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Nature photography [on hold]

I am a photography. My gear is Nikon D3200 with kit lenses AF-S 18-55 VR, AF-S 55-200 VR and AF-S 35mm f1.4G. Which lens should I purchase first For Nature Photograhy - Tokina 12-28mm f/4 or to Nikon ...
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Why does the screen go black when I make the shutter speed faster? [duplicate]

I have a Canon 600D and in manual mode, if I make the shutter speed higher, then the screen turns blackish/black; but with the same settings when I open the camera's flash it works well. In the day, ...
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Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D5200 vs Sony Alpha A58 [on hold]

I am looking forward to buying my first DSLR, and am stuck between these three choices. I have used Nikon D3200 and Canon 1100D for quite some time now, but those were not mine. The choices boiled ...
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nikon d5100 display has ceased working

I have recently repaired my d5100, and on putting the back on I was not happy with the way that the 40 pin connector for the display went back, (it didn't feel right). I now have no display but, every ...
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Quilted/Tiled Image Sensor: How do you eliminate stripes of missing photos in huge quilted sensors?

Background: This question is largely inspired by one of the answers in: What limits the size of digital imaging sensors? So the answer mentions uber-large image sensors that are made by "quilting" or ...
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My attention gets repeatedly distracted by the elements needed for the context in this picture. Where am I going wrong?

I am posting this photo as example but I suggest the answerers to remain generalized. I took this photo yesterday. Intension was to show the bonding between the father and the daughter as well as the ...
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Is there a software tool to detect and delete image derivatives?

I am doing hard drive recovery for a friend and the drive is full of thumbnails & crops from face recognition in addition to original images. Is there a software tool (and preferably freeware) ...
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Why won't my Sony a350 take a picture in low light situations?

I'm trying to take a photo with my Sony a350 but it won't take pictures in low light situations. I have fiddled around with the shutter speed and the aperture but it still won't take the picture! ...
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How to transfer photos and video into 2 separate folders using playMemories (sony app)?

I have got a sony rx100. I managed to create only one folder for storing photos by following the instruction in this link (http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/55764346). However, when I transfer the ...
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How do I convert an AVI video file to a stacked image?

I am using a Skyris 132c to capture image video and have an issue with Registax 6.1 with update and also with 5.0. Neither will work with the 40 second video I have captured. The 5 version doesn't ...
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Is there a meaningful image quality difference between the Canon Powershot SX410 vs SX510?

Can you show me a picture difference between the Canon Powershot SX410 and the Powershot SX510? Is there a noticeable difference between 12 megapixel and 20 megapixel here? I want to buy one of these ...
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how can I attach geotagged photos to my own specific google map? [on hold]

I use google maps a lot in my work for drawing routes, which I share with colleagues. My android phone takes geo-tagged pics, but the only way I know how to get them automatically into a map is by ...
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Budget 2X teleconverter that would go with Tamron 70-300mm VC USD and Canon 70D? [closed]

Can anyone suggest a quality/affordable 2x teleconverter that would go with the Canon 70D and the Tamron 70-300mm lens. Thank you.
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having problem with my dslr [closed]

I have Nikon D3300 and was capturing images in manual mode. Then I set my shutter speed to to time setting and it took longer then usual to capture the image. Today I used it again and when I saw ...
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How can I load images from second internal HD in Darktable on a Mac?

Since Aperture has stopped development, I have sought an open source alternative for my workflow. I am interested in Dark Table, but I can't navigate to my second internal HD. The file picker doesn't ...
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How to export a text list of items in a Lightroom collection?

I use Lightroom for managing my photos and a custom piece of software to run my website. In order to have my collections published, I need to have a file with the names of the items in the collection. ...
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Is there a tool to compare image EXIF data across folders, so I can eliminate duplicates?

Is there a tool that can take two folders of images files and give comparison (duplicates info) based on images' EXIF data, instead of comparing file size or file dates (which tend to be unreliable ...
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Can a Canon 430 EX II trigger a Yongnuo flash?

So I got a Canon 430EXII and I need a second flash, preferably a cheap one so I might resort to getting a Yongnuo. Now I'm just wondering if the 430EXII can trigger a Yongnuo flash considering it's a ...
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How does Lightroom compare to Photomatix for HDR images?

Which is a stronger software solution for producing high quality HDR images: Lightroom CC or Photomatix? In terms of image quality, customization, and workflow how do these wares perform for HDR ...
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What does the edge marking 'safety film' mean?

I developed some Ilford FP4+ and on the edges it reads "Ilford FP4+ Safety Film". What does the safety film bit mean?
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What is the best camera to use for nature photography? [closed]

What's the best camera to use while taking pictures of nature?
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Why don't cameras have metering modes that expose RAW files to the right?

Cameras could do ETTR quicker and more accurately than humans, and without the risk of actually clipping any pixels. The camera could then write a field to the RAW metadata telling the viewer home ...
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Is there anyway of retrieving unsaved Photoshop work? [closed]

I foolishly did not save some stock photos I was using for a project only copy+pasted them, and in the process of updating growl, and an apple update for Quicktime Photoshop stopped responding. It ...
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Is it possible to get raw data from the camera on older android phones?

I'm trying to find apps for my rooted Galaxy S3 mini that will override the software involved in image processing so that instead of jpg files, the readout from the sensor will be stored. I was ...
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Why does my Nikon camera stop short of the selected number shots when interval shooting?

