- How do i give this look to my photos?
- How this photograph is taken?
- How to process a photo to get same look?
- What is this effect called and how can I post process my photos to get this effect?
- How is this effect created in Photoshop?
- How to achieve this effect in photoshop?
- Is somebody know this post-processing effect?
- Can someone identify this particular photo effect?
are incredibly frustrating to me, because on the one hand these are exactly¹ the kind of thing I want to see more of on the site: how do I achieve a certain look or follow a certain technique, rather than "what brand photowidgets to buy?", but on the other hand, they are:
- and usually, almost completely unclear
awhile ago, I wrote a long rant about this — Important information for asking "What's this effect?" questions — and as you've probably noticed I generally drop a link to it when one of these questions come in (with medium-to-fair results).
But I'm tired of doing that. Is there some way we could have this as a template that can be dropped in place with a click or a flag? Maybe it could be a custom close reason, but it's not a custom off-topic reason — topicality isn't the problem.
(This is mostly a question for Stack Exchange devs, because.... I don't think there's much even the moderators can do here.)
1. well, minus that some of these examples are subjectively crazy over-baked and tasteless, but, hey, no accounting for taste