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Why is Photoshop's Photomerge stitch having problems correcting exposure on huge amount of photos?

I have a problem. See photo 1 (with all stitched) and photo 2 with only top left. You see in the smaller it's OK. In the bigger it didn't correct any small difference in exposure (due to sun going ...
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How does a drum scanner work?

I see photoshops offering drum scanning to 1 Giga Pixels and even more. How is a machine from the past able to extract so much information? In addition to how the scanning process functions, does ...
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How can I repair a corrupt .nef file?

I took about 100 shots using a Nikon D7000 on a 4GB memory card this weekend, shooting in RAW. I checked the pictures after the first 5 and all looked fine, so I kept shooting. After taking about 95 ...
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Why is the contrast calculated in i1Profiler so low?

I just received a Dell S3221QS 32" Monitor with a VA panel. I used i1 Display Pro and i1Profiler 3.x to calibrate the monitor. At the end the calculated contrast ratio is just 256:1, which is ...
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disposable camera film - random pics green, no image, fog

I got a film developed at cvs. It was a disposable fuji. Some of the photos returned were so hazy and green you could not see the image at all. Is there any way to fix these images? Other photos were ...
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How can I recover photo files from a memory card with a corrupt filesystem?

I know this is not specifically a photography issue but since many of us with prosumer/professional-level DLSRs use Compact Flash cards, it is bound to happen to others as well. I have a Sandisk 16GB ...
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Restoration of a corrupted JPEG file

I wonder if there is any way to restore corrupted JPEG files in my situation. Duting copying of files from camera SDD card I had some kind of problem/mistake with few files, but I was able to repeat ...
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How do I find raw files corresponding to selected JPEGS

I shoot RAW + JPEG on fujifilm cameras and 90% of the time I'm fully content with my jpeg images but a few could use some editing. To save time I would like to cull my photos into three categories: ...
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What is the difference between a step-up and a step-down ring?

What is the difference between a step-up and a step-down ring? I want to put a large diameter filter on a small diameter lens. Do I need a step-up ring or a step-down one?
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Portra 400 looks desaturated and has sprocket leaks

Hi fellow photographers I'm a hobby film photographer for a few years now having a basic understanding of photographing, developing and scanning + postprocessing. In the past months i've shot only few ...
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Effect of assigning an ICC color profile at different stages

What is the difference between applying/assigning an ICC color profile to an image for color correction During opening and processing the raw image in some studio software (e.g. Lightroom, CaptureOne)...
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Mounting a Samsung NX -compatible lens to a different camera [duplicate]

I currently have a Samsung NX3000 camera and a pretty decent macro lens for it. The problem is, I intend to upgrade my camera some day, but it would have to be a camera of a different brand as Samsung ...
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Corrupted Photo format

My hard drive stopped working so then I used recovery software to retrieve files. I tried to view these but the format had change to "Sony Digital Camera Image". The files are no longer a ...
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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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How unusual would contact-printing be for a portrait studio's commercial output?

I was looking at some pictures by Mike Disfarmer included in the Time-Life Yearbook 1977/78, and was struck by a note in the accompanying text: There is no retouching [...] Disfarmer's portraits ...
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How to calculate depth of field at different resolutions

I have a DSLR (EOS 60D) and I use hyperfocal pro when setting up astro-photography. At lower resolutions though, such as in video mode, how can I calculate the depth of field? The field of view barely ...
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What is considered a good / great LP/PH value?

After combing through ISO 12233 and reading multiple articles, I'm still unsure what LP/PH values are considered poor, good, or great. I just finished testing a Nikon D750 with an 18-70mm lens. I'm ...
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Macrofusion in Linux will not load photos. Any ideas?

As stated, I have Hugin, running Linux Mint and MAcrofusion will start the add photo process but nothing happens when I hit the add buttom.
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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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Very noisy image, looks like stars

Yesterday I did some long exposure shots, and it turned out to go quite well (in my opinion), just one issue is that the image is very noisy like I've never seen before. The noise looks like stars, ...
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How do I prevent condensation in my waterproof GoPro casing?

I've recently been getting into whitewater rafting and have been using my GoPro on my trips. However, over time condensation will slowly build up inside the waterproof casing and obscure the lens (...
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Pictures uploaded to Facebook display wrong colors, but only in Firefox

I've noticed on several occasions that the colors of my photos are slightly off when uploaded to Facebook. But I noticed this apparently is only in Firefox. Take this photo, for example: https://www....
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Converting from sRGB to ProPhoto & vice versa on Photoshop (with a 120% sRGB screen)

This is just academic: I want to find a cyclical way to convert from sRGB to ProPhoto and vice-versa on Photoshop. I notice that no matter that the images from Is Your Browser Color-Managed? looks ...
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Hasselblad H cameras. How does the viewfinder image correspondent with the photograph?

The Hasselblad H cameras are modular. There are different digital backs for each camera available which actually feature different sensor sizes. How does the image in the viewfinder correspondent to ...
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ExifTool command (Windows 10) to move files to a separate directory if the modified-date is later than the date-taken

I'm very new to this, please be gentle. My aim is to identify, and separate, original (unamended) photos, from several thousands of amended photos. Often with the same name but different directory. ...
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Exiftool GPS tagging from lat/long works partially but it's always missing a timezone (which I think is the reason it gets actual pos wrong)

I have a GPS file containing data such as <trkpt lat="56.9359839838" lon="-4.4651045874"> <ele>30.42</ele> <time>2021-03-30T20:09:56Z</time> &...
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Nikon lens zoom stuck

i have problem with my Nikon D90 18-105mm lens. When the lens is installed in camera when zooming out it goes up to 24 mm and can’t go to 18mm. When i remove the lens from camera it works perfectly ...
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Why does my Lightroom/Photoshop preview change after loading?

