Photography newsgroups on USENET can include hundreds of different topics and comments on virtually anything related to digital photography in a single day. Many different newsgroups exist on the matter of photography to cover both the novice to the pro.
Members of these photography newsgroups are usually active photographers that are dedicated to capturing moments one shutter click at a time. Photography newsgroups are also usually available to help anyone who’s new to photography, whether it’s a brand new SLR or a Point and Shoot. There are even newsgroups that cover the market and sale of photography equipment. Marketplace photography newsgroups are a great place to meet other photographers.
Photography newsgroups often include Frequently Asked Questions that explain basic photography techniques. Some of these newsgroups may also include photography tutorials as well.
Whether you’re shooting with an advanced Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Sony or Fuji SLR Or a simple point and shoot you are more than welcome to a hosts of newsgroups related to photography.
Here are some other photography newsgroups to help you along:
alt.journalism.photo The work of photo journalists
aus.photo – Photography in general
comp.graphics.apps.photoshop – Photoshop discussion group
fj.rec.photo – Photo Newsgroup in Japanese
rec.photo.darkroom – Developing, printing and other darkroom issues
rec.photo.digital – Digital Photography
rec.photo.equipment.35mm – 35mm Camera issues
rec.photo.equipment.large-format – Large format Camera issues
rec.photo.equipment.medium-format – Medium-format Camera issues
rec.photo.equipment.misc – Photo equipment issues
rec.photo.filmlabs – Film and Lab issues
rec.photo.marketplace – Trading of personal photographic equipment
rec.photo.misc – General issues related to photography
rec.photo.moderated – The art and science of photography
rec.photo.technique.art – Misc photo techniques
Rec.photo.technique.misc – Various shooting techniques not covered specifically
rec.photo.technique.nature – Nature and photography topics
rec.photo.technique.people – People and photography