Questions tagged [photography]

Hacks related to taking photos, maintaining cameras, etc.

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Stuck photos while inside an envelope

It seems the photos have been stuck to each other. I had kept them inside the envelope which was given when I purchased those photos. It's been about 5 months since I had last opened that envelope. ...
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How do I take a 360 degree photo of myself without asking someone else to do it for me?

This is sort of an odd question, but here it goes: Basically I want to make a 3D model of my head for a 3D printer. I am following this guide. In order for the software to accurately recreate a ...
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Throwing away personal memoribilia [closed]

After my parents died and I emptied their apartment I am left with a considerate amount of moving boxes with memorabilia: These include among other things: photos of my parents and me and my brother ...
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How to take pictures in the rain with a digital camera, so that lens doesn't get damaged?

I do a lot of trekking and visiting waterfalls. I have a digital camera, however, I cannot take pictures in these wet environments (rain, waterfalls, etc.) because I do not feel comfortable risking ...
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Stiff Telescopic Arm

I purchased a selfie stick for my girlfriend as she is always trying to get the best angle. Due to me being cheap i bought one for a few pounds, but the telescopic arm is very stiff. How can i make ...
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How to make a cellphone tripod?

I want to take a photo of myself. Ideally, I should use a tripod, but I don't have one and do not want to buy one. What can I use instead?
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How to take macro pictures using any smart phone camera?

Is there any way of taking close up photos with a camera phone? Are there any life hacks to do that?
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How to shoot a video underwater using your smart phone?

I have iPhone, but solution probably can apply to all smart phones. I know that I can buy a waterproof bag/pouch or special underwater cameras, but who remember it to buy it before going to the trip? ...
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Is there a way I can take a macro picture without a macro lens?

I have a Nikon d3300 camera, but the only two lenses I have for it are a 18-52mm and a 70-300mm. I would like to take macro pictures, but can't really afford a specialized lens yet. When I try to ...