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conaquavict 10 10 Ireland
24 Jun 2007 3:16PM
Hi guys, First let me say what an awesome forum you
have here, I've bee loitering for about a week now
trying to gather the courage to join your elete
band of photographers, but every time I looked in
the gallerys I took cold feet.
Anyway I finally gathered the courage and here I am.
I currently own a Fugi Finepix S7000 That I love taking
pics of my tropical fish with, I also like portraits,
landscapes and taking pics of my flowers.
Although IMO my pics are not bad, they can be improved
on a lot, especially my macro images, so I have come to
you guys looking for help.
I am also thinking of upgrading to a dslr with a macro
lense, although which one I have no idea so i'll be
seeking help on the forum as well on that issue,
if thats ok?
Ok enough rambling from me, congrats again on
your wonderful site, I hope to meet some of you
on the boards.
Regards Michael

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ZenTog 16 7.9k 1 England
24 Jun 2007 3:21PM
hell the newbies are calling us all elite , quick send for Boyd and co
jeanie Plus
14 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2007 3:22PM
Hello Michael.... welcome to the site..

ZenTog 16 7.9k 1 England
24 Jun 2007 3:25PM
its ok Jeanies here

hi Michael welcome to ephotozine and its resident bunch of talented nutters
jeanie Plus
14 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2007 3:27PM
LOL, if he has been lurking for a week he must consider us safe enough to say hello to now, Paul!
jeanie Plus
14 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2007 3:34PM

tut..... don't know what you are implying there Mr Get Yer Kit Off!

csurry 16 9.2k 92
24 Jun 2007 3:38PM
Hey not fair my job to warn people about Jeanie Smile
jeanie Plus
14 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2007 3:40PM
OOh I am flattered.. fighting over me, lol!
GPTek 12 454 1 England
24 Jun 2007 3:57PM
Welcome to EPZ Michael, you've 'plunged' into the forum, how's about uploading an image too!! There's a great deal of knowledge here and you'll get help if you ask.

User_Removed 14 17.9k 8 Norway
24 Jun 2007 4:23PM
Welcome to the Madhouse Michael! Having 'lurked' for a few days, I assume you know what you are getting into here...

conaquavict 10 10 Ireland
24 Jun 2007 7:03PM
Thanks for the warm welcome guys, much appreciated.
Do I upload a picture for critique?
or do I just upload to the main Gallery? thanks.
Hello Michael and welcome to the forum. I'm newish as well and the site is fantastic.
Plenty of inspiration from other photographers on here and loads of topics to help you out and learn from.
Enjoy your stay.

catnappin 11 666 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2007 7:12PM
That depends entirely on what you want conaquavict.

If you want people to 'critique' ie.suggest how this could be better, then upload to the CG.

In the main gallery, people also give advice, but they can also vote for your image.. there are NO votes in the critique gallery ...it's really for advice only. so your call... you can upload one image a day to the main gallery but only one image a week to the Critique Gallery.
conaquavict 10 10 Ireland
24 Jun 2007 9:49PM
Thanks catnappin, I may try the Gallery first.
Digi 10 78 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2007 1:59AM
Hi Michael

Welcome to the forum.

You will find so much help here. I know I did. Smile

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