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Nikon D3300 connect to smartphone

I own a Nikon D3300 and I want to use an external monitor but without spending too much money. D3300 doesn't provide WiFi capability. So, i found out that I can use my phone with an otg cable and ...
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Why can't one calibrate a monitor with a DSLR & a color chart?

The idea is simple: Take a RAW photo of a real color chart outside to get a white point of D65. Use that to get an accurate color correction matrix for the camera sensor. Use the same camera to take ...
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Intended brightness setting for sRGB?

This is more of a general question about whether there is an intended brightness setting for viewing the full sRGB gamut on a screen, but my device specifically is a Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, and ...
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Why do photos of digital screens turn out the way they do? [duplicate]

When I take pictures of a screen at school or at my house, they turn out really weirdly. When blown up to 100%, they look fine, but when they get sized down, they look really weird, here is a ...
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Configuring live view on external monitor for Nikon D7100 attached to microscope

The camera is attached to a professional dentistry microscope and feeds into an external monitor through HDMI. The live view on the monitor is really dark, and details undistinguishable. However, ...
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Should I change ICC Profile when using Wide Gamut Monitor Clamp/Emulation Modes?

Recently got a wide-gamut monitor, an Asus PA 32 DC. As I understand it, in Standard mode, the panel is running at panel native. With color-managed applications in MacOS, images tagged with a color ...
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Can a 65% RGB laptop display 100% RGB on an external monitor?

If a laptop used for photography editing needs color accuracy, but only scores a color gamut of 90% sRGB and 65% Adobe RGB, can it still emit 100% sRGB and 100% Adobe RGB on a stand-alone monitor that ...
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How does "blue light" from computer monitor warp our perception of RGB color gamut when photo editing?

Everyone knows the feeling when you perfect a photo edit on your computer, only to find out the colors are way off when you view the photo on a different device, or someone else's monitor or display. ...
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Lightroom Classic displaying on wrong "second monitor" overnight

(On Windows 10.) I know that Lightroom is notorious for not letting you decide which of your secondary monitors it should use. I have 3 monitors connected to my desktop, they stand in this order [3] [...
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What determines the color range (gamut) of a monitor?

Recently upgraded to a newer LCD monitor with dci 92% monitor. I noticed that some games and some photos seem really oversaturated, really shady. After some googling, I found a post suggesting to use ...
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Why are colors more saturated on a wide gamut screen?

A wide gamut screen displays more than the sRGB color space. So why, with softwares that do not deal with ICC profiles, with a given color that has it's own place / value in the global color space, is ...
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How can I get accurate photo colors on a laptop screen?

My editing mainly involves these things: Adjusting the colors, white balance , brightness (slightly , to get that subtle combination) Cropping of the images. I have recently bought a laptop and I am ...
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sRGB mode a necessary for monitors?

I was wondering. If there's no dedicated sRGB mode on a monitor, can you still calibrate it to an sRGB color gamut for photo and video color grading? I am referring to the Cooler Master GM34CW with 95%...
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Confused with my monitor Picture Modes

I've recently bought my first "Designer Monitor", Benq PD2500Q (yeah I know it's probably still shit for professionals, but for me it's the first 'better' monitor). I'm very impressed by it ...
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Is my monitor inhibiting my post processing?

My Acer x193w equals 1440 x 900, 0.283nm pitch, 16 million colors I am thinking of upgrading the display, I'm editing photos and wonder if my suspicion of not being able to appreciate the fine detail ...
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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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Why are the color spaces we have access to incomplete?

The question, then: If all colors are combinations of red, green and blue, and my monitor's pixels use all three, why is its color space limited to so small a portion of the actual complete color ...
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Is Nikon D3200 compatible with external monitor?

Yes I do realize other people asked this question before mostly about android tablets. I am not looking to macgyver something that limits 80% of the camera functionality and most answers focus on that....
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Can I use “sRGB mode” or a manufacturer's ICC-profile as a poor substitute for hardware calibration?

I have no colourimeter to perform hardware calibration, but while editing some pictures I still would like to be able to get the colours appear at least slightly truthful. I know that every monitor ...
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Flicker Frequency for taking snapshot of monitor

When a snapshot of a monitor with refresh rate 60 Hz is taken with a camera with rolling shutter config operating at 30 FPS, what is the expected flicker frequency in the resultant image? CONTEXT: I ...
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What features should one look for in Monitors in 2020 for Photo Editing?

When shopping for monitors, well, it can be overwhelming. BHPhoto currently lists 1,116 different choices on their site alone with features ranging from: Resolution (do people even perceive 8k ...
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Darkest screen brightness for photo work?

Curious about the lowest choice of screen brightness that might ever be chosen by someone working with photos. 80 cd/m^2 is a common recommendation for editing in a dark room, but is there ever a ...
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Pseudo high-bit grayscale - does this idea already exist? [closed]

I have an idea for a grayscale color space that is able to have 11 bits of grayscale depth on a typical 8-bit color depth monitor. The idea I'm going to detail is ...
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How to edit photos to correct for monitor calibration?

Is there a way to shift all the adjustments made (color, tint, contrast...) during post-processing of photos in Lightroom with an uncalibrated monitor by some offset value after calibrating the ...
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How can I compare a few screen's color gamut? [duplicate]

I am trying to compare the color gamut of a few screens but some of the screen's specs show the percentages in sRGB and some in adobe RGB. For example one screen has 72% Adobe RGB and another has 100% ...
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"Black point" in lower end/mid range monitors

I bought a Iiyama ProLite XUB2792UHSU for my girlfriend who is a hobby photographer. The monitor had a good review as an all round device, but not necessarily as a graphics monitor. However we were ...
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How to best take a picture of a screen, like a computer monitor, with a phone camera?

