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Stop accepting [image]s

Can we get rid of the image tag? It's way too broad - (almost) any question on the site could be tagged this with no value added. It has no tag wiki or usage description. It only has 43 questions, ...
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Tags specific to Geographical Locations

I've just answered this question: First paid gig as an amateur; do I need insurance? which is obviously UK specific, where as there's another similar question: Recommendations for insuring camera ...
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Tag merge request: [tests] and [testing]

We have two very similar tags: tests: 16 testing: 12 My personal preference is to eliminate [tests] and stick with [testing] (only because -ing implies are more active or ongoing sense to me), but I ...
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Create Tag Analogue

I have too little rep (188) to create own tags. Is there a reason why there is no tag for "analgoue"? The standard is probably digital these days so I think it could be good to have one for analogue ...
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Can we change [camera-identification] to [equipment-identification]?

I've edited this question and was trying to add an identification tag. As it turns out, we only have camera-identification and nothing else. As this tag only has 5 questions, I suggest we change it to ...
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Delete the “dell” tag?

There are only 5 questions tagged with the dell tag, all of them about Dell monitors. Those 5 questions are also tagged monitors. From a photographic context, "Dell" doesn't have any meaning — they ...
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Can a moderator fix the “bellow” tag?

For some reason, we have bellow. This is irritating, because bellows is actually the correct singular noun; the noun "bellow" means a loud deep sound — it's not even "one part of a bellows". I have a ...
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Saving the “filters” tag

Since there's no reputation reward or stack-exchange virtual stickers for it, I'm using this space to say thanks to @scottbb for valiant effort to save the filters tag, by making it refer to actual, ...
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Do we need both [neutral-density] and [neutral-density-filter]?

At the moment there are 49 questions tagged with neutral-density, 34 with neutral-density-filter and 7 with both. It doesn't look like we need both tags. I don't know any use for the phrase "...
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please create fps -> framerate tag synonym

Someone recently created fps. We already have framerate. It'd be good if fps were merged into framerate, please. (I know there's a process by which non-mod users can propose tag synonyms and they may ...
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Is the “hardware” tag useful? (And should we kill it?)

Tag hardware is currently described as Physical equipment, such as camera bodies, lenses, accessories, as well as the electronics inside of them. Excludes firmware or other software. which would ...
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Do we need a [client] tag?

There's this new question from today: Why don't event photographers release non-touched up images? At the moment it's only tagged with wedding. While being related to wedding, this question ...
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Can we kill the “beginner” tag?

The tag beginner is usually used by beginners to tag their questions, even if they're not actually about being a beginner in any way. If the questions really are basics, we have photography-basics and ...
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Merge the “macintosh” tag into “apple” or “os-x”?

We have macintosh, but Apple hasn't used this term for their computers since 1998 (they just use "Mac"). The tag wiki suggests that this is for questions about the hardware rather than software, but ...
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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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please merge tag “close-up-filter” into “macro-converter”

These supplementary lenses aren't really filters, but they're often known as that -- it seems most useful to keep the tag as an alias rather than to just destroy it.
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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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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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Lighting-techniques tag should be merged

There's a nice schema of lighting-* tags, and the barely-used and undescribed lighting-techniques seems superfluous.
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tag merge request — crop -> cropping

These two tags are effectively synonymous, although crop is occasionally also used for cropped-sensor or crop-factor questions. Also, cropping appears more popular. So to avoid duplication and ...
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How tags are used for the “cross out” format?

I know how to bold and italicise, but not cross out (line through text). See mattdm's answer of "life" and "chololates".
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How can I add 'SB-900' tag?

I'd like to ask a question related to Nikon's SB-900 speedlight. However suggested tags are only 'SB-600' and 'SB-700'. I'm not able to add a new tags as my reputation is less than 300.
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merge batch and automation tags?

Should batch be merged into automation?
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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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Merge gig tag into concert

All current questions tagged gig are also tagged concert. We could just remove all uses of "gig", but I suspect that it would be nicer for it to stay as a synonym for counties, cultures, or sub-...
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merge [cfcard] into [compactflash]

cfcard - 15 compactflash - 17 I notice we have two very similar tags. If I'm not mistaken these mean the same thing. Should we have a synonym or merge to eliminate the redundancy?
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Organization tag -> merge into file-management?

