Hello from NorCal

Discussion in 'Welcomes and Introductions' started by photogfollett, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. Just wanted to introduce myself. I've gotten alot of great information from this forum and and seen many, many great pics from its members.
    Anyway, I'm from Northern California, just south of San Francisco. I've been taking pictures for almost 40 years now, graduating from 35mm to 120mm film almost exclusively black and white which I shoot with a Fujifilm GA645 and more recently a Graflex Century folder. Last weekend I bought a Leica D-Lux 5 to have as a carry around camera and I am really looking forward to posting some pics from it once I get out and start shooting. Hopefully I can contribute something helpful to this forum in the near future.
  2. Landshark

    Landshark PhotoDog

    Jul 15, 2010
    Welcome from So Cal
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  3. Phoenix

    Phoenix Super Moderator

    Dec 28, 2011
    Melbourne, Australia
    Phoenix Gonzales
    Hi and welcome John

    The image quality from images I have seen from the Leica D-Lux 5 has been awesome. Will be looking forward to your images.
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  4. Isoterica

    Isoterica Hall of Famer

    Dec 6, 2011
    Hello, hello and welcome!
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  5. krugorg

    krugorg All-Pro

    Sep 26, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Kyle Krug
    Welcome from Minnesota, John!
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  6. Thanks everyone. I'm going to the Chinese New Years celebration/parade this Saturday in San Francisco so we'll see what I can do with the new camera.
  7. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Hello John and welcome from Australia.
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  8. winginkris

    winginkris Veteran

    Dec 15, 2011
    Another so cal hello and welcome!
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  9. TraamisVOS

    TraamisVOS Hall of Famer

    Nov 29, 2010
    Melboune, Australia
    Welcome John. I know this is a serious compacts forum but I wouldn't mind seeing some of your large format work too if you have them online.

    PS. There is probably a good reason why the name "Fujifilm GA645" looks like "Fujifilm GAS". Well, to me anyway.
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  10. Thanks for the welcome James. I love my Fuji, it seems to have the sharpest lens I've ever owned and believe me, I've had my share of "gas" over the past 40 years. I'm excited to start taking color pictures with my D-Lux 5 digital but I seem to see everything in black and white in my mind. Anyway here's a link to a few of my medium format b&W's.
    Black and White - a set on Flickr
  11. TraamisVOS

    TraamisVOS Hall of Famer

    Nov 29, 2010
    Melboune, Australia
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  12. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    John, welcome aboard from me here in New York! Glad to have you here with us and I look forward to your involvement here.:drinks:
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