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Upgrading a Nikon D3000

I have a Nikon D3000 and several auto focus capable lenses. I am looking to upgrade my camera to another Nikon but something newer that has Snapbridge and will work with my auto focus lenses. Anyone ...
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Why does the Fujifilm GX617 have so many electrical contacts?

The Fujifilm GX617 is a manually operated camera with a leaf shutter in the interchangeable lenses. There are two ways for firing the shutter Via cable release connected directly to the lens' leaf ...
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What kind of tripod do I need with this tripod camera holder?

I received to this as a gift but don't know how to connect it to a tripod which usually have their own camera mount.
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Issue with focus when using the viewfinder

I've got a Sony A6500 with a Sigma lens (30mm 1.4 DC-DN). When I take a picture of a landscape (all green squares appear when focusing) it works nicely. However, if I take the same picture (with again ...
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How do I use my Canon speedlight in the Godox radio flash system?

I have a Canon 80D and Godox X2T-C and a Canon 580EX speedlite. I need to know how to connect them together to use the 580EX as an off-camera flash. Detailed steps would be appreciated, please.
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Equivalent of Lightroom's "Match total exposure" in Capture One

Suppose I have three photos, with the same aperture and ISO. One is shot at 1/60 and the others are shot at 1/120. In Lightroom, I could select all three images, click "Match Total Exposures,&...
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How to "tone-unmap" smartphone photographs to look like digicam shots?

I know the smartphone has the RAW option so that it records both JPEG and DNG files and DNGs can be custom processed in a RAW development program like RawTherapee etc. But if I have JPEG only ...
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How to convert insta360 .insp format to equirectangular format compatible with photosphere viewers?

I've been playing with an insta360 X3 camera. It produces .insp format JPEG files containing two round views, side-by-side, from the two image sensors. The file size is 5952x2976 pixels. Does ...
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As a beginner, how do I figure out which lens to get next?

I have a Canon R50 camera and am looking for a more versatile lens. I am looking at RF 24-104 STM 4 - 7.1 or with an adapter the EFS 18-135 3.5 5.6 USM Also looking at a 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO I'...
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Can you adjust flash settings on the camera with a manual flash?

I have had some Yongnuo flash gear for a while and it has been totally fine for what I need (manual flash, some simple off-camera triggering, etc.). I recently got a Canon R6 and on-camera flash with ...
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How to measure brigthness and hue in Photoshop CS6?

Used "Curves" layer and color checker card (within the picture) to adjust black and white. Not really sure how to give reference RBG values of the card to the program. Also, not sure how to ...
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Shooting on B&W infrared film with Canon L glasses

Canon EOS-1V manual says about shooting on B*W IR film: Use a lens which provides IR index. With L-series lenses which do not have an infrared index, there is no need to compensate for infrared film. ...
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What are the techniques to sharpening text in colored paper?

I need to sharpen this image: Using online sharpening tool, this is the best I have: It doesn't improve much, so I decide to do it manually. Following this tutorial, I use the Sharpen (Unsharp Mask) ...
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What is the difference between working focus distance and infinity focus in Camera Lens (specially machine vision camera)

I am new to camera lenses and am trying to understand their details. I have learned concepts like aperture, focal length, FOV, IRIS, and different mounts (C, CS type, etc.). I have a question ...
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Are professional cameras better when it comes to knowing how others see you?

If one wants to know what they look like in the perception of people, then mirror won't be an accurate representation as it is a flipped image. Smartphone cameras do not flip, yet they can distort ...
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Need Help Finding This Instagram Filter [closed]

Hey everyone, I’m looking for this filter (see pics). I think it’s an Instagram filter. Does anyone know the name or where I can find it? Thanks! Feel free to adjust it if needed!
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Need to convert family memories to MP4 [closed]

Need recommendations. I am on a budget but I need to get nostalgic family videos from VHS, various camcorder video cassettes of large and small sizes. The camcorders are missing their chargers. Would ...
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Importance of UV/protection filter [duplicate]

I've taken the leap to full-frame mirrorless and I'm wondering about protecting my new glass. I have used cheaper UV filters on things like kit lenses in the past, but I'm getting a higher end lens ...
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Can I measure the surface area of an object using the ZED 2i camera pixel size?

