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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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Photo hosting service accepting donations for download? [closed]

I am a board member for a local little league in charge of marketing and communications. I run all the social media, take photos of games at the parks, etc., to help build our following for upcoming ...
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online image focus detection or app

I am wondering if anyone knows of an online image focus detector programme that will detect that the image is in focus without having to painstakingly go through and printing all images. I have ...
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Can I use my work photos on my personal website?

I'm employed full time by a UK-based manufacturing company, and one of the primary aspects of my job role is to create images and videos of our products. I shoot all the video, take all the photos ...
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What digital camera resolution do I need to make a "zoomed-in" image on a website?

Sorry for my English...I don't have much experience with digital cameras. Right now. I'm building a Website and I'm creating a zoomed-in image like this, where mousing over a smaller image displays a ...
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Image colour inconsistency between browsers, image viewers, and Photoshop

Edited in case the question wasn't clear: Question: How do I get Photoshop, IrfanView and ACDSee to display images the same as they are displayed in the latest versions of Chrome and Firefox (both of ...
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How to process images to be optimally robust on non-calibrated displays and media?

Getting the most out of an image to be printed on a calibrated printer, or displayed on a calibrated and high quality monitor, has been amply discussed. Such processing also seems a good way to ...
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Are there reasons to NOT use Adobe RGB in JPEG/TIFF files and CIELAB in TIFF files?

Back in the day of 256 color displays. We had web safe colors but today nobody uses 256 color systems. These days people are using either sRGB or Adobe RGB monitors and browsing the net with it. In ...
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How can I display a very high resolution panorama online?

I recently created a very high resolution panorama from 20x stitched images. I want to be able to share the image online so that people can explore the detail. Gigapan used to be able to do this but ...
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How focused should a local photographer's website be?

I have been doing a lot of reading on what local businesses should blog about and have come up with the following scenario. I am looking for something to keep me busy and to keep my mind a bit more ...
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How to save pictures for websites

I put HD pictures on my website and it takes a lot of time for them to load. I've then tried re-saving them using Photoshop CC as jpeg and choosing 1 in the compression scale (going from 1 to 12). ...
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I'm looking for anything to protect my images online

I'm running a photo studio. As one of my services, I launched the web gallery to select the images by clients. But as the time goes, the customers don't select images and do screen capture and save ...
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How to export or download all data from Adobe Lightroom on web?

I have been using the Adobe Lightroom in the web for the past month, where I have created more than 30 collections with over than 2000 images. Now I want to store everything on my new external drive ...
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72 DPI or 300 DPI - Which Is Better For Web And Print Both? [duplicate]

Firstly, this may seem like a repetitive post. But please help me clear my doubt. It's based on my particular use case. I am making a website where images will be available on web, but they can also ...
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Color profile inside JPEG file

1) What is the best practice for color profiles embedded in .JPG images, for web? (non print) sRGB profile stored in .JPG file ? AdobeRGB profile stored in .JPG file ? no profile setting in .JPG file ...
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Is a .photography domain currently a good choice for a portfolio website? [closed]

I've had a domain name in my mind that I've wanted for my photography for a while now, but it's been taken for all popular TLDs (.com, .net, et c.) for a long time. I don't want it so bad that I would ...
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Contracts / Releases For Website ( Amateur ) Models

I've built a website which focuses on a Alternative culture, and I've just set up a section which looks at Alternative Modelling, as I've had quite a bit of interest from models who would like to send ...
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Should I use Photoshop CC or Lightroom CC, or should I use both together for my website projects?

I'm a graphic / web design and developer and my job becomes a lot easier when I'm using good quality images, but hiring a photographer can add a huge cost to the overall project price. My long term ...
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What's the most efficient way to adjust aspect ratio without Photoshop?

I need to find a simple way to adjust the aspect ratio of images that are submitted to my company's website. The design of the site is pretty punishing to any images that are not in 16:9. I just use ...
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Move uploaded photos from library to profile in 500px

I use 500px as my web photo archive. I've uploaded some photos accidentally in my library instead of my profile. How can I publish these private photos to my library?
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What is the best way to find someone to help critique my work? [duplicate]

I'm a medical student who is looking to submit images to shutterstock and hopefully pay down a little bit of debt. I have my own website but I'm having a hard time finding anyone online to review my ...
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JPG with ICC profile looks faded in browser

When i am done processing my image in Photoshop i will want to save it as a .JPG file. When the save dialog opens it has a checkmark next to "ICC profile: sRGB IEC61966-2.1". I understand that this ...
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track what people do with the images on my website

I am about to start a website with my photography. While I do not plan to secure the images in any way (the resolution of the images there will not be big enough to do anything meaningful with it - ...
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Is there any way to organize photos in the Photostream section of Flickr?

Is there any way to organize photos in the Photostream section of Flickr? I would like to have it filled with folders with different groups of photos. Instead, every photo I upload ends up in an ...
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Do images need special treatment for high-resolution ("retina") displays vs regular displays?

What are people's (experimentally tested if possible) views on sharpening images depending on whether they are to be viewed on retina or non-retina devices. Assuming resolution in the file is not an ...
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What is the best resolution and quality for website [duplicate]

I'm thinking the pictures on my website are too large and heavy. I was looking for the best resolution and quality to export my pictures. I found some information that says 72dpi is enough resolution ...
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Online photo management for non-profit organization

I'm looking for photo hosting for a nonprofit I work with, and it looks like most sites are tailored towards individual or professional photographers, not for groups of people. We run a summer ...
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Canon DSLR camera for web and graphic design photos [duplicate]

I am a web designer and wanting to get into photography, so the photos I take will be mainly for websites, and sometimes for graphic design work. Can someone please give me some suggestions on which ...
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What is the best practice for batch compressing jpeg files?

This is fairly theoretical, as it is definitely in the realm of "pixel peeping" and is more or less irrelevant for practical use, but with the increasing popularity of full-width images on websites, I'...
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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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How can I make dark images stand out when displayed on a website with a dark background? [closed]

I am trying to display photos on a website that has a black / dark gray gradient background. I am having a hard time making the photos stand out. I have tried adding shadows but they get lost in the ...
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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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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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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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Self-hosted gallery that will base on existing library structure [closed]

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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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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Finding a mentor [duplicate]

I'm beginning photography and sometimes I find it very difficult to rate my own work or to find answers to common basic problems... Is there any websites/forums that allow people to get rating and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What's the fastest way to get thousands of photos from camera resized and uploaded to web?

Currently, for shooting sports events, my workflow contains following sequential steps: shoot at location (JPEG for smaller files and minimum post-processing); batch resize all photos into a size ...
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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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What's a good web system for sharing photos amongst co-workers? [closed]

I work for a company where we quite often are doing internal events, seminars, and party's. This offen ends up with quite a lot of pictures, from both the company dSLR but also coworkers that bring ...
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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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Crowdsourcing sites for scouting photography locations

I was wondering if there is a website where people can share the best spots to take pictures from (of course, this would mostly apply for outdoor photography). Essentially, a map with dots indicating ...
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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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Is there a web application that can notify you ahead of time if a certain weather forecast is predicted for a certain location?

In other words, it would be a site where you can "subscribe" to certain locations and then have the service email you if the weather forecast matches the kind of weather conditions you are looking for....
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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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