Hi from Austin!

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by jja, Aug 29, 2007.

  1. jja

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    Hello everyone,

    I've been an apug member and lurker for a good while (and I've even bought stuff from the classifieds), but this is my first post. I'm a hobbyist and shoot mostly 35mm (Leica M) , and have recently started w/ a TLR (Minolta Autocord). I develop my my own B&W at home--Tri-X, Acros, and FP4+ are my favorites right now, souped in HC-110 or Rodinal--and have a hybrid darkroom that includes two enlargers and three scanners (for me that's a lot of equipment).

    I'm also a member at rangefinderforum.com and photo.net. I have recently been enjoying reading this forum for the superb technical info on the analog side of photography.

    Thanks!
    jja
     
  2. Roger Hicks

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    Hi.

    You do realize that admitting to using Leica Ms open you to all kinds of reactions, positive and negative...

    Cheers,

    Roger (Leica user since 1970, M-user since '74)
     
  3. TheFlyingCamera

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    Regardless of what kind of camera you shoot, welcome to APUG. Watch out for too much involvement- it will feed your need to shoot more, print more, buy more supplies, and drive you to try out new chemistry, film, techniques, and gear! But it's all good.
     
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    Welcome to the forum. I look forward to reading your contributions.
     
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    Welcome from Hawaii. Glad you decided to say "hello".
     
  6. jja

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    Hi Roger,

    Yep, but hopefully not too many people will hold it against me. :smile:
     
  7. BWGirl

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    Nah... cameras are cameras are cameras! People each have their favorites... kinda like slippers! :wink:

    Welcome to APUG! You'll find that we have a fairly large Texas contingent! :smile:
     
  8. Valerie

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    Howdy from near-Houston!
     
  9. jja

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    BWGirl et al.,

    Thanks for the warm welcome, I hope to participate more actively now that I've introduced myself.
     
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    Valerie,

    East-ish or west-ish?
     
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    North west area (Magnolia/ Tomball) --just a little trip down 290 from you!
     
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    Welcome from western Mass. Hope to see some of your images in the gallery soon.

    gene
     
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    jja,

    Welcome to APUG from the Pacific Northwest.

    Bob
     
  14. Bruce Osgood

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    Welcome from Brooklyn, NY.

    You probably already know there is a very good group of photographers all around you in Texas. I've met a few and you are really lucky.
     
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    Welcome from downeast MA...
     
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    Hi jja,

    Welcome from NYC.

    I've never been to Austin - but would like to do so sometime.
     
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    Welcome from Canada.
     
  18. jja

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    Thanks again one and all for the welcome. I'll post some photos very soon. And if you are ever in Austin, give a holler.
     
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    Welcome from Melbourne, Australia.
     
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    hi from Italy
     
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    Well ok. Despite that M thing, welcome from Denmark :smile:
    Kind Regards
    Søren
     
  22. Peter Williams

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    Welcome from North Texas. Those of us in the DFW area do get together every now and again, so look for the threads.
     
  23. Gay Larson

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    Welcome from Oklahoma. I have a sister in Austin so I might get there from time to time.
     
  24. Black Dog

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    Howay man:wink:Awa the APUGGERS like:wink:!

    PS-Surely Leicas are nothing like as good as Holgas LOL...:wink::smile::wink: