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What license do I use when I don't want stock image companies charging people money for photos?

Let's say I want to release my work into the public domain (at least effectively, as near as is possible), but I don't want companies like Getty and Visual China Group taking my photos, then licensing ...
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Canon wireless control with running intervalometer

Does anyone know if there is an iOS app (or mac os app) with what I can achieve the following: Be able to wirelessly connect to my 77D camera (either wifi or bluetooth is fine) Start the ...
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How to fix radial blur/gradient on photos taken with microscope?

So I recently bought a DSLR to microscope reduction so that I could attach my Nikon D3200 to it. However when I take the pictures with my Nikon camera there seems to be a radial blur on the photos, ...
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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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How useful is wifi on a camera?

I have to buy a camera for my daughter for Christmas but I have a problem: I do not know if the wifi (included in the camera) is useful. what do you think about it? is it advantageous?
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Help needed with icc,photoshop and monitor

I need your help. Im amateur photographer and my hobby is editing photos so for now im just learning. So far i ve been editing on my laptop but for better color reproduction i bought cheap photgraphy ...
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How should I photograph falling snow?

We don't get much snow in the UK, so I don't have much experience photographing it, and when I tried photographing falling snow last year I found it very hard to capture the snowflakes in the air — ...
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Does shooting video decrease the life of a DSLR more than taking photos?

I have read several posts here saying that one of the first things that breaks down on a DSLR is the shutter mechanism (because it is mechanical) I follow a facebook group of used camera sales where ...
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Why are my tone mapped images turning purple?

As I've been developing a few images into tone mapped images in Photomatix, some of the skies that were blue seem to be turning purple. I'm not quite sure why. I take 3 bracketed RAW images, which ...
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How can I accomplish this aged photo effect in Photoshop? [closed]

I'm trying to accomplish this effect for my website. I need to do this to a couple photo's and they need to look exactly like this (see below). Here is a link to the image with the effect I'm trying ...
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How can I light a large group photo at night outside on a stage?

I am taking a shot of a group of about 200 people. I have never done a shot this big — not even close. It’s before a company dinner at night outside on a stage. I need help and suggestions. How to ...
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Color issue: studio images have a pink hue

I have a small home studio and use 2 x 250 flash heads, and a white vinyl background. I use a Canon 5D Mk II and generally shoot at 1/125 and f11-13. My problem is my images all have a pink hue to ...
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Fuji X-T2 focusing point in interval shooting and video

This might be a dumb question but why can't I see or pick the focusing point when in interval shooting and video? When shooting video it does autofocus if I quickly move between shooting something ...
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How to live feed to a laptop to show what is on a Sony HX60 camera's display?

What available ways are there to output a live feed from the Sony DSC HX60 camera showing what is on its display? For example, can this be done using a cable from the HDMI port on the camera to an ...
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Where can I get repair-part signal pins for a Nikon Nikkor AF-P lens?

When attempting to replace a bayonet mount on my AF-P 70-300mm Nikkor lens, I inadvertently lost one of the 8 signal pins (CPU contact).Is there any source where I can just get a signal pin (or a set ...
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Is it possible to use a follow focus to add AF to MF lenses?

I recently switched from a EOS 7D to a Sony a6400 and since I have to buy new lenses I saw the huge difference in price between compatible AF and manual focus lenses. I also stumbled upon this: ...
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Need Help With Maintenance of Beseler Darkroom Enlargers

I just began a position as a studio associate in the art department of a small liberal arts college near Chicago. The photography professor and I are working together to try to perform routine ...
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Solve unwanted white “waves” and “Pacman squares” in low-light picture - post using Google Photos

After op commented that my picture is super under-exposed, I tried post using Google Photos. But when I increased the exposure, I saw some unwanted white "waves" or rows in the photo. The edges of ...
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How do I create and load a color profile with DisplayCal on Windows?

I have monitors that look different and I don't know how to make them look the same. So I buy a spider2 because it is cheap and I want to make sure it work before I spend a lot of money. The seller ...
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Fuji X-T2 troubleshooting: On-camera flash fires only once

this is an issue that has only started showing up and seem to point towards something physically wrong with the camera/ hot shoe somehow. The problem is any flash that I mount on camera only fires on ...
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What fix lenses for Sony Alpha mount with good balance of quality and price for food and landscape photography? [closed]

I'm a stock photographer and going to buy sony alpha instead of my old Canon. The question is what lenses I should choose for food and landscape photography? I used only Canon before and fix lenses ...
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Do I really need a US$1500 rig for crisp sharp photos? [duplicate]

I'm getting into photography and got myself a used Canon 1200D with a Tamron 18-200mm lens. And currently under no circumstance I am able to make a perfectly focused sharp and detailed photo. Or at ...
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Is it better to shoot at diffraction limited aperture or sharpest lens aperture?

In the old cameras like Nikon D80 with 10 Megapixel pixel count. The diffraction limited aperture is F/13 but its known that lenses are generally sharpest at the F/8 so it's a no brainer to shoot at F/...
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Software to select pictures while in fullscreen mode

I need to sort several thousands of pictures. To do that quickly, I am looking for a tool to select the pictures I want and then copy these in a new folder in an efficient way, ideally just using the ...
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How can I limit size to a maximum rectangle (rather than just a square) when exporting in DXO OpticsPro?

I'm trying DXO OpticsPro 10. Its export function allows image resampling by specifying Largest size : However, I need to resize my images so that they fit into a specified rectangular. How can I do ...
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Is possible organize Google Photos by folder in upload?

