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Do I need a model-release for a photo of a stranger if I sell it as a print

Do I need a model-release for a photo of a stranger if I want to sell it as a print such as on canvas, or on a product like a shirt, mug, calendar, etc.
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What are the most profitable strategies for selling photos designs?

What strategy do you recommend to become the most profitable with my photos and designs. Is it selling on a photo selling site like Getty? Opening a Printful shop? Selling on Etsy? Where should I ...
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DSLR vs SLR Light Meter [duplicate]

I was wondering if the light meter in my Nikon D5200 will be similar with my Ricoh XR500? I took a picture in my D5200 using the light meter on my slr film(ricoh xr500) but it was underexposed by 1 or ...
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What does the GettyImages iStock non-exclusive Agreement say?

I have been offered to join GettyImages as an iStock Contributor under their Artist's Supply Non-Exclusive Agreement. Could someone please explain to me what the Getty Images iStock non-exclusive ...
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What do the setting need to be on my Nikon D5300 to use off camera flash using Younguo triggers?

I have spent a few hours on this. The triggers are working and and are all on the same channel but I cannot get the flash to fire.
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Panoramic medium format film camera with rise/fall function

I'm interested about panoramic film cameras. However I'd like to know if any of them offer a shift function, as I could not find any. I also wonder what is the purpose of the metal grid structure ...
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Auto mass transform in Lightroom

I have been using Lightroom to mass develop my photos recently and all the tools work as expected when using automatic functions (e.g. auto WB, auto tone), that is setting an auto value will set it on ...
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Nikon D3400 w/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR DSLR Camera [closed]

Do DSLRs cameras make noise during video recording? Can I hear the noise after video recording? If yes, how to get rid of it? Thank you
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Keep track of inspiring images (not my own)

Note: this is not a post about keeping track of the pics you took. I use Lightroom for that. Do ppl take pics / screenshots with the idea of referring to those later, maybe to get inspired before a ...
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Do prime lenses still have some advantage over kit lenses when stopped down?

I understand the primary benefit of a prime lens is the fast speed that you can get from wider aperture sizes. But when stopped down (to get a deeper depth-of-view), does it matter which lens you use? ...
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What would happen if a lens had translucent aperture blades?

Apodization filters seem to be used to improve bokeh. They also seem to be able to improve sharpness and increase depth of field. But they also reduce light transmission. While thinking about how an ...
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Sigma 10-20mm autofocus issue

so I have been using a Sigma 10-20mm for a little while now, and have taken good care of it, but I have been getting the issue of my camera not detecting that my lens is set to autofocus, leaving me ...
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Do I need a model release for a photo of myself if I am the photographer?

Do I need to fill out a model release form for photos I have take of myself as a photographer?
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Operation of AF 105 Nikkor Lens on D800

I have been able to get the AF 105 Macro Nikkor lens to only function on my D800 Nikon at f16. It will not function on any other f stop. I'm I doing something incorrect or is that it's limitation. I ...
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How to avoid perspective distortion when taking selfies?

I'm looking for an affordable way to avoid perspective distortion when taking selfies. I know the best way to avoid this would be taking a portrait with a DSLR with a 200mm-ish lens from 8 ft away, ...
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Silent Shoot Mode for Canon 70D

Does my Canon 70D have capability to take silent photos so that I can take wildlife photography without disrupting the stealth shot OR am I stuck alerting the wildlife I am trying to capture in the ...
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Is a 50mm lens suitable for product photography

I have a 50mm lens, and I am still a beginner, is this lens will be suitable for product photography especially food
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Why can my eye focus on the real image of a convex lens at many distances from the lens, but a projection only works at a specific distance?

Say I have a single convex lens. I set it up like a camera obscura, shine a light on my object and project the image onto a projection plane. Given the focal length of my lens, the projection plane, ...
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What causes blue tint of my photos and how to get rid of it?

I am trying to make a 3D model of a building using a series of photos. This is a photo I took yesterday: This one I took today, when I was trying to continue from that point: Yesterday's sky was ...
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Why are my daughter's wedding pictures cropped when trying to print?

When I try to order prints of daughter's wedding pictures they are cropped, and I can't get the full picture that shows in the link the photographer sent to me. I have tried several different printing ...
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Downloading photos problem

My computer will not accept my memory card, Photos are on the card yet the card reader says no photos to show on this device, I am stuck with pictures I cannot edit, or indeed see, tried all the ...
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How to tighten loose focusing ring on Canon lens?

I'm not sure if it's my particular copy of the lens, but I find the focusing ring of the Canon 24mm TS-E Mark II a bit too loose. It's too easy, in other words, to change the focus by mistake. I ...
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Can lens defects, such as scratches or fungus, improve image quality?

There are cases where significant damage to lenses, such as major front-element scratches, have been shown to imperceptibly affect image quality. This has led me to wonder: Are there any known cases ...
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Overexposed and not clear photos Olympus stylus 1

I am having some issues when taking photos with my Olympus Stylus 1. When setting things in auto photos are overexposed and a bit blurry. I have taken the same photo with a GoPro5 all in auto and the ...
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Is a model release needed if a model posed for a shooting but isn't identifiable?

I've seen variants of this question but couldn't find my specific case. So what if I have someone specifically pose for a picture but: In the end product the person is not identifiable by any means. ...
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Clamp & articulating arm suggest for overhead photography rig

I’m in the process of building an overhead photography rig for food photography I’ve got a single horizontal metal bar going across the long length of the table with the idea of clamping something ...
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Condensation on a cold night

I was taking pictures of the sky for about 30 minutes at night and it is about 35 degrees Fahrenheit. The pictures started to get really blurry and figured it might be because of the temperature. I ...
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Lightroom Squishing my photos!

