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Snuck a snapshot into the PPG... my first with the 77 Limited!
Posted By: hamidlmt, 04-25-2009, 04:13 AM

It's weird when there are a couple AF-540's firing into an umbrella sitting around and a fan blowing at your subject during such candid moments.

Shot with the K20D and the lens I began lusting after before I even had a Pentax camera body, the FA 77mm 1.8 Limited. All of the examples I had seen from you good forum members, those couple of years ago helped firmly sway me towards Pentax. I know I've only begun to unlock the potential of this lens! It will not stray far from the 31mm Limited.

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Looks like a keeper well done and nice BW conversion. Congrats.
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Congrats; great picture!
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Great B&W Ham.. Congrat's. JIM

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Very nice indeed. I had not seen a post from you in awhile and am glad to that you are still around.

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Stunning in my eyes! Very intimate in its composition and angle!
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Well deserved. Congratulations on yet another fine addition.
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Congrats. A great portrait

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Gosh.. thanks everyone! I have been lurking lately. Just haven't had much time to get my thoughts down in a post and respond to so many incredible photos that I see from the forum.

I have also been looking at how I was expressing my critiques and have been working on a way to soften, encourage and inspire, still delivering truthful feedback. And, learning to accept and learn from the feedback given to me. I have been learning how to listen, talking to so many teachers, from so many walks of life, in my local community.

I appreciate you all, even if we haven't connected on the forum. Everyone here loves these kooky Pentax cameras! This glass captures our unique experiences! And, I'm really proud to be a part of our global Pentax tribe!
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Congradulation on this very fine black and white image
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wow. you have an amazing collection of shots in PPG. several of those have jumped out at me in the past while casually flipping through the gallery and i didnt realize they were taken by the same photographer. really inspiring work, Hamid.
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