Hi all! Wilton, CA

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  1. stillsilver

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    Hello, My name is Mike and Wilton is south of Sacramento, CA. We are a rual community, so I have access to barns, farming equiptment, and livestock. The perfect things for for a black and white photographer such as myself. I shoot VERY little color. What I enjoy is the tones and texture that can be coaxed out of a negative. Being in a wet darkroom is much more enjoyable than sitting in front of a monitor doing my work. Although the computer chair is much more comfortable than my cramped dr, I would rather spend 2 hours in the dr doing the same thing I could do in 1 hour with a keyboard. I look forward to making many friends on this world-wide site.


    Mike
     
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    Welcome, Mike!
     
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    Ah... a fellow after my own heart (tones & textures)! Welcome to APUG, Mike! What kind of gear do you like to shoot with?
     
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    Welcome to APUG!
     
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    Hi Mike, I agree totally with the attractions of the darkroom. Though I am lucky to have enough room to get an office chair in front of the enlarger!
     
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    Welcome Mike
     
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    Welcome from Canada.
     
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    Welcome from someone who grew up in Wilton, Connecticut. (Also lived in Sacremento in 1981-82)

    Exciting info, huh? :D

    Anyway, welcome aboard. Lot's of great folks hereabouts.

    Russ
     
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    Welcome Mike.
     
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    Welcome to the group, Mike. You'll find that a lot of members/subscribers here, if not most, prefer B&W as well.
     
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    Welcome Mike, from western Massachusetts.

    gene
     
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    Welcome to APUG from NYC. Oh, BTW, I shoot color as well as B&W. We're not "exclusive" here.
     
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    Welcome----your just south of me I'm up in Rocklin.

    Hell of a rain n blow we had today.
     
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    Welcome Mike, I love photographing barns too.
     
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    B-Girl - 2 ¼ Bronica

    Snallan - When we buy a house I’ll be able to build a bigger dr in the garage.

    23mjm - We were lucky. We only lost one tree and power for 7 hours.

    Mike
     
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    I had a look in my atlas but couldn't find a country called 'CA', Is this the local spelling? Wherever you are, welcome, and good luck with the black and white photography.
     
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    I’m 20 miles south-east of Sacramento, California. Although seceding from the States and starting our own country seems like a good idea at times.
     
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    Welcome to APUGland!:D