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Nikon Z 6 - Interval timer shooting unavailable in any mode

Good morning, This is driving me a bit crazy. I'm using a Nikon Z6 with the 24-70 F4. I cannot access the interval timer shooting menu (nor the time-lapse movie or focus shift shooting); the camera ...
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Lenses to buy and their uses

I am new to all this and this website, I have just bought a Canon EOS 4000D plus five lenses, plus a load of filtery bits and cards, plus hoods and a Vanguard stand. Samyang 8mm Fish-eye Canon 18-...
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Is there a good system to tell or mark which picture are in a group of bracket?

I have taken a bunch of shots. Some of them are intended for bracketing. But when it comes to post-processing, the photos confuse me because I cannot confidently tell which group of three are from a ...
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Why one of the pictures in a bracket has a different f-stop value?

I am using Fujifilm xt-20. I set up a bracket to use +/- 2ev. But I don't know why the first photo (leftmost photo below) has a f/2.8, and the rest have f/5.6 Is it a good thing? Or is it not ...
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Changing the camera ISO , Aperture, Shutter Speed with Android

I have a smartphone with Android 8.0. I need control over : ISO Aperture Shutter speed Could you please suggest the way to go forward? I do not know how to change any of them? I am using an ...
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How does registration distance affect lens distortion and aberration correction?

If I use a lens with an extension tube, how does changing the distance between the lens and camera affect optical correction of distortion and aberration via multiple elements? Is it different for ...
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Do these food photography images use smaller than standard plates in order to better present the subject?

I want to recreate some food photography images but I can't determine the size of the tableware used in the images. I'm assuming there are people here who can read images better than me so I want to ...
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Force Lightroom Classic to write entire image at once during export? (Exporting to network-mounted GCS bucket)

I'm running out of space on my local machine so I've mounted a Google Cloud Storage bucket to my local machine using gcsfuse. I am now exporting my library from Lightroom Classic as JPEG files to the ...
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How can I repair a Petri 1.9 Color Corrected Super with a stuck exposure counter?

I recently bought a Petri 1.9 Color Corrected Super which is almost fully-functional, except for the exposure counter. It is stuck between the position "S" and -2. Do you have any suggestions for ...
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Can RAW image files deteriorate over time?

I was at a photographer some time ago, shot some photos of my son and came back to view and select a range of images, some of which I wanted to print, and some of which I wanted and to receive by file ...
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Which smart EF to E mount adapter models are true to flange distance, which are not?

Multiple EF -> E mount adapters (with electronics) I tried (Commlite and Viltrox) turned out to be unusable (or only barely usable after severe, warranty voiding modifications) due to them being 0.3-0....
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Proof of the relationship between the image area and focal length of a lens [duplicate]

It is a well-known fact that image area is directly proportional to the square of focal length of the lens. Is there any mathematical proof to it? (Possibly starting out with the lens equation and ...
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How do fixed lenses “focus” on things at different distances? [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand depth of field and I'm struggling. If I'm playing with a 50mm fixed lens, and I alter its focus using the little ring around the lens, what is actually changing in terms of ...
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Getting exact height map [on hold]

I'm looking for a service that allows me to download a height map of an area. Right now the only option looks like 3d-mapper. But are there
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Why photos are not vibrant by default in Nikon?

Recently I attended a photography workshop where beginners like me participated. Few participants had Canon 1500D and Canon 80D. I have Nikon D5600. We clicked butterfly photos. I noticed, Nikon ...
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Which side of a lens-mount adapter to attach an extension tube?

I have an EF to Canon EOS-M adapter. Now I would also like to buy an extension tube to be able to focus closer. I know that this way I'm loosing a lot of light already, but let's not talk about it. ...
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Tamron 24-70mm F/2.8 battery drain issues

Ok, this is a bit of a strange thing. Bear with me please. The camera is a Canon 6D and the lens is a Tamron 24-70mm F/2.8 VC (first generation, not the G2). When I have this lens on my camera and ...
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Olympus E-M5 Mark II tethering SDK (Java, Windows)

On gPhoto page (http://www.gphoto.org/doc/remote/), there is Olympus E-M5 Mark 2 as supported camera. So tethering is supported by camera, but under Linux. Is it possible to take images and live-view ...
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Why is zoom provided in Tokina 11-16mm?

I wonder what's the use of providing zoom in the Tokina 11-16mm. Why not make it an 11mm prime lens instead? It would contain less elements, so will produce sharper images. Also at such wide angle, ...
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What is it called when overhead lighting causes a face to be in shadow?

I've noticed that bathrooms often have overhead lighting (typically pot lights). The lighting makes it so I can't see my own face in the mirror due to the shadows. Sure, I'm not actually taking loads ...
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How could I convert uncompressed raw files to compressed files?

I shoot always raw (Sony .arw) with my A7RII but after a year there is so much disk space allocated. A single uncompressed file uses approx. 80mb, so I decided to use the compressed format because ...
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Nikon FE not working

I have a Nikon FE (30+ years old) It was functioning fine last time it was used about 15years ago. When I got it out to use this time I put a new battery in it but the light meter was only working ...
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Photos of myself have been used without my permission in a 'self published ' book? [on hold]

Photos of myself have been used in a self published book of memoirs without my permission .How to I stop this
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Can the front glass be repaired of a broken lens?

I just newly broke this glass on my lens tonight. Wondering if I need to buy a new lens or if I can repair this. It is a Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM. This is my favorite lens to use for portraits!
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Does chromatic aberration affect BW images?

