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do we really need two "favorite inspiration" wiki questions?

What is your favourite photographic inspiration? Which photographer do you find inspirational? These seem to be very very similar, to the point there are a few answers that are duplicated. Merge and ...
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We're a small community who needs lots more regulars, let's go easy on the downvoting...

Sigh I don't know if this is a question as much as it is a comment... Sadly I suspect that those who will take the time to read my comment (e.g. those of us that check out Meta) are probably not ...
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Option to be emailed when your question is edited

I like the editing features on stackexchange, but can we be notified if editing of the actual question posed? I recently had one of my questions receive four answers that all seemed to be ignoring ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Feb 21 '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Feb 21 to be featured on the main site. Rules: Limit one photo per person per week. A specific photo may be submitted at most two weeks ...
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2011 Moderator Election - Informal Q&A Thread

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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Do we need to clarify that photo-SE 'best practices' may be different than those of other stacks?

Over the past couple of weeks I've started noticing a disturbing (to me) trend in our little community and I wanted to get the ball rolling on what (if anything) to do about it, or (entirely possible) ...
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Why the sudden flurry of edits?

The "hot" page is taking a bit of a beating these past couple of days. I monitor the "questions" page as well, but I spend a lot of time on the "hot" page because it tells me who's answering (there ...
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Tag badge styling issue

The styling for the tag badges does not fit with the rest of the design.
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Why are we only electing three moderators?

According to my question from a few hours ago we're potentially replacing our current moderators, which is fine, but it does make me wonder why we are only electing 3 moderators to replace the 4 that ...
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Are we replacing, or augmenting the mods with this election?

So perhaps this is a dumb question (wouldn't be the first time), but I guess I was under the impression that the mods we're in the process of electing would be augmenting those that we already have, ...
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Information on the moderator candidates [closed]

I've posted this same question on the meta of all the other sites undergoing elections, so just in case you've missed it I'm adding it here. Yi Jiang has put together a nice site that use the Stack ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election [closed]

The 2011 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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Weekly Featured Image: Feb 14 '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Feb 14 to be featured on the main site. Rules: Limit one photo per person per week. A specific photo may be submitted at most two weeks ...
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Cinematography: Should we make this on topic?

I've had the thought for a while, and now I've seen a similar question on the site and decided to ask here. Should we open this group to include cinematography? This would not include anything to do ...
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Featured image, theme

I would find it more interesting/organized if there was a theme to follow for the featured images each week. For example, this week post only pictures of cars, flowers, landscape or whatever and ...
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"suggested edits pending approval" indication [closed]

I have this indication now, showing the number 2. Header Image: Header Image w/ Tooltip: When clicking on it, I get a page saying: Page Not Found We're sorry, we couldn't find the page you ...
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Should legal questions related to photography be discussed on this site

Lately I have seen a few questions about legal aspect of photography. In particular this question about model release and copyrights. The highest rated answer for the moment is "consult a lawyer". I ...
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Is it okay to ask a series of questions that follow a template?

In thinking about the human vision system, I'm reminded of the section in Michael Freeman's book on color in digital photography where he devotes a page to exploring each individual hue/color. I think ...
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What requirements must we meet when using Wikipedia content?

A recent comment by mattdm questioned the validity of a reply that quoted Wikipedia. So my question is: what are the key conditions we must observe, when re-using Wikipedia content, to satisfy their ...
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Image of the week "hall of fame"

You may know that Photo SE (this site's parent :) has a "Photo of the week" contest. Here are all the images featured on the homepage from the beginning of 2021 in reverse chronological ...
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Featured image editing

Hello, Is it allowed to change the image I submitted to the featured image contest? I don't mean change it to a completely different image, only minor contrast/saturation tweaks... Thanks.
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Weekly Featured Image: Feb 7, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Feb 7 to be featured on the main site. Rules: Limit one photo per person per week. A specific photo may be submitted at most two weeks ...
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Let's take it easy on migrations to Graphic Design

So, I asked a question here last night, and this morning I find that it's been migrated to Graphic Design. I can't see any discussion and no evidence for whether the migration was because of a vote or ...
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Can we have a migration path → superuser, graphicdesign, and video, please?

A lot of "how do I use photoshop" questions are off-topic here, as they are not really related to photography per se. (See site definition.) On Serverfault, when I vote to close a question, I see a ...
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Are we one of the top 3 awesomest stack exchange sites, with a 100% answer rate?

Let's say, theoretically, Joel Spolsky wrote a blog entry about Stack Exchange, and proudly exclaimed that three of the SE sites have a 100% answer rate. Are we one of these?
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The 'Electorate' Badge explantation doesn't make sense...

