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10-30-2015, 03:56 PM   #1
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Hello all,

After many years of using a bridge camera I decided I would like to take the next step and enter the world of the DSLR. After much deliberation and research I have decided to shun Canon and Nikon and buy Pentax. I am just waiting for my retailer of choice to get some new stock and then I will hopefully be able to collect a nice shiny new K-S2. I am looking forward to many years of happy photography.

10-30-2015, 04:05 PM   #2
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The K-S2 is a great starter camera, and it also has lots of advanced features for when you get the hand of things. Congrats on the upcoming purchase!

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Welcome to the forum, enjoy that new camera once you get your hands on her.
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You will like Pentax! Welcome!!

10-30-2015, 04:50 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum and enjoy your camera!
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Welcome to the forum. You will be part of a rare breed when you get your K-S2.
11-11-2015, 06:32 AM   #7
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Hi all, thanks for the welcome messages. My camera is now back in stock and on it's way. Looking forward to the weekend when it should be here and I will be able to take it out for a play.
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Welcome to DSLR-land. You'll have fun learning the new system.

What kind of photography would you like to pursue with your new gear? The bridge may well still be useful as a complimentary tool.

11-12-2015, 01:26 PM   #9
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Hi TER-OR,

My bridge camera is a Panasonic FZ-28, which is still okay for some scenarios but at 10 megapixel lacks detail, but it will still have a home in my camera bag.

I am lucky enough to live on the coast and have some exceptional nature reserves close by, add to that a plethora of castles and the odd cathedral and abbey, I am spoilt for subject matter.
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Welcome aboard,,, Good choice with the K-S2!
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