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How to restore and use my Yashica 35 G?

I have recently acquired a Yashica 35G, originally because I just thought it was pretty. Now that I've given it a good inspection though, I'm wondering if it might be usable. The mechanism checks out ...
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What's the best way to deal with hot/stuck pixels in long exposure night photographs?

I discovered red/blue/white pixels on my night photographs tonight. Trying to confirm this, I took a black image with the lens on and indeed I saw a whole lot of them (I didn't count them but at least ...
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Do all TTL systems calculate the same exposure?

Do all TTL systems calculate the same exposure? Three options for example: Nikon SB-910 flashes, you can do TTL with them. You can use PocketWizard Flex/Minis for TTL flash You can use Profoto ...
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Bulk cropping images of bottles with reflections?

I have a bottle that looks like this The image has a few issues. There is reflection, a green border at the bottom, and you can see the bottom of the lightbox. We have quite a few images like ...
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Other methods to attach a softbox to a light stand?

I am in the market for a soft box. The only ones I've used have had this type of attachment: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41DNw3H4HYL.jpg where the flexible metal rods in the soft box just ...
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Library of public domain (CC-0) HDR images [closed]

I'm currently writing an extension for scikit-image (phyton) for processing HDR (High dynamic range) images. This is going well, but I'm lacking some example series of HDR images to put in as examples ...
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Bulk cropping white unevenly spaced white borders [duplicate]

So i have a bulk of images having white border and text embedded at bottom.I tried to use irfanviewer xnviewer to bulk crop it however it didnt work...the problem is the images have same specific ...
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How does manual focus work using Leica lenses on other mirrorless cameras such as Fuji XPro1?

I used to own a Leica M4P, now I have gone digital with a Fuji X100. I love the X100 but the autofocus gives me so much trouble for street photography and its manual focus is terrible. I really ...
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Do old plug-ins get transferred when updating version of Lightroom?

On Mac OS, I notice that there is a folder for plug-ins inside Adobe Lightroom.app. If I add a plug-in to this directory, will I lose it when I update to a newer version of Lightroom in the future?
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Is there a non-video/wifi Canon 70D alternative?

I've been thinking of getting a Canon 70D but I'm not too sure I want to pay extra for video features or even wifi. Can you guys recommend a Canon DSLR that offers the same picture, sensor, and ...
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How do I reduce the file size of a jpeg image? [duplicate]

I have a photo in jpeg format that I am unable to reduce from 110 KB to 45kb. What software can do this?
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What can you do when your lens' focus ring becomes too lose?

One of my lenses I always carry (Olympus Pen lens, I fit it on a Sony NEX), has a focus ring that is becoming a bit too lose. Probably due to carrying it in a bag very often and taking a lot of ...
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600D Lens Don't Move back and front

My camera lens recently started losing focus. When I press the shutter halfway, the lens just doesn't respond and adjust focus. The flash flickers an electric sound and light but then the camera ...
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What is the difference between a very expensive flash and a average priced flash?

Let's say between a Profoto B1 flash and a Nikon SB-910 flash. I understand flashes have TTL, HSS, Output power, etc., that makes them different, but let's say in a completely equal scenario that a ...
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Camera bumped a tree and won't turn on! [closed]

I was doing a shoot today and as I was positioning my client, my camera bumped a tree... The outer lens cracked and now my camera will not turn on... I have a wedding to do on Saturday and I need my ...
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How can I shoot a low-key portrait outside during the daytime?

For low-key portrait photos, one requirement is a dark background which is not there during the day outside. I tried to shoot one, but it seems I do not know how to do it. I am using a Canon 7D, ...
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Shutter Speed and Aperture won't change

I just got a pentax k-50. After taking a picture I cannot change the shutter speed or aperture unless I change to a different setting like shutter or aperture priority. Then I can change settings, but ...
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Is there a way to “lock” a YN560 III's power setting?

Is there a way to lock this flash so that the up/down/left/right buttons temporarily don't change the power? I find that I often accidentally hit the down button with my forehead, and would like to ...
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Does anyone make an ASA 1600 or 3200 color film?

I have never found anything more light sensitive than 800 in color film. Wondering why that is.
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What lens should we use to shoot large products in a small studio?

I work for a company that sells events and trade show booths. We have a studio to shoot the products, but unfortunately, it is on the small side. I would need a wide angle lens to shoot the products. ...
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How can I make it easier to see the LCD of my Nikon camera in bright sunlight?

How can I make the viewed image (in sunlight) on my Nikon Camera LCD brighter?
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Can I mix the Profoto off-camera flash system with other Nikon flashes?

If I get a Profoto B1, from what I read they do TTL and they have their own AirRmote trigger which is all important for me ( I do want Remote trigger and HSS and TTL) But now my question is how about ...
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Why does Sony say that a 35mm lens is “35mm equivalent when used with an APS-C camera?”

I'm thinking of getting a Sony A6000 with a Sony SEL35F18 Lens. I'm a little confused about the actual focal length (and/or field of view) of the lens when attached to an APS-C sized sensor. The ...
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Why is my Canon 600D showing card write protect switch as set to lock, when it isn't?

Canon 600D showing card write protect switch is set to lock, even though the SD card was set to unlock mode/read-write mode. Can anyone please help me to resolve this issue?
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Photo hosting solution with very specific requirements [on hold]

I'm working on an archiving project in which I'm scanning hundreds of old family photos, retouching them, adding metadata, and eventually hosting them for other family members to browse. I've checked ...
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Will a Facebook photo page increase my visibility as a photographer?