Everybody who is using Lightroom probably has seen this. After importing RAW files, Lightroom shows a preview, but contrast and color of the preview change after a few short seconds to a slightly ...
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Lens with small scratches on the front element - how do they affect IQ?

I am looking to buy a CANON 28mm 1.8 EF lens. I found an offer, significantly discounted, of a lens with small scratches on the front element. The offer is very tempting. Here is a photo posted by ...
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App that tracks sun AND incorporates topography?

I am looking for an app that will not only track the position of the sun at any given time on any given date at a certain location (like Suncalc or Photo Epherimis) but that ALSO incorporates ...
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How do I photograph jewelry while being worn?

How can I take a photo of a diamond ring while being worn without clipping the highlights of the ring and retaining correct exposure for the hand. See the example with preserved highlights which will ...
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Brighter irregular edge of a Polaroid photo

I use Polaroid OneStep 2 with Color i-Type film packs. Sometimes, at the bottom edge of the image, not fully developed irregular areas appear as the medium inside has not been properly distributed. ...
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Why is there a bright edge in my photos even though my studio lights provide even coverage?

I have shot in natural lighting before this. I am just getting started with studio lighting. I just got my Alien Bees Lighting hooked up to my Canon Rebel T3 with Cactus V6 II radios. It was a process ...
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How can I edit EXIF Data based on the filename?

I've moved all the photos from my phone to PC (something that I did multiple times along the years from multiple phones) and the date taken is different from the actual date or doesn't exist at all (...
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Sony a7 III FTP Workflow help / suggestions

I was excited about the FTP options on the camera but.. The problem is, it has no option to 'upload latest or failed only' Here is my issue. I want to have photos automatically FTP'd as currently are -...
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How do I tell if a lens is compatible with a given camera body?

I'm about to buy a Pentax K-x camera with a Pentax 18-55 lens for 50€. I also found a few lenses, quite cheap, but I don't know if they are compatible. What should I look for to see if they are ...
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Minolta Riva Zoom 135EX film winding behavior

I'm testing a Minolta Riva Zoom 135EX. Everything works fine, but if I press the shutter without a film loaded it doesn't wind on. Is this normal?
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How do I get my BlackRapid camera strap to stay on my shoulder?

I've been using a BlackRapid sport camera strap for a year now, and it works great, except while shooting. It is very comfortable while the camera is hanging and offers great support, but as soon as I ...
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Why can't HSS mode be automatically turned on for shutter speeds faster than the max speed sync?

When you have a flash system attached to your camera, you cannot shoot faster than your maximum speed sync (which usually is 1/200s or 1/250s in most models). If you need to go faster, then you have ...
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How do I fix a Fuji “Turn off the camera and turn on again” error?

I own a Fujifilm 16 megapixel camera. One day, out of nowhere, I tried taking a photo. But once I turned the camera on, an error message appeared: "Turn off the camera and turn on again." No ...
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What are the options for mounting 24×34 wedding-portrait prints?

In about four months, I have a wedding shoot coming up. The couple has requested a 24x34 print. I usually order my 20x30’s on a Single & Double Weight Matboard, but I feel like the print itself ...
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What data does digikam actually share?

I am planning to switching from Lightroom to digikam as I do not like the subscription model. So far digikam looks very interesting. After reading the privacy statement I am a bit puzzled. Amongst ...
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How can I transfer photos over SnapBridge that are taken after the 9999th photo?

I have a Nikon Coolpix B500 camera. I have reached 9999 photos in my camera gallery, however I can take more photos without a problem. When I look the photos taken after the 9999th photo, they're in ...
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What adjustments are most useful / typical for improving scanned slides that look flat and a bit magenta?

I have started to scan my slide collection (made between 1980 and 2000), using a Nikon CoolScan V-ED, and found that nearly all scans look flat and boring, and many have a magenta cast, some badly. ...
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How to mask a picture in Affinity Photo

I have the following picture. Using Affinity Photo (version 1.8.5.703 on Windows 10), I want to mask everything except the child and the green rope she stands on/is holding in her hands. Everything ...
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How to perfectly overlap two photos?

I have some old postcards of a street and I would like to make the same photo nowadays. Of course, I will shot from the same place I thought the photo was shot, but I will use a different camera and ...
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How to refresh a folder already in darktable when new photos are added?

I am photo documenting a little pet project I have, and when I have progress captured I put those images into a folder named after the project. However, when I run Dark table, the newly added pictures ...
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How can I measure the exact range of focus of a given fixed focus webcam?

By moving objects around the camera I can see that they get very blurry at 10cm and less sharp at 3-4m away from the camera but how can I measure the exact range of focus? If I check the sharpness of ...
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Technique for extreme depth of field in macro photography

Over thirty years ago I remember reading an article in a photography magazine which demonstrated a technique for getting extreme depth of field in a macro shot. The results which made such an ...
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Where does this noise come from and how to get rid of it

I am using Darktable as my RAW processing software. In darker pictures that have been taken with an ISO of 800 or more, I frequently encounter great issues with luminance noise. The following two ...

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