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03-27-2020, 07:44 PM   #1
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Greetings from Brisbane

Just a quick hello from Brisbane, Australia.

I bought an *ist DS from eBay a few weeks ago and came across this forum while researching.
Certainly was a big help in the decision process.

The camera has proved to be a good buy despite its age and I am enjoying the learning process.
I have added a couple of 50mm lenses to the mix (1.7 Pentax M, 2.8 FA Macro) as well as the 18-55 DAL. Maybe a telephoto in the future.
Or two... and a KP body if or when I can afford it

Should I seek help now or let the obsession run its course?


03-27-2020, 07:51 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by Milax Quote
Should I seek help now or let the obsession run its course?
Once bitten, there is NO cure.................................Hi Mike, welcome from Melbourne.
03-27-2020, 08:45 PM   #3
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There is no help! Welcome to Pentax Forums.
03-27-2020, 09:33 PM   #4
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Welcome Mike.
I started the same way. You learn a lot in those first 10,000 shots.
And it's the most enjoyable phase.
The Kp will be a huge step up in capability from the *ist.

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Hi Mike. Welcome from somewhere west of you. Enjoy the obsession.
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you will find a lot of friendly members and knowledge here

and if you ask, one or two [ or a whole lot ] of our members might [ will ] offer advice on how YOU should spend your money on equipment

basic rule: have fun with your equipment

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Thank you for the welcome, much appreciated.

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