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Howdy from Nashville!

Discussion in 'Welcomes and introductions' started by cpclark, Sep 11, 2013.

  1. cpclark

    cpclark Mu-43 Rookie

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    Sep 11, 2013
    Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Christopher Paul
    Just wanted to introduce myself as I've been a forum lurker for the past two months and figured I probably should go about officially joining the site :cool:

    I just recently got back into photography after about a one year hiatus by purchasing the heavily discounted E-PL3 with 17mm f/2.8 lens. I shoot mainly street photography and this camera has worked out perfectly for this purpose. I'm looking at getting a 20mm f/1.7 and a 45mm f/1.8 next for my kit.

    Its pretty safe to say I'm hooked on the format! In wanted to feed my renewed GAS, I'm now in the process of selling all my unused Nikon DSLR gear to move into the :43: system fully. So far I've listed everything on Craigslist but its not been very promising.

    Will people buy from me on Ebay with a brand new account without any reviews? Any suggestions for other sites to sell on?
     
  2. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Welcome to the user group! Look forward to seeing some of your work.
     
  3. kjun

    kjun Mu-43 Rookie

    17
    Nov 23, 2010
    USA
    Howdy Neighbor

    Congratulations on your new micro four thirds gear. I'm just south of you in the 'Boro. You're gonna love using these light weight cameras and lenses and the pictures they can produce. Welcome to the group.
     
  4. mrjr

    mrjr Mu-43 Top Veteran

    518
    Sep 25, 2012
    Hey guys. I'm also in the 'Boro. Good to see some local people on the forum!

    I received my first :43: camera (G3) exactly a year ago today! Great system for a wide variety of needs and interests. Mine is primarily baby portraits of my toddler, but I do nature and a little street as well.

    @cpclark- How's that 17/2.8 treating you?

    Anyway, it sounds like we need to do a middle TN photo walk in Nashville sometime.
     
  5. Dduval

    Dduval Mu-43 Regular

    190
    Aug 13, 2013
    Orlando, FL
    Welcome Clark!
     
  6. cpclark

    cpclark Mu-43 Rookie

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    Sep 11, 2013
    Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Christopher Paul
    I think its a fantastic little lens for street and seems sharpest at f/5.6, but that is also its weakness in that it's quite soft wide open. Not a problem normally as I like a wide dof for what I shoot and the angle of view is ideal too. That said, I hear the 20 f/1.7 is legendary so I'll probably sell the 17 and pick that up one day instead.

    Definitely need to do a :43: photo walk downtown sometime soon. Maybe once the weather gets nice again :thumbup:
     
  7. Djarum

    Djarum Super Moderator

    Dec 15, 2009
    Huntsville, AL, USA
    Jason
  8. Fmrvette

    Fmrvette This Space For Rent

    May 26, 2012
    Detroit, Michigan
    Jim
    Welcome aboard, Cpclark!

    Regards,

    Jim
     
  9. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Bob
    Welcome to the forum! :smile:
     
  10. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Steve
    Welcome. Nashville is a nice town.