A photo I took in portrait mode looks like it should in the library tab. Right when I move over to the develop tab, it looks like it's been rotated and squished to fit in the aspect ration. What do I ...
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What is the relationship between lens diameter and exposure?

All of the online calculators for exposure, I have seen, factor in time, film speed, and aperture (which is a function of the iris diameter and the focal length of the lens). However I would have ...
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If I use my digital camera (w/min. ISO of 200) as a light meter, how do I set exposure for ISO 100 film?

I have a Fuji X-T100 and its lowest ISO setting is 200. Now, I’d like to shoot some slides like Provia 100 or Ektachrome 100 as well as Portra 160, using my Fuji as a light meter (it works pretty well ...
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Enhance snowy mountain detail (high-frequency high-contrast) in RawTherapee

I occasionally have this issue where the camera software produces better microcontrast than I can via RawTherapee. I am unsure whether this is an issue with the software or with my ability to use it. ...
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Will several long exposure timelapses affect sensor lifetime or performance?

I've been recording some stormy nights on my Canon EOS 80D, making use of its built-in timelapse function. Exposure settings varied between 4" f/3.5 ISO 800 and 30" f/3.5 ISO 3200. Dead time between ...
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Lightroom 8.1 catalog backup includes lrcat-wal and unzipped lrcat

I'm using Lightroom 8.1 on Windows 10 1809. I've chosen to always get prompted about backing up the catalog when exiting, but after I upgraded to 8.1 (from Lr 8.0 on Windows 8.1), it seems that ...
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How does Camera Raw's Luminance and Colour de-noising work?

As I understand it, colour de-noising works by reducing the contrast and saturation of the noise. Essentially converting it to Luminance noise. And Luminance de-noising works by blurring the noise ...
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Does metadata tell what shooting mode I used. Like continuous, one shot, timer, etc

I used my camera in continuous mode and timer mode. I want to be able to tell which ones were from timer and which ones were in continuous. Is there a way to see that?
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How to disable balanced-fill with Z7 i-TTL & SB-300

I've noticed that, with the Z7 and my SB-300 flash, it is always set to Balanced-Fill flash mode. There seem to be three settings I can change, but all in different spots. Flash Control Mode (Menu -> ...
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How to adjust focus without changing zoom?

I'm taking pictures of a D&D miniature. I'm using an iPhone with an app called VSCO that allows me to change the focus point. I've taped a 10x jeweler's loupe over the camera. My goal is to focus ...
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Sentimental photo taken by an iPhone out of focus

First let me say I am not a photographer, however I have a photo that was taken of my mom, myself and niece that is very dear to me. The photo was not properly focused I don't think. Could a ...
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What does “AUTO-ZOOM” mean on my Zuiko lens?

"Auto-zoom" is written on my Zuiko 35~70mm lens, is this a name of some lens technology?
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Selecting a tripod for use with very long focal lengths

I have been playing around with very long focal lengths using a Kenko 3x teleconverter. I have had problems getting sharp pictures and I think camera shake is a big part of that. Given that I am ...
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Unable to trigger my Speedlite YN565EXIII via optical trigger using a Canon 750D (Rebel T6i)

I own a Rebel T6i and a apeedlite, a Yongnuo YN-565EX III. I've tried several times to trigger the flash off-camera (on a tripod with a softbox) and I've had some very unsatisfactory results. With ...
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Aperture control flex ribbon replacement in Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II [duplicate]

Building upon this great answer to: Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II causes Err 01 only when zoomed beyond 135mm I'm pretty sure that the ribbon controlling aperture inside my Canon EF-S 55-250mm ...
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AF not working, need help

so a few days ago i dropped my 18-135 cannon lens (yup, bed). I was pretty sure the lens need repair, because it wouldn't AF. MF is working. However I tried using the lens on an another camera and it ...
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How much silica gel should I put in my dry box?

How much grams of silica gel should I put for my 4.6L air tight dry box? I have a silica gel inside of a plastic sachet but I cut the plastic and put it in a small open container to absorb moisture ...
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Will a faster lens help getting a better (faster/more accurate) focus? [duplicate]

I read that with some cameras (but which?), using an f/2.8 lens or faster enables a more sensitive phase AF point, so there is quantum jump in AF accuracy. But that's not really my question :) My ...
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Is it worth upgrading one stop for wildlife photography?

I have just purchased the following lens to accompany my Nikon D500: AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR - £1,349 (see here) However, having purchased this lens a few hours ago, it has been pointed out ...
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My nikon d5300 camera won't take a photo nor will it focus?

I got my camera for Christmas (couple of days ago) and it was running fine! The focus was amazing etc. Then all of a sudden today, it won't focus. When i half shut the shutter, a noise is created (...
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Zoom or Prime Lens(es) for Wildlife Photography on Limited Budget (Nikon D500)

I am currently looking into purchasing some new lenses to accompany my shiny new Nikon D500 on a safari trip in a month. In the past, I have used a Sigma 150-500mm (purchased in 2009 - see here) with ...
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How to read shutter count on Canon EOS 6D Mark II? [duplicate]

How can I read the shutter count on Canon EOS 6D Mark II on Windows with a preferrably free tool?
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Nikon D5600 firmware update HELP [duplicate]

I brought a Nikon D5600 a cuple of months ago and I have been having trouble connecting with snap bridge, after some research in the forums I find that to make it work I have to update the firmware. ...

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