Is it just me (and it may indeed be just me!) or does the explanation text for the 'Electorate' badge make absolutely no sense? "Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions"...
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What's the best way to ask a "How do I achieve this effect?" question?

I imagine a lot of the questions on photo.se are likely to be "how do I achieve this effect (with my camera settings/post-processing)?" questions. That's certainly something I'd like to do. Such ...
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When replying to a specific person, is it OK to @ only the first name?

Whenever I make a reply to an answer or a comment I precede my text with @name reference, so the relevant person gets notified. The question is, when a name is comprised of several fields, separated ...
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Why can't I correct a comment a few hours after posting it?

Just found out that in a comment to an answer that I commented about 5 hrs ago, there is a typo that clearly reverses the meaning of the sentence (the word "now" was mistyped as "not"). I cannot edit ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Jan 31, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Jan 24 to be featured on the main site. Rules: Limit one photo per person per week. A specific photo may be submitted at most two weeks ...
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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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What should we do with Photoshop questions?

We get a lot of questions about Photoshop or other image editors that don't really relate to Photography. The standard practice with these seems to be to close them. This might provide resolution to ...
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Highlight particularly interesting or fun questions, comments, answers?

I'll give an example first, and then explain. So, a comment on this answer reads: I, your dashing and charming husband, came onto this site a few weeks ago to research an anniversary gift for ...
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Change required reputation to edit/close a question

I've been thinking about this for a while, and I think it might be more useful to switch the required reputation to edit/close, making edit be at 3000, and close at 2000. Not sure if it's even ...
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How can a question be answered without being viewed?

How can a question be answered without being viewed? Makes no sense to me. See screenshot.
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Why does it take 2-3 minutes to load a page from this site?

I'm using Chrome 8. Whenever I load any page from this site (from either meta or photo.se), it takes several minutes for the page to complete loading. It's not that I have a slow connection (speedtest....
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Weekly Featured Image: Jan 24, '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Jan 24 to be featured on the main site. Rules: Limit one photo per person per week. A specific photo may be submitted at most two weeks ...
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Let's have well-defined submission and voting periods for the featured image threads

I notice that featured image threads accumulate both submissions and votes at the same time. This means that there's a bias towards submissions that happen earlier in the week. Also, the time at which ...
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Can we prevent featured image answers from being voted on after the question closes?

One can still vote on answers to closed featured image questions. Since these threads are intended to capture a selection process, once that process ends, we should stop further voting so the votes ...
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Giving rep for featured image?

How does the community feel about giving a rep bonus to the winners of the Weekly Featured Image thread?
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Questions about the *business* of photography: on or off-topic?

I'm curious to hear whether folks think questions about the business side of professional photography would be on- or off-topic. A few hypothetical examples: a magazine wants to buy a photo, how ...
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Can we get rid of "& Photographic Editing" or change it to something else?

It seems like once a week we get someone in here asking about "How can I do this non-photo-related thing with Photoshop?" It appears to come from the name of the site, "Photography and Photographic ...
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Is the tag-synonym process on this site *working*?

When I've got power, I like to use it (insert evil laughter), so since I got to 2500 reputation, I went looking into the tag synonym feature. Okay, so, I can create them just fine, but it looks like ...
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Feedback when deleting own answer is misleading

I typed a response to a question into the answer field by mistake instead of a comment. I then clicked "delete" on the answer and it told me something like "thanks for voting to delete". But then when ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Jan 17 '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Jan 17 to be featured on the main site. Rules: Limit one photo per person per week. A specific photo may be submitted at most two weeks ...
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Can I use the site to get feedback on a photo?

Is it appropriate to use the site to get feedback on photos? I.e. composition, exposure etc.
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So, uh, "photo.se" is a valid domain name....

It's natural to want to abbreviate the names of Stackexchange sites as name.se. But, .se is a valid top-level domain, and in fact photo.se is a registered domain running a real web site (although it ...
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Weekly Featured Image: Jan 10 '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Jan 10 to be featured on the main site. Rules: Limit one photo per person per week. A specific photo may be submitted at most two weeks ...
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Featured image details not appearing on main site

I'm not sure if this is intended, but in previous weeks it showed the title and the photographer beside the image. I liked that, but now it seems to be missing.
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Weekly Featured Image: Jan 3 '11

This is the place to submit and vote on photos for the week of Jan 3 to be featured on the main site. Rules: Limit one photo per person per week. A specific photo may be submitted at most two weeks ...

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