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Digital Single Lens Reflex (Digital SLR or DSLR) cameras use a mechanical system to allow the image coming through the lens to also be viewed through the camera's viewfinder. This class of camera is the primary digital type used by professionals and are usually compatible with the lenses used on ...

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Which cameras can shoot how many AEB frames?

I have always liked photography and have recently acquired a Rebel T6 as my first DLSR. I have always been interested in HDR photography and have been experimenting with it for the past couple of ...
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Do mirrorless cameras have more sensor noise because they are constantly exposed to light?

I have been wondering if the following is true and the implication for mirrorless cameras. DSLR camera sensors are only exposed to light when the picture is taken, so the sensor presumably produces ...
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Entry Level for landscapes: Canon 200D or 1300D + another lens

I'm thinking about buying a camera, I want to bring it with my while hiking/camping to photograph nice landscapes (mostly) since my phone camera does not satisfy me anymore. I was thinking DSLR ...
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Why are images from my brand-new Canon camera numbered starting in the 9000s instead of from 0001?

I just bought the brand-new Canon 80D from Amazon, along with new memory card 64GB. When I took the first few pictures, I see that the file names start from "IMG_9545.jpg", "IMG_9546.jpg" and so on ......
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Why can't DSLR cameras take Motion or Live photos?

I'm trying to hire a photographer for an event and really want all the photos to include videos of the moments in which they were captured. Apple calls this feature Live Photos and records 1.5 ...
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Does time lapse of the sun damage the auto-focus sensors or components of a DSLR?

This question is not about the main imaging sensor, but about the autofocus sensors and circuits on a DSLR. I read that sunlight may damage the shutter or the main sensor. But when using the DSLR, ...
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Question about EV compensation with “extreme” settings"

I have this question that has me itching a part of my brain... I was at the park with the kids at noon (yeah, I know...) the other day taking pictures. I was using an old Canon XSi with an Helios 44 ...
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Canon 1500D vs Sony Mirrorless A6000 [duplicate]

I want to buy DSLR camera. Canon 1500D is in my wish list but today I checked Sony DSLR and mirrorless cameras. The mirrorless looks like a Point-n-Shoot type of camera and I am confused whether to ...
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iPhone vs DSLR for point and shoot

Photography is only a hobby for me. I prefer to focus on the composition, lighting, finding a unique point of view, etc, rather than fiddling with manual settings, lenses and post-editing. Moreover, I ...
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How to build an attachment to support lens?

I am using a D5200 and want to make an attachment to support the lens at a distance away from the camera body. (There will be no lens mounted to the camera. Then there will be a gap. Then the lens.) ...
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DSLR or Mirrorless for Helicopters with doors off?

Long time reader, first time poster. I'm going on some helicopter tours in Hawaii soon, and I'm considering bringing a nicer camera than my cell phone. I've been on helicopters in Hawaii before and ...
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What are the ways to improve magnification in the reversed lens configuration?

There is a really detailed discussion on achieving microscope-magnification using a small focal length lens in reversed configuration. How to make a microscope with a DSLR camera? I wish to know ...
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Can I replace the rubber on a DSLR body with leather?

Is there any reason that I shouldn't replace the rubber on a DSLR with leather? I only ask because I like the older SLRs look and I have a Nikon D5200 id like to mod in some way. What issues should I ...
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DSLR bright shots [closed]

My DSLR Nikon d3200 shots were brighter than usual camera shots. the white balancing is on auto and the shots are taken not merely from direct sunlight. Is this because of lens?
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How different lenses affect photo quality? [duplicate]

Suppose I have these two lenses: - Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens - Tamron 28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD And suppose I have used them both on the same full frame camera, in the same tripod ...
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What disadvantages does the Quiet Shutter Mode have?

I'm using the Nikon D3200, which has a Quiet Shutter Mode. As I understand it, the mirror is mainly delayed from moving again during the shot, thus the "quieter" mode. What I'm curious about ist how ...
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What is the typical DSLR battery lifespan (overall, not per charge cycle)?

I shoot a Nikon D800, but this question applies to any DSLR. (I suspect DSLRs are harder on batteries than more compact cameras, so let's stick to this camera family.) I recently had one of my ...
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Is Tokina “Exchangeable” lens compatible with both Nikon & Canon DSLRs?

Can someone please explain if following Tokina "exchangeable" lens (Tokiana 14-20mm F2) would be compatible with my Nikon D500? If yes, will it perform as if it was a dedicated Nikon mount? Please ...
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Focal length measurement and definition in DSLR cameras [duplicate]

So i am a bit confused when it comes to focal length in DSLR cameras. According to multiple sources online i found and as per NIKON "It is a calculation of an optical distance from the point where ...
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Looking for opinions on an entry level DSLR [duplicate]

w last few years I have always been interested in photography, messing around with the settings on point and shoot cameras and stuff, nothing to fancy. I have never had a reason to buy a good camera, ...
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ERR CF on Canon Rebel XT

welcome back to 2008. I just picked up a Rebel XT for super cheap and I've been messing with it for the last couple days trying to trouble shoot (knowing very little about DSLR cameras) and I can't ...
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Workflow for processing medium format film into digital form

I'm considering to try a medium format photography. Coming totally from DSLR background, the workflow step I'm used to is: take digital image save the image (JPG/PNG, whatever) into the disk. I ...
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How to capture rays of light in a photograph using a DSLR camera [duplicate]

I'm using Nikon D750 DSLR camera. How can I capture the rays of light as represented in these two black and white photographs? I mean in terms of ISO, aperture and shutter speed and filter use. by ...
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How can I get a bulb shutter speed on a Canon 750D (Rebel T6i)?

