Questions tagged [photography]

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

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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 ...
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iPhone camera app for low-res photos

I'm looking for an iPhone app that can take photos at small file sizes. Sometimes I just want to snap a photo of some text or a memo, and I don't need such photos represented in high detail taking up ...
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Flickr or 500px or some random photo slideshow program

I'm looking for some kind of application that only has some simple needs: I want it to check 500px or Flickr or some photography site(s) for new/random photos. Preferably with the option to filter ...
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Photo management for Mac

I would like to organise my photos on a Mac. I use photos both to record memories and as a hobby. So some of my photos are quick snapshots that I want to record in albums, and some are "hobby" ...
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Create slideshow-like movie from photos

I really like the new iOS-feature that automatically creates slideshow-like movies from photo albums. As far as I know, something similar is also available in iPhoto on Macs, but I'm looking for ...
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Alternate printer drivers with lot of low level options, something like VueScan does for scanners but for printers

I had a chance to try VueScan, basically it's a third-party software that supports a lot of scanners and allow you to scan with a load of options, tons more than normally available even on the best ...
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Android app for joining several photographs into a larger flat image

I want to take some large photographs of objects on the floor by taking several images and stitching them together. I've tried out some panorama apps, but while they automatically stitch the images ...
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Automatically backup photos from iOS

I'm looking for an iOS app to automatically backup photos. Perfect would be a solution which backups the photos to a server (e.g. a Raspberry PI) in my local network (via WiFi). But I'm also thinking ...
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OS X open source photo library manager

I need an open source photo library manager for OS X, that doesn't create it's own library file (like Apple Photos do), and which is capable of adding tags is capable of visualizing photos on map can ...
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Software to run photo booth

I am currently in the process of creating a photo booth which will be used at a wedding. The booth is the traditional box shape, with a red curtain. Something similar to this. People need to be able ...
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Webapp to view GPS track and photos on map

I'm looking for web service for sharing gps track (any format) and photos with gps info - оn the same map. Like in Google Earth. I know http://everytrail.com has such feature, but photos downscaled ...
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Open source face swapping Android app

There are many face swap apps, but are there open source ones? Requirements: Open source Takes image from device's camera Must be real time, at least real time preview The most accurate the swap the ...
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Webapp to let users choose what RAW pictures I should edit

I take all my pictures in RAW, I only want to edit the keepers (obviously) and my users want to make a selection themselves, so pick/discard, flag, rate. Is there a way to have them do that online? ...
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Star trail software

My friend is able to take long exposure photos of stars, but these photos need to be combined into 1 photo to create an image of star trails. What software can do this? She does not have Photoshop, ...
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Photographer - Need a gallery script

I need a script that will present my images in a way similar to pixieset or flickr (the set of pictures dynamically fit to the browser width, etc.), that will also, like them, allow you to view a ...
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Motion detection in a large number of photos from a webcam

I have a webcam taking a photo every minute. Most of the time, there is nothing happening, so I end up with thousands of thousands of near identical photos. How can I find the photos where something ...
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Efficiently sorting photos into directories while viewing them in a fullscreen slideshow?

I'm looking for software which will allow me to efficiently sort photographs into multiple different directories while viewing them with a fullscreen slideshow. Specifically, I have a collection of ...
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Detect, identify & Extract Screenshots from iPhone using combination of iOS app & Windows program

I have taken a lot of screenshots on my iPhone over a long time for lots of reasons. I need to be able to extract from iPhone to Windows 8.1 desktop, ALL of them or SELECTED bunch/groups of them; ...
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Save photos on the cloud as encrypted

I want to save my photos in the cloud, something cheap like Amazon. But I never trust their security. Is there a software that can encrypt the photos before uploading them, then decrypt them whenever ...
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Photo manager - alternative to Picasa

I have hundreds of thousands photos on a NAS in the inhouse network. So far I've been using Picasa + mapped folders to Picasa's database, so that it would access exactly same database and photo ...
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Quickly straighten and crop a large number of photos

I have taken several hundred photographs at an event. I would like to do some simple, quick editing of these, before sharing them. Specifically, rotating the photo to straighten it, and cropping it as ...
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Software to organize photos with details

I need a photo tagging and organizing software for Windows, preferably open source. The main feature is to keep detailed information about photos in an external file. A shared database would be ...
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OS X: Replacement for Adobe Lightroom

I have used Lightroom for a few years now, but not too seriously. I am probably not the only one who doesn’t like Adobe’s subscription model, and I don’t like having to pay yearly for this and a ...
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Software to visualize photography rules

In photography, there are several best practices or composition rules, e.g. the rule of thirds the golden ratio symmetry I am looking for a software that can add overlays (or otherwise visually ...
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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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Android app to log a picture+description, and easily scroll them afterwards

Joe gives me a scarf, Jack gives me a book. A month later, I don't remember who gave what. I am looking for an Android app to keep track of that. I take a picture, I send it to the app, I choose ...
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Normal photo-stitching software?

Please, recommend photo stitching software that really works? Its primary goal should be stitching, not creating panoramas. By stitching I mean determining correspondent points and laying out images ...
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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 ...