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Questions tagged [display]

Use for questions about showing off photographs (either on screen or in print). Not for questions about computer monitors or camera LCD screens — those have their own tags.

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Is it possible to reduce reflections of picture frame (from human-viewer perspective)?

I bought a couple of interior-matching picture frames from Ikea. Overall, looks great, but the front glass† gives an ominous glare. I'm thinking of anti-reflective coating of sorts. Are such things ...
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How do I choose a frame for a print?

Putting a print inside a frame is also part of composition, and a photo could be ruined by choosing the wrong frame or matte — yet I've never read any line on how to choose the right frame for a print!...
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How can I check how much of sRGB and AdobeRGB my monitor covers in percentage?

I've read countless reviews such as this one where reviewers, after carefully calibrating the tested monitor, are able to calculate how much of either sRGB or AdobeRGB the display is capable of cover, ...
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Utilizing new wide gamut displays and TVs

I now own LG 4K OLED TV (HDMI 2.0a) and LG 32UD99 4K monitor (DisplayPort 1.2) connected to nVidia GeForce 1070 card. The monitor has true 10 bit LCD panel and the video card also supports 10 bits ...
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Menu/Picture Preview NA, Automatic Focus not working

I have a Canon Rebel XSI. It is from 2008. Original everything except lense. I cannot get the menu option to display in any mode, pushing the button does nothing. I cannot get any pictures I recently ...
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How to process DSLR RAW files for display on modern HDR-capable TVs & computer monitors? (actual 10bit/ch or 12bit/ch dynamic range)

10bit/ch display panels are becoming common. The latest generation UHD TVs can display 10bit/ch, some consumer TVs have as high as 1000nit output. Very recently HDR computer monitors have (finally) ...
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Can I edit professionally with a MacBook 2010 (without retina display), or do I need a retina display?

I'm a beginner photographer. I've been having trouble editing for a long time because I have a MacBook Pro 2010 (without retina display) because that's the only thing I could afford right now. When ...
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Is it a bad idea to use a retina display for retouching? [closed]

If I edit on a retina display, when I open the processed photos on a low density display at 100% they look pretty soft to me, as I didn't apply enough sharpening. Since I can see much more details ...
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How to keep back rear display off on D7200

UPDATE: Temporary solution for this: Map the ISO button(which I use most) to video recording button(that red button) All: Just got my D7200, because the back display is power consuming, I really ...
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How do I make the Nikon D7000 rear LCD show just status information and settings rather than the live view?

I've recently bought a Nikon D7000, and I've been watching tutorials and tips and reading the manual on how to use it, but one thing is bugging me and I'm unable to find or realize the solution, on my ...
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What is the 'N' icon on rear LCD of a Nikon D7500?

I have recently received my D7500 (upgrading from an original D70!) and I am perplexed by one icon on the rear screen that I can't seem to locate information about. It is at the left side at the top ...
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Is there any unforeseen problems, displaying lens or camera bodies on a desk or shelf?

Context I've seen videos of Matt Granger and other photographers on Youtube having lens and camera bodies on shelves and related in their videos. Question Is there any problem displaying your lens ...
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How do you make a Canon 70D show the photo you just took on the rear display?

How do you make the Canon 70D show the pic you just took on the rear display? I have to press the arrow to turn it on every time. All other Canons show it for just a second immediately after taking ...
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Take photos of items inside display case [duplicate]

You are not allowed to push your camera lens onto the glass or plastic display case. Also, the photo should not have reflection. So, how do one take photos of items inside display case?
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What is the standard dimension of a picture to be viewed on a wide screen?

When I want to turn a 4:3 photo to a wide picture I just randomly crop some part of the picture to make its height less. I don't have any idea what is the definition of wide pictures. What is its ...
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Touch Screens for editing photos

Original Question I'm looking for a new laptop. Other factors and tradeoffs aside, is it worth getting a touch screen for photo editing? I'm curious if anyone swears by (or at) editing photos on a ...
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color correction and calibration

I have a problem with color correction and calibration. I have x-rite display pro, but don't know how I could use by synchronizing it with matlab or python. In the website "Software support includes a ...
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Photo display options, prints, metal, digital display

So far I have been getting my prints done from Costco (~$7.50 for 16x20). These are framed without glass in ikea frames and put up using 3m picture hangers. Typical viewing distance 5+ feet. Moreover ...
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Can prints be adjusted to better suit lighting conditions?

I've been taking pictures for a couple years now, but have only recently begun to print my work. I have this one print. It looks great on my monitor (color calibrated), and, when I picked it up at ...
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What can I do about non-rotated images on a digital picture frame?

I have taken pictures from digital cameras and scanned old photos, and edited them with Windows 8 photo. When I try to display the pictures on a digital picture frame, many are rotated incorrectly. ...
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Should I sign or print my name on a print?

I am mounting a series of limited edition prints, below the image I have added the no (i.e 1/50) on the left , the title in the middle and my signature on the right. But my signature could not be ...
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Sharp photo taken, but blurry in viewfinder (Nikon D5200)? [duplicate]

I'm using a Nikon D5200. Until recently, the image in the viewfinder was clear after focusing. I was able differentiate the blurry part and clear part. But for the past few days I've noticed that ...
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Taken a picture of my monitor while spinning in circles - why is it distorted?

I just found a picture again I took years ago, and I'm wondering what's happened ever since then - I hope this is the right place to ask! I sat on my swivel chair and spun a few times, while taking ...
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Is a Fine Art Baryta print suitable for display in an office with fluorescent lights?

