Hello from "Côte Basque"

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by Shab, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. Shab

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    Hi!

    I'm 35 years old man and now I live in Hendaye, a town of the Côte Basque (France).

    Until now I have used a DSLR (Olympus E-3) and the last mounth I have bought an 35mm Rangefinder camera with 2 lenses (28mm and 50mm).

    I want to do street photography in B/W and I'm in a transition situation (from digital to film). It sounds like I'm going in the bad direction (everybody is going to digital) but I'm re-discovering the photography. Now I have to learn to use a new exposure system, new developing system...

    This forum seems really very interesting!

    See you!
     
  2. David A. Goldfarb

    David A. Goldfarb Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome to APUG!
     
  3. BobNewYork

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    Hi there - welcome to APUG. I must disagree you are not going in a bad direction at all! You are headed in the right direction and you've found a community that's going with you!

    Welcome again.

    Bob Hall
     
  4. takef586

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    Hi Shab,
    If you really want it easy to start with, get 100 rolls of Arista Premium 400 together with a couple of cans of Diafine from Freestyle photo supplies - I did that and the packet has arrived to Monaco without any extra charges or duties. The Arista Premium is a rebranded Tri-X - a street photographers dream film... and in Diafine, if you rate it at EI 800. it will get you usable images in the range of 4 stops... In B&W digital is still crap... Good luck !
     
  5. Steve Smith

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    Welcome.

    You are going in the right direction, it's just that the signs are pointing the wrong way.


    Steve.
     
  6. Laurent

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    I could not say better !

    Welcome to APUG.
     
  7. Jeff Kubach

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    Welcome from Richmond, Va. You are going in the right direction!

    Jeff
     
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    Shab - hello and welcome to APUG from western Massachusetts USA. It's the rest of the world going in the wrong direction... we are headed down the correct path! :D

    gene
     
  9. Christopher Walrath

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    Your are definitely going in the right direction, Shab. Welcome to the forum.
     
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    Welcome from the right end of the tunnel, and from Washington, DC! Congrats on figuring out it's better to go against the herd sometimes!
     
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    Welcome from Indiana in the USA!
     
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    Right direction. Right place. Right on.

    Say hello to Capbreton for me.
     
  13. mike c

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    Hoody Shab; you've come to the right town partner! mike for L.A.
     
  14. goros

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    Ongi etorri Shab,

    Welcome from also the Basque Country, but across the border.
     
  15. P C Headland

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    Welcome, you're definitely not going in the wrong direction - all the others are :tongue:

    I just love that area of France.