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Does Darktable editor have vintage film filters?

Would like to apply a Portra 400 or lomograph color grading filter to a digital photograph. Do these exist in the Darktable software for use in batch lighttable editing? If not, what is a similar ...
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Why is live view so dark when I'm shooting with strobes?

We are having a setup where we use two strobes to photograph. When I switch to live view the image is incredibly dark due to the camera settings and the amount of ambient light. Since I want to use a ...
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EOS RP at freezing temperature

I'm going to Alaska next week and plan to bring my Canon RP with me to take pictures. It will be quite cold there (my weather says around 0F-10F for next week). Will this type of temperature wreck by ...
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Does resizing a photo larger or smaller destroy the image quality more?

There are various interpolation settings that image editors use to rescale photos larger or smaller. For some reason, resizing a small photo larger sounds more artificial and destructive than doing ...
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Can I use a Canon Powershot to wirelessly fire a Canon 430EX II?

I'm trying to get to a definitive answer here and wondering if anyone knows for sure. I have an old Canon 430EX II flash I'd like to fire as a slave from my Powershot G7X Mk II. Whilst it is ...
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Why picture looks like painting?

I don't understand why the photos look like a "painting", what's happening? This is zoomed at 100%. I shot this photo (on the right) with a Fuji XT-3, 10-24mm, at 24mm, ISO 320, f8/0, 1/250s....
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How long is the video loss due to calibration in IR camera? [closed]

I am reading a paper that mention the advantages of shutterless algorithm in IR cameras. As I understand, without it, in order to calibrate the sensor, a mechanical shutter is used leading to a ...
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Film counter says wrong number

I’ve just loaded my film and the film counter says 15 although I haven’t taken any photos yet? Have I loaded it wrong/will this ruin my roll?
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Which tag to set in exiftool (for videos) in order to keep timestamps persistant for display on a (Android) mobile device? [closed]

I recently backed up pictures and videos from my Android mobile phone using GoodSync in order to keep the correct timestamps in Windows. However, I realised that a large amount of files didn't have ...
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Avoiding blurry edges with slide duplicator + macro lens

I have just bought a Kaiser Digital Slide Duplicator in order to digitise 35mm slides (mostly positives), since this is something I need to do fairly often. In general, I have seen lots of people ...
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Which shutters are exactly similar to NKS FB/Prontor S?

I have been searching for spares for my Yashicaflex, Since NKS shutters are so rare and we cannot find spares for it, what shutters are similar to NKS FB/Prontor S, which is easily available for ...
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Does having larger pixel pitch (more microns) makes camera brighter at night?

Let's say I have a full-frame camera A with pixel pitch 4 microns and a full-frame camera B with pixel pitch 6 microns. Will using same camera lens at same exposure f/2.0 and same ISO allow me to ...
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Godox Trigger & Godox SK400 II studio flash

I’m having trouble getting my Godox X2T (s) trigger to sync with my Godox SK 400 II light. Are these two compatible or do I need another trigger. Since they are both Godox I figured they would work ...
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Is it possible to install a filter (or remove one) in a Noblex camera without wasting/exposing film?

Noblex rotating-lens panoramic cameras have the lens inside a drum, which rotates to take a photo, recording a ~130° angle of view on film. Because the lens is inside this rotating drum, there is a ...
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In shutter priority mode, does the camera increase aperture or ISO first?

Assuming the camera is in "auto-iso" mode with a range of say 100-6400, and set to shutter priority with a shutter speed of 1/500, when the meter detects that the scene is "too dark&...
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Math of EV numbers

I am trying to fully understand EV (exposure values) as used in photography. This is a system intended to simplify camera shutter speed/aperture combinations using a single value instead of two. EV ...
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Is it possible to determine the year a photo was printed with the code printed on the front?

