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How do I get better low-light pics with my superzoom compact camera?

I have a Panasonic Lumix DC-TZ95 (ZS80) camera on firmware v1.1. For indoor low light shooting (without a flash) the pics are bad, poor focus, poor colour (jpg 5184x2920 pixels). The outdoor pics are ...
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Hardware calibrated monitor and Linux

I have a BenQ SW271 monitor, which, if I understand correctly, can be hardware calibrated using my i1 DisplayPro connected to the monitor while running BenQ's Palette Master Element Calibration ...
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Recovering physical distance from perceived distance in telephoto lens

I am trying to find a way to estimate the DOF from the perceived distance through a telephoto lens. The problem is, most DOF calculators use the physical distance from the subject to the lens to ...
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How to use Sony A77M2 auto-focus for shooting birds

I've been challenged with the following scenario: I'm shooting a stationary bird with a Sony A77M2 and 300mm lens. Eventually the bird takes flight. How should I configure and use the body's ...
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How to meter for no lens on camera?

Assume for a moment that I wanted to take photographs with my SRL with no lens attached. Suppose that I wanted to get extremely blurry, mostly solid color photographs. How would I set the camera's ...
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Terminology - photos with lights on, lights off

Is there some standard, reasonably well-known terminology for distinguishing "photo taken with (artificial) lights on" vs. "photo taken with lights off"? I want to call them "...
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Why are lens hoods so large?

The hoods supplied with some lenses seem to be larger than necessary. That is, they step up the diameter and then make it longer. The most egregious example I know is Canon EF 17-40L f/4 (or EF-S 10-...
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Proper exposure for taking a sunset, stars, and moonrise timelapse

I'm planning to take a sunset to nighttime to moonrise timelapse. On the day in question, the conditions are: Sunset at 7pm Nighttime at 8pm Milky Way visibility at 8:30pm Moonrise at 2:30am at 15% ...
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What metrics should I be looking at when trying to find an IR camera?

I am looking for an IR camera, irrespective of cost. I know nothing about such cameras and am finding it really difficult in understand what 'good' looks like. What metrics should I be looking at when ...
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How do I use align_image_stack to create the bullet-time effect?

I'm trying to do a bullet time effect with nine cameras (for a first test). Obviously, the cameras are not aligned, even with a minimal gap, and the final effect is not smooth. I've found that the ...
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What's causing large artifacts in some of my digital pictures?

I took several hundred images recently, which downloaded OK apart from about a dozen that got corrupted. I was using simultaneous RAW/JPEG on a sunny day with my Canon 7D Mark II. Can anyone help ...
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Canon EOS 700D - Locked in Q mode

I have a Canon EOS 700D that seems to be stuck in Q mode. None of the buttons work, the touch screen doesn't let you press anything. Depending on how lucky you are there are times when the camera acts ...
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Does the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L work on the Canon 250D (SL3) camera?

I'm learning the basics of photography and I am wondering if the "Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L" will fit my Canon 250D (SL3) camera? I searched online but was unable to find anything clear. My main ...
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Does Long Exposure set to ON resulting in blurred objects?

Camera: Nikon D5600 Lens: 70-300 mm I am using this lens for bird photography. From the last few months, I noticed even when the bird is not moving and I try to focus using the Manual Mode with Single ...
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Does colour mixing work with other sets of three colours?

Fellow photographers and I were discussing how to create a positive colour image by overlaying three film BW negatives/positives that were shot using the trichrome process, using three colour filters ...
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Matte box for my S20 Ultra?

I'm shooting products in daylight for a business project. I noticed sometimes there is a haze from the sun and cupping my hand in front of the lens eliminates it significantly. Are there any options ...
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Low light photography issues with Nikon D5600

When shooting in the night,to capture building lighting, I tried: (1) Shutter Speed: 40-80 (2) F-Stop: 5.6 - 6.3 (18-35 mm kit lens) (3) ISO: 500 (4) Exposure Compensation: +1.0 - +2.0 (5) Manual Mode ...
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How to add "HDR" to EXIF in Lightroom Classic?

