Photography Forum

    1. TPF News & Announcements

      Information on changes, updates, or general news related to TPF.
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      SCraig Latest: Official upgrade issue thread! SCraig, Sep 21, 2014 at 3:19 PM
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    2. Articles of Interest

      A collection of informative articles submitted by TPF members.
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    3. Welcomes and Introductions

      If you are new to the site, please take a moment and introduce yourself! This is a good section to break the ice and meet our very friendly community! If you have questions on how to use the site, this is also the place to ask.
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    1. The Photo Challenge

      Our most popular photo contest, with a new theme each month!
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      Forkie Latest: perfectly imperfect Forkie, Sep 19, 2014 at 8:53 AM
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    2. TPF Photo of the Month

      A less formal contest than the TPF Challenge - nominate your favorite image every month, choosing new images posted by our talented pool of members!
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      Designer Latest: September POTM Nomination Thread Designer, Sep 19, 2014 at 5:52 PM
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    1. Photography Beginners' Forum

      Don’t be shy. Use one of the forums in the - Photo Galleries - Photos submitted by members for general display or critique - section of TPF if you want C&C improvement tips on some of the photos you have taken. For equipment specific questions, use one of the forums in the Camera Forum section of TPF. Brushing up on some of the basics? The Beginner's forum is for asking basic technical photographic questions about things like shutter speed, aperture, ISO, white balance, metering modes, focusing modes.
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      480sparky Latest: Having trouble with RAW files 480sparky, Sep 21, 2014 at 9:39 PM
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    2. Beyond the Basics

      Have you been at photography for awhile? This is the forum for more advanced discussion of photography, such as exposure methods, lighting, HDR, and other techniques and controls!
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      Scatterbrained Latest: Output Sharpening Scatterbrained, Sep 21, 2014 at 10:24 PM
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    3. Photo Assignments & Technical Challenges

      If you are looking to sharpen your technical skills, or just enjoy participating in group assignments - this is the place for you! Join other members in themed assignments, or start your own!
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    4. Photographic Discussions

      A place to discuss what photography means to you: your influences, ethical challenges, abstract ideas, and other non-technical matters about photography and photographers.
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      480sparky Latest: Iowa Photographers featured on local show 480sparky, Sep 21, 2014 at 1:39 PM
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    1. Photography Equipment & Products

      General discussions for all Camera Gear, Camera Equipment, Camera products and more. Talk about the latest photographic headlines and read - or give - product reviews. Also get advice on what equipment to purchase and get opinions from others about various products.
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      D-B-J Latest: ND filters for landscapes? D-B-J, Sep 21, 2014 at 8:35 PM
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    2. Lighting and Hardware

      General Discussions for all camera Lighting and Hardware.
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    3. Cell Phone Cameras & Camera Phones

      General discussions for all things related to Camera Phones, cell phone cameras, phone camera accessories, camera apps, mobile phone mounts and more!
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      FuriousSam Latest: Photos Taken With A Cell Phone FuriousSam, Sep 20, 2014 at 10:48 PM
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    4. Mirrorless Cameras

      Discussions for Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Cameras (MILC)
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      JoL Latest: Buying an OM-D EM-1, what to consider? JoL, Sep 21, 2014 at 3:48 PM
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    5. Canon

      Discussions for all Canon Cameras including Digital, DSLR, Point&Shoot, Bridge Cameras and more. (Canon Forum)
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      tirediron Latest: Need help! tirediron, Sep 21, 2014 at 10:53 PM
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    6. Nikon

      Discussions for all Nikon Cameras including Digital, DSLR, Point&Shoot, Nikon Bridge Cameras and more. (Nikon Forum)
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      480sparky Latest: D7100 buffer slows down after 3 raws 480sparky, Sep 21, 2014 at 11:11 PM
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    7. Pentax

      Discussions for all Pentax Cameras including Digital, DSLR, Point&Shoot, and more. (Pentax Forum)
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    8. Sony

      Discussions for all Sony Cameras including Digital, DSLR, Point&Shoot, Sony Bridge Cameras and more. (Sony Forum)
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      BGeise Latest: New A88 and A99mkii BGeise, Sep 17, 2014 at 11:14 AM
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    1. The Aspiring Professionals Forum

      A forum for those who need information on the challenges and rewards of going professional or who have recently turned pro! Do you want guidance from current working pros? This is the place! Discuss equipment needs, developing business plans and more!
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      dandylion Latest: Upcoming Exhibition - Help! dandylion, Sep 21, 2014 at 8:39 AM
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    2. General Shop Talk

      Already in business? This is the place for you. Discuss marketing, pricing, legal issues and other ideas relating to the business of photography.
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    3. Commercial/Product photography

      Share your commercial & product photographs here.
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    4. The Professional Gallery

      This is a Gallery for our working photographers! Show off your latest wedding, portraiture, or any work you've done for your clients.
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      shak Latest: Know Ireland part 1 shak, Sep 19, 2014 at 4:05 PM
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    1. Film Discussion and Q & A

      Questions or comments about film photography belong here! Plus, discussions and how-to’s on various films, film cameras and other analog-based products.
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      480sparky Latest: Can anyone date this film? 480sparky, Sep 21, 2014 at 9:08 PM
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    2. Collector's Corner

      A place to discuss the collection of classic cameras and related equipment.
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      gsgary Latest: Probably selling these eventually gsgary, Sep 21, 2014 at 6:17 AM
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    3. Alternative Techniques & Photo Gallery

