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How do I get softer pictures in sunlight, like in this commercial?

I saw an advertisement on TV and was very impressed by the videography in direct sunlight (the setting was a beach). Here is a link to the advertisement. As you can see, there are no harsh shadows or ...
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Best dilution in Rodinal for developing Tri-X at Box Speed

I only have Rodinal at hand. And I'm using Kodak Tri-X 400 shot at Box Speed. What's the recommended dilution for Rodinal? 1:50 or 1:100 or others. Stand development or following Mass Dev chart?
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What caused these large white spots on my developed negatives?

I've shoot some Ilford HP5 + on a Mamiya 645 1000s for the first time. I developed the film with Ilford DD-X (1 + 4), ilford stopbath and fixer on a Paterson tank. After scanning the negatives i ...
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How to nail every aspect like white balance, exposure, focus, during run and gun photography?

I am an amateur photographer dwelling in Calcutta. While I enjoy landscape and nature photography very much but I am not finding the same inner satisfaction when I see my images during run and gun ...
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How can I weaken my camera's flash power so it is less disturbing to my subjects? [on hold]

I know this may seem like a stupid question, but I wanted to know how I could literally weaken the light of my flash. I take photos of a prayer group at night, and in general, it is very dark, but ...
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Canon Picture Styles Defined

I would like to be able to recreate what Canon Picture Styles do on my RAW files. I've searched every where and whilst theres many good explanations of Picture Styles, there's no definitions of ...
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Which options do I have for very compact or pancake lenses for full frame Sony E cameras?

I love tiny lenses, but I haven't found anything that is smaller than the Samyang 35mm 2.8 that also covers full frame for Sony's E-Mount. Is there any option I have that could make an a7r2 ...
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New roll of film rewound into canister after 4 exposures

I've been playing aroubd with an 1997 Canon Sure Shot Owl and I recently put a new roll of film in. The last roll I put in was fine, but after taking 4 or 5 photos the film rewound into the canister ...
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where to get these adaptors?

Update: These are spectrometer adaptors. It has CCD inside so fall under photography of wavelength. Is there any instruments in photography which has similar adaptors? assembled to be threaded to ...
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How can I improve my indoor sports photography with Sony a6000

Apart from investing A LOT more money in to a new lens, how can I improve my indoor, low light sports photography, particularly roller derby. I currently use a Sony a6000 with an E-mount 50mm f1.8 ...
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Calculate the right ISO and exposure compensation based on the ambient light

I'm new to photography and I'm working on this project where I need to find the right balance between ISO and exposure compensation, to take pictures in different environments. This is an App for ...
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What is the white square near the viewfinder of the Fujica GW690?

What is the purpose of the white square and hole near the viewfinder of the Fujica GW690? It's a mechanical camera without a light meter so I can't imagine what they are.
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Lighting and Lens for Jewelry photography [duplicate]

I want to know what kind of lighting equipment and what len setup (eg : macro lens ) is preferred for shooting jewelry pics in a background setup. Also, can an iPhone 11 be used for this purpose ?
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Process raw image to match lower resolution jpeg

I have some photos where I have processed the image to my liking but unfortunately only saved a low resolution (for instagram) version. I now would like a higher resolution version for printing. I ...
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Back-focusing with Canon 7D2 body and Sigma 50mm art lens: is the Sigma USB dock the solution?

I just bought a second hand Sigma lens (50mm Art f/1.4) for my Canon 7D2 body (Mark II). This combination yields a very serious back-focus problem: With no micro-ajustements correction on my body, ...
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ISO how high is right at night

My only camera is my cell phone which is a good one however the ISO only allows up to 800 when I've seen plenty higher on other cameras. Is that a sufficient number to work with once evening falls or ...
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Are LED Panels/Lightboxes intended for “animation” usable for photographic purposes?

LED Panels that are described as intended for animation drawing tend to be a quarter of the price of such panels that are explicitly intended for photography work (macro lighting, slide viewing and ...
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Is is possible to externally power my DSLR with the original battery that is connected to the DSLR by means of wires?

I have a set of cameras mounted to a rig, in such a way that in order to remove the batteries for charging, I have to unscrew the complete camera, which is undesired. One option is a dummy battery ...
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Dull images on Nikon D3100

When I take pictures on my Nikon 3100 they keep coming out dull. They often look better on the screen as to when I look on the the desktop. I’ve been playing with settings and not had much luck. I ...
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Is Sensor Noise Consistent Between Cameras of the Same Model?

The RAW photo editing program Darktable has a "Denoise - profiled" filter which reduces image noise by using a noise profiles for your camera model and ISO submitted by other users: The darktable ...
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How accessible is gas hypersensitisation today?

Gas hypersensitisation, as you may know, is a method which was regularly used by astrophotographers. It included baking or soaking a film in a gas mixture, with this gas oftentimes being nitrogen. ...
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Good DSLR camera for ice hockey pictures

My son just started hockey and my pictures are very dark and grainy. The lights are dim. Was looking to get another camera and lens to take better pictures. Would like to stay under $5,000. Any ...
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Photographer vs. client vs. agency — who owns the copyright?

I took several product pictures for a client that they made with a brand. The images were used for social media. No contract on my end with my client. That client worked for an agency but she owned ...
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Why is my Canon T3i final picture is different from LCD live view? [duplicate]

When I change the aperture in manual photo mode (M), the LCD screen show a darker/under-exposed image, but when I press the shutter button, the final image is brighter, as if some kind of auto mode is ...
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Which of these cameras are better for product photography? [closed]

My sister in law has an online store which she sells her handmade bracelets in there. Currently she is using her Android phone's camera for photography but she asked me to look for a real camera for ...
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What are the physical limits that determine a camera's flash sync speed?

