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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by TPPhotog, Jul 15, 2004.

  1. TPPhotog

    TPPhotog Member

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    Hi everyone,

    My name is Tony, I'm from Totnes in Devon, UK and this site was recommended to me by another member.

    First my confessions, I'm a refugee from another photo site as I got fed up of the bitching over there and sometimes I do use digital, but only when I'm paid to do so.

    Black and White film is my true love (and mistress so my wife tells me). I prefer "traditional" films such as Ilford FP4+; HP5+ and Delta 3200, developing myself using DDX and wet printing. There are occasions such as very harsh lighting conditions when I do use Ilford XP2. Depending on the picture I will either flatbed scan the wet printed picture or film scan the negatives.

    I guess that's enough waffle about me for now, other than to say looking around there's a lot of beautiful art here and I think I'm going to feel quite at home.

    Kind regards Tony
     
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    Tony

    A warm welcome from this side of the pond. I hope you find this site as pleasant and rewarding as I do.

    Phill
     
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    Hey, you guys on that side of the pond must be doing some heavy recruiting!!! Or analog photography is experiencing some kind of revival over there.
    Other than that, a friendly welcome to a wonderful site.
    gene
     
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    Welcome, Tony!

    From the other side of the pond! :D I think that you will find many people with common interests here. Looking forward to see your photos!
    Jeanette
     
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    Many thanks for your warm welcome from both sides of the pond :smile: Not sure if there's a revival over here as for a Luddite like me film never went away. Digital is good but you can't beat the real thing with tactile negatives and the smell of chemicals.
     
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    welcome Tony ..the Brit membership here is growing so much that perhaps we are nearing enough to have some kind of actual eyeball - perhaps an Apug (gb chapter) organised shoot???

    could be fun.
     
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    Great idea Leon. We'll let you organise that then :D
    Anyway, welcome to the site Tony. You will like it there.
    We'll soon have enough brits here to start our own highly charged political debates in the lounge. :wink:
     
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    Welcome from him.
     
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    Thank you everyone who welcomed me since I last visited this thread :smile: An "organised shoot" sounds good. Now if we can find a model to hold a flower, posed in a stunning landscape near to water where wildlife is taking a drink (oops nearly forgot the stone mill by the water )I think we might have found utopia LOL I'm up for one of those and a drink after of course!