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01-16-2014, 10:25 AM   #1
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Hello everybody,
I am pleased to have found this group.Having "lurked" here, reading many posts for the last couple of months I decided I had better introduce myself ;-)
I am located in a rural area of south west/ central N.Y.state. I am currently endeavoring to learn photography for the second time.The first being about 20 years ago ( pre divorce). After alot of reading of reviews,anecdotal commentaries and looking at sample photos I decided I wanted aNikon D7000 or a Pentax K5. After a bit more research I began leaning more heavily towards Pentax. However...I couldn't find what I really wanted at an affordable price so with about 2 weeks left before the birth of my 3rd grandchild I purchased a used Nikon d 5100 four mos. ago.
I still want a Pentax as I believe the weather/dust /cold sealing is a primary concern for me. I have come to the conclusion that I should also consider a K30 or a K50(weather sealed???I can't quite remember) as well as the K5.
My areas of interest would include grandkids school and sporting events. Action shots of my Great Pyrenees showing/working/and puppies playing. Additionally, nature and wild life as well as the macro shooting I found I really enjoyed 20 years ago.

So, there you have it.BTW I generally don't post much, as all I have for internet access is a tiny keyboard on a Straight Talk phone. UGGGHHH!!
I'd appreciate any and all feedback on my choice of cameras as well as appropriate lens choices.

Thank you ahead of time.
Pyrs n Finns, (sheep)

01-16-2014, 01:36 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum, what can I say, a great intro, typed on a horrible keyboard.
01-16-2014, 03:04 PM   #3
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Thanks for the greeting Kerrowdown.

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