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Someone used a photo I edited in a YouTube video. Can I copyright strike that channel?

I used a photo from the internet and edited it. I am not the original owner. I used it in a YouTube video. Another YouTuber made a screenshot of the photo I edited and then used it in their video. ...
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when taking pictures with my d70 i get red stripes

I get red stripes in the lcd screen and when I down load the pictures it is the same thing. wondering if the camera is no longer working or a sensor or something. try to reboot my using a suggestion ...
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Is the Panasonic data connector a standard USB Mini-B

My Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GM5 comes with an unusual data connector for transferring photos to the computer. The manual identifies the part as USB connection Cable DMW-USBC1. When I look that up, the ...
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Software for converting a series of jpg or raw files into an animation

I've tried Imagej, MakeAVI, and Virtualdub Imagej gives me a black movie a few seconds long. MakeAVI gives me an "unreadable" file. Virtualdub sort of works but the pictures are very pixelated. Hours ...
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Processing raw negatives in photoshop

I'm scanning negatives with an Epson and Silverfast software, in raw format. After inverting the image with command-I, curves and levels are backwards. I could flatten the image, but the size is huge. ...
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How do I decide the best aperture to use with my Canon 18-200mm lens and 50D?

I am using a Canon 50D with the 18-200mm lens it came with. Some of my pictures turn out un-sharp, even taking metering and Auto Focus points into consideration. I wonder if this is caused by my ...
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Name of cleat-style tripod mounting head

What is this particular mounting head type called? All I know is it seems fairly common (I don't know much about photography equipment -- but I need to order some more compatible heads): The tripod ...
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Can I control the power and group on a single-pin flash using a manual trigger?

So I have: YN 560 IV which has both a transmitter and a receiver built in. Neewer TT560 Manual flash Yongnuo RF 603 II C3 I can have the YN on top of my camera and have the Neweer on a light stand ...
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What are these pixel-level discolored specks? How can I fix it?

I recently noticed some weird discolored specks in my images, and I thought it was a lens issue, so I tried cleaning the lens. The specks got a tiny bit smaller, but unfortunately still there. I took ...
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Kodak Retina IIS filter thread

I've inherited a Retina IIS, which is the fixed-lens variant of the more common IIIS. I've not been able to find a manual for it, although the IIIS's manual is fine for almost everything. What that ...
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Why are Fuji lenses more expensive than others?

I notice Canon lenses start at $125 for the 50mm f/1.8, and the $125-$400 range is filled with many options from wide angle to telephoto, not even counting third party brands. Whereas the cheapest ...
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How do I save this 'band-less' version of this image from ACR?

The sky shows banding in Photoshop, but if I press ctrl+shift+A to go into ACR, it's gone. I assume that no actual pixels are being changed when I enter Adobe Camera Raw, and I'm not touching any ...
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Developing Problems, maybe with JOBO developing tank?

I have been developing my own bw film for some time, so far in a Patterson tank and without problems. Recently, I got a used JOBO-2236 Club tank...I have used it a bit, but I have gotten far more ...
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All my photos showing pink/purple blooming

Recently, I change the shutter motor of my camera (Sony Alpha A 35), after which all my pictures taken in the day time have pink/purple blooming. Can anyone help??
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Using a manual lens on D5100

I am an amateur photographer and I am currently using a Nikon D5100 with the Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G lens. I have been thinking of getting an old manual focus lens like a 50mm or an 85mm, because they ...
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How do I get rid of distortion in pictures of distant objects photographed with a telephoto lens?

Here is a terrible example of my issue: Technical data: Canon EOS 70D + Canon EF 100–400 mm f/4–5.6 L IS, ISO 320, 400 mm, 1/500 sec, f/10. Is this issue caused by air turbulences over the water? ...
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How to preserve detail when downscaling scanned photos?

I'm mixing analog with digital photography — I tend to take better photos when I can't look at a small digital screen, unconsciously forcing me to take the picture before I shoot instead of checking ...
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Is 24MP actually matched to Full-HD Resolution when factoring in the differences on how pixels are defined?

Naive assumption: 24MP sensor vs a Full HD monitor of 2MP, sensor has much more resolution. Second look: You sample something that is not synchronous to your sampling raster/clock, you need to ...
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How do I adjust screen brightness in manual mode based on exposition with Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II?

I have a problem that I can't find the answer for. My camera does not adjust the screen when changing the ISO, shutter or the aperture. I would like the effect Tony Northrup has in this video While ...
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What is the best way to preserve chlorophyll anthotypes?

I'm working on a 19th century photographic process called Anthotype. It basically involves using plant juices that fade when exposed to sunlight. For my light sensitive juice I've choosen concentrated ...
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Finding infinity focus with Nikon D7200 and kit lens

I have a D7200 which I want to use at long distances in low light photography. The kit lens, a 18-140 does not have focus markers on it. Furthermore, the focus ring does not stop hard at any point. ...
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How do I set up a Godox X2Tc to control a Canon Speedlite 430 EXII

I have a Godox X2Tc and a Godox X1Rc. I want to control my Canon Speedlite 430 EXII. (I also have a Godox V1, which is a beautiful thing!) I have the Canon Speedlite attached to the Godox receiver, so ...
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I’m trying to date old picture aprox. 60’s?

Back of pictures coded 128B “Kodak paper” Picture size inches 3 1/2 by 3 1/2
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Why is the Rule of Thirds rarely followed in macro?

I've never (or rarely at least) seen a macro photo which follows the rule of thirds. Is it hard to compose macro photographs using the rule of thirds?
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How can an amazing photographer grow business and visibility outside of the Indian market?

