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Hello from Somerset

Discussion in 'Welcomes and introductions' started by mizx, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. mizx

    mizx Mu-43 Rookie

    Sep 7, 2012
    Somerset, UK
    Hi all

    I'm coming to m43 and interchangeable lens cameras for the first time from my old Canon S3 bridge. SLRs were always out of the question for the weight and consequently I could never quite do what I wanted with the Canon, but with the G3 that arrived this morning :dance3: and posting here, hopefully I'll get into things far more :) 
  2. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Welcome! Glad to have you with us. :smile:
  3. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Welcome to the user group!
  4. Robstar1963

    Robstar1963 Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jun 10, 2011
    Isle of Wight England UK
    Robert (Rob)
    Hi Mizx
    A warm welcome from the Isle of Wight
    Great choice of camera to start your M4/3 adventure !
  5. PeeBee

    PeeBee Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Sep 17, 2012
    Howbe Mizx, from a fellow West Country boy :thumbup:
  6. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    Welcome aboard.

  7. Gyles

    Gyles Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 15, 2012
    Sunny Norfolk, UK
    Travelographer and self confessed Hexaholic
  8. CUB

    CUB Guest

    Welcome! I was born in Bath, Somerset but left in 1955. :wink:

    I also use a G3. It is a versatile camera with very good image quality. Don't forget that Olympus Micro Four Thirds lenses will fit as well as Panasonic, plus independent manufacturers are starting to come good with m4/3 lenses. My current outfit consists of a mixture of Olympus and Panasonic glass, and I have just ordered a Samyang fisheye.
  9. mizx

    mizx Mu-43 Rookie

    Sep 7, 2012
    Somerset, UK
    I be good, thee's 'peak zummerzet?
    I haven't seen anything full screen yet but there's a clear difference just viewing in playback, detail and dof quality I've not seen before.

    I'm thinking of a similar setup to yourself besides the wide zoom, will definately be getting the 45-175 and would like the 20, I might swap to the 14-45 kit later; I do like the 35mm FOV though so the rumoured fast Oly 17 looks interesting, hopefully Panasonic release something between the 14 and 20 or Sigma release something shorter and fast.
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