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How far to push ISO with Tmax 400 film?

I have a 400 ISO film (Kodak TMax). If I want to push the ISO on my FM2, what is the best setting? Is it ISO 1600, 800 or something else. I notice that pushing to 1600 is very common. Why is that ?
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Does Wi-Fi affect the quality of images downloaded from the Internet?

Does downloading an image off a website, when Wi-Fi is strong, result in a higher-quality image on your device?
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How to nail focus with Digital Split Image on FujiFilm X-Series cameras?

FujiFilm X-Series cameras offer Digital Split Image focus assist mode. The manual provides inadequate usage instruction, stating: Digital Split Image: Displays a split image in the center of the ...
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How to nail focus with Peak Highlight on FujiFilm X-Series cameras?

FujiFilm X-Series cameras offer Focus Peak Highlight assist mode. However, the manual provides inadequate usage instruction, stating: Focus Peak Highlight: Highlights high-contrast outlines. Rotate ...
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Black smudges during long exposure shots? What are these called and why are they there?

I recently sold my pro camera and lens and downgraded to an Olympus mirrorless. A used lens I bought, the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 12-50mm, I have been doing long exposure shots with. Here is an ...
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What units are used for zoom and focus distance for the varifocal Dahua camera? [closed]

I've been working with an industrial Dahua camera and since I do not have a full model of how the camera works (and because I'm a complete newbie to cameras in general), a few elements are still ...
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Is it true that “only photographers care about noise”?

I have been doing a lot of research lately in planning an upgrade to my old D70. One thing that has really jumped out at me is that I've seen the same general phrase repeated on three different ...
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How to perform non-center focusing using common film SLR camera?

I have a Nikon FM2 camera with Nikkor 50/1.4D lens. Is there a way to focus on the area that is not center? This can be easily done with digital camera as Nikon D750, where we can just use focus ...
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Is there way to visualize Photoshop changes by EXIF?

Photoshop saves the changes made on the photo to its EXIF (or XMP). Is there any chance of visualizing this data? Example photo and its EXIF data can be found on my webpage: example
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Shutter Speed from the Exif ShutterSpeedValue

Extracting Exif data from my photo (using python) among the other values I have: 'ShutterSpeedValue': (8643856, 1000000), 'ApertureValue': (1695994, 1000000) After some research, I found that the ...
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How to find an angle and a distance for clicking picture of a distorted artwork to achieve 3D effect?

If you know about 3D pencil artworks, you would know people draw it distorted (generally length is enlarged i.e., stretched from bottom to top) first and then click a picture at some angle (30-40 ...
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How can I compare the photo quality of a mirrorless vs DSLR vs compact vs phone camera? [closed]

Is there a site that can show me how photos would look with various types of cameras? Ideally, it would be great to see identical example photos with different types of cameras, so I can get a general ...
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Does Anyone know which filter is this? Its used by a illustrator called Ilya Kuvshinov

This filter is used by the illustrator Ilya Kuvshinov, it has a little bit of chromatic aberration which is not too noticeable on the picture.
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Is it possible to increase a camera's burst shooting FPS through software changes?

The Canon 77D has a burst shooting rate of 6fps and Canon 80D, 7 fps. Knowing fully well the fps is dependent on the camera body, is it possible to increase the fps at least by a single point by ...
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Star photography noise

I am using the BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera (original) to play around with capturing images of the night sky. So this is a Super16 2.1MP sensor with a 135mm cinema lens at T2.2 capturing 12-bit ...
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Are these rear element lens scratches and do they matter?

I got a used Nikon AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm 1:2.8 G ED lens, but notice these scratches on the rear element: Am I correct that the white marks are scratches and will these matter or will blur of ...
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Sports Photography [duplicate]

I have a Canon EOS Rebel T3 with a zoom lens EF 75-300mm. What I am trying to do is take pictures of my son on the soccer field. I would love not to have the blur face just some really nice pics. He’...
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Canon ftb shutter sticking and not returning, but returns when I loosen the lens

I have an old film Canon ftb. It was working fine but suddenly after taking a picture, the shutter fails to "spring back" and the viewfinder remains black. For a while I could give the camera a little ...
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How do photos of the same subject compare between the Nikon D700 and D70?

I currently have a Nikon D70 that I purchased back when it was the "bees knees" and it has served me well for a long time. I get some great shots from it, but I really struggle in low-light ...
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Focus motor problem in lens due to fine dust particles

I have a Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS lens that I use exclusively with my Nikon D5300. I went to Denmark last year, and visited Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse. If you've ever been there, you know ...
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What makes RF lenses better than Canon's EF lenses?

So Canon finally got into the mirrorless league — but they also made a new lens mount for their mirrorless cameras! Is there anything better in RF lens mount or lenses that makes them better than ...
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Is there a DSLR/mirorless camera with minimal options like a classic, simple SLR?

I have an Olympus OM-D E-M5. The number of options, multiple ways of doing the same thing, video recording, playback, etc. are making me crazy. What is the closest thing, available today, to my (long ...
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How do you identify file type/compression in a TIFF file?

From what I understand TIFF is like the .mkv container for photography - it supports a variety of compressed and uncompressed formats. But how would you go about checking if the data within the TIFF ...
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EF lens on an EF-S body [duplicate]

I have an EOS Rebel T7i and am wondering if I can put an EF 75mm-300mm lens on it. Thanks and have a great day!
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How to take macro photos of microscopy?

I am new to macro, and will be taking photos of insects under a stereo microscope for taxonomic reasons. I will be setting up the camera so that its lens points down into the eyepiece of a dissection ...
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Color appearance during editing and after export when using a wide-gamut monitor

Ok, so I just learned how to properly calibrate my monitor, through my other post here, but something is still bothering me, so here goes. As a background, I have a an Asus PA279Q, which is a wide-...
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Why the dates of MOV files are inconsistent with jpeg files for my FujiFilm XT20?

