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How can I ask a question about a famous photograph that I don't own the rights or any license to, without violating the photo's copyright?

Recently, the New York Times ran an article called "Is This the Greatest Photo in Jazz History?" about a famous photograph of four jazz legends on stage in a small NY club in the 1950s. Reading the ...
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Double slash in URL to user profile in featured photos block

I open Photo SE front page and see the following: The arrow I added points to a link to photo author profile. In this case the link there is https://photo.stackexchange.com/users//9347/cody note ...
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Should linking to archive.org be encouraged?

I was just reading a question that had an answer deleted. It was essentially just a link, so it was deleted on the grounds that a link could -um... die?-. To minimize this potential problem, should ...
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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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Fix link formatting when automatically modify a trivial answer to a comment

When you answer a trivial answer (I'm not sure what qualify an answer to be trivial but I would guess that it depends on the words count), the answer is changed automatically to a comment, but if you ...
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Why there is no link to the blog in the home?

This may sound silly, but I cannot find any link to the Photo-SE blog in the homepage. It's my blindness or really there isn't one?? EDIT: Actually, there is a small link at the bottom of the main ...
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Should the visited/unvisited link colors be swapped?

The links to related questions on the right of question pages have visited links as a dark color, and unvisited links as a light color. See sample: - the light ones (1 and 3) are unvisited This is ...
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Why does the blog link at the top of the meta page link to the SE blog and not the Photo.SE blog?

Also, there is no top-of-page blog link on the main page. At the very bottom of the page (after scrolling all the way down), there is a blog link on both the main and meta pages, but the meta one ...
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Is it appropriate for answer-ers to embed affiliate/referral codes into answers?

Are there any guidelines or direction as to the appropriateness for folks to embed referral codes, affiliate sale codes, or similar things into links given in answers? What prompted this question was ...
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Is there a link on the meta site back to the parent site?

This is probably a dumb question, and I just am not seeing it, but is there a link somewhere convenient on the meta site to go back to the parent site? If it's there, I am totally missing it. If it'...
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Is it bad etiquette to include Amazon affiliates tags in links?

Is it bad etiquette to include Amazon affiliates tags in links? It doesn't seem unreasonable to me, but I will certainly not include them if the community frowns on the practice.
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Is it okay to link to your own image/gallery if it's semi-related to a question or answer?

Is is acceptable to link to an image/gallery if the relationship to the question or post is tangential at best? Example, I asked a question about chimping, and mentioned that while I always review ...