What is metadata? Metadata is information about a photograph that is added after the pixels are captured. The first is the EXIF (Exchangable Image File format) that adds the camera, manufacturer, focal length, GPS, exposure, and sometimes, depending on the camera, the owner's name and copyright. EXIF metadata is added by the camera immediately after the pixels are recorded. Other forms of metadata are added by the photographer. These include IPTC (International Press Telecommunications Council) and XMP (eXtensible Metadata Platform). IPTC was … [Read more...] about Do You Add Metadata to Your Photos? If Not, Why Not?
It's that time of the week. We're working up new tutorials and articles and we'd like to know more about you the readers of Photofocus. This week is a simple one, about shooting modes on your camera. … [Read more...] about Poll: What’s Your Favorite Shooting Mode?
What genres of specialty photography do you enjoy? We're looking at adding some more educational content. Feel free to vote for multiple categories and add more in the comments. http://polldaddy.com/poll/9005407/ … [Read more...] about Question of the Week – Specialty Photography
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At Photofocus we like to know more about our readers. It helps us match up the perfect tutorials and reviews for you. This week, we'd like to know what format your next camera purchase is going to be. … [Read more...] about Question of the Week | Your Next Camera
It's been a while since we did a poll - especially on this issue. Many people seem to be content to keep their images on their computers. How about you? Please answer this question based on what you DO - not what you plan to do, wish you did or haven't gotten around to doing :) Thanks! ________ Sponsored by the Amazon Digital SLR Store - Cameras, lenses, accessories and everything else. … [Read more...] about Print Poll
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We'd like to find out what sort of things you want us to cover on Photofocus.com, so we created a poll. We realize this poll may not include every topic you'd like to see. This is a starting point. Please provide us with only one answer to the poll question. We recognize that this is an imperfect way to approach the question. Thanks. … [Read more...] about What Should We Cover on Photofocus.com?
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The results of the last poll are in. It's Lightroom by a hair, followed by Aperture, then iPhoto. In fact, nearly three quarters of the almost 2000 respondents picked one of the big three. Fourth goes to OTHER, followed by Bridge and the rest of the gang. The next poll is "Are You A Pro?" You'll have a week to answer. The poll is designed to allow only one vote per computer. … [Read more...] about Poll Results – How Do You Manage Your Photo Library?