Are there any tips on shooting with iPhone another screen, like a computer monitor or another phone? Maybe it requires some special lightning? I'm trying, but it's always too dark or noisy. Here ...
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Is there an better than Adobe RGB monitor?

All monitors I see claim 99 percent of the Adobe RGB and that's it Is there something better? We are seeing 14 bit HDR televisions these day which uses 14 bit altough I am not sure what exactly they ...
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Is it possible to make an monitor that can output colors perfectly? [closed]

We have come from long way from my rather bad IBM E74 monitor with terrible color reproduction to the brand new monitors with 14 Bit HDR. But will we ever see an monitor that can output colors that ...
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How can I ensure true representation of colors on a TV screen?

I have a 55-inch Led TV that I would like to use to see my photos. How can I set the colors so that the image displayed matches as close as possible the true colors of the photo?
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Color appearance during editing and after export when using a wide-gamut monitor

Ok, so I just learned how to properly calibrate my monitor, through my other post here, but something is still bothering me, so here goes. As a background, I have a an Asus PA279Q, which is a wide-...
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How to properly calibrate a monitor

The following are the ones I've seen so far that could affect color display: GPU and Windows settings - I'm using a Nvidia GTX 1060 Monitor calibrators - I have a Spyder5Elite The monitor settings - ...
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Is dell p2314H better color space than dell U2518D?

I have 2 monitors (p2314H and u2518D), both not calibrated yet. when I plug to my mac-book, it automatic create 2 profile for 2 monitor and when I open these profile detail it show me a little ...
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Is there a way to visualize the flag on a second monitor while in loupe view on Adobe Lightroom?

When I'm culling my pictures I like to put my laptop on grid view and put the images on display on a 50" inches TV on my wall. One problem I have when doing this is that when I go back and forth while ...
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How to set up correct color profile in Windows?

My question is how to set up color management at all levels? There are five levels that I know of. Correct me if anything of this is wrong. The monitor LEDs. It should be calibrated at the factory ...
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When calibrating a monitor, should I create different profiles with different light situations?

When calibrating my monitor (Eizo Flexscan EV2736), should I create different profiles for different light situations? For example a profile when the rooms light is switched on and a profile when the ...
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Trying to have prints match closely to a monitor?

I currently have an inexpensive 4k Seiki tv as a monitor. I recently have sent prints to Costco and the color and brightness are way off. Do I need to buy a photo editing monitor if I want to get the ...
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Monitor control to set up screen brightness using Windows Color Calibration

This sounds to be a simple question but I've been strugling around for the last 2 hours and nothing yet... I need urgently to calibrate the color of my notebook (Samsung Odyssey). The procedure I'm ...
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Is there a Benefit Getting a Colour Managed Monitor when you work in 8-bit Colour?

I would like to upgrade my current monitor (22", 1680x1050, TN panel) to something larger and better quality. Are there any benefits getting a monitor that supports colour management when I don't ...
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Why I can't take a clear photo of a television channel?

When I like to take photo a television at the program running, the picture is not clear. The Black block continually affect photo. Mobile Camera or Digital Camera also not take a clear picture,. But ...
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How does the Dell U2412M monitor compare to the U2515H with respect to its coating?

I am looking for information comparing the coating of the Dell U2412M vs. the more recent Dell U2515H. From the information I could gather so far it seems the Dell U2412M has the same coating as the ...
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What is the resolution of the HDMI output on Olympus mirrorless cameras?

I have an Olympus E-PM2 and would like to know the maximum resolution (and possibly refresh frequency) of the camera HDMI output. The end aim is to connect it to a high-resolution, high-gamut ...
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How to choose the secondary monitor in Lightroom/Windows

I'm using Lightroom in Windows 7, and I have 3 screens. From left to right: [Screen1:Television(not good at all for photography)] - [Screen2] - [Screen3] I do work on the right screen and have photo ...
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Should I create a monitor profile for each paper?

In my quest to better understand monitor profiling as it relates to printing, I came across a blog where the recommendation was to create a monitor profile for each paper in use - since each paper ...
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Should I return my new wide-gamut monitor or buy an expensive calibrator?

As a newish but serious photographer (hobbyist not pro), I decided to buy a high resolution wide gamut monitor that wouldn't totally break the bank but is expensive (~$650) and well-reviewed. I ended ...
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Color-calibrating a 4K TV used as monitor

On the internet have appeared a few blog posts claiming that inexpensive 4K-TVs make great monitors, at least for programmers. Can these monitors also be used well for creative work, such as ...
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Photoshop Image mode and bit depth

When I edit my pictures I always work in 16 bit mode because I know I have more color space where I can move so I can avoid issues like banding. At the same time I realised that there's an advanced ...
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Mirrorless Problem? How do you verify that the image you have just took is sharp when you are out shooting?

I use a Sony A7ii camera. Yesterday when I was out for a shoot, I took about 30 images of a particular scene. My exposure time averaged about 10-20 seconds, and it was mildly windy at the time of ...
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Adobe RGB monitor outside photoshop

I have a new monitor (DELL UP2716D) and can operate it in the Adobe RGB color space. If I understood it right, it will allow me to see a wider range of colors since the Adobe RGB color space is ...
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What are the lines on a screen looked through the camera with varying ISO's?

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro and I was just experimenting with the camera when I saw lines on the screen. Well this was not the first time I saw them but when I varied the ISO(from Auto to 400),...