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Computing the FOV of a light field captured by a lytro camera

Hello dear photographers! I have captured some light fields with a lytro camera (1st generation) and loaded into matlab. I want do do some calculations on the light field, but I have found out that ...
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Why does BRIGHT red in direct sun come out orange?

I was at the NEC today dropping off a car for an auction, and took this quick photo (no intention to use for anything so no attempt at composition!) This was taken on a LG Nexus 5 mobile phone. I ...
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Gain Factors and Dynamic Ranges of Digital Cameras

I am a student working on a construction method for under sampled images. I am looking for a group of text books, papers, or web sites that would give me further understanding on how digital cameras ...
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What is the best way to photograph iridescent glitter?

I'm trying to shoot a photo of a textile with iridescent glitter glued onto it, but I can't get enough sparkle from the glitter. Basically a whole strip of glitter appears clear with a few sparkles ...
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Too much noise in video [on hold]

I'm using my DSLR to record videos, but there seems to be a problem. The videos are having too much noise and aren't as smooth as they should be. The DSLR is very new (just 2 days old), the Nikon ...
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Lightroom - Vivid faces effect

I'm trying to figure out the name of this effect and how to achieve it in Lightroom or Photoshop.
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How to apply the Rule of Thirds with people?

If the subject of the photo is a mother beside her child who just graduated in a graduation ceremony, how would I be able to apply the rule of thirds?
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zoom lens for Baseball games [duplicate]

What zoom lens would you recommend for baseball games? I just bought a Canon SL1 and am not sure what lens size would be best. The camera came with the 18-55 zoom lens. I've looked at 55-250 lenses ...
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what lense would be perfect and have 2.8f in low range [on hold]

I have nikon d7000. what if I go for 3rd party lense like sigma or temron does it effect on it?
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how to capture snowflakes like this [duplicate]

http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/snow-japan-blue-pond/ he partially explained that it was light illuminating the flakes, but it seems that the flakes are also ...
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Recommended focal length for a fashion shoot [duplicate]

What lens would you recommend for a fashion shoot? Typically I am always using my 50mm and I use a Nikon D600, but I am eager to learn more about which focal lengths best complement full and half ...
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Tips for shooting a longer exposure in a car?

For example, a shot of the driver driving but with a slight blur to the driver without the car body itself being blurred (dashboard, seats, etc). Often when I give this a try the photo results in an ...
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Will a key light, a back light, and white reflector as fill achieve a white background for portrait photography? [duplicate]

Good evening experts. I have a Nikon D5200 with 50mm f/1.8 lens. Shooting fashion photography, and trying to get a white background. Would 3 point lighting with a white reflector as fill give me a ...
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How to achieve a flash image with a very bright, almost-whited-out subject and dark background?

I want to achieve this strong flash yet balanced background, I've been trying a couple things out but I need some tips. I know very little about flash in general, so any tips help! Thanks!
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85mm fast prime vs 70-200mm 2.8 for indoor fashion studio shoots

Why do people shooting fashion inside a controlled environment (studio, when shooting apertures above f/2.8, like f/8, f/11), seem to prefer a 85mm fast prime versus a 70-200 f/2.8 for half and ...
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Nikon 50mm 1.8g vs 1.8d? [duplicate]

What are some pros and cons of each? I use a Nikon D600 and am looking for my 50mm. I shoot a lot of video, so a smooth manual control is important to me. Besides that, I am unsure of what exactly I ...
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Nikon D600 Tips and Tricks? [on hold]

I have the Nikon D600 as my new camera, absolutely love this camera and it's capabilities/quick controls. I never miss a high quality shot with this camera. I've went through the manual and tutorial ...
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How to ask a subject(person) to photograph them? [duplicate]

Even if it is just a friend or family, what are tips to help make a person comfortable being photographed. Of course, not everyone is up for being photographed, but when they agree for a photo or ...
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Street photography tips? [on hold]

I'm constantly inspired by some powerful street shots, I always want to shoot in the street, people especially. I don't want to get close to the person, or even reveal too much of their identity as ...
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How can I find my own style? [on hold]

A bit of a deeper question, but the question struck me during my photography course. In my year of shooting so far, I've jumped from deep, moody, monochrome pictures, to bright and vibrant coastal ...
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How can I get tack-sharp portraits with the focus perfectly on my subject's eye?

How can I consistent achieve tack sharp images, when wanting to focus on eyes in a portrait? I am always using single focus and moving the focus point to the eye and recomposing if necessary. What ...
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Achieving Bokeh using Aperture vs Focus Point [duplicate]

In terms of the bokeh aesthetic, is using a wide aperture the same as using a narrow aperture and focusing on a foreground object? Are there advantages of doing it one way or the other? I took this ...
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One-way sync from Linux to Flickr

I am looking for a linux CLI alternative to flickrsync for Windows. I would like to sync a linux directory to flickr, with photos added, being automatically uploaded, and photos removed, being ...
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What would you think of a half-blurred video? [on hold]

I'm a 17 year old enthusiast who's always filming friends making videos that reflect a story or just creating a strong visual scheme/mood for a song. I thought of an idea for a music video that may ...
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How to prepare a photo to use as a web site background

I have just purchased a photo from iStockphoto and I want to prepare it for use as a background image for a web application. (The iStock photo id is 41509966, it's an overhead photo of people working ...
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Are there any good hacks for my new Nikon D5100? [on hold]

I would like to know about any hacks which are useful but not harmful to my D5100.
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Help wanted re using Spyder2express calibrator with Windows 8

I recently acquired a ColorVision Spyder2express monitor calibrator. This is an old entry level calibrator - but worth what I paid for it IF I can make it work at all. I have Windows 8.0 on the PC ...
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What lens do I need to take a decent picture of a graduation ceremony from football-field seating?

