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part of the editing process whereby unwanted portions are removed from the edges of an image
a 14.2 megapixel DX format DSLR Nikon F-mount camera announced by Nikon on August 19, 2010. It replaced the D3000 as Nikon's entry level DSLR, and itself was replaced by the D3200 i…
Discussion of the buttons, dials, wheels, switches, and menus found on cameras.
the automated editing of photos or metadata through the use of scripts or recorded actions.
Single Lens Reflex: a type of camera which uses a mirror system to reflect light into an optical viewfinder.
A prosumer-level camera body with APS-C sensor; introduced by Canon in 2009.
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.
Questions on the monetary value of photographs or gear, and on why and how these prices are or should be determined.
Questions pertaining to version 4 of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, a popular image management and editing application. This tag relates specifically to version 4, which was released in March 2012.
A prosumer DSLR body from Nikon; the D90 was the first Nikon DSLR camera to include video
For questions about troubleshooting error messages encountered in any aspect of photography, from capture to printing.
For questions pertaining to wedding photography.
Questions about the history of photography, including why things are the way they are today.
a cell phone that has a camera built-in.
a particular way that information is encoded for storage in a computer file.
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.
designed for macro photography.
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.
A common prime focal length of 50 millimeters
A midrange digital SLR camera from Canon, released in 2010 and having an APS-C sensor. It was replaced in 2013 by the 70D.
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…
Sony's line of interchangeable lens cameras (ILCs).
"Crop Factor" refers to the sensor size of a camera relative to a 35mm (Full-Frame).
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…
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…
Also called "Point and Shoot" cameras, they mostly have automatic controls with a builtin flash
Questions about ExifTool, a popular, free, open-source command-line tool for reading and writing image metadata.
translate one fitting to another via connection
Canon's 2nd generation, high-end full frame digital SLR camera, released in 2008.
taken while varying a camera setting (typically exposure) between each shot.
Questions to help in choosing the most appropriate software for certain type of work. Note that these are usually off-topic here.
Questions about the Adobe Camera RAW processing engine that is used when importing photos into Photoshop. The same controls exist in Lightroom.
Image compression comprise methods with the goal to reduce the size of an image by either removing redundant or less important information (or a combination of the two).
Questions concerning software running under Microsoft Windows, a popular family of operating systems.
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…
A head sits atop the tripod legs. Common types of heads are ballheads, 3-way, and 2-way.