Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
12-31-2012, 08:43 PM   #1
New Member
howler42's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Twin Cities
Posts: 1
Hello and thanks for such an informative forum.

I've been reading this site periodically for past two years after renewing interest in photography. Had Pentax ME back in the 80's BC (before children) but had too little money or time to develop abilities or film. Empty nester now so have more of both and digital has progressed to the point I wanted in. Started out with a NEX 5 couple of years back so I was able to make use of my 2 Pentax lenses. 50mm 1.8 and 200 mm with an adapter. Loved the small foot print and weight. Easy to carry around when traveling.
But I wanted to get more creative and had my eye on buying a DSLR. Didn't want to carry around a brick however and Pentax offered cameras and lenses that were more compact. Also read this blog as well as others but the enthusiasm and passion of the Pentaxians here was a big part in convincing me to go with a Pentax camera system.
I decided to purchase a K5 in November. Xmas lens pricing helped me add a 15mm Ltd and 55* 1.4 lens to my other Pentax lenses. Already suffering from Limited Acquisition Syndrome as I have my eye on others in the near future. I will make sure I link through this site on all future purchases. BH rocks. So you can see I've jumped in with both feet and plan on looking for tips and pointers from this site from here on out. Thanks for this informative forum.

Now if the temps here in Minnesota will only climb above zero so I can get outside.

12-31-2012, 10:27 PM   #2
Loyal Site Supporter
eaglem's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Perth Western Australia
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 25,638
Welcome to the forum, been over a week of very high 30's here! In other words..............................................Bloody hot!
12-31-2012, 10:48 PM   #3
Ash
Community Manager
Loyal Site Supporter
Ash's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Toowoomba, Queensland
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 22,678
Welcome and good to have you here.
Enjoy the forum as well as your new gear.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
eye, future, lens, lenses, pentax, site, thanks
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hello and thanks for help with camera choice trickletreat Welcomes and Introductions 2 06-14-2011 11:22 AM
Hello and thanks alistair.o Welcomes and Introductions 2 12-28-2010 11:10 AM
Hello and Thanks! Designosophy Welcomes and Introductions 3 09-08-2010 06:03 PM
Thanks for this great Forum astigmatic Welcomes and Introductions 4 12-12-2009 03:42 AM
Hello, and thanks! BobCPO2 Welcomes and Introductions 4 02-23-2009 04:41 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:10 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top