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DPRF is a photography forum with people from all over the world freely sharing their knowledge and love of photography. Everybody is welcome, from beginners to the experienced professional. Whether it is Medium Format, fullframe, APS-C, MFT or smaller formats. Digital or film. DPRF is a forum for everybody and for every format.
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Did you find a bug? Do you have questions on how to use the forum software? Ask your questions here. We try to help you asap. Please only one question per thread. Do not hijack threads. Check old postings first.
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DPRF Cafe

the place to chill. Talk about whatever you want to. Can be photo related, but no gear discussion, no political discussions, no questions/feedback regarding the forum software.
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Test the functionality of this forum software
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Gear-Talk

Beginners questions/ general buying advice

Beginners ask questions about gear and photography
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Fujifilm X System & DSLRs

Fujifilm X system (APS-C mirrorless cameras) and Fuji DSLRs. No Medium Format! See for this the MF forum.
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Leica M, Leica R, Leica Q

Leica M, R, Q. Leica Mini and Leica Minilux. Analogue and digital. No L-Mount! No Medium Format. See for this the other forums
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L-Mount (Leica, Panasonic, Sigma)

L-Mount only. Cameras and lenses of the new L-Mount Alliance (fullframe) of Leica, Panasonic and Sigma.
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Medium Format

All brands. Analogue & digital
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MicroFourThirds / Olympus / Panasonic

MFT mirrorless-system from Olympus, Panasonic etc., but also the older FourThirds standard and Olympus analogue cameras like the OM1 etc.
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Pentax & Ricoh

Pentax & Ricoh. APS-C and fullframe. Digital and analogue. Also The Ricoh GR series. No Medium Format. See the MF forum.
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Sigma SA / DP / Quattro

Only Sigma cameras and Sigma lenses with Sigma SA mount and Sigma compact cameras with APS-C Foveon sensor like DP/DPM/Quattro etc. No L-Mount!
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Sony & Minolta

All Sony & Minolta (D)SLR / NEX / E-mount cameras. Digital and analogue. Only fullframe and APS-C sensor size.
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Other brands / older systems

Whatever does not fit into the other brand forums or if that system is not available anymore and uses a different lens mount. Analogue and digital. Example: Kodak, Contax, Samsung etc.
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Smaller sensor cameras

Smartphones and all cameras which have a smaller sensor than APS-C. All others belong to the brand-forum
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Accessories Talk

the place to discuss everything from memory cards to tripods to camera bags. Nothing brand specific, which can not be used with other brands.
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Adapted Lens Talk

the place to discuss legacy glass, cross-system adapters and the experiences of using them. This forum is a place to discuss the use of non-native lenses from any system and on any system. Please focus on the experiences and photographs that come from using adapted lenses, not to discuss cameras or brands.
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Classifieds

Sell/ Buy/ Trade for free. Ebay auctions are allowed. See the sticky thread inside.
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Image & video processing

PC & Mac Talk

PC & Mac photography software and applications.
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Editing & Printing - Photo & Video

Printers, scanners, all RAW converters, image and video editing
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Retouching

the place to discuss software retouching, processing and correction techniques and tools.
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Photography and Techniques

Samples and Galleries

the place to share and discuss your galleries / portfolios and to post samples for comments and critiques. Brand bashing will not be tolerated in this forum.
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Challenges / Photo Contests

Beta phase - we are still testing this. It will be similar to the challenges at dpreview
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Challenge Discussions

the place to discuss dpreview Challenges/ now DPRF Challenges and entries.
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Pro Digital Talk

the place where professionals can talk to other professionals and advanced amateurs can ask questions.
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Studio and Lighting Technique

the place to discuss scene lighting be it continuous, studio flash, portable flash or hot-shoe.
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Digital Video Talk

the place to discuss the capture and processing of digital video, whether using a digital stills camera or a camcorder.
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Landscape and Travel Photography

the place to discuss techniques and share galleries and tips related to Landscape, cityscape and travel photography and destinations.
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Portrait and People Photography

the place to discuss techniques and share galleries and tips related to photographing people (including weddings).
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Black and White Photography

the place to discuss techniques and share galleries and tips related to black and white photography.
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3D and Stereo Photography

the place to discuss 3D hardware, software capture and display techniques and technology, and stereoscopic photography.
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Nature and Wildlife Photography

the place to discuss techniques and share galleries and tips related to the photography of wild - and not so wild - animals and the natural world.
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Documentary and Street Photography

the place to discuss techniques and share galleries and tips related to documentary and street photography.Our usual rules relating to gratuitously voyeuristic shots and photography of children apply.
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Modes of Transport

Cars, trains, airplanes etc.
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Sport and Action Photography

the place to discuss techniques and share galleries and tips related to the photography of fast moving action and sport.
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Macro and Still Life Photography

the place to discuss techniques and share galleries and tips related to macro, close-up and still-life photography.
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Astrophotography Talk Forum

the place to discuss the techniques and technology involved in capturing astronomical objects, and to share your astronomical images.
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General Photo Techniques

the place to discuss photographic techniques and share galleries, images and tips not covered by the other technique forums.
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DIY and Photo Experiments

the place to show off your photography-related DIY projects, discuss homemade solutions to hardware problems and share photo experiments with other dpreview users.
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Photographic Art

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Photographic Science and Technology

the place to discuss the finer details of sensor design, quantum efficiency and demosaicing, and to argue about the most technically accurate definition of 'exposure'.
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