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Focus Effect for Canon Powershot SX520

How can I achieve a focus effect for Canon Powershot SX520? Something like this: Thanks!
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Can I update the Camera Raw part of Lightroom?

I have Lightroom 4.4 and am not willing to buy the 5 update because it has nothing I could use – except support for new camera RAW formats. Then I see that the DNG converter is available for free ...
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What artifacts result from image stabilization in iMovie? [migrated]

I just tried the iMovie image stabilization feature for the first time. It seems to me that it adds some sort of shimmery artifact, but it's not so easy to tell. Most manipulations 'cost' something, ...
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Why taking pictures on night time results to have a black color in bottom part [ nikon d3100 and nikon 300mm ]? [duplicate]

The result in taking the picture using d3100 and nikon lens 300mm is having a black color almost half at the bottom.
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Power bank for battery pack LP E8

The Battery pack LP-E8 is used in Canon 600d. I was wondering is there any decent Power bank (portable external battery charger) suited for travel photography? I have troubles finding it. Please ...
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How to shoot light trail photos with iPhone?

I would wonder if someone can tell me how to shoot (take / capture) a light trails photo with an iPhone? If someone don't know what's that, here's the the one which googled find for me, Is it ...
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Do pro photographers use “Auto Lighting Optimizer”?

Do pro photographers use "Auto Lighting Optimizer"? Is it any good? If the histogram works well, why should we use ALO?
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Calculate speed of moving object using 5D Mark 2 and 60i video? [on hold]

I'm trying to calculate speed of vehicles driving through an intersection using stationary cameras. My first thought was setting up 2 cameras on one side of the road, one camera on each corner, and ...
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Photography editing style and secret

I am wondering how to edit color to create mood and style. Not just the basics of color correction . Here is a photographer that I admire: Elizabeth Gadd ...
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How to respect the dimensions when we reduce the images?

This question is generic. I am not a photographer or graphic artist, or expert with Photoshop. I am a simply a programmer of a website. I have a generic gallery of images that I have to put in the ...
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Why professional photographers use DSLR? [duplicate]

I just wonder that point and shoot cameras are great, but why professional photographers use DSLR.
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What is this style of photo called?

Is there a name for the type of editing applied to this photo? It's similar to HDR but most HDR photos I've seen go overboard dramatic. I don't consider the editing on this photo dramatic. ...
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Is there any rays for “not able to capture with the camera” ,…? [on hold]

Is there any rays for "not able to capture with the camera"
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Photo library backed-up and browsable in the cloud [on hold]

What are the options to keep all your images accessible at anytime online? I am looking for cloud backup and an as-smooth-as-possible browsing experience. Everything accessible at any time. Google ...
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What photo sharing sites allow frequent re-uploading from Lightroom in the background?

I often find myself wanting to re-upload images shared online, for example after tweaking their develop settings or adding new keywords. Some sharing services only allow new uploads or limited ...
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How to create a transparent clipping mask? [migrated]

I want to create an image that has the text as transparent like this (imagining that black is transparent) So in photoshop I have tried selecting 'color range' and choosing the white and then ...
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What's a “photopolymer holographic diffuser”?

I saw a mention of photopolymer hologhraphic diffuser which piqued my curiosity. But I can't find anything useful via Google. Does anybody know what that is.
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Deciding between two lenses [on hold]

With my budget and as it is my first lens and DSLR camera ever, I am looking at these two: Nikon 35mm f/1.8G ED AF-S FX NIKKOR Lens and Nikon 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR AF-S for my D-610 camera. ...
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Why are gray cards, and not red or other colour, used for camera metering?

And how different is 18% gray from 18% red? I was thinking about the properties of light and spectrum to better understand the camera metering mode. 18% means approx 1 out of 5 photons will be ...
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How do you achieve this brownish skin color moody look on your photos?

I've noticed that there is quite popular style of moody photographs with rich shadows, muted colors and very specific brownish-like skin-tone. It does seem to come from some kind of post-processing ...
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Diagnose a damaged lens from focus test results

I have a lens that gives perfectly decent results at f/22 and f/32. Here's its capture of an ISO 12233 test chart: It's not the sharpest lens I own, but whaddaya want, it's a quarter century old ...
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Lens for Nikon D5100 for basketball [on hold]

I have a nikon lens AF-S Nikkor 55-200 f4-5.6 ED. I have no idea what settings to put my camera on to take good pics on the basketball court. I have been playing with the settings a bit and I was able ...
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Is saving money buying a tripod with only 1.5kg payload false economy?

I've been looking at buying my first tripod and my critera has been compact, lightweight and not shockingly expensive - especially as I'll have to lug it around. To that end I managed to narrow it ...
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Are there any downsides to scaling down unsharp images?

To keep my personal image catalog compact, I am considering scaling down all images that are unsharp for one reason or another, but are interesting or valuable enough not to delete them altogether. I ...
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Why my Uniross Ni-Cd batteries are not getting charged?

