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What are ways to record who took the pictures if a camera is used by multiple people?

There isn't really any surefire way, other than meticulous bookkeeping, or following consistent habits. Some ideas: Use your mobile phone to take images of the rear LCD info page showing the file ...
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What are ways to record who took the pictures if a camera is used by multiple people?

Nikon D3400 (and, I assume, other models) lets you select the active folder to store files in. Just change folders when you change photographers. More generally, you can use two memory cards and ...
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What are ways to record who took the pictures if a camera is used by multiple people?

One solution that might work if you don't switch too frequently: Take a selfie whenever you take the camera. Then you know all following pictures have been made by the person of the most recent ...
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Why do some sports photos I took with higher ISO have lower noise than others with low ISO?

Only difference is lighting and venue... That's all the difference you need. Addendum: Now that you've posted example images, we can point out some other differences as well. In the earlier image on ...
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Sony A7 II backfocus options

Mirrorless cameras in general lack focus adjustment, because they can't benefit from it. The purpose of that feature is to correct for the fact that DSLRs use a separate focusing sensor to determine ...
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How can Sony A7r iii get more dynamic range than A7r ii from the same sensor?

From the article linked: advances in circuitry design and image processing mean that the new camera can output all 15 stops of dynamic range in the lower ISOs rather than the a7R II’s 14 stops of ...
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How can I finalize my selection of a Sony mirrorless camera?

Since you state that "the A7iii is perfect", you probably won't be entirely happy with either the A6500 or A7ii. You'll probably be less unhappy with the A7ii. However, if you have no pressing need ...
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What are ways to record who took the pictures if a camera is used by multiple people?

Take a picture of your hand or shoe prior to the shoot. Easier than a selfie.
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Why are there subtle off-color arcs in my photos?

This is known as "banding". This happens when you have uniform color gradients and the quantization by the camera (because JPEG is only 8bits/channel) transforms them into uniform areas. Along the ...
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How can I finalize my selection of a Sony mirrorless camera?

Let me add few points related mostly around the cameras. You do not leave with body only, you need lenses. And here (especially Sony) where the "game" become veeeeery expensive. You can find 18-105/f4 ...
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How can I finalize my selection of a Sony mirrorless camera?

I just can't figure out if I'm stuck in the details or if I'm really losing out on something one way or the other. I'm a hobbyist looking to get more serious. You're stuck in the details. The A7iii ...
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How to set image preview on the Sony A7Riii

The feature you are seeking is Auto Review. It is located in the menu under Display/Auto Review. From page 69 of the manual (pdf): Auto Review: Sets auto review to display the captured image after ...
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Remote shutter release for Sony A7rii

The Sony website lists a few non-app-based remote release options for the α7R II, namely the RMT-DSLR2 Wireless Remote Commander, the RM-VPR1 Remote Control with Multi-Terminal Cable, and the RM-SPR1 ...
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What are ways to record who took the pictures if a camera is used by multiple people?

Add value to your data. Attach a tiny clap board to the camera strap with a white board marker. Write the lighting conditions, location (including studio, expo stand or office details that are not ...
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What are ways to record who took the pictures if a camera is used by multiple people?

You've been offered some ingenious methods, but you're not really going to go to the trouble of any of them, are you! Either buy two cameras, or convince yourself it doesn't matter which one of you ...
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What are ways to record who took the pictures if a camera is used by multiple people?

Change the date, shifting by 5 years in the future for one of the two users (add 5 years for each additional user). You can easily mass-change the date later via several EXIF tools.
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horizontal bands on sony Ar7ii (some photos)

The horizontal light and dark bands looks like a flickering issue, which is common with many artificial light sources. Some cameras have an anti-flickering setting. If such a setting is not available, ...
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What are ways to record who took the pictures if a camera is used by multiple people?

A Canon-based answer: You can add a 1-5 star EXIF compatible rating to each photo (there is also an option to set it „star“ or „no star“) with a button. One of you could set such a rating after each ...
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Photograph poster slightly from side but retain all-over sharpness?

Options No additional equipment methods Stand further away and use the zoom to frame the subject(s). At a given aperture, a longer focal length "lens" will provide, in absolute terms, a ...
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What are ways to record who took the pictures if a camera is used by multiple people?

Just have multiple SD cards, one per person. You're using the camera? Put in your card.
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Where to download SONY Imaging Edge for MacOS 10.12

Sony Imaging Edge Desktop was first released in December 2019 The oldest macOS supported is 10.13 (the newest is currently 10.15, no macOS 11 support yet) No Mac is stuck on 10.12, so I'd suggest you ...
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What are ways to record who took the pictures if a camera is used by multiple people?

Many cameras can add Author and Copyright to the Exif. When switching cameras, you can edit the Author. This would be ...
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Photograph poster slightly from side but retain all-over sharpness?

Another option besides stopping down: it may not give you as much side view as your example above, but will get you and your camera out of the reflection in the window: a shift lens. Essentially, this ...
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Photograph poster slightly from side but retain all-over sharpness?

You're saying that motion blur becomes a problem when you choose an aperture that's small enough to give you the depth of field that you want. There's a couple of things you can do about that; Put (...
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Photograph poster slightly from side but retain all-over sharpness?

I don't know the Sony specifically, but if you're using Aperture priority mode you should be able to manually set ISO higher, thereby reducing exposure time & therefore camera shake. You may need ...
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How to start a Sony A7iii directly in playback mode?

According to the ILCE-7M3 Help Guide, Viewing images on a TV using an HDMI cable, the camera should enter playback mode when turned on while connected to an active television via HDMI. However, the ...
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How to start a Sony A7iii directly in playback mode?

The answer is a short one: no.
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horizontal bands on sony Ar7ii (some photos)

The banding seems similar to that from "rolling shutter", where parts of the image sensor are scanned sequentially during the flickering of fluorescent and LED lighting. A few ways to avoid, or at ...
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Sony a7ii AF and IQ problems.

Perfect focus in the dark can be obtained with the SharpStar2 Filter Mask: https://youtu.be/9WgCPTrCv60 . It's a Bahtinov Mask that produces diffraction lines around a bright object (even a Star) and ...
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Manual focus not consistent with Sony A7ii + Sony 55mm 1.8. Hidden setting?

it seems like its a sort of function to help auto focus, I've noticed relatively similar results with a couple of my lenses, but obviously (from my icon), I'm a Nikon fanboy, so I have no experience ...
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