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Canon EF 70-200 f2.8 III IS vs Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens [closed]

I own canon 80D and have plans to upgrade to either DSLR or mirrorless after few years.Now,I m planning to buy Canon EF 70-200 f2.8 III IS . Will it be worth to invest in Canon EF lenses as I can see ...
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Buffer size is wonky on Nikon D610

The buffer size on my Nikon D610 is acting very strangely indeed; it seems to be capped at 14 exposures in RAW, regardless of RAW setting. I have tried the following: Firmware update to C:1.04 (...
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Canon EOS 6D mark II with Sigma Lens looks weird on LCD Monitor

All the photos in my camera looks like a fish eye or something, maybe I'm some configuration there, any help? this is how all the photos looks like:
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What is the “ALBM” folder for?

I have an Olympus EM-10 III. When I put the SD card in my computer, there is a folder titled ALBM (along with the normal DCIM folder containing photos). Within it, there is a folder called ALB67ZZ8....
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What are the threaded holes in Manfrotto camera brackets?

The following is the underside of a ball headed Manfrotto camera mounting bracket:- In addition to the expected threaded screw in the middle, there are two threaded holes either side. I don't ...
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How do you determine focal length/wideness of fisheye conversion lenses?

I currently use a 0.7x adapter on a 28mm lens, but I want to go wider. I've seen a selection of different 0.*x lenses but with no indication to the focal length it provides. How do you determine the ...
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What is causing white stains on scanned negative? Is there a way to fix this?

I'm scanning some of my negatives, and here I find a whole roll covered with these kind of marks all over. The film has been develop in a processor. The images were stored for a while. I don't ...
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Is it normal for photos taken on iPhone 5 to have a grainy texture after being transferred to a computer?

The photos taken on iPhone 5 appear grainy after being transported to a computer. Could this be a result of accidental compression?
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Do f-stop and exposure time perfectly cancel?

I am photographing a scene with white and black elements in it. Starting at the f/22 stop, I widen the aperture one stop and decrease the exposure time by a factor of 2, take a picture, and keep doing ...
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How do I remove star trails using Gimp?

I am pretty new to photography and recently visited a place with nearly zero light pollution and tried taking a 16 sec exposure shot of the Milky way from my phone camera. But I got to see star trails ...
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Where to store scene label information about a photo (e.g., “nature”, “cat”, etc.)?

I want to tag some images. I'm wondering which is the right place in the EXIF to store specific information about the scene. For example: Cat, Nature, etc.
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Are the autofocus parameters independent from the selected case?

The behavior of Canon's AI Servo AF autofocus can be modified by choosing one of six presets, and can be customized further by adjusting the Tracking sensitivity, Acceleration/deceleration tracking ...
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Is the Yongnuo YN968EX-RT compatible with a Panasonic Lumix Gx85 camera?

My first question ever. I am considering buying the Panasonic Lumix GX85 and would like to know if I can use my Yongnuo YN968 EX-RT flash with it. Are they compatible? Will I get TTL with this combo?...
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Coreldraw effect from free programs?

I used to do an effect in CorelDraw that converted an image to a bitmap. The way it did it was group similar colors together into one color chunk giving it a cool effect that looked kind of like this: ...
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What is the purpose of an orange filter that comes with Canon flash?

My Canon (430EX III-RT) flash came with a neutral plastic diffuser and an orange plastic filter. Now, I understand the purpose of the neutral diffuser: it's (obviously) to diffuse the flash, without ...
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Is Fujifilm XT-3 suitable for astrophotography? [closed]

Is Fujifilm XT-3 suitable for astrophotography? Or should I be getting a Sony a7 III instead?
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conversion from RAW to DNG (Adobe RAW) leads to unwanted crop

I am currently re-designing by photo-workflow and my plan so far is to convert the RAW-files from my Sony camera (which produces Sony's RAW, ARW) to DNG-format (which is Adobe's RAW). I use Adobe's "...
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Why different filter thread sizes?

It is well known that different lenses often have different filter thread sizes. Why is this the case? Lens and camera manufacturers have agreed on one (per-brand) standard for attaching the lens to ...
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Can I take pictures on a Canon T6i with no lens fitted?

Currently I am trying James Millar's method of transferring old Super 8 movies by DSLR 1080p video of film in projector gate: https://vimeo.com/20950590 With projector lens still in place, Canon DSLR ...
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How to reduce blur or haze when shooting long distances? [duplicate]

I am new to photography any i am not sure what is the correct settings when shooting long distance landscapes. The photo that I took is pretty blurry/hazy. Is there any specific settings or equipment ...
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Using Nikon PS-4 bellows to copy 35mm negs

I want to digitize my old b&w negs, and have an old PS-4 bellows unit to use on my Nikon D5200, an SLR with a DX format sensor. My PS-4 manual predates DX, and shows a table with lenses from 20mm ...
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How ignore video when import media to Lightroom (not uncheck every time, full ignored)

When I import photos Lightroom import videos too, but how ignore video files or files by extension without press every time "Uncheck videos" at import dialog? Uncheck videos button shown if press alt ...
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Gimp - Average HSV values of selection [migrated]

I want GIMP to calculate the average Hue, Saturation, and Value of a selection. I could color pick several pixels from the desired area and read off the values from the FG/BG Colour tab. This would ...
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View at given print size

What is a good way of viewing an image at the same physical scale as a given print size? E.g. say I want to print an image at 40x60cm. How do I (most easily) display the image so that 1cm on my ...
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Physical button reset Canon M50

I want to know if there's a physical button somewhere on the Canon M50 to reset the device, like many routers have. This is now critical for me, because of my previous question, where many of the ...
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Yongnuo 85 mm on supposedly-cheap-and-good ef - nex adapter like commlite or viltrox iv

Is it combo usable, I mean the lens aperture is not dead and focuses accurately on sony a7 i?
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How do I get the Nikon D850 to reset the directory after focus stacking for subsequent single images?

