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Which camera to buy - Canon EOS 6D or Canon EOS 7D Mark II

I'm planning to buy a new camera body, and I'm unable to decide between the 6D and the newly announced 7D Mark II. Which camera should I go for? How much of a difference does a full frame camera (6D) ...
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How advanced is phase detect AF for bird photography compared to contrast detect AF?

My first and only camera is a panasonic Lumix G5 with a panasonic 45-200mm. I wanted to have a first hand experience and decide if I want to switch to aps-c dslrs, but I never had an opportunity to ...
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Rotate view tool and zooming

In Photoshop, when your view is rotated, drag zoom (ctrl+space one) appears to be zooming around center of the image, not center of your current view, which results in undesired panning. This is not ...
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What are the benefits of using a dedicated macro lens over a zoom with macro abilities

I'm interested to know what benefits there are from using a dedicated macro lens as opposed to a zoom lens with macro ability. Will a zoom lens be capable of close focus when zoomed in fully? Will a ...
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Does the Sony NEX-5R support a timed bulb mode?

... where I specify the shutter speed time ahead of time, like 45s or 1 minute? So far, it works in only the following ways: Hold the shutter button down. On the wireless remote, press the shutter ...
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How can I hack 35mm film into a 120mm camera and have it safely received?

I can simply put 35mm spool in place of 120mm one. Spring will hold it all right, and I can get it to wind on the receiver spool. Of course I can't know frame number and need to do it "by the ...
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my pictures getting corrupted on my smart phone

I have a samsung Note 3 neo dual sim smart phone, recently what ever pictures I take turns into black with a thunder mark on the black image. but pictures and videos taken some days back are intact, ...
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How to make a time-lapse photo

How can i make a time lapse image like this : http://elliott.org/blog/30-worst-cities-for-traffic-in-america/ I know how to make a video from set of photos, but i cant understand how this is created. ...
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1/30 shutter speed with film camera

If you take a photo with a 1/30 shutter speed, but the objects in the photo were not moving, will the picture appear blurry? Or will they appear clear?
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Bulk color-correct portrait backgrounds

I took a whole series of portraits (like 100 keepers) at my church and only had one speedlight and no gels, so my backdrop is yellowish in all of them. What is the best way to process these so the ...
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Schedule and show slide shows from image folders

I have searched questions looking for help relating to software to support slideshows and was hoping to stumble across what I am looking for, but no luck. I want to automatically play a slideshow for ...
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Lightroom: Reject a photo in compare view?

While comparing two photos in Lightroom 5, is there an easy way to reject one or the other? When I hit the X key both are marked as rejected. It is time consuming to make do the comparison using the ...
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Nikon D3200 screen colors problem

I recently bought a D3200 after owning a D90 and seeing how my friends D3100 functions. The D3200 is a very nice, cheap camera but I was surprised by the very poor quality of the pictures in the ...
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How to show happiness in a playground without any human presence?

I don't have any humans to pose. I have a playground with a swing which rotates to and fro. I also have children's toys and clothes and shoes. I wish to create a scene which shows that a child "was" ...
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What are some tips for shooting baseball in black and white? [on hold]

I'd really like to get some input on shooting B+W at ballgames.
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Most effective way to get detailed photo of a dog's eyes

I am not familiar with photography and have a question regarding the most effective way to get a close up photograph of just a dog's eyes. I would like the photo to have great detail, such as being ...
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When should I consider an image sharp? [duplicate]

Recently I am worried about the functionality of my Pentax K-50, i.e. I am not able anymore to get real sharp images. Thus my question arose, what I should see as "sharp". So I took several pictures ...
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Which affordable SLR has GPS, Wi-Fi and intervalometer? [on hold]

I have had a Canon 400D (Rebel XTi) for about 8 years now, but early this year it died on me. Since then, I've been looking for a good replacement. Initially, I was very interested in the Canon 6D, ...
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Nikon D7000 and Nikkor 28 2.8 is not working together

Not long ago, my father gave me his old Nikkor 28 2.8 lens which seems to be in perfect shape despite being at least 15 years old. The most noticable difference is the aperture ring which non of my G ...
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Water resistant bag for cycling

I used to do a little photography a while back (when the 350D first came out) and I'm thinking of getting into it again to take the some landscape shots during my other hobby of cycling. With the ...
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Going to Italy - My 7d needs a wide angle lens [duplicate]

I'm headed to Italy on my honeymoon. My current kit (or at least what I'm considering bringing) is as follows: 100L Macro 2.0 18-135 Kit lens Possibly the 50mm 1.8 Now - I was originally going to ...
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Auto Capture with Camera - Sensor Activated

I have a camera challenge that I'm trying to solve. Are there ways to configure a camera to take images automatically, upon the the target being in a specified location? For example see, the video ...
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Can't move images in a selection (normal selection, not a smart collection) in Lightroom 5 every once in a while

I move around images in selections in Lightroom 5 to get a specific order as I am in reportage photography. It happens - quite often - that suddenly I am not able anymore to move around images in the ...
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How to retain focus point information in exported JPEG's

I just tried out a plugin for Lightroom that shows the used focus points and found that it works fine for RAW files (CR2), but fails for JPEG's. The plugin notifies me that the JPEG doesn't contain ...
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What is subpixel sharpening?

