Hi from the cab of my truck

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by PeteD, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. PeteD

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    Hi all, my name is Pete and I'm a trucker by profession. I've owned an Olympus OM1n since 1982 and have recently purchased an OM2n, OM10 and OM20 plus accessories with a view to getting back into some film photography.

    Pete
     
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    Welcome to APUG, Pete. You must really like the Olympus cameras. I understand that they're excellent.
     
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    Welcome from a fellow truck driver with a penchant for Minolta gear but I do own and use an Olympus OM-1 and a 2n.

    Where are you from Pete?
     
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    Hello Pete and a warm welcome to APUG! Olympus is an excellent camera!

    Jeff
     
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    I spent most of my time on the road with my old Rebel and a K1000. My "Trees" picture was taken at a lime plant where I picked up a load.
     
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    Pete - hello and welcome to APUG.
     
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    Welcome to the family. My wife's dad is a retired OTR driver.
     
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    Hello Pete. Welcome from across the herring pond.
     
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    Hello Pete,am also a fellow trucker, mostly used my Hasselblad and 4x5 speed Graphic in my truck. Welcome aboard.
     
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    Welcome Home Pete !

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    Heya, what country are you from?
     
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    I could just imagine a 4x5 on a dash mount in my old Mack. That'd be a hoot.
     
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    Spacer, never got around to mounting it on dash , but thought about mounting a ELM Hassey on the roof of the cab pointing ahead, every time you pull the horn chain it will fire off a few shots,never got around to it.
     
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    Thanks for the greetings folks. I'm over here in the UK.

    Pete
     
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    A good friend of mine who has been a sort of mentor for me with film shot a full Olympus system back in the day. I almost went to an Olympus E5 pro DSLR system because of him then found a Canon EOS 35mm for next to nothing and well, yeah I need to find cheaper hobbies.
     
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    So Pete, you drive a lorry instead of a truck. Maybe you could explain why in the UK you call them lorry's?
     
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    I have no idea where the term came from, personally I prefer to call it a truck.



    Pete
     
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    Hi Pete welcome to APUG. I drove a truck back in the 70s and used a Minolta SR-T101. Still have many pics from the trucking days and it was all film then. Hope to make an album of all the trucking pics someday.
    Marvin