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04-05-2016, 02:14 PM   #1
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Hello from California

Hello everyone,

I'm new to this forum and relatively new to photography as well. I love surfing, camping, hiking, and being outside, so the water-resistant and rugged build of Pentax is what "sealed" the deal for me when choosing a camera system (pun intended). I run an adventure blog called yonderstoke and primarily shoot nature and landscapes. I'm excited to learn from the wisdom of longtime pentaxians through this forum and look forward to improving and expanding my photography skills.



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Welcome to the forums.

There is this:

California Pentax Users -

We've had a few meet-ups with as many as 9 or so people :-)
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QuoteOriginally posted by SpecialK Quote
Welcome to the forums.

There is this:

California Pentax Users -

We've had a few meet-ups with as many as 9 or so people :-)
Hi SpecialK,

Thanks for the tip. I'll make sure to subscribe to that forum.
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Welcome, Josh Pentax weather resistance is a big plus - just remember that the lenses you use need to be designated as "WR" too in order to maintain a degree of sealing from the elements!

Enjoy the forums

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Welcome to Pentax forums Josh.
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Welcome to the forum Josh! Looking forward to seeing some of your images.
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Welcome to the forums, fellow Californian Pentaxian! I think you have chosen well. The WR in my Pentax bodies and lenses hasn't let me down yet. Below is a picture of my K-5 after being out in the rain after an hour or so. I've been in and out of the rain with my K-30 for almost all day. Just telling you this just so you can rest assured that your camera will take whatever California weather throws at you.

If you have any questions, there'll be plenty of people here happy to help ya.
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Hi Josh. Welcome to the Pentax forums.

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QuoteOriginally posted by jathornt Quote
Hello from California
Welcome from Scotland, where WR is really required... not like California, where we were all told the sun shone all the time.

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