1. APUG is currently migrating to PHOTRIO. We now anticipate the new site to open late afternoon EST on the 16th. APUG is running in a limited capacity until then (mostly 'read only'). Please CLICK HERE for final details of the move + Q & A. The Chatroom is open and we have a migration forum that is open here: CLICK HERE TO OPEN Thank you.
    Dismiss Notice

APUG.ORG

    1. General Photo Chat & Migration Updates

      Post as usual in this migration forum while APUG is down. What is posted in this migration forum may not make it to Photrio, so keep that in mind.
      Discussions:
      8
      Messages:
      182
    1. APUG System Announcements

      News pertaining to APUG.ORG from our staff.
      Discussions:
      523
      Messages:
      9,279
    2. Support APUG.ORG With A Yearly Subscription.

      Details on how to purchase a yearly subscription to APUG. Subscriptions start at $1 US per month.
      Discussions:
      67
      Messages:
      459
      Latest: Unable to subscribe Sean, Aug 9, 2017
    3. APUG.ORG Advertisers Forum

      A forum containing posts or announcements from our corporate sponsors.
      Discussions:
      440
      Messages:
      2,294
    1. Darkroom Equipment

      Discussion pertaining to darkroom equipment.
      Discussions:
      7,285
      Messages:
      88,002
    2. Large Format Cameras and Accessories

      A discussion forum for large format camera equipment.
      Discussions:
      7,634
      Messages:
      95,775
      Latest: 4x5 Beginner's Mistakes Sirius Glass, Aug 11, 2017 at 8:41 PM
    3. Ultra Large Format Cameras and Accessories

      Cameras producing negatives larger than 8x10" (20x25cm).
      Discussions:
      535
      Messages:
      7,687
    4. Plate Cameras and Accessories

      A discussion of all plate based cameras (wet plate, dry plate, etc)
      Discussions:
      415
      Messages:
      3,806
    5. Medium Format Cameras and Accessories

      A discussion forum for medium format camera equipment.
      Discussions:
      9,012
      Messages:
      129,671
      Latest: Horseman 6x9 Focusing Screen James Kellar, Aug 12, 2017 at 12:25 AM
    6. 35mm Cameras and Accessories

      A discussion forum for 35mm format camera equipment.
      Discussions:
      7,561
      Messages:
      143,964
      Latest: Nikon FA vs FE2? NB23, Aug 12, 2017 at 12:39 AM
    7. Panoramic Cameras and Accessories

      Aspect ratio of 2.5 :1 (or more of course).
      Discussions:
      374
      Messages:
      4,007
      Latest: Shen Hao TFC 617-A RattyMouse, Aug 7, 2017
    8. Rangefinder Forum

      A forum for Rangefinder Enthusiasts.
      Discussions:
      2,309
      Messages:
      35,755
      Latest: CONTESSA CLA RECOMMENDATIONS. GRHazelton, Aug 10, 2017 at 6:50 PM
    9. Pinhole Photography

      Discuss all aspects of pinhole photography.
      Discussions:
      780
      Messages:
      9,091
      Latest: My New Project Georgioscem, Aug 6, 2017
    10. Lo-Fi Cameras

      Diana, Holga, Lomo and other cameras with limited exposure controls, but use roll film.
      Discussions:
      378
      Messages:
      4,233
    11. Instant Cameras, Backs and Film

      Fuji Instax, Polaroid, Lomo Instant, Polaroid 545 backs, New55, Impossible Project, etc.
      Discussions:
      536
      Messages:
      5,719
    12. Macro Photography

      Discuss all aspects of macro photography.
      Discussions:
      133
      Messages:
      2,093
    13. Camera Building, Repairs & Modification

      A forum for the discussion of camera building, modification, repairs, D.I.Y., etc..
      Discussions:
      2,801
      Messages:
      28,717
      Latest: Help with Remote Shutter Release brent8927, Aug 11, 2017 at 9:36 PM
    14. Lighting

      A discussion forum for all aspects of lighting equipment.
      Discussions:
      1,147
      Messages:
      12,947
      Latest: UV-filter for compact flashlight? Mr Bill, Aug 10, 2017 at 5:48 PM
    15. Miscellaneous Equipment