I am trying to measure the surface area of an object from an image taken by the ZED 2i camera. I have the pixel size information from the datasheet (found here). Is it possible to accurately determine ...
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How do I tell which kit lens option is more all-purpose? [duplicate]

I have been shooting photos for a long time with a smartphone, and now I want to "gear up" to improve my skills. I mostly shoot landscapes but I'd also like to learn to do some portraits. ...
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What are common reasons for stock photography sites to reject submissions?

I'm encountering numerous errors when trying to submit my photos to various stock websites, and the error messages I receive are often confusing and unclear. Can someone help me understand the common ...
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Is there an exif tag in Sony a7R IV for the angle data (primarily pitch)

https://exiftool.org/TagNames/Sony.html lists a PitchRollYaw tag, but I can't seem to find it in the output from my (.ARW static image) files. It kind of looks like ...
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What happens when you attach a fisheye lens in reverse with a reversing ring?

I'm not familiar with reversing rings and I'm not sure what to expect.
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What specs should I look at when shopping for a lens to take talking-head-at-a-desk and closeup shots?

I want to purchase a lens for my Nikon D750 that can zoom in and out, and will be good for taking selfies/vlogging at a desk. It would also be nice if this lens could also be used to shoot words on a ...
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It is possible to take photos from the monochrome/depth/etc. camera sensors on an Android phone?

Newer phones usually have multiple camera sensors, including depth sensors, monochrome sensors, etc. These are usually used by camera apps to capture depth in order to create "bokeh" effects....
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Mapping from luminance (Candela / m²) to perceived brightness

As I understand it luminance (measured in Candela / m²) is a physical measure for the brightness perceived by the human eye. So the unit Candela already takes into account the biological response ...
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Thin lens focal length vs perspective

Thin lens and perspective It's well regarded focal length of a camera lens does not affect perspective. While by using the thin lens equation $$\frac{1}{s}+\frac{1}{i}=\frac{1}{f}$$ we can compute the ...
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Old digital backs on medium-format film cameras

What are the benefits of using old digital back (by old I mean devices that has 6x4.5 sensor size and 20-50 mpix resolution) on a medium format camera like Mamiya RZ67, instead of using modern full-...
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Blurry images with telephoto lens at low f-number

I have a Nikon D7200 with a Tamron AF 70-300 mm 1:4-5.6 Tele-Macro lens. When I use low f-numbers, i.e. 5.6 (lowest possible at high focal lenghts), the image becomes very blurry. See example images ...
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Nikon d810 preset White balance turning yellowish outdoor

When taking outdoor pictures with my nikon d810 and using preset manual white balance, the results are not okay, and it turns out yellowish even though I do everything correctly. It works fine with ...
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What battery do I buy for the Minolta Hi-Matic 7

I just bought this camera and I don’t know what type of battery to buy for it. I’ve looked it up and found results for the 7s and 7ii but none for just the plain ol' 7. What battery would you suggest?
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Does Adobe Bridge 2024 support the HEIC format?

Does Adobe Bridge 2024 support the HEIC format? I wasn't able to find that seemingly easy piece of information online. My photo collection contains HEIC images and I'd like to browse them without ...
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Adobe Bridge adds metadata to JPG as a sidecar XMP instead of writing it on the JPG file

Using the latest Adobe Bridge 2024 (v.14.1.0) I have encountered an annoying bug recently. When I modify the metadata (such as tags, rating etc) of some JPEG files, instead of writing the changes on ...
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Dirt is on the sensor or in the lens

Hi i'm new in dslr cameras. I have this canon and when i take pictures of the sky this happens. I already clean the sensor and also the lens (i open it to clean from inside), but still have this fuzz ...
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40mm f/2.8 or 50mm f/1.8 on APS-C for versatile shooting?

