Established in 2013 by MainStreetHost and taken on by Alex Luyckx Photography in 2015, #photochat is a community of photography professionals and enthusiasts who congregate to talk shop and discuss anything and everything photography. To participate in our weekly chat (every Thursday at 1:00pm) search the #photochat hashtag to see the conversation, or find me at @AlexLuyckxPhoto on Twitter for more info. Be sure to include the hashtag in your tweets to answer the questions and talk with the other participants.
The Topic for Thursday 1 February 2021 is getting to know YOU!
Question 1 – When did you first pick up a camera and when did you first pick up a camera seriously?
Question 2 – What was your first camera?
Question 3 – What does photography mean to you these days?
Question 4 – What do you love best about photography?
Question 5 – Share an early photo of you with a camera and/or a current photo with you and a camera, or just a photo of you (or all three)!
Past topics have included: Beating the blahs, Film Chemestry (2021), Favourite Things, Least of These, Year in Review (2020), Shopping, Portfolios, Photography & Mental Health, Photographic Chemistry, Travel (2020), Film is Alive, Dead Film Formats, Picking Gear, Toy Cameras (2020), Photographic Rituals, Lenses, Photobooks, Photographic Dreams, Inspiration, Photographic Regrets, Landscape Photography, Portrait Photography, Photo Projects, Metering, Telephoto Lenses, Strange Photography, Editing Your Work, Film Development, Instant Photography (2020), Composition, Blogging (2020), Collecting, Photography in the Media, Small Photography (2020), Your Kit, Show & Tell (2020) Backups (2020), FP4Party, Daily Carry, Publishing, All About the Love, Gear Aquision, Photography Events, Storytelling, The Winter Blahs, The Five W’s (2020), A Year in Review (2019), Family Time, Show & Tell (2019), The Photographic Community, Your Photography Journey, Social Media, Buying a New Camera, Photography Desires, Photographic Misconceptions, Toy Cameras (2019), Software, Camera Bags, Dealing with Disaster, Photography as a Profession, Photography as a Hobby, Teaching the Craft (2019), Flash (2019), Film Photography (2019) Photographic ‘Zines, Handling Critisim, The Roadtrip, Grab-And-Go, Photographic Anxieties, Culling, Photojournalisim, Classic Lenses, Self-Improvement, Websites, Portfolios, This or That, Work Flow (2019), Film Processing, Processing, Photographic Perceptions, Street Photography (2019), Printing (2019), Brand Loyalities, Couples, Slowing Down, Quick Thinking, Why are you a Photographer (2019), Sensitive Subjects (2019) Bad Weather, Photographic Goals (2019), Year in Review (2018), Getting to Know You (2018), Blogging, Self-Promotion, Gifting (2018), Software, Portrait Photography (2018), Timing it Right, Toxicity in Photography, Photographic Frustrations (2018), Slow Photography, Fast Photography, Film Photography, Random Questions, Wildest Dreams, Famous Photographers, Teaching The Craft (2018), Photography, Photographic Rituals, Toy Cameras (2018), Photography Hacks, Networking, Sharing Your Work (2018), Summer Vacation, Astro Photography, Selling Gear, Buying Gear, Infrared, Getting the Shot (2018), Power of Photography, Photographic Evolution, Photography Projects (2018), Mobile Technologies, Black & White Photography (2018), Colour Photography (2018), Photographic Perks, Buying a New Camera, Optics, Keep it Simple, Accessories, Helping Out, Battle Damage, Ultrawide Angle, All About the Love, Podcasts, What’s in your Bag (2018), Self-Improvement