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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by verian, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. verian

    verian Member

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    Hi,

    I just signed up today after browsing for a little while and thought I’d say hello. I live in Warwickshire in the UK. My current love affair is with medium format, although I am still working hard at getting the results I want I’m getting better at it and enjoying the experience. The main cameras I use for MF are a newly acquired Rolleiflex 3.5E (which I fell in love with immediately), Mamiya C220 (preferred over the C330 as I like to cock the shutter, I’m not sure why this gives me so much pleasure, it just does) and a Bronica ETRS.

    I have a cupboard full of cameras and will quite happily pick up any of them to use, from a cheap plastic toy camera to a decent SLR, Polaroid to an old Hanimex 110, I have no real elitist tendencies, they all give me enjoyment of one kind or another when using them.


    I hope, by participating here, to pick up a bit more technical knowledge that will help me in achieving the results I’m after.

    Verian
     
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    Hello neighbour,
    Welcome on APUG!
    Nice set of cameras you have there. Rollei and Bronica are a recipy for fun and good photos!

    I use an old Rolleiflex T2 and a Bronica SQ-B (among others).

    Greetings from Bert from Holland
    http://thetoadmen.blogspot.nl

    BTW: don't forget to show us your images ;-)
     
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    Welcome to APUG from another Rolleiflex aficionado (2.8E shooter here).
     
  5. verian

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    Hi Bert, thanks for the welcome. I only recently got my Rolleiflex but went straight away to an event in London and set it up on a tripod to take street portraits of the people there, it was great fun meeting people who all showed great interest in the camera. Here are a few from there, my first with the camera, on Rollei Retro 400s.
     

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    verian Member

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    Thanks Darkosaric
     
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    Thanks very much, there's nothing not to like about a 2.8E I think :smile:
     
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    Welcome to apug.
    Nice pictures!
     
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    Hello and a warm welcome to APUG.

    Jeff
     
  10. verian

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    Double thanks Jesper!
     
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    Thanks very much Jeff
     
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    Welcome to APUG, Verian. Have fun with the Rolleiflex.
     
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    Happy APUGGing!
     
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    Welcome to APUG
     
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    Welcome to APUG and if you like the Rollei films, you should try out Rollei Retro 80s, great film.
     
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    Hello and welcome to APUG.














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  17. verian

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    Thanks all :smile:
     
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    I'll certainly give it a go.