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In Darktable, is there a way to bind a keyboard shortcut to 'History Stack - Discard'?

Sometimes I like to see how various Darktable styles look on a particular image. As far as I've been able to discover, the only way to "undo" a style after it's been applied - apart from manually ...
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Since it's not “focal length”, what is the term for the distance at which things are in focus?

I was under the impression that the “focal length” of a lens is the distance at which stuff appears in-focus. (E.g., perhaps I set the camera so that objects 3 meters away appear sharp, ...
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Colors change on a picture when printing from Lightroom

I've got a problem when printing from LR6 (but also in previous versions and on different computers). Before getting a new computer and a new printer, I've suspected that it is a printer problem but ...
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Is it safe to change the lens on my new DSLR?

I recently bought myself a shiny new DSLR camera. Before I can use it, I had to do something kind of terrifying: mount the lens. Now of course, half the advantage of SLR cameras is that the lenses ...
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How can I tell Lightroom to store masters on the cloud and keep previews on desktop?

How can I tell Lightroom to store masters on the cloud and keep previews on desktop? My library is too big with almost 400 GB full of raw files and stacks going for years. I am running out of Disk ...
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What temperature lighting should I use for photographing old paper photos?

I know I should be using daylight lighting system to achieve natural looks of photographs, but I don't want to spend a lot of money for profesional lighting equipment, so I was thinking to just put a ...
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How do I rename a Google Photosphere?

I upload my Google photosphere picture to Google map. I'd like to rename the photo but don't know how. The default name is the district and province that the photo is taken.
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71 views

can anyone point me to a tutorial or explain how this photo is created using photoshop [double exposure effect]

here is the link to the photo by Piotr Skoczylas that I saw on 500px.com https://500px.com/photo/135874691/-the-way-i-am-by-piotr-skoczylas I am really interested in finding out how he has done this ...
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How to achieve full-frame look/view on a crop-sensor - without changing the lens?

I have a Canon 600D, which is crop-sensor camera. If you're shooting with a Canon EF 50mm, it'll be (50x1.6) = 80mm on a normal full-frame body right? I'm also a street-photography-kinda guy, which I ...
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A comparative review of these cameras required [closed]

I want to buy a budget camera. A comparative review of these cameras required. Rollei Powerflex 220, .... 260 PRAKTICA luxmedia 16-Z24S, .... Z26C, ...... Z35S Sony cyber-shot dsc-h300 Nicon Coolpix ...
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GH4 wireless flash w/ FL36L—how do I turn off the popup flash?

Seems weird that I can't figure out how to use the wireless flash without also firing the popup flash. Even when it is set to OFF in the WIRELESS CONTROL, the remote flash only fires with the flash ...
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Why does my low key photo look pixelated on online services?

I captured a low key RAW photo with my Nikon D5100. I processed it using Lightroom, exported it as a JPG and then set it as my Facebook profile picture. Despite the initial JPG looking good, the ...
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What will happen if I add adjustments to a picture over and over again?

I was wondering what would happen if you were to add an adjustment (contrast, hue, color balance, etc.) in Photoshop/Lightroom/etc., export, then reopen to do the very opposite, and repeat the same ...
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Emphasized Wrinkles, Freckles, and Dark Spots

Is there a name in photography postprocessing for this kind of look? http://s-magazine.photography/ceemes/article/show/698/page=285/layout=588/language=en ...
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Studio Time Lapse Photography

I'm looking to do a time lapse video of a studio a UV make up shoot I've got coming up. I want to shoot the set up then actual shoot. As its a UV shoot the lighting will either very low or on during ...
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Why does AWR (Sony Raw) file curve at the edge when editing in Photoshop?

My pictures are in AWR (Sony Raw) file and I'm using FastStone Image Viewer 5.5 to view them before I begin the process of editing in Photoshop CS6. When I see the pictures from FastStone Image View, ...
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Lighting for Clothing Photoshoot

I have an online boutique and I've recently bought a Canon Rebel T5. I was told to buy the Neewer 360W Strobe Flash Light Photo Studio Kit and Wireless Radio 16 Channel Trigger for lighting plus a ...
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When to use the LV formula?

