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02-24-2018, 12:34 AM - 1 Like   #1
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Hello from bramula808

Hi i am bramula, i am new to this forum. My dad use to be one of the mediators in here. He gave me one of his cameras years before he died and i really want ro use it bit have no guidence anymore. Does anyone remember bramula? Would really love to know how tp use my dad's camera. Can anyone help? Thanks. Ox

02-24-2018, 02:04 AM   #2
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Do you mean Bramela? Also known by his name Bruce, I think from NSW mid north coast (if I remember correctly).
Either way, welcome to the Forum. There is a lot of good stuff here, and a lot of expertise and advice, most of which would be better than mine.
List the camera model and lens details.
There would be a fair few upgrades to pentax equipment since your dad died, but there are plenty here still using older equipment and who will be able to help.

Edit. I just looked at Bramela's profile and his camera is listed as K5 and some nice lenses. I was using my K5 until I upgraded at Christmas; a very useful camera - nice to hold, easy to use, good IQ and reliable. Learn on it and then consider an upgrade when/if it suits you.

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Hi from Melbourne B808, and welcome to the Pentax forums. Any help or advice you may need will be happily given by the members here.
Good to have you ( a 2nd generation Pentax user ) aboard.
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Hi from further north, B808. If Bramela was your dad, a lot of us remember him. Now it's your turn to find out what this is all about.

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Good welcome there, Bramula808. cheers
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Hi Bramula, welcome to the forum
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Welcome to the forum! There are a lot of us that remember your dad and it’s great to have you aboard!

There is plenty of knowledge here to help you along with your photographic journey. Post photos and ask advice.
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I remember your dad. Welcome to the forum.

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Welcome, your dad was a fixture here and still missed.

Ask away, I'm sure someone will be able to help.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Bramula808 Quote
Hello from bramula808
Welcome to the forum, your Father is sadly missed by many here.
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Welcome! One of the threads started by Bramela is still very active today: Alphabet Race (a very quick game) - PentaxForums.com
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Welcome to the forum.

I'm too recent a member to have known your dad, however I can see from the entries above that he was much respected and valued.

Good luck with learning more from this forum about shooting your legacy camera.

Your dad's legacy lives on with that alphabet photo thread he started and that was linked by someone in an earlier reply. I've just posted to it for the first time myself: 'J' on the current page - 2553(?).

David (Canberra)

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