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Questions about resources on the World Wide Web or about photography-related web technologies, including those related to promotion of a photography business.

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What are some Chinese/Asian photo sharing websites similar to Flickr?

What are some Chinese/Asian photo sharing websites similar to Flickr? I want to upload some of my photos to one ow two of these websites with Chinese description and share with Chinese/Asian friends. ...
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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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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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Is there a way for various online photo services to import the same keywords/tags added in Lighroom?

Flickr seems to import the keywords (tags) correctly. Why won't these automatically import into other online sites when I add a photo? (namely 500px, Fine Art America) I manage my tags in a document ...
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Is there a way to make a photo look good for the web but not for small prints?

I work at a professional photography studio and was given the task of creating a photograph that would look good on social media websites. At the same time, the image cannot look good for printing of ...
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Where to Store Large Photos to Access Them With my Website

I want to develop a small website that shows all my personal photos as a gallery. My hosting provider limits me in storage. Let's say I have 20GB of photo data. Where can I store my photos so I could ...
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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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Fast, Unlimited Photo/Video Hosting

I'm looking for a paid photo and video hosting site that provides unlimited storage and unlimited video length and is above all FAST for uploads and photo management. Additional features of interest ...
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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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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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Doesn't the spread of photographs on social media fall under copyright infringement?

Everyday thousands of pictures (memes,celebrity pics, wallpapers) are shared by users like me on websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and many other websites. We get likes and shares ...
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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 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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Have you found “From Portfolio to Profit Engine” helpful?

This is not a pitch and I am in no way affiliated with the author of the e-book/training package, From Portfolio to Profit Engine. My difficulty is that I cannot find any online reviews of it other ...
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How to preserve image quality when exporting psd file to jpeg?

my psd file is 9900px by 6600px and I want to export it to jpeg for a website. When I try to export it to jpeg with 72ppi and lower down pixel dimensions to about 1000px by 750px, the image comes out ...
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Useful services where I can create a photography website/blog?

I am interested in publishing some of my photography on the internet. I have looked at creating blogs or websites using blogger or wordpress, however a lot of the photography themes cost +$70, as this ...
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How can I find a compact camera with an ultra-wide lens?

I'm looking to buy a compact camera, and having a very wide angle is important to me. I know that review sites often list the real focal length of the lens, but what I'm looking for is something that ...
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Why choose Digital Medium Format over high end DSLR? [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand why the company I work got a medium format Phase One camera to take photos for their website. The person who ordered it has left, so we don't know their reasoning, but I ...
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How do I compose an image for use as a browser background or wallpaper on a widescreen monitor?

I want to use some of my images for the background of a web page in my browser and for computer desktop wallpaper on my widescreen notebook. When I use a (landscape oriented) picture as is (in a ...
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Free photo sharing site with excellent security features

I am organizing the memory book for our local elementary school. For each of our school events, we will have a volunteer take photos. I need a site where the various volunteers will be able to ...
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Examples and Options for Clean, Simple Photo Portfolio Sites? [closed]

I'm looking for a new photography portfolio site and am exploring my options. Quite a few new portfolio sites have popped up and I'm not even sure I've yet seen them all! The site I currently use is ...
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good free photography web hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best website for showcasing my work to the public? Hi this is my first post. I am looking to build my own website to display my photos in a professionally ...
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What are the options for showing clients their proofs online?

I'm looking for a solution to show clients their photo proofs online. I would like something that can integrate with my website, meaning basically I just want to host it on my site so I can use the ...
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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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I'm a Designer and Programmer who wants to create some software for photographers [closed]

I've been wanting to use my skills to do some sort of service for Photographers for a while now and thought I'd finally ask. My initial idea was to create a service that would let you create a ...
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Photos of people on an ad supported website [duplicate]

Can I take candid photos of people in publuc without their knowledge and post them on an ad supported blog or website?
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Would you use an online RAW image processing application? [closed]

I'm just curious, if there was a web-site/web-portal related to RAW image processing what features you would prefer to use on it: RAW image processing (from different Cameras) Implementing different ...
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Wedding photography business website software [duplicate]

I have been running my own wedding photography business for a couple of months. One thing I'm struggling with is how to create my website so that clients can purchase packages and photos from me. I ...
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Self-hosted gallery that will base on existing library structure

I have thousands of photos sorted in hierarchical structure of folders (like Family->John). This library is shared between various devices like DLNA (TV), cloud (android), network sharing (samba, ...
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Best Unsharp Mask settings after resizing photos for imagemagick

I'm resizing photos uploaded to a photography gallery and have thus applied an unsharp mask to attempt to preserve the photos original sharpness. The settings I use are: radius: 0 sigma: 0.5 amount: ...
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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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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? ...
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Where can I buy stock photographs to use on my non-profit website [closed]

I am looking for images of people meeting, talking, on computers and off, with cell phones, outdoors, indoors for use in a young educational website and am willing to pay $10 - $20 each. Its hard to ...
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What is a Picasa alternative for posting to a website?

My love/hate relationship with Picasa just permanently tipped to hate I'm afraid. For no reason I can discern Picasa decided I didn't really mean to add yesterday's photos to an album and right in ...
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Website/Apps for Professional photographers [closed]

What are the websites & apps which Professional Photographers use to promote and market their work/themselves? I'm looking for websites where i can publish and promote my photography work, where ...
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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?