Goodbye folks ;-)

Discussion in 'The Watering Hole' started by stratokaster, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. stratokaster

    stratokaster Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jan 4, 2011
    Kyiv, Ukraine
    I was a Micro 4/3 user since I first tried the E-P1 — this small camera caused me to sell my DSLR gear (mostly Pentax) and permanently go the mirrorless route.

    It was a long journey, but I feel it has come to an end. Right now I have only one Micro 4/3 body left (my old and trusty Panasonic GH2) and no Micro 4/3 lenses. I will use this camera only for video work with old manual glass. I may even sell it eventually, but will probably keep it for its sentimental value.

    I have replaced my Micro 4/3 kit with Nikon V1, which is better both for action AND for general-purpose video, and Samsung NX20, which will be used for wide-angle/scenery/landscape/portrait shots. Surprisingly, the resulting size and weight of my bag has remained the same.

    I wish you all good luck. With excellent new cameras coming, such as Panasonic GX7 and Olympus E-M1, Micro 4/3 surely will have a bright future.

    I hope to see you on Amin's other sites — such as
  2. uscrx

    uscrx Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 26, 2011
    Shasta Cascade
  3. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    Good luck on your continuing journey. Thanks for your participation and support.

  4. demiro

    demiro Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Nov 7, 2010
    Maybe we need a sub-forum for goodbye threads. They are getting old.
  5. entropicremnants

    entropicremnants Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 16, 2012
    John Griggs
    Oh dear. So many of us expatriates around here now, lol. Pavel, whatever you shoot I know you'll do it justice. I'm sure I'll see you around Serious Compacts.
  6. monk3y

    monk3y Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 14, 2013
    in The Cloud...
    You guys...well okay including me;)  don't have to leave though. Our insights and advices will surely be worth something to newcomers or people seeking advice. It's the least we can do for the community. :D 

    Sent from my GT-N7100 using Mu-43 mobile app
  7. veereshai

    veereshai Mu-43 Top Veteran

    May 12, 2011
    Arlington, VA
    See you on the other sid(t)e stratokaster :smile:. It all comes down to having fun, I'm sure you'll continue doing great things irrespective of the gear, all the best!
  8. entropicremnants

    entropicremnants Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 16, 2012
    John Griggs
    Hey, Pavel, I'll tell you what -- we'll split up the duty over here.

    I'll compliment or criticize all the image posts.

    You can answer the 1,437,342 posts saying, "What lens to buy" or "Which camera is best"...

    Tee hee...
  9. Narnian

    Narnian Nobody in particular ...

    Aug 6, 2010
    Richmond, VA
    Richard Elliott
    Sorry to see you go. I enjoyed your posts.

    This is a definite classier goodbye post than some of the recent ones ;) . A good example for all. :D 
  10. entropicremnants

    entropicremnants Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 16, 2012
    John Griggs
    Hey, I represent that remark!
  11. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    If I ever get a Samsung NX300, maybe you & I can team up for a Samsung forum! :biggrin:
  12. goldenlight

    goldenlight Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 30, 2010
    Goodbye and good luck. Most important, keep enjoying your photography. :smile:
  13. Robstar1963

    Robstar1963 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 10, 2011
    Isle of Wight England UK
    Robert (Rob)
    Best wishes Pavel
    Hope to see you back one day
    Will miss your distinctive avatar !
  14. Dduval

    Dduval Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 13, 2013
    Orlando, FL
    He'll be back...see you soon
  15. jsusilo

    jsusilo Mu-43 Veteran

    Aug 28, 2012
    Ohh mann with upcoming Olympus releases, fast zooms and Hybrid AF all at competitive pricing, added compatibility with 4/3 glass etc I'm expecting more joining not the other way around :) :) . All the best to new journey .. Hope I can have 1/2 the courage you are :) :) 
  16. woof

    woof Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Oct 18, 2011
    The present.
    Ahhhh, say it ain't so. Will miss your posts. Good luck and may the journey take you... the rest of your life! ~

  17. Replytoken

    Replytoken Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 7, 2012
    Puget Sound
    Too bad Amin's sites can't share a common forum thread devoted to images that is accessible from all of the sites? That way we could stay at our respective gears sites, but still have a posting area to discuss non-gear related issues common to us all.

  18. Fmrvette

    Fmrvette This Space For Rent

    May 26, 2012
    Detroit, Michigan
    Pavel, good luck with the new gear!

    Best regards,

  19. stratokaster

    stratokaster Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jan 4, 2011
    Kyiv, Ukraine
    LOL, it sounds totally like something I could have written :wink:
  20. stratokaster

    stratokaster Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jan 4, 2011
    Kyiv, Ukraine
    I'm afraid we'll be the only members there :eek: 
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