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Dropped PowerShot SX70 HS with lens full extended, now bent

Is this camera finished? the lens is fully extended, bent, and won't retract. Camera tries, makes a horrible clicking sound, and then shuts down. And I cannot move the lens back into position.
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Interference Bands and Dark contrast issues on Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD. Is it salvageable? [closed]

I am trying to figure out what is going on with this camera and if it's salvageable somehow. I have already reset it to factory settings and there's been no improvement. It only took pictures ...
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Can the Godox XPro work with strobes from Elinchrom

I am planning on visiting a studio that is equipped with Elinchrom D-Lite One RX heads and I was wondering if the Godox XPro transmitter (Sony) that I current own is able to fire them off (manual mode)...
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What is this effect called and how to I fix it?

I have a canon Pixma TS705 that I’ve used to print out photos a year ago. Now I got around to buy the BK cartridge that had run out and wanted to do some prints again. This is how the photo on the ...
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Why won't my Canon Powershot take a photo when the flash is on?

I have a Canon Powershot SD4500 IS. It takes photos normally when flash is set to off, or when it’s light enough in Auto mode for it not to be necessary, but the camera will not take a photo when the ...
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What should I consider when choosing a lens for beauty/makeup photos and videos? [closed]

I own a Canon M50 Mark II and I’m looking for a lens to record makeup videos and shoot beauty photography. What lens specs should I be considering to make sure a lens is well-suited for this?
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How do I lock the aperture to a small setting so I can focus on the sun with my DSLR's viewfinder?

I have a Nikon D5600 with the Nikkor DX AF-P 70-300mm lens. While taking practice shots of the sun to prepare for the April 8 2024 eclipse, I noticed that even while using a mylar solar filter, the ...
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Toolbox flickering between tools when using image manipulation tools with tablet pen [closed]

I am currently using a Wacom Intuos pro with Gimp 2.10.36 but the problem has been present for years and I've found a workaround but its annoying enough for me to want a permanent fix. Whenever I use ...
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Building an imaging array with multiple sensors?

If I purchased two image sensors that had a resolution of 80x62 with 45 degree field of view, would there be an easy way to concentrate two sensors into a resolution of 2x(80x62) with a 45 degree ...
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Canon camera clicking when turned on,It says there is a lens error,Turns off [closed]

I dropped my camera on the lens. It did not take pictures after. I turned it off and when I tried to turn it on it said lens error and made a clicking noise and turned off. My camera is a canon IXY ...
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X100 Rainbow glare on artificial light

I've been experiencing this issue on my Fujifilm x100, every artificial light has a strange blue / rainbow glare. It is the first time I notice something like this and I'm pretty sure it doesn't ...
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What can cause extremly low density negatives?

I have just received a roll of film back from a lab and it had very low density, it was almost clear everywhere except the leader. I haven't used this lab before as I have always processed my own film....
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What does video frames per second mean? [migrated]

I am a newbie to photography and i keep hear 60fps. What does that mean? And how can it have an impact on my videos?
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Difference between testing dynamic range using greyscale charts and a xyla chart?

I am currently planning to calibrate my light meter to a camera by using Sekonics data transfer software. The software also measures/calculates/estimates the dynamic range of the camera, by analyzing ...
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Removing a color gradient from the Crab nebula in GIMP

I'm new to this stack. I have a question about astrophotography. A while ago I took pictures of the crab nebula with R, G and B filters with a 120cm telescope. These pictures have already been ...
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Exporting from LR is suddenly saving much smaller files

Last week when exporting from LR with quality set at 100 and pixels per inch at 300 a file would export around 25-28 MB, today when exporting I noticed the file sizes are much smaller with the exact ...
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Is there a free alternative to Photoshop's Adaptive Wide Angle filter?

Adobe Photoshop provides an Adaptive Wide Angle filter to to correct lens distortions. I really like the intuitive user interface which allows me to just draw a line to fix issues. Is there any free ...
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How to enter multiline caption in Lightroom metadata preset?

I want to insert a predefined image description (called "Description" in Adobe Bridge CS5 and "caption" in Adobe Lightroom). I defined a metadata preset with the relevant tags and ...
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XMP sidecar file editor

I'm looking for recommendations for an XMP sidecar file editor. That is, something that will let me edit standalone .xmp sidecar files, not XMP data embedded within an image. Ideally Windows and ...
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How do I add multiple tags or keywords in Lightroom using a preset?

I want to add a set of keywords for certain types of photos - typically for a certain flower I want to add as keywords its scientific name, its vernacular name, and the tagד "flower" and &...
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How can I tell what gear is appropriate to shoot architecture and street while travelling? [closed]

I'm a beginner photographer and I'm going to Japan soon. I have a Canon Rebel T8i and the 18-55mm lens that came with it. I want to take pictures of the architecture and some street photography too. I'...
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Help for: minolta riva zoom 125ex

I am trying to find a service manual on the internet for the camera Minolta riva zoom 125ex,or any video regarding it,i believe some internal mechanisms have been misplaced and are out of places. If ...
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Am I overexposing my film?

I’ve just had my first colour film back (kodak gold 200) and lots of the photographs have come out washed-out, low saturation and very white! Lots were taken in sunlight which I tried to account for ...
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Hugin Panorama: force-align all images to one wide shot for a super-res mosaic? [migrated]

Anybody have experience stitching panoramas with Hugin (or other software)? My Situation I have one "master" wide shot that shows everything (horiz. FOV ≈ 105°), and a bunch of tighter-zoom ...
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How does image stacking work with astrophotography, when then sky rotates and therefore causes misalignment of the stack images?

