Hi from Haarlem

Discussion in 'Welcomes and Introductions' started by Peter Wortel, Dec 9, 2010.

  1. Peter Wortel

    Peter Wortel New to SC

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    Dec 9, 2010
    Hi, just joined the forum. I do most of my photography with a Ricoh GX200 and a Nikon D90. Hope to pick up some useful information here.
     
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  2. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
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    Hi Peter and Welcome

    Herman will be around soon - you'll soon get to know him - he's famous, and has got the "Medal of Distinction" - "dust off" your image library and get ready to post

    Cheers
     
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  3. olli

    olli Super Moderator Emeritus

    Sep 28, 2010
    Metro Manila
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    Hello Peter. Welcome here.
     
  4. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 7, 2010
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    Peter, thanks for jumping right in and for your introduction here, as well! (BillN is our resident curmudgeon but underneath there beats a heart of gold...but now he may feel obligated to post about the world's economic tribulations since I've mentioned "gold".:wink:) I do hope you'll post some photos soon!

    *Post edited since Bill very kindly pointed out to me that I had made a serious faux pas regarding your location Peter.
     
  5. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Aug 25, 2010
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    BB - Haarlem is near Amsterdam, (the one in Holland - not New Amsterdam)

    and Wortel is a Dutch name

    now about that Gold thing - you should have bought some a year ago - everyone says it's going higher - probably up 20% since June - but it's spluttering at the moment waiting for Bernanke to make a (another) boo boo or something

    PS - you pronounce Haarlem as if you have something stuck in your throat

    PPS - just looked - Gold is up again today - and if the dollar falls it should rocket - (but the dollar is not falling???)
     
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  6. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 7, 2010
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    :biggrin: You know, of course you're right! Forgive me Peter Wortel - I was getting two introduction threads on two different forums confused in my overloaded head! This must mean I need to step away from the computer - and quickly!

    Bill, thanks for keeping me straight!
     
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  7. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Aug 25, 2010
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    Your welcome

    have a nice day and keeping printing the dollars and sending them to China - they now have so many they just don't know what to do with them

    BBC News - Qianlong Chinese porcelain vase sold for £43m
     
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  8. Wally Billingham

    Wally Billingham SC Regular

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    Nov 27, 2010
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  9. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 12, 2010
    Philly, Pa
    Hmmmm, Geeze ... I thought we had another New Yorker in da house..,.
     
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  10. Fuddlestack

    Fuddlestack SC Regular

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    Dec 1, 2010
    Alsace, France
    Hi there Peter, and welcome. I don't know the Ricoh but the D90 is a beauty.

    Come on in and have some fun,
     
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  11. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 7, 2010
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    See, Don, misunderstood, too. That's because we're such colonial urban dwellers.:wink:
     
  12. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Aug 25, 2010
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    your'e just trying to make me feel bad:smile:

    Where is Herman anyway - maybe he has taken a "winter sports" holiday - or he could be showing off his "medal" around town :wink:
     
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  13. Peter Wortel

    Peter Wortel New to SC

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    Dec 9, 2010
    Thanks everyone for the welcome.
    Must admit that I left out the country intentionally to see who would pick up on the double a :wink:
    @fuddlestack: the D90 is a beauty, but heavy. The Ricoh is pretty good in the right circumstances. In the dark it is pretty noisy, otherwise you get some good photographs out of that little body.
     
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