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How do constant aperture zooms produce identical exposure, even though focal length is larger? [duplicate]

My understanding is that a larger focal length corresponds to a larger working aperture diameter, since the numerator is larger. Why doesn't a larger working diameter correspond to a brighter image? ...
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Canon EOS 700D - Err 70 When Shutter Button Clicked [duplicate]

I'm Using Canon EOS 700D and One day While I'm capturing a photo, suddenly a Message Appears. It was Shutter Problem .After it I just tried to repair , so I disassembled it. After it the error message ...
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Remote trigger of Canon 420EX Speedlite

I'm using 2 x Yongnuo YN560 IV speedlites triggered by a Yongnuo YN560 TX II wireless Manual Flash Controller. Works perfectly. I'd like to add my Canon 420EX into the mix but I can't seem to find a ...
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Is scanner calibration possible or necessary for scanning negatives?

I shoot film in both colour and black & white. Currently I have the negatives developed and scanned by a lab. My next step will be to get a 35mm film scanner and scan the developed negatives ...
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Opening NEF files on windows initially open file but then change contrast

I have a strange issue with Windows 10 When I open .nef files they load fine. However after a second or two the contrast changes noticeably. I tried Windows 10 Photos and Picasa Image Viewer. What ...
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Entry-level Linux compatible DSLR

Does anyone know of an entry level DSLR camera that is Linux compatible? Entry level as in under $1000. I've visited the Canon, Sony, Nikon and Panasonic websites and every camera I can afford ...
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How do I copy my OSX Photos library to an external HDD that already has a Photos library on it?

I had a problem transferring over my Photos library to my external HDD the second time I tried adding it. Here's basically what happened: 1) I copied over my photos library from my mac to my ...
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I was just approached to do nightclub photography, I've never done it before and I want to know what I need to pull it off

So I was taking photos downtown and an event manager for a local nightclub approached me. He wants me to shoot for his event at the local club on Friday. I said yes. But I know I need to modify my ...
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Rewind button stuck - is it essential?

I recently bought a perfectly working Mamiya 528AL. Pictures from the first test came out great. As for the second roll of film, after a while I noticed the film advance lever wasn't working as ...
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Is it possible to turn the magnifying frame off in live view on a EOS 1200D?

I'm trying to take photos of stars with a tracker unit. When I switch to live view the magnifying frame is so bright I can't see the stars I'm trying to photograph. Is there any way to turn it off?
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How to do this bleach bypass (if so) effect?

I'm an amateur photographer who loves to take landscapes shots, preferring dark colors. Recently, I saw with this series of pictures on the Another Escape Instagram page: I don't know if the images ...
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Should I have old film developed [closed]

I found some old film in my closet. Kodak Advantix from 2001. Is it worth the effort to try and get it devloped, or should i just dispose of it.
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external Flashes & triggers [closed]

I need some help in choosing a off-camera trigger system for my camera. I have a canon 1200D Camera and a Meike MK 600 Flashgun. I will be a beginner in off-Camera flash so the basic trigger system ...
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Why did my color film overdevelop? Please help!

I'm brand new to the home-developing game. I purchased the unicolor c41 developing kit and have developed 3 rolls of color film successfully so far. However, tonight I developed a roll of Kodak 400 ...
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CR2 files “Currently unavailable”

Only recently when I tried to import my Canon 700D CR2 photos, they appear in the lighttable section but when I select and click darkroom I receive an "....image is currently unavailable". I'm ...
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Storage of 35mm slides carousel boxes

Can I store my carousel boxes on their side like a library book or do I have to lay them flat? My concern is sideways, the slides may buckle. Thorough this year, I will digitize them. However I ...
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Soft images on Canon 6D + Canon 24-105L F4

I am not sure why, but I get a lot of very soft images from my Canon 6D + Canon 24-105L lenses. Light conditions could be perfect, focus is ok, shutter speed is 1/500, but result image looks like it ...
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Do raw images of the same camera have the same size?

I have a project in which I'm trying to balance load between several computing devices. These devices are similar and are supposed to have a camera segment. Device captures an image and then processes ...
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Using a DSLR without flip screen as a selfie cam

I have a Canon EOS 1200D DSLR and I want to use it to film myself playing the guitar. It doesn't have a flip screen I can use to see how I'm positioned in the picture. Here's the component diagram. ...
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Lens for cosplay shooting at events on DX sensor

I know this question is searchable in Our Lord Google, but I find most answers over there assumes a FX sensor, and still I don't have things very clear. Well, I'm just a beginner photographer that I ...
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What qualifies as Recognizable?

