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Scratch on front element causes flare; how to minimize?

I bought a used Canon 28-135mm USM lens for cheap as a YOLO moment. The lens is lovely in all respects except for a few slight scuffs on the front element I have indeed seen the lens rentals blog ...
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How do I produce a microscopic-size slide for stanhope

Is there a way to produce a microscopic film on a glass slide because I am trying to create a stanhope. For example in the image shown below, the image film is around 3 - 4mm. And also is it possible ...
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Can vs can't of street photography in New Zealand

Let's say a photographer takes some street photography and sells the prints in a gallery. What is ok vs not ok regarding people being in the photos, that are taken in NZ? Let's assume the photographer ...
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Why automatic mode is worse than manual?

I have bought a micro 4/3 camera recently and only getting into the basics of photography. What I heard on photo forums is that a rule of thumb is to try not to use an automatic shooting mode and ...
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Turn off syncing in Lightroom CC

I want to turn off the automatic sync to the Creative Cloud of photos. I do not want to upload a single photo to the cloud. I tried turning it off by following the answer in this question but it didn'...
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Will there be (stronger) colour banding on 8bit wide gamut display when working in sRGB?

Let's say I have a monitor (8bit colour depth) that covers 100% AdobeRGB. Now I want to work on photos in sRGB for whatever reason. Will the monitor show in sRGB application more granular colour steps ...
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Image Magick - altering colour levels automatically

I've been tasked with finding a way to automatically crop and colour adjust product images. The images are on a white-ish background with somewhat inconsistent lighting. Manually, we'd use photoshop ...
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What causes blotchy printing on a dye-sub (ribbon) printer

I just bought a DNP DS40 dye-sub (dye sublimation) printer on eBay for a little side project. I mainly was testing to see if my corners would fit on the print and noticed the left side printed very ...
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What kind of photography is this?

Digging through a file of (very) old family photos, I found a couple of photos like this: The thing is about 10cm (4 inches) height, and it looks like a film glued to a fairly thick cardboard. This ...
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Why do some professional cameras have dual memory card slots?

I have noticed that some cameras such as the Nikon D300s, Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, or Pentax 645D have dual memory card slots. What is the purpose of having multiple memory card slots and why would you ...
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How can I automate Lightroom to use a sequence of presets on a sequence of images?

I work for a used car dealership. We take 60-65 photos for each vehicle, bring them to Lightroom to color grade, crop, and straighten. This process takes about 10-15 minutes per truck and requires a ...
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How can I get sharp bird photos when the bird is further away?

I have Canon 1200D. I use the 55-250mm kit lens for bird photography. Laughing Dove Indian White-eye The Laughing Dove was far as compared to Indian White-eye. My point is whenever I click photos ...
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What is the weight difference between a Sigma 70-200 f/2.8 and Sigma 70-200 f/4? [closed]

What is the weight difference between a Sigma 70-200 f/2.8 and Sigma 70-200 f/4? Trying to decide if the one stop will make a big difference in weight to carry around.
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Edit in RAW not as good as the Jpeg

I take most of my pictures on mobile, and I use mostly jpeg for the convenience, but I sometimes use RAW because of annoying whites blowout, bizarre clouds or unreal colors. For instance, my sunset ...
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Do professionals use auto mode?

I know some amateur photographers who's been taking photos for quite some time and feel they're "cool" because they use manual settings. They also bash newbies who buy expensive DSLRs who just shoot ...
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Am I or am I not able to use a non-AI lens on a Nikon d5000?

I recently purchased a Nikon D5000 body for use in a very specific application. I am trying to find an inexpensive 35mm or 50mm lens for it. I do NOT require any functionality beyond that provided by ...
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Canon M50 lens recommendation for landscape photography

I'm a newbie in the photographic universe and I bought a canon m50 with the 15-45mm lens. However, I would like to buy a better lens for photographing landscapes, as cheaply as possible. It's just for ...
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switched to RAW and seeing ugly light bands in Lightroom

I am used to working mostly with jpeg, but I switched to RAW and in my shoot today I see a lot of problems in night shots. notice how the purple sky has waves of color boundary rings. I am shooting ...
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Which intervall between photos is recommended for shooting meteors?

I plan on shooting the Perseids meteor shower in one of the next nights (probably August 11-12). It is my first time (purposely) taking photos of meteors. I will be using my 18-55mm Kit lens (this is ...
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Newbie need help with sunrise photos

I just got an Autel Evo 2 drone to get angles I cant obtain by foot since I'm disabled. It's supposed to be a very good camera. It has a few settings, but I'm new to camera settings anyway. My last ...
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Why does my Yongnuo YN-685 freeze with my YN-622-TX?

I have a Canon 77D, a Yongnuo 622-TX controller on top of the camera, and a YN622C transceiver with a YN-568EX II speedlight. This system works perfectly. Yesterday I bought a YN-685. The problem is ...
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Is it possible to capture milky way on Phones like PoCO F1?

I have seen multiple photographer to claim they captured milky way photograph using phone but to me it looks like overlayed using Photoshop, is it really possible to capture using phones like poco f1? ...
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Which stand or adapter for Colorspike light fixture?

I have these ColorSpike lights that I want to put on a stand. They come with a stand adapter that ends with a 5/8" male stud. So now I am confused: apparently, usually these studs appear on the ...
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What goes into making smooth, crisp, fashion magazine worthy shots?

