Another Canuck

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by pjriley, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. pjriley

    pjriley Member

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    Hi everyone. I'm a reporter/photographer shooting digital on the job and film in my leisure time. I live far enough away from Toronto that people have never heard of my town:confused:
    I am just getting into rangefinders; and, even after using digital for several years, have really missed the 'feel' of film photography. I don't have a darkroom and can't afford a Leica, but am really looking forward to what I can learn here. I cover the police/fire beat and I'll bet I could get some awesome photos with an RF; it's much more discreet than my big SLR!
    Mary
     
  2. Dinesh

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    Welcome to APUG!
     
  3. SuzanneR

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    Just keep that film camera on hand when "on the job"!!! And welcome to APUG, Mary.
     
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    Hi Mary, welcome from the UK.
     
  5. DaveOttawa

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    So do I , it's called Ottawa :smile:
    Welcome to APUG!
     
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    Hi from the prairies!
     
  7. MurrayMinchin

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    A quick hello from north coast BC...I have to go shovel snow, again, before heading off to work :smile:

    Murray
     
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    Mary,

    Welcome to APUG from NYC.
     
  9. Dave Miller

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    Welcome from Middle England Mary.
     
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    I wish I were further from TO

    Glad you are here. The big city has lots of amenities, but I grew up in a city of 20,000, which was plenty big enough for me. The economy wasn't there for me when I finished school, and after uni, well the 'big smoke', as the small towners used to call Toronto drew me in.

    At least I work in the 'burbs, about a 2 minute drive from my home, so I do not spend hours a day driving all over.

    If you have a rangefinder urge, and not the Wetzlar squillions, stoop low and find an Olympus XA on the web on that auction site or somehwere. I keep mine in my work bag that shuttles the calendar, notepad, and wallet, as well as lunch around. I use it to capture slices of life all the time.
     
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    Mary... welcome to APUG from western Massachusetts. Look for a Canon Canonet QL17, a great little 35mm rangefinder.

    gene
     
  12. Christopher Walrath

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    Hi again, Mary. And welcome, again.
     
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    Hi Mary, from South Western Ontario just down the road from Toronto.
    Welcome to best analogue site on the net. Enjoy your stay.

    Greg
     
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    Hello Mary,
    From Northern Ontario, far from TO.

    Marc
     
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    Greetings

    Greetings from Victoria, BC
     
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    Greetings, uhh, eh?