How can I set the shutter speed to "bulb" on a Canon EOS 750D (Rebel T6i)?
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Quiet mode on my DSLR is not quiet enough. How can I make it quieter?

I know that general shopping recommendations are off-topic, and I will try to be as specific as possible, so please comment/edit if this question is not specific enough for this site, or if I can ...
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How can I reattach the wire that locks the D500 focus screen in place?

The piece of wire that locks the focusing screen of my Nikon D500 has come loose completely. I cannot figure out where the two loops of the wire reattach, and I was wondering if this is an easy fix ...
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Is this light stripe at the top of images from my DSLR a light leak?

I want to ask about my Nikon D90 I was encountering a light leak or something like it. I'm not really sure what it is. This is a sample picture: Here's another one: All of my photos are now like ...
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How to transfer photos to a phone without a computer?

I'm a beginner photographer and I'm facing a problem. I'm going to be traveling for 5 days and of course, I'll be taking my DSLR with me but I can't take a computer with me. Is there a way to transfer ...
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Why is my dSLR not taking pictures when the shutter button is fully pressed?

I can't click my Nikon D3100's shutter release button. I mean sometimes it works, but sometimes as soon as I press the release button the lamp near the lens glows and I am unable to click the photo or ...
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Why cannot my canon camera EOS 700D take long video? [closed]

as it takes short video and automatically stop only after 8 seconds. it is very limited. please someone lets me know why.
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How to get the film or reddish type of look?

I've been trying to achieve this affect but tbh it's way too difficult. The picture I am showing could be shot on using film but I seen the photographer use a dslr. The look I am going for is the ...
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Can I do anything about a Nikon d750 taking 5 minutes to power on after taking saltwater damage?

I have had a Nikon d750 for a year or so, and 6 months ago it took on a bit of saltwater damage. It still works, but twice in the past it wouldn't power on, once for two weeks and once for two days. ...
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Is Canon 60D still a decent camera? [duplicate]

I have a Canon 60D, bought it back in 2013. Use it quite a while, but in past two-three years, I lost interest in photography. I will be going on a long trip this summer and would like to take a ...
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Flexible Tripod for DSLR but NO Gorillapod

I recently bought a small, cheap flexible/bendable tripod for my action cam an I am fascinated by the possibilities that I have because I am able to securely mount it to nearly any object I could ...
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What should I set my aperture to when there's a lot of light outside? [duplicate]

I'm just looking for a simple reminder when it comes to aperture, such as: when there's a lot of light in the atmosphere where a photo is exposed, the aperture should be low, or something. The more ...
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could somebody recommend me a professional camera DSLR? [closed]

I want buy a good DSLR, I have a digital and is not enough for me, I need to move forward to next step to the professional road. I'll appreciate yours recommends so much. best Thank so much for all ...
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How do I display a histogram in live view on a Nikon D7500?

I just bought the Nikon D7500. I can't find the histogram. How do I get the histogram on my screen? I would like to view it on the live view?
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how to have a ghost of previous photo on screen when taking a new photo? [duplicate]

I'm an art student and I'm working on a stop motion short video that I'm making and it would help a lot if a ghost like view of my previous frame that i took to show on the lcd of my camera when I'm ...
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Is there any camera in which I can adjust the gamma curve manually?

I am eagerly looking for a camera in which I can adjust the gamma correction. The cameras that I have, do this correction by default (which are not adjustable) and I need to remove this correction. ...
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Need an alternative to the Canon 5D Mark IV [closed]

As a film student that is graduating soon, the 5D Mark IV seems like the perfect DSLR to get my photography/cinematography business started. I primarily plan on doing lifestyle, business and event ...
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Copying slides with a 50mm lens instead of a macro one

I'm reading in multiple places about how to use macro lens to copy slides. Found a good video too. They usually recommend to make use of the Digital Duplicator de Kaiser, remove the internal lens, ...
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Failure of specific AF points after repairing my dSLR

I needed to repair the controls of my Canon 6D, after it received kitten damage. After re-assembly, I noticed that the middle column of AF points did not focus at all. They blink as normal when they ...
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How do I force my Canon dSLR (800D) to take a photo?

I noticed when I went out early in the morning to take some landscape photography that sometimes when the image was "dark", the camera would not attempt to take the photo. I tried changing from a ...
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Is the Canon 650D still a good choice? [duplicate]

I am planning on getting my first DSLR soon. I'm torn between the 1300D and 650D because they are about the same price right now. I love the fact that the 650D has a movable touchscreen and a mic ...
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what adapter will work for a canon 70-200mm to nikon dslr? [duplicate]

I have a 70-200 canon lens that I would like to put on a 3200 dslr. Can someone please advise me of an adapter that would work?Thanks!
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What is the reddish cloud in the center of the photo?

I am a beginner at photography, I tried to click photographs of the night sky. The image has a weird reddish cloud at the center, I first thought it might be because of light pollution but then I ...
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how can i avoid red flare on my sun set photos?

I have used a lense filter. Still some red spot appeared in my click.Please help me to sort out this problem. Thankew.
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Can a dSLR sensor be replaced with one that belongs to another model?

My D7200 sensor needs replacement due to scratches and I've called a repair center (not a certified Nikon repair center) and they have offered me a reasonable price (about 200 USD). However, I've been ...
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Why do I need to restart my camera every time I take a shot indoors? [closed]

I have a Nikon D3300 with an AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens and usually, indoors, I can't take a shot, even though I turn on the flash. If I restart the D3300, I can take the first shot ...
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Does Fujifilm make DSLR cameras anymore?

I've been trying to find a Fujifilm DSLR camera online but it seems like all of them have been discontinued. Edit: Why do I want a Fujifilm camera? They are well-designed cameras that shoot high ...