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02-11-2014, 08:32 PM   #1
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Hello from the Peruvian Amazon

Hi Friends! I am Cesar from Peru. I am a forester based in Cusco but working in Manu National Park (Tropical Rain Forest).

After thoughtful research and reading this forum I decided to upgrade to Pentax (from Nikon 70s and a Panasonic super zoom). I hope to receive my K-3 at the end of March. I will get it with the DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL WR. Then, I will look for the D-FA 100 mm f/2.8 macro and the DA* 300 mm f/4 ED. I will post some of my shoots from Cusco and the biological station where I work.

Taking pictures is part of my work but also a passion I share with all members in this Forum. In fact, one reason to moving to Pentax is that I want to be a member of this devoted community. Thanks to all of you that with your opinions/advise helped me decide that Pentax is the system suited to my needs: i) Affordable weather sealed camera, ii) good selection of WR lenses (some overpriced to my opinion), iii) great limited primes and old affordable manual lenses that I can get used.


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Welcome and really looking forward to seeing some of your photos. You're from a beautiful part of the world
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Welcome to the forum, good to have you on board with us.
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Welcome to the Forums. I have always wanted to visit the Amazon. Post some pics soon.

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Welcome aboard! I'd make sure you get the WR version of that macro lens, if the Amazon is a wet as it's portrayed in nature programs WR is the only gear I'd ever buy!
I look forward to seeing your pictures.
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Well then thanks for saying thanks... and welcome. Pictures from the Amazon sounds exotic, I hope you post lots of pictures.
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Welcome! You live in a very interesting place! Hope to see some photos when your get the hang of your gear. And you chose some good gear, too!
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Bienvenidos! I'm looking forward to seeing some images from your part of the planet.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Cedroviejo Quote
Thanks to all of you that with your opinions/advise helped me decide that Pentax is the system suited to my needs
Welcome, that's great as long as you don't blame us for all, for your future spending in pursuit of your photography.
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Bienvenido, I look forward to your photos. Saludos!
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Ohhh... Rainforest and a macro.... Anticipating pics whatever lens you use.
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