      Take a walk on the alternative side...view photos and get information on techniques for image transfers, film infrared, pinholes and more! Using a classic film camera? Post your photos here!
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    4. The Darkroom

      Discussion on developing, printing, and working in the dark!
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      Josh66 Latest: Quick film question Josh66, Sep 1, 2014
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    1. Digital Discussion & Q&A

      Questions or comments on all things digital! Discussion and advice on the latest techniques, plus all digital-related products.
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      Borad Latest: Lossless vs lossy raw format for big zooms Borad, Sep 20, 2014 at 8:18 PM
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    2. Graphics Programs and Photo Gallery

      A place to show off your post processing skills, with explanations on how you achieved the results, including specialty images such as HDR. Share information and techniques using Adobe's Photoshop and other popular graphics software.
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    3. HDR Discussions

      High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI or just HDR) is a set of techniques that allows a greater dynamic range of luminances between light and dark areas of a scene.
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      astroNikon Latest: Bracketing & Mirror Lockup astroNikon, Sep 18, 2014 at 1:02 PM
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    1. DSLR Video Discussion

      This is the place for all your DSLR video discussions
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      Derrel Latest: Vintage Makinon 28mm 2.8 on 60d Live Footage Derrel, Sep 18, 2014 at 10:37 AM
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    1. The Black & White Gallery

      A gallery for showing all of your B&W images - film and digital alike - and for general feedback and critique.
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      KenC Latest: Glasses and Straws KenC, Sep 21, 2014 at 1:05 PM
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    2. General Gallery

      A gallery for sharing photos and getting feedback, including general critique.
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      tirediron Latest: the Side of the Road tirediron, Sep 21, 2014 at 10:23 PM
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    3. Landscape & Cityscape

      A gallery for sharing your landscape/cityscape photos and getting feedback, including general critique.
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      JacaRanda Latest: Milky way in Oklahoma JacaRanda, Sep 21, 2014 at 10:39 PM
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    4. Nature & Wildlife

      For all your outdoor shots, which may include your encounters with wildlife. Post for discussion and feedback, including general critique.
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      exkalibur Latest: Diving practice or.... exkalibur, Sep 21, 2014 at 10:37 PM
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    5. Macro Photography

      Forum dedicated to discussions and photos of Macro Photography
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      JustJazzie Latest: I will love you till the end of time.... JustJazzie, Sep 21, 2014 at 2:48 PM
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    6. People Photography

      A gallery for sharing photos of the people in your life, from informal portraits & candids, to your home studio shots or street photography. Post for discussion and feedback, including general critique.
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      FITBMX Latest: Critique Please! FITBMX, Sep 21, 2014 at 10:48 PM
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    7. Photojournalism & Sports Gallery

      A place to tell us stories of events with pictures. This is your place to not only show us your photojournalistic style, but your action and sports shots, too. Post for discussion and feedback, including general critique.
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      greybeard Latest: HS girls soccer in WV greybeard, Sep 20, 2014 at 6:15 PM
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    8. Just For Fun!

      This is the place for your less serious work. Post pictures of your pets, funny images - or maybe something that just happened to catch your attention! Not intended for serious critique.
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      deeky Latest: Wtf?? Pseudoscropion?? deeky, Sep 21, 2014 at 9:49 PM
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    9. Photo Themes

      Submit your photos to various themes created by our members, or create your own!
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      snowbear Latest: VISUAL ECHO! snowbear, Sep 21, 2014 at 11:45 AM
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    1. Camera Land

      Camera Land - 866-9optics
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    2. Precision Camera

      Precision Camera - Austin, TX - 512.467.7754
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      clbryant19811 Latest: Howdy! clbryant19811, Apr 28, 2014
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    3. Worth Ave Group

      Worth Ave Group - Stillwater, OK - 800-620-2885
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    4. WebRotate360

      WebRotate360 -Pasadena, California
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    1. Personal and Professional Photography Websites

      Promote your personal and professional photography web sites by posting information about them here!
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      MyCheLLe21 Latest: ATTENTION - READ THIS FIRST MyCheLLe21, Sep 17, 2014 at 2:48 PM
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    2. Buy and Sell

      Consider this the TPF Classifieds! Looking to buy or sell photographic equipment? Read the disclaimer before you post here!
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    1. Locations & Meetup forum

      Interested in meeting other TPF.com members? Find or request a gathering with other photographers in your area!
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      EIngerson Latest: Meetup in Washington, DC EIngerson, Sep 21, 2014 at 10:31 PM
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    2. Off Topic Chat

      A place to talk about anything outside the topic of photography - but please keep your political and religious views to yourself. Enjoy!
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      The_Traveler Latest: Any Doctors or Pharmacists on here? The_Traveler, Sep 21, 2014 at 10:26 PM
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    3. The Creative Corner

      A place to share artwork that is not photography. Post your Poetry, Music, Paintings, etc.
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      spanishgirleyes Latest: Some of my encaustic paintings spanishgirleyes, Sep 20, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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    1. Test Forum

      Please use this forum to test things like attaching photos or links, or just to become more familiar with the board.
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      Desi Latest: What test??? Desi, Sep 14, 2014
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    2. Feedback and Suggestions

      Please post forum feedback, suggestions and ideas here. If you are having trouble or need help on the site, this is also the place to post.
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      The_Traveler Latest: How to indent The_Traveler, Sep 21, 2014 at 1:35 PM
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