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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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    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: Returning a Lithium ion Battery Minolta_7, Dec 8, 2019 at 4:24 PM
    6. AP Magazine Feedback & Suggestions

      Constructive suggestions, comments, feedback, and queries regarding Amateur Photographer magazine.
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      Latest: Missing AP John King, Dec 4, 2019
    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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    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: Free Music Resource for Your Projects Eric Matyas, Dec 10, 2019 at 12:07 PM
    9. Photographic Locations

      Let other AP forum community members know of Photogenic Locations, whether local to you or worldwide.
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      Latest: Anglesey In December steveandthedogs, Nov 28, 2019
    1. Introductions...

      New to the forum? Come on in and say "Hello!"
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      Latest: New member sam.spoons, Dec 4, 2019
    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: Publishing 'amended'public people photos Learning, Dec 11, 2019 at 7:31 PM
    3. The Lounge

      The last word in intelligent, erudite and eclectic conversation - well, almost!
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      Latest: General Election On The 12 December Terrywoodenpic, Dec 12, 2019 at 1:15 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: Cape Town & Table Mountain EightBitTony, Dec 9, 2019 at 8:25 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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    6. Forum Competitions and Themes

      A home for our own monthly competitions and themes
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      Latest: Monthly Theme: December 2019: Obscured RovingMike, Dec 12, 2019 at 7:58 AM
    7. The Games Room

      This is the place for all 'game' threads, long running 'status' threads, etc.
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      Latest: What you listening to? Dan S, Dec 12, 2019 at 1:02 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. 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: Sandisk 16gb Extreme Pro CF Capacity (D700) GeoffR, Dec 10, 2019 at 8:33 PM
    2. Lens Matters

      All things 'glass' related; lenses, filters, bellows, tubes, extensions, adaptors, etc...
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      Latest: Variable ND filters Chester AP, Dec 11, 2019 at 2:55 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: FTB shutter release cable Andrew Flannigan, Dec 11, 2019 at 9:50 AM
    5. Fujifilm Cameras

      A place to discuss Fujifilm cameras
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      Latest: Fuji X20 Terrywoodenpic, Dec 3, 2019
    6. Leica Camera Chat

      A place to discuss everything 'Leica'.
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      Latest: Recommended Leica Service CLA ? David Loxley, Dec 10, 2019 at 8:15 PM
    7. Nikon Chat

      Nikon users can discuss their gear here.
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      Latest: Nikon D300 Shutter Count John King, Dec 11, 2019 at 7:07 PM
    8. Olympus Chat

      Olympus users can discuss their gear here.
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      Latest: E-M5mk3 is here! RovingMike, Oct 17, 2019
    9. Panasonic Chat

      The place to talk about all camera related Panasonic gear.
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    10. Pentax Chat

      A place for Pentax users to discuss all things Pentax.
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    11. Sony Chat

      The place to discuss Sony gear. Incorporating Konica Minolta.
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      Latest: New A7r announced SXH, Oct 24, 2019
    12. Smartphone photography

      All about smartphone photography, camera-phones, accessories and apps
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      Latest: Samsung Galaxy A40 pics daft_biker, Jul 21, 2019
    13. Classic Models & Marques

      A place to discuss the intricacies of the ancient and the new. Incorporating Contax & Kyocera.
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    14. Other Brands & Accessories

      Discussions about other brands; Casio, Samsung, HP, Kodak, etc. Incorporating 'Branded Cameras'.
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      Latest: Sigma fp SXH, Oct 28, 2019
    1. Beginner's Corner

      New to photography or just need to ask the basics? Then fire away!
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    2. Digital Image Editing & Printing

      Capture - manipulation - scanning - printing
      Incorporating 'Digital Capture', 'Digital Darkroom', and 'Scanning & Printing'.
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      Latest: Serif Affinity Photo... Learning, Nov 25, 2019
    3. Everything Film

      Incorporating 'Traditional Capture', 'Traditional Darkroom', and 'Medium & Large Format'.
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      Latest: Black and White PeteRob, Dec 9, 2019 at 5:39 PM
    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: External Hard Drive Recommendations Mawkguc, Dec 7, 2019 at 10:53 PM