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50mm stuck on the body

I have the Canon 600D and the nifty fifty 50mm f/1.8 that cost around 100$. One day when I am trying to switch lenses between the 50 that is on the body to another lens, I press on the lens release ...
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2 Versions of a Photo: Same resolution, image diff shows no difference, but different (byte-)size

I have two versions of a JPG photo. According to the meta data, one has been saved in Shotwell (https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Shotwell) while the other one is probably the orginal. Both files have the ...
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Perspective Warp vs. Tilt-Shift

I've been doing some architectural photography and indoors with the Nikon 14-24 f2.8 lens. Most of the time I can get my camera high enough to frame my shot and keep vertical lines vertical. But ...
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How to identify whether the available light is too harsh or too soft?

When I go out in a park what factors should I consider to determine whether the present light is too harsh or too soft?
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Soaked camera, completely broken?

Some time ago I was on a small boat and we capsized. My camera (canon xti) got soaked in seawater and stopped working. I tried drying it and took out the battery and memory card, but it won't turn on. ...
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How to capture professional photograph [on hold]

Hello I am Software Engineer but my hobby is to capture the photographs. I don't have any camera but I am looking to buy a nice camera which can help me to capture the professional pictures. Can you ...
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Is there an “optimal” background distance when striving for a minimally distracting background?

Let's assume a thin lens and an object O in focus at a distance of dO from the lens. Further, let's assume there's a large out-of-focus background object B at a distance of dB. Now, we know ...
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Lightweight stereo camera for augmented reality [on hold]

I'm currently working on an augmented reality system and looking for a camera that goes along side it and I was hoping you guys would have some advice on what to take. What I need: lightweight, it ...
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What is the reason of pixelation on Sony ILCE-7?

When I look at the camera display or through the viewfinder of Sony A7 in shooting mode, it shows me a pixelated picture. However all numbers (like ISO, shutter speed etc.) and interface elements are ...
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How can I make a reasonably small iMovie slideshow from my photographs?

For all weddings I shoot, I offer a slideshow as part of my packages. It's a easy thing to do with iMovie and the results are quite nice. Now I'd like to upload some of these slideshows to my Vimeo ...
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Portable battery charger [on hold]

I want to buy a portable mobile battery charger.But confused which one I should buy.Please suggest me a Portable mobile charger for my camera 'Canon eos kiss X7i' with LP-E8 battery. Sarah
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How important are camera settings when shooting RAW? [duplicate]

I would like to start shooting RAW instead of jpeg. I am wondering if i need to still worry about setting ISO, aperture and shutter speed. If so, why?
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Model Using Photographs Without Permission?

Model releases are often discussed where the photographer needs the model's consent to have the photo published/used commercially. But what about the other way around? Can the model use the photos the ...
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Generic battery advice for Sony's NP-FW50

I bought a new battery for my camera assuming that it would be enough to be compatible, in Sony terms "NP-FW50". Though I think the generic is better than the original: Generic: 7.4V, 1950mAh, ...
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How to sync EXIF data and date information from iPhoto to Flickr

I've recently started a process of scanning old photo albums. I had settled into a nice workflow scanning a few images at a time and using iPhoto to add descriptions and change the dates, thinking ...
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I need Black background in portrait taken in daylight

I want to get black background in portrait and effect like this,check my attach image file. by using which software I can get this,I guess by Lightroom but I try and failed.So Please anyone help me ...
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How to adjust exposure compensation with Nikon DSLR in low light condition?

I am using Nikon D5000. Struggle to achieve correct exposure in low light or night portraiture. I tried to adjust exposure compensation manually in aperture mode,but could not get good result. Can ...
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Filtering out RED light from a white LED source [on hold]

We use red light for high speed videography. currently we use a Tungsten light source with a Red filter. Unfortunately, the Tungsten light source creates too much heat for our laboratory use. We ...
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Camera lens or megapixel value: which defines the quality and clarity of the picture?

I have a 5MP camera in my phone. The pictures shows good clarity both in the phone screen and my computer screen. But one of my friends has a different camera with the same 5MP in his phone (brand is ...
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Is it worth it to buy Nikon lens in Thaïland [on hold]

I'm coming from France and I'm going in Thaïland next week. Is it worth it to buy a new lens here ? Regarding to the price, quality, the probability to get a fake one and the waranty, I really need ...
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Fixed lens camera [on hold]

I hardly ever use the zoom on my camera, and am considering getting a fixed lens as my next camera. I want to ask does anyone know the release schedule of fixed lens camera's, are there any decent ...
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What is this “rushed inwards” type of photo called?

I saw a photo on the internet today that I have seen before. Not this exact image, but this type of photo. I have tried to explain it to people in a photography store but to no avail. What is this ...
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How to tell if a digital camera shoots quickly

In my experience, most (at least) older digital cameras take some time -sometimes even a second or so- from the moment you pressed the button to the actual taking of a photograph, especially when ...
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EXIF Information that helps to detect doctored image

What EXIF information would be a good indication to know if an image has been doctored or not, and why is that information helpful? I think one of them is the aperture.
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How limited is Nikon's free Capture NX-D?

Recently Nikon released the free Windows RAW-Editor Capture NX-D. Since that time I use it and it seems pretty good to me. How good is this tool compared to the other famous tools? I'm not a ...
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In RawTherapee noise removal, why does noise apparently come back if I zoom out?