I love Google Photos, but the big problem I have with it is that the folders it syncs get mixed up instead of being separated by Albums. Is there a way to solve this? Thank you!
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Which Third Party Batteries Should I Buy for My Sony a6500? [closed]

I'm using Sony A6500 and recently wants to buy some extreme batteries for my A6500. I struggle with which of these two products I should buy.The Vemico NP-FW50 batteries looks pretty, I like the ...
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What is the difference between digital high ISO noise and film grain?

What is the difference between digital high ISO noise and film grain? Why does one "eat detail" and the other does not?
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Where can I find an Arca Swiss compatible quick release plate with a lever?

I am looking for a quick release plate to add to my existing tripod head, which is Arca Swiss compatible and has a lever. It's important to me that the camera locks the once inserted. Tightening ...
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How to minimize/avoid purple fringing before/during shooting?

I know it is possible to avoid purple fringing using post-processing software's chromatic aberration correction capabilities but I have a few pictures where the one I'm using (Rawtherapee on Linux) ...
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What is the difference between Diffraction Spikes and Lens Flare?

When Googling for lens flare, one often finds images that also include stars (rays / diffraction spikes), like this: What is the difference between diffraction spikes and lens flare and are the two ...
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How do I take a photo so the moon doesn't have bright “rays”?

Any advice on how to remove moon "rays"? (Looking to learn how to take a photo without them, not remove them in post) Artistic opinion - is it too underexposed? The picture was shot at shutter speed ...
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How to batch generate preview for multiple versions of filters/layers applied for the same image in Photoshop?

Recently I'm experimenting a lot with postproduction, to look for some new style. I find it very tedious to check out various combinations of adjustment layers (also with various opacity), blending ...
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How to desaturate part of an image on slide film?

I am taking analog photos, mostly on color reversal film. Sometimes, I want to locally reduce color within a frame, preferably to pure black and white. Is there a method to drastically reduce color ...
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Sony Alpha a6000 Charging and battery life for timelapse?

I am considering buying a Sony Alpha a6000. One of the things I like to do is time-lapse, rather long ones, often several thousand pictures long. The specs of the camera say about 300 pics per battery,...
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Adapter for mounting CS lens in M12 lens holder

I have a board camera with a M12 lens holder mounted on it. I would like to use a CS mount lens (flange focal length of 12.5mm) with this camera. I would like to design a female M12 to male CS mount ...
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How important is quick release for a tripod?

I'm about to go on holiday with my first ever camera (Fuji X-T2 with 18-55, 35f2, and 55-200), will be bringing a tripod for family shots. How important is quick release for this scenario? We will be ...
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Shooting Solar Eclipse with an ND 100000 Marumi - Mirrorless Camera

My gear: Sony Alpha A6400 (1.5x crop) Mirrorless Camera, Sony 70-200mm f2.8 G lens @ 200mm (300mm after crop), Marumi ND 100,000 Filter. The mirrorless camera does not have a mirror in front of its ...
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Why does ISO revert to Auto when set on 100 in manual mode on my Canon RP?

I'm new to photography and think I have a good grasp of the fundamentals of the exposure triangle. When using flash in a controlled studio environment, I want to set my ISO at 100 and compensate ...
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Clipped bokeh circles at max aperture with wide aperture, short focal length lenses

I recently purchased a Sigma 30mm f/1.4 lens for my Canon 450D and noticed soon that at least wide open, any bokeh circles in the lower half of an image (in landscape orientation) seem to have their ...
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Same sRGB image different colors in Lightroom, Windows, Web and Android

recently I've started having troubles with my image colors. The same image (sRGB) looks different in Lightroom, Windows, and Android. I import my photos that were shot on Fujifilm X-T3 in raw (.RAF) ...
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Will analog camera's timestamp work with remjet film?

Will analog 35mm camera's quartz timestamp work with motion pictures remjet film? I know that the carbon layer is last so will the timestamp be able to imprint the date?
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OpenCL not detected in Darktable

In darktable preference --> core options --> activate OpenCL support, the only open I have is "not available"; OpenCL scheduling profile's option is also "not available". I just bought a new PC AMD ...
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How do I merge Google Photos with Apple Photos?

After several years of using Android, iOS, and Mac, I've found that I have a thousands of pictures in Google Photos and Apple Photos, and maybe 75% are the same. I would like to have a single ...
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Is there any app to show sun position and possibly also angle for particular times?

I was invited to shoot an particular event outdoors. Is there any tool which could help me to avoid backlight? I searched the web and found apps like Photoephemeris, Suncalc etc. but none of them ...
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10 year old 35mm film roll 500T

Hello I have 50m of Fuji Eterna 500T from 2010. What ISO should I rate the film/canister? Should I rate it as an 200ASA or 400ASA?
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How do I repair stripped threads of a tripod mount?

The tripod mount of my Canon 1Ds has been worn out and I need to repair it. I've been searching the Internet and found this method involving using a Helicoil Eco kit. It seems like a sensible (both ...
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What is a good resolution for text notes (during a lecture or training)

I'm a techie and when attending various training presentations, I'll take a photo of a slide that is being presented. Now I want to save this training slide for posterity. What resolution is ...
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Is there any test data available that characterizes performance of Canon's “AI Servo AutoFocus”?

After trying numerous recommendations for setting Canon's AI Servo AF, I am getting only the rare in-focus picture of small birds in flight in their native environment. Based on this I have formed an ...

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