I have an iPhone 6s Plus, which has become pretty much my only camera for the last several months. I actually like it a lot and have been learning to get some photos out of it that I really like. However, I'd like to have more control over the camera settings than I get from the default app. Is there an app that does this well? [more inside]
Can Metafilter offer a plausible explanation of what is going on in this curious vintage photo of a group of women holding up a stained mattress and a pillow? [more inside]
I am starting a blog which will feature photographs taken by my boyfriend and myself. He is a professional video cameraman and also an excellent photographer but neither of us are stylists. Can you help with some prop and set up ideas? [more inside]
How/why is my Facebook profile pic turning up on emails I send from my Gmail account to Hotmail/Outlook? [more inside]
Narcissism filter: I love looking at pictures of me and my loved ones. I'd like to have more photos of my family up in the house but there are some snowflakey, silly issues... [more inside]
Help me find a photograph from the seventies or eighties of a space-suit-clad person climbing a martian mountain. [more inside]
Yet another WTF Mystery Photo! A friend of mine wants to know: "Anyone know where and when this picture was taken and who the girl is?" (I don't...)
Do you have the book, "The Other End of the Leash (Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs)" by Patricia McConnell? Can you look in or on your book and see if there is a photo credit for the cover photograph? [more inside]
I bought this photo at a yard sale today. The woman who sold it to me had no idea who the people in it are. She said she'd had the photo since 1960. It's clearly a lot older than that. What, if anything, can you tell me about it?
I got stuck on my first idea and now I can't think of alternative Xmas/winter/holiday card photo ideas featuring a baby and NYC. [more inside]
Help me find a better copy of a famous(?) desegregated school photo. You can see it here, on the left side of the second row from the bottom. [more inside]
Where can I find a print of this photo (nsfw), taken by Art Shay and featuring Simone de Beauvoir?
How can I look like the babe I am in my next passport-sized photograph? [more inside]
I read a true crime book some years back, I don't remember anything about the book except one story. My memory is hazy, but this is what I remember: some people were abducted in the USA. My memory tells me it was a mother and child/ren. I'm 99% certain it was an adult woman and at least one child even if they may not have been related. Now the very creepy part. Photos of these people were found in a public bathroom sometime later. In the photos the woman was tied up, perhaps a child was also in the photo I'm not sure. I'd like to verify if this story was indeed true or just made up by the author and I've tried googling many times without luck. I'm sure it has nothing to do with Harvey Glatman.
Where can I find free photos online that I can use to practice my Photoshop retouching? [more inside]
I'm looking for back story on a somewhat disturbing photograph which was circulating around the internet around 10-15 years ago. Trouble is, I no longer have a copy of the file, and can't find it. [more inside]
I'd like to photograph the interior of a run-down old building. I live in NYC. [more inside]
Is this picture from Time magazine photoshopped? To my eyes, that laser beam is just wrong. [more inside]
I don't take good pictures and I think it's putting a crimp in my style online-personal-wise. What can I do to get guys to meet me in person? [more inside]
Amateur photographers want to find aspens in New Mexico. [more inside]
I need to get rid of a bunch of photos. Can they be recycled? [more inside]
How can I display a very special photo? [more inside]
I accidentally deleted, in-camera, an important and unrepeatable picture. It was written to a sony memory stick pro in a sony cybershot dsc-p150 camera. Any way to retrieve it?
Photosearch: I'm looking for a photo from the 2003 NY blackout. It's of a single building that still had light due to having a fuel cell. It may be the Central Park police station (but maybe not) and it may have appeared in the NYT.
When did people start smiling for photographs? What is the oldest extant photograph of someone smiling (whether for the camera or incidentally)?
Is there a way to search for a photograph on line, not by caption, key words, etc. but by uploading a photo and then searching for that photo?
Is there a good place online to find lots of photos of past US Presidents? [more inside]