Beginning analog photographer from Philly area

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by kefka40, Jun 4, 2009.

  1. kefka40

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    Hello all, my name is Chris, a 28 year old college grad currently working in the billing dept of a webhosting/domain registration company. I just started down this track while randomly browsing during slow time. I was amazed at the pictures taken with lo-fi cameras so I ordered a Diana F+ Blackjack edition (just the camera for now as my budget did not allow for deluxe edition). I did not yet get to do any shooting with it yet because I have to wait until next payday to pick up film. I am looking forward to shooting some awesome photos and sharing my efforts to all that are interested. If any of you more experienced photographers have any advice, please feel free to share as I want to learn all that I can. Thank you advance for all of your time and attention.
     
  2. aparat

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    Welcome! I hope you have lots of fun using your new camera.
     
  3. Christopher Walrath

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    Hello. My name is Chris and I live down the river from you in Milton, Delaware. Have fun and welcome to APUG.
     
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    Welcome to APUG, and have fun with your Diana.
     
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    Hello Chris welcome!

    If you are on a budget sometimes you can buy expired film for cheap at camera/film shops and sometimes those rolls make for even more lo-fi looking pics!
     
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    Welcome from Howard in South Jersey
     
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    Chris - hello and welcome to APUG from western Massachusetts.

    gene
     
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    Welcome to APUG Chris! You might get into MF with other cameras!

    Jeff
     
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    Hi Chris,

    Welcome from about 30 miles NW of Philly!

    DaveT
     
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    Hi Chris,

    Welcome from down in Chesapeake territory.
     
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    Welcome from Narberth, PA
     
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    And welcome from downtown Philly.
     
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    Welcome from about 400 miles north / northeast of Philly...
     
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    Welcome from the far away freeways of Los Angeles.

    Buy your Diana some FP4+
     
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    Welcome from Les near Wilmington, Delaware area. You will enjoy APUG. It is a great site and people are very helpful.
     
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    but quite distant....:smile:
     
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    hallo

    welcome from austria.
    i never heard about the camera bevore. but my old friend go...e helps.
    have fun with your "low-fi" camera, and let see us your output.
    lomo, holga etc. means not unsharp and "allways this f...g partyphotos", it also means soul and creativity.

    good light

    thomas
     
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    Welcome to apug. Wealth of info here, and great people willing to help.