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How can I update the firmware on my Godox gear on a Mac (OSX) or Linux computer?

OSX-only options G3 / F3 Godox/Flashpoint has released an OSX version of the G3/F3 updater. However, as of 2023, it only supports updates for the following devices: AD100/200/300/400/1200 Pro V1 ...
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Why does using "sRGB" as my monitor display profile look better than the built-in profile?

Let's step backwards a bit and answer some "unasked" questions first: What is a color profile. What is a "monitor" profile and hardware calibration vs a "Factory Profile." What is color constancy. ...
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Why does using "sRGB" as my monitor display profile look better than the built-in profile?

The general advice not to use sRGB as a device profile stems from the fact that it is not meant to be a device profile. When people start doing colour management, they often get confused about all ...
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Any program to change Date Created of Videos to actual EXIF data?

So you want to set the file's "creation" time, but you are using FileModifyDate in your command, which presumably is for setting a file's "last modified" date. I ...
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Nik Collection plugin not working with Photoshop CC 2017

With the CC 2017 update, Adobe has moved the installation location of Photoshop -- it's now normally found in /Applications/Adobe Photoshop CC 2017/. Unfortunately, this also moves the location of ...
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How do I get Datacolor Spyder 3 Express running on OS X El Capitan (10.11)?

I just installed my old Spyder 3 Express on MacOS Sierra with Spyder3Express_4.0.10-1_Installer. Installation works fine, the problem comes during internet product registration. This is what I did: <...
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How to flag multiple photos in Lightroom?

So on the bottom left you have several different viewing options (right above that bottom row where all your photos are flagged). There's one with the number 1 in a box, one with the number 2 in a box,...
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How can I update the firmware on my Godox gear on a Mac (OSX) or Linux computer?

Often, without Windows, it's impossible to update firmware on devices that don't support operating systems other than Windows, unless some kind open-source developers take it upon themselves to ...
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Epson v850 scanner driver compatibility with modern operating systems?

If you go to the support page from the page you linked you will see that both Windows 10 and macOS 11 are available from the support pulldown... If you also look on the Windows drivers page you will ...
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Why does using "sRGB" as my monitor display profile look better than the built-in profile?

The question really revolves around whether you want your monitor to look "better" or more accurate. Let's unpack a few things. ... nearly matching my (factory-calibrated?) internal display. Even ...
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How can I transfer pictures from my Canon Digital Rebel XTI (400D) to my Mac?

Mac comes with a program called Image Capture. Run it, select the device, and Import all. Canon EOS Utility is not necessary.
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Why does Preview mess up an image while saving it to OpenEXR?

OpenEXR stores its pixels in linear RGB, whereas JPG stores its pixels in a gamma-corrected RGB. (Technically JPG converts this to Y`CbCr before compression, but that's irrelevant to this question.) ...
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NEF seemingly corrupt except in ViewNX-i - how to repair?

Upon inspection with the free command-line ExifTool it appears that the image I referred to in the question contains a valid full-size JPEG image as well as a corrupt RAW image. The JPEG image was ...
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Lightroom failed external drive

I can help with the disk recovery part as I helped a friend with a similar issue a few months ago. I ended up putting the external drive on a Linux box and using ...
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Lightroom failed external drive

I expect that you'll get a "Lightroom encountered an error ..." message and it will want to quit - it doesn't offer an option to save the catalogue database to alternative storage. If the Mac sees ...
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Nik Collection plugin not working with Photoshop CC 2017

Please update to 2017.1.1 (released this week). This addresses compatibility issues between Nik and Photoshop.
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Nik Collection plugin not working with Photoshop CC 2017

I use a Mac w/ latest OS X. Had same problem w/ PS CC 2017. Partially solved the problem by uninstalling the Nik suite (uninstaller downloaded from Nik website) and reinstalling the Nik suite (...
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How do I get Datacolor Spyder 3 Express running on OS X El Capitan (10.11)?

Thank you for your answer. I investigated and searched a bit and came across the fact that colorimeter's filters can age, especially those with gelatin filters in the lower price segment (see http://...
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How do I get Datacolor Spyder 3 Express running on OS X El Capitan (10.11)?

Datacolor's knowledge base article for Spyder3Express seems like it hasn't been updated for 10.11. It lists Minimum System Requirements Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10 Based on the list of OS ...
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How to create high res PDF of multiple images from Lightroom or Photoshop on a Mac?

You can use Mac OS X's built-in Preview application to combine PDFs into a single PDF file. Also built-in to Mac OS X is the ability to export any file as PDF (either in the File > Export As... menu ...
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Creating "Smart Folders" on the hard drive based on photo IPTC metadata?

A script to create folders from read metadata combined with a time based trigger (see https://superuser.com/questions/126907/how-can-i-get-a-script-to-run-every-day-on-mac-os-x) could do the job. See ...
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How to flag multiple photos in Lightroom?

Soultion, In DEVELOP mode, Highlight all photos you wish to flag in the filmstrip, MAKE SURE AUTO-SYNC IS TICKED (at bottom of adjustment sliders) Now when "X" or "P" is pressed, ...
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How to flag multiple photos in Lightroom?

Lightroom has been developed with a particular workflow in mind: It starts in 'Library' mode, where you are to review, cull and rate your images. Next, you move to the Develop module, where you ...
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