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Why am I getting black areas at the edge of my film exposures?

I'm using an analog camera, Olympus OM-1. Lately I've been developing my roll, and found some weird dark area along the surface of the film. This dark-area-thingy only appear during outdoor and sunny ...
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Is there a way to swap shutter speed and aperture dials functionality for Canon EOS cameras?

Is there a way to set exposure compensation with the top dial on Canon EOS (5D Mk ii) in Tv mode? It seems to me more handy that in Tv mode when I have set shutter speed I need more often to adjust ...
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Can Nikon SLR lenses be used on Fujifilm X series cameras? [duplicate]

I want to buy a FujiFilm X-series camera, and wonder if I will be able to use my Nikon (Nikkor) lens with it.
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Canon 6D with yongnuo yn622c-tx - Camera does not capture flash

I have a Canon 6D with a yongnuo yn622c-tx. My Canon Speedlite 430 II is installed on top of the yn622c receiver. This setup worked just fine for weeks, and now it doesn't. I don't know if its due to ...
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How to force my Canon Ixus's flash to flash even when there is enough light?

I have a Canon Ixus 430 (2004). When the room is flooded with sunlight on very sunny days, then the flash refuses to flash (in Manual mode) - it seems assumed that there is enough light without flash....
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Toshiba FlashAir experiences

Has anybody used a Toshiba FlashAir SD card? Specifically, I'd like to know: 1) Can the card be configured to interact directly with a Mac? Or, put another way, is the card usable without connecting ...
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Why is flash sync speed much slower than flash duration?

According to What is flash duration?, flash duration at full power is 1/1000 s for decent flashguns. Presumably, at low power, the duration is even shorter. I understand that film era flashguns didn't ...
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Is there a way to display photos in Lightroom that are “done”?

I take a lot of photos but sometimes I don't have time to edit all of them. I tend to forget which photos are "done" in regards to edits, and which still needs work. Is there a way in Lightroom to ...
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Sony A6000 remote control app

Are there any apps for iPhone to remotely control the sony A6000 shutter click? (I am aware that it used to exist as Sony Play Memories)
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Should I get an F-mount zoom lens + FTZ adapter, or kit Z-mount lens with a new Nikon Z6 purchase? [closed]

I am planning to use Nikon z6, which has z mount, should I choose the kit lens 24-70 f/4 z mount or use one these lenses with an FTZ adapter 24-70 f/2.8 Tamron for Nikon f-mount or 28-300 f/3.5-5/5.6, ...
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Why are half the files of a JPEG shoot I transferred from my phone to a thumb drive not recognized as JPEGs?

I put a couple hundred pics on this thumb drive and I have no problems accessing any part of the drive. The only problem is all the programs I have for viewing jpegs say that about half of them can't ...
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What should I do when my D3400 aperture is stuck no matter what lens I use?

I have a D3400 and recently I haven't been able to change the aperture on any of my lenses in manual mode. I have lenses with aperture rings and if I set the aperture to anything below the largest ...
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Canon EOS 80D live view shut off

When looking at menu options in live view, the screen stays on for only a few seconds. I could not locate how to increase the time
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Ilford Delta 400 film should I develop with Rodinal or D76?

Currently, I am shooting Ilford Delta 400 at box speed. And I only have D76 and Rodinal developer at hand. Which developer should I use better? And at what dilution mix?
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Is it harmful to use developer/stop-bath/fixer/wet-agent from different manufacturers

I am currently using Adofix (fixer), Adostop Eco (Stop-bath) and Ilfotol (wetting-agent). I plan to use it with Kodak D76 as developer. I wonder if it's harmful because they come from 3 different ...
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Why can't I set 2nd Curtain Sync on my Canon 5D Mark IV?

