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05-12-2015, 10:11 PM   #1
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Hello from New Jersey!

Hey guys,

I'm just your average amateur enthusiast

I love photographing landscapes, with the occasional social shots.

I was a Canon shooter about 10 years ago, but sold it all when funds ran low.

Then, recently, I caught the bug after borrowing my brother's D800 for a few days in NYC.

I then took a friend's Nikon D7100 on an Iceland trip, and another friend's Sony a7ii on a California trip.

The D7100 I just couldn't get used to - I'm not sure what it was; more of a "feel" kinda thing. The a7ii, I couldn't get used to the EVF, readouts, and awful battery life (and it felt fragile, for some reason).

But, I've been reading about the K-3 for a little while, and it seems like the best value and feature-rich APS-C camera on the market, bar none. And I finally got the chance to play with a K-3 in person a week ago.

Ergonomically, it just felt *right*, and to top it off, I really dig the sense of comradery on this forum.

Anywho, look forward to purchasing my first Pentax, and sharing photos in the weeks to come!

05-13-2015, 02:39 AM   #2
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And we will look forward to seeing those photos, Welcome.
You may have some interesting insights to comment on having experienced other brands` recent models before using Pentax.
05-13-2015, 03:23 AM   #3
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Welcome from (formerly) Exit 8! It's very cool that you were abel to try several camera pror to buying Pentax.

NJ offers so many photo opportunities, I look forward to seeing your pictures.

Consider joining the Monthly Photo Challenges, AKA Single In/, it's a great group of people from around the world posting a picture every day of the month.
05-14-2015, 03:03 PM   #4
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QuoteOriginally posted by ilharnx Quote
Ergonomically, it just felt *right*
Welcome aboard, that in itself is a great reason to buy a Pentax, let alone all the other good stuff.

05-14-2015, 03:57 PM   #5
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Hey neighbor (sort of), and welcome to the Forum and Pentax. Enjoy, and I look forward to seeing some of your photographs! This is a great place, I agree...
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cool beans! bring 'em on
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Welcome, fellow New Jersean.

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