edwinD

edwinD

Lives in Canada Oliver BC, Canada
Works as a Handyman/ retired engineer
Joined on Jul 23, 2007
About me:

My first pentax was a SV1 purchased in 1966 Since then I've had a Spotmatic, a SF1, a PZ1 and now a K10D and now a K5
I shoot mostly nature and landscapes. The lenses I have are a Pentax F300mm f4.5 star
Pentax F100mm f2.8 macro
Pentax F 50mm f1.7
Pentax 24mm f2.8
Pentax DA16-50
Pentax DA 55-300
DA14 f2.8
Takaumar 500mm f5
Pentax Rear Converter A 1.4-S
Pentax extension tubes

edwinD's recent activity

  • I spoke to Ricoh Canada again today, and they seemed very helpful. The 16-50 SDM motor can be replaced for about $250, I asked if it would be the latest motor and was told that they had a new ...
  • Created discussions Pentax repair service
    So the lens release button fell off my K5 and I lost it. Luckily I purchased the 2 year extended warranty when I bought the camera in 2012. Called Ricoh Pentax and spoke to a rep. 'Oh, I don't ...
  • Created discussions Dry Falls
    We live just across the Canada /US border in the Okanagan Valley British Columbia. We are on a road trip heading south and usually just go down Highway 97. This time we took a diversion and headed ...
  • Thanks for the suggestions, I freed up the jammed zoom by banging it against the palm of my hand. The lens release button is now a thumb tack with electrical tape holding it in place and works fine. ...
  • Created discussions K5 and 16-50.....bad week!
    We live in Oliver BC and are on vacation in our RV visiting Portland and the Oregon coast. Japanese Gardens in Portland, I lost the lens release button on my K5 (separate post) and today we went ...
  • Thanks for the suggestions, It's tough when you are on vacation and away from the workshop! I'll try the large paperclip until I get home. I may actually still have warranty on the camera, I ...
  • Created discussions K5 lens release button
    Just spent the afternoon at the Japanese Gardens in Portland Oregon, we are in the first week of a month travel vacation.  Went to change a lens and the button was gone!! Does anyone know a quick ...
  • Klaus, Thats perfect, gotta make one for myself. I was planning to scan my favorite slides, got out my old HP scanner and realized that it wont work on Windows 7 or 8. I was going to buy a new one, ...
  • Like we have always said, "It's not the camera, It's the person looking into the viewfinder" Well done Keitha.
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