I can't seem to set my camera to 2nd Curtain sync. The only options I get are 1st curtain and high speed sync. I have both the camera and speedlight on manual, and I've also tried the speedlight on ...
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Canon EOS80D would not focus [duplicate]

While in manual mode with auto focus, could not get the camera to focus for night astrophotography. Tried different combinations of ISO, TV and AV. I noticed that the EV was all the way to the right....
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Why is my Nikon D850 view finder dark and dim with my new 28-300mm lens?

I am using Nikon D850 which is working perfectly fine with my Nikon 50mm f/1.4 lens. Recently I purchased 28-300 lens. I noticed that on mounting this new lens view finder looks quite dark and dim. ...
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Do saved presets override manual changes in Lightroom?

If you make manual adjustments in Lightroom and then add a preset, do those manual changes go away?
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What is happening with 35mm film after expiration date?

What is happening with 35mm film after expiration date? Will the ISO drop, so for example 200 ISO film one year after expiration date will be at an equivalent ~100 ISO?
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Lightroom: Combining previously imported raw and jpeg files to become a single raw+jpeg

So initially I used to treat jpeg and raw files as separate files where the option shown in the image would be checked. After realizing this is not particularly an effective way of importing images, I ...
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Rule of thumb to choose right mix of Rodinal developer?

Massive Dev. Chart has around 7 kinds of combination of Rodinal mixture for TriX400: from 1+24 to 1+100. I have TriX400 used at box speed or pushed/pull. Is there any rule of thumb to choose the ...
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Zhiyun Weebill Lab with Tokina 11-20mm?

Have anyone used the Zhiyun Weebill Lab gimbal with a crop sensor DSLR and the Tokina 11-20mm lens? Would it balance without a problem? Would it balance with an ND filter screwed on?
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Is dust less of an issue with larger sensors?

Recent mirrorless cameras are very susceptible to dust, because the sensor is fully exposed when changing the lens. However, many recent mirrorless cameras (Sony, Canon) are full frame. Is dust less ...
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Fujifilm X100F tethering?

Has anyone managed to tether a Fujifilm x100F to a Mac? I can't find anything online. I'm assuming it's not possible. Things I've explored: Tethered Capture Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom: ...
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Can I develop Homemade redscale film at the high street shop?

Normally I develop C41 at the high street shop (i.e SnappySnap, Max, Boots). If I've made a reversed 35mm film (redscale) can I send it as normal for development?
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Inconsistent exposures using my Neewer Vision 5 strobe with Nikon d7100

I was doing a photoshoot of children and was getting great shots using my nikon d7100 with a Neewer vision 5 ttl strobe flash. Then all the sudden I could not get proper exposure! Every once in a ...
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Best camera for long-range action shooting

I’m looking for a camera type which could provide some of the following functions: Provide high-resolution and detailed photos from long-range. Similar to what a photographer would use if they wanted ...
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Why are landscape photos “subpar” on Canon EOS 750D with Sigma 17-50/2.8 lens?

I currently own a Canon EOS 750D (Rebel T6i), which I mostly use with a Sigma 17-50/2.8 and a Hoya circular polarizing filter. However, I can't help but feel disappointed when in looking at my ...
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Speedbooster to adapt an EF lens to an APS-C DSLR (Canon) [duplicate]

Like the title states is there a speedbooster to better use the large image cicrle of EF lenses on APS-C cameras? If not, what are the technical problems that make it impossible to produce such a ...
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Fujifilm Instax mini 90 lens cover won’t close

My mini 90 neo classic camera lens cover won’t close when turned off. Please help To note: took it to the beach to take some pictures and there was a storm happening and lots of sand was blowing ...
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Why are my Facebook pictures losing quality?

My Facebook pictures seem to be losing quality. I compared one of them with an old screenshot on Online Image Diff and there was a lot of difference. Is there a way to get my original images back?
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How do I identify unknown film from the sequence of apparently random numbers?