I imported a bunch of files from my XT20 camera on 6 Jun, around 10pm local time (Sydney). I took all my shots on 6th of June (between 7 to 9pm). However, after import, a number of MOV files are ...
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with a single lens reflex camera, when is it recommended to use an assessory dioptric corrector lens?

I have an exam coming up and need some help please?with a single lens reflex camera, when is it recommended to use an assessory dioptric corrector lens?
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Inconsistent behavior when adding new hierarchical tags in Digikam

Whenever I create a new hierarchical tag in Digikam (right-mouse click on image -> Assign Tag -> Add New Tag) then all hierarchy levels are applied to the image. For instance, if I have the hierarchy ...
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Why are there lines on some of my photos?

There are green-ish lines running down some of my images. I got it developed/scanned by a local film store. Film is not expired. Shot on a Canon AE-1 Program. Still learning how to shoot in manual ...
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Entry level camera vs phone camera?

I would like to start my photographic journey, just don't know which camera to buy for beginners. I was looking at Canon Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, but I wonder how much of an upgrade is it on ...
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How to manually rewind film?

I am pretty new to the film camera game and have a Pentax Espio 115. I’m not used to all the terminology yet, so what I say may not be correct term. On my most recent film, my camera has stopped on ...
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What type of B&W film did Saul Leiter use?

As shown in Saul's monographs Early Black and White or In My Room. What kind of BW negative rolls did he use?
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How will a studio camera with tilt and shift compare to stacking 35mm images?

I use a Nikon d850 with 200mm micro Nikon lens mainly for jewelry photography and stacking is my regular approach. The major problem I have with that is in the shades where definition, detail, etc. ...
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Is an entry level DSLR going to shoot nice portrait pictures? [duplicate]

I'm thinking of buying entry level DSLR Nikon D3500. I haven't used DSLR before, so I'm not sure if it is a good decision to buy DSLR. I would like to know if with this camera I can shoot portraits ...
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Err 01 after cleaning lens

I recently cleaned my Canon 50mm f/1.8 STM lens using eyeglasses cleaner and a microfiber cloth. A few minutes afterward, I noticed condensation inside the lens, so I placed it in a safe place and let ...
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Can Tamron Tap-in Console solve focal length problems in metadata?

I recently found some issues on my Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 G2 (A032) lens for Canon. The first issue is about the focal length in the EXIF data. While the lens works well in autofocusing, I found the ...
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Best storage for photos without compression of photos or videos on server

I am using google drive as of now for storing the pictures. I have pictures which is of 26 mp so google drive is compressing and removing the quality of pictures. Is there any other storage quality ...
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Any ideas on how to attach a bigger focusing screen on an existing SLR?

I am aware this is a very unusual idea but please bear with me. I am using an old analog SLR from the 80s. The inside focusing screen is removable. I was thinking whether it would be possible to ...
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Can I use a weathersealed lens on a fungus-infected DSLR?

I am contemplating buying a Sigma art 40 mm lens. The lens claims to have good weather-sealing (has a gasket on the rear element too). However, my DSLR might be infected by a fungus. I think this is ...
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What is the best way to take pictures of a document on an LCD screen? [duplicate]

Getting records from the courthouse. They charge $1/page to print which is utterly insane but will let you discreetly take pictures of the computer screen instead. I have my iPhone and the pictures ...
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How would I construct the CIE Yxy diagram? [closed]

It seems most references showing a CIE Yxy diagram can be reduced to very few (one?) sources. If I wanted to construct the diagram myself from some published measurement values, how would I do it? I'...
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Film scanner choice for 35mm half-frame camera film

I am using a 35-mm half-frame camera, Olympus Pen-D. What are the scanner that can conveniently scan the image frame-by-frame, (i.e. not as 2 frame in one image). I've looked at Epson v500 but not ...
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Can you simultaneously back up a photo to iCloud Photos and Google Photos on iPhone when you shoot it?

If i want to have a double back up simultaneously on both services, can they work at the same time and not have a conflict ? Did anyone try? So what I’m aiming for: 1x Photo is taken on iPhone, photo ...
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How can connect an Yongnuo YN 600 EX RT flash as master with an Yongnuo YN 560 IV as receiver mode

I want to connect my Yongnuo YN 600 EX RT flash so it works as master flash with an Yongnuo YN 560 IV flash as receiver.
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What manual features are needed in an SLR Film Camera for a photography course?

My daughter has a photography course coming up for school. The instructions from the course say that we need to get a film camera for her. The requirements state the following: "35mm single lens ...
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Everything in focus with d750 [duplicate]

as you can see the flowers are not focused, I cannot focus everything, I have to chose the squirrel or the flowers, is it normal? THANK you D750 28-300
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Exif tag for png files that will be recognized by google photos as date taken

I am trying to upload several png files (screenshots) to google photos. As PNG does not have DateTimeOriginal tag, I have used CreationTime tag to store the date taken information copied from the date ...
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External Flash Only Fires Once

Weird problem - Setup is as follows: D5600 -> Pixel TF-322 hotshoe to sync cable adapter -> Flashpoint FPBF120 strobe. The strobe only fires the first time I hit the shutter button; after that, the ...
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Is nikon Z6 a good replacement for D750 on outdoors photojournalism?

We're looking for a replacement to our worn-out Nikon D750. Our budget limits us to two choices: another D750 or a Z6. We know about the many advantages Z6 has over D750, but don't know if it's ...

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