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08-31-2011, 07:02 AM   #1
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Hello from Texas

Just recently acquired a Pentax K20. I have had an MX for a couple of decades now with a few Pentax lenses including a 50 1.4, 28 2.8, FA 20-35, and a 35-105. As you can tell I don't do much telephoto work, primarily landscape, nature, architectural, and an occasional wedding for a friend. The K20 has stimulated me to acquire a DA 16-45 and now a Tamron 24-135 (which I got new for $200 and is turning out to be a very nice lens for the money). My wish list now includes a 10-20 or 12-24 and perhaps some of those great primes, especially a Pentax 70 or 105 Macro. Nice to be in the Pentax digital world now. The only thing negative I have noticed is all the smug Nikon and Canon users who look down their nose at Pentax. That is their problem, not mine.

I have been a serious borderline professional for many many years, since the early 70's, using everything from 35 to 8x10 view cameras. I have done a lot of large format black and white a la Ansel Adams. I am amazed at the detailed prints that are possible with the K20. Now I wonder what might be possible with one of the new K5 bodies!

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Welcome, we look forward to seeing what you can do with your K20 and fine collection of lenses! Also to your joining in discussions and sharing your knowledge from your broad experience in general photography.
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