Questions tagged [photography]

This is the general tag for programs that allow manipulation, categorization and all other interactions with photographs.

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Substitute for Adobe Lightroom - Linux

I want to switch from Windows to Linux. I know I could run Windows programs on Linux by using Wine. But I'm looking for an alternative software which I can use there to do photo development. I'm ...
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Android app to compare similar images side-by-side and delete blurrier one

I've been using XnView for this on Windows, it has a side-by-side comparison mode where zooming into one image zooms into the other at the same time, so you can take several pictures of the same scene,...
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FLOSS tools for facial recognition?

There seem to be good GUI tools to enable facial recognition with FLOSS, they all fall short of my requirements. And while there seem to be a lot of research projects with open code, they seem to be ...
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Image/Photo Viewer for Windows

I am looking for an alternative to Windows Photo Viewer that is able to view png, jpg, and gif. Windows Photo Viewer only supports static gif. Must haves: Lightweight; Loads fast. Avoids fancy ...
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Photo editing software for Windows

I need to edit some images in Windows. I plan to do more than simple things (not just color / contrast correction, but removing spots and filling in missing areas). Don't have memory / GPU / CPU ...
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Simple Photo Management Android Application

I am looking for an android photo management application that does the following: Ability to store text or tags associated with that photo file (not text on the photo) Sorting by date / tags Simple ...
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A program to sort and rename photos (drag & drop)

I have a lot of pictures (2000) taken from different cameras and I want to order it and rename all of them preserving my order. I'm using windows 8. I know that I can select several pics, press F2 ...
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Free replacement for Picasa Desktop (photo manager, no cloud)

Google announced they're killing Picasa Desktop (and Picasa web). The software they propose in place of the Desktop version only allows you to upload to Google Photos (backup). There were other Picasa ...
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Easy-to-use cross-platform photograph retouching tool?

I am trying to find a good cross-platform photograph retouching tool that's not as powerful, expensive and complicated as Photoshop. It doesn't have to be free, but over 100€ starts to hurt too much. ...
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Collaborative online photo gallery

I am looking for a collaborative online photo gallery platform. I need the following features: Create one main event/page/topic Users can upload multiple photos to this event/page/topic. They can add ...
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User-access controlled photosharing web CMS

I am looking for a free and open source CMS/image management software that will let me: Divide users into groups and set photo viewing permission based on the groups Easily manage user data (ideally ...
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Automatic photo classification for desktop

Google Images can automatically filter images by their content. For example, you can find all images with food. It also can create thematic albums by itself. But Google Photos has very slow ...
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Android app for quickly tagging/grouping photos by drag/click

I'm looking for a photo gallery/file manager application which allows you to create galleries / tags and then quickly (e.g., with a single*click/tap/drag-n-drop) add an images to it, in a way that one ...
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Photo manipulation software with RAW support on Linux

I am looking for software that can read the raw data from my cameras (a Cannon and a Nikon.) and where I can adjust the different color channels, hue and saturation etc. before transporting the raw to ...
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Photo manager with tagging and metadata

Is there a photo manager software in linux, that can store image metadata including image tags in the image itself and not an extra database? I tried DigiKam, but it tells me that the data would be ...
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Photo organizer for Mac

I am looking for a Mac OS X application to organize my photos. The default iPhoto is lacking two major features which I really want/need: automatically organize and group the photos by date: I tried ...
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Creating a real photo album - need a recommendation for an app to create family photo albums

I have been creating my last two family photo albums in a crappy album creator application (tied to the print house). I really need to switch to something easier. My requirements are not that high. In ...
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Side-by-side image viewer for Android with RAW (DNG) file support

I'm seeking recommendations for an Android app to view 2 images side-by-side (or one above the other) so that I can easily compare them. Specifically, I want to compare quality of JPG image files to ...