I have a Nikon D5300 and experimented shooting star trails but encountered a problem that I believe may be related to the Interval Timer setup. In order to take 99 30-second exposures I set the ...
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What should I do when my memory card stops working in my camera and computer?

I have a Canon 7D and it has completely stopped reading my 64GB Sandisk memory card. I don't think the issue is a bent pin because the camera reads other cards fine. When I insert the card into my ...
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Looking for photo editing program. [on hold]

I have done some senior pictures and am shooting my first wedding next weekend and am looking for suggestions on a photo editing program that is simple and easy to use. I bought Photo Explosion Deluxe ...
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Should I save scanned images of 35mm slides from a Nikon scanner in JPEG or Tiff?

I am scanning 35mm color slides, some 50 years old, with a Nikon scanner. Should I save the scanned image in jpeg or tiff format for saving on archival CDs?
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Why does my Canon 600D take pictures in live mode but not in viewfinder mode?

My Canon 600D takes pictures in live mode, but when I switch to the viewfinder and press the shutter button it can't take pictures...it gets completely blank...the camera is blocked..and when I click ...
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How do I calculate the actual size of an image from pixels and PPI?

If I have drawn a line-art diagram that is 250px x 350px on a screen with 92.56 PPI (Dell U2414H - 1920 x 1080, 23.8 inch diagonal) - I'm confused as to why, when this image is transferred into ...
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Fuji Finepix 5700 failure to recognise memory cards

My camera when switched on displays the message "images recorded in internal Memory" and it fails to recognise any of the two memory cards I have used for years. Any ideas anyone.
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Democratic photography social network(or app)

I will explain the title: I saw recently an article online talking about a photography sharing site (or app, can't remember) which didn't favour the visibility of photos coming from users with large ...
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How to take portrait by using iPhone? [closed]

Can you tell me some great tips to control the light when we take photos ? **
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Can I post a picture of a kitchen remodel we did for a homeowner on our website?

I have a question- I am a remodeler- we did a great custom kitchen remodel for a client- they were extremely difficult & unkind- all said and done it turned out to be the most gorgeous remodel so ...
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Why does Photoshop say the f-stop is f1.6 in the summary but 1.4 in the details at the bottom?

Here is the picture; photo shot in RAW. Why is it that at the bottom it says f1.4, but the summary on top says f1.6? Plus, I am pretty sure flash fired too but again it is saying flash did not fire. ...
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How can I tell if a photo is B&W using a tool like GraphicsMagick?

I have some JPG files and want to automatically determine which are black & white. They are all encoded in RGB. How can I do this using commandline tools?
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Empty projects when migrating from Aperture to LightRoom

In light of Apple's move to discontinue Aperture, I recently migrated my Aperture library to Lightroom CC. I used the built-in plugin, which largely automated the process. I ran into some minor issues ...
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What lens designs are sharper than a pinhole lens but also allow for multi-month exposures?

I have a homemade pinhole camera (film) that I use for taking super long exposures (multiple months). And while the results are fun, I would like to improve the sharpness of the image. Is diffraction ...
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What kind of a Polaroid 600-camera is this?

Please help me with this! I know it's a Polaroid 600 'cause the model and the film it uses. It has a yellow "live for the moment" logo in front of the cam (see the pic) and behind the flashbar. Also ...
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Highlight/shadow exposure and negative density

While printing yesterday, I noticed I need to expose my highlights longer before I get any details in them than the shadow areas which seemed to comparatively darken much faster. Is the exposure ...
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Non standard enlarger filter holder

I got a set of 15x15cm (6x6in) enlarger filters which I (obviously) didn't think to check if they would fit my enlarger (Lucky, Japanese brand) The holder itself is about 11x11cm but the area inside ...
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How to dodge dark object behind bright one?

When printing, is there a way to dodge a dark object spotted with many small light ones ? For reference, this is what I'm trying to print, but it could also be a sky with many clouds for example. ...
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Tripod need for general use with exchangable heads

I please need advice on choosing a tripod. I want to buy a decent tripod that I can use, but I also want to not just use it for outdoors, also indoors, but mainly outdoors. I have done some reading ...
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Mamiya 645 Pro TL focusing

What's the trick to reliably focus on a Mamiya 645 Pro TL?
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Which Canon lens should I get for portraits/weddings? [closed]

I am new to the world of photography and purchased Canon EOS 600D. Along with that I got the below basic lenses i.e.. the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 and EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6. III. With these two ...
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Is there any way to recover photos taken without a memory card?

I went out today and took over 75 photos with my Nikon Coolpix P100, but I didn't have a memory card in my camera. I'm now unable to retrieve any of the photos - is there any way to recover them?
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Changing the Flash Ratio as an input variable in Sekonic light meters

I just got a Sekonic light meter ( 478 DR ) and also have some flashes and PocketWizard radio triggers. The radio triggers are not TTL based. When I fire the flash with the Sekonic light meter, it ...
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How to apply lens profile to multiple photos in Lightroom 6

Is it possible to apply lens profile correction to multiple photos? I am using Lightroom 6.1
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Does humidity affect the mechanism of lenses and the sensors?

Recently I was in a trip in a very hot area. The hotel room was very cold because of the air condition. and once I use my camera I realized that the lenses is very foggy I had to keep it in a warmer ...
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How do I scroll through pictures on a Nikon D7100?

I just moved to a Nikon D7100. On my previous camera (D40X), I used to be able to press playback, then use the aperture/speed dial/wheel to scroll quickly through pictures in playback mode. I can't ...

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