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Can the specs for a digital camera indicate to me the color quality before buying?

Is there an item in a camera's specifications that can indicate the quality of color reproduction in that camera? There are a lot of things you can find out about a camera before buying from reading ...
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In which scenarios does it make sense to have the subject look straight into the camera?

I have often seen many people write critiques such as - Subject is not looking in the camera so I don't feel connected! on photos where the subject is not engaged in some particular activity ...
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Color profile from calibration affects Windows' Preview

I recently bought an X-Rite i1 Display Pro that I used to calibrate my notebook. I had some problems with the calibration, but it turned out that my settings were not perfect and in the end I managed ...
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What does it mean when something is “distracting”?

I asked for opinions on a photograph I took, and someone told me that an object in the background is "distracting". I wasn't sure exactly what this means, so I did some searching. I found many ...
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How do I know the expiry date of this film?

I have some Fujichrome Sensia 100 here. I am quite sure this is already expired. I wanted to know for sure but could not find any date on the roll. I guess this was some very standard slide film. I ...
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Canon PowerShot S100 overexposing in Av mode with built-in flash

I use a Canon PowerShot S100. My question is, why did I get this (for me) unexpected overexposure? I was photo-documenting a project and wanted a close up with a good depth of field so I set Av ...
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What is the main difference between the Nikon 55-200mm VR lens and the newer version the VRII?

Despite the obvious differences, price and weight, what is the main differences between these two lenses? Nikon 55-200mm VR f/4-5.6 - 334g ~€150 Nikon 55-200mm VRII f/4-5.6 - 296g ~€300/350.
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Underexposed image with Canon 5D III and flash

Just started using my Mark III with flash (Neewer TT560 Speedlite). And I'm getting strange results. At first I thought it was a battery issue and another set of batteries seemed to have fixed the ...
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What caused excessively high grain in Delta ISO 400 film developed by a shop?

I have shot film before, never black and white though. I also haven't ever developed a film before, neither did I this time. I used Ilford Delta 400 and I shot it at rated ISO (at least I think I ...
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How to tell the difference between the Canon 18-135mm and the STM version?

I am looking to buy the Canon 18-135mm IS STM lens off eBay, and want to know if there are any outside visual differences that I can look for to make sure I don't get ripped off and buy the non-STM ...
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Tamron 24-70mm 2.8f What is the best Canon to go with? [closed]

I recently bought a tamron 24-70mm f2.8 for Canon, So I would like some advices to buy the best body for this lens. I am doing wedding and nightclubs photography and my budget is around 2000$
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what is the camera fstop and lens fstop correlation? [duplicate]

my sigma 50-500mm DG lens has range of f 4.5 - f 6.3, but in my Canon 70D camera I can still set fstop to 22 in manual mode. 1)How these two correlate? 2)Would a f22 setting in camera will have no ...
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When can cropping off a part or including the whole subject's body be considered a distraction?

Basically the question is that when am I free to chop off the subject's body part and when I am not? These photos are taken by me. Can you see the chopped body parts here? I wish to understand the ...
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Photoshop automate copying shapes and changing color [closed]

I am currently manually creating a set of cards. The cards consist of 1-5 copies of the same shape, in one of a handful of colors. For example, I have a card with 1 red circle, a card with 2 red ...
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Why do I have to set my flash to -3ev flash exposure compensation?

I have a Canon 70d and I use the 622c wireless trigger/remote with the YN 565 EX flashes. When setting them on E-TTL, all my shots are overexposed. I've checked the camera and the flashes and all the ...
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Does MC-DC2 release cable work with Nikon D750?

I see confusing views about the Nikon MC-DC2 remote release cord. Some people say it is compatible with the D750, and some say it is not. I am not sure if any one here has successfully used MC-DC2 ...
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Why are some big telephoto lenses so expensive compared to telescopes?

I'm looking at an ad for a used Canon 1200mm f/5.6L EF USM Autofocus Lens where they are asking $180,000. Yes, that's not a typo. I don't get it. I'm an amateur astronomer and I know I can buy a ...
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Taking dark/black pictures instead of a blurry background [closed]

I am trying to take shots having the main object clear and sharp, and the object behind it blurry. The result is dark or black pictures, and I don't see the blurriness I am looking for. Using Nikon ...
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Nikon D3200: Issues with focus, clarity and noise in low-light conditions [closed]

I am just having a ton of issues with my Nikon D3200. I am finding that in post-processing a lot of my photos are lacking clarity. I am also finding that it performs TERRIBLY in low light. The is a ...
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What is a grabber frame and how does it work? [closed]

I need to understand what is meant by a "grabber frame" and where can we use it? How does it work?.
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Can deconvolution reverse softness caused by diffraction?

I'm aware that diffraction limits the maximum optical resolution of any lens, especially when stopped down to very small apertures. Some camera manufacturers, such as Pentax and Olympus, have ...
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Is it possible to change the options of multiple Lightroom keywords at once?

I need to change the way Lightroom handles its keywords. (see my question and NickM’s answer: Adding exported jpeg files to Lightroom again - how to preserve exact keywords? Is it possible to change ...
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How can I view vintage medium-format negatives (from about 1950)?

I have been given a box of vintage negatives from my late Fathers estate. I believe they were taken in the '50s and the size is about 6 x 9.5 cm. Is there a piece of kit I could view these old ...
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How can I compare 'super-zoom' lenses to make up my mind which one I should buy?

So I am currently looking to buy a 'super zoom' lens to be used along my 35mm for travelling. I have already compiled a number of different suitable lenses within my budget range and focal length. I ...
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Canon 55-250, Rebel/XS, fails on *manual* focus?

