Arles 2012

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  1. Roger Hicks

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    Anyone going to be at the Rencontres in Arles this year, and feel like meeting up for a drink? It's the first week in July.

    Cheers,

    R.
     
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    I cannot make it, but welcome back!

    I am now using Hasselblads, a Pacemaker Speed Graphic and a Graflex Model D.

    You may remember me under the name Stever in the past.

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    Thanks, Steve. Hope to see you there one day. Is the Model D the auto-diaphragm quarter plate (too lazy to check the one I inherited)?

    But is NO-ONE from RFF going to be at the biggest gathering of fine art photographers in the world?

    Cheers,

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    4"x5" but no auto-diaphragm
    Built in 1928

    The Speed Graphic was built in 1953
     
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    APUG, of course, not RFF. But there ARE going to be RFF people there. Is APUG so equipment oriented that no-one is going to the biggest gathering of fine art photographers in the world?

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    Roger, I think it has more to do with the economy. It is cheaper to actually use the equipment than fly half way around to world to see what someone else took a photograph of.

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    Dear Steve,

    Very true. But it's not half way around the world for everyone. For me, it's an easy day's drive. There must be other Europeans here, surely?

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    If I lived in Europe or was on vacation in Europe, I would be there.
     
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    Roger, I think APUG is far more North America centric than RFF. So for most the distance is simply too far.
    I for one follow your Arles threads and one day I will visit for sure.