I am trying to remove noise from a picture taken at 2000 ISO on Nikon D90 with RawTherapee and have some weird results. In order to test the noise removal, I have naively pushed all the chrominance ...
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Camera bodies with a EF-S mount [duplicate]

Might be a dupplicate, but I don't think it is... Looking here : Comparaison of a Canon 1200D and a Nikon 3100 I've seen that the Canon 1200D has a mount type called "Canon EF-S". I know that you ...
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How to get width and height of an image based on distance

I have an app to overlay the images on the camera overlay. But I need to set the width and height of the image based on the user distance. If the distance is, say 8 feet, how can I calculate the width ...
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Are there technologies to simply take a photo and vectorize or rasterize an image on cell phone? [on hold]

I am thinking of a personal project to build a concept, and this question is hard to answer with my background. Could anyone help me out?
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Why are gels used for digital photography?

What is the purpose of color-adjusting light sources with gels in digital photography? Are they reserved exclusively for scenarios in which one wants different colors from different lights? I assume ...
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How to share large number of photos for review by family, with comments saved with the pictures?

I have about 1000 old photos I need to scan and share with friends. Before burning them to disc, though, I'd like to post them so people can comment on the provenance and/or people in the pics. What ...
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How to Make Indoor Photography Not Blurry [duplicate]

I am a beginning photographer with a Canon Rebel XTI. I'm trying to get indoor portraits of my son, but I can't seem to get non-blurry photos because the shutter speed is too slow as I need to let the ...
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Equipment needed to video with Canon 60D [on hold]

I never video professionally with my Canon 60D as I don't know if I have all the right equipment to do so. What do I need to get professional-quality video footage using my 60D? What lens? Do I need a ...
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Mamiya TLR- removing shutter from mounting plate

I've recently got an old Mamiya C3 TLR, but the aperture lever has broken. The lever (like most leaf shutters) connects to the shutter near the mounting plate. How do I remove the shutter mechanism/ ...
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How good are the E-mount to EF-mount adapters?

I currently live in the Canon ecosystem, but really like the look of the Sony a7S. But before I switch I want to know just how well I'll be able use use my old EF-mount lenses on my new a7S. How well ...
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Printing Milky Way Photos

I want to print out either of these two Milky Way Photos on a 12x18 size photograph (Or vise versa if it is horizontal). http://500px.com/photo/77785439/milky-way-touching-the-trees-by-tom-jones ...
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Is there a 'top notch' photo lab with flexible options in Canada?

I would like to have top quality prints of some of my photos. I've tried every photo lab in my city and none produce acceptable product. (I have access to Canon IPF8300 large format printer but even ...
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Light camera with full manual mode recommendation [on hold]

I'm looking for a smallish, non-professional camera with full manual mode. The most important thing for me is very small lag time between shutter button press and actual photo taking, even in ...
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How to overlay the image scaling based on the user distance & focal length

I'm overlaying images on the cameraView and based on the user input of room width & height. The images are displaying proportionally to width & height ratio. but i need to overlay the images ...
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Is it possible to reproduce a colour tone (of any photos) perfectly (by curves)?

Is it possible to mimic a colour tone perfectly? (most likely using curves.) For example, I want my photos taken by my digital camera having the colour tone of the film-photographs (let's say ...
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Is Nikon D60 reliable?

I'm a total beginner and was given a Nikon D60 camera with Nikon DX AF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6G lens. Is this camera reliable? Should I sell it and get another one? I really don't know much about ...
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Shooting lacrosse with Nikon 55-200mm question

I'm a complete newbie here but I am reading all the I could. I bought a D5200 with a 55-200 to shoot our lacrosse league. Shooting from the sidelines the lense gets as close as needed. The first ...
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Clear Digital image that looks horrible when printed - how to? [duplicate]

Not sure if this is the best place to ask, but here goes. I am working with a small photography shop and they have decided to offer a particular product for a special project and I need some tips as I ...
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Can anyone identify the manufacturer of this golden lens?

On a recent photo tour, a lens another photographer used caught my attention because of its golden color and no manufacturer name I know being visible. Unfortunately, I was busy taking some shots ...
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What are the values in the white balance menu in D40 refer to?

In D40 whitebalance menu,I found values like +3, +2, +1, 0, -1, -2, -3 in each setting. Does that represent values related to Kelvins?
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Sports photography [duplicate]

I own a Nikon D5100. I am 3 steps below a beginner photographer. I bought this camera in hopes of being able to take photos of my family during sporting events; football, wrestling, dance line, ...
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Linux software for stacking and RAW processing

I'm starting with astrophotography and my DSLR produces CR2 raw images. I use Linux and want to stack series of shots and do RAW processing (curves, RGB balance, etc.) I googled and found software ...
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DSLR long exposures and sensor overheat

I'm starting in astrophotography with Canon 1100d and 75-300mm lens. My first goal is Milky Way. I read in a article that long exposures cause overheating sensor and even may damage it. Is it true? If ...
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Video Recorder with Detachable Viewfinder and Remote Control [migrated]

I am wondering if there is a camcorder/video camera out there with a touchscreen viewfinder that is detachable and can be used remotely via a cable. I want to be able to control all features of the ...
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Bayonet mount adapter

I am planning to buy a Vivitar lens with a 58mm bayonet mount. I need to fit it to a 58mm screw fixing. Can I get a adapter to do this? If so, where and what is it called?

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