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Can't get rid of hyperlapse flickering on post-processing after using Lightroom and LRTimelapse

I have a Sony A7C with the basic Sony FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 lens, and I went to one of the 3 best places in the world to see the night sky. I tried to shoot a night sky hyperlapse using the interval ...
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What is the deal with the Godox flash/transmitter hotshoe breaking all the time? How do I fix it?

I've had the hotshoe on my Godox flash for my Sony camera break multiple times now, and I'm getting sick of having to continually replace the foot assembly. What is up with this and how do I get a ...
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How to remove language from sony camera?

I want to remove unused languages from a Sony hx400, a6400 camera. Is there any way I can do it myself?
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Can I damage my camera by using an SD card that has Adobe Premiere projects saved on it?

I have a Sony a7 iii digital camera. I was wondering if it will damage the camera to put an SD card in it that has files OTHER than photos or videos on it? I saved an Adobe Premiere editing project on ...
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Does an Canon Ef S lens goes on a Aps C sony body? [duplicate]

I have few EF-S lens from my Canon 450D. And I'm planing to buy a Sony with Aps c frame. Is it compatible?
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Is this a scratch or a smudge on the Sony A7iii sensor?

I recently bought a Sony A7iii and have been using it daily for the past 2 weeks. I noticed this on my sensor, are these scratches or can they cleaned by a camera sensor cleaning kit? I have not ...
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I See colors in the highlight of my video and images. Sony a7iv

I See colors in the highlight of my video and images. Sony a7iv
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Exposure compensation on flash only works in manual mode, is this normal?

I just got a Nissin MF18 ring flash to stick on my Sony α7 III. I'm just wondering if how it behaves is normal or if there's a setting buried somewhere in the camera or flash that might change it. In ...
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How can I find detailed Sony Exif codes in a format that I can use

Summary Where can I find Exif codes of the type shown below that cover all features of my cameras? (I have mainly Sony cameras but a more general resource would be welcome). I have too many Sony ...
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Any downsides to using an A-mount lens on an E-mount Sony body?

I might be able to get a Sigma 60-600mm DG HSM (not DN) lens for a good price, used, which has an A mount. I have an E mount body (a7r3), and was wondering if, combined with an A to E adapter (...
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How do you turn on the electronic shutter?

How does one activate the electronic shutter of the Sony a7r2? Google seems to indicate that I put it in silent shooting mode.
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Is this a scratch or a smudge on the sensor?

There is this (rather discounted, but still expensive) Sony a7 III that someone is selling and it has this picture: Supposedly it works "flawlessly", but to me the bit circled in blue looks ...
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Why do I have poor image quality on my Sony a99 at high iso?

I've just purchased a Sony A99, the first version, and I'm disappointed to find the photos are very noisy at high ISO, even as low as 800 or 1000. Is this typical for this camera? Is there a way to ...
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Weird colour artifacts with Sony a7 III. What's the cause and how can I fix it?

I took some photos with my a7 iii and a Tamron 28-75 lens yesterday and one of the subjects was wearing a shirt made with pink and white fibers. I'm seeing some weird artifacts in the colors that I've ...
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Why is my Godox V860 III-S showing a weird WL/circle symbol?

I've put a V860 III-S on my Sony camera, but when I try to use it in transmitter mode, I'm getting this weird icon on the LCD: What does this mean?
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What's causing this blow-out of neon lights? (SL2 vs a7c)

My friend and I took near-identical photos of the same neon light sign. I'm on a Canon SL2 with a 50mm prime with f1.8. He's using a Sony a7c with an 85mm f1.4 lens. Looking at the images a bit more ...
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Cannot connect Feiyu-tech G6 Max to Sony ZV-E10 via cable

According to the website, this Gimbal supports 'Take photo, Start/Stop Recording Video, Switch Photo/Video Mode, Electronic Zoom' via cable. (compatibility list) The only cable supplied that fits into ...
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can 70-200mm lens on Sony a7 iii full frame camera be used in APSC mode instead of 100-400mm lens?

