Nidelva river through Trondheim Norway

Nidelva river through Trondheim Norway
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How to capture a fast moving subject?

I am a photographer and although I have done it for a while I still need help capturing that right picture. Currently I have been taking photos at my church, I am having trouble capturing the ...
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How can I automatically get a (approximate) Lux value from overexposed and underexposed pictures?

As you will soon understand, I am not a photographer. For research in a completely different field, I am interested in estimating, even with a large approximation, the brightness of the environment in ...
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Do I have to be in focus to get the exposure right?

One technique I have learned recently to read the exposure correctly is that they first go very close to the subject's face to fill the frame mostly with her face, then they set the exposure. Then ...
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Can you provide (links to) hard evidence as to the effects of overprovisioning on CF/SD cards?

I am sure most are aware how overprovisioning SSDs increases both their performance and lifespan (I've been doing it over the past 8 years and differences are measurable even by me). Of course with ...
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Why would a Nikon D80 have a momentary pause before taking a picture (or refuse to take altogether)?

My dad has a Nikon D90, and we were out taking some pictures last night. He's complained about the camera "randomly" refusing to take a picture before. My theory was that it was because his focus was ...
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Is shutter lag a one-off loss?

I would like to confirm if the shutter lag is a loss that is only suffered for the first frame in Burst-mode. Is this correct? I had the impression it was an indication of how slow the the shutter ...
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Using Nikkor 50mm f/1.2 on Sony a7r (with Metabones adapter)

So here it is: I am considering getting a good old manual nikkor 50mm f/1.2 And I wonder if there could be any problems using it on my sony a7r? Will it work? Do I lose in quality or anything? PS: ...
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How can I blend images taken at different times of the day into the same panorama?

Is there a way to take a same set of images for a panorama twice at different times of the day? I would like to blend these images using a layer mask in Photoshop so I get a blue hour foreground and ...
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Do some colors appear more sensitive to chrominance perceived than others?

I'm interested in comparing the camera readable chrominance change to what a person can actually see. Are there any colors that result in a physical / measurable change in chrominance, but are ...
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Is it okay if I connect my nikon dslr d3200 to my computer via usb connector while taking pictures?

I took a pictures with my camera while connecting it to the pc and the pictures I took suddenly appears to my camera's sd card folder, Im using Nikon D3200, Is it okay if i use it while connecting or ...
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Why does my Rokinon 16mm f/2 lens cause underexposure?

I'm into night sky photography and I recently picked up a Rokinon 16mm f2.0 lens for my Canon 70D. It appears that it's one of the best night sky lenses for APS-C cameras and I'm really excited to use ...
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how to use a nikkor non CPU 50mm f2 lens on Nikon d7000

I could not set my nikkor non CPU 50mm f2 lens on my Nikon d7000 body. Can I use this lens with d7000?
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Do lens gel holders exist?

I own a Nikon D80 with Tamron 18-200mm lens. I'm looking to experiment with using colored gels like these Rosco ones but am not sure what type of holder I could use to hold the gel in place (I've ...
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Printing & Framing [closed]

I sell alphabet photography and currently have my prints drop shipped. My current print lab does not offer frames and many of my customers are asking to receive framed prints. Looking for ...
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80 views

How do I get bird-in-flight shots with a bridge camera?

Hi everyone I'm a newbie, I have a Panasonic FZ72 Bridge Camera and I love to take shots of birds in flight, the problem is the sports mode is to slow and I have no idea what manual settings to use as ...
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192 views

How do I determine what shutterspeed to use for long exposure night photography?

Usually when I shoot, I look at the exposure meter scale in the viewfinder and adjust the shutter speed (or aperture). Sometimes even after doing this, I take a picture first and check it in the LCD ...
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How do I upload HD video on instagram? [closed]

I have been looking all over the internet for this but failed. Anyone can help or assist with this? Since Instagram has allow users to upload 60 seconds long videos but everytime I try to upload my 4k ...
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Why is my large format lens so much smaller (in length) than my 35mm-format lens?

