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Are upvoted comments auto removed?

It is my understanding that the automatic systems on SE can delete comments for housekeeping reasons. But are comments with upvotes (or highly upvoted comments over some threshold) deleted in this ...
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“Image of the week” is causing mixed content error

My browser is reporting mixed HTTPS and HTTP content on the main site because the "Image of the week" in the header is HTTP: <img src="http://i.stack.imgur.com/hJKvB.jpg" alt="Random Flower in ...
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Avoiding closure by changing intent of a question

How do I find good photography locations for a given location? I came across this generalized question that I would like to see answered, except - it was originally a localized Q. for a particular ...
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Can this reasonable question be reopened?

The question "Why do I have many duplicate files after importing a backup into Apple Aperture?" was put on hold as "unclear what you're asking". I don't know if it was later edited or if other readers ...
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Is Photography SE interested in Family History?

The Photography SE Help suggests that old photographs and identifying the people making and featuring in them may be on-topic here: history of photography photography in society but I ...
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What can be done about images that are not hosted anymore?

As I was browsing some older questions on this site I have come across many posts containing embedded images which are no longer on their host websites and thus are no longer displayed on photo....
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Can we ask questions about photographic scouting and photojournalistic technique?

Are questions about photojournalistic technique on topic? For example, here is an article about tips for photographing golf tournaments. Are questions along the lines in the article on topic? What ...
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Is stack overflow earning something with this beautiful site?

How much stack overflow earn through this great site where we can solve our problems without anything?
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How is the following answer rude or abusive?

The best way to improve image quality? Become a better photographer! The best way to improve image quality is, in fact, to improve one's skill as a photographer. Even when quality of gear becomes an ...
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Are questions on editing (outside/post the realm of retouching) on topic (or is it graphic design)

So I've retouched an image (on topic) and am currently preparing an image for print (using Photoshop) however I'm having trouble after converting an image to the ICC Profile of the ink/paper. Would a ...
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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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Are drone camera platforms on topic here?

Are serious camera drone platforms like GoPro Karma considered on topic here?
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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Photography's fifth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering,...
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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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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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Alignemnt issue with the warning popup in election page

During the election, if any user less than 150 reputation trying to vote in the final phase, we are receiving the following warning in the popup. You need at least 150 reputation to vote The ...
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“Parts of this page are insecure” warning from Firefox

Since the great HTTPS switchover, I'm getting a "Parts of this page are not secure (such as images)" warning when viewing the main Photo SE site (Firefox 45.9.0 on Debian, in case it matters). I'm ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Where is the “2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire?”

Not sure if Grace Note has to actually post it or if its completely automated. I would've guessed automated. But generally when the Election goes up to take Nominations there's also a "2017 Moderator ...
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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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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Photography Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week, May 22nd. In connection with that, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the ...
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How should we handle the “what (Instagram) filter is makes this photo” type questions?

We get a reasonable number of questions along the line of "What filter was used for this photograph?", where "filter" is used to mean Instagram-style digital filter rather than a physical-type ...
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Should we kill the old “DoF with a kit lens” question due to its accepted wrong answer?

The accepted answer to How can I get dramatic shallow DOF with a kit lens? is factually incorrect (before I edited it). That's reflected in the consensus votes and in the other answers. Yet, there it ...
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How to know how many members a certain stackexchange communitiy has?

How to check how many members a certain stackexchange communitiy has?
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Do we need a 2017 moderator election?

Long-time moderator John Cavan recently (and, I think sadly and to all our loss) noted in his profile that he's leaving all of Stack Exchange, and I notice that he's no longer in the moderators list. ...
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Why does the meta community user not have the Stack Exchange logo as the profile picture?

