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Mar
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awarded  Necromancer
Jan
10
comment Does the Sony A7 run Android, or if not, is there another way to write applications for it?
Whether it's supported is one thing. How long it takes someone to jailbreak+root it is another. I would bet it'll probably be pretty damn fast.
Jan
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revised Does a photographer take pictures or make pictures?
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Dec
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comment Weird sticky liquid on old tripod (+10 years)
I would assume it's probably silicone grease that simply seeped out of the pan-tilt mechanism over time.
Dec
18
comment Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
@PhilipKendall - Good point, moved.
Dec
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revised Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
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revised Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
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accepted Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
Dec
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answered Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
Dec
17
comment Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
Anyways, apparently ImageMagick uses libjpeg, which is also used by PIL, so I've basically already got that covered anyways.
Dec
17
comment Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
Also, again, I don't need information on the analysis part (I understand that fairly well). I'm /only/ looking for information regarding what varies between different JPEG libraries.
Dec
17
comment Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
I was interested in exclusively the differences between different JPEG systems. As I said, my end goal is to be able to automate the determination of whether one image is a recompressed version of another. My image corpus is probably 90% JPEG, 10% PNG, and basically nothing else. No one really uses webp images or anything like that.
Dec
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Dec
15
comment Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
@MarcinWolny - I asked on StackOverflow and got closed. So not, it apparently does not. Anyways, I know how to do the analysis, that parts easy. It's getting an idea of what's out there that is hard.
Dec
11
comment Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
I would argue that understanding image compression is a core part of modern photography. If there is a stack exchange better suited to the question, I'm open to moving the question.
Dec
11
awarded  Yearling
Dec
11
comment Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
Basically, I need a decent corpus of images compressed with different tunable parameters to do any sort of analysis.
Dec
11
comment Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
You're missing the point, there are a lot of tuneable options in the JPG specification and they vary between different implementations. Some applications expose some of them (GIMP), some have hard-coded values (Photoshop). Claiming the only thing that can vary is the compression degree is flat-out wrong.
Dec
11
comment Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
Basically, I'm seeking to be able to determine, with decent accuracy (99%+), if/which image out of two is closer to the original, in an automated manner.
Dec
11
comment Utilities for comparing different JPEG compression engines?
2. I'm doing statistical analyses. I'm not using photoshop, I'm using a script I wrote that directly quantifies the entropy-per-pixel. Just "looking" at something has basically zero scientific rigor.