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How do I figure out which adapter I need to put an old Vivitar lens on a Minolta body?

I'm looking for the correct adapter model to fit a 70-210mm zoom Vivitar lens onto the body of my Minolta Dynax 300si camera. As I will probably need to go to eBay, it would really be great to get it ...
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Effective focal length with crop sensor, and detail of image

I have in fact read the other threads, and I am still not clear on this topic. For any given lens, say a 400mm EF or FX telephoto, I am shooting a subject in low light, for arguments sake lets say I ...
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Why is an electronic shutter not common in most SLR even though is so practical? [duplicate]

Many point and shoot cameras have an electronic shutter. I only know of one good reason to have the electronic shutter: No flash synch speeds limitations; And that reason by itself i would think ...
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Difference between D&G shoot vs Other professional shoot

NOTE: I can't post more than 2 links since I don't have at least 10 reputation hence some links need to be copied and pasted. I asked a photographer to do a fashion shoot for some garments and I ...
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Fee error on d7000 with 50 mm lens

I've been reading up solutions for the above error that I've been having and the solution being to set the aperture of the lens to f22 did the trick. My lens hasn't been moved from the locked position ...
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Firing a Canon Speedlite 430 EX III-RT in manual wirelessly

Is it possible to fire my 430EX III-RT flash in manual as a slave wirelessly?
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Best Lens & Camera settings for dance concert with average lighting [duplicate]

I take photos as a hobby and the last 2 years have photographed our annual dance concerts however i would love to improve the quality of my photos. I own a canon EOS 500d and would like some advice on ...
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“Lens not attached” appearing whenever I try to use my Nikkor 70-300mm?

I've had my Nikon D5000 for about two years now. It has never failed me! I have only two lenses, the standard 18-55mm lens and a 70-300mm lens I received about two years ago. I've never had a problem ...
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How to enable histogram in Auto mode on Fujifilm X-T20?

How can I enable the histogram in Auto mode on a Fujifilm X-T20? It is useful for me because it helps me to adjust EV accordingly. I find that I can customise the display to enable a histogram when ...
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Is Canon 540ez or 550ez compatible with Canon EOS 5D

I have a Canon EOS 5D can I use the Speedlite 540ez or the 550ez with it, either auto or manual
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What is the proper formatting of the Subject Tag in XMP?

My intention is to assign tags to each image based on the content in the image.For example This image can be be assigned tags Tulips,Flower etc So can i assign subject like tulips,flower and so on ...
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How do I get Photoshop to support RAWs from FZ2000? [duplicate]

I previously thought that RAW format is just a one format and any Ps version works with it. But now I know that different RAW formats from newer cameras are not supported by the Ps version that exists ...
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How to place a light-weight point and shoot camera on a balloon

How do I place a light-weight point and shoot camera on a balloon filled with helium gas?
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50mm or 35mm lens for a DSLR with 1.6 crop factor? [duplicate]

I have a Canon 500D, with the original lens EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II. I would like to try a prime lens, but I don't know whether I should choose a 35mm or 50mm lens. I read that the 50mm was ...
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What is a good starter camera considering price and value [closed]

I like to take photos especially when I'm traveling.Also would shoot a lot of scenery and buildings and friends in front of scenery. Some options I found include the Panasonic Lumix G2, Panasonic GH2 ...
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What camera and accessories do I need for taking photos of paintings made with acrylics? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best practices for taking pictures of a canvas? I currently have a 2 year old digital camera and am looking into taking professional photos of my artwork, mainly ...
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Is there a way to make auto-focus more smooth while filming with Sony A55?

Wondering if anyone can help with this. I have a Sony SLT-A55, and when in video recording mode it is able to auto focus. My issue is that it does this "too quickly". For example, if I'm shooting ...
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Why don't Canon and Nikon lock out third-party lens makers?

Context Odd question but looking at the market, I see Tamron/Sigma making lens for first-party companies such as Canon, Nikon and Sony. For manual lens such as Zeiss ( for Canon/Nikon) I see that they ...
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Why do I sometimes get a shaking viewfinder image in my Canon 550D?

Sometimes I put my viewfinder to my eye before I turn on my camera. When I turn it on, the viewfinder image slightly shakes and moves a bit vertically. This also happens when I look through my ...
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Can I get LiveView from my Nikon Coolpix P600 on my computer?

I want to be able to view what I am shooting on my Nikon Coolpix P600 camera on my computer before I take. Any tips on how to do this?
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Glitching Autofocus on Sigma Lens

I have a Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 which I am very happy with. I have a Canon 5D MkIII body. The lens will focus normally, then after a certain amount of time will stop focusing. To force it to start ...
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How can compute write speed and capacity requirements for memory card?

I have found various online comparisons of write speed for memory cards. How can I figure what limitations a given write speed will impose? For example, in the above linked comparison, the highest ...
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How to get longer exposure times with intervalometer for Fujifilm HS25EXR

I'm trying to use an external intervalometer for my Fujifilm HS25EXR. It works and snaps pictures on the timer, but for some reason it won't overide the shutter speed. I'm trying to do some night sky ...
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Nikkon DSLR messing up SD Cards

So here's my dilemma. I have a Nikon DSLR, unsure the model at the moment, that eats SD cards. Every time I use an SD card with this device it destroys the card, rendering all of the data on it ...
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How can I view exposure matching my camera settings in the viewfinder of my Canon 70D?