I have been using the "New Folder" and "Reset File Numbering" options with the focus stacking features of my D850. The sequence of images does go into a new directory as expected. However, once I ...
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speedlight reccomendations [duplicate]

I shoot mostly nature/wildlife and always with available light. I know nothing about flash and recently purchased my first ever speedlight (ESDDI). I had to return it to Amazon because the menus ...
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There is dirt in my sensor [duplicate]

I just cleaned my sensor with a cloth and when i test the dirt, I saw different dark spots on the image. What should i do? I've tried blowing with blower, but it didn't help.
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Is there a way to produce this “little planet”-type self portrait in a single-exposure?

The BBC News article UK Antarctic meteorite hunt bags large haul shows this ultra wide angle and likely "little planet"-type of self portrait. I can't understand how this effect is produced. While ...
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Antelope Canyon Sunbeams - when are they visible?

I'm planning a trip this summer to Upper Antelope canyon and I've wondered the question about when the sunbeams at Upper Antelope Canyon are visible. It would be terrible to go all the way there and ...
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What does focusing past infinity look like?

Would it nearly instantly become unfocused, or would it be more or less gradual?
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What's the best way to avoid color fringing in shadows using budget gear?

first post! I'm a toy collector and like to take pictures and videos of my collection. I've got a lightbox and turntable from Foldio which is great for my needs because I don't have a lot of space ...
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Why doesn't my Pixel King transmitter activate my Canon flash in “Multi” mode?

I have a question about stroboscopic flash. I'm working with a Canon Mark IV, Canon 600Ex-rt flash, and Pixel King transmitter and receiver. I have played around with the flash on camera and it works ...
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Are there particular limits to camera phone print size, beyond general rules of thumb?

So at time of writing a number of high end phones are available with 24 or even 40 megapixel cameras on them. Assuming good conditions, (good light, still setting, tripod?!) What would be the largest ...
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Why has Adobe DNG converter stopped seeing my raw files?

I’ve been using Adobe DNG converter to convert my Olympus .ORF files and Canon .CR2 files. It was working fine but has been a few weeks since I used it. Today I tried to use it and it’s just not ...
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How would you take + get the effect in this photo? [on hold]

Tips on how one would duplicate an image like this?
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which speedlight flash is suitable for multiple flash usage (35mm)? [closed]

i'm currently using a pentax k1000 with a vivitar 283 and trying to figure out how to connect flash systems to use multiple speedlights, but unsure about which flashes can do this. only specification ...
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La Sardina - blank film

I have recently bought La Sardina lomography camera and after shooting the film came out blank with some colour stains on it. The film was loaded and rewinded correctly and I don’t really know what to ...
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Codes on back of Photo [duplicate]

How are these codes read? Kodak Paper W30((No. 13AD 155 90 AGFA 03270 BNN3A Is there a list of codes I could refer to?
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Best lens for landscapes/general zoom with Nikon D7200? [closed]

I have been using D7200 for almost 4 years now, got the 18-140mm kit lens along, which i have stopped using since an year now, the image quality was pathetic, lacked sharpness throughout the photo, I ...
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Camera image in pixel to real image in meters size relation [closed]

first post so please be nice. I am doing an image processing project and my problem is now that I would like to know how big my digital image is in the real world. I have: digital image: 336x256 ...
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Batch Compress and Watermark Images?

I am building a website for a client, and he needs some software to be able to add watermarks too, and slightly compress for bandwidth on his website. I'm struggling to find a solution that does both ...
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What is this weird dark spot on my viewfinder that looks like a microorganism?

I recently bought a used Canon 1100D, and I didn't notice this... defect? dirt? chip? crack? dividing organism?! — I don't know what to call it — in the viewfinder until I brought it home. It's ...
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Linear regression to correct the colors of RGB images?

I have several pictures of plants (tif files). Each picture contains a set of Munsell color chips. The "true" RGB values of the Munsell color chips are known. My goal is to correct the colors of the ...
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Lightroom 6: How do I add a lens profile (lcp file)?

I have Lightroom 6 and recently bought a new Tamron 17-35mm f/2.4 OSD lens for a Nikon full frame. I downloaded a recent version of Adobe Camera Raw to get the LCP file for the Tamron lens and I have ...
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Cheapest way to mount umbrella softbox reflector for Speedlight?

I bought 20"*28" Umbrella Softbox Reflector for Speedlight (Model: 6Y19. Details & dimensions), assuming I can just mount it on my light stand. That was a mistake. I need this reflector softbox, ...
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Is it a fungus or something else?

the following picture is from my dad's Konica Hexanon f/1.7. Would you call the white layer a fungus, haze, dust or something different? Thanks
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Canon battery life indicator not working?

I’ve purchased a canon 800D/t7i about 3 weeks ago now, and for the first charge of the battery everything worked well. Now however the battery life indicator seems to just be stuck at full battery at ...

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