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11-02-2012, 03:08 PM   #1
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Hi! My name is...

Jeremy.

I am a 38 year old first year photography student with aspirations of becoming involved in Journalism. I recently purchased a Pentax K-5 after reading multiple great reviews about it. I proceeded to buy about 6 old K-mount lenses of different sizes and shapes. Right now I am primarily shooting with a 35mm prime lens, the Pentax DA 1:2.4 35 MM AL. I am interested in learning all aspects of photography, and right now I am shooting a lot of street photography for my assignments in class. Typical me, I move to the mountains right as I'm discovering an affinity for shooting in an urban location.

I have not yet posted on this forum, but I used the lens reviews extensively while researching inexpensive options to find good manual lenses. I like old technology anyway, so it has been a cool experience for me. I ran into a few problems with different lenses. I have one lens that is supposed to be a k-mount lens, an old Sigma 75-210 zoom lens, I think I bought it for like $9.99 though, so it's really no big deal. Nothing ventured, nothing gained. So far I am loving the camera. Looking forward to learning more about photography and the cool vibe I am getting from the world of Pentax users.





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11-02-2012, 03:20 PM   #2
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On a side note: Could anyone give me any quick tips on how to embed photos from flickr in my posts here? I am having issues with that right now. Thanks in advance!
11-02-2012, 05:33 PM   #3
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Welcome to the Forums Jeremy. I can't help with the flickr question I know there are others here that can tho.
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Thanks!

I figured it out. Thanks for the response though, I appreciate the welcome message. Looking forward to being a part of this community.

11-03-2012, 01:20 PM   #5
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Welcome aboard. I think the Forum is a great way to supplement your photography classes. Looking forward to your posts.
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