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DIY Gear-Protection

This summer i'm going to a hiking trip in the mountains. I will also take my camera-gear with me. I have already ordered a camera backpack, but due to some delivery delays, i will recieve it after my ...
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Nikkor 70-200 f2.8 VRII - Aperture not working?

My question is pretty straightforward: this lens' aperture stopped working for some reason. What could it be the cause? Me and a friend of mine tried it in studio, attached to a D750, and when we ...
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How do I get my Canon 70D to detect my Tokina AT-X 400mm lens?

I have recently purchased a used (but remarkable condition) Tokina AT-X 400mm f/5.6 with an EF mount. This works on my 6D, allowing for aperture and focus control from the body. However, my 70D ...
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How do I get a blurry background? [duplicate]

How do I get a blurry background? I am a beginner and I have no idea.
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Where to get forex prints in the US? [on hold]

I am looking for a company to get some of my pictures printed on forex in the US. These pictures will be printed on forex and then shown at a show. I have done this before in Europe (UK and Italy) ...
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How to reposition subject in the same place and pose in a series of images over time

I am going on a lengthy road trip this summer, and I wanted to have some fun with the pictures I take. I thought it would be cool to take pictures of my girlfriend in various locations, but have her ...
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How do I use a Canon 430EX II off-camera with Cybersync triggers and a 5D Mark II?

I am aware that the Canon 430EX II can only be used as a slave, but if I have the hot shoe adaptor with a standard PC cable connecting it to my Cybersync receiver (which fires upon connection) when ...
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What causes these lines / scratches to appear on my developed film?

Please can someone advise me what might have caused this & what I should do to ensure it doesn't happen again? The lines start up higher near the start of the film and are quiet low by the end of ...
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How to create zoom-in effect in Illustrator? [migrated]

I have a vector image, which I'm using for a presentation. There are some minute details in the image that I want to focus on during my presentation. The problem with raster-based technique is that ...
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Websites to find work ads for freelance photographer [on hold]

I am starting as a freelance photographer and I am now looking for assignments. Which websites do you recommend to check? Thanks!
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Are there any apps for “eye training” (e.g., visual perception of white balance/color temp)?

I know there are several apps in the music world (such as functional ear training) that 'train' you to recognize certain intervals within keys by playing notes and then having you pick what the ...
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How do I “freestyle crop” in Photoshop without the crop tool adjusting the aspect ratio?

I would like to move one edge of the crop tool "rectangle" without the other edges auto adjusting as well to a specified aspect ratio. The marquee is too imprecise since the lines cannot be fine ...
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How to set up live view finder on Canon PowerShot SX240HS connected to TV screen

I have a Canon PowerShot SX240HS connected to a TV screen via an Ex-Pro Premium replacement for Canon HTC-100 cable (HDMI to Mini HDMI). I can playback images and video I have already taken on the TV ...
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The Hump/The Next Step [on hold]

I'm Leo, a photographer who hung up my cameras for a bit. Now I'm starting all over again. My close friends from college are becoming pro editorial guys now. When they critiqued me, it was stated I ...
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Workflow for third party to tag my Lightroom photos

I keep all my photos (terabytes) in Lightroom. A portion of my photos are ready to sell to Getty and they need to have metadata updated based on my notes and someone doing a lot of work. My virtual ...
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How can I use a p-iris/autoiris lens on a camera without a connection port?

My team owns a Point Grey camera that we neeed to attach a wide angle lens to. THe wide angle lens we has a cable allowing for autoiris and p-iris control, but the camera doesn't have the autoiris/p-...
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What's causing this weird motion blur in my long exposure?

I'm shooting with a Canon 5DMkIII, and I'm experiencing a weird motion blur with the LEDs in this picture: It's a long exposure shot (30 seconds) in a dark room with an initial flash. The camera is ...
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How would I calculate the FOV needed in this scenerio

I'm creating an installation involving an LCD Screen and camera, basically I want the LCD screen to display a view of what the person would see if looking through the LCD screen. Please see the ...
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Are there any 360/Sphere open source photo resources?

I'm working on a Sphere Image/Video Project, the problem is I do not have the money to pay for a 360° Camera and the Spheres generated on my phone with Google Street App usually have considerable ...
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Is an ultrawide zoom or a 24mm prime better for landscape? [on hold]

I want to buy a lens for landscape images, but I don't know which one: the Nikon AF-S DX 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED or the Nikon AF-S 24mm f/1.8G ED. Does anyone already have experience with that kind of ...
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Glitch PNG on External Hard Drive [on hold]

Basically, i'm taking photos, and edit them using photoshop. Then, I save them as .png on my macbook. After that, I copied them to my external hard drive. Few days later, when i check those fie, they ...
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How to take a tunnel photo with a model inside the tunnel?

I recently bought Nikon D7200. A good camera. But I feel a great challenge while taking a photo of a model standing in the middle of the tunnel. The tunnel is short and outside the tunnel is a ...
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Deciding between 16-35mm and 20mm for landscapes [on hold]

I recently purchased a Nikon D750 with the 24-120mm and mostly shoot landscapes. I'm looking for another lens, but I am unsure if I should go with the 16-35mm or 20mm. I'm worried that the 16-35mm ...
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How much of digital sensor noise is thermal?