I am considering printing a color photo with prominent blacks and saturated colors to be mounted on a 75x50 panel for display in my office. The office has two large windows on the wall adjacent to the ...
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Are there graphic cards that allow calibration of conventional laptop displays?

I am about to buy a new laptop and would like to use it for photoediting. It would be nice to be able to adjust displays colors so they are accurate and display the real colors. Are there any ...
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Why don't cameras capture using the CIE XYZ color model?

If the CIE XYZ color model is a better representation of what humans see, then why don't CCD arrays in cameras capture data in a way that maps to it rather than the RGB model? It seems especially ...
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Why do DSLR cameras still use monochrome LCD as their top displays?

It's 2015 now. Why do DSLR cameras still use monochrome LCD as their top displays? A raster graphics display screen would be more useful and could display more different information.
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Do images need special treatment for high-resolution (“retina”) displays vs regular displays?

What are people's (experimentally tested if possible) views on sharpening images depending on whether they are to be viewed on retina or non-retina devices. Assuming resolution in the file is not an ...
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Disable Liveview timeout

In some situations I want to use the Liveview display of my Canon EOS 1100D (USA: Rebel T3, Japan: Kiss X50) and not the viewfinder. But the display switches automatically to viewfinder after some ...
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Why is nothing appearing on my NEX 5n LCD screen? [closed]

Nothing appears on my NEX 5N LCD screen. Camera can be turned on and pictures taken using the view finder, but LCD screen is blank.
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In a monitor for photographic work how significant is 3% additional sRGB coverage?

I am looking for a new display. Photography is not my professional occupation but a hobby, but I still want to have a good enough results. After some investigation I came to following two displays ...
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Is something wrong with my camera display?

I have a question about my Canon 600d camera display. I got the camera two weeks ago and everything was working perfectly. I was taking photos through display and there was no problem. But today, when ...
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Canon 600D Images [duplicate]

I've been playing with my new 600D and one thing is really starting to annoy me. When I view an image on the canon's screen, the image is clear and bright. The same is true also if I'm controlling the ...
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Different perspective of view in a Display [duplicate]

I love to shoot raw. I have a desktop with a 20 inch LG HD LED Monitor, and most of my post-processing is done using DPP (Digital Photo Professional). I also have an HP Compaq 15-s001TU Notebook. I ...
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How can I make dark images stand out when displayed on a website with a dark background? [closed]

I am trying to display photos on a website that has a black / dark gray gradient background. I am having a hard time making the photos stand out. I have tried adding shadows but they get lost in the ...
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Weird look when taking picture of a screen [duplicate]

So here's my issue. I take quite a few pictures of my screen with my phone (Nexus 5). And I'm on an iMac. So here's what it looks like when I take a picture of my screen. As you can see there's a ...
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Embedded jpegs in NEF raw files

I open a .NEF image from my Nikon D80 in the Windows Photos app (the modern/"metro" style app). I then zoom in, and it re-renders or something to display higher resolution, but the colours become less ...
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The screen on my Nikon D5100 flickers

The screen on my Nikon D5100 flickers. This is not due to the highlights which have been turned off. The menu and information screens flickers as well... I also noticed that, when displaying pictures: ...
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Viewers that output to 30-bit monitors?

I'm having trouble finding applications that output to 30-bit monitors. Part of the problem is inconsistent terminology, as some say 30-bit color, or 10-bit color (as in 10-bits per component) or deep ...
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Difference between what I see on LCD and final image

I have a Canon 650D with 50mm budget lens. When I take photos they end up looking different than when I preview them on the LCD display. Usually they are darker and there is less bokeh. Is this ...
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How do I see an image comment added on a Nikon camera once I download a picture?

I have a Nikon D3200 and I have used the setting to add an image comment to my photographs. But, when I download the pictures to my computer (mac) and look at the photo info I don't see it. Have I ...
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What should I look for in a projector being used for photography?

Our photography club is looking to purchase a new project with a budget of £2000 to £2500 GBP. It's a bit of a minefield. Photo forums recommend the Canon SX80 Mark II, which has a native resolution ...
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What are the available mechanisms to hang pictures on the fridge?

In the past, I have used adhesive tapes and fridge magnets of various shapes and sizes to hang pictures on the fridge wall. The magnets seem to be not so powerful and every now and then I have to ...
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Why is my Nikon D3200 display not changing in manual mode? [duplicate]

I just got my Nikon d3200. When I use manual mode and change my aperture, shutter speed or ISO, nothing changes on the screen. I found the same working in Canon. Is there any setting that I should ...
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What to do when all the display elements are stuck on on my Canon XT LCD and viewfinder displays?

I have a Canon Digital Rebel XT. For the most part, it is an incredibly reliable camera. however, this past week I had an issue develop with my displays. On both the top back screen and the viewfinder ...
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How to make SONY NEX F3 pictures display the date it was taken at the bottom right corner?

Is there a way to make SONY NEX F3 pictures display the date it was taken?
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What photo editing softwares support MacBook Pro's Retina display?

I just bought a MacBook Pro 15" with Retina Display, after installing Canon Digital Photo Professional on it, I noticed that it does not seem to support Retina mode. This means that my photos are ...
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Should I use “sRGB mode” on my computer screen?

I recently acquired the ASUS PA248Q screen for photo processing (and everyday use and gaming: I have just that one display). This display offers a "sRGB" mode. Right now the screen is configured to ...
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In what way will affordable high density displays affect photography?

The last 6 months have been quite revolutionary for the display technology with the new iPad & Retina Macbook Pro and their 200+ ppi displays that double the typical pixel densities. I have seen ...