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Walking on Sunshine - Make us smile!

Uplift our spirits, show fun, passion humor or beauty!
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The Planet and it’s Lifeforms Aim a lens on life and the planet over which we have dominion!

Wildlife, Zoo and beloved Pets!

Any creature of the wild: in the air, sea, on safari, zoo or your backyard!.
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Cultural Diversity & Travel

Visits to diverse cultures on the planet, celebrating cultural identity and way of life, the wonderful and the tragic!
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WORK: Who, What, Ways & Rewards!

Documentary photography of labor, crafts, professions and their diverse consequences.
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Global warming effects on life forms

PIctures that illustrate problems, challenges, behavior changes, adaptions and solutions.
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Energy

Images of forms of energy we can choose from and their carbon footprint
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Food Production

Photography of food production genetic diversity, sustainability and food independence for indigenous communities.
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Infrastructure for Community Health

Humans main product is waste: biological, litter, garbage and industrial. These can either be recycled in in sustainable manner or else promote plague, complete die off of rivers and existential threat to our very survival. We need waste disposal protection from toxins and infectious agents. Educate us with your photographs!
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Plant-forms on this entire planet!

Any individual eukaryotic plant or habitat!
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Methane, CO2 and other gaseous pollutants

Images related to elevate levels of gases which harm the planet.
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Water

Water: supply for drinking, agriculture and industry, crises, pollution, flooding and wave damage, solutions to ocean level rise and fresh diverse water conservation, management and contamination.
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COVID-19 Here we record our responses, coming together as one single resilient species: Life, Democracy, Science, Ethics, Prevention and Cure

COVID-19 Staying at Home

Show lifestyle, family pets and discuss social consequences and solutions
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COVID-19 Science

Epidemiology, Virology, Prevention, Research, Vaccines, Medicines
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COVID-19: Them, the Powers v The People

Government and Societal Mechanisms of Coping with the situation Worldwide
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COVID-19 Staying Healthy, Fit and in Good Humor

Activities to promote the health, spirits and togetherness!
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Canon Eos 101: Will Thompson, Moderator

Will can answer Canon body, lens and flash questions. Also Godox flash especially in TTL!
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Art Showcases here You will find work showcasing sets of the Photographers of OPF. This is a new section and expect updates as we select images for your pleasure!

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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Photography Highlights

Invited Photographers submit portfolios in a series of exhibits.
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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 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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OPF Welcome Hall Enjoy OPF right away! Say Hello to us. show your work right away!

Film, Platinum, Polaroid & other Analog media

Herein is the foundation of any photograph, for Art, Entertainment, News, Documentation and Memories. Nostalgia, knowledge and respect live here!
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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 & Themes: 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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Panorama & Drone Photography

Expansive & Dramatic still and video images of vistas, interiors or objects
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Layback Cafe

Let's chat!
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Introduce Yourself

How about you talk about you...
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Imaging Technology & Art Theory and Sensibilities

This is a brand independent discussion of theory, process, motifs, esthetics or device. Ignore this forum unless this matters to you!
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Moving Pictures and Sound Recording

Still/Video Camera & Slide Show movies also Sound for such Production!
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Pro-business Forum

Business talk for photography-related professionals and semi-professionals.
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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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OPF Look, Feel, and Vibe

Comments & suggestions to the site.
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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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The Gear All photographic stuff, including cameras, lenses, tripods and lighting

All lighting and supporting gear.

All lighting equipment for still photography and movies. However, Godox being revolutionary in design, quality and price has its own dedicated forum.
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Just GODOX

Godox has revolutionized studio and portable lighting equipment: fabulous design and build, then low price. Moreover, Godox invests in integrating with fields of different lights and is able to adjust all “ratioed” lighting groups with one master transmitter! In addition, Godox works with custom transmitters for major popular camera brands!
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Canon Questions Invited

It so happens we have one photographer Will Thompson who used to be close to the late Chuck Westphal, the well loved and remembered official Canon Guru. Will has generously offered to answer, (if able), all Canon body, lens and flash questions. He’s also is expert on Godox flash especially in adjusting exposure to off the image plane light meter readings. He has modified vintage Canon ring flash to be powered by Godox AD200 with automatic exposure sensing the image plane.
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Pro-Class Cameras with Interchangeable

High end cameras that can serve as the sole cameras on Pro-event assignments.
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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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Local Photography Shoot

Organize and announce photoshoots in your area. Even one other person can enhance a local shoot.
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Portrait in Natural Light Especially!

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Studio, Portrait, Still Life

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Wedding and Event

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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 Photography

Include any street work from those who walk in the path of Bresson to family fun and photojournalism.
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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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Architectural - Industrial

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Close-up & Macro

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Medical-Forensic-Scientific-Legal-etc

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Music Photography

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Provocative Thoughts and Images: May be offensive

Topics and images that would likely cause offense in polite circles and NSFW. However, we want to allow the broad expression. Still intimidation, personal insults and bias are likely censored as the forum's TOS. These posts are always moderated, so allow time. If you posted in a dormant thread, keep a note of the thread's URL or check off your preference for notification.
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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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SERVICE OFFERED: Process, Retouch Printing Framing

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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