How does image stacking work for astrophotography? If you were to stack the photos onto each other, then surely they would be out of line, due to the stars moving, right? Even if you take pictures ...
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Why could using a low ISO setting be bad?

My question is based on ISO and regarding grain. So when taking a photo with high iso normally you would get grain. To combat this you would normally just simply lower the iso, but I've seen and heard ...
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What is this quick release clamp?

I obtained this surplus quick-release and I would like to buy a matching camera plate. Does anyone know what type this is? It is about 2 1/2 inches square.
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The benefit of 14 stop acquisition when the exhibition is only in SD?

I’ve always wondered what benefit a 14 stop acquisition has when the exhibition will be in SDR which has around 6 stops of dynamic range (according to Wikipedia)? How does the 14 stop image fit into ...
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What are these strange lights initially looking like stars then I take a picture zoom in and it looks like a some kind of drone light or something

This is a picture I took with my Galaxy S10. When I look up in the Tucson night sky and see stars, instead I get pictures of these lights that look like they're directional and attached maybe to a ...
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Pushing Ektar 100 by 2 stops

I’m currently using the ektar 100 and im pushing it by two stops My question is when i get the film developed at a shop should i tell them to develop it at 100 iso or 400 iso?
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Wide Angle Lens confusion

I was researching for a lens specially for architectural and interior shots including full room for real estate photography. My camera is a canon Eos 1200D and was advised to get Sigma 50mm f1.4 EX DG ...
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Nikon D5300 mounting issues with 35mm

I just bought a (used) Nikon AF-S DX 35mm F1.8 G for my D5300 and I can't make it to work properly. My 18-55mm works fine and I've never had any issue attaching it to the camera, but when I got this ...
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Is 35mm 1.8 lens suitable for Product, interior photography?

I'm still a beginner, is 35mm lens is suitable for product photography, mostly e-commerce products and hotel room pictures.
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Will my new Ricoh FF-3 AF meter correctly without its photocell cover?

I love this camera for all of its '80s beauty, and it's mechanically working fine. But as you can see in the red circle, the part protecting the film-speed window and the photocell is missing. If you ...
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One side of photo dark (Pentax K1000, Kodak UltraMax)

I noticed in a scan I got back from the lab that one side of the photo is much darker than the other, in a gradient type of way. What reason could this be for? The photo was shot on a Pentax K1000 at ...
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How does Sebastiao Salgado achieve this look?

These photos are from the photo book "Genesis". The area I am curious about is in the dunes. I was having a tough time even coming up with adjectives to describe this photo. It almost looks ...
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Lens out of focus? - Digicam Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH20

Recently, the pictures on my digicam have been coming out like this (img 1) — out of focus, and with a black corner on the right. The black corner would disappear if I tilt the camera to the left (img ...
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Why can't I get a white background with my product lighting?

I am a complete beginner with product photography and I am trying to take a good picture of dried mangos in a jar. I have two lights bought for product photography and a white poster that I folded ...
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Why can't I trigger my Visico strobe and AD600 together with a Godox XPro-C and X1R receiver?

I am using the Godox XPro-C transmitter and can trigger my AD600BM without any problems. But when I want to trigger my second stribe, a Visico head, cabled to a Godox X1R receiver, there's a problem. ...
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How do I remotely control an SB-800 with my Nikon D5500?

Is there a way to use the Nikon SB-800 speedlight with the D5500 remotely? I’ve looked up tutorials and they keep showing how to put the camera in commander mode which I don’t seem to have on this ...
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What lense do I need

I have a Nikon D3300 55mm. I’m trying to photograph bald eagles but my pictures aren’t clear. In a budget what lense would be good for birds/wildlife? I posted a picture I’ve taken in the past from a ...
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Color Calibration with tungsten today

I plan to shoot some color calibration photos for an arcane device. I plan to do the noon light and the tungsten lighting. As you may know, normal tungsten light bulbs are no longer sold here in ...
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Nikon file formats

I've been working with NX2 for a long time, and now I downloaded NX Studio. To my supprice the programme only accepts NCP, NP2 and NP3 file input. There is no way I can get the programme accepting my ...
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Why is there a light outlining this picture when I push the info icon?

My boyfriend sent me this picture of him at work when I go to push the info icon for the picture to see what time it was taken this glowing outlined light appears?
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Why doesn't a shorter shutter time cause less capture time/ readout time?

If I make a video @ 120 FPS and a shutter speed of 1/12000 from my pwm controlled lamp, which flickers at around 1300 Hz, I get those 11 rolling shutter bars: (11 Cycles in 1/120s equals around ...
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Equipment for Timelapse

So, I would like to create a timelapse montage of a road changing the seasons - as the viewer travels down the road. Now, this said, I assume that I would have to travel down the road, gathering ...
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Struggling to find DX-fit telephoto lenses. Advice?

Looking at wildlife photography, the general beginner recommendation seems to be a cropped sensor with a 400mm lens. But, then I found out (I think this is right?) that you can't interchange lenses ...
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How can I measure the flicker frequency of a light source with my phone?

I have a Hue light and want to measure the flicker frequency (due to the PWM) without buying an expensive photometer. Is it possible, to calculate it with such an Image, by counting the bars from the ...
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The wrong focus in the cold

I took pictures with a "Start" film camera and, accordingly, 35mm. When photographing indoors, everything is fine, but only i take this camera outside in severe frost (below -15 ° C), the ...
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Problem with Windows 11' s "Photos" application [duplicate]

As I said I have a problem with the Photos application. My DSLR is Nikon D70. Every time I view my images imported from it they have like a purplish ambient color, it only happens in the Photos app. I ...
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