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part of the editing process whereby unwanted portions are removed from the edges of an image
an open source, and freely distributed piece of software used for photo manipulation and retouching.
Optical devices used between camera and lens to magnify middle part of projected image, effectively turning the lens into a longer (but slower) one.
A prosumer-level camera body with APS-C sensor; introduced by Canon in 2009.
Questions on the monetary value of photographs or gear, and on why and how these prices are or should be determined.
Discussion of the buttons, dials, wheels, switches, and menus found on cameras.
A midrange digital SLR camera from Canon, released in 2010 and having an APS-C sensor. It was replaced in 2013 by the 70D.
A prosumer DSLR body from Nikon; the D90 was the first Nikon DSLR camera to include video
the automated editing of photos or metadata through the use of scripts or recorded actions.
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 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.
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.
Also called "Point and Shoot" cameras, they mostly have automatic controls with a builtin flash
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…
Single Lens Reflex: a type of camera which uses a mirror system to reflect light into an optical viewfinder.
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…
Canon's 2nd generation, high-end full frame digital SLR camera, released in 2008.
For questions about troubleshooting error messages encountered in any aspect of photography, from capture to printing.
taken while varying a camera setting (typically exposure) between each shot.
"Crop Factor" refers to the sensor size of a camera relative to a 35mm (Full-Frame).
Questions concerning software running under Microsoft Windows, a popular family of operating systems.
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…
Altering a photo so that it departs from reality in some significant way.
Questions about the history of photography, including why things are the way they are today.
Questions to help in choosing the most appropriate software for certain type of work. Note that these are usually off-topic here.
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…
The spacial relationship between the camera and various objects within the field of view of a scene.
Questions about ExifTool, a popular, free, open-source command-line tool for reading and writing image metadata.