I am trying to figure out approximate dates for some old photo prints. A lot of them have codes printed in one of the front corners (e.g. "Jan M491", "Jun M391", "Aug M488&...
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Single power-source option for still camera rig

I want to build a camera rig for still shots with a monitor and 1 or 2 flashes. Such rig would force me to have 3 different types of batteries and I don't like this complexity. I wonder if there are ...
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Camera sensor and sun

I'm a new photographer and yesterday someone told me that I should never point my camera (I have a mirrorless camera) toward the sun as this can damage the sensor. I went back and checked and I saw ...
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showcasing the leader

How do you best showcase the "boss" or leader of a professional group in a group shot? Also, if you have the leader sitting and others standing around them, does that dimish the leader or ...
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How to save money when first stepping into analogue?

After shooting in film, you will have to develop, and then either printing or scanning them to get a presentable copy. I am okay with the film camera's investment, be frugal and I can get shooting ...
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Any DSLR camera suitable for astrophotography and normal photography? [closed]

Im thinking of buying myself a camera. I have a telescope so im also thinking of astophotography. But buying specialized camera just for that would be a bit of waste, since im a beginner, and i want ...
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odd raw file corruption

I am finding a small number of partially corrupted RAW files in my LR catalog.In short small "blocks" of each image that are randomly colored - often pink/red. Any ideas as to what might be ...
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How do older AF Nikkor CPU lenses measure the selected aperture to provide data for the camera?

I have a semi-faulty AF Nikkor 50mm ƒ/1.8 lens (early non -S or -D model, with the focus distances in a little window) that has been having issues communicating with the camera. Both my F-801 and my ...
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How do I backup my NEF files as NEF files from my MAC? They automatically convert to JPGs which I don’t want

I can easily download NEF files from my Nikon D850 to my MacBook and view and edit them within the Photo directory. However, if I try to save them anywhere else, an external hard drive, Google drive, ...
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Why is image dimension in property different from Photoshop raw photo editor? [duplicate]

To put it simply, say I have an image in cr2 format, and in property, it says the dimension is 6020 x 4015: But the same image when opened in Photoshop raw photo editor, shows a different dimension, ...
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Aperture Doesn't Change on Nikon D7000 1.8D (Already set ring to 22)

I have a Nikon D7000 and I recently purchased a used 50mm f 1.8D for it. I am unable to get the aperture of the lens to change. It seems to stay stuck at completely open version of the lens (1.8f). ...
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Why smaller AoV APS-C has same aperture as larger AoV FF lens?

I am quite confused, FF focal length 50mm f/2.0 has aperture diameter 25mm APS-C lens 50mm f/2.0 has aperture diameter 25mm Then both lenses have same size front glass. However Angle of View for lens ...
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Scanning intentionally overexposed negatives

I have a question concerning the exposure settings when scanning negatives: Imagine I take a picture of mostly fog. Without manual correction, the camera would place the fog in zone V (middle grey) ...
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Is there a name for a portrait without a person, like a desk where someone was working, or a bed?

I planned to take pictures of people for a school assignment but quickly realized I didn't have many models to take pictures of and decided I would take portraits without people but as a photo it ...
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Are photos from phones allowed in the "photo of the week" contest? [migrated]

I'm new to the photography stack exchange and would like to participate in the Photo of the Week contest. However, I'm also new to photography and only recently got a DSLR camera so I haven't taken ...
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Can you change displayed exposure when bracketing with D7500

I am using bracketing on both a D850 and D7500, and the issue I want to "fix" is the same for both cameras (and probably across all Nikon (D)SLRs) When setting up a set of bracketing, you ...
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Why did my developed photos come out discoloured and grainy?

I recently had some film developed on my Pentax K1000 for the first time and my photos came out very strange. I’ve scoured the internet to find similar film photos to figure out why mine came out like ...
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Can the Canon R6 self-timer influence exposure level in these two images?

