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01-06-2014, 08:09 AM   #1
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Hi All,

It's been a pleasure getting to know your enthusiasm and robust knowledge of everything Pentax. So thank you, and hello.

I am a beginner, but also enthusiastic. Five years ago, I found a Sears Super KSX in Mom's attic with 50mm f1.7, 135mm f2.8, and 200-400mm f4-whatever lenses. Having never used anyhting but a point-and-shoot or disposable, I took this camera on a cross-country road trip and figured out how SLRs worked. Needless to say, when I got the photos developed at a crappy walgreens on the West Coast, I was hooked forever.

That camera got me through 3 years, the light burns getting more and more drastic, until it was a washout. I bought a used K-x for $250 and here I am, stalking this forum for lens information.

Happy shooting!


01-06-2014, 10:19 AM   #2
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Welcome, Josh! Glad to have you with us! Lots of friendly, helpful folks here, so jump right in!
01-06-2014, 12:15 PM   #3
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Welcome aboard.

There are enough lenses to fit that camera that you can indulge your LBA as much as your budget will allow.
01-06-2014, 12:41 PM   #4
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Welcome! The amount of excellent vintage glass out there can quickly make the LBA bite, so be careful - it's a slippery slope!

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Hello Josh and welcome to the Forums
01-07-2014, 03:44 PM   #6
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Welcome, there's lots of good lens information here, enjoy the hunt.
01-09-2014, 01:49 PM   #7
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Hi Josh,

Good to meet you. I am a new member too. This seems like a friendly place.

01-09-2014, 05:59 PM   #8
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Welcome, Josh.

Thanks for the great introduction. Have fun with your K-x, and please don't hesitate to ask any questions about lenses. We're only too happy to spark your LBA (lens buying addiction).


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01-09-2014, 06:28 PM   #9
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Obligatory welcome!

I started with a k-x & just bought a k-5ii for black Friday.
01-10-2014, 09:39 PM   #10
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Welcome and you will find more lens here than anywhere!

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