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Why are there little white dots on my bw negative, and how can I fix it?

I've been deving some bw film at home, but on one of my negatives there are a lot of little white spots everywhere. Why has this happened, how can I prevent it from happening again, and how can I fix ...
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Is it bad to use pics from a wedding I shot for another photog as primary in my web portfolio?

A local photographer who double-booked reached out to me in an emergency to shoot a wedding in their place. They had another person who was supposed to shoot for the photographer but they flaked out. ...
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89 views

Why does this camera generated JPEG looks better than the software generated one?

I was post-processing some photos on Nikon's Capture NX-D I had taken during holidays with a B700 camera and noticed some chromatic aberration in a picture. When I compared the post-processed photo ...
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Fujifilm X-T20 vs Pentax K-3 II. Am I missing any significant differences?

After many years of shooting pics with my phone, I have finally decided to step up my game and buy a decent camera. After a lot of research, and considering my budget and my ability to take pictures, ...
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1answer
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Someone used my photo. I didn’t have a release signed. Legal?

My photo (an artistic shot of the downtown Los Angeles skyline, which shows part of the property where it was taken) was used without permission. The thief used it to make a website for the property ...
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39 views

What is your favourite camera setting for Fast Changing Light Conditions?

Nikon D7200. Godox V860IIN. I am looking for the best camera settings for Wedding And Night Club Photography. I want to capture images the way it is in my mind with the least amount of adjustments ...
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1answer
51 views

How does Auto ISO work on Nikon DSLRs in Manual mode with an on-camera flash?

Nikon D7200. Godox V860IIN. This is part of what I know so far: Shutter speed is for controlling ambient light. Aperture is for controlling flash. ISO is for controlling overall light hitting the ...
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18 views

D3000 black image playback

My D3000 is given me a black screen play back after shoot, it work like seconds ago but just for me to take another shoot it appeared black. wen i view the image on my computer it also plain black. ...
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What's the best quality paper to print night photos?

I am shooting numerous different types of long exposures of cityscapes. I want to know what is the best type of paper to print onto? I want to get the deepest blacks.
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50 views

Weird orange artifacts in smartphone image of a white light source

In my work (lab research), I have need to take digital photos of thin transparent gels sitting on and being illuminated by a white light box. When I try to take a digital photo, weird orange bands ...
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What camera would be best to take pictures like the ones I've listed and what software might I need? [on hold]

http://bts.ibighit.com/img/photo/f_ver/4_f_jk.jpg http://bts.ibighit.com/wings/img/mainphoto/8.jpg Can you tell me what camera would get me to take photos like these?
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Nikon D5100: How to keep Continuous shooting on between shots

There is an old-ish post about the continuous release mode, but it's not exactly what I am trying to achieve, and was wondering if something has been discovered since then. On my D5100, when I set ...
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How could I edit armpit stains out of a photograph?

This is an amateur photo of my sister - how would I edit out the armpit sweat stains from walking around all day? image cropped to save space - original available on click-through
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1answer
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Copal Shutter FStop Label Replacement?

I recently received a lens in a Copal #0 shutter that is missing the fstop label. It looks like that label is made of metal and screwed in, so I should be able to just get a new label and put it on. ...
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1answer
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Why are blown-out highights pink instead of white in Darktable?

I switched to Linux and started using Darktable as my RAW processor. It is great and I love all of its functions. Lately I've tried to do some HDR shots and I noticed that the parts which are blown ...
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Will all square/rectangular filters fit into the slots of a given filter holder?

I am researching square/rectangular ND/ND grad filters and holders. I don't own any yet. I am wondering: 1) Are all filter holders' slots - into which you slide square/rectangular filters - and all ...
4
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1answer
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Why are test images from my Fujifilm X100F softer than I expect?

I just got a copy of the X100F, and I was really excited to play around with it. But as I've taken a handful of pictures in various settings, I've noticed that the sharpness of the images were not ...
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133 views

What do the F and f numbers written on lens mean?

