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Practice of creating pictures about some events in ones life.

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Where is this photo of a group of hikers taken? Is it really in the Ural?

With this story on tutu.ru on the Kvarkush plateau in the Ural comes this photo with the filename ural-4.jpg: Source: tutu.ru. It doesn't look like the Ural to me — on other photos of the Kvarkush ...
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Schengen Visa Photo requirement - conflict

I visited Schengen visa photo requirement on their official website. I found the photo size to be 35–40mm in width. On some other websites, I have seen the photo requirement to be 35 - 45 mm , 32 - ...
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Is taking photos prohibited at airports of Taiwan except those in Taipei?

I found the following information on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation: Дополнительные рекомендации с учетом особенностей страны Во всех аэропортах ...
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Is it allowed to photograph airport customs signs from the baggage claim area?

Three days ago at Bergen Airport I warned my cousin not to take pictures at the baggage claim, since the baggage claim in Bergen Airport is really close to the custom signs. However, he took a picture ...
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How to ensure tripod/camera safety when using remote [closed]

I'll be travelling solo to Paris for business in December. I often use a tripod to take some artsy shots whilst I am travelling, but always with myself stood next to it taking photos of others. This ...
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Where's this picture of a glacial moraine in autumn taken?

This picture's from r/autumn. I searched with Google Images but no result! Is there a geographical term for this landscape? Can I access this by private automobile?
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Is it possible to request hand inspection of photographic film in Indian airports?

Per What is the best way to carry photographic film when travelling?, when traveling with photographic film, it's best to pack it in hand luggage and request hand inspection of undeveloped film. In ...
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Trading or selling personal camera equipment while temporarily in the US

I made arrangements with a large camera store to personally bring from outside the US my personal camera equipment for sale or trade. At US Immigration pre clearance from Bermuda I was not permitted ...
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My face in my Japan visa is different because of my wisdom tooth extraction

I'm worried about my photo in my Japan visa that was recently been printed. We applied last December 2018 with a bump of my face. My mother wanted to apply already so i quickly take a photo while my ...
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Photo older than 6 months uploaded in DS-160 [duplicate]

I uploaded a picture older than 6 months during my DS-160 application. I used the same picture of a previous Visa application, that had been already cropped with the online tool and so I tought it ...
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Where was this picture taken (screensaver on LG Oled TV)?

Can someone please tell me where this picture was taken?
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Is it possible to take a photo of Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) from an airplane window?

I see sometimes photos of the Elizabeth Tower allegedly taken from an airplane window. Here are just two of them taken from Instagram account loves_bigben. Do passenger airplanes really fly such low ...
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How to look for a photography “fixer” in Brazil?

I'm a non-professional photographer looking to visit Rio and possibly Sao Paulo, I'm interested in shooting the life in the favellas but understand that it is a rather risky proposition in terms of ...
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What traffic interchange does this picture show?

I found this attractive picture from http://www.cowen.com/reports/exploring-the-future-of-transportation/ and wondered what interchange it's based on. It's perfectly symmetrical so the creator ...
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Getting identity photos in the UK

How can I get an identity photo (eg for passports or other kinds of official documents, such as foreign visas) in the UK? In France, for instance, there is the Photomaton group, which has booths in ...
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Vietnam e-visa photo requirements

I started applying for a Vietnam e-visa and it requires "foreigners' passport data page image and photograph (straight looking without glasses)". The example images given are: the data page, and a ...
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Where is the photo for the outlook sign in page taken? [duplicate]

I would like to know where the photo of the Outlook.com sign in page was taken. Any ideas?
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Vantage points in Buenos Aires for photos

Are there any publicly accessible tall buildings in Buenos Aires that are good for views & photos? And hopefully pleasant to visit otherwise too. :) Including (or linking to) opening hours & ...
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Are Australian 35x45mm passport photos accepted for Chinese visas? [duplicate]

The Chinese embassy in Australia publishes a very strict set of guidelines regarding acceptable passport photos. They vary subtly but distinctly from the rules for regular passport photos in ...
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Where was this photo taken (screensaver on LG Oled TV)?

Can someone please tell me where this picture of a church on an Alpine lake was taken?
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How can I replace an Indian passport while residing in USA? [closed]

I’m currently on my F-1 student visa in the US. I am a citizen of India. While traveling to another state, one TSA officer told me to replace it because it has a washed out photo, or I’ll have ...
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Iceland in March or April? [closed]

As a photographer, I'm debating visiting Iceland in mid-March v. mid-April with the hope of seeing the Northern Lights. I understand the roads are likely to be clearer in April, but the nights are ...
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Where on Earth is this Win10 lock screen image from, with a stone town in a rock crevice? [duplicate]

I'm wondering where the place in the above photo is. I'd love to learn more about it! On my copy of Windows 10 Home there are links that share more info about photos, but on this PC with Windows 10 ...
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Photoshoot in Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove

I was wondering if someone knows whether doing photoshoots in Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove is allowed or requires payment and permission. We are travelling in the UK and wanted to do our engagement ...
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Where's this landscape with a stream and rocks in Canada, from TourRadar's Canada Video?

Source: 10 mins 21 s juncture.
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Photographing federal buildings in Australia?

