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Discussion in 'Welcomes and introductions' started by Ava, May 6, 2010.

  1. Ava

    Ava New to Mu-43

    My name is Ava and I've been interested in photography for a long, long time. My friend, Karen (flyby) convinced me to get a 4/3 camera so I could join this forum. So I bought an Olympus E-PL1 and can now add this to my arsenal of other cameras. I became interested in photography after taking a class in middle school at the age of 12.

    My first camera was a 35mm Minolta SRT-102 that I have tucked safely away. I went through many cameras through the years, film and digital, and have currently settled on a few.

    I am a photojournalism student and have won prizes for my work - both creative and journalistic. I shoot with a Canon 40D with a host of great lenses - my prized possession being my Canon 70-200mm 2.8L IS - beautiful glass.

    Last year I got a Panasonic Lumix LX3 for doing street photography but I've been using it for landscapes too. I really love this camera. To see some of the photographs I've taken with it go to The Way I See It, my Tumblr blog.

    Now I'm going to experiment with my new Olympus E-PL1 and see what I can do. This is great forum and I look forward to contributing. Let the journey begin...
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  2. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    Welcome Ava and congrats on your new E-PL1, too!
  3. Bokeh Diem

    Bokeh Diem Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Mar 14, 2010
    Any pal o' flyby is a pal o' mine.

    Welcome Ava!

    Bokeh D
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  4. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Hi Ava! great to have you with us :friends:, I love your blog - especially the last 3d style image at the bottom... how did you do that?


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  5. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Welcom to you Ava from Australia! as i write my fingers are pretty cold dropped to 3 degrees this morning,I think winter has come.

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  6. Ava

    Ava New to Mu-43

    Hi Brian,

    Thanks for the welcome and compliments. I can't take credit for the photo you mentioned - I "re-Tumblred" (like a re-tweet) from someone else. I can't figure out how the photographer did it.
  7. cosinaphile

    cosinaphile Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 26, 2009
    new york city
    welcome here
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  8. Ava

    Ava New to Mu-43

    Thanks for the warm "welcomes." It seems like a very warm and supportive community filled with very talented people.
  9. Herman

    Herman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 7, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Welcome Ava ! Congrats on your new camera. I'm sure you will love it.
    Enjoy your weekend.
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  10. flyby

    flyby Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 14, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    Well..Finally you joined! Do I get to try out the new camera?
    This is a great place to be..can't wait to see what you do with your new EPL1! Congrats and welcome!
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