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11-04-2012, 02:22 PM   #1
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I was a "film" enthusiast many years ago and it seems the photography bug has bitten me again. I spent many days with various 35mm cameras in hand, but Pentax was always my favored brand. Now that I am back in the hobby, it was inevitable that I would select a K-5.

I have had numerous digital p&s cameras, but nothing to the stature of my current Pentax. Even though I used to enjoy processing my own film pictures, with digital I can shoot continuously and process on my laptop which I find even more enjoyable.

I used to be a licensed "master" road cyclist (bicycle), but due to some rather nasty accidents I am out of the game now. Even so, I would like to start photographing various cycling events. I have a motorcycle and my intent is to position myself at various points along the routes and snap shots as the peleton of cyclists fly by. With that in mind I will be trying to increase my knowledge of all phases of photography plus adding lenses and hardware that will help me capture the intensity of the sport.

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Welcome to the forum and thank you for the interesting introduction.
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Welcome to Pentax Forums! I joined on November 4th and by the next day I had spent over five hours on it. I think you'll enjoy it.
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