Hi from Sunny Yorkshire!


TheTyke

Link Posted 27/12/2012 - 00:05
Hello folks
I have just ordered my K30 with an 18-135 WR.

I had been looking at a Lumix G3 to move up from my GF1, but by chance I came across the K30 which with its water resistance features suits me down to the ground. I think I'll be keeping my GF1 with its 20mm pancake as it's captured some good images for me.

Look forward to posting some images in the near future.

fatspider

Link Posted 27/12/2012 - 00:16
Welcome to the forum Andrew, there's plenty of us Tykes on here
My Names Alan, and I'm a lensaholic.
My PPG link
My Flckr link

Northgrain

Link Posted 27/12/2012 - 10:00
Welcome Andrew

fatspider wrote:
Welcome to the forum Andrew, there's plenty of us Tykes on here

+ 'exiled'' tykes

Enjoy the K30. Pentax WR is a great feature which gives you confidence to get out and snap even in the sort of grotty conditions we've got at the moment. And the 18-135 is a very capable, highly flexible lens. Good choice !
Tim

Some of my vaguely better stuff

AndrewA

Link Posted 27/12/2012 - 10:16
Hello and Welcome to the Forum from not so sunny today Sheffield.
Andrew

"I'm here because the whiskey is free" - Tyla

PPG link
Flickr link

annieogg

Link Posted 27/12/2012 - 11:53
Hi and welcome from yet another Tyke
All roads roam to Leeds
linklink

Pentax K-5 18-55mm Tamron 70-300mm
Pentax 35mm
a few filters Manfrotto tripod and monopod Silk tripod and a bumbling approach on how to use them

Stuey

Link Posted 27/12/2012 - 12:56
Hello and Welcome

Until recently I thought that fifty shades of grey was our weather forecast here in NE Wales it would be correct today
K10D, K5 plus plenty of clueless enthusiasm.

My Flickr site link

gtis

Link Posted 27/12/2012 - 15:11
Hello and welcome from barnsley
neil
cheers Neil
pentax k3 k5 super A da* 300 f4 da*50-135 f 2.8 smc 50mm f1.7 af 360 fgz pentax1.4xhd converter
Pentax o-gps1


Panasonic Dmc Fz200

DaveHolmes

Link Posted 27/12/2012 - 15:55
Merry Christmas and welcome!
There's quite a few of us in the Bradford/Leeds area!
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Digital:
Pentax K5- Vivitar 19mm 3.8; FA35mm f2; D-Xenon 100mm macro f2.8; DA50-200mm WR...
Flash:
Yongnuo YN-560; Vivitar 285HV; Cactus V4 triggers...
Film:
Pentax-MX & M50mm f1.4; Spottie & 55mm f1.8; MG & M40mm 2.8...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/daveholmesphotos/

scouter

Link Posted 27/12/2012 - 18:43
Welcome from an exiled Tyke (born and bred in Bradford) but living in sunny Cornwall (some times sunny).

Christopher.

ChrisR

Link Posted 27/12/2012 - 19:47
Hi Andrew.

Take care.
Chris R.

I. El. (Eng). (Rtd).

TheTyke

Link Posted 31/12/2012 - 17:59
Thanks for the warm welcome folks

Sorry I have not replied sooner, but I've had a bit of "Man Flu"

Must have been bad as the K30 arrived on the 28th and all I did was sign for it and check it over. Did not want to play with it

Feeling better now though.

K30 seems to be a nice solid bit of kit. Bit bigger than my GF1!!!!!!!

Stuey

Link Posted 31/12/2012 - 18:09
I can relate to this - our household has a dose of the man/woman flu - we have had to cancel visiting my girlfriends father yesterday and a meal at my parent's house today in an attempt to avoid spreading it

Enjoy the K30
K10D, K5 plus plenty of clueless enthusiasm.

My Flickr site link

Hardgravity

Link Posted 01/01/2013 - 09:50
Welcome to the family, from some one across the valley in Idle...
Cheers, HG

K110+DA40, K200+DA35, K5+Tammy 18-250, a bag of lenses, bodies and other bits.

Mustn't forget the Zenits, or folders, or...

I've some gallerieshere CLICKY LINK! and my PPG entries.

iangilmour

Link Posted 01/01/2013 - 10:28
Hello there and welcome, from a scouser Living in sunny Hebden Bridge.
Look forward to seeing your pics.
Best wishes
Ian
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