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Magnification percentage meaning

How do I convert from the percent magnification that many photo editing apps use to times magnification? For example, if I have taken a photo at 30mm and then zoom to 100% percent in Lightroom, what ...
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Are previews compatible between Lightroom versions?

Lightroom creates a folder to store previews next to each catalog. This folder is named <CATALOG> Previews.lrdata so when a new version of Lightoom Classic is installed and migrates the catalog, ...
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Detecting very dark and very bright images in collection

I have established a vast photo collection over the past years. I did not always thoroughly delete bad shots before putting them onto my drive. I am looking for an approach (software, script, filters) ...
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SLR light meter won't turn off and inaccurate

I had my ricoh xr500 CLA'd a few days ago. I noticed the light meter no longer shuts off and it does not display accurate measurements. Before I had it CLA'd the meter is working fine, the lever also ...
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Maximum useful resolution for scanning 35mm film

I have no particular project in mind so I'm just asking in order to have a better understanding: Let's say I'm an artist shooting pictures with a 35mm camera and my point would be to make really big ...
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Why is there heavy dust and scratches only on the darker part of scanned color prints?

I was scanning my color prints and while postprocessing them, after descreen, I had noticed a trend that there were always a lot of dust and scratches on the darker part of the image, while the ...
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Which is the best online store for printing photos in India (with frames etc) [closed]

I am looking for a online service which can ship me photos with frames or without or with different templates like Vistaprint I saw this post which is mostly for USA or other countries, but not for ...
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Why don't cameras shoot video past a specific fps? [closed]

I'd like to know on what basis does a camera model get it's maximum framerate settings for videos.
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How can I pair my Godox AD200 with my two Godox TT685s speed lights using a X2Ts godox trigger?

I did my research and found out in order to get my TT685 flashes to work with my trigger I had to not only set the channel and group but also set them on an "ID" located in the menus. They ...
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How to organize photos efficiently (in terms of 'naming', 'tagging' and FOSS)?

I have thousands of photos in multiple directories. Any tool or idea to organize them properly will be helpful. Here is the details: I have been ignorant all along about organizing those until ...
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Errant lights in long exposure at night

I've been trying to get some images of the milky way. I was is central Sardegna near some neolithic ruins as a backdrop. A few images had this odd squiggles of light. Not every frame has it. It's ...
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Pentax 67 on a Berlebach tripod Model 8043?

I think about buying a tripod for my Pentax 67. My longest lens is 165 mm. I am considering the Berlebach Model 8043 as it is within my budget. (My budget is limited). I have read good feedback about ...
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Sony Nex 5R Direct Video Feed to Computer [closed]

I have a Sony Nex 5R that I would like to use to record video into OBS or another software program. Is it possible to get a special wire of HDMI converter to input the video-feed from my Sony 5R ...
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How can I export photos from lightroom CC with filenames ordered by capture date / timestamp?

I often have shoots where I bring two cameras to one event, so when i afterwards export the files they are by default sorted by how the two cams name the files. This is not so nice when viewing the ...
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High shutter speed VS ND filter

I wonder, when you have too much light for example in snowy conditions, you can reduce the amount of light by using ND filter or High shutter speed. For videos it's obvious that shutter speed should ...
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What causes images to have flat depth?

I am learning about photography and I remember reading about an effect that causes images to look like there is no depth but now I cannot find what it is called or what causes it. I remember an ...
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can someone help me identify this type of camera? [closed]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfDikRpHl3c need to know what that camera they use is. or basically where can I get a camera similar to that (high resolution preferably 4k and zooming abilities like ...
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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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Looking for a desktop app to sort my photos library by face [migrated]

I am looking for a desktop application that can index my local photo library and understand faces on its own. As a 2nd step I want to copy these found photos per each person into a separate folder. I ...
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Black fabric, or material, that is truely non-reflective

I've got a couple of cases where by necessity I am shooting through glass and I cannot use any of the tricks mentioned as answers to questions like this and this. In both cases, I cannot change the ...
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Disc film cameras that use replacable batteries?

I have some Disc Film in the fridge that I would like to use, that I got from a film lot. It seems unlikely that anything amazing will come out of it, but experimenting is part of my process and some ...
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Canon 70-300mm blurry wide open at infinity - stars and distant lights

I'm having a problem with Canon T1i + Canon 70-300mm USM IS lens at 300mm and wide open at f/5.6. Shutting night sky with a tripod I started noticing that the stars and planets are forming a "...
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What is needed in order to produce good quality photographic wallpaper for a smallish room?

I am not a regular photographer. I'm interested in the idea of having a photographic harbour scene as wallpaper on my study wall. It may or may not be required fill the whole wall: I've given ...
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Photographing paintings, what light mods to use and what how to set up linear polarizing filters?

I need to photograph a painting for archival purposes. It has some texture, but not a lot. I have a linear PF for my lens, but I think I need the LPF sheets/gels to go over the strobes. Question: Do I ...
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A camera that takes real photos without manipulation like old analog cameras

In modern digital cameras there are many settings which are applied automatically to the photos. And it does not always result in good ways. Recently I saw two photos of the same face one from a old ...
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Would a polarizer filter work on the ipad camera to stop screen glare reflections on eyeglasses?

