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What happened to my pictures?

I run an online shop and I have been using Nikon 3100 for many years. Recently I started to notice that in all the pictures the right side slowly gets dark and there is a dark slit almost look like a ...
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How can I best take pictures of a moving speaker in a dark room with accent lights?

I’m taking pictures this Sunday at my church of the youth pastor preaching and in the youth room is a semi-lit type of room with a lot of accent colour lights. He’s going to be moving and I want to ...
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Is 35mm on a cropped sensor good for fashion photography?

I am quite amateur with a camera but I want to become good in fashion photography. A top model has agreed for a photo-shoot for free and in return she wants me to make a portfolio. We are planning to ...
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How to set exposure for photographing the milky way?

I want to photograph the milky way but have had troubles with ambient light. The first attempt suffered from streetlights. The second attempt away from streetlights suffered from full moon which I ...
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Can I adapt my 38mm auxillary lens microscope to use more widely available 42mm ones?

I have a Bausch and Lomb/Leica StereoZoom 4 microscope that I would like to use for microsoldering and occastional photos. Unfortunately, it only has 10X eye pieces and no auxillary lenses or ...
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Is there theoretical limit on the minimal focal length for a given sensor size?

There seems to be a limit, around 0.33, on the fastest possible aperture. Is there a theoretical limit on how wide a non-fisheye lens can be? That is, what is the minimal possible focal lens for a ...
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How were pictures turned from film to a big picture in a picture frame before digital scanning?

How did people after taking a picture with film and doing the chemical processes, get that small film image to become a big picture that could be hung/framed before the invention of a digital scanner ...
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What defines an “objective”?

I'm not experienced in photography and would like to get some knowledge about the terminology. My question is: What defines an objective? Or: When would you define something as an objective? I mean, ...
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Which lense to buy [on hold]

I would like to buy another lenses for my Nikon D3500, I’m looking to get a wide angle lens, I have a 18-55mm lense and 70-300. I’ve been asked to take photos of a office but I need to have a wide ...
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Multiple Exposure Function on MIII not working

Please help! This message appears when I input my Multiple Exposure settings on my Canon MIII -"No compatible images available for selection." I have selected RAW to shoot. I am in M mode. I have ...
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How do I figure out which adapter I need to put an old Vivitar lens on a Minolta body?

I'm looking for the correct adapter model to fit a 70-210mm zoom Vivitar lens onto the body of my Minolta Dynax 300si camera. As I will probably need to go to eBay, it would really be great to get it ...
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Has anybody made a full image of the West Rose Window from Notre Dame de Paris?

I have been trying to find a composite of the West Rose Window, which removes the spires obstructing the view and includes the below details. Is there a reason a photographic reconstruction doesn't ...
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Why is Nikon 1.4g better when Nikon 1.8g is sharper?

I am new to photography (just 3 to 4 months of experience) and I am looking to buy a new lens (either 35mm or 50mm, but mostly 35mm because I have already decided Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for ...
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Does anybody know what these bright curved lines are?

Shot with the Zeiss 35 2.8 on my A7iii. Any input is much appreciated! Also, here is some other shots I did, with some other settings too.
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What would cause macro mode to locked out on my Panasonic Lumix DMC camera?

I have a Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ55. Suddenly, I can't use the macro on my camera. On the monitor it says "lock" with an arrow under it. How do I unlock it? What is causing the macro to cease working?
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How do adjustments to flange focal distance affect front focal distance?

I am using a Nikon Micro-Nikkor F-mount lens with 105mm fixed focal length in a custom optical set-up (F-mount adapter to custom optics). This means that my flange focal distance is only an ...
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Does anyone know what these white dots are? They are all over my apartment when I take a picture in the dark with the flash on [on hold]

White dots everywhere in apartment even on skin when I take a picture in the dark with the flash on??
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Focus Issues Using a C mount Filter on a CS Lens

I'm trying to use the Arducam 8mp with CS mount with a 25.4 C-Mount Filter, but I am unable to focus the picture. The filter fits perfectly and still leaves room for the lens to screw in. It says in ...
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After market mods for the Petzval 85 Lomography lens?

So I bought a Petzval 85 Lomography lens second hand. It has a Canon EF mount. Before I bought it I checked that there were EF to MC/MD mount (my camera) adapters. A quick google showed they are ...
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What is the preferred aperture of a lens for landscape photography?

I've noticed that the wider aperture is more expensive on lenses. Two of Canon's lenses that they categorize as Landscape can be seen here. The EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III is twice the price of the EF 16-...
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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? [on hold]

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

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?

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 [on hold]

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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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 [on hold]

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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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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How to achieve this kind of style? [closed]

So basically she uses a digital camera and post-processes it on Adobe Lightroom. Any tips on how to achieve this "taken from film" style without actually using a film camera.
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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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