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How do I tell if a lens is compatible with a given camera body?

I'm about to buy a Pentax K-x camera with a Pentax 18-55 lens for 50€. I also found a few lenses, quite cheap, but I don't know if they are compatible. What should I look for to see if they are ...
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Should the iris of a Canonet QL17 contract at all in AE mode at maximum aperture?

Note that you need to cock the shutter for the tests below, otherwise the iris doesn't fully engage with the aperture controls. If I set my QL17 to ƒ/1.7, the iris opens up fully (as I'd expect) If I ...
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RAW Photo of the Moon - How to take pictures of objects in front of a (bright) moon?

I have an object in front of the moon and I wanted to take a RAW (NRW) photo including the moon and the object in front, thinking that I can fix the illumination/overexposure later in Lightroom. But I ...
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How can I shoot a timelapse with a Canon Powershot camera?

I have a Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS. Does anyone know if there is an Android application to record a timelapse on the camera? If not, is there a compatible intervalometer?
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How to rate photo relative to others in a set?

After taking a set of photos and importing them to my computer, I like to look through and choose the best ones, as I expect most people do. The usual way to record this seems by setting a 1-5 star-...
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Minolta Riva Zoom 135EX film winding behavior

I'm testing a Minolta Riva Zoom 135EX. Everything works fine, but if I press the shutter without a film loaded it doesn't wind on. Is this normal?
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How to collect and organise digital photos by others

I've never found a good way to keep track of digital photos that people have sent to me, or that I might download, and I want to keep for personal interest. I expect there are good industry specific ...
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How to use my display calibration settings with photoshop

I have a problem if I use my DisplayCal profile with photoshop, and save an image like a png or jpg the image turns out darker when I view it in another program but looks fine in photoshop before I ...
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Effect of assigning an ICC color profile at different stages

What is the difference between applying/assigning an ICC color profile to an image for color correction During opening and processing the raw image in some studio software (e.g. Lightroom, CaptureOne)...
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ExifTool command (Windows 10) to move files to a separate directory if the modified-date is later than the date-taken

I'm very new to this, please be gentle. My aim is to identify, and separate, original (unamended) photos, from several thousands of amended photos. Often with the same name but different directory. ...
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Did I ruin my film when I opened my Canon Sure-shot telemax film camera?

I have a Canon Sureshot Telemax point-and-shoot camera, with automatic rewind (I think it’s automatic rewind). I’m new to film cameras and accidentally opened the back after I finished the roll, and ...
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how do i click pictures with mb of above 4MB?

I am using sony a6000 and most of the clicked image size are below 1 MB. I want it to be above 4 MB so i can upload in shutterstock. thank you.
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What is the term for an image sequence with one fixed object in each image?

How is it called if I have movie or image sequence in which one central object is always fixed? For example, the same car in different landscapes, the same kitchen aid in different kitchens, etc.? ...
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How do I avoid overexposure using a shoe-mounted flash outdoors?

I shoot with a Canon EOS 77D and have a 430EX III-RT flash. Whenever I use the flash outdoors to compensate for lighting the photo are overexposed. I shot in Av with ISO 400, then 200, 1/200 sec ...
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How to store the back of a photo in metadata?

I am scanning old family photos. Any suggestions/best practice for storing the information written on the back of photos? When it's a name or location, for example, there are metadata tags, but often ...
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Slow shutter speed and image sharpness

I'm new to photography, I hope I won't misuse any terms here. Let say I shoot a still subject like a product on a tripod with controlled lighting. Let say I have little light and so I use a slow ...
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What's causing the shadow running down the side of my photographs

Using my Canon IV S2 I get a straight vertical shadow on the right of the picture ( It occupies about half an inch down the short side of 6X4 print).I assume it's the cloth shutter edge trailing but ...
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Should I care about duplicates with different metadata?

I'm in photo-backup-deduplication hell. Thousands of folders organised in a different way, backups of backups of backups. There's no easy way to know what's latest/more important. I'm using dupeGuru ...
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Lens for 1 inch sensor format does not seem to cover the actual sensor boundary

I have a camera which has the Sony IMX267LQR sensor. From the sensor documentation, its diagonal is 16.1 mm and pixel dimensions are 4096 (H) × 2160 (V). The camera manufacturer listed it as 1 inch ...
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Hot shoe pinouts / connections - do any of them provide power?

I've got an idea for a little project that uses the hot-shoe on top of the camera - I'm aware that the standard centre pin / foot connection is a universal thing but it would be useful if I could take ...
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Tools to take 3D pictures for a virtual show

I belong to a couple of bonsai clubs, and for this year we wanted to do a virtual show. I'm looking to build a small site where I can drop 30-50 virtual bonsais across several pages so visitors can ...
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Error message on Canon Sureshot

I’ve just gone to use my Canon Sureshot zoom 70 for the first time, the film loaded ok and the flash seemed to be working but when I pressed the shutter button the picture didn’t take and an E came ...
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What causes these horizontal lines from light sources?

I was watching the film Lupin, and I'm wondering, what is the name of that filter that makes those horizontal lines? And also, is it a physical (like one you screw on a lens) or a digital (like one ...
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PhotoFlo for Color negs OK?

I'm new to developing my photos by my self. I bought the Cinestill SC41 kit and I was planning to buy a squeegee to wipe of the water on the film on my last step. But I found people not recommending ...
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What is the recommended way to use a Paterson Super System 4 tank?

Every single thing I've read about the Paterson tanks suggests that you can use the rotary agitator instead of inversion. One would think that the manufacturer's own published materials would provide ...
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Why won't my YN-622C-TX power up?

