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Important information for asking "What's this effect?" questions

If you are asking a question about a visual effect in a photograph, in addition to posting a sample image or a link to one, it is very, very helpful if you describe your impression of the effect ...
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Post a photo and ask users how to improve it? [duplicate]

I'm new to this site. Just wanted to know if it is acceptable to post a photo and ask the users for suggestions, like for sharpness, color, contrast etc...? If not, kindly suggest any such website.
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Do Photos Uploaded Here Have to Be CC-Wiki Too?

Since everything on StackExchange sites are licensed with cc-wiki, does that affect photos which are uploaded using the new upload tool? For instance, if someone were to upload a photograph they took,...
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Can someone explain community wiki?

I'm confused by the frequently used designation community wiki. What does it entail? How do questions and answers become community wiki? What are the guidelines for it? I checked the FAQ and it's not ...
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Should we have some sort of terminology or glossary page?

There's a lot of technical terms in photography. Should we have an organised way to look it up, linked from the faq? I'll put my ideas in some answers so they can be voted on.
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Is is acceptable to deep-link to external sites to support an answer

I recently posted an answer to this question by deep-linking an image from this (great) site. I also included a link to the source but another user pointed out that this deep-linking is questionable. ...
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Photo location tips: on or off topic?

Inspired by this question: What are some of the best spots in New York City to take really good pictures? Are posts that ask for photo location tips on or off topic?
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lens vs. lenses

We currently have lens and lenses tags. "Lens" seems to be more used, and yesterday I've tried moving ~5 questions from "lenses" to "lens", but "lenses" tags shows up again, and I guess it makes more ...
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Equipment recommendation questions

Are equipment recommendation questions on topic and how should they be presented to be relevant? There was a brief discussion about recommendations in answers in this topic: What is our view on ...
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"Do you..." questions -- a FAQ addition suggestion

I'd like to add the following to the What kind of questions should I not ask here? section of the FAQ: If your question is in the form "Do you ______?", it will tend towards discussion and ...
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A possible shorthand for equivalent focal length

There are issues about how we talk about the focal length of lenses that often lead to confusion - see this question for example. I recently read, and agree with “35mm Equivalents”: A Plea For Clarity ...
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Film development techniques.

Are film development techniques fair game or are they off-topic here. For instance, how should this question be treated? Although film development is a key part of film photography, these questions ...
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Should Photo Critiques be allowed?

Should photo-stack allow posts asking for photo critiquing? Perhaps limit to X number of images, and make the page community wiki.
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Seperate Bio's between PhotoStack and StackOverlfow?

I'd like to place a link to my gallery in my bio, but I don't want it to replicate to my other stack exchange sites. Is this possible?
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Why don't I get the +100 rep bonus for linking my accounts

Following the discussion here, I've created a question and answer to serve as a reference for the future. I've tagged it [faq-suggestion] as I think we probably ...