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12-10-2016, 08:41 AM   #1
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I am glad to join the community. I have just purchased a K-S1 that I found yesterday for a decent price (350 € with kit lens) on the French Amazon website, and which will be waiting for me upon my next trip there. These days, for work reasons, I spend my time commuting between Kiev, Paris and Yaoundé and photography helps me keep my sanity, whenever I can spare some time to go out and take pictures. A Pentax K-r was my first DSLR. Then I went full-frame three years ago, and that meant kissing Pentax goodbye. But I have been looking for a less bulky gear. During a visit at the Salon de la Photo in Paris last month, I was impressed by the viewfinder of Pentaxes. This is one of the most important component of a camera for me and was a decisive factor in my purchase.

I also shoot film, and I purchased a Pentax SV, I wanted to know if I was able to meter properly without any assistance from the camera.

Below are two pictures from my Pentax cameras. The b&w is a scan from a shot taken with the SV, the second one is among the very first I took with the K-r.

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12-10-2016, 09:56 AM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by abergon Quote
between Kiev, Paris and Yaoundé
Welcome to the forum, certainly an interesting mix of locations, must provide for some unique photo opportunities.

Please remember to share them with us all.
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Welcome! I like what the 20Mpx sensor can do, I hope the K-s1 serves you well.
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Bonjour abergon from Australia. Welcome to the Pentax forums. Very good 1st photographs from you, hope we see more soon.
Good to have you here.

12-11-2016, 03:29 AM   #5
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Hello and welcome to the forums - glad you could join us.

Thanks for the introduction - it's nice to learn something about our new members. And congratulations on the K-S1... I agree with you about Pentax viewfinders - they're big, bright and very clear. Enjoy!

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