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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by pwitkop, Sep 4, 2004.

  1. pwitkop

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    Just wanted to formally introduce myself. I've been reading the forums for a little while, and have been extremely impressed with the civility, the depth of knowledge and experience, and willingness to share that. I've been involved in photography for about 4 years, which started with me wanting to put into photographs the landscape and environment in Maine where I grew up. This led me to courses at the University of Maine, and then to Brooks in Santa Barbara, where I am now in my second year of the program. Landscape and nature photography is still a large (probably the largest) part of my personal work, which is nearly all in black and white, but I have branched about a bit recently working on figure studies and some still life as well. I shoot mostly 4x5, and a fair amount of 6x7, and recently I've started playing with my 35mm more as well. Anyway, just wanted to introduce myself and say hi to everyone, and say how much I enjoy having these forums and you folks around, it's truly a great resource.

    Peter
     
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    hello, looking forward to you works.
     
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    Good Afternoon, Peter,

    Welcome from the Midwest!

    Konical
     
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    Welcome Peter!

    I can understand why you would want to document the landscapes of Maine...what a beautiful place! Hope you have a shot or two that you will be posting in the galleries!

    Jeanette
     
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    Hello Peter and welcome :D
     
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    Welcome.
     
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    Thanks everyone for the warm welcome! I haq a chance to post a few of my images I have scans of, and I look forward to being more a part of this great online community.

    Peter
     
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    Hi Peter and welcome to the forum......you've got a lot more social skills than me - I didn't discover the introductions forum until after I started posting :wink:

    You gotta love 4x5" format - this is my chosen format too and I'm also studying photography, but in a different country. Enough about me on your introductory thread anyway!

    Looking forward to seeing your work.

    Best wishes,

    Tom
     
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    Welcome Peter - post some shots.
    juan
     
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    Welcome Peter from western Mass. Went from the cold and icy Maine to Sunny Calif? There are days that I contemplate such a move! :D
    We all hope you enjoy your visits to this great site.
    gene
     
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    Gene,
    Where in western Mass. are you? I've got alot of family in the springfield area (Hampden specifically).

    Peter
     
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    I'm in the City of Homes, otherwise known as bankrupt Springfield, where the mayor is a figurehead and the governor controls the purse strings!
     
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    I remember reading about that when I was visiting my father around the 4'th. Look on the bright side though, at least you don't have a Governator :smile:

    Peter
     
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    Aloha from sunny Hawaii. I hope you enjoy visiting with us.