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Best ISO setting for film simulations on my Sony A7C

I enjoy the color and aesthetics of film photography which try to reproduce on my digital camera with various film simulations. Lately, I've noticed a high amount of digital noise as a result of high ...
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Canon EOS90D Auto-focus indicator light

I have a Canon EOS90D and would like the auto-focus indicator light to come on in all light conditions. Can anyone help with the required settings?
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How do I lock the aperture to a small setting so I can focus on the sun with my DSLR's viewfinder?

I have a Nikon D5600 with the Nikkor DX AF-P 70-300mm lens. While taking practice shots of the sun to prepare for the April 8 2024 eclipse, I noticed that even while using a mylar solar filter, the ...
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How to remove language from sony camera?

I want to remove unused languages from a Sony hx400, a6400 camera. Is there any way I can do it myself?
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How can I disable the flash on a Fujifilm Smart Shot Supreme?

I'm new to film cameras. How do I make the flash not go off when I take pictures with my Fujifilm Smart Shot Supreme? It seems to be automatic, so would I just hold down the flash part with my finger ...
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Can I do film simulations in-camera without a Fuji camera?

I've been watching a lot of youtube videos where people praise Fuji's film simulation modes (though mostly to get a filmic, cinematic look for video) and I've been getting intrigued by Fuji enthusiast ...
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No release shutter w/o lens option Rebel t7

I just got a 500-1000mm lens by Opteka and it came with a T-Mount but whenever I put it on it says “No Lens Attached” and I googled the problem and it said I had to enable “Release shutter w/o lens” ...
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why is there black spots flashing on my pictures on lumix dmc tz80?

i bought a second hand lumix DMC TZ80, and there’s like black flashing things popping up on my pictures i took on it, like the picture i put here, the black things appear in the spots where it’s very ...
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How can I photograph the annular eclipse high in the sky and still get a foreground in the image using 500mm lens?

How can I photograph the annular (or partial) eclipse high in the sky and still get a foreground in the image using 500mm lens? In particular, I'm interested in: If a 10 or 15 stop ND filter would be ...
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Bracket on shutter speed with auto ISO

I have my camera on manual mode, with auto ISO, and I would like to bracket 3 photos changing shutter speed (keeping the same ISO for all 3 shots). Can I do that on auto ISO? I'm using a Canon EOS ...
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What is the reason for the rapid flashing of the green lamp on the Nikon COOLPIX S2900 camera when charging?

I have a Nikon COOLPIX S2900. Since yesterday when I try to charge it, the green light on the camera is blinking fast whereas before, it was blinking slowly when charging. This rapid flashing ...
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Pentax K1000 settings question

I have a Pentax K1000 and 400 film that I’ll be using with it. I wanted to take some photos of my newborn in the hospital and was curious of the recommended settings I should use. Really want these ...
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How do I create a white background without using photoshop? [duplicate]

I take hundreds of photos of watches and have no time to input each photo into photoshop. Is there a way to get my photos to have a more white background and not the greyish look i have shown below? I ...
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How to Achieve Consistent Results in Product Photography?

As a newbie in product photography, I was playing around with the shoots and made a really good shot (IMG 3117). I tried to replicate the same settings (ISO, speed, and aperture) and had to make a ...
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Why won't my Nikon 1 V1 shoot outside for long-exposure after dark?

So I'm trying to use a Nikon 1 V1 (yes I know it's an ancient camera!) for taking long exposure photos of the night sky. I have a wide angle lens and have set the mode to M; using a remote in 'time' ...
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What could cause my D700 not to take a picture when the shutter button is pressed?

I have a Nikon D700 but when I press the button there's a click and seems like it's a super long shutter speed. But doesn't actually take the picture; the live view on the back comes on and if I press ...
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What is the best way to capture welding photography [duplicate]

I am new to photography and am helping out at work taking photos of manufacturing steel, primarily welding. I was wondering if anyone could help me in what are the bests camera setting for this kind ...
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What is the major difference between aperture and shutter?

There is some thing which I get from google is: Aperture controls sharpness and focus of photo and also how much light enter in camera. Shutter is how much time shutter open and get light into light ...
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My aperture won’t go any narrower than f/8.0

I am using a Nikon Coolpix p900 with optical zoom lens of 24–2000. I am going to shoot fireworks so I was trying to set up before hand. My settings are on manual, ISO 200 and 1/30, but my aperture ...
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How to fix Canon EOS 1200D flash release hook making a click click click?

My Canon EOS 1200D was working ok until, suddenly, it stopped showing the display. People suggested to take out the SD CARD and BATTERY for some time. This was done. Now any activity on my part, ...
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DSLR-like image review on Nikon Z 6II?

Is there a way to make image review only show on the monitor when shooting using the viewfinder on a Nikon Z6 II? I want to shoot as if it's a DSLR, that is: take a picture using the viewfinder, then ...
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Why does my camera choose an insane ISO & shutter time combo in Aperture mode?

I noticed lately that my Sony A7S II will pick very high ISO (12800) combined with very short shutter times (1/8000s) when in aperture priority mode. What would cause it to do such a thing? Did I ...
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How can I take color accurate images with a white background in a light tent?

I want to take pictures of hundreds of Lego pieces with a white background. As a beginner in photography, I am using the first DSLR camera that I could get my hands on and I bought a light tent for ...
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How do I turn off 'P' mode in U1/U2/U3 settings in my Nikon Z6?

