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How do I adjust screen brightness in manual mode based on exposition with Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II?

I have a problem that I can't find the answer for. My camera does not adjust the screen when changing the ISO, shutter or the aperture. I would like the effect Tony Northrup has in this video While ...
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Finding infinity focus with Nikon D7200 and kit lens

I have a D7200 which I want to use at long distances in low light photography. The kit lens, a 18-140 does not have focus markers on it. Furthermore, the focus ring does not stop hard at any point. ...
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Motorized tripod controlled by an api

I need a motorized tripod controlled by an api (python or C++ ideally). There is https://camranger.com/pt-hub-mp-360 but they don't have an api, they only have their own software, and no python or c++ ...
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I’m trying to date old picture aprox. 60’s?

Back of pictures coded 128B “Kodak paper” Picture size inches 3 1/2 by 3 1/2
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Is 24MP actually matched to Full-HD Resolution when factoring in the differences on how pixels are defined?

Naive assumption: 24MP sensor vs a Full HD monitor of 2MP, sensor has much more resolution. Second look: You sample something that is not synchronous to your sampling raster/clock, you need to ...
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Etching a ND filter to reduce OD

What is the most common absorbing material used for professional quality ND filters, and can that material be etched away with acids or bases, while leaving the substrate (BK-7?) intact? Basically, ...
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Why are Fuji lenses more expensive than others?

I notice Canon lenses start at $125 for the 50mm f/1.8, and the $125-$400 range is filled with many options from wide angle to telephoto, not even counting third party brands. Whereas the cheapest ...
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Jhead tool, Rename Image with creation date with input name (Mac)

A quick question... jhead -n%Y%m%d .... (Not sure which options lets me create a filename after the year/month/day option in the usage documentation)
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How do I capture northern lights? [duplicate]

I have a Nikon d3400 with kit lens 18-55 mm af-p DX. What is the right camera settings for northern lights photography?
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How can an amazing photographer grow business and visibility outside of the Indian market?

One of my friend is an amazing photographer and she has done photography for multi-cultural wedding and her work gets recognized by bunch of world renowned photographers too. She is on her own and ...
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Does any manufacturer's EVF camera (or alternative firmware) implement multi-coloured/false-color focus peaking and/or histogram position?

It would be logical and helpful to use false colours (maybe layered on a b/w EVF display) to indicate how strong a peaked contrast is. Alternatively, such could be a more precise way to show eg zone ...
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Problems with JOBO developing tank

I have been developing my own bw film for some time, so far in a Patterson tank and without problems. Recently, I got a used JOBO-2236 Club tank...I have used it a bit, but I have gotten far more ...
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Speck on photos - can't figure out how to clean

I bought a Canon eos 6d about 10 months ago and all my pictures have a speck on them at the top center of every photo. I looked back at a picture the seller showed me he took with it before I bought ...
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Is there is an external trigger with AF-ON and Light Metering button?

I use a D7100 body with some lightweight lenses (Nikkor 50mm and Nikkor 55-300mm) with the back button as AF-ON, with the trigger in first press in light measurement mode and the trigger in second ...
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How important is weather sealing for a winter trip?

I will be going on a winter trip, considering whether to get a Fuji X-T2 with a weather resistant 35mm F2, or just a X-T20 with the non-WR 35mm F1.4 I definitely won't be using it under extreme ...
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Calculate the maximum DPI a camera can shoot [duplicate]

I am trying to determine at what DPI a certain camera can shoot, namely this model, however the technical specs at the official site do not give any details about it. Is there a way to calculate ...
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How can a subject stay in focus if the shot is recomposed afterwards?

I have a doubt about a procedure that I see many photographers continuously apply and they taught me. I see that, when they want to take a picture with their reflex, they do this sequence of steps: 1)...
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How to set focus when subject is more than one object?

I have taken a photo with men dancing in a group. It was rejected by an agency stating: "The main subject is not in focus and grain noticed in the photo". Below I am giving the cropped image. Since ...
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Development issue with Bergger Pancro 400

I have been developing my own black and white film for some time now, and did not have much problems so far. But recently, I have noticed strange forms on a 120 roll of Bergger Pancro 400. I do not ...
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Lumix G85 - Black Corner regardless of lens and no hood - please help

I have owned a Panasonic Lumix G85 for about a year. This month, I've started getting a black area on the left corner of my images, which you can also see on the EVF. I can't see anything on the ...
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Mold Spread On Slides

I am scanning my fathers slides that got damaged last year in a move. They have been in slide magazines (Airequipt) for years. Moving day, last year, the moving boxes they were in had gotten wet. I ...
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Shutter button depresses all the way, but does not fire the shutter, and the film advance lever is stuck - Konica Autoreflex T

I moved the shutter speed dial while the film transport lever was half-cocked and now the shutter does not work. Shutter depresses all the way and film transport lever does not move from the starting ...
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How do I set up a Godox X2Tc to control a Canon Speedlite 430 EXII

I have a Godox X2Tc and a Godox X1Rc. I want to control my Canon Speedlite 430 EXII. (I also have a Godox V1, which is a beautiful thing!) I have the Canon Speedlite attached to the Godox receiver, so ...
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How to get close to 180 degrees with minimal fisheye look on iPhone X or 11?

I'm trying to film my rugby practices with my iPhone and wondering what is the best lens to use to capture the entire field without much that fish eye look? I noticed that the new iPhone 11 (Pro) ...
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Does a large scratch in an ND filter affect image quality?

I noticed a used 10-stop ND filter for sale, at exactly the size I want, at a price of 15% of a new filter, except with shipping it's 21% of the price of a new filter with shipping. The catch? It has ...
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Do aperture blades move between each shot in burst mode?

