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How do I create a white background without using photoshop?

The usual technique is to have a light for the background so that is (slightly) overexposed. With a big subject (person) it can be a flash behind the subject and aimed at the background, in your case ...
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How do I lock the aperture to a small setting so I can focus on the sun with my DSLR's viewfinder?

You can't close the aperture to see the actual set value through the viewfinder. However, since you'll be shooting a nearly-static (slowly moving) sun, you can use Live View or Video mode to focus. ...
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What is the reason for the rapid flashing of the green lamp on the Nikon COOLPIX S2900 camera when charging?

Your camera's manual says this: The charge lamp slowly flashes green to indicate that the battery is charging. When charging is complete, the charge lamp turns off. It takes about 3 hours to charge a ...
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Pentax K1000 settings question

You can use a hand-held exposure meter if you have one. An exposure meter app is an option too, but it should be checked against another hand-held meter or a camera, because on some phones it works ...
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How to remove language from canon camera?

If all you need is just English and wanna remove all fk languages you don't know, you can do that with Tornado EOS Windows app. It will do the trick. You have to pay $30 for a 5-day license. It ...
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why is there black spots flashing on my pictures on lumix dmc tz80?

You can set overexposed areas (areas that are too bright and where there are no shades of grey) to flash on the screen when the [Auto Review] function is activated or during playback. This does not ...
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How can I photograph the annular eclipse high in the sky and still get a foreground in the image using 500mm lens?

First of all, IMHO you should be using a dedicated solar filter rather than a generic ND filter. See Is a Solar Filter Different from an ND-Filter? for more information. See also Rental Camera Gear ...
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How do I lock the aperture to a small setting so I can focus on the sun with my DSLR's viewfinder?

According to this PCMag review, the D5600 does not have depth of field preview. Even in manual mode, the aperture will be open right until you take the picture. It is held open by this lever: The ...
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How to remove language from sony camera?

In general all the settings, menus, languages are stored in the firmware. And If you want to change something, in your case remove language, you should disassemble the firmware file, make your changes,...
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Can I do film simulations in-camera without a Fuji camera?

Yes, there is a way, but generally it's without Fuji's sophisticated film color science. And if you're expecting whatever you shoot to come out of camera looking like you shot it on film, you could be ...
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No release shutter w/o lens option Rebel t7

All Canon EOS Rebel cameras (all Canon DSLRs) were designed to shoot without a lens attached. There is no need for a menu option to allow “shooting without a lens”. If you have the camera in Video ...
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why is there black spots flashing on my pictures on lumix dmc tz80?

The flashing black areas are not actually part of the pictures. They're a warning shown on the camera's rear screen. As you have surmised, they are warning you of areas in the image that have been ...
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How do I create a white background without using photoshop?

To ensure you have a perfectly white background and a perfectly exposed watch, you need a third light which needs to light up the backdrop and has to be at least 3-stops brighter than the light ...
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D7200 no longer autofocusing

I had this problem with a D7200 and it was the small locking pin on the camera mount had stopped coming out so the lens would not lock onto the camera and this prevented AF .I also couldnt reset the ...
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How to turn on manual focus for Sony α7R II?

By default, the button you mentioned only works while you are holding it down. You literally have to keep holding it down while you focus and until you press the shutter release. To me, that is a ...
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