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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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Why don't the values given by Argyll's scanin match what I see in darktable or Gimp

I'm trying to do a variation of the color profiling flow given in this post about color profiling I take an image of a Wolf Faust it8 target, turn off a bunch of the default processing that darktable ...
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Lightroom have been importing and changing some settings of my pictures

master from lightroom. Every single time when I import my pictures to lightroom some of the settings are not in the Zero position. Like this: If I double click in the setting to reset it, like the ...
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Canon T7i- won’t power on

My 3 year old Canon T7i suddenly decided to stop turning on. I’ve tried everything including powering the battery fully replacing the battery twice changing the lense switching the microswitches on ...
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Rangefinder focus shadow discrepancy

The rangerfinder patch in my Yashica Electro 35cc is has to be shifted at a position that is diagonally upper-rightwards to create a genuine focus in the final image. Is this a fault of the camera ...
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Why do typical imaging sensor colour filter spectral responses differ so much from the human eye spectral response?

It is commonly stated that the spectral response of RGB colour imaging sensors (CIS) is chosen to match that of the human eye. While this is roughly true, when you examine this claim in detail it is ...
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Does a green screen have to be green and, if so, what shade?

Subject I have a photogenic small dog and often use her for greeting cards and so on. It would be nice to choose different backgrounds according to the season etc. Hardware At the moment, my equipment ...
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Is using image found on google (without watermark) and turning it into pixel art with some filter would be illegal?

I'm working on AI collage generator with multiple png images from the internet (using google images search) and I wonder would my program break the law or not. Program checks for watermark and omits ...
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I'm trying to find a close-up lens for a beginner camera

My young daughter is excited about photography, so I bought her an entry level camera for her birthday. There are two problems: (1) She likes doing close up pictures, and the camera is a fixed focus ...
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Can I get a Kodachrome-film look in my digital photos after editing?

Can I edit my digital photos so they will get the colors and the values of the famous Kodachrome film or at least resemble to it? I can also ask the futile question edit the photos so they have a ...
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Would a screw in 2x converter double the minimum focusing distance?

I want to shoot some very zoomed in shots, my current lens has a 28cm minimum focusing distance. I want to shoot from 35-40cm away but more zoomed in. Sort of macro, but from a distance. If I bought a ...
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How can I match my raw files with the preview I get in my camera (Sony a7riii)? [duplicate]

How I can determine the settings and values of the preview of a photo in the back display of my camera (I shoot in raw, a7riii and didn't change any creative styles, contrast, etc. from the camera ...
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Is it advisable to edit photos during the night?

I recently found myself to not have much time editing photos during the day (which I usually do), so I considered doing it during the night. However, I am not quite sure if it should be done. Here are ...
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Pinholes in 35 mm slides

While scanning many 35 mm slides (mostly Kodachrome and its successors, i.e. Kodachrome II and 64), I noticed what appear to be pinholes in the emulsion, perhaps on the order of 10 or 100 microns. The ...
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Is the KP's built-in flash really only half as powerful as the K-7's?

Is the Pentax KP's built-in flash only half as powerful as that of the K-7?
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How do I supply metadata when digitizing a print, slide, and negative library?

A digital camera conveniently gives a file name, has an embedded data/time stamp, has the make model of camera and (usually) lens, aperture, shuterspeed. may have copyright, GPS, How do I add metadata ...
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I want to photograph in low light settings and make 11x15 enlargements, current smartphone not adequate

I have $350 US dollars to spend and was looking at new smartphones with top criteria being picture quality (have newborn, need pics). However, I read even sub $200 cameras have better performance than ...
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Photo cataloging software which can group photos in stacks similar to Lightroom

I use Lightroom to catalog my photos using extensively its stacking feature (particularly for grouping the bracketed exposures and the HDR result together). I'd like to migrate to some other photo ...
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In photographing the moon, it appears hazy, Why? [duplicate]

I have tried to increase shutter speed and changed aperture. Can this happen if the air is salty with high humidity? Otherwise, how can I adjust so this does not happen?
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Live view on my Nikon D7000 is too dark

So I own a Nikon D7000 and when I use live view (to manual focus for example), its kind of hard to see through live view during the day, and especially on the sun because LCD is not bright enough. ...
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How to save a photo without transparency turning white MS paint

while editing a photo, I tried to make a transparent window which my computer detects, making a real transparent window. however, I made it and transferred it to the printer and I appeared white, [I ...
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Does memory card auto-eject no longer work in Lightroom Classic?

I am using Lightroom Classic version 10.1. Recently, the feature to auto eject the memory card after import has stopped working. I cant find an option in Preferences to stop or start this function. I ...
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Create folder from Exif metadata

Which program do you suggest to create folder based exif metadata? I already know ExifTools (difficult) and Amok Exif sorter (it do not manages dng file). I need a Gui based tool in order to read ...
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How do I recreate this photo filter/edit similar to Instagram's Walden filter in Photoshop?

I'm trying to recreate on old filter in Photoshop that used to be available on an app called Facebook Camera but the app hasn't been updated in years and no longer runs on iPhone. Original: Edited: ...
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How do you print a 4 x6 photo keeping full frame from a cell phone image?

I want to print the exact image taken from my cell phone. I know the aspect ratio is different on a cell phone then it is on a standard digital camera. Is there an app that will print my cell phone ...
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Exiftool: batch change date to year specified in directory name

I have my old scanned photographs sorted in folders named by the year they were probably taken (1970, 1971 etc); the folder names are just the plain years without any other text. Is it possible to let ...
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Do you advance your film to a new frame before or after taking a picture?

