Hello from Minnesota

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by aparat, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. aparat

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    Hello,

    I have been lurking in the forum for a few months, learning a lot about photography and the APUG community. Prior to finding APUG I had not really realized how large and friendly the photographic community was. I am very fortunate to have found APUG. There is such a wealth of knowledge available here, not to mention the wonderful photographs available in APUG galleries.

    My interest in photography started when I was seven years old, living in Poland at the time. I always enjoyed taking pictures but did very little of my own processing and printing. A few years ago I became disabled and turned to photography for help. Since then, I have become more seriously involved in the photographic process and have tried to learn more about photography as part of our cultural heritage.

    I like photographing people. I typically use black and white film, though have also used some color in the past. I process my own negatives, but darkroom printing is currently beyond my physical limitations. I hope, however, to be able to do it some day.

    It's nice to meet you all. I look forward to hanging around here a lot.

    aparat
     
  2. thebanana

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    Welcome to APUG from a northern neighbour!
     
  3. MurrayMinchin

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    Welcome aboard from the north coast of BC, Canada :smile:

    Looking forward to seeing more photographs of strangers you meet...something I wouldn't feel comfortable doing!

    Murray
     
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    Welcome! I am enjoying your gallery postings.
     
  5. Drew B.

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    Welcome from the right coast!
     
  6. MurrayMinchin

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    I'm looking down on you from way up north so that means the Pacific coast, right? :wink:

    Murray
     
  7. Thomas Bertilsson

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    Welcome from another Minnesotan. I also live in St Paul and it's great to see more film shooters from here on APUG. Perhaps we can get together some time and talk photography.
    - Thomas
     
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    Welcome from the North.

    Cheers,
    Clarence
     
  9. MurrayMinchin

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    You win.

    Murray
     
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    Welcome from across the Pacific Ocean.
     
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    Welcome from mosquito-land!
     
  12. zenrhino

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    Greetings From Powderhorn

    Hey there --

    Greetings from the 'hood.

    Good to see more shooters here in the Cities using film!
     
  13. SuzanneR

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    Welcome from New England.. I have really enjoyed your gallery posts, and glad you decided to come out of the lurk, and share your worl!
     
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    Welcome from just a few hours north.
     
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    Welcome from western Massachusetts. We're happy you like our little community and I look forward to seeing more of your work.

    gene
     
  16. Andrew Moxom

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    Welcome Aparat... Sent you a few PM's hope you get to hang out with a few of us soon? APGU is a great place.
     
  17. deisenlord

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    Another welcome from MN. Hope to meet you soon.
    Ike
     
  18. Christopher Walrath

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    You're singing my tune, aparat. Welcome to the forum. You're among friends.
     
  19. Ralph Javins

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    Good morning, aparat;

    Welcome to the group from Latte Land.

    Enjoy;
    Ralph Javins
     
  20. Davy Gray

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    Greetings from across the water here in Stromness, Orkney Islands.

    Davy.