Anybody from Alabama?
I'm in Birmingham, Alabama. Have lived in Huntsville and Montgomery, AL too--so I'm familiar with those areas.
I shoot medium format with a Hassy 500CM, Mamiya RB67, and Mamiya 645 Super. I've been a people photographer mostly, but am venturing back into fine art and landscape.
Kinda lonely being a film lover nowadays!
email@example.com or William.Markey@yahoo.com (they both go to the same account)
I'm not from Alabama, but I do want to say welcome to APUG. You aren't going to feel lonely here.
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2nd that. Welcome to the forum.
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Welcome, and don't give up on film. The quality you can get with your setup kills the best digital pix, IMO. You can mail order supplies if you have to! There is Freestyle, Samy's, B&H, and there are more shops as well.
I am not from there, but I just passed near your town on a cross-country road trip this January. I was on the way to stay with a friend of a friend up in Jasper, on Corridor X. I got one of my favorite pictures from an offramp there the next day. The next day, I went up smaller roads (69, 79, U.S. 72; through Guntersville and Scotsboro) into Chattanooga. BEAUTIFUL state, and beautiful part of the state. Lucky you!
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Originally Posted by William Markey
I live just outside of decatur, which is close to huntsville
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Yes, there are some........ but the others here do not hold it against us. I live in Montgomery, but, was in the Birmingham area for a number of years.
Welcome to Apug!
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Hey william,welcome.Check out sloss furnaces if you have not already.I traveled there with a fellow apuger from georgia and we had a great time and got some good pics.A lot of fine art type photo possibilities there.My folks live in huntsville/new market area so i venture over to al every couple of months.I want to go back to the furnaces again as i missed taking pictures of so much cool stuff.They have a website just google the name,they are tripod friendly.
i just recently moved from florida to huntsville . i like it so far .
I'm over in Alpharetta Georgia, but wanted to mention the Rod Run at Noccalula Falls this weekend. I'm driving over from Atlanta and would love to meet photogs from Alabama. I'm originally from Cullman myself.
I live just north of Alabama in southern middle Tennessee. I was in Florence this past weekend.