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How tight should a lens be screwed onto a Leica Screw Mount?
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Any LTM cameras (and enlargers!) I've used have had a pretty hard stop when the lens is threaded on the whole way. Trying to over-tighten could break or bend something. As long as the lens is snug you ...

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Is there any Photoshop effect that can create vertically distorted bokeh as one sometimes sees in film and video?
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This effect is due to the image (likely a motion picture frame being shot with an Anamorphic Lens, which "stretches" the widescreen image to fit a normal 35mm frame. When the film is projected, a ...

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How to focus at several locations at once?
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Because your question mentions keeping other areas of the photo out-of-focus, I assume you've considered and rejected the possibility of a smaller aperture to increase depth of field. If that is not ...

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Blown out blue/red light making photos look out of focus
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The general fuzziness and lack of detail in these photos is mostly due to being lit primarily by one strong color. Your camera's sensor has what is called a Bayer color filter array on it which ...

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Why does the aperture value change in manual mode on my D70s?
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The Nikon 60mm and 105mm lenses are macro lenses. As you focus closer than a certain point, the aperture decreases. For normal distances, both lenses should remain at 2.8, but as you get close to ...

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Do film emulation presets assume a certain white balance setting?
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I think the problem lies in your expectation that the Portra film shots are going to strongly show the effects of different color temperatures. While it's true that Portra 160 (or any commonly-...

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why does lightroom5 get dark when mousing out of library pane?
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You may have hit the L key, which invokes "lights-out" mode, darkening the UI but leaving the image bright. Pressing L repeatedly will cycle between normal, dim, and dark modes. The F key you noted ...

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Reducing ambient color while preserving sharpness with a flash in concert photos
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You can't effectively use white balance tweaks or filtering to account for true colored lighting. A color filter is going to block all other colors of light, so there's no other color information to ...

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35mm vs 40mm: Does it matter?
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If you're looking at the M-mount lenses, a Leica M camera will have 35mm frame lines, but no 40mm frame lines. Something like the Leica CL or (i think) some of the Voigtlander Bessa cameras have 40mm ...

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Techniques for photographing stained glass?
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Depending on the scale of what you're shooting, you could add more light to the scene with a flash gun or studio strobes. If you balance the light level between the strobes and the light coming in ...

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2 lenses came with my Nikon D3200, but no adapter. What do I need to buy to use these lenses?
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Those lenses sound like auxiliary "converter" lenses, which are generally intended to thread onto the filter threads of another lens to convert that lens to a longer or wider focal length. They're ...

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