I took a picture of what appeared to be 2 siblings just goofing off on a park bench at a farmers market in front of the restaurant my wife and I were at. Would the subjects be considered recognizable?...
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Minolta X700 flash compatibility

So I just got my Minolta X700 and realized it has a very cool feature for flash sync. The manual says it works with "Auto electroflash 360XP, 280XP, and macro 80XP". The question here, is there any ...
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Simple, cheap solution to photograph an pallet from 3 positions [closed]

I am looking fo the most simple/cheap solution to take 3 photo's of a pallet. The pallet must be photographed from 3 sides. It can be a setup with 3 simple smartphones, which can take a photo ...
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Why we can't use telephoto lens for macro objects?

As I know the focal length of macro and tele lenses are the same, which is around 200mm. Now I wonder, why we can not use tele lens for macro photography? P.S: Both macro and tele lenses have a focal ...
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Nikon D500 + Tamron 18-400 or Sony RX100 m6

I would like to buy a lens for my Nikon D500 or maybe another small camera just for travelling. I looked for Tamron 18-400 lens and Sony RX100m6, but I can't decide. As I saw, Sony has the advantages ...
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GIMP Quality .jpg export - what is the best set up? [duplicate]

please could you tell what is the best common quality export value for .jpg image export in the GIMP? For example I set up the 100% for .jpg and for example for image 1,5 MB I will get the 5,2 MB or ...
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How do I specify circle of confusion and depth of focus in practice?

This question is related to this one; I am asking a very similar one because I didn't see in the answers how to arrive to a numeric answer in practice. Suppose I'm going to shoot a portrait and have ...
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How best to remove directional motion-blur from photos (on Linux)? [duplicate]

I took some photos of the moon last night. I wanted good color without a lot of noise, so used ISO 100 and a long exposure (10 seconds with a 400mm lens). I have a good tripod and head and used a 2 ...
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Is is possible to use SA-30 adapter with Nikon Coolscan IV scanner?

It's known that SA-21 can be easily converted to SA-30. I own a Nikon Coolscan IV scanner. Is it possible to use SA-30 with it? I know, it does not have a film gate on the rear side, but I was ...
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Why can't I auto-focus on semi-close subjects with my new Nikon 50-300?

I just got a new lens (Nikon DX 55-300) for my Nikon 3300 camera. I am just a beginner, however when I try to focus and capture something semi- close by (in the same room) it does not allow me to ...
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Is GIMP allow to add or change geo-tag localization in Exif data? Is there any plugin for that?

do you know is it possible to change or add geo-tag localization in Exif data of .JPG photos? Is there any plugin for that? I cannot find any clear answer is it possible from the graphical application ...
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which is better for makeup videos and portrait; canon 50mm f/1.8 or a 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 , and why?

I make makeup videos for youtube and recently got the canon rebel T5i as well as the 50mm f/1.8 and 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses. I am not sure which is better for taking photos and which is better for ...
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Can I get a manual focus lens for my Canon PowerShot camera?

I have recently bought myself a camera, a Canon PowerShot SX530, and I noticed that the focus on this camera is difficult to adjust and clarify. I am looking to buy a low priced manual focus lens, I ...
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Continous shooting at regular interval on CoolPix p900

First time questioning here. Be gentle please! I would like to set my Nikon CoolPix p900 to capture an image once every 10 seconds. I have found "Continuous Shooting" mode, which gives an option to ...
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Nikon D7100 files save as black and white when it is set to standard

Why did some of my Nikon D7100 photos save as black and white when no monochrome settings were selected? I realized later it was shot in "effects" mode but some of the photos saved black and white and ...
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What does sensor size 1/5.8" mean? [duplicate]

In this review of phone cameras I came across one data point that intrigued me: They appear to write the sensor size as a fraction, in this example 1/5.8". What exactly does that mean? My hypothesis ...
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Why match the background color when shooting to the one that is going to be used in the final presentation when the subjects will be cut out anyways?

In this (Corporate Portraiture Advice) question the photographer explains that he/she is going to use a white background when photographing coorporate portraits even when the final presentation would ...
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What could be the reason for suddenly changing brightness in raw image?

A series of night shots show this abrupt change of brightness: It starts at approximately 60% horizontal and extends to the right corner. I didn't notice this effect before, the temperature was ...
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Timelapse in -10 degrees celsius

Will I be able to shoot an 1-2 hours timelapse in -10 / -5 degrees celcius cold? What should I worry about, lens, camera, bettery (obviously), memory card? Can I do anything if I don't have a ...
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Shutter wearing out in live view

Does the fact that the mirror flips affect shutter wearing out? I'm thinking whether shooting timelapses in Live View would be better for my camera's mechanics than doing it normally where the mirror ...
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Best way to Photoshop out this tripod

This is just part of a photo but what would be the best way to remove the tripod in photoshop. I've tried part of it with the spot healing brush and am using a clone tool for the rest but it is taking ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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