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Cheap tripods typically use compatible quick-release plates. Search for "universal tripod quick release" on your favorite auction site. The base is tapered, so it's not clear from your images whether the plate pictured below would or wouldn't fit. If the "universal" plate is too large, you're unlikely to find one that's the right size. The tripods are ...


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For lowlight capability, the DXOmark "Sports" index is, while certainly not perfect, a useful tool to compare camera bodies. The Index for the M100, btw, is 1272 ISO. In practice, this index can be very roughly read as "the nearest whole ISO step (1600 here) is the highest you can expect to yield photos that will, at common reproduction sizes, without any ...


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'Best' is a subjective term. The cathedral is 365' tall and 518' long. Field of View Calculation You can use a field-of-view calculator (in this case a dimensional field-of-view calculator) such as this one: Photography Calculators For the ten mile distance, I'll just round that to 50,000 feet (it's actually a little longer) and plug in some numbers. ...


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Let's use this image from an article in Guardian about the Manhattan Loft Gardens tower violating the London Plan (prohibiting buildings from ruining the view of St. Paul's from several key locations in the city, including from King Henry's Mound) as a reference for measurement: Image from The Guardian, St Paul's not consulted on development that mars ...


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Note: I answered the 'question within the question' rather than the stated title. For the title as it stands [stood, it's now been edited], see What is the difference between a telephoto lens and a zoom lens? At 10 miles across central London, you're not going to get detail, you're going to get lots of blue haze, even on a clear day. I can't see St Paul's ...


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Use a grip arm with a diffusion panel. And block/diffuse the sun, when possible, as opposed to overpowering it. These items should not add weight or bulk to your pack.


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E-TTL II is a minor software update for E-TTL. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canon_EOS_flash_system#E-TTL_II which says: E-TTL II is a software improvement on E-TTL and is now a standard in all EOS cameras introduced with or after the Canon EOS-1D Mark II in 2004. E-TTL II is implemented in the body, not the flash unit, and therefore can use ...


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Image stabilization is good for decreasing the shutter speed without blurrying everything into an abstract work. The same effect exposurewise can be achieved raising the ISO. However, doing this also increases noise. Because of full frame's bigger area, the same ISO mean less electronic amplification than smallest sensors, and less amplification means less ...


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@Scottbb answer is pretty much complete. Take a look at the links posted. (I drew some diagrams) If there are no objects close to your camera, for example on a landscape, you are not close to a tree, you can use pretty much any tripod with any head. The parallax misalignment is noticeable with close objects and fades away with the distance. The "Panoramic ...


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In looking at any competing camera models, comparing like for like is the best bet. Let's start with focal length. Ricoh: 28mm (35mm equivalent) Sony: 24mm - 70mm (35mm equivalent) This is actually a big point as these are fixed lens cameras. You have none.nada.zero ability to zoom from the camera with the Ricoh. You can "zoom with your feet" or crop the ...


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The answer partly depends on two factors: How much you care about correcting for parallax while you are setting up the shot. Whether you are going to only shoot single-row panos, or if you also are going to shoot multi-row panos; If you don't care about parallax, then all you need is a level panning base, on top of which you mount whatever head fits your ...


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The link of the product is broken, but I am assuming it is simply the softboxes that have an umbrella mechanism inside to open, the flash is inside and the way to hold it is using the umbrella's rod. Look for a thing called "E type umbrella holder" The E type is the simplest one where you can change the angle of the system, hold an umbrella and put a flash ...


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When it comes to multi-camera setups the quality of any cables and hardware used is essential as you want to make sure each camera gets enough power and signal when it is fired. If you do not want to keep changing all of the batteries during scanning or create a DIY solution then the powerbox https://www.esperhq.com/product/multi-camera-power-supply-...


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