hello from Helmond, the Netherlands.

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by Steven L, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. Steven L

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    Hello,

    My name is Steven and I'm a 38 year old novice at analog photography. Before the digital camera era I took pictures with a 35mm camera, but nothing special. A while ago I made a large format camera. It's got an 8cm magnifying glass for lens, a DIY mechanical iris and DIY bellows. The camera doesn't have a shutter, because I didn't need one for the idea I had. Sounds pretty vague, but I'll explain it some time.

    I just found out I can't link to pictures before I post 5 posts. Pictures will follow another time.

    I've joined this forum because I want to know more about analog photography (especially Large Format).
    I also want to know where to get the stuff I need, but that's a question I asked in the Dutch section.

    Regards, Steven L.
     
  2. mooseontheloose

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    Hi Steven - welcome to APUG! There are a lot of LF photographers here who can answer your questions (although I'm not one of them!). Looking forward to seeing your photos.
     
  3. Jeff Kubach

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    Hello Steven. There should be plenty of informantion on LF.

    Jeff
     
  4. paul_c5x4

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    Welcome Steven - You'll find quite a few lurking here that live in your neck of the woods, so you'll never need to feel alone in the dark.
    Just watch the language if there are any nuns listening in and you'll be fine :tongue:



    p.s. Dunno if this is available in Europe, but it could be what you are looking for: http://www.freestylephoto.biz/inkodyes.php
     
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    Hello Steven L. and welcome to APUG.
     
  6. Steven L

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    What a warm welcome. to paul_c5x4, I'm going to look for that here in the Netherlands. Thanks for the information.
     
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    Welcome to APUG, Steven. I look forward to seeing photos from your improvised camera and lens.
     
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    Steven - hello and welcome to APUG!! :D
     
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    Welkom alhier op Apug.
     
  10. Steven L

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    A couple of post more and I'm allowed to post pictures.
     
  11. fotch

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    How many post do you need?
     
  12. Steven L

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    I think one more. I don't need to be a subscriber to post pictures in my posts, do I?
     
  13. paul_c5x4

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    Nothing too steamy (dare I say) punk :tongue:

    For posting in the gallery, you need to be a paid up subscriber, but not when attaching to a post.
     
  14. Steven L

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    Ah Paul, it's you! In hindsight your post about the nuns should have given me a clue. :D

    Let's see if I can post some pictures:
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    I know it's a bit crude but for now I only have WIP pictures. I'll make some finished pictures soon.
     
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    Welcome to APUG matey :D
     
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    Welcome, any questions just ask

    Willie Jan (from Best, nearby).