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Difference between Canon 18-135mm lenses

What is the difference between these two Canon lenses? Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
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How to Destroy Slides

After scanning (some of) them I would like to destroy the old 35mm slides I inherited due to privacy concerns. I will separate them from the frames, so I'm talking about destroying only the thin film ...
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How long do DSLR cameras last?

A friend of mine, working on a company that sells clothing online, told me that the photographers there change their cameras quite often because their cameras wear out quickly due to the thousands of ...
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What are the pros and cons of flip lock vs. twist lock on tripods?

I am in search of a tripod. While doing a bit of research myself, I came to know that there are two broad variants of leg locks, viz. flip and twist lock. In many forums, I find people expressing ...
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Lens Focus Issues

I have been having focus issues with a Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM lens. It seems that it is unable to focus at infinity (or close to it)for most of the range between the wide and telephoto ends ...
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Stand development and push processing

I've been doing some reading on stand development, I'm curious if adding more rodinal developer (1:50 instead of 1:100) or add additional agitation/ time to push film? Just wondering how much more ...
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Can you change Canon 7D settings to take photos in square (1x1) format?

Am I able to change a Canon 7D camera setting to be able to take photos in square format, or does it have to be done while being edited, as through do this my photo has lost a lot of its quality.
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What filter is this and from which app?

Can anyone tell me what filter is this and from which app? [--> https://www.instagram.com/p/3AZYSjpROf/?taken-by=imjakepaul <--] Thanks.
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How do I select the single center focus point on a Nikon D750?

I have a Nikon D750. I want to select just one focus point in the center of the frame. How do I do that?
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Glossy “metallic” looking skin

I want to do a very dramatic photo shoot with a friend of mine who has a very muscular stature and really want to draw out all of the ripples and grooves. I want to try to create kind of a metallic ...
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Hot-swapping batteries in a battery grip

I was thinking how good this would be for long recordings, where for example, you have the camera connected to a computer as an external camera, and then have it running through digicam control: My ...
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Making a local copy of a photo from a NAS in Lightroom

I use Jeffrey's "Export to Flickr" plugin to keep my catalog synced with Flickr. All my raw photo files are stored on a NAS and when I want to edit photos while away from home I use smart previews. ...
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help to find an adaptor [duplicate]

Am in need of help. I have a Nikon D7200 but as i have sigma zoom lens & a Standard 50mm Minolta lens (from my minolta camera) I would like to know IF there is an adaptor out there I can use on my ...
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Distortion Removal=Parallax Removal?

So, as the title suggests: does distortion removal caused by lenses means that the parallax is also removed from the pictures?
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Scanned photo not square

I scanned a photo onto my computer, but there are some slight warping that formed when scanned the image. The photo is not perfectly square, and the photo is slightly curved. Below is a much ...
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Is my gear good enough for commercial and product photography? [closed]

I am an amateur photographer; I've been using my Nikon D5200 as a camera for all kind of shots. After several courses and lessons, I am intending to become more pro, and now I have a job opportunity ...
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How to configure white balance on a light table?

I am currently photographing large aerial (300mmx260mm) transparencies on a light table using an Olympus E-420 and spirit level. How would I best set up the white balance of such a set up?
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Can I power a Bowens 500R directly from a 12V battery?

I have a Bowens 500R studio lamp. It can be powered from a 12V battery (there is a 15 din input at the back of the unit) through a Travel Pack. The Travel Pack uses a 12V SLA battery. I would like ...
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How can I remove the grid lines during transformation in GIMP?

I'm trying to change the perspective of a layer in GIMP, but it's very difficult to see what I'm doing while there's this enormous grid over the selection. Is there any way I can disable this? Here's ...
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Image stabilization with monopod: on or off?

With most lenses that feature image stabilization, you're supposed to turn IS (or VR) off when mounting the camera on a tripod. But what about monopods? For a DSLR mounted on a monopod, should IS be ...
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How to enable Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop

The Adobe Camera Raw filter is greyed out, how do I enable it? I am using Adobe Photoshop CC 2015. I have a JPG file that I opened up in the Photoshop editor. In the layers panel I right clicked the ...
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Cold lamination vs normal glass frame

What are the downsides to framing without glass over the print? You can try alternatives, like varnishing or lamination, both of which can be had in less-glossy formulations (although I have to ...
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Geotagging Images - GoPro & Canon 5D Mark III [duplicate]

I've been looking through the info, posts, etc on geotagging as I'm trying to understand this more for a project. I just wanted to see if you all could provide some advice. I'll be using a Canon 5D ...
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How to adjust HSL values on specific areas of photo using adjustment brush in Lightroom and Camera Raw?

How to adjust HSL values on specific areas of photo using adjustment brush in Lightroom and Camera Raw. We can see slider control for temp, tint, exposure... But couldn't control the HSL values. ...
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How to get this particular black and white look? [closed]

I would like to know how to get this particular effect in photoshop.
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Photoshop to web colors are way different than imported RAW photos

I've struggled with this problem for a while but was able to identify why when saving imported RAW photos to JPEG, the colors are drastically darker/colder/lost warmth. I can see that when I select ...
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Is there any type of cloth that reflects light well?

