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Why do I see the moon as two objects through my DSLR viewfinder if I use eyeglasses?

I use eyeglasses with -1 diopter correction. Few days ago, I photographed the moon during night with my Canon 2000D DSLR. When looking at the moon through the viewfinder, I saw the moon as two ...
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Can the date a jpeg was created be wrong — too early?

I have a set of jpeg photos that, according to the person who gave them to me, were taken in November 2016, of damages to a car that occurred in August 2016. The "created" date in the exif data is in ...
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Photo pages crop [duplicate]

Is there an easy way to make separate page images from one big JPEG image?
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How much to settle an image copyright claim for?

We are a small media website based in the UK. If one of our staff uploads an image without appropriate copyright in place, and we then receive a claim for costs from a lawyer acting on behalf of the ...
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What is the point of the infrared focus markers?

I am talking about the red values that comes after the infinity value. Why do they exist and how do you use them properly?
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Why does some lenses have red focus points on their focus rings? [duplicate]

A typical lens have white focus indicators on their lenses [5m 50m and infinity] but some have red points for 85m and farther and some lenses have a red curve instead of numbers. What are these red ...
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How to trigger sb 800 off camera flash

I am using nikon D7000 and sb 800 flash., pl suggest a trigger system for this flash.
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Gramblr Error Configure Failed

I ve been unable to post using gramblr lately, getting this message: My photos are original and not shared. What is going on? SOS Thanks in advance
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How does the infrared beam look like on a 600EX RT?

As far as I know, you can see an infrared (IR) beam by pointing a camera at its direction and take a photo or video of it. As I understand it, external flashes like the Canon Speedlite 600EX RT have ...
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What is the things on front of the Canon 600EX RT?

There are two things on the front. An hole with a metal rod in it [perhaps a connection for something] A red piece of glass with something in it. [stupid guess says it's an charging indicator.] ...
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Matching color of HDR panorama

For normal images color checkers can be used to correct images that the color representation is euqual. How is it done with HDR images? Because correcting the images before the tone-mapping would be a ...
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4x5 movements with super wide angle lenses

I'm looking for super wide angle lenses, ideally 50mm and below. I'm only interested about decent rise/fall movements because I do mostly architecture, and I'd like to be very close to the subject. ...
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How to get focal length data from proprietary file formats (CR2, ARW, etc)? [on hold]

I'm looking for a way to read the equivalent of EXIF data (focal length, camera make, etc) from RAW file formats, preferably with javascript. I've managed to read EXIF from JPG's, but there don't ...
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Why is my Nikon camera limited to ¹⁄₂₀₀th shutter speed even though I'm not using a flash?

The maximum shutter speed I'm able to set my D600 to is 200. Can someone help me figure out why? I am NOT using a flash attachment so I'm not sure what the probem is.
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How can I find all photos not in an album in Lightroom CC

I'd like to find all the photos in Lightroom CC that aren't in an album. Is this possible? With Lightroom Classic I'd create a Smart Collection that matches all photos where the collection does not ...
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Can I use the Canon 55-250mm lens on my Nikon D5200 body? [duplicate]

Can I use the Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens on my Nikon D5200 body?
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Nikon D7100 with Nikkor 18-55 mm lens not working

When I put on my 18-55mm Nikkor lens on my D7100 camera, no information shows up on the display area in automatic. If I switch to manual the f-stop is on 0, it will take a pic but it is black. My ...
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Resizing photos after editing

I have a question concerning resizing files after editing in Lightroom or Photoshop scenario: 1 RAW file of 23MB (a portrait foto - as an example) customer wants a big poster of the photo 60 x 90 CM, ...
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Back/shoulder support while wearing camera bag

For the past 10 years I've been carrying my camera in shoulder bags and it had been like that in jungles, mountains or city trips. Now, as I'm reaching my 30s carrying the camera in that style is ...
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Why do we use patterned glasses and flash diffusers?

I first noticed it on the xenon flash on my Nokia N8. When viewed from an angle you could easily see the glass on front of the flash tube which had clearly defined vertical cuts which made the glass ...
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Manual settings on Canon EOS 450D not writing

I'm struggling to work out what is going on. Photos "taken" using any of the manual settings on my Canon EOS 450D result in a delay (as though I have set the timer) and then no image is written to the ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of an electronic viewfinder vs. a DSLR's optical finder?

DSLR cameras, like traditional film SLRs, have a viewfinder you put to your eye to look through the lens. These days, many mirrorless cameras are styled just like DSLRs but use an electronic ...
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Do eyeglasses affect visual perception significantly enough to impact post-processing work?

I have mild astigmatism, and some times wear eyeglasses or contact lenses. I've noticed that there is some mild visual distortion and chromatic aberration when wearing eyeglasses, as compared to not ...
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Light meter battery compartment won't open. Is there a way to fix this?

I recently found a Gossen Variosix Electronic light meter (also known as the Gossen Polysix) at a thrift store. Unfortunately, the battery compartment won't open. I turn the thing on the bottom but ...
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Does the bigger pixel area of the Fujifilm XT-10 make it a better choice than the XT-100?

