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Image of the week “hall of fame”

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of the current year in ...
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Review queue: if you don't want to fix it, Skip instead of No Action Needed

I'm seeing a lot of questions with obvious grammar errors like "geotagging aerial photo's" passed through the review queue. If you are looking at the queue and see something like this but don't feel ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election Results

Photography's third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him for volunteering, and ...
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Can we please make sense with close reasons?

What is the difference between Canvera and Karizma wedding albums? [on hold] was closed because: "Questions seeking product or service recommendations are off-topic because they tend to become ...
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Why are people calling this composition question “primarily opinion based”?

A few people have voted to close When does "Fill the frame" become "Too tightly framed"? as primary opinion based. I strongly disagree! Whether a certain composition is good or bad ...
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Let's delete the list-of-photo-competitions question

This is one of those community-wiki experiment questions that I think pretty clearly didn't work out. It's out of date, not very comprehensive, and attracts spam. What are some good online photo ...
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Call for Photography Gear Grant applicants: May 2012 (Updated)

Update: Grantees for May have been chosen and notified via email. Please check back at the end of the month for a new meta question opening up applications for the June round. After a trial run and ...
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Lifehacker Syndication Photo Contest: Let's Go!

No Lifehacker contests are currently running. See below for the latest winning submission and check back soon for the next opportunity to have your work published and help us out. “How to properly ...
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We need an Event!

I was thinking about this, courtesy of seeing a "Community Events" link in the mod menu, because wouldn't it be cool to have an "Event" here? Maybe something like the "World Pentax Day" where on ...
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Idea: pic-of-the-week on the site blog?

What do you think about making the Picture of the Week click through to a blog post showing that photo? We could alter the contest slightly to ask for larger versions for this purpose — many people ...
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What resources is Stack Exchange dedicating to meeting the needs of Photography Stack Exchange?

It's been more than six months since this post promising Generating revenue from non-technology sites will enable us to dedicate more resources to meeting your needs so this is good news. (...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Graphic Design Software Help SE Proposal

A member of the Graphic Design Stack Exchange has proposed a software support exchange specifically for graphic design software such as Photoshop and Lightroom among others. I haven't personally ...
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New review system reduces our ability to help out new users?

So, apparently anonymous edits need to be approved by two people in order to be approved. I approve a lot of edits from new users who are trying to help the site. They're usually both good and ...
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Please help reopen a general question on exposure factors

It often happens that we get questions from new users who don't understand the relationship between aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and lighting. And, it's often suggested that these questions are ...
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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2013 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of the current year in ...
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Picture of the week theme for contest starting July 30th: Science

The theme for the contest running the week of July 30th will be "Science". Submit your best work which fits within the theme and all the usual rules. The winning photo will be displayed beginning ...
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Should we elect an additional mod specifically to help with the contest?

In the discussion on refreshing the photo contest, current mod @MikeW says: Available mods. There are periods when one or two mods don't visit for a week or more. I try to keep the "weekly" contest ...
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What is the licence on the photo used in this “Deep Space Image” question?

May I use your image What kind of camera do I need to capture deep space images? as my cover photo on FB?
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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2014 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of the current year in ...
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How should we insert/link to online images of others?

There seems to be a convention here where photos belonging to others are text-linked, not hot-linked. But I would much rather see the image in Q&As than have to click through links that are ...
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Let's delete or lock the what-blogs-to-read question

What blogs should I be following if I am learning photography? This question has a lot of votes, but is a poorly maintained community wiki. It has had one non-spam update in the past year. And most ...
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organisation tag should be organization

As noted here British English vs. American English in tags, we generally leave questions in the language variant in which they were asked, but tags are standardized as American English. That means ...
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Image of the week “hall of fame” (2012 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning in reverse ...
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Tag Map for Photo.SE

I've just made a map of tags for Photography - StackExchange. In short: tag size is related to tag popularity and edges are related to tag co-occurrences in questions. Different colors were used for ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Where are our Help Center pages deficient or lacking?

This question is inspired by the Help spot deficiencies in our Help Center meta-question over at CodeReview.SE. Just about every community, organization, business, government, etc., is governed by ...
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Tag: Triggers is ambiguous

Looks like triggers is used for both flash triggers and shutter triggers. My recommendation would be to move shutter trigger questions to shutter-release and then specify that triggers is for flash ...
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Image of the week “hall of fame” (2011 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning in reverse ...
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Image of the week “hall of fame” (2010 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning in reverse ...
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Call for Photography Gear Grant applicants: July 2012

The purpose of this program is to generate content about photography gear that is either very common or very new and exciting - basically, to help ensure that if people are searching for answers to ...
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The “digital-photography” tag — how to use it, and how to describe it?

I suggested this tag wiki for digital-photography: Digital photography clearly is the bulk of picture-taking today; this tag doesn't need to be on everything that is digital, but can be used when ...
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Why is the photo contest in Meta and not in the Main?

I think the photo contest is the most interesting thing on the site and should get even more importance!
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Is a reference to Ken Rockwell in an answer more or less divisive and provocative than a divisive, provocative comment about Ken Rockwell?

If Ken Rockwell stating in a lens review that "an f/4.5 lens is slow" is provocative and divisive, what is the following comment¹ to an answer to this question? Apparently it was divisive and ...
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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2018 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of the current year in ...
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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2016 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of 2016 in reverse ...
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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2015 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of 2015 in reverse ...
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Should this question(upgrade this or that) be on hold?

The following question was open for a year and a half and is now [On Hold]: Should I upgrade my body or lens first? It is a quite common question of a new photographer to start to get interested in ...
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Reopen question about DSLR video rail systems

The question What is a "rail system"? What about rods? was closed as a duplicate of What is a focusing rail?. Since the former is about rail systems used to mount additional equipment (e.g. ...
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The tag “canon-1d” can't be created due to similarity with the “canon-1ds” tag

I'm trying to make the tags for the 1D and 1Ds family cameras more complete. The problem is that when I try to create the tag "canon-1d" the system complains due to similarities to the already created ...
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kill the photostorage tag?

I think on this site, photostorage is implied to be just storage. It's used on a few merged questions so I can't edit it out manually. Could a moderator please merge the tag? Thanks!
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2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Merger of “corrupt/incomplete” and “deleted” images on CF cards questions?

I'm not really sure if we should merge the following two questions about CF cards, or leave them as separate questions. Deletion is one thing, where as corruption is something different, and may ...
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Ars Technica Photo Conte$t: Ready, Aim, Shoot

There is currently one Ars Technica Photo Contest running. Please see below. “How do I review my own code?” Every couple weeks, Stack Exchange chops up some of our best Programmers content and sends ...
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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2017 Archive)

You may know that https://photo.stackexchange.com/ (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of the current year in ...
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Compact-cameras tag wiki

The current compact-cameras tag is defined like this: Also called "Point and Shoot" cameras, they mostly have automatic controls with a builtin flash I belive this covers just a subset of them. ...
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What's wrong in my question?

what wrong with a question asking for the best flash feature vs. cost? why it is out of topic? of course I don't mean to search here for deals with its "Verbal meaning"