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.
a generic term for the act of transmitting files from one device to another, or over a computer network.
Questions about the Adobe Camera RAW processing engine that is used when importing photos into Photoshop. The same controls exist in Lightroom.
Cameras that record images on film or a digital senor larger than 24x36mm (the size of 35mm film) but smaller than 4x5" (large format).
one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of …
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).
The f-stop of an optical system expresses the diameter of the entrance pupil in terms of the focal length of the lens; in simpler terms, the f-stop is the focal length divided by the "effective" apert…
room where a photographer shoots pictures. Specialized lighting equipment and other photography gear might also be present there.
A head sits atop the tripod legs. Common types of heads are ballheads, 3-way, and 2-way.
Questions regarding the Apple Mac hardware, and by extension the macOS operating system.
a feature in many modern cameras that allows the user to measure light levels through the lens that will capture the picture.
Error in computer data (of a picture) during reading, writing, transferring, processing etc.
made apparent by increasing the ISO setting. This noise is primarily random "photon shot" noise, and usually has little to do with the electronics of the camera.
an entry-level camera from Nikon introduced in 2014. It is a minor update of the older D3200, but did launch with a new, collapsible, kit lens.
an ultrawide-angle lens that produces strong visual distortion intended to create a wide panoramic or hemispherical image. Much like that of looking through a fish bowl.
a genre of photography which covers photography of animals in their natural habitat
a duplicate intended to be kept in case of problems with an original. Such as a backup camera or a backup copy of some images.
for issues that are specific to shooting/stitching 360º or 360ºx180º panoramas, rather than questions suitable for all panoramas.
The workflow involving the storage, organization, tagging, and cataloguing of digital images, particularly with software such as Aperture, iPhoto and Adobe Lightroom.
used with interchangeable lenses to focus closer, useful in macro photography. The tube contains no optical elements; its sole purpose is to move the lens farther from the image…
Comparison of various aspects of digital photography against film photography.
Pertains to the visual artifacts resulting from lens flare, methods of creating such effects, or methods to avoid such effects.
Use for questions about showing off photographs (either on screen or in print). Not for questions about computer monitors or camera LCD screens — those have their own tags.
an open RAW format from Adobe, used by all Adobe product and is beginning to be used by additional products.
a zoom lens with a large focal length range, for example an 18-200mm or 28-300mm; also, a point & shoot camera with such a lens built in.
Pertaining to the physical and functional design of camera bodies.
a workshop used by photographers working with photographic film to make prints and carry out other associated tasks. It is a room that can be made completely dark to allow the processing…