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Manual Mode dark in “Picture Mode” and normal in “Record Mode” [Canon T5i]

I was taking some pics with my Canon T5i + Rokinon 35mm T1.5 Cine and it was normal. Then, I switched to my kit lenses 18-55mm (which is a auto lens in terms of aperture). Then, I switched back to my ...
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Mathematical definition of EV on a RAW photo?

I'm trying to write a program that takes in a matrix full of 12-bit RAW sensor values (that range from [512-4096]) (512 is the BAYER sensor black level--> i.e. what pure black is defined as) and ...
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How do I remove my waist level finder (RB67)?

After reading the manual and searching the internet, it seems my view finder is different from most. As you see in the photo below, there's no release latch below the "ya" of the Mamiya logo on the ...
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Battery on point and shoot film

Can I remove the battery on my olympus point and shoot film even if there is a film inside?
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How does one activate “Multi Mode Viewfinder” setting on Fujifilm X-T1?

The Fujifilm website documents an "Advanced Feature" which it calls "Multi Mode Viewfinder". This allows one to use various viewfinder modes called "Full", "Normal", "Vertical" and "Dual". Dual is ...
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Will upgrading from T3i to T7i be a meaningful improvement for low light photography in the jungle of Costa Rica?

I recently got into photography (a few months), I feel I am progressing quickly and have a firm grasp on camera settings, though I am working on experience. I am getting close, but not quite able yet,...
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What is the mount on this Elicar 85-205mm F3.8 lens?

What is the mount on this Elicar Auto Zoom lens , 85-205mm F3.8 No. 493302?
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What is this peripheral haziness on a lens element? What can be done about it?

The rear element of a lens has some peripheral haziness on the front surface (inaccessible when the lens is fully assembled). Based on lens diagrams, I believe it is between the two rear-most elements,...
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Are there any travel tripods with spring loaded opening?

Is there any style of light tripod (or monopod even), past or present, that can be opened/closed one handed, switchblade knife/automatic umbrella style (eg via a compressible spring in the legs and a ...
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Can only take 12MP photos on my 16MP Sony DSC H100

I bought this camera at a quarter of its price and just noticed I seemingly can't take pictures at its full resolution (16MP). The only available options are 2 and 12MP. Any clues?
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Display the 'settings menu' in the viewfinder on the Olympus OM-D E-M5

I came into possession of an OM-D E-M5 with a broken screen, and I would like to tweak the menus of the camera. However, I did not succeed to bring them up in the viewfinder. Does anyone know how to ...
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How to take photos with like that kind of old, warm autumn color?

I have a Nikon D5600 with the kit lens right now, albeit, I just ordered a prime lens. But my question is, since I can’t find it anywhere, is how do I take photos and manage to get those kinds of ...
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Why do the photos become dark even when the flash is working [on hold]

I am using a Nikkon coolpix digital camera,I notice the photos become dark even though the flash is working,How can I solve this problem.
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Why do images taken with my DSLR end up half black and half bright purple?

I use a Canon Rebel T6, and it worked great for about a year and a half until the other week when I'd take a picture and look at it, it would be a half black, half purple screen. Videos work perfectly ...
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Best settings to focus in low light and low contrast condition

I have been shooting for several years in the north of Canada and I notice that I don't get a really high percentage of keeper when using my Canon 100-400 Mk II or 70-200 F2.8 Mk II with either 5DIV ...
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What are these streaks on lens element? How to remove?

The front of the front element of a lens (Tamron SP 35-210/3.5-4.2 BBAR MC, made 1983-1987) has streaks that are visible only when light is shone through them at some angles. They do not appear to be ...
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Switching APS film roll from “fully exposed” to “unexposed”? [duplicate]

I loaded a roll into my Nikon Nuvis A20 and “accidentally” hit that reverse film button meaning that the film switched to “fully exposed”. Is there a way I can reverse this or have I wasted this roll? ...
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What causes grainy film pictures?

So I got a film roll developed, Kodak Colorplus 200. The results aren’t what I expected. Most of my pictures are either grainy, overexposed, or underexposed. I thought it was because I shot most of ...
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Firmware will not update on D700

I have a Nikon D-700 I downloaded the firmware version 1.04/1.03 to a formatted card with the .bin file but when I go to the menu to update, I have the yes button and I can see the previous and newer ...
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Night sky photography [duplicate]

I’m newbie in photography. I’ve been trying to catch the Milky Way it stars trials. But I always end up with dark noisy picture with blurred stars and even faint ones. Unlike the second picture I’m ...
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How to exposure stack RAW photos while also outputting a raw photo?

So I have .DNG files that I have taken from an iPhone and I'm trying to figure out how to stack them and then output the stacked photo as a .DNG file as well (or any RAW format tbh). I know how to ...
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Draw 5V Power from A7 (Hot Shoe or USB Port)

Is it possible to wire up the camera hot shoe from a Sony A7 iii to power external devices like a follow focus? The device expects USB power at 5V—can the hotshoe supply this or are there any known ...
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Why is “The Steerage” hailed “one of the greatest photographs of all time”?

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Steerage: The Steerage is a photograph taken by Alfred Stieglitz in 1907. It has been hailed as one of the greatest photographs of all time because it ...
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How can I create a copy of a image that carries my edits within Lightroom Classic CC?

I'm using a workflow within Lightroom Classic CC that I don't believe to be optimal. What I do sometimes to achieve the results that I want is to make some ajustments within Lightroom, fixing exposure,...
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I want to take a picture of an interferogram of white Light

I can see a clear interference pattern by “eyeball”. But my iPhone cannot deal with the dynamic range - yeah I know our vision system is cool. But what kind of camera mimics our vision system?
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Is there a way to get a Canon EOS T6 to auto connect to WiFi on startup?

