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Joined on Jan 5, 2002

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  • Lance, I will definitely let you know how the A*85/1.4 performs on the K-1 II, but I’m guessing it’ll be pretty nice. Thought you’d like to see this old photo... Best, Ned
  • Lance, Nice of you to stop by. Since I’ve been almost exclusively using my Ricoh GR for the past 4 yrs, I don’t drop in this forum much but glad I did this time to see your post. Coincidentally, I ...
  • Thanks Tord. Cuba’s people are so open and friendly. And the GR is perfect since no one knows you even have a camera as you walk around.
  • Thanks Eric, appreciate it!
  • Hope it helps!
  • Hi Tim, First, congrats on getting a GR. It’s a great little camera that produces wonderful images. Easiest way I’ve found to focus on what I’m interested in is to use the 4 way controller and use ...
  • Oops, I uploaded the wrong file. Here’s the right one:
  • I’ve been using the 120/2.8 Tak the past few days. It’s similar in focal length to your 135, so I thought a few photos would help augment the other great advice you’ve gotten. Spend the money and ...
  • John, Thanks, glad you enjoyed. Not sure if you saw the color album from Cuba, so here’s the link in case you want to check them out. I’ve seen people complain about the GR color, but I simply ...
  • Another factor, if you’re interested, is that the GR RAW files convert beautifully to B&W. Large prints from the files have wonderful contrast and tones. Here’s a series of GR images from Cuba ...
  • The size and weight is not an issue for me. Compared to my favorite lens, the FA*31, the 28/2.0 is a little taller and weighs 418gr vs the 31 which is 340gr. The lens has nice balance and feels ...
  • The SMC 28/2 is a totally different lens than the M28. It uses 9 elements in 8 groups, and thanks to Zeiss, it was Pentax’s first lens to use floating elements. And while I need to confirm this, I ...
  • I had to go back to 2009 to find any reference here about this very rare Pentax lens, but I thought a few of you might be interested reading about the one I just found... ...
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