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Damaged Nikon AF Nikkor 80-200 f2.8 ED

Today I dropped my D7500 with my 80-200 attached. From about 3ft up. Lens first. Onto a pointy rock. Fortunately (ha!) it had the lens cap on and a Hoya UV filter. The lens cap was jammed in and the ...
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How do you compose the price for the end product if it needs more then usual amount of retouching?

If you shoot a session, where the end product will have much exposed skin (face/body), how do you compose the price for the end product? Do you have fixed prices? Or do you calculate retouching ...
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Calculating EV of an image file using its exif data

I'm trying to calculate the EV (exposure value) for an image file based on its exif data. From the exposure value article at Wikipedia, I am using this formula for calculating EV: EV = EV100 + LOG(S/...
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Differences between DCP and ICC profiles?

I am trying to understand what is the best colour profile that I can generate from a ColorChecker for calibrating my camera. I always used ICC colour profile standard but now I saw also DCP colour ...
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Is there a known practice of post-processing to make a finished photo while viewing a subject?

Photographers often aim to create a work that accurately depicts a subject, and/or is informed or inspired by the experience they had looking at it. A significant part of the work of making a photo is ...
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Perseverance Rover Camera Sensor Resolution

(I have two questions.) I was looking at some pictures taken by the rover Perseverance, on Mars, and it got me thinking about the sensor it uses. Turns out that it uses a, about, 2MP sensor in its &...
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How to separate different subjects images automatically?

We take photos of fashion items (shoes, bags, clothing, accessories), hundreds per day. Each product can has a different number of images (from 3 to 10). Right now, the image name is incremental (0001....
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How do I remove the hard plastic protector that was sealed onto the old photo?

Some of my old photos were sealed with a hard plastic and I have a tough time trying to remove them. For the softer one I can peel them off without damaging the photo. But for the harder one, they ...
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Why are cross-processed photos coming out of the scanner overexposed?

I use a V500 scanner with Epson Scan 5.1.1, and usually have no problem scanning and getting a large dynamic range from various types of films and exposure choices. The only exception is with cross-...
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Photographing Older Documents

I'm doing a project with a historical group. They have a nice collection of diaries, and want to digitize them, but haven't found anyone interested in doing it, even if they pay them. Some of the ...
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Camera JPG Post Processing [duplicate]

I was just reading the responses to a question as to why RAW images look different in lightable and darkroom in Darktable (due to the in camera post processing taking place for JPG files) and I would ...
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In 2021, which film scanners accepting different film formats are compatible with macOS Big Sur?

With Apple's recent rollout of their new iMac line, I have been considering upgrading my 2011 computer to something more modern. However, I know that my scanner, Epson V500, doesn't work with macOS ...
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Why color-wheel websites (Adobe…) claim these colors are complementary

I just learn about the different color harmony styles models, and I was playing with Adobe color wheel website using the complementary style, but I'm realizing that the proposed colors are not really ...
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How do I enable the virtual horizon option for Nikon D7500 when it is disabled

I used to be able to display the virtual horizon from live view in my Nikon D7500. After a few weeks I tried to use it again but now the option is disabled in the setup menu. It also will not show up ...
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Why do images get “corrupted”?

I have had my Nikon D40 for a while, and some of the pictures are coming out distorted. Two examples are below: So my questions are: How do I fix them after the fact? - i.e. after they have been ...
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Hardware / post for crisp sunrise

I have been trying to take photos of the sunrise. In my arsenal I have ND8-ND100 filters and each time I tried a different iteration. My thinking was that with an ND filter I would be able to get well ...
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Can I record video through viewfinder of a Nikon D3500 DSLR?

I can take video using the lcd screen and I can take images when using the viewfinder. However I cannot record video via the viewfinder. Is there a way to shoot video using the viewfinder with a DSLR?
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Canon 760D: Pressing the shutter button half-way releases the shutter

I recently bought a second-hand Canon 760D Now, when I push the shutter button half-way, it already takes a picture, but only if the shutter time is short (enough light). Then, when I press the ...
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How to reduce reflections on flat lay mirrored sunglasses?

I'm trying to photograph mirrored sunglasses in a flat lay set up but am having too much trouble with reflections. I'm hoping someone can help me with a light setup and any other ideas so I don't have ...
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Canon DPP 4 - copy/apply white balance settings

I have two shots made with automatic white balance setup (AWB) in artificial light conditions. I like how the camera evaluated the white balance in the picture with white paw, I like how green color ...
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I have Nikon P500 but not able to find original Battery in Market. Is there any other way (external power/other battery) to P500?

I have Nikon P500 but not able to find original Battery in Market. Is there any other way (external power/other battery) to P500?
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Will a Vivitar lens work with my Nikon camera?

I am new to photography and have a Nikon D3200. A friend has given me a Vivitar lens: 75-205mm macro focusing zoom, NO. 220441876. Can I purchase an adapter to make this work? If so, which one? I ...
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Suffering zooming issue with Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mk III

Before I start just want to say I am a very new and inexperienced camera user so I appreciate any support. I also want to thank you for your time reading this in advance even if you don't have an ...
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Will a CTO (or CTB) Gel improve the CRI of a light source

Can Color Temperature Orange (CTO) gels be used to improve the Color Rendering Index (CRI) of a light source with a mediocre CRI? For example can a CTO gel improve the CRI of a “tungsten balanced” LED ...
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What is the term for an image sequence with one fixed object in each image?

How is it called if I have movie or image sequence in which one central object is always fixed? For example, the same car in different landscapes, the same kitchen aid in different kitchens, etc.? ...
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How to set a randomised creation date on multiple images on a specific year with Exiftool?