I have a large number of cameras that I want to remotely control. Is there a way to get the camera to automatically enter WiFi connection mode on startup (once a connection has been setup)?
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Savage 2000W LED Location Lighting Kit

I purchased these Savage 2000W LED lights and like them, but the description says that light modifiers can be attached using a Bowens Speedring Adapter. Where can I find this adapter? I have searched ...
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Which software can take a batch of classified images and automatically learn from them to classify automatically furthe rimages?

I have a Lightroom library that contains some photos I classified myself and some other ones (in both cases, thousands) not yet classified. I want to automatically classify images based on the tags I ...
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Check if digital picture was taken today?

We're working on an app that registers the gasoline price at a gas station. We enter that information through digital pictures our clients send us; for example, Bob sent us a picture taken today from ...
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Nikon D750 Lens Mounting Issue

I bought a Nikon D750 during the 2017 Black Friday and the camera is just out of manufacturer warranty. I am having a weird issue with my Nikon D750. With the original 24-120mm Nikkor lens, I am ...
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How I can losslessly rotate photos?

what is the best solution? I read about the IrfanView but there is JPG_TRANSFORM plugin and IrfanView Shell Extension. Which one should I use and is it available for the 64 bit IrfanView? Please could ...
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Setting the right white balance value

As I understand White Balancing means - making a particular color look as it should have been irrespective of what color the Ambient Light is. i.e A white paper must look white not blueish grey(cool) ...
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how to tell what cameras a particular lens will fit

I have a 10x High Def. 2 element macro lens, which was purchased for an older Kodak EasyShare Z612 camera. Since it now appears that the camera may be broken beyond repair, I need to know if there is ...
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LIDAR burnout; ways to check for damaging infrared lasers before shooting besides looking for posted warnings?

The BBC News article Driverless car laser ruined camera describes a situation where a particularly powerful infrared laser from the LIDAR of a prototype car at the CES show damaged the sensor of a ...
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Nikon D5500 displaying pictures that look cartoon-like

I think I turned on a setting that makes my pictures look cartoon-like when displayed using the playback image on Nikon. Please see image below of a screen shot of what I see on the Nikon. When I ...
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Any software that creates a side-by-side slideshow movie?

I have a folder of mixed-media (some jpeg stills, some heic live motion, some short MOV clips) of kids in a class building a project. (Lots of hot glue guns!) And I need to create a mp4 slideshow ...
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How does dust get in a lens?

I recently saw someone offering an Nikon 70-200mm VR II lens for a good price second hand. The only drawback mentioned was that it has a little dust behind the front element. How could this dust ...
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What causes these white rings in images taken with Contax T2? Is there a fix?

What are these white rings that have been showing up on my film? How do I prevent them from showing up in images? How can I remove them from existing images?
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How to recover the orginal name of picture file .JPG made by device?

I'm wonder how to recover the original name of picture which was made by device (for example Camera or phone)? Is it possible? Let's say that someone make a photo and then change name of the .JPG file ...
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How to resolve error “-.-” and not able to take pictures on an Olympus E-10?

My camera model Olympus E-10 is showing this error and it doesn’t take pictures
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Strange behaviour in darktable - image inconsistent

I have used darktable previously and this just started the other day. I imported a raw image and when I change anything (exposure, contrast, etc) temporarily the preview I get from darkroom is what ...
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Fair price to charge for editing out photobombers [on hold]

Someone has the perfect family photo but there are people photobombing or just there in the background. What would be a fair price to get out the extra people and reconstruct the background?
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What are the pros and cons of using enlarger lenses for general photography?

Enlarger lenses seem to be available for very little cost. What are the pros and cons of using enlarger lenses for general photography?
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How to choose suitable ring flash size?

Apparently, ring flashes are made to fit tightly around lens, or with different larger diameters. How does the size affect lighting in resulting photos, and what factors (besides bulkiness) should be ...
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What setup of one camera+monitor would , if repeatedly copied off another, have the least generational change in color?

This is half-theoretical, but I find it interesting because there might be quite some "eureka"'s in the answer how color management really works... The idea is repeatedly taking a photo off a monitor,...
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Noise at Low ISO

Hi I use a Canon 80D with zoom lenses Tokina 11-16 Canon kit lens- 18-135 I usually get noise on people's faces. I capture at Low ISO, even in daylight at times. I can't figure out why. Could ...
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What should I consider when buying a camera and lens to take photos of surfaces for 3D textures?

I would really appreciate if you could help me find the best camera or camera's to take photos of textures. These will mainly include cabinets, countertops, tiles, backsplashes, hardwood flooring and ...
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Is it possible to make the shutter speed slower than 30 seconds on the Canon 4000D? [duplicate]

I have a Canon 4000D and I would like to take some long exposure photography. It only allows shutter speeds up to 30 seconds and I would prefer to have the ability to take shots that are exposed for 1 ...
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Photos through viewfinder constantly overexposed

Recently my canon 700d has been acting strangely. When using preset modes such as landscape, the photos come out fine when taken using the flip screen, but when taken through the viewfinder the photos ...
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Does adding a lens with a higher MTF50 in front of a lens with a lower MTF50 increase the MTF50 of the entire system?

I know that the MTF of an entire imaging system can be modeled by multiplying the MTF of each component (possibly because multiplication in spatial frequency domain is convolution in space?) So, let'...

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