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How to shoot lightning bolts with Android Pixel 6 Pro?

Last night I saw lightning from my window, but I did not manage to get a good shot of any, even with the "Long exposure" and "Night sight" modes. I only have an Android Pixel 6 Pro,...
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Uneven tint gradient on photo taken on reprostation

I take photos with my Canon 20D on a Kaiser Reprostand of books for publication, lectures or documentation. I get sometimes uneven/gradient lightning, especially when using a white background. When ...
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Automatic shooting with Canon EOS 1300D

In the next few days, there are going to be some large thunderstorms near where I live, and I want to attempt to get some photos of the lightning. Is there any way to get a camera such as my Canon EOS ...
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Capturing Lightning with Pi Camera - Hard purple lines in overexposed area

Can I fix the purple lines in this image in capture processing on my Pi HQ Camera? When shooting long exposures at night, my Pi HQ Camera has purple line artefacts where the lightning strikes, or ...
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What kind of equipment or other technology is necessary to photograph "sprites" (the atmospheric phenomenon)?

The Washington Post article Elusive red sprites, like glowing jellyfish in the night sky, photographed in Oklahoma lead me to this tweet and image: Multiple column sprites line up above an angel ...
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Is this lightning image a natural phenomena or a digital camera artifact?

This image was taken during a thunderstorm and I am trying to find an explanation for it. My guess is that it is a digital artifact because the digital camera's mechanisms for reading pixels data from ...
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How to avoid reflections/shadows while shooting real framed/glass picture?

I'm supposed to make a few shots of someone's printed pictures. They are in glass frames. But, until uploading to my computer, I didn't realize none of the photos are good because there are ...
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Which filter would I use for daytime lightning long exposure? [duplicate]

I'm new to the photography scene and although I managed to take a reasonable night time lightning strike on long exposure, during the daytime, I can't seem to get it right (too bright) and a friend ...
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Why is there a vertical bar of brighter exposure when photographing lightning?

I recently took pictures of a lightning storm using my camera phone (Samsung Galaxy S3). In several of the shots where I managed to capture lightning, a lighter (brighter?) vertical section sometimes ...
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Fashion Photography Lightning Tips (Location - Ad Hoc - Portable) [closed]

I am looking for some Lightning gear in order to start shooting Fashion Photography on Location. Need something portable and I am not sure if flash would be ideal. I have been thinking about Ring ...
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What settings should i put my Nikon D3100 on to photograph the moon? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to capture details of the moon? I have a Nikon D3100 and I have 2 lenses; the 18-55mm and the 55-200mm. I'm unsure of what camera settings I need to use to get a nice shot ...
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How do I set exposure length for my Sony Cyber-Shot P&S camera?

I have a measly Sony Cybershot 7.2MP digital camera and I was wondering if it is possible to manually adjust the exposure length. My goal is to try and take a photo of lightning. It seems like the ...
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What technique and camera settings should I use to capture lightning strikes?

I enjoy getting images of different types of weather and would really like to capture some good lightning shots. I have a feeling that I should be stopping down a bit and taking somewhat long ...
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