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  • About StuartR
    Location
    Essex
    About me
    I've been interested in photography since I was about 14 so nearly 50 years now! I started with a box-brownie from a jumble sale, went through numerous Chinons, Prakticas, Zeniths etc., before buying my favourite film cameras, a Canon FTb + 50mm f/1.4 and, later on, an Olympus OM1n. I also used a Yashicamat TLR for a couple of years. I had my own darkroom throughout the 70s where I processed my film and printed to 10" x 8". All mono, save a trial run on Cibachrome.

    I lapsed for a few years when I met my wife but had several range-finder style 35mm cameras (primarily the Olympus XA) primarily to document the kids growing up. I really got back into the hobby again when digital cameras started to appear. I started with a 1MP Kodak (DC200?) in the late 90's (IIRC). I eventually stepped up to a Canon 300D DSLR followed by a 350D, 40D, 760D, 80D and a 5D mk2. Latest acquisitions are a 6D mk1 and a 7D mk2.
    Interests
    Photography, Computing, Amateur Radio - still licensed but no longer active
    Occupation
    Retired (by redundancy!). Formerly an IT Manager for a large Corporate.
    The camera equipment I use
    Canon 6D and 7D Mark 2
    Canon 16-35L, 24-105L, Canon 50mm f/1.8
    Sigma 150mm Macro and 150-600 C
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    Stuart R
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/fred-canon/

    Life is an incurable disease with a 100% mortality rate

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  • Last Activity: 14-03-18
  • Join Date: 04-09-06
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