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12-08-2013, 02:54 PM   #1
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Hello. My name is Todd. I am from Iowa. I just recently bought a Pentax K1000SE. I am mainly a Canon shooter but I bought this camera because it was cheap and I have heard some good things about the K1000. I am a self-taught photographer. My first camera first two cameras were the Canon Rebel EOS Rebel XSi, and the Canon EOS 20D. I bought my first 35mm camera (the Canon EOS Elan IIe) on Craigslist and like I said, I just recently bought the Pentax. I am trying to learn film photography. I got into photography in 2008. The only film cameras that I used back during the eighties when I was a kid were either the disposable point-and-shoot cameras or the Polaroid cameras where the picture comes out right away. I am not very experienced at shooting film so any helpful tips or advice about shooting film would be greatly appreciated.

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Welcome to the forum, enjoy that K1000 and let us know how you get on.
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Welcome indeed, and if you haven't found it already, there's plenty to search through in the Forums, relevant to film, starting with this link. Enjoy your time with us.
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Welcome and thanks for the intro! There are still a lot of film shooters here, so there shouldn't be any problems getting some advice.

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I just started shooting film as well. My venture began while waiting for a K-5IIs to return from service.

Check out my Flickr page to see results from my first roll of expired Fuji color 24 that I bought from Walmart 10 years ago.
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Welcome from your home state!! Another Iowan!! yeah!! Where you at? I got a K1000 too! Great camera, makes you learn all the basics! Unfortunately for me it doesn't get out much anymore! With digital I can bang away like a highly caffeinated chimp and not pay a dime!
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Welcome to PF and "bonjour" from France, photographyguy74... enjoy the forum and the K1000 SE; I have a second K1000 on the way ... hope to see an image or two soon ... Salut, J

12-09-2013, 05:26 PM   #8
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'm originally from Clinton but I'm living in Davenport right now. I'm hoping to get out and some winter landscape pictures but I'm a pansy and I've been waiting for it to warm up some. I think that if I have the money, I'd like to pick up a second K1000 and maybe a lens or two.

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