Is there a way to add the fact that an image was crated using HDR to a photo's EXIF data in Lightroom Classic?
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How to create a cardboard .vr.jpg file in Windows Shell (DOS batch script) using ffmpeg and exiftool?

Starting from this incredibly complex script I am trying to write a stripped down version which just creates a .vr.jpg file starting from one single equirectangular full panorama 360x180, but the ...
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How to fill with transparent color the empty space created by V360 filter of FFMPEG while converting from flat to equirectangular?

I am using this command to convert to flat a small region of an equirectangular image (BTW: how can I specify how much large the section is?): ffmpeg -hide_banner -i input.png -vf v360=e:flat -y ...
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How to see/frame macro subject before the flash triggers?

I am dabbling with macro photography using the 7artisans 60mm and Fuji X-T20 and struggling to both properly light my subject and manually focus. In scenarios where you need to use flash for a shot ...
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Accidently shift deleted a few photos; however they are present in LR's photo strip. How do I recover them?

Pretty much title. I imported a few photos in Lightroom yesterday. Today I shift deleted (Windows Explorer) those photos from the import folder thinking I still have copies on my memory card (I don't)...
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How can I get more magnification when shooting wading birds?

I have a Canon EF 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 IS USM lens. Will all 300mm zoom/telephoto lenses give the same magnification of the subject as mine does or, to get more magnification do I need to get a zoom or ...
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sRGB picture shows very differently on photo editor vs. web (driving me crazy!)

The photo looks nice Affinity Photo, GIMP and Photoshop in my MacBook. I preview the photo also with Mac Preview, and it shows exactly the same. But when seeing the picture in the browser, it shows ...
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How can I identify this Nikon film camera I came across in dads estate?

I'm cleaning out my dads house and came across this analog Nikon camera in an old case. The case looks worn but the camera and attachments look OK. I have no idea if this is an all-in-one camera or if ...
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Display .png file name as the text in the image corner

I have a bunch of images with various filenames (mainly date and time). I want to create the timelapse, where the filename will be visible somewhere in the corner (or at least one of the element-time)....
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Lenses/camera recs for documenting art

I have an art project that I need to document and could really use some help picking a lens and possibly a camera for it. I did the documentation process a long time ago when I was applying to art ...
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How to calibrate a specific 360 camera for FFMpeg to properly reproject to equirectangular?

I have a generic 360 Camera, and when I convert its fisheye 235° output into equirectangular using FFMpeg, I don't get good results, the image appears squeezed at the bottom. How could I determine the ...
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Can I use a restored 55-year-old fixed-lens film camera without working aperture blades?

I have a Yashica Electro 35, which was inactive for 32(!) years. Now I have restored the camera perfectly, but there is a big problem: rust is on four of the five aperture blades. The rust granules ...
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Methods to reproduce/recreate an IG-filter in Photoshop/Lightroom?

As you can see in the screenshot, I have two images of an almost identical landscape. In the left image (reference photo) a photo filter has been applied from Instagram. In the right image, no filter ...
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Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 APO DG HSM Image Quality Issue

I have a question regarding the quality of my Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 (non-Sport) lens. I bought this lens back in 2011, and even though people say again and again a 70-200mm is a must-have, this is my ...
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How should I affix 35mm film inside a picture frame?

