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    Hello from Hobart!

    Hi APUG members,

    My name is Karl and I'm from Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
    I have a black and white darkroom, and I shoot mostly 35mm, but I do love getting out with the TLR.
    I've been popping in and out of this site for about two years now; but I've decided it's about time I joined.

    I have an obsession with art, images, music, sound, words, expression, people: life. This obsession includes cameras: I'm always amazed at photography; images made by a machine/light/chemistry convolution. For me to look at a photograph is to look at an echo, an efigy, an imprint, a facinating document from the "blind instrument" as Andre Breton put it. It's a strange thing; suspended in time, like a frozen butterfly, sitting there inert, full of everything yet nothing.

    There's no law, or decree from god as to how to use a camera; it's in our hands.

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    Hi from Melbourne!! Welcome to APUG...

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    Another hi from Melbourne.

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    Hi from Canada. Welcome aboard! Film is great, beer is better. Don

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    Welcome to the forum!

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    Welcome to APUG Karl!
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    My favorite thing is to go where I've never been. D. Arbus

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    Hi Karl and welcome to APUG.
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    Hello Karl and a warm welcome to APUG. I do have a TLR, a Rolleiflex 2.8 which I got from my father when he passed away.

    Jeff

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    A cheerful wave from Geelong.
    The obsessions you mention are common among the Tasmanian demographic, which is what makes Tassiemaniacs so loveable, LOL!!!

    And this shall be your signature:

    "There's no law, or decree from god as to how to use a camera; it's in our hands."

    So true.
    .::Gary Rowan Higgins

    A comfort zone is a wonderful place. But nothing ever grows there.
    —Anon.








 

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