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Is this posterization? How to avoid it when stretching histogram?

Last weekend I took some photos in the mountains, where I can't control the light, nor the movement of the subjects. Some of the photos had very little contrast and brightness, and were a bit ...
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Why is there difference in white balance between Canon and Nikon even in RAW files?

I have Nikon and Canon codec installed in windows 10 so I can open images directly. I also have lightroom for comparing images. When I open the same image shot on Nikon D3400 and Canon 200D on auto ...
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Crystal Ball Photography Distortion

I am doing a photography project that is related to Crystal Ball Refraction Photography. I want to be able to reverse the distortion caused by the crystal ball using Photoshop or some other software ...
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Simpler way to selected photo from paper in gimp?

When I scan photos on my printer, sometimes it is a dumb printer and does not take out the background, especially when there is a lot of white. How would I do this on my example photo other than ...
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How can I make the quality better when I take pictures? [closed]

I want to know a better technique to take photos, so that the quality of the picture will improve.
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How to achieve photo with no blurred background [duplicate]

When zooming I want to keep background not blurred. Is this even possible? I will have multiple cameras pointing at one object from different distances can I get a flat picture on all of the cammeras ...
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Which gopro was the last one to ship with Go Pro studio? [on hold]

Go Pro Studio is an advanced editor for Go Pro content, supporting fisheye correction and stitching time-lapses. however it was discontinued. What was the last Go Pro Hero to come with this software ...
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What causes the vertical darker bands in my photo?

I was taking a picture of my class note with my mobile phone and after taking the snap, the photo appears to have some vertical darker bands. The bands were moving horizontally from left to right ...
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Nikon d3300 auto setting stopped working [closed]

It was working great, now the pics are hopefully overexposed. Tried two separate lens and same result. Work great on manual settings, just the auto ones not working
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How to stop my camera from exaggerating differences in skin colour?

The skin colour of my subject is widely inconsistent and I am not sure what the reason for it is. To me it looks like the side of the face suffers from a colour shadow thrown by the bright hair. At ...
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1answer
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How long is the lifespan of a speed light?

I have noticed there are very good deals for used name brand (e.g. Canon) speed lights. My opinion is that used speed lights are worth considering, because the only components that could realistically ...
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Is Canon 540ez or 550ez compatible with Canon EOS 5D

I have a Canon EOS 5D can I use the Speedlite 540ez or the 550ez with it, either auto or manual
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Does amount of background blur change with focal length given equal framing?

Let's assume I have two lenses, 50mm f/1.8 and 85mm f/1.8. I want to fill the frame with the photographed object. Now, if the object is 50cm wide, I need to take the photograph at a distance of 1.112 ...
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Can the scanning speed of an electronic rolling shutter CMOS sensor be controlled?

I've asked these under Electrical Engineering SE earlier, but it seems I'm not getting any answers there so I'm trying here. I want to program something that makes use of the effects caused by the ...
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Hasselblad 250mm mounted on my nikon full frame camera… what's it's effective focal length?

Hasselblad lens was made for 120 or 220 roll film... if I successfully mount it to a full frame 35mm camera, how long is the lens? What it's effective focal length? I just don't know the math... ...
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Nikon d750 shot/snap delay

I've recently upgraded to a Nikon d750. I take photos semi professionally, but I'm still learning a few things. One annoying problem I can't seem to figure out with the new camera is when I'm taking ...
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Luminaire for 1200mm T8 36W fluorescent tube

I need some ambient illumination for my development environment. I'm considering a 5000K 36W 1200mm T8 fluorescent tube. I'd like to install the 1200mm T8 tube in a fixture with a built in ballast ...
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Content://storage/C22C/Android/data/com.android.chrome/files/Download/t41.mp4 [closed]

Please how do I turn to regular pic? strong text Videos Photo We Thanks I You What you
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Calibrate Mac + consumer grade scanner combination

I am scanning old family photos. They are mostly black and white, but some have colour marks and many have that sepia look that I want to preserve. So scanning in grayscale is not an option. When ...
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Can someone identify the filter /app used in this picture? Either the app used to edit or a link to the filter would be awesome thanks [closed]

It would be very nice if said what app filters are used in this photo... I like to use filters a lot! Link to the picture on Instagram
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Can there be any issues in using Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH with Oly OMD10 mark 2? [duplicate]

I plan to get Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH for Olympus OMD10 mark 2. Should I expect any reduction in performance since I am not using Lumix lens on Lumix camera? I googled but did not find any concrete ...
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Canon EOS 700D freezes on shoot [duplicate]

My Canon EOS 700D started making troubles 2 years ago (see my previous post). It started with JPEG conversion and Live View / Video modes working unreliably. Now the problem worsened, even RAW-only ...
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Can smartphones with the same camera sensor have different image quality?

Xiaomi Mi 9 and Redmi Note 7 Pro have the same camera sensor — Sony IMX586 Exmor RS. Does this mean both smartphone have same image quality output when pictures are taken?
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how to edit like passing through a foggy glass

I wonder do you have any hint how to edit like the following style with photoshop?
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2answers
49 views

Panasonic Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH vs Olympus M. Zuiko 25mm f/1.8

I want to understand what are the advantages of Olympus M. Zuiko 25mm f/1.8 over Panasonic Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH because Panasonic is twice as cheap. Looking at specs those are pretty much the same ...
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Good lens for D800E for outdoors and travel

I almost don't know anything about lenses and cameras and photography, I just have D800E camera and I want to buy a lens that I can shoot photos of my family in travel. I have "Nikon AF FX DC-NIKKOR ...
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1answer
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Canon 50mm 1.8 lens not autofocusing on *one* camera

I have a Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens than when attached to my 100d doesn't autofocus. I presumed the motor had gone on the lens, as it had previously worked fine A friend has recently let me ...
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What should I check to make sure my camera is okay after sending it in for service?

