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Hello from Chicago

Discussion in 'Welcomes and Introductions' started by otse, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. otse

    otse SC Rookie

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    Feb 19, 2012
    Chicago
    Hello forum!

    I'm Ollie from Chicago.
    A bit of on my passion for photography: my first love was the fixed lens lomo, then to my beloved Nikon D80, and most recently a Mamiya 645 Pro TL. I know I'm a bit late the to MF game (my wallet feels it), but it's been such a pleasure to shoot with.

    Currently in the process of deciding what camera to bring on a 2-month trip through Europe and North Africa. Would love to leave the D80 at home...hence all your expertise to help me decide on what ;)
    Would love your thoughts, join the conversation: https://www.photographerslounge.org/f98/open-monologue-rant-question-7778/#post70665

    Wasn't quite sure where to post a broad question like that, but given I'm leaning toward fuji-land I figure it would be appropriate there.


    Thanks for having me,

    O
     
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  2. Julien

    Julien SC Top Veteran

    749
    Jan 6, 2012
    Paris, France
    Julien
    Welcome Ollie. That's an awesome trip idea, I hope you'll share some shots with us :smile:
     
  3. otse

    otse SC Rookie

    22
    Feb 19, 2012
    Chicago
    Thanks @Julien and thanks for the reply to the post.
    Pictures will surely come, I can promise that ;)
     
  4. Alf

    Alf SC Top Veteran

    652
    Oct 11, 2010
    Northeastern Tuscany
    Welcome!
    Sent from my LG-E900 using Board Express
     
  5. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Hello and welcome Ollie.
     
  6. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer ~@¿@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    Hello Ollie, welcome.
     
  7. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Glad you found your way here, Ollie - and welcome from the state o' New Yawk!:biggrin:
     
  8. krugorg

    krugorg SC All-Pro

    Sep 26, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Kyle Krug
    Welcome from Minnesota, Ollie! A fun time to be looking at compact fixed and system cameras right now... lots of good stuff to choose from. Best of luck!
     
  9. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    Jack
    Welcome to the forum!
     
  10. Isoterica

    Isoterica SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 6, 2011
    Welcome Ollie :)
     
  11. ajramirez

    ajramirez SC All-Pro

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
    Antonio
    Welcome, Ollie. Although not a serious compact, I would love to see some shots from the Mamiya 645 in the Fun with film cameras thread.

    Cheers,

    Antonio
     
  12. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
    I usually have nothing nice to say about chicago or its' peoples, but I'll judge you on your own merits......welcome aboard. Go Brewers, Go Pack!
    ;)

    seriously....photography trumps all. welcome aboard.
     
  13. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    Jack
    @Luke, they have good pizza in Chicago!!!
     
  14. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
    I'll eat it, but I prefer a thin crust ;)