Most professional cameras have a burst mode function. Furthermore, if the camera is SLR, the optical viewfinder shows what happens between the images in the burst, but when an image is taken, there is ...
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Which of these pictures look better? [on hold]

I am new to photography and I don’t like to take a lot of pictures of myself so I would like help deciding whether these pictures are good or not. My self esteem has been really down lately so if you ...
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Buy my first camera [on hold]

I am a complete beginner and want to make my first camera purchase for video making and photography (targeting filmmaking). Can you suggest a camera that is simple to start with and can learn on? Also ...
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Metz 58-1 Digital Flash problem

I have a the Met 58-1 Digital Flash, I have not used it in in one month maybe less. Today I was going to use it and when i turn it on, give it a bit to warm up, but when i press the flash button on ...
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will my lenses for my Canon Rebel XTi work on a new Canon EOS Rebel T7i [duplicate]

I want to upgrade from my old Canon EOS Rebel XTI to a Canon EOS Rebel T7i. Will my existing lenses work on the T7i?
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35mm film camera's (minolta, freedom 1) reverse sound won't stop going. Help please?

I wanted to take out my film from my camera. I pressed the reverse button on the bottom of the camera and this is where my problems started. It made the noise but the number wasn't going down and the ...
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What does Canon digital lens optimizer (DLO) do exactly?

Recent Canon cameras (example: EOS RP) have a function called Digital Lens Optimizer (DLO). The Canon Digital Photo Professional (DPP) software also has the same DLO feature. Apparently, DLO is ...
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How to remove bulb mode on canonet ql 19?

I was testing my canon ql19 which seems to be in perfect working order. However I pressed the safety catch and set the camera to bulb mode and I can now not turn the ring back again. How are you meant ...
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Can I generate a colour photo from a RAW file in Capture One?

I have used film simulation in my fujifilm x-t20 to take some B&W shots The camera is actually capable to change the film simulation after the fact. I can actually recreate a colour from the ...
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Software for converting a series of jpg or raw files into an animation

I've tried Imagej, MakeAVI, and Virtualdub Imagej gives me a black movie a few seconds long. MakeAVI gives me an "unreadable" file. Virtualdub sort of works but the pictures are very pixelated. Hours ...
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How do I get rid of distortion in pictures of distant objects photographed with a telephoto lens?

Here is a terrible example of my issue: Technical data: Canon EOS 70D + Canon EF 100–400 mm f/4–5.6 L IS, ISO 320, 400 mm, 1/500 sec, f/10. Is this issue caused by air turbulences over the water? ...
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Is there anything I can do to capture good landscape shots in bright sunlight?

Whenever I try to take a photo in bright sunlight, I usually end up with something like this: It looks somewhat acceptable, but far from what this scene would look like at sunrise or sunset. Is ...
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Crop a video with a different ratio [closed]

I have recorded a 1920x1080 video, it looks like the follows in imovie: I want to crop the left half side of the screen. But when I click on crop, it always keeps ratio. In Final cut pro, it is the ...
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What is the procedure for organizing photos?

This question has arisen from this post: Lost card and no backup This crisis happened because I did not backup the SD card. This is how I organize photos today... Create a directory based on year ...
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Is HSS open or closed loop? Does it work in complete darkness?

Some cameras and flashes have support for high-speed-sync for using flash with such high shutter speeds that the shutter is never fully open at the same time in all locations across the sensor area. ...
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Compression-Like artifacts in Lightroom-Edited Canon RAW Image

Recently I generated a night-sky panorama image. I imported several .cr2 images into Lightroom, exported them as .tif without any adjustments and stitched them together in PTGui. The resulting image ...
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How can i perfectly photoshoot clothing so all the details will be clear and look also like 3D?

I would like to know the best way to photoshoot clothing so it will be perfect to show on e-shop . The details of the clothing must be very clear and look like 3D. Please let me know what i must use ( ...
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Black Object In Some Pictures

I've got a squeaky Canon AE-1 Program, and in some pictures, a black object would appear. I've emailed a CLA place near me, and he quote: " You have something floating around your film frame.....
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Why don’t low light cameras just use bigger sensors?

This might be a stupid question, but I have just been interested in low light photography and how these new cameras have clean ultra high ISO and such. Why don’t these low light cameras use bigger ...
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Why does this smartphone picture show a “disconnected” body?

This picture was taken at the beach around 11 am in the morning , using Samsung J4 plus with its natural camera
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Remote trigger Canon 580 EX II with YNE-3 RX and YN-E3-RT?

So, I have a Canon 580 EX II and a YNE-3 RX remote trigger that I control with a YN-E3-RT transmitter. According to what I read this should work. The transmitter has the flash icon for HSS enabled, ...
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How to mount a Vivitar series 1 lens to a Nikon D5300?

What lens adapter would I use to attach a Vivitar Series 1 lens to a Nikon D5300?
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why won't my photos compress past a certain size?

I'm having issues compressing my film scans to a suitable size for use on my website. for example, I have a .jpg file with a size of 17.4 MB. I opened the photo in Photoshop and tried two methods: ...
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How can I photograph an item which glows on a white background, without losing its glow?

I have an item which I need to photograph on a white background. It is a light brown coloured teddy bear with an LED in its tummy. When in the dark the LED glows brightly through its tummy, but when ...
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Making a studio [closed]

I am a beginner and have taken a photography training course. I want to create a studio at my home. I am interested in product photography and modeling. Please suggest what type of softbox kit should ...

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