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01/09/2017 12:52:47 PM · #1
When I first got my camera and learned which end to look into, I became a member here. I learned tons and got off on the right foot. For whatever reason, though, I drifted away from DPC but continued on my photographic journey. I slumped most of last year due to personal reasons and hardly picked my digital camera up. I landed a large format film camera last Summer and my interest took off like wildfire, again. Now that the storms are here, and the shooting with the 4x5 is such an excursion, I picked up the Nikon again . . . I have renewed my membership to continue learning and being inspired to shoot even on those days I think I'm not in the mood . . . thanks for being here and waiting so patiently for my return!
01/09/2017 01:00:05 PM · #2
I'm excited to see what you come up with! This is definitely a place to get inspiration. Well... Kind of... It's a great place to force you to get inspiration. :)

01/09/2017 05:13:05 PM · #3
I remember this image that you posted right when I joined DPC
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Welcome back! It's nice to call the thread "inspiration" - you might call it discipline of shooting as well.
01/09/2017 06:08:01 PM · #4
Discipline of shooting - I like that!
01/09/2017 07:34:14 PM · #5
How GREAT to see you back, ACG. I remember you fondly simply because I have owned a BUNCH of VW Microbuses :-) I'm looking forward to seeing what sort of flavors you being to the party in 2017. Be SURE and read the rules carefully, there've been some substantial adjustments...
01/11/2017 05:44:12 AM · #6
Its really good to old members coming back with more knowledge. Looking forward to see your posts.
01/17/2017 05:51:24 PM · #7
So, my first few photos here are solid entries for pages 5 or 6, right square in the thick of Mediocreland or just south of the tracks, there . . . While Facebook fans have been good for my ego, photographers and artists, they are not; I have not learned as much as I thought I had. I have read plenty but I have not practiced it all, so strong in theory but not practical application.

Another thing I noticed is it is much easier to spot something that would be a cool or nice photo and take it at my leisure while following subject or rules prompts with a deadline is "uncomfortable" for me. This "discomfort" needs to be stretched and pushed. Not a little, but a truckload, or more. I will carry on as soon as I finish this large serving of humble pie!

Thanks and see you out there!

Greg

Message edited by author 2017-01-17 17:52:15.
01/18/2017 02:13:05 AM · #8
Welcome back! Killer camera ;)
01/19/2017 01:06:31 PM · #9
Originally posted by tanguera:

Welcome back! Killer camera ;)


Thanks!
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