There are some amazing federal buildings in Australia, with their own unique designs. However, a friend was saying he had no idea what he was photographing in Sydney and took a photo of the Federal ...
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Where was this stock photo taken?

It's one of the background choices for Linux Mint. I tried doing a reverse Google image search and found this website, but it doesn't say where it was taken.
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Can I visit Poveglia island in Venice lagoon? [closed]

I would like to visit Poveglia plague island in Venice lagoon to take some pictures and get in touch with its grim and dark atmosphere. But recently on website atlasobscura.com there was in ...
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Where can I find high, unobstructed night time views of Tokyo?

As the title says, I'm looking for a place in the city that's open to the public at night and that's high enough to be able to see a big part of the city at night. Are there any hotels or accessible ...
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Where can I take the photos of Warsaw Skyline at night?

Where can I take the photos of Warsaw Skyline at night? I know that this is taken somewhere from across Vistula river. But can you tell me from which location I should try?
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Can I use a telephoto lens during takeoff or landing?

This question seems the state that it is usually okay to use a camera during takeoff and landing, as long as you've turned off the wifi, etc. If I'm in a window seat, can I use a large telephoto lens,...
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Photographable location from “Gangnam Style” music video

What location, if any, from the music video of Gangnam Style is visitable and photographable by ordinary tourists? Visiting and photographing the place shouldn't be regarded as unacceptable or ...
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What rights to photography exist at UK airports?

Recently while flying into the UK at Stansted Airport, I took a picture of a sign in the arrivals area pre-customs clearance. (The context is that when I travel, I like to take pictures of signs that ...
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Where in Italy was this 1945 picture taken?

Would like to know where this pic was shot from please. Its my dad taken during World War II 1945, in Italy. Thank You.
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Flying with lots of photo gear [closed]

I have a flight from Europe to US (with connection in Zurich) next week and need to take a lot of photo gear with me: three cameras (DSLR, SLR and a medium format), a number of lenses for them, a ...
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Windows 10 wallpaper background (Spring)

I saw this lovely photo on my windows 10 lock screen but I couldn't figure out its location. Clicking the "like what you see" button in the top right corner of the screen does not provide me any ...
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Is it possible to see Sydney Tower from Norah Head?

There's an urban myth / story that you can see the tower from Norah head. One website claims to have a photo of it but it's hard to know if it's photoshopped and the comments certainly seem to argue ...
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Are DSLR cameras permitted in NY & DC tourist attractions?

I'm travelling to NY and Washington D.C. in the near future and am contemplating which camera to bring. I've noticed that many of the museums and tourist attractions have lengthy lists of prohibitied ...
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How close must passport and face match? [duplicate]

When I went to Turkey, I was warned that my beard would make police think I was a member of a group that is "not popular" with the authorities. So I removed it. I was glad I did, because in ...
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Usually snow in northern Slovenia in mid-March?

I am very excited to visit Slovenia, particularly the Julian Alps. As a photographer I like to preview the places to make a mental image of the photos to take. I would like to know the weather in mid-...
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Safety when photographing Washington DC during the wee hours

So I know that many people go to DC to take pictures as well as visit museums. Unlike others, I plan to be up early and catch the sunrise for the National Mall and be around that area early (5-6AM) ...
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What coast or river-adjacent city is in this photo?

Can anyone identify the city in this picture? It appears to be along a coast or a body of water.
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Shrine Photography

I was visiting a shrine in Tokyo and I took a picture of the front of the shrine. After I got back home and reviewed the pictures, I noticed that there was a small "No photography" sign tucked away ...
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Can photographs be taken in Istanbul as of August/September 2016?

I'd like to go visit Istanbul in one of the next weeks; I'm not scared by it (I mean, things can happen anywhere), just concerned about possible consequences of taking photos. I've heard a few third-...
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Can I sell the photographs I take on a tourist visa?

I'm a hobbyist photographer that enjoys traveling (combines very well, I can assure you). Usually I just post the pictures I take on social media, but I'm also considering selling some of the better ...
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How can you enjoy nature, when it looks better in photographs than in person? [closed]

My grandparents acknowledge technology's ability to distort and exaggerate pictures. Yet they still feel hoodwinked by (second-rate) reality compared to first-rate images. What can they do or improve? ...
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Evening landing (or take-off) pictured on photo

Can someone help me by identifying where is this picture taken? I understand that it might be little bit challenging to identify a city only by its evening-lights pattern. However, I imagine that ...
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Is there an area in Los Angeles that is known for selling used photography equipment?

Some big cities (Paris, Tokyo) have a street or neighborhood with a concentration of camera and photography equipment stores. Is there such an area in Los Angeles ? To be specific I'm not looking ...
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Can I take a tripod on board in my hand luggage? [closed]

I would like to know if a camera tripod (let's say not the biggest one, 40-50 cm folded) can be taken on board inside hand luggage, or it has to be put into the aircraft hold? Is there any problem ...
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Why are flight attendants prohibited from taking pictures with passengers?

After the gate was open and flight attendants were standing idly waiting for the signal for boarding, I (young man, well-dressed) politely asked a flight attendant if I could take a picture with her ...