Getting out of photography, switching hobbies

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  1. samal

    samal TPF Noob!

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    Well, I just want to say thanks to all the posters on this forum, I learned a lot here and enjoyed my stay.

    I got the calling from my other hobby - motorcycles and I am picking up a dedicated track/race bike in addition to the street bike. I have been abusing my street ride on the track lately, and loved it, so it's time to get a proper track weapon.

    Unfortunately, my wife said no additional funds are available for toys, so I have to re prioritize my hobbies - I have 3 - firearms, photography and riding and photography has to go for now - The seller is willing to take my 40D body and 18-50 lens as a partial trade for the bike and I have a buyer for my 70-200 lens. I will post other bits and pieces here for sale soon.

    I hope to be able to slowly rebuild my photo kit in the future and come back
     
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    ocular TPF Noob!

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    Bye *sobs*

    :wav:
     
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    manaheim Jedi Bunnywabbit Staff Member Supporting Member

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    In the tried and true tradition of gamers everywhere, I must ask the following question...

    Can I haz yer stuff?

    :)
     
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    Yemme No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    [​IMG] Snap out of it!
     
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    bigtwinky No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    :lmao::lmao::lmao:
     
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    Nicholas James Photo TPF Noob!

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    I had a simular situation a few years back - I gave up the first wife
     
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    SrBiscuit TPF Noob!

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    but you gotta take pics of your new bike!
     
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    He wont have a camera To take pics with!!!


    BOOOO


    Goodluck!!!
     
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    I'm A.D.D. with hobbies.
    I did give up riding 2 years ago though, so I guess I went the opposite way.

    Good luck though, and stay shiny side up!
     
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    samal TPF Noob!

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    I am still riding street and track, but I just realized that I am really missing my gear, so I am back here. Looking to get Canon 50D, 580 speedlite and couple lenses, I really liked my Sigma EX 18-50 F/2.8 and 70-200 f/2.8, so hopefully will have it again. My 40s B-Day is coming in a month so, that's going to be a gift for myself as I already have other midlife crisis toys

    My other hobby is very exciting and we have local photographers at Gron4 Photography documenting it (I own this photos):

    [​IMG]

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  11. MartinCrabtree

    MartinCrabtree No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Wimmenz is for cold winter nights when riding is impractical. All other times the bike is paramount. Enjoy your time on the track.

    Track Day weapon.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Cant read the writing, but is that a mk1 tuono? My dad has a 08 one :D Beautiful bikes,
    widow-makers though lol The difference between the two models is so different!
    I'd give up photography for a bike ;)
     

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