I'm new to 70D, coming from a Fuji mirrorless system. I'm used to being able to see my exposure change in my viewfinder as I change settings on my camera. I cannot figure out how to make the 70D do ...
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Nikon d5100 + have 58 mm pro series lens… Can't attach… Why?

I have a Nikon d5100 camera I bought last Christmas. I also bought pro series lenses: .43x high def AF wide angle 58 mm, 2.2x high def ad telep lens 58 mm, HD 3pc digital filter set 58 mm. None of ...
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How to manage local and external Aperture libraries?

I have an aperture library on my laptop. I use it to import images from my camera. But I don't have much space left on my hard drive so I want to move my images to my external. On my external drive, ...
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Why is my Nikon D750 not autofocusing?

I bought a brand new Nikon D750. I'm upgrading from a D3100, big jump, I know. I've shot in manual mode and alternated between auto focus and manual focus depending on the subject. I thought I wasn't ...
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What are the tradeoffs between using a transmitter or flash as the master in an off-camera setup?

New here: just a question regarding flash setup. I just bought a Yongnuo YN600EX-RT flash. I would like to have a two off-camera flash setup. So my question is, should I just go ahead and buy two ...
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What is the photography term for blurred / dragged lights?

What is the photography term for blurred / dragged lights? Hare are two quick examples from my phone: Would this be considered bokeh, or does a term even exist for this?
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Batch resize images to a particular ratio without cropping

I'm looking for a way to batch resize photos to a particular ratio without cropping. For example, if I have pictures with 2x3 ratio which is default for my camera and I want to print it with 5x7 ratio ...
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How would I blur something out of a photo? [closed]

If you take a picture of - for example - a car and you get the license plate number in it; how do you blur out the numbers? (I would also like to know how to do this with a video if possible).
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Raw versus JPG Images with a DSLR [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the pros and cons when shooting in raw vs JPEG? For typical family photos, with a Nikon D5100 DSLR, is there any reason to shoot RAW images rather than the highest ...
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Canon 5d Mark III: how to switch off the silent shooting mode in the Live View mode?

The problem appeared after the multi-exposure mode was used on the camera (Mark III). At this moment only the silent shooting modes are applied in the Live View mode (i.e. I don't get the "clack clack ...
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How to get a clear image of a distant subject?

i have to shoot a subject which is 300 meters far and i need the image as clear as a portrait i took by a 18-55mm lense. Which lense i can use?
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What kind of mount does this breech-lock Tair-3 lens use?

I picked up a Soviet-made Tair-3 300mm lens at a flea market recently, and I'm at a loss to identify what kind of mount it uses. According to what I've read, most virtually all Tair-3s used M42 or T ...
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How do different camera brands compare in build quality?

In the age of cheap plastics and planned obsolescence, I find it a bit scary to go out there and spend a few thousand bucks on a camera whilst not knowing how long it's gonna last me. I bet I'm the ...
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What makes RF lenses better than Canon's EF lenses?

So Canon finally got into the mirrorless league — but they also made a new lens mount for their mirrorless cameras! Is there anything better in RF lens mount or lenses that makes them better than ...
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Why is the autofocus not working on my Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM?

I bought the EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II lens and the autofocus is not working. It's non-functional. I can use the lens in manual mode but not in autofocus. What could be the cause?
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How to use a square polarizing filter?

I have just been left some photography equipment. The item is made up of two parts: a flat square and a circular piece together with a holder and a number of adaptor rings. I am used to the circular ...
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Canon EF telephoto on a crop body [duplicate]

I know it has been asked before, but I'm still not sure if I understand the focal length issues of EF-lenses on APSC cameras in Canon system. I already have the EF-S 55-250 IS STM and I'd like to buy ...
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What is the best way to reduce high ISO noise? [duplicate]

Even on a 5D ISO noise is a challenge. I use PS raw photoshop and Adobe Bridge. I want to minimise loss of image quality.
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How can I automatically downsize images which have more pixels than needed for the actual resolution? [closed]

Many factors affect the true resolution of an image — the actual detail resolvable — including lens quality, sensor size and technology, noise and noise reduction, motion blur and camera technique, ...
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Best and cheapest lenses for wildlife photography? [closed]

What are the best and cheapest lenses for wildlife phototgraphy? I recently got a Nikon D3100 and would like a new lens for wildlife photography. Any suggestions would be helpful!
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How to take quality photos of products?

I have a product I want to sell online but when I take a picture of it, it has some sort of a background so it never looks quite professional. What I want to be able to do is take pictures which look ...
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What's the max size a photo can be enlarged while preserving the same image quality? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to increase the pixel density of an image? Is there a general formula for image size vs. print size? Can one of the many photo editors max a photo automatically ...
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Is it possible to share only one album from Flickr?

A few days back I made an account on Flickr. However, when I send an album link to some of my clients they are able to see my "my collection" and from there they can see my all albums. Is there a way ...
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What settings should I use for photography on a ghost tour?

I am going on a ghost tour in a three weeks and would like some tips on which settings would give me the best results. It will be just on dusk and after dark. I have a Cannon EOS 550D.
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Does the EF - EOS R adapter have a protecting cap on both ends?

One of the best price/performance ratio and weight/performance ratio full frame cameras today is Canon EOS RP. In order to get the best price/performance ratio for lenses, one needs to use it with non-...
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How to reduce the image resolution to increase ppi?

Having an photo of 4000x3000 resolution with 240ppi. Is it possible get a resolution of 400x300 resolution but with higher ppi?If possible how to do that?

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