Greetings from Delaware

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by Todd0331, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. Todd0331

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    Hello all.
    I have finally been able to really pursue my love of photography and am happy to find APUG. I've loved photography since I was a kid, but never really applied myself. But now it has taken over and I can't learn enough.
    I use a Yashica MAT-124 and a Minolta X-570 that I was able to buy to get into film photography. The 120 film is really fun. I have recently taught myself how to develop film and enlarge the prints. My aunt gave me all of her enlarging and darkroom equipment, including her Omega CII that, I believe, was made in the '40's. Still works great though.

    I'm a farrier (horseshoer) by trade and live in southern Delaware.

    Among learning more about photography techniques, film and developing, I have a huge desire to learn as much as I can about large format. I'm also a history buff and have always wanted to learn more about wet plate. Hopefully I will learn these 2 soon.

    I look forward to learning as much as I can.
     
  2. Christopher Walrath

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    Well then, allow a fellow LSDer to be the first to welcome you from Milton. Be happy to show you around the big camera anytime.
     
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    Hello and a warm welcome to APUG!

    Jeff
     
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    Welcome to APUG from another history buff.
     
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    Welcome!

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    Tomorrow , you will be a one year old member :smile: Welcome !
     
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    Hello and welcome to APUG.
     
  9. Todd0331

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    Wow, so many great welcomes!! Thanks!!

    And Christopher, I will definitely take you up on that. I live in Laurel and would truly appreciate any help.

    On my never ending quest to learn as much about everything I can, photography, especially analog and historical methods, has buried itself deep inside. I can't seem to learn enough.

    Thanks again all!1
     
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    Good Morning, Todd,

    Welcome from southwestern Illinois.

    Konical
     
  11. Christopher Walrath

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    Maybe we can take a walk around Nanticoke Wildlife Area out past Bethel. Been wanting to see if I could do something with those huge Sicamores on the south side.
     
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    Welcome to APUG
     
  13. Todd0331

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    That is a really neat place. The Cypress at Trap Pond and Trussum Pond are wonderful too.
    I would definitely be up for anything in order to learn large format.

    Thanks so much Christopher!!