Good Morning from Haverhill, MA !!!!!

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by gurrie, Apr 10, 2005.

  1. gurrie

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    Hello,
    This feels funny talking about me but here goes. My first serious camera was a used Nikkormat in 1966. It took many fine shots in Europe that summer when my wife and I went to Europe as an exchange student, Those days the exchange was 4 Marks (now Euro) to a US dollar. I shot transparencies right out of the gate. I stuck with 35mm for 35 years with Minolta SRT 102 (which I still have), up to the latest and greatest Nikon F100 and the D100 Digital SLR (which I have for sale as I write this).
    I was introduced to Large Format 18 months ago and have never looked back. I bought a new Wisner 4 x 5 Technical Field Camera and used it on a trip out west with Joe Englander. What a piece of junk!!! I traded up to a sweet Linhof Technikarden TK45S. What a joy to use this.
    My step son has the same camera and we are planning another trip out west this fall.
    I am so glad to know that all you people are out there to help me with whatever jam I can get into with my picture taking and picture processing. I have setup a nice digital lab in my home to process our shots. It was fun up until I had to come out of retirement due to a severe financial reversal. However I am confident all will be well and will continue learning about film and it's processing and printing.
    Thanks for letting me join.
    Ed
     
  2. papagene

    papagene Membership Council Council

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    Welcome Ed from the western part of the state, Springfield. This is a great site for all sorts of analog info... film, chemicals, printing and cameras. I'm sure you're gonna love your visits here.

    gene
     
  3. BradS

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    Hello Ed. Lots of friendly and knowlegable folks here. I am sure that we'll be drawing upon your considerable experience as well. Welcome.
     
  4. bobfowler

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    Hi Ed,

    Welcome aboard! I was transplanted form Massachusetts to New Jersey 23 years ago, but still have family in Billerica (and some in New Hampshire). You'll find that this can be a most informative (and many times entertaining) site.
     
  5. Glenn Mathison

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    Welcome from Sydney, Australia.

    Enjoy your time on APUG.

    Glenn
     
  6. BWGirl

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    Welcome to APUG, Ed!
    This is a great place & I think you'll find many like-minded people here!
    Looking forward to seeing some of your shots in the gallery!
     
  7. Ed Sukach

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    Hi. Ed.

    Always good to see a "local" here.

    I'm to the east, in Ipswich. Care to get together some time for coffee?
     
  8. SuzanneR

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    Hi Ed! Welcome from just a bit west in Groton. My first camera was a Nikkormat, too! Enjoy the sites of APUG!
     
  9. Konical

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    Good Evening, Ed,

    Welcome from Illinois; glad you found us.

    Konical
     
  10. Kevin Caulfield

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    Welcome, Ed, from Melbourne, Australia. I think you'll like it here. :wink:
     
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    Hi Ed! Welcome from even further to the west, sunny Hawaii!!
     
  12. gurrie

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    hi ed,
    my kids grew up in ipswich for 16 years. what a small world.
    ed
     
  13. Bill Hahn

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    Welcome!

    Another Mass. photographer says hello. (Northern Worcester Country). I still occasionally use the Nikkormat FT I inherited from my late father...with a heavy 1.4 50mm lens. Sweet glass.

    Hoping you find good light,

    Bill Hahn