On this particular lens rim is written "F:2.6 f=3.8mm". What does it mean? Focal point 3.8 mm and aperture 1/2.6 of the focal point ???
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Can i use nikkor AF lens in nx3000? [duplicate]

I'm not a professional photographer and I have an NX3000. I found an analogic N50 that is no longer working, but is there any way i can still use the lens, an AF Nikkor 35-80 Mm F4, on my NX? Thanks ...
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453 views

Any truth that depth of field extends from one-third in front of focal point to two-thirds behind it?

In the book Digital Photography Complete Course, there is a page that discusses and illustrates depth of field: There is an info box that says the following: The point at which you focus the lens ...
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Why does Shutter Speed go below the Minimum Shutter Speed when speedlight is on in Aperture Mode on my Nikon camera?

Nikon D7200 Aperture Priority Mode. Auto ISO set at 6400 max. Minimum Shutter set at 1/125. Flash: Godox V860IIN. Shutter works well when the flash is off and when the built in camera is on, but ...
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2answers
65 views

How do I capture fine water spray/mist against a reflective background?

I want to shoot a subject standing under a shower, with water misting off as it strikes the skin, showing only the silhouette of the bust, with a soft, textured backlight coming from a frosted glass ...
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2answers
116 views

Magic lantern vs. tragic lantern. Any differences?

What is the differences between the two? Is it model dependent?
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91 views

Used the Wrong Lens

I used the wrong lens when I took a group photo (about 30ppl). The prints are coming out blurry and grainy. Is there something you suggest to get a better print result?
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1answer
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Are there alternate flash modules for the Lytro Illum 40 megaray camera?

I own the Lytro Illum 40 megaray light field optic camera and I wanted to add a flash module to it. I was wondering if you have any suggestions as to what are the possible alternate lash modules to ...
3
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1answer
90 views

Nikon only allows single photo in auto mode or if flash is used

Basically what is happening is if I start my Nikon D5300 in AUTO and take a picture it will only allow me to take that one picture and not allow me to take another picture at all. The autofocus stops ...
2
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1answer
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Can the EOS-M cameras use a wired remote and\or programmed wifi remote?

I'm looking for the lightest Mirrorless around (for a skydiving helmet). It must have a wired remote since it is inaccessible in freefall. According to Wikipedia, the original 2012 EOS M model is the ...
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Spilt Isopropyl alcohol on camera, now it doesn't turn on

I have 99.5% Isopropanol that I am using for cleaning electronics and optics(I specifically ordered it from my local electronics specialist, it is no knock-off, it is genuine pure IPA for a ton of ...
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2answers
128 views

Ethics of publishing a photo of someone right before their death

I know that this is a delicate question so I hope it is ok to ask here. Let's say you are doing street photography and you happen to coincidentally capture a scene in which someone is right about the ...
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3answers
37 views

Is there a way of using a square gradient filter with a circular filter system?

I'm interested about a circular filter system for (very) long exposure photography, such as the one by Formatt Hitech. However, I'd like to use a square gradient filter; they make a circular one but I ...
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2answers
91 views

The 500 rule - astrophotography

I'm a newbie on everything that surrounds astrophotography. I've been reading about the 500 rule and how to avoid star trails. My question is why you divide by the focal length? I mean how the focal ...
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1answer
38 views

Why can't I trigger my Yongnuo flash with my Yongnuo transmitter?

I have a YN600EX RT II flash and a Yongnuo RF603II wireless transmitter, and I'm using a Canon 700D. If I am right from the research I have done, I don't have to use both transmitters to make my flash ...
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Is a sticking mirror latch lever a likely cause of a winding issue on a Pentax ME Super? What else could it be?

I've recently added a Pentax ME Super to my (ever growing) SLR collection. This one appears to have had minimal use, but it has an issue with the advance lever which I think I know the cause of, but ...
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How can one sell prints yet be sure to retain commercial rights to the work?

