Another day, another Norwegian newbie

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by ergates, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. ergates

    ergates Member

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    Hello,

    I'm Håkon and I am a recovering analoguist.

    Shot a lot of 35 mmfilm in the bad old days, but never did any developing on my own. I did however scan a lot of it and "developed" digitally before going totally digital with the Nikon D70. Fast forward to this summer, after getting acquainted with lots of analogue photographers in the local camera club, my curiosity (and the low, low prices on analogue equipment) got the best of me and I purchased my first medium format camera. I'm about 25 rolls into it and finally got around to developing my first roll of b&w today.

    Thanks to Jason Brunner for his entertaining and educational videos on youtube for great help with this. Through them I also found this site (although I had heard about it before) and joined today.

    I currently have a Rolleiflex 6008 integral with the standard 80mm f2.8 lens.
    I also recently purchased a Leica IIIf at a camera club auction, but I have yet to put film through it.

    I also shoot digital with Nikon equipment, currently the D700 and various lenses.

    I subscribe to the theory that the interesting things happen at the edges.
    So my pictures tend to happen at f1.4 or f16.

    Still a long way to go to find the edges in the medium format world.

    Looking forward to the apug experience.

    Best regards,
    Håkon
     
  2. Black Dog

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    Welcome to the APUG jungle!:D
     
  3. snallan

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    Hi Håkon, welcome to APUG. It sounds as if you have caught the bug now, :D you will find plenty of support, and lots of good info on the site.
     
  4. Jeff Kubach

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    Hello from Richmond Va. I hope you enjoy APUG, I sure do! I have a Rollei, but it is a TLR.

    Jeff
     
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    Hello Håkon,

    Welcome to APUG from the Canadian prairies!
     
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    HALLO, HÅKON,
    Welcome from Northern Virginia, USA to someone in recovery from digitalitis! You are in the proper place.
     
  7. papagene

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    Hakon... welcome to APUG from western Massachusetts USA. It's good to have you aboard.

    gene
     
  8. mooseontheloose

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    Welcome Hakon -- this is a great place to hang out and learn (and have fun!).
     
  9. jd callow

    jd callow Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    HÅKON,
    Welcoem from Vancouver.
     
  10. Uhner

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    Welcome to APUG from up the road.

    Claes
     
  11. Ole

    Ole Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Velkommen hit, Håkon. :smile:
     
  12. Soeren

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    Og velkommen fra det lille land lidt syd for :smile:
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  13. ergates

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    Thank you for your warm welcome, much appreciated.

    Takk også til våre skandinaviske venner :smile:

    Håkon