename: mySuperCoolPhoto_20150825.jpg Extracted Metadata: ...
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Why do RAW images in Darktable have a lot of noise?

I installed the latest version of Darktable from the Ubuntu PPA from their homepage (1.6.8). When I import RAW ges from a folder they all seem to have a lot of noise. I opened the exact same images ...
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Is Mirroring on one card is done through camera or through cards?

It was a vague title, let me explain:) Some cameras for example Nikon D-610 and D-810 that I have used have two slots for memory cards and in settings you can tell it to use Slot2 as a mirror for the ...
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Hard reset Samsung NX300

Is it possible to hard/factory reset Samsung NX300? I tried this guide, which is complete nonsense.
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Show oldest and newest image with exiftool

Is there any way to show the name of the oldest & the newest image in the current folder with exiftool, taking into account the shooting date? (i.e. sort by shooting date and show oldest and ...
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How can I make a photo with blurred people but a sharp background? [duplicate]

I am trying to achieve the type of photo where the people/moving parts of the photograph are virtually invisible, but the static background is perfectly sharp. For example, I am taking a photo ...
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What are similarities and differences between raw editing and film developing capabilities?

Raw images are supposed to be detailed output from the camera sensor(s), with more details that what can actually be printed or displayed on a screen. Effects like exposure compensation or white ...
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Given the same sensor size lens, will a higher megapixel sensor give more “reach” then a lower one?

I've been wondering this for a while now, and I can't seem to find a straight answer about this. If we are talking about the exact same sensor size, (lets say FX) and we are using a 50mm lens. ...
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How many exposure stops can I “recover” from a RAW file?

I shoot RAW because the Pros say "shoot RAW". I also shoot bracketed because in a lot of situations (landscape for instance) I can blend them and expose both the terrain and sky correctly. But my ...
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Is the wide aperture and bokeh of a 50mm prime more important than getting to the 70-90mm range for portraits?

I've a Pentax K-30 with the following lens: Pentax-M 50mm 1.7 manual focus Tamron 17-50mm 2.8 autofocus Pentax 55-300mm 4-5.6 autofocus Considering that : Pentax 50mm has the nicest bokeh and ...
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Canon 700D - 1 STM lens or 2 non-STM lenses for a beginner? [closed]

This is my very first DSLR experience and after weeks of reading and watching videos online. I have decided 700D is what I need in the budget I have (40K – 45K INR). I have narrowed down to two kits: ...
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Canon 600D LP-E8 battery got drained [duplicate]

My Canon 600D LP-E8 battery got drained and not able to getting charged anymore,May i know why batteries get drained and become useless? And i cannot afford 40$ to buy an new one,So i planned to buy ...
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Is there any engineering proof to which type of memory card is more reliable

Between a SD card and a Compact Flash card for using in camera, which I write RAW images of 40 mega byes on it, sometimes in burst mode and never for video, Is there any technical reason to favor SD ...
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Why is my photo corrupt in Camera RAW when it shows fine in-camera and in Photoshop? [duplicate]

Here is how I see it in the back of the camera and also in photoshop preview: But when I double click on it to open it in Camera RAW, here is how it is: What is going on? What has happened?
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Lightroom and Incorrect Keyword Count

I'm using Adobe Lightroom CC. In the Keyword List panel, I have a keyword that indicates that there are seven photos in the library with that keyword. However, if I click on the arrow to the right of ...
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How can I light a park gazebo for a portrait session at noon? [closed]

The picture below is one of the places I am asked to do a fashion shoot for a model, and the time is between 11:00 AM and 3:00PM. I do have most ranges of lenses (from 14mm to 200mm), and powerful ...
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How do lenses focus? (and zoom?) [duplicate]

My understanding of focal length is that it is the distance from the lens to the sensor; in my observations: higher focal lengths make for longer lens. Then I started thinking about how a lens ...
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How can I get my colours true for product photography?

I am struggling to get some colours correct in my product photography. I have used a gray card to set a custom white balance and also tried AWB in the camera, but still seem to have trouble getting ...
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How much should I charge per band for gig photography? [closed]

I am doing photography for a show next Saturday. How much should I charge per band? I have done multiple shows before, but all for free to increase my portfolio. I will be using a Canon 6D and a Sigma ...
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Is there a way to check whether the image has been modified with Exiftool?

Using Exiftool, is there a way to check whether the image has been modified in any way, by say, comparing the dates in EXIF data? I was thinking something along the lines of comparing shooting date ...
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How do I get my Sony RX10 to effectively trigger an old studio flash

I'm new to digital photography, got myself a Sony RX10 and I want to get it to trigger my old Portaflash 336 VM heads. They've got built-in opical slaves. I tried setting the camera on manual,reducing ...
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Sony alpha 7 battery for timelapse

I'm going to buy Sony a7rII anytime soon, and I would like to use it for timelapse and landscape photography. I've read that a7rII have cca 300 shots per battery, would it be possible to use external ...

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