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Hello from Sheffield, UK

Discussion in 'Welcomes and introductions' started by mrjoshua, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. mrjoshua

    mrjoshua Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 18, 2011
    Hi Everyone!

    I'm Josh - a new Mu-43 user.

    I bought a Lumix DMC-GF2 last weekend with the 14mm f2.5 and 14-43mm kit.

    I've already purchased an adapter so I can use my Minolta/Sony AF lenses from my old A100 - I've taken some test shots and the adapter works well!

    I wrote a blog post about my initial impressions (with some sample photos):

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 First Impressions - Tigerstyle Industries

    The short story is that I love this little camera :2thumbs:


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  2. Rhys

    Rhys Guest

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hi Josh. I'm also in Sheffield and also went from DSLR to m43 with no regrets! :2thumbs:
  3. ripleys baby

    ripleys baby Part time philistine

    Aug 10, 2011
    Hi Josh

    Also new here. welcome. :smile:
  4. bilzmale

    bilzmale Mu-43 All-Pro

    Hello and welcome Josh. You have followed a well-worn route (as per your blog) from dslr to mirrorless.
  5. Alanroseman

    Alanroseman Super Moderator Emeritus

    Dec 21, 2010
    New England
    Welcome to the forum

    Hello There mrjoshua, Welcome aboard!

    I'm sure you'll find this a friendly and helpful spot to visit. We look forward to seeing some posts in the very near future..

    Here are few spots for you to visit while you’re here…

    Cheers from New England, Alan

    Hardware Poll


    Software Poll


    Other Side of the lens

  6. WT21

    WT21 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Feb 19, 2010
    Welcome from Boston in the States.

    I know some people at the University there at Sheffs. Welcome to mu-43!
  7. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Kelly Gibbons
    Welcome!!!!! PARTY!!!! PARTY!!!!
  8. mrjoshua

    mrjoshua Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 18, 2011
    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone!

    I've already been buying some accessories for it... The Sony/Minolta AF Adapter, a Lowepro Bag, A Pistol Grip (for Video).

    I'm now looking at selling my Sony A100 as I can see it'll never get used now!


  9. Plimsol

    Plimsol Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 29, 2010
    Belgium, Antwerp
  10. andyw

    andyw Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 27, 2010
    Surrey. UK
    Welcome from another UKer but from down south, the other side of London. I hope you enjoy your GF2, it's a great camera. When you sell your Sony have a look at the 20mm f1.7 lens as it's one of the nicest lenses for the Micro 4/3 system, very sharp and a fast lens.:thumbup:
  11. Howi

    Howi Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 23, 2011
    Hi Josh and welcome from another Sheffielder. I have the GF1 + a few bits and bobs.
    Sold my E3 and don't regret at all - even though I loved the camera.
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