Hi from North Devon, UK

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  1. S Raff

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    Hi all, not to good at writing essays so will keep this short and sweet.

    I am new into the world of film and medium format. I've been shooting with DSLRs for about five years but have cleared it all out and replaced it with a Bronica sqa. For now I'll just be developing but hopfully when I figure out where I hope to be able to print too.

    Living in North Devon I feel quite fortunate being surrounded by a vast variety of land/seascapes and have exmoor and dartmoor on the doorstep.

    Using the Bronnie has shown me how little I actually know about photography and because of that I feel excited everytime I pull it out of the bag.

    Well there seems to be heaps of information here and some very insperational photographers so I look forwards to learning and maybe some day contributing to the site.

    Stephen.
     
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    Hi Stephen, welcome to APUG. It is good to hear you are getting excited about your photography again. :smile:

    Even if you do not have room for a darkroom at the moment, with a changing tent, contact frame, and a daylight print processing drum you would be able to contact print your negatives. And beleive me, small is beautiful. Those little 2¼ square prints can blow you away! :D
     
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    hello stephen from the SE
     
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    Hello from the Isle of Wight.

    I have been a regularly visitor to North Devon. I often stay at a farm in Chittlehamholt. Hope to get there again soon.


    Steve.
     
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    The Bronica SQa is a very nice camera, I have been using mine for over 20 years and it has given very good service.
     
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    Welcome to the forum Stephen.

    You will definitely love using the bronnie, I certainly enjoy using mine, but I like the results more!
     
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    Stephen - Welcome to APUG from western New England USA.

    gene
     
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    Welcome to the group, Steve-O, from the First State.
     
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    Welcome aboard!

    Yes indeed: an excellent part of the country for landscape & seascape photography!

    Have fun, Bob.
     
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    Welcome from almost the dead centre of England. Well it can feel like that at times:D

    pentaxuser
     
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    Welcome from the slightly less dead Middle England. Enjoy the forum.
     
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    welcome from West Cornwall. We are lucky to live in this part of the UK. I have a Bronica SQai which I'm getting aquainted with also. All the best for the future.

    Regards Daniel
     
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    Cheers for the welcome all.

    snallen - any links for contact printing your negatives, I did a search but nothing to show?

    Thanks
    Raff