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Back sometime before the beginning of time, roughly high school through grad school, I was a avid photographer, having a dark room in my mother's basement and all. After grad school, I moved cross country, while the camera and lenses came with me, the dark room equipment was traded off for a guitar. Over time I did less and less picture taking till the camera sat on a shelf in the back of a closet. When digital photography began to mature a bit, I was traveling a lot on business, at times to some interesting places and it occurred to me that having a camera with me would be a good idea. I picked up a Canon, point and shoot pocket camera that is still around here somewhere. That got me interested in photography again, but until I retired, I didn't have the time.

When Covid came along, I was looking for another hobby and said, why not photography. Research done and I picked up an XT30, with the 18-55 kit lens.Subsequently I've added the FX 27mm 2.8, FX 55-200, F3.5-.f.4.8, TT Artisan, 50mm F1.2 (manual) and recently the Rockinon 12mm F1.2. The 27mm lives on the camera and is used for street photography, the Rockinon is also used for street and landscape, while the 18-55, is my "tourist" lens, the one I carry when I don't care if people notice me taking photos. Since I live in seacoast community, the 55-200 gets used for photos of the local surfers.


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7 hours ago, Olaf W. said:

Welcome to our forum. Would be nice you posted some of your photos here since opening the link gives me a ton of ads.

I'll load a few here and below are links to several photos, others can be found here https://sdog1ablog.tumblr.com/











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