In general I have found that as the focal length of 35mm (or APS-C) lenses increases, the physical length of the lens increases as well. However, my large format lens is much thinner than other 35mm ...
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45 views

What route should I go for a strobe? [closed]

Not including stands or anything else, what kind of strobe would you go for spending no more than $3,000? For instance would you buy 1 Profoto B1 along with their AirTTL or go for a much cheaper ...
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Why are my sports team pictures fuzzy?

UPDATE: I added the largest jpeg files I could with the original tone, unedited except for a cropping and the change from RAW to jpeg. Thanks for everyone's advice!! This forum is awesome! I use a ...
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Has this cartridge of Super 8 film been used or not?

I found this Kodak Super 8 cartridge in a box with old photos. Has the film been used or not? If the second picture doesn't tell, how can I find out? It would be nice to know so that I know if I ...
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Can you “environmentally-seal” any Fixed Zoom-Lens Camera?

I am trying to decide between better zoom power and value of Panasonic Lumix FZ200, improvements offered by FZ300, and larger sensor / better image quality of F1000. Won't any fixed lens zoom be ...
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Anyone knowledgable about lens kits for smartphones? In particular Nexus 6P? [duplicate]

I hope to find some help or info here. I am doing a photography course and I intend to buy a lens kit for my smartphone. I found some kits on the internet (Amazon), but I am lost when it comes to ...
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When should I use Auto-ISO? [duplicate]

I'm finding that during fast moving shooting and events, where I might be shooting in a shaded area, then in a sunny area, then indoors, I'm somewhat slow in getting everything switched up when in ...
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How can I mount a Sigma lens on a Canon 1100D?

My granddaughter has a Canon 1100D. I bought her a second-hand telescopic lens. I thought this lens would fit the Canon. It's a Sigma lens. My granddaughter's lenses are 58mm and the Sigma is 52mm. I ...
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Can I do anything to get pictures from a shoot I paid for, if I missed the deadline to select prints? [closed]

So my senior year I had senior pictures taken, I paid around $400 this included a $50 deposit to hold my date and a certain amount of prints of various sizes. Well I never got around to emailing ...
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78 views

Are basic editing tools on Instagram fundamentally the same as those in Photoshop or Lightroom?

I shoot with a Canon DSLR (I usually shoot in JPEG cos I'm a noob) and like to upload good photos to Instagram. Typically this involves importing the images to my computer, uploading them to Google ...
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56 views

70D/7D Mark II/D7100 for primarily sports and street? [closed]

I am a "beginner" photographer. I write beginner like that because despite the fact I have never owned a DSLR before, I have plenty of experience with them as one of my uncles works at a local ...
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What has more benefits: Old Body Semi-Pro vs New body-entry level [duplicate]

I hope it's apparent that I'm really not asking for a product recommendation, but your opinion on the situation. I will be supplementing this question with 2 examples as the title is obscure, but ...
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32 views

How can I do an image sequence with a theme of nature (plants, flowers, etc.)?

I am in beginners photography a class that my school offers and I am in my final project. My teacher said we can pick a theme for our project and I chose to do an image sequence with the theme of ...
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44 views

Digitizing BW artwork at highest possible resolution

I have an artwork - black ink on paper (a4 size), with a lot of details, thin lines. The quality of the artwork is good. I have a cheap scanner and a cheap camera. With the scanner results are very ...
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Will this camera, lens and teleconverter combo work well?

My old Nikon D5000 finally bit the dust along with my grey market nikkor 70-300 lens. I am looking at replacing them both. The camera will be replaced by either the D5200 or D5300. The lens I am ...
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Flashing display on Nikon F801s/N8008s

I bought a Nikon F801s at a camera flea market (actually, it came attached to a lens I wanted). The camera is pretty beaten up on the outside, but very clean inside the film chamber. When I fire the ...
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Is it normal that a 40D produces a continuous noise in Live View mode?

