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Turn off syncing in Lightroom CC

I want to turn off the automatic sync to the Creative Cloud of photos. I do not want to upload a single photo to the cloud. I tried turning it off by following the answer in this question but it didn'...
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Model rangefinder

This is a picture of a rangefinder at the very top of the tower on a large scale model. I would like to install actual optics in it. It has two very small openings. About 1/4 inch in diameter at each ...
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What does it mean speed of lens in analogue photography? [duplicate]

When reading some reviews on lenses in cons or pros are noted speed of lens. What does it means when we are talking about analogue cameras without autofocus?
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What photography book changed the way you look at the world? [on hold]

What was the first photography book that you remember really changing the way you look at the world? Or inspiring you to approach photography differently? Follow-up, what are some great photography ...
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What's the best way to share photos with a client?

I found some answers here, but they seem a bit dated (thus I'd argue this isn't a duplicate). Currently, I create a private gallery on my website where I post the finished images, but the website ...
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Is it possible to hide the histogram in Darktable?

In the darkroom section of darktable, the histogram takes up a huge amount of vertical space. Is there any way to hide or move it?
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Camera Recommendation [duplicate]

Which machine would you recommend to someone who is looking for a short film and photography and is a beginner and who is seriously hesitant between the Sony a6000, Panasonic G7, Canon M6 and Fujifilm ...
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Pentax DSLR stopped accepting manual lenses

I've upgraded K-S1 camera firmware to latest version, played with some settings and reset them to defaults. For some reasons, manual (K) lenses aren't accepted anymore. Modern auto-focus lenses work ...
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Are digital compact cameras with optical zoom and image stabilization reasonably shock-proof when turned off?

I wonder how fragile are moving parts inside a compact camera with optical zoom and optical image stablization (e.g. Lumix DMC-TZ57). Can it get damaged if taken for a jog inside a backpack?
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Streaming camera compatible with Canon lenses [on hold]

I have just received my Elgato Cam Link 4K. I wanted to use it to convert my DSLR to high-quality webcam for video conferences. I have Canon EOS 80D, and unfortunately, there are 2 problems with it: ...
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Picture I take in low light using yougnuo 580ex comes out like this that its upper bright becomes bright and lower comes out to be totally black? [on hold]

How to take proper picture by using external flash?what is the mistake I did in capturing picture I'm a noob in photography I have nikon d5300
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is there any shortcut or any keys combination on 70d to change iso in real time?

how to change ISO while seeing from viewfinder in my camera canon 70d?
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Underwater cameras [duplicate]

I have a Panasonic GX80 which I find great for photography as a hobby. I want to be able to take photos in the water of waves and surfers. Are there any suggestions as to which cameras might be good ...
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When would lack of auto-exposure bracketing (AEB) be a deal-breaker for an entry-level DSLR? [on hold]

I am a beginner to DSLR, and I am currently shooting with Nikon Coolpix. As an upgrade I am looking to buy D3400. I checked its specs and seems like AEB is missing. Is it really needed for a beginner ...
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Are Canon entry DSLRs getting worse and worse?

I noticed something in Canon's line-up of DSLRs: A few years ago they made the EOS 1300D which had WiFi, Bluetooth, and NFC. When you look at the newer EOS 4000D, they removed all of these features ...
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Timelapse color flickering

I've tried to shoot the red line of sunrise along the sea and I've done that from under a very low bridge with the penumbra, so I' ve captured some portions of the sand and palm trees too. I tried it ...
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How is a GoPro Hero 7 different from my iPhone camera?

I am a completely newbie to photography. Can someone explain what is special about the GoPro Hero 7? When will it be better than my iPhone 7 Plus camera?
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What set up is required to take an image like this bright portrait? [on hold]

Please let me know what set up is needed to recreate such a photo? What creates this illusion?
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Sony A7iii how to permanently display focus distance in MF mode

I'm doing mostly landscape photography and the manual focus is a thing for me. Since the native Sony lenses all have focus by wire, the MF experience is poor. I never know if my focus is still at ...
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Choose between Nikon D750 and Sony A7 III [on hold]

I am looking for an entry level FF camera. I have narrowed down it to 2 cameras which are Nikon D750 and Sony A7 III. I have familiarity with Nikon DSLRs, but not with mirror-less cameras. I know that ...
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DSLR camera Nikon D5200 [on hold]

I just changed the view finder screen of my Nikon D5200 with the vignetting problem and it's OK now. It's not the problem of the lens and censor. What are your other experience?
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Do Olympus lenses and filters for TG-3 or TG-4 fit TG-5?

Just curious whether some used TG-4 and TG-3 accesories are a good deal or a waste of money.
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How to optimally set up a monitor to be as well calibrated as possible when used as a liveview finder?

If you want the most precise color reproduction from a computer monitor, you calibrate it. But calibration mostly changes the PC, not the monitor, apart from the selection of basic color profile and ...
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Were there ways to deal with distortion in the darkroom ages? [duplicate]

When people used early ultrawide angle lenses that had visible distortion, did they simply accept the fact and print it too ... or were there mitigations for things like critical architecture ...
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Can too-tight lens hoods become accidental apertures?

There is frequently the suggestion to use tighter lens hoods than specified for some lenses when they are used with smaller sensors than they are designed for. The idea is that the vignetting ...
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Are bokeh (ball) shapes a result of vignette or aperture action?

The effect of getting shaped out-of-focus highlights (bokeh balls) from both non-circular apertures inside the lens, and masks applied in front of it (where an external aperture would presumably also ...
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Why is far depth of field larger than near?

