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Canon DSLR photos underexposed

I have a canon DSLR and even in Manual mode or with proper settings, I have to bump aperture, shutter speeed AND ISO to get photos to be even CLOSE to the right exposure. Currently have my ISO set to ...
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Is it possible to reduce reflections of picture frame?

I bought a couple of interior-matching picture frames from Ikea. Overall, looks great, but the front glass† gives an ominous glare. I'm thinking of anti-reflective coating of sorts. Are such things ...
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Canon EOS 4000D with Apeman SL 450C Speed Light - Photographs Dark

I have just bought a new Canon EOS 4000D with an Apeman SL 450C speed light. When I take a photograph with the speed light switched off the photographs are a decent brightness. When I switch the speed ...
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Either background is overexposed or the foreground is underexposed. Are there possible solutions/approaches?

I use an Olympus EM-10 with a Panasonic Lumix MFT lens. No other accessories apart from the build in flash. I trained a situation in a restaurant to take a picture of the table inside with an outdoor ...
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Auto batch resize images through adding white space (i.e. not distorting original proportions)

I've got a number of photos, each of which are a different size and resolution. I'd like to make them all square - the resolution isn't critical, and can differ by photo, but each output image must be ...
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How focused should a local photographer's website be?

I have been doing a lot of reading on what local businesses should blog about and have come up with the following scenario. I am looking for something to keep me busy and to keep my mind a bit more ...
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Pentax DA 18-270 with K10d

I've bought a used Pentax DA 18-270 for my Pentax K10d. Unfortunately it doesn't work as expected. Focus is slow as hell (much slower then the kit lens), often fails to focus. I've upgraded K10d to ...
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Blur background with Nikon Coolpix B700

I am not professional photographer and own a Nikon Coolpix B700. I am trying to achieve background blur aka bokeh with my clicks with same camera. I have done google and played around Manual setting ...
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color to black & white photo…back to color mishap

What do you think I pushed to make my Canon 6D take black and white photos? Initially, I was taking colored photos. About 12 pictures were converted in gray and then I continued to take colored ...
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Why does the camera output an image with multi-colors not shown by the naked eye under the projector?

I was shooting in a gallery that used what appears to be a multi-colored projector and had difficulty shooting in that type of scene as the color was not even across the scene. The image shown below ...
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Black screen on Nikon 5300 after update

I did an update on my Nikon d5300 and for some reason during the install the camera turned off by itself and the after that I gave it some minutes and then turn it off from the switch and back on but ...
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2018 - Economical, quality home photo printer recommendations [on hold]

So I have a similar question to this one, but it's about 5 years old now: printer recommendations Since printing technology is always developing, consider this the updated question for late 2018. My ...
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Product Photography Using Ghost Mannequin

I looking to shoot some product photography shots (for clothing) for a Shopify store. I currently have the following: Full body mannequin Canon t6i w/ kit 18-55mm lens 700w Neweer Softbox Kit ...
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Why does my superzoom lens sometimes miss focus?

I've got a Nikon D7500 with the AF-S DX 18-300mm zoom, a combination I love. I do a lot of outdoor photography and find myself switching between wide angle and telephoto repeatedly as different shots ...
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Dust on Sensor After Many Cleanings DSLR

I know there have been a lot of posts on this topic, but I haven't found exactly what I am looking for. I noticed some dust spots on my sensor for my D750 after I took a picture with some sky in it ...
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Where can I find a camera for a photographer with a severe acquired disability?

I need advice regarding cameras very easy to use and possibly impact resistant. A friend of mine, who is a very enthusiastic photographer because of an accident now has a severe disability. He can not ...
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Eccentric/collimating mechanisms in lenses - do they compensate for glass or mechanics?

Some lenses include eccentric rings, or elements in adjustable via a three point fixture, or similar collimation adjustment facilities. Do these correct for inaccuracies in the way the glass is ...
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Why is the bottom of this image over-exposed?

I am getting a lighter edge on the bottom of my images... I have googled and can't seem to find anything that points me in the right direction to the cause. Any ideas? Info: Canon 6d OrLit ...
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Pi-SOLO image file format

I have one of these Pi SOLO cameras and it's a pretty convenient panoramic (hemispheric view) camera. The software (firmware + app) is still a bit sketchy but will hopefully evolve. The iOS app does ...
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How can I recreate Snapchat's built-in filter effects?

I found some plugins for Photoshop that got all the Instagram filters and similar features, but nowhere can I find an action file or a plugin for Photoshop that can recreate Snapchat's built-in ...
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How to demosaic an 8 bit Bayer image on Linux (Raspbian / Debian)

I have an 8 bits per pixel Bayer image from an "fswebcam --dumpframe" command. The image has no header, it is just an ordered stream of mosaiced pixels. I know the height/width of the image and the ...
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What type of film is “GAF Type 2005” film?

