Greg Lovern

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

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)
Current Wishlist:
K-5 II
DA 16-85 WR
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
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)
Leica MiniLux
Dad's 126-cartridge, flashcube Kodak Instamatic X-15 (~1970)
Various old cameras in Grandpa's basement (~1960's & early 1970's)

Recent activity


Snapshot of threads updated recently in which you have recently participated.

Subject Forum Last post
Rubber eyepiece on O-ME53 magnifying eyepiece Pentax SLR Talk 10 months ago
Pentax - what do they need to do to become the third force in photography? Open Talk Apr 7, 2016
Have the GM1 & GM5 been discontinued?? Micro Four Thirds Talk Mar 30, 2016
is *istD outdated now? Pentax SLR Talk Mar 9, 2016
What exactly is the purpose of the DA 35mm F2.4? Pentax SLR Talk Nov 24, 2015
DSLRs with Hybrid OVF/EVF Viewfinders à la Fuji X-Pro1 & X100 Open Talk Oct 6, 2015
Slik Pro 330DX Predecessor? Accessories Talk Jul 6, 2015
AF540FGZ II and K-7 Pentax SLR Talk Jun 3, 2015
Is the K-5 a ten-year camera? Pentax SLR Talk May 13, 2015
Most Powerful Shoe-Mounted Flash for Pentax Pentax SLR Talk Apr 8, 2015
Compare Flash Guide Numbers for Different Focal Lengths Open Talk Mar 23, 2015
FF names? Pentax SLR Talk Feb 18, 2015
? about the Tamron 17-50 f2.8 Pentax SLR Talk Nov 4, 2014
Experience/Pros/Cons of Tamron 17-50 mm 2.8? Pentax SLR Talk Aug 29, 2014
Philippine Pentaxians Grand EB 2014 and one for the rumor mill Pentax SLR Talk Jul 9, 2014
Thom shops (hypothetically) for an APS-C system Pentax SLR Talk May 18, 2014
Best screen ever for manual focus : Canon ee-S!!! Pentax SLR Talk Apr 3, 2014
Does the K-3 have AA Simulation Bracketing? Pentax SLR Talk Feb 5, 2014
Mirrorless mirrorless on the wall, which DSLR will be first to fall? Open Talk Jan 13, 2014
Photography brand fetishism is out of control Open Talk Jan 12, 2014
Comparing DOF between sensor sizes and aperture sizes Open Talk Nov 18, 2013
Why Pentax Need a New Mount Now Pentax SLR Talk Nov 15, 2013
Mirrorless vs DSLR Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D810) Talk Nov 13, 2013
So, you shoot RAW + jpg Micro Four Thirds Talk Nov 10, 2013
The K3: Not a keeper for me. Here's why... Pentax SLR Talk Nov 9, 2013
Did Ricoh make a mistake buying Pentax Image? Pentax SLR Talk Nov 7, 2013
My big problem with the K-3: Pentax SLR Talk Oct 26, 2013
Tiny Lumix GM1 - Wow! News & Rumors Talk Oct 20, 2013
Pentax in danger! Pentax SLR Talk Oct 20, 2013
Discussion of K-3 over in Sony Alpha area of dpr Pentax SLR Talk Oct 19, 2013
My K-3 Hands On Thoughts Pentax SLR Talk Oct 17, 2013
New lens patents ?? Pentax SLR Talk Oct 12, 2013
Thom calls the K-3 Pentax SLR Talk Oct 10, 2013
Tamron 17-50 -- loose filter/hood ring Open Talk Aug 19, 2013
Goodbye Olympus News & Rumors Talk Aug 17, 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