A friend has offered to sell me prints of some of her photographs, and we were wondering if it would be wise (in principle) to have me sign something which commits me not to reproduce or resell the ...
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1answer
133 views

How do we get this look? Is it a filter or a camera setting

How does one get this effect in pictures. Is it a filter or photoshop
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1answer
63 views

What is the best Lens mount [on hold]

What is the most versatile lensmount? I mean for which one are the most/cheapest lenses avaivable? Are they fullframe and crop sensor capable? For which one are the most 2nd hand lenses avaivable? ...
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1answer
52 views

Big white circle on scanned negative

I just developed a roll of film and I'm noticing big white circles. They seem to appear in different places, from one picture to another. All I can think of is wrong temperature of development (21C ...
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Can I use a higher ASA / ISO with a point and shoot film camera which says it only goes to 400?

If I have a film camera (point and shoot) that only goes to ASA 400 can I still shoot with film that is higher ASA like Porta 800 or 1600? I’m trying to shoot at night? Mostly looking for dark tones ...
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52 views

In Photoshop, how to get the histogram and statistics of CIELab values

I have a CIELab file that I am looking at with Photoshop. I would like to obtain the mean value of the image's L*, a*, and b* values. However, when I open the Histogram tool and select the individual ...
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604 views

How can I take undistorted overhead top view pictures of a stationary gas compressor?

I need to take overhead top view pictures of a stationary gas compressor. How can I get the image to appear flat by adjusting the focal length? Example: I need to know what type of lense or camera to ...
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3answers
86 views

How is wide field-of-view possible using a tiny sensor?

From looking at the FOV tables on this page, I can see that FOV is greatly reduced as sensor size decreases. It seems that 1/2.3 sensors would produced fields-of-view that are tiny, even at the ...
2
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1answer
77 views

how to find the length of an umbrella?

I know that an umbrella's shaft grows with its radius. I am shopping for one and in most cases, I find that the length of the umbrella is missing from the description/specs. is there a way to estimate/...
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2answers
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Why are my Portra 400 pictures darker than Portra 160? Shouldn't higher ISO result in brighter pictures?

I'm trying to gain a better understanding of taking pictures in film. I usually shoot in Portra 400 and I love how contrasty the pictures are, but iI can't help but notice that when I shoot with ...
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1answer
39 views

Light reflections with filter stacking

I typically use multiple filters when doing long exposure. Assuming light leaks from the sides are taken care off with proper sealing, could there be light bouncing back and forth between the ...
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19 views

ViewNX2 Outlook Email problems

The Outlook email option to send photos is not working on my PC. It shows as if it is sending but then it doesn't show up in my email. Any suggestions? Thanks
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131 views

What kind of setup do I need to take better pictures of tattoos?

I know some barebones about photography but almost nothing about the gear market. I'm a tattooer, and I have an old D40 with a 35mm f/1.8 Prime lens I've been using for forever. I'm always ...
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138 views

How can I subtly blur brands in photos?

In the past I've seen scenes in documentaries containing a branded product which (I assume) didn't pay for product placement, so somehow they manage to subtly blur out its label in post production. I ...
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Looking for an image display application for a windows 10 touchscreen display to be used in an exhibition [closed]

Can't seem to find a gallery app that hides the ui in fullscreen so that the user cannot leave the app or do anything outside of it. Any body have experience with digitally displaying images on a ...
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Can’t get full range of settings in Manual mode

I have a D300s. If I’m in any mode other than manual I can get some pretty good shots of whatever my subject is. When I am in Manual mode, however, I can’t seem to set it where I want without the ...
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1answer
44 views

Can ExifTool be used to read files stored online?

I store some of my photos on a web server, and I'd like to be able to read the metadata with ExifTool. Is it possible to use ExifTool to connect to files that are otherwise accessible online via ...

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