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Photography by Genre: Critique and Discussion
Display and discuss abstract & artistic expression.
2,513 20,412
Display and discuss architectural & cityscape photography.
3 Days Ago Go to last post
2,804 21,007
Birds (25 Viewing)
Display and discuss bird photography.
16,792 147,084
Black & White (16 Viewing)
Display and discuss black & white photography.
by billr
4 Hours Ago Go to last post
10,738 83,494
Commercial (3 Viewing)
Display and discuss commercially used photogrpahy.
582 5,429
Event & Performance (5 Viewing)
Display and discuss event & performance photography.
3 Days Ago Go to last post
698 4,627
Fashion (17 Viewing)
Display and discuss fashion photography.
4,689 45,636
Food (3 Viewing)
Display and discuss food related photography.
by Mrnick
5 Hours Ago Go to last post
516 4,349
Display and discuss HDR (High Dynamic Range) photographs.
12,410 129,194
Kids & Family (5 Viewing)
Display and discuss kids and family photography (not individual portraits)
2 Days Ago Go to last post
3,354 34,088
Landscape & Travel (62 Viewing)
Display and discuss landscape and travel photography.
14,975 110,228
Macro & Close-up (25 Viewing)
Display and discuss macro and close-up photography.
12,565 96,801
Nature & Wildlife (23 Viewing)
Display and discuss nature and wildlife photography, excluding birds.
by DLeeT
4 Hours Ago Go to last post
10,234 75,456
Pets (9 Viewing)
Display and discuss pet photography.
3,811 28,701
Display and discuss images that have been created or modified digitally.
2,111 16,523
Portraits (36 Viewing)
Display and discuss portraits (portraiture) photography.
3 Hours Ago Go to last post
17,394 209,639
Sports & Action (6 Viewing)
Display and discuss sports and action photography.
3,928 25,098
Still Life (6 Viewing)
Display and discuss still life photography.
23 Minutes Ago Go to last post
1,018 12,804
Display and discuss street (urban) and photojournalism photography.
by mario
3 Hours Ago Go to last post
3,144 18,073
Transportation (3 Viewing)
Display and discuss transportation photography.
by hminx
16 Hours Ago Go to last post
2,629 15,404
Weddings (10 Viewing)
Display and discuss wedding photography.
by thcofer
6 Hours Ago Go to last post
2,593 32,677
Display and discuss genres of photography not covered by the other boards.
by wolfd
19 Hours Ago Go to last post
2,197 16,657
Cameras and Lenses
Canon (26 Viewing)
Anything related to Canon cameras and lenses for the Canon system.
5 Hours Ago Go to last post
3,635 44,585
Nikon (29 Viewing)
Anything related to Nikon cameras, as well as lenses for the Nikon system.
by WayneF
10 Hours Ago Go to last post
4,106 55,957
Olympus (3 Viewing)
Anything related to Olympus cameras (Micro 4/3's or Four Thirds) as well as lenses for the Olympus systems.
1,273 10,337
Panasonic (1 Viewing)
Discuss anything related to Panasonic cameras, lenses, and accessories.
70 346
Fuji (4 Viewing)
Fujifilm cameras and compatible equipment.
2 Weeks Ago Go to last post
653 3,634
Sony (2 Viewing)
Anything related to Sony cameras, lenses, accessories, as well as Minolta gear.
1 Day Ago Go to last post
427 3,850
Pentax (2 Viewing)
Anything related to Pentax cameras and lenses for the Pentax system.
162 1,892
Sigma (1 Viewing)
Anything related to Sigma cameras and lenses.
150 1,526
Camera Phone (1 Viewing)
Display and discuss camera phones or cameras in tablets.
439 2,495
For discussions surrounding medium or large format cameras.
229 2,281
Film Camera (2 Viewing)
Film cameras and issues.
529 4,641
Compact Camera (1 Viewing)
Discuss and compare compact cameras.
1 Week Ago Go to last post
339 1,998
For discussion of any cameras or lenses not covered by other categories.
242 1,539
A place for PhotoCamel members to give their personal reviews of camera gear of all types.
421 1,261
Tools Of the Trade
Buy and sell gear. You must have at least 20 posts on PhotoCamel to list items here. You may list photography related items you're selling, or post notices for items you want to buy. PhotoCamel is not responsible for any transactions through this forum.
2,110 8,012
Tutorials (5 Viewing)
Tutorials covering all the different and diverse aspects of photography.
402 5,817
Lighting Technique (23 Viewing)
Studio lighting, light modification, portable flash, as well as studio and location technique.
3,227 40,915
Camera Accessories (11 Viewing)
Tripods, monopods, bags, ball heads, remote controls, filters, infrared, GPS, etc.
1,255 12,508
Image Editing (18 Viewing)
Discuss details of image editing using Lightroom, PhotoShop, GIMP, etc, and other programs or plugins that aid in the processing of photographs. Also discuss workflow techniques, tools, and procedures.
2,558 23,645
Printing Images (17 Viewing)
Anything related to printing and displaying photography.
803 6,609
Computers and Software (12 Viewing)
Discuss computers, peripherals, storage solutions, and miscellaneous software, other than image editing.
2,159 22,056
Working or generating sales in the photography business.
1,452 17,664
PhotoCamel Lounge
Introduce Yourself (2 Viewing)
Use this board to tell others about yourself and to get to know who's in the PhotoCamel community.
by hman
8 Hours Ago Go to last post
5,676 27,893
Photography Talk (43 Viewing)
Issues of interest to photographers. Post questions that transcend brand.
5,513 98,342
Photo of the Week (16 Viewing)
Current and past POTW.
453 7,503
Forum to discuss and share everything related to "A Photo A Day" or "365 projects." Members starting a new project are encouraged to open one thread and add their images (on a daily basis) for constructive comments and critiques.
by Taigen
1 Minute Ago Go to last post
251 77,195
Forum to discuss and share everything related to "A Photo A Week" or "52 projects." Members starting a new project are encouraged to open one thread and add their images (on weekly basis) for constructive comments and critiques.
by thcofer
22 Minutes Ago Go to last post
87 21,974
Fun Stuff (25 Viewing)
Off-the-wall challenges and random fun. Feel free to add your own.
2 Hours Ago Go to last post
5,207 186,370
Take the challenge and show off your editing skills.
408 7,097
Show off your work on the Web. Discuss the work of others. Post announcements of public events of interest to photographers.
617 2,097
Board for organizing real-world meetups among PhotoCamel members or to create, announce, or join local camera clubs or photography groups.
95 1,119
Board for announcements of social groups created by PhotoCamel members and for updates from the Camel Groups.
252 277
OT: Off-topic (7 Viewing)
Want to talk to the Camel community about things not related to photography? Here's the place!
2,131 55,619
PhotoCamel Miscellany
Site features, tips and tricks, administrative notices.
119 1,168
Suggest a forum addition or ask a question about how to use the forum.
837 6,100
Board that new members can use to learn how to use forum features such as posting threads, creating polls, inserting images into threads, and more. All of your mistakes here are right at home!
2 Weeks Ago Go to last post
113 347
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