I have bought a Yongnuo YN622C-TX flash trigger along with a YN685 flash. When I first checked the trigger it was working fine. I removed the batteries, then I also checked my flash. I was using non-...
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Image properties for social media?

My experience of social media is extremely limited, but I have occasionally been asked by a group to send them an image for use on their media. Sometimes as non-technical people only used to mobile ...
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What does it mean when a scanner or printer has asymmetric resolution (e.g., 600 x 1200)?

What does it mean when a scanner or printer has asymmetric resolution (e.g., 600 x 1200)? If you print/scan something that is quadratic, would you get different quality if you rotated it 90 °? Isn't ...
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Is there a good way to recover very thin negatives in VueScan?

I have some very thin, underdeveloped negatives. I was hoping to be able to recover them with VueScan, but what I get out of VueScan is extremely grainy. I realise there are limits to what can be done ...
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How do I stop my Nikon 3500 menu from switching off?

My Nikon D3500 menu (the one showing ISO, F-Stop, shutter speed) switches off after about 7 seconds. How do I stop it?
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Hardware for scanning diapostives or negatives using flatbed scanner?

How can I scan negatives and diapositives using a flatbed scanner? What hardware do I need? I'm a little confused here, both regarding what I need and how it works. 10-15 years ago, I think, it was ...
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Lab to RGB conversion, and RGB colour space default

I don't believe this is a complicated question - when I work win lab and flip to RGB, the default space is SRGB. hence there is clipping and repositioning of the numbers. Id like to know how, when I ...
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What are these “lights” in the sky in my drone picture?

I have a photo, original and unedited with some unexplained lights in the sky. Here’s an explanation on the scenario. My pics were taken March 10, 2021. I took them all using a drone, Mavic Pro with a ...
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What is a great older/used DSLR suitable for use as a webcam (on a Mac)? [closed]

I am interested in getting a used DSLR to use as a webcam for my Mac (recently watched this YouTube video and like the idea!) I am not going to buy a new/expensive camera just for this, so I thought I ...
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How are you supposed to judge ISO's effect on the image if you are looking through the viewfinder?

When you look through the viewfinder, how do you prevent potentially taking bad photos by misjudging the ISO? You can see what the focus will be like and depth of field and the shutter speed isn't too ...
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How does the Canonet GIII electronically control its mechanical parts?

In A mode, the Canonet GIII prevents the shutter from being released unless the metering is within a certain range (i.e. the available range of apertures it can set). How does it do that? And how does ...
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How do I use Canon speedlights off-camera with a Sony A7 III?

I'm currently in the limbo phase of converting my system to Sony…but meanwhile I need to work with my current collection of Canon speedlights. I'm having trouble understanding exactly which trigger ...
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Retrieving the original date of a .JPG

I know a similar question was posted here before - which I will provide a link for below - but despite that, the exiftool.exe in the thread could not really retrieve the original date. The file in ...
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I have no image on my Canon PowerShot Pro1 camera

I have no images on my Canon PowerShot Pro1. When I press the shutter nothing happens. The monitor and viewfinder displays the info.
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Canon EOS 800D battery problem

I would like to know if you have some experience with following problem. When I insert my fully charged original battery in Canon EOS800D the camera does not start at all. Even the indicator for ...
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What kind of lighting gear should I consider for macro shooting?

Next week I will receive a Canon EOS 6D Mark II. It's my first camera. I have also bought the Canon EF 100 f/2.8L Macro IS USM lens. I am very interested in doing macro photography. My question is ...
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How to merge an image taken from four cameras placed in four corners of a room? [closed]

For my application, I need to place four cameras on the corners of a room Capture image from all 4 cameras Merge all four of them Finally if there are someone in room, i want to detect number of ...
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How do you know how much of an effect on the image will be when using a strangely shaped aperture like star-shaped or heart shaped?

Compared to regular pentagonal aperture, what effect does the image have if you use the aperture of the shape below? The above aperture has a pentagonal shape and has a protruding part to the side. ...
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How can I edit this photo in RawTherapee to increase the details in both the subject and the background clouds?

I recently took this photo, and by playing around in RawTherapee was able to bring out two particular aspects of the image that I really like. First, the original (This is a "save" of the ...
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konica hexar upgrade

I found this lovely old konica hexar in a drawer. It's already a pretty cool camera, but I found out it can be even cooler. The later versions have some extra features and konica used to offer a ...
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Aligning multiple exposures

I'm mostly using a Minolta X300 for multi-exposures work. My process is as follows: I make sure the camera's crank is winded; I insert the film into the cylinder making sure the cylinder doesn't ...
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Does advertising your photography services mean all photos on your portfolio are classed as commercial?

TL;DR - Would photographs that I've captured and displayed on my personal photography website be considered commercial if I'm not selling them? I would purely be selling my general photography ...
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In Crete, Greece around mid-late 1940's photos with the stamped on the back “A M Crown Copyright Reserved”?

I have a few old photos from about the mid to late 1940's in Crete, Greece (the civil war occurred during the time). There is a specific stamp on the back of two photos which is marked A M Crown ...
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Spots on LCD of a Blackmagic pocket cinema camera

I bought a used Blackmagic pocket cinema camera last week. It was ok then I noticed a few green spots on LCD 3 days ago(bottom part), and today I noticed it grew bigger and also I noticed a new lines ...
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How can I find out what the printed numbers mean on the back of an older photo?

I have a color photo from Crete, Greece. Maybe around the 1960's? The size of the photo is 4-1/2" x 3-1/8". There is no border around the front. On the back, there are no printers logos. The ...

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