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Nikon F100 body - camera back latch repair solutions?
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The door latch have been, at least in one case, fixed with a piece of metal screwed from the inside to the door and bent to shape. The details are in the Flickr thread: https://www.flickr.com/groups/...

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How can I see the exposure meter on my Nikon D3200 when shooting in manual-focus mode?
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Nikon D3200, being an entry-level camera, doesn't meter with manual focus lenses that don't have CPU contacts in them, so you can use it only in manual exposure mode. To deal with this limitation you ...

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Filter by pick flag OR color label?
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As far as I know, it can't be done without using third-party plugins. You can try Jeffrey Friedl's Data Explorer, or John Ellis' Any Filter. I haven't had an opportunity to try them myself yet, but ...

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How to combine different people's selections of a photoset in Lightroom?
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Keywords are likely to be your only option, but they are actually easier to use and much more efficient than colour labels, collections and pick/reject flags (the latter also have a drawback of not ...

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What kind of mount does this breech-lock Tair-3 lens use?
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What is the exact model of your particular Tair-3 lens? There were several modifications of the lens which were made by at least three different factories. Some lens versions had m39 or m42 mounts, ...

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Are there reasons to go for an f/1.4 over an f/1.8 lens as my first fast prime?
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Reasons to go for an f/1.4 lens: the ability to shoot at f/1.4 and f/1.6 for shallower DOF and low light conditions it's usually has better image quality at f/1.8 and f/2 than an f/1.8 lens. The ...

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When to choose D65 and when to choose ambient light temperature for white point for display calibration?
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The majority of the monitors released in at least the last 5-7 years should have the native white point at 6500K, unless it's some specialized display, which usually cost much more. If the native ...

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Does lenspen actually work?
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Yes, it does. And, surprisingly, even worn out LensPen still works to some degree. I find myself still using the old one, although I have a fresh one lying around. Granted, pure isopropyl alcohol and ...

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How to get details from obscuring the composition in digital photography?
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Your question seems to be based on the assumption that the problem is the digital camera. But it's not. The key here is composition. When a shot, or, in fact, any image is properly composed, it looks ...

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How does the in-camera color space setting affect RAW files?
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The in-camera color settings don't affect RAW in any way. Changing color space (i.e. from sRGB to Adobe RGB) changes only the look and embedded color space of your in-camera JPEG, and also the JPEG ...

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How do catadioptric camera systems show the whole frame despite mirror obstructing the center?
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A cone of light rays gathered by the sides of the front lens element is reflected to the center mirror, which, reflects the rays further to the rear lens element. The curvature of the mirrors allow ...

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How to fly with gear that weighs more than the maximum allowed for carry-on luggage?
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I've asked a more or less similar question on Travel StackExchange a month ago, but didn't get a helpful answer. The answer is not as obvious as one would think as there is almost no info on actual ...

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Check colors in CMYK color space in LR
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You currently can't do it with native tools if you use Lightroom version 2015.5/6.6 or newer. The option for a CMYK soft proofing was there up until a point, but Adobe removed it due to some reasons. ...

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How to store exposed sheet film
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If by exposed you mean exposed but not-yet-developed negatives, then you can use any lightproof clean smooth box similar in size to your original negatives box. You can in fact use almost any ...

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Is it common for photographers to outsource editing (a.k.a. "overflow editing")?
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Many full-time professional photographers employ assistants of various kinds. An assistant could be: handling and setting up lighting gear before or during the photoshoot holding light disc or other ...

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I keep getting out of focus shots on manual focus - Why?
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Not exactly the answer, but I had a similar situation with Helios-44 58mm f/2 lens (Soviet copy of Zeiss Biotar). My D700 was showing the focus confirmation dot when in reality there was a very ...

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When bulk loading film, do metal or plastic reloadable cartrigage leak less light?
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If it's a reusable cassette and it's not defective, it will not leak light, no matter what it's made of. Metal cassettes, however, can be dented (as have been already said in comments) and this could ...

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What's causing this white smudge in the middle of the photo?
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Some film era lenses could produce this effect on digital cameras, it's called a "hot spot". The reason is that unlike film emulsion, which is matte, digital sensor is glossy (as it's composed of ...

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