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How do I find out whether TIF images have gamma correction or not?

I have several DNG image files, recorded with an LGE Nexus 5X using Open Camera for Android as camera app. For further image processing i converted the DNG files to TIF files using Camera Raw 8 and ...
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What filter size for Pentax 100SDUF telescope?

I am looking to use a Pentax 100SDUF telescope as a long focal length lens. I would like to protect the front element with a clear filter. There are no markings on the lens as to the size of filter ...
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Do vintage lenses meter on a Nikon DSLR?

I am keen on getting a Carl Zeiss Jena DDR Electric MC S 135mm f/3.5 lens but i'm wondering if this lens will meter on a DSLR, specifically Nikon D7100?
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Apply imported style by default in Darktable

I just learned that visualizing RAW images is not as trivial as I thought. As good a job Darktable do to provide good default setting for all camera, those presets are not perfect. I found online some ...
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Adding some color to trees in a picture (Photoshop)

I'm just getting into photo editing so I pulled a photo off of google and tried to edit it. I'm happy with the edits, but I want to add more green color to the trees to give it a bit more color and ...
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Beauty Dish revisited - Good for “bad” skin?

From my personal experience a beauty dish produces very soft light in the center, almost soft box like. Away from the center light becomes directional, harder. It is just the opposit of what is ...
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Strange lines on subjects

Recently returned from Cape Town. A few of my pics show a thin reddish and green line running along the top of my Table Mountain shots. This is new to me! Any ideas?
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Do I need 1/128 flash power at guide number 43-44 or is 1/32 enough?

I am planning to take photographs that have a shallow depth of field (50mm f/1.8 on a crop sensor body) and that are also lighted by an external off-camera flash. I am comparing two external flashes. ...
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Do I need a converter to do wide-angle photography?

I have an AF-S Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED lens with my Nikon D90. Do I need a converter to wide angle photography ?
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How can I print 8x8 photos?

I want to print 8x8 photos & artwork. What kind of printer and what kind of paper do I need? I assume I also need a paper trimmer, but should I use A4 paper? If I use A4 paper, do I need to ...
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How to recover corrupted photo files? [closed]

All picture files are corrupted stored in Nash drive. Getting the below message when try to open in photo viewer. How to recover the photos? There are lots of photos old and recent. Windows Photo ...
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How experienced do I need to be to go on a photography workshop?

I'm an amateur landscape and wildlife photographer, I have a decent understanding of composition and photographic method (more on landscape than wildlife) but I'm not an expert. I want to go on a ...
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Canon M50 Firmware buggy?

I upgraded to the Canon M50 firmware 1.0.2 two weeks ago. Since yesterday, here are what challenges I'm facing: Can't switch from Manual or any other mode to Video mode. Video mode is activated ...
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Nikon D750 And Pixel TW282TX

I have a problem with my remote shutter release (TW282TX) every time that I plug it in to my D750 it starts interval shooting by itself regardless of the mode I am on (looks like it's shooting a few ...
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Connect GoPro Hero 7 Black to Macbook Pro 2017 via USB-C [migrated]

I have just bought a Hero 7 Black, which sports a USB-C port. I can use it to charge the battery etc. but I would expect it to also allow me to connect to another device, like my MacBook Pro, with a ...
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How can I improve my fireworks photography?

During the recent New Year's celebrations I attempted to capture some of the fireworks on display with a rather mixed bag of results that look very little like the stock imagery one associates with ...
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How can I print a 3840×2160 pixel image on 4″×6″?

On a family vacation, I took pictures with my Xperia Z4 that gives image sizes of 3840 pixels × 2160 pixels. I would now like to print all photos with image size 102mm × 152mm (4″ × 6″). What do I ...
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How to set adjusted white balance as start position for lightroom presets

As example, after import i have image with temp=3400, then i have decreased temp to 3000, but when i'm trying apply some preset, preset increases not adjusted value(3000), but value(3400). So, ...
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Is there a way to mass export photos stored in Lightroom/Creative Cloud when quitting CC?

After unsuccessfully trying out several self-hosted asset management solutions, I'm tempted to outsource all my photo storage to Adobe Lightroom / Creative Cloud, which I have as part of an ongoing CC ...
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1answer
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Camera sometimes stores unreadable .MOV instead of .JPG

A recent development with my Kodak Z981 camera - i.e., I took 19 pictures. The first 4 and the last 3 were normal, 2 to 3 MB JPEG photos. The 12 pictures in between came out as 8-12 kB .MOV files ...
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Why did this image turn out darker?

In this tutorial on creating christmas themed images the author describes how she adjusted her exposure settings to add more weight to the christmas lights She says she went from f/2.8 and 1/3 of a ...
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2answers
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Travelling, Need a new lens [closed]

I am travelling at the end of this year so I want to use this time to save for a lens. I have the Canon 5D MKIII and when I stopped photography for a while due to other commitments I sold my other ...
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How to fix memory card error on Canon camera?

I have a Canon EOS 550D and cannot get two different memory cards to work. The first one is SanDisk Extreeme, microSDXC 1, 64 GB and the second is a Verbatim SDHC class 4, 8GB. The situation with the ...
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My scanner cuts my A3 leaving it black

but only at 2400 dpi. I've been fooling around with a project scanning stuff. Running a Mac2012 16Gb SSD & i5. a A3 Mustek S 2400 plus capable of TADA! 2400 DPI @ A3 size At max resolution it ...
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3rd party Nikon battery stopped working

recently I came across really strange issue: A non-original replacement battery (EN-EL14a) for my DSLR (Nikon D3300) I bought about year ago, suddenly stopped working. In particular, when inserted ...
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What is cause of spots in image taken with dusty Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm ED VR II? [duplicate]

Dust or pollen inside this lens is common problem so I finally removed the front element and cleaned it, but even after this procedure I have the very same specks in a video as before. So I guess it's ...
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How can I avoid lens reflection on long exposures using ND filters?

