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Why do birds flying seem to have 4 wings in video? [closed]

My wife is using her Panasonic lumix to shoot video. She gets great shots of wildlife. The issue is that shots of flying birds, ducks or eagles or whatever is happening, appear to have 4 wings. Most ...
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How can I take better pictures in an indoor pool?

I'm taking pictures of my daughter's swim class in an indoor pool. There are several challenges. There's never enough light. My daughter is moving quickly. Taking pictures when she's on the side of ...
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PocketWizard without cable

I have only used Cowboy studio triggers and not familiar with PocketWizard. My question is if I get PocketWizard Plus III from what I saw on YouTube videos they were connected to the remote flash ...
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What is the difference between 16-bit and 32-bit high dynamic range images?

This stems from different HDR workflows that I know. In Photoshop for example, you can merge multiple images to a single HDR file. As far as I remember, when you go for a 16-bit file you also pick ...
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What causes the focus confirmation lights to blur?

I recently saw that the red lights on some of the focus points are blurred. The lights in this picture are lights shown during the selection of focus points. As you can see the lights in the lower ...
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Polo D3300 vs Polo D3200 : Image quality [closed]

I am going to buy one of these two products: Polo D3200 Polo D3300 If the Polo D3300 has a far better image, I will buy it. But if almost similar, then I will buy the Polo D3200. Can anyone ...
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Does the cloud version of Lightroom require an internet connection?

I’m finally resigned to the fact that I may need to start paying for Lightroom in subscription form rather than just buying it outright. The one thing I’m still worried about is whether Lightroom CC ...
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Need Code V tutorial (optical design software) [closed]

I'm working on Code V the optical software designer which is used to model, analyze, optimize, and provide fabrication support for the development of optical systems (lenses, cameras, telescopes..) ...
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UV Filter that best suits Nikon 18-140 mm lens [duplicate]

Please let me know the size of UV filter that best suits Nikon 18-140 mm lens.
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Fun experiments I can do with my bridge camera? [closed]

This is a bit of a vague question so I'm not looking for a specific answer, just some ideas really. I have a Canon sx510 and was wondering if there are any fun photography methods I could play with? ...
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Results of a Sigma 12-24mm Full Frame Ultra wide lens on a Canon 70D

I've ordered the Canon 70D and I'm looking for a good wide angle lens for interior architectural photography. I've got a good opportunity to get a Sigma 12-24mm Full Frame Ultra Wide Lens fairly ...
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How to reduce noise shown in LiveView when photographing in the dark?

In the night time, when I want to take photo, mostly I will use LiveView to focus instead of the optical viewfinder. So I set my camera on tripod, go to LiveView and use manual focusing to get the ...
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Can I use lens brand X on interchangeable lens camera brand Y?

I've got some lenses of brand X, but I've just got a new camera of brand Y. How can I tell if it's possible to use my lenses on my camera? I accept that I may lose a lot of automatic functionality ...
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Can you estimate whether or not the sky is clear from a photographs metadata?

I am using remote sensing (satellite) images and am trying and differentiate (automatically i.e. using a computer and without viewing the image myself) between areas that fall under cloud cover (with ...
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Is the Tamron 24-70mm a good wedding lens for a Canon 5DS r?

I preordered a Canon 5DS r and I was wondering if the Tamron SP AF Di VC USD 24-70mm f/2.8 XR LD ASL [IF] would be good for that camera? I plan to use it for wedding pictures.
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How to boost my camera's responsiveness with Magic lantern installed?

I recently installed magic lantern on Canon 500D, but now it responds much more slowly than it used to. Is there a way to improve this?
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In video mode, why does adjusting the aperture change the brightness instead of the DoF? [closed]

Currently I'm playing with the LiveView and movie making mode of my D3200 and I'm stuck with a few technical issues. I can change the shutter speed and the aperture during filming and it has an ...
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How can I achieve this 'pure white' skin effect?

Much better quality larger version here I am trying to get this 'pure white' skin effect. Is this just playing with over-exposure or is it more post-processing work? The above image is not mine. I ...
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Printing with Printhug? [closed]

I'd like to print my photos that are stored on Dropbox and found Printhug.com. Does anyone have experience with Printhug and their quality?
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How do I prepare frozen/refrigerated film for use?

Similar to my other storage question, what needs to be done for the long term storage of undeveloped film? I know that heat is very bad for film (especially color) and that I should store it in a ...
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Canon Rebel XS to Canon T6i, a Full Frame, or Nikon? [closed]

I have a Canon Rebel XS with the 18-55mm kit lens and I recently purchased a 50mm f/1.8 prime that I'm pretty happy with... now, here's a long story cut short. I was volunteered to photograph a ...
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Popup Flash stopped working. How do I fix it? [closed]

My popup flash suddenly stopped working. I have no idea what is wrong with it. I know that I didn't hit it on anything. Is there a way to tell if this is a mechanical problem or just a setting ...
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Why are images shot in monochrome mode in color when I download them?

I shot some picture using monochrome mode on my Nikon D3200. When I transferred them to my computer, they appear in color - I cannot see the monochrome effect. What can I do?
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Can I enable back-button focus on a 3rd-party battery grip for my Nikon D610?

I have set up my camera to have back button focus. Does this not carry over to the battery grip or is there a way to set that up as well. I have a Nikon D610 but I have a third party grip (vello ...
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What effect does Gary Fong's collapsible LightSphere have on color temperature?

I intend to use a Gary Fong collapsible LightSphere, the one with white-transparent body and the warmer yellow semi-sphere for shooting portraits on locations and studio. How can I know the real ...
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possibility of canon lens fitting into a nikon camera (D5200) [duplicate]

Is there a canon lens adapter availabe for nikon cameras? I have a D5200
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Is there modded firmware available for Fujifilm Finepix S1?

