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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a family of free and Open Source operation systems.
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a generic term for the act of transmitting files from one device to another, or over a computer network.
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Questions about the Adobe Camera RAW processing engine that is used when importing photos into Photoshop. The same controls exist in Lightroom.
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for questions about photography accessories.
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Cameras that record images on film or a digital senor larger than 24x36mm (the size of 35mm film) but smaller than 4x5" (large format).
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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 …
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A high-end full-frame DSLR from Canon, released in 2012.
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a midrange DSLR produced by Canon. It was released in late 2012.
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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).
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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…
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room where a photographer shoots pictures. Specialized lighting equipment and other photography gear might also be present there.
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A head sits atop the tripod legs. Common types of heads are ballheads, 3-way, and 2-way.
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Questions regarding the Apple Mac hardware, and by extension the macOS operating system.
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a feature in many modern cameras that allows the user to measure light levels through the lens that will capture the picture.
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Error in computer data (of a picture) during reading, writing, transferring, processing etc.
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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.
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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.
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Sony's line of interchangeable lens cameras (ILCs).
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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.
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a genre of photography which covers photography of animals in their natural habitat
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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.
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Electronic visual displays for computers.
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for issues that are specific to shooting/stitching 360º or 360ºx180º panoramas, rather than questions suitable for all panoramas.
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The workflow involving the storage, organization, tagging, and cataloguing of digital images, particularly with software such as Aperture, iPhoto and Adobe Lightroom.
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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…
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Comparison of various aspects of digital photography against film photography.
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Pertains to the visual artifacts resulting from lens flare, methods of creating such effects, or methods to avoid such effects.
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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.
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an open RAW format from Adobe, used by all Adobe product and is beginning to be used by additional products.
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Questions about how to photograph the Moon.
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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.
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Pertaining to the physical and functional design of camera bodies.
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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…
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Questions pertaining to version 5 of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, a popular image management and editing application. Version 5 was released in June 2013.