My Canon EOS-1500d has undergone sensor cleaning at canon's service center. As a beginner how to inspect if everything is as it was earlier? What are the basic things to check(for a complete peace ...
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How to fix balsam separation?

How can balsam separation between glued elements be fixed? I'm planning to try to fix a couple lenses because what else am I going to do with them? It's about looking nice, optimizing image quality, ...
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Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm F/1.2 vs Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH Power O.I.S

How much of a difference these two lenses will make in photo quality and what will be the difference? I am a newbie in photo and I am looking to invest in a nice lens for 4/3 that has max features in ...
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How to get bokeh or macro on E-M10 Mark II with 14-42mm Black EZ Lens? [duplicate]

I got E-M10 Mark II with 14-42mm Black EZ Lens f3.5-5.6 EZ. Is it possible to create nice bokeh and macro pics with this set up? I tried shooting many pics (well mainly on auto), but I never got ...
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“Stack of Primes” vs “Honorary L” – How do these two 35-105mm f/3.5 lenses compare?

In the film era, which lenses people choose depends on which cameras they have (or vice versa). Nowadays, with mirrorless cameras and adapters, people can use nearly any manual lens they want with ...
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Canon 7D MkII versus SL3 [duplicate]

After the news about the release of the new entry-level SL3, I got to wondering in which cases would someone go for the twice the price 7DmkII? As far as I can tell, the 7D can burst faster (10 x 5 ...
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Travel walkabout lens for a Canon 5d mark iii

I recently upgraded my camera to a Canon 5d mark iii and now my kit 18-55mm lens no longer fits. I’m looking for a general, travel, walk about, portrait and landscape lens. I was thinking a 24-70mm ...
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Tethering PhaseOne XF backs

I was wondering if someone knows where the files go in this tethering setup below: PhaseOne IQ3 XP Capture One tethered. Do the files go to CF cards on camera? or to the local folder that I choose ...
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Tetenal Colortec C-41 developing kit appears to be out of stock everywhere in the UK. Suggestions?

As the title suggests, the popular Tetenal Colortec C-41 developing kit appears to be out of stock everywhere in the UK... Does anybody know if there is an issue with supply, or whether there are ...
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Portfolio release for photographing children under 18?

I will be photographing a school's events and it's students for a week. However, I am not sure if the standard portfolio release will suffice given the age of the subjects. Important background: I ...
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After market lens for Yi 4k+ action cameras

I have a Yi 4k+ action camera and I'm about to travel overseas on vacation. I want to replace the standard lens which i believe is 150 degrees POV as it has too much distortion. Pixaero makes after ...
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Washed out, low contrast pictures on 35mm

I've been shooting film for a while on a Pentax K-1000. I usually use Portra 400, I always develop at the same lab and I always refrigerate my film, but recently I got back a batch of pictures that ...
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Is it ok to use a 1500mAh battery when it calls for a 1100mAh [duplicate]

The book for the Ge x600 says 3.7v 1100mAh but all I can find is 3.7v 1500mAh. Can I use that in my GE x600 camera
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What is the Angle of View of the iPhone XS rear camera?

What is the angle of view of the wide-angle iPhone XS rear camera? I tried searching for this information on google, but I was unable to find a specific number (just that wide-angle lenses are ...
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What is black substance on inner surface of front lens element?

I've noticed a old few lenses have some type of black substance (residue, coating, or powder) on some of the elements, especially the inner surfaces between the first and second element. The substance ...
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How to easily separate photos, screenshots and junk images?

I have +120.000 images crowdsourced from a lot of phone and computer backups. In that stack, I have real photos and screenshots that I want to keep, but also numbers of "junk images" (almost the half ...
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Do I need permission to take photos of my work

I am a builder based in the UK and often take photos of my completed work with the intention to post on my website. I have recently had a client complain, do I need permission?
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Nikkor 80-200mm f2.8D got stuck at af/mf lock button

I can not lock the button (at my finger) when I turn the ring to A mode. It locked at M mode normally. Is it serious problem, can I fix it by myself. Please give me some advises. Thank for your ...
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How to take wedding photos [duplicate]

I am photographing a wedding party in a small window less room what lighting and lens would be best used
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I'm new to developing film at home — how should I assess my results for grain, tonal range, and etc.?

I'm starting shooting film and develop it at home. For my first roll of film i've used Fujifilm Acros 100 on a Olympus OM-1n with F.zuiko 50mm 1.8. Please see the attached image (straight from the ...
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Are focus-peaking MF and contrast-based AF susceptible to being misled by metallic reflections?

Wondering about some shots that went wrong, which were shot with focus peaking and manual focus, and where there were metallic/mirror-reflective highlights (think scenes with crumpled car wrecks or ...
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What to look for in a fisheye that is to be useful at multiple sensor formats?

I am aware there are multiple projection types, and a complicated relationship between imaging circle, focal length and how a crop will look like. How to choose a fisheye that is useful on a full ...
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What is the design reason for the huge price gap in APS-C 16-x0 small zooms, from kit to next better option?

Sony is a good example here, there is the very inexpensive kit SELP1650 and the many times more expensive SEL1670Z (which seems to be of disputed quality advantage looking at some reviews) ... and not ...

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