I have multiple images that have been scanned from 6x4 prints, not knowing when the photo has been taken, most of the photos have not been taken on a particular event, but knows the year taken. A one ...
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Canon Powershot SX260 HS problem

The camera was in my handbag along with a bottle of water that I THOUGHT was tightly closed, but instead was dripping. Now the camera will not start without removing and re-inserting the rechargeable ...
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Which piece of equipment is holding me back?

I am primarily an amateur photographer but I do take small jobs from time to time. I'm looking to upgrade my equipment but I'm not sure if I should be spending money on my body, glass, or both. I ...
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When does “Fill the frame” become “Too tightly framed”?

Many times I have noticed people critiquing other people's pictures, saying either - "It is too tightly framed" or "you haven't filled the frame". Below are two photographs taken by me. I don't know ...
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Send picture profile (c-log…) to Canon DSLR in linux [migrated]

I need to send some custom picture profile (c-log) to my Canon camera (60D) in order to shot videos. It can be done on windows using EOS Utility, but I can't find how to do with linux. I checked ...
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Open source Software to find and extract scanned negative frames from Kodak Disc and Minox negatives

I am looking for open source software that will find negatives on a sheet of scanned negatives and extract each one. Some of these negatives are Kodak disc, so the software needs to find rectangles of ...
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How to use Google Location History to geotag photos?

Google know where we are 24/7. If my camera does not have built-in GPS, but I would like to geotag my photos, is it possible to use the location history to automatically tag photos with my GPS ...
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weird vertical lines in low light settings on my Canon 70D

When I record or take photos I get these really weird vertical lines going down my image in the shadows. How to I fix this? I don't have it on a high ISO.
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Transfer Lightroom watermark and export settings to new computer

I am moving to new computer and I want to transfer Lightroom watermark and export settings to new computer. Any suggestions how I can save the settings and transfer to new computer ?
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Cropping to a desired size in LightRoom

Seems a simple thing really, but is it unusual that I just can't seem to crop well in Lightroom? I love it for organising and editing my photos, but I find that if I want to get fine grain cropping ...
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Cameras with Android Operating Systems

Can someone please help me. I need to find a camera or info about cameras with built in GPS, touchscreen, Wifi, and Android 6.0 or higher (preferably Oreo) OS operating system. I am a property ...
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Create ICC Profile for Negative film

Hello i am looking for simple way to scan film negatives in a reproducable manner. I want to be able to judge and compare my exposures across films.I own an Epson v550 and after fiddeling around with ...
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How to do multi-pick-point color selection in the Advanced Color Editor of Capture One?

The blog posting How to do radical color changes in your images for Capture One uses a technique where multiple colours are picked to make big hue adjustments. It has the following image: Notice how ...
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Lightroom 6: How do I add a lens profile (lcp file)?

I have Lightroom 6 and recently bought a new Tamron 17-35mm f/2.4 OSD lens for a Nikon full frame. I downloaded a recent version of Adobe Camera Raw to get the LCP file for the Tamron lens and I have ...
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Converting XPComments from Windows Photo Viewer to any other photo viewer comments or description

I currently use Windows Photo Viewer to look at photos and I have typed comments into the XP Comments field in the Details tab in Properties. I would like to utilize a different photo tool, like ...
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How can I create a map with GPS data from EXIF?

I've been taking photos all over the country last year and now I want to create a map with all the places I've been. Luckily all my photos are geotagged which makes the whole process easier. The main ...
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Can you simultaneously back up a photo to iCloud Photos and Google Photos on iPhone when you shoot it?

If i want to have a double back up simultaneously on both services, can they work at the same time and not have a conflict ? Did anyone try? So what I’m aiming for: 1x Photo is taken on iPhone, photo ...
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How can I download photos from multiple Canon 6D cameras to the same computer?

I've got a setup where I have 3+ cameras with three photographers taking photos. I can only connect my computer to one camera directly via Wifi and download files via the EOS utility or Lightroom. ...
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What do I look for when replacing modeling light bulbs?

What characteristics have to be taken into consideration when replacing modeling light bulbs? For instance, can a 240V standard light bulb be plugged into a 90V modeling light bulb socket? How would ...
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What are some alternatives if you don't have a flip screen in your camera?

I have a dslr camera which does not have a flip screen. So in situations where i want to take a shot from very low angle, It is very hard, compared to the flip screen available situation. Is there any ...
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Camera dropped and the lens is now bent to one side and cannot zoom in and out

My camera had its lens zoomed out a little when its tripod fell and now it is bent to one side and cannot zoom in or out. I have a Nikon D5300 with an AF-P DX Nikkor 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6G VR lens. Is ...
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Is there a good way to recover very thin negatives in VueScan?

I have some very thin, underdeveloped negatives. I was hoping to be able to recover them with VueScan, but what I get out of VueScan is extremely grainy. I realise there are limits to what can be done ...
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Is there any practical way to measure the T-stop of a lens?

T-stop measures actual light transmission in a lens. Therefore, different f/2.8 lenses can have different T-stops. T-stops are usually only given for cine lenses. For photography lenses, is there any ...
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What mathematical operation does the raw exposure slider in photoshop do? And how does it differ from adjust exposure when the file has been opened?

If I open a raw file in Photoshop without modifying the raw exposure and compare it to the same file with a raw exposure modification of -0.2; when I inspect the linear values it seems like a ...
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How can a lens like a 18-55mm have more than one focal length?

How can a lens have a range of focal lengths? Shouldn't it be a single number? Isn't focal length supposed to be fixed for a lens of a particular shape and geometry? What am I missing? How many ...

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