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Best solution for under/over waterline shots with Olympus tg-6

I'm looking for a piece of advice. My main camera is a crop sensor entry level DSLR that I rarely end up taking anywhere unless I'm on holiday because of its chunkiness and weight. So a few months ...
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Does a DSLR lens have a shutter speed?

I was analysing the combination of a Nikon D5600 and AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20MM F/4.5-5.6G VR, mainly for Northern lights photo purpose. The Nikkor lens which I am analysing is not a fast lens so I will ...
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Why is there an air gap between lenses and digital sensors, as opposed to continuous glass-like higher refractive index?

Thinking about ultra-fast lenses (ƒ<1), it would seem useful to have a solid+liquid medium between lens and sensor. This wouldn't have been very practical (presumably) at the time of film, but with ...
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What are considerations when choosing between flash and LED lighting for macro?

I'd like to build a DIY macro-studio at home for shooting flowers and other objects. I'd like to have an option to shoot with multiple light sources - at least 4. My other priorities are low cost and ...
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maximal detail in extreme low light: longer lens or shorter and faster lens?

I have found a spot where I can take photos of owls. The problem is that they are always showing up very late so it gets quite dark. I have a Nikon D500 which goes up to ISO 51200 and last night I ...
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Why did my 35mm scans come out with this white grain?

So I recently found my Grandfather's old Pentax ME, I just finished my first roll and noticed that the scans came out very white/grainy. I am wondering if this could be an exposure issue, it was new ...
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Why won't my Nikon D5200 go into bulb in quick response remote mode when using a remote shutter release?

So I've had a remote shutter release for a while and only decided today to give it a try. I know to put the camera in manual and go into bulb, which is fine when my camera is in single frame mode or ...
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Dark images problem (low exposure) with canon 650d

I have a canon 650d, recently the camera is taking dark photos (low exposure) I always use good settings/standard, but somehow it started giving dark images in the picture below I was under a strong ...
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How to split my collection in Darktable?

I have a few pretty big collections in Darktable - 500-1000 photos per collection - from when I was starting with all this. Now I'd like to get at least some of them in order, split them up into ...
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Where can I ask for an expert opinion about photography? [migrated]

Whenever I ask a question about a camera recommendations I get blocked because it's off-topic or too broad. Isn't the purpose of Stackexchange to ask a question where an expert can answer? I'm ...
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Extension to shift 1/4" mount forward?

I have a 3d printed attachment for my lenses which is heavy enough to make my small tripod not balance. I would like to shift the 1/4" threaded connection forward about 2 inches. Is there a ...
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Does light hardness affect color saturation?

I've read in couple of sources that level of hardness of light affects color saturation somehow - harder the light more saturated colors are. Is this actually true or not?
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APS-C lenses on full frame Mirrorless bodies

I was wondering about the use of lenses designed for smaller sensors on full frame bodies. This originally comes up regarding a discussion of Canon EF-S lenses with adapters on full frame Mirrorless ...
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Data transfer rates required to edit images on an ext HD?

I am in the process of sourcing an external HD for my Mac to store and edit images using Lightroom and Photoshop. I shoot with a Canon full-frame camera therefore, the raw image files are in the order ...
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Unable to click pictures with nikon D3500 [duplicate]

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1s_xLLeXyCNRJmyem2vkqLd-g9XnU3DZm?usp=sharing here is the link of pictures and videos to my problems. To describe it in words, my camera nikon d3500 is going ...
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How to get photos with smart previews out of Lightroom if the original photos cannot be located?

How can I get photos out of Adobe Lightroom Classic CC if the original photos cannot be located, such as if the drive containing them is broken?
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Ice Hockey photos, clear but kind of dark and grain on zoom [duplicate]

I'm new to photography and have been working on shooting our kids ice hockey team to try and get the best photos possible. I've searched through here and found various answers but I'm hoping maybe ...
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Is there a way to keep the LCD on a D3500 active while using Snapbridge?