EV = log2(f^2/T) LV = EV + log2(ISO/100) Question is to those that this is already clear. It is not a math question, it is a photography question about using Light Value. My puzzlement is ...
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Nikon D750 NEF files display incorrectly

I got some raw files from a friend who uses the same camera model as me (Nikon D750). I notice that whereas I can postprocess my NEF pictures just fine, his pictures look very very weird when I try to ...
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Is 35mm or 50mm better on a cropped DSLR for street photography?

I am going on a trip to Thailand and want to visit the night markets and temples. Considering that on a cropped sensor the following focal lengths will be: 35mm - 52.5mm 50mm - 75mm My ...
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46 views

Underwater protection for lenses

I've got a Sony A6000 camera and planning to get Nauticam underwater housing for it. I've noticed the box is often shown (in pictures, videos and such) with a lens, but I can't seem to find any ...
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What adapter do I need to mount an old Minolta lens to a Canon EOS camera? [duplicate]

I have an old Minolta Maxxum 7000 camera and 50mm lens (photos below). I would like to mount the lens on my Canon 5D Mark II. Is this adapter the one I need?
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Windows .nef viewer settings to Lightroom [duplicate]

When surfing photos I find that the settings of the windows 10 image viewer for a D3300 .nef files are pretty good for a image viewer. Sometimes a raw image doesn't need editing beyond noise ...
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I can't set Manual Shooting Mode on my Canon 5D Mark iii

I've had my Canon 5D Mark iii for quite some time but i just stumbled upon this really upsetting issue: I just noticed that my Capturing mode wheel isnt displaying the right capture mode, when i ...
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Is my film ruined? Turned on light with film in bag

I realize the only way to get a definite answer to this question is to develop and find out, however I am inquiring more along the lines of the light-proofness of film holding bags. I was loading ...
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multiple shot using flash

When shooting in a multiple shot mode, bouncing a flash, does the camera know to adjust quickly between the first shot with flash and the 2nd, 3rd, + while the flash is recharging? I am shooting a ...
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Calculating field of view of aerial photographs [duplicate]

I took photos at varying heights (30-60 m) using a gopro hero4 (f2.8 wide-angle lens, 1/2.3-inch type 4:3 sensor with 4,000 x 3,000 pixels) angled at -60° on the horizontal axis. How do I calculate ...
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Nikon D7200: How to chose a tripod for this camera? [duplicate]

What tripod is best for Nikon D7200 with Kit lens 18-140 VR. By asking this question I mean what characteristic should the tripod have such as max load, carbon vs aluminum, without head vs with head. ...
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Can I make a budget trail camera with photoelectric sensors?

Only very expensive trailcams (USD 1,000+) are able to take photos of small and extremely fast stoats and weasels. So in order to monitor the presence/absence of weasel and stoat in a certain area, ...
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125 views

improve clarity of my picture [duplicate]

I use Manual Focus to take pictures. I find picture to be of high quality(clarity) when i see the picture in the camera screen. But if i import the picture to my PC it becomes blurry and not that ...
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Getting the Instax-camera look in post?

I love the look that the below photos taken on Instax cameras have. The one with the giant teacups is my favorite — I like that the shadows seem pronounced and faded at the same time, like echoes, and ...
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What is this large white Canon telephoto lens in a 1990 magazine ad for the EOS 1?

I am trying to identify this Canon Telephoto Lens seen on an ad at the back of an old copy of National geographic from Feb. 1990: I have tried to look for it on Google, but I can't find one that is ...
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Lighting for specific type of photo

so i have found a very unique image, and I am wondering what lighting they would have used, and how they get it to this point (image editing?). Any pointers would be helpful, here is the image.
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Who publishes standardized camera specs?

