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11/04/2009 05:01:07 PM · #1
Well I'll be, a Welcome Centre :)

Hi my name is Harvey, I have an addiction, it's called a DSLR and has too many settings and options.
It all started way back in '76 when I bought a Fujica 110 in Hong Kong and used it on a lengthy holiday halfway round the globe. I was 11. The flashes were supercool, a 3" plastic tube with a 4 way magnesium style 'bulb' at the top that rotated as you wound the film. I took a picture of communist China with it over the border, the guards didn't look to pleased. I still have it, boxed. Maybe I can auction it on eBay and buy an AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4G ED VR with the proceeds :)
Next came a real camera, an XG-M in '82/'83 and then an XD-7 in about '84/'85 and used them until a few years back when D&P went through the roof. Bought a *cough* Canon P&S for basic web and family work until my neighbour sent it flying off the table with his drunk elbow.
Became the proud owner of a D90 on Father's Day '09 and have rediscovered my addiction.
Well I hope I see you all next week at the follow up meeting, and we can compare meds and practice hyperventilating.

Other crap rambling is on my profile.

Great to have made a few friends already and thanks for all the super advice and tips and PM's thus far.
Now step away from the keyboard, gently, gently...

Cheers ;p

H
11/04/2009 05:07:25 PM · #2
Welcome aboard, Harve! I've seen ya around, of course, but now I have a story to go with the name.

R.
11/04/2009 05:22:22 PM · #3
Welkom, dit is altyd goed om nog meer Suidafrikaners hier op DPC te sien.

-Konrad
11/04/2009 05:34:08 PM · #4
Thx Bear! Yup you have made your presence felt hehe. Allways a pleasure reading your posts and viewing your entries.
Dagsê Konrad, ek't al op 8/19/09 jou gekies as 'n gunsteling fotograf! Hou ook van jou onderstebo "Geen Profiel Beeld" hehe baie snaaks jong. Wonder hoeveel mense dit opgetel het? Ons sal moet met Philip een dag 'n G2G reel.
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