Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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an open source, and freely distributed piece of software used for photo manipulation and retouching.
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Optical devices used between camera and lens to magnify middle part of projected image, effectively turning the lens into a longer (but slower) one.
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part of the editing process whereby unwanted portions are removed from the edges of an image
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A prosumer DSLR body from Nikon; the D90 was the first Nikon DSLR camera to include video
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the automated editing of photos or metadata through the use of scripts or recorded actions.
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A prosumer-level camera body with APS-C sensor; introduced by Canon in 2009.
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Questions on the monetary value of photographs or gear, and on why and how these prices are or should be determined.
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Discussion of the buttons, dials, wheels, switches, and menus found on cameras.
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A midrange digital SLR camera from Canon, released in 2010 and having an APS-C sensor. It was replaced in 2013 by the 70D.
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a particular way that information is encoded for storage in a computer file.
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Single Lens Reflex: a type of camera which uses a mirror system to reflect light into an optical viewfinder.
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a state in which two devices can work together. In photography compatible gear can be used together. An example of this is a lens and a camera sharing the same mount.
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In photography, background usually refers to either an artificial backdrop placed behind the subject in studio photography, or more generally, the area in any picture that's behind the main subject.
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Questions about choosing a lens. Please try and make your question about how to choose a lens, rather than asking which lens currently on the market you should personally buy.
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designed for macro photography.
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Also called "Point and Shoot" cameras, they mostly have automatic controls with a builtin flash
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"Crop Factor" refers to the sensor size of a camera relative to a 35mm (Full-Frame).
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taken while varying a camera setting (typically exposure) between each shot.
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A common prime focal length of 50 millimeters
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a cell phone that has a camera built-in.
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In photography the shutter-release button (sometimes just shutter release or shutter button) is a button found on many cameras, used to take a picture. When pressed, the shutter of the camera is "rele…
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Learning questions ask directly about the process of learning — questions about schooling or about educational resources, for example. This tag should not be used to indicate that one would like to le…
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Canon's 2nd generation, high-end full frame digital SLR camera, released in 2008.
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For questions about troubleshooting error messages encountered in any aspect of photography, from capture to printing.
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Questions about the history of photography, including why things are the way they are today.
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generally undesirable in photography, and many photographers want to try and reduce it when taking photographs. Noise reduction tends to be about preventing noise in the first place, where as…
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Questions concerning software running under Microsoft Windows, a popular family of operating systems.
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Questions to help in choosing the most appropriate software for certain type of work. Note that these are usually off-topic here.
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Altering a photo so that it departs from reality in some significant way.
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a brand used by Panasonic for all their digital cameras. It includes everything from their cheapest point-and-shoot models through superzooms to their micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens c…
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translate one fitting to another via connection
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a type of documentary photography that features subjects in candid situations within public places such as streets, parks, beaches, malls, political conventions and other setting…
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a family of free and Open Source operation systems.
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family of mirror-less interchangeable lens camera made by Sony
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a generic term for the act of transmitting files from one device to another, or over a computer network.