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Can I ask Videography related questions?

Can I ask videography related questions on Photography Stack Exchange?
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Contest is definitely dead. Now what?

So.... we had an idea for revitalizing the contest by moving it to the main site but the moderators (who of course need to be on board for it to work) didn't like it. We've had plans to inject some ...
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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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Request: Change "using photographic equipment" to "using photographic equipment (in the context of photography)"

This has come up before, but mostly in the context of video (see What is meant by "photographic equipment" as reference in the help center?), although it's also a frequent issue around ...
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How to vote to close an off topic question?

When I try to vote to close a question as being off topic, I can't because I must now choose a SE site that would be more appropriate. Unfortunately, the only option given is to migrate the question ...
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Is this the appropriate place to ask questions about how to accomplish an effect in Photoshop when there is clearly no relation to photography?

Although I'm usually not interested in graphic design, I currently have a question about how to accomplish a certain effect in Photoshop. I understand that photo.se is about "Photography and ...
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I'm tired of whining about copyright violations. Can we get an official solution?

Can we get an official action of some sort to deal with photos uploaded to stack.imgur where the poster clearly does not own the copyright? As discussed before with no response, the ease with which ...
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Can we add some way to semi-automatically add a "please DESCRIBE your desired effect" block to _those_ questions?

Questions like 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 ...
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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 need to include something about this in ...
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How can I also show the people see a big version of the photograph I send in?

If I send in a photo to show, I see many examples of photo's of which you can also let the people see the big version of your send in photo. How can this be done?
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Changing Colours of meta

Looking at the bar that comes up when a question has new activity in meta, I became annoyed that I couldn't read it. I have also noticed that the same colours are used in several places around the ...
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Why was the 2020 Election Nomination Period Extended?

The nominations were supposed to end today (June 22th), but they have been extended for another week, why?
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Can we modify the "shopping" close reason to include more than just "out-of-date quickly"?

Currently, the "shopping" close reason says Questions seeking product or service recommendations are off-topic because they tend to become obsolete quickly. Instead, describe your situation and the ...
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Possible confusion with tag

The tag photosites has been used in the context of both image hosting websites and the individual "detectors" in the sensor. How should this be clarified?
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How can I tell which of my tag-wiki edits are rejected, and why?

I put some work into improving a bunch of tag wiki excerpts. Many of the were approved. But, today, I went to add something to distinguish between sun and sunlight (the former for images of the sun or ...
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When is the next Moderator Election?

When is the nest moderator election? Both previous elections were held in February, so it seems that the next one is due now.
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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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Strange reputation on photo.stackexchange.com

I have noticed one user on photo.stackexchange.com that has more than 100 in reputation but no answers and no questions - how is that possible?
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Request: rename site to "camera-gear.stackexchange.com"

This site's charter claims that the following are on topic: photography photographic processing or retouching using photographic equipment techniques and best practices history of photography ...
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Clarification about affiliates

I would like to get clarifications about remarks in answers, related to affiliate, TINLA, IANAL and so on. Are they mandatory or just optional? Here is the Q/A which confuse me. P.S. By affiliate I ...
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Walkthrough Q&A

Is there an easy way to find answers that are step-by-step walkthroughs to a question? Here's an example of what I mean by step-by-step walkthroughs: how-to-get-a-miniature-effect-on-pictures-...
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How to deal with image links, uploads, reliability and copyright when editing?

Situation I know that links to images online are discouraged. If the link breaks, the question loses its content. This is all about this question, but there's a general problem behind it. I ...
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