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03-25-2019, 11:29 AM   #1
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Greetings from the Nutmeg State

Hey everybody,

Been using this website for years now and finally joining in on the fun!

A while back I dug an old 50mm f/1.7 out of my dad's old garage. The thing was absolutely filthy! Fungus and dust all up inside the thing. With some patience and some excellent disassembly guides here I was able to clean that thing and make it like new again. Was one of my favorite lenses for years before gifting it to my brother who caught the Pentax bug only a few years after me.

Love shooting portraits mainly, but I also like nature, candid/street, and abstract photography.

Being slightly colorblind is always a fun game with editing...

Haven't had too much time to shoot as much as I'd like, so getting involved in the community helps.

...Also, I wanna buy some goodies on the marketplace


03-25-2019, 11:52 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum Chris!

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03-25-2019, 06:53 PM   #3
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QuoteOriginally posted by chrisjfedor Quote
Been using this website for years now and finally joining in on the fun!
Hi Chris,

Thanks for your introduction. Welcome from a northern neighbo(u)r.

Good on you for cleaning up that old lens. The venerable Pentax lenses have lots of life left!

Sounds like you have varied interests -- hope you find a bit of time to join in a discussion or two, and to show some of your pictures.

- Craig
03-25-2019, 11:59 PM   #4
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Welcome Chris.

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I'm intrigued.... what is 'slightly colourblind' ??
Serious question...I have no idea but willing to learn...
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It was a sad day when I dropped my FA 50 1.7.
But it led to me getting a DA* 55 .14, so now I think it wa good thing.
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Welcome Chris!

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Well you learn something new every day..
I had to Google "nutmeg state" for curiosity sake.
Welcome to these very informative forums all the way from Australia.
I am sure you will find some quality bargains in the marketplace.

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