What is the collective noun for a group of photographers?

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  1. RobC

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    I was just just wondering if their is a collective noun for a group of photographers.

    Your suggestions please. Anything goes and maybe specific for landscape or still life or portrait etc photographers.
     
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    Herd?

    Gawk?

    Confusion?

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    I do not know. As photographers typically work on themselves there likely is no such noun.

    I propose "photo-collective".
     
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    photographii?

    photography class?

    soylent green?

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    In the humorous sense of words of venery I propose a "click" of photographers. This also plays on a reference to the French word clique meaning an exclusive group.
     
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    Gerald, hadn't you referred to that pun I wouldn't have seen it (slow on the uptake).
    But now I like it!
     
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    A focus of photographers maybe?

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    The winner, IMHO.
     
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    a COC or circle of confusion is a group of photographers sitting around and discussing depth of field DOF:laugh:
     
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    So a COC would be a group of male photographers then? :wink:
     
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    Of course if we consider a collective noun for photographers who frequent fora and other internet presences we could adopt the old AGFA name of "CLACK"...

    :D

    RR
     
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    "Oh, look at that huge COC"... or, "Hey, look at that little COC". Nah... doesn't sound quite right to me. If that becomes the norm, I'll never 'hang' with other photographers.
     
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    I think it would be a venery of fine art nude photographers.
     
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    A GAS of photographers.
     
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    i would vote for "scrum," with all the horrors that are rugby-related thereto, at least if referring to a bunch of news photographers each trying to win a pulitzer.

    Ever been in the middle of one of those things? I have. It's ugly.
     
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    an argumentation
     
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    A Film pack?

    I guess that would be for analog practitioners.
     
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