Another whippersnapper

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by choppastyle, Jul 19, 2012.

  1. choppastyle

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    Hello everyone, I'm Jason and I'm 22.

    Back in 8th grade I took a photography class and loved working in the darkroom. I still have some of those prints, actually. Since that class I hadn't taken any photos, digital or otherwise. At the end of last year I got back into it and now I remember why I liked that class so much. A girlfriend had almost everything we needed except the chemistry. My father and his father are both into photography as a hobby so I got a camera and lenses from my dad, too. Since then I've been doing some developing and a little printing in my makeshift bathroom darkrooms.

    I like to shoot almost anything. Sometimes I just go downtown and see what's going on and other times I see something around the house. My favorite film is Fuji Acros, with Fomapan 100 and Efke/ADOX close behind. I'm looking forward to developing E6 and C41 at home soon and I've shot some Velvia 50 and T64.

    I'm here to learn. I feel like I've learned so much and improved a lot, but everyone here shows me there's definitely still a lot left to learn.

    The color photos are from my first roll last year. Ritz Camera color neg 200 exp. 2005. The black and white is a test print on Neopan 400 in xtol.
     

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    Glad you are having fun, thats important. Keep shooting.
     
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    Welcome to APUG! Glad you joined us, and glad you're enjoying film!
     
  4. Welcome to APUG, Jason. It's great to hear about another younger person (re)discovering the joys of film! And, as an aside, I hope you and your girlfriend are able to find the "chemistry"....
     
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    Welcome. We love it when younger photographers get into film. Enjoy!
     
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    Thanks everyone.
     
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    22? Ha! I've got shoes that are older than that :smile:

    Nice night work, keep it up!
     
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    Hello Jason welcome to APUG! I like your photo's.

    Jeff
     
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    Welcome to APUG. Enjoy your stay!
     
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    Welcome to APUG, Jason, and have fun in the darkroom.
     
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    Welcome to APUG
     
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    Hi Jason.

    I've only just joined today too, so were both in the same boat.

    Chris B.
     
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    Dunno about shoes, but I've got several cameras older than that. I fact some even make me look young!

    Chris B
     
  14. choppastyle

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    My father​ was in jr. high when my 1979 FX-3 was made...
     
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    I was entering kindergarden that year! :confused:

    Welcome to APUG Jason!
     
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    Jason - hello and welcome to APUG from western New England. I've got a camera that makes me look young... and I'm an ol' fart!! :wink:
     
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    Welcome too, Ipno!
     
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    I had been out of the army for a year that year :whistling:
     
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    Weclome. I hope to see more Pictures.
     
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    Welcome to the both of you! I'm just turning 22 this december as well, so you're not the only youngster in town!