Be gentle with me, please!


Link Posted 29/05/2010 - 16:56

Big step for me as up until today my interest in photography has been an exclusively solitary pastime.

When the panic has subsided I'll post some images for comment.

Who knows, if you treat me well I might even pluck-up the courage to join the local photographic club.

Kind regards to you all,



Link Posted 29/05/2010 - 16:59
Welcome Jon, I think it is for the majority of people, I myself am not a member of any photographic club. Don't worry put some shots up you will receive a lot of help and advice on here.
My piccies.


Link Posted 29/05/2010 - 17:02
Welcome Jon

The folk here are very kind and enormously helpful - and I know it
let the education continue

proud owner of a couple of cameras and a few bits and bobs


Link Posted 29/05/2010 - 17:05
Welcome Jon, you will get lots of advice and help from the other forum members.


“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.”
Edmund Burke (1729 – 1797)


Link Posted 30/05/2010 - 03:02
G'day and welcome.


Link Posted 30/05/2010 - 09:50
Hello and Welcome to the Forum. I was introduced to my local club by a fellow PU member, after having met at the Whitby Goth weekend get together.
Too Old To Die Young


Link Posted 30/05/2010 - 12:46
Welcome Jon, the people here are very friendly and willing to assist with any question. Glad to have you as a member of the forum.


I gladly welcome C & C's. Being foggy minded they really help me learn.


Link Posted 30/05/2010 - 16:55
Hello and welcome! I and am sure everyone else here look forward to seeing some of your photos!

My Website
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Link Posted 30/05/2010 - 18:20
Welcome Jon

Enjoy the Forum

K20D,*istD ( now a dedicated M42 digital ),K100D,MZ5N,P50,ME Super,Spotmatic 1000,Spotmatic,ESII,ES,H2.18-55 II,18-55,75-300 FAJ,35-80 FA,80-200 F,28-105 FA,Sigma 24-70 AF Aspherical,Sigma 28-300 Hyperzoom , Praotor II 500 M42,Centon 500mm mirror,and a few Pentax M42 Taks,super-Taks,smc Taks,A and M lenses.Benbo trekker,7dayshop monopod and a Lowepro rucksack.

I am now on Flickr which is nice !

Steve Chasey

Link Posted 31/05/2010 - 08:32
Welcome Jon.

There'a PU meet proposed at Bradford on Avon, date to be confirmed (see thread on this in Local Groups). Chance to swop notes with other users - far less scary than any camera club or evening class!

In the Pack - Gripped K5 (SE),K7 & K20, Gripped MZ-S(SE)& MZ-S,DA10-17, DA12-24, DA14, DA*16-50, 50-135, 60-250 & 300mm; FA31mm/43mm/77mm Ltds; Sigma 8-16, 135-400 & 150-500
Half Backs: K10+BG,DA16-45, DA50-200
Backs: LXs,Super As and lots of A, M & K lenses
Impact Subs: 28mm Shift, K 135-600 (the Banahan of Pentax zooms ), 400-600 Reflex


Link Posted 10/06/2010 - 23:40
Hi and welcome to the forum

Don't worrie Iam a Newfie from Canada, and they are all very nice.

Father Ted

Link Posted 11/06/2010 - 10:42
Hi Jon and welcome!

Don't worry about posting pics. They are a very friendly bunch on here and will help you a lot ( they did with me! ).
Getting there! Thanks to you guys

Pentax K10d, *istDL, Kit lens ( 18-55mm ), 50mm f1.7 lens, Tamron 70-300mm lens, Prinzflex 70-162 manual lens, Various old flashes.


Link Posted 11/06/2010 - 10:56
AF - Pentax K5, Sigma 10-20/4-5.6, Tamron 17-50/2.8, Sigma 30/1.4, Sigma 70-200/2.8, Tamron 70-300/4-5.6
MF - Vivitar CF 28/2.8, Tamron AD2 90/2.5, MTO 1000/11
Stuff - Metz 58 AF1, Cactus v4, Nikon SB24, Raynox 150, Sigma 1.4x TC, Sigma 2x TC, Kenko 2x macro TC, Redsnapper 283 tripod, iMac 27”, Macbook Pro 17”, iPad, iPhone 3G
Flickr • Fluidr • PPG • Street • Portfolio site
Feel free to edit any of my posted photos! If I post a photo for critique, I want brutal honesty. If you don't like it, please say so and tell me why!


Link Posted 12/06/2010 - 17:55
If you don't ask you'll never know


Link Posted 12/06/2010 - 22:57
Hi and welcome!
Pentax K10D, *istDS
Pentax 18-55mm,50-200mm,Macro 100mm
Takumar-A 28-80mm, Sigma 170-500mm, Soligor Teleconverter x2

Finally!! Sigma 10-20mm

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.

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