What Canon lens do I need to capture a decent picture of a graduate on a football field? I could end up being at the other end of the field in the seating.
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“Getting Started with Lightroom Mobile” popup disappears before I can click on it!

I don't know what it's called, but it's the window at the upper left of the LR window that comes up when you click on "getting started with lightroom mobile" or if you've already signed in, "Your name ...
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Save soft proof preview to file

Is there any way to save the soft proof preview (Ctrl+Y in Photoshop CS 5) to a file? Important: The simulation of paper color must be included! If not in Photoshop, is there any other software able ...
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How can I get a 12ft wide field of view at 3ft distance?

Is it possible to get 12ft wide image from a 3ft distance? I am a beginner and have very little knowledge on the field of view of cameras. I calculated that a Go Pro would need a lens with 1.5mm ...
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How much zoom does a lens need to have before we call it a superzoom lens?

I've read that superzoom lenses have poor image quality, but how much zoom does a lens need to have before we call it a superzoom lens? 3x is certainly not a superzoom, while 10x probably is. ...
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Copy as DNG from lightroom to lightroom

I import my photos to lightroom 5 as raw images from my cameras. In another moment, I try to have a second copy in dng of specific photos, not all, in deferents folders. But when I try to copy as DNG, ...
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Why change to open-aperture metering when this causes the need to stop-down for old lenses

On my Pentax ME Super with a legacy lens (Pentax SMC 50mm 1.7) my camera meters at all aperture ring settings. Yet, if I transfer this lens to a modern Pentax DSLR, I need to stop down the lens to ...
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Why eye-controlled focus is gone?

I tried to google, but only semi-decent answer was that ECF didn't work for some and was a nightmare for support group. But are there any reasons modern Canons (or other major camera-makers) lack ...
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Canon 430 exii Speedlites+SonyA7=HSS? Is this possible?

I've been tirelessly searching the Internet for information on how to use my two Canon 430exii's in conjunction with my Sony A7 in HSS mode. I think I already know the answer (can't do that!), but ...
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How can I get my camera to focus on water dropping?

Here is how I have my DIY style setup: Water is dropping where the coin is, I put the coin there with the hope that it can focus on the coin but it couldn't. I am on AF-S , S and use AF-ON button ...
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What my PPI should be set at for others to download my photos? [duplicate]

I sell my photos on Etsy for others to buy and download and I'm trying to figure out what I should set my PPI at and if I should resample when I do it...it is all very confusing. I'm reading all ...
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What is the better material choice for a gorillapod? Metal or plastic?

Lagging the ability to bring my "real" tripod to a short holiday trip I often found myself in the situation where I wanted to use a gorillapod (that is a short tripod with flexible legs), instead of ...
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Troubleshooting Yongnuo YN 560 III With canon 60d

Under the flash control menu in external flash function setting I keep getting when selected this menu cannot be displayed. Incompatible flash or flashes power is turned off. How do I get my camera to ...
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Camera choice opinions wanted [on hold]

I am looking to upgrade my camera. I have been using the d5100 for three years while in college, but now want to upgrade. I originally looked at getting the d7100, but am now looking at a full frame ...
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GPS location information does not seem to be recognised by Lightroom 5.7.1

The gps location info in the image file from my Canon 6D is not read by Lightroom 5.7.1. Is there some setting that needs to be turned on?
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How can I get this “brushed background” but clear subject effect by manipulating film negatives?

I was recently inspired by the works of Davis Ayer, who manipulates film to achieve a very unique look. I have been manipulating film negatives myself, but I have yet to learn how to achieve these ...
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How do I create Lightroom smart collection containing all virtual copies?

I want to create a smart collection that contains all virtual copies that I've created. Is there any way to do this in lightroom.
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What kind of lenses will work with my new Nikon DSLR?

Ok so I just bought Nikon D3200, kinda loving it, kinda not. What kind of lenses do I need for it? What does the lens need to say on it or on the description for it to work properly with this camera?
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Shopping system for event photography [on hold]

What are some recommendations for a system that I can sell my photos on? For example I go to an event and take picture and give my card to people who want to see their pictures...then in my site I ...
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Will using a DX lens on an FX Body compromise ISO performance? [duplicate]

In terms of ISO, is the ISO performance compromised? Say I was using a 50mm DX on my FX body, would I have a lower quality ISO performance vs an FX 50mm on my FX body?
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How are compact system (mirrorless) cameras typically charged?

I'm looking into buying what is described as a 'compact system camera' which is like a point and shoot, only a little larger. This will be my first experience with cameras of any variety, so I know ...
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My Canon PowerShot SX500 IS won't turn on

My Canon PowerShot SX500 IS won't turn on... It worked fine the last time I used it, had a big event this weekend and went to use it and it wouldn't turn on. Even tried 3 diffrent charged batteries - ...
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How to achieve this smudge effect in photoshop?

I came across this photo by Jacob Sutton and wanted to know if someone knew how to get this effect in photoshop?

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