I'm getting lens reflection when I take a long exposure and use a filter. I'm assuming it's because of the gap between the lens and filter so light gets in. See the images I've attached. I'm ...
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What is this strange light in photo?

I found a picture from my camera archive 2012, which I need explanation about. It looks like either something happened to the camera or a certain light was captured.
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Why don't high end cameras have built in functions that much cheaper consumer cameras (and even my toaster) have?

The cheap 2000D has both wifi and gps in it, however a top of the line professional 1DX Mark II doesn't. In the age where even my toaster has wifi capability that communicates with my phone to make ...
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Is Canon 50mm f/1.2 with Canon EOS 80D suitable for portraits, landscapes, travel/nightlife photography?

I'm purchasing my first DSLR camera (Canon 80D) in a few weeks. I want to use it mostly for portraits, landscapes, travel/nightlife shots. I've come across the Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L, and wanted to know ...
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Downloaded DNG converter for CS 5, doesn't open on macOS Mojave

I recently bought a Canon 7D Mark II without considering whether I would be able to open Raw files on my current MacOS system. I updated from Yosemite to Mojave today in order to be able to download ...
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How do I fix the color in this photo using Darktable to match the out-of-camera JPEG?

I'm trying to learn to use Darktable effectively. That's why over the weekend, in the middle of a massive cleaning and organizing task at home, I took a minute to shoot this compositional disaster of ...
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Does the DJI Phantom 4 advanced has the fisheye effect on taking videos from above?

I make research on transportation systems. I'm going to use a Dji Phantom 4 Advanced in order to take videos from above and then I will georeference multiple frames. Should I take into account the ''...
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Canon 17-55 f2.8 lens with Sony Alpha via adapter Will IS work?

Canon 17-55 f2.8 lens + Camera Sony Alpha 6400 (or similar APSC) Will image stabiliser and autofocus work properly ? Thank you
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What color makes the best background for plant photos?

I sometimes need to take photos of plants while I am in the field so I can Identify them later. Is there a color that works best for plant photos?
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What is a good general filter to use on a flash to compensate for fluorescent lighting?

I'm experimenting with filters over on-camera flash to better match the ambient light. I'm having good results using CTOs (Colour Temperature Orange filters) with sunlight, for example. When I'm ...
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Why exactly do action photographers need high fps burst cameras?

I've heard that sports and wildlife photographers need cameras that can take lots of photos in a second in the burst mode. But why? Yes, simple question — but why?
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A7iii Custom white balance with flash

I am using an A7iii setting custom white balance. I started using an expodisk to do this. When trying to set this with strobe they will not fire. Does anyone have a work around for this?
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Canon Rebel T5 for sale [duplicate]

Question, is a Canon Rebel T5 worth purchasing these days and if so how much should I pay? This will be my first DSLR and I have not been into photography before so I will be learning.
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Where do I turn to learn how to process images effectively?

Emphasis here on the word effectively. As I've been digging through lots of Questions and Answers here, I've found lots of examples of astonishing results of image processing of RAW files like these. ...
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lever won't advance on minolta x-700

first time using this! My film camera lever will not advance, and I am wondering if there is anything I can do to fix it or if I have to take it somewhere?
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In an image with camera shake and a point light source, can the shape of the point light source be used to practically reduce the shake significantly?

Often said "you could compute out the camera shake if you knew the blur function"... One area frequently plagued by shake: Night photography. One thing frequently found in night photography: Stars ...
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Does field of view change for different lens model for the same focal length?

I am using two lenses - Tamron 75-250mm F/3.8-4.5 Model 104A and AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300mm. When shot with lenses set to 250mm of focal length, the field of view for the Tamron lens is greater than the ...
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How to make pictures lots of kids so everyone's face isn't blurry?

I have a Nikon D850 with portrait lens AF 105mm f/1.4. I'm just learning how to make good pictures. We purchased this camera not for business — we have kids and want to make every possible memory. I'm ...
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What metadata does RAW support that TIFF doesn't?

RAW and JPEG both support recording of a lot about the shooting,ranging from the İSO to what lens was used at what coordinates. When I convert CR2 RAW to 16 bit lossless TIFF, what will I lose? (I ...
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How to enhance Text on this old photograph

I was trying to ientify two buildings on the right side of the Church. However despite best of my effort I could not identified them. One building (white one story building) has a sign mark but I ...
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Can you tell from a blurry photo if focus was too close or too far?

If you focus on a focal plane that is sufficiently in front of your subject, or past it (relative to depth of field), the subject will appear blurry. Is there some way of telling purely from the ...
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Nikon Flash pops up after using Yongnuo flash

Nikon D7100, I cannot use any of the settings or access the menu after using my YONGNUO speedlite last night. When I turn it on the camera flash pops up and the viewfinder just shows the left hand box ...
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How to create diagonal blurring and smoothing effect?

How is the diagonal blurring and smoothing effect in this photograph achieved? I know it was taken on an iPhone (by photographer Karen Axelrad) with a shutter delay app. What post process creates such ...
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CFL and LED mixed

I am shooting green screen video. I need to light the screen as well as the subject. I have a bunch of 6000K CFL's and I want to get a few LED's. If both types are the same temperature, 6000K, can I ...

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