Currently I have my webpage (never updated) and a personal Facebook page (updated each time I take pictures). I would like to increase my visibility Beyond my friends and start to get in touch with ...
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How do you keep organized in LR?

I recently switched from Aperture to LR. I want to know what is the best way to get organized. How do you keep your file structure? I read online that some are using YYYYMMDD-Title as folders. Also, ...
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What cable (or remote) shutter release for Fujifilm X100S?

Does anyone know of any remote/cable shutter release that is compatible with the x100s? I've been looking and I'm not sure if the RR-80 or 90 works.
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Why is my Canon Powershot SX500 IS displaying images with negative colouration?

Camera suddenly has negative colouration although not on a negative setting. Nothing to do with the LCD screen as previous photos are displayed in correct colour. Presume it is the lens but am really ...
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Nikon D50 FEE keeps flashing [duplicate]

Could anyone help me with Nikon D50 FEE error keeps flashing, I have tried to adjust the aperture as it seems to be the obvious problem but still don't work. FEE still keeps appearing, I really need ...
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How do I use my gopro4 with my Galaxy note edge? [closed]

I have a Samsung galaxy note edge phone and I can't seem to get it to connect with my go-pro. can you provide instructions?
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How can I avoid noise (white dots all over the picture) with GoPro Hero4's nightlapse mode?

I have been testing my GoPro Hero4 Black's Nightlapse mode to take night sky photos and i am getting a lot of noise (lots of white dots all over the picture). I'm using the Max 30 secs exposure time ...
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430 ex II or cheaper other brand? [duplicate]

I am looking for a falsh. As Canon currently has the Cash-Back campaign I was looking specifically into the 430 ex II (230€, 50€ cashback = 180€). Do you know any alternative in that price category ...
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What lens should be used for interior real estate pics? [duplicate]

I have a 35 mm and a Nikor DX 55 - 200 and a Nikor 18-55 Which is the best for taking interior real estate photos?
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What are the anomalies in this picture of earth?

I was playing around with the New NASA pic of earth (posted July 20th 2015 on Nasa Goddard space flight center on Flickr). I've found this very odd structure on the bottom right corner that is pretty ...
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Why isn't this portrait taken at f/29 sharp?

I am confused as to why this picture is not sharp. This is a portrait shot at F/29 ISO100 1/250 with a 17-85mm lens focused at 38mm. The subject distance was 1.2M. My DOF app tells me that my DOF ...
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Make realistic backdrop in photoshop

What is a good technique to make a realistic gray backdrop in Photoshop? Lets say I have a cut out subject on its own layer, photographed with 2 umbrellas, 1 stronger from the left, and a softer ...
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Should I use a 24-105 or a 70-200 lens for photographing a high school marching band?

Ok, I am an amateur photographer and I will start being the marching band photographer for my high school. I will get a Canon 7d soon, but I'm told it has poor low-light capabilities, which is a ...
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What differences are there between the Opteka 6.5mm and Rokinon 8mm fisheye for Nikon?

I have heard these two lenses are the same. Are they just made by the same company (Samyang) or are the physically the exact same lens? If not, what differences are there, physically and optically? ...
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How to fix dent in B+W circular polarizing filter?

I own a 77mm B+W Nano Kaesemann Circular Polarizer with Multi-Resistant Coating. It has a small dent in the rim that makes turning it difficult. Can this be repaired, and if so, where? Thanks.
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Better tools/techniques to merge multiple high-ISO images for noise reduction?

Using Photoshop, I can take a burst of nearly identical exposures, "stack" them automatically aligning, and use the median stacking mode. This reduces shot noise and is something approximating a ...
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How do I cover the eyepiece of my canon 7D camera?

Is it worthwhile to try and cover the eyepiece of my camera when shooting remotely? Secondly how do I do it? I have been putting a piece of black sock on the camera, which is not good. I also tried ...
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How to get flash high but out of the way?

It happens often to me that I am on location and have to shoot with the flash and umbrella high in front of the model. Problem with that is that the boom holding it is right in front of my subject. ...
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Possible to open photo straight to Adobe Camera Raw?

Is there any way to open a photo straight into Adobe Camera Raw without loading Photoshop or anything? I am trying to use my own program to browse my DNG photos and I would like to be able to open ...
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What is common practice w.r.t. providing signatures on printed photographs? [duplicate]

I wonder what are common practices these days, in order to provide a certificate of authenticity, however limited, to a printed photograph. Here I have the art-photography world in mind; ...
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Is there a way to edit/manage/save Picasa web album photos directly from Lightroom?

I am trying to edit my photos directly from Picasa Library on lightroom and replace them with the new photos, but I can't find a good plugin. I found "Jeffrey’s “Export to PicasaWeb” Lightroom Plugin" ...
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50mm and 100mm macro lenses difference at the minimum focus distance?

So I bought a Kiron 105mm f2.8 1:1 lens recently to be used with my Sony a6000. I know that the difference between a 50mm macro and a 100mm macro is how close you can get to your subject, that is with ...
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Which of the Konica I, II, III, S, SII, SIIII rangefinder variants have a lifesize (1:1) finder?

I wonder whether anyone knows some historic fact about the konica rangefinder models that predate the auto S sites. As far as I know, the lifesize finder was introduced in the IIIa and IIIm models. ...
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Using Wacom tablet with Brush tool

I've recently purchased a Wacom Bamboo graphics tablet to use with PhotoShop, I'm mainly using it with the Brush tool, but I'm finding it hard to get used to. Does anyone have any tips on making it ...
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Lightroom smart collection for virtual copies

Can I create a smart collection that will show all the Master photos in a folder that have Virtual Copies (and not the Master photos that do not) plus the Virtual copy or copies associated with that ...

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