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Best mid to high range camera nowadays to use for shooting big farm equipment

I am a graphic designer and I do a bit of photography but not on an expert level so I thought I'd ask here for I'm sure I will get a lot of insights. What is the best mid to high range cameras ...
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How to avoid clogging / drying out of an inkjet printer if it is not used over a longer period of time?

I am planning to purchase an inkjet printer: either an a Canon imagePrograf Pro-1000 or an Epson SureColor SC-P900. During the first few weeks I will have some printing jobs. But then the printer will ...
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Which “square filter” brand does this hood belong to?

I’ve bought this hood in a flea market some time ago thinking it’s a Cokin one but actually it’s not compatible. Notice the different notches. So I wonder what it is, so maybe I could pass it on when ...
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How do you compose the price for the end product if it needs more then usual amount of retouching?

If you shoot a session, where the end product will have much exposed skin (face/body), how do you compose the price for the end product? Do you have fixed prices? Or do you calculate retouching ...
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Crop overlap in existing panorama

I have multiple partial spherical panorama pictures taken using the standard Android panorama function. The problem is that the panorama does not stop at 360 degrees, but is overlapping at the left/...
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Picture looking sharp in Live View mode, then losing sharpness after picture has being taken

Since recently I am experiencing an issue with the sharpness of my images. I am using canon 70D with a macro lens for shooting jewellery and I need to have a very clear picture to capture the ...
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How to research flicker free controllable continuous RGB light sources?

I'm currently looking for controllable, continuous RGB light sources which can be used for fotography in terms being free from any PWM artifacts or flicker. I'm not asking for actual products (though ...
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how to check gamut coverage in color navigator?

I just got the EIZO CS2740 and i'd like to check what the color gamut coverage percentage is in the various color spaces. how can i do that in color navigator?
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Converting old photos to JPEGs in Lightroom?

This is a question about photo management in Lightroom Classic - I pretty much know what I'd like to achieve, but I'm bit uneasy to experiment, knowing how flimsy and buggy LR can be. As such, I'm ...
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Why can I not shoot as sharp as I see on live preview?

I am trying to photograph a piece of jewelry. I have a Canon EO 90D camera with EFS 18-135 lens. I am using a lightbox and a tripod with plenty of light. I zoom to 106mm. I manual focus to get a super ...
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How to remove satellite streaks from photos?

I found myself struggling a bit removing satellite streaks from my astrophotography. The best option that I found is to use the Healing brush tool in Photoshop, but this has the danger of removing ...
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How to mask a picture in Affinity Photo

I have the following picture. Using Affinity Photo (version 1.8.5.703 on Windows 10), I want to mask everything except the child and the green rope she stands on/is holding in her hands. Everything ...
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Olympus Mju-1 doesn't turn on

I just found an Olympus Mju-1 which wasn't used for more than 10 years. After that, I have dropped it once from a height of around 80cm. Then, I bought a new battery and put inside, it still can turn ...
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Shimmering waters without reflection

I do my photography in the bathroom (bathbombs, glittery waters, etc) I would like to capture the shimmer trails under the water without the reflection of the water fixtures in the photo. Please help!...
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Lightroom/Photoshop pricing confusion

I am considering getting Lightroom (and/or Photoshop) priavtely as I use them at work and really enjoy them. I am, however, evry confused by the pricing on the adobe page. In particular, how can the ...
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Scene exposure where there's black-blacks, white-whites and a mid grey subject?

The scene contains high key highlights (a X/10 on Ansell's System PLUS Black (0 on Ansell's). Your subject - a mountain - is a mid range (5 - Ansell again). To get the best exposure in the photograph ...
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camera shutter works only with live view shooting

i have a canon EOS 550D but when it's time to use it, the shutter stopped clicking. but when i used the live view shooting, the shutter works. did i clicked on something? or do i need some settings to ...
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Profiling a scanner: What does the Media White Point stand for in an ICC profile?

I want to profile my scanner using an IT8.7/2 chart. Analyzing the ICC profile I generated it shows that the Media White Point is close to D65 illuminant (6501K). What does this mean? Does it mean ...
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Analog film camera not taking multiple pictures

I have recently purchased a Canon Sure Shot AF-7 which appears to be in excellent condition. However, when I do not have film in it the shutter, flash etc. works perfectly well but after loading the ...
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How would I manually compensate +1 stop on my light meter using the ISO setting?

I am new to film photography and just wanted to double check something I am confused about. So imagine I am using a fully manual film camera with an older light meter in the cold shoe. No exposure ...
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Ricoh YF-20 film loading issue

I recently purchased a second-hand Ricoh YF-20. I loaded the film as best I could, shut the back door and loaded the 2 AA batteries. Immediately, a load motor sound came from the camera and the film ...
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Help: only 1 out of 36 exposure 35mm film was developed

I am a complete beginner film photographer. I just sent my 35mm film to be developed and only 1 picture was returned to me. Whilst I am a beginner, the camera is half automatic and a green light ...
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The film in my film camera won't rewind. 31 frame flashes intermittently

I'm new to film photography. I recently tried to use the old film camera I had lying around the house, a Kodak S1100 Xl. I shot 31 pictures but couldn't proceed to shoot more as the LCD display showed ...
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Is there a better way to “smooth out” CMYK halftones other than just blurring?