Below are two night sky images taken with what appear to me to be identical camera settings: f/4.0, 8s shutter speed, ISO 800, focal length 93mm. The only difference I can spot in the EXIF information ...
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Photo Competition 2022-01-31: Wood

Theme: Wood Living wood, dead wood, burning wood, wood with nails or screws. Pictures that elicit the smell of resin or sawdust. This theme was suggested by xenoid. Voting Rules View the submissions ...
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Why can't I import pictures from my moto g6 (Android 9) into Shotwell on Debian Bullseye?

I used to import my phone pictures into Shotwell on a Debian computer by doing something like Plug the phone into a USB connector on my laptop. Set the phone's USB Preferences so that "USE USB ...
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Which DNG version is supported by Lightroom 5.7.1?

After buying a new camera I realized that Lightroom 5.7.1 (Adobe stopped to sell permanent licenses, so I did not (and won't) upgrade) would not recognize the newer RAW format (Panasonic Raw Version: ...
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What is causing the "bright spot" artifact in my picture?

Why is there an artifact in top edge of my picture? Camera: GH4 Lens: 20mm Lumix G 1.7 Shutter speed: 15 sec ISO 100 f/16 Is this something in my sensor? There are two black dots visible under the ...
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Sensor pixel size "pixel area" any important?

Using this camera comparison tool i got pr If you look at pixel pitch it shows 5.95 µm and 4.76 µm however for some reason difference they display is 25% when in reality its only 20% What is "...
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How to choose a white border for prints?

I will print some images on an aluminum plate. I saw prints on aluminum absolutely without a white border and with white borders with widths until 12 cm. The size will be around 90x60. Are there any ...
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How to remove language from canon camera?

I want to remove unused languages from a Canon EOS camera. Is there any way I can do it myself?
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Decrease FF lens focal length for use on APS-C and still have it focus?

Need to convert very cheap vintage FF 50mm f/2.8 lens to work as 35mm lens for for APS-C, for having wider angle of view. Its kind of works by simply placing lens closer to camera sensor (without ...
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How I can improve the quality of this panorama picture?

I took a panorama picture with my Google Pixel 6 (default camera application + Android 12): If one looks a bit close to it, the image is a low-quality. E.g., zooming-in on the top left corner: How I ...
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How to create real HDR image (HEIC/AVIF) from RAW file?

How do I create a shareable HDR image file, in either HEIC or AVIF format, from a RAW? The RAW format should have all the information necessary to create a real HDR image I think. With real HDR I mean ...
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Why using 50mm lens on FF gives more DOF than using 50mm lens on APS-C?

Provided both lenses are 50mm focal length never change why using 50mm lens on FF gives more DOF than when using same lens on APS-C. 50mm lens on FF f/2.0 focus distance 2m gives DOF = 18cm 50mm lens ...
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How to ignore RAW files in DigiKam

All my photos are in one directory tree: pics/ |--<timestamp>-<name>/ # contains exported jpgs/heifs | |-- raw/ # contains RAWS & SOOCs After I'm done with modifying ...
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Does using a focal reducer shrink depth of field?

When I use a 50mm f/2 lens on an APS-C camera with a focal reducer (speed booster), the angle of view is similar to a full-frame camera. Will I also get shallower Depth of Field (more background blur)...
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Godox Umbrella Octa Softbox witgh speedlite bracket

I’m investing in my first off-camera lighting setup/softbox and wanted to check that the setup I have will all be together. Already owned - Yongnuo YN560-IV Speedlite - Trigger for the Yongnuo ...
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Scanning image with cover opened and I need to correct the brightness to match the one scanned from closed cover

I have a Epson Perfection v600 scanner and sometime I need to scan my images with the scanner cover open. This costs a difference between 5% to 9% darker in brightness of color. How do I correct this? ...
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Does the focal length on cropped lenses include a crop factor? [duplicate]

I'd like to be certain about the focal length written on the cropped lenses, e.g. I have a Sony NEX-5N with the original OSS 18-55mm kit lens. Is it actually an 18 to 55mm focal length with no "...

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