Hello and thanks!

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by rubyfalls, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. rubyfalls

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    Hi y'all. I've been lurking here for over a year. You all have (unknowingly) helped me from loading film, to picking cameras, to setting up my own home darkroom. So many big thanks for all of that!

    I have been shooting film for a little over a year now. I have a motley crew of orphaned cams, attic rescues, impulse buys, and hand-me-downs, but these days mostly use a mamiya 645 pro tl, leicaflex sl, rolleicord iv, and yashica mat 124g. I shoot mainly black and white, mostly for taste but also the savings of DIY processing. I'm interested in faces and patterns. What else? I like coffee, robots, and candy corn.

    But seriously, I owe a huge karmic debt to all you good folk who take the time to post on here and share your insight, experiences, and confusion.

    Glad to be here!

    ~ ruby
     
  2. MattKing

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    Welcome to APUG!
     
  3. mesantacruz

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    hello, and welcome.
    i myself feel the same way, indebted to such a wealth of information, and people willing to help out.
     
  4. Jeff Kubach

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    Hello and a warm welcome to APUG.

    Jeff
     
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    Welcome to APUG!

    Marc!
     
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    Well, hello! Another Mamiya 645 user. You are in good company here.
     
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    Hey Ruby! Welcome to APUG!
     
  8. SuzanneR

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    Welcome in from the lurk!
     
  9. Mustafa Umut Sarac

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    Leicaflex , What a excellent camera , you should put your pictures in Gallery.

    Welcome !
     
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    Well, we don't have a twelve-step program here, but you're in good and plentiful company...
    :laugh:

    s-a
     
  11. Chazzy

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    Hi Ruby--welcome to APUG.
     
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    Hello Ruby and welcome to APUG.
     
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    Hey Ruby, came to the right place. I have gained much more from APUG than I have given. Don
     
  14. Jan-Peter

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    Hi, Ruby;

    great to meet you here! I am enjoyed to find another B&W photographer, which is also my main photographic domain.

    Your name also reminds me of my son and my visit to the Blue Ridge Mountains last autumn which we have absolutely enjoyed!


    Jan-Peter - Southern Germany - Lake of Constance
     
  15. Konical

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    Good Morning, Rubyfalls

    Welcome from southwestern Illinois

    Konical
     
  16. rubyfalls

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    Aww thanks!

    Thanks to all for the warm welcome! Very glad I decided to come out of lurkdom.
     
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    Welcome to APUGland!:D