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Lightroom tip to show something nearly b/w on a b/w background better

I've took the following picture today: On the pole sits a bird, I would like to make the bird a bit more obvious. Normaly I can do this with boosting color or contrast. But it doesn't really work ...
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Will a full frame camera give improvements over my Canon T7i for high school wrestling and football?

I’m looking to get my first canon full frame. I mostly take photos of high school wrestling and night football. I would like to stay around $1000. Currently I have a T7i. Is there any advice as to ...
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How do I know if it was old chemicals that did not produce images on the film strip or something else?

My chemicals are about four years old and maybe used about six times. They have been stored inside my home, 75° F, and in a cabinet. Chemicals are in glass beer growlers with tight lids. This is the ...
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1answer
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Are external consumer flashes becoming useless? [closed]

I am currently looking at flashes a lot and it appears to me that camera and flash producers are making it increasingly hard to derive any value from an external flash. I have one old flash with a ...
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1answer
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Neewer FC-16 and Nikon D5500

I have a Nikon D5500, SB-600 Speedlight and Neewer FC-16 wireless flash trigger and receiver system. My camera and flash are both in manual. The trigger and receiver are both set to "flash". The green ...
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4answers
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Why is the cost of film going up so fast?

Two years ago 25 sheets of Ilford Delta 100 4x5 B&W cost just over $25. My last purchase last fall it was ~$35. Now it's $46. That's a steep rise! What's driving these rising film prices and can ...
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2answers
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Will a Godox 350N trigger a 350o?

I have a Godox TTL 350o, if I bought a 350N can i use the 'o' model as a triggered external flash?
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2answers
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Can you use image-stabilized lenses with dumb adapters?

I'm looking to adapt some lenses unto my M43 body using a dumb adapter, leaving the lens unpowered/uncontrolled. Does it matter if the lens has image stabilization or not? I'm worried that if the lens ...
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What does a remote shutter release do and how do I use it?

It says in this book that I am reading that it is good to have a remote shutter release, but I have no clue what it is. I have tried searching the web but nothing answered my question.
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What is DX film encoding?

What is "DX encoding" of roll film, such as 135 format film used in 35mm cameras? How does it work? When was it introduced? Is there anything else I need to know about using DX encoded film in a ...
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Photos of people who are attractive and who are not and models [closed]

i feel underestimated by the fact of photos and i came here to ask from professional persons.I am good looking guy in mirror and i feel that i have many girls glances at me.My problem is that in ...
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3answers
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How do I figure out what ISO to use when shooting film?

I'm new into film and I recently bought a pack of 200 film. I'm just not sure what ISO to use. I don't want my photos to come out over or under exposed. (I have a Minolta X-700)
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I have tamron di 70-300 for Nikon , will it fit a canon D 4000 body? [duplicate]

Will a tamron lens for Nikon fit a canon body
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What is the relationship between film speed and the ISO setting on my film camera?

What is the relationship between the speed number of the film you put into your film camera and the ISO adjustable setting on the camera itself? Do you put them on the same number or do you adjust ...
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1answer
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What do the sensor differences between the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 and DMC-LX15 mean practically?

So I've been using the Lumix lx7 in the past and was quite happy with it. I don't have a dedicated digital camera right now but I was recently thinking to get one again mainly for shooting fashion. ...
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How do different camera brands compare in build quality?

In the age of cheap plastics and planned obsolescence, I find it a bit scary to go out there and spend a few thousand bucks on a camera whilst not knowing how long it's gonna last me. I bet I'm the ...
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1answer
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Canon 5D MkIV one focus point is unmovable, flashing

I ma having an issue that - no matter which focus points I select - one is permanently flashing. I do not know what this means or how to change it. Restarting the camera did not help. As you can see ...
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1answer
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Numbers in my Canon M50 Viewfinder

I have a brand new Canon M50 camera. When I look through the viewfinder to take a picture, there is a 4 digit number in the bottom right hand of the screen. Right now it is 2909. I have only taken 1 ...
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Have a canon T6 rebel? what extra equipment should i get if i want to get more professional photos? [closed]

could you please provide actual equipment for for example flash diffusrs, or sppedlights, etc, this would be to end up photographing kids, newborns, couples in a mini studio and also outside ...
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2answers
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Are there any lens hoods with zoom-moveable petals?

On a wide angle lens hood petals should be open wide enough not to obscure field of view; on a telephoto lens narrow petals would block sun better if shooting close to the sun. I imagine it would be ...
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1answer
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Highest MP mirrorless cameras? [closed]

What are the mirrorless cameras with the highest MP, like for example the Nikon Z7?
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113 views

Mirrorless cameras with a film look?

I'm looking for a robust (long-lasting) mirrorless camera with a price tag up to $2,000. So besides Leica and Nikon Z7, which brands should I go for if I want photos to look as close to film as ...
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API to control Jinbei TR-Q6 trigger for Jinbei MSN III studio flashes [closed]

I have Jinbei TR-Q6 trigger which can be controlled over bluetooth by iPhone/android application. So I wonder, if anyone tried to reverse-engineer its bluetooth protocol and write an API to control ...
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Move photos and convert to NEF after they have been “added” and not copied

I've just started using Lightroom, without any formal workflow and I add my photos directly in the camera native raw format (NEF in my case) and from copies of my SD I made on my hard drive. Now I'd ...
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Do speedlights emit infrared light? Is this safe for kids/babies? What external flash do you recommend? [duplicate]

for photographing kids/babies that will work very well and not be harmful compatible with a canon T6 rebel.Also do you have any suggestions on what lighting deflectors I could get to better up the ...
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I have a canon rebel T6, are there any one on one online courses to learn everything about how to use this specific camera? [closed]

Which includes how to use external flash, diffusers, lights, reflectors, lenses and all features in this camera? Thank you!
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1answer
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Why is the bottom half of my 35mm photos black?