I am a newbie to photography and I am planning to buy a sony a7 iii as my first camera and have safaris in Rwanda in the pipeline and also other tiger safaris in India. I am thinking to buy a 70-200mm ...
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Can I still use my YN-600EX-RT with a Godox X1R-C/X1T-C triggers if I switch from Canon to Sony?

I'm switching from a Canon camera to a new Sony α6400. I would like to know if I have to change the flash that I have or just the triggers? And also if you recommend any special trigger to work with ...
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Why Picture Profile disables Cont/Single Bracket Drive Modes

I have ILCE-7m3 camera. I operate it in manual mode (M) and fixed ISO (except auto focus (AF)) and target file format is RAW. Recently I discovered Picture Profile tab in camera settings. By default ...
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Sony 50mm 1.2 GM lens has loose elements inside?

I just received my Sony 50mm f1.2 lens. When holding the lens by itself, if I turn it over front on top, then back on top, and repeat, there are elements inside that shift around. They feel heavy, so ...
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Can I turn on automatically selecting a shutter speed for Sony A350 with M42 lenses? Looking for adapter M42 ↔ Sony A

I have a couple of Sony bodies and e.g. in A6400 I can use M42 lenses with automatically selecting shutter speed because I can change options like Release w/o Lens and Shutter lock. Alas, I can't ...
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Is my Sigma 18-50 mm lens too blurry?

I purchased the Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary for Sony E and am using it on a Sony a6000. I previously used a Sigma 30 mm prime lens and had no issues. With the new lens I am finding more ...
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My Sony A6000 Will not do HSS with interfit sony ttl trigger on honeybadger unleashed

Out of desperation posting here. I have a Sony a6000, and an interfit TTL remote for Sony to use with my honeybadger unleashed. If I click the sync mode button on the remote to HSS, after about 1/2 ...
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Which is a good lens to add to a beginners collection?

I am looking for a budget friendly lens to gift a photographer just starting out. He currently uses the Sony α6400 with an 18-135 lens. What would be a good budget friendly lens to add to his ...
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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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Do I need new battery charger for Sony Alpha upgrade?

I'm in the process of upgrading my A200 to a second hand A580. Will I need a different battery charger, or can I continue using the one from my A200?
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Why do my photos have such poor quality?

I've been using my camera Sony DSC HX100v for years. Lately, some photos have really poor quality (photos taken before and after on the same day look fine). I usually use automatic mode only, so I am ...
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Current ratings of the PC sync / hotshoe - flash trigger connection of mirrorless cameras (Sony A7R/A7RII)

I'm in the process of making my own home-made camera flash. I'm now designing the "trigger circuit" that will be using a 3.5mm jack as my preferred connection to the camera's PC sync or hot ...
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I am shooting video at 200 ISO but the video is still really noisy. Any ideas on how to fix this?

I'm using a Sony Alpha A58 and I am shooting at 25 fps. My settings are ISO 200, F5.6, 1/50. The video is noisy in general but more in the darker areas such as black wall e.t.c. Any ideas? Thanks!
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How can I preview exposure and autofocus with flash in a low light studio?

Yesterday I had my first portrait shoot in a studio. I already had pre-imagined my lighting setup: a single softbox flash on the right for the general exposure and a big reflector on the left to ...
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How do I shoot pictures with the size of above 4MB?

I am using Sony A6000 and the size of most of the photos is below 1 MB. I want it to be above 4 MB so I can upload on shutterstock.
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Lens for 1 inch sensor format does not seem to cover the actual sensor boundary

I have a camera which has the Sony IMX267LQR sensor. From the sensor documentation, its diagonal is 16.1 mm and pixel dimensions are 4096 (H) × 2160 (V). The camera manufacturer listed it as 1 inch ...
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Does the Sigma MC-11 adapter work with the Sigma Canon Teleconverter?

