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What should I look for in a respirator for chemical processing of photographic materials

What should I look for in a respirator for chemical processing of photographic materials? I am already wearing eye and skin protection when using development chemicals. I would like to avoid breathing ...
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How can i edit my picture to meet verification requirement

How do i perfect my picture to suit a verification process. The error it gives me is "Make sure your picture is in focus, well lit, not too small and all 4 corners of it are in the picture". ...
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How to create a more natural look using Strobe lights for watch photography?

I am fairly new to product photography and recently ditched my lightbox for strobe lights to create a more natural and true to the eye look on my watches. The lightbox lighting gave more a dark ...
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How to batch produce HDR from RAW?

Is there any opensource command-line batch tool that more or less automatically creates basic HDR images? I got only a single .CR2 shot of each position. I already tried: ufraw and realized it's dead ...
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What tools exist to remove metadata from photos?

Whenever I share my photographs, I also share lots of information that I do not want to pass on: specific camera model that the photo was taken with exposure time focal ratio ... How can I remove ...
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Taking Photographs of People in a Restaurant - UK

I have a question about taking photographs of customers in a restaurant situation - where I've asked them and they've given permission. I've been asked to shoot a restaurant in London, and will be ...
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Nikon Camera: Installing previous firmware version

My Nikon Z6 has been away for major repairs, including a new PCB. It is apparently coming back with a new firmware update (3.12) installed. Two questions: My saved settings for the camera (NCSET002....
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How to delete all metadata from all JPEG files in folder using ImageMagick? [duplicate]

I have many JPEG files in folder D:\folder. I want to delete all metadata from all JPEG files in this folder. I used ImageMagick. I made: magick mogrify -strip "D:\folder\*" Am I right?
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What should I look for in a swing-lens panoramic camera?

Which features should I look for in a swing-lens panoramic camera (also called short rotation or rotating lens cameras). Which features should I avoid? There are so many options, I found the following ...
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Is it possible to do darkroom contact prints from a high-ppi phone or tablet?

Basically just the way it sounds - you put a tablet or a phone displaying (the negative of) your photo on top of a photo paper for a certain duration and then develop the print as if exposed by an ...
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In what dimensions can I print a photo shot on Canon EOS 2000D

In what dimensions can I print a photo shot on Canon EOS 2000D at full resolution and save the photo as JPEG in a 3:2 aspect ratio? Let's assume I want to print it with 600 dpi.
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Is it possible to resize a large picture by file size and not resolution?

I'm going to get a passport photo taken at a studio with a high-end DSLR camera for LinkedIn. The photographer said that it would be in .TIFF and at the least (15+mb). I would like the original but ...
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Is this haze inside of the lens in this photo of a camera

This is the only view of the camera lenses shown (no individual close-ups) and I was wondering if the reason is because this they are indeed hazed. No statements re: the state of the lens are included ...
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During interval timer shooting, NIKON D5600 overexposes photos randomly

I am having an issue with my camera. At random, it will overexpose photos during interval timer shooting. It's generally fine at the beginning, but as time goes on, there are more and more overexposed ...
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What to do with a Nikon D750 body that when switching lenses won't autofocus?

There was another similar question out there and one of the responders commented there was and he got his camera body replaced. I've been having the same issue with my new nikon just bought in January....
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Nikon D750 erratic focusing

I hav been having focusing problems with Nikon D750 . When it tries to focus on a subject, it will take about 3 or more seconds to try and focus. I can hear the servos move in an out of focus several ...
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Canon EOS 80D live view shut off

When looking at menu options in live view, the screen stays on for only a few seconds. I could not locate how to increase the time
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Why do JPEG files contain metadata? [closed]

What is the benefit of storing metadata in JPEG files? What are the implications if a JPEG doesn't contain any metadata?
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Minolta XG-M releasing shutter once switched on or film advances

As someone enjoying analogue photography and having experience with a Minolta XG-1, I was curious to get my hands on an XG-M as a secondary camera. As far as I know, the camera has been stored without ...
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How to create two layers in “Gimp” and merge them back into one?

How do you create two layers in "Gimp" and merge them? For example, I would like to load an image, create two identical layers, edit each layer in different ways, then merge them into one final ...
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Error message on Canon Sureshot

I’ve just gone to use my Canon Sureshot zoom 70 for the first time, the film loaded ok and the flash seemed to be working but when I pressed the shutter button the picture didn’t take and an E came ...
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What causes the multiple instances of the same object (star or planet) that appears on this photo?

On a photo I took, there seems to be multiple instances of the same object, is it a result of my low quality camera and lens, or something else? ISO: 3200 3s Body: Sony alpha 57 (mirroless) Lens: ...
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How to select a cell phone (mobile phone) that will have the best camera hardware and software?

Shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic began, I had the opportunity to attend a few art gallery openings that featured photography. What surprised me was that some of the photographs were taken using ...
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Is this just chromatic aberration? Or is something else happening in these photos?

I took these photos with an old Nikon D60, using a 55-200mm f4-5.6 Nikkor lens, with no filters. ISO was set to 200 and aperture was set as open as possible - which suggests to me this might just be ...
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Lens for 1 inch sensor format does not seem to cover the actual sensor boundary

I have a camera which has the Sony IMX267LQR sensor. From the sensor documentation, its diagonal is 16.1 mm and pixel dimensions are 4096 (H) × 2160 (V). The camera manufacturer listed it as 1 inch ...
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Development Time for Arista EDU Ultra 200 rated at EI 200 in F76+

I am looking for the development time of Arista EDU Ultra 200 black and white film in F76+ developer when using an exposure index of 200. The Massive Development Chart does not provide a recipe for ...
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Sharing Lightroom images in DNG with ability to undo/redo edits in another application?