In theory having different wavelengths converge at different locations should affect the luminosity and blur high-contrast edges or create ghost-like images of them, in practice however it seems that ...
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8bit monitor theoretical contrast

Imagine perfect monitor that can display pure blacks and is perfectly calibrated. What would the contrast be between its second darkest shade of black, that is 1,1,1 values for blue green red sub ...
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How to determine which jpeg is closer to the original image and has the most information?

I've got two jpegs of the same photo of different sizes and attributes. How can I tell if one is the original taken by an iPhone4 or if neither is the original, determine which has the most ...
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Reciprocity failure of Rollei Retro 80S at extreme long times

I am planning to do some night shots and wanted to use Retro 80S. But I couldn't find anything on the films reciprocity failure...with a few seconds, doubling the time will probably work, but with ...
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How do I cope with haze for the photos containing sky and trees at a distance?

I'm always struggling with photos which contain large zones with trees situated far away from the camera. Haze and pollution cause severe changes in colors, which means that the trees lose their ...
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Why does 5DSR have a low pass filter?

I have learned it has a low pass filter cancelling filter instead of not having a low pass filter. Why add an another anti alias filter to cancel instead of simply removing it? How does the dual ...
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Adobe DNG Converter cannot see my .ARW files from A7 III [on hold]

I have seen the previous answer which refers to the need to update the converter, but I am using the latest (v11.4) and the problem persists. UPDATE. When I say "cannot see", I mean that when ...
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Are Manfrotto 200L and 501PL quick release plates interchangeable?

Are Manfrotto 200L and 501PL quick release plates interchangeable ? I want to buy a tripod with video head 501PL but want to use it only with small 200L quick release plate. Hope it's possible. ...
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How to check lensfun version on Fedora

I was just about to make calibration files for my Tamron 90mm SP but according to lensfun it was added in 1.613 (there is only one SP 90mm and it's the same as the one I have in EXIF). How can I check ...
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Why is there a gray shadow or ghost behind person?

I took a picture on my IPhone of my son while we were out hiking the other day. The photo was of my son and the beach in the background. When I checked the picture later I noticed a grey shadow behind ...
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Camera scope usb for carving [on hold]

I have one of those lighted scopes for a regular usb to hook up to a laptop or monitor that I can download the install process or use a small disk player, This is for carving, Question, What type of ...
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Is it possible to get green and red chromatic aberration?

In one of the hallucinating scenes in a video I have played. The vision is blurry and objects nearer the edges of the screen are green and red Now the usual chromatic aberration patterns are purple/...
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How does PPI relate to DPI in photo metadata?

I have been asked to provide pictures in JPEG format at a resolution of 300DPI. My computer give me a picture sizes in kilobytes and Photoscape the photo editing package that I use, converts ...
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Playback Screen Showing Too Much Information (Histogram Display)

I'm unsure why my playback screen on my Sony a7 III is showing so much information. It's difficult to see the pictures I'm taking because the image shows up so small. I can use the AF-ON button to ...
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Is there an equivalent of Lightroom's profiles in Capture One?

I am trying to decide between investing into Lightroom or Capture One. Besides presets (that are equivalent to Capture one's styles) Lightroom also has profiles which do not change slider positions ...
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What can I improve in my social dance photography?

I love shooting social dancers. Can you give me constructive feedback at my latest albums what I do you like and what you think I can improve? https://stanyakimov.com/albums/ All photos are taken ...
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Canon 50 1.8 STM: AF adjustment not possible?

My 50 1.8 STM back-focuses a little when focused through EVF. I visited Canon Service in Bangalore today. The technician there outright told me that there is no adjustment possible for 50mm 1.8 stm ...
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How to view 360° photos on a desktop?

How can you view a 360° image (spherical panorama, also known as equirectangular projection) on your desktop in a way that allows you to pan and zoom around? When viewing it in many apps it just ...
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Could someone share AF calibration settings for Sigma 18-35mm lens on Nikon D3300?

I have auto focus problems with Sigma 18-35 which I recently bought on D3300. I would like to see other's AF adjustment/calibration settings. I am having a hard time with setting it up. Are the ...
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How do you turn day into night and night into day? [duplicate]

Easily to explain hard to do. I wonder if its possible for me to take photo of my street in the day and make it look like night because night photography is beautiful but night requires high shutter ...
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Macro Extension Tube Sizes

I've been researching extension tubes for macro photography and I can't quite get a handle on how the length of the extension tube, combined with the actual lens (say the standard 18mm-55mm) will work....
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What lenses have the most human eyelike images [duplicate]

I have heard wide lenses make your head inflated which isnt good for portraits like the telephoto which deinflates your head. So If I use 35mm prime on full frame. Does it mean I will get perfect ...
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Why does the chair and the grandpa look bigger and inflated? [duplicate]

I Was watching one of the actually good movies. In one of the scenes the grandpa tries to "preach" the teens. Here is the scene Its not very obvious but for some reason the chair and the granpa ...
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What lens would I need to photograph a very distant cathedral dome?

I want to be able to photograph the dome of St Paul's cathedral from King Henry's Mound in Richmond Park. Would a telephoto or zoom lens be the best, what focal length/zoom would be the best for ...
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Is there any Superzoom Point&Shoot camera available which offers more telephoto zoom than Nikon Coolpix P1000?

I am planning to buy a Superzoom point and shoot camera and my goal is to get maximum telephoto zoom. I have ended up in Nikon Coolpix P1000. I went through this article : The 20 Best Superzoom ...
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Time lapse aid app - options to help with lining up photos

I would like to try a time lapse with my (Android) phone. There are many useful apps for stitching photos together, but the trick is to get photos that are lined up, taken under the same lighting ...

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