Is there any online resource that provides camera specs that adhere to ISO standards? ISO has published many standards for camera specs: Tonal response ISO 14524:2009: Methods for measuring ...
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63 views

Why, when I print in 13x13 mode, am I getting 11.40x11.40?

I wanna print on a custom paper (13x13 200gm Glossy) with a custom print form in Windows 7. With this configuration, the result is not what I've set. What I'm getting is an 11x11cm, top left aligned ...
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Why do so many old cameras have camera lenses made in Japan?

I'm browsing what the world has to offer me when I want to buy old (circa ’70s or ’80s) camera, e.g., a Canon EX Auto QL. And I've noticed that most of them have camera lenses made in Japan. Was Japan ...
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Is there a datasheet for the Canon 24-105mm diaphragm unit?

Does anyone know if a datasheet is available for the Canon 24-105mm diaphragm unit? I'm wondering if there's a way to use an Arduino or suchlike to control the diaphragm via the flex cable, but I ...
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Why does the screen go black when I take a photo with my Kodak P880? [closed]

When I switch on the camera or take a picture, the screen of my Kodak P880 screen remains black. Before, some days, white lines appeared on the screen.
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How long does an image circle need to be, in order to be tilt/shift lens?

Context I've been using my friend's Otus 55 on my Sony A6000 and I'm having a blast tilting that lens. With a smaller sensor APS-C, I haven't had any problems tilting a Full Frame lens and keeping ...
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How to figure out if it's OK to use images on a news (or any other website) for my commercial website?

I have seen few photos on a news website and I want to use these images on my commercial website. All these images have third party copyrights mentioned. How to know if it is OK to use these images ...
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Can I trigger the RF-603 (and thus, flash), via PC/other cable?

Just to let you know, I am only a beginner in flash photography, and DSLR photography as well in fact, and am interested in buying a YN-560 III flash, and a pair of RF-603s. I would like to be able ...
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How to fix a video with changing exposures (I didn't know about A/E Lock until now!) [closed]

I was filming an interview. Everything was cool with the right sound, WB, shutter speed and focus, However, my subject kept on moving in his chair the exposure changed whenever he moves. Then I ...
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Non-DSLR Beginner Camera choices

I've been wanting to get into photography as a hobby for a while (I've been restricted to getting creative with screenshots in video games in the meantime), but the main thing that's been keeping me ...
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What do panning, tilt, etc., mean in the context of camera movement?

Panning is along the yaw/vertical axis, right? Tilting is along the pitch/lateral axis, right? Dutch/rolling is along roll/longitudinal axis, right? But, in the context of movement, Panning is lateral ...
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How do I calculate the field of view of a 50mm focal length biconvex lens with the retina as sensor?

Hi I need to know the field of view of a 50mm focal length lens. I know the field of view is dependent on focal length of the lens and the image format dimension (i.e., dimensions of the sensor). If ...
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How do I make my photos sharp enough for print or selling online?

I am a starting photographer and I always have an issue with sharp images. I submited my photos to shutterstock just to see if it sells but they keep on telling me about too much noise or grain or ...
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What's the widest wide-angle lens available to Canon Full Frame DSLRs?

Is there anything wider than the Sigma 12-24mm? Are there any attachments I can put on my camera to get an even wider focal length?
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Getting this radiant but soft glow, without losing color intensity or looking overexposed?

I see photos like this sometimes that look, almost, like the subject is glowing or is suffused with light. (I don't know how else to describe it.) I seem unable to get this effect without just making ...
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How to Decide Furthest Distance for Detecting Small Object with Camera? [closed]

Assume you have a 4K or 10K camera without zoom (1x). Case 1. Object width 2 cm and height 2 cm. It is 50 meter from the lens. The angle becomes << 1 so making the object invisible in the ...
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What do I need to do with my lens and Nikon D5000 won't fit

I got Nikon D5000 and a Sigma 70-300mm DG macro how can I get it worked.

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