Hello! Darkroom slave here, new to the site

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by flamingo, Jul 25, 2013.

  1. flamingo

    flamingo Member

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    Hey all! I'm a student worker at a college photography dept. with a thriving darkroom, digital lab, and studio. My job includes maintaining everything in sight but I much prefer the smell of chemicals to the whine of computer fans. I'm so happy to find this place, It's everything I've been dreaming of!
     
  2. Tom1956

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    I'm curious to know if you are making any money at it, or if it's just for hobby.
     
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    Cool...which college are you at?
     
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    Welcome to the fun times! Congrats on your job. It's too bad you need to support those paper weights with fans in them :smile:
     
  5. Jeff Kubach

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    Hello and a warm welcome to APUG!

    Jeff
     
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    Hello and welcome to APUG!
     
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    Howdy! Welcome to APUG. I worked in a school darkroom for many years and miss it a lot- it was nice to always have everything set up and ready just steps from my office. All gone as a trade off for retirement, I'm afraid...and I wouldn't go back.
     
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    Have fun, but take care of your health. Darkrooms are full of nasties. Know too many photographers that have health issues working in darkrooms. May you have a long and healthy career in the darkroom!