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Old 10-03-2012, 11:33 PM   #1
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Posting pictures on a Thread

Without getting too technical can someone explain the process to get a picture/pictures onto a Thread?

I do not have a digital camera, just a 35mm Canon A-1 camera and a HP Pavillion laptop computer using Vista operating system.

I'm pretty sure I'd have to purchase a digital camera but have no idea what it takes from there to the Thread post. And I'm not the least bit computer literate.

Thanks.
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:00 AM   #2
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You first have to get the photo on your computer. When you get a digital camera it will show you how to do that. You could scan photos to your computer as well , I suppose. Anyway , once they're there follow this link on placing them in your post. Forums 101 - posting, photos, accounts, basics

Looking forward to seeing them.

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Obviously, you will need to have your photos in a digital format to get them uploaded to any website. The easiest way is to have a digital camera. There are many models that will do a good job for less than $200. If you want more features, prices will be higher. Digital SLRs will be $600 and up depending on features and lenses.

You can also use a scanner to scan photos you already have to get them into a digital format. You can get a scanner for around $100.

Another way to get digital photos with a film camera is when you have film developed. Many processors will be able to provide you with the photos digitally on a CD.

Once you have digital photos, instructions for posting photos are listed HERE. Scroll down to Post #7.
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Most phone's now-a-days have really good cameras. If you have a way to send the photo's to yourself by e-mail or such.
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Old 10-04-2012, 04:25 PM   #5
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Thanks for all the suggestions. I'm about as far behind in technology with my cell phone as I am with my 35mm camera. I'm due for an upgrade with my phone according to Verizon but I don't need all the things now included with phones since all we use it for is to make/receive calls from relatives while on the road.
Probably my next step should be to acquire a digital camera but with all the choices on the market now picking one will be a challenge. I've read some Internet reviews on digital cameras and it seems every make and model has its pros and cons according to current users.
Appreciate the help.
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