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YN560-III Flash will not work with T6I if I have Live View [duplicate]

YN560-III Flash will not work with T6I if I have Live View. Can someone please let me know what I can do
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On display about my nikon whjich goes off each time i take a photo [closed]

Hey when am taking picture with my nikon d5300 it goes off.. I have to put it on again to see the image is it normal
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Automatic removal/correction of brightness vignetting?

Amateur here. I have some photos, taken on Canon Powershot S3 IS, quite similar to this one (taken from The Irish Times, File photograph: Bryan O’Brien): There is an obvious vignetting, as in radial ...
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Where does lightroom save flags?

I got a full list of photo names to edit and I am too lazy to flag every photo so I want to write a program that automatically flags the photos so the only thing I have to do is to check the "show ...
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Does a telephoto lens with extension tubes or a dedicated macro lens provide more depth of field?

When doing macro photography, is there greater depth of field with a macro lens or a telephoto lens using an adapter?
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Are these colored pixels in raw image (viewed in dcraw software) dead, hot or stuck?

Definitely not a photo pro here - I've tried taking RAW photos via CHDK on Canon S3 IS as .DNG. I work on Ubuntu 18.04, and when I open these .DNG in photivo, rawtherapee, and I think also darktable, ...
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Promoting a deiverse photography portfolio

I'm new to photography, but wanting to get into doing more amateur and hopefully commissioned work in the upcoming months. As I have a wide range of interests when it comes to the sort of things I ...
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Create a canvas-like style (a blurred effect)

Hi I would like to have a fluffy effect for the details of my image, and I have tried tools such as Sharpen, Blur in Fliter, and Clarity in RAW manipulation, but in vain. The left hand side is the ...
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Can I use a lens with aperture ring on an adapter that has its own aperture ring?

I want to use a Helios 44K-4 58mm f/2 on my Sony A6000. I found an adaptor with aperture ring, but the lens already has an aperture ring. Can I use it anyway? This is the adapter: K&F Concept PK/...
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Shooting on Manual and still getting variation in exposure

Basically i shoot clothing on a hanger on a white background. I have everything set up custom that never changes, a light and a camera that also never move. Yet when i change the clothing item i'm ...
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Windows uses a picture of my yacht, can I claim copyrights?

Windows, the software company, uses a picture showing my yacht as a screensaver on their software. Can I claim copyright or any other intellectual property? Thank you in advance for your answers.
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How can I copy my Lightroom CC library to an new drive without having to re-download

I have my photo library in Lightroom CC and need to migrate it to a bigger SSD/HDD. When I last tried to move it (from an external to my new internal) Lightroom CC wouldn't accept it (something about ...
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Did Canon remove the possibility to read the shuttercount?

So, I just saw this question and it got me thinking of something I stumbled upon recently. Whenever I get a Canon camera in my hands, I read out its shuttercount using gphoto2 on Linux. What I do is ...
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Canon EOS 2000D shutter counter

Does anyone know of a program to obtain shutter count for a Canon EOS 2000D (Rebel T7)? Many other applications were already used with no results.
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Which camera-lens combo is better? [closed]

What is a better combo, and why? I consider myself an intermediate photographer. I do a lot of travel. Will be used for city photos, landscapes, and people. Nikon D3000 with Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ...
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How to reduce landscape curvature?

My camera is a Nikon D610 which I used with a Sigma 12-24 wide angle lens. Can anyone recommend a software product to straighten up horizons with? I have attached an example where I have a curved lake ...
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What is the breech mount on this Hanimex lens?

I've bought a Hanimex 1:4.5, 80-200mm Automatic Zoom lens. The seller wrote that it is a Minolta MD-mount lens, but it doesn't fit my Minolta x300. What mount is this lens?
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Is it possible to tether Sony HX60 and run python scripts using pysony?

I am trying to use Sony HX60 for my drone and wanted to know if using a Sony HX60 will be a good option as I need to use a USB to control the camera.
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Photography of large carpets from top [closed]

I intend to shoot regularly large carpets (12 feet by 18 feet) from top position. Two options: drone and jib crane are ruled out due to permission and logistics issues. The final results should be ...
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Are there add-on lens accessories which collect additional light, as a parabolic microphone can be used to gather more sound?

I recently imagined a useful accessory. Suppose you need an fast shutter and low İSO photo but your APSC camera doesn't help much nor does your telephoto lens with very small aperture in the middle ...
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Canon PowerShot A1200 HD - Change the batteries

I have Canon PowerShot A1200 HD. When I try to turn it on, it gives me the following message: "Change the batteries". I tried to put in new fresh batteries, but it still shows me the error message. ...
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Canon FT QL Light Meter problem

I recently got my hands on a Canon FT QL and I think the light meter might be broken, but I'm not 100% sure if that's the case and, if it is, exactly what is wrong with it. Behaviour: so, when I don'...
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Is it possible to remove the projectors lighting that's imprinted on the staff members

As you can see display screen is imprinted on the faces of around 5 members. I was wondering whether it is possible to remove the lighting. Either through clone stamp, feathering or any other way. I ...
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App for milky polaroid [closed]

I'd love to know what app has been used to achieve those effects: https://www.instagram.com/p/BnABBYXAvG8/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BoNA8bcF1C3/ Thanks
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Is there a “normal” working distance?

I consider a "normal", comfortable working distance (when photographing people) to be about 6 ft (180 cm). But then it occurred to me that there might be a technical definition for a "normal" distance ...
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Can I use Godox V860ii C on Sony a6500?

