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01-08-2016, 01:15 PM - 1 Like   #1
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Hello from New Hampshire

Hi all,

I've used the forum as a resource for a number of years and always meant to sign up. I guess today is the day.

My first 35mm was an Argus C3 Rangefinder Camera. My first SLR was the Honeywell Pentax Spotmatic that I scraped to buy in 1968. I've been a die hard Pentax fan ever since. I think I still have every piece of Pentax equipment that I ever purchased. I no longer use the film cameras, but I definitely use all of my lenses. I'm never without a camera (or 3) and often carry all the lenses, as I have favorites for different situations.

I shoot mostly landscape and wildlife, lots of mountains, skiing, kayaking, occasional weddings, and candid shots for families.

I earn my living as a paramedic and ski patroller, but a camera is always within reach.

These are the cameras and lenses:

Honeywell Pentax Spotmatic (retired)
SF1 (2 of these) (retired)
istDs
K20D
K3 II

SMC Tak 1:3.5/35
SMC Tak 1:1.4/50
Super-Tak 1:1.8/55
SMC Tak 1:2.8/105
Super-Tak 1:3.5/135
SMC Tak 1:4/200
SMC Tak 1:4.5/85-210
SMC Tak 1:5.6/400
Takumar(Bayonet) 1:2.5/135
Pentax DA 1:3.5-4.5/10-17 Fisheye
Pentax-F 1:3.5-4.5/35-70
Pentax-F 1:1.4/50
Takumar-F 1:4-5.6/70-210
Tamron 1:3.5-6.3/28-300

This is kind of what I shoot:

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01-08-2016, 02:09 PM   #2
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Welcome

G'day,

Welcome to the forum.

You have a lovely range of lenses and between those and the quality of the images you've posted I'm sure you'll find the forums a great place to explore and contribute to.

I look forward to seeing many more images from you too.

TTFN,

Tas
01-08-2016, 02:11 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum!
01-08-2016, 02:23 PM   #4
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Hi paramanic. Welcome aboard the forum. You have a great set of toys listed there. Good photographs too.

01-08-2016, 02:49 PM   #5
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Alan, Welcome!
It looks like you have found several interesting things to point your camera at

My Family Tree is rooted in Chester, NH.
I enjoy the vast forests there when I travel back for the Family Reunions.
01-08-2016, 04:24 PM   #6
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Nice shots, welcome to the forums.
01-09-2016, 04:39 PM   #7
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QuoteOriginally posted by paramanic Quote
a resource for a number of years and always meant to sign up
Welcome, good to have you here at last... so we all know your there.
01-11-2016, 05:38 PM   #8
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Welcome to the forum. Nice shots. Looking forward to see more of your photos.

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