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07-26-2020, 12:12 AM   #1
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Just a quick into. Basically, I've been drooling over beautiful pictures of beautiful things all of my life, and I've decided that it's time to make some of my own. I have some money to put into equipment these days, and I'm not getting any younger. I can see that I have a lot to learn.


I chose the K-70 (with the 18-135mm) for my starter camera/lens combo for a couple of reasons:

A. It's weather-resistant (I'm going to be spending much of my time in the outdoors, and the water-resistance has already been valuable, and)...


B: I can reasonably afford it =)

Some of the subjects I'm looking forward to shooting are: nature scenes (I've in the northeast US; there's plenty of attractive nature up here), IR (I've been fascinated by the other-worldliness of infrared photography since I was very young), planes/trains/automobiles of all types, underwater scenes (which I won't be able to do with the K-70, of course) and gorgeous women. That's really just a smattering; looking back over all of the photographs I've seen and admired over the years gives me almost infinite permutations and combinations of subjects to consider.

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Welcome to the Forum from Arizona. Lots of useful information here.
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Hi from Australia. You have chosen an excellent camera/lens combo to start with. Looking forward to seeing some pix.
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Welcome, be sure to check out the mini challenge section, there are a lot of ongoing challenges based on your interests, it’s a good way to share and get inspired. I’m with you 100% on weather resistant gear, so many opportunities would have been missed if I had to get out of the rain or snow.
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