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How to take video of the inside of a cave, from above, with an action camera?

I am interested in lowering a Go Pro Hero 7 into a cave: to record video and to take measurements with two scientific instruments, and want to ask your advice on what would hold the camera. ...
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Does a way of downgrading the quality of a picture exist?

I know there's ways of upgrading but I've never seen any way of doing the opposite.
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What the cheapest solution for use rear curtain sync with canon?

I have a canon 5DM3 with an yn600ex-rt and yn-E3-rt. I do astrophotography and I'd like introduce people on the foreground firing the flash on rear curtain for freezing they. It works well with the ...
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Can I post process this out of focus image?

There was a small snake hiding in the grass. I pointed my camera, but I zoomed to much. When I pressed the button to adjust the focus the autofocus complained because it was out of range. I tried ...
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Zooming into RAW images

Hey there I was wondering why is it when I zoom into an image I took it looks grainy & pixalated. The image will be taken at an iso of 100 and look sharp on the the camera but not as sharp on a ...
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Can anyone please tell me what is this small line in my picture?

I was taking a photo with the nikon D5600, of 2 people sitting on a bench. As you can see, there is the Moon in the background and a few stars. But what is the small line near the top ? I hope I am ...
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Can DSLR CMOS Sensor be damaged by high intensity light sources (Sun, Lasers)? [closed]

I was looking to repair a DSLR which had burnt in image in the CMOS, Replacement for this component is not cheap and around 30-45% the cost of a new camera, being a mojor component. So reading a ...
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Differences in lighning schema for white and black skin?

Could somebody explain, what is the difference in lightning schema on shooting of portraits and beauty of white vs. black/dark skinned models?
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What are these spots all over my pictures?

I'm very new to film and am not sure what is going on. I sent in a roll of 35mm color negative through Walmart and this is what I got back. All but a couple of the photos have the same dots. Along ...
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How do I calibrate my laptop screen

How do I calibrate my laptop screen after I calibrated my desktop. Does not give me the option to select my laptop screen. Using Spyder 5 elite and windows 10. External monitor is setup as duplicate ...
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How should I store a fungus-affected lens?

I bought a lens that has some fungus on it. Unfortunately, I can't do anything about it right now, for at least a couple of months. How should I store it until I can deal with it properly? Would a ...
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Nikon D70 with AF-S NIKKOR 18-70mm lens

I bumped into the tripod and the camera fell onto a carpeted floor. Now the auto-focus is not working. Hold the shutter button half way and the lens moves rapidly back and forth from infinity to 0.38. ...
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Can I force an interior designer to stop using photos of my home. We said no photos at the start of the project and i just found them online [migrated]

interior designer, permission for photos for promotion and or online specifically denied. we like our privacy and said so. Also, some photos online show that the home was staged with additional ...
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In situations where you aren't compelled to pick high ISO (low light/needing a high shutter speed), is there ever a reason to NOT prefer low ISO?

Given the same amount of exposure, sometimes you may prefer smaller or bigger aperture because you may want high or low depth of field. Similarly, sometimes you may prefer slow or fast shutter speed, ...
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Canon 60D screen turned black when I’m at mode settings

Starting from yesterday, my canon 60D camera’s screen will turn black when I’m at mode setting screen. When I press the Q button to change the ISO or the manual focus. The screen works again. What’s ...
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Should I shoot color or black and white 35mm film to learn photography fundamentals?

I want to practice composition, or the basics of photography in reality. From what I've read, some people say shoot color, or only shoot black and white to learn composition right. From my personal ...
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Is it possible to eliminate Moiré patterns from photos of screens?

I am very well aware of Moiré patterns and why they happen when taking photos of computer/phone screens. However on the website of some software projects there is a photo of someone using the product ...
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Are there specific things I should look for when evaluating a used tilt-shift lens?

I'm considering a used tilt-shift lens and I want to make sure I give it a good looking over before I decide whether to buy it or not. I've never used a tilt-shift lens before, and I think it takes ...
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Buying New Camera [closed]

I bought Sony A58 in 2013 and wish to upgrade. I have choices i.e. NIKON D3500, Canon Eos 200D ii or M50 Mark 2. Is it Worth upgrading, if yes which? Please suggest. Basic purpose is Get together ...
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Astrophotography - Image quality reduced after multiple long exposures

I'm currently using NIKON D5600 for my untracked astrophotography, and depends on the target I need to take up to 100 exposures of 15-20 seconds each. I have a manual shutter remote and I manually ...
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ExifTool does not extract corrupted EXIF metadata from jpeg file. How to repair it?

The image viewer nomacs offers a quick way to add image notes via Exif.Image.ImageDescription metadata. After having edited the form for my-image.jpg, I can see this property in nomacs and Thunar (...
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What is the difference between flash control and flash compensation?

In the Nikon D5600 , there is the usual flash compensation setting where you can set it from -3.0 to +1.0 But there is also a setting called flash control in the menu , where you can set the flash to ...
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Where is the horizon line on straight on shot stock photos with white background?

Let's say I want to use a stock photo like the next one in a simple composite, for example put this person on some other background. Since we can see the full body and especially the legs here, I ...
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Is x50 zoom camera able to zoom 500 meter target area from a 6 km distance?

I have a x50 zoom camera and here is some specs of the camera and lens: Focal length: 6 mm ~ 300 mm Field of view: 58.4° ~ 1.4° Resolution: 2 MP I drew a scheme to explain my question properly, you ...
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Is a water-damaged micro SD card likely to be readable?

I dropped a camera in the water in the factory where I work; the micro SD card in the camera had private pictures on int that I don't want anyone to see. Knowing that the water contained some ...
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Can I safely delete import folder after sync to Adobe Cloud?

