Questions tagged [photography]

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

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Backup software for photos with preview of added and deleted files

Looking for a backup program for my photo collection. I would like to be able to see which photos that have been added and, more importantly, which have been deleted since the last backup. This is to ...
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Photo grid/collage with custom layouts and exporting for Windows

I'm looking for a Windows (desktop) software to place several pictures into a single one and it has to export the final high resolution result image to JPEG (at least). I would like also the ...
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User-friendly Android photo viewer for folders on remote server

I have a personal server PC (running Windows10) where I store my photos. They are ordered by folders (according to date, event, etc), I want to keep this hierarchy to easily find my photos. What is a ...
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Passport photo editor (to take passport photo by myself)

Can someone recommend a passport photo editor for me? I'd like to take passport photo by myself. I've tried some apps but none of them can change background.
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Create long-term time-lapse photos of subdivision construction site using an old iPhone?

My window has a vantage point of 8 houses about to be built across the street. I have an iPhone 4S gathering dust. I'd like to create a time-lapse video over the next 6 to 10 months by mounting the ...
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Make project photos useful and actionable

I work on large engineering projects and sometimes when we visit a site for a walkthrough or during construction, we take a lot of photos. Sometimes there are 2 or 3 different people also taking ...
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Convert RAW images to JPEG

Please recommend software to convert over 250 RAW images (taken via a Canon DSLR) to JPEG format. Requirements: Windows compatible (Command line or GUI is fine) Gratis Preserves EXIF information ...
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I want a Windows compatible photo viewer that can do fullscreen without doing a slideshow

Looking at the Windows 10 "Photos" app, I cannot find a way to make it show the picture in fullscreen without running a slideshow. I installed the old Photo Gallery program, and then I realized that ...
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Camera for android - one picture from several

Can you recommend a camera application for Android, which gets several pictures in a series and them merges it to a single picture with less noise and better resolution? Something like this ...
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Online gallery software that has good integration with lightroom Classic CC

I'm looking for online gallery software that has good integration with Lightroom Classic CC. My prerequisites: Easy publishing from within Lightroom Classic CC with e.g. a plugin software Should be ...
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Free desktop photo organizer/manager

I need an app that does the things below: Allow me to organize my photos with smart features like facial recognition. (Adobe Bridges: no; Google Photos: yes) See my gallery on Android devices via ...
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Recommended software to remove duplicated photos

Based on https://www.pcworld.com/article/2927913/find-duplicate-photos-two-utilities-that-can-help.html, I installed http://freepicturesolutions.com/free-duplicate-photo-finder.html on Windows 10, ...
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Self-hosted photo management webapp with facial recognition, duplicates elimination

Whenever I think of my piles of photos with multiple duplicates of each, I get a little stressed and put it off for another year. Time to do something about it, and am looking for some software to ...
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Free tool for removing noise green background from a portrait foto

I took a photo that I really like and would like to use for my CV (my current avatar). Unfortunately, it has a green nature background that could be perceived as unprofessional. Which free tool that ...
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App for Android or iOS to backup photos from a certain time period ONLY

This year I am in charge of planning my family's reunion, but there are some members of the family who can't come. The ones who can't have requested that we take lots of pictures so they can feel like ...
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Software for cutting out something from a frame sequence?

Let's say I have video where I need to cut out background. I can convert video to many frames and then edit each frame. But it's a lot of job, so would be convenient to have opportunity to copy shape ...
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Software to combine multiple similar photos and choose the best parts from each

Windows Live Gallery had a great Photo Fuse feature that allowed you to select multiple similar photos and be able to select which faces from each photo would be used in the final composite image. ...
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Remove passers-by from picture, by taking the same picture several times

I want to take a picture of a building, but there are always a few people walking in front of it. While I wait for a person to exit the frame, another person comes in from the other side. So, I ...
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Make edges parallel

I have a digital photography and I'd like to correct the angle of the edges of buildings so that they are parallel. Since I'll rarely use the software, I don't want to spend money. The software ...
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Photo management system for NAS

We are operating a Synology 1517+ NAS which is responsible for storing images (PNG, JPEG etc.), however there are other non-photo/video files stored as well. We are looking for an organisational tool ...
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Turning photos of diagrams into nice images on Mac

I enjoy drawing diagrams by hand, either on paper or on a whiteboard. I would like to be able to take photos of these (using either a cellphone or a DSLR) and easily process them into reasonably ...
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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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Android photo app to change photo background

I'm looking for a free Android photo editing app that is able to easily cut out the subject of the photo and put it on a white background. There are many apps in Google Play called Background Photo ...
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Digital asset management for Photography

Introduction Currently using Apple Aperture. Need a replacement. I've been thinking a lot about photo management. I now avoid the word 'DAM' as it increasingly refers to industrial sized ...
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Free online photo editor to resize photos and export to web format?