I have looked around and found out that as of now, the D3500 has limited use with the Snapbridge app. I understand that the App will not show me what my camera is seeing and is mostly just there to ...
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Is there a way to equalize all the colors' brightness in Photoshop?

I want to know if there's a way to equalize the brightness of all the colors of an image. Like, I have a color image, I want to make its all colors' brightnesses the same value. Ex - H-43 S-73 B-101 ...
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prime lens has auto focus but it has fixed “focal length” [duplicate]

I am so lost. Focal length in physics is the distance at which focus is achieved when rays are parallel. Clear! "focal length" in photography videos (shown below) always talks about sensor ...
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What image will I get if I attached a DSLR lens to an iPhone sensor?

As we all know, we will get a cropped image when we use the same lens on FF and APS-C. The image is kind of zoomed-in. THe image quality of the two images would depends on the sensor quality. If I ...
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I want to take image of a dried droplet 12 mm x12 mm

How do I take the image of a 12 mm x 12 mm area without using expensive lenses and camera? I read a lot on using combination of lenses to get images but was unable to understand properly how it works. ...
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Getting whites to match the example photo

I'd like to know how I could make the whites in my photos more like in the example photo. Here the first one with a cup of coffee is my photo and the second one with handbags is an example found from ...
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What equipment do I need to take photomicrography pictures?

Just saw many amazing micro(macro?) pictures like this 9x magnification of nylon stockings on the Nikon Small World website. I wonder what equipment do I need (from scratch) in order to take those ...
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How can I restore this scratched 1930s print?

I could use some tips on restoring a scanned print of a family photograph from the 1930s. The photo is heavily scratched, but I would like to restore as much as possible. Any tips on removing the ...
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Light leaks all over the photos

It is my first time using a film camera and I've developed my first roll of film, Lomography CN 400. The camera is a Fujifilm MDL-9. I know that my problem is light leaks and it's coming from the ...
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Problems creating a photo album: which is the expected size and resolution?

First of all, sorry for the basic question: I don't know much about photography and I want to create a photo album. I have already created some in the past using the software provided by the company ...
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Exiftool drops some EXIF tags [closed]

I am trying to copy all the exif information from Canon *.MOV video files into my *.m4a audio files. But some EXIF tags are missing: ffmpeg -i MVI_5918.MOV -vn -ac 1 MVI_5918_p1_mono.m4a exiftool -...
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Can a GPX track be imported into Lightroom (2020)?

I just started using Lightroom Classic Creative Cloud (Oct. 2020). I'm impressed with it's geotagging capability combined with map quality. Can a GPX track be imported into Lightroom? Thanks.
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Is it safe to video record the sun with a DSLR with a solar filter? [closed]

I've read so far that taking photos of the sun with a DSLR is ok with a sun filter. I'm wondering, is it safe to take videos of the sun with a solar filter on a DSLR?
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Does anyone know of any flashes that would work on an old Konica FP-1?

My mum recently gave me an old Konica FP-1 Program which she got in the 80s. I'm in by no means a professional or even an amateur really, but I was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction ...
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Hasselblad: Which lenses mount on which cameras?

Im interested in the Hasselblad digital system and I would like to know which lenses mount on which cameras. Im especially interested in the H4D and H5D cameras. Which lenses are compatible with these ...
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What are these lines in photos when viewed zoomed in on iPhone?

I take photos on my Canon (It happens on both my Canon EOS Rebel t1i and my Canon EOS R) camera then download them onto my iPhone. Then when I zoom in close enough, there are these invisible lines on ...
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Would you consider this lens (Samyang 8mm CS II) defective?

I purchased a new Samyang 8mm F3.5 UMC Fish-eye CS II today. After I made my first shot with it I immediately noticed a flaw. At f/3.5 the flare of bright objects is shifted towards the bottom (and ...
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Polarizing filter - degree of polarization vs polarizing sunglasses?

