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Old 12-29-2010, 08:34 AM
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Hello all

I have reestablished my connection to photography in the last couple of years after a 2 decade period of inactivity, and now of course digital technology is the norm. I started out with Elements 6 then moved to Lightroom and now have started using CS5 for what I can't do in LR. I found this group through my interest in Perceptool. I did a workshop with George DeWolfe in July and got introduced to it there. At this point I have reverted to black and white because I feel I understand it better from my prior photographic experience and it seems more manageable in terms of the technical issues. However I feel like I have more than enough to learn even with the gray scale medium. Looking forward to advancing my skills with this connection.

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Old 12-29-2010, 01:54 PM
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Roy, welcome to RetouchPro and your renewed interest in Photography. Enjoy your visits here.
Regards, Murray
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Old 12-29-2010, 09:26 PM
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Thanks Murray
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Old 12-30-2010, 07:40 AM
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Welcome, Roy:

I took a similar path as you... film for many years, then lept into digital -- kicking and screaming at first, but cannot imagine 'going back' now.

I am returning to my black and white roots myself. Although the concepts are the same (contrast, texture, tone, etc.), digital tools enable a lot more flexibility, creativity and error recovery than historical methods -- plus no chemicals and darkroom requirements!

Have fun as you rediscover your passion.
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Old 12-30-2010, 02:47 PM
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Welcome Roy, I am coming back also. Happy New Year. Its a great forum.
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