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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by Lruw, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. Lruw

    Lruw Member

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    I joined after lurking for a little while. I'm an amateur, but interested in photography. I have a Praktica slr and Kiev 88 that I managed to acquire very cheaply.

    I came here mostly for help composing pictures. The goal is to make aesthetically pleasing photos to give my living space an illusion of cultured-ness. Self developing film is also an interest of mine, but not possible until I move into my new place that will have surplus room.

    Having super nice gear is not really a priority or financial possibility.

    Thanks for help.
     
  2. Kevin Caulfield

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    Hi and welcome. Check out the gallery and you will start to learn about what makes a well-composed picture. Post some shots and you will get helpful, constructive criticism.
     
  3. Drew B.

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    Welcome from New England.....
     
  4. Jeff Kubach

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    Hello from Richmond, Va. You can seek out photography classes in your area.

    Jeff
     
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    Welcome from Canada
     
  6. BWGirl

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    Welcome Lruw? (Interesting name!) hahaha :D People here are great at helping with anything you need to know! Happy to have you here!
     
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    Welcome from Indiana in the United States.
     
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    Welcome to the group. And you'll find that we can certainly be opinionated from time to time.
     
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    Welcome to APUG from western Massachusetts USA. :D

    gene
     
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    Welcome from Raleigh!