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09-08-2015, 09:03 PM   #1
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Hi from New Zealand :-)

Hey everyone, I'm Justin and I'm a UK expat living in sunny New Zealand. I just picked up a K-x for silly money locally after having sold my previous Sony NEX with some old FD lenses. I've had Canon DSLRs previously, coming up through the 300 / 350 to the 400 and then to two (yes, two) 550d's. I got a bit tired of the handling of the NEX though so I decided to 'go back' to SLR land and when I found this K-x, I jumped on it. It only has the standard kit lens but I'm happy with it so far, I'll try to contribute some images once I get finished moving house (!!!).


My interests are computers (which I do for a living), photography (specifically night shooting, long exposure, astro, light painting), music, movies and cars.


Cheers :-)

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Welcome to Pentax Forum Justin. You will find it is a pretty friendly and helpful place.
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Hi Justin,

Welcome. I'm in NZ too.

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G'day mate and welcome to the forum
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Welcome Justin, from another ex-pat living in NZ. I joined this forum a few years ago and it's been very informative and helped me no end with photography. All the best and enjoy..
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Bonjour from France, Justin, and welcome to PF. Hope to see some images soon ! Salut, J
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Hey thanks for all the welcomes everyone, much appreciated. I forgot to mention first 'real' introduction to photography came a few years ago when my dad unearthed his old K1000 and lenses. I chucked some cheap Kodak film in it and shot a few rolls and then had the images developed directly to CD. I kind of got the bug then and have been using mirrorless and DSLR ever since.

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QuoteOriginally posted by markoneswift Quote
I'm a UK expat living in sunny New Zealand
Welcome to the forum, you just threw that in to make us all back here feel jealous... well it worked I'm starting not to like you already.
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Welcome aboard Justin. Looking forward to seeing your photos.
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