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10-05-2013, 11:02 AM   #1
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Hello all from upstate NY,

New to the pentax DSLR scene, previously i had a ZX30 i bought a while ago, about 2001 or 2002 i suppose.
Well, a couple weeks ago i picked up a black k30 with 18-55wr lens. Absolutely love it. I still have a couple lens's from the zx30 and i got a vivitar 28mm2.8, pentax M 50mm1.7 and a vivitar manual zoom 75-300 i believe, for a swan song (free)

The Manual 50mm has quickly become my favorite. I love it to death. It spends more time on my camera then the kit lens.

attached are a couple of the first shots that i called keepers. Please be nice:-) These are literally taken the day, or the day after i got my camera

both are taken with the 50mm1.7

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10-05-2013, 12:20 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum! Photos looking good, though you're already getting the look!(hey playing here go away)
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Welcome to PF and bonjour from France ... enjoy that K-30 with legacy glass ... and please post us more images soon ... Salut, J
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that right there is one of the major reasons i got a pentax, i have this strange infatuation with taking something "old" and using it. same reason i love old audio gear and old mac computers. Theres just something personal about "vintage" stuff.

i use the term vintage only to say that its not modern :-) no insults whatsoever intended by the term :-)

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Welcome, enjoy the K30 and your right the 50 mm can be a really underrated lens, when in truth it's a cracker.
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