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Amateur Photographer

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    1. Forum Notices & Announcements

      Guidelines, notices, announcements, stickies, etc.
      Please read before posting and check for any updates. Thank you. READ ONLY.
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    1. Guess the Date/Guess the Camera Competition

      A place to discuss the guess the date and guess the camera competitions, and add your entries.
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      Latest: Guess The Camera - COMPETITION (13 Feb 2016) Craig20264, Apr 28, 2016 at 6:30 PM
    2. Weekly Poll

      Weekly photography related poll. REPLY ONLY!
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    3. News - Discussion

      A place to discuss AP News stories. REPLY ONLY!
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    4. Amateur Photographer Of the Year (APOY)

      A place to discuss the Amateur Photographer Of the Year competition. Get help for ideas, picking pictures and chat about the winners. REPLY ONLY!
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    5. Help Team

      General photographic queries? Many of our forum members are able to offer advice.
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      Latest: Wide Angle Lens Help for a total beginner Benchista, Apr 30, 2016 at 9:00 AM
    6. AP Magazine Feedback & Suggestions

      Constructive suggestions, comments, feedback, and queries regarding Amateur Photographer magazine.
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    7. Forthcoming Events

      Tell other members about forthcoming events and photo opportunities. Alternatively, or additionally, post on the Events Calendar.

      Paid-for events may be removed without notice.

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      Latest: Lewis Baltz - Stills, Edinburgh 0lybacker, Apr 29, 2016 at 9:19 PM
    8. Web Sites of Interest

      A place to point other forum members to photographically interesting web sites you've come across.
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      Latest: Check out my website EightBitTony, Apr 30, 2016 at 6:30 AM
    9. Photographic Locations

      Let other AP forum community members know of Photogenic Locations, whether local to you or worldwide.
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    1. Introductions...

      New to the forum? Come on in and say "Hello!"
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      Latest: Hello from india Roger Hicks, Apr 25, 2016 at 1:55 PM
    2. Talking Pictures

      For discussions on, about, and referencing photography; the art of, the proponents of, the love of photographs - not kit, nor technology, but technique, styles, genres, historical and contemporary.
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    3. The Lounge

      The last word in intelligent, erudite and eclectic conversation - well, almost!
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      Latest: What a dreary place this is. DaveS, May 1, 2016 at 12:21 AM
    4. Appraisal Gallery

      Post images (not links) for appraisal. Be prepared for comment, critique, and re-visioning of images. How many images to post? Less is more. Please read the 'Sticky' at the head of the forum prior to posting.
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      Latest: Lazing on a sunny afternoon.. nimbus, Apr 30, 2016 at 11:20 PM
    5. Exhibition Lounge

      Post images for content-related discussion - NOT technical/artistic critique. Please read the Sticky at the head of the forum prior to posting.
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      Latest: Today in Rochdale steveandthedogs, Apr 30, 2016 at 11:11 PM
    6. Forum Competitions and Themes

      A home for our own monthly competitions and themes
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      Latest: New Forum comp April: Theme "Angles" Zou, Apr 30, 2016 at 7:55 PM
    7. The Games Room

      This is the place for all 'game' threads, long running 'status' threads, etc.
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      Latest: Word Association Game IvorETower, Apr 28, 2016 at 7:19 PM
    8. Personal Portfolio Sites

      A place for community contributors to point others to their personal online portfolios. This is NOT the place for image appraisal/critique.
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    9. Forum Feedback, Suggestions and Questions

      Constructive suggestions, comments, feedback and questions regarding the AP site & forum...
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      Latest: How Do I Delete An Account? Jason Crest, Apr 30, 2016 at 6:14 PM
    10. FirstViews [Archive]

      The AP Forum's 1st of the month picture project. A 'straight-out-the-camera' archive of the day.
      Project closed - read only.
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    1. General Equipment Chat & Advice

      All about camera equipment, accessories, kit, gear, trinkets and gadgets.
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      Latest: Use of Tilt/Shift lenses Malcolm_Stewart, May 1, 2016 at 12:52 AM
    2. Lens Matters

      All things 'glass' related; lenses, filters, bellows, tubes, extensions, adaptors, etc...
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      Latest: Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM (Art) dangie, Apr 30, 2016 at 11:58 AM
    3. User Reviews

      Post your reviews of kit you've used - current and historical. Please read forum sticky before posting.
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    4. Canon Conflab

      A place for users of Canon gear to chat.
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      Latest: Magic Lantern Grierson, Apr 29, 2016 at 1:40 PM
    5. Fujifilm Cameras

      A place to discuss Fujifilm cameras
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      Latest: Latest Fuji play Done_rundleCams, Apr 17, 2016
    6. Leica Camera Chat

      A place to discuss everything 'Leica'.
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      Latest: A Leica for 1€ Zou, Apr 28, 2016 at 12:16 PM
    7. Nikon Chat

      Nikon users can discuss their gear here.
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      Latest: (Continuous) Autofocus Woes Craig20264, Apr 30, 2016 at 10:26 AM
    8. Olympus Chat

      Olympus users can discuss their gear here.
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    9. Panasonic Chat

      The place to talk about all camera related Panasonic gear.
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      Latest: FZ1000 AEL use tijc, Apr 26, 2016 at 12:55 PM
    10. Pentax Chat

      A place for Pentax users to discuss all things Pentax.
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      Latest: K-1 RAW files and ACR Monobod, Apr 30, 2016 at 10:23 PM
    11. Sony Chat

      The place to discuss Sony gear. Incorporating Konica Minolta.
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    12. Smartphone photography

      All about smartphone photography, camera-phones, accessories and apps
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    13. Classic Models & Marques

      A place to discuss the intricacies of the ancient and the new. Incorporating Contax & Kyocera.
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      Latest: OM2n ebay help! 0lybacker, Apr 23, 2016
    14. Other Brands & Accessories

      Discussions about other brands; Casio, Samsung, HP, Kodak, etc. Incorporating 'Branded Cameras'.
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    1. Beginner's Corner

      New to photography or just need to ask the basics? Then fire away!
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      Latest: in need of help with settings RogerMac, Apr 26, 2016 at 8:20 PM
    2. Digital Image Editing & Printing

      Capture - manipulation - scanning - printing
      Incorporating 'Digital Capture', 'Digital Darkroom', and 'Scanning & Printing'.
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      Latest: Lightroom Lens Profile Question PeteRob, Apr 30, 2016 at 7:56 PM
    3. Everything Film

      Incorporating 'Traditional Capture', 'Traditional Darkroom', and 'Medium & Large Format'.
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    4. Colour or Not

      Incorporating 'Colour Photography' and 'Monochrome Photography'
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    5. Computer Related Help & Discussion

      Discuss computers, peripherals, and software; problems, hints, tips, recommendations & queries...
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      Latest: Windows 10 - not, a cautionary tale part 2 PhotoEcosse, Apr 26, 2016 at 10:35 PM