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what tripod size do I need for an iPhone tripod to take self photos, if I'm about 6 ft?

I noticed almost every iPhone tripod which sells on Amazon is about 50". I need to shoot photos or videos of myself when I am standing. I imagine the position of the camera should be about 62&...
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Why does Hugin distort the output image?

I am trying to create a batch process for stitching images together with Hugin, however I end up with distorted images, and can't find out why. As an example I am using these two images: And using ...
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Can cycling with a DSLR damage it?

I’m a road cyclist and I’m looking at purchasing a DSLR to go with me when I’m cycling just to take photos of what I see, however I am worried that the vibration of a Bike could damage the DSLR. The ...
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Unable to Eject USB Drive

So I have some photos I took from my camera's SD card stored onto a spare USB drive that I have (cause my laptop doesn't have a SD card reader so I just use a roommate's laptop that does and transfer ...
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Canon AE-1 mirror stuck but can wind film and take photos

My Canon AE-1 camera's mirror is getting stuck in the up position after taking a photo. I can wind the film with the lever and the mirror goes back down but once I take a photo, the mirror stays in ...
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Bolt size for Velbon tilt head?

i recently purchased a used Velbon CX 470 tripod when i got it home i found that it is missing the bolt/screw that holds the top piece to the main body (and allows the camera to be rotated, rolled, ...
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Purple/violet and blue mixture lens effect around Lobelia Erinus flower

I was only wondering why is this effect on center of lens different than around it. Realme 5 phoen camera. Video of how I move the phone and the effect is always the same ---> https://imgur.com/a/...
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What is the grain in High-ISO, low-light images? [duplicate]

With a digital display, it looks like noise moving across the screen when previewing a photo in low-light conditions, much like UHF static on an old non-digital TV. But even with a film camera, that ...
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Why is my aperture mode taking forever to take a photo?

I tried to take a photo of the moon, I was in Aperture mode but it was like a self timer was on. It took ages, it took that long, I had to turn off the actual camera and of course, it took as soon as ...
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I blended two photos taken 5 minute apart and it looks unnatural. Can you show me how you would fix this?

I took this shot a while ago. When this was taken, it was still too dark so you can see high noise towards the bottom half of the picture. I took a very similar shot about 5 minutes later As you can ...
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Canon 40D ERR 01 lens error on manual only- is hope for the lens lost?

I am a high school teacher working with a donated canon 40D to loan to students for projects. A student wants to shoot manual mode on the camera, but the lens (Canon Ultrasonic EFS 17-85 mm) won't ...
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Trouble shooting white screen - sony a7c

Problem when shooting a computer or tablet screen If any of you encountered this situation: When photographing a white screen of a computer, phone or tablet, it does not appear white and the light ...
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Can I still use film after the film door accidentally opened?

I just loaded up my film camera (Pentax IQZoom EZY) then 2 minutes later the door popped open and I think I have ruined it. :( I attempted to wind it back up and closed the door again but since that I ...
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Can I use an external flash with an iPhone?

I do interior photography occasionally. I'd like to replace my Canon M50 with the iPhone 13 Pro Max but I'm concerned about an external flash. Is it possible to use an external flash with iPhone? ...
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How to change JPEG to IPX format? [closed]

Docusign stamps only allows IPX format. Anyone know how to change JPEG to IPX? Many thanks,
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Is there a way to sync geolocation from Lightroom Classic to Mobile?

All my photos are managed in Lightroom Classic (latest version) on my desktop. Most of my pictures are grouped in collections set to "Sync". This way Adobe only syncs smart previews that don'...
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Do I need new battery charger for Sony Alpha upgrade?

I'm in the process of upgrading my A200 to a second hand A580. Will I need a different battery charger, or can I continue using the one from my A200?
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Why does my ISO 1600 picture have a grainy background?

My camera is a Sony a6000. The picture is taken at f6.3, 1/1000, ISO 1600, 210mm. Why is it grainy in the background and how do I fix it?
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Canon 5D MK2 battery drain quickly

the battery on my camera is draining quickly, overnight 15% was drained while the camera was turned off, the lens was taken off, the card was taken out, it has no GPS or anything like that that can ...
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To what extent is interchangeable lenses a valuable consideration in practice when considering optical snoots?

I'm interested in being able to work with hard light modified by gobos, and am thus considering purchase of an optical snoot to use with Bowens-mount continuous lights. As of this writing, the options ...
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Photo Competition 2021-09-20: Metal on metal

Theme: Metal on metal All things metallic. Gears, heavy machinery, drilling metal, cutting metal... This theme was suggested by spikey_richie. Voting Rules View the submissions sorted by active to ...
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ND Filter for Agfa Super Isolette

I'm interested about the Agfa Super Isolette. I know it accepts 29.5mm filters, but I'm not sure if I can fit a LEE System for long exposure. Assuming I can find a 29.5 to X step up filter, I'm afraid ...
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First lens for astrophotography [duplicate]

I'm only starting with astrophotography, and need some advice on which lens to buy for my Canon 250D (SL3). Currently i have only kit lens and Canon 50mm f1.8 stm. The idea was to start from something ...
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Canon EOS 500n shows no battery when trying to take photo with built-in flash

So, I have a Canon EOS 500n, I do not know much about photography and I didn't find this problem on the internet, so here it goes. Everything worked fine, but then, some time ago, the flash stopped ...
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Improving images for human vision

If human eyes are more sensitive to red, green more than blue, also more sensitive to brightness than color. If there are 24 bits per pixel, are the images modified behind the scenes for human vision? ...
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Can the focus point for a Nikon D7500 be positioned while tethering to a PC using Lightroom?

