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The owners will use this board to update members on issues.

45 539 With great sadness.....
by Just Plain Curt
Oct 9, 2018 15:13:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Introduce Yourself

Welcome to the Camera Collector, please take a moment and introduce yourself.

211 1,648 Back Again
by conan
Aug 2, 2019 2:11:11 GMT -5
No New Posts ONE STEP BEYOND

This is where you can discuss everyday themes not necessarily 'ON TOPIC'. Please do not include politics or religion.

Moderator: Randy

590 5,174 Who looks at these posts?
by paulhofseth
Oct 14, 2019 2:51:03 GMT -5
No New Posts OPEN TOPIC - 1 Viewing

This is a second area where you can discuss items not covered in the other boards. Please do not include politics or religion. You are invited to share other hobbies with us here.

662 5,975 Cameras of desire, that you missed out on, list yours here.
by philbirch
Oct 14, 2019 17:02:47 GMT -5
No New Posts THE EXECUTIVE SUITE

Area for Administrators and Moderators only.

Moderators: vintageslrs, ellacoya1, Just Plain Curt, Rachel, herron, GeneW, Randy, mickeyobe, olroy2044

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No New Posts SHOW US!

Show us your favorite camera or camera project. Show us your restored camera. SHOW US THAT CAMERA WITH NEW LEATHER!..Bragging permitted. :)

Moderator: Randy

262 2,102 Canon A35F
by martzin
Jan 13, 2019 13:16:54 GMT -5

THE DEN OF DIGITAL DELIGHTS

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No New Posts OLD GLASS ON DSLR

This board is for older manual type lenses on DSLRs. Example, an M42 lens on a NIKON digital.

60 368 What is this Schneider Xenar?
by paulhofseth
Aug 13, 2019 13:55:04 GMT -5
No New Posts EXTENDED ZOOM TYPE

This board is for SLR Type Cameras that do not have removeable lenses. Example, Konica/Minolta Dimage A2.

3 70 Vintage Digital Cameras?
by yashica1943
Jun 13, 2018 11:30:53 GMT -5
No New Posts DSLRs

Digital Single Lens Reflex Cameras. These are cameras with separate bodies and removable lenses.

23 224 Digital Pentax K-x
by belgiumreporter
Aug 19, 2017 8:13:58 GMT -5
No New Posts DIGITAL POINT & SHOOT

This board is for the point and shoot type of digital camera. Pocket cameras or Cell cameras.

13 106 Digital travel
by Wayne
Nov 16, 2018 23:50:49 GMT -5
No New Posts DIGITAL CAMERAS/GENERAL DISCUSSION

Discuss your digital equipment here.

Moderator: GeneW

219 1,793 Will digital cameras ever become collectable ?
by hannes
Oct 13, 2019 8:56:17 GMT -5
No New Posts DIGITAL GALLERY

Another area to display those pics captured by your digital camera.

351 2,361 North Texas Spring
by mickeyobe
Jun 8, 2019 18:40:40 GMT -5
No New Posts DIGITAL SIGHTS OF THE SEASON

Here is where the digital faithfull can post their seasonal shots.

Moderator: herron

369 2,282 ice-ice baby...
by hansz
Dec 4, 2016 13:48:05 GMT -5

35mm CAMERAS (click on the left to view boards)

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No New Posts OPEN 35 TALK

This board is for open discussion of all 35mm cameras, and polling.

52 461 Two camera score!
by Doug T.
Dec 17, 2018 11:21:20 GMT -5
No New Posts MODERN SLRS

This board is for Modern 35mm SLRs that use LEDs or items like Autofocus.

Moderators: Randy, vintageslrs

255 2,266 Minolta XD7 /leica R4
by yashica1943
Aug 21, 2018 4:32:06 GMT -5
No New Posts CLASSIC SLRS

This board is for Classic SLRs from the first single lens reflex cameras to the post modern era.

Moderators: Randy, vintageslrs

362 3,523 Some Exakta gear and images, please.
by paulhofseth
Oct 14, 2019 3:01:36 GMT -5
No New Posts The Rangefinder Cameras

Fixed lens: example=Canonet

Moderators: vintageslrs, Just Plain Curt, Rachel, herron

284 2,249 Yashica Electro 35 - GSN and GTN
by pendennis
Jul 7, 2019 10:35:42 GMT -5
No New Posts Other Rangefinders

Rangefinder Cameras with interchangeable lenses.

Moderators: vintageslrs, Just Plain Curt, Rachel, herron

166 1,684 Navax 35
by philbirch
Oct 18, 2019 4:30:49 GMT -5
No New Posts VIEWFINDERS

This board is for viewfinders, pocket, or 'point and shoot' cameras using 35mm film. Cameras in this catagory do not have rangefinders or through the lens focusing.

Moderators: vintageslrs, herron, Just Plain Curt

145 1,120 Minolta Repo
by yashica1943
Oct 11, 2019 11:05:45 GMT -5
No New Posts LENS DISCUSSION

This board is for discussion of accessory lenses for 35mm cameras.

Moderators: Randy, vintageslrs, herron

237 1,767 Leica L 39 lenses
by philbirch
Oct 2, 2019 18:01:20 GMT -5
No New Posts THE WORK BENCH

Have a camera with a problem? Have a repair technique you want to share? Discuss it here!

Moderators: vintageslrs, Just Plain Curt

294 1,796 Vario shutter stripdown
by derek
Oct 3, 2019 5:45:37 GMT -5
No New Posts EYE ON FILTERS

Look here for Techniques, Questions, and Answers on Filter Usage.

