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05-13-2007, 08:22 AM   #1
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I am another returnee who had an interest in photography in their youth! I originally learned with a fully manual, no light meter camera where the viewfinder popped up and you looked down through the viewfinder. I don't know what to call that sort of camera. I consider myself a beginner.

I am an inveterate thrift store shopper and recently picked a ME Super and had it serviced. It and the lens are in good shape, but it was dropped at some point and the hot shoe was dented and is unusable at this point.

The things I am interested in photographing are mostly my garden flowers, mineral collection, landscapes and items for eBay of course! And most certainly, how to improve the quality of my photos.

I have been looking at the many sorts of Pentax lenses and it is sort of overwhelming to figure out what high quality macro and telephoto lenses to buy. I would also like to find out what lens would be best for shooting from a racing gallop (~ 35 mph) on down.

05-14-2007, 09:56 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum, there will be a lot of people able to help you with recommendations for lenses, we have a lot of good macro photographers here that will help you with the flower pictures, and a lot of good landscape photographers too.

Jump right in!

05-14-2007, 11:41 PM   #3
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ME Super is a fine camera. Mine is somewhere around 100,000 exposures from my Dad, brothers and me, and has been around the world numerous times.
05-15-2007, 08:58 PM   #4
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Nice Welcome

Thank you for the welcome. I look forward to finding out more about my camera and what I can do with it.


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