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Newsgroup Spotlight: Photography Newsgroups

By Newsgroup Usenet July 15th, 2009

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