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10-03-2011, 06:32 PM   #1
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As a Pentaxian for over 30 years and observing this site for a while, I finaly decided to join the forum. Like many I enjoy new lenses, primes in particular. I believe you can never have enough good lenses. My first Pentax was an ME Super with 40mm pancake lens to start. I had several G series Canon compacts before buying my K10d DSLR. I have upgraded several times and currently have a K5 and K200d for backup. As my name infers, I shoot a lot with primes, especialy my 15,40,70 limiteds and F501.7. I do own a few zooms and use them when I get lazy. But if IQ is the goal, you cannot beat a prime.

I would describe myself as an experienced enthusiast. While lurking in the forums, I find the the eclectic posts interesting. Personally, I enjoy being a commited Pentaxian and I love my K5. The K5 plus 40mm LTD are frequently noticed by passing Canikons that are nursing their sore shoulders from the excess weight and thinner wallets.

I look forward to contributing my 2 cents (Canadian) to the forum.

10-03-2011, 08:08 PM   #2
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Welcome! It's a joy to use prime lenses, including those good old M and K lenses from the past!
10-03-2011, 09:14 PM   #3
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Welcome aboard! The more the merrier!

I have loved my K-x, and it sounds like there's a K-3 coming in 2012.
10-04-2011, 09:18 AM   #4
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Thanks for the welcome, I have been observing the site for a number of months and decided to join. The discussions have been interesting although I believe some contributors over do it on the negative. All electronic devices have the potential for problems due to their complexity and in my experience Pentax issues are not unique.

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Welcome to a fellow Canuck and prime shooter. My primes are DA* 15, 21, 40, and 70.
10-04-2011, 04:58 PM   #6
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Rhe that is a good lineup that you have. I had the 21 at one time but sold it to a friend in New Brunswick. I find I use the 15 more and crop it although I expect I will own the 21 again. It is a great lens.
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