Questions tagged [photography]

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

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Android app that takes a picture every X second

I am looking for an Android app that will take a picture every set number of seconds. The way I'd like to use the app is as follow: When I'll be going on a family trip to a remote city by car, I'...
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Batch Photo processing with Subdirectory support

I have a directory of photos with many many subdirectories (daily site photos for a construction site) each photo (Jpg format) is taken at full resolution and is about 4mb I'm trying to find a ...
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Online CRM that allows pictures and allows some relational database manipulation

I'm building a small video production company. I want to keep track of performers and crew I work with, so I'd like to use an online CRM. There will be fewer than 50 people at first, and I don't ...
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iOS or Responsive Web Photo App with Large Captions/Descriptions for Presentations

A colleague of mine was looking for an easier solution for showing progress on projects. Currently, photographs of the progress are taken daily and text describing the work some place everyone ...
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Hair style software in 3D or with side hair design

I have searched and found some software to design hair styles. But, they just over a hair image on one's front photos. I am looking for a 3D hair style software, or one I can also design my side ...
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Any free software for opening DCM files

How can I open .DCM files for free. I can use Imagemagic to open a single .dcm file [shows a single image] but it doesn't show the combination of .dcm files as a single item[not an interactive image] ....
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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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Do a Google Images search, have it play a full-screen slideshow of the results

Is there an OS X application or OS X-compatible browser extension that would allow a user to input a search query for Google Images and have it immediately begin to display random images from those ...
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What simple open source photo/image editors exist there on android?

I want to edit photos and other images on my phone. Some features should be: Cropping Rotating Resizing/compression Face-recognition for semi-autocrop is nice, but doesn't have to be. More features ...
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Photo metadata software

My mother uses some software to organize and add metadata about photos -- dates, people included, commentary, etc. She has probably thousands of photos that she has scanned and been archiving. ...
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Programs similar to iPhoto or Picasa with geotagging?

I recently asked a question on Ask Different and it led to me to the discovery of Picasa. Admittedly, iPhoto would've been much better, but I have a Windows laptop. Anyways, the only feature that I'm ...
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App to encrypt and store all my photos online?

I don't like the idea that Google employees can view my private pictures. Is there a good app to encrypt and store all my photos in Dropbox or Google Drive?
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Simple slideshow program: captions, local image files, sequence

After googling for a while, I have to ask the only people I trust :) Here are my specific requirements for a slideshow program: It should use locally saved original images as its source (i.e., not ...
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Smart cropping tool?

I have a bunch (1200) photos I need to crop. They're all of people sitting in a chair, facing the camera. Their heads are at varying angles and their hair size / heights differ (e.g. one might have ...
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Photo archive / commentary software

I'm looking for a web server photo gallery package that has extensive tagging and retrieval capability. I see the tag hierarachy as something like this: Program Event class Event Sub event ...
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Face tagging for very large photo library [duplicate]

Is there software that would allow me to tag faces in a library of over 1 million photos? I have used Picasa for smaller numbers of photos, and I like how it groups faces together, so that you can ...
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Video lighting layout planning software

Is there a software package for Mac, Linux, or Windows that shows how to set up lighting or even shoots for video productions? Recently I have seen Mac software for photographers but that is very ...
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EXIF editor for photographs

Please recommend an EXIF editor for JPG photographs. Here are the requirements: Must be able to edit the EXIF tags, not just view them Must be freeware ("gratis") Must be compatible with Windows 7 ...
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Windows application to emboss date on photos

Looking for Windows application that will quickly and easily emboss a date onto JPG images (photographs), preferably obtained from the EXIF data. Being able to perform the function on a group (batch) ...
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Serious iOS-based B&W photo conversion/editing app

Is there any equivalent for likes of Silver Efex and Tonality for iOS? I am unable to find an app that allows sophisticated conversions. By this I mean: Having a channel mixer so I can simulate the ...
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Automatically crop a scan of multiple photos?

I am looking for a decent scanner software that will allow: Automatically crop a scan of multiple photos (Approx 4 photos every scan) Re-orientation Scratch and dust removal (if possible) Color ...
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Analyse properties for a photo collection

I have a large collection of photos stored on my hard drive (currently over 20,000 photos, 100GB). I would like to get some statistics for these, ie properties from the EXIF data. eg how many photos ...
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Android app for photo editing with Flickr support

Is there any Android app for photo editing which allows photos from your Flickr account to be edited? I've looked around quite a bit without any luck.
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Are there any image gallery/portfolio CMS systems friendly to both end users and programmers?

