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Offline Offertonhatter

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Hello all
« on: May 04, 2009, 10:05:19 PM »
Not got an avatar yet, but hello anyway.

I live in Stockport, and I am a proud Pentaxian, which probably makes me part of a quality group  :tup:
Although I was a film shooter of and on since I got my first SLR in 1985 (A Praktica MTL5B which I still have), it was only when I  bought my first AF SLR - Pentax MZ-5n -  and then my first DSLR, the underrated *istDS, that I really got back into the art. I am still learning, and hopefully I will be inspired by this forum.

My current Kit includes, the aformentioned Praktica and DS, along with the K10D and K20D bodies, a rolleiflex, a Bronica and various compacts from Ricoh, Fuji, Olympus, Halina and Samsung.




Proud Pentaxian, so don't mention CaNikon....LOL

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2009, 10:42:44 PM »
Evening Offers!

One day you will learn and get a decent camera!  :2funny:
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2009, 11:15:22 PM »
Evening Offers and Evening Mark
Welcome to CC a troll free zone . Hope you enjoy the experience
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2009, 12:44:06 PM »
Nice to meet you.

Glad I'm not the only Pentax owner here anymore (although Veggie's exquisitely engineered and beautifully made by dedidcated artisans GX20 counts too, just a different badge).

You can safely ignore the 'more money than sense' cankon mob on here, they haven't got a clue. I reckon the going rate for a label that says cankon is about £300 at the moment, the cameras are extra.

Blue touch paper lit . . .  :legit:
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2009, 08:06:28 PM »
Hello OffertonHatter,

Welcome to CC!

I'm based in Stockport too, I grew up in Offerton  :tup:

Hope you enjoy the site, make sure to upload some pics and enter the weekend comps.

Cheers

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2009, 11:56:36 PM »
Nice to meet you.

Glad I'm not the only Pentax owner here anymore (although Veggie's exquisitely engineered and beautifully made by dedidcated artisans GX20 counts too, just a different badge).

You can safely ignore the 'more money than sense' cankon mob on here, they haven't got a clue. I reckon the going rate for a label that says cankon is about £300 at the moment, the cameras are extra.

Blue touch paper lit . . .  :legit:
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2009, 02:32:05 PM »
Quite right too.  ;)
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2009, 06:06:20 PM »
This doesn't mean us poor old canon/nikon owners are getting outflanked does it :o
Oh  and welcome  to our ever growing funhouse
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2009, 06:10:32 PM »
This doesn't mean us poor old canon/nikon owners are getting outflanked does it :o
Oh  and welcome  to our ever growing funhouse
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You mean like sheep being herded by sheepdogs?   ::)

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2009, 10:43:09 PM »
Thanks for the hello all. And to Mark, cheek!  ;D ;D
Proud Pentaxian, so don't mention CaNikon....LOL

 

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