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How to determine the maximum memory card size that an Olympus E500 is compatible with?

I have an E500 with some 1 GB XD cards. It also takes CompactFlash. I can't find any information about what the max limit on card size is. I have checked the manual: https://cs.olympus-imaging.jp/en/...
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Godox AD200 is not triggering at some outdoor locations

Gear Nikon Z6 Godox XPro N Godox AD200 Pro Settings TTL/HSS Channel 2 Group A Issue I was able to trigger the flash light by directly pressing the flash button on the Godox XPro N, However when I ...
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autofocus shown in viewfinder and captured on actual pic is different

Equipment : Nikon D7000, Godox Flash on camera with soft box diffuser. Background: I have been assigned the task by my family to make portrait albums of the identical twins born to my close relative. ...
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How to coax 8-sec shutter on aperture prio film cam?

Camera: Yashica Electro 35 cc Hi guys! Multiple records about my camera model indicate that it has a shutter speed range of 1/250 to 8sec. However, I recently tried to photograph an orange streelit ...
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Continuous Video with No FPS [closed]

Is it possible to capture video with no FPS? As far as I know, every video is made up of photos captured rapidly(e.g. 60 frames per second). Is there any technology which actually capture video, ...
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Is it possible to create a Lightroom Smart Collection to include only specific keywords and exclude all others?

In Lightroom, I have marked my photos using keywords of the names of people, say A B C D & E and so on. I want to use smart collections to trap all photos where there are keywords A AND B. ...
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What is this mount with notched tab on a Soligor lens?

I bought a Soligor 80-200mm lens. The seller told me that it is M42 mount, but when I received it, I found out that is not M42. The seller doesn't answer my phone calls. I tried to recognize it alone. ...
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Battery is not communicating?

Main problem is that no battery percentage is showing on display? How to solve this problem?
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Remote trigger shutter on two smartphones at once

I have a working stereo rig that uses two smartphones (Google Pixel 3A). I need to be able to take long exposures, so I need to remove the risk of shake from manual contact with the phone, so the ...
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Fast Lens for Nikon D5600 camera for Northern Lights [duplicate]

I have been searching for right Fast lens to capture Northern Lights with Nikon D5600 and I found the lens : https://www.amazon.in/dp/B00SXU9RRQ/?coliid=I1KYXHHIEFQE4R&colid=1XP33IM5PNIC6&psc=...
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Product photography sharpness?

I’m doing a few pieces of product photography but has to be amazon approved so on a 255 background I took this shot but sadly every time you zoom a little into the photo it’s not as sharp as I’d like. ...
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.jpg photos from the external SD card of Galaxy Grand Prime + display “It appears we don't support this file format” after transferring them to my PC

My Galaxy Grand Prime + phone was running out of space so I transferred all my WhatsApp media to my SD card. After some time (a few hours I think), many of these photos and videos became unviewable. I ...
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Nikon p900 Bracketing and Timer

I have a Nikon p900. I want to use bracketed exposures along with either a timer or remote shutter. Activating anything off the timer menu, either a 2 second timer or selecting the shutter remote ...
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Remove tiny colourful fibers (not dust) from scanned image

I have imaged scanned in 600 dpi. The paper is old, specially designed, with visible texture and tiny colourful fibers being part of its structure. I'd like to "extract" image from it. ...
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How does having a large diameter make the SEL85F1.4 a premium lens?