Fujifilm Finepix S1 makes really fine pix indeed, and the videos are also quite nice. One fly in the ointment, however, is that when filming HD video, one shot is limited to 24 or 15 minutes (720p60 ...
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Can I import photos into Lightroom from Microsoft OneDrive without downloading them directly to my HDD?

I have all my images in OneDrive. I want to import them into Lightroom 5 and create smart previews. How do I do this without downloading all the images directly to my HDD? Can Lightroom reference ...
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How to light a product like the Apple Watch?

I want to take some product photography of watches, much like the Apple watch. What are the steps and tools to reproduce this? And also from the side
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Does anyone have any information on Canon's VL mount regardng pinout and protocol?

I currently have a canon cl 8-120mm f/1.4-2.1 lens which uses the VL mount. Canon's goal appeared to have been to make this a standard system similar to the Micro Four Thirds system. See ...
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Can the Sony A7 II custom user modes be configured to not display on the EVF when selected?

When I switch the mode dial to a custom user mode (1 or 2), the whole user mode parameters will show up on the monitor/EVF, can I opt not to see that? It's kinda annoying when you want to switch & ...
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How do I avoid garbled sprockets with bulk loaded film?

I've started to use bulk load film (Ultrafine 400) and I've noticed that after I've developed it the sprocket holes are broken and garbled. Any ideas or suggestions as to why this happens? I don't ...
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Camera won't shoot in Program mode?

We just got a new Nikon D7100 at work and are having an odd problem. Occasionally the shutter will not release when we try to take a picture. It appears to do this when there's not enough contrastn ...
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Can I trigger a EOS 70D remotely using a 600EX-RT speedlite?

Hi is it possible to remotely trigger an EOS 70D using a 600EX-RT? For example, I'd like the EOS onboard flash to be the slave and the 600EX-RT to be the master.
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How do I calculate the maximum aperture at each focal length on a 35-200mm lens

I am looking for the linear maximum aperture of a 35-200mm 3.5/4.5 Nikon manual focus lens. I already know the max & min of the 35 & 200mm it's the 50, 70,105, & 135 that I am interested ...
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How to add lensfun 0.3.0 db to darktable on ubuntu?

I tried the approach suggested by Torsten Bronger in How do I add lens correction for my model+lens to Lensfun in Darktable? (extracting the xml files from 0.3.0 tar and overwriting in ...
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What are some other terms for a 3/4 shot?

I know it as the American shot or American wide, but what are some other names?
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Templates no longer showing in Lightroom

I'm using Lightroom 5.7.1 and have begun to experiment with print layouts. This was working well, however now when I select a predefined layout it does not appear on my page. I thought this was ...
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How can I make a zoomed in copy of a photo and save it on my Nikon SLR?

Nikon d3200 - i am a beginner using this. I took a picture and then when reviewing the playback I hit the zoom in button. I would like to save a copy of this zoomed in photo on my camera. How do I ...
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Will Sekonic's C-700 Spectromaster help me accurately capture light and color?

Sekonic announced the C-700 spectrometer for photography, video and cinema. I am a visual artist and I am creating a new project with photos of body art. I am very interested in accurate light and ...
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How do I achieve sharp and brightly coloured pictures on a Canon EOS700D/T5I? [duplicate]

I see some pictures posted and they are glossy, sharp and solid. I always wonder how they achieved it. I have a 18-55mm lens for now. Is it possible to get this result on that lens or do I really ...
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How do I correctly enlarge thermographic images for web use?

I'm helping a friend of mine who owns a company that does infrared analysis of structures. He wants to put a gallery of thermal images on his website, but his extremely expensive camera only takes ...
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Is it possible for a phone manufacturer to enable camera raw through a software upgrade?

So, I'm considering getting a new phone - the Galaxy S6 - but, even though Android Lollipop supports it, this phone does not have the ability to shoot in camera RAW. My question boils down to this: ...
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Creating “Smart Folders” on the hard drive based on photo IPTC metadata?

I use IPTC metadata for tagging and rating my images. I'd like to create folders on my hard drive containing collections of photos based on the metedata (e.g. 5-star photos in 2015). This would be ...
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Nikon AF Nikkor 80-200mm 4.5-5.6 D : says “Lens not attached” on my Nikon D5100!

I have D5100 and borrowed a Nikon AF Nikkor 80-200mm 4.5-5.6 D lens from my friend. But after mounting it on my D5100 it says "lens not attached", even though the aperture is set to smallest ...
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Batch change CMYK JPG into YCbCr JPG?

I recently got a bunch of JPG photos but all are looking very strange colour wise – almost like colour negatives! My photo viewing program is saying they are all CMYK format but other ones ...
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No firmware update option when trying to install CHDK on Canon SX210IS

I checked the firmware version and downloaded the correct one from the website. I drag and drop the downloaded files into the root directory of a formatted card (4gb) and (8gb), eject, and put into ...
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How/why is Yongnuo allowed to copy Canon? [duplicate]

How is Yongnuo allowed to copy Canon, and why does Canon allow it? Does Canon see a significant loss in sales to Yongnuo?
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Good Travel Camera/Laptop Backpack for Women [closed]

I will be traveling in Europe for a few weeks this summer and want to take the opportunity to invest in a well-made Travel/"Daytrip" backpack for may camera and other items. I've spent a few weeks ...
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What is the proper procedure for stitching photographs using Nodal Ninja and Hugin?

I have been using the Nodal Ninja pano head together with Hugin for quite a while now, but I found that I get really bogged down when I make panoramas on the larger side.. let's say the sizes I am ...

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