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Imaging Technology: Theory, Alternatives, Practice

This is a brand independent discussion of theory, process or device. Ignore this forum unless this matters to you!
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Art Theory: Idea workshop.

Warning, not the truth here, just a venture. Examining what makes an image worthy of saving and what it does for us.
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UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography

Humans happen to use visible light naturally but now we can go beyond the usual wavelengths we appreciate, to find out more about our world and ourselves.
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Art from Found Photographs

Sadly, works get forgotten. A good eye can bring new life if one has humor, knowledge and vision. The used pictures must be either yours, from the public domain or legal rights of usage having been obtained. Be prepared to explain image sources without being defensive or mad at the moderator. This does not diminish your art, just helps with historical provenance.
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Interactive Artist Showcase

Guest photographers will present work for your questions and discussion.
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Local Photography Shoot

Organize and announce photoshoots in your area. Even one other person can enhance a local shoot.
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New Pro-Class Compact GR Ricoh Experience(s)

A forum where pro and amateurs can share and discuss their experience(s) with the Ricoh GR
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GALLERY ONE

Photographic works, strictly curated for potential consideration by clients, publishers or gallerists. All are welcome to submit comments to these works for consideration. Edits for brevity may be made.
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OPF GALLERY ONE at the Photo Contemporary Art Fair

You will find here the contributions, text and images from the hosted photographers by opf GALLERY ONE at the Photo Contemporary Art Fair 2015. This is an online gallery, so no comments are allowed herein… Enjoy!
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Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art

Yes I photograph for many reasons. Much of my work has been with public charities to pay back for the opportunities given to me all my life. This year I'm going public with Photography shows and sculptures submitted for folk to enjoy in city gardens and parks. So let me share with you what I do!
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OPF Welcome Hall Enjoy OPF right away! Say Hello to us. show your work right away!

Introduce Yourself

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Entry Digital Photography

Entry to a digital world can be eased. Try us!
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Breaking News

Updates, innovations, equipment: moderated!
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Still Photo: Approaching Fine Photography

Photography as a visual artform open to any serious picture, where classical photography is the mode of our expression. Open to all! Not curated. For works intended for clients and galleries submit to GALLERY ONE.
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Themes

Post the best of your favorites in our "Themes". Brief Comments only!
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Layback Cafe

Let's chat!
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Moving Pictures and Sound Recording

Still/Video Camera & Slide Show movies also Sound for such Production!
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OPF Look, Feel, and Vibe

Comments & suggestions to the site.
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Canon Eos Mount DSLRs

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Image Processing and Workflow

RAW, DNG , TIFF and JPG. From Capture to Ready for Publish/Display. All software and techniques used within an image workflow, (except extensive retouching and repair or DAM).
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Printing

All aspects of the digital printing process. All printer types and brands, as well as press and other methods. Also framing, and display.
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Color Management Discussion Theory, Tools and techniques for a color-managed workflow.

CM Theory and Practice

Profiles, color spaces, perception, science.
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Mirrorless Pro-Class Cameras with Interchangeable

Sony A7, A7R and similar high end cameras that can serve as the sole cameras on Pro-event assignments.
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Fuji X Series Cameras: Be Proud of such unique tho

Fujifilm X-Pro1, X-E1, X-M1, X-A1, X100S, X100, X20, X10, X-S1, and XF1 and any others that use Fuji's X Series lenses.
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All other DSLR's and Four Thirds, 4/3

All DSLRs excluding Canon and Nikon mounts ie Sigma, Pentax, Olympus, Sony, Leica R Back DSLRs and 4/3 System
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Shooting with a HY6 and a Sinarback eMotion 75 LV

The Swiss brand Sinar has asked Nicolas Claris to shoot with a Sinar HY6 and a Sinarback eMotion 75 LV…
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Shooting with the new "arTec" Sinar Architecture C

After having done some intensive tests of the Hy6 for fast moving action, Sinar has proposed to Nicolas Claris to show the New "arTec" Sinar Architecture Camera capabilities for shooting interiors of yachts…
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Shooting with the Rollei 6008AF and a Sinar eMotio

A diary by advertising and fashion photographer Graham Mitchell. He's based in London and is a featured Sinar Photographer.
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Shooting with a Pentax 645 Z MF camera

Another experience with the Ricoh Pentax MF 51 Mpix flagship
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Leaf AFi 7 review and opinions - By Frank Doorhof

Peter from Leaf Benelux visited me and brought along a Leaf AFi 7 camera with two lenses a 90mm MF and the 180mm AF. In my review I will be using those two lenses…
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Fine art photographer Jim Collum's "Magic Leaf": T

Jim's platinum and platinum and pigment prints are remarkable. He's known for his bold landscapes, interior and industrial scenics and fine hand-crafted prints. Now he works with an Aptus 75s & Mamiya 645AFDII. This is an ongoing report on how the camera works with his style and expands his artistic reach.
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Phase One P45 - A diary of a landscape photographe

Alain Briot's Hasselblad V system is brought back to a new life with the P45 back. So how much fun does it deliver?
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Working with Medium & Large Format Cameras

The different approaches of work with a "larger" format than 135mm cameras. Style, speed, preparation… and workflows…
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Canon 15MP G10 Digicam

Matt Seuss' G10 diary of this very pocketable camera will show us where the G10 might excel.
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Sales, Exhibitions and Web Presence

Discussion of commerce models and processes by which Photography reaches clients and the public.
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Nude figures: The Human Form As Art

This is a sanctuary for free expression of esthetic and emotional qualities in the human body as fine art, yet curated. Unless you appreciate and approve of this, do not enter and don't post.
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The Amazing Stories Behind Pictures: Places, Event

Some pictures have far more to see than what is immediately obvious. It's also a window and a library of whatever went before. Tell us this and so we'll be taken beyond the picture deep into the nature and feelings that will buttress the pictures and pull us to come back.
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Riskit!

Explore new areas. Critique will be tough love!
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Photography as Art

Original boundary-testing images. Open to comments without moderation. For works intended for clients and galleries submit to GALLERY ONE.
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Studio, Portrait, Still Life, Lighting Equipment

Continuous and Strobe Lighting. (The Sun is considered continuous!) Great ideas are really ten a penny! Technique in setting up the subject is, of course, essential. However, the ability to bring out form, texture, tonality and color is where the skill in lighting provides all the keys to engraving one's ideas on the delivered picture.
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Sports

Traditional Sports, as well as Dance, and other organized activites which involve human bodies in motion.
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Street - People & Portraits: As Fine Art

Private Forum for Portrait and People Photography outside North America to lean towards the European roots of Street Photography of Strangers. Each photographer is solely responsible for addressing local customs and law.
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Wildlife

Any creature of the wild: in the air, sea, on safari or your backyard!.
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Close-up & Macro

Macro and Micro Plants, insects, ice and other micro or macro artistic work
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The Gear All photographic stuff, other than the cameras and lenses

Storage - Memory

All devices that are used to store image data.
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Windows on PC

Win OS running on a non-Mac Platform
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Macintosh

All Power PC and Intel platforms.
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Buy and Sell Photo Equipment: Excess gear by parti

ITEMS FROM NON-CONTRIBUTORS ARE DELETED.
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Education, Training, Workshops and Shoot Opportuni

Photography & Printing: Articles, Books, Training, Seminars & Travel. Approx 12 lines per post. Combine your items in one thread per member.
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Process, Retouch, Printing and Framing Services

This forum is a free service for selected OPF members. Approx 12 lines per post. Combine items in one thread per member.
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