I recently bought a few strips of tidbits from a movie, on 35mm film. (17 strips of 6 frames each, about 11x3.5cm a strip) I know this isn't "photography" per se, but I think it still counts ...
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Photo Competition 2021-08-09: Food

Theme: Food Candidates can be: A mouth watering cooked dish. Raw vegetables. Raw fruits. Desserts. Beverages like tea, juices etc. This theme was suggested by Aquarius_Girl. Voting Rules View the ...
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Canon 5D Mark IV says battery is full, dies in 2-3 minutes, both battery chargers show battery as full

I have a Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, along with 2 original Canon batteries, 2 aftermarket batteries, and 2 chargers (the original one and an aftermarket one that charges 2 batteries at the same time). For ...
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Change EXIF format in Lightroom Classic

I noticed Lightroom Classic outputs the Exposure Time in the EXIF data as 0.0025 instead of 1/400. Is there anyway I can change the format?
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"Move" focus in post-processing

I have this photo which I am happy with. And I would not be able to find puffins everyday so difficult to reshoot the image. The focus of the bird is on its tail and not the eye. Is it a way to "...
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Using a Tamron 70-300mm for Nikon on my Canon EOS 200D [duplicate]

Maybe a dumb question for Pros like you but I really have no idea: I got a Tamron 70-300mm F4-5.6 A005 FOR NIKON - but I have a Canon 200D (it was gift, because the person doesn't need it anymore). Is ...
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How to achieve a normal 50mm look with a Nikon APS-C camera?

I have an APS-C camera and want a lens that will achieve a normal 50mm look. Do I buy a DX 50 mm or get the FX 35mm? Will they have the same effect?
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Quick Whitepoint-based Calculation

I have an LED device that shines exactly one color. I know the RGB of that color, it's rgb(190, 215, 255) on a color-calibrated monitor. I have several other LED devices I'd like to display the same ...
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Canon Camera ELPH 180 Continuous Power

I am using a Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 and am trying to take pictures with it for several days in a row using a script. This needs continuous power so the battery will not run out of power. I could use ...
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Telephoto lens for camera whose lens cannot be removed

Is it possible to add a lens in front of another lens to make it a telephoto lens? I have a few "fisheye" adapters that I can put in front of any lens to take a fisheye photo, but I wonder ...
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R6 with adapted EFs lens - Any way to select to shoot full frame?

When Adapting an EF-s Lens to my R6 it automatically switches to only capturing APS-C Format on it's sensor. Is there any possibility to override this and capture the full sensor? Even though it might ...
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Digiscoping with iPhone 11 Pro

I'm trying to digiscope with an iPhone 11 pro and an iPhone adapter on my Swarovski spotting scope and I am having problems. When I set up the spotting scope on my target with my eye everything looks ...
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How to 'photoscan' large artwork canvases by combining multiple photos into single high resolution digital image without glare

Have a number of large (4x6 foot/ 120x180cm) acrylic paintings that I want to capture digital images of that will be suitable for re-printing large replicas of the paintings. Ideally, want to capture ...
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Artifacts between yellow and white of DNG image

I have problems with DNG to TIFF conversion. When converting via Photoshop Camera Raw, there's a weird artifact on my yellow wall. What seems to fix it is changing the tint but it messes up the colors ...
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Unable to get good low light photos with Canon EOS R5

I'm using EOS R5 for half year now. I'm using EF and EF/S lenses, because I spent too much on camera body and can't afford to acquire better RF lenses yet. I'm unable to get good photos without ...
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Canon EOS 1100D Movie recording and manual modes are not working but auto modes are working fine

I have a Canon EOS 1100D with Class 10 32GB memory card. Everything was working fine, like auto modes and manual modes. After few weeks I switched on my camera to shoot a movie but camera is not ...
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I accidentally dropped my kodak m35 camera and the film count reset to S again

I own a kodak m35 camera and I accidentally dropped it. The film count reset to S again. I already took pics beforehand. Will I lose the pictures I’ve taken? or Do I need to rewind the film and send ...
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There are many f2.8 zooms for FF. Why are there so few f2/f1.8 zooms for APS-C?

APS-C/Super35 cameras are less staple for film than they were before, but are still widely used. Besides, there are quite a few semi-professional APS-C DSLRs on the market. As far as I understand, a ...
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Remove Vignetting from thousands of images

I am doing historical research for which the only document source is microfilm typically created in the 1950s by technicians who did not understand the characteristics of this then new technology. ...

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