I bought an SLR, a Nikon D70, several years ago with the intension of eventually reproducing the smooth but crisp effect I had seen from my favorite portrait shots like this one from Declan McCullagh: ...
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How to overlay the image scaling based on the user distance & focal length

I'm overlaying images on the cameraView and based on the user input of room width & height. The images are displaying proportionally to width & height ratio. but i need to overlay the images ...
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Canon wireless control with running intervalometer

Does anyone know if there is an iOS app (or mac os app) with what I can achieve the following: Be able to wirelessly connect to my 77D camera (either wifi or bluetooth is fine) Start the ...
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Are there reasons to use colour filters with digital cameras?

Digital photos can have colour filters applied after the fact by software, so are there any good reasons to use colour filters with a digital camera? As I understand it, the main reason for them ...
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How does long exposure photography work on digital cameras?

For analog photography it's pretty easy, the film is exposed to light during the exposure time, but what about digital sensors ? As far as I know a sensor can't "be exposed" for a long period of time,...
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Why is my Canon 7d mark ii taking such dark pictures even though my settings should be correct?

I'm new here and am having what feels like a crisis with my Canon 7d mark ii camera. I've had this camera for about 4 years, so I feel as though I know it relatively well. The past few weeks I've ...
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Auto white balance shifting from cooler to warmer during photo shoot

When shooting portraits or still life images the auto white balance seems to shift image from a cooler to warmer temperature and I’m not sure what’s causing it. Both flash and natural light. Nikon ...
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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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Is there any difference between HEIC and HEIF

Is there any difference between HEIC and HEIF files? My Google searches suggest HEIC is just an extension used by Apple for HEIF files although it's not conclusive. Asking since my Samsung Galaxy Note ...
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Built-in Canon R5 intervalometer not triggering with back button focus

I was trying to use the built-in intervalometer on the Canon R5 last night, and at first set-up the shutter wasn't being triggered. I played around with settings for a bit, flipped the lens to Manual ...
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Canon 18-55mm lens giving err01 after it fell down

Sometime back I accidentally dropped my canon EFS 18-55mm lens (open caps); I cleaned the contact areas and any kind of dirt I could see on it. After that it was a bit jittery whenever I zoomed, but ...
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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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Will Canon's EF-EOS R adapter work with the new EOS R5 or will I need something else?

If I were to purchase the (newly-announced) Canon EOS R5 and wanted to use one of my existing EF-mount lenses, can I use it with the EF-EOS R adapter or do I need to purchase a different adapter? The ...
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Quick editing of panoramic image yaw/centering?

Ended up shooting a video instead of timelapse on the Fusion. I went ahead and stitched the 100gb of that video, sliding the Yaw slider in studio as usual, to centre the image. However, I missed that ...
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How can I limit size to a maximum rectangle (rather than just a square) when exporting in DXO OpticsPro?

I'm trying DXO OpticsPro 10. Its export function allows image resampling by specifying Largest size : However, I need to resize my images so that they fit into a specified rectangular. How can I do ...
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Fujifilm Instax mini 90 lens cover won’t close

My mini 90 neo classic camera lens cover won’t close when turned off. Please help To note: took it to the beach to take some pictures and there was a storm happening and lots of sand was blowing ...
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Bulb Mode Problems EOS Cannon 70D

I have my 70D On "B" for bulb mode and nothing shows up on the LED screen saying bulb, ive tried some settings and read the manual but it just says turn it to B mode and it should say Bulb ...
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Why is my lightroom volume split into two entries?

I'm using Lightroom Classic 8.4.1, but this problem also appears in version 7. I'm on a Mac running the most-recent version of Mojave due to stability concerns with Catalina. My photo collection ...
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Take stacked photos of night-sky with the Moon

I would like to ask about photographing night sky (stacked photos) with 80% Moon. It's about 80%, but the moonrise will be at 21:59. So technically when I would like to take photos of the opposite ...
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Can Canon T70 be converted to digital?

Is it possible to convert my Canon T70 to digital format? Will I still be able to use my collection of lenses after conversion?
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Cheapest camera possible to use for “scanning” slides using a projector and a camera

I've recently decided that my parents would love to have their slide collection in digital format, because being on slides means they are never looked at- most are older than I am, yet I don't think I'...
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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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What affects DOF more…distance to subject or focal length?

Say I want shoot a butterfly. My goal is to make sure the butterfly fills the frame. I can do this in two ways...I can use zoom or I can simply move the camera closer to the subject. Which will ...
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Software To Plan Photo Shoots

I'm looking for software that will allow me to handle the budget and call sheets for shoots. I'm not looking for software to help with online bookings, invoicing or payments. This software looked ...
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Why is the earth not overexposed in this star photo from the ISS?

The NASA Image of the day on August 6, 2020, is this picture titled "A Starry Sky Above the Earth's Atmospheric Glow": (Source and full resolution Image) When looking at this photo, I ...
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Why does the NEOWISE comet appear green on my photos?

Last night, I took some pictures of the NEOWISE comet. To my surprise, the comet has a greenish colour on all of them, e.g. this one which I've enlarged a bit: (click to show the original image) When ...
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Can Nikon D5600 wifi connect directly to a PC or Mac computer?

Can Nikon D5600 wifi connect directly to a PC or Mac computer? (Not through a smart phone or tablet) I'm thinking file manager....

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