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How to add the date/time on the file name of Nikon D3200

Right now, every picture I take are named like this DSC_0237.JPG As a result, When I try to put the pictures in the same folders as other Nikon pictures, the filenames overlap. How to add the date ...
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Longest (unlimited?) shelf-life B&W developer for sporadic use?

Is there a B&W film developer without limited shelf-life? For example, something encapsulated so well, that it can be stored unopened for decades? For example, something like tablets in metalized ...
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How long can an SD card last in salt water?

I dropped my camera in the ocean (Don't care about the camera and shame on me). I'm trying to get a scuba diver now. It's been in there for 24 hours, as of this post.
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How to capture the texture of 8 mm semi precious stone bead?

What method would you recommend me to use if I wanted to reconstruct in 3d semi precious beads ? Amethist, aghates, aquamarine ect with highly accurate results ? How am I suppose to get the texture ...
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How do I access raw photos from Nikon D3500, if imported photos on my phone always appear in jpg format?

I recently bough Nikon D3500 and I shoot in jpg+raw mode. In the history of taken photos, however, there's only one copy of each photo, rather than two. Similarly, when I import the photos to edit ...
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No sharpening in post process! How you can achieve that?

Some professionals do not sharpen their raw photos when they postprocess them and the result is still great! How is that possible? Quality of lenses? Different workaround? Thank you!
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Photos when subcontracting

We are a small flooring contractor, recently finished two project as subcontractors of a big company. The whole project was completed by us, the big company just gave us the project. We have never ...
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Why all the photo of my Canon PowerShot is overexposed?

I am using my camera since 2016. This is Canon PowerShot sx420. 1 month ago one of my friend took my camera for some photography. Now he bring this back to me. But the problem is when I taking a photo ...
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Lumix GX8: How set long shutterspeed on electronic shutter?

The camera allows me only 1" when electronic shutter speed is on. Need 24" for stars, but that's possible only in mechanical shutter mode. Would like to avoid shaking. Is there any workaround ? ...
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Shooting/Editing photos outside in the dark

I was walking through a public pathway, which goes through people's gardens, when I noticed an old looking swing hanging from a tree which was nicely lit with an outdoor light. This reminded me of ...
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How to create a photo/art project of one type of object in many sizes?

I have many sizes of one item, let’s say for example sea shells of one type but from the tiniest size to the largest one. I want to create a photo/multimedia project/collection but I don’t know how to ...
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With an old manual lens and modern digital camera, sharp image on the matte focusing screen, blurred one on the sensor

I tried to use an old Practicar lens 50mm/1.8 with Canon 450D, using an appriopriate adapter ring Practica B/Canon EF. Of course, this lens is completely manual in this configuration. Via the ...
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What are the ISO, exposure, and aperture settings for single frames from slow-motion video on the iPhone 6?

I filmed a video of myself swinging a tennis racket in slow motion and then used cv2 to make jpg's of some of the frames, ie. 8 frames from the start of the swing to follow-through evenly spaced, and ...
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Spinning time for Tetenal C-41 kit

On Tetenal's guide there is nothing regarding how to spin the tank. Looking on YouTube there are different length of time used. For one or two rolls what is the best routine?
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Canon 1500D with elinchrom frX 200

Hi I have canon 1500d and elinchrom frX 200 strobe light, I tried connecting with the trigger.
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Why do I get noisy results when converting from raw to jpeg?

I am using ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2019 and shooting with a Canon 80D (storing raw+jpeg files from the camera). In the past I've shot mostly jpeg files and fine-tuned them in ACDSee with ...
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Can Nikon D200/Dxx AF-C be made to aggressively react to foreground objects entering the frame?

There is an option to achieve the opposite ("AF with tracking"), but turning it off still does not mean that there will be a close to instant reaction to anything entering the frame (shove a hand in ...
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Godox X2T-C trigger transmitter not communicating with X1R-C receiver

The X2T-C trigger is mounted on the Canon 6D, and the Canon EX600 RT II is mounted on the X1R-C receiver. Channels on the trigger and receiver are all set to 1, and groups are both set to A. EX600 ...
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Cheap, unbranded 85mm f/1.8 prime lenses - are they optically any good?

Has anyone tried or even considered the Chinese under-£100 85mm f/1.8 primes for hobbyist/non-pro photography? Of course, they are only manual focus and build quality will not be as good as their ...
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What are ways to record who took the pictures if a camera is used by multiple people?

My wife and I both like to go out photographing. We usually have only one DSLR/MILC with us, so we take turns in taking pictures. (Rarely, if we have multiple cameras at hand, they usually have ...
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Ghosting artefacts in narrow DOF photographs

Snapping with a Canon EOS 600D in narrow DOF situations (for example with low f-stop numbers at long focal lenght), I get ghosting artefacts on the parts of the photograph which are out of focus. ...
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Shooting a milky way timelapse on my Canon EOS 200D Mark II

I recently got a Canon EOS 200D Mark II, it does great astro and milky way photography and I was wondering how to shoot a milky way timelapse. the timelapse settings in the camera make it so the ...
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How can I avoid those pink/purple lines in my portrait photos?

In my portrait photos, these pink/purple lines are appearing, usually on the edges. I am using Nikon D3300 with a 50mm lens. Why are they appearing, and how can I avoid them? Camera Make : ...
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How to find a camera compatible with old Sigma lenses that were used with Pentax MZ50 SLR?

I have some lenses off my old Pentax MZ50 SLR camera, and I would like to buy a new camera body. How do I find a compatible camera?
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My new Nikon d3500 is not showing the light meter in live view mode

All the tutorials are saying the light meter (exposure meter) in live view mode should be there, except that it's not showing there in my brand new camera, lol. Is there a setting I might have set ...
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What should I do when the results from Reikan FoCal show flaws?

