Hi from Wellington, New Zealand

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  1. shanetp

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    Hi all.

    A new member here from Wellington New Zealand, I have had an interest in photography for the last 45 years starting at age 12 with pinhole cameras and developing B&W film. Over the years I have owned a number of SLR film cameras and lately a couple of digital point and shot models. Recently I bought my first DSLR, a Canon EOS 200D.

    I had been avoiding a DSLR as my trusty Pentax film camera and lens were still in the cupboard gathering dust and I new that once I went digital I would be in "boots and all". No surprise the that the last few months have seen more expense.

    Anyway hello from the "shaky isles".

    Shane


     
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    benhasajeep No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Welcome to the forum.

    Your more than welcome to send that old dusty gear to me!! :allteeth:
     
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    Designer Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Welcome!
     
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    shanetp TPF Noob!

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    Thanks for the offer Ben but I have retired the camera body and managed to find adapters so that I can claim pretence of using them with the Canon.
     
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    Pentax lenses on a Canon?? :aiwebs_016: :BangHead: :345:

    I have a nice ME Super SE, and K1000 that would put them to good use. :allteeth: I'll even let you pay the shipping to the US. :aiwebs_016: I'm just nice that way. :allteeth:
     
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    Welcome to TPF, Shane! We have plenty of film enthusiasts here, as well as digital, so no matter what you're shooting you are in good company.

    I hope you check out our Gallery section, and post some of your work. Keep posting and have fun!
     
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    Howdy and welcome!
     
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    Welcome aboard Shane.
     
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    Welcome to the forum. I surely hope you share some of your country's natural beauty with us!
     
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    Thank you all for the welcome.
     

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