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Q&A How to take 2 exact same photos, months apart

The issue: I will be using photoshop to create a photo of my friends Mike and Jim with their favorite drinks sitting at the same table. Jim is visiting this week and has an expensive bottle of sc...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by dustytrash‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by KalleMP‭

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Meta Welcome to Photography & Video on Codidact!

Welcome to the new Codidact Photography & Video community! We're glad you're here and excited to see what you will build in our first "from-scratch" Codidact community. Please ask questions a...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How do I use phone lenses to best effect?

I've recently acquired a set of mobile phone camera lenses - the sort that screw into a clip, and clip over the top of your phone's camera. These are the lenses: From left to right, they are (a)...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by ArtOfCode‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Hueco‭

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Contests, Critique 2020 - June - Sunsets

Rules that are always applicable are as follows: One photo per answer, and no more than 5 answers per user per contest. Post only photos taken by yourself/person with you. All entries should incl...

6 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by 10 Rep‭

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Q&A How to capture a competition rifle shooter with a bullet in flight?

Do the math. Let's say the bullet in question is travelling at about the speed of sound, around 330 m/s. That means it moves 1 meter in 3 ms, or about a foot in 1 ms. Now look at the speed of "p...

posted 3y ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Contests, Critique 2020 - June - Sunsets

El Hondo Natural Park, Alicante; sunset with flamingos; September 2019. Nikon D5300, 18-55mm AF-S @ 18mm, f/3.5, ISO 640, 1/160s. At quarter of an hour before this photo was taken, I was surroun...

posted 3y ago by Peter Taylor‭

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Q&A How to capture a competition rifle shooter with a bullet in flight?

I'm looking to attempt some artistic shots of a competition rifle shooter doing what they do best. My first thought was to attempt to capture something like a perfect golf shot, where you capture t...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Hueco‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A How can a screenshot's file size ≥ original picture's file size?

Because of compression and different sizes. The original JPG image you are referring to is 1080 x 790 pixels in size, for a total of 777k pixels. Since the image is true color, there would be 3 b...

posted 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A What is the difference between dot and pixel?

Dots and pixels can be the same or different, depending on context. In a computer file, an image is usually made up of a rectangular array of color (or gray) values. We call those pixels, for "pi...

posted 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Meta Should Photography & Video go through the Community Proposals system?

Unfortunately, activity on Photography & Video Codidact is very low. Outside of Meta, the community has attracted a total of 41 top-level posts across 4 different categories since being started...

1 answer  ·  posted 7mo ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A How do I use phone lenses to best effect?

As with much of photography, great technique (and composition) with mediocre gear produces better results than mediocre technique with great gear. The macro lens will probably require the most wor...

posted 4y ago by scottbb‭

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Gear Recommendations Can I use my old Nikon film lenses with a new digital camera?

I'm a new photographer. Until recently, my only experience with pictures came from cheap digital cameras and phones -- until I discovered a nice SLR camera* lying around at home. I found some rolls...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by MTL‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by scottbb‭

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Meta Migrate posts in?

No, not on this site (though the option remains open, if it becomes apparent that it'd be useful later on). Have a look at the proposal for this site. The folks there opted while we were hammering...

posted 4y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Contests, Critique 2020 - June - Sunsets

Taken over Upper and Lower Whitefish Lakes, Minnesota. September 1, 2013. Shot with a Nikon D800E with 28-300mm ƒ/3.5-5.6G ED VR at 28mm, ƒ/20, 1/30 sec, ISO 2500, using a soft graduated ND filter...

posted 3y ago by scottbb‭  ·  edited 3y ago by scottbb‭

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Contests, Critique 2020 - August - The Moon

Rules that are always applicable are as follows: One photo per answer, and no more than 5 answers per user per contest. Post only photos taken by yourself/person with you. All entries should inclu...

4 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by dino‭

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Q&A Are there consumer products using Time of Flight ranging camera technology?

There was some years ago announcements of new developments in cameras that were able to record the intensity and time lag of light that they detected to be able to view the range topology and refle...

3 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by KalleMP‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by KalleMP‭

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Contests, Critique Critique Request - Landscape - Composition

My first response is that a really like this picture. However, there are some details I'd probably change, or at least experiment with. Here is a scaled down original for comparison with subsequent...

posted 3y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Contests, Critique Critique Request - Landscape - Composition

Please critique my work below. A higher res link will be provided for a short while here. I am decently new to shooting landscape work, having most of my inspiration come from Arizona Highways or ...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Hueco‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A How can I reduce blurriness when taking a photo in the dark, using only UV light?

I'm trying to take a photo of a white paper heart in UV light, to make the heart look like it's glowing. I expect that the heart is going to look, well, purple, rather than white. I'm taking this p...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A How can I take better pictures of the fish I catch?

After reeling a fish in, sometimes I want to take a picture before I let it go. So I unhook the fish and hold it in one hand while I take the picture with my other. I am usually in a hurry to get t...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Peter Taylor‭

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Gear Recommendations Can I use my old Nikon film lenses with a new digital camera?

Your lenses (and the N6006 / F-601 body) use the Nikon F-mount, one of the longest-lived and supported lens mounts ever. It has gone through a few updates over the decades, in order to support feat...

posted 3y ago by scottbb‭  ·  edited 3y ago by scottbb‭

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Contests, Critique 2020 - July - B&W Horizons

Oregon Coast | May, 2017

posted 3y ago by Hueco‭

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Q&A What technology do modern instant cameras use?

How are the modern instant camera technologies achieved? Is it pigment transfer, laser sensitized paper or what? Are they optical or digital technologies?

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by KalleMP‭  ·  edited 3y ago by mattdm‭

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Q&A How do I take crisp pictures of flames at night (with a cell phone)?

When I take pictures of (lit) candles in otherwise-darkened rooms, the flames always come out nondescript (blurry?) as in the following example: I took this picture with a hand-held cell phone. T...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Contests, Critique 2020 - August - The Moon

Moon over saguaro 16 Aug 2011, in the White Tank Mountains just west of Phoenix Arizona, 300 mm lens, 6:47 local time. The moon was nearly full, and low in the west around dawn. I wanted the moon...

posted 3y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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