I need an image gallery/CMS tool for a low traffic portfolio. Hosted would be good, self-hosted (PHP) can be fine. For my usage, I can write PHP/CSS/JS/HTML so it can be sparse-ish, but ideally I'd ...
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Removing blur from photos

I have some photos that are a little blurry due to the camera not being held perfectly still. I'd like some recommendations for Windows software that can remove the blur from the photos and make them ...
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Automatic smartphone-based 3D room/environment model + textures creator

I want to walk around my rooms and streets with a smartphone (with camera on) and let the program create some textured 3D model (like a map in a video game). It does not need to be photo-perfect, but ...
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Webservice to collect and to share photos organized in one album [closed]

I am looking for a webservice that I can use to collect and to share all pictures that my friends and me took on a holiday trip. Please name the best webservice you know to fulfill my needs (see ...
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Photo organizer for network and multiple users

In the past we have used Picasa, which was great, but a lot of the information was sitting in the specific Windows user account being used, and also information was tied to specific (directory) paths. ...
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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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Photo scanning & managment software for Windows

My grandfather has many albums worth of old family photos he wants to scan in. His goal is to get all the pictures in, then start dividing up digital copies based on which family branches would be ...
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multi-user photo/picture manager/organizer/database software

I work at an organization that makes extensive use of photography and we need an better way to organize all our photos. We have several staff and volunteers who take photos regularly. Then we use ...
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Software to convert .NEF to .JPG

I love using View NX2 to import, organize and edit my pictures from my Nikon D3200 camera. What I do not love is converting images with it. It can be quite slow when converting and can take overnight ...
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Photo files: time groups to folders?

I have more than 10000 of photos shot with digital camera in a travel, in two-week period. I need software to group photos by EXIF timestamp into folders, in tiered way: days, museums/landmarks/...
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Photo merging iPhone app that won't reduce the picture resolution

I have been looking for a very simple app that would merge two or more photos into one in my iPhone. I have tried Photo Shake, Filterstorm, Cut Paste Photos - Chop your ... and also its paid pro ...
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Free software for photo distortion (and morphing)

I'm looking for free windows software for photo morphing and/or distortion. As people keep upvoting the existing suggestions, I am temporarily putting this at the top in bold: As far as I can tell, ...
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IOS or Android photo editing app to add special effect (e.g. bird or plane) to photos

I currently use Repix (IOS and Android app) to edit photos on my mobile phone, I like repix because it lets me add special effects e.g flying Ravens to my photos. I'm looking for other apps that I ...
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Free software for background/foreground image extraction

I have many videos that I would like to replace the background in with my own custom background. I have a picture of the background in the video without any of the foreground objects that I want to ...
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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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Android Camera App for taking photo over photo

Is there an Android camera app where I can choose a photo from my galery, give it a transparency percentage and then take a photo with the camera over that picture. I have old photos from my city and ...
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Photography libraries software

I have bunches of photos taken during life and I have some backups of the as well (but version and contents of collections may differ unfortunately), Is there some Software system to to manage such ...
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Desktop photo organizer to create “Albums” without moving/copying files

I am looking for a desktop photo organizer that provides the following two functions: Create "Albums" (collection of images) without moving or copying the files. The general idea is that one image ...
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Software that provides easy FFT, DCT and or DWT to watermark images

Is there a software package online that provides easy FFT, DCT, and/or DWT to watermark images? Even more specifically, JPG images. It should feature either batch file processing capabilities, or a ...
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Network photo viewer for Android

I have a large collection of photos, all stored on my NAS (which works as a SMB/CIFS server). I would like to view these on my Android tablet. So looking for an app with: can connect to a Samba/CIFS ...
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Online photo SHARING APP to show my album pictures on map based on EXIF GPS data

I went on a hike, took a bunch of geotagged pictures, and I want to upload them and have them displayed on a map. What photo sharing services support displaying imagines from a specific user's album ...
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Online photo contest organizer

I have to organize the images for a small academic photo contest. Which tool would be the best? Between 100-200 images About 10 should be quickly compared and selected by a small jury (3/4 people) ...
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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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Photo management & cloud backups

My mother is a photo enthusiast and I have just discovered that her 300+ GB of photos have been saved in a disorganized manner without a backup solution. I work with computers for a living, but after ...
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Event Photography Display Software

I'm looking for software for displaying pictures taken at sports events so that customers can select photos to be printed on the day, this has to work in a disconnected scenario. Use case: the ...
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What is a good free program to open corrupted JPEG files?

Back story: I have about 15 photos (JPEG) that are corrupted files on a computer after accidentally deleting them on a SD. I have recovered them using Recuva, and tried File Repair to open the ...
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Android app to add latitude+longitude to an existing picture

I want to add coordinates to a picture that has been taken without GPS activated. Any app for this? Requirements: Runs on Android Add coordinates to EXIF data Select point on a zoomable/scrollable ...