Questions tagged [photography]

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

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Smartphone camera app that take square photographs [closed]

Can someone recommend a smartphone camera app that takes square photographs? The preview window (a.k.a. viewfinder) may be either: a square, or an oblong rectangle with square guides It is better ...
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How can I rename photos using EXIF data?

I have nearly a million photos taken with a variety of cameras across a decade or so and have finally embarked on the massive task of organisation. To automate this somewhat, I'm looking for software (...
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Offline app for creating video highlights (photo slideshow and music)

There are plenty of mobile applications that allow to pick the most important images out of an album and create a short video with fancy background music and transitions (HTC Zoe for example). ...
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Software to create a physical photo album for a portfolio

My wife is a Pastry Chef, and I would like to create a portfolio with photos of the pastries that she has created so far, so she can show it to potential employers. Can someone recommend me a ...
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Is there an iOS application to search photos near my location?

I was trying to find photos near my location, maybe the ones related to particular keywords or tags, also wanted to be able to do this from my mobile device. It would be great if it allows to search ...
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Android app which scans while camera moves

Is there an app which can scan image/text while you move camera along of paper (like real scanner does) ? OCR is not necessary. I want be able to get a single long photo of scanned surface. In a ...
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Maintaining and printing an employee picture gallery

My wife is in charge of maintaining the teachers' handbook (a collection of useful documents, forms, relevant laws etc. for teachers) at her school. One item in that handbook is a picture gallery with ...
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Photography Community Database

I have been planning a photography community site where; Users can easily register and upload photos (maybe integrate with Facebook and other social media logins). Users can comment/like. The site ...
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Photo/Image distribution system

I work for a fashion company. We deal with many, many photos in various stages of release. Are there any commercial systems which handle the distribution of photos to various endpoints? These ...
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Taking unblurry pictures with Parkinson on Android

I am looking for an Android application that would allow a user with Parkinson to take unblurry pictures. Gratis is better but not necessary.
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Google Photos alternative

I am looking for a Google Photos alternative because I don't really like the tag system. Problem I cannot organize photos nicely using albums I can only add photos to albums but I cannot move photos ...
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iOS photo viewing app that allows me to manually organize the order of images

The default photos app in iOS is organized by date of capture. The ability exists to create custom albums, but the images are sorted by the time that you added the image to the album. I am looking for ...
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Photo editing app with Instagram like filters for Android

I basically want Instagram filters on Android, without Instagram cropping my pictures. Essentially it needs the following effects: Brightness Contrast Saturation Highlights/lowlights Structure And ...
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Software to apply instagram like filters on Windows

I want a simple photo editing software for Windows, that will allow me to apply Instagram like filters - brightness, contrast, saturation, structure, highlights, etc. I don't mind paying up to about ...
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Software to cut out rectangular photos from a scan [duplicate]

I will be scanning a lot of pictures (regular family pictures, none of them will overlap, the scanner is decent, but not professional quality, they won't be alligned 100%) and I want the scanned ...
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Linux photo manager with easy print ordering

Is there a photo manager for Linux that makes it easy to order prints in any of the following ways? Via an upload plugin for some photo retailer. By tagging the files for printing and exporting the ...
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Software to make Photo Video maker with music?

Well, i want to make a video for my dad on his birthday. I want to make a video and save it, which will play a background song and flash photos with transitions (ex fade, slide in). It should allow ...
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Sun positions app for Android

I am looking for an Android app that can tell me where the sun will be in the sky. This is useful for photography, as I can avoid shooting towards the sun, and figure out where shadows will be. The ...
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Mobile app for remote control from a computer to take photos and save them on the computer

I want to use a mobile phone to capture images and transfer them to my computer to create a stop motion animation. On the mobile phone I have access to iphone, android or windows phone. The ...
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Media server (DLNA) which works with Picasa database

I have an enormous collection of family photos which resides on a network share on home network. I connect to it with Picasa whose own metadata database is also on that share. Local Picasa is mapped ...
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Time-lapse Windows desktop wallpaper

Years ago -- probably last century, haha -- I used a little app for Windows that would synchronize with the system clock and set the desktop wallpaper to the appropriate image from a set of time lapse ...
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Recommendations for a free iPhone photo editing app?

Just looking to do very basic stuff. Adjust brightness, write/type on a photo, that kinda stuff. I hate going to those clicky-linky sites because it always takes you in circles while making money off ...
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IOS app like Flic and Cleen but for imported images

I have a huge photo archive from my DSLR days. Now I want to clean up those since there are lots of junk and same photos. I dont have time to do it at home so I want to do it while I commute to work, ...
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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'd ...
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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 ...