On a camera in which the film advance is not coupled to the shutter, do you advance it to a new frame after releasing the shutter, or wait until you're next ready to shoot before winding it on? If you ...
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Quick-release _below_ the head

What would you recommend for quickly changing and moving heads from tripod to monopod, slider, etc. Would a cheap Arca Swiss copy or a 200PL be a good option? To be used with Mirrorless and DSLR with ...
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Files for Court including photos and documents time stamp & date of creation needed on photo or document [closed]

I'm in a bit of a bind, I have an Ex-girlfriend (mother of my child) that's destined to make my life a living hell by withholding my child from me, not following court orders, extremely abusive (...
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Workflow to find original images in library

Background: For some years I created my company webpage (tree farm) using a compromise between image quality and size generally using 300-500 pixel images. This was less than optimal for desktops, ...
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Film issue after changing battery on point and shoot

I have a Praktica M60 26mm Glass Lens camera and the battery ran out and i had to change it while i was 11 photos into the film. I changed the battery and it went back to zero. Does this mean I'm ...
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Why does my lens aperture stop working a few hours after attaching the lens?

I recently purchased a used Sigma 105mm f2.8 DG OS Macro lens, and when I tested it during the purchase everything worked fine. A few hours later when I tried it again, I noticed that my pictures were ...
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Are Nikon teleconverters compatible with the Quantaray 70-300mm telephoto lens

I have a Quantaray 70-300mm lens on a Nikon D80 body. Would the Nikon AF-S teleconverters be compatible with this combination?
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Can a smartphone light meter app be used for 120 format cameras?

I'm shooting on an old TLR with medium format 120 film. So far I've been using this app on my phone to calculate the shutter speed I need to use for a given aperture and ISO when using the camera; ...
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Colorize orthochromatic print with Gimp

I've just started working with Gimp, and I would eventually like to try my hand at colorization. One photo I would like to do is of my father and mother from circa 1943. He is in his uniform, and his ...
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Why is there a strange tint and grain in my film photos?

I'm a complete newbie to photography, and I started out on an old Nikon FM10 that runs on film. I got back my first roll after development and most of them are either over or under exposed. Two of the ...
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Can I remotely trigger a SUNPAC NE-i flash (dedicated for Nikon DSLR's) using a FlashPoint wireless transmitter & receiver?

I use Nikon D850 with other FlashPoint flashes. I have this older Sunpak NE-i that I used with a Nikon D200. Wondering if anyone has any experience triggering these with wireless remote like ...
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Can I run my own app using operating system of cameras? [closed]

I am new in this domain, so i hope it is the right place for my question. I know that Canon and Sony has operating systems such as DRYOS and BusyBox 1.4.2 (Linux Kernel). I am wondering, if I can ...
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How to tag photos with GPS data from log files? [duplicate]

I own a Canon 77D and a Canon GP-E2, which logs GPS location (I know I can embed the GPS tagging during shooting, but I didn't do it). How do I enrich my photos (saved in RAW format) with the GPS data ...
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Darktable 3.4 module order does not match that of pixelpipe

Darktable 3.4 manual states here: Note: The order in which processing modules are executed exactly matches the order in which the modules appear in darktable’s user interface. I deleted the ~/....
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pink hue around edges with in Sony Action cam FDR x3000

why is there pink hue around edges of frame in live shooting with removal of its original lens and applying zoom coupler of endoscopy in Sony Action cam FDR x3000
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My D810 is saving NEF rather than jpgs on secondary slot

I have set the secondary slot to save a JPG version of each shot. But it is in fact saving a NEF version instead. This would be correct if set as backup, but it's not, I have checked more than a ...
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d5000 autofocus malfunctioning?

I think my d5000 (or lens?) AF is malfunctioning, but I'm not sure. I'm using the stock lens (Nikon DX, AF-S NIKKOR 18-55mm) It takes seconds (like 7 seconds) for it to find focus and seems to keep ...
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ND filters issue - washed out pictures

I have the following issue with my ND filters 100x100 square (K&F concept), I am using them with my Sony A7 and with several manual lenses: when I am using the ND1000 alone I do not have any issue,...
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Convince Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 to take many pictures after one shutter press?

A friend of mine does cosplay and wants to be able to take pictures of her costumes. She's got a backdrop set up in her house, and is currently just using her smartphone but is not happy with the ...
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What speed lights are compatible with canon 2000d? I can’t find any

I’ve been looking for a speed lite compatible with my canon 2000d but I can’t seem to find any! If anyone knows of any of much appreciated It.
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Metal shaving from shutter box of A7iii?

I noticed a lot of dusty spots in my images and it looks like it’s from the bottom side of the shutter box, between the sensor screen and the mount? Can someone enlighten me if this? [update] Here ...
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Broken memory card cover Canon 7D markII, is there an override?

The memory card cover on my Canon 7D markII has broken off. I am unable to replace it at the moment but need to use my camera. Is there a way to override the automatic off setting for when the card ...
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How do I edit my photos like this style? Ambient, cosy etc

I was wondering how you could edit the photo to get it to look like this. A nice cozy, ambient and soft feeling is quite hard to achieve on lightroom. Any presets, tips or suggestions are welcome!
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Lightroom “metadata changed” flag stuck for some photos

I'm using the latest version of Lightroom Classic (10.1) on Windows 10 but I think I've seen this issue in previous versions as well. Lightoom provides a "metadata has been changed" flag as ...

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