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12-26-2007, 12:24 PM   #1
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Hello from North Wales, UK

Hi ... Glad to join in this happy band of enthusiasts. May I ramble on a bit by way of introduction?

I've had a Samsung GX-1L for about 18 months, but have been 'into' photography on-and-off since about 1970. The common thread from then, up to my present Pentax SV, is the 'Pentax' M42 mount.

I still like the 'old' ways of doing things, so I have a growing, but not esoteric, collection of film cameras - mostly quirky ones and definitely cheap ones - cameras 'of the people', such as Coronet rather than Leica or Hasselblad.

Since 'graduating' to K-mount, I'm tempted to get an MX as a manual film body. (I have an SF7 with film transport problems, but auto-everything is singularly uninspiring, so no love lost.)

I mainly photograph scenery and railways, but also have an interest in birds and other wildlife.

Regards to all


David N

12-26-2007, 01:24 PM   #2
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Hi David, welcome to the forum.

I think there are at least 2 others from Wales, on this forum.
12-27-2007, 11:33 AM   #3
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Welcome aboard David!

I am not any more shooting film, but often I find myself still thinking like I would. For example I still find myself 'saving film'

Like to see some pics from Wales!
12-28-2007, 05:08 AM   #4
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David,

Welcome from another dave...

I live in the Midlands but spend a lot of time in North Wales and look forward to seeing your shots..

dave

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