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Why is 120fps preset underexposed compared to 24fps preset with similar settings? [closed]

Sony a6500 here. I am trying to dial in my 1 and 2 presets. I would like the 1st to shoot 4K at 24 fps and the 2nd one to shoot HD at 120 fps, but otherwise generally be similar in terms of depth of ...
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What is the difference between IR and ND filters?

What is the difference between an infrared filter and an ND filter? I have a big stopper and I would like to take some images to show the infrared spectrum I have seen images where green foliage shows ...
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What are my photography rights with this client?

I’m currently working contract-based with one of direct sales companies. Basically I’m providing 200 lifestyle product images for them each month while being freelance. Mostly they use my pictures for ...
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Instant film for a 4x5 large format camera?

I have a 4x5 camera and a Polaroid 545 film holder. Can someone tell me if any kind of instant film (Polaroid or any other brand) compatible with the 545 film holder is still produced today and where ...
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Is the flash on a Nikon D5600 supposed to pop up and fire automatically, if so what camera settings to achieve this

Pretty much as title. I have just acquired a Nikon D5600 and had gained the impression from somewhere that the onboard flash is supposed to pop up and fire automatically if light levels are too low. ...
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Two films in a tank, only one comes out with a development error – why?

I recently developed two 35mm films together in a tank. One, and only one of them, came out with artefacts on most (but not all) of the exposures – spots of uneven development that seem to originate ...
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Question regarding name of style of photo

So, I am currently building a website and it's partially photogenic, therefore, I need really clean photos. I was looking for a style that would fit what kind of photos express who I am and what I am ...
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Using Feiyu G6 Plus as remote shooter

I'm looking forward to getting this gimbal, but have 2 doubts, first, does it act as a remote shooter? what I mean, is on setting a timelapse does the gimbal also takes the pictures? or do I need to ...
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My Godox speedlight won't fire off-camera. What should I check?

I have a Godox speedlight with a built-in radio trigger, and I honestly can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. I've checked that: All the batteries in everything are good and everything's turned on. ...
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How to reduce ISO in low light with slow zoom lens?

I have a Nikon D5600, and my usual lenses are the 35mm prime lens and the Nikon 16-85 zoom. I like the zoom a lot for carrying around outside. But when we were in Spain, I was continually confronted ...
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Does crop factor affect quality? [duplicate]

I've heard about this crop factor on DSLRs, and I was curious : does a shot affected by the crop factor damage the quality of the shot (lower resolution or lower overall quality) ? To be honest I don'...
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Can I use Sony lenses on a Nikon camera? [duplicate]

I was searching on the internet but I can't find any result, even saying that I can't use it. I have the following cameras: a Sony a7R II and a Nikon D610. I'm able to find adapters to use my Nikon's ...
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How can I desaturate reds in post-processing using Rawtherapee (or Gimp)?

I took a few artwork pictures in sunlight. I used Rawtherapee's pipette to find a white balance I'm happy with, but the red are overbright. How can I desaturate reds only ? I had some success ...
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How to take photos in burst mode, without vibration?

I have a Canon EOS 1200D (Rebel T5) and a reflector telescope, and I want to take some photos of Jupiter with them. If I use burst mode, camera starts moving its mechanical parts: the mirror, or the ...
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Is there any real need for substitute filters for a manual-focus, live view full spectrum conversion?

Assumption: If I have some cheap/used/partially-broken-but-picture-taking DSLM, and want to use it as an experimental full spectrum camera, the only downsides to cleanly removing the filter stack and ...
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Why are my stacked RAW images overexposed in DeepSkyStacker?

When I use Deepskystacker for stacking about 40 pictures (RAW) of a Galaxy (underexposed), I always get overexposed tif results. When I stack these pictures in Photoshop and use smart objects and ...
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What are the disadvantages of the new Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 versus Sony's current 85mm offerings?

The Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 is a relatively new lens and there don't seem to be any comparisons between it and the 85mm lineup that Sony currently offers. I get that's it's a manual focus lens, but I am ...
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Which ISO should I use for the cleanest image? [duplicate]

Assume the case of a Canon 6D Mark II. Its lowest ISO is regulary 100. If expanded, I can set it to L, which is ISO 50. Until now, I was always under the impression the lower the ISO the cleaner the ...
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Is the Sony “NEX-F3” compatible with “NEX 3” lenses?

Are lenses labeled "Nex3" compatible with my Sony "NEX-F3" camera? I ask because I can't find any third party lenses for my camera. I'm looking for fixed lens 50mm with a wide aperture and I'd like ...
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Camera won't take pictures all of a sudden without changing any settings

I have a Nikon D5000, fairly new to photography, but I've have this camera for about 2 years with no problems. I have it set in Manual mode. It's on continuous mode. It will focus. I will start taking ...
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How to calculate the right interval for a timelapse on a boat

I'm soon going on a canal boat trip and I wanted to create a timelapse of the boats travel. I've obviously only got one shot at this, so I wanted to know what is the best method for calculating the ...
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How to set manual focus lens when asking others to take pictures for me?

I've been using manual focus lenses. In a few cases, I wanted to be in a picture, but it takes too long to explain how to focus. Even people who have used manual-focus lenses in the past, who should ...
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What focal-length setting to use for in-body image stabilization with manual zoom lenses?

The FujiFilm X-H1 has in-body image stabilization that requires the focal length to be set on the camera when using manual-focus lenses with adapters. This is a bit cumbersome with zoom lenses, and I ...
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Is the firmware of the Canon 430EX III-RT updatable?

I notice in the menus of the Canon 430EX III-RT the firmware version is shown (mine shows "Ver 1.0.1"). Is this just for diagnostic purposes? Or, is it possible to update the firmware? I can't see ...
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Is the Nikon D7200 a significant upgrade to a Canon Rebel T3?

Is the Nikon D7200 a significant upgrade to a Canon Rebel T3? I've read and compared all the specs so no need to rehash those. I am just wondering will I notice an improvement in the quality of my ...
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Remotely control Canon EOS 60D from Android phone through MacBook

I have a Canon EOS 60D DSLR and I want to shoot with it a stop motion animation. From my first try I learned that I shouldn't touch the camera at all. I can control the camera remotely with EOS ...
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Options for a 5-flash 4-group lighting set-up using Canon (compatible) gear

Here's my problem: I have a portrait job coming up at the end of the month that ideally requires a lighting set-up with five flashes organised into four groups: Group-1: key-light Group-2: fill-...
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It is correct to match light sources with the same color temperature?

For example, the color temperature of a candle flame, sunrise and sunset have the same color temperature, knowing that its color temperature is the same, could you say that these sources are similar ...
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what are the best settings to put my nikon p520 on for everyday outdoor shots?

My photos are coming out way overexposed, could someone please tell me the best settings for everyday outdoor shots in bright light
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How should a Dandelion chipped lens behave on a Nikon F5?

I’m running two Nikkor Ai lenses with dandelion chips on a Nikon D800. Both work great. I’ve recently started using a Nikon F5 film camera. The same lenses don’t give any aperture readout or ...
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What are the other alternatives to Photoshop's “crop and straighten” for scanned images that have rounded corners

I'm scanning a lot of cards and I'm using Photoshop's automated "crop and straighten" function to auto rotate and crop them after. But the result wasn't very accurate as some of the sides of the scans ...
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Simple Explanation of the Hot Shoe Pins on Canon Cameras and Flashes?

I haven't found any thorough documentation about exactly what each pin does and the signalling between a camera (say a T6i) and a flash (say speedlite 600ex-rt ii) looks like. What voltage levels, ...
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Tactics for judging if a printed image will be bright enough?

