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04-21-2011, 08:50 PM   #1
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Hello to Everyone!

Well, what can I say, but this is such an honor to be allowed a part on this forum! I have loved photography for over 30 years, and have shot on a film SLR for most of them. I admit that I succumbed to the "instant" camera as I raised my family, however I never gave up on my SLR and would grab for it often. Now I have entered the digital age and am totally amazed at what can be done digitally. Wow! To be able to see a shot, decide to keep it or let it go... I would have never dreamed it possible! I have started this new era in a modest way, by deciding on a K-x with a 2 lens kit. I'm not ashamed to admit that this will be enough to keep me guessing for awhile! And I still grab for my film SLR whenever I am in need of comfort.

Thanks to all of you for your amazing insights and expertise! However... I am staying up WAY TOO LATE reading them all... but please keep them coming!!

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Good to have you here.
There are lots of experienced photographers here from the film era, and there is even a dedicated film SLR subforum here if you're interested.
Enjoy your time researching here, and your photography.
The K-x is a fine little tool.
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Welcome aboard! There are a few of us here on the island or in Vancouver that still shoot film. Looking forward to seeing some pics!

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Ah, film, the good old days!

Welcome aboard. Once you get used to the camera, you will know how useful shooting film and using the older cameras will shorten your learning curve!

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