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Nikon D750 erratic focusing

I hav been having focusing problems with Nikon D750 . When it tries to focus on a subject, it will take about 3 or more seconds to try and focus. I can hear the servos move in an out of focus several ...
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Is this haze I'm lookin at

Does anyone know if this is haze we are looking at? This is the only view of the camera lenses shown (no individual close-ups) and I was wondering if the reason is because this they are indeed hazed. ...
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Why do JPEG files contain metadata? [closed]

What is the benefit of storing metadata in JPEG files? What are the implications if a JPEG doesn't contain any metadata?
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Shooting People in a Restaurant - UK

I have a question about shooting customers in a restaurant situation - where I've asked them and they've given permission. I've been asked to shoot a restaurant in London, and will be taking location ...
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What should I look for in a respirator for darkroom use

What should I look for in a respirator for darkroom use? I am already wearing eye and skin protection when using development chemicals. I would like to avoid breathing in irritants and toxic chemicals....
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Minolta XG-M releasing shutter once switched on or film advances

As someone enjoying analogue photography and having experience with a Minolta XG-1, I was curious to get my hands on an XG-M as a secondary camera. As far as I know, the camera has been stored without ...
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Is it possible to resize a large picture by file size and not resolution?

I'm going to get a passport photo taken at a studio with a high-end DSLR camera for LinkedIn. The photographer said that it would be in .TIFF and at the least (15+mb). I would like the original but ...
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Is this just chromatic aberration? Or is something else happening in these photos?

I took these photos with an old Nikon D60, using a 55-200mm f4-5.6 Nikkor lens, with no filters. ISO was set to 200 and aperture was set as open as possible - which suggests to me this might just be ...
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Development Time for Arista EDU Ultra 200 rated at EI 200 in F76+

I am looking for the development time of Arista EDU Ultra 200 black and white film in F76+ developer when using an exposure index of 200. The Massive Development Chart does not provide a recipe for ...
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Sharing Lightroom images in DNG with ability to undo/redo edits in another application?

I am contracted to receive a bunch of images from a photographer who has made edits to many of the images. The photographer has exported a sample DNG file with me from Lightroom Classic 10.2 and I was ...
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Suggestions on how to create a printout for capturing metadata?

I'd like to print a collection of digital images in a way that would make it easy for someone to manually annotate metadata (people, locations and events). I've scanned a large number of old family ...
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How do I remove yellow discolouration from a scanned B&W photo in Photoshop?

I have a b&w photo that seems to have been impacted by sunlight. It’s not an overall yellow cast, but lots of imperfections. I have photoshop, and although not an experienced user, I have some ...
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How to preserve undeveloped film as a legacy gift

I am new to film photography; however, I recently had this strangle little idea to take some photos and just leave them undeveloped until I am nearing the end or my family is looking at them after my ...
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What causes the multiple instances of the same object (star or planet) that appears on this photo?

On a photo I took, there seems to be multiple instances of the same object, is it a result of my low quality camera and lens, or something else? ISO: 3200 3s Body: Sony alpha 57 (mirroless) Lens: ...
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Could someone help me identify what this piece of film might be used for

I worked at NASA for a number of years. This item was thrown away when NASA closed a photolab facility in the late 80's. I believe it's a piece of film showing the iconic "Blue Marble" ...
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D7200 no longer autofocusing

AF on the body of the camera M/A on the lens Back dial is not locked I've tried clicking and holding the AE-L/AF-L button Tried two different lenses Battery is full In the viewfinder, I see two arrows ...
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What shutter can fit a lens element with large glass?

I am building a camera using a very large front glass element for the lens (diameter is 70mm). At first, I thought I should try to find a shutter that is 70mm in diameter as well, one that can ...
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Is my image exposure off due to shutter problems?

I've recently noticed an issue with my dslr regarding exposures. Most of my time is spent using shutter speeds under 1/100s for landscape photography but the other day I was trying to under expose a ...
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I want to stack SHO LRGB, I do not see a tutorial on this. I understand the LRGB, HaRGB, and SHO tutorials. Just wondering the blending modes for all

See above, need help blending SHO LRGB I want to stack SHO LRGB, I do not see a tutorial on this. I understand the LRGB, HaRGB, and SHO tutorials. Just wondering the blending modes for all.
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I need a base plate for my rb67 pro s

the base plate is missing on my rb67 and I need a new one without buying a new body for one part, anyone knows where I can find one?
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Issues with dark frame subtraction: Dark frames adding “noise” and changing image color/tint

While editing some landscape shots with stars, I tried to use darkframes to reduce the noise. More precisely, my approach was to take a series of shots, then firstly to subtract dark frames from each ...
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Auto focus won’t work in viewfinder on Aperture priority mode

My camera (Canon Rebel t7i) won’t auto focus in manual or aperture priority mode in viewfinder. (It works perfectly in liveview) Maybe it’s important to say that I’ve never shot in manual mode so I ...
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Why I am unable to focus at all while using ND filters

Lately, I am unable to focus with ND8 AND ND10 filters put over the kit lenses of my Canon1300D camera. Whenever I try to focus, it allows me to only reach to a point where the subjects are only ...
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Focal length for a specific distance?

I have the following information: s: Image sensors dimensions: 6.00mm, 4.80mm, 3.60mm (diagonal, horizontal, and vertical) f: focal length range: 5.1mm - 51mm f = (s * WD / FOV), where WD is the ...
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How to move multiple layers to another tab in Photoshop

I usually don't work with photography, so I apologize if my question sounds stupid, but I am doing a small project, and I need help with Photoshop and layers. I have one image with multiple different ...
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What should I look for in a swing-lens panoramic camera?

