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Lets chat tonight!

  • Jan 17, 2013 · 8:00 PM

Lets give the new chat room a run tonight. I will be in the room from 8 to 9PM. Come on by. Bring your photography questions or just hang out with other photographers! The chat room is free.

Hope to see you there!

Click on the "CHAT" link below:

OK, I have set up a live chat room and it is available 24/7. You never know who will be there. If this proves to be popular I will begin scheduling organized weekly chats on photographic topics. You can access the chat room at the link above. Enjoy!

MY CONCEPT: In the '90's America Online had a very active photography forum. It was sponsored by Kodak.

In that area they had a live chat room called "Daguerre's Chat" where I hosted a weekly chat on photography. It was very popular. In addition to the live scheduled chat the room was kept open 24/7 for anyone to drop by. It was great to jump into that "cyber cafe" any time to talk photography and socialize with other photographers who became your online friends. The community grew to evolve into real world events and I have many friends today that I first met on that forum.

I am investigating the possibility of creating an online chat room for my Meetup groups. This would be a place where we could hold organized, weekly chats on specific topics or just open forum discussions. We could also use it alongside an online gallery to share our pictures and critiques.

My plan is to set this up providing there is enough interest in participation. There would be no charge for access to the chats.

Are you interested?

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  • Rick R.

    Nice chat tonight with 4 attendees. I am sure the attendance will build over time. Next week we will try a different night.

    January 17, 2013

    • Eric

      Thanks for hosting a great session. Looking forward to next week.

      January 17, 2013

  • Ted S.

    I tried to join the chat, but was not able to see others chatting. I will try again next week.

    January 17, 2013

    • Rick R.

      Hi Ted, sorry we missed you.

      January 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    hey rick is there any chance that you will have one of these chat sessions other than on thursday? i have another commitment and won't be able to attend. i wanted to chat about drop in filter systems...thanks and lemme know :)

    January 17, 2013

    • Rick R.

      Hi Craig, I am still feeling out what night is best for the chats. I am leaning toward either Monday or Tuesday night. Does that work for you?

      January 17, 2013

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