Why does the meta community user alone have the photography site logo as the profile picture? In Photography main site's community user has the Stack Exchange logo. In all other Stack Exchange sites, ...
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Alignment issue in the unanswered tab

There is an alignment issue in the unaswered questions tab. Some extra space is displaying in between the tabs and questions section. Where as the extra space is not displaying in the questions ...
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Please stop downvoting perfectly good questions about actual photography

Arrrgh. How to decide whether a portrait should be in color or black and white? is short and has some degree of subjectivity, but it's worded well¹, is on-topic, and is perfectly answerable. Yet, it ...
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Are animated gifs as the primary source of information acceptable?

See How to remove 'Program Name: Adobe Photoshop' from the metadata? — this is a generally helpful answer (as long as you're using Windows 10), but doesn't contain any descriptive help in text....
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Canonical Questions and Answers

I am interested in writing a few question and answers to provide some general knowledge for questions that either appear often or would make good reference questions to link people to. The two I ...
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When should I flag as a possible duplicate?

I'm having a case of indecision and need some calibration from the community here. I just found this post and I immediately commented that I thought it was a possible duplicate of this older post in ...
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When to Downvote due to a Language Barrier

Of course not everyone speaks English fluently, and everyone who can communicate their question should be allowed to ask a question on here. However, sometimes there is a question or post which ...
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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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Are some users banned?

Reading the user's comments (now deleted) on this happy post: https://photo.stackexchange.com/questions/87729/brides-house-informal-relaxed That just came to my mind. Are some users banned at any ...
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Main chat room has been frozen

The main photography chat room has been frozen after only 24+ hours of inactivity. Does anyone know why? The general information at SE says 14 days of inactivity will freeze a chat room.
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Flash power and softboxes — add a bounty or add a question?

Recently we've gotten a couple of questions which essentially reduce to How many EV will a softbox knock down off your flash? — but that doesn't really have great answers. I know it's not a simple ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2017

It is a bit late into this new year, being that we're already in the second month, but we are now cycling the Community Promotion Ads for 2017! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion ...
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Is photography for technical documentation and/or measurement off topic?

I've volunteered to have this question closed (and leave the substantial answer rather than delete it) because indeed it is an XY question. I proposed to post a substantially improved new question, ...
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Occasional Redirect

About once time out of four lately, when I type http://photo.stackexchange.com The browser redirects to a URL like this (the number is different each time): https://photo.stackexchange.com/#...
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I don't think this is opinion based

Is taking photos from a video still photography? Was closed as Opinion Based. I was in the middle of typing a detailed answer at the time it was closed. I don't see anything opinion based about it. ...
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Should I delete my question as unclear?

With a later thought I realized my question may not fit the standards for this site. Should I delete it? It seems half-way from unclear to primarily opinion-based.
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Image of the week: how to see more info?

I think the image of the week is great, and I often see an image that I would like to know more about, or see in a larger size. I expected that clicking on the image would take me to the original ...
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Why is this question not too broad?

How to recreate Liam Wong's images of city streets at night with neon lights? Everything about this question says too broad to me. Its got 4 questions in it. Shows no effort to recreate it or ...
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Is there any way we can migrate an old but good question?

Why does my Canon DSLR stop recording video automatically? is a good question with good answers - but is now definitely off-topic here as it's purely about video. It seems to be this would still be a ...
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Is it appropriate to ask for help locating specific photos or photographers?

Five years ago, I stumbled into a photoshoot, and was asked to join in. But I have never seen any of the photos of myself, and I have exhausted my search options. I have the name of the (paid) model, ...
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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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answers order is not point-based?

I've been around SE for a while, but never seen answer with less points showing higher as here A possible shorthand for equivalent focal length: Is that because mattdm is higher ranked or admin of ...
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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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Can I ask for someone to post some photos from a camera?

Can I ask someone to post some images from a particular camera without getting the question down-voted?
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Should one word that is easily editable force an otherwise constructive answer to be closed?

The guidelines to stack exchange say that information that helps answer a question should be posted in the form of an answer, rather than in the form of a comment. The guidelines also indicate that ...

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