So this isn’t in all my photos only some, I Use a Pentax super A1. The bottom half of the photo sometimes comes out as nothing. This is annoying and unpredictable. I have read that It may be the ...
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2answers
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How can I simulate JPEG quality degradation? [duplicate]

I am writing a report about file formats in images & their properties. In the report I want to talk about how file formats have lossy compression rather than lossless compression & I wanted to ...
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Characteristic Curve for Split Toning?

We can see from the data sheet on Ilford Multigrade Paper (https://www.ilfordphoto.com/amfile/file/download/file_id/1957/product_id/743/) that the curve gets steeper with increased contrast and tonal ...
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Are materials for printing from color negatives in darkroom still available in 2019?

I wonder if the materials, paper and chemistry, are available even today in 2019? I used to make color prints in the seventies and might do it again if someone still sell the required materials. Jyrki,...
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Filter for Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera Kit w/EF-M15-45mm Lens [duplicate]

Recently i purchased a Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera Kit w/EF-M15-45mm Len. i'm a beginner in photography. kindly advise me to find a proper filter for my lens. how can calculate or find the filter ...
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best website for making photography books? [closed]

I'm making my final piece for my A-Level photography. I'm looking at making an InDesign pdf magazine and then uploading it to a website to print professionally. does anyone know of the best way to ...
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Physical phenomenon behind X pattern on variable ND filter

Can anyone explain what exactly happens with light waves as the pass through a maxed out variable ND filter that causes the X pattern to appear? Not that it matters much in practice but I'm curious.
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How can I control manual flash settings on top of the camera using Yongnuo YN-622C II E-TTL?

I'm using a 5D Mark III and two Yongnuo YN-622C II E-TTL triggers. One is on the camera with 600EX II-RT speedlight on it and the other one is with another manual speedlight. The problem is that I ...
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Is this color-correction explanation gobbledegook?

There are many asking why the Chang'e-4 images of the (far side of the) Moon's surface have an reddish-orange hue. In this answer I suggest that the camera may not use a traditional human-matched ...
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Lightroom to Photoshop to Pixiset

There must be a more efficient process than what I am doing. I import all my RAW images to Lightroom. I then open them in Photoshop to make some additional tweaks. From here I save them as JPEGS. ...
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Defective Black Eye Macro 64

I bought this black eye for my iPhone and the instructions are very simple: Place the lens on the camera. I did so and and I see is a blurry display through my phone. I put the sense on properly ...
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Nikon 3200 focus hunting when in manual mode

I'm using a Nikon D3200 for a short stop motion video. The scene 2-d, some colored elements on a plain white background. The AF finds it hard to focus so I've switched the lens to manual focus, but ...
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How to calculate difference in exposure between to given frames

I have a question regarding exposure. I have a project I am working on where I need to be able to calculate the exact number of stops between two given exposures, with the end goal being to match the ...
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Will the quality of Kodachrome 40 Super 8 film developed in 1980 be affected by age?

I have a Kodachrome 40 Super 8 film cassette, which was exposed, developed and viewed using a projector in 1980. I have not tried to view/project the film recently. However, the film in the cassette ...
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Pacific Image PowerSlide X vs Braun MULTIMAG SlideScan 7000 Film Scanner

What is the different between these two scanners? It looks like the specs are the same, but the price is not. Will the Braun include software, and the Pacific not? I found that the Braun had a "...
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Why Nikon announced S-Line lenses with narrow apertures first?

Some time ago I saw the Nikon's roadmap for new S-Line lenses and today I found an update to this roadmap. I am wondering why Nikon is building lenses with those apertures first, is it a market ...
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What determines a cameras max FPS for still images?

For example: the Canon M5 can shoot stills at a maximum rate of 7 frames per second, and the M50 can reach 10 frames per second. EOS 1DX Mark II advertises max 14~16 FPS bursts. What stipulates this ...
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Are colours from CCD sensors different compared to colours obtained from CMOS sensors?

I heard multiple times that cameras with CCD (I am talking about consumer DSLR) produce more lively or simply more pleasant colours. I think it's a myth but it's not clear to me how much basis it has ...
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How to properly remove mold from camera body? [duplicate]

Long story short, I'm living in Vietnam which has a pretty hectic rainy season. Thankfully it's almost over. My room unfortunately got a fair amount of mold that seeped through the concrete walls. ...
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“Optimal” size of a JPEG image in terms of its dimensions

I plan to write a script that will scan 100,000+ JPEG images and re-compress them if they are "too big" in terms of file size. Scripting is the easy part, but I am not sure how to categorize an image ...
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My camera keeps getting the static effect and it shows in all of the photos.. What is the problem?

Canon g12, it really is annoying when it is like that and I'm thinking of sending it to the camera shop but worth asking then me going to pay for someone right
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(How) were FoVs discussed before the 35mm became de-facto standard?

Ever since the 35mm small frame gained popularity in the mid-1900s it's well known (and perhaps lamented) the particular crop factor became a de-facto standard by late 1900s when people discussed ...
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How bad is a 51% sRGB screen for photo editing?

How bad is a 51% sRGB screen for photo editing? The screen in question is a 13 inch full HD display.
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Sony A7 and A9 Camera Sensor - Why are the edges of the sensor beveled?

I recently cleaned my Sony Mirrorless camera sensor using both a rocket blower and a wet cleaning solution. I was able to successfully remove all the dust/smudges, but I do still have some dust on the ...

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