Would a polarizer filter work on the ipad camera to stop screen glare on eyeglasses? Or would screen glare reflections still be present on the eyeglasses?
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Best mid to high range camera nowadays to use for shooting big farm equipment

I am a graphic designer and I do a bit of photography but not on an expert level so I thought I'd ask here for I'm sure I will get a lot of insights. What is the best mid to high range cameras ...
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How to avoid clogging / drying out of an inkjet printer if it is not used over a longer period of time?

I am planning to purchase an inkjet printer: either an a Canon imagePrograf Pro-1000 or an Epson SureColor SC-P900. During the first few weeks I will have some printing jobs. But then the printer will ...
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Which “square filter” brand does this hood belong to?

I’ve bought this hood in a flea market some time ago thinking it’s a Cokin one but actually it’s not compatible. Notice the different notches. So I wonder what it is, so maybe I could pass it on when ...
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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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Crop overlap in existing panorama

I have multiple partial spherical panorama pictures taken using the standard Android panorama function. The problem is that the panorama does not stop at 360 degrees, but is overlapping at the left/...
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Picture looking sharp in Live View mode, then losing sharpness after picture has being taken

Since recently I am experiencing an issue with the sharpness of my images. I am using canon 70D with a macro lens for shooting jewellery and I need to have a very clear picture to capture the ...
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How to research flicker free controllable continuous RGB light sources?

I'm currently looking for controllable, continuous RGB light sources which can be used for fotography in terms being free from any PWM artifacts or flicker. I'm not asking for actual products (though ...
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how to check gamut coverage in color navigator?

I just got the EIZO CS2740 and i'd like to check what the color gamut coverage percentage is in the various color spaces. how can i do that in color navigator?
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Converting old photos to JPEGs in Lightroom?

This is a question about photo management in Lightroom Classic - I pretty much know what I'd like to achieve, but I'm bit uneasy to experiment, knowing how flimsy and buggy LR can be. As such, I'm ...
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Why can I not shoot as sharp as I see on live preview?

I am trying to photograph a piece of jewelry. I have a Canon EO 90D camera with EFS 18-135 lens. I am using a lightbox and a tripod with plenty of light. I zoom to 106mm. I manual focus to get a super ...
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How to remove satellite streaks from photos?

I found myself struggling a bit removing satellite streaks from my astrophotography. The best option that I found is to use the Healing brush tool in Photoshop, but this has the danger of removing ...
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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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Olympus Mju-1 doesn't turn on

I just found an Olympus Mju-1 which wasn't used for more than 10 years. After that, I have dropped it once from a height of around 80cm. Then, I bought a new battery and put inside, it still can turn ...
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Shimmering waters without reflection

I do my photography in the bathroom (bathbombs, glittery waters, etc) I would like to capture the shimmer trails under the water without the reflection of the water fixtures in the photo. Please help!...
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Lightroom/Photoshop pricing confusion

I am considering getting Lightroom (and/or Photoshop) priavtely as I use them at work and really enjoy them. I am, however, evry confused by the pricing on the adobe page. In particular, how can the ...
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Scene exposure where there's black-blacks, white-whites and a mid grey subject?

The scene contains high key highlights (a X/10 on Ansell's System PLUS Black (0 on Ansell's). Your subject - a mountain - is a mid range (5 - Ansell again). To get the best exposure in the photograph ...
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camera shutter works only with live view shooting

i have a canon EOS 550D but when it's time to use it, the shutter stopped clicking. but when i used the live view shooting, the shutter works. did i clicked on something? or do i need some settings to ...
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Profiling a scanner: What does the Media White Point stand for in an ICC profile?

I want to profile my scanner using an IT8.7/2 chart. Analyzing the ICC profile I generated it shows that the Media White Point is close to D65 illuminant (6501K). What does this mean? Does it mean ...
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Analog film camera not taking multiple pictures

I have recently purchased a Canon Sure Shot AF-7 which appears to be in excellent condition. However, when I do not have film in it the shutter, flash etc. works perfectly well but after loading the ...
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How would I manually compensate +1 stop on my light meter using the ISO setting?

I am new to film photography and just wanted to double check something I am confused about. So imagine I am using a fully manual film camera with an older light meter in the cold shoe. No exposure ...
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Ricoh YF-20 film loading issue

I recently purchased a second-hand Ricoh YF-20. I loaded the film as best I could, shut the back door and loaded the 2 AA batteries. Immediately, a load motor sound came from the camera and the film ...
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Help: only 1 out of 36 exposure 35mm film was developed

I am a complete beginner film photographer. I just sent my 35mm film to be developed and only 1 picture was returned to me. Whilst I am a beginner, the camera is half automatic and a green light ...
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The film in my film camera won't rewind. 31 frame flashes intermittently

I'm new to film photography. I recently tried to use the old film camera I had lying around the house, a Kodak S1100 Xl. I shot 31 pictures but couldn't proceed to shoot more as the LCD display showed ...
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Is there a better way to “smooth out” CMYK halftones other than just blurring?

I'm trying to get the best possible scan of a CD cover (although this would apply to any print media using CMYK halftoning). With the highest setting on my scanner (3200dpi) I quickly run into the DPI ...

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