I've done an AFMA calibration Reikan Software. Assuming this was properly executed, do I need to take the results seriously? All my lenses do suffer from astigmatism, and also my new Canon 24-70 f2.8 ...
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What makes these white stars appear black?

This is partial screenshot from an episode of the TV (Netflix) show Daredevil (season 2, episode 7): Note how the normally white stars of the US flag are showing up as black - albeit quite out of ...
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Sony SEL 18-200mm very blurry at the right part of the photo

I own a Sony a6000 and recently upgraded the kit lens (10-50) for an 18-200mm lens. The problem I face is that at the right part of the photos, mostly on wide angle, the photo is very blurry compared ...
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Is there a Canon DSLR to transfer photos to a server directly?

Is there any Canon DSLR camera that can transfer photos directly from the camera to a server via FTP or to Dropbox wirelessly ? Anything like that ?
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Is Nikon D500 a good fit for nature and ambient-lighting portraits and occasional other uses?

My wife has been sporting Nikon D90 for a good number of years and as she wants to proceed more into professional photography she's looking for a new body that can be versatile when needed: Primarily ...
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Do Nikon cameras have a feature similar to Canon's “Exposure Safety Shift”?

Canon offers a feature called "Exposure Safety Shift" in many of its models. It appears to allow the camera to automatically adjust the aperture or shutter speed to allow an improved exposure. Does ...
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Why is my dSLR giving me an incomplete image?

I'm shooting with a gently used Nikon D70s (with roughly 15k clicks) and a newer Nikon AF-S Nikkor 55-200mm ED VR lens. The lens works fine on other cameras. The memory card works fine on other ...
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How to handle frequent, uncontrolled lighting changes?

I was taking photos of birds in a sanctuary. There I experienced few challenges. I want to know how to handle these. There were frequent daylight variations as it was partly cloudy. It was a bright ...
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Shift lens vs move body?

This is a question that sounds basic, but I have yet to find an answer. When using a tilt-shift lens, if you shift the lens up 5 mm, or if you move the camera body up 5 mm, does the camera capture the ...
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Lens for Nikon D5600 recommended for bird photography

I purchased Nikon D5600 last month. While doing bird photography I realize, 70-300 mm lens is not sufficient. I have few queries: (1) Which lens is recommended for wildlife photography? I checked ...
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Why is view on camera different from actual output viewed on phone?

I have a Nikon D5600. When I use telephoto lens (70-300 mm) for bird photography, on full zoom the bird does appear clear and near, but when the actual photo is produced, the bird appears far. When ...
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Guiding path for circular time lapse

I am contemplating taking a picture of a subject from a different angle until I reach a complete circle. As for the frequency, let's assume something from the range of one photo every 1 degree (that ...
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Will using drizzle for wide field milky way photography provide much benefit?

I don't own a tracker or telescope so the only astrophotography I do is occasional milky way wide fields. Usually 20-30 images taken at wide angle and then aligned and stacked using Deep Sky Stacker. ...
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How can I photograph a book spread and keep a natural look?

I've ran into this issue trying to update my (graphic design) portfolio in the past. How can I set up a book to shoot it and minimize the amount of required retouching? How do I keep the book open (...
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Second hand Canon 80D or newer 250D

I'm looking at getting a pretty good nick second hand 80D for £500 (body only). This is a good discount compared to a brand new 80D, but I'm wondering how it compares to a 250D. I can get this new for ...
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What lenses are compatible with older Canon EOS DSLR?

I own a Canon EOS 1100D camera that was released in 2011. What lenses are still compatible with this model?
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Changing JPEG to RAW to use on Lightroom?

Am I able to covert JPEG into RAW so I can treat the images on Lightroom? Reason why is that for years I am travelling and taking tons of pics but my Nikon was programmed only to save in JPEG format.. ...
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How to choose a color calibration device?

I'm tired of my monitors and phones all looking different. I tried following instructions at Lagom LCD monitor test pages, but they still look different. So, I think I need to buy something to help ...
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What cases are compatible with a Zeiss Ikon Contessamat SBE?

I was recently gifted a Zeiss Ikon Contessamat SBE. It looks like this: (Image courtesy of collection-appareils.fr) Sadly, it doesn't have a case and no cover mechanism for the lens. Cameras by ...
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Doing an engagement party [duplicate]

So, I'm doing an engagement party for my sister-in-law's sister. Now, I haven't picked up my camera in probably 3 years... just kinda fell out of it. They ask me to do it as I won't really ask for ...
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Nikon P900 star trails mode just produces a movie not trails

I have a Nikon P900. Selecting the Star Trails mode from the Scene menu allows the camera to take what I assume would be a photo with the star trails in the night sky. However, all it takes is a 10 ...
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What are the distinguishing features of various Sony mirrorless camera models?

I am not a professional photographer and it is basically my hobby. I would like to buy a mirrorless camera and I have thought to get Sony a6000. Most of the time I take pictures of landscape and ...
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Is it just me, or do smartphone cameras not have any chromatic aberations at all?

To this day I have failed to spot any color artifacts in smartphone photos. Either Nokia N8 phone on a camera or my old Vibe P1 Turbo and even the G7102 I have (Which has glare towards the edges) Is ...
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Macro - extension tubes vs reversal - how to choose?

I do a fair bit of macro photography, indoors with good lighting, using either a focus rail or manual focus pull to image-stack. I've always considered that using extension tubes for this gives me ...
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How do I make my image comply with the requirements of this photography competition?

I am participating in a photography competition. There is something that I want to ask you about: We may require the originals of the awarded photographs to be submitted by the relevant ...

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