I should probably keep a log of what film I use... I'm currently scanning this color negative film, and finding that I not only have no idea what type of film this is, but there is also no indication ...
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RAW image to processed output dataset [closed]

I'm trying to learn how to process RAW images into great final images, and my attempts keep coming up short. I think it'd be really interesting/instructive to see what other people have done. In ...
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Do medium format lenses have a crop factor?

When having a 50mm lens made for a APS-C camera its often the case that the lens has a focal length of 50mm on fullframe. However this means that you are getting something like a 75mm due to the crop ...
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How much solution to fill Paterson Universal Tank when developing film?

I have a Paterson Universal Tank for developing film. It's written underneath that for 35mm we need 290ml to fill. I plan to put in 500ml into it. Simply because it's easier to make the solution. I ...
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How to transfer photographs from my camera directly to my laptop after I take the shot?

My problem is that when I look at the photograph at the camera, it will look perfect, but when I look at the computer after I remove the SD card, it is all blurred and needs to be retaken. This is ...
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Why does device listed in metadata change on photo transfer?

What are the reasons that a photo would have the wrong 'Device used' and 'software in use' metadata on a photo. The photo that was checked was not the provenance picture and so it is a copy of the ...
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Which lens should I get for a Canon T7i for shooting on safari, the 70-300 or 55-250? [closed]

Haven't had a camera for years. I read great reviews on the Canon T7i EOS DSLR. My wife & I are going on a safari in South Africa and I'm thinking about buying this. I can get it with an 18-55mm ...
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Reverse gnd filter for gopro hero 7

I have a gopro hero 7 black and I have seen some cool after-market filters like nd filters and cpl filters. However, there do not appear to be any gnd filters. I'd be interested to see what my options ...
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Can I control the power and group on a single-pin flash using a manual trigger?

So I have: YN 560 IV which has both a transmitter and a receiver built in. Neewer TT560 Manual flash Yongnuo RF 603 II C3 I can have the YN on top of my camera and have the Neweer on a light stand ...
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When using Back Button Auto Focus, do I release the button before shooting a sequence, or hold it down?

When shooting moving subjects (Sports), am I suppose to keep the back button AF pressed during a sequence of shots? Or do I press til it focuses, and then let go and shoot a sequence? Thank you in ...
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Do I need a powerful discrete video card for Photoshop? [duplicate]

I have my computer and it doesn't have a separate video card. Do i need a video card to install Photoshop? Or is there any version of Photoshop that doesn't require to a separate video card?
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White ring around my analog photos

Hey so I bought an used camera - olympus superzoom 800s - and this was the first time that I have used it. I noticed a white ring around most of the exposed film and I wonder what it is and what can I ...
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What is the best liquid for washing old negatives?

I have been digitizing old family negatives, mostly 35mm from the 1970s-1990s and I'm trying to remove as much dust as possible. I would like to be able to wash the negatives in water – of all the ...
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Question on f-number and exposure [duplicate]

Is there any mathematical proof to show that the exposure in a camera is independent of the focal length used, if the f-number (ratio of focal length to lens diameter) remains constant?
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Is the Sigma 35mm worth it for an APS-C? [closed]

I am a beginning photographer and want to upgrade my gear. I have a crop sensor Canon camera and usually use a 50mm 1.8 lens for my portraits. Recently I have been looking at the Sigma 35mm 1.4 lens ...
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Green / yellow negative scans

New to this forum and I looked all over but I can't seem to find an answer anywhere. All my negatives the scans were looking great and just out of the blue, the scans starting churning out these ...
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Can a plastic-barreled lens be damaged if stored inside a car? Can sunlight damage the lens?

One of the lenses I purchased has this note in the instruction manual: "Do not place lens in direct sunlight or leave it in an extremely hot place such (sic) inside a car. Doing such could damage the ...
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What lens can I take to Banff for my Nikon D3300?

I currently have Nikon AF-S FX NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G and NIKON AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II Lens. Which lens should I taken for Banff and is there any other lens that is recommended for ...

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