I'm not a professional photographer, I take pictures only as a hobby currently owing a Nikon D3200 with 35mm 1.4 and the kit lens so nothing fancy. I want to buy myself a mirrorless camera, and I'm ...
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I opened my camera after taking 5 pictures and it rewound to 0, how many do I have left ? 36 roll

I think I loaded my film wrong because every time I advance the shutter it cracks a little, like if it’s tilted or too tight. I didn’t want to ruin the whole roll so I opened it up in a pitch black ...
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What's the advantage of a DSLR's “previewer” viewfinder, since I have viewed that mirrorless cameras appear to have the same thing?

edit: my question is slightly different to the possible duplicate proposals because I assume that this is the same thing, the other question already know it is a different thing, so my question begins ...
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Why the difference between sunny f/16 rule and looney f/11 rule?

There's the sunny f/16 rule that says photographs on a sunny day should use f/16 with the exposure time set to reciprocal of the ISO sensitivity. However, there's also looney f/11 rule that says ...
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Why is low chromatic aberration considered important in the digital era?

I have read many lens reviews. It seems that low chromatic aberration is considered an important property of lenses. However, film is a dead dinosaur today. Practically everyone is using digital ...
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Why does some DSLR's have monochrome screens? [duplicate]

I first realized this on a 5D Mark IV. It has an secondary screen on top. Then I saw 1DX Mark II which has two! I think the reason 1DX have a secondary screen next to the main screen is because they ...
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Why do we charge our flashes?

So whenever we want to shoot our flash before taking a photo. we have to charge it first. What is the point of the charging our flashes? Aren't their power directly supplied by the battery of our ...
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Push/pull with high/low contrast (film)

I've read in several online venues that when the gap between highlights and shadow is bigger than 4 stops, it is better to underdevelop by about 20% for each extra stop. Similarly, when the gap is ...
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Which flash trigger to buy for Canon?

There's a ton of options out there. I already bought the Altura trigger set, but I realized it only works when the transmitter/receiver are put side-by-side, very inconsistent results, will only work ...
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What is the difference between color calibration and white balance?

Apologies if this is a stupid question but I haven't been able to figure it out. In both cases the images are adjusted such that the color aren't influenced by the color of the illumination right? Or ...
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Which lens with Canon700D for landscape and travel photography? [on hold]

I have got an iPhone X from which I have been taking landscape and travel photos. But I have also got a 700D with 18-55 and 55-250, which I never really used. Currently, I am not thinking of ...
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Set manuall EV in Lightroom

I shoot a couple of Images and try to merge them with Lightroom. Since a few (but not all) of the shoots were taken witn an ND-Filter I need to somehow tweak the EV value of the Photos I took with the ...
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Can this photo be fixed for ID purposes [duplicate]

I am new to this particular photography exchange, but was wondering if anyone knows if it is possible to fix this particular photo for ID purposes for the police, as this was captured when someone was ...
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Does Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II work with Canon 200D? [duplicate]

I want to buy a Canon EF 50 mm f/1.8 II. Does the Canon lens EF 50 mm f/1.8 II work Canon EOS 200D?
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How to choose focal length (35/40/50) for flower and plant product photography?

I own a Nikon D3500. I want to buy a lens so I can take photos of products (Flowers - Bouquets - Plants) to upload to my e-shop. I am working on a flower shop. I already have a white studio 90cm X ...
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automatic photo search based on the photo's color or other content?

I am looking for a photo manager software to automatically sort a large collection of photos or find a certain type of photos in the collection. They search criteria should be based on the content of ...
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Why does this ugly line pattern appear when I upload my full-sized image to a website or view on mobile?

I have 5760×3840 size JPEG image and when I upload it to a website or try to view on mobile, some kind of line things seem to be going on it. It looks ugly. I tried to resize the image to 1200X800 and ...
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What effect is being used here?

What effect is this purple type of hazy colour being used. I am not talking about the green, but only the purple look, where you're almost seeing an item twice. I posted this a few days ago, but the ...
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Why I got all this little flares on this picture?

I was walking my dog at night and shot several photos, and only this one got many spherical flares on it, and I can't figure why it happened, since the photos I took immediately before and after this ...
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Cameras that are actually known bugged regarding in-camera file deletion

A lot of anecdotes abound about SD or CF card filesystems being corrupted after either deleting junk files in-camera, modifying the card contents on a PC and returning it to the camera, or using an on-...
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Yonguno YN600EX-RT and Canon T6 High Speed sync issue: Horizontal lighter band in picture

I am able to get HHS working on the Canon T6 with the Yonguno flash, but when I go to 1/4000, ISO 100, and f1.8, the picture comes out with a horizontal band that is lighter than the rest of the ...
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How to transfer images from Nikon D3300 to external devices? [duplicate]

I would like help with the best method of transferring images (RAW & jpeg) from my Nikon D3300 to an external hard drive and/or to my iPad Pro (2018) when traveling. I used to carry a laptop and ...
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Yongnuo YN622C-TX + Canon 580 EX will not operate in Manual Mode

Equipment: Canon 5D Mark II, Yongnuo YN622C-TX with 622 transceivers, Canon 580 EX I'm having some issues with the Yongnuo equipment. It seems to work fine in E-TTL using 580 EX flashes. HOWEVER, ...
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Is my Canon camera broken?

I haven't used my camera for a while, so I charged my battery and once it went green I put it in my camera and it won't turn on but when I press the button to take a photo I can hear the lens moving. ...
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How does the viewfinder overlay work?

I know how the focus points are painted on the mirror but where do the "signs" come from? How are auto focus points are illuminated red in Canon 1300D? Where and how are the shutter speed numbers ...
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How to edit photograph to remove flashes of light / glow / glare?

How can I remove the "glare" on the musicians in the photo below using Photoshop? I do not have the relevant vocabulary to express what this "glare" really should be called. I am not a photographer ...

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