One of my friend is an amazing photographer and she has done photography for multi-cultural wedding and her work gets recognized by bunch of world renowned photographers too. She is on her own and ...
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How to achieve Greg Gorman style in his book Framed?

How to achieve this style? Is it mixture of barn doors, snoots and subtractive light? Please give an example of how to use subtractive light
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What is the difference between point-and-shoot and SLR cameras?

I have a very good (I assume) point and shoot high end camera with me. Model is Panasonic Fz35. I think it has very nice features and using the camera in manual mode is nice too. However, with all ...
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What are the metal items on top of an older Nikon lens?

Does anybody knows what the two metal items on top of the lens are used for?
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How resilient are old SLRs to water damage

My over eagerness got the better of me, and I went out this evening taking some photos in the snow. The camera in use is a Yashica FX-D Quartz, which has an electronic shutter release and LED meter. ...
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Is there an adapter for Fuji X mount cameras for canon ef-s lenses that allow autofocus and metering?

I have a canon 700D, and I'm contemplating buying a second hand Fuji X-T1. But I have invested in a Sigma 18-35 F/1.8 and am very happy with it. Is there an adapter for the EF-S mount lens that will ...
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Etching a ND filter to reduce OD

What is the most common absorbing material used for professional quality ND filters, and can that material be etched away with acids or bases, while leaving the substrate (BK-7?) intact? Basically, ...
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Canon FT QL Light Meter problem

I recently got my hands on a Canon FT QL and I think the light meter might be broken, but I'm not 100% sure if that's the case and, if it is, exactly what is wrong with it. Behaviour: so, when I don'...
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Jhead tool, Rename Image with creation date with input name (Mac)

A quick question... jhead -n%Y%m%d .... (Not sure which options lets me create a filename after the year/month/day option in the usage documentation)
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How to set focus when subject is more than one object?

I have taken a photo with men dancing in a group. It was rejected by an agency stating: "The main subject is not in focus and grain noticed in the photo". Below I am giving the cropped image. Since ...
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How do I capture northern lights? [duplicate]

I have a Nikon d3400 with kit lens 18-55 mm af-p DX. What is the right camera settings for northern lights photography?
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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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What is the significance of the word “Color” in the names of some older lenses?

This seems closely related to How does a lens affect the saturation of a picture?. Some older lenses I've seen contain the word "Color" in the name, such as Color-Yashinon and Color-Skopar (the ...
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How important is weather sealing for a winter trip?

I will be going on a winter trip, considering whether to get a Fuji X-T2 with a weather resistant 35mm F2, or just a X-T20 with the non-WR 35mm F1.4 I definitely won't be using it under extreme ...
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Does any manufacturer's EVF camera (or alternative firmware) implement multi-coloured/false-color focus peaking and/or histogram position?

It would be logical and helpful to use false colours (maybe layered on a b/w EVF display) to indicate how strong a peaked contrast is. Alternatively, such could be a more precise way to show eg zone ...
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Speck on photos - can't figure out how to clean

I bought a Canon eos 6d about 10 months ago and all my pictures have a speck on them at the top center of every photo. I looked back at a picture the seller showed me he took with it before I bought ...
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Canon TS-E 50mm f/2.8 L Macro vs TS-E 45mm f/2.8

I'm interested about 50mm range tilt shift lens. I have not found any comparison between the new 50mm and the old 45mm. In my case, I use mostly the shift function and I'm not interested about ...
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Development issue with Bergger Pancro 400

I have been developing my own black and white film for some time now, and did not have much problems so far. But recently, I have noticed strange forms on a 120 roll of Bergger Pancro 400. I do not ...
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What caused excessively high grain in Delta ISO 400 film developed by a shop?

I have shot film before, never black and white though. I also haven't ever developed a film before, neither did I this time. I used Ilford Delta 400 and I shot it at rated ISO (at least I think I did)...
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How can a subject stay in focus if the shot is recomposed afterwards?

I have a doubt about a procedure that I see many photographers continuously apply and they taught me. I see that, when they want to take a picture with their reflex, they do this sequence of steps: 1)...
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Issues printing with Canon Pixma Pro 100 - paper size

I've had this printer for years and I've never been able to print anything right. This is so frustrating. I've taken another attempt at figuring it out. After replacing all the inks (even though they ...
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Is there is an external trigger with AF-ON and Light Metering button?

I use a D7100 body with some lightweight lenses (Nikkor 50mm and Nikkor 55-300mm) with the back button as AF-ON, with the trigger in first press in light measurement mode and the trigger in second ...
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Does a large scratch in an ND filter affect image quality?

I noticed a used 10-stop ND filter for sale, at exactly the size I want, at a price of 15% of a new filter, except with shipping it's 21% of the price of a new filter with shipping. The catch? It has ...
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Calculate the maximum DPI a camera can shoot [duplicate]

I am trying to determine at what DPI a certain camera can shoot, namely this model, however the technical specs at the official site do not give any details about it. Is there a way to calculate ...
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How can I use an Android smartphone as GPS to geotag my photos?

I have recently bought an Android smartphone and I would like to use the integrated GPS to geo-tag my photos. Does anyone have any experience doing that? (Which GPS logging app to use, with what ...
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How to convert huge number of pictures to a short, 30 fps video? (combine frames)

I'm trying to make a timelapse video. I do have all the shots (6500) and would like to make a short 30 FPS video (max 30 seconds). 6500 shots at 30 FPS makes a 200 seconds video more or less. If I ...

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