While tethering my Nikon D7500 to my laptop using Windows 10 Adobe LightRoom I noticed I can't see the focus point like I can while in my camera's LiveView. I often move the focus point on my Nikon ...
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In LightRoom Classic how can I filter all photos which are part of a stack, but not on top of a stack?

For use in other tools I want to write in Lightroom Classic to a photo's keywords if a photo is part of a stack, but not on top of a stack. For this the easiest would be to create filter which shows ...
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Can I use a 127.5mm focal length on a crop camera to see what the view would be like using an 85mm full frame lens?

I have a Nikon D7500 which is a DX format camera. I am thinking of getting a Nikon 85mm lens but I only see one that is in FX format. I have a 70-300 lens in DX format and was wondering if I set the ...
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Radioactive lens effects seen on film?

I'm also asking a similar question on Physics SE. As we know, some old lenses used Thoriated glass which give off non-negligible amounts of radiation. Although the radiation isn't really harmful to ...
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Minimum Aperture & focal length issue on Fujifilm XF 18-55 F2.8-4 OIS [closed]

I recently bought an X-S10 with 18-55 f2.8-4 kit lens. I observed one issue. I am unable to set the 18mm focal length even when the zoom ring is at 18mm mark. The max aperture that I am able to ...
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How to reorganize photos along with sidecar files?

I'm using darktable 3.6.0 and am still struggling to find a good workflow. I originally started out with a folder structure where my photos were grouped by "event", but this proved limiting. ...
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Should I expect a new-to-me large-format shutter to require maintenance?

I recently bought my first large format lens, a Fuji 180mm with Copal No. 1 Press Shutter, for about $180. The lens is great, but the timing mechanism of the shutter can be heard seizing up for speeds ...
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Replacement parts for a Sunset GD-3000 tripod

I was cleaning out my parent's home when I came across a Sunset GD-3000 tripod which seems strong enough to support my 90mm telescope. Unfortunately, two parts are missing, the screw that holds the ...
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Why is it not yet possible to adjust exposure *TIME* in post?

Or, more technically, why can't the values of photosites be read while exposing? As that would allow a camera to store versions of a RAW with varying exposure times ("subexposures" I'll call ...
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Disposable camera photos ruined

Used a 24 shot disposable camera until the dial was finally down to 0 and I took it to get the photos developed. They said they'd call me when they're ready which they never did so I went to check on ...
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What is the name of this distortion or artifact?

What is the name of this distortion or artifact? This is usually found in smartphone cameras, Nikon and Sony point-and-shoot cameras. This is not found in Canon point-and-shoot cameras, in Canon point-...
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How can I use Qioptiq Mag.x LD Plan Apo 5x / 0.20 objective with Canon EF full frame or Lumix 5?

I would like to make macrophotography with a Qioptiq Mag.x LD Plan Apo 5x / 0.20 objective and a Canon EF full frame or Lumix GH5. Is it possible? How?
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Does going over old images and looking at the settings improve yourself as a photographer?

So I'm looking at some old photographs and looking at the iso, shutter and aperture and wondering to myself why did the camera, or why did I pick those settings knowing what I know now. Since I’m ...
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How can I track planes at airshows?

I was at an airshow today shooting with a 600mm full frame equivalent lens and it was quite difficult to track the planes smoothly. I do have a Manfrotto motion head, but unfortunately I didn't bring ...
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Does the Canon Rebel T8i support saved custom shooting profiles?

What I am asking about is what many cameras have a C1 and a C2 that you can set and the camera will remember those settings the next time you return the camera to that mode. I have not been able to ...
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lighting schema and technique anyone?

can someone explain to me the way to get this lighting effect please?)
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Godox TT685 N is not firing off camera [duplicate]

I was using the TT685 with the XPro trigger but I cannot get it to work again. It is set to Slave Mode and I have checked the Group and Channel, and the ID on the trigger is set to OFF. I tried the ...
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How can I take a photo like this of a necklace?

I want to take a photo just like this photo. The necklace doesn't look like it has put on a flat surface. How can I achieve this? Thank you.
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Does Manual iso = low noise?

I was taking some test shots today indoors (decent amount of light) set the iso manually to 800 looked through the viewfinder and I was at 1/20 (I was using Av mode) bumped the iso to like 1000 and my ...
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Why do my photos have such poor quality?

I've been using my camera Sony DSC HX100v for years. Lately, some photos have really poor quality (photos taken before and after on the same day look fine). I usually use automatic mode only, so I am ...
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Need Practical Public Photography Guides? [closed]

I'm looking for a general guide for public photography. Is there a set of regulations that applies to various kinds of locations? Any recommendations on where to go first to begin obtaining licenses ...
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Aperture setting on the camera vs. the lens

I have a Canon 80D and have a question about the aperture setting on the camera vs. the lens. I know about aperture, and my understanding is it's similar to how your eye works in letting in more or ...
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In what kind of circumstances is it better to turn off the image stabilisation / vibration reduction? [duplicate]

Just what it says in the title. I think the question is self explanatory.
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Is there an EF to MFT adapter that is known to work well with Sigma's or Tamron's 150-600mm lenses?

I own a Panasonic Gx9 camera and a 100-300mm lens. That gives nice reach, not that more reach could not be even nicer (for waterfowl, etc.) Is there an adapter for Micro Four-Thirds that has good ...
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Is the Sony A6400 weaker than the Pixel 4a?

I've just bought a returnable Sony A6400. I've taken some shots with it, and the same shots with my Pixel 4a. (Static subject; lighting not bright, but nowhere near night mode.) A6400 set to JPEG ...

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