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What are the main advantages of purchasing Photoshop over the free online version?

What are the main advantages of purchasing Photoshop (subscription or one off payment) over the free online version? I am aware that: Internet Access it required The "heal" tool is not fully ...
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What is a simple and effective method to sharpen for web output in Photoshop?

In Photoshop, I've got a master PSD image file with all mask and adjustment layer treatments, but no sharpening at all. I save for web and create a JPG at 1200px. Now, I bring that file back into ...
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How to resize an image for web display?

I'm building some websites for a friend of mine, and putting them up on my home webserver. This server is pretty simple and my network connection ain't that good so the images take pretty long to ...
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Wordpress plug-in for a photoblog?

I use Wordpress for my photo-blog site and currently use Yet Another Photoblog plug-in to help manage uploading the pictures. Are there other similar plug-in's that might offer more features. I'm ...
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How can I ensure proper color rendition with browsers on wide gamut displays?

When editing for the web, everyone will recommend you to use sRGB, since a lot of browsers don't offer color management, and most browsers will interpret all images as being sRGB anyway. This is ...
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What software shows the most accurate version of a photograph for web viewing?

I have a photo (photo_A.jpg), taken on a post-sunset beach, for which I want to reduce some noise. I do so using the luminance noise reduction technique from Adobe Camera Raw, open the image in ...
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What image dimensions are used for 500px?

The name is 500px.com, but what is the image resolution for which to optimize before uploading your photos there?
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Why does my photo look great in Lightroom but show sharpening halos on my web site?

I haven't over sharpened my photo — it looks great in Lightroom and Photoshop CS5, but when I upload it to my webpage, it has horrible ghosts/halos around much of the subjects. I have tried it with ...
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Is it possible to embed a clickable url in an image? [closed]

Is it in any way possible to add URLs or hyperlinks to photos? It's for adding to a web page. I know there is an image map option. But is it possible using any tool to directly add it to the image?
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Is there an online Encyclopedia of Photographic Methods/Techniques, better than that in Wikipedia? [closed]

Looking for a listing photographic methods/techniques just like this one on Wikipedia, but possibly better, any suggestions?
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What are good websites to buy second hand/after market lenses?

Besides the obvious eBay and Craigslist, are there any good sites for second hand lenses?
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How to avoid jpeg compression artefacts when saving photos in web resolution?

When I save a web-resolution image (for example, 1920×1024px), flat areas tints often have damaged shades of color. I'm saving in Photoshop CS4 with quality 2 in standard mode, because I need the ...
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What open source photo library/database system can I use to build my website? [closed]

I'm planning a web-based searchable photo database. Any suggestions for what software to use? I've seen stockbox. I want an opensource community content management system, with the potential to add ...
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Is it safe from a privacy and security point of view to display identifiable EXIF data on a public web site?

Whenever I compare the exif data displayed by Flickr or the data on Lightroom (3.4), I can't avoid getting my mind blown for the simple fact that I never come to a software tool (for windows) with a ...
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Is there an online photo alignment tool?

I would like to align two photographs that were taken from slightly different angles (the very same step that is performed before HDR creation). Anyone knows of the (online would be the best) tool ...
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Can I control how facebook timeline displays my photos? [closed]

As a gallery represented photographer in a resort community, my gallery and I really use Facebook for promotion. I just turned on Timeline today, marked my recent work as "Featured" and was aghast at ...
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How can I use the images on Bing legally? [closed]

I would like to use the images that appear on Bing's homepage, can I just use these or will I need to link to these, publish them with a photo credit, or have written permission?
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Can I legitimately create derivative works from re-blogged source material?

I've searched around without finding exactly the right answer--and I already know no answer here speaks for the final-say, legally. I'm just looking for general rules of thumb pertaining to my ...
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What software do I need to create a panorama inside a cylinder to publish on the web?

Googling I found on the net reference to sphere panoramas, but I'm not interested in looking up or down, just to the front. My image is a just rectangular, a very wide panorama and I wanted to create ...
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What web-based expert resources for Nikon are similar to The Digital Picture for Canon?

I've followed Canon photo products for years and I can't go past this great expert resource on Canon cameras, lenses and few other accessories photographer should know about and read before buying ...
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Who covers Canon products in a similar vein to Thom Hogan's Nikon coverage?

I'm looking to learn a bit about Canon's history, products and reviews and wondered if there were any reviewers that do work focused on Canon's (D)SLR products. The publications and web site of Thom ...
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Which websites give step by step explanation to how a picture is taken?

I randomly came across this article http://www.dpreview.com/articles/7670130459/editorial-lighting-the-minimalist-way - I would like to find out if there are any websites there are dedicated to ...
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What should be considered for employee photos to put on company's website?

I work in the entertainment industry and am looking to produce friendly looking images of our employees (sales managers, customer support people, and so on) to put on our company's website. What ...
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How do Facebook & Google's new photography features impact professional photographers?

Many photographers, including me, have moved their portfolio sites to SmugMugPro from private servers/domains. How do FB's new "portfolio" frontpage and G+'s new hub for photographers change how pro ...
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Is there a web script for clients to pick the photos they want to buy from me? [closed]

I'm currently developing a website for a multimedia business and they do event photography. I'm looking for a script/software that could help their clients to pick the photos they want to buy from a ...
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Suggestions for a photo sales & printing vendor?

I'm beginning to seriously think about selling my photos online ... as prints, greeting cards, etc. Can anyone recommend a site that does a good job of handling the sales translations, printing, ...
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What's a good place to share panoramas online? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Online viewer for panorama photos? I've got some Photomerged panoramas, about 5-12MB each. Where's a good place to put them online? Preferably I'd like a place where ...
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What are the proper Photoshop settings for the most consistent color on screen?

There are some in-depth answers on the topic of color profiles including this one by jrista, but it all makes my head spin, and I suspect I'm not alone. I'd like to ask a question that will hopefully ...
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Is there a “How do they do that?” site for learning image post-processing techniques by examples?

I often see really excellent photographs that seem to have been adjusted in photoshop or something like that. This includes even pictures that seem to be from someone's vacation or travel. Is there a ...
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How can I improve visits and visibility to my stock photography, particularly on Fotolia?

I've had photos posted on Fotolia for months now and have had very few visits to the pictures. What can I do to improve the visibility and/or appeal of my stock photos, particularly on Fotolia? Are ...
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What photo blogging service could you recommend?

I'm thinking about starting photography blog soon. The idea is to start presenting portfolio in chronological order and simply share those precious moments capture on the pictures. I was wondering ...
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Why is Nextgen / wordpress is reducing the quality of my photographs?

I have been researching this night and day for months now. Photos viewed on my website look terrible compared to the same file viewed with other mediums. I have contacted many website support ...
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Are photo releases necessary when using event photos in my portfolio?

Do I need to get photo releases from people in the images I capture at public events? For example, do I need photo releases from all wedding guests pictured in order to use my photos for ...
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Are there websites which compare digital cameras based on technical image quality?

There are lot of sites, which compare digital cameras by parameters, user experience and etc. I looking for a website which has some kind of procedure to test image quality and compares digital ...
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What are the statistics on users posting photos to the web with a color profile embedded?

I am coming from StackOverflow, from this question specifically: How to stop GD2 from washing away the colors upon resizing images? Summary: I have a photo gallery website on which the image resizing ...
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Best Sites for Simplified Instructions in Taking Wedding Photos

Does anybody have any recommendations for Photography Sites that give you some basic yet good instructions on shooting weddings?
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Beginner's guide [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the first few photography books someone should read? Hi, Inspired by this question, Is there a good online tutorial or book about the basics of photography? ...