Non Pentax User ;)


mattcambs

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 19:56
Hello!
I've been using the forum for a few days now and found it very useful and extremely friendly
As a GX20 user I'm wondering if there are many of us on here? "Samsung" and "GX20" don't return many results using the search function.
The sad thing is that I've never seen a photographer using a Pentax DSLR, let alone a *cough* Samsung!
Apart from the fact that I bought my GX20 un-used for under 400, the compatability with Pentax K-mount glass made it very appealing.

Matt
Matt

GX20; DA 17-70 F4; 18-55 kit; Ricoh 50mm F2; Vivitar 75-205mm F3.8

greynolds999

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 20:00
You are more than welcome with your re-badged K20d.
My Photobucket

Blincodave

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 20:08
Welcome Matt,

You mention that: 'The sad thing is that I've never seen a photographer using a Pentax DSLR, let alone a *cough* Samsung!'

Well I'm in Cambridge so not so far away from you in Saffron Walden and I use one!

Dave

bforbes

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 20:16
Hello Matt. You should have been in Whitby on Saturday those Pentax things were everywhere.
Barrie
Too Old To Die Young

http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/artists/barrieforbes

matwhittington

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 20:48
I did a little experiment in Dorset in the summer, by not-very-scientifically counting up what different brands of SLR people were using when I noticed them (there were a lot about as it was the folk festival). I expected to see a massive bias towards Canon and Nikon but was pleasantly surprised to see Pentax holding their own and even a couple of Samsung - quite a few people using film SLRs as well, where Pentax seemed to be positively in the majority...

Mat
Mat W

My Flickr: link

dougf8

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 20:56
Matt,

Another GX20 pentax user (cough cough).
I scuttle about as unobtrusively as possible.

Saffron W is a hot bed with you and https://www.pentaxuser.com/user/thoughton-9122 .

Perhaps there should be a Pentax/Samsung User forum strap band? A bit like a masonic handshake.

Regards
Doug
Lurking is shirking.!

tomkeet

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 21:05
Hi and welcome to the forum.
Regards
Tom

K-3's, K-3II.
SMC PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 1:3.5-4.5 10-17mm ED [IF, SMC PENTAX-DA* 1:2.8 16-50mm ED AL [IF] SDM,
SMC PENTAX-DA 1:4 15mm ED AL Limited, SMC PENTAX-DA 1:3.2 21mm AL Limited,
PENTAX-A 1:2.8 28mm, SMC PENTAX-FA 1:2 35mm AL, SMC PENTAX-FA 1:1.4 50mm, SMC PENTAX-D FA MACRO 1:2.8 100mm WR,
SMC PENTAX-DA* 1:4 300mm ED [IF] SDM, HD PENTAX-D FA 1:4.5-5.6 150-450mm ED DC AW, HD PENTAX-DA 1:5.6 560mm ED AW,
HD PENTAX -DA 1.4x AW AF REAR CONVERTER,
PENTAX AF160FC Auto Macro Ring Flash.

https://pentaxphotogallery.com/artist-gallery/?artist_id=20168301

johnriley

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 21:11
It's OK guys, Samsung DSLR Users don't have to be unobtrusive!

Well met, and be welcome!
Best regards, John

Hardgravity

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 21:12
Welcome to the forum, and yes there are a lot of Samsung users on here.


Cheers, HG

K110+DA40, K200+DA35, K3 and 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.

Technoblurb

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 21:14
Hi Matt & welcome to the forum.

Graham

TonyM

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 22:10
Hello Matt and welcome. Very pleased with my GX20!

Tony

darlene

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 23:20
Hi and welcome to the forum.

mattcambs

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 23:28
Thanks for the kind welcome

And wow! Another GX20 in S Walden
Matt

GX20; DA 17-70 F4; 18-55 kit; Ricoh 50mm F2; Vivitar 75-205mm F3.8

dougf8

Link Posted 02/11/2009 - 23:33
Matt,

Tim is a K20D man from his sig line but at least in the same town.

Doug
Lurking is shirking.!

JudithAnn

Link Posted 03/11/2009 - 03:35
Welcome...do enjoy the site.
https://www.jastandringphotos.com
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