Ok, this is my official Hi to everyone. Thanks to Chaseman for letting me run where I could only limp before... (or something).... I'm sort of a newbie to photography. I've shot lots of film over the years and actually have some fair images....but I want to get to a place where I feel like they're not just "happy accidents", but because I actually knew what I was doing. So, my first Photography 101 class starts next week, and I am PUMPED!! I've shot mainly with an old Pentax ME. Recently dug deep into the pockets - and found my charge card - and bought a Pentax MZ-S, with 3 lenses. It's a kickin' little camera. I like Pentax because they seem to be geared toward the smaller hand, and this camera fits like an extension of my hand. It's beautifully made.....and I want to do it justice. I want us to be buddies. If that makes sense. I also do hand coloring on the side, and like to play with Polaroid film. I love the image transfers and emulsion lifts and cool stuff like that. Anyone here do that kind of thing?? I'm glad to be here and hope to learn a lot!!