Moderator: herron

14 78 Cheap ND filter.....
by yashica1943
Sept 17, 2016 15:48:29 GMT -5

MEDIUM and OTHER FORMATS-(620/120 roll film cameras)

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No New Posts FOLDERS

Bellows Cameras

Moderator: vintageslrs

170 1,277 Zeiss Ikon Super Ikonta 530/2
by bigjohnhsea
Jul 14, 2019 10:15:21 GMT -5
No New Posts TLRs - 1 Viewing

Moderator: vintageslrs

97 761 Richard, Reflex, Lipca, Rollop
by yashica1943
Jul 18, 2019 8:07:31 GMT -5
No New Posts SLRs

PLEASE NOTE: This board is for MEDIUM FORMAT SLRs and Rangefinders that use 120 or 620 film.

Moderator: vintageslrs

37 290 Hasselblad 500c/m versus Bronica EC-TL
by maisie
Dec 9, 2018 8:25:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Plastic Fantastic

This board is for the Diannas, Holgas, etc. The Cult Cameras.

Moderator: Randy

39 334 instant flim cameras
by mickeyobe
Apr 25, 2018 17:33:48 GMT -5
No New Posts POINT & SHOOT - 2 Viewing

This area is for discussion of those Pocket Cameras or Point & Shoots. 110 and other films.

Moderators: Randy, vintageslrs

66 506 Brooks 126-EE-Cube. Anyone heard of this?
by laverdaguy
Dec 18, 2018 0:22:31 GMT -5
No New Posts ANTIQUE CAMERAS

Cameras from the beginning to Pre-War. No cave paintings please.

158 1,067
No New Posts POPULAR POST-1945 CAMERAS

Front-cell focusing, popular rangefinders and other popular post-war cameras not covered in other sections.

42 327 The Brick
by jimbegor
Feb 7, 2019 17:50:07 GMT -5

PHOTO GALLERY (CAUTION, Do Not Critique unless it is requested)

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No New Posts GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHY

There are several Sub-Boards in this Catagory. Please Click on here on the left side to view these boards. When doing so, list the camera/lens/film used.

Moderator: vintageslrs

482 3,017 Photo from yesterday 🙂
by bigjohnhsea
Jul 16, 2019 6:59:03 GMT -5
No New Posts MY LITTLE TOWN - 1 Viewing

Take a walk...around town, and take some pictures. Post pictures you have taken in the town where you live. Digital or Film.

122 974 Memphis, Tennessee, BBQ Capital of the World!
by twbranch
Aug 5, 2016 2:21:36 GMT -5
No New Posts SIGHTS OF THE SEASON

Please use this board for pictures of the current season. Film pictures only!

Moderators: Just Plain Curt, vintageslrs, Rachel

298 1,840 Sunny sunday leisure
by belgiumreporter
Jul 22, 2017 15:37:04 GMT -5
No New Posts THEME SHOTS!

Let's have some fun...one person posts a photo with a theme, and the other members try to post a photo with the same theme. examp...girls with ponytails. Try it!

57 876 Small photo shops around the world
by paulhofseth
Dec 6, 2018 7:38:50 GMT -5
No New Posts NOSTALGIA

This board is for Vintage Pictures. Either pictures taken years ago, or pictures taken depicting a time that is now gone. Have fun with this area!

Moderators: vintageslrs, Rachel

187 1,454 150 yeas ago in the (U.S.A.) old west
by hansz
Dec 23, 2018 9:48:19 GMT -5
No New Posts TRAINS, PLANES, AND AUTOMOBILES

Post pics of your favorite mode of transportation here, whatever floats your boat. Talk about boats, post those here also.

Moderator: olroy2044

431 2,941 Refueling a Phantom
by Wayne
Dec 21, 2018 14:12:03 GMT -5
No New Posts BLACK & WHITE

No, not ebony and ivory! This Board is for Black and White photos only. Show us what'cha got!

Moderator: Randy

252 1,578 Landscapes in B&W
by belgiumreporter
Dec 24, 2017 8:42:04 GMT -5
No New Posts Photo Competition

Informal competition for fun,.

Moderator: mickeyobe

6 1,557 Our cameras (A-Z)
by philbirch
Oct 14, 2019 17:08:39 GMT -5
No New Posts CRITIQUE

Post photos here that you would like the membership to offer their opinion on. No flaming allowed.

Moderator: mickeyobe

91 695 First Try
by philbirch
May 3, 2014 19:03:56 GMT -5

THE CLASSIFIEDS

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Click on the left side of this area to see all of the classified ads. If you only click on the right side, you will only see the current posting. There are more postings in the Sub-Board area.

Moderator: Randy

Sub-boards: CAMERAS ONE, CAMERAS TWO, CAMERAS THREE, OTHER EQUIPMENT

244 925 Ernemann Plate camera. 1894
by philbirch
Oct 2, 2019 18:12:29 GMT -5
No New Posts HEADS UP!

Here's where you can let us know what's available. Please don't abuse this.

Moderator: Randy

58 178 Camera Gear for price of shipping
by Michael Fraley
Oct 20, 2018 0:20:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Ebay Finds

Tell us about that 'bargain' you just got.

Moderators: Randy, Just Plain Curt, vintageslrs, herron, John Parry

530 3,178 Olympus Mju mk 2 35mm compact
by hansz
Feb 28, 2019 7:05:37 GMT -5

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