Hello From A Returning Film User

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by Cliffy13, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. Cliffy13

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    I am Nigel from the Black Country recently started using Film again in addition to Digital after a break of about 5 years,picked up an EOS 10 for a fraction of what they were in the good old days and looking forward to running some rolls through it
     
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    Welcome back, Nigel--now where in the heck is The Black Country???
     
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    Ah sorry forgot this is an international forum the Black Country is an area of the West Midlands of England near to but definately not part of Birmingham.It was an area that was at the heart of the Industrial Revolution with mines and steelworks which is how it got its name
     
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    Interesting bit of history. Welcome to the forum, Nigel.
     
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    Now watch out for the condition known as G.A.S. If you lusted after film gear in the past, and now it goes past you selling for a song, or just plain being thrown out, and you can resist it's lure you are safe. Most of us are more at risk, and get a scolding from our mates with each bit of old gear we drag home.
     
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    Welcome back to the future. K
     
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    Welcome back to film. Great to have you :D Do you shoot more color or black and white?
     
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    Welcome back.
     
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    Wilkomen -- I'm not German, i just thought it'd be different to use it. Anyway, welcome back to the tangible world.
    Rick
     
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    Welcome back to film from across the pond!

    Rob.
     
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    Welcome, Nigel.
     
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    Nigel - hello and welcome back to film and to APUG from western New England. Great to have you aboard.

    gene
     
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    William Blake's "dark, satanic mills?"
     
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    Thts more Lancarshire than the Black Country but a similar effect
     
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    My plan is to shoot colour scan the negs and slides and do any mono conversion in Photoshop,
     
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    HI Nigel, welcome to APUG.
     
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    Hi Nigel, welcome to APUG. What are you using for a scanner?
     
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    Canon 5600F its a flatbed but the results are so far pleasing as hopefully this shows


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    Hello and welcome to APUG!

    Jeff
     
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    Yes, very nice. Thanks for the link to your Flicker photos.
     
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    Got to say its great to have such a freindly welcome,my other main critique site can get a bit tetchjy at times
     
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    Yes, welcome back to film. I went through a two year phase of using digital only but eventually saw the light and returned. I didn't sell any of my film gear - fortunately - but even so, I feel so dirty now... :smile:
     
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    Welcome! I like your Peter Gabriel reference: There Is A Bustle In My Hedgerow
     
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    Zeppelin actually Stairway To Heaven
     
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    Hi-Im like you returning to film after 6 years in the digital wilderness......Im also considering getting a scanner to do colour negatives- will check out your Flickr stuff at home tonite- welcome !

    Cath