Hello from Northern NJ

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by paladin1420, Jan 2, 2008.

  1. paladin1420

    paladin1420 Subscriber

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    Greetings to all.

    I've been poking around APUG for a few months now and thought I should finally say Hi.

    I found my way back to film this spring when I came across my old SLR while looking for something else in the attic. I cranked the advance lever while playing with it and wouldn't you know there was film in it! Of course, I had to finish the roll. I ended up with a roll with the beginning in the spring of 2001 and ending in the spring of 2007. It was TMax so the old was just as good as the new. There have been a bunch of rolls since then and I'm having a ball with my new (old) toys.

    I'm really enjoying the content and community here. I've got a bunch of questions and if I don't find the answers through forum searches, stand by to hear more from me.

    Regards,

    Paladin
     
  2. Drew B.

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    Welcome back...! Ya...some things don't change much, such as b&w film. It won't be long before you move up to LF.
     
  3. paladin1420

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    A friend just loaned me a 4x5 Toyo, which I'm afraid to take out of the case right now. There will be a bunch of questions when I do. Right now I'm still trying to get my head around 35mm.

    Paladin
     
  4. Shawn Dougherty

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    Welcome! You won't find a better resource.
     
  5. Jersey Vic

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    New Jersey? Me too! I'm just off of Exit 16E.
    Welcome - this is the most important site on the web for film based photographers.
     
  6. paladin1420

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    I'm closer to exit 18, but I'm glad there are folks nearby.
     
  7. j4425

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    Great to hear... I'm Located in East Rutherford. Small small world..
     
  8. Sanjay Sen

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    Welcome, from Central Jersey! Hope you enjoy your time here... this is a great resource.


    Best wishes,
    Sanjay
     
  9. wintersway

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    Passaic Park here.... We need a meet-up!
     
  10. Dave Miller

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    Welcome from England Paladin
     
  11. SuzanneR

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    I'm at about the equivalent of Exit 40!! :tongue: :D Welcome from New England!
     
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    Welcome from Chicago !
     
  13. Christopher Walrath

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    Welcome to the group from just down the coast there, Paladin.
     
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    I guess I'm exit 8a...
    Welcome to the forum :smile:
     
  16. Terence

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    Howdy, from Hoboken.
     
  17. minoltafan

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    How ya doin', from New York here. What kind of SLR is it?

    Film 4 ever!
     
  18. paladin1420

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    It's an old Argus STL-1000 from 1972-1973. All manual, except for a built in light meter. It takes pentax screw mount lenses.
     
  19. paladin1420

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    It's great to hear from so many Jersey folks. Good to know I have neighbors.

    Do any of you know if there is a decent photo store on this side of the river?

    Paladin
     
  20. papagene

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    Paladin - welcome from western Massachusetts.

    gene
     
  21. Flotsam

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    I'm just across the NY border in the Suffern area.
    How far North in NJ do you reside?
     
  22. paladin1420

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    Not far from the GW bridge, probably 30-40 minutes from Suffern.
     
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    Welcome to APUG from across Da' River in NYC.
     
  24. paladin1420

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    I used to live across Da' River, but I don't get back there as often as I'd like to.
     
  25. jovo

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    Welcome from a bit farther up the line than Suffern...Monroe (where the world seems to come to shop at Woodbury Common). Too bad there's no photography outlet store there :sad: For that matter, is there a photography outlet anywhere??
     
  26. snallan

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    Hi Paladin, welcome from the UK.