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Various parameters on the dials, menus, etc. in a camera

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Flash release hook doing click click click

My canon eos1200D was working ok till suddenly it stopped showing display. People suggested to take off the SD CARD and BATTERY for some time. This was done. Now any activity on my part, be it ...
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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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Unable to click pictures with nikon D3500 [duplicate]

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1s_xLLeXyCNRJmyem2vkqLd-g9XnU3DZm?usp=sharing here is the link of pictures and videos to my problems. To describe it in words, my camera nikon d3500 is going ...
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Lumix G7 - exposure preview

I have a Lumix G7 and I use it in manual mode. The live view image always uses auto brightness no matter if my settings are to under- or overexpose. Is there no option to see a brightness preview in ...
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Product photography sharpness?

I’m doing a few pieces of product photography but has to be amazon approved so on a 255 background I took this shot but sadly every time you zoom a little into the photo it’s not as sharp as I’d like. ...
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Which settings are needed in this situation in order to have equivalent exposure?

Two Wedding Videographers will cover a wedding ceremony. Both use a Canon Eos 80D DSLR camera with different lenses. The first videographer used a Canon EF 50mm F / 1.8 lens with aperture settings (...
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Why can't I see anything in the viewfinder or via Live View when my camera is connected to my telescope?

So I recently purchased a Canon T7 and a t-ring & adapter, and extension tube. I have a Celestron LCM 114 and I can't see anything. I attached my camera to the telescope and I can't see anything. ...
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Nikon D3 backbutton focus when shutter is half pressed

I use the AF-ON button on the back of my D3 for focusing exclusively and I half press the shutter for AE locking. I newer realized that the AF-ON button is deactivated when the shutter is half pressed ...
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Can't factory reset my Pentax K-70 DSLR

So I'm pretty sure I've jacked up my camera for good and I don't know what I did wrong so I want to factory reset it, but when I go to the "Reset" option, it is grayed out. When I go to the &...
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Newbie need help with sunrise photos

I just got an Autel Evo 2 drone to get angles I cant obtain by foot since I'm disabled. It's supposed to be a very good camera. It has a few settings, but I'm new to camera settings anyway. My last ...
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Why is my Canon 7d mark ii taking such dark pictures even though my settings should be correct?

I'm new here and am having what feels like a crisis with my Canon 7d mark ii camera. I've had this camera for about 4 years, so I feel as though I know it relatively well. The past few weeks I've ...
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Need some help with astro photography

I'm just getting into photography and I'm interested in landscape, astro and macro photography. Because of the comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), I tried to make some pictures during the night, but I think ...
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Random EXIF data with same camera settings

I have a few problems with exposition with my Canon 70D: with same camera settings I get random EXIF data for focal lenght and aperture. This is the setup Table with white paper as white background....
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Nikon D5600. Trying to learn Manual and keep track of what exposure settings I used

How can I keep track of the exposure settings I used when I transfer photos to my laptop? Is there a way to "tag" the settings info to each photograph? Thanks.
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How Schlieren Photography can be done using mobile camera?

Can we do Schlieren Photography using good mobile phone camera (13-20 MP)? If yes how or can we do this photography only using professional digital camera? Schlieren Photography
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How do I achieve this creamy black and white look?

The JW Anderson SS19 campaign video has this very unique black and white look to it (that very much applies to photography too), and I can't figure out how to replicate it. I'm not sure if it's ...
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Fixed camera and light settings return different exposure

I have this situation while shooting still life photos of e-commerce products, lets say for example leather shoes or leather bags: Table with white paper as white background. Two strobe flash lights ...
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How does Renato D'Agostin achieve these super minimalist and high-contrast photos?

So there's a photographer named Renato D'Agostin who is renowned for his very high-contrast and minimalist photos, and while I don't want to recreate his style per se, I do want to try to replicate ...
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Which settings are needed to display manual focus aids on the gx9 when using manual lenses?

I have recently got a panasonic gx9 camera to complement my canon system. I have been struggling to get manual focus aids to work, I have at one point managed to get it to display some kind of ”zebra”...
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How do Polaroid cameras determine the shutter speed and how can I manipulate this?

I am a bit confused about the shutter speed in some Polaroid cameras. Precisely, I have these models: polaroid Impulse (old) polaroid One Step 2 (new) I often read that polaroid cameras have a ...
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How do I change the ISO and shutter speed settings in Aperture Priority mode on a Canon DSLR?

I am looking to change the ISO settings and shutter speed during the Aperture Mode in my Canon 77D. I am not able to see this screen on my camera.  Can someone help me with this?
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