Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
03-25-2019, 11:29 AM   #1
New Member




Join Date: Mar 2019
Posts: 1
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

-Chris

03-25-2019, 11:52 AM   #2
Moderator
Site Supporter
Loyal Site Supporter
MarkJerling's Avatar

Join Date: May 2012
Location: Wairarapa, New Zealand
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 11,974
Welcome to the forum Chris!

Kind regards,
Mark
aotearoa
(New Zealand)
03-25-2019, 06:53 PM   #3
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
c.a.m's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 1,901
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
pjv
Otis Memorial Pentaxian
Loyal Site Supporter
Loyal Site Supporter
pjv's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 6,244
Welcome Chris.

03-26-2019, 12:18 AM   #5
Pentaxian




Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Waikikamukau
Photos: Albums
Posts: 1,035
I'm intrigued.... what is 'slightly colourblind' ??
Serious question...I have no idea but willing to learn...
03-26-2019, 09:10 AM   #6
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
pbancr's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Essex, Connecticut
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 1,557
Welcome from another Connecticut-er!
03-26-2019, 09:46 AM   #7
Pentaxian
normhead's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Near Algonquin Park
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 33,541
Welcome.
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.
03-26-2019, 11:46 AM   #8
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
photomatx's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2018
Location: Alabama
Photos: Albums
Posts: 47
Welcome Chris!

03-27-2019, 03:21 PM   #9
PEG Moderator
Loyal Site Supporter
Kerrowdown's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Hielands o' Scootlund
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 41,908
Welcome, enjoy all that the forum has to offer.
03-28-2019, 11:01 PM   #10
Site Supporter
Site Supporter




Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Geelong, Australia
Photos: Albums
Posts: 90
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.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
fun
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pets Nutmeg and Mojo Rodney9 Post Your Photos! 1 09-23-2015 06:26 AM
Greetings From the Dairy State! aikilink Welcomes and Introductions 6 07-17-2014 03:28 PM
Greetings from the Evergreen State samaki Welcomes and Introductions 2 12-21-2011 09:35 AM
Nature Nutmeg Mannikin Harish Hegde Post Your Photos! 8 09-15-2011 06:16 AM
Greetings from Washington State! Solo Steve Welcomes and Introductions 4 12-09-2008 11:58 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:46 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top