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Are questions about videography on-topic?

According to What topics can I ask about here?, it seems that the answer is yes, though not explicit. However, when browsing the front page I have a feeling that this site is more about technical ...
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Can I ask for beginner resources?

I'm looking for a book, website, or video series that will teach a novice how to correctly use a professional grade camera. Would that be on topic?
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Should we limit the scope of ffmpeg questions that we cover?

I have noticed we get an extremely high number of ffmpeg questions on this site. I'm wondering if this is the best place for them. My initial thought had been that ffmpeg works with video, so why ...
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Is Source Film Maker on-topic?

Hello producers of animated pictures! I see that your website is mostly about the production about animated picture of the captured-from-honest-to-goodness-reality kind and wonder if you also care ...
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Merging with Social Sound Design - Now In Progress!

Update This is now happening, please read the linked meta post on Sound Design SE. If you do not have an account on Sound Design SE, please make one now. We have an interesting opportunity to migrate ...
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Should we add the other professional A/V related diciplines to the site?

We currently cover Audio and Video, but this leaves out the somewhat closely related fields of Lighting and Stage Pyrotechnics. The argument for pyrotechnics might be harder to make, but lighting is ...
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Are questions on audio monitoring/security systems for the home on-topic?

I'd like some advice on what direction to take for a noob with building a DIY system for Audio monitoring a home (Good quality audio, pickups in several rooms, 100% recording and ability to listen ...
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Clarifying AVP versus DSP in the FAQ

It came up in conversation that the distinction is not entirely clear between DSP.Stackexchange, the site for technical DSP discussion, and AVP.Stackexchange, this site, which is focused on recording ...
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Are non-production video and audio questions on topic here?

We've been getting a few questions lately that are audio and video related, but aren't primarily about audio and video production. I'm talking about questions like: What should I look for in good ...
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Are performance questions on-topic?

I'm referring to questions like How to make an actor cry. The audio equivalent would be "How do I get a vocalist to have that voice-cracking sad sound?", which would be off-topic here and on-topic at ...
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Are lighting questions on topic?

I am a software developer and have had stackoverflow as a favourite since the start. I am also involvde in lighting productions (live, theater, disco, architectural, ...) and would love to have a ...
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Are ""how-do-I-make-this-sound" questions on-topic here?

I frequently find myself wondering how a particular sound is produced. Frequently, these are synthesized or sampled sounds that I hear in some recording and enjoy, but sometimes it's a particular ...
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Home stereo speakers

I have a pair of stereo speakers, one of which has a rattle in it. I've had the speakers for many years, and would like to fix the problem if possible. Unfortunately, these aren't studio or PA gear. ...
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Proposal to add video to this site

We think this site needs an expansion in scope to survive, as previously discussed in Is the scope of this site too narrow? How would you feel about merging with Video and Film Production ...
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Merging with other proposals for musicians?

This question is a duplicate of this question on guitars.SE, and of course completely on topic on both sites. In my opinion, that is an example of how these micro sites for musicians are a mistake. ...
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Are equipment repair questions on-topic?

I noticed this question had 2 off-topic close votes. In my mind this is a fairly significant part of an audio engineer's duties. If you look at other communities like the rec.audio.pro group there ...
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Is the scope of this site too narrow?

We've had a few questions about audio processing that have felt perhaps slightly tangential to Audio Recording and Production to me, such as the topics about how to recognize notes, keys, tempo etc. ...
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Live audio production as well?

Reading the definition of the site, it seems very focused. I'd like to propose that we allow questions regarding live sound as well. While it doesn't have to be the focus of the site, I'd hate to ...
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Video editing and production questions

I would assume by the name of this site that video editing questions are off-topic, but I couldn't find anything discussed in the comments or sample questions of the proposal on Area 51. Whether they'...
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