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Sandy from BC Canada

Discussion in 'Welcomes and introductions' started by SandyO, Dec 7, 2018 at 12:12 PM.

  1. I reside in the S.E. corner of British Columbia nestled against the western edge of the Rockies. Been a photography nut for going on 50 years and shot with all sorts of film cameras, advanced point and shoots and DSLR's as well. Even did the darkroom thing until digital came along. Downsized from the bulkiness of the DSLR back to a long zoom point and shoot and was never happy with the soft focus, especially at longer zoom levels so I purchased an OM-D E M10 Mk II several months ago with a 12 - 42 and the 75 - 300. I spend a lot of time with a backpack on so this seems to suit me very well. And big shout out to @Bob T@Bob T for recommending this site. Hope to learn lots. Some recent photos ....enjoy.

    AutoOrnament by soates50, on Flickr

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    AutoOrnament by soates50, on Flickr

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    Swallow by soates50, on Flickr
     
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  2. Hendrik

    Hendrik Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

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    Feb 27, 2015
    Wayland MA
    Welcome to the forum! Sounds and looks like you'll fit right in.
     
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  3. LilSebastian

    LilSebastian Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

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    Feb 28, 2017
    Pasadena, CA
    Welcome! I have the very same camera and it continues to surprise me every day. You may enjoy watching some of the YouTube videos by Rob Trek on your camera to get a better understanding of the menus and features.
     
  4. Tilman Paulin

    Tilman Paulin Mu-43 Veteran

    464
    Jun 10, 2013
    Vancouver, B.C.
    Welcome to the forum!
    Lots of really nice photos on your Flickr! Looking forward to your contributions :) 
     
  5. Carbonman

    Carbonman Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jul 10, 2014
    Vancouver BC
    Graham
    Welcome! BC is becoming well represented here.
     
  6. Bob T

    Bob T Mu-43 Regular Subscribing Member

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    Nov 8, 2012
    Knoxville, TN
    Welcome Sandy. Glad to have helped you find your way here.

    Nice pictures, BTW....
     
  7. WT21

    WT21 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Feb 19, 2010
    Boston
    Welcome to the community, and thanks for sharing some pictures. Really love that bird shot!
     
  8. pake

    pake Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Oct 14, 2010
    Finland
    Teemu
    Welcome! The nature in BC is just so amazing so I can't wait to see more of your pictures. :) 
     
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  9. RichDesmond

    RichDesmond Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

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    Nov 18, 2011

    Welcome!! :) 
     
  10. Hi Sandy and welcome to the forum. You have posted some great pictures for a first post and I'm sure you will be very welcome on here.
     
  11. Thanks for the warm welcome and kudos for my pics. Looked around the site last night and there is a lot of amazing photography and information here. Always more to learn.
     
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