I'd like to get a new lens, but I'm not sure weather to choose a focal length of 40 mm or 50 mm (mounted on APS-C) : the EF 40 mm f/2.8 or the EF 50 mm f/1.8 from Canon I'm not specialized in ...
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Create long exposure images from videos

With the idea of ​​doing false long exposure as found here: https://petapixel.com/2020/10/19/how-to-use-photoshop-to-turn-video-into-long-exposure-photos/ https://patdavid.net/2013/09/faking-nd-...
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Question about Nikon D200 Question regarding +/- symbol. How do I get this to stop?

I just acquired a Nikon D200 for backup and I can’t get the +/- to stop flashing in the display and through the eye piece. Any ideas on how to remedy this?
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Scanning software to digitize family photos and slides

We have around 3,000-6,000 family photos and slides. SCANNING SOFTWARE: The best-sounding scan software I ran across is Vuescan. Will it scan rapidly on an Epson FF-680W or FF-640 like the Epson ...
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Using long exposure photos as x-ray

Would it be possible to light some object from the down size and then put camera above and set it to long exposure to see through the inside. I don't expect to see detailed picture of the inside, but ...
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How to achieve an "are, bure, boke" look with analogue photography?

From The Photographers Gallery website, Daido Moriyama (b. 1938, Japan), a pioneering figure in the world of photography, has left an indelible mark with his distinctive style often referred to in ...
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ImageMagick 'convert' from 16-bit TIFF produces 12-bit HEIF even when -depth 14 is specified

I have 16-bit depth TIFF images that I want to convert to HEIF files with 14-bit depth (because they are processed photos created from camera bodies with a 14-bit sensor). The command I run is: ...
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Digikam for exporting virtual gallery (selection)

Will Digikam (or alternatively any of Acdesee, Geeqie, Excire) support a workflow where I select some pictures for export, review the collection as a gallery or slideshow, export the collection and ...
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Should I upgrade my lens or am I just looking at photos on a pixel level?

I'm new to photography. I've had Nikon D3300 paired with Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5 lens for half a year (shot ~2k photos) now and it's been my first ever contact with a DSLR. The reason why I want to ...
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Help! How can I fix my Canon Sureshot that keeps rewinding?

extremely new to film photography, picked up this camera from a thrift, was working fine (for context I had no film in). I was testing all the features, flash, etc. And it was working perfectly, ...
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Hand strap for both shooting orientations (with battery grip)

I have used a hand strap (SpiderPro brand) for a long time for shooting in a horizontal orientation. I recently got a battery grip for my R6 mk ii since I will be doing a lot of vertical shooting. I ...
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Why are ND filters used in moon photography?

I read/saw several articles/videos about how to photograph the moon and a lot of them use ND filters without really explaining why. What is the point in using an ND filter and the choosing a longer ...
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Is the film still useable if the back of an analog camera opens while you're still on 0 shots and have just loaded in the film?

I just bought an analog camera 35mm ( see website: https://www.hema.nl/vrije-tijd-kantoor/instax/instax-cameras/analoge-fotocamera-35mm-60390006.html ) and I bought the Kodak Gold 200 iso 36exp 3-PAK ...
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Turn photofilm into projector

I have a photo film, and I want to make an old-style photo projector from it. The problem with simply using the film is that it's the negative of the photo. I figured out 2 solutions: shoot the ...
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Please help me stitch screenshots of maps together to make one big map [migrated]

I want to have an interactive map I can make notes on. Eventually I found Hugin. Which, as I know nothing about coding or at least Hugin (if its not coding), it is overly cryptic to me, but I'm ...
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How to disable "buffer size remaining" [r#] number on the Nikon D5600?

The Nikon D5600 r# number is not interesting to me. Is there a way to disable it?
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