I'm struggling a bit with how to judge if a photo will be bright enough when printed, while I'm working on it on my monitor. "Bright enough" of course changes with the ambient or targeted lighting ...
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How many extra stops do monopods offer for tele photographs?

I have often wondered what the purpose of monopods is. It seems to me that they remove only two degrees of freedom out of three possible degrees of freedom of camera shake. And the situation is even ...
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Connect Raspberry Pi B+ to Nikon D5300 (wifi)

I would like to control my D5300 through WiFi using a Raspberry Pi. The idea is to use as the camera for Octolapse in Octoprint while printing 3D objects. Many thanks!
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Why does the color of the picture vary? [duplicate]

The above picture is of a dress which has two different colors. The interesting fact is that some of us will see the colors as purple/navy blue color with black border, others will see white with ...
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How can I update the firmware on my Godox gear without a Windows box?

I want to update the firmware on my Godox devices, but I'm not on Windows, and the G1/G2 applications from Godox, and the F1/F2/F3 applications from Flashpoint only run on Windows. Is there a way to ...
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How to reproduce Velvia 50 appearance with RAW processing?

It is well-known that Fuji Velvia 50 film has very vivid colors due to high color saturation. Strictly speaking, the film gives slightly incorrect results because the colors aren't that vivid in real ...
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Where is “Camera Profile” in Adobe Camera Raw 11.2?

In Adobe Camera Raw, it used to be possible to specify a Camera Profile here: However, in the version 11 of Camera Raw in Photoshop CC, this essential feature is nowhere to be found: "Version 5, 4, ...
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Canon EOS 60D will not focus accurately [duplicate]

I have an EOS 60D that has had intermittent focusing issues since a purchased it. I primarily use the Canon 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS kit lens. I also have a new Canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM and a ...
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Nikon D90 images look fine on camera but when on computer both NEF and JPEG look yellow

The NEF files look normal when using windows photo viewer, but on the same monitor the JPEG that the camera has converted looks yellow. If I view the NEF on different software it looks yellow also.
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My Nikon d3100 is corrupting files

I have a Nikon d3100, a few weeks ago I had an issue where my files all got lost. I figured it was due to using an old memory card so I replaced my memory card. I have only used the new 32g card two ...
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what does f 22 do if lens only shuts down to 6.3 [duplicate]

what happens when I dial in an f stop of 22 on my old canon xti using a 200mm telephoto 3.5 - 6.3?
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Calculating photo print size [duplicate]

I'm keeping sending photos back to my client cause they don't fit and now I started to doubt in myself. I'm not that experienced in the photographic area. I Need to make a poster for print (size 1380 ...
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Do cameras actively filter out UV light, or only infrared?

I know that a camera has a filter in front of the sensor to limit incoming light to the visible spectrum, to replicate what a human eye can see. But wherever I look on the internet, I always read ...
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Does near infrared AF assist light work with sensor based autofocus?

Some flashes, cameras and wireless flash triggers (like Canon ST-E2) have a near infrared AF assist light that is invisible to the human eye. My understanding is that his AF assist light works at ...
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How to get better pictures out of my Canon 400D? [duplicate]

I have a Canon 400D with the EF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 II kit lens and a Nikon D800 with an AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm 1:4 G ED. Today I took the same picture with both cameras and I like the Nikon's much ...
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Do negatives degrade resolution over time?

I have a bunch of old negatives (~30 years old) that I recently sent out to a processing shop for scanning to digital. I was told that the scan resolution was slightly in excess of 3000dpi. I don't ...
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How to calculate the new focal length when usng a lens mount adapter

I'd like to know how to calculate the new focal length when using a lens adapter. Is there any formula? To be more specific: I need to attach my old lens (four third) to new micro four third system ...
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CR2 Canon 5d Mark III Corrupted files … any help? [duplicate]

I have the situation where i have hundreds of photos got corrupted ( not sure if the Media ( Lexar 128GB card- or Camera issue). but is there a way to get the images out of the CR2 files ?

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