We know that Flash Synchronization Time represents the shortest time we can use with active flash in order to avoid the formation of a black stripe in our photos. So, it is very good if it is quite ...
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Auto focus on the tamron 70-200 mm f2.8 stopped working. Manual works [duplicate]

Recently received my lense from Australia Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 vc G2 two days suddenly the auto focus starts to act weirdly. Moving from 0- infinity continously. Please help, it will be costly to ...
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Photo management software for social media posting [closed]

I need to organize next process: Store all my photos in one place. Cloud prefered. Tag them Schedule posts and view history of posts in same app where I tag and organize photos. So that I could ...
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infinite focus in M42 [closed]

So the adapter is used to connect one lens to another model body. Okay, but for a long time the adapters are just metal and one recently found has a
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Automatically change focal length [closed]

I have these focal length conversion factors, I need to put them in the code so that they do the automatic conversion. How should I do? Full frame 35mm = 1.0x APS-H (Canon)= 1.3x APS-C general (...
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How do I sort photos from DSLR and mobile phone so that photos are arranged by when they are taken?

Whenever i travel i take photos from both mobile phone as well as my DSLR. Later on i combine photos from both and select best photos. Problem is that because of different naming patterns in DSLR and ...
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Why are all my photos still under-exposed when the settings are correct?

I'm inside a lit room with the shutter speed at 1/125s, aperture is f/5.6 and ISO is 400, but every photo I take is still really underexposed. Even if I have the shutter speed on 1/60s and I hold the ...
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What external flashes can I use with a Zenit 122?

I have a Zenit 122 camera, 3rd version (shown here) Can I put on it an external flash for digital Nikon reflex, for instance? If not, which kind of flash should I buy for it? Is there a flash ...
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pyRenamer does not rename some Huawei P20 images

I'm using pyRenamer for many years without problems. Now I have some images from Huawei P20 camera and pyRenamer does not rename approx. 10% of the images. Instead of Date and Time, I get underline ...
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What techniques do higher-end lenses use to reduce astigmatism at high apertures?

I own a few lenses with a maximum aperture of f/2.8. For this question, I'll focus on two specifically: A Rokinon 14mm f/2.8, which retails around the $500 CAD mark; and A Sigma 24-70 f/2.8, which ...
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View Panasonic ImageApp GPS Data

Is there any way to view the contents of the ImageApp GPS Data file? I set GeoTracking on Panasonic ImageApp. After shooting two whole days, I transferred the location data to the camera (FZ1000), ...
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Film photography with flash - distorted exposures

I've just started my adventure with film photography. I recently took some photos to get a grip of my Pentax MX camera with AF280T flash. Unfortunately more than half of photos done with flash came ...
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How does “one hour photo” quality compare to ordering prints?

I hope this isn't too broad of a question. Of course one studio vs. another will differ greatly in quality, but if you're ordering from the same place, does 1-hour photo vs. online make a difference? ...
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Pictures are streaky on Nikon D70

So after a very long hibernation I dug up my D70. Upgraded the firmware to v.2 and took a picture. And this is the result (not on display but the real picture). Adn continued taking pictures with the ...
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How to correctly calculate the Dynamic Range of an image

I'm trying to compare the dynamic range of a correctly exposed LDR picture with the dynamic range of the HDR image obtained with 3 LDR pictures. Right now I'm calculating the DR as: stops = log2(...
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Will the screw on the quick release plate attach to my camera?

Recently I ordered the tripod Digitek DTR-550 LW on Amazon for my Nikon B700 camera. But I'm not sure that my camera will attach with the screw on quick release mount of the tripod. Please throw some ...
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Milky Way with a cell phone, how is this possible?

The 9to5Google article Exclusive: Official Pixel 4 camera samples show astrophotography, selfies, more [Gallery] shows some surprisingly nice (at least to me) photos of the Milky Way. Every phone ...
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Good way to make a standard camera strap attachable to Godox TT850 and clones?

The common TT850, their clones and related designs have no lugs to attach a strap directly, nor small lugs (like an old school Metz 45 has) where you could attach a key ring or other strap attachment. ...
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Is diffraction limited aperture independent of lens?

I have always understood diffraction limited aperture as a property of the camera and its sensor, not of the lens. The camera has a certain sensor size and a certain megapixel count, which together ...
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how do I know if my camera can accept wireless remote shutter control?

I looked everywhere and cannot seem to be able to find any information. I have Olympus EPM2 micro 4/3 format. I use it semi-professionally for casual portraits and now I want to use it to take ...
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Will the Neewer TT560 speedlite work with my camera?

I am looking into getting the Neewer TT560 speedlite for my Olympus E-PL5, since it has a transmitter/receiver combination that works with it. Is this a viable solution?
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ISO changing accuracy of skin tones and white balance?

I'm wondering why the ISO has seemingly changed the white balance and its effect on the skin tones of the groom especially, when the only differences here are ISO and shutter speed. Both images are ...
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How does the “infrared mode” on digital camcorders work?

The gist of the question is in the title. The detailed question is more of a "confirm or deny that my understanding of these cameras is correct," question: There exist on the market digital ...
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I have a Nikon D60 and two lenses: 70-300 and 18-135. Should I get a 50mm 1.8 prime?

I have a Nikon D60 and two lenses: a Tamron 70-300 mm f/4-5.6, and a Nikon 18-135 mm f/3.5-5.6. I got all of these things really cheap, and now I want to buy a prime lens. I was thinking about a 50 ...
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What is this dial on my old film camera for?

I recently got a very old agfa silette camera, and there is this dial with the "R" that is used to rewind the film. In addition to that, is has a little window showing something below - What is that ...

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