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Offline michaelb104

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Hi again.......
« on: February 23, 2016, 10:15:57 PM »
Hello all,

I've not been around for quite a while, about 2 years I think, oh I'm Mike by the way.  I changed jobs about two years ago and it seemed to take over my world, all hobbies went out of the window. Things are now quieter now so getting some of my life back and that includes photography, also becoming active on here.

It is good to see so many familiar faces still here on CC, really hope you are all well.

I've had a change of heart on camera equipment, I realised that I was fed up with dragging around a rucksack full of dslr equipment whenever I went anywhere, so I sold body and all lenses and bought a compact camera with one lens, it nearly fits into a coat pocket!!

Just voted in the latest comp and will hopfully be joining in soon  :)

Cheers Mike.




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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2016, 10:49:47 PM »
Great to see you again!
Welcome back.
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Re: Hi again.......
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2016, 08:06:46 AM »
Welcome back Mike.

I don't tend to lug the full pack around any more either. Still have it, but take a point and shoot mostly.
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« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2016, 09:18:43 AM »
Hi Mike and welcome back.  :tup:

Unlike you weaklings, I tend to lug around the full pack and will be doing so today.  8)

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« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2016, 09:41:35 AM »
Welcome back Mike.
I wish I was as brave as you. My arms still feel like dropping off after a day shooting.
I tend to take less and less kit with me. (And miss the stuff I left at home without fail!)
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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2016, 10:21:19 AM »
Welcome back Mike - Looking forward to seeing some great shots  :tup:

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« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2016, 04:45:56 PM »
Welcome back Mike. I bought am LX100 aiming not to lug around the gear but still do when I want those special shots  ;)

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« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2016, 08:05:26 PM »
Many thanks for all the welcomes.

Am I allowed to enter the weekly comp on the first week back  ;)
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« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2016, 11:17:58 PM »
The more the merrier, as long as you stick to the competition rules.

The rules were slightly changed, and I cannot remember whether you were still a regular when they changed, but if not: you can now start shooting, the minute the new brief is published. This gives you some extra time to get your shot.
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« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2016, 10:44:21 PM »
I tend to go light if I'm out and about and just take a small bag and a couple of lenses - but if I'm doing something bigger, then the lot goes out! I'll be taking the lot to the Le Mans Classic this year for sure!

But each to their own and welcome back :)


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