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01-04-2009, 08:14 PM   #1
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Hello from Finland

So, I'm 23-years old man from Lapland.
I've been shooting about 5 years but only two of them with dslr. My first camera was some Pentax compact. It's still in life and my wife uses it. Nice work Pentax!
First dslr was Canon 400D. Then I decided to get little bit better and ended up with Nikon D80. In those days I made the choice between K10 and D80 and picked up the cheaper one. I wasn't happy with that either. Finally after six months from bying D80 I decided to come in light. And here I am.

I have now K20, 16-45mm, 50-135 and accessories. I've own these just a one week but I'm sure this is the crew I want to belong. Now I'm planning to get 40mm f2.8 so it has started

ps.. Why Pentax folks are so much pleasant than others?

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Why calling Finland Lapland? Please educate me

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01-04-2009, 11:14 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forums! Nice to get more finnish people here.

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Welcome. Enjoy the forums and your new camera+lenses.

01-05-2009, 04:10 AM   #5
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QuoteOriginally posted by roentarre Quote
Why calling Finland Lapland? Please educate me

Welcome to the forum and hope you enjoy your stay
Lapland is the northern part of Norway+Sweden+Finland+northwestern Russia. In Sweden and Finland the northmost provinces are called Lapland (and was indeed one province before Russia concurred Finland and half the Lapland province from Sweden during the Napoleon wars). It is not exactly the same as the Sápmi area were the Sámi people live, but it is related. So he either refers to the Finnish province Lapland, or to the general area of Lapland, which is not following political/national bordes, but are still a geographical region.
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Welcome to the forum and Happy New Year.

Thanks to Douglas for the geo lesson, he sure knows his stuff.
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Thank you everyone!
And Lapland. Thanks Douglas, it's pretty much like you said.
Here are no big cities but very much woods and lakes. So the thing what I wanted you to know is I mainly shoot in the nature.

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