So I just found out how to turn on the Live View mode on my Canon EOS 40D (turns out there's a setting for it, big surprise) and I was pretty surprised to notice that while the camera is in the Live ...
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How can I change contrast within a single colour?

What techniques can be used to change the perceived contrast within a single colour only, in post processing? For example, how can I change the contrast of the blues to affect the sky, or the green ...
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91 views

How to avoid circles of light in some images and get rid of them once they're there?

I'm getting circles of light in some of the images taken with my Canon Rebel 2Ti. I see from some explanations they are lens flare... and solution is to use a lens hood. I will try this approach. My ...
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Demo mode won't turn off Sony HDR-Pj600 [closed]

I have a Sony HDR-Pj600 and for some demonic reason the demo mode will not turn off. You see the option available in the menu ( NOT grayed out ) but when you press it, you hear the confirmation sound ...
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Maximum distance between the camera and a specified object when the object is still visible on the picture?

Theoretically, what is the minimum distance between the camera and an object, where the object begins to not be visible ? Suppose that a camera has f as focal distance and the sensor size 2/3" and the ...
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What are the thinnest 81A and 85C filters?

I usually use Hoya and Tiffen 81A and 85C filters for my slide work. They work well with all my lenses except with my Nikon 20mm f/4, which vignettes. I know that Nikon filters are thinner and work ...
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Example image from sun-damaged sensor

There is obviously a great concern on the Net about getting ones image sensor sun damaged. I am getting interested in what such damage would look like. I have Googled around some to try to find an ...
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Sony A7 raw processing in Lightroom, way off [duplicate]

I shoot raw with a Sony A7sII and I am really satisfied with the results of the image previews, until I import them into Lightroom. Lightroom shows the processing thumbnail which reflects how I ...
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Are there industry standards or specs for image sensor resistance to damage from intense light?

While the occasional snapshot that includes the sun is generally safe, there are certainly combinations of lens and duration that can damage an image sensor if the sun or other sufficiently bright ...
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What can I, as a software developer, do with “Wi-Fi builtin” mode on cameras?

I'm looking into purchasing a camera. The online specs usually include a field named "Wi-Fi builtin", but rather than expanding on the details, it gives a binary Yes/No answer. What sort of features ...
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Is the lack of image stabilisation on lens a major drawback for photo shooting the moon?

I have found these lens Nikon AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6G in a very good price. I am planning to use them mainly to take pictures of the moon. I am aware that this lens does not have image stabilisation. Is ...
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What type of photography lens minimizes background blur? [duplicate]

I'm in the market for a lens I can use for portrait photography as well as nature. I hate background blur. The portrait photography I do and get a great response from, are the ones where I frame the ...
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Can I simplify my workflow by shooting in Adobe RAW? [duplicate]

One thing I don't fully understand is why, when I take a photo with a Nikon and import it in Lightroom, the colors immediately appear desaturated and visibly different than what it looked like in the ...
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Why does Nikon not support Auto FP flash sync (High Speed Sync) in entry level cameras? [closed]

I find it odd that Nikon entry level cameras do not support HSS while Canon entry level cameras do. Why would Nikon remove this feature while Canon does not?
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Does the Nikon D3300 support high-speed sync speedlights?

I am a new to photography, and just got a Nikon D3300. I would like to know if my camera supports high speed sync and if so, what are my options for radio sync systems? Do all speedlights cooperate ...
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1answer
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Wide angle lenses for a beginner with Sony A5100 [closed]

I am wanting to get a lens that will result in more stunning photographs of things like landscapes during travel, night photography, close up portraits, etc. I have had the kit lens that came with my ...
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Stitching multiple camera panoramas

I have 4 identical cameras orientated on a tripod covering a 180 degree vertical field of view. The setup revolves using a motor and I want to create a 360 degree panorama. Vertically, there is very ...

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