Talk:Camera

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See-also section[edit]

User:Soerfm commented out the see-also section with an HTML comment of "Please include this in the navbar..." - merging the bloated see-also section into the article and navbar should certainly be looked into, but an HTML comment seemed likely to just get overlooked, with the content simply being missing in the mean time, so I've undone the edit and raised the issue here. --McGeddon (talk) 13:04, 13 February 2014 (UTC)

I agree that the See Also section is bloated with everyone's favorite brands. A navbar would be the best solution (or just delete them all...). The list of camera types are probably unnecessary in the long-term, since they are mostly covered in the article, as is pretty much everything in the "Other" section. A see also section should ideally consist of related topics not explicitly mentioned or covered in the article, IMO. I haven't looked yet to see if a camera brand navbar exists. If it does, it can easily be added and this issue resolved. If it doesn't exist, then someone will need to create it. Cheers, AstroCog (talk) 14:51, 13 February 2014 (UTC)
So, I created the navbox called Template:Camera brands, since one did not previously exist. There are other, more specialized, navboxes, but this one is general, and I used the same list of brands as in the "See also" section. If there are no major objections, I think it would be reasonable to apply it to this article. Cheers, AstroCog (talk) 15:24, 13 February 2014 (UTC)
I moved the brands list to the navbox. Certainly cleans up the "See also" section. On my "to do" list is to clean up the horrendously formatted "Camera types" section and accessories section, so that they flow as more prose and fewer subsections. Once that occurs, then pretty much all of the "See also" section can be cut. AstroCog (talk) 15:12, 14 February 2014 (UTC)