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07-06-2010, 12:23 AM   #1
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Greetings from a bewildered newb...

Hello all, My name's John and I'm writing from the damp yet lovely city of Bothell, WA. Very happy to have found this little slice of the internet but I'll admit up-front my utter lack of knowledge about all things photographic, and indeed my tenuous membership in Club Pentax. I'd never given much thought to photography until I bought my wonderful wife a dslr for a birthday present (Nikon D3000 w/ 2 lens kit, at her request). Between trying it out, seeing how much fun it is, learning how much more there is to it than point n' shoot, and seeing how pursuing the hobby has been of help to her in dealing with a traumatic event in our lives I'm sold. After a great deal of research I've purchased a used K20D body and some older lenses off this very forum, and with any luck they'll be arriving by the end of the week. Just in my short time here I've encountered a great deal of kindness and a helpful spirit that I greatly appreciate. I really look forward to learning more about a fascinating subject, and getting to know some of the people here a bit better.


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07-06-2010, 01:01 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum John, glad to have you on board. You'll find many a friendly person here willing to help you out with your photography.
07-06-2010, 08:20 AM   #3
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Hey, John! Welcome!

Anything you feel we can help you with, just let us know!
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You've invested in a fine tool John. Welcome in.

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Welcome from a fellow bewildered newb. You'll like it here! Lots of great stuff to learn just by clicking around. Have fun!
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Dibs on his soul.

Welcome to the forum. We have a bunch of great stuff here, as I've been learning myself. You'll like it here!
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