I realize this is rather old hardware, at least as digital goes, but I'm hoping to hand it down to a friend as a starter kit. Every once in a while, my Digital Rebel XS will refuse to take a shot ...
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Canon DSLR camera for web and graphic design photos [duplicate]

I am a web designer and wanting to get into photography, so the photos I take will be mainly for websites, and sometimes for graphic design work. Can someone please give me some suggestions on which ...
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Adding exported jpeg files to Lightroom again - how to preserve exact keywords?

I got a lot of RAW files I want to keep as jpeg files. So I export them from Lightroom (use same folder like original file, add to this catalogue, include all metadata). My image has the single ...
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When going from lighttable to darkroom raw files are unavailable

I loaded 29 images into darktable 1.4-2 (Ubuntu 14.04). I did not have time to edit all of the images and had to shutdown for the night. The next time I opened darktable and tried to finish my edits, ...
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My NIKKOR 55-200mm lens behaves like it is not attached to the camera, even though it is attached

I just purchased a Nikon D5500 with the 18-55mm and 55-200mm lenses, along with one digital high-def 2.2x teleconverter and a digital high-def .43x super wide angle lens with macro filter. The ...
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Collections with photos plus their Virtual Copies

How do I create a collection (or a smart collection) that contains all the photos that have virtual copies and their VCs? I want to search a folder for all the files that have VCs (either using ...
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Flash Exposure Compensation w/Bounced Flash?

I can't seem to get Flash Exposure Compensation to work when I am bouncing my flash. Any ideas on what I might be overlooking? -I have a Canon 6d, with Yongnuo 600 EXRT flashes (Canon knockoff), and ...
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How to compose a scene when including the actual context isn't simply practical?

In the below photograph of mine the father and the child were watching the wall lizard in the room. It wasn't practical for me to include the lizard since it was far away on the roof. Moreover the ...
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Why is taking pictures with screen turned on with Nikon D5300 very slow?

So when I turn the preview mode to ON and try to take a picture, it's taking it very slowly, about 4-5 seconds before the actual picture is taken. And the worst of it, is that it "sounds" like it ...
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Will the Canon 70-200 F2.8 IS provide significant benefit over non IS for basketball and volleyball?

I am trying to figure out if I really need the image stabilization feature at almost double the cost. I am a freelancer and shoot sports. During basketball and volleyball contests I am using the Sigma ...
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Rebel t3i viewfinder not displaying exposure information

Hello please my rebel t3i viewfinder won't display exposure information, therefore making it difficult to know if my shot is would be under/over exposed. Please help.
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I'm getting a green tint converting my Nikon NEF RAW files to DNG

I have a Nikon D5300 This problem just started this week, never happened before. The problem: Everytime I convert a NEF file to a DNG the picture gets a green tint Im using Adobe DNG Converter ...
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What is the -5 to +5 scale below the aperture number on the back of my Canon DSLR?

Hello guys, I am completely new on this photography world and honestly I don't have much knowledge about it, but I really want to learn... and read. I've been reading about modes, light, shutter ...
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Video streaming with Canon EOS M [closed]

How can I do video streaming with the Canon EOS M? What software do I need? What is the best way to set it?
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Which focus points on the Nikon D750 support f/8?

The Nikon D750 has 11 autofocus points rated up to f/8. Which ones are the f/8 points?
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Can you create “Versions” or “Virtual Copies” of a photo in Apple's new Photos app

Can you create "Versions" (as in Apple Aperture) or "Virtual Copies" (as in Lightroom) of the same image (without duplicating the entire image) in Apple's new Photos app?
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Is the Gorillapod sturdy enough for super-zoom lens and long exposure?

I am interested in buying the Gorillapod SLR-Zoom to be used as a travel tripod. My camera is a D3300 together with a 35mm and a super zoom lens (still haven't decided which one to buy, but something ...
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How are “Tele Photography” and “Candid Photography” different for a wedding?

For wedding functions, are "tele photography" and "candid photography" the same? If not, what are all the similarities and dissimilarities?
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Which of theese 3 lenses should i choose? [closed]

I'm standing with a dilemma of 3 lenses that i cant choose between: Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM I have a canon 700D ...
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Is there a way to publish a lightroom web gallery via ssh/scp?

I see there is a way to publish via FTP but I can't find any plugins that allow to scp. I did a plugin for publishing collections via ssh/scp on github written by knutsiem but it doesn't work with ...
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Are Sony NEX and Sony Alpha lenses interchangeable?

Do most/all of the Sony NEX lenses interchange with the Sony Alpha's (A6000 specifically). I am looking at a 420-1600mm super telephoto lens. Thanks for any help you give
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Which is a cheap remote shutter release for Canon 600D? [closed]

I want to buy a remote shutter release for my Canon 600D. I want to use it for lightning photography. Any suggestions, please?
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Combining multiple shots from a burst for noise reduction, when the subject moves slightly?

Is there a tool to use to combine a burst of exposures (to eliminate noise; all are same exposure) when the subject moves slightly and only in places? For example, you would not notice they are not ...
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What to call this photo effect? [duplicate]

What to call this effect? i have photoshop for editing. is this a filter? how to grab this effect? Please help me. i want 2 effect. 1)color contrast of full image light to dark buautifully 2)loot at ...
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When does “Fill the frame” become “Too tightly framed”?

Many times I have noticed people critiquing other people's pictures, saying either - "It is too tightly framed" or "you haven't filled the frame". Below are two photographs taken by me. I don't know ...
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Which is a better entry-level DSLR: Pentax K50 or Nikon D3300? [closed]

Which is a better camera for an entry level amateur photographer like me, Pentax K50 vs Nikon D3300? The Pentax K50 was released in 2013 but this snapsort rates it better than a Nikon D3300 which was ...

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