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Can I use old filters from SLR film cameras on newer DSLR cameras?

I have access to a vast collection of old filters from 20-30 years ago (for Canon cameras if it makes any difference). Can I use them on new DSLR cameras? I have searched a lot to find an answer for ...
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How can I calculate settings for manual flash to reduce trial and error? [duplicate]

I have two Yongnuo 560-III flashes that I have been using for a while, In order to get good results I am having to do a lot of trial and error. Adjusting power, zoom, moving them around etc. Is there ...
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Keeping a T3i on all afternoon and taking pictures with a computer

I have a straightforward seeming project for my Canon 600D but it requires two simple things: a) power to the camera keeping it on all afternoon b) a library for interfacing with the camera via USB ...
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How to do time-lapse photography without intervalometer using Nikon D3300?

I need your suggestions and tips on how to do time-lapse photography without using an intervalometer; I am using a Nikon D3300.
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How do I adjust exposure recovery in the new Apple Photos?

One of my most often used adjustments in Aperture was the Recovery slider, pushing back overexposed areas after extending the exposure. (Hopefully it’s clear what I am talking about: I find a photo ...
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Does getVerticalViewAngle() give actual Camera Angle Field Of View(CAFOV) value?

I am utilizing a built in function named "getVerticalViewAngle()" to get the Vertical View Angle of Android Device Camera. The above function returns "63.8146" degrees as the Vertical Angle. Now if I ...
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What is the relationship between ARW delta compression and dynamic range?

I read this article about the fact that Sony AWR is not a lossless RAW format, but, rather, an 11-bit + 7 delta compression. According to DXOmark, the dynamic range of A7r is 14.1, as opposed to ...
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Can I fix inaccurate (sticky!) shutter speed on Canon FTb?

I had a Canon FTb come in today and decided to test it out. When firing off a some shots, I felt the faster shutter speeds were accurate; however, I noticed that anything 1/4s or slower was ...
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Why do copies of the same photo have slightly different file sizes?

I've been pulling my hair out at this task, which seems insurmountable. I have spent a lot of time consolidating all my past storage drives, and then doing it again, and now discover I have many ...
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Will I be able to mount hood over my UV filter?

I have recently bought Canon EOS 600D and I want to buy a UV filter to give extra protection to my EF-S 18-55 IS II. And I additionaly want to buy a lens hood as well. Will I be able to use both ...
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How do I prepare for my first event shoot (large corporate gathering) tomorrow?

I just got a call from my brother asking if I could help him out with a work thing... he needs someone to take a good photo or two of a corporate group (about 250 people). The photo will be in a ...
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How risky is removing the Hot Mirror Filter (IR Filter) from a DSLR's sensor? [duplicate]

I recently stumbled upon an astro photography tutorial which involved photographing the 'Milky Way' I was told to remove the IR filter (Hot mirror) from the sensor for better results, as it blocks ...
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Are there any strobes with sustained (but still sub-second) duration?

Following up on the answers to Is there no crossover point where shutter speed overtakes flash duration? are there flashguns or strobes that allow the user to set a "sustain" period where the light is ...
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Can the Sigma 2x teleconverter be hacked so it will work with the Sigma 50-500mm?

Does the autofocus hack (where you mask off connectors on the teleconverter to make it misreport the aperture) work on sigma 2x teleconverter fitted on Sigma 50-500mm DG lens for Canon cameras?
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What might prevent a Yongnuo MC-36R remote controller from triggering a Canon 7D wirelessly?

I have purchased a Yongnuo MC-36R - both hand held remote and camera fitted receiver will fire the Canon 7D by cable, but the wireless remote will not work. I have both sets of dip switches set to ...
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Self-timer on Canon 5d Mark III? [closed]

How do I use the self-timer on the Canon 5D Mark III?
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Do focal plane shutters typically go left-right or up-down?

In modern cameras with focal-plane shutters is there a custom as to which direction they move – whether horizontally and vertically – and on which side they start? To the extent there is ...
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What's the best place and way to sell a used camera? [duplicate]

I am looking to sell my Nikon D7000 and kit lens with manuals, instructions, cables... everything that came in the box originally. I understand many photographers trade up regularly by selling their ...
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Is there no crossover point where shutter speed overtakes flash duration?

My understanding of flash sync is that: Up to a certain speed – apparently 1/250-1/500 for focal-plane shutters – the shutter curtains have a moment during which they are fully open. ...
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Is the Pentax FluCard noticably slower than a typical class-10 SDHC card?

I'm interested in Pentax's wifi-capable SD card, and specifically in the Pentax-specific model, as it also allows some rudimentary camera control from a smartphone app. However, I'm concerned by this ...
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How can I achieve this effect where photos have a “bluish” theme with highly dramatic colors?

Just wanted to see how this effect can be achieve in the images in this Facebook set. If you notice closely there is a 'bluish' theme in the pics yet colours are standing out and there is more drama ...
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Lenses round ..Photographs square shaped why? [duplicate]

If camera lenses are round then why is the photograph taken by the camera is square-shaped? photography
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Nikon D3300 - Trouble Focusing on Birds both Stationary & Moving

I would like to know how to correct for the problem of capturing moving (or even stationary) birds amid foliage. Too often I end up with a blur even when I use a fast shutter under bright sunlight. ...
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How can I do a bulk search to see if any of my photographs are used online without my permission? [closed]

Can someone recommend a service or software that will help to search published photos online? I tried to do this with Google Image search but it requires a lot of time to upload images one by one. I'd ...
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What is the cause of black bars on a photo of AMOLED display?

