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Forum: Post Your Photos! 03-06-2010, 06:38 PM  
Landscape Waiting for the Light
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 26
Views: 2,952
Jim you never cease to amaze me. Splendid shots as usual!
Forum: Post Your Photos! 03-06-2010, 06:35 PM  
Landscape fall images
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 16
Views: 2,401
CA-CHING! Cash register rings for both money shots. Love them both. Number two makes me want to break out the fly rod and catch some brook trout!
Forum: Post Your Photos! 03-06-2010, 06:17 PM  
Misc Ouch! Crash!
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 1
Views: 1,534
Not the kind of photo I like to post but at least we all walked away from it. Sideswiped by a hit and run driver on the interstate highway. Amazingly the car drives fine. Admin if this needs moved please do so for me.

Forum: Post Your Photos! 03-06-2010, 06:11 PM  
People small dof portrait
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Exquisite! Love it!
Forum: Post Your Photos! 03-03-2010, 05:46 PM  
People High Speed
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 5
Views: 1,696
I'd say you handled the light very well! Number two is just sooooo precious! That youngster sure is having fun too. Well done!

I also did a double check to make certain you were using one of the weather sealed models. Whew, glad you were!:D
Forum: General Talk 03-03-2010, 02:31 PM  
Chilean earthquake
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 21
Views: 3,259
Prayers to the folks down there suffering.
Forum: Pentax Film SLR Discussion 03-03-2010, 02:13 PM  
K1000 Serial Number Database
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 233
Views: 120,182
Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 7760422
Location of serial number: Bottom plate stamped
Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: Yes
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: Yes
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: Yes
"Bump" on top plate near rewind crank: No

Top plate: Metal
Bottom plate: Metal
Battery cover: Threads

Manufactured/assembled in: No information
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: None, lost sticker.

Focusing screen: Microprism

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know):
Year of original purchase (if you know): 1984 at Fort Hood, Texas Post Exchange.
Forum: General Talk 01-19-2010, 08:29 PM  
Lights Out In Massachusetts?
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 201
Views: 20,125
Let the spinning, squalling and bawling begin!:lol:
Forum: General Talk 01-19-2010, 02:41 PM  
Lights Out In Massachusetts?
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 201
Views: 20,125
That is so true. The only way others can devalue us is because we give them the means to do so. My enemies have no power over me except that which I choose to give them. The only way they can devalue me is if I give them some type of recognition or acknowledgment.
Forum: Post Your Photos! 01-19-2010, 02:06 PM  
People Lovely Ladies
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 7
Views: 2,303
You are a blessed man! I love the shots. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Post Your Photos! 01-19-2010, 01:28 PM  
Landscape Finally some sunshine
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 15
Views: 2,594
As usual, Jim, your shots are stunningly beautiful! Thanks for sharing them.
Forum: Post Your Photos! 01-19-2010, 01:22 PM  
Landscape Flathead River at mid-day.
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 7
Views: 1,653
Thanks for the great shot! As a fly fisherman this shot really appeals to me. I know several people who fish the Flathead. Perhaps someday I will.......


Thanks for sharing and what is the perspective from the other bank?
Forum: Post Your Photos! 12-29-2009, 05:52 PM  
People Damn Brit sighted
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 20
Views: 3,429
Hey that looks like that picture I saw posted on the Post Office wall!:lol:
Forum: Post Your Photos! 12-29-2009, 05:39 PM  
Nature Northern Cardinal
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 30
Views: 6,251
As usual your shot is exquisite! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: General Talk 12-28-2009, 09:40 PM  
Time for a party
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 37
Views: 4,946
Tell ya what Rupe. You are such a big man why don't you just take a little old drive to the ranch and just tell old George what you think of him. I am certain you will an invitation to go quail hunting with Cheney.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 12-28-2009, 08:53 PM  
Bad News from Turkey
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 225
Views: 34,703
You speak without knowing me and pick as you wish from my post. Use the entire quote. There are two DSLR's, one 35mm SLR and one point and shoot in my house. The DSLR's and SLR are Pentax and unless Pentax goes out of business I will remain a very dedicated Pentax fan. The point and shoot is Canon.

I buy Pentax DSLR/SLR exclusively. I am simply saying that I accept their limitations and do not complain about them. I find ways around them. My friend has a Canon. We compare shots a lot and I assure you that both cameras have specific things they do well that the other one does not do well. You will find very few people as devoted to Pentax as I have been over the decades. That having been said if I were a professional photographer, as is my brother, I would own Pentax, Canon, Nikon, Olympus and probably Leica as he does. he will tell you straight up that no matter what you cannot get more for your dollar with any brand other than with Pentax.

You talk about me being logical and others being more emotional about their Pentax. Well, you can have my Pentax when you pry it from my cold, dead fingers.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 12-28-2009, 08:36 PM  
Bad News from Turkey
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 225
Views: 34,703
And there cost raises it's ugly head although Pentax is catching up there as well.
Forum: General Talk 12-27-2009, 01:16 PM  
Time for a party
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 37
Views: 4,946
Screw 'em. They are going to talk anyhow. If you two make nice to each other what will I do for entertainment? :lol:
Forum: General Talk 12-26-2009, 01:48 PM  
HAPPY BOXING DAY!!
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 8
Views: 2,917
To all who celebrate it a very HAPPY BOXING DAY!
Forum: Post Your Photos! 12-25-2009, 04:19 PM  
Night Too many xmas lights?
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 4
Views: 1,752
all those lights will mean you cannot afford a canikon now!

I like it.
Forum: Post Your Photos! 12-25-2009, 04:16 PM  
Misc Hansel and Gretel's DOOM
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 3
Views: 2,201
Eating the house will save H & G!

I really like your shot. Makes me feel warm and I can smell the ginger bread!
Forum: Post Your Photos! 12-25-2009, 04:14 PM  
Misc Merry Christmas from Coastal Texas
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 7
Views: 1,408
As always your shots are simply stunning. Merry Christmas!
Forum: Post Your Photos! 12-25-2009, 04:11 PM  
Night Merry Christmas to All
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 5
Views: 1,697
Very wonderful. Merry Christmas!
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 12-25-2009, 04:05 PM  
Bad News from Turkey
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 225
Views: 34,703
I tried my best to read the entire thread but just cannot take it any more.

Another Pentax doesn't make this, that or the other thing for my purposes so Pentax is dead thread. I am not elderly but would you care to guess how much of this I have heard over the decades?

Pentax is Pentax. Period. They are not Canon, Nikon or any other brand other than Pentax. Should anyone buy any given brand and expect it to have the same specs/performance as the other brands, well, there is something wrong with you and you will be disappointed. A camera is a tool and you pick the one or ones that you think suits you best.

I have been using exclusively Pentax for almost 30 years. In that time I have heard the death cry for this company more than once, I assure you. 20 years from now Pentax will still be in business and if I am still around I will be buying their gear. I may buy other makes as well but I will not jump ship on Pentax. IMHO that is a true Pentaxian!

Just my 2 cents worth.:)
Forum: General Talk 12-25-2009, 12:59 PM  
Snowball fights?
Posted By Bokehboy
Replies: 17
Views: 4,156
My guess is a loose nut behind the badge.
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