I'm trying to get the best possible scan of a CD cover (although this would apply to any print media using CMYK halftoning). With the highest setting on my scanner (3200dpi) I quickly run into the DPI ...
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Why don't the values given by Argyll's scanin match what I see in darktable or Gimp

I'm trying to do a variation of the color profiling flow given in this post about color profiling I take an image of a Wolf Faust it8 target, turn off a bunch of the default processing that darktable ...
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Lightroom have been importing and changing some settings of my pictures

master from lightroom. Every single time when I import my pictures to lightroom some of the settings are not in the Zero position. Like this: If I double click in the setting to reset it, like the ...
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Canon T7i- won’t power on

My 3 year old Canon T7i suddenly decided to stop turning on. I’ve tried everything including powering the battery fully replacing the battery twice changing the lense switching the microswitches on ...
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Rangefinder focus shadow discrepancy

The rangerfinder patch in my Yashica Electro 35cc is has to be shifted at a position that is diagonally upper-rightwards to create a genuine focus in the final image. Is this a fault of the camera ...
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Why do typical imaging sensor colour filter spectral responses differ so much from the human eye spectral response?

It is commonly stated that the spectral response of RGB colour imaging sensors (CIS) is chosen to match that of the human eye. While this is roughly true, when you examine this claim in detail it is ...
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Does a green screen have to be green and, if so, what shade?

Subject I have a photogenic small dog and often use her for greeting cards and so on. It would be nice to choose different backgrounds according to the season etc. Hardware At the moment, my equipment ...
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Is using image found on google (without watermark) and turning it into pixel art with some filter would be illegal?

I'm working on AI collage generator with multiple png images from the internet (using google images search) and I wonder would my program break the law or not. Program checks for watermark and omits ...
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I'm trying to find a close-up lens for a beginner camera

My young daughter is excited about photography, so I bought her an entry level camera for her birthday. There are two problems: (1) She likes doing close up pictures, and the camera is a fixed focus ...
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Can I get a Kodachrome-film look in my digital photos after editing?

Can I edit my digital photos so they will get the colors and the values of the famous Kodachrome film or at least resemble to it? I can also ask the futile question edit the photos so they have a ...
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Would a screw in 2x converter double the minimum focusing distance?

I want to shoot some very zoomed in shots, my current lens has a 28cm minimum focusing distance. I want to shoot from 35-40cm away but more zoomed in. Sort of macro, but from a distance. If I bought a ...
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How can I match my raw files with the preview I get in my camera (Sony a7riii)? [duplicate]

How I can determine the settings and values of the preview of a photo in the back display of my camera (I shoot in raw, a7riii and didn't change any creative styles, contrast, etc. from the camera ...
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Is it advisable to edit photos during the night?

I recently found myself to not have much time editing photos during the day (which I usually do), so I considered doing it during the night. However, I am not quite sure if it should be done. Here are ...
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Pinholes in 35 mm slides

While scanning many 35 mm slides (mostly Kodachrome and its successors, i.e. Kodachrome II and 64), I noticed what appear to be pinholes in the emulsion, perhaps on the order of 10 or 100 microns. The ...
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Is the KP's built-in flash really only half as powerful as the K-7's?

Is the Pentax KP's built-in flash only half as powerful as that of the K-7?
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How do I supply metadata when digitizing a print, slide, and negative library?

A digital camera conveniently gives a file name, has an embedded data/time stamp, has the make model of camera and (usually) lens, aperture, shuterspeed. may have copyright, GPS, How do I add metadata ...
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I want to photograph in low light settings and make 11x15 enlargements, current smartphone not adequate

I have $350 US dollars to spend and was looking at new smartphones with top criteria being picture quality (have newborn, need pics). However, I read even sub $200 cameras have better performance than ...
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Photo cataloging software which can group photos in stacks similar to Lightroom

I use Lightroom to catalog my photos using extensively its stacking feature (particularly for grouping the bracketed exposures and the HDR result together). I'd like to migrate to some other photo ...
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In photographing the moon, it appears hazy, Why? [duplicate]

I have tried to increase shutter speed and changed aperture. Can this happen if the air is salty with high humidity? Otherwise, how can I adjust so this does not happen?
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Live view on my Nikon D7000 is too dark

So I own a Nikon D7000 and when I use live view (to manual focus for example), its kind of hard to see through live view during the day, and especially on the sun because LCD is not bright enough. ...
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How to save a photo without transparency turning white MS paint

while editing a photo, I tried to make a transparent window which my computer detects, making a real transparent window. however, I made it and transferred it to the printer and I appeared white, [I ...
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Does memory card auto-eject no longer work in Lightroom Classic?

I am using Lightroom Classic version 10.1. Recently, the feature to auto eject the memory card after import has stopped working. I cant find an option in Preferences to stop or start this function. I ...
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Create folder from Exif metadata

Which program do you suggest to create folder based exif metadata? I already know ExifTools (difficult) and Amok Exif sorter (it do not manages dng file). I need a Gui based tool in order to read ...
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How do I recreate this photo filter/edit similar to Instagram's Walden filter in Photoshop?

I'm trying to recreate on old filter in Photoshop that used to be available on an app called Facebook Camera but the app hasn't been updated in years and no longer runs on iPhone. Original: Edited: ...
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How do you print a 4 x6 photo keeping full frame from a cell phone image?

I want to print the exact image taken from my cell phone. I know the aspect ratio is different on a cell phone then it is on a standard digital camera. Is there an app that will print my cell phone ...
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Exiftool: batch change date to year specified in directory name

I have my old scanned photographs sorted in folders named by the year they were probably taken (1970, 1971 etc); the folder names are just the plain years without any other text. Is it possible to let ...
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Do you advance your film to a new frame before or after taking a picture?

On a camera in which the film advance is not coupled to the shutter, do you advance it to a new frame after releasing the shutter, or wait until you're next ready to shoot before winding it on? If you ...

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