Different news items, both from FPZ and the rest of the web.

A Year In Review, by tiffpix

FPZ member tiffpix has written up an article describing her quest to evolve from "snapshooter" to "photographer", and how FPZ contributed to this goal over the last year. Packed with tons of photos that show that evolution, tiffpix shares her thoughts and experiences along her path.

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TW 3.76: mikeSF's Mark of a Master is the winner!

mikeSF's submission, Mark of a Master, has been selected as this week's TW3 top pick by Friendly Photon. Congratulations!

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Announcing The FPZ Guilds!

The latest feature from Friendly Photo Zone, the FPZ Guilds are upon us! More than just the simple user groups offered elsewhere, the FPZ Guilds allow members to create organizations with specific goals or interests within our community. Is there a specific brand you're interested in discussing? Perhaps you have an older Alpa camera and would like help learning how to make best use of it? Then join the Alpa Guild! Alpa Guild doesn't exist? Then create it!

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New FPZ Monthly-ish Newsletter For March31st, 2011

The latest edition of the FPZ Monthly-ish Newsletter is now available, hot off the press! Get your grubby virtual hands on it here.

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TW 3.75: Friendly Photon's Ominous is the winner!

Friendly Photon's submission, Ominous, has been selected as this week's TW3 top pick by JIMBO. Congratulations!

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Update On Upcoming Features!

Apparently getting the overhauled FPZ up and running in early February was just half the battle. There were innumerable little bugs and issues to work out once the site was made public, and there was a lot of fine-tuning to do to get everything running fast and smooth. But with the hard work of some intrepid FPZ members, these obstacles were overcome.

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New FPZ Monthly-ish Newsletter For February 28th, 2011

The latest edition of the FPZ Monthly-ish Newsletter is now available, hot off the press! Get your grubby virtual hands on it here.

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TW 3.74: JIMBO's Lost In A Crowd is the winner!

JIMBO's submission, Lost In A Crowd, has been selected as this week's TW3 top pick by blackcloudbrew. Congratulations!

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Welcome To The NEW FPZ!

It's here! It's here! All these months of waiting, and it's finally here! The new FPZ is LIVE, and better than ever. A lot of people have worked hard to bring you this new edition of Friendly Photo Zone, and the fruits of their labour is here at last for your viewing pleasure. To learn more about the new FPZ, check out:
- this featured article
- Friendly Photon's blog post

The Remarkable FPZ "I'll Buy That For $1" Shoot Out Results Are In!

The results for the Remarkable FPZ "I'll Buy That For $1" Shootout are in! You can see the official announcement and honourable mentions here. Congratulations to mikeSF on his double-finish in first and third places. Second place went to new2Photo. A heartfelt thanks to DamnRedneck for organizing the event.

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