Hello From Texas

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by Thomas_Texas, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Thomas_Texas

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    Hello everyone,:smile:

    My name is Thomas. I'm just getting into medium format photography. Since prices have fallen on good old film cameras I was able to score 2 nice medium format cameras. A Mamiya RZ67 pro II and a Fuji GX 680 III.

    I found this forum and it looks like a fantastic place to learn and I look forward to talking with all of you.

    I have spent the last 10 years or so shooting 16mm motion picture film. I'm now going to try my hand at still photography. It should be a lot of fun !! :D
     
  2. Anscojohn

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    Welcome, Thomas, from near Washington, DC
     
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    Howdy Thomas,Mike form California.

    mike c.
     
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    Hi Thomas - welcome from beautiful, sunny British Columbia!
     
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    Hello and welcome Thomas from sunny florida and with lots and lots of family in Texas. Lots of great folks here with a ton of experience

    Jorge
     
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    Thomas - hello and welcome to APUG from western Massachusetts.

    gene
     
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    Hello Thomas welcome to APUG. I also like to shoot MF once in a while.

    Jeff
     
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    Hello from Houston! You will find lots of other Texas film-users here. And tons of great information!
     
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    Hello from the sunny UK welcome to APUG
     
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    Hi,

    Welcome to the group!

    I live in Houston but am posting from the beautiful Ukraine.

    Steve.
     
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    I live in Dallas and just got into 8mm motion film.

    Remember that it's a bit brighter than Sunny-16 here. Almost-but-not-quite Sunny 22.
     
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    Hi Thomas. Welcome from Minnesota.
     
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    Thanks for the welcome everyone.
     
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    Welcome from northern Indiana. I have family in Texas. You are really going to like medium format, I'm sure. But be forewarned: 35mm will look teensy-weensy forevermore!
     
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    Thanks. I think I'm going to like it. I wasn't going to take it this far but a friend just gave me a bunch of lab equipment including a durst L1200 cls 501 enlarger so I'll be making my own prints also. Fun times ahead !!
     
  16. Christopher Walrath

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    Welcome to the forum, Thomas.
     
  17. Thomas_Texas

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    Thanks for the welcome.
     
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    Welcome Thomas, from a very cold ( for June ) north of England, you will love the quality that M/F will produce.