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Welcome to TrekLens! adam Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 16 W: 0 N: 16] (132)::2004-04-03 16:12
Fellow TrekEarth members, I'd like to welcome you all to TrekLens, the sister site of TrekEarth. The only difference between TE and TL (besides the color scheme), is that the terms of service will be more open here. This means it's ok to post pet, family, friend, studio, and more heavily post-processed images here.

To those not familiar with TrekEarth, that is a site for learning about the world through photography which has a rather strict terms of service. TrekLens will still be a place to learn more about the world through photography, but will also allow a greater variety of photos to be displayed, as explained above.

I look forward to the continued thoughtful participation of everyone!
Re: Welcome to TrekLens! creator (24)::2004-04-07 14:22
i didn't have much time to post to TE the past few weeks. yesterday i started to post some content again and was happy surprised by the fact that we can now post our more creative postprocessing work!

another great idea Adam!
Re: Welcome to TrekLens! gardenwife Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 169 W: 48 N: 120] (853)::2004-04-08 4:15
Greetings, Adam. I only discovered TrekEarth and TrekLens last week while doing a Google search for galleries Minolta DiMAGE A1. TrekEarth was one of the first hits and I joined as soon as I saw the breadth of the site and the community spirit. I especially like how we may designate members and photos as favorites, and how we can receive e-mail notifications for various events. I visit daily now. Thank you so much for everything!
Re: Welcome to TrekLens! adam Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 16 W: 0 N: 16] (132)::2004-04-08 12:09
And thank you and everyone else for your friendly participation. Stay tuned for a new, better integrated scavenger hunt feature...
Re: Welcome to TrekLens! SandPiper Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1215 W: 6 N: 1945] (7392)::2004-06-20 11:48
Thank you, Adam, for the welcome. I am learning my way around this fabulous website and a great job is done by all. I am so impressed at how warmly I have been greeted and the friendly atmosphere. We photographers are like that, aren't we? :O)
Re: Welcome to TrekLens! adam Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 16 W: 0 N: 16] (132)::2004-06-21 2:03
Welcome, we look forward to your continued thoughtful participation and if you have any questions, please let us know.
Re: Welcome to TrekLens! jmdaoudal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 690 W: 99 N: 144] (2346)::2004-10-16 8:08
T U Adam for what you are managing, being with entire satisfaction on TE where I already shared for a very few weeks, just joined TL in addition and for motivation as you describe for this community. Nice people both side, sometime the same, good autodiscipline, (in french) et des rapports très enrichissants dans la connaissance du monde à travers les publications et les échanges culturels et techniques.
Jean Michel
TE, TL and TN lennarts Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 11] (49)::2005-03-27 11:48
I think the TrekLens and TrekNature menus should also have links to related sites as TrekEarth lists links to TrekLens and TrekNature.
Also I believe it would be really helpful for keeping these 3 different communities focused (especially TrekEarth), if they were more easily linked from the user's point of view.
Choosing the "link accounts" option in personal profile could link the accounts visibly also for visitors, as this is what most of the users want. Now they have to create a links in their notes.
Also it would be useful if one could transfer personal information and equipment profile directly to linked accounts.
Re: Welcome to TrekLens! deains Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 187 W: 33 N: 1169] (5051)::2006-09-25 10:14
Sorry I am just now saying thank you for this wonderful site. Being retired it gives me a way to show off my hobby, learn from others critiques, & comments, & learn from just observing others photos. It is also a great way to view the beauty that is out there in this world. Thanks Donald
Re: Welcome to TrekLens! appalcarp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1101 W: 154 N: 633] (4198)::2006-09-28 3:09
I'm just now getting to everything after learning the site well. Thanks for providing this commercial-free area for photos! Believe me, it's refreshing and calming to be here and I learn more each day. I also like the non-porn TOS, that's great, too.
Re: Welcome to TrekLens! garric (51)::2006-11-17 20:05
Thank you for this wonderful site. I am still learning my way around my camera and this site,there is so much to see. It is calming to see the other photos and the different ways of looking at life. Thanks again, Rick
Re: Welcome to TrekLens! Mea (4)::2007-05-30 0:29
Hello Adam, & all reading this,

Thank you for the welcome. This is such a cool site, I love it!!
It's a great pleasure to see photography from all over the world,& wow, some really amazing work is shown here.
I found this site googling "smoke" images of all things.

I hope to up load some of my photos (I am a amateur) as soon as I get the how & where of the site.
Thank you very much for the site, it's wonderful!