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If you were this photograph, where would you be, and who would have taken you?

LostArtFilter: Does this image sound familiar to anyone? It's a photograph of someone blowing into one end of a rolled up newspaper, and there is a bouquet of flowers emerging from the other end. I'm pretty sure the background is just white. [more inside]
posted by lizzicide on Jul 5, 2007 - 5 answers

Civil War balloon photography.

Are there any extant photographs taken from balloons during the American Civil War? [more inside]
posted by viewofdelft on May 22, 2007 - 7 answers

Kim Phuc video?

Is there video of Kim Phuc and the napalm attack as well as the world famous photograph? [more inside]
posted by oxala on Apr 21, 2007 - 9 answers

I know scrums don't always smell nice, but this was ridiculous.

I'm looking for a rather odd rugby-related photograph. [more inside]
posted by synecdoche on Mar 17, 2007 - 3 answers

How to display a very special photo

How can I display a very special photo? [more inside]
posted by pinksoftsoap on Jan 22, 2007 - 17 answers

Help me see a reindeer before Christmas (and save my career)!

Help me see a reindeer before Christmas (and save my career)! [more inside]
posted by dogsbody on Dec 13, 2006 - 19 answers

How old is this photo?

Approximately when was this photo taken, and for what purpose? [more inside]
posted by greatgefilte on Sep 24, 2006 - 7 answers

Help me archive my image files!

PC-based digital photographer here... Does anyone supplement camera RAW file archives with JPEGs, and/or use any specific browsing/cataloging apps to speed up library searches? [more inside]
posted by brianvan on Sep 6, 2006 - 9 answers

What's on Rimbaud's arm?

What's the story behind this accessory tied to young Rimbaud's arm?
posted by Aghast. on Sep 5, 2006 - 8 answers

Could My Dad Get Run Over by the Tank Man?

My dad wants me to modify the Tank Man photo on photoshop to apply to some local activism he's involved with. He's just informed me he wants to put it on a T-shirt. Could we get sued? [more inside]
posted by granted on Aug 10, 2006 - 28 answers

Help me find out about an ill remembered well known (oxymoron, I know) photograph.

Help me find out about an ill remembered well known (oxymoron, I know) photograph. [more inside]
posted by leafwoman on Jul 13, 2006 - 7 answers

Deleted photo crisis

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?
posted by londongeezer on Jun 9, 2006 - 11 answers

Chernobyl photographer

I'm looking for the name of a photographer who took up-close photos of the Chernobyl nuclear plant after the explosion in 1986. I believe that he is/was a Russian and probably died due to the radiation he received. [more inside]
posted by Raven13 on Apr 26, 2006 - 3 answers

Photograph Reproduction Methods

For many years I beat my self up because my photographs did not approach the quality that I saw in magazines. This stopped when I was assigned to repair and maintain an offset printing press. I saw the offset being a four color (five if you factor the brilliance of the paper) mechanical process while my photographs were being done in a single or three color chemical process. The printer told me that images that were to be offset rather that darkroom printed had to be slightly overexposed. When a chemically processed photograph was placed beside its' offset printed twin, they showed two very different images of an identical subject. Is a magazine photograph a true photograph or is it really something else? Can a magazine illustration accurately portray what a photograph from a negative looks like? Does this question exist with digital photography? Please discount duotone and tritone B&W printing. I have been trying to wrap my head around this for years and the question still troubles me.
posted by Raybun on Apr 2, 2006 - 12 answers

In search of photos of people aging

I'm looking for photos taken of people at various points in their lives, showing the effects of age on their appearance. Where can I find these? [more inside]
posted by teem on Mar 19, 2006 - 9 answers

NYC blackout photosearch

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.
posted by biffa on Nov 29, 2005 - 2 answers

Frame Building

Framing: I'd like to build my own frames - clean lines, nice wood, etc - for matted photographs. I'm not entirely unhandy, but I don't know much about construction or carpentry. What's the best way to learn? What are the essential tools I should consider buying? Are there books or other resources that will help me with this? [more inside]
posted by aladfar on Sep 21, 2005 - 12 answers

How old is the photographed smile?

When did people start smiling for photographs? What is the oldest extant photograph of someone smiling (whether for the camera or incidentally)?
posted by pracowity on Aug 27, 2005 - 17 answers

Searching the net for an uploaded photo

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?
posted by rabbus on Jun 25, 2005 - 13 answers

photographic inspiration

I'm looking for inspiration. The subject is band/musical artist photographs... not live images, but portraits and art shots that accompany articles and are used for band promotion. Can anyone recommend some photographers, websites or individual images for me to check out? (I already know about Annie Leibovitz, Anton Corbijn, Steve Gullick and Chris Buck, but feel free to point out particular shots by these artists that you admire anyhow.)
posted by xo on Apr 9, 2005 - 10 answers

Photography law question

Photography law question. I've tried to Google this, but the sheer volume of information makes it extremely hard to find an answer. [MI] [more inside]
posted by peep on Feb 1, 2005 - 18 answers

University Restaurant in Spain

I need to get a high-resolution (1 MB) photograph of any university restaurant in Spain for an article I'm writing. I had a contact fall through on me at the last minute and need something fast. I've searched some image data banks online and have drawn a blank. Anyway, I'd prefer something original, not stock. Any ideas? I thought about paying a student a bit of money to take a photograph. Problem is, I don't know any university students in Spain.
posted by hazyjane on Jul 30, 2004 - 5 answers

Photoshop CS Books for OSX

Photoshop CS (OSX) books for almost-beginners: I'm hearing good things on "Photoshop CS Bible" by Deke McClelland.
Photoshop CS (OSX, too) for professional photographers: I'm hearing good things on "Adobe Photoshop CS for Photographers: Professional Image Editor's Guide to the Creative Use of Photoshop" by Martin Evening.
Any other suggestions? thanks
posted by matteo on Apr 27, 2004 - 6 answers

Is there a good place online to find lots of photos of past US Presidents?

Is there a good place online to find lots of photos of past US Presidents? [more inside]
posted by Ignatius J. Reilly on Apr 7, 2004 - 4 answers

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