I am struggling to turn off the 'P' mode in my U1/U2/U3 settings in my Nikon Z6. I can't override the automatic adjustments that the camera is making. How do I turn it off?
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Fuji AEL button not working

For some reason the AEL button on the rear of my X-T4 is doing nothing; i.e. I press it and I don't see the AE lock symbol to the right of the metering icon - either temporarily (when the button is ...
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Flash not firing during live view

Canon camera (6DII in my case) won't fire flash in live view mode (normal works fine) also not when using the canon connect app. I saw answers saying 'Disable silent LV shooting in the menu. There is &...
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Manual focus and depth of field

So I was shooting in autofocus with a small aperture (f11) and my camera (Canon RP) gave a very deep depth of field where everything is in focus. I tinkered a bit and switched to manual focus (with ...
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How to remove language from canon camera?

I want to remove unused languages from a Canon EOS camera. Is there any way I can do it myself?
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how to bring out the blue in a photo

typical villages in Greece or in Portugal have a lot of blue and white in their building’s facades, plus the blue from the sea. How can I enhance the blue and make sure that the blue is dominant, just ...
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Wrong label on battery info section

I have canon 200D II camera and battery is LP-E17. When I plugged battery in the camera and checked the battery info section of settings, it shows DR-E18 instead of LP-E17. And no section of "...
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Can I use my Yongnuo YN-E3-RT II speedlight Transmitter with a Godox AD200?

I'm looking to buy some speedlights/strobes but I really do not want to buy all new transmitters and receivers when I have the Yongnuo set. Will any strobes/speedlights from the Godox series be ...
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Image Color Scheme getting faded when opening with MSPaint

I have the following image (have put a screen-grab of the image as its size is more than 2 MB - the original can be downloaded from https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rC2QQBzMhZ8AG5Lp5PyrpkOxwlyP9QaE/...
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Sony ZV-1: USB Power Supply setting does nothing?

I recently purchased a ZV-1 and have been coming up to speed with all its settings. One thing I haven't managed to figure out, is what the "USB Power Supply" ON/OFF toggle does. This should ...
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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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Why is my aperture locked?

I have a Canon 80D. I used the built-in pop-up flash yesterday and now when I try to change the aperture it says lock and it turns red. I’ve put the camera into P,A,S,M modes with the same results. ...
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Canon EOS 700D - Locked in Q mode

I have a Canon EOS 700D that seems to be stuck in Q mode. None of the buttons work, the touch screen doesn't let you press anything. Depending on how lucky you are there are times when the camera acts ...
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Unable to get good low light photos with Canon EOS R5

I'm using EOS R5 for half year now. I'm using EF and EF/S lenses, because I spent too much on camera body and can't afford to acquire better RF lenses yet. I'm unable to get good photos without ...
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How do i keep the self timer selected with the Nikon D5600?

This is really very annoying. If i set the release mode to timer and take a photo, the release mode reverts back to single shot. And i have to set it to timer mode again each time i want to take ...
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Which actions in the camera menu/settings change the focus and which do not?

Allow me to explain the question which might seem slightly vague. One particular use case where i generally face this question is when i am shooting something during nighttime, dark conditions. In ...
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Canon 60D screen turned black when I’m at mode settings

Starting from yesterday, my canon 60D camera’s screen will turn black when I’m at mode setting screen. When I press the Q button to change the ISO or the manual focus. The screen works again. What’s ...
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What is the difference between flash control and flash compensation?

In the Nikon D5600 , there is the usual flash compensation setting where you can set it from -3.0 to +1.0 But there is also a setting called flash control in the menu , where you can set the flash to ...
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How do phone cameras capture better overall exposures than my camera?

I've noticed that when shooting some environmental/city/sea/etc. scenes phone cameras expose both the background sky as well as the subject (person/building/street) pretty well. On the other hand if I ...
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How do I enable the virtual horizon option for Nikon D7500 when it is disabled

I used to be able to display the virtual horizon from live view in my Nikon D7500. After a few weeks I tried to use it again but now the option is disabled in the setup menu. It also will not show up ...
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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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Dismissing red frame in close up [Canon EOS M50]

Is there a way to take a shot even though the red frame indicating out of focus appears? When I am trying to take a picture few inches away from something the red frame appears. Someone asked similar ...
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Why is my film coming out so dark?

I have an Olympus AZ -230 Super Zoom 35mm film camera. A roll of film has come out very dark, almost a purple tint. How do I correct this for the future?
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Flash control disabled on Nikon Z7 when attempting to use external flash

I have a Nikon Z7 and the following rented equipment: Nikon SB-910 flash unit Phottix Odin II Receiver for Nikon Phottix Odin II Flash Trigger for Nikon The on-camera setup is working great, it's my ...
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Light source giving wrong color

I have been trying most of the settings in my Nikon D3500 to take indoor pictures of my home in dusk situation, or at least what you think is dusk situation, it is hard to explain. I have a very ...
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How to shortcut the "release/focus priority" on the FujiFilm X-T4?

I just bought a FujiFilm X-T4, and since it's my first FujiFilm camera I'm still lost in the menus. I found the option where I can set if I want it to focus before shooting or shoot right away: It's ...
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