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oll1e 12 57 2 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2007 3:42PM
My names Ollie and i live in north yorks and i am now a full time carer.
Photography happened by pure chance ,i was taught by a teacher at school and others when i was young, how to take photos and given some developing skills as well,however after having a camera destroyed ,i gave up.
That was until just over a year ago a friend gave me a 2 meg camera ,no manual.I just played around with it and i was hooked .I have had so much fun i wish i had never stopped over 20 years ago .
I am amazed by the talent on this site ,plus how many folk who live near me .
I have a love for land/seascapes also i do like old buildings and i would love to take a decent portrait shot ,on the down side i find some software quite frustrating ,i guess i am very heavy handed, and i take ages to add even a bit of contrast to a pic as i nearly always make a pigs ear of it!!!!!! .Anyway thats a bit about me and i am here to learn ,oh and i care nothing about how many clicks i get ,i have been on some sites and i had to learn about that the hard way.
ollie

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jaspernina 12 1.0k Wales
25 Jun 2007 3:45PM
Welcome Ollie. I'm sure you'll enjoy this site and make new friends.

Stephen
jeanie Plus
15 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2007 3:45PM
Welcome Ollie... have fun!

Jeanie
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oll1e 12 57 2 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2007 3:48PM
Hey thanks guys ,like i said you are all so talented ,the inspiration just goes up and up on the pics i see
ollie
User_Removed 15 17.9k 8 Norway
25 Jun 2007 3:58PM
Welcome Ollie.
Coleslaw 14 13.4k 28 Wales
25 Jun 2007 4:07PM
Stephen, nice to see you back!
Welcome, Ollie
Kris_Dutson 16 8.2k 1 England
25 Jun 2007 4:09PM
that's another fine mess you've gotten me into...er hem, sorry.

Welcome to straight jackets r us. Wink
starliz 15 1.6k 3 England
25 Jun 2007 5:56PM
Bit of crazy place here but best place to learn even if it will send you nuts ! welcome Ollie Smile
cameracat 15 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
25 Jun 2007 6:00PM
Hi Ollie, Welcome, Enjoy yorself, This is a great site, It's like no other. Smile
SuziBlue 16 16.2k 10 Scotland
25 Jun 2007 6:54PM
Hi Ollie!

Pull up a chair. Pick a comfy one. You'll be in it for very very long periods of time 8-]

And CC is right - there is nothing like this place anywhere else on the net. Just as well really. ahem. hehehe

Welcome.
oll1e 12 57 2 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2007 1:49AM
hey many thanks and great ,i think ive found somewhere i belong,its a nice feeling to get a warm welcome ,i do have one very good mate on here ,(and if you come across this neil ),thanks pal your a real star and great inspiration. I'll pull up a chair as i can see i am going to be doin some serious reading and checking out some of youre amazing photos.
ps nice one Kris ,i haven't heard that one before ....lol
oh i'm also a biker ive a garage with 4 z1's 1973-1977
ollie......
plus two cats ...mardie and plum
digicammad 16 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2007 8:08AM

Quote:i think ive found somewhere i belong


OMG another nutter! Smile

Welcome to the madhouse Andy, you will find this site inspirational and addictive.

Ian
MrsS 12 4.5k 18 England
26 Jun 2007 8:25AM
I'll second that! Sleep - - - what's that???? Welcome Ollie Wink

Cheers!

Fran x
Barbaraj 12 450 England
26 Jun 2007 8:37AM
Welcome Ollie, Hope you enjoy this place. Watch out for Fran, she has just got her own camera !
MrsS 12 4.5k 18 England
26 Jun 2007 9:12AM
..... and I'm NOT afraid to use it!!! :-P

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