Which features should I look for in a swing-lens panoramic camera (also called short rotation or rotating lens cameras). Which features should I avoid? There are so many options, I found the following ...
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Can I use a photo of a product on my portfolio page without permission?

I would like to show my skills when taking photos of products. In this case I will use “Curology” skincare. I don’t have permission to use their products. Will I get in copy right trouble if I put it ...
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Why is my dSLR sometimes not letting me take a photo?

I’ve just gotten a Canon 800D/T7i and I'm having issues using it. Sometimes when I try and take a photo it won’t let me. Can someone tell me why? What’s the best mode to be taking photos in?
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Is there a way to get rid of this glowing effect?

I'm trying to figure out how to get rid of the glow around the tree in the bottom right. I've gotten as far as thinking it's some form of luminosity due to reflections at ground level (this is in my ...
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Is there a standard convention for indicating precision in jpeg metadata timestamps?

Exif timestamps have a format of "YYYY:MM:DD HH:MM:SS", possibly with a timezone at the end. Is there a general convention for how to handle these timestamps when the known precision is less ...
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Photo noise level in RAW format [duplicate]

Why is the noise level of raw photos higher than jpeg photos? I have encountered this issue several times.
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Photo Competition 2021-04-26: All Blur

Theme: All Blur In the spirit of Why would one shoot a fully blurred picture?, let's see some abstract and semi-abstract works. This theme was suggested by mattdm. Voting Rules Vote up as many images ...
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How do I go about fixing this strange dark line blocking my Minolta XG-1's viewfinder?

I recently bought my friend's Minolta XG-1 which looks super well maintained cosmetically. He did mention to me that it was sitting in his hot attic for about a year. I noticed that there is a weird ...
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Good Low Noise Long Exposure Astrophotography camera?

Recommendations: I was reading that Canons were the best at low noise long exposure photographs. Then I found this site, https://www.brendandaveyphotography.com/more/long-exposure-sensor-testing/ It ...
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Metadata: UserComment, ImageDescription, Description; what's their purpose?

$ exiftool test.jpeg | grep 'This is' Image Description : This is the 'ImageDescription'. User Comment : This is the 'UserComment'. Description : ...
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Sigma zoom 70-210mm 1:4.0-5.6 UC-II

I am new to photography. I bought very recently a starter level Canon Rebel SL3 (200D) that came with a kit lens (Canon zoom lens EF-S 18-55mm 1:4-5.6 IS STM). A friend gave me a Sigma zoom 70-210mm 1:...
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Shooting insects in shallow ponds

We are trying to develop a tool that would enable a large group of colleagues to take standardised images of insect communities in shallow ponds (depth 3 - 6 inches = 7 - 15cm).... preferably using ...
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Limit focus range of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330

My Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 has a button on side of the lens that only focuses on close objects for macro photography, or focuses on more distant objects for non-macro photography. Is it possible to ...
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How can I calculate a camera sensor's width and height?

I'm trying to compute the focal length for different field of views of a camera. Therefore I need the sensor size horizontally and vertically, but in the datasheet I only have the following ...
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How do I create a more natural look for watch photography using a Light Box?

Hello I am fairly new to photography in general and my current set up for taking pictures of my watches is a light box I bought off Amazon. I crank the wattage all the way and after I take my photos ...
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The flip-card in my Godox 685 fell out; what to do?

I was shooting some runway stuff last week and the built-in bounce flip-card came out completely. I tried re-inserting it during the show but it only crimped at the edges. Do I need to take the flash ...
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color correcting scans

I got an Epson ff-680w but can't find any way to color correct the scans using a calibrated profile. My understanding is that this is the main thing to look out for when trying to scan in archive ...
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Suggestions for an easy way to add gps data to jpegs

I am looking for an easy way to add locate and add GPS data to JPG files on a Mac running OS Catalina. I would like the photo data to be able to be recognized in iPhone picture maps and location ...
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Should I carry extra batteries in the field or bring a solar charging unit for a 30 day trek in Nepal?

I'm planning a 30 day trek in Nepal. Should I carry extra batteries in the field or bring a solar charging unit? Details about the trek: Upper and Lower Dolpo. Above 8000ft (2400 m) most of the time, ...
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What do you consider the boundary to be between acceptable editing and deceptive or misleading practices? [duplicate]

What do you consider the boundary to be between acceptable editing and deceptive or misleading practices?
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What exactly is causing the quality difference between these two photographs?

Here is a photo of 2 individuals: my friend and a male model (right). Both of them are clicked in daylight. I get it that the background on the left picture is very bad but that cannot be the only ...
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Best method / hints on digitising a rolled up panoramic photo

Any suggestions for the best method of digitising an old school group photo? This is on a roll about 1 metre long and 130mm wide. Too long to fit on my scanner bed. It is also liable to cracking if ...
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Looking for a good workflow to deal with large file sizes after Photoshop

I recently upgraded to a Nikon D850 which produces RAW files on the order of 37MB in size. I take these as DNG files into Lightroom. When I edit an image in Photoshop and then return to Lightroom with ...
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Why shouldn't raw files be rotated?

When I attempt to rotate a CR2 file in Photo Viewer, a message appears: That didn't work, RAW files don't rotate. Select edit to rotate and save it as a different file type. There are many tips to ...
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Why is the contrast calculated in i1Profiler so low?

I just received a Dell S3221QS 32" Monitor with a VA panel. I used i1 Display Pro and i1Profiler 3.x to calibrate the monitor. At the end the calculated contrast ratio is just 256:1, which is ...

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