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I think you pretty much answered your own question--which is more important to you--image quality or traveling light? The difference probably isn't as big as you're thinking, since the NNs break down into pretty small packages, all told. I tend to keep my NN3 disassembled with the horizontal and vertical arm assemblies separate, so you're packing two bars, ...


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If you can post a budget, will make answering this a bit more targeted. There are some good answers here: How can I trigger multiple cameras to fire simultaneously? Another option is to look at motion triggered camera setups that are used to capture wildlife. Another option is to use interval shooting on a couple of high-resolution DSLRs with wide angle ...


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Plustek Optic film 120 is your best bet today. To do a quality scan of film you really don't have many choices. Good luck!


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The main difference will come when you buy lenses for the 5D, which is a full frame camera, and that is really gonna cost you much more than D3200 lenses. Apart from this there are things like: no built in flash no mass storage device USB mode no GPS and many more features which you may be more accustomed to. So I would suggest not to go for 5D ...


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Canon cameras are uniquely suitable and cost effective for such a task and I'll explain why. I believe Canon released some information regarding their firmware which has resulted in a couple of custom firmware projects for Canon cameras. Most notable would be the "Canon Hack Development Kit" (CHDK) http://chdk.wikia.com/wiki/CHDK It will add some very ...


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This thread is just what I needed, an experiment to illustrate bad handling of PNG files on this forum. Perhaps someone will find the experiment amusing. Here comes a PNG file: The editor thread shows a file, the result window does not!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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I have a D610 and a NEX 5R, so I'm in a similar situation. Just buy the cheapest adapter that has mechanical aperture control for G lenses. Forget about autofocus; even if you find the most expensive adapter that allows autofocus, it would not be very good. The beauty of Sony E bodies is the full-time LiveView AND the really nicely implemented focus ...


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The reversing ring such as the BR2A (Nikon, B&H) have a Nikon F mount on one side and a thread that matches the front of a camera lens on the other. Nikon doesn't make any 72mm or 67mm reverse rings though you can find it from third parties (72mm for example). I will point out that lenses that use a 72mm (or 67mm) thread are not likely good candidates ...


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Your camera model doesn't matter. All you need is a Nikon mount reverse ring with the correct size filter threads. What size is the filter thread on your lens?


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I've seen a piece of equipment that helps work around the problem of having to open the books flat. It was pretty fancy but you might be able to make something up yourself. It consisted of a pair of glass sheets set at 90 degrees to each other and mounted so that the joining edge was uppermost (like an inverted V). The book is opened and placed face down on ...


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Other answers are generally good. This is intended to be complementary. I photographed old but not ancient documents (1900 on) in a library. These were for a church 100 year anniversary so quality had to be good but not utterly archival. For practical purposes the results were indistinguishable from originals by mere mortals. I could set up equipment in a ...


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"Is it worth buying a 5D Mark I or an EOS 1Ds II today?" Of course it is. And it is now 2015! As an earlier commenter said, they were great cameras when they first appeared, and they are still great cameras now. 12Mp or 16.7Mp is a lot of pixels ... more than enough for very big prints or a double magazine spread and massively more than you need for a ...


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You don't need radio triggers to fire the YN-565EX remotely from the D610. The D610's pop-up flash can actually remotely fire the 565EX in three of its optical slave modes without any additional gear. YN-565EX's Optical Slave Modes S1, S2 "dumb" optical slave modes If the D610's pop-up flash is in Manual mode, the 565EX's S1 mode (which is similar to ...


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I own and have used a DMC-G3. I'm very VERY surprised to hear a claim that anyone's rated it "the best" at low light. It's good at low light; but not great (I also shoot a full-frame dSLR). It's a mid-grade for mirrorless and four-thirds format, which puts it on a par, handling-wise and image-quality wise, with entry-level APS-C dSLRs. I loved mine; it's a ...


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You might check with any local university archives, historical societies, or libraries with historical documents for advice. You might also check with any local hobbyist photography groups in the area. There might be someone who can walk you through the first few photos then set you loose. You get good at photography by taking lots of photos, it's a simple ...


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My 2 cents. 1) Use the longest focal range you can, the longest lens and/or the furthest distance you can setup. This is to reduce perspective distortion and chromatic aberrations. 2) You can construct a "table" made of MDF or something similar. You can set it at an angle so you can be far away with your camera but at the same time the document stays in ...


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See also: What should I look for when shopping for my first DSLR? Here are the questions I think you need to ask yourself before buying any new camera. What's my budget? The amount of money you can spend on camera gear will probably be the biggest limitation on getting any specific camera. It will sway your decision on whether or not you would prefer ...


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I've taken pictures of documents recently. While in my case there was no requirement to have high quality pictures, I decided to try to aim for the most detailed and noise free pictures possible. To get the most detail, you should use the largest focal length available and take pictures from as close as possible, but such that you can still focus on the ...



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