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My "better late than never" intro ;-)

Discussion in 'Welcomes and introductions' started by vincechu, Mar 24, 2010.

  1. vincechu

    vincechu Mu-43 Regular

    Hi everyone,

    Before I begin, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Amin and all of the moderators for all of their hard work for creating and maintaining such a special family-like community. With special thanks to Amin for inviting me to join the forum (from getdpi).

    Anyway I've just noticed that I have still haven't introduced myself properly, even though I've been a member for a few months now, so here goes :wink:

    My name's Vince (full = Vincent Chu), I'm of British nationality but my family is originally from Hong Kong, I live in the UK and I'm currently studying a dual honours degree in Business Management and Human Resource Management.

    I've always been interested in photography - I used to take a lot of snap shots with my mobile phone but have always wanted better image quality, but not at the expense of portability... so last November I bumpred into :43: and met my current wife - my Panasonic G1 and we've been together since :wink: though not without problems (had a brief affair with an E-P1 and tried to divorce her last week.... :blush:)

    Besides photography, my hobbies include listening and playing music (I play the guitar), watching and playing football (big Manchester United fan :wink:) and finally I'm also into Art, in particularly Pop Art (Lichtenstein and Warhol).

    On a random note I love all things retro/old school (explains my affair with E-P1 :blush:) and I really like the look of Lomography :smile:.

    Since getting the G1, I've become very interested in Photography as an art from as opposed to just casual snap-shooting and so I've set off on my photography journey and hope to start a Photo A Day blog soon :smile: (currently very busy Spring semester university assignments :frown:)
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  2. cosinaphile

    cosinaphile Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 26, 2009
    new york city
    better late than never , you lead an adventurous life , i love thing antique and vintage too and my ep-1 with adapters affords me the opportunity to try out glass thru the ages

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  3. vincechu

    vincechu Mu-43 Regular

    Thanks :)  I'm trying to get my hands on some "old" glass too, hence my posts asking abt CV lense... old lenses look sooo amazing on the E-P1... must control my urges to buy one :dash2: :wink:

    by the way I enjoyed your post about leica on my thread "the real poor man's leica", u seemed worried that I might have took it the wrong way but I'm always up for a laugh and joke so don't worry about offending me :wink:
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  4. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    Vince thanks for taking the time to introduce yourself here. I loved the bit about your "wife" and the other woman!

    I'll be keeping my eyes peeled around here for more of your photos, too.:wink:
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  5. ahuyevshi

    ahuyevshi Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 9, 2010
    Berkeley, CA
    Welcome Vince.....
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  6. Rich M

    Rich M Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    Mar 2, 2010
    Aloha Vince......welcome :th_salute:

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  7. Herman

    Herman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 7, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Welcome Vince, nice to have you here !
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  8. Enrique

    Enrique Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 15, 2010
    Wellcome Vince¡¡:smile:
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  9. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Hi Vince, welcome and please do make yourself at home :friends:


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  10. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Hi Vince, thanks for accepting my invitation!
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  11. Bill Gordon

    Bill Gordon Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Welcome Vince from Nord Amerika!!
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  12. vincechu

    vincechu Mu-43 Regular

    Thanks everyone :) 

    On a random note I've just received my Panny 20mm 1.7 today... It's blown me away! such an amazing lens, its making it really hard for me to concentrate on my assignments ;-) can't wait until Monday, when I hand in my assignments and will be free to start my PAD :-D
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