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G'day from Sydney, Australia

Discussion in 'Welcomes and introductions' started by onelouder, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. onelouder

    onelouder Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 3, 2011
    hi all,

    got an E-P3 a couple of months back, and have been lurking ever since.

    have never enjoyed taking photos so much, and am becoming somewhat obsessed!

    thanks for having me.

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  2. nickthetasmaniac

    nickthetasmaniac Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2011
    Welcome, obsessed should fit right in here :wink:

    There's quite a bunch of Aussies now! Although I fear I'm the only Tasmanian :frown:
  3. RnR

    RnR Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 25, 2011
    Brisbane, Australia
    Nick - I thought plate cameras were still new tech in Tassie? ;) 

    Welcome onelouder!
  4. Wormwood

    Wormwood Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 17, 2011
    Sydney, Australia
    Hey Onelouder,

    Nice bit of kit you have there - local bought or a visted to the Net Night Markets that us Aussies are so fond of.

    I'm in Epping- what's your twenty?

  5. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Kelly Gibbons
    I didn't know it was G day that's str8 gangster:cool: 

  6. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    G'day mate from QLD, you better post some of those pictures from your EP3 in the near future.

    Look forward to seeing you around.


  7. onelouder

    onelouder Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 3, 2011
    I'm in Surry Hills, Sydney.

    Typo - the 20 is the Panasonic f1.7

    Got a good deal on the camera at Digidirect Bondi Junction - was cheaper than US prices. Got the 45 while i was in NY, the 20 from bhphoto online, and the 14 from ebay.
  8. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Welcome to the user group! Great kit ya have there.

    "The numbers all go to eleven. Look, right across the board, eleven, eleven, eleven and... "
  9. Bokeaji

    Bokeaji Gonzo's Dad O.*

    Aug 6, 2011
    Austin, TX
    not me... but the other vegemiters... :)  i just wanted to say vegemite again
    *hangs head in shame*


    glad to have ya!
    wheres some pics?!?!?! ;) 
  10. Gusnyc

    Gusnyc Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    Mar 9, 2010
    New York
    Welcome to the forums. Same case, from New York. I also got an E-P3, and I am becoming obsessed. Do you post your pictures somewhere? Would you mind sharing them?

    I am so jealous you live in such a beautiful city!

    Welcome again, and nice to meet you!

  11. RetroBoy

    RetroBoy Mu-43 Regular

    G'day from RADelaide!

    I'm still obsessively using my E-PL1. Just sold off my e510 four thirds system and now exclusively Micro. Keeping an eye out for an E-P3 as my next purchase...

    Welcome aboard, it's all good.
  12. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Kelly Gibbons
    WTF is this vegemite stuff people keep mentioning? Sounds like a kind of bug.

    Sent from my iPhone using Mu-43 App
  13. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Just found out the other day that according to the 2011 UN Human Development Index that Australia comes in No.2 as the best place in the world to live, with No.1 being Norway.

    Revealed: The world's happiest places to live | News.com.au

    And what is even more interesting is that Melbourne is the best city in the world to live.

    Cookies must be enabled | The Australian

    I think we aussies are pretty blessed.

    I had some on my bread for lunch:smile: Maybe this is what makes australia the best place to live.
  14. David A

    David A Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 30, 2011
    Brisbane, Australia
    From Wikipedia: "Vegemite is made from used brewers' yeast extract, a by-product of beer manufacturing, and various vegetable and spice additives. It is salty, slightly bitter, and umami or malty – similar to beef bouillon. The texture is smooth, and the product is a paste. It is not as intensely flavoured as British Marmite and it is less sweet than the New Zealand version of Marmite."

    Vegemite used to be regarded as iconically Australian, hence the jokes here, but lost some of that lustre when the company making it was bought out by Kraft.

    Count me as one Australian who could never stand the stuff.
  15. onelouder

    onelouder Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 3, 2011
    What have I started here?

    For the record, I'm a fan of Vegemite.
  16. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    Welcome aboard Onelouder. I echo the others in waiting to see your images.

  17. Wormwood

    Wormwood Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 17, 2011
    Sydney, Australia
    Vegemite on a toasted sour dough slice with freshly mashed Avocardo seasoned with crack of black pepper and a few shards of salt flakes.

    Oh... OneLouder - PICS!!!

  18. Alf

    Alf Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Mar 23, 2010
    Northeastern Tuscany
  19. onelouder

    onelouder Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 3, 2011
    Finally Some Images.....

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/2zero1zero/6470571519/" title="Gurrumul &amp; Sarah Blasko by onelouder.bill, on Flickr"> 6470571519_11ff588a5d_z. "640" height="480" alt="Gurrumul &amp; Sarah Blasko"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/2zero1zero/6470575305/" title="Sonny at Homebake by onelouder.bill, on Flickr"> 6470575305_5405e1201b_z. "640" height="480" alt="Sonny at Homebake"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/2zero1zero/6470578655/" title="Homebake 2011 by onelouder.bill, on Flickr"> 6470578655_8590ab98ae_z. "640" height="480" alt="Homebake 2011"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/2zero1zero/6470574103/" title="Paul Kelly &amp; The Webb Sisters by onelouder.bill, on Flickr"> 6470574103_5a8a30a4b2_z. "640" height="480" alt="Paul Kelly &amp; The Webb Sisters"></a>
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  20. Livnius

    Livnius Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    Melbourne. Australia
    Love the Yunupingu shot.
    Was that taken backstage with Paul Kelly ?
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