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Is it against official policy to be helpful and point new users in the right direction when they ask an inappropriate question?

Shouldn't a link to chat be the first thing we would offer a new user who asks something like this? At times it seems like we want to run new people off! We obviously have no trouble telling a new ...
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Image Processing Questions on Topic?

It's been established that "how do I do this with photoshop" Questions are Ok so long as they pertain to particular photographic goal. It's also been established that Photo Editing, Manipulation, and ...
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Adjust old answer to add in info that may be out of scope?

This question is most likely going to be marked as a dupe of this question. While I agree that the two are very similar, the answer of the older Q doesn't involve any advice for film shooters when ...
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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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Why isn't there an Apple Photos tag?

I see that the main site has an Apple Aperture tag, but this macOS software is obsolete. Apple has replaced it with the newer Photos app. Is there a reason that there is not an Apple Photos tag yet? ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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Edit posts/answers for acronyms?

Acronyms are well known to those in a community, and not so known to those outside of it. For this reason, new photographers may find new and old questions and answers hard to decipher. As a general ...
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Image of the Week “Hall of Fame” (2017 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 the current year in ...
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If a question is worth answering, it's probably worth upvoting

I've noticed a trend on Photo.SE where people rarely upvote posts even though they're keen to spend their time on a detailed answer. As an example, this post has 5 answers with only 3 upvotes and this ...
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Why are printers, earplugs, and shoes on topic, but not video, graphic editing, or computer vision?

We have this question about earplugs What kind of earplugs are best for concert photography?, which has remained open by consensus despite some interest in closing it as off-topic. There's also this ...
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Is it appropriate to downvote well-meaning, on-topic questions that don't fit the Stack Exchange format?

Case in point, Inspiring biographies of photographers, which asks: Just asking, also for future reference: Have you read any inspiring biographies on photographers? Which ones do you recommend?...
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KISS or Extrapolate questions?

A comment that Michael made in this question got me thinking. The question itself has been answered and was actually hyper-focused on the terminology. The answer extrapolates out a little and gets ...
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Is it acceptable to flag old off topic questions?

On the main page I came across this question from 2013 which has recently been classed as 'active' (someone modified their original 2013 answer). Which is the better lens: Canon 28-105 or 28-135? If ...
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Criteria for determining if a post should be a comment or an answer

We have previously discussed that we don't want comments to be used for answers, but we also seem to not want under-developed answers either. This leads to a problem where we need a reasonably ...
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How MUCH editing for new user submissions?

This question is regarding this post: https://photo.stackexchange.com/revisions/94624/1 and in part, this one as well: Are homework questions on or off topic? I'm looking at this from the ...
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Are homework questions on or off topic?

There's a question that's just been added to the main stack which reads very much like a homework question with three combinations of: I have this focal length, ISO, aperture and shutter speed on a ...
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Does Photo SE do any marketing?

I'm fairly new to the SE community as a whole, but really enjoy the site's functioning and the way it goes about things. After being here a short time - it seems obvious that there are a relatively ...
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Several 404s when visiting the website

When I was visiting the photo.SE yesterday, I noticed the following: In case these links go broken again, these SE files for banners etc. should not be kept on imgur IMO. Update: I can't seem to ...
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After the SE header redesign, links to Help Center are not obvious. Is there a way to make them prominent again?

Before Stack Exchange redesigned the top header bar (mostly for the better, IMO), there was a prominent link to the Help Center. Now, after the redesign, there is no easily discoverable link to any ...
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When is a studio equipment not studio equipment

This question was moderator closed as off topic. The help center does not state that computer vision and industrial imaging are off topic. If in addition the question had included a statement about ...
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Edits to incorrect technical answers

I recently made a drastic edit to an accepted answer because it was wrong. The edit was rejected for the following reason: This edit deviates from the original intent of the post. Even edits ...
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Header background isn't tall enough to wrap the entire header

I noticed that the header area could use more padding. As you can see the "ask question" link is half on the gray background and half on the white. Plus the corners of the sideways hourglass overlap ...
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How do I upload my picture for the " Photo of the week" thing?

I'm new to this community and I have a trouble in uploading a picture. Where am I supposed to be uploading to get in to the contest and how? Could you please be brief?
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How to discuss the technical accuracy of an answer?

A user answered a question, the answer got many votes and was selected as the accepted answer; while it contains interesting elements, I find it's also partly inaccurate. How and where to discuss the ...
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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: ...
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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] (...
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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 Joanne C recently (and, I think sadly and to all our loss) noted in her profile that she's leaving all of Stack Exchange, and I notice that she'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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