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Amateur Photographer

  1. Forum Notices

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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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    2. Weekly Poll

      Weekly photography related poll. REPLY ONLY!
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      Latest: Poll - Do you earn money from photography? Wheelu, Aug 27, 2016 at 7:53 PM
    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: Do all lenses have chromatic aberration? RogerMac, Aug 28, 2016 at 10:27 AM
    6. AP Magazine Feedback & Suggestions

      Constructive suggestions, comments, feedback, and queries regarding Amateur Photographer magazine.
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      Latest: DSLR v Mirrorless Learning, Aug 27, 2016 at 3:41 PM
    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: Great Dorset Steam Fair 25th-29th August. MJB, Aug 24, 2016 at 1:01 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: What's your opinion on this photographer? Craig20264, Aug 27, 2016 at 8:18 AM
    9. Photographic Locations

      Let other AP forum community members know of Photogenic Locations, whether local to you or worldwide.
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      Latest: Photography at Stanstead Airport 0lybacker, Aug 26, 2016 at 3:31 PM
    1. Introductions...

      New to the forum? Come on in and say "Hello!"
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      Latest: Hi there Jay007, Aug 28, 2016 at 3:31 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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      Latest: Do you think I can achieve the same results? RovingMike, Aug 28, 2016 at 12:59 PM
    3. The Lounge

      The last word in intelligent, erudite and eclectic conversation - well, almost!
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      Latest: Selling off the family silver... or not RovingMike, Aug 28, 2016 at 5:02 PM
    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: Random Euro trip re-edits SFTPhotography, Aug 28, 2016 at 4:56 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: The Relic Challenge gray1720, Aug 28, 2016 at 10:08 AM
    6. Forum Competitions and Themes

      A home for our own monthly competitions and themes
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      Latest: August Theme - Abstract miked, Aug 28, 2016 at 1:41 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 Trannifan, Aug 28, 2016 at 8:39 AM
    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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      Latest: My new portfolio site Ffolrord, Aug 21, 2016
    9. Forum Feedback, Suggestions and Questions

      Constructive suggestions, comments, feedback and questions regarding the AP site & forum...
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      Latest: How much to charge?? PeteRob, Aug 22, 2016 at 6:29 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: Canon cashback misery SXH, Aug 28, 2016 at 4:23 PM
    2. Lens Matters

      All things 'glass' related; lenses, filters, bellows, tubes, extensions, adaptors, etc...
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      Latest: Nikon 18-200 -v- Tamron 70-300 nimbus, Aug 27, 2016 at 8:17 PM
    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: Canon 5DMk4 AGW, Aug 28, 2016 at 4:47 PM
    5. Fujifilm Cameras

      A place to discuss Fujifilm cameras
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      Latest: Battery chargers Done_rundleCams, Aug 6, 2016
    6. Leica Camera Chat

      A place to discuss everything 'Leica'.
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      Latest: Do I let go or keep nimbus, Jun 14, 2016
    7. Nikon Chat

      Nikon users can discuss their gear here.
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      Latest: Nikon EM 50mm E Series lens compatability NikonF6, Aug 28, 2016 at 10:38 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: Lumix GX 8 Mark101, Aug 10, 2016
    10. Pentax Chat

      A place for Pentax users to discuss all things Pentax.
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      Latest: K-70 Done_rundleCams, Jul 11, 2016
    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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      Latest: iPhone query pixelpuffin, Aug 20, 2016
    13. Classic Models & Marques

      A place to discuss the intricacies of the ancient and the new. Incorporating Contax & Kyocera.
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      Latest: A Crown Graphic Question Fishboy, Aug 28, 2016 at 2:38 PM
    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: Camera Decisions LesTele, Aug 27, 2016 at 9:35 PM
    2. Digital Image Editing & Printing

      Capture - manipulation - scanning - printing
      Incorporating 'Digital Capture', 'Digital Darkroom', and 'Scanning & Printing'.
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      Latest: What A3+ Photo Printer Should I Buy? Andrew Flannigan, Aug 28, 2016 at 11:41 AM
    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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