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01-29-2007, 11:53 AM   #1
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Name's Darcy. I'm from Edmonton, AB, Canada.
Been interested in photography from high school where I learned the basics on the school's Pentax Spotmatic SLR, and did some darkroom work. Bought a Minolta SRT-101 brand new.
Later acquired a brand new Minolta X-700 and a few primes (28mm f2.8, 50mm f1.4, 250mm f5.6 mirror) and was happy as a clam for many years - favourite film: Kodachrome 25. Loved landscapes and flora - everyone should see Vermont in peak fall colour.
First digital camera was a Sony Mavica floppy drive P&S. Not exactly a shirt-pocket unit. Dragged it around on my motorcycle from 1999 to present. Second digital camera: Pentax k10D, just purchased. The boy comes full circle.

To me its more about the images than the hardware, and I haven't had much opportunity to collect many yet with the new camera. I mentioned my other photo equipment mainly just to date my development as a photographer, put into chronological perspective as it were.

After lurking here a bit, I found this forum to be full of interesting information, provocative points of view, helpful people and a refreshing diversity. I hope to contribute when and where I can.
Cheers,
dbh

01-30-2007, 04:17 AM   #2
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Darcy,

Welcome back to Pentax and welcome to the forum. Looking forward to see some of your images in the near future.

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01-30-2007, 07:42 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum Darcy. I'm sure you'll enjoy your new K10, it sounds like it's a wonderful camera. I have the K100D and absolutely love it!
01-31-2007, 10:58 PM   #4
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Thanks to you both for the welcome. I'm sure it'll take a little while to get used to the new camera, but that's going to be fun, too. I'm very pleased with the decision.
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