I thought a polarizing filter only lets through light of one polarity. Thus if I have 2 polarizing sunglasses and look through both superimposed and rotate one it should completely block light at 90 ...
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How can I view stereoscopic image pairs without a stereoscope?

I'm reading a relatively old paper (1976). I'm trying to figure out how to interpret the blobs on the micrograph images. Then I see this in the legend: The stereoscopic pairs of micrographs, ...
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use of ND Variable filter

I am an amateur photographer and I tested a ND 2-400 variable filter-at its maximum 8 2/3 stops-for a low light landscape scenery.My Nikon d610 suggested data were aperture 4.0 ,shutter speed 0.4s,iso ...
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How to view Sony A7S3 thumbnails on Mac OS?

Currently you can't view Sony A7S3 thumbnails on Macs / Macbooks. This might seem like a trivial issue, however, for those of us who do large volume shoots in our profession (I'm a real estate ...
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Changing Date on large numbers of scanned files

I have thousands of scanned photos and would like to change the EXIF data to have the proper dates. I can do this all with exiftool, but am looking for a way to process the files after I have ...
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How to dismantle this small octagonal softbox?

I need help to dismantle a softbox. The model is an Elinchrom 22" Portalite octagonal softbox. From memory it was exceptionally difficult to assemble and now I'm finding it so impossible to ...
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Can smartphones, like iPhone 12 Pro, replace entry-level DSLR cameras?

I am new to this photography. I was planning on buying an entry-level DSLR like Canon Rebel SL3 with a few lenses (18-55 mm, 70-300 mm, and 50 mm prime lens), but after the iPhone 12 pro release I ...
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Lumix G7 - exposure preview

I have a Lumix G7 and I use it in manual mode. The live view image always uses auto brightness no matter if my settings are to under- or overexpose. Is there no option to see a brightness preview in ...
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My off camera flash doesn’t turn on?

My flash doesn’t turn on, tried to change battery but no luck. I used it only 3 times for less then 10 minutes. Any ideas what I can do? Flash: Yongnuo YN685.
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How do I keep it from moving out of the frame so fast when taking a video of Jupiter?

This year on my birthday my sister gave me a 70mm telescope and a small camera. I tried to take a video of Jupiter, so I can learn how to stack and edit astrophotography images. But I noticed Jupiter ...
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How to develop large dark room prints?

I want to make some large dark room prints (40x50 or larger). However the dark room I have access to, does not have room for 40x50 trays. So before I go and make a whole bunch of mistakes, working ...
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Picture gets blurry when zooming in

My Nikon 3400's kit lens(18-55mm) works fine when I take pictures at 18mm. But when I extend lens beyond that, the picture gets blurry(no clarity). Though I can focus on extremely close distances ...
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Nikon F mount Adaptable Lenses/Mounts with infinity focus

I know that Nikon F mount is platform that not much lenses can be adapted to. Is there any type of lenses that can be adapted to Nikon F mount(modern DSLR or old film) without any lens modifications, ...
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A nikkor 18-140mm AF-S vs 18-55 AF-P, 70-300mm AF-P all with VR for a camera without a focus motor?

Hi I'm getting this deal where I can either get one Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140 mm F/3.5-5.6 G ED VR Or these 2 Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300 mm f/4.5-6.3G ED VR Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55 mm f/3.5-...
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What is the advantage of C41 with separated bleach and fixer baths?

What are the advantages of performing the C41 process with separate bleach and fixer baths rather than a single blix bath from the commonly available Unicolor/CineStill/etc kits? If there is an ...
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Variable Aperture Zoom Lens Dials

I'm new to photography and recently won a bid on a Nikon D70 with a Nikon AF Nikkor 24-120mm 1:35-5.6D lens. I know the lens has a variable aperture. What I can't figure out is what the top sets of ...

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