What does sub pixel radius sharpening mean in this review of the Pentax K5IIs mean?How does it differ from regular sharpening? Now this is the same raw file, with a 301% .3 sub pixel radius ...
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Comparing LRPS and BPE awards

I enjoy my photography and would like to aim for some accreditations/awards. Both of the LRPS and BPE awards seem to fit the bill; there may be other awards I am missing but these are the first two I ...
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Aperture smart album to find stacks containing photos?

Can I create a smart album that searches for a keyword in photos, then shows all the images in the stacks containing those photos? For instance, I have a bunch of stacks containing 2 photos each, one ...
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What could cause pictures to come out too dark when using a ring flash?

I'm using a Nikon D800e. I've just got a Polaroid macro ring flash, but I'm having a hard time setting it up. The flash is good when I press the pilot button and the light button, but when I shoot, ...
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nikkon, sony or cannon [duplicate]

I very new to DSLR Photography. Now I'm in confusion that Sony alpha 58 or Cannon D600. both of them are nearly same cost. but I found that that for Sony there are less lens and accessories. but ...
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What is the best all around lens for a Canon EOS 70D? [on hold]

In your opinion what is the best all around lens for a Canon EOS 70D? Cheers
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How to lock aperture using Reverse ring with Canon 600D?

Is there anyone using reverse ring and know how to lock the aperture. I tried doing the techniques provided on youtube. First connecting the lens on original positions then lock the aperture by ...
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recording on I-speed 2 (olympus) [on hold]

when I start record with olympus I-speed 2 , I cant find record from starting , only i find record from some frames but not from starting ? why ?
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What defines camera's size? [duplicate]

Smartphone cameras are small while others are big. I know some functions like zoom can change physical size, etc. So, ignoring a zoom lens, what defines a camera lens? I want to get the general idea ...
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How do I most efficiently reduce noise on images from my Olympus TG-3?

On my vacation, I got a new Olympus TG-3 because I liked the feature set. But when I compare the pictures to the output of my wife's Canon Ixus 800 there is much more noise and I would even say that ...
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image enhancement to read car plate

A group of thieves entered in my house and robbed a lot of my stuff. They used a car to run away. The following images were obtained from CCV cameras from neighbors. Is it possible to improve those ...
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Pentax k-30: can i buy all lens not stabilized?

I'm interested to buy a Pentax K-30. I'm wondering : can I buy not stabilized optics because of body' stabilized sensor ? Is the overall image quality comparable to an optic with stabilizer (like ...
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After how many shots is a camera considered old? [duplicate]

Many sell used EOS cameras and the number of shots vary a lot. People I have talked to tend to stay away from cameras that have more than 10.000 shots. Given that on a shoot I make an average of 200 ...
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What did the “macro” switch/mode do on older zoom lenses?

I remember that a number of older (80s to maybe mid 90s) zooms had a "macro" mode where you would throw a switch that allowed the lens to focus closer. What was that? was it just a built in extension ...
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Problem in white balancing photographs taken in sun

When a photograph is taken in sun, the whole photograph becomes slightly orange in color. Specially the skin tones become too orange. The photographs are taken from simple mobile phone high megapixel ...
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Which galaxies can we photograph with a DSLR and a telephoto lens?

I see a lot of photos of the milky way by photographers using wide angle lenses. I'm wondering if there are other galaxies that can be photographed by using a telephoto lens (>500mm). How do I figure ...
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Invariants in subject size and depth of field?

I was curious if I could cheat my way around having to focus stack an object by using different lenses. Playing with the Depth of Field calculator I noticed something interesting: No matter what ...
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How to remove 'Program Name: Adobe Photoshop' from the metadata?

I've tried all the solutions from here as well as from stackoverflow, the tool mentioned (ExifTool) won't remove the metadata. I'd like to remove all the Photoshop information from my jpeg, leaving ...
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AC to DC Adapter for Digital Camera. How many Amps or mAh should I get?

I have this Kodak C663 Camera which has a DC Input, that can take power from an AC to DC Adapter. I'm thinking of getting an AC to DC Adapter since most of my photography is done indoors, and even ...
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is framerate the same for video as for photo? [duplicate]

If a DSLR can record 1080p video at 60fps, why is it only capable of continunous shooting at, maybe 5fps? If frames per second are frames per second why can't you take 60 photographs per second? Is ...
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How does auto focus tracking work in DSLRs

I thought auto focus tracking comes from the computation of image on the image sensor when I was using GF1, a MILC. The auto focus tracking was good. However when I use canon 6D, a DSLR the auto focus ...
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A good budget mirrorless camera [closed]

I am am a rookie just buying the first big sensor camera. I tried some dslr s in a shop and was instantly put off by their huge size and heaviness. So I settled on a mirrorless. My budget is around ...
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Using “Auto & Red eye reduction” flash setting when no eyes are present in the photo?

I have a Samsung S1050 compact camera. On the Auto shooting option, these are three options for the flash: Auto & Red eye reduction Auto flash Flash off The camera defaults to "Auto & Red ...
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I tried to use the “Sunny 16 rule” but it didn't work, why?

In a sunny day, I tried to apply the Sunny 16 rule to the following scene: f/16, ISO 100, Shutter Speed: 1/100 and ended up with a dark image. Then I tried another shot with another settings which ...
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Composing great profile/cover images for social media

Are there any design/artistic 'rules' which could be effectively applied to help make social media profile images (like Facebook profile images/covers) more engaging and integrate well with the target ...
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Why can lenses only focus from so close?

I have always wondered, why is it that a lens can only focus from so far away from the subject? I know some lenses have a kind of macro switch which basically allows them to focus closer but why are ...

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