Greetings from Monroe, GA, USA

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by stradibarrius, Jan 18, 2009.

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    I am a new convert to film. I have a complete digital set up but film was calling out to me. I use my digital gear to take product shots of the violins I make so I can easily send the to my customers.
    I am going to try my hand at processing my own film as well.
     
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    Hooray! We love converts to the dark side! Welcome from Texas!
     
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    Thanks Valerie! Glad to have found this site. I am going to need lots of help!
     
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    Hello from Richmond Va. I do like to use a darkroom, but one day I'll get me a digital camera(Maybe!).:tongue:

    Jeff
     
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    Welcome to APUG! It's a great place to learn and be inspired.
     
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    Welcome to APUG from western Massachusetts. APUG is a great resource for those just starting out in film.

    gene
     
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    Well, I for one can't wait to see a picture of those violins! What a grand process that must be! Do you have a website?

    Welcome to APUG! We are here to serve! :smile:
     
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    Welcome to the wonderful world of film. If you have the patience to make a violin, you'll love the art of shooting and processing film. You live in such a photogenic area too! I have a sister that lives in Athens and whenever I visit her I always spend at least a day shooting in Monroe. I'm looking forward to seeing some of your first shots, get to it!

    Tori
     
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    Thanks for the welcome! I do have a website, just Google Dudley Violins. You can see my violin photos. I have to tell you they were all made with a Nikon digital camera. Soon I hope to have some of my F100 shots post there too!

    On eBay I have bought film processing equipment, chemicals, trays, and an enlarger with a Schneider f/1.9 50mm lens all for less than $100.00! I figure even if I find out I would rather send my film out to a lab, I can re-coup my giant investment!!!
     
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    Welcome from northern Indiana.
     
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    Welcome from Ontario Canada. As Tori said the patience to build a violin will definitely help you in processing film and do your printing in the darkroom. cheers
     
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    Welcome to the forum. We'll help you to fiddle with film. Get it?!? FIDDLE?!?!? HA HA HA HA HA HA HA

    WHEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWWW! Yeah, I know. Sometimes I just kill myself.
     
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    I bet you will be on the Tonight Show soon!!!
    I will certainly need help as I fiddle with film...
     
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    Hello... good to see someone else from Georgia with darkroom and violin interests! I am new to this forum too but have been active in large format for nearly fifty years. Your violins are beautiful and certainly deserve capturing on film!
     
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    Thanks for the welcome!!