What is the cause of those black bars on the picture? Their orientation changes by moving the camera. The display is of a Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300), an AMOLED display, set to minimum brightness, ...
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Are D-Lightning and in scene mode effects applied when shooting in RAW mode [duplicate]

I'm currently learning about the possible settings for my Nikon D5300 like D-lightning and WB and other scene modes and I don't see anywhere mentioned if those effects are permanently changing the way ...
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How can a super tiny iPhone 6 Plus lens produce significant DOF?

According to Apple specs the iPhone 6 Plus thickness is 0.28 inch (7.1 mm) and the lens length is only a part of that. And according to an article I found, Depth of Field is a function of "aperture ...
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Can over-turning the focus ring break the lens?

I was trying to get low key shots in pretty dark conditions and had my Nikon D7000's 18-105mm VR kit lens in manual focus, to try to get the subject in focus in very low light. In the process, I kept ...
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Nikon D5100 Producing Corrupt Images [duplicate]

So I shot photos for my robotics team at an event this weekend and ~95% of them are corrupt. The JPG previews from the camera are fine, but when Adobe Bridge generates its own preview, the corruption ...
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How to correct partial overpolarisation in sky?

I have this nice Lappland Autumn morning panorama, except the polariser effect is obviously too big just to the right of the small top on the right. I would like to try to apply a kind of mask with ...
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My 300mm lens doesn't focus. How do I know if it is broken?

I just bought the Canon t5i kit. At first glance the 300 mm lens worked fine but now when I attach it, I cant seem to focus on anything, It only shows a blurred color of whatever I am looking at. I ...
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Pictures start in focus then go out of focus?

I was recently shooting some surf after a session with my 7d and Tamron 18-270MM F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD. I started shooting while he was in focus, then as he got to the main part of the maneuver the ...
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How to do focus stacking with Sony A7?

It seems that software like helicon remote or EOS utility which allow you to pick focus points remotely make focus stacking so much easier. I couldn't find anything like that with Sony A7. Even's ...
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What's the name of this effect / how can i mimic this? (photo editing question)

Does anyone know the name of this effect? Or how I could reproduce it? I can use adobe photoshop CC, no problem. Thank you in advance :)
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Can I connect my Canon Rebel T3i to laptop to keep the battery charged while making a timelapse?

Is there a way to connect my camera (Canon Rebel T3i a.k.a. EOS 600D) to my laptop to create a timelapse and charge the battery at the same time? I have to keep swapping out the battery to keep the 5 ...
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How do I stop my Nikon D40 from blurring when the flash is off?

I hate using the flash when taking photos. I set a fast shutter speed and played with the aperture settings. It's fine with the flash on and takes the photo really quickly, but when I turn it off it ...
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Best way to get into cheap macro? [duplicate]

I am an enthusiast photographer looking to get into macro photography on a pretty tight budget. I've seen a number of options for extremely cheap macro, ranging from, for example, the Sigma 28-70 ...
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LR Mobile Sync Only Starred/Picked Photos in Collections

I was wondering if there's a way/plug-in to sync only photos in collections based on metadata such as flagging and/or ratings? for instance, if I have a collection of 500 images, but only 50 are rated ...
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Why does Nikon D3100 makes occasionallly noise and viewfinder shifts when pressing shutter button

A Nikon D3100 occasional makes a quiet ka-chunk noise occasionally, when pressing the shutter button. Also, when re-seating the lens or powering the camera up, it will do the same thing 4-5 times in ...
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Is it normal for the left pin on the Nikon SB-910’s 3-pin external power source terminal to be deeply recessed?

I’m examining the external power source terminal of my newly purchased Nikon SB-910 speedlight. (The terminal is for connecting an external battery pack. It is located on the front side of the ...
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What is the licence on the photo used in this “Deep Space Image” question? [migrated]

May I use your image What kind of camera do I need to capture deep space images? as my cover photo on FB?
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Scrum photo technique

I remember seeing some photos taken of children which had been staged by getting the kids to form a rugby scrum - all in a circle with arms around each others shoulder and leaning in to look at the ...
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Why are the tops of people's bodies missing from this photo taken with a tablet from a moving car?

My friend recently took a picture with her tablet of two boys riding a bicycle while she was in a moving car. When she viewed the picture, the background was very clear and the bicycle and the lower ...
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Who is the photographer of this black and white photo of two female nudes standing over a pile of clothes?

A print was given to a friend long time ago and he vaguely remembers that he was told the artist was German. I feel like I have seen it somewhere before. I have tried searching by the below image in ...
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How to remove label adhesive from used lenses?

I just picked up a very nice used lens. The only downside is that there's some residual label gunk on the rubberized focus ring (also on the caps, but I can replace them without too much worry). I'm ...
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Nikon D5300 wifi password

When I try to connect to D5300 built-in wifi from my Android phone, I'm asked to provide a password to complete the WPA2 connetion. I've no clue which password I'm supposed to enter, nor how to set-up ...
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LightRoom 5 Export looks different to the Develop screen [duplicate]

I hope that someone might be able to help me here, I have recently started with DSLR photography and I jumped straight in at the deep-end I think (although i've used compacts and bridge cameras for a ...
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Moon with a foreground [duplicate]

I tried taking photo of the moon and this is what I got with first try: I was on Spot metering, ISO 64, f2.8 and focal length 200mm on a FX camera. The problem is it is a lonely moon! I want some ...
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Are there any drawbacks to putting good glass on a cheap body?

I am currently dslr-less. I had a Pentax Kr, but was infuriated with the front focus issue. I'm looking to move to Canon. My biggest priority is taking photos of my kids, so fast focus is the most ...
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How do I configure my Nikon D3300 so technical info doesn't pop up after every shot?

I own a Nikon d3300, and suddenly every time I take a shot, information about the picture pops up. How do I remove this?

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