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03-20-2016, 08:01 AM   #1
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Hi to all from the UK

After lurking for a few weeks and seeing the banner asking why I have not posted yet :-) thought I should say hello.

Up until recently have been solely a Nikon user latest D800e (does not make me a bad person :-) ). But coming from a background of LF and MF and little in the way of automation missed the thinking, handling and disciplines of these formats.

Hassleblad and Phase One outside of my pay grade but the Pentax 645Z so close (compared to top of range FF and lens from others) thought I would at least have a look, so hired one and the 55mm over a weekend.

Even though my testing did not go completely to plan due to time constraints, I just loved the camera and handling and the IQ.

Needless to say I just had to have it and the 55mm lens which currently on offer at body only price. So stressed the credit card although I did get a partial refund of the hire fee.

So no doubt I will be asking for advice in the near future

03-20-2016, 09:23 AM   #2
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WOW nice way to start! Welcome from Alabama
03-20-2016, 10:11 AM   #3
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Welcome Tony! Congratulations on your new equipment!
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Welcome to the forum Tony! Looking forward to seeing some of your images.

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Wow, Tony, that's an impressive way to get into Pentax photography! Welcome.
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Welcome aboard, remember to post some example images of what this camera can do.
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Welcome to the forum. congrats on getting superb kit
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Hi tony
Welcome to the forum
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Hi TonyW. Welcome to the Pentax forum.
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Thanks to all for such a nice welcome 😀
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