Is all digital sensor noise thermal? And what is the relationship between temperature and noise? For example, as we cooled a CMOS towards absolute zero, would we discover that high-ISO images would ...
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What makes RAW formats better for manipulation than JPEGs or PNGs [duplicate]

So I've seen everyone saying that RAW format is much better for manipulation in photo editing applications like Lightroom than JPEGs or PNGs. While I read some posts here like this and this, I'm ...
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Does being a Macro lens but on a shorter focal length affect taking a tight portrait photo?

I want to do some beauty portraits. Some of my shots will be from waist up, some of them will be tighter. For example just the face and nothing else in the frame OR a little going back to get the ...
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Tripods for bird photography

I've recently got my 7D II and Tamron 150-600 and now I'm looking for a tripod. The type of photography I want to work on is birds in flight photography. What tripod specs should I be looking at, and ...
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How long should I charge a DSLR battery for the first time for best results?

I have purchased a Canon 1200D and am wondering how long I should charge the battery when it arrives. I've heard people say that we need to charge a battery for one day to prevent battery "memory". ...
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How can I create a double exposure image in Photoshop?

I have two photos I want to use to create a double exposure image. How can I do this with Photoshop CS5?
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Does focal length affect coordinate estimation?

I am using a webcam mounted on the ceiling to track some markers. I measured the area on the ground that the webcam is able to see, it is roughly 2.61m x 1.46m. The output of the coordinates right in ...
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Adjusting eyebrows elegantly

I'm seeking suggestions for ways of correcting problems with the appearance of "eyebrows" in images taken at a 21st birthday celebration. I discovered retrospectively that the 'birthday girl' (Rachel) ...
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What should I consider when getting a camera for product photography?

I am planning to get a camera for some product photography. I have a tripod and white cardboard area. I think I will not require a high-end camera for this. I am simply planning to get photos of gift ...
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Camera case turned white after cleaning

About 4 days ago I tried to clean the top black part of the GoPro camera case. I don't remember exactly what the cleaning solution was. When I checked it today the top had white blotches that seemed ...
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Charging a Canon G7X Mark II with USB, special cable really needed?

The Canon G7X Mark II manual and website mentions that one can charge the camera through USB by using a special interface cable, Canon IFC-600PCU. The cable is even listed under Supplies and ...
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Why do zooms have small apertures even around 50mm?

A 50mm f/1.8 prime from one of the major manufacturers can easily be found for $200 or less, but zooms that include 50mm in their range always seem to have much smaller apertures even at 50mm until ...
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Canon Rebel EOS SL1 auto mode is not working.

My camera was working fine the other day and now it won't take a picture in auto mode. It will work in Manual Focus and Portrait mode but says "busy" and won't focus in Auto. Please help!!
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Is it worth using a hotshoe cover?

I notice some models of cameras include a hotshoe cover as standard. But many other brands don't. And they are available to buy as accessories, from about $1 on Ebay for a basic plastic cover. Or ...
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Milky Way Photography

Images of stars are not very good with a full moon. But what if the moon has not risen? A 3/4 moon rises at 11:00pm tonight. If I travel to a dark spot and take images before 11:00pm will the star'...
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How do I install raw drivers for my Panasonic LX100 on Windows 10?

I can't seem to find RW2 codec support for my Panasonic LX100 for Windows 10 anywhere. Or, rather, everywhere I can find drivers that might work don't seem to support Windows 10. Has anyone found a ...
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How do I correctly convert from aperture diameter into f-stops?

I'd like to know whether it's possible to convert the radius of the focal point into f-stops properly. The following equation illustrates that the diameter is dependent on the f-stop: aperture ...
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Correcting severe cyan colour cast

I am attempting to retrieve extremely strangely colour cast photos for some friends. These are from an overseas trip and they would value their availability in something like correct colours. The ...
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Canon t3i night photos [on hold]

I'll be shooting photos for an event tomorrow (www.eclecticeats.com) you can see photos of the venue there. It's going to be from 7:30 to 10:30. In daylight I have little trouble adjusting but once ...
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How can I make a reflector at home?

How to make light reflector easily at home? Please tell me the easiest way to make light reflector at home without spending much on that.
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Is it safe to use rodinal or some other developer in the bath tub?

I am thinking of developing film and prints en-masse in a modern ceramic bath tub. Is it safe to use developers like Rodinal assuming the bath tub is going to be used for baths later? Rodinal is ...
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Contrast on Canon Rebel

When purchased in 2008, all pictures were beautiful. Now it seems the meter is not reading the light properly. Many pictures are over exposed and most have too high contrast. It's mostly the contrast ...
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Batch process for displaying date & name stamp on photos [duplicate]

I could not find a dedicated photo-editing section, hence posting here. Apologies if wrong place. Query: I have thousands of photos, which I need to show time/date/custom-text on all photos. ...
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How do I recreate a keyboard shortcut for stacking two images in photoshop with a layer mask?

I just trashed an action I used a lot. With two images open, I would select one, then hit F5 key and the selected image would disappear and the non-selected image would open. I then painted with a ...
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Books on Photography [duplicate]

What books are recommended for fundamentals on photography? I am starting out and have played wit the camera for over a year and i want to greatly improve and want to start correctly.
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How can I set three flashes at different output levels with a camera with only two flash groups?

I would like to fire three off-camera flashes (SB-800, SB-600, SB-600) in manual mode with the on-camera flash in commander mode (--) on a Nikon D600. It's a portrait with two lights in front at ...
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How much does the spectral response curve vary from model to model for modern day compact digital cameras?

I need to know the spectral response curve of a compact digital camera which has a CCD image sensor. However, I don't have the facilities for the same at the moment and I need to address this issue ...

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