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08-17-2014, 08:38 PM   #1
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Hello from Australia!

Hi everyone!
I'm Boden, and I recently picked up my first Pentax camera (and first own DSLR too!), a brand new Pentax K-5 II with a bundled DA 18-135mm WR lens (paid $1k for it total), so I thought I might sign up here. I mostly do automotive photography at car meets, but at some point in the future (most likely once I have more free time and more equipment) I hope to move onto doing individual shoots as well
My camera history is split between a borrowed Sony NEX-5T (took nice pictures and the inbuilt 3-shot HDR worked really well, but the user interface and battery was horrid) and a borrowed Canon 600D, which I really liked.

08-17-2014, 09:16 PM - 1 Like   #2
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The K5II and 18-135 is a great starting point. Welcome to the club.
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Welcome, what a combination cars and photography should keep you in plenty of trouble.😜
08-17-2014, 10:30 PM - 1 Like   #4
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G'day - you have made a great start with your kit. Should work well during one of Brisbane's famous rain storms. I can see you photographing cars with the rain drops bouncing off. Happy shooting.

08-17-2014, 11:32 PM - 1 Like   #5
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Welcome to the Forum. There are many active Aussies at PF. Look forward to read your posts and see your shots.
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G'day mate, welcome to the PF family, looking forward to seeing some car images.
08-18-2014, 12:05 AM   #7
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Thanks for the warm welcome guys
08-18-2014, 01:25 AM - 1 Like   #8
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Welcome Boden - I 'facebook know' a couple of fellow photogs who shot cars in your neck of the woods, looks like a pretty vibrant community up there.

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Welcome to the Forums. That is nice equipment you have to start in Pentax with.
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G'day mate and welcome to the forum
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Welcome, there's a good few of your countrymen in here already, so you wont get lonely.
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