I recently came across these, and bought some to experiment. Photos courtesy of the seller All the can reads is "GAF Corporation. Open in total darkness. Recording Type 2005." Unfortunately ...
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Why does the chart for my Canon 77D show more photos saved with RAW + JPEG than it does for RAW alone?

so since my camera saves my photos automatically in JPEG and since I wanted to have a RAW version of them I looked for some info about this topic and how it works on my DSLR, Canon 77D. I stumbled ...
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I need some HELP please! [on hold]

Just want to ask if anyone knows how can I take picture like that I mean HOW ?
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Lighting on highly reflective surfaces - chromed Dobro guitar

TL:DR - is there a better/smarter/easier/more convincing way to light this? I've taken on the challenge of photographing a friend's guitar collection. I don't anticipate difficulties with most of it. ...
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Comparison of camera sensitivity

There are different ways to quote the sensitivity of cameras. Usually it's quoted in ISO or ASA. ASA and/or ISO is usually reasonably well-defined in the absence of any deviating statement as ISO ...
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About Card's write protect switch in Canon EOS 70D

In my Canon EOS 70D camera, when I insert the SD memory card, the screen shows Card's write protect switch is set to lock. This is in spite of having pushed the card's lock switch up.. The card works ...
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How to save geotag photos in pdf format

I geotag photos in but accidentally save in jpeg format. Is there a way to save the geotag photos to pdf format? with the details on it?
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What is the “Water Glass” training technique for learning to hold a camera steady?

I have heard something about photographers getting trained like butlers by walking with an full glass of water on their hand and removing fingers one by one. As I have heard, that training technique ...
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What is the color temperature of an iphone 8 flash

Is it the same as the iphone 6 or is the iphone 8 stronger? Does it still use 2 LEDs?
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How to achieve such an awesome colors and skin tones in Lightroom and/or Photoshop?

Anybody willing to explain how to achieve this look in Lightroom and/or Photoshop? I'm mostly using Lightroom, so I tried crushing the blacks, increasing the contrast and vibrance, increasing R and G ...
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Are Negatives affected when a lab does color correction?

The lab offered to colour correct my photos when they processed the film. Unfortunately the colour correction was terrible compared to the same shot taken as a backup with an digital camera. The ...
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How to reproduce this shot of a person with reflections in front of them?

Renuka Puri: Portrait of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and reflection of crowd in the glass after the parliamentary party meeting How can I reproduce this shot, especially the reflections in front of ...
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Is it possible to do darkroom contact prints from a high-ppi phone or tablet?

Basically just the way it sounds - you put a tablet or a phone displaying (the negative of) your photo on top of a photo paper for a certain duration and then develop the print as if exposed by an ...
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When producing prints in a darkroom, should I aim for the longest possible exposure time?

Recently I was thinking about the fact that getting longer exposure time results in less impact of the initial vibrations (because of turning on/off of the enlarger) on a print. So my idea is to dim ...
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Can I sell a calendar made from images of TV casts I found online?

I want to make a monthly calendar and the images I want to use are cast members of CW show One Tree Hill. Can I use cast images I find online and put a quote on them and sell the calendar? Is that ...
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What is the file system used on the Canon VIXIA HG21's internal hard drive?

I have a Canon VIXIA HG21 that fell partway into the water at the beach. It was ruined by the salt water and sand, but the internal hard drive appears to have been protected. I removed the drive, ...
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Why are my photos of the moon blurry? [duplicate]

I have a Nikon D750 with a Nikkor 28-300mm VR lens. I am an absolute newbie and I've been trying to capture a reasonably good picture of the moon. But no matter what I try, the pictures are never ...
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How can I remove dead links in Darktable?

Because of moving or renaming directories the paths to my photos changed. How can I automatically remove all dead links so that the missing photos aren't displayed (marked with a skull) anymore?
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Object Position in Image in Terms of Pixels [on hold]

I know the math behind calculating the size (Width or height) of an object in an image is done by object size in image = focal length * object size / object distance also how to work out the number ...
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Canon built-in intervalometer and image preview

I'm using the built-in intervalometer on my Canon 77D camera to shoot timelapses. I'd like to be able to asses the images by checking out the histogram on the preview (so I can adjust exposure ...
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High school wrestling

I have a Canon T7i. I was told either the canon 55-250 STM or the 70-300 IS II USM would be good to shoot high school wrestling. I am still confused,there’s a bit of a price difference. Which would ...
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Focus Mode issue with the Nikon 7200

It is my understanding that to change the Focus mode you press and hold the AF - Mode button next to the lens and then rotate the knurled dial on the back of the camera. Then you select your desired ...
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(Used) DSLR for around $250 [on hold]

As a student my budget is pretty limited, but I would like to get into photography as a hobby. I've used a Canon EOS1300d of a relative for some time and had great fun with it. I would not consider ...
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Change exposure settings while shooting with intervalometer

I own a Canon 77D camera with built-in intervalometer. I can set the interval in seconds between shots and set it to either shoot indefinitely or a fixed amount of shots. When I shoot the sunrise or ...
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Heatmap of an image [on hold]

I want to create the heatmap of an image for research purposes. Is there any algorithm to create heatmap of an image ? Also, if I have a RAW image out of a Nikon D5200 (.NEF file format), will it ...
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Tips for creating background motion blur images? [duplicate]

I've recently came across an image similar to this: (Source: travmonkey) And was really impressed, the picture I found before that one (sadly can't find it again) looking even better, with a really ...
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What is this strange ghosting effect and how can I remove it?

There's a strange ghosting effect in this photo (actually quite a few of my recent photos), when I used built-in camera flash. EXIF: f/5.6, ISO 400 and 1/60 sec. Is it caused just by a slow shutter ...
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ML-L3 Remote not working with Nikon D40X

When I press the remote button and hold it for 2-5 seconds... nothing happens on the camera. What I've checked: Battery is strong. I can see the IR light from remote in my smartphone camera. I I ...
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How to avoid objects casting shadows when taking pictures of products?

I am starting my own business and need to take photos of my products. However, the lighting in my apartment is not that great and it is also cloudy and rainy outside, so no sunlight in here or ...

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