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Alright, all of you budding and seasoned photographers out there. Here's your official AoM Group. Let's do ourselves proud, by becoming the largest group here!

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your best photos

Started by Kevin Nyborg. Last reply by Ian Wilson Jan 14. 301 Replies

post some of your best

Holga 135mm lomography

Started by Specs&Beard. Last reply by Clinton R. Ausmus Sep 21, 2015. 2 Replies

Hi everyone.  I just wanted to talk about my favorite kind of photography.  I am into lomography.  I still like using 35mm film.  I have an old Holga 135mm that seems to take some really cool…Continue

First Caneras

Started by Anthony Michel Perez. Last reply by Dave Hasley Aug 19, 2015. 5 Replies

what was y'all's first camera ever? When did you buy it? How much did it cost you? Why did you buy that camera? And so on.

Future Photographer Needs Help!

Started by Anthony Michel Perez. Last reply by Shane Jan 13, 2015. 13 Replies

I am 17 years old and a senior in high school. I am about to leave for college and because of this, I want to get serious about starting my life. One of the things I am passionate about is…Continue

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Comment by thehuhman on May 30, 2009 at 5:23pm
That sounds like a fun job!
Comment by Bob Carpenter on May 30, 2009 at 4:57pm
Just take photos and write about them. I've had a lot of trucks in the past when I did a classic truck magazine. But no big diesel in my driveway.
Comment by thehuhman on May 30, 2009 at 4:49pm
Wow, Bob. Nice photo. Do you build 'em, drive 'em or take pictures of 'em?
Comment by Bob Carpenter on May 30, 2009 at 4:14pm
Just thought I'd throw out a photo...this is what I do for a living.

Comment by thehuhman on May 27, 2009 at 7:54am
Excellent suggestions, Nick. And thanks for your offer to help. (I may need to take you up on that eventually). I've pretty much got it ready to roll, but have had so much on MY own "9 to 6 list", that It's been difficult to give this contest the attention it deserves. Stay tuned though. The guidelines will be posted (and emailed to you) TODAY! I think you're all going to like it... at least I hope you will!
Comment by Nick Rozhdestvensky on May 27, 2009 at 1:52am
Hi Bruce,
sorry i've been silent recently, got lots of my 9 to 6 tasks to do!
1. Access to the contest - i agree with you that there should be no limits for other AoM members to enter! However you might think of some limits - how many pics submitted per person.
2. I think you shoud make categories within the contest - Portraits, Kids, Still Life, Fashion, Art\Conceptual etc. The idea here is that for example portraits and still life pics should be judged separately. One should not compare people and nature photography against each other, it's just wrong:) If you make categories you can also set the rule that one person can submit only one pic per category. Otherwise there will be just too many pics, don't you think?
3. Technically i would have made a separate profile for the contest (like the person's profile) with slideshows. Is there a voting widget on AoM by the way? How do we count votes?

Let me know if you need any help with the contest!
Nick
Comment by Michael J. Austin on May 26, 2009 at 3:40pm
Looking forward to seeing tons of pictures from Germany Cooper and CONGRATS on your first camera ... WAY COOL of your Grandmother !!!!!!!!!!!
Comment by Cooper M on May 26, 2009 at 3:36pm
Hi everyone. Well, I just received my first camera as a gift from my grandma, a brand new Canon 500d.
So far I really like photography but I don't have any pictures I'm proud enough of to post up yet. In two weeks I am going to Germany for a month and plan on taking a lot of pictures. I make sure to put the best in here when I get back.
Comment by Michael J. Austin on May 26, 2009 at 2:33pm
I've got some wild flowers in the front of the woods across the street from me that were begging for a photo op ...

Comment by thehuhman on May 26, 2009 at 7:38am
Thanks Mike. Thats' what I need... everyone's "two cents"!
 

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