Hi from Holland

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by Peter de Groot, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. Peter de Groot

    Peter de Groot Member

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    I already introduced myself on the dutch part off apug but decided to say hi here as well. My name is Peter I am 35 years old and live in Maastricht the netherlands.
    I recently bought myself a Cambo 8x10 technical camera which I thought, when I saw the ad on the internet, was a 4x5 camera. That part of info was not supplied. It is nice to have a choice between three format however.

    Now I am in the process of buying some extra stuff. Filmholder 8x10 and 4x5. Film and also a polaroid holder 4x5 and some film to start experimenting with it.

    Not really sure what I can do with it yet but I would like to give portraits a try and have a go at product photography. The last seems like a good way to make some money with it. But I have no idea so I'll keep hobbying for now and so what comes up next.

    Regards,

    Peter
     
  2. Kevin Caulfield

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    Hi, Peter, and welcome from Melbourne, Australia. Wow, that's the first time I've heard of somebody accidentally getting a bigger LF camera than they thought they were getting. You are in the best place to find out more about what you can do with that.
     
  3. Peter de Groot

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    Hi Kevin, Yeah I was surprised as well. It was a bankrupcy sale of a photostudio so very little information was given. It was a gamble but it payed of beautifully. And tomorrow I'm getting myself a tripod and some other stuff to get going with it.
     
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    Welcome to apug, from Sydney, Australia.
     
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    Welcome to APUG from New England!
     
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    Hi Peter, welcome from the UK.
     
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    Welcome from South Bend. I've been in Amsterdam a few times, but I haven't seen the rest of the Netherlands. I would love to do that.
     
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    Welcome to the group from Her Majesty's former colony.
     
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    Peter - welcome to APUG from western Massachusetts USA.

    gene
     
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    Welcome to APUG Peter :smile: