Hello from Melbourne Australia

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by Colin D, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. Colin D

    Colin D Member

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    Hello there, I'm Colin.

    This looks like a great camera community to be in. For the majority of my camera life I have used 35mm, then I moved into medium format, and most recently I jumped up to large format, in fact I'm still a LF virgin :D. Recently I got myself a Linhoff Technika II in remarkably good condition, now I am selling off all my 35mm gear to pay for the new acquisition. Gradually, with a lot of help from an APUG member I am building my working gear, I've got three lenses. Soon I will be making my first image.

    The slow technique of LF is what really attracted me to it, I abhore the digital fad. Taking landscapes and studio portraits are what I want to do, and learning as I go from APUG members.
     
  2. Kevin Caulfield

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    Hello and welcome to APUG from....

    Melbourne!

    You will have fun here.
    Kevin
     
  3. mrsmiggins

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    Welcome aboard Colin,

    There're a few us LF users in Melbourne. Check out the "Leaf Shutters Large Format Users Australia" group.

    /Frank.
     
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    Hi Colin - welcome to APUG! I'm a bit of an LF virgin myself... :wink:
     
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    Greetings Colin. One of my favourite time-wasting activities is to type Linhof into eBay and see what comes up. Has lightened my wallet a few times! When that gets stale I type Leica and sort from highest to lowest price. Good for a laugh!
     
  6. Jeff Kubach

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    Hello and welcome to APUG. I hope you enjoy being here.

    Jeff
     
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    Colin - hello and welcome to APUG!! :D
     
  8. Poisson Du Jour

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    Another welcome aboard the HMAS Good Ship APUG, Colin, from a multiformatter down the blacktop in now-it's-sunny/now-it's-not Geelong.
    Come along and join us on a sightseeing tour of Toorongo River, Noojee on 25th March. :smile:
    PS: Bring your camera...
     
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    Welcome from another southern hemisphere APUGer - I'm a new MF shooter.

    Andrew
     
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    Hello Colin and welcome to APUG. I enjoy LF also and one of my favorites are the SLR Graflex's.