Greg Lovern

Greg Lovern

Lives in United States Bellevue, WA, United States
Joined on May 4, 2004
About me:

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Pentax K-7 since December 2011
Pentax *ist D since March 2004
O-ME53 1.2x magnifying eyecup
Tamron 17-50/2.8
Tamron 28-75/2.8
DA 18-135 WR
FA 50/1.4
FA 35/2.0
FA 100/2.8 Macro
Sigma 12-24 (original version)
Polaris 135/1.8, YS-Mount w/ K-mount T2 adapter (Mid 1970s)
Misc old primes
Pentax ZX-L (MX-6) (now used only with the Sigma at ~12mm for 122-degree angle of view)
Leica MiniLux
Fuji F810
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Current Wishlist:
K-5
DA* 55
DA 55-300 WR
Tamron 70-200/2.8
Sigma 10-20 (wish they'd make the 8-16 in K-mount!)
Lumix GM-1
Canon S90 with Franiec
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Fond memories:
Pentax Super Program
Kiron-made M42 Vivitar 20/3.5
Olympus OM-1 (~1980)
Sigma 21-35/3.5-4.0 (~1981) (not the much more common 1985 21-35/3.5-4.2)
Dad's 126-cartridge, flashcube Kodak Instamatic X-15 (~1970)
Various old cameras in Grandpa's basement (~1960's & early 1970's)
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Subject Forum Last post
Experience/Pros/Cons of Tamron 17-50 mm 2.8? Pentax SLR Talk 1 week ago
Philippine Pentaxians Grand EB 2014 and one for the rumor mill Pentax SLR Talk 1 month ago
Thom shops (hypothetically) for an APS-C system Pentax SLR Talk 3 months ago
Best screen ever for manual focus : Canon ee-S!!! Pentax SLR Talk 4 months ago
Does the K-3 have AA Simulation Bracketing? Pentax SLR Talk 6 months ago
Mirrorless mirrorless on the wall, which DSLR will be first to fall? Open Talk 7 months ago
Photography brand fetishism is out of control Open Talk 7 months ago
GM1 with only the 12-32mm lens Micro Four Thirds Talk 9 months ago
Comparing DOF between sensor sizes and aperture sizes Open Talk 9 months ago
Why Pentax Need a New Mount Now Pentax SLR Talk 9 months ago
Mirrorless vs DSLR Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 9 months ago
So, you shoot RAW + jpg Micro Four Thirds Talk 9 months ago
The K3: Not a keeper for me. Here's why... Pentax SLR Talk 9 months ago
Did Ricoh make a mistake buying Pentax Image? Pentax SLR Talk 9 months ago
DSLRs with Hybrid OVF/EVF Viewfinders à la Fuji X-Pro1 & X100 Open Talk 9 months ago
My big problem with the K-3: Pentax SLR Talk 10 months ago
Tiny Lumix GM1 - Wow! News & Rumors Talk 10 months ago
Pentax in danger! Pentax SLR Talk 10 months ago
Discussion of K-3 over in Sony Alpha area of dpr Pentax SLR Talk 10 months ago
My K-3 Hands On Thoughts Pentax SLR Talk 10 months ago
New lens patents ?? Pentax SLR Talk 10 months ago
Thom calls the K-3 Pentax SLR Talk 10 months ago
Tamron 17-50 -- loose filter/hood ring Open Talk Aug 19, 2013
Goodbye Olympus News & Rumors Talk Aug 17, 2013
What exactly is the purpose of the DA 35mm F2.4? Pentax SLR Talk Aug 1, 2013
18-135: Yes or No? .... Pentax SLR Talk Jul 29, 2013
How to remove broken GGS screen protector Pentax SLR Talk Jul 21, 2013
Pentaxians - sell me on the K-30 Pentax SLR Talk May 20, 2013
Pentax China Confirms FF DSLR and Pro APS-C body Pentax SLR Talk May 3, 2013
Pentax Rumors Pentax SLR Talk Mar 17, 2013
Pentax confirms FF camera ! Pentax SLR Talk Feb 20, 2013
I looked through an optical viewfinder Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Jan 7, 2013
Bad corner sharpness on tamron 17-50 Pentax SLR Talk Dec 28, 2012
AF problems Tamron 17-50 Pentax SLR Talk Nov 18, 2012
Strip Film Slide Copier and Huge 4-Inch 35mm Microfilm Rolls General Photo Techniques Sep 30, 2012
K5II and S info Pentax SLR Talk Sep 12, 2012
So is the 18-135 we good or not? Pentax SLR Talk Aug 20, 2012
K-5 on the cover of Crutchfield catalog Pentax SLR Talk May 26, 2012
K30 Pentax SLR Talk May 18, 2012
Why did you pick the Pentax K5 over the Nikon D7000? Pentax SLR Talk May 16, 2012
New lens prices, a joke? Pentax SLR Talk Apr 23, 2012
Is the K-5 a ten-year camera? Pentax SLR Talk Apr 19, 2012
Don't understand consumers purchasing professional cameras Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk Apr 14, 2012
Pentax will price themselves out of the market Pentax SLR Talk Apr 12, 2012
Pentax 18-135 lens creep? any fixes? Pentax SLR Talk Apr 4, 2012
Whoever came up with the aperture nomenclature..... Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk Apr 3, 2012
Terrible PCMag review Pentax SLR Talk Mar 30, 2012
Strange statement in K-01 Preview Pentax SLR Talk Mar 27, 2012
Abusing myself with the K-01 Pentax SLR Talk Mar 27, 2012
K-01 Preview Thread MKII Pentax SLR Talk Mar 24, 2012