I am contracted to receive a bunch of images from a photographer who has made edits to many of the images. The photographer has exported a sample DNG file with me from Lightroom Classic 10.2 and I was ...
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Could someone help me identify what this piece of film might be used for

I worked at NASA for a number of years. This item was thrown away when NASA closed a photolab facility in the late 80's. I believe it's a piece of film showing the iconic "Blue Marble" ...
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Suggestions on how to create a printout for capturing metadata?

I'd like to print a collection of digital images in a way that would make it easy for someone to manually annotate metadata (people, locations and events). I've scanned a large number of old family ...
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Can I correct double exposure of 35mm film?

I have a set of developed colour photos taken using 35 mm film which are double exposed. I must have taken a 2nd set of photos using the used film. Can they be corrected?
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How can I copy location info from geotagged phone images to images taken with my other camera around the same time?

So i did quite a big trip recently, and took lots of pictures with my DSLR and occasionally Android phone. Only after coming back did i read about the whole GPX file, tracklog options in Lightroom. ...
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Photo Competition 2021-04-26: All Blur

Theme: All Blur In the spirit of Why would one shoot a fully blurred picture?, let's see some abstract and semi-abstract works. This theme was suggested by mattdm. Voting Rules Vote up as many images ...
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Does the Interval Timer on the Z6 (or Z7) automatically disable after each sequence/series of shots?

I have the Canon RP and am disappointed to find that the Interval Timer disables itself after each sequence and must be re-enabled for every new sequence. So, every press of the shutter requires ...
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How do I remove yellow discolouration from a scanned B&W photo in Photoshop?

I have a b&w photo that seems to have been impacted by sunlight. It’s not an overall yellow cast, but lots of imperfections. I have photoshop, and although not an experienced user, I have some ...
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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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Is there any benefit to RAW+JPG being two separate files on Nikon?

Using Nikon D5500 & Nikon ViewNX-i When I first started taking photos I saved as JPG. After less than a month, received wisdom told me RAW was going to be a better, if larger, option & I've ...
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What is the recommended way to use a Paterson Super System 4 tank?

Every single thing I've read about the Paterson tanks suggests that you can use the rotary agitator instead of inversion. One would think that the manufacturer's own published materials would provide ...
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How to move multiple layers to another tab in Photoshop

I usually don't work with photography, so I apologize if my question sounds stupid, but I am doing a small project, and I need help with Photoshop and layers. I have one image with multiple different ...
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Is my image exposure off due to shutter problems?

I've recently noticed an issue with my dslr regarding exposures. Most of my time is spent using shutter speeds under 1/100s for landscape photography but the other day I was trying to under expose a ...
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How can I batch crop based on face location?

I've got 12,000 photos from an event where there's only one person in each photo. I need to crop these photos to apply rule of thirds. The idea of doing all of these individually is daunting and I can'...
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What shutter can fit a lens element with large glass?

I am building a camera using a very large front glass element for the lens (diameter is 70mm). At first, I thought I should try to find a shutter that is 70mm in diameter as well, one that can ...
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Lab to RGB conversion, and RGB colour space default

I don't believe this is a complicated question - when I work win lab and flip to RGB, the default space is SRGB. hence there is clipping and repositioning of the numbers. Id like to know how, when I ...
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D7200 no longer autofocusing

AF on the body of the camera M/A on the lens Back dial is not locked I've tried clicking and holding the AE-L/AF-L button Tried two different lenses Battery is full In the viewfinder, I see two arrows ...
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Calculate white border size before printing

I'm currently looking to print an A1 size of one of my photographs from Snapfish or similar, but I want to print it with a white border, so that when it is framed, the picture has a visible white ...
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What rail can I use to build a tilt-shift medium format camera?

I am building a medium format camera that uses 120 film and contains several digital and video parts. Final image format is 6x45 cm. I would like to mount the lens on a rail that allows to tilt and ...
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Flash lamp on TTL mode

I would like to know physically what happens to the flash lamp when we use the compensation in his TTL mode (EV's +/-) I ask if the lamp will stay on for more or less time or we change the power in ...
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Is there a way to get rid of this glowing effect?

I'm trying to figure out how to get rid of the glow around the tree in the bottom right. I've gotten as far as thinking it's some form of luminosity due to reflections at ground level (this is in my ...
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Issues with dark frame subtraction: Dark frames adding “noise” and changing image color/tint

While editing some landscape shots with stars, I tried to use darkframes to reduce the noise. More precisely, my approach was to take a series of shots, then firstly to subtract dark frames from each ...
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How does the Canonet GIII electronically control its mechanical parts?

In A mode, the Canonet GIII prevents the shutter from being released unless the metering is within a certain range (i.e. the available range of apertures it can set). How does it do that? And how does ...
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How did John Cheng create his photograph of Simone Biles at the FIG Gymnastics World Championships?

Question: This photograph was taken by John K Cheng, staff photographer of USA Gymnastics. Which techniques or camera equipment were employed to make this shot ? Here is a video of the actual vault ...

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