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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by Photo_Gaz, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. Photo_Gaz

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    Hello to all the lovely APUG members. I am new (as of this week) and so thought that I would drop in here to say a brief "hello".

    I am new to analog photography (well, apart from using compacts as a child) and think that APUG will be a massively beneficial place to be in my attempt at becoming part of the photographic community.

    Since university, I have a strong interest in photojournalism and photography that aids in the observation, explanation and understanding of the human and natural worlds around us.

    I am currently using my dad's Minolta X-700 and I have recently acquired a Pentacon Praktica MTL3 for the use of. I shall be developing my first negatives this week, so, fingers crossed something will come out.
     
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    Let me be the first to welcome you to APUG!
     
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    Hello and welcome to the family.
     
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    Hello and welcome to APUG.
     
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    Hello and a warm welcome to APUG! Developing your own film is fun!

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    welcome to apug!

    regardless of how your first roll turns out, you'll be hooked! (have drunk the koolaid, so to speak). if it goes well, you'll be fascinated - if not, you'll want to do it again to get it right. it's great!

    good people, great fun here!
     
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    Welcome to APUG.
     
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    I had a Minolta X-700, wonderful camera.

    Welcome to APUG!

    Cymru Am Byth

    Steve
     
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    Hi Photo_Gaz,

    Enjoy APUG and enjoy using film!
    Your English is better than my Welsh.... :D
     
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    Thanks for the welcome people!
     
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    For anyone that MAY be interested, I have put my first negatives that I have developed this morning on to this post. I have turned them into positives via the scanner as I don't have an enlarger to make prints until tomorrow.

    I think I know of some of the reasons for the failures of some of the exposures. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Please excuse the bits of dust/lint as this is from my scanner.
     

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