While we're on a New Year's tag cleanup kick.... organization and file-management both have 35 or so questions, and all of the organization questions do really seem to be about organizing digital ...
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Are image manipulation and photo editing synonymous?

We current have separate tags for photo-editing (205 questions) and image-manipulation (45 questions); in addition, photo-editing has a synonym image-editing. I was trying to write a wiki excerpt for ...
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Finding undocumented tags?

While browsing around, I noticed that the [panasonic-lumix] tag was both reasonably well used (18 questions anyway) and undocumented. I've remedied the undocumented part, but is there an easy way to ...
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What value does the [troubleshooting] tag have?

Tags are meant to represent a specific area of expertise that might be required to answer a question - so I might flag questions tagged canon as of specific interest, as that is the equipment I have ...
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Is camera brand name tag-count reflecting the amount of interest in each brand?

There is currently 40 tags with word Canon in it. And 19 tags with word Nikon in it. Panasonic is mentioned in two tags. Olympus is mentioned also in two tags. Pentax has only one tag. Sony has only ...
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Why are some tags different colours?

In this question, there is a bold white tag, [bug], a red one, [status-norepro] and two grey ones. Similarly, in this one, there is a white, red and grey tag. What do these colours mean, is it to do ...
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why is editing tags not considered an edit?

When I edit a post and add more tags, my edits are not accepted as an edit as it needs 6 or more non-space characters replaced in the body. While on the other stackexchange (electronics, serverfault) ...
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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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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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Are tags considered an important thing to edit?

Are tags something that should be edited to make them more correct? the basis of this question comes from the fact that tags are used for organisation and searching and so would need to be correct to ...
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Should tags be restrictive or descriptive?

Case in point: Is it practical and worthwhile to fit old SLR lenses to mirrorless digital cameras? This talks about both the Sony NEX and Micro Four Thirds. Should this have only the broader, ...
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Tagging Answers

After reading this question: Walkthrough Q&A - I was thinking about it some and had an idea (for what it's worth => ) Currently we tag questions based on certain topics and overall it works ...
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Can someone merge these two tags?

Can someone merge lens-coatings tag and lenscoat tag as I believe they have the same meaning?
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Please create the “level” tag for this question

The "levels" tag is already used for the exposure/curves adjustment tool common to photo-manipulation tool. Stack Exchange (reasonably enough) won't let me create a singular tag when the plural ...
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How do I create a tag?

Is there any way to create a tag without asking a question? I want to create a tag, and I can't find anyplace where it says 'create tag'. I looked under the 'tags' menu, and I clicked the 'new' button,...
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What's a good tag for questions about meaning and the visual language of photography?

We've had a few of these recently: How do I create a sense of power and splendor in an image? How to show the theme "What happened??" These are great questions and an area I'd like to see ...
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Noise Tags - Do we need them all?

At present we have four tags related to noise in images as follows: (numbers of questions in brackets) noise (34) noise-reduction (23) noise-removal (7) iso-noise (15) As I see it: noise is the ...
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“tips” tag: should it stay or should it go?

tips is kinda meta-taggy. I think it often gets added in an attempt to legitimize wide-open questions as appropriate places to collect random tips. But collecting random tips isn't really the Stack ...
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Should questions be tagged with author or expert names?

We recently had a question about famous-names-in-photography-writing Ken Rockwell and Thom Hogan. Another one that just came up specifically is about something Bryan Peterson says in one of his books, ...
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Should we kill the “equipment” tag?

EDIT: see the Jeff Atwood's comment below. Should we just kill this tag? I think so. Please weigh in. For the highly-used but poorly specified equipment tag, I proposed the following tag wiki. ...
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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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Should tag wikis answer the “what is this” question?

See the tag wiki for depth-of-field: https://photo.stackexchange.com/tags/depth-of-field/info. This has a relatively in-depth article explaining the term. On the other hand, the new SE blog post about ...
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Are photo-editing and post-processing synonymous?

I'm working on the tag wikis for our most popular tags, and wrote a description for post-processing. When I got down to photo-editing, though, I found that basically the same description had already ...
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Can we get the “photography” tag killed?

The photography tag isn't helpful. Can we get it added to the "intrinsic/ambient tags for this site? Thanks!