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Canon Rebel SL1 using timer, taking multiple photos

I’m trying to take a single photo with my Rebel SL1 on Manual mode. Here are a some of the issues I’m seeing while on Manual mode: It takes 5 photos per single hard press of the shutter button. The ...
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How did John Cheng create his photograph of Simone Biles at the FIG Gymnastics World Championships?

Question: This photograph was taken by John K Cheng, staff photographer of USA Gymnastics. Which techniques or camera equipment were employed to make this shot ? Here is a video of the actual vault ...
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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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What is tone mapping? How does it relate to HDR?

Whenever I read / hear about HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography, someone usually says something along the lines of "Actually, you're talking about tone mapping, not HDR." Please can someone ...
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Post-processing goal: three different exposures?

I took a photo yesterday on Roan Mountain, on the AT. In the foreground is an overgrown meadow. Midground is a nearby mountain, dark in contrast with the sun setting just over it. In the background, ...
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What are Hugin "stacks"?

When I am adding images to Hugin, it displays confusing message: What does it mean and how to satisfy it?
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What does it mean when a TV "supports HDR"?

I am a bit confused about how HDR (on TV) works. The way I see it, multiple images of the same frame are used to create one image which shows better details in low-light and high-light areas of the ...
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How can I improve the composition of this photograph of a lake and structures off of its shore? [closed]

I only share photos I take myself.
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How do I determine what shutterspeed to use for long exposure night photography?

Usually when I shoot, I look at the exposure meter scale in the viewfinder and adjust the shutter speed (or aperture). Sometimes even after doing this, I take a picture first and check it in the LCD ...
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How can I extend skies in virtual tours and 360 tours?

I am shooting virtual tours with an all in one camera and like most prefer a sunny day - inevitably that means one part of the shot is facing the sun and gives a big white sky. I want to edit or fill ...
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3d fantasy almost type of picture, how do they do it?

Hi I have been seeing these nice house shots where it looks like the picture is in a fantasy type of 3d. It almost looks 3d modeled as opposed to just being a picture. Can anyone tell me how it's ...
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How to capture the sun rays falling inside a forest?

How to capture the sun rays falling inside a forest and light passing through a window. Even though they are visible to our naked eyes they seems tough to be captured with DSLR. I read snow and dust ...
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How to adjust exposure for both the sky and the landscape?

I am using Canon 600D. I am facing a problem in composing, where I will be taking pics at mid day with full of sunlight, half of my frame filled with with sky and other half any scenery (may be a ...
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What is dynamic range and how is it important in photography?

Wikipedia says that the dynamic range is the "ratio between the largest and smallest possible values of a changeable quantity". Ok, I get that. I suppose that's why HDR photos have a "high dynamic ...
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How can I mitigate bright spots in shaded, woodland settings?

I do most of my photography while hiking. I find open woodlands to be a very pretty setting, but have difficulty capturing it. While sunny spots are brighter than shady spots, they don't glare in the ...

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