I tried charging my Uniross 1000mAh NI-Cd batteries on my Energizer Battery Charger for 5 hours (as mentioned on the charger) but it is not getting charged. I also tried charging for various other ...
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Shooting video frame by frame / electronic vs mechanical

I'm going to be purchasing a DSLR soon for doing frame-by-frame paper, stop-motion animation video work. I do not want to have to keep fixing a mechanical shutter for my DSLR, which I hear is a ...
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How would I blur something out of a photo? [on hold]

If you take a picture of - for example - a car and you get the license plate number in it; how do you blur out the numbers? (I would also like to know how to do this with a video if possible).
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Where would I buy inert (not usable) ammunition for a photography shot - UK

I'm doing some product photography of some very nice knifes, some of the knifes are tactile and i was thinking of doing a gun//ammo/knife kind of image. I have the gun (a broken BB hand gun) painted ...
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Recommendation for a walkaround lens for an FX camera [on hold]

For a full frame Nikon camera - D610 - What general purpose FX lens do you recommend to start with? I am not much interested in shooting macros, my use cases are landscapes, architectures, ...
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Is it possible to trigger a Canon 600 EX-RT with a Fuji's on-camera flash?

I was playing yesterday with my Fuji X100T and got curious if I can use my Canon 600 EX-RT Speedlite as an optical slave to the built-in flash on my Fuji X100T. Is this possible?
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Astro-photography - 8 inch Schmidt-Cassegrain vs 10 inch Newtonian

I'm tring to get into astro-photography and I have a usual dilemma, which one would be the best for the job. I'm more interested into shooting deep sky objects. I've been looking for "nice" telescope ...
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How does autofocus confirm work with manual lenses?

When I was a kid my dad had an Olympus OM10, he had a bunch of lenses for it and I remember focusing was done with a special circle in the middle of the viewfinder, where you pointed it at the thing ...
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Achieving dark matte background in studio

I've been trying to achieve a dark matte background (maybe with some texture on it) in a studio, but i have a limited experience with backdrops and so far i haven't been able to produce satisfying ...
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How can I keep my camera warm while photographing time lapses over a few hours of 25F / - 4C temperatures?

I may have an oppty to photograph some time lapses over the next few days. However, the location's temperature will be about 25F / -4C. I'm looking for clever/creative ways to warm my gear while it ...
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Camera rec: 4:3 | DSLR Light-weight, fast focus, image quality [on hold]

I am an enthusiast and I been clicking with Lumix FZ47 since three years now. Other than the not very great quality image detail at 100%, the camera is fast, responsive, 24x zoom which sort of ...
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History or Name of style where model has black writing on their chest?

Going back a few months up to a year or so ago I noticed a lot of images showing up on Instagram and Tumblr depicting images of shirtless male models with writing on their chest in either black paint ...
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How to get best photos with SB 28 external flash?

I am trying to figure out how to use my sb 28 nikon external flash with my tamron 200-500 mm lense. What is the best setting... i cant adjust the shutter speed on the camera or change anything when i ...
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Will a 18-140 lens be good for basketball stadium photographs? [on hold]

I am absolutely new to photography and have just started learning the basics. I have got a Nikon D-610 with a 18-140 lens for now. I just want to know if I can take this to a basketball game and get ...
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blur background

In Capture One Pro 8.x Is there a way to strongly blur the background of an image? I tried using an adjustment layer and the negative slider values for "clarity", "structure" and "sharpness" but that ...
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How can I tell which Instagram filter was used?

I want to know the name of this filter. I think it looks cool. http://instagram.com/p/vpYlx1q89e/?modal=true It would be very nice if Instagram said what filters are used in each photo... I like to ...
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What is the impact of changes between the old and new Nikon 18-300mm lens?

They are: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR Lens (new) Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens (old) As far as I can tell the only differences are: The old one has an ...
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Working on JPEG saved from RAW is this the same as working on RAW ?

I have a few questions about the RAW format. It may be silly but I love that some explanations on the subject. First of all, I know that RAW has many advantages over JPEG for post-production (in my ...
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Over exposed Video on Canon 700D [on hold]

I use a Canon 700 D for my photo booth, the pictures are fine, but when I use the Video message option, the Video is over exposed.... any ideas how I can fix the over exposure in the video recordings ...
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Difference between the Nikon D7100 and Canon 70D [on hold]

What is the Differences between the Nikon D7100 and the Canon 70D? Looking for a New Camera that I can understand how to use now and also Grow into with Time.
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Why use JPEG instead of RAW?

Why would a photographer want to capture images using the JPEG format over an available RAW format? The obvious argument is memory card storage, but assume that my available memory card storage is ...
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How to measure angle of tilt of a camera on a tripod?

I am dabbling with some product photography and since camera angles are so important the natural question I've is how does one precisely measure the angle of tilt of the camera on a tripod. Right now ...
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Apply adjustment brush area to video in Lightroom 5.3

I have a video of a person talking looking straight to the camera, on a grey-ish background (he is standing still in the same position across the whole video, just moves his head a tiny bit), goal is ...
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Stack of 4 seconds exposure photos of Milky Way, how is it done?

I'm looking at this photo in http://www.astrobin.com/17455/ In the description the author specifies: 100 x 4 second exposures at f5 and ISO12800, Canon 5DmkIII + 24-105f4L@105mm No tracking, just ...
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astrophotography with Nikon D3300 is possible? [duplicate]

i have Nikon D3300 DSLR with Nikon 18-55mm (VR2) lens and i want to shoot astrophotos. i wanna know if this possible with my camera or lens and if not , what should i upgrade ? and what to ? ...
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How to set correct exposure in low light condition

Does anyone know how to set correct exposure in low light? I saw lot of recommendations in internet (open aperture,...), but i still can't get the correct exposure for some specific situations. For ...

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