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11-02-2014, 12:57 PM - 2 Likes   #1
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Hello All,
Long time Pentax film user (K1000)...finally jumped off and bought my first DSLR a few years back, a Pentax K2000. My wife has been digital for a while with one of the other brands. I still wanted to be able to use all my film lenses that took me so long of a time to build up. That's when I found out about the K2000, and that I would be able to use them in a manual mode.
I love being able to shoot and shoot and shoot, not having to worry if I had the correct exposure, or enough film to last a walk-about, or PAYING for all the developement costs...just shoot what I see, delete later...
I founfd this site trying to find a simple polarizing filter for my 500mm miror lens, not happening. I found out from one of the posters who explained why I couldn't find filters..Tokina made it so! Oh well!
Now I'm looking at getting really serious about DSLR's....the Pentax K-3 Premium Silver Edition kit with the battery grip from B&H. I've read so many GOOD reviews about this new Flafship model, can't wait. Feels like being a kid again, like the time I got my hands on a REAL camera...a Graflex Century Graphic with a Schneider-Kreuznach Super Angulon Synchro-Compur 65mm wide angle lens. Only wish I could figure out a way to convert it to a digital back...now that would be a camera system!
Anywho, thanks for the welcome and keep shooting....cameras that is
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11-02-2014, 01:18 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum! Looking forward to seeing some of your images.
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How exciting to discover the magic of digital, at this stage, once it has been flushed out and matured......you will love this forum, its a great place to pick up tips on the technology and explore the range of pentax and third party lenses
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I congratulate you on by purchasing, I hope that you enjoy the community PENTAX - success!

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Welcome aboard, I'm sure you will enjoy the K3 if you decide to push the "buy it now" button with B&H.
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Welcome, the K3 is a fantastic piece of kit.
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Welcome! I look forward to seeing some of your pictures!

11-03-2014, 09:53 AM   #9
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Thank you all for the welcome!!
Haven't purchased the K3, yet...but will soon!
I've picked out a few shots I hope are worthy...now to try to upload them...lol
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