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07-07-2010, 02:29 AM   #1
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Greetings from Melbourne

Hi all

I am a very proud new owner of a new Pentax Kx with a Sigma 17-70! Much of the discussion on this site actually swayed me to purchase the Pentax and in the last 2 weeks of ownership I couldn't be happier as even in auto or P mode the camera has taken some cracking shots of my children already The other selling point of the Pentax system was the use of the old lenses as I already had an old zoom that had been sitting around unused from an old SLR.

Your discussions are always very informative and I look forward to learning much more in the coming months and years. I have just finished reading the Bryan Peterson book (Understanding Exposure) and am just making some feeble attempts at shooting in Aperture priority mode - so wish me luck!

Cheers - Kelly in not so sunny Melbourne

07-07-2010, 02:50 AM   #2
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Welcome Glad to hear the site's helped you in making your decision!
07-07-2010, 10:19 AM   #3
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Welcome!

There has to be something about the independent and adventurous Aussie personality that has so many of you guys choosing Pentax.

It's really cool, and amazing.
07-07-2010, 09:23 PM   #4
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Welcome to the forum Kelly. I am sure you will continue to find it very rewarding.
You have a great combo there, I am more than happy with the same set-up.
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Welcome in Kelly. It is pretty miserable here huh?

Have fun with your new K-x.
07-07-2010, 11:40 PM   #6
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Thank you all for your lovely words of welcome. It has been pretty miserable Carl, hopefully better weather on its way soon and I can get the children outside soon (and take the camera with me)!
07-07-2010, 11:43 PM   #7
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Welcome, from yet another Melbournian here. You have a very nice camera, I'm sure it will give you many many terrific photos.
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Welcome, I'm also in Melbourne and enjoying the colder weather (until it rains). Enjoy your camera!

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