I imported images into Lightroom CC on my MacBook Air. I now have a 20GB folder under library.lrlibrary/ called d3cb...many more letters.../. I'd like to recover the space on the laptop. Lightroom ...
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What setting in Lightroom export can affect resolution when printing

I have this picture I took with my Fuji X-T1 in JPEG Fine. I wanted to print it for a relatively big frame in black and white, so I converted it to B&W in Lightroom, exported it and sent it to a ...
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Which way round do the batteries go in a Metz SCA3000C flash control unit?

I have a Metz SCA3000C flash control unit; which way round do the batteries go? There is no indication on the unit and the manual is no help at all.
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Is it still possible to do great use of a Nikon P500 CoolPix?

I have always been insterested in photography but for personal reasons I was never able to pursue this passion. I bought a Nikon P500 some years ago and I never made great use of it. To be honest, I ...
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Capturing Lightning with Pi Camera - Hard purple lines in overexposed area

Can I fix the purple lines in this image in capture processing on my Pi HQ Camera? When shooting long exposures at night, my Pi HQ Camera has purple line artefacts where the lightning strikes, or ...
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Why can I recover more highlight detail from a predecessor model?

I took the same image with a Nikon D800 and a D850. The D850 is the successor of the successor (the D810) of the D800. Here are both images in Lightroom (they have different white balances): As you ...
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Is in camera HDR inferior to taking multiple bracketed shots and creating HDR from them in computer?

I see lots of stuff online about creating HDR images from bracketed shots. But i have a Nikon D5600 which has in camera HDR. Should i still use bracketed shots for HDR or just use the in camera HDR. I ...
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How do cameras distort the ratios of objects?

I measured this tiger's shoulder height to body length ratio (the yellow lines) to be at 56.3218391%. Is this figure accurate? If it is distorted, would the actual ratio be higher or lower?
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Film photography - what causes the following effect/error on a single frame of a developed roll of film?

I shot the following picture with a Canon AE-1 Program on a roll of Ilford HP5 400 (I pushed the roll to 800). I developed it using Ilfosol 3 and scanned it with Epson scanner V370. As you can see, ...
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What happened to this CPL filter?

What happened to these CPL filters? Is it reversible? Can they be cleaned or fixed? The damage looks like it is inside the glass. I'm concerned it's fungus or something else. My father bought them ...
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How to configure the FujiFilm X-T30 to take a selfie while holding a baby?

I'm trying to take a selfie while holding a baby, but the FujiFilm X-T30 keeps only me in focus, leaving the baby is out of focus. Is it possible with one of the auto settings to keep both of us in ...
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How can I figure out source of reflections causing glare?

Recently I've started making videos and an issue I faced when recording them was the glare I had on my whiteboards: I drew a picture of my source and subject (the whiteboard): More details: I am ...
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Is there an EF version of the Canon EF-S 60mm macro?

I take a lot of photos of faces. For the last 12 years or so, I've been using a Canon EF-S 60mm macro lens on an EOS 7D. I just upgraded to a Canon RP full-frame. With an adapter, I can mount the EF-S ...
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Why did some of my indoor event shots come out under- and overexposed?

just wondering if I can get a bit of help, please. I'm probably doing something really stupid and haven't realized. I usually shoot newborn/baby photos in a studio with flash, I have all my settings ...
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How to access auto focus Nikon D5100

I just bought a Nikon D5100 and when I go to the info menu the MF (focus mode) is grey and it won't let me change out of Manual focus. I really need help thanks.
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How to process 360 photos without creating seam?

I shoot 360 photos with a 360 camera that takes the entire scene with two wide-angle lenses that are stitched together to obtain 360 panoramas. I use Rawtherapee for post-processing and colour ...
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Photo Competition 2021-06-07: Long Exposure

Theme: Long Exposure Either a picture containing motion blur (star trails, cars on a road etc.) or a combination of several photos to create a time-lapse in one photo. This theme was suggested by ...
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Why won't my Powershot A450 power on?

My Canon Powershot A450 was fine but needed a battery change. Did not turn on with new batteries. Retried old, same result. Tried more new batteries, still no response. Is there a reset button? Or did ...
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Downloading from camera to computer running Window XP

Is there a way to use my Canon EOS RP's wireless function to download images to a computer running Windows XP? Canon's Image Transfer Utility works only on Windows 7 and later, but maybe there's a way ...
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Correct exposure negative scan

I've just started scanning my families negatives. When I get the scan, it's a bit brighter than the print that was made that I can compare it to, but the print has less details in the dark areas. Alas,...
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Consistent black horizontal lines on colour negatives

I just received negatives back, and on the last 10 or so exposures there is a constant black horizontal line on the bottom left of the image. Does anyone know what it is? Thanks in advance!
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In Capture One 20, is there a better way to add titles & captions other than in the IPTC field editor?

In Capture One 20, if I want to add a title and/or caption to a photo, where should I write them? I can't seem to find a user interface element in C1 where I can write titles and captions more ...
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How to calculate MTF ? Need help with the formula

I'm trying to reproduce MTF chart programmatically but I'm stuck at some point. I'm starting with a clean bar chart like this: I then take a picture of this pattern with a smartphone (printed on HD ...
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How to sharp blurry text on product labels

I am struggling with blurry text on product labels. My image is just on focus but I am not getting the labels to sharpen. What camera settings or lens do I need for?
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Why does an iPhone need software for Portrait Mode? [duplicate]

I have an iPhone X, with a camera specs of: Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture Telephoto: ƒ/2.4 aperture Why does the phone need software to produce Portrait Mode image (image with background blur / bokeh)? ...

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