Hello from the Heart of the Ozarks

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by kchittenden, Sep 9, 2004.

  1. kchittenden

    kchittenden Member

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    Well, I finally got around to putting an introduction on the site. I first fell in love with photography when my mother bought me film to use in her Kodak box camera. When the prints (B&W of course) arrived back at the local drug store, I was hooked. I shot 35mm for year (and still do), but really learned to enjoy the methodical ways of 4x5 while I was the owner of a camera store and custom lab.

    Alas, the camera store failed and I had to get another job. I found myself working for a Fortune 400 company in Information Technology, where I work as a project manager today. Work leaves little time for photography, but I still love it. (There is something magical about watching a print appear in a tray of developer.)

    Recently I have been working with Polaroid Transfers and some B&W. I have two kids in college and a wonderful wife who all indulge me with my photographic vice. My daughter seems to have quite an eye and loves shooting B&W.

    I live in SW Missouri in the Ozarks. A beautiful place to shoot. Fall will be here soon and the colors are vivid here. I was more than happy to join APUG after a few weeks of lurking. You all have given a world of good advice and your gallery photos are wonderful to view.
     
  2. BWGirl

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    Welcome!
    It sounds like you've come to the right place! I'll look forward to seeing your photos! That is a beautiful area you are in!
    Jeanette
     
  3. Flotsam

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    Welcome.
    I'm sure that you have some beautiful scenery to photograph. I'd like to make a field trip down there sometime. If I do, I'll be sure to pester you for location suggestions.
     
  4. papagene

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    Welcome to the site. I am sure you will enjoy your visits here.
    gene
     
  5. roteague

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    Welcome from Hawaii. I hope you will share some of the images. One thing I miss living over here is the fall seasons and the change of colors.
     
  6. Konical

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    Good Evening,

    Welcome from one of your neighboring states, Illinois.

    Konical