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50mm arca-mount?

I have a cheap tripod that have a 50mm wide arca-style mount. Is this a standard or some random thing? From what i can tell all arca mounts' plate are 38mm wide (the distance between the dovetail/...
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Is there any critical feature present in Nikon 85mm f/1.8G over 50mm 1.8G? [duplicate]

While comparing Nikon 85mm f/1.8G and 50mm 1.8G, I found the former to be quite a bit costlier. The differences, as I find, are obvious ones because of the focal lengths, e.g. angle of view, dimension,...
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Lightroom crashed during export; a few damaged photos. What are my options?

Lightroom CC crashed on me the other day, leaving four damaged photos. Luckily I have the exported photos fine but I would like to recover my working copies if possible. I backup every time it ...
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What's the best way to minimize wedding picture time?

My wife is a wedding photographer. We asks our couples to list the photographs that they want us to take. I'm trying to come up with a procedure that would minimize the time needed. For instance, Bob ...
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How and why does VueScan's TIFF and DNG output differ?

The vuescan application supports saving scans DNG and TIFF format which can be processed and/or what it calls raw. I would like to understand the differences between the formats to help decide the ...
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Creating photos with no people by stitching multiple photos

Some time ago I read about technique to create photos without people in busy places. It was about taking lot of photos of the same place (with camera on tripod) and then selecting only parts of each ...
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Photography vs videography in resolution

Why have still cameras' resolutions become more than video cameras' resolutions? The res. of the 8K is about 33 megapixels, but hasselblad's h6d's res. is 100mp... (Just ignore Lytro Cinema for now) ...
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The CCTV cameras that show black and white images, do they have bayer filters attached on their CCD/CMOS image sensors?

I need a black and white camera. Since the cameras in the market, the ones available for astro-photography are quite costly, I am thinking of converting a digital camera to black and white. I see that ...
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What are these red markings on this lens?

What do those red marking do (just to the right to the focus distances?
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Unsharp photo with Kodak PixPro AZ521, mainly when zoomed

As you can see, the photo is very blurred. I tried playing with the manual settings, but I didn't get too promising results. What do you think the problem can be? My settings: ISO100, no zoom, ...
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Tethering to improve focusing

I use a Canon 700D, and my focus is always just a little bit off. What is the best tethering device I could use to preview on a bigger screen?
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How to line up the subject in a series of photos? [duplicate]

I have a series of photographs each taken about 3 days apart over 4 months, there are about 60 images in total. I'd like to be able to present them as an animated gif but without the subject seeming ...
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How do I pipe GoPro HDMI output to Google Cardboard (DIY video goggles)? [closed]

I want to pipe the HDMI output from a GoPro into a split screen view that can be viewed from a phone to be put inside a Google Cardboard. For reference, I'm trying to recreate top-down soccer as seen ...
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Why is the IR filter present when there is already the Bayer filter on an image sensor?

I have been trying to remove the Bayer filter from the CCD image sensor of my camera. Now I see there's an IR filter before the lens, however I don't understand the point of it because isn't the Bayer ...
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Can I automatically sync a Wifi SD card Google drive?

I have a small hobby store where the salesman makes pictures of the clients after they buy something. The pictures need to be further processed, but this is not the salesmen's task, and I want to ...
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How do I select a lens to photograph insects?

I would like to photograph small and scared critters, including their eyes and body-parts too. I am considering a Sigma 150mm f2.8 OS macro lens. I have read about working distance and minimum ...
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What sort of post-processing can improve this washed out image?

The original image [ISO => 400, F11, 1/320 seconds, -1/3 EV] looks washed out, may be because of bright day light overhead. In GIMP, if I apply Tools => Color Tools => Levels => Auto, the picture ...
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Lightroom - slow image transfer from tethered camera (OS X, Lightroom)

I'm asking this for a customer, so maybe I'll need some time to answer if you have any questions, because I first have to ask my customer as well ;) I upgraded his machine to OS X 10.11.3 and ...
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What is that labeled scale on Nikon 50mm f/1.2?

Nikon 50mm f/1.8G looks different from f/1.2 or f/1.4G. What is that extra labeled scale that makes it look different? Nikon 50mm f/1.2 Nikon 50mm f/1.4G Nikon 50mm f/1.8G
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Is not having AF-S in Nikon 50mm f/1.2 a big concern?

Nikon 50mm f/1.2 doesn't have AF-S, it's manual focus. Given that I will mainly using it for taking portrait where I presume to have enough time to focus properly on the subject, can there be any ...
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Can prints be adjusted to better suit lighting conditions?

I've been taking pictures for a couple years now, but have only recently begun to print my work. I have this one print. It looks great on my monitor (color calibrated), and, when I picked it up at ...
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Can I tell which photo has more contrast from their histograms?

for my BA degree I need to find out which one from the following two photos has more contrast: The histogram looks like (left histogram for the left photo, right histogram for the right photo): ...
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Sharpness and bokeh comparison of Nikon 50mm f/1.2, f/1.4G and f/1.8G

The contestants are Nikon 50mm f/1.2, f/1.4G and f/1.8G. The list prices are 38,550 INR, 27,990 INR and 18,000 INR respectively. Bokeh: As with any portrait lens, I want a creamy bokeh performance ...
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Can photos taken with high ISO be fixed?

Please see the the attach photos. Our wedding photographer shot all of our pictures in shutter priority mode and ISO 6400. They are grainy, poor . Is there ANY way to fix them?
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Why is Registax 6 hanging partway through image alignment?

I am a total novice to dare I say astrophotography. I have a series of decent looking moon shots, I wanted to stack them using Registax 6 (downloaded). My first run had 35 jpeg images. The laptop I ...
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Fixing an Unevenly Spread Flash Gel in Photoshop (or Lightroom)

so this is the image and as you can see, the yellow gel did not spread to the bottom left part of it. is there a way to artificially spread that (I can only do basic controls in lightroom and PS) ...
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What SD card should I buy?