      Discuss equipment which does not fall under the above categories.
      Discussions:
      2,627
      Messages:
      44,831
      Latest: Budget Tripod btaylor, Aug 12, 2017 at 12:59 AM
    1. B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry

      Discuss all aspects of B&W Film, Paper, and Chemistry.
      Discussions:
      22,467
      Messages:
      359,805
    2. Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry

      Discuss all aspects of Color Film, Paper, and Chemistry.
      Discussions:
      6,005
      Messages:
      94,339
      Latest: This homebrew C-41 worked really well. RPC, Aug 11, 2017 at 11:57 PM
    3. Silver Gelatin Based Emulsion Making & Coating

      Discuss hand made emulsions, emulsion making technology and coating. Papers and film.
      Discussions:
      719
      Messages:
      13,162
    4. Enlarging

      Share your print making knowledge or ask for advice.
      Discussions:
      3,177
      Messages:
      47,132
    5. Contact Printing

      Discuss all aspects of contact printing.
      Discussions:
      524
      Messages:
      8,202
      Latest: Multiple Layer Gum Printing Bob Carnie, Jul 27, 2017
    6. Paper Negatives

      Discuss all aspects of paper negatives.
      Discussions:
      98
      Messages:
      1,192
    7. Alternative Processes

      For example: infrared photography, or pinhole photography.
      Discussions:
      3,415
      Messages:
      37,784
      Latest: Fumed Silica Andrew O'Neill, Aug 11, 2017 at 4:14 PM
    8. Presentation & Marketing

      Presentation discussion such as mounting methods, materials, display, marketing, and sales..
      Discussions:
      1,468
      Messages:
      18,824
    9. Product Availability

      Discussion of product availability, and alternatives. This forum is NOT for rumors and speculation.
      Discussions:
      1,632
      Messages:
      38,355
    1. Industry News

      Post the latest in Traditional Photography news. We will then Twitter your news finds to the APUG homepage and the Internet.
      Discussions:
      675
      Messages:
      30,757
      Latest: Hello APUG from FILM Ferrania (PART 2) Berri, Aug 11, 2017 at 12:36 PM
    2. Exposure Discussion

      General discussion regarding analog image capture.
      Discussions:
      1,537
      Messages:
      28,523
      Latest: Overexposure for beginner Chan Tran, Aug 8, 2017
    3. Geographic Location

      Discuss your favorite locations or seek advice on locations.
      Discussions:
      1,513
      Messages:
      19,720
      Latest: Are you going to see the eclipse in August? winger, Aug 11, 2017 at 3:41 PM
    4. Ethics and Philosophy

      Discuss the ethics and philosophy of photography.
      Discussions:
      1,763
      Messages:
      67,925
      Latest: most "intelligent-looking" cameras? dpurdy, Aug 11, 2017 at 8:23 PM
    5. Photographers

      Discuss the work, techniques, and lives of different photographers.
      Discussions:
      2,026
      Messages:
      24,324
      Latest: Appreciation of Lee Friedlander OptiKen, Aug 11, 2017 at 2:52 PM
    6. Workshops & Lectures

      A forum for workshop/lecture notices and discussion.
      Discussions:
      1,134
      Messages:
      6,707
    7. Book, Magazine, Gallery Reviews, Shows & Contests

      A forum to review traditional photographic publications, as well as galleries, shows and contests.
      Discussions:
      2,125
      Messages:
      20,676
      Latest: Collectors Lenswork mpirie, Aug 3, 2017
    8. Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community

      A forum to tell us about yourself and your photography.
      Discussions:
      2,515
      Messages:
      36,208
      Latest: Hello from Boston, MA! tezzasmall, Aug 9, 2017
    9. Antiques and Collecting

      For those of us who enjoy collecting vintage photography items.
      Discussions:
      645
      Messages:
      7,799
      Latest: Tintype repair or salvaging jnanian, Aug 5, 2017
    10. Call for Entries

      Photography competition announcements, etc.
      Discussions:
      156
      Messages:
      1,348
    11. The Lounge

      Off-topic community chat (non-photography related)
      Discussions:
      Messages:
      (Private)