I am traveling and don't have access to Photoshop because I am on a business laptop. I need to resize about 12 large photos and wondering if there is a free online photo editor where I can easily ...
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Local photo management software as good as Google Photos wanted

I used to organize all my photos on local discs (CDs, DVDs back in the days). I even renamed them using the predecessor of GeoSetter and removed all duplicates. This was back in the days when I still ...
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Adobe Lightroom Classic alternatives for Windows

With the final nail in the coffin for Lightroom standalone licenses - it's time to start considering what alternatives are out there that offer similar power / features while still being cost ...
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Panoramic stills with 6 cubemapped images

Are there any recommended websites for hosting panoramic 3D renders, where the panorama is distributed across 6 faces of a cube? I have seen some that support equirectangular images, but I don't think ...
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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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Image viewer for Android which can show big images in full resolution

So the base question is in the title. I know one application which can show big images in full resolution — QuickPic https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.alensw.PicFolder — but it's ...
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Photo Viewer that allows me to mark photos for further review

I took a lot a photos and want to pick the best one. To do that I would like a free software that runs on Windows 10 that shows me an image and allows me to mark the image for further review via a ...
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Free software to use as aircraft register with photos

I'm sure there's a name for software of this kind, but Google hasn't been particularly helpful. I'm looking for online, self-hosted software that will generate a database/spreadsheet table with ...
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Cultural heritage participatory platform with photo uploading and 3D reconstruction - Django with Visual SfM?

I have to realize for a project a sort of cultural heritage platform where people can upload their photos for a specific cultural point of interest, then use these photos to realize a 3D visualization ...
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Any good duplicate photos finder based on photo contents omitting metadata?

I have a lot of duplicate photos. I can just use simple duplicate finder and compare all photos by checksum. But this doesn't suit my conditions because most of my duplicate photos have different ...
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Free (as in freedom) software which can apply lossless compression to DNG files

Some mobile phones can shoot photos in raw by using applications which use Camera2 API. Usually they write raw shots in DNG format and without any compression. I tried to search the web for free ...
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App to select random objects from photo

I'm sorry if this is the wrong forum to post or the wrong format of the question. I am looking for an Android app that can take a picture from the camera and then place random markers (say 20) on the ...
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Open source 3D imageviewer for Multi Picture Object (.mpo) files (Linux)

Multi Picture Object (.mpo) files with two embedded .jpeg files can be displayed with geeqie. But it shows only the two plain jpeg files. Which open source image viewer can show .mpo images with a 3D ...
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Assess a picture's quality (size, contrast, sharpness)

I have millions of pictures of things (buildings, animals, people, etc). Some of the pictures are of bad quality, so they need to be shot again. How to measure the "quality" of each picture? I define ...
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Is there software that can search my photo collection by content?

I set up automatic sync from multiple devices to my Google Drive account, which then gets downloaded to a local drive. Now I have tens of thousands of photos from multiple devices accumulated on my ...
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iOS app to make interval photos

All apps I'm trying are to make timelapse videos they render by themselves. I want an app that take photos at regular intervals and store them in Photo albums. BTH, for Android it is not that ...
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Replacement for Picasa that respects my folder layout

Now that Picasa is being retired, I'm looking for an alternative with the following features: Works on both Windows and Mac OS. (And, for bonus points, Linux.) Allows me to organize my images my way, ...
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Javascript or jQuery library to create photo slider

a bit of a newbie question here. I would like to use a javascript or jquery library to create the following effect: That is like a picture slider that changes on mouse over making the selected ...
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Mark files in directory as favorite (Ubuntu Desktop)

Introduction I have a digital camera since 15 years. My son is 13 now and we want to create a book with photos of his childhood. This means my wife and me we need to select our favorite photos. I ...
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Manually but effectivly blur or pixelate area / object from hunderts of similar photos

I am looking for a software to similar areas of lots of similar 360 photos. So EXIF information should be preserved. I am having something in mind where I select the area to be blurred, switch ...
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Streching a convex sphere into a concave (inside) of a sphere

I am looking for a software solution to strech a picture of the outside of a sphere (convex) into an inside (concave) view of this sphere. I suppose it will not be too complicated, but searching for a ...
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Software to sort non-photo image files from photos (if photo files lack from EXIF/metadata)

Trying to sort out my photos, which have all kinds of file types and not necessarily any useful camera metadata (like date taken or camera type, etc) that would help me to work out what was a photo ...
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Free photo editor for Windows

I'm looking for a free (not necessarily open source) program for editing JPG photos locally. Requirements: a built-in file explorer for quick switching between photos, so I don't need to close and ...
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Marking, annotating and commenting parts of photography collaboratively

When I review my photographs I like to mark on the photography (with a circle, square or freeline) and comment a part of a photography I would improve, e.g. "this ear should be hidden", or "there is ...
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Software for recognizing modified images?

Situation: Client sends a image to company (lets say we are talking about document). Problem: Need to check if this document (in most cases we are talking about photos of documents, taken by mobile ...
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Organize photos into folders and access them cross-platform, including mobile

I have a few thousand photos I've taken over the course of years, organized neatly into folders. I've avoided using "albums" or other organizational features of any proprietary software (like Apple ...