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08-23-2019, 12:05 PM   #1
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Hi all,

Just joined. Coming back to Pentax. Spent most of my time with an ME-Super and LX. As you can see, I'm a film guy. Have a Nikon Digital 7200 but will be looking to pick up a Pentax digital as well. Still develop my B&W film, scan using Epson V600 now. Using the Nikon I seem to get lost in the settings and don't focus as much on the frame. Usually after a few trips I pull out the film again. It slows me down.

Looking forward to talking to everyone. I'm on the northeast coast of US. If anyone knows a good place to repair my LX that would be much appreciated.

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Dave

08-23-2019, 01:12 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forums, Dave, and welcome back to Pentax

There are plenty of folks here still shooting film, and even more who'll be happy to help you decide on a digital body A nice, lightly-used K-3 or K-3II would be an obvious choice, giving similar performance to your D7200. Alternatively, a newer KP would give even better image quality at higher ISO settings, and is more compact like your favourite Pentax film bodies. Anyway, you have choices

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Welcome to the Forums from Australia, Dave. As Mike said, lots of opportunities to be involved here. Enjoy it all!
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there are many members here who will be willing to advise you on what camera you might want to consider

don't forget the reviews under " cameras " and the comparison tool you find there as well -

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-cameras-compared/?c1=Pentax+K-3+I...=Pentax+K-5+II

I have always had good luck with dealing with other members through the forum's market place under " Buy/Sell " above and you can filter it for country where the items are from:

The Pentax Marketplace | Buy & Sell Pentax Cameras and Lenses (United States) - PentaxForums.com

looking forward to seeing what you choose to share with the forum
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Hi Dave, welcome aboard.
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Yeah, film shooters are here as well LX is a great little camera and I'm sure you'll find a way to get it repaired.
regards from Poland

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Looking forward to seeing your pics of the Northeast coast of US. Never been there but I imagine there is plenty of beautiful scenery. Welcome! POST PICS!!


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Welcome to the forum Dave!

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