Photography is a passion

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by $modelman$, Nov 24, 2004.

  1. $modelman$

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    A friend of mine from the local camera club (Merrimack Valley Camera Club), in North Andover Ma told me about this web site. I like it!!. I've been shooting since 1970. Have had many cameras. Now own Nikon F, F-2, F-3 and recently an F-4. Also shoot medium format with a Mamiya RB. Most of my shooting is in Black and white, I think I actually see in B&W, (ha ha). I have been doing my own developing for many years, have a pretty good darkroom in the basement. Tried the "D" word photography, it's ok, but nothing compares to a well processed, B&W. Browsing around this website is fantastic. The wealth of info is beyond belief. Already started a couple of strings. Seems like some great people here, plan to stay a while.

    Open to any discusssions about photography.

    Bart
     
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    Welcome Bart from Hawaii. Good to have you on board, I hope you will enjoy it here as much as I do. Looking forward to seeing some of your images.
     
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    Welcome. Good to see that you enjoy it here! Stay as looooong as you like :tongue:
     
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    Welcome from the east, Ipswich, Mass.

    All the way over in North Andover - and using film! Get together for coffee?
     
  5. Bill Hahn

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    Bart, welcome from a apug newbie who is a member of the Assabet Valley Camera
    Club (Hudson, MA). Don't forget to look under Regional Focus Groups for "New England".
    There is an exhibit at the Fitchburg Art Museum described under Articles > Photographers.
    -Bill
     
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    Welcome from another 'local' a bit west in Groton. I have a similar basement set up, and I'm in there every chance I get! Looking forward to seeing some work in the galleries.
     
  7. $modelman$

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    If I can figure out how to scan some of my B&W's I will try to post them in the gallery
     
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    Sounds good Ed, You should come over to a club meeting some night. Every Wednesday at 7:30 pm. at the congregational church in North Andover, Sept to April. (no meeting tonight). Directions are on the website. http://www.mvcameraclub.org/
     
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    Welcome Bart. As I found out pretty soon, APUG has a great atmosphere, thanks to a wonderful community. Enjoy your stay and don't be shy to contribute as much as you want!
     
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    Welcome Bart!
    This is a fine place with lots of knowledgable people! Looking forward to seeing some of your stuff in the gallery & to sharing your input and experience!
     
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    OK, I did it. I now have three pictures posted. There in the "standard gallery. What do you think??

    Bart
     
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    And another welcome from a Bay Stater - Springfield. Keep an eye out for the Regional Focus Group. When I head out to the Quabbin, I usually let everyone know in case they want to meet me there.

    gene
     
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    Welcome to APUG Bart, I see your already settling in so I'm sure your enjoy it here :wink: