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Is there any plugin for Lightroom that enables face recognition?

Lightroom 6 (the perpetual license version) and Lightroom CC (the subscription-based version) now offer a built-in face recognition feature. It doesn't work perfectly yet, though.
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How to speed up Lightroom face detection?

Here's my photography-centric answer. How often do you need to do this? Pretty much just once for the full collection. Maybe the equivalent once every few years. At 10 seconds an image, this is going ...
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What photo editing software will keep tags (incl. face/people tags) with the file (EXIF/XMP)?

You are right that Faces are not part of EXIF but XMP. You can take a look at Daminion (where I work). It can import face information from Windows Live Photo Gallery and Picasa into the People tag. ...
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What photo editing software will keep tags (incl. face/people tags) with the file (EXIF/XMP)?

digiKam (https://www.digikam.org) writes tags into the metadata of the image.
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Is Lightroom 6 the tool for me?

Yes, it is. Lightroom can do all the things you asked for (and more). The process should be non-destructive and the images unchanged unless I explicitly allow this (see points below). Lightroom ...
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How to speed up Lightroom face detection?

A quirk that I have found with the Lightroom versions I have used [LR3 through Classic'19 at time of writing] is that they've been designed to 'play nice' with other programs by not willingly sucking ...
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Is there any automatically adjustable stand for camera?

For a number of applications, this issue is often solved by using a dedicated PTZ Camera, which has a camera with a zoom lens integrated with a motor-driven and controllable pan+tilt head. Most of ...
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How to remove EXIF person tags created by Picasa?

You can use this command ExifTool -XMP-mwg-rs:all= -P FILEorDIR The -P makes sure the file system timestamps don't change. Add -r to recurse. This command creates backup copies of the files. Add ...
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Can digiKam find images without face tags?

Digikam has an SQLite database. I am not an SQL expert, but such databases allow for powerful search operations. While I do not have a direct answer, I am hoping the following avenues of research ...
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What photo editing software will keep tags (incl. face/people tags) with the file (EXIF/XMP)?

If you are using Windows Photo Gallery (WPG), the "People Tags" are stored within the file as XMP Metadata using the Microsoft People Tag Schema. I you wish to move to another format, check out my ...
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How to get subject eyes/face in focus reliably with my Fujifilm X-T10?

Is there any way/technique I can use to get consistent face sharpness? Sounds like the automatic eye detection just isn't working well for you and you should therefore use regular old autofocus or ...
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How to get subject eyes/face in focus reliably with my Fujifilm X-T10?

My now ageing dslr has similar struggles. The only sure fire way to achieve perfect focus is a still subject, a tripod and using manual focus with a zoomed in live view on the screen (I don't have ...
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How to get subject eyes/face in focus reliably with my Fujifilm X-T10?

That's because the X-T10's eye detection focus just isn't that good. Things to do to make it focus better includes (but I think you know them already): Have the face take up a larger part of the ...
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Image extraction work

Use green screen & some fast isolation software, such as those from FXHome - the older PhotoKey or the new Imerge (which I haven't tried yet, but seems to also be half the price of the old one.) ...
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Picture Metadata and Face Tags: What Software to Write and Read them?

Here are two more programs that may fit into your nice overview table above. DigiKAM (OpenSource, free). People tagging is present, stored as XMP regions. You just need to configure digiKam so that ...
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Picture Metadata and Face Tags: What Software to Write and Read them?

Seems Adobe Lightroom Classic is a good choice for my needs. When I add metadata to images (Title, description and photo Taken date), it seems to update any related tags for EXIF, XMP and IPTC. ...
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What do the buttons do in digikam's face recognition UI?

This answer refers to digiKam 7.3.0 (the behaviour may have been different in the past). All the buttons have tooltips which give some insight on what they are doing. Note, however, that the minus-...
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What photo characteristics work best with facial recognition software?

This will totally depend on what facial recognition software you are using. A few other things to suggest are: Make sure there is no occlusion of the subjects face in an image (such as wearing ...
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How to get subject eyes/face in focus reliably with my Fujifilm X-T10?

1) On focusing: I find with the X-T10 the best way to get reliable focus is the DIY approach. The nice thing about Fuji cameras is that "manual focus" doesn't have to be manual at all. It just ...
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How to get subject eyes/face in focus reliably with my Fujifilm X-T10?

I'm pretty sure the face detection takes cues from the selected focus area. This is based on my subjective experience with the X-T10 and X-T2 — use the zone focus with a small square (3×3) and put ...
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Center, rotate, and zoom photo on a face

There is a Gimp script for this: ofn-layer-aligner. Basically you load the two images as layers, set two points on the reference layer (typically, the center of the pupils), two points on the ...
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Human (body or face) detection/recognition open source software?

DigiKam has a facial recognition module.
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Digikam: what shortcut for "confirm face tag" button?

Had the same issue. I just left-click on "Confirm" and that's it. digiKam doesn't seem to like 'Enter' that much.
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Digikam: Is it possible to perform face detection/recognition on single photo?

Yes. DigiKam will do face recognition of a single photograph so long as you have other ones of the same face with tags to use for reference. The KDE UserBase Wiki outlines the technique and procedure ...
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Lightroom 6 - Smart collection: search for pictures containing more than 'x' keywords/people

There is a plugin called Any Filter by John R. Ellis that allows you to do this kind of search. The plugin is something you would have to buy, but there is no set price; just pay what you think is ...
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How to create face-detection masks (like in Snapchat/MSQRD/YouCam Fun)

Your question has more to do with video than photography. Anyway, if you want to add face masks on an existing video, you just need a video application with tracking capabilities (e.g. After effects, ...
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Lightroom 6 - finding multiple faces with metadata filtering

Lightroom search does have its weaknesses, but finding the intersection between multiple keywords is definitely something it can do. My favourite way to do this is using the "Library Filter" menu. ...
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Lightroom 6 - finding multiple faces with metadata filtering

Lightroom has a nice feature for this. It might look complicated but it is really easy and powerful! After getting accustomed it becomes 'piece of cake'. [optional] Clear Quick Collection Filter ...
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Is Lightroom 6 the tool for me?

No I do not think Lightroom is the tool for you. Or rather, is too much tool for you. You want the ability to index and tag images, add GPS tracks, and basically view images non-destructively. ...
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What photo editing software will keep tags (incl. face/people tags) with the file (EXIF/XMP)?

Photo Station for DSM (Synology NAS operating system) supports XMP Regions for tagging people (names), which is the same as for Windows Live Photo Gallery: "the Supports people tags from Windows Live ...

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