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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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When does the accepted answer NOT show at the top?

I Just ran across the following question which has 8 answers. The accepted answer received 7 upvotes. Two other answers received 23 and 14 votes respectively. Even when the option is set to display ...
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Can we please inline images?

I was chasing the paper-trail of this recent question - https://photo.stackexchange.com/questions/85243/a-sharp-lens-for-canon Being new here I like to follow the breadcrumbs often to see what has ...
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How should 'how do i achieve this effect' question be flagged?

I've noticed these questions come up quite regularly. 9/10 they are a printscreen from Instagram, and the question is how can I achieve this in photoshop or on camera, usually with no information ...
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Can I see all my deleted questions?

There is a question I want to ask on Photography Stack Exchange, but I have a vague feeling that I might have asked it already a long time ago and it was closed and automatically deleted. Or I am ...
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Is the Photography StackExchange specifically for physical shoots or is it also for CGIs?

If I am in the wrong site to ask this question please move this question to the correct site. Basically, I want to know if this photography site is specific to physical shoots with a camera or if I ...
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Who are the SE photography members?

I still don’t understand what types of members contribute to Photo SE. I often find myself frustrated and tempted to just give up and move on to another forum. My dilemma is that sometimes I see ...
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How to deal with user updating http: links to imgur to be https:?

A well-intentioned user has made a couple edits lately, where the only changes are updating "http:" links because they are "broken on HTTPS", by removing the leading "http:" in image (imgur) links. ...
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Can I ask about how to develop this specific photograph?

I am extremely new to this SE site and I have not been on SE for a while in general, so I kind of got out of the SE 'habits'. I would like to know if questions, typically 'How did they develop this ...
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Ask question on photography difficult to read

Compare the regular site's "Ask a question" with the meta site's ask a question on photography. It's very hard on the eyes..can this color be changed. I didn't want to join photography to post this ...
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On-topic and off-top subjects

What subjects are considered to be on-topic and off-topic on Photography.SE? I realise that there is probably a guide somewhere, but I can't find it.
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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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Why am I suddenly a UUID?

I've had an account on Photo.SE as myself, cat for probably a few months, but today I opened Photo.SE from the HNQ and found my username to be a25bedc5-3d09-41b8-82fb-ea6c353d75ae, even though 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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Not able to submit image on http://meta.photo.stackexchange.com/

meta.photo.stackexchange.com say that I should have atleast 5 reputation to Submit a pic for hall of fame. Now I have 5 Reputation. Still I am not able to? Why so?
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What’s up with all the DV?

However it seems that every post I write every answer I contribute gets quickly DV and my Q put on hold. I didn’t contribute till a few days ago, and had 100 by association, I if read my page ...
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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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Please merge tag “digital” into “digital-photography” (or the other way around)

We don't need both digital and digital-photography. Let's kill one of them, please. Since the first is on 32 questions and the second on 310, I guess digital should go — although I think the -...
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Can I ask a question about a specific camera's wi-fi problem in photo SE?

Can I ask a question about its wi-fi without getting down-voted in Photography Stack Exchange?
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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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Finally Photo.SE eligible for the Generalist badge

The Generalist badge (provide non-wiki answers of 15+ total score in 20 of top 40 tags) required that the top 40 tags have at least 200 questions each, which is a requirement some may not have known ...
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Question about Wacom tablet performance with LR?

Would it be on-topic to ask a question about using a Wacom tablet with LR CC? Certain operations (straighten, spot, brush) that work just fine with the mouse seem to hang or slow down inordinately ...
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Contacting other users from the StackExchange sites?

I am wondering if there is a way to directly communicate with users from the photography stack exchange site or any of the stack exchange site where we are not using comments to communicate with each ...
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On the Questions list, why do some questions have a grey background?

I often scroll through the newest questions https://photo.stackexchange.com/questions and find that one question has been highlighted in a darker grey panel. At time of writing, the question titled LR ...
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Where and how to post RAWs while removing identifying data?

Seems like when you ask questions about photos, people really really want to see the RAWs with their own eyes instead of taking anything you say for granted. There are a few obstacles though: Where ...
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Broken link leading to 400 error

Apparently the link to the profile of the user who submitted the picture is broken! Unnecessary escape characters dancing!. Steps to replicate Go to https://photo.stackexchange.com/ On the top bar, ...
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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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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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Why are most answers always so technical in this Photography section?

I noticed a few questions on the Photography exchange that ask very basic questions, yet receive fairly lengthy and technical answers. A lot of us ask these basic questions and get even more confused ...
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How to make sure that people understand SE is a Q&A website?

A lot of people are using the "answer" part of an already existing question to ask a new question instead of creating a new one. They probably find the question with google and post their question ...
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Are moderators using different standards with new users vs. old users who have been on the site a lot?

I want to put out this issue that actually is not just on the photography stackexchange but everywhere on stack exchange. Often moderators seem to have a different attitude with newer members (even ...
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What do do about user not following submission rules?

There is a user, descheleschilder, who has submitted several images over the last few months and they are breaking the rules. Images typically are not the required 210px tall and they seem to be ...
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Isn't the timeline for weekly photo contest strictly followed?

Is it like the timeline of the contest is not being strictly followed any more? The image on the site header was chosen on June 6. It was supposed to be there until June 13 when it had to be replaced ...
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Why didn't this get marked as duplicate?

I recently asked this question on photo.se about IR focus markings. But, later I found this question, it was also about the same problem.. Why didn't my one get marked as a duplicate?
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No margin around photo of the week in the header

I noticed that since a few weeks the header with the photo of the week is a bit off: There does not seem to be any margin around the photo from the 3rd line onwards. Is this something that others are ...
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Use of the `spoiler` markup feature to visually hide images for the queasy?

One of the comments to the recent question, Different colors of light are disrupting my focus. What lens feature minimizes this?, asked the OP for either a different example that doesn't include a ...
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How can I write something in connection with a send in photo and actually let it appear?

If I send in a photo for the weekly contest how can I let my typed comment letting appear along with the photo? I typed my comment in the part reserved for it, but my text didn´t appear side by side ...
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Can I ask a question about lightroom running slow?

I am having an issue with lightroom where it seems to lag tremendously when lightroom is maximized (I have a 25" screen) but when I shrink lightroom down to maybe like 15% of my screen it runs ...
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How do I submit a photo for the weekly contest?

I´ve been on the weekly foto contest page, but it´s not clear how to upload a photo.
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Is it okay to post non-answers to bad questions?

Like most SE sites, we get quite a few questions that are off-topic or just plain bad. It seems like the most frequent type of offender is the request for a personal equipment recommendation. What I ...
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Should necroposting be allowed? [duplicate]

I've seen someone posting in a 2 years old question. Link Should this be discouraged? The question already has an answer marked as useful by the OP. If people decides to just post a new question in ...
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Questions about malfunctioning gear

SIgma 70 - 300 APO DG Macro Lens Zoom doesn't working after 270 Is there something we can or should do about those forever opened questions about gear malfunction? It is pretty obvious that the ...
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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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Why is it ok to down vote facts?

I have make factual statements anyone can find doing the research themselves. However, I have also been down voted for making those factual statements, how is this in any way helpful or positive? I ...
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What's the purpose of answering a question?

I've only been active on StackExchange for a month or so and I've noticed a big divide between providing an answer that the user will find helpful and providing a technical answer that is correct. As ...
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How to get my profile link to work in contact?

I will like to delete this profile, however to do so I have to post "Your profile link" but no matter what I copy past it won't accept my profile like? What am I supposed to do?

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