I am using Sony a6500 but I have Godox V860 ii C and Godox X1T C trigger. Can I use this flash and trigger on my Sony camera for high-speed sync? Will it work? If yes, how to do it?
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Blurry Purple horizontal line across pics when scanning on v370

I have this thick blurry purple lines across my pictures when scanning on a brand new v370 scanner. Any idea where it's coming from? I've cleaned the scanner glass thoroughly and the negatives are ...
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How do I choose a prime lens to get blurred backgrounds for full-body street photography shots?

I like to shoot street photography, say with the subject far enough away in the image that I can capture the full body, and still get focal blur in the background. My kit lens gives a decent effect of ...
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need help picking a lens [closed]

hello I do hope some one can help me I'm torn between the to top lens in the photo the sigma 35mm 1.4 or the Sony 35mm 1.8 the Sony is sharper and cost 1/2 the price and the chr. aberration is less. ...
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What is this colorful 'C' shape blemish in this old Vivitar 28-85/2.8-3.8 lens?

What is happening with this lens? Bought in a box of used lenses. Clearly it has met with some abuse, but I'm not familiar with what's actually happening. It has this colorful 'C' shape somewhere ...
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How to download Flickr Photos in bulk?

What is the best option to download Flickr photos? Now that Flickr announced of going away with Free accounts (limited to 1000 photos only),I would like to close their account. However, I have around ...
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Why is the sun black when you shoot it with a Fujifilm Instax?

In this instant photo by Johnny Wilson, taken with an Instax Instant Film camera, the sun is black. What causes this?
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What rail can I use to build a tilt-shift medium format camera?

I am building a medium format camera that uses 120 film and contains several digital and video parts. Final image format is 6x45 cm. I would like to mount the lens on a rail that allows to tilt and ...
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What is produced by twisting the bellows?

While researching Sinar Norma cameras, I found this picture: It seems that the photographer who was using the large format camera was twisting the bellows of the camera using the flexibility of the ...
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How do Lightroom presets work over differently exposed images?

I am trying to understand how presets (eg. Lightroom presets) work. Are these presets meant for applying at the end of your workflow, after you fix lighting/shadows/contrast/etc or do presets bring ...
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What is the DSLR equivalent to an EOS film camera?

I currently have a Canon EOS 300 film camera and want to purchase a digital camera. What is the equivalent Canon DSLR?
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Photo becomes gray after merging or saving it

I'm trying to merge those different layers into one to apply a noise filter, as I did in my other files. But as soon as I merge the Visible layers the "sun" becomes gray. This also happens if I save ...
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Darktable : quickly visualize several styles

I have downloaded a series of darktable styles and I want to quickly visualize interactively the output of each one on a picture by clicking on one style after the other. I thought that I would be ...
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Is this picture too blurry for a canvas?

I want a canvas of this picture, but I'm not sure if the contrast is too poor. What do you think I could get away with?
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Why does my rear LCD display change its orientation upside down automatically and continuously?

Recently, after 4 years of trouble free service, my Nikon D5100 LCD screen has developed a snag. Info display changes its orientation upside down continuously as a flicker. However in playback mode, ...
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How do I gather information for multiple gradient and brush settings into a lightroom script?

I'm trying to develop a script for Lightroom. I'd like to gather LinearGradients, CircularGradient, and Brush(localized) settings from multiple pictures to apply them ALL to a single one (typically ...
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Is the Pentax 18-135 kit lens different from the “same” lens available separately?

Should I go with the Pentax k70 with 18-135 kit lens or get the body only and buy the Pentax 18-135 separately? Are the lenses the same or is the kit lens of lower quality?
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Autofocus on a Nikon 600mm VR f/4 lens once it locks on to a subject

Does your Nikon telephoto lens still try to keep focusing once it locks on to a subject; making small grunts with the focus motor? I'm using a D500 and 1.4 TC III with the lens. I use CH, back button ...
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dB ratings for sensor SNR, what do they specify exactly?

I find the use of dB values to specify sensor properties confusing.. A rating of 20dB SNR at a given ISO setting could mean, assuming a reasonably linear system: RMS noise voltage and thus luminance ...
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Will these particles on the sensor affect image quality?

I have a Canon Rebel T6. I'm really newbie and know very little about photography. I think I made and big mistake and accidentally let dust enter the sensor area and the mirror area. To visualize the ...
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How much developer/stop/fixer do I need with 120 film?

I use Ilford for 35mm film development, 200 ml for developer, stop and fixer (with Paterson tank). I cannot find any information about quantity and mixing of 120 film. How much would I need for it?
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Own website or Stock website

Can a photographer have their own website and license the same photograph with stock websites? I am undecided but wonder why I can't do both?
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Darktable keyboard shortcut rename instance

Is there any keyboard shortcut allowing to rename a module instance ? I know I can do it by mouse clicks, but I'm interested in doing it with a single key press for the sake of efficiency. I didn't ...
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What is the focusing mechanism on a Sigma 18-35mm F1.8?

I'm considering buying a Sigma 18-35mm, f/1.8 DC HSM ART but I am not sure about the focusing: Is it a "direct manual" focus, or does the focus ring just control a servo? Does it have hard-stops? How ...
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How wide does the front element of a lens has to be, given the focal length and the aperture?

Clearly, a lens with focal length F and aperture 1/f has to be at least F/f mm wide. Maybe a little more to accommodate for the angle of view. However, lenses tend to have wider front element that F/f....

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