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06-02-2009, 02:42 PM   #1
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Hello to all!

Hi there! I'm a hobbyist who is new to Pentax digital. I entered the world of digital photography via Canon then tried the Olympus 4/3 system. Though i have enjoyed using these systems, I feel that something is missing. I love experimenting with different set-ups and also into using older, cheaper lenses. I think and I hope Pentax is the best way to achieve this. If I do, I'll get rid of the other two systems I have! I've been reading threads on this site for quite a while now and find it very informative. And decided to join when I bought my K10d. Cheers!

06-02-2009, 03:14 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forums bugsy. I think if we keep it a hobby it stays much more fun than if we have to pay the rent with it. I too wanted to play with the older lenses and found the one I have to be the most fun to use. Enjoy and post some pics!
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Welcome Bugsy hope you get all the information and help you require while with us.
06-03-2009, 03:36 AM   #4
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Welcome Bugsy. Hopefully Pentax is the perfect fit for you. Enjoy the forum

06-03-2009, 04:37 AM   #5
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Definitely a wise decision to join us. Welcome.
06-03-2009, 05:25 AM   #6
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Welcome bugsy, and enjoy your new 'tool'. The K10D is a fine camera.
Do share with us images of your side of the world through Pentax glass!
06-03-2009, 05:45 AM   #7
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Hello from Georgia. Glad to have you here ! I agree with you about older lens. I lucked out on eBay. A Tokina manual 70-210mm and 2X converter. I also like changing apatures, angles, lighting, Av on K200D,etc. You can create some great depth of field.

I see some good lens listed by Brits on ebay. I would be careful about fungus over there. I got burnt
on a used lens once.

Enjoy your view and share it !!!!
06-03-2009, 08:02 AM   #8
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Thanks for the welcome! Yeah, backward compatibility to lots of older lenses readily available led me to Pentax. And I'm enjoying it! I'll post some pics when I get have tamed this beast. Cheers!

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Hi, welcome, and enjoy the forum!

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