Hello from Chiswick, UK

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by Cyberdog, Jan 11, 2005.

  1. Cyberdog

    Cyberdog Member

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    I'm a beginner to photography since I only bought a 'proper' camera about 4 years ago when I moved to the UK from Texas.

    I started off with a 35mm Nikon F80, but have since become more and more interested in MF photography since I borrowed a Bronica SQ-A from a friend of mine. I fear I'm hooked and will probably be buying a Mamiya RZ67 soon to feed the obsession.

    I'm excited to have found this site and hope to learn a lot from everyone here.
     
  2. Ole

    Ole Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I recognise those symptoms! You might as well give in and go directly to 8x10" - it'll be cheaper in the long run :wink:

    Welcome here, anyway, I think you've found the right place to be.
     
  3. TPPhotog

    TPPhotog Member

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    Welcome to the group and woof woof :wink: The F80's a nice camera I use to have a couple of bodies and MF I agree is very very tempting.
     
  4. BWGirl

    BWGirl Member

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    Welcome Cyberdog!!
    I think you will find quite a bit to keep you busy here! I know what you mean about becoming smitten by MF. I am the proud new owner of a Hasselblad, and I love it! Got it in November and am learning more everyday about it!
    Looking forward to seeing your photos in the gallery! Welcome to APUG!
     
  5. Tom Stanworth

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    Welcome cyberdog,

    The british contingent swells! If you are after an RZ, contact me before getting one. I may or may not make inroads into the pro market. I have a 100% as new perfect complete RZ Mk II with only a handfull of rolls thru (about 20), which will be up for sale if not. Will make decision whether selling or not within next 6 weeks or so. In any case, its the architectural/construction side (using my 5x4) I am focusing on so its doubtful It will emerge for much use. Boxed, instructions etc as per bought today. Will be priced low ie circa £900 ish, about £700 less than a new one.


    Tom
     
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    Welcome Cyberdog from Hawaii. I'm sure you will enjoy being here, you won't get bashed for wanting to shoot film.
     
  7. BarryWilkinson

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    Hello from South London. I'm sure you will enjoy it here.

    Barry
     
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    roy Member

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    Hello and welcome. I have an RB which I find great to use.
     
  9. Dave Miller

    Dave Miller Member

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    Wecome to the forum. I think you will do well to listen to Ole, but maybe stop off at 4"x5" for a while.