Hello from a film n00b in Iowa

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by Todd Adamson, Apr 16, 2011.

  1. Todd Adamson

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    Hey all, I've looked at this site from time to time, only a little bit. Haven't really gotten a feel for the paradigm yet, but I figure the best way to do that is join up and start spending a bit of time here, to see what it's all about.

    I am a professional photographer, mostly portraits, and have been at my studio location for about 6 years. I had never touched a roll of film in my life until very late last year, but now my dSLRs basically gather dust unless I have a job. Shooting with film has, in only a few short months, really opened my eyes to a lot of things, and I can see immense benefits to my craft and creativity on the horizon. I am having inconceivable amounts of fun dabbling and learning. I've bought a bunch of cheap cameras over the past few months: Nikon F100, Pentax ME Super, Pentax MX, and a Bronica SQ-Ai. I've shot maybe 30 rolls of film in all and just began doing my own B/W development a couple of weeks ago.

    So, hi, hello, nice to be here, and I look forward to getting to know some of you, and learning new stuff. :smile:
     
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    Welcome Home Todd !

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    Welcome to APUG Todd!
     
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    Hello and a warm welcome to APUG, Todd! I always enjoy using film myself. You might check out KEH for used cameras.

    Jeff
     
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    Hi Todd, welcome to APUG. Be forewarned, when you ask a question, you will get 7 replies and 8 answers. We all have extra opinions. I hope you enjoy it here. I do.

    Mike
     
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    Welcome to APUG, Todd.
     
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    Todd - hello and welcome to APUG from western Massachusetts.
     
  9. Todd Adamson

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    Thank you all for the welcome!
    Jeff, I love KEH, have bought several things there. That's where my Bronica came from.:smile:
     
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    Welcome from just south of mile marker 54 on I-80 in the great Hawkeye State.
     
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    Excellente soirée à tous les lecteurs de ce forum ,

    Pour commencer , donnez-moi l'opportunité de vous démontrer mon appréciation pour toutes les super informations que j'ai trouvées sur cet impressionnant forum de discussions .

    Je ne suis pas assuree d'être au meilleur endroit mais je n'en ai pas vu de meilleure .

    Je demeure à Parry sound, usa. J'ai 45 années et j'élève cinq très gentils enfants qui sont tous âgés entre 10 ou 11 ans (1 est adopté). J'aime beaucoup les animaux et j'essaie de leur offrir les produits qui leur rendent l'existance plus festive .

    Je vous remercie dès aujourd'hui pour toutes les très intéressantes délibérations à venir et je vous remercie surtout de votre compréhension pour mon français moins qu'idéal : ma langue maternelle est le vietnamien et je tempte d'apprendre mais c'est très difficile!

    A la prochaine

    Arthru
     
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    Welcome to the dark side and welcome to APUG!

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    Welcome to APUG, Todd.