I just read this article which sounds quite sane. However, the article states (and backs it up with the diagram below) that the size of the smallest object that will be clearly resolved in your image ...
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What's the best way to store over 400 GB of digital photos?

My Mom has over 400GB of photos on a quickly dying 2011 IMac. We are getting her a new computer but I am hoping to set up some system where she can safely store all these files in an easy to access ...
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Canvera versus Mazda album [on hold]

I want to understand the difference between Canvera photo album and Mazda photo album. Which one is better and their prices. Thanks, Sam
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Is there an app for me to easily put in a background where a green screen was for photos without having to manually erase the background? [on hold]

I have a green screen but wanted to swap in different backgrounds on the photos via my phone. Was wondering if there was a reputable and easy app that detects the green screen and can change the ...
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Nikon Df: a way to send photos to ipad in real time

gear question! is there a way to connect a Nikon Df so that it sends what it sees to an ipad. it could be each photo taken, or ideally video feed before the photo is taken. i don't care if its ...
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What’s this filter called? [on hold]

Does anyone know what this filter is called or if there’s an app that does this? I’ve been trying to search it for months now but no luck...
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Get original folder location from lightroom

So I made a big mistake, importing images into lightroom from my harddrive. I chose some option that moved the files into a date based folder and deleted them from the original location that was ...
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Windows 10 says “driver missing” for Canon EOS 550D

I have recently upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10. The camera (Canon EOS 550D) worked fine beforehand and I can still access it nicely on the same computer when booting into Linux. Thus, the ...
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Do Nikon sensor jpegs have a very slight yellow cast to them in the image compared to Canon?

I shoot with a Nikon D3400 and I am a beginner casual photographer. I shoot in maximum quality jpeg(NOT RAW) on auto white balance. Recently my friend and I were shooting some same subjects(my friend ...
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How do you sync Yongnuo YN600EX II with YN622C-TX Contoller?

I recently bought Yongnuo YN600EX-RT II. I wanted to be able to use it off camera so due to recommendation bought YN622C-TX wireless flash controller. I cannot however get the flash to pick up the ...
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What would happen if the location of a filter on a lens were changed?

Most lenses have filter threads in front of the front element. However, some lenses have filter threads behind the rear element, such as some fisheye lenses b/c the front element protrudes too far ...
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Field of view using 50mm APS-C lens on APS-C body vs 50mm FF lens on FF body? [duplicate]

I am taking 2 pictures using: Nikon D3400 APS-C sensor and an APS-C kit lens, 18-55mm set at 50mm Nikon D850 full frame camera and a full frame lens 50mm that is designed for full frame Nikon ...
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No signal from Nikon D750 to Yongnuo YN622N-TX

I've used this set up successfully before, but now I can't figure out what the problem is. I have the YN622N-TX in the D750's hot shoe, and the YN622Nconnected to the YN568EX flash off-camera. When ...
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Do camera sellers ever fraudulently reset shutter counts?

Has anyone ever heard of a camera seller resetting shutter counts to make a camera appear newer than it actually is? Or change the shutter count to lie about it being replaced or refurbished? It ...
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When converting from Fujifilm .raf to .tiff, why is there an option for dpi?

I am new to digital photography, but I've been shooting with a Fujifilm x100s camera that saves to .raf format. When I use Fujifilm's .raf to .tiff converter, it asks me what dpi I want the image in. ...
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Does anyone know what this diffuse pattern that appears to be in all my photos is and if it can be fixed?

This diffuse pattern appears in all of my recent photos. I don't know what it can be. The camera is a Canon.
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How do you reset Darktable on Windows

I'm having trouble with Darktable on windows, and I'd like to reset it. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling, but it seems to remember which photos I've been using still. Is there a config file I ...
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Magenta noise on images?

Does anyone know why I'm getting magenta noise on my images. It's very inconsistent when it happens, and I'm having a hard time figuring out what's causing it. I'm seeing the 'noise' predominantly ...
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How to “read” DisplayCAL-profile-info figure correctly or Is my LCD calibrator faulty?

This will be probably a stupid question I want to ask but I will still try - don't throw rocks on me. I am not a photographer nor a graphics designer, but the color reproduction still matters to me, ...
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Why is my Tamron 24-70 F2.8 G2 clicking when used in Live View mode?

My Tamron 24-70 F2.8 G2, used with Nikon D750, is making clicking sounds when I change the aperture in live view mode on M or A setting. Is the clicking normal?
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Why does my Canon 5D MkII footage look so terrible/grainy/flat/pixelated? [on hold]

With apologies for the vagueness of the request, I'd be really grateful if someone could take a look at the following two videos and offer any tips as to why the footage might look quite so terrible/...
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Relative performance of single lens on different format sensors

I'm evaluating a sigma lens that comes in several mounts including aps-c and micro four-thirds. My question is about the performance on the smaller micro four-thirds sensor. Couldn't I expect the ...
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How can I fix an Olympus OM-D E-M5 with black screen, takes one photo, and shuts off?

Just suddenly, my camera LCD doesn’t work when on but I could still take a photo. But after one click the camera auto shuts down. Previous times when I use, I do notice that when shooting at low ...
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What is the best way to downsample photos to increase sharpness

What is the best way to downsample photos to increase sharpness? If I have a photo in raw format with a resolution of about 24MP. How do I best downsample it to increase sharpness if I think the ...

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