I have been reading about Focal length and Fast lenses when I came across this lens which has 85mm focal length and F1.4 as FStop. https://www.sony.co.in/electronics/camera-lenses/sel85f14gm Generally ...
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Damaged Nikon AF Nikkor 80-200 f2.8 ED

Today I dropped my D7500 with my 80-200 attached. From about 3ft up. Lens first. Onto a pointy rock. Fortunately (ha!) it had the lens cap on and a Hoya UV filter. The lens cap was jammed in and the ...
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Increase shadows and contrast but keep developing time standard with TMAX 400 Film

I would like to increase contrast make it stronger / darker with TAX 400 Film but keep developing time standard. Do I have to push this film or underexpose it? If underexpose then by how much? I would ...
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Adapter to use DSLR lens on Mirrorless cameras [duplicate]

I am planning to use adapter for dslr prime/zoom lenses from Nikon/Canon with Sony Mirrorless A7iii camera. Will this impact the quality photos taken? Will it be advisable to go for Sony E mount prime/...
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Lightroom Classic 9.4: enabled “store presets with my catalog” but when I imported an .xmp preset, it was NOT inside my catalog

as above. I did a search on my catalog folder (on a mac so I used the find command/terminal) and no xmp file there. But I can see the imported preset inside a folder called "...
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Why does the quality of photos shot in RAW change after a few seconds when viewing them on a computer?

I have been taking a photo class for the past month or so and the professor told us to shoot in raw for a few assignments. When I view the pictures shot in RAW (on a canon rebel t7) on my computer, ...
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Mirrorless cameras and Night photography

I am planning to buy Sony A7 mirrorless camera but there are 2 points where I need more clarity: Are Mirrorless cameras less efficient in low light specially Sony mirrorless cameras. I read somewhere ...
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Should engagement photos all be edited with the same style?

I did an engagement shoot this past weekend (the actual proposal followed by some staged photos) for some friends. We plan on doing a more staged shoot later on. For context this was all shot on a ...
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Water behind ships much bluer than rest of ocean

On Wikipedia I have found the following image: The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyer JDS Kongō (DDG 173) sails in formation with other JMSDF ships and ships assigned to the USS ...
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How present is sky replacement in professional landscape photography?

I try to become a better landscape photographer. I try to invest more in traveling to unique places than in new gear and I get a lot of good pictures but only a very small fraction of them stands out. ...
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How do cameras undistort photos?

I have an image data set consisting of pairs of JPG and RAW files. I was tasked with transforming JPG pixel coordinates (x, y) to RAW pixel coordinates (x_raw, y_raw). By comparing RAW and JPG images ...
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White out pictures outdoors

We have a Canon Power Shot A 470,after changing the batteries all outdoor pictures are only white, some inside pictures are fine. What can we do?
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why i have black rectangles on my photo?

Original photo Edited photo to better show rectangles sony a6000 iso 100 3.2 f/5 sigma 60 mm (90mm for aps-c)
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Hummingbird photography with a Nikon D5300

I started using a Nikon D5300. My back yard has a lot Hummingbirds and I want take very good pictures. I took a couple but the wings are not clear. Does someone have a suggestion on how I can do this?...
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How to distinguish between real stars and noise?

JPG 3468X4624 f/1.8 5.23mm 10sec Iso:1600 [13]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/70iZf.jpg![enter image description here](https://i.stack.imgur.com/axIn9.jpg)
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Which step/component of film photography matters most when trying to get a very vintage, grainy look?

In my experience with digital photography, I've been told (and believe) that the lens and post-processing matter far more in the process of making a desired photo than the camera used does. I've ...
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Maximum length for PC/flash sync cord?

Can someone tell me if there is a maximum recommended length for a PC cord, whether officially or otherwise? I've seen some very long ones (30 feet!) and as I have some electrical engineering training ...
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Is there a way to copy particular rules of a smart collection in Lightroom?

I'm using smart collections in Adobe Lightroom CC 2019, and I'm wondering if there is a way to copy some rules of one smart collection to another. It would be tedious to do so manually, as I would ...
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Old-fashioned hot shoe flash does not fire on my Lumix G7

I have a Lumix G7 camera, and a Hanimex TS755M external flash from a junk shop. When connected to the camera, it doesn't fire. I have checked the Hanimex flash voltage, both looking it up on http://...
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Err 01 and no manual focus (Canon lens)

my Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM just stopped communicating with my DSLR (Canon EOS 77D). Furthermore, I can't even use manual focus anymore. Right before this happened, I tested some extension ...
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What kind of head or adaptor do I need to mount a camera on a Celestron tripod?

I recently bought a Celestron telescope that came with a pretty sturdy tripod. The picture here shows what the top of the tripod looks like, before I attach the telescope to it. Question is, what ...
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Is there some overhead to Write speeds of an SD Card?

I just bought an EOS R, and when recording 4k in all-i mode (8-bit LOG), it usually shuts down after 30 seconds or so (giving me an error, shaming me over my slow sd card). I know, though, that it ...
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When and how should I use the “hue” setting in the monitor?

I always try to adjust the monitor native settings before using a colorimeter for proper calibration. This means overall brightness, sometimes contrast, and saturation of each color channel for the ...
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Can “extensions” be put on a Canonet QL17?

I'm about to get into the world of film cameras and have decided on buying a Canon Canonet QL17. However, it has a fixed lens and a large part of my photography involves wide-angle and telephoto ...
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Is there any way to Export an Adobe Lightroom People View?

I'm working on a large set of photos scanned from family albums and want to share them with the labels that I've added to identify each person that I've identified. I don't know how to phrase this ...
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How do I batch apply sidecar files to the corresponding photos by filename in darktable?

I have pretty much the opposite question to this one. I recently needed to upgrade my computer. On my new computer, I still have all of the documents from my old computer, copied over in the same ...
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Which camera profile to use with SpyderCheckr in Lightroom/Adobe Camera Raw for most accurate colors?

We are trying to achieve the best possible color accuracy in our product photos and we are currently using SpyderCheckr from Datacolor for that. We're photographing the color chart, but the software ...
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Vintage lenses and teleconverter. Vintage TC native to lens or adapt lens to modern TC?

I own a fair amount of vintage lenses. Some of them I use on a crop body (a6000), with or without a focal reducer. I also use them adapted to full frame (a7). I love them on their native bodies, but ...
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Why do japanese companies dominate the camera market?

Three best selling camera makers are all japanses firms - Canon, Sony and Nikon. The other companies selling a lot of cameras are Olympus, Fujifilm, Panasonic and Pentax. How is that hapen that there ...
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HDR merge produce lackluster result

First of all, I must say that even thought I love photography, my skills are pretty bare. I've learnt to use lightroom auto toning feature and healing brush as well as managed a few layer merge from ...
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How to combine an autofocus teleconverter with a manual-focus lens

I have a teleconverter (Bower MC 2x C/AFI) which has pins to connect the lens electronics to the camera body. It works well with my autofocus lenses. If I try to use the converter with a manual-focus ...
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Golden Ratio, Fibonacci Spiral, and other crop guides for Lightroom?

When cropping in Lightroom it will helpfully overlay the image lines marking thirds, which makes it easy to crop using the Rule of Thirds. Is there any plug-in/add-on or other means to instead overlay ...
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Why does my phone intermittently add Title and Subject attributes?

I have taken a lot of photos, over the past couple of days, using the default 'Camera' App that came with my Huawei Mobile phone. I have since uploaded these Photos to my Computer, via Google Photos. ...
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Deleting photos in Lightroom

I have taken a few months worth of photos, imported them into Lightroom so that all the photos of a given day are in a folder, and edited a small fraction of the photos. My drive is filling up, so I ...
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Why is the North America Nebula so hard to see on this astrophoto?

Parameters: Canon EOS 70D, astromodified Canon EF 100–400 mm f/4.5–5.6 L IS Astronomik UHC filter iOptron Pro mount + bar with 1.5 kg counterweight + Slik travel tripod ISO 1000 150 mm f/5 50×13"...
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Is there SD card to CF card adapter that supports SD 4.0 (UHS-II)?

I have a micro SD card and a normal SD card which runs on the SD 4.0 specification, allowing high data transfer speeds. I also have a 5D Mark IV, which unfortunately only supports the UHS-I protocol ...

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