I like to have V-Flats on location but I have a small sedan car, also wind can throw them away, and also they are not easy to fold and carry around. I was thinking: if I go to a fabric store and buy ...
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What are the tradeoffs between using a transmitter or flash as the master in an off-camera setup?

New here: just a question regarding flash setup. I just bought a Yongnuo YN600EX-RT flash. I would like to have a two off-camera flash setup. So my question is, should I just go ahead and buy two ...
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Lack of clarity when my image is transferred from my DSLR to the PC! Its really disappointing [duplicate]

I have a serious issue: I capture vivid pictures of the landscapes around me, and they turn out really well in my camera but lose all their beauty once I transfer them into my personal computer. I ...
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Eyecup for Sony A7R II

I'm looking for an eyecup for the Sony A7R II (possible round). I haven't found much available in the UK. Any options?
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How does Kelvin for color temperature relate to Kelvin for actual temperature?

Color doesn't have actual temperature. Try putting a blue square and a red square up on your monitor and hold a thermometer against both regions. If you find that there's a difference, you're doing it ...
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What is good software for printing with a Cannon PIXMA PRO 100?

I have a PIXMA PRO 100, and the print quality is absolutely great. But the software that came with the printer to actually make the prints is terrible -- it lacks some very basic print options which ...
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Is this lens fungus?

I bought a Nikon 70-210mm F/4 E Series lens off ebay for $30 only to find this inside the lens. I took some pictures with the lens and the images looked great, but I am scared that if this is fungus, ...
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Canon Remote Switch RS60 E3 not working as expected

Canon Remote Switch RS60 E3 is not working as expected on my Canon 60D when I try to take a long exposure shot. Here is what is happening- I set the camera to bulb mode and lock the remote to start ...
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Aluminium vs. Carbon tripods [duplicate]

Does the high cost incurred in purchasing a Carbon tripod weigh well compared to the saving in weight than an Aluminium tripod? My budget is $300 USD. I have a Nikon D5300, but started liking ...
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How to use a speedlight for real estate photography?

I manage an estate agents and we have recently invested in a new camera, wide angle lens and speedlight to improve the quality of our photography. Depending on the client's budget, we can sometimes ...
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Are lenses sold with caps?

That may sound stupid, but I would like to know whether lenses are sold with their back/front caps? I plan to buy a new lens, and I would like to know.
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How can I preview DNG files in OS X Finder, with changes?

Can I somehow get my DNG files to preview in Finder with my applied changes? I write my changes to the DNG metadata, but Finder previewer is not able to pick up on those, even though it does preview ...
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Circular polarizer works great at shorter focal lengths, but significantly degrades the image at longer lengths. Why?

I bought a cheap CP recently to play around with, and noticed an interesting phenomenon: Using it with my 24mm lens on full-frame, images turn out tack-sharp - there is hardly any difference in ...
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Camera advice: Sony A5000? [closed]

Thinking of buying a compact camera that can make good quality shots. Does the Sony A5000 represent a good value? Or I can find better for the money?
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Is the Carl Zeiss 16-80mm good enough for night shots?

More specifically.... I am using a Sony a77ii and the 16-80mm Zeiss lens. I have been entertaining the idea of a Sigma 10-20mm 3.5 but am not sure if I need it. What I want is to be able to use the ...
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How to capture the sun rays falling inside a forest?

How to capture the sun rays falling inside a forest and light passing through a window. Even though they are visible to our naked eyes they seems tough to be captured with DSLR. I read snow and dust ...
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Why won't EOS Utility recognize my Canon 6D?

I am trying to download photos from a Canon 6D onto my computer and the EOS utility does not recognize the camera (only the monitor folder is available) I've tried everything: Downloaded the ...
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Why does my Nikon D3300 sound like it has a fan going off inside?

I recently purchased a shutter timer remote to take time lapse videos. So I had my camera sit outside to take pictures of the night sky. When I came back to check on my camera it sounded like a fan ...
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What model does Lightroom use for lens correction?

I use Adobe Lightroom to remove the barrel distortion from GoPro images. Does anyone know if this software uses the Brown-Conrady model to achieve the lens correction? If not which model does it use? ...
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What is the difference between “color” and “tones”? [duplicate]

I am working through the Teach Yourself Photoshop book. I opened up a NEF file in Adobe Camera Raw. In the text it says: By shooting in raw you capture more information about the colors and ...
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How to photograph frost and snow sparkling?

Where I live in Maine has a lot of frost and on sunny mornings it sparkles on trees and bushes beautifully. I have tried to photograph this with a DSLR (Pentax K5) but the sparkles are always reduced, ...
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Can an amateur significantly improve colour on a factory-calibrated monitor (like the Dell U2414H)?

I'm mostly happy with my new IPS U2414H, but comparing it side-by-side with my beloved old CRT, I can see that the colours are not quite as good on the U2414H. It has less life-like skin tones, ...
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What exactly does the trigger pin do on CMOS sensors? [closed]

I see many CMOS sensors with the pin called trigger. WHat exactly does this pin do ? What is it used for in a camera? My knowledge about CMOS sensors is not extensive. As far as i know the trigger I ...
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How can I take a series of photos for focus stacking by remote without tethering?

I have a requirement to be able to take a series of photos using a 5D Mk3 to be used for focus stacking using a remote. I cannot use a laptop so the solution must be hardware-based or in-camera. ...

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