I'm currently looking for tele lenses for Sony E mount. I haven't settled on a camera body yet, but I'll probably get an a7c. One option would be the Sigma 100-400mm for Sony E. Though without a Sigma ...
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Affordable camera for a macro photography

Which cheap camera fits better for taking a macro photos of static objects: PCB boards, electronic chips, various small hardware? Basically, the camera will be fixed on a copy stand. I'm considering ...
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Do I need a copy stand to digitize negatives with a Sony Mirrorless Camera

I want to digitize negatives with a Sony mirrorless camera. Do I need a copy stand?
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Where to download SONY Imaging Edge for MacOS 10.12

Where can I find a downloadable version of Sony Imaging Edge (Remote/Viewer/Edit) compatible with MacOS 10.12?
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Convince Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 to take many pictures after one shutter press?

A friend of mine does cosplay and wants to be able to take pictures of her costumes. She's got a backdrop set up in her house, and is currently just using her smartphone but is not happy with the ...
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Metal shaving from shutter box of A7iii?

I noticed a lot of dusty spots in my images and it looks like it’s from the bottom side of the shutter box, between the sensor screen and the mount? Can someone enlighten me if this? [update] Here ...
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Did sensors improve in the last 10 years?

I have a Sony SLT-65 and consider getting a new mirror-less APS-C camera. What can I expect from sensor development of the last 10 years? E.g., does the Fuji X-T1 offer better quality in low-light/...
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Is there any difference in distance from Sensor to the lens (first glass) when we compare Sigma 24-70 2.8 and Sony 24-70 2.8?

I am looking to buy a 2.8 lens, I heard that Sony's lens is more closer to the sensor. Is that true ? Why I am asking this because, I heard (not sure) that ...
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What does the T* written in orange refer to?

One of the promo images of Sony's newly launched A7C shows "T*" written in orange on the side. What does it mean?
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Is the noise coming from fast aperture ring adjustments of Sigma 100-400m lens on Sony A6500 expected?

I recently got a Sigma 100-400mm for my Sony A6500 and love it so far. But I noticed that the aperture ring makes noticeable noise on power ON and power OFF. See Google Photos album of two videos ...
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Battery grip for sony cameras

is there any battery grip for Sony NEX-F3 cameras? I've searched a lot and all I find is battery grips for other sony cameras
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Will a 77-82mm stepup + filter fit with stock hood on Sony 70-200mm 2F.8 GM?

I am about to buy a Sony A7RIII + 16-35mm F2.8 GM + 70-200mm F2.8 GM and want to use the same X4 CPL filter. I plan on buying the 82mm X4 CPL (which will fit the 16-35mm) and using a stepup to allow ...
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How to start a Sony A7iii directly in playback mode?

I don't like to hear the mechanics of the camera "coming to life" when all I want to do is review photos - often with the lens cap on! Is it possible to start Sony cameras (e.g. A7iii) in ...
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Trinocular mount for Sony Alpha cameras

I would be interested about mounting my Sony A7r3 to an Amscope microscope. I don't have a microscope yet, but I would be interested about a trinocular one. I could not find any mounts to allow my ...
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sony a7ii vs canon t7i

I am torn between a new full frame A7ii or a Canon T7i. I currently shoot on a canon digital rebel and have some kit glass i can use if I buy the T7i. I shoot many landscapes, wildlife, scenic pics. ...
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Sony NP-FH40 not charging well

I have Sony Handycam DCR DVD610 which works perfectly fine with the power adapter on. But if I take it out and put it on battery power, it turns off for 20 seconds and will say battery exhausted. Even ...
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Can not focus Nikon 500mm F/5 lens with adapter on Sony A7Riii

I have a vintage circa 1970 Nikon Nikkor 500mm F/5 Reflex lens that will not focus at infinity with any of the Nik-NEX adapters I have to connect this lens to my Sony A7RIII. The lens works great on a ...
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