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05-29-2013, 07:46 AM   #1
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Ciao Canon Hello Pentax :)

Hiya Folks!

I must say I feel comfortable here already - what a mine of information & a lovely warm informal attitude too - love it!
I've messed around with Canon for a while, a couple of 350D's, S70 & G11 - good gear no doubt with a massive proviso: fabulous prices for glassware. I fancied a Sigma 17-55mm f2.8 Macro but never found one at an acceptable price. Having to buy SR on every lens & no backward compatibility makes a hobby a burden.

Upshot is jumping the Canon ship.

I just love the idea of all these classic 'proper' lens not having to be junked, so much so that I've already bagged a SMC Pentax-M 50mm F1.7 despite the K100Ds still being in transit!

I feel like a big kid again & it's great

Talk again soon!

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Welcome to the Forums! Glad to have you aboard.
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Welcome aboard GBNeil.
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Bonjour from France and welcome to PF ... enjoy the M 50/1.7, it's a great lens and the K100D ( I have that lens & a K110D) ... J

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Ciao Canon Hello Pentax
Welcome to the forum, don't tell the Canon folk, they tend to get a tad upset when they hear this sort of thing.
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Just 4 more 50s and you officially have LBA...
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Thanks everyone for such a warm welcome!

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Just 4 more 50s and you officially have LBA...
LOL - Must say I've been feeling the onset, in fact I've already answered 3 ads...
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