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I'm switching to Windows 10 and now my printer won't work. A Canon Pixma Pro 9000. What is everyone now using which would print 13 x 19 prints and be compatible with Windows 10 and not co...
March 26, 2024
  Log in
Since I joined BP if I use my desktop I am always knocked off and have to log in again but it never happened for my tablet. Now it is happening on the tablet as well. When I go thru the photos each...
January 02, 2024
  Sigma Lens Making Clicking Sounds
I have a SIGMA 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS Optical Stabilizer lens that I have been using for two years without any problems! Recently the lens has begun making clicking sounds when I turn the came...
March 28, 2024
  Am I Being Hacked?
I have this orange rectangle on the bottom right of my page here at BP and it is asking for my email. Does anyone else have this?...
March 01, 2024
  How can I reset my Minolta XG-1?
It is not working and I read that resetting the camera could work but I dont seem to find a page with that information...
March 03, 2024
  Minolta XG-1 shutter/mirror/winder not working
I have a Minolta XG-1 and I had been using it for over 6 months now, and a week ago it just decided to stop working. the lever wont wind and the shutter wont click. I oppened the camera and I was a...
April 03, 2024
  Is BP very slow today?
I'm having a lot of trouble today (11/30) getting BP to do anything. Takes a couple minutes to change pages. None of my other sites are having this problem. Just checking!...
February 18, 2024
  sport lens
I have a canon xti but want to capture very fast photos. My daughter is a dancer and is able to do leaps turns and toe turns. I want to know what lens is the best for this type of photography. I hi...
March 28, 2024
  It says Page not Found
I want to get the "Weekly Digest of the Photo of the Day" that comes each Friday. On the "Notifications, Subscriptions,& Preferences" page the is a place to subscribe. I clicked on the place to...
March 28, 2024
  Why can't people contact me?
Why can't I get contacted? If I go on my gallery and click on the contact button I can send myself a message but it doesn't ever show up that I did message myself. It is unhandy because som...
March 28, 2024
  Updating Browser from 7 to 10 Internet Explorer
I'm still using Internet Explorer 7...If I use their automatic update, will I lose all my filters, etc and have to reload everything? Has anyone done this? I'm afraid to try it....
March 28, 2024
  Bogen Manfrotto Tripod 3126 Head
After 5 years of flawless performance my 3126 Head will not hold a upward angle greater than 45 degrees. It slips no matter how hard I tighten the vertical screw. Any solutions?...
May 17, 2015
  Concerned at buying the right Lens
I have a Canon 50d and a Canon 5d Mark iii with two Zoom Lenses, and wish to acquire a wider-angle option.In my sights is the Canon EF 17-35mm f4 USM L Lens.I am convinced that it will fit the two ...
January 31, 2024
Hi I have just purchased a Manfrotto MT055CXPRO3 055 Carbon Fiber 3-Section Tripod with Horizontal Column. I love it except to change the angle of the legs is really difficult. They are so stiff. C...
March 12, 2015
  Fundus camera Topcon nw6s
Hello Guys, I recently bought a Topcon trc nw6s with a mount that accepts Nikon D series cameras. I've seen photos of units for sale where a cable from the DB9 port on the Fundus camera closest...
March 28, 2024
  How do I put this together
I didn't receive directions on how to put this light together. The photo explains my problem. Can anybody help me with this. Thank you in advance.Blessings,Sonya...
March 21, 2024
  Problem downloading software filter.
I just purchased a new desktop computer am having quite a bit of trouble trying to redownload Flaming Pear Flood. Can anyone help me with this? ...
November 24, 2014
I was very disappointed when todays POD had nothing to with veterans or this day. Veterans Thank YOU ...
November 12, 2014
  Depth of Field
Is there any deference of the depth of field that Tele end of Canon 70-200 f2.8 and the that of Canon 200 f2.8 ...
November 04, 2014
  Adobe Photoshop CS5
Can anyone tell me how to download Adobe Photoshop CS5?...
October 30, 2014