Hello From San Fransisco

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by Shawn Tavassoli, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. Shawn Tavassoli

    Shawn Tavassoli Member

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    Hello APUG,
    I have been lurking around here for a month or so. I figured it was about time to introduce myself. I'm a big fan of film photography, I was inspired by my father's photography as a child, and now it's my turn to shoot some film. he recently passed down to me a few cameras. A Hassleblad 500 C/M and a Nikon FM2. I also bought a large format 4x5 Toyo View. I just scored a box of unopened quick load Astia 100f from Adolph Gasser in the city for 10 bucks!!!!
    I look forward to hanging around here and possibly meeting some of you. also if any of you know of a good photography class on how to use the 4 x 5 that would be awesome.
     
  2. Klainmeister

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    Greetings! And it sounds like you have some great tools at hand. Enjoy the conversations and post some pics.

    ...sent from my phone here at the Oakland airport :smile:
     
  3. M.A.Longmore

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    Welcome Home Shawn !

    Ron
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  4. rorye

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    Welcome from San Rafael. I'd be happy to show you how to use your Toyo.
    Check out Glass Key Photo here on APUG, they are also a great local resource.
    Best,
    Rory
     
  5. Jeff Kubach

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    Hello Shawn and welcome to APUG. If there is a local community college near where you live? Maybe some local museums also!

    Jeff
     
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    Welcome to APUG, Shawn.
     
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    Hey Shawn, we do monthly large format meetups all around the SF bay area, checkout:

    http://www.meetup.com/SFBayAreaLFers/

    Plently of knowledgeble folk in the group with a lot of passion for craft
    and a variety of approaches, and very willing to share; show up and
    see what we're like.
    -Tim
     
  8. papagene

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    Shawn - hello and welcome to APUG from western Massachusetts.