I'm going to get a new camera at the end of the month, and since I'm new at all of this, I was wondering how to find what SD card fits the camera, and how to decide which to buy.
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How can I increase the flange focal distance (back focal length) of DSLR lens?

I am working on a custom setup where I am using a DSLR lens (Canon 50mm f/1.8) to project an image onto an image sensor (image plane). For my application, I require a very large distance between the ...
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Transferring copyright to someone else after it has been given to you [migrated]

I received copyright and IP rights to a piece of art. The PDF said this: IP Transfer Agreement Last updated: date This agreement relates to the transfer of intellectual property Company Name: xxx ...
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On iOS, why would one want to pick a 'video' pixel format (16-235) over a 'full' format (0-255)?

Take a look at this screencap from this year's WWDC session 501 "Advances in iOS photography". As an app developer, you can tell the camera subsystem to either use the 'video' pixel format or the '...
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Is it like an 18-55 DX lens on a DX body effectively equivalent to 27-82? [duplicate]

I'm confused after reading the question and the first reply. The asker asks, I'm becoming more interested in landscape photography and want to add to my Nikon DSLR a wide angle lens, but I dont ...
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How to format a 4TB hard disk for photography files?

I just bought a new 4 TB hard disk for my photographies and I would like to prepare it to copy all my photos there. This hard disk will ONLY consist of photo file (CanonRAW *.cr2; >20MB each file) (...
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Is it stupid to purchase AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D over AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G to save a few bucks? [duplicate]

I own a Nikon D5300 body, but wish to upgrade to a Pro FX body in future (not any time soon). Between AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D and AF-S NIKKOR 50MM F/1.8G, I prefer to buy the former, but at the same ...
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Tamron 24-70mm Vi USD partial dismantling

I am aware of the relative wisdom of pulling lenses apart. Specific warnings based on knowledge of this lens or closely related ones are welcome. Generic ones are unlikely to be helpful. I have a **...
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What should I set my white balance to to record the true colour of the Milky Way? [duplicate]

When doing astro-photography in the past I have often set my white balance to tungsten to get the bluey tint that is so common with pictures of the milky way. However,the milky way isn't that colour (...
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Can I get LiveView from my Nikon Coolpix P600 on my computer?

I want to be able to view what I am shooting on my Nikon Coolpix P600 camera on my computer before I take. Any tips on how to do this?
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Where can I find a repair diagram for Sony SELP1650 lens?

I dropped my Sony a6000 and the lens took the impact (SELP1650) rendering it useless. Is there a site where I can get an exploded diagram? I intend to fix this myself. Also, if anyone knows where I ...
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How to do automated image analysis of astronomical photographs? [closed]

I have many pictures like the following: As many of you may recognise, this is a picture of Jupiter and its four Galilean moons. Using these images, I am aiming to calculate the mass of Jupiter by ...
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Can Sigma lenses be converted from EF-S to EF for Canon?

Does Sigma's Mount Conversion work for DC lenses to DG Lens Mount Conversion? Will my Sigma 17-70mm f2.8-f4 OS work with Full Frame Camera 6D after conversion?
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How can I capture RAW files with an iPhone?

With iOS 10 coming to iPhones starting today, I am wondering how exactly RAW capture works with the new OS. Are RAW files available only in third party apps that add that capability, or does the built ...
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How can I enable back button focus and disable focusing with shutter button on a Nikon D5500?

I assigned the AE-L, AF-L button to activate focusing on my Nikon D5500, but I can still focus using the shutter button. I would like to know if it was possible to use the AE-L/AF-L button to set ...
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What drains the battery of DSLRs the most?

I have found that the battery life of DSLRs is often denoted in terms of possible shots rather than in running time (e.g. according to snapsort, one battery life on a EOS 70D is enough for 920 shots ...
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Nikon D3300 DSLR newbie: Which circular polariser [duplicate]

I am a newbie at DSLR photography and still trying to get my head around the various filters one can buy. I currently have the default 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-P VR Lens and the Tamron 70-300mm Lens. I ...
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Advice on buying a second hand camera [duplicate]

is a Nikon d700 with sc < 5k for 950SGD a good buy? What are the things that I should take note of before buying? Please suggest. Thanks.
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I have a Nikon Coolpix S210 - why can't I transfer pictures from camera to Windows 10? It worked fine when I had Windows 8 and XP

Why can't I transfer pictures from my Nikon Coolpix S210 camera to my computer using Windows 10? Used to be able to when I had XP and Windows 8.1. Tried your instructions on your website but nothing ...
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Why does using the viewfinder on my Nikon D3200 prevent autofocus from locking and the shutter from releasing?

I just bought the camera less than a week ago and I was happy with it until things went wrong. I woke up one morning to take photos and noticed that when I pressed the shutter button, it didn't ...
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What are the advantages of editing a larger image?

If I have an image which is 2000px by 2000px, and the same image at 500px x 500px, what are the advantages of editing the larger image and scaling down afterwards?
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What kind of trigger and receiver will work with different flash brands?

I have a question for using off-camera flash for a Canon 6D. I have two flashes. One is a Canon 600EX-RT and the other is a Digitek. Can I use different brand flashes for off-camera firing? What type ...
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Why are my photos grainy now when they never used to be? Need help [closed]

All of a sudden my photos are grainy. Never happened before. Need help please. Thank you.
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“File contains no image data” message appears when inserting SD card in Nikon Coolpix camera. Help !

My parents' work camera is a Nikon 30x Wide Coolpix. I was importing pictures from different SD cards to the computer last night and I imported some work photos. I later was told to put them back in ...

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