Hello from Spain, beginner here

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  1. aremesal

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    Hi all!

    I'm a total novice for analog photography, but I'm learning, reading and practicing a lot. I shot few films when I was younger (I'm 35 nowadays) with a little point'n'shoot and with my father's reflex, but always take it for been (automatically) developed in some local shop; a few years ago I began to enjoy (digital) photography in a more consistent style, with some bridge cameras, then a reflex and nowadays with an EVIL. In March of 2013 I decided to jump to analog photography because it looks a very inspiring hobbie with tons of new things waiting to be learned, so I bought some second hand books, a Yashica MG-1 and some film rolls... and start my adventure!

    I've been shooting and developing B&W film for one year, learning a lot day by day. I bought some cameras both 135 and 120 format, and tried a couple of film and developer brands. One month ago I started to develop my own prints too, with an old Meopta Opemus 6, and yet learning about that!

    I'm happy to learn from you, film masters :smile: and happy to share my (little) knowledge, so...

    Hi all! :D
     
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    Welcome to APUG
     
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    Hi Álvaro,


    Welcome to APUG. Smart and wonderful people.

    IBBY
    Dick
     
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    Welcome to apug, the right place to be. I've never been to Valladolid but if it's anything like the south of Spain you'll have a fantastic landscape to shoot.
     
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    Uf, I'd like it but... no, Valladolid is all different from the south, this is a brown and dry tableland, very very ugly :sad:

    Nevertheless, I love your place! I was in Lund a few years ago, it's a beautiful place to live, awesome landscapes at Oresund, both Sweden and Danish sides (I spend a couple of days going across the "Around the sound - Oresund" route, by train and boat :wink: )
     
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    If you ever feel like visiting Lund again look me up.
     
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    Welcome to APUG.

    Many, many years ago I took the train from Madrid to Santander, but that is as close as I've been to your neck of the woods.

    I hope you like your time here.
     
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    Welcome to APUG :smile:! Living in Spain - you have good light many months in a year, and many good places to take photos :smile:.
     
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    Welcome to APUG! I'm a big fan of Spain - I lived in Segovia for two summers, and have been to Burgos, Salamanca, Avila, Toledo, Madrid, Granada, Cordoba, Malaga, Sevilla and Barcelona on several trips. I know what you mean about the brown dry table land in central Spain - but it can be pretty in its own right.
     
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    Hello and welcome to the APUG site......:D
     
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    Hello and a warm welcome to APUG! I enjoy film also.

    Jeff
     
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    Welcome to APUG.
     
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    Welcome to APUG.
     
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    What is good and bad light? :wink:
     
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    Welcome

    Bad light is less than /5.6 /125 with 400ISO more is good.
     
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    Ah, Lund University is my alma mater.

    I lived on on the moorlands outside Lund (Silvåkra) for a term and although it's quite flat, it has a beauty of its own, especially in late summer / early autumn.