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08-31-2018, 08:24 PM - 10 Likes   #1
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Kenspo moves on

The wonderful Kenneth Sporsheim was being sponsored by the Scandinavian distributor for Pentax, but has now accepted a deal with Tamron. The nature of his job will mean he will probably have to use Canon from now on rather than back to Nikon, but as he reported in the Facebook group:
"Some of you already know, but just want to say thank you to everyone of you!
After close to 5 years as an ambassador for an amazing bunch of pentaxians, its time for me to move on. Its not a secret that I've been a hired gun.
It is NOT because Pentax is doomed or something like that! It is a total package over whats best for me and my development. This is what I do for a living. There is some minor things that have made me frustrated at times, but let there be no doubt; Pentax make amazing stuff. And they will continue to do so
Best thing with my time as your ambassador, is that I've got to know so many wonderful people. And I hope we can continue to stay in touch regardless of me moving on.
You are in the best of hands with Ole Henrik Skjelstad, Mike Muizebelt etc.
So thank you everyone of you "
Best of luck to our favourite Nordic rock photographer, I'm chugging a tin of lutefisk in your honour.

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QuoteOriginally posted by clackers Quote
...I'm chugging a tin of lutefisk in your honour.
That's quite an honour, but I don't think I'll spoil it by joining in with you.
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I told people... no one thought I was right! I figured he was leaving - sorely missed he will be.

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He plan to be Nikon Z ambassador?
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Big shoes to fill now.
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He plan to be Nikon Z ambassador?
Only if Tamron decides to make lenses for the Z-mount (and they probably will).
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Clackers is either brave or crazy. Lutefisk.

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Kenspo was a class act. His farewell shows this. The fact a pro will switch gear speaks to the fact all gear is good and it's about where you put your energy.
I wish him well and thank him for what he did, especially here.
I hope Tamron allows him to really showcase their stuff and give feedback.
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QuoteOriginally posted by swanlefitte Quote
Kenspo was a class act. His farewell shows this. The fact a pro will switch gear speaks to the fact all gear is good and it's about where you put your energy.
I wish him well and thank him for what he did, especially here.
I hope Tamron allows him to really showcase their stuff and give feedback.
Absolutely agree.
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QuoteOriginally posted by swanlefitte Quote
Kenspo was a class act. His farewell shows this. The fact a pro will switch gear speaks to the fact all gear is good and it's about where you put your energy.
I wish him well and thank him for what he did, especially here.
I hope Tamron allows him to really showcase their stuff and give feedback.
Hear hear!

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Found a new job between April and now. I'm glad you did, might not be easy to get such kind of job.
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Yep, saw that in the Pentax group.
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He plan to be Nikon Z ambassador?
No he wrote he'll be using a Canon.
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good onya mate and best of luck, don't be a stranger
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